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Old 04-27-2013, 09:01 PM   #946
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We had a great time, thanks for letting us tag along! We finished the day by riding to Show Low, Payson, then back here to Maricopa. A long day, but well worth it.
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Old 04-27-2013, 09:16 PM   #947
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Bill & Paul,
Thanks guys, every trip has been a blast. I appreciate you both for allowing me to tag along and showing me so many cool places. I plan to make it back for some more fun before your visit next year.

Have a great time on your trip, you'll tell me all about it right?
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Old 04-27-2013, 09:27 PM   #948
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Old 04-28-2013, 06:18 AM   #949
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Had a great time. Good to see you guys again. Jay thanks for letting me try your bike. I liked the 650. When I was rolloing over 300 miles on the day with the WRR I was thingking about that sergant seat. Ya'll take care see ya again soon. Wade. Bill thanks for posting those DAM pictures.
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:11 AM   #950
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trip

Paul & Bill :
You guys be extra careful over there, not that I believe Sergio will get you in trouble but as with all reports---NO Pix, Didn't happen-- So you know the rules . Tell Serg I said YO! you might relay the KTM story to him, In fact bring him back w/you if you can. Serg is OK in my books.

Will be looking forward to your RR & photos also an advisory for Bill--NO RUNNIN W/da Bulls OK Keep in touch.
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:20 PM   #951
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Jeff and Jay, No worries we will try to document the full experience. Between the 4 of us I am sure we will have plenty of pics to post. I think Sergio might fit in my duffel, but with the airline weight restrictions on baggage even his whole 95 lbs might be over their limit.
See you all soon, Tio Pablo (just Paul for you Gringos)
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:21 PM   #952
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I think I may have a rare opportunity at riding this Saturday.

So I'm gonna start planning for it already.

For a little bit of a challenge I'd like to try out some new-to-me roads through Tonto.
Basically head up through Apache Trail,
hit the 288 towards Young,
make a right on NF-203 which turns into NF-202(heard that was a really nice road) up to Young.
Gas back up at Young and head home via the 288/ Across Rd. and up over Four Peaks.


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if you're uneasy with the route there are various points where you can bail. The 288 is really easy. Apache Trail as well so you could get a nice day ride in and head home if you don't want to do 300ish miles of mostly dirt. :)

I've got the start point ad QC Cafe but I'm flexible. Should be a great ride.
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:24 AM   #953
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have you check your route from points C thru G.
may not be noob or bbf........
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:51 AM   #954
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No worries

Been through that route.... Pretty easy big bike stuff and noob doable.
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Old 04-29-2013, 10:01 AM   #955
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have you check your route from points C thru G.
may not be noob or bbf........
That's the part that I've never done. If it gets too tough we could always backtrack and head for A-cross. A-cross over to Oso and 4 peaks is a nice fun & easy ride.

I'm taking Reidy's words with a grain of salt because he's a mad man on a big bike.
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Old 04-29-2013, 12:04 PM   #956
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Julio-

Looks like a really fun ride. What time would you be leaving the morning?

I am a noob rider, but am interested in doing the apache trail section, or the 4 peaks section and then bailing for home.

Would you mind me tagging along for a segment?

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Old 04-29-2013, 12:54 PM   #957
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it's getting hot so the earlier the better but like I said before, I'm flexible.

For now, just to put a time out there let's say kickstands up at 8:30.

As for the route
you can do Ap Trail to the dam and back.

or if you have no fear of getting lost do the entire ap trail & 4 peaks loop.

That's always a nice one.
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Old 04-29-2013, 01:20 PM   #958
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I can go as early as you want. I usually start my stuff at sunrise. I am up to ride apache trail with you guys, or if you want to ride Counter Clockwise I am interested in 4 peaks. I don't think I would do both without someone else.

I will plan to see you on Saturday morning.
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:22 PM   #959
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the 202 is really like the 202! just un-paved. getting there is not as easy, but very doable.
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Old 04-29-2013, 08:21 PM   #960
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Julio,

Wish I could go on this one, it looks like a great ride.

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