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Old 01-16-2012, 04:23 PM   #1
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Phoenix meets Tucson Part Deux

HoosierTrailMaster and his Tucson buddies put together an epic two days of riding and invited us Phoenix low lifes down for a good time.

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Saturday was the Charouleau Gap ride from Catalina to Oracle and back.

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Old 01-16-2012, 04:40 PM   #2
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Loading pics now and some video as well, I hope.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:57 PM   #3
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Looks like we had about 14 riders on Saturday!! WOW! I didn't think it was that many.



HoosierTrailMaster - Yamaha WR250
Bush Master - KTM
NDTransplant - KTM 450 (HTM's)
4play - KTM 750
yzfcathy - KTM 525
Dave - KTM
seabee1 - Honda 450X
refokus - KTM
azredline - Honda 650L
Reidy008 - Honda 250X
Emmerson Bigguns - KTM?
rpage1 - Honda 450X
Slowred - Honda 450X
Nightstalker - Honda 450X

Refokus was still making the coffee.

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Old 01-16-2012, 04:59 PM   #4
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The day started a brisk 34 degrees in camp (at Catalina State Park) at sunrise.

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Old 01-16-2012, 05:32 PM   #5
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The first 7 miles to Charouleau Gap is bladed and graded, slippery, decomposed granite, and DUSTY.







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Old 01-16-2012, 05:36 PM   #6
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Regrouping at the Gap.



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Old 01-16-2012, 05:44 PM   #7
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Heading down to the, according to my topo, an intermittent stream.







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Old 01-16-2012, 05:57 PM   #8
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Let the stream crossings begin!



azredline



Bush Master



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Lots more to come!

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Old 01-16-2012, 06:04 PM   #9
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Oh no! I only have 1 wheel drive!



NDTransplant heads for the water.



Makes a quick stop to pick up some rocks.

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Old 01-16-2012, 06:12 PM   #10
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No one seemed to be in a big hurry to ride through this.



They made yzfcathy lead the way.



Splashdown!!



DOH! Wet, slippery rocks.

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Old 01-16-2012, 06:18 PM   #11
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Old 01-16-2012, 06:20 PM   #12
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Aww...Nightstalker doesn't even get to toot his own horn. Look at the intensity in those eyes.

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Old 01-16-2012, 06:21 PM   #13
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Old 01-16-2012, 06:25 PM   #14
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Slowred making it look easy...this direction.

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Old 01-16-2012, 06:30 PM   #15
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I'm really not fond of mixing motorcycles with water...and this did not look inviting. But, it is worse the other way...



Doesn't look any better down stream.



NDTransplant gets a wet foot. I believe we all did.



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