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Old 06-11-2015, 07:58 PM   #1
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Colorado dreamin'

It's getting to be that time of year when some of us start thinking about heading out West to ride during the summer months, particularly in the Rockies. Here are a couple threads from the RM section that are relevant if you're considering it.

The first is local knowledge of do's and don'ts, the why's and wherefore's.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1059236

The next is for trail reports of the Salida/ Buena Vista/ Sargents area, one that's become increasingly popular. It also shows how much work some of these local guys do for everyone else that visits. Those of us that do can't thank them enough.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1054765










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Old 06-12-2015, 04:48 AM   #2
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Old 06-12-2015, 04:49 AM   #3
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Old 06-13-2015, 07:44 AM   #4
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Nice

This would be a good reference to have a sticky keep it at the top of this forum.

Good stuff, thanks Bill.
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Old 06-13-2015, 12:44 PM   #5
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It's beyond me, probably takes a moderator, plus it is just a seasonal thing. ??

I thought we'd just throw up a pic every now and then to keep it on the top half of the page. I think we've got a few.

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Old 06-15-2015, 10:37 AM   #6
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Old 06-15-2015, 11:10 AM   #7
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I suck at trip planning, somebody just club me over the head and drag me to Colorado next summer please.
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Old 06-15-2015, 10:55 PM   #8
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This would be a good reference to have a sticky keep it at the top of this forum.

Good stuff, thanks Bill.
check the rockies subforum for reference material

there's also several active threads in the sandbox referring to cross country colorado trips.

and heres my advice: JUST DO IT!

you really can't go wrong, and you won't be disappointed if you dont get to ride this one trail... the whole state (cept extreme east) is postcard views anywhere ya look. if you can afford the time, do like I did my first CO trip - make a loop of it - I came in from texas, hit the alamosa area, back to co springs, up to denver/rampart, up to ft collins/estes park, I70 to leadville, to vail, then to grand junction, MOAB, paradox, ouray, gunnison...

only thing I would add is a stint from ouray to durango on the million dollar hwy. which I have done since

all of these places have amazing riding. check out staythetrail.org for more info on that.
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Old 06-18-2015, 04:40 AM   #9
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Great pictures and great times, last summer. Waybill passed through my area yesterday headed to big "D" and beyond!

Have a good trip Bill!
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Old 06-18-2015, 08:27 AM   #10
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Thanks, wish you could've gone Dave (it was short notice), maybe in the Fall. Was in touch with Kenny Haynes, he's finishing eastern half of TAT (did western a couple years ago) we'll meetup on Friday. BG should be down too.
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Old 06-18-2015, 08:17 PM   #11
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Here's a few...















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Old 06-20-2015, 10:46 AM   #12
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Good stuff Eloy.

BG and I got a short ride in yesterday afternoon

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Old 06-20-2015, 11:18 AM   #13
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Is this one of those Tag O Rama places?



Yeah, I was there too...
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Old 06-26-2015, 10:02 PM   #14
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Yep, been awhile..tough finding internet, plus I've been busy, it's not easy being on vacation.

Still the first day, purposely blurred to protect the approved, unapproved, whatever..







It was about 45 minutes into the ride, BG with a straight face sez, "I think I might want my money back".















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Old 06-27-2015, 05:07 AM   #15
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Great Pictures! Thanks
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