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Old 10-23-2010, 08:32 PM   #1
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Joined: Oct 2004
Location: NYC & PDX
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Manhattan to Moab or City Blocks to Slickrocks

Ever since I first laid knobbie onto Slickrock Moab has been my favorite place to ride but the trouble is I live in Manhattan. All my riding buddies live east of the Mississippi too. For ages I've wanted to pull together an epic Moab adventure for my friends in Gotham and finally, this year, right now, it's happening. From an email invitation to 32 friends we've gotten down to 9 hardy souls willing to take a week off and hit the trail.

This ride report will be different than my others and hopefully just different as we have a good crew of tech savvy riders who can all post and shoot so I'm hoping that this will be a multifaceted multimedia report with everyone chiming in. Hopefully Flanny will spread a little of his magic as well. Many have never ridden "the west" and experience varies but we're all pretty decent riders. It's all small bikes - 250's to 450's.

Today we loaded 8 motorcycles into my pickup and Christian's trailer. Tom is driving them west one week early. Here's a quick time lapse of our load up:

Moab Loading from Gregor Halenda on Vimeo.



Here's your cast:

Gregor - facilitator, organizer, instigator
Flanny - GPS giant and media tycoon from the great white north
Tom - mover, shaker and young gun
Gino - Italian stallion and comic relief
James - Enduro nutter and all around rider
Chris - fabrication phenom and comeback kid
John - mysterious secret agent man
Christian - super fast east coast enduro and slickrock virgin
Clipper - former Dirt Bike editor and poetic wordsmith

We span 30+ years but we share a desire for one glorious week of riding in the west. Our bikes are somewhere in Ohio at the moment and we all fly in to Grand Junction where we will kick this thing off for real.

Buckle up your helmets!

Gregor
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