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Old 10-10-2009, 08:43 AM   #16
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Nice. You need a better camera - no excuse for crappy pics in this day and age
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Old 10-10-2009, 09:04 AM   #17
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Nice. You need a better camera - no excuse for crappy pics in this day and age
No kidding Samir.......but my camera is dead......I have a talent for breaking cameras......the deal on this trip was Roger takes the pictures (with a "real" camera)......and I write the report/post the .gpx file......seemed like a good trade to me
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Old 10-10-2009, 09:21 AM   #18
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Everytime I see "gran canyon" in the title of a rr I open it reluctantly...my wife and I hiked down it for our honeymoon and we did some 8 or 9 subsequent trips. Then we moved away from AZ.


So I know floods of memories are gonna come rushing back when I see the photos. And they did.


Awesome trip.

Could have used more photos though.
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Old 10-10-2009, 10:45 AM   #19
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I see Roger has a trials tire on the pig. How did it do under all that weight? What psi were you running?
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Old 10-10-2009, 10:49 AM   #20
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I see Roger has a trials tire on the pig. How did it do under all that weight? What psi were you running?
15 psi, ran GREAT. I thought it might be an issue, but I had ZERO problems and the tire still has plenty of tread on it even after a bunch of highway miles.
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Old 10-10-2009, 01:35 PM   #21
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Wow!

I have a buddy who has been mapping and scouting out a route around the canyon. Your route should make that easier.
I just hope the greenies don't see how much fun adventure riders are having, become green with envy, and start their road and trail closure agenda. I want to do this ride someday!
Great RR!
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Old 10-10-2009, 02:03 PM   #22
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Nothing like standing on a rock looking out at the Canyon. Mesmerizing. There's a two day trip being planned from Phoenix for weekend of Oct 17/18 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=509515). I was kinda debating whether to go or not. This reminded me that I need to be on that rock every 6 months or so. Thanks for the excellent RR.
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Old 10-10-2009, 03:19 PM   #23
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Wow! Great RR and you guys are men of steel. That is a lot of country to cover! Good job! steve
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Old 10-10-2009, 06:21 PM   #24
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Great job guys. Better than the three day loop of the Canyon I did.
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Old 10-11-2009, 08:31 AM   #25
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Great job guys. Better than the three day loop of the Canyon I did.
Thanks for the help when I was planning this loop......Crazy Jugs and Pt. Sublime were very scenic.....
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Old 10-11-2009, 10:06 AM   #26
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Great ride & good job on the report.
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Old 10-11-2009, 03:47 PM   #27
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Nothing like standing on a rock looking out at the Canyon. Mesmerizing.
Agreed.....I like this one......what a view! ....... the view point I was standing on was far enough out that I could see far to the right of what's shown in this photo.....I just stood there mesmerized for a bit

(This is noted as View Point/Waypoint #5 on the Navajo Lands in my tracks posted here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=514339 )

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Old 10-11-2009, 05:48 PM   #28
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What a great adventure ride, Ive got to do that one some day
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Old 10-11-2009, 09:00 PM   #29
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Nice job Chris!

This one is going on my bucket list.
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Old 10-11-2009, 09:08 PM   #30
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Chris, Roger. Thank you both for sharing your adventure. The pics & the reporting are fantastic. It is true dedication on both your parts that let us enjoy the journey with you. BTW it was a pleasure to ride with you both on the Mammoth trip & look forward to riding with you guys again. Until then. Happy trails ! Stay in touch.

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