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Old 06-30-2013, 08:32 AM   #1201
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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, 08:53 AM   #1202
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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, 08:23 AM   #1203
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I dress funny because it pisses my wife off.
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:45 AM   #1204
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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, 10:22 AM   #1205
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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, 11:29 AM   #1206
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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, 11:30 AM   #1207
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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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Old 07-01-2013, 11:35 AM   #1208
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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.
Unless, we(me) are just unlucky. No I don't buy lottery tickets either.
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:28 PM   #1209
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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.

Aaron
I'm going to be on my own ride that day! Check out my ride report if you get the chance.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=895265

Have fun though. That's a great ride.
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:40 PM   #1210
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Unless, we(me) are just unlucky. No I don't buy lottery tickets either.
Yeah you had some damage, but you were pretty certain that neck brace allowed it to be a rescue, instead of just recovering the body. Looking at the helmet & the neck brace it definately was limiting how far your head moved. I'm still considering one..
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Old 07-01-2013, 07:28 PM   #1211
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Hey all,

I am going to ride up to Eager Via the Salt river canyon and come back Sunday on the devils highway after going through Blue. I will also try and work in some easy dirt along the way. If anyone would like to join in let me know and we can work out all the details. Time to get out of the heat if just for little while.


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Old 07-02-2013, 12:17 PM   #1212
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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.

Aaron
Interested.

I live at Val Vista and US 60.

Definitely not a super-experienced offroader. I've got a grand total of about 150-200 miles offroad under my belt. Easy stuff, just dirt roads basically.

What time you anticipate being back in town?
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Old 07-02-2013, 01:14 PM   #1213
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The ride is 100 miles. I would think it would take 4 hrs on the conservative side.

If we leave early we could be back by 8:30 or 9:00.

This trail was easier for me than Sheeps Bride, because the road did not seem as slippery. The dirt is a lot different. There is not as many sections of the decomposed granite, so my Shinko 705's gripped better.
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:33 PM   #1214
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All set. New rear tire on the bike, I'll break it in tonight and make sure it's keeping pressure and not likely to fly off mid-trail or anything.

See you tomorrow.
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Old 07-03-2013, 01:17 PM   #1215
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Sounds good. Looks like the weather will be perfect AZ weather...Warm and Sunny at 5 in the morning.
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