Arizona Gathering 2023

TonkaDriver

450+ Posts
Feb 26, 2018
486
833
Bagdad, AZ, USA
Sorry for the delay in posting this, but for the last 2 1/2 weeks I have been doing a Drive Belt change, Fork Oil change as well as front and rear brakes. I will be posting a thread soon about that project.

This year we are back in Eastern Arizona and will be camping in the same place as always. Just north of AZ-260 on County Road 1325. Arrival is Thursday 9/28/23. We will be setting up camp by early afternoon. In past years we have gathered in camp on arrival day so everyone is welcome.

Riding days are 9/29 - 10/01. The two long rides are interchangeable depending on weather. Day 2 as always will be a short ride with lunch in camp. Alpine - Big Lake - Sunrise. We can add a stop at Hawley Lake as an option.

Long rides are Morenci - Return and Roosevelt Loop which can be shortened if riders want a shorter day. We will decide which order for these rides on arrival day.

For maps and photos of previous rides they are posted in this forum.

Air B&B and VRBO may be good resources for lodging.

My phone number is 928-713-1085 for any questions. I work a strange schedule so leave a message or text.

Kurt
 
Gonna miss this one.. Have eye surgeries & other appts, & will just get done in time for MV. Will be to close to get to Az again like we did last year. Will miss ya'll. Have fun. Have not been able to ride or drive for last few months due to these problems. cataracts & glaucoma. Cats to be removed & then stents put in cornea of each eye .One at a time with a break between each eye. Its a real biotch walking by the Tri everyday & not allowed to drive. O well. do a ride for me lol.
 
Gonna miss this one.. Have eye surgeries & other appts, & will just get done in time for MV. Will be to close to get to Az again like we did last year. Will miss ya'll. Have fun. Have not been able to ride or drive for last few months due to these problems. cataracts & glaucoma. Cats to be removed & then stents put in cornea of each eye .One at a time with a break between each eye. Its a real biotch walking by the Tri everyday & not allowed to drive. O well. do a ride for me lol.

Bill sorry to hear and hope all heals up quickly. Will miss seeing you guys. My trike has been down for a month, so understand seeing but not able to ride.
 
Gonna miss this one.. Have eye surgeries & other appts, & will just get done in time for MV. Will be to close to get to Az again like we did last year. Will miss ya'll. Have fun. Have not been able to ride or drive for last few months due to these problems. cataracts & glaucoma. Cats to be removed & then stents put in cornea of each eye .One at a time with a break between each eye. Its a real biotch walking by the Tri everyday & not allowed to drive. O well. do a ride for me lol.

You will be missed.

Kurt
 
Kurt

Do you have the ride routes in a file that you could send out or do you have them in a turn by turn on a map that could be programed into a ride mapping program for a gps??

Thanks
 
Kurt

Do you have the ride routes in a file that you could send out or do you have them in a turn by turn on a map that could be programed into a ride mapping program for a gps??

Thanks

Sorry Ray but I don't have any files for the maps. The computer those were on died a couple years ago.

Kurt
 
I believe the following are the rides and schedule...Kurt, please correct me if I am wrong.

I have 3 rides mapped out.

Ride One is the Coronado Trail.

2020-06-29.jpg


Ride Two - Alpine/Big Lake

2020-06-29%20%282%29.jpg


Ride Three - Roosevelt Loop

2020-06-29%20%281%29.jpg


Two of the rides are full day trips and can be adjusted on the fly. The one ride I would suggest completing as mapped would be the Coronado Trail as the most spectacular portion is near Morenci and the highway goes through the open pit mine in Morenci.

The Roosevelt Loop ride would be easy to adjust by riding to Globe for lunch and back to camp. Most of these miles move pretty fast as the speed limit is 65 for a good portion of the route.

Kevin
 
That was the route that I was looking for. I was looking for some of the turn points to try to map it out on a map to put into my Garmin GPS on my bike. Not the Harley GPS.
 
That was the route that I was looking for. I was looking for some of the turn points to try to map it out on a map to put into my Garmin GPS on my bike. Not the Harley GPS.

In Garmin Base camp, I used starting point of "Eagar" and ending point of "135 Mountain Ave, Morenci, AZ 85540". This is the gas station in Morenci. Not sure how to get you the exported gpx file.
 
Wish, I lived just a "tad close'rrrr......... (coming from Springfield Massachusetts) may be a little too far..............I'd love to join you all...

Ronnie

7/22/23

BUT after see'n all your pictures I'd probable be the only Honda there among you all....
 
Burnerboy

Come on down. It's only about 2350 miles one way. About a 4 day trip each way. A good two week vacation.
 
Trying to make it this year.....

Won't know until right before.

We'd trailer out from Kentucky and would be staying with people on CR 1325.

Logistics issues are that a new RV has been ordered and we'll need to market the current truck/camper/tow rig.

Timing will be everything.....

Chuck and Karen
 
Trying to make it this year.....

Won't know until right before.

We'd trailer out from Kentucky and would be staying with people on CR 1325.

Logistics issues are that a new RV has been ordered and we'll need to market the current truck/camper/tow rig.

Timing will be everything.....

Chuck and Karen

Hope you two can make it again.

Kurt

- - - Updated - - -

Wish, I lived just a "tad close'rrrr......... (coming from Springfield Massachusetts) may be a little too far..............I'd love to join you all...

Ronnie

7/22/23

BUT after see'n all your pictures I'd probable be the only Honda there among you all....

We don't discriminate. All riders are welcome and as a bonus you get a free meal on Day 2.

Kurt
 
I may not make it to Arizona this year. On Wednesday had a water line break in my attic above the dining room and the ceiling collapsed. Had water running thru the outside wall onto the patio. Got 16 fans/heaters running in about a 12 foot circle trying to dry out the hardwood flooring and walls and cabinets. There is talk of having to move everything out and replace all of the flooring (1600 sq ft) May have to replace the Cabinets in the kitchen. If that happens all will have to be replaced because I replaced all the cabinet exteriors and doors with my own design about 20 years ago.
 
Dang Ray, that's some bad luck for sure, hope you get things fixed up without too much hassle.
 
Ray, that's horrible! Hope insurance kicks in and covers water damage.

About 4 years ago, had a water flood at the house in AZ in Sept....no one at the house at the time, but neighbor noticed water coming out the front of the house! I know what you mean about fans, blowers and heaters...called insurance co. Got the ok, and clean-up team there the same night I called. 4 months (and $45K) later when we arrived in AZ for the winter, all was back to normal...and maybe better! Insurance co. even got my $1k deductible back.

Hate to pay premiums, but when they come through like troopers, feel much better!

Sure hope everything works out in the end.

Bill
 
Had the same thing happen four years ago. Flooded the dining room not as bad then as it is now. Cost the insurance company about $92K then. Hope to find out more on Monday. Four years ago the emptied the whole house and put us up in a hotel for about 6 weeks while they ripped out the old wood floors and leveled out everything and put in all new hardwood floors. Having the housed re plumbed starting Monday with a 15 year warranty.
 
Had the same thing happen four years ago. Flooded the dining room not as bad then as it is now. Cost the insurance company about $92K then. Hope to find out more on Monday. Four years ago the emptied the whole house and put us up in a hotel for about 6 weeks while they ripped out the old wood floors and leveled out everything and put in all new hardwood floors. Having the housed re plumbed starting Monday with a 15 year warranty.

Best of luck to you on your repairs
 

Welcome to the Trike Talk Community

Join our vibrant online community dedicated to all things Trikes! Whether you're a seasoned rider or just starting out, this is the place to share experiences, tips, and stories about your three-wheeled adventures. Explore modifications, maintenance advice, and rides, all while connecting with fellow trike enthusiasts from around the globe

Forum statistics

Threads
55,346
Messages
787,607
Members
22,946
Latest member
DentDave
Back
Top