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Tired of the Technical

Discussion in 'The West' started by stinkyboy, Dec 19, 2005.

  1. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    Rode Geronimo and Holbert yesterday. One good crash = sore hand, arm & knee, 6 new post holes in my left calf and a bent rotor. It was was a fun group of riders and a killer time, but where in the hell can I find some fast rolling single/doubletrack with jumps and not so much technical action?
     

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  2. Total Heckler

    Total Heckler Beer and Bike Enthusiast

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  3. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    With that sig, a road trip may be in order... Seriously, hook me up with some links or pix to check out.


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  4. chicodude

    chicodude The Spooninator

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    Stay away from chico then...
     
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  6. Rip

    Rip Mr. Excitement

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    chicodude The Spooninator

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    Both please.....


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  8. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    not sure about jumps because it's been so long since i've been there, but point yr vehicle north, drive for 120 minutes, and start climbing mt elden. there's a lot of great flowy, swoopy singletrack to be had.
     
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  9. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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  10. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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  11. peter6061

    peter6061 Turbo Monkey

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    Why not just go out to Pima and Dynamite or Hawes? Chances are you wont have the option in a couple of years.

    We all took the 'original' Cactus Cup(pre ~'95) course at Pinnacle Peak for granted when we had it. Then they built houses over it and we were lost. I once saw it written up as the 12th best trail in the world (mag circa '96 or '97).
     
  12. menachite

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    Desert Classic!
     
  13. doAZido

    doAZido Chimp

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    Prescott you know is the poor mans Sedona, try Thumb Butt or Granit Basin for nice fast rolling and flowing singletrack, may be be a little cool in the morning right now, but about mid day it is prefect, and it is actually almost a quicker drive from my house at arrowhead to Prescott then it is to fight traffic all the way to S. Mountain to ride trails that I dont have the skill level to ride anyway!
     
  14. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    Been over a year since I've been there. Isn't that the 7 miles up and 7 miles down trail at Mcdowell? I had my Klein up there, and just rolled it down. Dragging the 47.5 lb Kona up there might be worth it.

    Shooting for saturday.
     
  15. peter6061

    peter6061 Turbo Monkey

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    Desert Classic is on the South side of South Mountain. You're thinking of Pemberton Trail.
     
  16. markskee

    markskee Chimp

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    Just in fresh from Cali! And now living in good ol Queen Creek AZ...
    Well any way shoot me some pm's with some contact numbers or something, I am new to AZ I have never lived out here before or rode out here for that matter. Any help would be great I am open to ride Sat or Sundays early. I ride a Stinky freeride with a monster up front and I am willing to do some climbing and more than willing to do some downhill. I live close to 60 frwy and Ironwood exit. Is there anything close to me that I can ride? I do see some small mountains from my back yard?

    Thanks!