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Old 10-01-2008, 10:21 AM   #1
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It's that time again. The three of use, every couple of years head off for a longer ride. The cast is 650freak, Bejebus and myself.

This year was a little different, weird even. 'freak and I usually take allot of time planning and researching the area to give ourselves the best use of time, seeing the things that really spark our curiosity. We were both really busy and this year the trip was a little more spontaneous than normal, which is kinda weird. I found myself saying thing like "the geological formation here is significantly different" which is pretty strange.

Then there was this...




which was weird because it was taken more or less at sunrise. On previous trips we often weren't on the road 'till 10 or so.

OK this post is a bit of a place holder because I really wanted post 1000 to be in RR's, trust me there is more to this trip...


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Old 10-01-2008, 01:40 PM   #2
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Old 10-01-2008, 03:53 PM   #3
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That first shot is something else..
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Old 10-01-2008, 04:43 PM   #4
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Spectacular!!

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Old 10-02-2008, 10:58 AM   #5
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That first picture is great!
Is that in western Colorado near Bedrock? Sure looks like Paradox Valley.
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Old 10-03-2008, 04:52 PM   #6
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Alright, back on the road...

We left home on a Friday night knowing we had about 1800km to cover before we made it to our first destination, the area west of Denver. Our first stop was just across the boarder in Shelby Montana.

Weirdness ensued



maybe not weirdness, but there was definitely some, ummmm... altered psychology. This was the funniest night of the trip.

Once free of the pull of Shelby we bee lined south through Montana





rolling on through Idaho. Here's the Tetons from the west side looking east.



we crossed the mountains just south Grand Tetons NP leading to our first pass of the trip, with many more to come.

Night found us east of Jackson without many services. Bejebus found these cabins and saved us an hour of riding in deer country at night. Up early the next morning and pushing hard for the Denver area.



We couldn't resist a little trip through Flaming Gorge

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