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Old 11-14-2012, 07:37 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by TinCrow View Post
Ill be leaving December 2nd for a cross country trip to the keys in Florida. I am riding a 2009 Kawasaki Versys. I was hoping to take the 40 but it looks like it passes high country such as Flagstaff. Anybody rode through there in December? I suppose it would depend on the weather that particular week?
I have family in New Mexico and have taken I-40 from CA to NM in December for years. Some years Flagstaff is dry as a bone, and other years, it's a winter wonderland. So, yes, check on the forecast first. A big rainstorm in southern California usually translates to snow in northern AZ and NM, so also look at the SoCal forecast.

As mentioned, I-10 is a good alternative to I-40 if the weather is not good.
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