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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,188
Posted By Hicountryrider
The Golconda mining complex is worth a visit....

The Golconda mining complex is worth a visit. It's the largest historic log structure out here. A 2 story 100 ft long miners barracks with pump house next to it. I had the pleasure of spending a week...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,710
Posted By Hicountryrider
You wouldn't pass Hungry Five on way to Mosquito,...

You wouldn't pass Hungry Five on way to Mosquito, It's a bit to the north off a spur of Buckskin Gulch. According to iTouch Map anyway. Never been there but have seen the mine when heading up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,710
Posted By Hicountryrider
Route around by South London is usually closed...

Route around by South London is usually closed off although MC's could ride around gate.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By Hicountryrider
I usually go every year and its a greta rally,...

I usually go every year and its a greta rally, can't make it this year. As for quiet place to camp the school grounds a few blocks away are quieter while still being able to walk to rally site. Rally...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,710
Posted By Hicountryrider
Only way Mosquito was rideable was if they rode...

Only way Mosquito was rideable was if they rode on top of the snow bank I showed in this thread or poached the Tundra and rode waaaay around it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-11-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,710
Posted By Hicountryrider
As of July 6

Still a 6-10 foot drift across the road in front of the North London Mine. Probably be another month before you can get by on the road without poaching some tundra.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,844
Posted By Hicountryrider
I'm Partial to Breckenridge but I've bottled with...

I'm Partial to Breckenridge but I've bottled with them 3 times and that comes with many free samples so maybe that has something to do with it :rofl

Also another one not on the list below is State...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By Hicountryrider
You may be referring to Vintage Motos....

You may be referring to Vintage Motos. Unfortunately it closed. I had heard that some of that collection may be placed in a new museum in Louisville, CO but haven't heard anymore about that.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Hicountryrider
Thanks for the replies, sounds like I have food &...

Thanks for the replies, sounds like I have food & beer covered!:dutch
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Hicountryrider
Santa Ana info

Hi peeps, Going to be in Santa Ana for a week of training in March and wondering what the must see places are. Plan to go to D-Store and some of the MC shops immediately around Costa Mesa but are...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By Hicountryrider
Oh and thanks agavelvr for the offer on the KLR,...

Oh and thanks agavelvr for the offer on the KLR, appreciate it but not going to bring gear for that - I'll have enough crap with clothes for two weeks and mtn bike gear.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-09-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By Hicountryrider
Thanks for all the responses, great info. I'm in...

Thanks for all the responses, great info. I'm in a class for two weeks between 8-5 weekdays and have evenings and the wknd of Feb 1-2 free and that is when I plan to ride south mountain and possibly...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-08-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By Hicountryrider
Thanks for the info, unfortunately no bike on...

Thanks for the info, unfortunately no bike on this trip, I may try and rent a mountain bike on the wknd if anyone has any trail recommendations. Was thinking south mountain if I do?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-08-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By Hicountryrider
Local knlpwledge Phoenix

Hey locals, headed down from some training for a few weeks at the end of the month and wondering where the best place to stay is. Have two options; Homewood suites near Biltmore and a Hilton Suites...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By Hicountryrider
New location?

I had heard the last time I was there after jim passed (from Jim's son I believe) that some of the bikes were being sold and some were being moved to possibly merge with another museum that may open...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By Hicountryrider
Mosquito

It's open, I rode it about a week and a half ago. May still be some snow but jeeps made some two tracks that should be fully melted by now.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-07-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,527
Posted By Hicountryrider
There is a yahoo group called...

There is a yahoo group called Colorado-dualsporters but it has been pretty quiet. Maybe you can pump some life into it .:1drink
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By Hicountryrider
Nice showers & camping CB or SB Spngs

Hey all. Looking for a nice campground for both Crested Butte and Steamboat Springs. Prefer a KOA style with clean showers for the wife. Any recommendations? BTW I stayed at a "former KOA" outside of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,449
Posted By Hicountryrider
We moved to Fairplay, CO 8 years ago from...

We moved to Fairplay, CO 8 years ago from Indianapolis, IN with no jobs and got jobs right away, but the economy was better back then. All we had to do was make our house payment. My wife was lucky...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By Hicountryrider
Camping in Lake City

Can anyone recommend a campground in/around Lake City? Need clean hot showers.

Thanks,

Jeff
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By Hicountryrider
I can usually ride after ~2:30 pm any aftermnoon,...

I can usually ride after ~2:30 pm any aftermnoon, PM me.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,633
Posted By Hicountryrider
In-laws live in Alma and tell me the road to Kite...

In-laws live in Alma and tell me the road to Kite Lake is open although camping may not be. Not much snow up there this year, betting Mosquito may be open by early June.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,553
Posted By Hicountryrider
The past few years Mosquito has still been...

The past few years Mosquito has still been impassable due to snow on July 15th. This year should be OK by then is my guess since we haven;t had much snow but you may want to check back here to find...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By Hicountryrider
The Midland trail leaving from the end of main st...

The Midland trail leaving from the end of main st climbing up (Whipple section) and following it out and back is fun, about 16-18 miles if I remember correctly. Wives would like everything but the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-22-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,343
Posted By Hicountryrider
I was thinking of trying it as well. If you need...

I was thinking of trying it as well. If you need team members drop me a line.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By Hicountryrider
Also try Motorcyclegear.com, Revzilla, etc.??

Also try Motorcyclegear.com, Revzilla, etc.??
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By Hicountryrider
Have you contacted some retailers for...

Have you contacted some retailers for sponsorship?

Performance Cycle
Motogear outlet
Or brand bikes shops that carry the brand you are riding?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By Hicountryrider
Mosquito is definiel;ty doable for a decent rider...

Mosquito is definiel;ty doable for a decent rider on a KLR. Haven't been up for a few weeks but we have been geytting a good "dusting" of snow so best to wait until it warms up as those rocks can get...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,094
Posted By Hicountryrider
Would love to join but will be in Indy for...

Would love to join but will be in Indy for MotoGP. Have fun

Jeff
Fairplay
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By Hicountryrider
Looks like may be some interesting roads on the...

Looks like may be some interesting roads on the other side of Independance pass.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By Hicountryrider
Have a friend that has 140k on his and will never...

Have a friend that has 140k on his and will never get rid of it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By Hicountryrider
That's cool. I ended up doing a street ride down...

That's cool. I ended up doing a street ride down to Bishop Castle. Mid-week is actually better for me since I work from home I usually knock off ~2pm and can ride almost any day.

Jeff
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By Hicountryrider
I'm near Fairplay and could meet you up here....

I'm near Fairplay and could meet you up here. Give me a call if you are still going.

seven one nine eight three nine five five nine zero

Jeff
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-20-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,307
Posted By Hicountryrider
Plan on riding this area Saturday if anyone is...

Plan on riding this area Saturday if anyone is interested. I am near Fairplay so could meet anywhere around there.

Jeff
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 68,560
Posted By Hicountryrider
I feel the same way about my position and my...

I feel the same way about my position and my commute keeps getting more expensive. I work for a large aerospace company located in Indianapolis and I telecommute from Littleton/Fairplay with travel...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By Hicountryrider
I probably can't make it back out until Sunday...

I probably can't make it back out until Sunday the 17th due to work travel, but I would like to go if I can make it.

Jeff
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By Hicountryrider
I doubt you could get around the snow bank...

I doubt you could get around the snow bank extended pretty far.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By Hicountryrider
Mosquito Pass report July 7th

Or should I say river road report!! :D
The road was flowing quite a bit of water but I was riding in a hailstorm (Pretty much all you can hear in the video). Still quite a bit of snow compared to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,047
Posted By Hicountryrider
Is Prescott Brewing any good? I like to...

Is Prescott Brewing any good?

I like to sample to local beer when I travel.:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,047
Posted By Hicountryrider
Thanks for the help, looking forward to the trip....

Thanks for the help, looking forward to the trip.

Jeff
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