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Old 05-04-2013, 08:55 PM   #1
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PHX - Smiley Rock Dualsport

F-Pilot lead a Gang of 8 riders on our 112 mile dualsport ride through Copper Canyon, Mingus Mountain, Cottonwood, Clarkdale, Jerome, and the Smiley Rock trail, following a good portion of the Great Western Trail that extends from Mexico to Canada (in theory).

F-Pilot KTM 350
Frank Honda 250X
Jimmy KTM 450
Factory phil Yamaha YZ450
Jerry K KTM 350
Ricky D Yamaha WR450
EsconDeasy Honda XR600
Nightstalker Honda 450X

Here's 7 of the 8.



And number 8.

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Factory Phil in Copper Canyon



Ricky D under Interstate 17

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Ricky D was updating our ride realtime on the Facebook



Heading to Cherry



Arizona D-Back.



Factory Phil was giving this little fellow a wide berth.

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Old 05-05-2013, 06:28 AM   #4
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Riding on Mingus Mountain offers great views!



There's a rider on that road.



Here he is!



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Old 05-05-2013, 06:32 AM   #5
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Even the pine cones in Arizona have thorns!



Dropping down into Cottonwood for gas and food.





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Old 05-05-2013, 06:38 AM   #6
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At the gas station, this fellow decided to drive away while still connected to the pump. Apparently this wasn't his first time, as he knew exactly how to reconnect the hose.



Lunch at Juanitas, so good!



Tacos



EsconDeasy got a Chimi



Ricky D was so excited!

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Old 05-05-2013, 06:39 AM   #7
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And the best part was after lunch!
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Old 05-05-2013, 10:44 AM   #8
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After lunch we headed through Jerome and onto Perkinsville road.

Here's the Ghosttown attraction heading out of Jerome.



Jerry K and EsconDeasy on Perkinsville road.



Red rock on Perkinsville road.



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And on to the Smiley Rock trail. Here's Factory Phil and the Smiley Rock.





There are sections of the Smiley Rock trail that are quite agreeable.

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Ricky D in one of the not so agreeable sections.



No, that's just how I park my bike when I stop to take pictures.



Then I got attacked by Optimus Prime.

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EsconDeasy was fully committed on the BRP.



Jimmy action sequence.





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Old 05-05-2013, 11:03 AM   #12
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Road Block! There were two trucks towing a broken jeep though all these boulders.



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But wait! There's still more to come!
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musta been one o' them atr events.
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Old 05-05-2013, 12:39 PM   #15
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You had me puzzled with Copper Canyon and then going under I-17. I had to look at a map to figure that one out. Cool route. Let's see the rest!
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