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Saturday, March 3 offroad ride in the Belmont Mountains.


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Posted 27 February 2012 - 11:14 AM

It is a combo dirt + street ride. First to Wickenburg, through Vulture Mine Road, then 22 miles off pavement through Belmont Mountain. "Guide to Arizona Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails" describes it this way: "Easy. Sandy washes and mild desert climbs. Steep and rocky just before Belmont Mine."
I have done it several times and had no problem.
Meet up at Chevron on I-17 and Carefree Highway at 9 am. Bring water and a snack. Allow 2 to 3 hours for the trail and several more hours to get there and return.
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AZ Beemer Club Member "clairedelune" is leading us on an offroad trek through the Belmont Mountians on this Saturday, March 3. She's an accomplished offroad rider!

This dirt road ride is so damn easy that probably even dcarver, yamafitter and rushes could even ride it; maybe!

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 11:25 AM



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Posted 27 February 2012 - 11:45 AM



WOW...That tool needed a spotter and an audience to make it up that pansy-assed crap? Maybe he should give his mommy her Jeep back and figure out how to drive off-road. I'm off to go say something mean on his YouTube account... :yahoo:

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 12:02 PM




WOW...That tool needed a spotter and an audience to make it up that pansy-assed crap? Maybe he should give his mommy her Jeep back and figure out how to drive off-road. I'm off to go say something mean on his YouTube account... :yahoo:


http://www.azoffroad...rail/4541333184 Yeah AJ, SkootyG had to give Mom her Jeep back! Here is more detailed information on the Belmont Mountain Trail.

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Posted 28 February 2012 - 04:41 PM

I'm in and bringing a friend on a KLR 650.


BUMP REMINDER - WE ARE RIDING DIRT THIS SATURDAY 3/3!

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 02:48 AM

BUMP-FJR MANLY MEN ARE RIDING DIRT TOMORROW 3/3, STREET PUSSIES NEED NOT APPLY!

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Posted 04 March 2012 - 09:19 AM

Enjoyable ride on a perfect day...

Here are a few pictures...

Airing down
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Getting Ready
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Bikes
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Mine Overook

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View from overlook
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Tailings
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Pictures above are from AZ Beemers Member Dave-O. Well we waited until 0910 for HotRodZilla and dcarver to show up, but those "2-Big Gurlz" must have decided that this dirt ride was way too tough for their candy butt asses. Definitely recommend Belmont Mountain Road, 10 miles of the "Saddle" are gnarly! Rough, loose and rocky!

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 03:18 AM

More Photos and Prose from "Back Road" Bob Little. It was truly a great off road ride last Saturday.

Great day for riding a new on and off road! Easy enough to enjoy the scenery, yet some challenging spots to keep you alert.

View from Belmont Mountains looking south.
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Ride leader, Claire passing out cookies.
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Mike, Ron, Don, Claire, Dave H, Dave O
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Thanks for putting the ride together Claire.



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Posted 05 March 2012 - 05:18 AM

PLEASE NOTE: I think even yamafitter, rushes and fjrrider could have made this adventure trek; maybe!

A Belmont Mountain Ride Group Photo with Back Road Bob in it:

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Claire's F650GS single in the foreground.

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Cookie Munchers:

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At the top of Belmont Mountain:

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Mining operation is right above us:

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Claire describing the day's dirt ride for us:

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Airing down our tires:

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Back Road Bob's F650GS Twin in the foreground:

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There were many beautifully scenic panoramic views on this 22 mile dirt ride:

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For your future reference, this Belmont Mountain 22 mile dirt ride starts at the Intersection of Vulture Mine Road and Aguila Road. At the Intersection: The North leg is paved and leads to Wickenburg and the East leg leads to Buckeye. West dirt road leads to who knows where, you want the South leg and this will eventually bring you to Interstate 10 at Tonopah.

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Posted 04 April 2012 - 05:11 AM

http://www.advrider....ferrerid=158019 Check it out! One of our off road riding AZB Friends did an incredible trek!

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Posted 04 April 2012 - 06:53 AM

http://www.advrider....ferrerid=158019 Check it out! One of our off road riding AZB Friends did an incredible trek!

Thanks for the nice link Don. Cool destination and nice trail in. Love the tire spoon!
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