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Old 02-25-2013, 06:30 PM   #766
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RR is done. Now where is azredline with his pics?
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Old 02-25-2013, 07:30 PM   #767
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Thanks for the RR very nice indeed. I am sure that once AZtinBender (Aka Loren) sees that there is a mine out there he will be wanting to go as well. Loren has some really cool headlights and loves getting into old mines.
I have been all through the Montana mountain area and with the exception of the time it was raining and we ended up pushing our bikes, I don't recall anything that looks any thing close to the terrain you guys went through. That place looks like a challenge. But, tis all good I have 250lb dirt bike for that kinda shiz.
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Old 02-26-2013, 08:13 AM   #768
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RR is done. Now where is azredline with his pics?
Ask and ye shall receive. Posted em last night.

Now, on to Bulldog Canyon!
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:45 AM   #769
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Nice RR, definitely not BB friendly at least in my hands.

Jimmy Lewis could probably ride my bike through most of that. And it might still run after he got done.
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:58 PM   #770
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Saturday March 2nd, 0830 AM meet at The Hangar Cafe 1725 E Ryan Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286 After the meal headto Maricopa, AZ. We will gas up in Maricopa and head west to Mobile, AZ and pick up the gas pipeline road at Mobile school. Continue down the gas pipeline to Highway 85. We cross 85 and get back on the pipeline road where it intersects with old US Hwy 80. We will take US 80 to Agua Caliente Road. Once we get to Agua Caliente we will take a look around the historic ruins of the town and then head back home.
The Pipeline Road is the worst section of road and I can make it on my Vstrom so most anyone could make it on a street bike. The rest of the way will be old highways and graded dirt roads. There may be a short section or two that requires a little skill on a larger bike, but nothing like the trip above at all. The route shows that the last gas station (MC85 and OglesbyRd) to the next gas station (Agua Caliente Rd and I-8) is about 100 miles. Then there is the oops we took the wrong turn factor, so 125mile range should be okay. Hope to see you all at the Hangar Cafe -Paul
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:28 PM   #771
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So this ride is big bike friendly?

Really big bike? Old guy on a fat bike friendly even?

If I can make the forks stop spewing I'll be up for the ride. If nothing else I'll be there for some breakfast.

I can manage about a 280 mile range so the gas thing should be fine.

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Saturday March 2nd, 0830 AM meet at The Hangar Cafe 1725 E Ryan Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286 After the meal headto Maricopa, AZ. We will gas up in Maricopa and head west to Mobile, AZ and pick up the gas pipeline road at Mobile school. Continue down the gas pipeline to Highway 85. We cross 85 and get back on the pipeline road where it intersects with old US Hwy 80. We will take US 80 to Agua Caliente Road. Once we get to Agua Caliente we will take a look around the historic ruins of the town and then head back home.
The Pipeline Road is the worst section of road and I can make it on my Vstrom so most anyone could make it on a street bike. The rest of the way will be old highways and graded dirt roads. There may be a short section or two that requires a little skill on a larger bike, but nothing like the trip above at all. The route shows that the last gas station (MC85 and OglesbyRd) to the next gas station (Agua Caliente Rd and I-8) is about 100 miles. Then there is the oops we took the wrong turn factor, so 125mile range should be okay. Hope to see you all at the Hangar Cafe -Paul
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:03 PM   #772
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Can't wait until Saturday

And yes, this is a big bike friendly sweet ride.


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Old 03-01-2013, 05:12 AM   #773
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Just a Bump for our KLR friends so they see the ride posted for Saturday morning. 3 posts up See you all Manana!
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Old 03-01-2013, 05:43 AM   #774
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So this ride is big bike friendly?

Really big bike? Old guy on a fat bike friendly even?

If I can make the forks stop spewing I'll be up for the ride. If nothing else I'll be there for some breakfast.

I can manage about a 280 mile range so the gas thing should be fine.
I all ready like you Mr. Head!! As I am an old fat guy on a big bike who can't ride but sure is slow!

I think I would like to join you cats on this if that would be ok?

Edit, Does Cooper Rd. have an exit off the Santan 202??
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I all ready like you Mr. Head!! As I am an old fat guy on a big bike who can't ride but sure is slow!

I think I would like to join you cats on this if that would be ok?

Edit, Does Cooper Rd. have an exit off the Santan 202??
Yes. You take the Cooper exit and head south toward Chandler airport. You go straight in and it's around the back on the first building there. The signage is almost non existent so just know it's that first building when you enter the airport.

[edt] actually it's the second building. The first is the Army National Guard building.
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Old 03-01-2013, 01:24 PM   #776
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Old 03-01-2013, 02:45 PM   #777
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I've been tagged to work if I required.
Meaning if the stuff that needs my attention comes tonight before 6 I can get it taken care of tonight, if not I get to come in here in the morning and screw around.

So, I may be out for Tomorrow morning. I won't know until I'm not there.

So, possibly I'll be around another time.
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Old 03-01-2013, 05:14 PM   #778
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Just a Bump for our KLR friends so they see the ride posted for Saturday morning. 3 posts up See you all Manana!
I will be showing up. I left a note on the KLR forum.
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Old 03-01-2013, 05:39 PM   #779
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Ask and ye shall receive. Posted em last night.

Now, on to Bulldog Canyon!
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I may just be able to make bulldog canyon!
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