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 COMMENT 764295P helpful negative off topic

2017-03-18 11:11 AM

Great report & pictures.

I'd say the road needs some attention is a slight understatement! Wow

I trust you did not spot any dirty diapers floating along the river or on the shore like the usual during the summer season.

 

 RICHYRICH helpful negative off topic

2017-03-18 11:13 AM

Great photos! That looks like a seriously fun day.

 

 COMMENT 764309 helpful negative off topic

2017-03-18 11:30 AM

looks cold !

 

 COMMENT 764310 helpful negative off topic

2017-03-18 11:31 AM

Is the road work being delayed until the end the of rainy season? Or is this a park service protest against the Adventure Pass failing in the courts?

 

 COMMENT 764316 helpful negative off topic

2017-03-18 11:50 AM

Looks like fun. Never thought about biking back. Hmmmmm

 

 COMMENT 764317 helpful negative off topic

2017-03-18 11:57 AM

A bicycle always makes makes the world beautiful. :)

 

 ANIMALLISTNER helpful negative off topic

2017-03-18 12:30 PM

Thanks for sharing! Leave the roads as is! Let nature take back what once was..:) bikes only! Nice to see the areas clean from diapers and beer cans!

 

 COMMENT 764324 helpful negative off topic

2017-03-18 12:34 PM

Awesome! My group did the same thing about a month ago. The crossings were hairy - could only do the first two. But the road didn't have as much debris on it then. What a blast!

 

 COMMENT 764338 helpful negative off topic

2017-03-18 01:35 PM

Paradise Road is National Forest, not National Park. Those mudslides look serious. According to the FS page both hot springs are closed indefinitely due to mudslides smothering them. I'm surprised there's been no particular news coverage, unless I've just missed it. Thanks for the photos.

 

 FLICKA helpful negative off topic

2017-03-18 01:51 PM

Nifty pictures, looks beautiful back there. Horses and mules can go where bikes do (more fun in my book).

 

 COMMENT 764361 helpful negative off topic

2017-03-18 02:48 PM

Awesome!! Thank you for the vicarious adventure!!

 

 STRAY helpful negative off topic

2017-03-18 03:02 PM

Now seems like a perfect time to send out hand crews to remove trees, obstacles, and begin removing the mud from the road. Or will Paradise road remained closed until our federal government identifies the funds for such maintenance?

In the meantime, enjoy our national forest by foot and bike. Nice photos!

 

 COMMENT 764369P helpful negative off topic

2017-03-18 03:52 PM

Wow!! Thank you for sharing your adventure! Enjoyed it.

 

 COMMENT 764464P helpful negative off topic

2017-03-19 04:32 PM

Those bikes are gonna need a rebuild after that watery adventure. Otherwise, it looks like a spectacularly fun day and adventure. I always love hiking or biking on roads that cars can't use due to some natural occurrence.

 

 COMMENT 764503 helpful negative off topic

2017-03-20 07:01 AM

That takes me back! Nice pics. Really great to have the whole place sans autos. Those Arizona crossings are a slllliiiipery challenge. Somewhere there's a bike at the bottom of a channel where my friend didn't quite make the leap across the boulders and couldn't hold on to his ride and keep his head above fast moving water. He loved that bike. We all rode home-built mb's and cyclocross in those days because there were none commercially available. A big shout out to the Marin/ Mt. Tam boys for inventing mountain bikes, and IV locals like Wing Bamboo and Jay Carney for opening the door here.

Fond memories of riding over the hill and back on hand-built shockless bikes.

 

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