Archive for April 16, 2012

Ride to Pie Town with the AMRG

El Malpais – Quemado – Pie Town – Socorro – Albuquerque

Ride to Pie Town for lunch using NM 117 along El Malpais National Monument–Took I 40 west to exit 104, then west on State RD 124, south on NM 117, to NM 36 to US 60, east on US 60 to Socorro, then north on I 25 to Albuquerque 

The ride was 330 miles with about 6 hours of ride time.

Sunday April 15, 2012

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Ride from Silver City to Albuquerque

Silver City – Cliff – Buckhorn – Reserve – Datil – Magdalena – Socorro – Albuquerque

Ride from Silver City to Albuquerque with a stop for lunch in Socorro–Took US 180 north to Reserve, then NM 12 north to US 60, then east to I 25 and north to Albuquerque.

The first day can be found here.

This is the second day of a two day trip.

This ride was 310 miles with about 5 1/2 hours of ride time.

Sunday April 08, 2012

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Ride to Silver City using NM 152

Albuquerque – Socorro – Truth or Consequences – Williamsburg – NM 152 –  Hillsboro – Santa Clara – Sliver City

Ride from Albuquerque to Silver City with a ride on US 152 through the Black Hills–Took I 25 for 152 miles south to Williamsburg, exited to NM 187, then south on NM 187 and west on NM 152 for 65 miles, then west on US 180 into Silver City

This is the first day of a two day trip.

The second day can be found here.

The ride was 241 miles with 4 1/2 hours ride time.

Saturday April 07, 2012

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This weekend I’m taking my wife on an overnight trip to Silver City and we will be staying in a tent at the KOA Silver City. Silver City is one of my wife’s favorite quick trips and we have visited there many times over the years. However, this will be our first time motorcycle camping together and I’m hoping she enjoys it.

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