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Old 09-01-2010, 02:04 PM   #11
aaronrkelly OP
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Location: southern Iowa
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Originally Posted by hyperboarder
I moved from CO to IA to work for John Deere. They paid me too much and it was an easy job, but I quit and moved back a year later. Haven't looked back once, the midwest was not for me. That being said, I do believe Iowa is better than Nebraska . I was a fan of the quad cities and Des Moines.

Anyway, where are you staying at the canyon? I just finished a trip through southern CO with a stop at the north rim, bloody gorgeous down there right now.
The plan was to camp.....the plan did not go as planned.

Lesson #1 from this trip (Im already back)......camping is great but you HAVE to get off the road early enough to find a site, setup and get comfy. If your going to ride hard all day......your going to ride yourself out of camping. I SHOULD have stopped at around 6ish.....instead I was consistently rolling till 8......and right into a motel room.

Near the GC I stayed at the Anasazi Inn....
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