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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 14,535
Posted By speedbump
Thanks Pat for motivating us to get out and ride...

Thanks Pat for motivating us to get out and ride !
And thank you Mark (Graywolf 11) along with everyone that came to visit us for the Fall Colors Ride it was a great bunch.

The leaves are just...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-08-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By speedbump
Potential lodging

If you need a place to stay on the way back, I have nice cabins near Glenwood Springs (New Castle/Buford Road) next to the creek for $75 with bathrooms, that can sleep up to 4 guys. Also have gas...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-07-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By speedbump
If you are not totally committed to Salida I have...

If you are not totally committed to Salida I have 5 cabins on East Elk Creek near Glenwood Springs on 100 acres that would sleep 20 or more people. You could have the whole place for around $400 per...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-26-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,124
Posted By speedbump
Bumped out

The colors are still good around here, I think you are all in for a great ride.

Unfortunately some things have come up that I need to deal with so I won't be able to meet up on Saturday.

If...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-26-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,088
Posted By speedbump
Gee your making me hungry, we might have to hire...

Gee your making me hungry, we might have to hire you as the camp cook and firewood guy ! :wink:
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,088
Posted By speedbump
Welcome to Colorado

Look forward to meeting you here at Spruce Tree next week. I can also point you in the right direction as far as looking for a rental goes if you need to talk to any property managers. I do know of a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By speedbump
Cabins near Glenwood Springs

It might have been our cabins, Spruce Tree Guest Ranch just outside of New Castle near Glenwood Springs.
They are not winterized so we will close for the winter after the first week in November.
We...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By speedbump
Come thru Colorado and stay here, you won't be...

Come thru Colorado and stay here, you won't be dissappointed.

www.sprucetreeguestranch.com (http://www.sprucetreeguestranch.com)

If interested I will give you nice routes thru state.

Mark
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By speedbump
We have cute creekside 2 bedroom cabins right in...

We have cute creekside 2 bedroom cabins right in the middle of those two places (Glenwood Springs/ New Castle} and you can get there mostly on dirt (or pavement if you prefer) from here via Buford...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By speedbump
We have nice 2 bedroom cabins on a creek about...

We have nice 2 bedroom cabins on a creek about 60 miles east of Grand Junction and you should be able to tie into your loops from here on back roads. We are just outside of New Castle ( Hwy 70 ),...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,628
Posted By speedbump
We have a wedding this weekend, I will be...

We have a wedding this weekend, I will be cleaning up Sunday morning but could meet in the afternoon but I may not be able to ride anywhere if that's the plan.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,234
Posted By speedbump
Just rememeber it's not the destination it's the...

Just rememeber it's not the destination it's the journey, some of my best experiences have been due to unforseen circumstances.

That being said I do know of a good mechanic in Glenwood Springs,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,195
Posted By speedbump
Thanks for the heads up, I love watching those !...

Thanks for the heads up, I love watching those ! We have family from out of state here and were planning on a campfire anyway, we may have to stay up a little later if the skies are clear.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,628
Posted By speedbump
Hey, next time you guys are in the neighborhood...

Hey, next time you guys are in the neighborhood let me know, I'll come down on my 600cc moped.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,124
Posted By speedbump
Hey just have the wedding here on Saturday which...

Hey just have the wedding here on Saturday which would be about halfway thru the ride :D then catch em on the rebound !!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-06-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,124
Posted By speedbump
Great route, my favorite local rides put into...

Great route, my favorite local rides put into one. I didn't think anyone else new about that Sunnyside Road it took a little trial and error for me to find it, I combine it with a FS road to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,642
Posted By speedbump
Thanks, That would be great, still a lot of work...

Thanks, That would be great, still a lot of work to do around here with a couple of weddings coming up but maybe we could sneak out for an afternoon ride in the near future. Will let you know.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By speedbump
Go West ....

That's pushing it in the high country but depends, last year you would have been ok. If you want to ride, head west from there on pavement to Wolcott and check out area northwest from there. Bond,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By speedbump
Cabins near Glenwood Springs

Hi there, I am an ADV rider and just opened some cabins 13 miles west of Glenwood Springs right on a creek. We haven't done much marketing yet but are offering a great rate at $69/nite on Sunday thru...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,644
Posted By speedbump
Cabins near Glenwood/ New Castle

If you need a good place to spend the night I have 5, 2 bedroom cabins that could be shared :wink:and plenty of tent space along East Elk Creek 2 miles outside of New Castle on the Buford Road. You...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By speedbump
Summit Canyon in Downtown Glenwood is a good...

Summit Canyon in Downtown Glenwood is a good source for maps, also Forest Service is just up the block (closed on weekends) . Do Hanging Lake as early as you can, the trail gets crowded later. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,642
Posted By speedbump
Camp Fires

Yippee !! Stage 2 fire restrictions have been lowered to Stage 1 in Garfield County so we can have campfires.

Can't wait to break in the fire pit tonight :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,639
Posted By speedbump
If you head over the Grand Mesa or hit the Aspen,...

If you head over the Grand Mesa or hit the Aspen, Glenwood Springs Area, We have some nice little cabins on a creek, 2 miles west of Hwy 70 in New Castle that we just opened. This is a cool and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By speedbump
Both of the above suggestions are good ones....

Both of the above suggestions are good ones. South of Gypsm is the Gypsm creek road which is fun if it is dry ( not so fun if wet) and you can go to Hardscrabble Mtn or take it to the Sylvan lake...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By speedbump
Call the KTM dealer or Hi Point Motorcycles in...

Call the KTM dealer or Hi Point Motorcycles in Glenwood Springs, they might have or know where to find a rental bike.

As for rides, you've got a lot of choices up there but to start with a fun...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,642
Posted By speedbump
Thanks Craig, Rick, Rick and everyone else in the...

Thanks Craig, Rick, Rick and everyone else in the Grand Junction Vintage Bike Club for coming last weekend, we enjoyed having you. It was great that all the wives and girlfriends showed up too !
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-20-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By speedbump
I have lived up here a long time and would be...

I have lived up here a long time and would be glad to share any info with you. Are you actually going dirt biking or wanting to travel on some dirt/gravel backroads ? I know some great loops for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-20-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By speedbump
Good Luck with that one, I never hear of any pool...

Good Luck with that one, I never hear of any pool passes to be had unless you get some package deal with lodging and I have been a member at the pool/athletic club for 30 years.

If you are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-18-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,642
Posted By speedbump
Sounds good, We have cabins available now but are...

Sounds good, We have cabins available now but are full on Saturday night and available again after that. You are welcome to swing by anytime and check it out. Our website is actually working at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,642
Posted By speedbump
It is just cabins, there are 5 of them. One could...

It is just cabins, there are 5 of them. One could set up a tent but I don't have a common bathroom if it was a large group they could use the cabins and have tents. There is a campground right up the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,436
Posted By speedbump
If there isn't a mess due to construction as...

If there isn't a mess due to construction as stated above, Cottonwood Pass would be a great confidence builder (easy) , plus very scenic and would get you to the Mt Princeton Hot Springs. Plus I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,642
Posted By speedbump
Erik, we just got our website up last week but it...

Erik, we just got our website up last week but it does not google yet so do the full address www.sprucetreeguestranch.com (http://www.sprucetreeguestranch.com) or you can call me anytime at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,270
Posted By speedbump
When you head down (or up) the west side of the...

When you head down (or up) the west side of the pass and you get near the section with rock on both sides know as Hellsgate look down to the south for scrap iron. This is what's left of an old train...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,642
Posted By speedbump
Well we had a 90th birthday party but I'm...

Well we had a 90th birthday party but I'm guessing your more lively than that ! We are actually on about 100 acres so I don't think we need to worry about bothering any neighbors. Unfortuneatley...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,642
Posted By speedbump
Spruce Tree Cabins

Thanks, it's been a lot of work but I think it will be a great place for people to visit and relax when in the area. If you're in the neighborhood again stop by and I'll give you a tour or we can...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-13-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By speedbump
Looks like a nice loop. I always think twice...

Looks like a nice loop. I always think twice about doing anything to adventureous on Friday the 13th !

How was the State Bridge gravel portion ?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-13-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,642
Posted By speedbump
Glenwood Area, Have cabins/will ride

If anyone is interested in heading up to the Glenwood Springs area, we just opened up an old resort with some of those hard to find cabins on a creek about 2 miles north of New Castle, 13 miles west...
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 144,264
Posted By speedbump
I'm not sure about the status of the Buford...

I'm not sure about the status of the Buford Store, I heard recently that it was bought and turned into a private estate. I hope it's not true it would be a shame to see it follow the same fate as...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-11-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,904
Posted By speedbump
"Good places to meet up will be our gas stops." ...

"Good places to meet up will be our gas stops."

Greywolf

I might meet up with you in Yampa and ride the Flattops with you, then come back on Buford road or Old Hwy 13, depending on the...
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 144,264
Posted By speedbump
It might be fun to meet them/you in Yampa and do...

It might be fun to meet them/you in Yampa and do the Flattop ride then come back on the Buford road depending on my schedule and the weather. I will keep an eye on the Pro Leisure thread.

If you...
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