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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Hicountryrider
Also FYI the off road stuff I have talked about...

Also FYI the off road stuff I have talked about is between 9500-12000 ft if you are looking for high country riding it is nice and cool and some great views. I think the Boulder stuff is around 7000...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Hicountryrider
I can't really comment on Orion650 route since...

I can't really comment on Orion650 route since I've never done it. I know a lot of the roads in park County near Fairplay are gravel county roads but once you get on forest service roads (which there...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Hicountryrider
There is a Forest Ranger office near the...

There is a Forest Ranger office near the stoplight in Fairplay that has maps. I'm sure there are others here in Denver also.

Online you can check here;
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Hicountryrider
Don't know of anything organized but most of the...

Don't know of anything organized but most of the high passes are still snowed in. Heading S on 285 you will find gravel options staritng about an hour + south. Webster pass (Park cty road 60) may be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By Hicountryrider
Photo is Mosquito just short of the London mine...

Photo is Mosquito just short of the London mine you can see in the distance
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By Hicountryrider
I have hiked to Wheeler Lake many times but never...

I have hiked to Wheeler Lake many times but never ridden it. I know it can be ridden but I am usually alone riding up there alone so have not attempted it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,398
Posted By Hicountryrider
12,200 ft Mosquito Pass east side June 21st, 2015

12,200 ft Mosquito Pass east side June 21st, 2015
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By Hicountryrider
Photo attached this time....I hope

Photo attached this time....I hope
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By Hicountryrider
Snow report

June 21, 12,200ft east side. Probably be sometime in August before all this melts!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-21-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By Hicountryrider
I agree I wouldn't attempt on a bike that big....

I agree I wouldn't attempt on a bike that big. I'm sure there are some riders that could do it but I'm not one of them. I'll be heading up there today to check out the snow level but I won't get to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By Hicountryrider
Your friend should check this website :D ...

Your friend should check this website :D

http://hotspringsenthusiast.com/HSSearch/SearchResults.asp
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,305
Posted By Hicountryrider
Top of Kendall Mountain looking down on...

Top of Kendall Mountain looking down on Silverton, CO
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,305
Posted By Hicountryrider
Over Mosquito Pass behind London Mountain.

Over Mosquito Pass behind London Mountain.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Hicountryrider
I don't know Castle Rock that well but can show...

I don't know Castle Rock that well but can show you around when you get ready to venture towards Fairplay (285 Corridor). Also used to have older BMW cars so may have some common interests. PM me - I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16,725
Views: 2,733,054
Posted By Hicountryrider
Tis the season....anyone?

Tis the season....anyone?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16,725
Views: 2,733,054
Posted By Hicountryrider
Gaerne Balance Oiled boots

Gaerne Balance oiled boots; size EU 46 or US 11, waterproof - they list for $336 new. These have been worn only a few times and are in excellent condition.. Selling for a friend and asking $175
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16,725
Views: 2,733,054
Posted By Hicountryrider
Alpinestars WP Scout boots

Alpinestars Scout WP boots; size EU 45.5 or US 11, waterproof-- They list for $250 new. These have been worn only a few times and are in excellent condition. Selling for a friend and asking $130.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-04-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,918
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, 05:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,101
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, 06:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,101
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, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,382
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, 07:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,101
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, 06:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,101
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, 06:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,355
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, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 920
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, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
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, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
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, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
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, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
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, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
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, 05:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
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, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
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, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,834
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, 05:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
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, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
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, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,667
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, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
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, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
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, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,975
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, 06:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,809
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...
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