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Old 06-01-2011, 12:54 PM   #22126
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Originally Posted by h8chains View Post
i started planning this ride since january of this year. we made an attempt at that time " " and realized that it will be very difficult to do it without the essential provisions, such as fuel, drinking water, food, firewood, etc.

trust me, it can be done on a fully loaded bike if you have the proper set up.

finally, i found someone to drive my truck and carry 3 coolers with food and refreshment for 8 people, 30 gals of gasoline, 25 gals of water, 6 bundles of firewoods, etc. the plan is meet in mesquite and leave saturday morning. we broke the group into 2. the easier route is 125 miles (20 miles of pavement) and the shorter but challenging is 105 miles of pure dirt.

our objective is get to and camp at TOROWEAP on the north edge of the Grand Canyon

saturday morning - may 28th, 2011

here's the crew, joel, randy, duy, cathy and jim) while waiting for tbarstow at a gas station in mesquite

the obligatory gas price pic for this event

cathy checking out the harley riders

her farkles actualy sparkles; check out the helmet, filter cover and side case cover.

tim, true to his words (except 30 minutes late) finally showed up

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