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dave6253 03-27-2010 11:29 PM

Alone in the Arizona Desert
Come along with me...:evil I re-live four days of riding in Western Arizona on the first weekend of Spring 2010.

I know what you're thinking. :loco Western Arizona?!? Isn't it dry?...:confused


...Brown and Colorless?...

A loner in the desert alone takes time to smell the wildflowers (and shoot a few photos).

Let's hit the trail.:super

Reidy008 03-27-2010 11:33 PM

Nice pics
Very good there. Are you still here? Where are you riding?

dave6253 03-27-2010 11:42 PM

Thanks for the Compliment!
I made it out alive. Someone had to live to tell the tale. :lol3 This is a post-ride report from last weekend. I'm chillin' in South Lake Tahoe at the moment attempting to post this with slow Wi-Fi.

SerGion 03-27-2010 11:43 PM

wow so beautiful

dave6253 03-28-2010 12:13 AM

Day 1, Escaping Phoenix
I race home from work Friday afternoon and toss the last bit of supplies in the panniers.

I super-slab it out of town.

...andhead West on the 74.

Wildflowers and cacti line my path. It's a beautiful day for riding. (Aren't they all?:dunno )

Hello! Dave here again. :wave

I continue to race along on Highway 60 through the farmland of the Aguila Valley.

I turn South from Salome onto the Harquahala Road.

As sunset nears, I find a scenic spot in the mountains along the desolate road and kill the engine. Not a lot of miles, but I plan to take it easy this trip.

I pull out the big camera and take a walk.

dave6253 03-28-2010 12:29 AM

End of Day 1

I'm making myself at home when I spot something behind a nearby pile of brush.


No sleepwalking tonight.

My dinner consists of Jet-Boiled Chunky Soup and Crackers.

I sleep under the stars and keep the fire going most of the night.

Tomorrow I explore KOFA.:super

Bowes 03-28-2010 01:27 AM

some very nice photographs there:thumb

littleDONKEY 03-28-2010 02:38 AM

Very Nice pics....
Very nice pictures...very nice landscape...:clap

Dr LC8 03-28-2010 03:05 AM

Thanks for sharing.
I love report with this great pics:clap



Ensey 03-28-2010 04:37 AM

:lurk :lurk

SauS TaR-TaR 03-28-2010 04:49 AM


Originally Posted by dave6253

I sleep under the stars and keep the fire going most of the night.

Tomorrow I explore KOFA.:super

I Like This One..

larryboy 03-28-2010 05:45 AM


Originally Posted by SauS TaR-TaR


Nice pics, Dave!!


RedDogAlberta 03-28-2010 05:55 AM

I love the vibrancy of the color in your shots. I also like the sleep under the stars aspect as though a cowboy with horse beside the fire. Excellent way to live life.

GB 03-28-2010 05:59 AM

Beautiful mind clearing 2 wheeled therapy in the desert!! :thumb


snowbilly 03-28-2010 06:00 AM

Can't wait for the rest ...
Keep it coming! :1drink

I could become a "Wizona" convert. :clap


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