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Moab Mountain Biking
A bunch of us hard core mountain bikers shipped out gear out to Moab for a few days of grueling hill climbing (and wipe outs).  Upon arrival, we did a short training ride, during which 8 of 11 of us drew blood.  That doesn't paint a pretty picture for the rest of the trip!
Date(s): April 2002. Album by Michael Bang. Photos by Michael Bang. 1 - 24 of 28 Total. 4229 Visits.
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Group Shot
Some of the diehards taking a break on one of the trails.  It was hard concentrating on the riding with all the scenic beauty around us.

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The Arch
Walking across the arch (1500 foot drop) was pretty frightening.  We weren't crazy enough to ride across this.

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On the Arch
That's Chris Wine peering over the edge.  You can actually see our vehicles on the road below.  Yep, we biked up there...

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The Group at the Arch
No injuries on this ride so far.

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The Arch
Some of the mountain bikes sitting around while people walked around the arch area.

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The Arch
Not a bad place for lunch.

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Riding back from the Arch
A view along the trail from the Arch.

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Packing up
Loading up after conquering the Arch.  Just hours earlier, we were about 1500 feet directly above us.

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Warning Sign
Entry to one of the more difficult parts of the Portal Trail.

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Riding the rim
If you look closely, you can see a dangerous trail along the rim.

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Slick Rock Ride
A lone rider somewhere along the Slick Rock trail.

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Slick Rock resting
Mike (me) taking a break on the Slick Rock trail.

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Slick Rock view
A view of the scenery around the Slick Rock trail.

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The Group at Slick Rock
Taking a break along the trail.

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Creek Crossing
We got our feet wet a few times crossing some creeks.

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Land Bridge
Another "arch", but this one was ridable.

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Scenic Shot
Somewhere along a trail in Moab (Sorry I couldn't be more specific, but it's all good!)

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Peak of Poison Spider
Standing at the top of the Poison Spider trail.

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Hanging Out
Just resting on one of the trails.

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Sunset Ride
Tony and I did a late ride and caught some awesome scenery.

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Overlook
Mike Micucci and Rob looking over the edge.

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Getting ready
Rob and Pat looking fresh and energetic for a ride.  Little do they know what awaits them on the trail...

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Creek Crossing
Another creek crossing.

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Taking A Break
Ron and Joe taking a break.

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