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Old 12-23-2011, 07:11 PM   #1
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Devil's highway

I'm really lazy about writing these things. This was a pretty cool trip so I thought I'd share.
I tried this trip last year from the opposite direction and my clutch blew up a few miles onto the dirt. After an exhaustive battle with BMW they finally did the right thing and replaced the clutch...but that's a different story. This one starts with a simple desire for redemption. The devil would not best me again.


It was a little chilly at six in the morning. I wasn't looking forward to the interstate at these temperatures.




This was the first gas stop. Thankfully it had already warmed up quite a bit. Nice tail bag right?






This is Kitt Peak. It's an observatory run by U of A on the way from Tucson to Ajo. About a second after I took this we rounded the bend and were met with a sea of red and blue lights covering the highway. It was interesting trying to brake, downshift, move over, and not drop my phone all at the same time. It looked like a Border Patrol agent and a smuggler had collided with one another. Both vehicles were on the side of the highway and smashed up. I hope the agent wasn't injured.


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