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Old 12-05-2010, 04:05 PM   #1
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PHX - Imperial Sand Dunes - Ogilby

It's that time of year again!! Temps are low enough to enjoy southern California's Imperial Sand dunes!!

Javalina loaded his monster trailer with B-K and myself for the 3 hour trek out from Phoenix. It was 5AM when we left, it would be 9PM until we returned...

B-K taking a picture of the sunrise.



Bikes and sunrise.



Unloaded and ready to go!

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Old 12-05-2010, 04:11 PM   #2
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Time to attack the dunes!!



Unfortunately, the dunes fight back! B-K breaking in his, new to him, KTM 450.



Nothing like starting the day with a glove full of sand.

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Old 12-05-2010, 04:17 PM   #3
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Nightstalker is not immune to getting stuck in the dunes. Man the sand was soft!!



Javalina demonstrates the getting-un-stuck procedure.



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Old 12-05-2010, 04:21 PM   #4
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Sandrails make it look easy.



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Old 12-05-2010, 04:24 PM   #5
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B-K climbing the big hill.





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Old 12-05-2010, 04:49 PM   #6
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We weren't the only ones enjoying the dunes this day.

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Old 12-05-2010, 05:15 PM   #7
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The treacherous three.

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Old 12-05-2010, 05:26 PM   #8
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Riding the dunes.





Big bowls.



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We found a little jump. B-K was the first... Big air B-K!



We soon attracted a crowd. Javalina on the jump.



Nightstalker is conservative when it comes to jumping.

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Old 12-05-2010, 05:48 PM   #10
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That looks like a lot of fun and biffs aren't as painful!!
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Old 12-05-2010, 06:14 PM   #11
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The dunes swallow fuel at an astonishing rate. We returned to the truck to find our buddies the Stevens brothers!



Jeremy



Roger and Dave.

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Old 12-05-2010, 06:27 PM   #12
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Back at the big hill.





Jeremy



Wade



Roger



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Jeremy is FEARLESS!



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Old 12-05-2010, 06:51 PM   #13
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Mad Max brigade closing in.



Fixing Roger's flag.





Lunchtime in the Stevens RV.

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Old 12-05-2010, 07:13 PM   #14
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Looks like you had a blast, them some big steep hills by golly.
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Old 12-05-2010, 07:38 PM   #15
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We headed back out for a 3rd loop. Javalina points the way.





B-K





Buried my bike so bad it took two of us to dig it out!

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