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Old 12-13-2012, 09:07 AM   #1
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Pawnee National Grasslands OHV area

Me and a friend took a day off from work yesterday and towed the bikes 2-1/2 hours from Parker to the Pawnee National Grasslands OHV park. This was a really fun place to play. Like a 2-mile long 100yd wide skateboard park for bikes and ATV's. We were the only ones there. Don't think it would be much fun on a crowded weekend. Took some pics, but mostly in the boring spots. Were too busy having fun going up and down the steeper hills and gullies to pull out the cameras. We played for 4 hours and never got bored

Did not see a lot of info here in our regional forum

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Old 12-13-2012, 11:30 AM   #2
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looks alot like ocotillo wells in CA! Jealous of your moto-day!!
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Old 12-13-2012, 11:55 AM   #3
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It's an OK place, have been there a couple times. I'm not much of a playground kinda guy, so I get bored after 30 minutes... or start doing stupid stuff and scare myself! Agreed... it's only fun when empty!
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Old 12-13-2012, 03:18 PM   #4
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It's cool to have met you two yesterday. Glad you had fun.
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:08 PM   #5
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Looks like fun. Great pix. Is it really only 100 yrd wide? PMI is much larger, but questionable as to legality. I think maybe next week, weather permitting, a trip to Penrose maybe in order. I have to go to Canon City anyway. They drank all my wine on Thankisgiving, so I need to get some more for Christmas. So since I need to go anyway, I will load the DRZ up and and play for a few hours at Penrose.
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:34 PM   #6
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Looks like fun. Great pix. Is it really only 100 yrd wide? PMI is much larger, but questionable as to legality. I think maybe next week, weather permitting, a trip to Penrose maybe in order. I have to go to Canon City anyway. They drank all my wine on Thankisgiving, so I need to get some more for Christmas. So since I need to go anyway, I will load the DRZ up and and play for a few hours at Penrose.
There are some side spur that may go 1/4 mile off the main canyon. It was all good practice for me.

I need/want to go to Penrose sometime soon. Last time we were cut short by a flat tire on my friends son's bike. Didn't have any 17" tubes with us.
Next week I am in Georgia
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Old 12-13-2012, 05:06 PM   #7
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Charlie....you haven't felt cold until you camp there in early February



....or felt the meaning of slick until you've tried to get out of an icy low spot

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Old 12-14-2012, 05:30 AM   #8
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Brrrr! I'd do it! If this happens again I'm in. 55 and sunny Wed was perfect
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Old 12-14-2012, 08:29 PM   #9
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I'm heading up there tomorrow around 10 or 11 to get some seat time on a new to me bike and do some carb tuning, etc if anyone is itching to ride in zig zags and semi-circles!
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Old 12-16-2012, 12:07 PM   #10
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Was nice out there yesterday and the new bike is awesome!

Not too crowded at all, not a single atv, and I got to see NYPUM in action! Dave was out there with 10 or 15 kids. Was great to see them out!
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