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Old 12-24-2012, 04:10 PM   #571
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I had a great time gents. The only down side was the long ride back home through Phoenix traffic! Lets do it again this week!



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Old 12-24-2012, 05:33 PM   #572
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Thanks for a great day, Paul sure knows how to pick a nice route.



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Old 12-25-2012, 07:01 AM   #573
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Thanks for a great day, Paul sure knows how to pick a nice route.



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If you want to head up to those trails near Florence and Cave Creek let me know
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Old 12-26-2012, 11:15 AM   #574
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Dual sport motorcycle ride along underground gas pipeline

Enjoy!

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Old 12-26-2012, 11:34 AM   #575
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Excellent video Rick!
I take it the slow mo was where you found out your new windshield is an inch or 2 too high?
Actually, the windshield is fine.



It's the rider that needs some practice on riding properly this bike!

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Old 12-26-2012, 05:30 PM   #576
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Ride Saturday

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I have a tentative plan for Saturday for all who might be interested. Meet at the Queen Creek Café at 8:00 for Breakfast, for anyone not wishing to eat be there at 9:00. I am thinking of going to the Martinez Mine via the Box Canyon. We can then see if we can find the way to the Ajax Mine and depending on the conditions and time we can either go to Superior or head to highway 79. Keep in mind that I have not been in Box Canyon further North of the Martinez Mine before so this will be kind of a see what we can find and what conditions we are comfortable with. I have also done Telegraph road from Superior to the Orphan Boy Mine so am a little experienced with that section. Again all are welcome but I consider myself a C- rider so my pace is slow .

I am open to any changes that anyone would like to suggest but no coke ovens!!!!! I have seen the pictures of the carnage. See you all Saturday.




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PS Great video Ricardo!!
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Old 12-26-2012, 06:48 PM   #577
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Excellent job Ricardo! You have more patience than me.
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Old 12-26-2012, 08:08 PM   #578
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I have a tentative plan for Saturday for all who might be interested. Meet at the Queen Creek Café at 8:00 for Breakfast, for anyone not wishing to eat be there at 9:00. I am thinking of going to the Martinez Mine via the Box Canyon. We can then see if we can find the way to the Ajax Mine and depending on the conditions and time we can either go to Superior or head to highway 79. Keep in mind that I have not been in Box Canyon further North of the Martinez Mine before so this will be kind of a see what we can find and what conditions we are comfortable with. I have also done Telegraph road from Superior to the Orphan Boy Mine so am a little experienced with that section. Again all are welcome but I consider myself a C- rider so my pace is slow .

I am open to any changes that anyone would like to suggest but no coke ovens!!!!! I have seen the pictures of the carnage. See you all Saturday.

Bill

PS Great video Ricardo!!
I'm in!
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Old 12-27-2012, 05:25 PM   #579
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Yep,

If I remember correctly that's the road to Martinez canyon but it wasn't too bad, The worst part is after the old shack with basketball size rocks. I plan on leaving the bike at the shack and walking the last 100 or so yards to the mine site.

It looks like we can avoid the steps by a couple of differnt trails but if it gets to bad we can go back thru Box Canyon and take 79 to the Cottonwood Canyon Road

My thoughts are that no one should do anything that they are not comfortable with including myself.
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Old 12-27-2012, 09:33 PM   #580
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Yep,

If I remember correctly that's the road to Martinez canyon but it wasn't too bad, The worst part is after the old shack with basketball size rocks. I plan on leaving the bike at the shack and walking the last 100 or so yards to the mine site.

It looks like we can avoid the steps by a couple of differnt trails but if it gets to bad we can go back thru Box Canyon and take 79 to the Cottonwood Canyon Road

My thoughts are that no one should do anything that they are not comfortable with including myself.
I think Martinez is closed.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:24 AM   #581
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Martinez Mine

If Martinez mine is closed we can just continue on the the Ajax mine. There are a ton of trails out in this area to explore.


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Old 12-28-2012, 02:30 PM   #582
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:36 AM   #583
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It's 37 degrees out, I'm not leaving the house unless it gets over 38.
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:38 AM   #584
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Well I guess washing the bike this morning is out of the question.

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At least my V8 drinks we'll be cool guaranteed! :)
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