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Day 16 continued-

Back thru this prime...








...section of Route 66.








It's just as much fun...








...riding back as it was a couple of hours ago.








Kurt is right on our tail, tearing up this amazing...








...road on this perfect riding day!








The views are...







...stunning. The road is great...







...the TG's are running fantastic...








...Riding the curves is the best medicine!





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Day 16 continued-

Out of the curves now...







...back on the straight section...








...of Route 66, getting close to Kingman.








We have no idea where we are, Kurt leads us...







...via some nice secondary...







...roads skirting the city.




Uh Oh, the camera just ran out of juice. Last pic of the day.





After chewing up some road back to the 14 mile cut-off. We ran the curves of the cut-off at a near terrifying speed. It was a ton of fun, and very intense...not something I would do everyday, but glad we did it.

I have some video footage of it, and will try and get some stills out of there to post up.

But for now, this is the end of Day 16.

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Day 16- "The Cutoff"

Pictures don't do this road justice.

It is a 14 mile stretch of road that runs between the 93 and the 96.







Besides being curvy, there are dozens of elevation changes...








...some steeper and taller than others.







Running this road at sunset, behind Kurt. He knows the road well and there is little traffic, so we're hitting it pretty hard, 50 mph - 75 mph the entire way.

Seemed like we could do about twice the suggested mph in most of the curves.







Hilly curves are the most fun...in this pic we are at the top of a hill, headed down into a curve. That curve exits going back uphill, and then there is a curve at the top that turns back downhill.

Oh yeah!







Another long hilly S...








...what a great ride to end with...








...we have thoroughly enjoyed the ride today!







Headed into the only grocery store in Bagdad for a few things before going to Kurt & Sally's for a great meal and story swapping.




Kurt says today was just a warm-up for what we're going to ride tomorrow!




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Day 17-

This is a map of the planned route for today-







Gonna be a full one, some twistys, then Skull Valley, Prescott, Jerome, Sedona, Oak Ceek Canyon, Camp Verde, and more.

Leaving out from our campsite early this morning...








...not been this direction on the road before...









...the wind feels good this morning...








...and before you know it...









...we're winding our way thru the hills...








...canyons and curves.









Fellow traveler enjoying an early morning ride!










This is a pull-out, on the side of the road, where Dezirae was born...not enough time to get to the hospital!









Kurt letting us know the story of the birth, and that this little pass was where he had picked out for us to put the drone up and get some good footage of us flying thru the curves. Will have to do that another time!






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Day 17 continued-

Back rolling toward...








...Skull Valley...







...thoroughly enjoying...









...the wide open road and very little traffic.








What amazing sights we're seeing!








The road is fun too!









We've only just started today...








...but it is definitely getting...









...interesting, as we climb...








...40 mph sounds about right.






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Day 17 continued-

I don't know where we are...








...but Kurt said to go ahead of him and enjoy. So I am.








A look back...








...a look to the side...








...curves everywhere, sweepers and tight ones...









...AND, something we have not seen in a while....








...besides the great riding, there are TREES!








A look back-








This is definitely some fun!








I don't know where the trees went, but the twistys are still here!







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Day 17 continued-

Still early in the day...







...and it is off to a great start...








...curves everywhere we look...








...and the views are amazing...








...whoa! I knew we've been climbing, but this is a bit surprising.








Shadow Pic-









Pulled over in the woods for a little convo and break. Stunningly different terrain than an hour ago.







Kurt leads the way into downtown Prescott...







...the Foodies have a plan!









We park right off the Prescott Town Square. That blue Mustang is Sally's ride. She does not ride motorcycles, so today she is our "chase" vehicle.







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We end up at Olive-U Naturally. Mary is in heaven! They make and sell flavor infused oils and balsamic vinegar's.







I enjoy her enjoying the tasting and oohing and ahhing over all the different flavors. They have a comfortable chair, just for folks like me. lol








Kurt and Sally stocked up on some, and Mary got introduced to a whole new world of flavors...I'm sure we'll be back here.

But now we are on our way out of Prescott...







...headed toward Jerome.









Water! Not a common sight for us the last few days!







A look back at Sally.







Wow-Cloud pic!








Another shot of Sally, enjoying her Mustang!








Starting our climb toward Jerome...









...something's telling me this is gonna be another good road.






More of Day 17 as time allows.

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Day 17 Continued-

I had no idea...







...there was such great riding in Arizona!








A look back on this spectacular road!








What a blast!









The curves just keep on...







and on.








A quick look back...







...the views are amazing...








...and Kurt's camera is a whole new level for Mary!








We are thoroughly enjoying the day Kurt has planned out.







More in next post.

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