|04-14-2013, 04:15 PM||#1|
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Mission: Escape from Albuquerque
Well Kelly and I set out today to find a route South out of Albuquerque. We FAILED. It seems today was a day for locked gates.
Here we are gassing up:
Here is some "beautiful" New Mexico...
Just as the road seemed to be getting interesting...
it got REAL interesting and ended..
We DID find the end of the fence... but I didn't see a way through.
With our tails between our legs we headed back toward the highway past the prison.
We stopped for lunch by the route 66 casino for a Luna Burger and to come up with a new plan. The new plan was to go north through the Puerco and see if we could get to 528. We FAILED again.
I did meet this guy along the way.
and got to see some actual beautiful New Mexico.
Required PEE shot
All in all we layed down 132 miles today.
|04-14-2013, 05:28 PM||#2|
King of the dumb dab
Joined: Sep 2006
Location: Rio Rancho NM
Sorry about the locked gates, still looks like a good ride though.
Burque Magoo and I ran into Mr. King (from the no trepassing sign) not too long ago on the Puerco, we hadn't even gone through a gate and he was still mad (and toting a .243). He clamed down a lot and let us ride through, but he was still l ooking for another pack of riders that had entered another way. Hope we don't lose access to the Puerco all together.
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|04-14-2013, 07:45 PM||#3|
Joined: Dec 2012
Location: Albuquerque New Mexico
How cool is it that you can do 133 miles of trail riding and never loose site of the city?
Once the wind let down it was a prtty good go of it- with the exception of all of the fence and closed gates ( and trash dumped on the sides of the road).
I guess will will just have to keep trying, huh Matt?
|04-23-2013, 06:29 PM||#4|
Green Chile Eater
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: County Lockup, NM
That area south and west of the prison is a weird area, lots of shootin going on out there, I rode around a hill out there and came face to face with some hoodies shootin automatics. There's no tellin what you'll find out that way. I prefer to slab it south a little past Belin then cut across the dez over to Madelina. From there then head north alongside the Acoma pueblo dumping you out on I-40 about 10 mi west of Rt66 casino. It's about 60% dirt
Interesting ride though.
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