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Old 10-03-2010, 05:55 AM   #121
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Old 10-03-2010, 02:27 PM   #122
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Here's my first sand pit adventure with the xt.
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Old 10-04-2010, 07:19 PM   #123
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Old 10-05-2010, 08:27 AM   #124
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Old 10-05-2010, 05:00 PM   #125
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Is that Capital Reef?
Somewhere along Utah-Colorado border, South of Flaming Gorge, North of Moab. If you look at a map, it's a big blank hole of nothingness to the East of Hwy 6, North of Interstate 70, South of Bonanza Utah, Northwest of Grand Junction. Zooming in on a map just now, I think it might be route 45? Atchee Rd? Bookcliff? Dragon? Colo 201? Still don't know to this day.

I'm an idiot for trying to get through there in August with little water, no food, 105 degree heat, two bald tires, on an overloaded KLR with a broken starter button. Didn't see a soul for hours.
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Old 10-05-2010, 08:14 PM   #126
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Does this count?















Both of these are from my most recent ride report, still in progress

Two Flat Landers Battle the Backroads in Arkansas on a F800GS and 640 Adventure
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Old 10-05-2010, 10:24 PM   #127
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Old 10-06-2010, 04:16 AM   #128
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Somewhere along Utah-Colorado border, South of Flaming Gorge, North of Moab. If you look at a map, it's a big blank hole of nothingness to the East of Hwy 6, North of Interstate 70, South of Bonanza Utah, Northwest of Grand Junction. Zooming in on a map just now, I think it might be route 45? Atchee Rd? Bookcliff? Dragon? Colo 201? Still don't know to this day.

I'm an idiot for trying to get through there in August with little water, no food, 105 degree heat, two bald tires, on an overloaded KLR with a broken starter button. Didn't see a soul for hours.
Thanks for the reply....we were 2 up on a loaded GSA in Capital Reef this summer...looked just like your photo. For about 40 miles all we could think of is "Let's get out of here before this road gets WET"!
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Old 10-06-2010, 06:59 AM   #129
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Old 10-06-2010, 07:42 PM   #130
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Old 10-06-2010, 08:24 PM   #131
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Old 10-06-2010, 08:34 PM   #132
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:24 PM   #133
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Bluhduh Slop, drop and roll...

I was going so slowly, this counts as a drop. Creeping along on some slimey, red, Mozambican clay in a drizzle, I had just successfully negotiated a hairpin turn and was accelerating (if you can call it that) to once again attain my max speed of 20 kph when (like an trained elephant pirouetting) the ass overtook the ears. I was deposited delicately as you like on the roadside while the bike slid, caught, teetered, then rolled down the bank... all so slowly that I remember thinking: maybe I shoulda lowered the tire pressure this morning... alas.


Above: Solid arrows indicate my intended route... hashed arrows indicate actual route. 1) View of hairpin turn 2) View of slidemarks 3) Bike and onlookers 4) swamp thing.
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Old 10-07-2010, 04:35 AM   #134
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I think your bike just really liked the hairpin and wanted to do it again.
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Old 10-07-2010, 05:38 AM   #135
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Not my latest but most injuries

How I managed to line it up with the arrow on the road I am not sure. I know it is not an adventure bike but oh well. 3 weeks old 997klms on it
Turned out I hit somebody elses fairing piece mid corner and front washed out so 2 broken feet 1 shoulder and 3 ribs later bring on the adventure bikes
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