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Old 07-01-2012, 04:53 AM   #31
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I also have a scheduled trip to Colorado departing on 5 July.My basic route is Pueblo, cannon city, Buena Vista, Cottonwood pass, Gunnison, and lake city. Riding, camping, and fishing. I plan on taking well traveled dirt roads and 2 lanes. I also had planned on the PP race (I know its cancelled) . Should I be rescheduling? I figure CO could use the small revenue that I bring, but I do not want to get in the way. My ride is an 1983 hacked goldwing.
You shouldn't have any problems with that route.Come on over and enjoy yourself.
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Old 07-01-2012, 06:50 AM   #32
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You shouldn't have any problems with that route.Come on over and enjoy yourself.
I will try and bring rain with me, normal for me is many days of rain durning a bike ride. I hope this year is the same, at least for you folks in co
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Old 07-01-2012, 08:47 AM   #33
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Hwy 24 is scheduled to re-open for public use today at 1:00pm.

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Old 07-01-2012, 09:29 AM   #34
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I will try and bring rain with me, normal for me is many days of rain durning a bike ride. I hope this year is the same, at least for you folks in co
It would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 07-01-2012, 10:02 PM   #35
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Was allowed to visit our home today. Sad day for our friends and neighbors. 139 homes in our Parkside neighborhood were burned to the ground. 39 were saved, all, but 2, on the southeast end. Our home was one of those saved. A big thanks to the firefighters who braved the firestorm. It must have been terrifying for them. I even saw a firefighter's rubber boot print melted into the sidewalk.
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Old 07-02-2012, 10:48 AM   #36
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Damn! This is interesting yet sad. Before and afters of the neighborhoods.

http://www.denverpost.com/wildfires/...mirrormajestic
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Old 07-02-2012, 01:37 PM   #37
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Was allowed to visit our home today. Sad day for our friends and neighbors. 139 homes in our Parkside neighborhood were burned to the ground. 39 were saved, all, but 2, on the southeast end. Our home was one of those saved. A big thanks to the firefighters who braved the firestorm. It must have been terrifying for them. I even saw a firefighter's rubber boot print melted into the sidewalk.
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Old 07-02-2012, 06:02 PM   #38
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Wow, oio, that is a close call. I am glad your family sustained no damage but I feel terrible for your neighbors. "Wow" is all I can say, my heart goes out to them.
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Old 07-04-2012, 12:56 AM   #39
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Damn! This is interesting yet sad. Before and afters of the neighborhoods.

http://www.denverpost.com/wildfires/...mirrormajestic
wow, those are some tough pictures.
i'm sure plenty of under-employed home builders will be hanging out at the entrances looking for work.
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Old 07-04-2012, 04:56 AM   #40
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PP hill climb ticket Free to firefighter

I had planned to attend the hill climb race but due to the fire it has now been rescheduled for 12 August. I will not be able to go. I have 1 ticket that I would like to donate to a firefighter that fought this fire. It will have to be the first pm(time stamp) I receive, so please be fair. I don't know a better way. The ticket will be mailed to you.

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Old 07-05-2012, 09:57 AM   #41
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Denver Post reports this morning the ignition source has been found...but they aren't telling yet what or where.
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Old 07-05-2012, 10:05 AM   #42
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Denver Post reports this morning the ignition source has been found...but they aren't telling yet what or where.
Well we all know where, as there is early video of where the fire started...sounds like it was on purpose...and yes even tossing a cig in such dry conditions equals "on purpose". No defense on being stupid.
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Old 07-05-2012, 03:52 PM   #43
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Well we all know where, as there is early video of where the fire started...sounds like it was on purpose...and yes even tossing a cig in such dry conditions equals "on purpose". No defense on being stupid.
With two people dead they'll probably be twice as careful in how they proceed, however. Much more at stake when it comes to trial.
(Think "OJ debacle" here.)
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With two people dead they'll probably be twice as careful in how they proceed, however. Much more at stake when it comes to trial.
(Think "OJ debacle" here.)
Yep, and I think they should take it slow. However the sad fact is unless someone saw something, or says something (aka to a "friend") likelihood of finding the person/s is slim. Unless this was the work of an arsonist and they are caught down the road and its all tied to them or again they admit to it.
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Old 07-05-2012, 06:24 PM   #45
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The rumor I heard today is that they have a very good idea of who it was and they know exactly where he is. Not saying anything else because it's still an active investigation.

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