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Old 04-24-2013, 03:00 AM   #1
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Wicked Moab Questions

Taking the family on a road trip in June. Starting in Louisburg, KS and working our way west to the ferry in B'Ham. Why Kansas? Picking up my new dirtbike hauler from the local dealer:

The LunchLady says I can play a little in Moab. That equates to a low-stress stroll through the countryside as Mama don't like heights! Rumor has it Gemini Bridges is an easy but scenic trail ??

Any input would be greatly appreciated!
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Old 04-24-2013, 05:49 AM   #2
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Taking the family on a road trip in June. Starting in Louisburg, KS and working our way west to the ferry in B'Ham. Why Kansas? Picking up my new dirtbike hauler from the local dealer:

The LunchLady says I can play a little in Moab. That equates to a low-stress stroll through the countryside as Mama don't like heights! Rumor has it Gemini Bridges is an easy but scenic trail ??

Any input would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks,
J
I was just there last month. It was fabulous! It's going to be HOT in June!

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Old 04-24-2013, 06:45 AM   #3
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Old 04-24-2013, 12:43 PM   #4
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All sorts of great riding around the Moab area, from mild to wild. I'm going to have to agree with Ellen about the heat in June though. Bring mesh or at least well vented gear.

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Wow!

Great photo, Jim!
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Old 04-24-2013, 01:22 PM   #6
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Annie and I were down there last late Sep watching Hacky sucessfully compete to get on the USA GS Challange team. Great place! We plan on returning........


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Arches NP.........


Canyon Lands NP......


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Old 04-24-2013, 01:53 PM   #7
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For An Alaskan...

...January is the ideal time.


Not too hot, not too cold. Just right.
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Hey Jack there is snow in that picture..... snow is bad when seeking warmth. In late Sep - early Oct everything is just right. Comfortably warm during the day, cool enough to sleep at nite in a tent.
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See! Montana is spoiling you already. Yer gettin wimpy in yer old age.

Snow just provides a good, soft bed to sleep on.
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In Keeping with my Reputation...

Let me recommend some good eating establishments. We had some great food while we were in Moab.
Great fillet with mushrooms at Jeffrey's Steakhouse, awesome scallops at Twisted Sista's Café, fabulous breakfasts at the Eklecticafe (Motomamma's recommendation), and a very pleasant evening at the Desert Bistro.

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Taking the family on a road trip in June. Starting in Louisburg, KS and working our way west to the ferry in B'Ham. Why Kansas? Picking up my new dirtbike hauler from the local dealer:

The LunchLady says I can play a little in Moab. That equates to a low-stress stroll through the countryside as Mama don't like heights! Rumor has it Gemini Bridges is an easy but scenic trail ??

Any input would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks,
J
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All,
Thanks for the input. June is the only month we can go (work) so we're gonna make due. BTW, I'm not riding "on", we're riding "in". Thankfully it has cooled front seats!

Yes, AKJeff, it's a Raptor. My new plate should be "JIMCRK"....

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Ooh..ooh...ooh!! I got a pic too!

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