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Newner 08-27-2012 12:34 PM

Passing Colorado
 
Disclosure:
I flunked my creative writing class, my grammar is horrible, and my photography skills are limited by equipment and technique.


Now that I have set the expectation, I will get on with the story telling.
(Well more photos to share then words. Seriously, like you FF’s are that good at reading….:*sip*)



Over the past couple of years my fellow Pub Crawlers(http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=465380) and I have been riding the back roads of Colorado, hitting the TAT and other various know trails. We have navigated through Cinnamon, Hancock, Stony, California, Black Bear and Devils Punch Bowl(up it not down) just to name a few passes and trails. It is always a good time filled with the typical injuries and breakdowns.

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/i...t/SDC10625.jpg

http://photobucket.com/Newnersoffroad2011



So it’s time to head up and cross some of the passes that we have not yet conquered. However the plan has changed, the core unit of riders have manage to come up with some rather poor excuses not to attend our annual ride. So below pictured from left to right would be the guys that I had once counted on to ride every year. I will recap the excuses:


Dirt2007- Was working with Travis Pastrana to perfect a new stunt, and is now severely injured and cannot make the trip.

Tomski74- Staying home to clean his litter box.

Jumpjet- Did not have enough points saved on his capital one rewards card to go.


http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/i...wner77/ACB.jpg




Now I am responsible for keeping the tradition alive and report back all of the mis-adventures that await me.
http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/i...california.jpg




The Route: Truck to Del Norte, Engineer, Ophir, Imogene, Owl Creek, Pearl, Taylor, and CDT back.
http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/i...oloradoMap.jpg




I am tentatively planning on hitting the Trail on Thursday 08/30.
I will post some phone pics from the road as I make my way and post more details when I get back.





Also: To all of the NewnerLoop haters and fans, I will attempt to subject the luggage system to something that resembles off-road riding. I will be documenting the progress....
http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/i...7/IMAG0398.jpg






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asrvivor 08-27-2012 12:47 PM

Frickin schweet gear bag! Love that homemade stuff. Ride safe........or at the least FAST!!!!

mefadv 08-27-2012 01:05 PM

Great Loop pack.... What size overall's are those?:clap

RAGBrian 08-27-2012 07:27 PM

This oughta be good! IN! :freaky

The loop pack is winner.

HighFive 08-28-2012 06:06 AM

:lol3

HF :lurk

DirtyDog 08-28-2012 07:59 PM

:lurk

FatBob 08-28-2012 09:28 PM

Don't forget the official Newner Loop repair kit:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/...2L._AA115_.jpg

Dirt2007 08-29-2012 08:16 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by asrvivor (Post 19456973)
Frickin schweet gear bag! Love that homemade stuff.!!

Quote:

Originally Posted by mefyj (Post 19457096)
Great Loop pack.... What size overall's are those?:clap

Quote:

Originally Posted by RAGBrian (Post 19459968)
! :freaky

The loop pack is winner.







Don't encourage him! Now we are all getting these for Christmas!!!!!


Have fun. Sucks I can't make it.

wachs 08-29-2012 09:55 AM

Who said you can't write, shoot or for that matter, SEW! :clap Beautiful!:freaky

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frontiercat 08-29-2012 10:18 AM

Have fun!

okietrailboss 08-29-2012 08:09 PM

keep ur eyes peeled you have some fellow okies in them there woods :rofl

Newner 08-30-2012 06:26 PM

Just put in a 200 mile day, filled with good riding, a bear encounter, and bumping into a Dakar legend...... Lots of pics to post later. Home for tonight. http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/i...7/IMAG0424.jpg

fotobo 08-30-2012 09:04 PM

Where are you camping? I am still at Castlelakes. We went into Lake City to eat, so we may have missed you if you came by. I am heading back towards home tomorrow.

JPSpen 08-31-2012 02:31 PM

Have fun Brian....I like that campsite...

The NewnerLoop is cool too.. Maybe needs a helmet...And raingear....:rofl

John

lewismedlock 08-31-2012 03:10 PM

In


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