Dec. 21st: Southwest Routes + Workshop Schedule
Before we get into the details about some of our Southwest Routes, Renee and I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Safe and Happy New Year! We hope that all of your adventures are amazing!
This cold weather has caused us to hunker down and start planning for next year's rides. Our tentative plan at the moment is an early April trip to Northern Arizona/Southern Utah for some spring riding.
While we have several routes already created, we don't have time to ride them all in one trip. So here are 3 of the rides we are including on this trip, all starting in Mexican Hat, UT. These rides are all currently available in our store.
I have always wanted to visit monument valley since I was a kid growing up watching westerns on TV. The desert landscape with the towering rock formations are a stark contrast to the familiar lush, rolling hills of Southwest Wisconsin.
This route approaches Monument Valley from the Northeast and passes by Forrest Gump Point on the way into the valley. There are several photo points along the way as well as inside the park.
I can't wait to see this scene in person:
Click Here for more information about the Monument Valley Loop!
Natural Bridge Goosenecks Loop:
The Natural Bridge Goosenecks Loop packs a lot into one ride. Starting in Mexican Hat, this route visits Goosenecks State Park to check out the canyons and the San Juan River, then heads North, up Moki Dugway to Natural Bridges National Monument.
After a loop through the National Monument, the ride travels East past Mule Canyon and Butler Wash Ruins before starting back South. Take the time to visit the Navajo Twins in Bluff and the Sand Island Petroglyphs before returning to Mexican Hat.
This route is entirely paved except for the climb up Moki Dugway. So be sure to check road conditions before starting out.
Click Here for more information about the Natural Bridge Goosenecks Loop!
We have called The Muley Point Loop a Dual Sport ride because the majority of the ride takes place in Valley of the Gods (not to be confused with Monument Valley) which is mostly a gravel/dirt road. This ride also ascends Moki Dugway and makes a visit to Muley Point, both of which are unpaved.
Click Here for more information about the Muley Point Dual Sport Loop!
We are also hoping to see some famous TV stars when we visit:
In keeping with our goal of expanding across the US, we are also working on several more rides in this area, both Paved and Dual Sport. We have plenty of time left to put these together and we will share them when they are done. Stay tuned!!
Route Planning Workshop Schedule:
Our next workshop is just over 2 weeks away! If you live in the Twin Cities area and want to attend, be sure and sign up at the Richfield BMW link below.