7 days in Moab on KTMs
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10-17-2010, 08:24 PM
Agnostic and Orange
Joined: Feb 2005
Location: Castro Valley, CA
Slick Rock and Hells Gate
Another must do - S
lick Rock and Hells Gate
SR can be done on almost any bike with right tires. Hells gate - very short, but can get you in trouble.
Then we found Hells gate - I had to pose in front the sign
We didn't know about this trail and just wanted to look at it. Wrongfully we decided that this huge crack and drop off was it.
And then we found the real Hells gate. It looked easy, so I went down. Rear tire locked up instantly and I was fishtailing left and right all the way done. Apparently it was really slick this time. You could see smoke from rear tire.
It was fun, but somehow pictures really don't look like that big of a deal at all. We literally went just around the corner to find the way out. It looked intimidating.
Jim made it so easy. Not so easy for the rest of us.
We made it out. You don't have to go this way up, other way would be easy. This rock face was super slick, like ice.
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