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Old 03-06-2013, 06:57 PM   #66
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Location: Phoenix, Arizona
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Final Push

I cross the river back into Arizona and turn up Silver Creek Road from Bullhead City.
This was my first ride of Silver Creek Road. It was a fun gravel roller coaster...

To the top of Sitgreaves Pass and Route 66.

Historically, not everyone survived Route 66.

The bike was nearly blown over here by a very strong gust of wind, but luckily I was close enough at the time to save it.

After a short jaunt on the interstate I exit at Yucca, Arizona...

And ride the superfast and wide Alamo Road.

I had to keep slowing the KTM down as I thought 70 might be a little much.

Chicken Springs Road

I make the transition from the Mojave Desert and back into the Sonoran Desert,
and stopped for a hike through the weeds, mud, and river rocks to get a better view of the Burro Creek Bridge.
I had forgotten how far it was, so here I am hiking again in motorcycle pants and boots.

Not all of the mud was as dry.

The water levels kept me from getting any closer. The 18 wheeler adds a sense of scale, don't ya think?

When the highway gets boring...

I often play...

with the...


Safely Home

The Route in Mapsource

Tracks on Google Earth

The standard Park Service Map that I highlighted and antiqued.

Thanks for following along on my little ride. I'm currently in the dreaming/planning stage for the next one.

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