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Old 02-04-2013, 10:39 PM   #16
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...this road continues through the 7 springs rec areas and campground areas. There are 2 nice water crossings.
When you come to the first concrete water crossing, GO SLOW! I repeat... GO SLOW! Since this crossing always has water running across, it is slick. I've heard of several guys losing it on this crossing and the momentum carries them off the edge of the concrete ford and onto the rocks below.
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:47 PM   #17
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There it is. I knew I had a pic of that crossing around here somewhere. It comes right after a right hander so it kind of sneaks up on you.
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:51 PM   #18
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I went to Sheep's Bridge today ...... and Horseshoe Lake looks like a giant chocolate milk shake................
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:13 AM   #19
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Those water crossing are REAL slippery. Go slow with your feet down.
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Old 02-06-2013, 10:36 AM   #20
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Thanks 750volts! and everyone else, I'll be on my TW200 or , hopefully
a CRF230R I'm looking at.
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:26 AM   #21
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This is the right hander DurtKlod speaks of. Obviously it's marked.




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There it is. I knew I had a pic of that crossing around here somewhere. It comes right after a right hander so it kind of sneaks up on you.
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Old 12-23-2013, 08:51 PM   #22
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Those water crossing are REAL slippery. Go slow with your feet down.
I've been over these numerous times, but when you least expect it, the algae will put you on your ass. Then it is a bitch to pick your bike up when it keeps sliding to the edge. Be wary!
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Old 12-23-2013, 09:03 PM   #23
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This is the best time to cross!!





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Old 12-23-2013, 10:28 PM   #24
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Nice resurrection.
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Old 12-23-2013, 10:44 PM   #25
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Old 12-23-2013, 10:47 PM   #26
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HAH

I road the seven spring wash and the horseshoe dam last year.

The seven spring wash was at the end of my circle loop, cruising just having fun. Totally wiped out on that slippery SOB, sent the bike scooting the whole way. I told the rangers, but I dont think they did anything.

BTW the best time to ride the walkway is when they are releasing the water - too cool. Even better is when they release it while you are under there. The world is coming down...
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Old 12-23-2013, 11:06 PM   #27
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They are not releasing any water from the dam today and you can walk across the river where the Jeeps go across below the dam.
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Old 12-24-2013, 04:08 PM   #28
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I have been there when the gate across the spill way was open. One of our group decided to ride across the spillway, fell on the slick algae, and almost slid over the edge of the spillway. So, even if the gate is open, I'd take the walkway.
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:04 AM   #29
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first time i ever went i thought it'd be cool to rip that crossing... Thankfully, as i was doing 360's on my side, i went straight and not off the edge. fck.
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