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Old 09-18-2014, 11:49 AM   #1
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What A Place We Live In

So, I was just typing in "advrider.com" on this here PC machine, fully intending to move the curser right over the "Forum" button as usually. That's when the picture (current rotation) caught my attention. It was of a guy riding his scooter in some very cool looking bentonite clay hills that I just know can't be more than a few hours from here, Grand Junction. Then I saw one of riders on a muddy track through sagebrush country and I thought that it looked like just up the road from here too. Then a picture of a bike on highway 128 along the Colorado river near Moab, followed by some pics of riders up in the San Juans.

Point is this: Damn! I live one of the coolest places on earth and people come from all over the globe to see it and ride in it.

That's all I've got.


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Old 09-18-2014, 11:56 AM   #2
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Totally agree! CO has some of the best riding in the world!
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Old 09-18-2014, 12:22 PM   #3
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No one has ever said it better.
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Old 09-18-2014, 12:29 PM   #4
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As and avid rider, mountain biker, hiker/backpacker, snowshoe, and xc skier, I believe that I have found paradise. I try and get out every day to take advantage of the trails and natural beauty. Well, at least as much as my broken body allows me to.











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Old 09-18-2014, 12:31 PM   #5
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Uli , I am also in total agreement!!!
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Old 09-18-2014, 12:55 PM   #6
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Ah yes. Sometimes with all the work and commitments, I forget why I moved here 20 some years ago. Thanks for the reminder, Uli!

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Old 09-18-2014, 01:17 PM   #7
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Folks come from all over the world to see the stuff we see and feel daily, but if it's tourist season, why can't we shoot 'em?


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Old 09-18-2014, 01:23 PM   #8
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Folks come from all over the world to see the stuff we see and feel daily, but if it's tourist season, why can't we shoot 'em?



Hmmm, I think I've seen those footsteps outside my window.
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Old 09-18-2014, 01:41 PM   #9
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To highlight it, I have two around-the-world bikers from Finnland staying with me for a little while right now. They just completed nice loop though our state as well as eastern parts of Utah and loved it. Come from Finnland to visit what WE have every weekend.

Sigh ....

PS: Thanks for the pictures so far.



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Old 09-18-2014, 01:50 PM   #10
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I live in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Many a time I've said "if I ever DO NOT stop to take in the view, just shoot me! I don't deserve to live here!" So far, I keep stopping, looking, breathing in the mountain air, and saying lots of prayers of gratitude for this amazing life I live!
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Old 09-18-2014, 03:00 PM   #11
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Colorado is ok i guess but if you really want paradise you know where to find it right?







KANSAS!!!!!
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Old 09-18-2014, 03:07 PM   #12
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Love the Kansas-style side stand, Tom. Yubba dabba doo!
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Old 09-18-2014, 03:17 PM   #13
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I live in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Many a time I've said "if I ever DO NOT stop to take in the view, just shoot me! I don't deserve to live here!" So far, I keep stopping, looking, breathing in the mountain air, and saying lots of prayers of gratitude for this amazing life I live!

I really like that one. Like, that's ueber-awesome.
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Old 09-18-2014, 08:01 PM   #14
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Uli - the big problem with this area is the grumpy, old farts that live here!






Still looking for the Sound of Music picture, someone help me...

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Old 09-18-2014, 08:11 PM   #15
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Ince, didn't know you had to run trials tires in Kansas.
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