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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,032
Posted By minerbill
They do like their afternoon naps. ...

They do like their afternoon naps.

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/photos/i-3qG8hM9/0/L/i-3qG8hM9-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,494
Posted By minerbill
The south end is tied up with a lot of private on...

The south end is tied up with a lot of private on the river. GE shows some tracks across the north end but then again I will need to check the land status. I'm working on putting up a high country...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By minerbill
I remember riding left after crossing under I-70...

I remember riding left after crossing under I-70 as described on the site. Not too many ledges, lots of rocky rim overlooking the river. Big sandy hill climbs as I recall.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,494
Posted By minerbill
I might be up for lunch in Echo Park, with a...

I might be up for lunch in Echo Park, with a scenic ride back.

Big day, Big bikes, Big country. Sounds fun!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By minerbill
Try this site. ...

Try this site.

http://www.mountainbikebill.com/CO-ZionCurtain.htm



I'm not that Bill
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By minerbill
We used to call it the lost trail years ago for...

We used to call it the lost trail years ago for much the same reason.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By minerbill
The top north facing section holds snow a long...

The top north facing section holds snow a long time, lots of pine and aspen in deep , "never see the sun" switchbacks. Given all the precip last weekend I'm sure it is a mess up there.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,614
Posted By minerbill
Several years back, I showed up in the Park on...

Several years back, I showed up in the Park on Fourth of July weekend and stayed in a tent in Lewis Lake campground at a walk in site. I was actually there for an impromptu canoe trip. I put on...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By minerbill
Re-posted

The U.S. Forest Service paved the way Wednesday for approval of two trails that will connect larger trail networks in Basalt and Gypsum for dirt bikers.
White River National Forest Supervisor...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15,418
Views: 1,244,622
Posted By minerbill
That's me in the picture. The photo credit goes...

That's me in the picture. The photo credit goes to Tailwheel.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15,418
Views: 1,244,622
Posted By minerbill
That is Bottleneck Peak. The picture was taken...

That is Bottleneck Peak. The picture was taken just south of the San Rafael bridge looking southwest
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15,418
Views: 1,244,622
Posted By minerbill
There are a pair of portals you can see from the...

There are a pair of portals you can see from the Buckhorn Draw road.
Easy to find. Maybe not worth the trip if that's all you were looking at, but it is in the center of a great deal of great...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 56,522
Posted By minerbill
You just had to bring that up. I'm still getting...

You just had to bring that up. I'm still getting over the picture of his feet!:yikes
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-01-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,177
Posted By minerbill
Looks like you found some Dakar worthy fesh fesh....

Looks like you found some Dakar worthy fesh fesh.

Great pictures! :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-15-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By minerbill
Thinking hard about the high fender. That spot...

Thinking hard about the high fender. That spot caught me by surprise. A lot of work to get 20 yards.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-15-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By minerbill
Colorado's Empty Quarter

Took a quick ride north of town to take advantage of the good weather and maybe find some petroglyphs in the process. My goal was the north end of Vermillion creek canyon, about a hundred miles out....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By minerbill
Look up the tracks from the previous DINO rides....

Look up the tracks from the previous DINO rides. That will get you to the Utah border. Then ride the north slope of the Uintas. That will get you to Kamas/ Park City. Some Utah inmates might help...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-29-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4,453
Views: 655,938
Posted By minerbill
Thank goodness for this bridge. Ashley creek was...

Thank goodness for this bridge. Ashley creek was flooding!

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/ADVPics/ADV2014/i-JLc76Vg/0/L/DSCN1550-L.jpg



My first selfie! Bridge over the San Rafael river.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-13-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,134
Posted By minerbill
http://noblepro.smugmug.com/photos/i-W4r5zsz/0/L/i...

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/photos/i-W4r5zsz/0/L/i-W4r5zsz-L.jpg

The South Platte didn't flow any more or less in those days so these beasts had to dig their own moving lake.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16,447
Views: 2,626,978
Posted By minerbill
OEM BMW wheels

With all the Beemer guys looking, here is another deal.

4 wheels off of a 2002 330xi. One is a little bent. Don't know which one.

I'm coming to Denver this weekend. I can bring them along.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-14-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16,447
Views: 2,626,978
Posted By minerbill
Bentley Manual BMW E46

Dibbs called. I'll put it back up if it falls through!


Free to good home! Pay shipping only, (media mail).

or

Coming to Denver this Sat./Sun.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 63,477
Posted By minerbill
I drove the folks along the Yampa bench...

I drove the folks along the Yampa bench yesterday, down to Echo Park. The road was a little icy in the first switchbacks down onto the bench and back in the deep drainage crossings but could be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-20-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15,418
Views: 1,244,622
Posted By minerbill
I'm likin' those new EB's Paul. I still have a...

I'm likin' those new EB's Paul. I still have a pair from back in the day.:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 56,522
Posted By minerbill
I rode a KLR for several years all over the...

I rode a KLR for several years all over the Western Slope and had fun on it.
That was until I drank the orange kool-aid! The 650/690 is a great sized bike for around here.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15,418
Views: 1,244,622
Posted By minerbill
That's right Doc. If you look at the...

That's right Doc.

If you look at the Rangely oil field in google earth you will see a football shaped light colored area. This is the top of the eroded dome. The patch is encircled by...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15,418
Views: 1,244,622
Posted By minerbill
Thanks Hondo. It is Geek. October is a...

Thanks Hondo.

It is Geek.

October is a great time to ride up here.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15,418
Views: 1,244,622
Posted By minerbill
Who needs the White Rim Trail when the Coal Oil...

Who needs the White Rim Trail when the Coal Oil Rim is so close?

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/ADVPics/ADV2014/i-m7FhF7S/0/XL/IMG_20141025_155944251-XL.jpg

...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-06-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,087
Posted By minerbill
Impressive!:bow

Impressive!:bow
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15,418
Views: 1,244,622
Posted By minerbill
Some from the other side. Bluebird sky. ...

Some from the other side.

Bluebird sky.
http://noblepro.smugmug.com/ADVPics/ADV2014/i-xrbqhNC/0/L/DSCN0755-L.jpg

Baxter still had some color.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By minerbill
Handies is short and sweet. No bad exposure so a...

Handies is short and sweet. No bad exposure so a little snow shouldn't hurt. Easy access from American Basin up from Lake City. My six year old climbed it without too much whining.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By minerbill
Glad I could warm you up on the week-end before....

Glad I could warm you up on the week-end before. :D


Very Impressive, could have been a long walk out! :freaky

I'll take rocks any day.
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 46,748
Posted By minerbill
You mean like this. ...

You mean like this.

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/photos/i-3qG8hM9/0/L/i-3qG8hM9-L.jpg

This geezer was gassed at the end of the day. You fellas brought the right tools for the job. :D
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 46,748
Posted By minerbill
BTW, great ride and RR. Looked like a lot of fun....

BTW, great ride and RR. Looked like a lot of fun. Impressed you-inz went up the Carter trail. That is one rocky sob! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 46,748
Posted By minerbill
Don't discount the big bikes! Rode that last...

Don't discount the big bikes! Rode that last Sunday.

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/photos/i-2q49W5H/0/L/i-2q49W5H-L.jpg

OK, It might have been a bit of a workout. :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By minerbill
Old Lime Creek road between Durango and Silverton...

Old Lime Creek road between Durango and Silverton is a fun side trip. Well marked and not too hard.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 70,614
Posted By minerbill
Mr. Damage, PM inbound

Mr. Damage,

PM inbound
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 175,201
Posted By minerbill
Rockin' the rocks in the Uintas. ...

Rockin' the rocks in the Uintas.

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/ADVPics/Uinta-ride-20140824/i-2q49W5H/0/L/CA_08251417420062-X2-L.jpg

The wet rocks.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,879
Posted By minerbill
That is Burro Days weekend. They have in the past...

That is Burro Days weekend. They have in the past plowed to the top for the race. It will be busy though. Llama race Sat., Burro race Sun.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 56,522
Posted By minerbill
No, July 24 - 27. I knew Uli was headed south...

No, July 24 - 27. I knew Uli was headed south this week-end. I couldn't get two trips to the San Juans in this year. :cry

Have fun. :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 56,522
Posted By minerbill
Any GJ inmates headed to RMAR Silverton? I'm...

Any GJ inmates headed to RMAR Silverton? I'm making a quick weekend of it, down Fri. back Sun. AMDAP (As Much Dirt As Possible).
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