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Old 09-05-2013, 09:11 PM   #151
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There are places in there that aren't big bike friendly and I wouldn't want to take one through there.

It's really a great ride though!!
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Old 09-06-2013, 08:56 AM   #152
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I just found out about this ride today via the NMOHVA newsletter. I saw all the pics with smaller DS bikes. Would larger bikes like KLR 650 be okay for this ride?

I have ridden my KLR on nearly all the standard loops down there. I haven't actually seen Apache Gap, but I think I wouldn't want to ride it there.

I also don't think I would like taking it down the south road off Brushy Mountain and certainly not up it.
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Old 09-06-2013, 02:35 PM   #153
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bumped into captrick up in the woods a few weeks back and he was telling us about this.

potentially in. hmmmm... which bikes to bring???

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Old 09-06-2013, 02:52 PM   #154
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I found some pics of Apache Gap taken a few years ago.













The view from the top is amazing!

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Old 09-06-2013, 03:35 PM   #155
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I haven't actually seen Apache Gap, but I think I wouldn't want to ride it there.
I got my XR650R through Apache Gap a few years ago, but it was a workout for sure.
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Old 09-06-2013, 03:37 PM   #156
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I found some pics of Apache Gap taken a few years ago.
So, basically it's GS-able?
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Old 09-06-2013, 07:31 PM   #157
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So, basically it's GS-able?
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Old 09-06-2013, 07:53 PM   #158
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So, basically it's GS-able?
I think an RT could do it
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Old 09-06-2013, 07:56 PM   #159
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I think an RT could do it
Grizzzly in Apache Gap on his "RT" (Red Tank!)!

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Old 09-06-2013, 08:54 PM   #160
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Do I need to bring the Husky?
I'm taking this bike

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Old 09-06-2013, 09:40 PM   #161
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Do I need to bring the Husky?
So, I got my 650R through the Apache Gap, but it was a lot of work. The Husky would be better for this section of the ride...however the XR would probably be better for every other part of the weekend other than Apache Gap!
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Old 09-06-2013, 10:09 PM   #162
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I guess I'm bringing two bikes. This is getting complicated.

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So, I got my 650R through the Apache Gap, but it was a lot of work. The Husky would be better for this section of the ride...however the XR would probably be better for every other part of the weekend other than Apache Gap!
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Old 09-08-2013, 06:49 PM   #163
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T or C locals, or anyone familiar...

Will have my 15 y/o son with me and would like to have him ride a bit on the off times.

Was looking at this, is this a good bet or does anyone know of something better?

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Old 09-08-2013, 08:04 PM   #164
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that's one of the local party areas, mostly sand and beer cans

what is he riding? why not go one one of the rides? (just don't follow Gordy that guy is nuts)
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Old 09-08-2013, 08:38 PM   #165
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He's just moved to a CRF250X (and has almost no experience at all).

He doesn't have a DL and most rides end with a trip to the ER.






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