Lake Pleasant to Crown King to Prescott



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Gathering at Chevron AZ 74 and I-17. Fueled up and ready to ride.


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The Sheriff had the Highway blocked off in both directions


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While they were trying to rustle up some stray horses


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Of course the horses wanted nothing to do with this cowboy


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Even a bucket of grain was not enough to corall these guys in to the trailer


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"Clyed, tell me again why they think they are the superior beings?"


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After we were done horsing around on the closed highway we met up with the rest of the crew at the top of Lake Pleasant


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Randy, Clark and Spencer talking shop


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In the mean time, on the other side of the mountain, Karla, Brian and Eric head up Crown King Road to meet us for lunch. Because of the low clearance of the Ural and this being Eric's first ride on the dirt, the 3 of them decided this was the best route for them.


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The Ural looking very lonely on Crown King Rd.


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Back on the steep side of the mountain, we all stopped to take a break and watch the ATVs and little bikes go screaming by


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Picking my Line


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Testing the Skid Plate. (Photo by Spenser)


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Played a little Rock, Paper, Gearshift. Guess the Rock is stronger


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Part of the old mining operation that originally was the life of this area


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Randy looking for the MIA Clark


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While Clark is MIA, it is a good time to take some more pictures of the trail we just rode


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Humberto on the edge. Notice the ATVs that look like ants?


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Zooming in on the Ants


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Clark is taking too long. Randy mounts up and heads back down to investigate


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Look, it's CLARK


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Clark winding his way up the mountain to us


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Randy following right behind


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Looks like Clark is smiling. Nothing too bad. Turns out he busted loose the spring on his kickstand and the kill switch was engaging as a safety precaution.


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Randy in perfect form


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Clark Riding his newly Damaged F (56MB)



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Clark ended up dropping the bike a couple times and put the first scratches on his GS


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More Scratches. You know what they say though, scratches are like tattoos, only with better stories

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There are a couple stories behind this damage to my side bags, but I don't want to talk about it


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The Mill Restaurant in Crown King

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The one "and only" menu


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Crown King as it was in its hay day


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Group lunch shot left to right: Randy, Spencer, Eric, Brian, Clark, Dave, Karla. Humberto was taking the photo


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Shrimp Salad anyone?


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Green Chile Burger


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Reuben


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The little Turkey Sandwich


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Yummm


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We were not the only ones at the Mill eating well


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Entrance to the Mill


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Back on the trail.


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Eric's V-Strom. Notice the broken turn signal. Eric took a couple tumbles on his way up. Still not bad for his first dirt ride!!!


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Senator Highway


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Brian's V-Strom


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Making my Move. I think she is hot for me!!!


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Prescott Brewery. Salute!!!


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Cupper's Coffee. Great Coffee and Great Muffins. Best of all, no CHEAP WALNUTs in the muffins


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Karla coming in for a landing.


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Karla and CrozB


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Parking at Buford's Buzzard Roost


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There's a new Marshall in town and he's hungry


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Karla is staking her pie claim


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RESERVED!!!


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Making our Fire Roasted Pizza


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Garlic Lovers with all the fixin's


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Stoking the fire


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Putting the pizza in the oven. Notice CrozB watching in the Ural on the Top Right of the screen


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Smoked BBQ Chicken, Grilled Veggies, Grilled Potatoes, and Home Made BBQ Sauce


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The finished pie. VERY GOOD!!!


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Speaking of Pie. Cherry, Berry, Apple, Rhubarb. This was the best pie I have ever had. I would not change a thing!!!


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CrozB is looking for his dinner


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This place was BEYOND just GOOD!!! Buford's Buzzard Roost, a MUST DO when traveling AZ 89.


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The End