Southern Utah Trip for Grandpa’s 85th Birthday

Posted in Legend, Road Trip, Utah on February 7, 2016 by tysonhugie

Odometer (Legend):  542,050

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Odometer (ILX):  154,338

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Trip Distance:  900 Miles

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“When will see see you next – Valentine’s Day?” asked my grandpa on Saturday night after we’d finished celebrating his 85th birthday.  “That’s next weekend,” I replied.  He laughed, “I know.  You’ll look for an reason to get in that Acura and point it north!”  It appears Gpa knows me well!  As do all my other family members, who’ve grown accustomed to my frequent visits to my hometown in southwestern Utah – a solid 400+ mile drive away from my own place in Scottsdale, Arizona.

This past weekend I made that jaunt in my 1994 Legend.  For the first couple hours of the drive, I had company.  My friend Josh had flown in from Houston to pick up a new vehicle, so I shuttled him to Prescott where he picked it up at a dealership there.

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He was satisfied with his new Mercury Milan, and I had a ways left to go, so I headed on out of town northbound on Highway 89.  A few small towns crept up as I headed north but for the most part it was 55-65 miles per hour of traversing the pine-laden forests on a windy two-laner.  At the “T” with Interstate 40, I headed west.

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My next stop was a town of substantial Route 66 significance called Seligman.  I last visited Seligman with my friend Jack and I took a tour of northern Arizona a couple of years ago.  I can say with certainty that it hasn’t changed much since then, and I’m pretty sure it probably hasn’t changed much in the last half-century or so, either.

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While the Snow Cap restaurant was shut down, I continued on the main road through town and saw that Roadkill Cafe was indeed open for business.  And who could possibly drive past a dining establishment whose motto is “You Kill It, We Grill It”?  Not me.  I swung the Legend into the dirt parking lot east of the building and headed inside to check it out.

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Business inside was slow – or so it seemed.  Maybe I’ve just become too accustomed to the hustle and bustle of city life to realize what it’s like to be in a place where restaurants aren’t crowded and there’s never a wait list.  I must say, it was a welcome change.  I seated myself as the only patron in the bar area and I was handed a menu by a friendly staff member.

The yellow glow of the “High Speed Special” drew my eye immediately so I ordered that — buffalo style, of course, for $0.50 extra — and got settled in.  My pink lemonade was delivered to me in a giant mason jar.  There was complimentary WiFi available so I checked work emails – I was on the clock this whole time, after all.

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The rest of the trip to southwestern Utah was smooth sailing.  In St. George, I met up with friends and family in enjoyment of the perfect outside weather.

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Our Saturday travels took us to two state parks in Washington County not far from my mom’s place:  Sand Hollow State Park, and Snow Canyon State Park.  Both delivered stunning vistas in every direction with lots of vivid color:  red rocks and blue skies being the most dominant of the color palette.  I enjoyed visiting with friends and family throughout the visit, and among the highlights was meeting up with a fellow Acura fanatic for a special project he and I are working on.  You’ll see more about that in the coming months.  Mom fixed homemade soup which we ate in bread bowls for dinner.  And this morning, I made the 6.5-hour return trip home!

Here are the rest of my trip pics:

540,000 miles and 40,000 miles, side by side

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We kept tabs on each other for the day so he could keep me posted on his location.  He was in San Antonio, Texas already by the following morning!  I guess he pulled a crazy all-nighter out on I-10.

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Main Street in Seligman, AZ was a quiet place at middway on Saturday.

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Sand Hollow Reservoir in Washington County, southern Utah

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Snow Canyon State Park, southern Utah

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Rock formations in Snow Canyon

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Birthday festivities for Grandpa

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I liked this pic that my friend Brock captured of my ILX last Thursday at a light next to James‘ tester Lincoln MKX.

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Hope everyone had a great weekend!

Legend Spy Shot Roundup #6

Posted in Legend, Spy Shots on February 3, 2016 by tysonhugie

It’s been awhile, hasn’t it?  It’s been since last June that I shared a Legend Roundup with you.  I finally took the time to compile this latest and greatest episode of Legend spy shots.  For a refresher course, here are a few of the previous ones:

I decided to post this as soon as I hit 100 submissions, and that happened yesterday.  I’ve given up on putting these in alphabetical order by shooter, or even remembering who sent each one to me.

Today’s tally is:

  • 100 Acura Legends
  • 13 Acura Vigors
  • 6 Acura NSXs
  • 1 Acura SLX (go Tyler!)
  • 1 Acura CSX
  • 1 Acura EL
  • 2 Honda Preludes

The 100th car was a Golden Glow 1991 L coupe that Jim sent me yesterday afternoon.

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I ran the Carfax based on the license plate, and it was a low-miler.  The last odometer reading was in June with 118,000 miles.

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Thanks Jim for being one of my top submitters!  Along with many others who are reading this.

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For your viewing pleasure, I present the Mac-Daddy of all Acura Legend photo collections!  Was one of these photos yours?

Enjoy.

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A 150,000 Milestone, Barrett-Jackson Auction, and Papago Park Meet

Posted in Arizona, Legend, Milestones on February 1, 2016 by tysonhugie

Odometer (Legend):  541,020

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Odometer (ILX):  154,063

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Get comfy on your office chair / easy chair / toilet.  (I know some of you *cough* Chris *cough* read my blog from there).  It’s time to recap the last four days’ worth of activities here in Arizona.  I had friends visiting from the east coast for a few days and our schedule was packed with activities, most of which revolved around automotive stuff.  Are you surprised?  I doubt it.

Among the highlights were a big milestone for one of my Legends, a day at one of the world’s premier collector car auctions (and VIP access while watching a $1.2 million car find its new owner), a scenic desert drive in the Superstition Mountains, a Sunday morning hike near Arizona State University, and a 12-car meet-up in Papago Park with some Acura fanatics.  Let’s get this party started.  Inline with these stories are four YouTube videos for your viewing pleasure.  If you’re so inclined, subscribe to my channel!  I need just one more YouTube subscriber to put me at 500, and you know how much I love hitting milestones.  Channel Link

Chris was one of my guests.  He’s the guy with a ‘twin’ Legend to mine who drove to last year’s Houston Nat’l Acura Legend Meet (NALM) to meet up with me there.  I reserved for him the opportunity to roll 150,000 in my car when he flew in for his visit from Baltimore.  His request specifically was a “sunset” rollover, so that’s what we had.  Around 5:30 p.m. on southbound Galvin Parkway in Phoenix, he hit the 150,000 milestone in my car and Thursday evening we got a few pictures (duh!) to commemorate the occasion.  That car has only been driven 18,000 miles in the nearly 8 years I’ve owned it.

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After rolling into Papago Park for a more appropriate photoshoot.

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And the video:

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On Friday, Chris and I spent the entire day at the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction in Scottsdale.  This place was a candy store for any automotive enthusiast.  Just one drawback:  These were some very expensive sweets.  I saw cars routinely crossing the auction block for 6-figure pricetags, and each time a vehicle met that amount, the spectating crowd would cheer and clap in excited support.  When Chris and I weren’t watching the auctions, we were browsing the automobilia, tire-kicking the classics inside & out, chowing on footlong sausages from the food trucks, and PEOPLE-WATCHING.  If I had a dime for every guy I saw with a mullet and a “Camaro SS” cutoff T-shirt, I could have probably bought a Camaro SS!

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I’ll spare the details of the dozens of cars that caught my eye as we made the rounds, but I did really enjoy a few things, like this old Cadillac.

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This pearl white Dodge Stealth only had 55,000 miles on it.

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A 2000 Bentley Arnage with <50,000 miles, sold for $30,000.  You’d look like a millionaire for $30k!

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There were, of course, plenty of tailfins in attendance, like the ones on this 1958 Buick.

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The front ends of those cars are equally shiny.

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This one was for Kevin – a rare 1963 Chevy Corvette split-window coupe.

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But the real draw was Lot #3007:  a 2017 Acura NSX, VIN 001, scheduled for auction at 7:30 in the evening.

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So, Chris and I made our way to Skybox #15 which I’d been given tickets to.  The Skybox was a flight of stairs up, and overlooking the left side of the stage.  Senior leaders from Honda & Acura started filing in by around 6:00 p.m. in anticipation of the big event.  Jay Leno’s Ford F-150 pickup truck went for something like $200,000, and a Chevy Camaro “COPO” Edition went for over $300k, so I felt like Acura would be well positioned to get a good price for its new NSX.  What I didn’t expect, though, was just how crazily the bids would climb.

Moments before the “athletic red” NSX made its way up onto the stage, all the Acura folks were ushered out to accompany it.  Chris and I were about the only people left in the booth to watch from that area.  A short video introduction played on the screens flanking the auction stage.  All proceeds for the new NSX were to benefit two charities, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and Camp Southern Ground.

At the blink of an eye, the bids were already at $600,000.  Then a million.  More perks were thrown in – special ride-alongs at the Indy 500, backstage passes to a concert, yada yada.  Slowly the price crept one more time to $1,200,000 and then it capped off.  The auctioneer’s gavel hit the podium and the car was SOLD to Rick Hendrick, founder of Hendrick Automotive group.  Hendrick has been known to buy similar cars for similar prices.  Apparently he paid $1M for a Z06 2015 Corvette not long ago.  At least he spends his money on fun things!

Hendrick will be customizing his future NSX  in the coming weeks and months.  After all the one driven across the auction block was in fact a pre-production car and not destined for sale to the public anyway.

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With Chris, showing our Skybox view

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NSX Project Leader Ted Klaus, and Honda Vice President John Mendel

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RealTime Race Team Driver Peter Cunningham

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The NSX making its way to the auction block

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Up on the stage it goes

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Celebrating with VP Sales, Jon Ikeda, after the auction

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Text from Ted Klaus showing the SOLD sign with $1.2M written in sharpie across it.

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Video of the auction.

That brings us to Saturday, when we finished working on some maintenance on my 1993 Acura Legend L sedan. By this time, my friend Jake had flown in from Virginia so he lent us a hand installing some hydraulic hood struts.  Soon afterward, we hit the road in the 1994 Legend GS and the 1992 NSX for a 100-mile round-trip drive to Tortilla Flat, one of my favorite destinations in the region.  Slow-moving traffic and less-than-optimal road conditions kept us from really pushing the limits of the cars too far, but we had a great time enjoying the perfect weather and soaking up the scenery.  Saguaro cacti dotted the landscape – something my east-coast friends don’t get to see much.

We dined at the saloon-style restaurant and then made our way back to the Scottsdale area.  Here are the pics from that day.

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Original intake installed – I threw away the aftermarket Ebay setup that the car came to me with.

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Jake taking the wheel of the Legend GS.  As a BMW guy, he appreciates a car with nice handling!

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Just after lunch in Tortilla flat, with John Wayne and walls covered in thousands of $1 bills

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Chris enjoying the sunshine so he could take a tan back to Maryland with him

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Just before heading back to civilization

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Video of Chris at the wheel of the Legend sedan

Sunday morning, I had a brunch spot in mind so we took the Legend coupe to downtown historic Tempe, Arizona.  It turned 541,000 miles on the way there, and Jake captured this picture from the backseat, of me capturing the milestone.  Documentation of documentation!

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We burned off a few of our breakfast calories by hiking up ASU’s “Hayden Butte” to get a nice view of the cloudless winter day.

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That afternoon, it was Legend-mania as we made our way to a Phoenix area meet at Papago Park.  The guys helped me clean up the cars so they were ready for action.  Peter came as well so he could assist with transport.

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Shot taken by Jake as he was following Peter (NSX) and me (1993 sedan) to the meet venue.

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Jake with the high-miler.

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Here’s the lineup!

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Can we just talk about Jimmy’s seats for a second?  These have lived underneath sheepskin seat covers since new!

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Group shot – missing a couple folks who came later in the afternoon.

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My 1994 LS coupe

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Walter showed up with the famous “Acura Legend Concept” which has been featured previously on the blog.

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And Chuck brought his 1988 Legend ragtop (custom)!

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Chris got a taste of Vigor-ous driving today.

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I sent him to the hills near Superior and Miami off US Highway 60, but snowy weather proved treacherous!

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What a whirlwind weekend of car craziness.  Huge thanks to my friends near and far for taking part in it with me, whether here in person or via the blog.  Adios for now.

Edit: Almost forgot to share – here’s the final (extended) version of that Super Bowl Commercial teaser I showed you last time!

Acura’s 2016 Super Bowl Commercial Teaser & Chris’ Visit Underway

Posted in Legend on January 28, 2016 by tysonhugie

Greetings!  Acura’s marketing team asked me to share this with you all:  it’s a teaser for an upcoming ad that will air during the first quarter of this year’s Super Bowl.  While the 2017 NSX in most regards is old news, having been shown in various iterations over the last 4 years, it’s almost time for it to (finally) go on sale – tomorrow, in fact, at Barrett-Jackson – and I’m sure they’ll have a memorable ad in the upcoming game to attract a few more buyers.  A sweepstakes will also soon be launched that will offer racetrack test drives of the new NSX to winners.  More details on that are on the way!

We’re already off to a busy start with my friend Chris being in town from Baltimore for a few days.  I picked him up on Wednesday morning from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.

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First stop was at Smashburger at Tempe Marketplace

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Then I put Chris to work right away.  We decided it was time to ditch the “boy-racer” aftermarket air intake that came on my 1993 Legend L sedan and reinstall the original airbox and piping.  Notice that Chris was wearing appropriate Acura technician apparel.

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We did find out that we were missing a few hoses and pieces of hardware, so we headed down to the local “pick & pull” junkyard to scavenge around.  We found about a dozen G2 Legend sedan and one G2 Legend coupe.

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Back at the house, time for some tear-down.

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This is an “EGR Tube” with 149,990 miles worth of carbon build-up inside it.  The photo doesn’t fully illustrate, but the opening is almost fully clogged.  One of the projects Chris and I are undertaking is a clean-out of this piece.

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Superman at work over there.  Doesn’t he look comfortable?

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We’d worked up an appetite so we went to a place in Scottsdale called Hogs & Hops BBQ.

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Left to right:  Josh, James, Tyson, Chris, Jimmy, and Mirel

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You’ll see more of these guys later in the weekend!

“Future Classics” Car Show & Barrett-Jackson Visit

Posted in Arizona, Car Show, Legend on January 27, 2016 by tysonhugie

Odometer (Legend):  540,769

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Odometer (ILX):  153,863

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There’s a new generation of “classic” these days.  If you’re like me, you still think 1990 was about 10 years ago… not 26 years ago.  That means that the cars I lusted over as a teenager and as a new driver are now hitting that first milestone at 25 years old.  Of course I can (and do) appreciate virtually any era of cars:  I’d go crazy if I could get my hands on a 1950 Buick, or a 1968 Nova like my brother’s, or a 1972 Ford Gran Torino Sport like one my dad used to own.

But the cars I’m more excited about are the ones that rolled around the streets when I was growing up.  Maybe that’s part of the reason why I’m hellbent on acquiring the entire early 1990s model year fleet in my Acura collection.

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Hagerty Insurance and ClassicCars.com recognized the growing appreciation for cars from 1975-2005 and put on an event specifically catered to those (oft-forgotten) three decades’ worth of automobiles.  It was called the Future Classics Car Show (FCCS).  The venue for this first-annual event was “City North” located at 56th Street in Phoenix, just off the Loop 101 freeway.  Organizers had arranged to seal off a shopping & entertainment district called High Street for the occasion.  I rolled in with my 1994 Legend coupe around 5:30, and judging started by around 7:30.  The $10 entry fees were donated 100% to the Red Cross.

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I enjoyed the wide variety of cars at the show, and the sense of fellowship everyone displayed.  It didn’t matter that I parked in between a Porsche 911 and a Nissan Pulsar – we all got along and enjoyed the show together.  Among other cars that my friends brought were Michael’s BMW 635csi, Kai’s Lexus LS400, Peter’s BMW E46 Wagon, Mike’s Acura NSX, Kyle’s Pontiac GTO, John’s Mustang and more.

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A definite highlight was meeting Jonathan Klinger of Hagerty, the man who inspired this very blog.  You see, from October 2010 through October 2011, Jonathan blogged about his experience in daily-driving a Ford Model A for an entire year on 365 Days of A.  It was March 2011 when I started Drive to Five.  Jonathan is visiting from Michigan this week and was one of the judges at FCCS.

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My friend Kyle and I broke away from the show to head over to the opening night at Barrett-Jackson collector car auctions.  Since 1989, Scottsdale Arizona has become a mecca for car enthusiasts each January as over 1,000 vehicles are auctioned off.  The Scottsdale auction is Barrett’s largest, and it always brings out the high rollers with fat wallets.  Just how much money are we talking about?  In 2007, a 1966 Shelby Cobra sold for $5.5 million.  Spendy!

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Acura is a major sponsor this year and hosted an opening night gala for VIP guests.  The venue was decorated in festive garb and offered food, drinks, and live music for entertainment.  Here are the rest of my pics from Monday night’s fun.

Right-hand-drive 1989 Nissan 300ZX imported from Japan

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Always a sweet treat to see a well-kept Subaru SVX!

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I’ve always had a special love for these Lexus SC coupes

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My buddy Mike making an entrance in his Acura NSX

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Kyle’s mean-looking GTO representing the domestics among so many imports

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Barrett-Jackson auction area

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Chris, Trey, Tyson.  I worked closely with Chris on planning last year’s NSXPO

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This 1954 Corvette is Serial Number 001.  It will be auctioned this week along with two other VIN 001 Vettes.  $$!

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And of course, Acura will be auctioning its first production 2017 NSX on Friday night.  Any guesses what it’ll bring?

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I have my tickets, and I’ll be there!  Stay tuned.

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Quick Overnight Drive to Sedona, Arizona: Devil’s Bridge Hike

Posted in Arizona, Hikes, ILX, Road Trip on January 24, 2016 by tysonhugie

Odometer (Legend Sedan):  149,926

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Trip Distance:  250 Miles

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See my friend Ira perched there atop this natural sandstone arch?  I had sweaty palms when taking this picture of him:  Visions of a slab of rock fracturing from the arch and sending him down on a 100-foot drop to the earth below.  Kids, don’t try this at home.

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Ira paid me a visit from Portland, Oregon this weekend.  While the PDX area in which he resides offers virtually any sort of outdoor creation within about an hour radius, what he doesn’t have – and what he came to Arizona to see – was some of the natural beauty of the southwest.  We hit the road on Friday afternoon in the ILX and headed out on a 2-hour drive to quaint Sedona, Arizona.  It’s home to about 10,000 residents and nestled in a landscape of vivid red rock formations.  Sedona is popular destination for people who want to “get away from it all” – the whole vibe is one of relaxation, self-discovery, and detachment from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

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By the time we checked into the Sky Ranch Lodge on Airport Road (located at a vantage point high above the town), nighttime had fallen.  The keys to suite #280 were “real” keys:  heavy, brass-colored, old-school things.  I can’t remember the last time I stayed at a hotel or lodge that hadn’t gone the route of the credit card-style swiper.  Though the city lights were nice, the real view that we wanted to see would welcome us the following morning.  A light cloud cover kept the sun from highlighting the colors of the surrounding mountain range, but it was still a breathtaking sight to behold.

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We picked up a few provisions from the local AM/PM – namely, in my case, 2 donuts and some chocolate milk.  Ira made the better decision by getting a banana and bottled water.  Just a 6 mile drive up Dry Creek Road, we found the turnoff for the hiking trail to Devil’s Bridge.  By now it was only about 8:00 in the morning and we were only the second car in the parking lot.  The first mile or so of the hike was on a rugged road – passable by most trucks, SUVs, and even a Subaru Outback we witnessed with a daring driver at the wheel.

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Then, the trail split and headed east toward the hills.  We were in shorts – ill-prepared for the 38-degree start temperature – but quickly forgot about the cold as we got our cardio workout in for the day.  In all, our hike would take us up the equivalent of about 40 flights of stairs.  The sandstone rocks at times were perfectly placed for hiker access.  Along with the higher elevation came more snow and mud – leftovers from last week’s winter storms.

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“Where the heck is it?” I caught my breath, and asked Ira as we kept trudging along.  Then I glanced to my left.  We had already arrived.  The ice made for a slippery surface upon which to navigate, so I played it extra cautious while feeling my way out – sometimes crouched down and walking on hands and knees – to the arch itself.  I took note of how quiet the surroundings were when we stood completely still.  Coupled with the fact that no other hikers were in the immediate area, and that we had absolutely zero cell phone signal, it made for a great feeling of peace and quiet.  Soon it was time to make the return trek which went by quickly.

Ira and I enjoyed a hearty breakfast at Creekside Restaurant along Highway 179 on the way out of town.  It was just what the doctor ordered to satisfy those cravings we’d built up from burning a few calories along the trail.  Enjoy the rest of the pictures from our quick overnight trip, and for anyone visiting Arizona who wants a great taste of nature without hiking the entire Grand Canyon, I highly recommend hitting up the Sedona area for a trip to Devil’s Bridge.   Here are the rest of my photos from the trip!

ILX at the trailhead

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My “Look ma, no hands!” pose atop Devil’s Bridge

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Ira back in Scottsdale, driving the NSX on Portland Street – fitting because he’s from Portland

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Congrats also to my friend Mirel who picked up a(nother) Legend LS coupe 6-speed!

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And one last little blurb here:  I was on the news on Friday morning with my car!  Tomorrow, there’ll be a car show in the evening called “Future Classics.”  It’s open to any vehicle from 1970 through 2005 model year.  I am entering my 1994 Legend coupe.

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A few of us were asked to report to the 3TV Studio on 7th Avenue for a 3-minute intro to the car show on Good Morning Arizona.

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Here’s the video.  My (quick!) moment in the spotlight comes around 2 minutes in.  And watch for my wave at the very end!

Coming up this week:  A visit from a special friend, and a trip to the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction, where the first 2017 Acura NSX will be auctioned to a lucky new owner this coming Friday night.  I have my checkbook ready.

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Signing out for now!

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2016 Arizona Rock & Roll Half-Marathon Weekend

Posted in Arizona, NSX, Running, Vigor on January 20, 2016 by tysonhugie

Odometer (Legend):  540,655

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Odometer (ILX):  153,336

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Over here, we enjoyed our 3-day holiday weekend with friends from New York and Texas, as well as family members from Utah.  January in Arizona is prime time for perfect weather, so for the next several weeks I’ll be hosting folks from around the country who want to bask in our desert sunshine.  Next on the docket will be a road trip to Sedona this coming weekend so stay tuned for that.  This past Sunday morning, I participated in the Arizona Rock & Roll Half-Marathon, sponsored by PF Chang’s restaurant.

Along with about 11,000 other finishers, I ran from University Avenue near downtown Tempe, Arizona, on a counter-clockwise 13.1-mile circle through Scottsdale and Papago Park, and then finished at Tempe Beach Park in front of thousands of spectators.  It’s always a rush to come around the final bend and see the banners and finish line in the distance, then dig deeply for every available ounce of energy and make a strong finish.  My so-so running pace put me in the middle of the pack as far as my age range was concerned.

My friend Lance summed up part of his weekend here in Arizona as “Acura Merry-Go-Round” because we rotated through some different cars during his stay.  The Arcadia Green Vigor was the vehicle of choice for primary transport to and from the marathon exposition at the Phoenix Convention Center downtown, to brunch, and to the race start line itself.

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Fez on Central was a great place for some open-air dining.

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The Vig at its parking space on race day in Tempe, Arizona.

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I was able to host more than a dozen friends at my home on Saturday night with a carb-heavy dinner menu consisting of spaghetti with two types of sauces, grilled chicken, and all sorts of side dishes.  My mom and stepdad were nice enough to staff the kitchen and carry out most of the duties there while I was entertaining.  It’s the most use my appliances have had in the 7 years I’ve lived in the home.

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On the race day itself, we met up at the start line (in “corral 3,” anyway) with seasoned runner Beau.

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Post-race reception and runner recovery area at Tempe Beach Park.

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Here were my standings.

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Conor and I took the NSX out for a Saturday cruise to Papago Park.  It was his first time driving an NSX and he was sold!  His current S2000 satisfies his need for speed in the meantime.

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Kyle’s GMC Sierra could have easily driven right over my hood.

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Lance and I took the NSX to meet up with fellow road tripper James Lee for brunch at MacAlpine’s in central Phoenix.  Look at how a 2016 Mazda Miata MX-5 dwarfs a 1992 NSX in size comparison!

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The Vigor went in on Monday morning to Midas for a new muffler to replace the rusted-out original.  Peace and quiet again!

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It also received an oil change this afternoon.

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Thanks to Dana & the crew for the fine service as always.

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That’s about it from this end!  Tune in next week.

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