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Old 09-17-2011, 12:55 AM   #1
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Location: St. George, UT
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Southwest Utah: Dual Sport Riding from St. George

Index of Rides:

2011 - SEPTEMBER, start of year 1

Post #2: Virgin River Gorge - AZ Strip (South Side)
Post #3: Virgin River Gorge - Utah (North Side)
Post #10: Brian Head Peak
Post #14: Cedar Breaks & Zion via North Fork Road
Post #17: Apex Mine Road. Mojave Desert Joshua Tree Scenic Backway
Post #22: Little Black Mountain Petroglyph Site
Post #36: Duck Creek
Post #44: Virgin River Gorge (Utah) and Mojave Desert Joshua Tree Scenic Backway
Post #49: Snow Canyon State Park and Sand Cove Road
Post #50: Sand Cove Road and Gunlock Reservoir
Post #56: Enterprise Reservoir (Veyo Shoal Creek Rd / Goldstrike Rd)
Post #57: Diamond Valley
Post #61: Mammoth Creek, Duck Creek, Cedar Breaks
Post #62: Brian Head - High Mountain Meadow
Post #79: Diamond Valley - Pine Valley Mountain, Rt. 033
Post #92: Toroweap via Mount Trumbull Schoolhouse
Post #95: Mohave Desert Joshua Tree Scenic Backway
Post #96: Leeds / Silver Reef and Oak Grove
Post #102: Eardley Road (Beaver Dam Wash at Lytle Ranch)
Post #117: Gold Butte Road (near Mesquite, Nevada)
Post #120: Motoqua Road and Nevada Loop
Post #121: Hell Hole Pass, West Mountain Peak, Indian Canyon
Post #128: Manganese Spring Road
Post #131: Pahcoon Flat (south side of Motoqua Rd.)
Post #142: Bloomington Cave
Post #144: Indian Springs Trail
Post #165: Green Valley (dirt just west of St. George)
Post #170: AZ Strip - short loop
Post #171: Warner Valley (dirt just east of St. George)
Post #177: Snow Canyon State Park
Post #181: Gunlock Town & Enterprise Reservoir
Post #189: Tule Desert & Rainbow Canyon, NV
Post #193: Tule Desert & Rainbow Canyon, NV (including Caliente, NV)
Post #199: Warner Valley Loop
Post #229: Diamond Valley - Snow Canyon Loop
Post #238: Smith Mesa (views of Zion)
Post #250: Motoqua Road and Nevada Loop
Post #253: Warner Valley & AZ Strip South of Hurricane
Post #255: Veyo Loop (on pavement)
Post #260: Green Valley to Santa Clara on Dirt
Post #261: Bloomington to Santa Clara on Dirt
Post #275: AZ Strip: Maple Canyon
Post #278: Above Green Valley
Post #279: Mountain Meadows Massacre Site
Post #281: Virgin River South of Bloomington
Post #282: Caliente, NV
Post #283: Caliente, NV
Post #295: Kolob Canyons - Zion National Park
Post #299: Cedar Breaks, Bryce, Zion
Post #302: Cedar Breaks, Kodachrome Basin, Bryce, Zion
Post #313: Inmate Ride (starting at Navajo Drive, Bloomington)
Post #318: St. George Ironman Moto Support
Post #324: Barclay, NV (and Caliente and Crestline Road)
Post #331: Smithsonian Butte Scenic Backway, Gooseberry Mesa, Grafton Ghost Town
Post #332: Kolob Reservoir Road
Post #346: Motoqua to Enterprise Reservoir
Post #350: Goldstrike
Post #353: Pine Valley
Post #357: Snow Canyon and Pine Valley Mountain
Post #376: Summit Mountain Road, Parowan Gap, Paragonah to Panguitch Lake -- Brian Head area
Post #379: Mammoth Rd, Alton, Johnson Canyon, Kanab, Aspen Mirror Lake -- Brian Head area
Post #384: AZ Strip: Rt. 101 & Lime Kiln Pass
Post #394: Yankee Meadows Reservoir
Post #398: Pinto (north of St. George)
Post #404: Mojave Desert Joshua Tree Scenic Backway (west of St. George)
Post #413: New Harmony - Circumnavigation of Pine Valley Mtn
Post #418: Road Ride to Nevada

2012 - SEPTEMBER, start of year 2

Post #423: Skutumpah Road
Post #435: The Pinnacles, near Enterprise Reservoir
Post #443: Lund, Utah
Post #446 & 447: Silver Reef (old mining area)
Post #456: Backside of Utah Hill
Post #461: Seegmiller Mountain, AZ Strip
Post #469: Veyo Compressor
Post #474: AZ Strip Powerline Road
Post #502 (p 34) - Post #522 (p 35): St. George to San Diego and back (4-day road trip)
Post #532: Joshua Tree Scenic Backway
Post #537: Motoqua Rd - Manganese Wash - Gunlock Reservoir
Post #544: Oak Grove, AZ Strip
Post #561: AZ Strip: Route #101, Whitney Pass & Whitney Pockets
Post #569: Panguitch Lake - Spring Thaw
Post #582: Inmate Ride to Toroweap
Post #603: Indian Springs Trail (same as Post #144)
Post #618: Toroweap Moto Camping
Post #622: Toroweap Moto Camping
Post #627: Round Trip to Brian Head
Post #630: Moto Support for St. George Ironman 70.3
Post #646: Las Vegas - Valley of Fire
Post #647: Las Vegas - Hoover Dam
Post #649: Las Vegas - Red Rock Canyon, Pahrump, Mt. Charleston
Post #653: Coral Pink & East Fork of Virgin River
Post #669: Versys at Enterprise Reservoir
Post #685: Great Basin National Park - Preview
Post #689: Inmate Ride: Smith Mesa, Kolob Reservoir, Yankee Meadows, Cedar Breaks, Navajo Lake, North Fork Road
Post #708: Brian Head to St. George via Zion (paved)
Post #713: Great Basin National Park
Post #724: Utah Hill
Post #740: Inmate Ride: Enterprise Reservoir Area
Post #755: Beaver Dam, AZ - Storm Chasing
Post #770: Gunlock Reservoir on Vulcan
Post #775: Hell Hole Pass

2013 - SEPTEMBER, start of year 3

Post #783: Motoqua and Barclay, NV
Post #790: Inmate Ride to Caliente, NV
Post #807: Beaver Dam Wash
Post #815: Gunlock Reservoir to Enterprise Reservoir
Post #818: St. George to Mesquite on dirt
Post #821: Thermo Road
Post #823: Mini-Inmate Ride
Post #840: Joshua Tree Scenic Backway and Virgin River Gorge
Post #842: Sand Hollow and Quail Creek Reservoirs
Post #849: Mini-Inmate Ride and Airplane Navigation Arrow
Post #866: South of Bloomington
Post #887: Virgin River Diversion Dam South of Bloomington
Post #921: Snow Pics from Dec 8th, 2013
Post #937: Utah Hill Snow Ride (pavement)
Post #947: Death Valley, Day One (Tecopa)
Post #951: Death Valley, Day Two (Badwater)
Post #958: Death Valley, Day Three (Darwin)
Post #967: Afternoon Inmate Ride - New KTM for RingoKelly
Post #976: Death Valley, Day Four (Rhyolite, Salt Flats)
Post #982: Death Valley, Day Five (Lake Mead Nat Rec Area)
Post #992: Vulcan to Zion
Post #995: Little Black Mountain Petroglyph Loop
Post #1015: Elbow Canyon
Post #1023: South Side: Virgin River Gorge Overlook (same as Post #2)
Post #1039: Whitmore Canyon Overlook
Post #1053: Gunlock Reservoir & Cemetery
Post #1084: Delamar Dry Lake, Nevada
Post #1090: Pioche, NV
Post #1094: Fredonia and Jacob Lake
Post #1125: Moto Support: 2014 St. George Ironman 70.3
Post #1130: Elbow Canyon
Post #1136: Big Bikes
Post #1145: Starvation Point and Joshua Tree Scenic Backway
Post #1154: Near Bloomington Cave Road
Post #1157: Silver Reef and Zion
Post #1173: Mount Wilson National Back Country Byway
Post #1180: Cedar Breaks
Post #1185: Page, AZ

2014 - SEPTEMBER, start of year 4

Post #1211: B-day ride with Sealsam, StG, and Simba (from before my summer vacations)
Post #1222: Fall Colors at Brian Head
Post #1234: Beaver Canyon
Post #1235: Dalton Wash (near Zion)
Post #1241: Fall colors near Brian Head
Post #1243: Motoqua Road
Post #1250: North Rim of the Grand Canyon
Post #1256: Enterprise Area and Meadow Canyon
Post #1262: Hollow Wash
Post #1265: Inmate Ride: Enterprise Loop
Post #1287: Pavement Loop to Caliente, NV


Welcome Inmates & Lurkers! Thanks for checkin' in. This thread is about dual sport daytrips from St. George, UT.

First an introduction, and a few pics

One of my bikes, the trusty TW200. Very good for exploring. More bike photos to follow, but on to the family . . .

The gorgeous wife, at Bryce Canyon National Park. We've known each other since age 17 (college freshman), married at age 30. Now 46 and going strong. I keep trying to interest her in polygamy since we live in Southern Utardia -- so far, no luck.

One of us just outside Moab:

With my son, age 10, in the Narrows of Zion National Park. Do this hike if you ever get the chance. Very easy from the bottom up.

And the group shot, from a recent rafting trip.

ADV is about motorcycles, so here's a few. Me with the 2008 Yamaha WR250R. Bought this bike a few years ago. It was the first time I had ridden a motorcycle since the Peace Corps in Africa, 25 years ago.

My dad, now 73, never rode motorcycles before. Just after I bought my WR, my dad started having troubles with his knees and could no longer hike or bicycle. Solution: I bought him the Honda 230 Dual Sport. He's not going to set any speed records, but he's always up for a ride -- nothing too nasty. Here's dad on his machine. You'll see him in this thread.

Last pic. A ride from my house to the Arizona Strip above Cedar Pocket in the Virgin River Gorge (I-15). I'll post this up shortly.

Offer up the ADV salute if you see me on the road. Ride safe.

RedRockRider - WR250R, TW200, Versys, Vulcan 900 LT, Zuma 125

Southwest Utah: Dual Sport Riding from St. George

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