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Old 08-15-2012, 12:07 PM   #46
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OMG, is that Kansas? You know you can see it from the top of Pike's Peak, right?
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:25 PM   #47
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OMG, is that Kansas? You know you can see it from the top of Pike's Peak, right?
Yep it's Kansas.
Posted this on my facebook wall as we drove through.

Flatter than a tabletop
Makes you wonder why they stopped here
Wagon must have lost a wheel or they lacked ambition one
On the great migration west
Separated from the rest
Though they might have tried their best
They never caught the sun
So they sunk some roots down in the dirt
To keep from blowin' off the earth
Built a town around here
And when the dust had all but cleared
They called it Levelland, the pride of man
In Levelland
James McMurtry

Just seemed so fitting
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:27 PM   #48
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So after driving for hours in "Level land" we ended up at Mac's and was quick to jump on the bikes for a shake down ride.



The slums , I tell ya!





Colorado Springs


^^^^^^^^^Looking back at Colorado Springs"^^^^^^^^^^^



Gold camp road



Even cooler tunnel






Destination, Cripple Creek

Dang it! Where was I for THAT ride!?! I guess I'll have to go down and do it by myself. Is it easy to find Gold Camp Road on the map, or is it a number?
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:29 PM   #49
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Good stuff, Rob!!
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:29 PM   #50
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Dang it! Where was I for THAT ride!?! I guess I'll have to go down and do it by myself. Is it easy to find Gold Camp Road on the map, or is it a number?
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:33 PM   #51
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thanks

Thanks for sharing. And thanks for the tip on Gold Camp road. I am planning a trip for next summer, and will be going right past there on the way back.

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Old 08-15-2012, 02:54 PM   #52
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Dang it! Where was I for THAT ride!?! I guess I'll have to go down and do it by myself. Is it easy to find Gold Camp Road on the map, or is it a number?

Forest Road 368 out of Colorado Springs also called Old Stage Road, turns into Gold Camp Road.
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Old 08-15-2012, 03:08 PM   #53
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Todd, thought you would have filled in the part where we got to the top and the "tunnel" was closed. Uggghhhh! Down we go.



Headed to Salida via Pitkin and Monarch Pass. Stayed at a youth hostel. I was able to repair my shaky skid plate with a great deal of assistance from Todd and the Hostel owners vice.

Funny thing was a lot of people left the hostel very early in the morning like 4a. We may have been snoring in 3 part harmony all night and could have been the only ones who slept.

Ahhhh! I forgot, It was an ATV log jam at the at the top near the tunnel.
The tunnel did not go through but was well worth the ride up.
Hey Rob...I remember you taking some video while we were waiting for Rueben at the bottom.



After he hit the flat land again ....I since I ten to ride slow.. I saw a sign that said Indian Head Rock...and it pointed to this.. Rob was riding waaaaaaay to fast to smell the roses.




Then we were off to Salida Co, looking for an empty bunk at the Hostel (I learned of this place last year when I hooked up with bigdadddy for a Colorado ride)



This is where we straighten and refit Robs splash plate..

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Old 08-15-2012, 04:45 PM   #54
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I don't remember seeing your little green man at RMAR...waiting for the part where he get's returned to the mother ship...
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Old 08-15-2012, 05:14 PM   #55
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Old 08-15-2012, 06:54 PM   #56
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I don't remember seeing your little green man at RMAR...waiting for the part where he get's returned to the mother ship...
Huh?????

Wish we were smoking out of your bag.
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Old 08-15-2012, 06:56 PM   #57
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Ahhhh! I forgot, It was an ATV log jam at the at the top near the tunnel.
The tunnel did not go through but was well worth the ride up.
Hey Rob...I remember you taking some video while we were waiting for Rueben at the bottom.



After he hit the flat land again ....I since I ten to ride slow.. I saw a sign that said Indian Head Rock...and it pointed to this.. Rob was riding waaaaaaay to fast to smell the roses.




Then we were off to Salida Co, looking for an empty bunk at the Hostel (I learned of this place last year when I hooked up with bigdadddy for a Colorado ride)



This is where we straighten and refit Robs splash plate..

Have you seen that Buffalo across the street? I think she likes me.
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Old 08-15-2012, 07:01 PM   #58
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Old 08-15-2012, 07:03 PM   #59
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This is great, keep it comin'!
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Old 08-15-2012, 07:05 PM   #60
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This is great, keep it comin'!
It's about to get dirty. Hide your kids. Really
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