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Old 03-31-2013, 02:36 PM   #856
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Count me in, through Flagstaff at least.

Thanks for all your efforts Paul.
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:59 PM   #857
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Just don't get caught on lake Mary road after dark. The elk like to have conferences on the road at that time!
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Old 03-31-2013, 10:02 PM   #858
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Thanks for the heads up SeaBee!
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Old 03-31-2013, 11:33 PM   #859
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Cool. Count me in. Be at Cindy's @ 8AM.
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Old 04-01-2013, 07:06 AM   #860
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Just don't get caught on lake Mary road after dark. The elk like to have conferences on the road at that time!

+many to this. After dark you will see elk in the road between Flag and Payson. Todd and I got caught between the Rim and Payson after dark last year. We saw two herds standing in the road. Being caught between them and the 70 mph cages makes for an exciting evening.

Have a great ride.

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Old 04-03-2013, 01:18 PM   #861
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Okay all, here is what i am planning. I hope this will work for everyone....
Here's a visual of your ride.


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Should be a good one.
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Old 04-03-2013, 05:07 PM   #862
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Muchas gracias Julio. Hope you can make the ride.

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Old 04-03-2013, 05:22 PM   #863
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I'll be doing part of the Mobius trip so I'm out. But you guys have fun.

Yesterday I took a buddy of mine through Bulldog Canyon. If you guys are thinning of trying it, maybe these pictures can provide the motivation needed.













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Old 04-03-2013, 10:23 PM   #864
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Where?

Where is this?
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:52 AM   #865
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I think it's bulldog, out east near usery mountain.
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:12 AM   #866
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cyberdos, thanks for the pics of bulldog canyon. Just researched it, and requested my use permit.
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:51 AM   #867
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Where is this?
Directions to the West gate. Get your permit here.

AZredline and I did it about a month ago and had a blast. So I took my buddy out there for an early morning stint. Found a new way to get to trail #12 but we've got to try it with the little bikes because it gets brutal. Read more here.
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:15 AM   #868
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New to the area and this thread seemed active enough to get in on some rides....technically I'm not east of PHX but close enough.
The ride this weekend sounds great but I'm not sure I can dig out my gear from the sea of boxes in time...let me know if there is
a more active 'chatter' thread to lurk on.
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:31 AM   #869
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Hi All,

I'm super new to this forum and this is my first post on the site. I also live in your area but out of town at the moment. I can't wait to get home and hook up for a ride sometime.

I've been lurking this thread for weeks already
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Old 04-04-2013, 09:22 PM   #870
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Very nice pics Julio!

Not to be redundant, but I am re-posting the ride for this weekend. I just wanted it to be near the end here so peeps can see it. I hope all of you that were sick have become healthy. See you all Saturday.

Meet at 0800 Saturday April 6th at Cindy's Cafe http://cindysazcafe.com/
NE corner of Center and McKellips in Mesa (Set back in the strip mall)

After a bite to eat we will ride Highway 87 all the way to Winslow, AZ
In Winslow we will jump on I-40 for 6 miles and take the Leupp exit onto Highway 99 turning at Leupp road and then north on Indian route 6910.
Indian route 6910 merges with Indian Route 70 and takes us right to Grand Falls. The dirt road portion is right at 9 miles and it is completely graded. I think a GoldWing would not be a big challenge right up to the parking area. For those that are riding big bikes and street bikes I will find a spot to park and we will walk about 1/4 mile to see the falls. The higher clearance bikes will be okay but there is some deep sand and ruts in the parking/ramada area that has a potential to get nasty.

I am anticipating making stops in Payson, Long Valley, and Winslow at the least. I am old and need to pee alot. Those of you that would like to meet along the way please PM me or Bill and so we can set a meeting place. keep in mind I ride slow. I am guessing we are looking at a 5 hour+ ride there.

The ride home:
I am planning on Having dinner in Flagstaff then taking Lake Mary road home and then Highway 87 the rest of the way. Even if we only spend an hour or so at the falls I won't be home until about 9 or 10pm. You are all welcome to ride home with me but I am sure some will need to hit the Interstate and do 75mph all the way home.

For those of you that must ride 20mph over the speed limit you will be bored to tears riding with us. For those of you that like to go for a nice ride and look at the scenery you will have a good day.
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