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Old 06-29-2013, 04:12 PM   #1096
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Great ride today. I am so happy the heat didn't get us.....
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Old 06-29-2013, 04:31 PM   #1097
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I rode Four Peaks out and Apache Trail back this morning for my first real off road ride (dirt tracking at the middle school doesn't quite count) and it was a good time. I kind of want to wake up at the crack of dawn and do it again tomorrow....

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Old 06-29-2013, 04:32 PM   #1098
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What a ride! Fast, fun & adventurous! But of course I was the last guy.

Riding sweep is usually done by the strongest rider, you did a great job

Fun day, no major mishaps. Slowred bought us breakfast after the ride & we stopped at Zenn Moto's air conditioned shop & got to see Dillon, DOD & Cyberdos.
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:19 PM   #1099
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That was a ton of fun. I kept my usual pace, because I have only been riding for a few months. Thanks to all of you for showing us around.

I got to lay my bike down for my first time while going up that last hill after the spillway.

Thanks to 4Play for keeping on eye on me. I am a lot more confident when I have others to rely on.

That hill after the bridge was really cool to look back at and see what we came down.
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:21 PM   #1100
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I rode Four Peaks out and Apache Trail back this morning for my first real off road ride (dirt tracking at the middle school doesn't quite count) and it was a good time. I kind of want to wake up at the crack of dawn and do it again tomorrow....

We will have to ride 4 peaks together. I live really close to the trail. I am down to ride really early Saturday Mornings...or maybe the 4th of July at Dawn.
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Old 06-29-2013, 08:42 PM   #1101
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I'd be down to ride it again, I need to get more comfortable off road. I live right off the Beeline and Gilbert so it was only a half hour or less to the trail.
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Old 06-29-2013, 10:55 PM   #1102
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Broke at the moment after 2 months on the road, but the KTM 990 is on my consideration list along with the 800 and 1200cc Tigers and the 1000cc Vstrom.

Gonna pocket the funds from selling the Shadow and wait a few months before jumping into the next bike, do some research and whatnot.
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Old 06-29-2013, 11:21 PM   #1103
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Hey Refokus,

Did you get any good photos of me dorking it coming up the hill after the spillway. My GoPro battery apparently went dead right as I entered the spillway so I didn't get anything at all. I'm mostly interested in photos of the first wreck but if you have any of my second one.....

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........I got to lay my bike down for my first time while going up that last hill after the spillway.......
Fanatic291: You and I were the only ones brave enough to show everyone how not to do it coming up the hill after the spillway. . Yours was okay for a first time attempt at wrecking on camera in front of others but with practice I'm sure you can eventually get up to my level . As soon as you dropped your bike I looked at UteFan and said "mine was better". He agreed, said I got "style points"!!!

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Old 06-30-2013, 07:32 AM   #1104
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I am waiting for the bruise on my leg to color up a little better and then we will see about style points. My boots took the brunt of the laydown, so that was good.

I thought I would be a lot more embarrassed, but it was easy to brush it off and keep riding. All part of the experience.
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Old 06-30-2013, 07:53 AM   #1105
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We all fall, that's why we dress funny, we ride knowing gravity will win occaisionally.
Wearing good gear can make the lessons less painfull.
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Old 07-01-2013, 07:23 AM   #1106
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I dress funny because it pisses my wife off.
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Old 07-01-2013, 08:45 AM   #1107
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Dresses and pumps?

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I dress funny because it pisses my wife off.
Maybe she wouldn't be so mad if you would stop wearing her cloths...
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:22 AM   #1108
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I am waiting for the bruise on my leg to color up a little better.......
Ahh crap, sorry to hear you banged up your leg.....glad you had the boots on!
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Old 07-01-2013, 10:29 AM   #1109
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Maybe she wouldn't be so mad if you would stop wearing her cloths...
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Old 07-01-2013, 10:30 AM   #1110
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Dawn Ride up 4 peaks Road and back through Apache Trail

I am thinking about riding up 4 peaks road and returning through Apache trail on the 4th of July.

I want to leave super early again... between 4:30-5:00. The temps worked out great at sheeps bridge last Saturday.

The Desert Tortoise will be riding an average of 30 mph, so the fast riders will have plenty of time to take pictures along the way.


Let me know if anyone is interested.

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