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Old 05-29-2014, 09:33 AM   #1186
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Wow, you've been having some great rides with wonderful photo's to show for it.

Of course I always like funny


But these are awesome. Actually, hard to pick any true favorites when they are all so good.




Contrast for sure


Thanks so much for sharing your adventure's
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Old 05-29-2014, 08:54 PM   #1187
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Great Pics

Hey there! Next time you're over this way (Page) let me know and the lunch or dinner (or whatever) offer still stands. Thanks for showing off some pretty country that we've got around here. Lot's of tourists this time of year though. I understand that all the hotels have been full every night starting the week before the Memorial Day weekend (and we have a lot of hotels).
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Old 05-31-2014, 03:08 PM   #1188
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WOW!!! I can't believe how low Lake Powell is. Went across the dam a few years ago but not since. Lake Mead is also getting very low.

I've been following this thread for some time but haven't post a lot in it. Plan is to ride up that way on 6/8 or 6/9, camping in Virgin River gorge on the way up to Bryce for a couple of days. Back on the 12th & looking to hang around St George for a day or so. Is there a campground locally that is not too expensive or full of RVs? If you are around perhaps we can meet for coffee, lunch, or a ride. Actually checking the area out for possible relocation. Yeah, yet another SoCal guy looking to evacuate... I'll be on the Triumph Tiger for this trip.
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Old 06-01-2014, 10:18 AM   #1189
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We finished our 10 day 2200 mile trip that included a lot of riding in the St George area.

My captioned pictures are here:


http://wbbnm.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Grand-Canyon-2014/41060276_pVJ2Cr#!i=3271444555&k=FqKHSPv


I posted a filtered version of our GPS tracks in ADV GPS Tracks Rockies.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=981366

Here are some highlights in the area.

Casto Canyon - a fun scenic ATV trail east of Panguitch UT



We did Pennsylvania Canyon south of Mt Ella again. The upper part thru the stream bed had been greatly improved since last year. The lower part thru the hills was kind of steep and rocky and hadn't seen much maintenance.

A nice scenic ride thru Joshua trees west of Alamo NV to Badger Canyon.




We found going up Elbow Canyon outside Mesquite a bit of a challenge. But everybody made it with no real problems. I could not decide whether to put it in the trip, but RRR's report from a couple of months ago made it look okay. We were glad we did it.









We discovered that by hiking a little we could see the infamous Lava Falls rapids from Toroweap.








A spectacular view of Kanab Creek Canyon west of Jacob Lake. We had to down and up a slightly nasty hill to get here and some of the guys decided not to try it.




We really enjoyed the riding on minor forest roads in the Kaibob National forest west of Jacob Lake and north of the North Rim Lodge.

Crazy Jug Point



I would again like to thank Red Rock Rider for maintaining this thread and giving us lots of ideas for lots of great places to ride in the area.
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Old 06-02-2014, 12:39 PM   #1190
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Old 06-02-2014, 01:36 PM   #1191
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Looking forward to more.
If you are talking about our Grand Canyon trip, I wasn't planning to put any more here. I don't want to step on RRR's toes any more than I have done.

Hopefully the captions on my SmugMug pictures combined with the waypoints in the GPS tracks are self explanatory.

A few of they guys took a lot of videos. Hopefully they will edit and post them somewhere. When that happens, I will make note of it here.

Our trip was pretty uneventful. One guy had a fuel pump go out on his KTM 690 in Delores CO. He managed to get himself and the bike back home to Los Alamos NM, get his KTM 990 and rejoin us for the last three days of the ride. We only had one flat tire. No injury or damage creating falls.
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Old 06-23-2014, 06:12 AM   #1192
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Outa Gas?

RRR was that your TW, on the side of the road. at Dixie Drive and Mathis Park last week?
If so, you were nowhere to be found.
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Old 06-27-2014, 11:07 PM   #1193
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Sam's birthday ride-part ll

Second year in a row I spent my birthday with these pirates!

Thanks guys! You've given me another memorable day.

StG, Simbaboy, RedRockRider at the Brian Head Peak, UT.


RRR, you do look pretty happy with your "new place in the mountains" that you've been telling us about.


Standing tall and spending some time with me on my birthday, I feel special! Thanks again StG, Simbaboy & RRR
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Old 06-28-2014, 11:00 AM   #1194
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Thanks, guys. Excellent riding with you. Still off the grid. All good!
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Old 06-29-2014, 06:23 PM   #1195
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Nice Pictures Sam--I really enjoyed and had lots of fun.
Its too bad your BD only comes once a year!
Thanks StG and RRR. My whole time in St. George was lots of fun.
Be well and stay thirsty.
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Old 07-17-2014, 07:02 PM   #1196
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Old 07-17-2014, 07:59 PM   #1197
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Hellooooooo.
He's just out enjoying summer, he'll be back soon enough.
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Old 07-18-2014, 11:23 PM   #1198
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Warning! Danger!

In his absence there will be a slight thread hijack. He is off the grid so he won't notice.

For Samthg's birthday we decided to meet up for BD Bash, Part Two!

I had a fantastic time--Thanks StG, RRR and SamThg.

Simba







Look What pops out of the Hotel Locker--Birthday Boy!






Birthday Celebrations--Guess who paid for lunch? Off Course, Birthday Boy!


What's above SamThg? Aliens?






Back To Regularly Scheduled Program.

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Old 07-19-2014, 08:46 AM   #1199
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Was the Mountain Meadows Massacre site worth the trip?

I have it on my alternates list for trips thru that area, but I always forget to divert over there.
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Old 07-21-2014, 08:20 AM   #1200
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Was the Mountain Meadows Massacre site worth the trip?

I have it on my alternates list for trips thru that area, but I always forget to divert over there.
The journey and the companions make the trip. The destination is just that....!

Thanks and Be Well,
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