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    Flagstaff Rocks (so does Gallup)

    Decided I needed a 3 day weekend so I took off to Flagstaff. I’ve always knew it had to be good for riding there. It was time to see for myself. MTB123 was being flaky, so I took my lady instead. My chica and I packed our camping stuff and hit the road to AZ. Needless to say, we were very pleased with the trails. Do yourself a favor, pack your bike stuff and go to Flagstaff for a couple days. It’s F’ing SWEET.
    Even decided to stop in & ride Gallup on the way home. Those trails are even nicer than I thought. Here’s a little sample of the beautiful trails we rode:
    Beautiful first look at our destination from the road

    Time to roll. We did a sweet 5 hour loop that went from pine forest to rock gardens to alpine.



    Rained on us for an hour. The rain made the tails super-tacky.










    Then the sun came back out


    Found a sweet alpine swimming hole along the way




    There was a tree of eyes on the trailside! WTF?



    Then we hit Gallup on the way home
    Started off a little rough





    JB stops to pet the bunnies



    Then we saw this guy. He’s about 6 feet long.

    Back to rollin’








    Definitely want to check out more of Gallup. It’s sweet there.
    Flagstaff is incredible. If you haven’t been yet – GO.
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    Nice, TJ! I called you late Thursday night. I've been telling the fellas that Flag has got to be on the short list, but we just haven't settled on a date. Looked like I was finally going to get to go with you, but the weather had me scratching my head. Glad you had a good time! What rides did you do?

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    Nice TJ
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    What?

    No pics of the cougar? Looks like you made the most of your weekend. Nice work.

    Hey,a few of us are doing a longish ride on Sat, you down?

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    The cougar has been on MTBR already. It was time for the bunnies to have their 15 minutes of fame.
    I'll be at Pajarito for DH all weekend. I'll be down for some long rides next weekend for sure.

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    Dh?

    What's that?

    Don't wreck yourself. Those ski hills are unforgiving in the summertime.

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    Thanks

    Nice pictures and travel report!

    Do you remember the name(s) of the trail(s) you were on in Flagstaff? I love riding in that area, but those photos don't look like any place I've been, especially the tree with the eyes.

    Thanks!

    --Jim
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blister Butt
    Nice pictures and travel report!

    Do you remember the name(s) of the trail(s) you were on in Flagstaff? I love riding in that area, but those photos don't look like any place I've been, especially the tree with the eyes.

    Thanks!

    --Jim
    We started singletrack right at our camp on Schultz Pass Rd > dropped into Schultz Creek trail > Rocky Ridge > up Mt. Elden Rd. > up Red Onion > ripped down Little Bear (badass!) > Little Elden up to Schultz Tank > Sunset > ripped down Schultz Creek to our camp again.
    The tree with all of the "eyes" is on the upper end of Schultz Creek trail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by delnorte
    We started singletrack right at our camp on Schultz Pass Rd > dropped into Schultz Creek trail > Rocky Ridge > up Mt. Elden Rd. > up Red Onion > ripped down Little Bear (badass!) > Little Elden up to Schultz Tank > Sunset > ripped down Schultz Creek to our camp again.
    The tree with all of the "eyes" is on the upper end of Schultz Creek trail.
    That explains it. You did different parts off of Schultz Creek. We will definitely try those out next time. Thanks!
    "You'll thank me when it's all said and done"

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