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Old 05-05-2009, 08:33 PM   #1
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Moab picture story

I recently went to Moab and I wanted one place to put up my photos. It would be really hard for me to put this area into words but a few that come to mind are stunning, ancient, strange, captivating, inspiring, heaven & hell.

I traveled & camped with my buddy Ben (Insured Disaster), met up with Jimbo (James T. Kirk) and did some riding on my own. We rode counter-clockwise through the White Rim Trail, up and over the Hurrah Pass area and dirt trails from Arches National Park to Grand Junction, CO. and eventually back to Denver. I highly recommend a trip to the area, no matter how you like to travel.

I hope you enjoy.


















































































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The long way home is next.

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Old 05-05-2009, 08:52 PM   #2
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Through Arches NP to Denver.

























After a long day of riding I jumped on I-70 and headed east. That is until I ran into white-out conditions at Loveland Pass. I ended up camping out in one of the resorts trash trucks for a couple of hours until the storm passed. I plugged my electric vest into the ash tray and got warmed up. Thanks Loveland Ski Company!









Me and my battery were both about dead at this point and I rode into Denver at 2am.


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Old 05-05-2009, 09:02 PM   #3
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Thumb nice report!

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there's a lot of nice pics in there but for some reason i like the last one the best.... front page!
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Old 05-05-2009, 09:33 PM   #4
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Nice photos Sparkdaddy!
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Old 05-05-2009, 09:47 PM   #5
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Did you dump it on Murphy's Hogback? Great pic's, I just got back from Moab and the WRT too, loved it.





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Old 05-05-2009, 09:50 PM   #6
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Very nice... I like the last one too...
As for ourselves... we are still in Moab!!!

Be well... Ara & Spirit
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Old 05-06-2009, 07:17 AM   #7
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Did you dump it on Murphy's Hogback? Great pic's, I just got back from Moab and the WRT too, loved it.

Thanks for the nice comments guys.

That right there, is Insured Disaster on Murphy's. He got it down the second attempt. Or was it the third?
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Old 05-06-2009, 07:17 AM   #8
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Moab is a really fun place, no doubt. Beautiful.
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Old 05-06-2009, 07:23 AM   #9
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Very nice... I like the last one too...
As for ourselves... we are still in Moab!!!

Be well... Ara & Spirit
Hopefully, next time I can meet up with you guys. Although someone told me you were in town on Saturday for the hail/rain storm. We were busy getting some welding done on our luggage racks at Moab 4X4. Steve the owner is awesome!
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Old 05-06-2009, 08:47 AM   #10
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Old 05-06-2009, 03:22 PM   #11
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Fantastic!!

Great ride and pics! Thanks for sharing
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Old 05-06-2009, 07:33 PM   #12
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Sorry I didn't get to meet you Sparky. The first day we did Poison Spider and I lost my licence plate. The second day we went out to White Wash. The bike started idling funny, so the third day I went on a hike. The idle issue was a messed up O-ring on the mixture screw.

Maybe next time.
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Old 05-06-2009, 08:48 PM   #13
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great shots, cant wait to get out there some day!
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Old 05-07-2009, 05:55 AM   #14
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Thanks for the nice comments guys.

That right there, is Insured Disaster on Murphy's. He got it down the second attempt. Or was it the third?

It was like 2 lowsides and a highside. So it was the 4rth attemp!
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Old 05-07-2009, 08:24 PM   #15
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Hey Insured Disaster

Glad to see you had a great weekend after our Colorado ride rained out. I ended up in Moab too but on the 525 (for the first time). Had a blast! Decided on Moab to escape the rain but it rained on us from about 7 am to 2 pm Sat - but only drizzle - actually was quite nice.

Glad to see that Wee off pavementd too!
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