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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,675
Posted By BishopRL
"Mountain Passes, Adventure Roads in Colorado" by...

"Mountain Passes, Adventure Roads in Colorado" by Clyde and Chloe Edmundson (as on eBay, above) is a small, but good book that is another part of the history of bagging passes in Colorado. It's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-13-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,675
Posted By BishopRL
Helmuths', for $14.11. Lowest price I've seen in...

Helmuths', for $14.11. Lowest price I've seen in a while....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,675
Posted By BishopRL
Sounds like an interesting project. Do keep us...

Sounds like an interesting project. Do keep us posted as one cannot have too many Pass books.

Any idea how it will compare to "The Passes of Colorado, An Encyclopedia of Watershed Divides", by Ed...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,006
Posted By BishopRL
The Pass Bagger 50 site was moved to...

The Pass Bagger 50 site was moved to http://passbagger.org (http://passbagger.org/) early last year. I recently updated it with more photos and with minor corrections in the spreadsheet.
If...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,683
Posted By BishopRL
Check the Pass Bagger 50 site at...

Check the Pass Bagger 50 site at http://passbagger.org (http://passbagger.org) to see photos Karst and I took last year near and at Saddle Notch.
- Randy Bishop, Colorado
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-11-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By BishopRL
The Pass Bagger 50 site was moved to...

The Pass Bagger 50 site was moved to http://passbagger.org (http://passbagger.org) early last year. I recently updated it with more photos and with minor corrections in the spreadsheet.
- Randy...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 03-11-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,458
Posted By BishopRL
I recently added quite a few updates to the...

I recently added quite a few updates to the http://passbagger.org (http://passbagger.org/) site with more photos of passes and with updates to the spreadsheet.
- Randy Bishop, Colorado
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,898
Posted By BishopRL
I recently added quite a few updates to the...

I recently added quite a few updates to the http:\\passbagger.org site with more photos of passes and with updates to the spreadsheet.
- Randy Bishop, Colorado
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-07-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,353
Posted By BishopRL
Very cool photos and some great riding. I...

Very cool photos and some great riding.

I just finished updating the Colorado Pass Bagger spreadsheet at http://passbagger.org (http://passbagger.org/) with more accurate coordinates of passes...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-07-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 38,630
Posted By BishopRL
I just finished updating the Colorado Pass Bagger...

I just finished updating the Colorado Pass Bagger spreadsheet at http://passbagger.org (http://passbagger.org/) with more accurate coordinates of passes visited by Karst P. and Curtis K. this past...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-07-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,898
Posted By BishopRL
I just finished updating the spreadsheet at...

I just finished updating the spreadsheet at http://passbagger.org (http://passbagger.org/) with more accurate coordinates of passes visited by Karst P. and Curtis K. this past summer. And of course...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 01-07-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,458
Posted By BishopRL
I just finished updating the spreadsheet at...

I just finished updating the spreadsheet at http://passbagger.org with more accurate coordinates of passes visited by Karst P. and Curtis K. this past summer. And of course added their photos of a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-06-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,621
Posted By BishopRL
Thanks. My list of passes still-to-go-to for the...

Thanks. My list of passes still-to-go-to for the Pass Bagger 50 includes Dead Man and Sand Creek Pass which isn't far to the north.

Saturday I went through Red Feathers to Prairie Divide and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,621
Posted By BishopRL
Back to Deadman Road. Do any of you know if there...

Back to Deadman Road. Do any of you know if there is a sign at the summit of Deadman Hill Divide?

Helmuth's "The Passes of Colorado" say it is "accessible by passenger car on county road #162....
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-03-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,458
Posted By BishopRL
The spreadsheet, with some minor updating, is now...

The spreadsheet, with some minor updating, is now at http://passbagger.org (http://passbagger.org/) .

Yesterday I rode up to Prairie Divide near Red Feathers Lakes. Here is the view looking south...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,898
Posted By BishopRL
The spreadsheet, with some minor updating, is now...

The spreadsheet, with some minor updating, is now at http://passbagger.org .

Yesterday I rode up to Prairie Divide near Red Feathers Lakes. Here is the view looking south from near the summit....
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 05-18-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,458
Posted By BishopRL
The Pass Bagger spreadsheet and pass information...

The Pass Bagger spreadsheet and pass information is now located at: www.zggtr.org/co (http://www.zggtr.org/co) .
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-18-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,898
Posted By BishopRL
The Pass Bagger spreadsheet and pass information...

The Pass Bagger spreadsheet and pass information is now located at: www.zggtr.org/co (http://www.zggtr.org/co) .
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 04-03-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,235
Posted By BishopRL
Based on information from the above links, and...

Based on information from the above links, and from "The Passes of Colorado" by the Helmuths, the pass appears to be at N37 54 23.39 W107 39 41.48. Rd 886 to the west (off of US-550) and Rds 20A and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-20-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By BishopRL
IBA SS1000 on a KLR650

This is getting to be a popular topic, so here's my story from 4/28/2007 .

We all know "It's the rider, not the bike." But even though I have IBA certificates for a SS1000, BB1500, and SS2000, I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-20-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 31,464
Posted By BishopRL
Saw the link over on the LDRider list. Great ride...

Saw the link over on the LDRider list. Great ride and report. That's a long ride for a "non-LD" bike, and you even bagged some passes on the way. Made my SS1000 on a KLR650 look easy.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-18-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,312
Posted By BishopRL
Great story. Your middle name must be...

Great story. Your middle name must be "perseverance". After that cold ride, every other IBA ride will probably be far easier and take much less perseverance.

I like the bike too. My first...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 02-09-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,458
Posted By BishopRL
Here is a link to an online version of the latest...

Here is a link to an online version of the latest Motorcycle Escape magazine: http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/escape/index.html (http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/escape/index.html) Then click on...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,898
Posted By BishopRL
Gary, here's a link to an online version of the...

Gary, here's a link to an online version of the latest Motorcycle Escape magazine: http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/escape/index.html Then click on "Colorado Rocky Mountain Bonanza" to see Lee...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,898
Posted By BishopRL
The spreadsheet is located at www.concours.org/co...

The spreadsheet is located at www.concours.org/co (http://www.concours.org/co) , then click on Pass Bagger 50 page. Map# is U.S. Geological Survey map number.

The Colorado BMW Motorcycle Club...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-19-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,458
Posted By BishopRL
I just uploaded a new copy of the Colorado...

I just uploaded a new copy of the Colorado Mountain Passes spreadsheet to www.concours.org/co (http://www.concours.org/co) . Click on "Pass Bagger 50" link, then click on "Colorado Mountain Passes...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 248,888
Posted By BishopRL
Not as radical as the others, but a fun photo...

Not as radical as the others, but a fun photo taken in Palo Duro Canyon state park near Canyon, Texas, part of a two-day ride out of the Denver area.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-09-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,458
Posted By BishopRL
Haven't done much Pass Bagging this summer, but...

Haven't done much Pass Bagging this summer, but have picked off some minor ones: Buckhorn (Photo, below. Gravel, on west side of Co Spgs. Good excuse to ride Gold Camp Road.), Culbertson and Sunrise...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 38,630
Posted By BishopRL
That looks like a great route. "The Passes...

That looks like a great route.

"The Passes of Colorado, An Encyclopedia of Watershed Divides" by Ed Helmuth and Gloria Helmuth, Pruett Publishing Company, 1994, is still a number one resource...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 04-13-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,458
Posted By BishopRL
There are lots of good groups of passes, but to...

There are lots of good groups of passes, but to bag as many fun, scenic passes in one week, I'd base out of Gunnison. Map the passes near there, from Moon to the SE, to Los Pinos to the SW (or go...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 10-05-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,458
Posted By BishopRL
I just updated...

I just updated http://www.concours.org/co/rtd_pass_bagger.htm with photos from a ride I took 10/4/08 to Greenhill Divide, Bigelow Divide, Wixson Divide, and Hardscrabble Pass. (Sorry, a road bike...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 09-21-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,458
Posted By BishopRL
I just updated...

I just updated http://www.concours.org/co/rtd_pass_bagger.htm with photos from a ride I took 8/20/08 to Empire Pass, Fawn Creek Pass, Rifle Sight Notch, and Rollins Pass. Here is a photo looking from...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-31-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,458
Posted By BishopRL
Rick and his new Aprilia ETV 1000 Caponord at...

Rick and his new Aprilia ETV 1000 Caponord at Georgia Pass. For his first dual-sporting in Colorado we also went to Guanella and Boreas Passes. 8/20/08.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 563,148
Posted By BishopRL
Rick and his new Aprilia ETV 1000 Caponord in...

Rick and his new Aprilia ETV 1000 Caponord in Bailey, CO, after riding Guanella, Georgia, and Boreas Passes. 8/20/08.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By BishopRL
Check the photos on...

Check the photos on http://www.concours.org/co/rpt0608_iba_denver.htm . There were all kinds of bikes on that ride. A bunch of us also went over Guanella Pass and to the top of Mt. Evans later in the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-27-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,458
Posted By BishopRL
Went out riding on Friday and bagged Tenderfoot,...

Went out riding on Friday and bagged Tenderfoot, Hoosier (Teller County), Victor, Twin Creek, Twelvemile, Copper Gulch, Promontory, Mosca, and Pass Creek. For photos, see...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-26-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 338,014
Posted By BishopRL
AH-1 Cobra helicopter at the hospital in...

AH-1 Cobra helicopter at the hospital in Walsenburg, Colorado. 8/25/08.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-26-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 338,014
Posted By BishopRL
UH-1 Huey at Pisgah Cemetary, Cripple Creek,...

UH-1 Huey at Pisgah Cemetary, Cripple Creek, Colorado. 8/25/08
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-05-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 563,148
Posted By BishopRL
Georgetown, Colorado - 7/5/2008

Georgetown, Colorado - 7/5/2008
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By BishopRL
The fourth almost annual Two-Bits Rally was held...

The fourth almost annual Two-Bits Rally was held Friday, June 6 in Frisco, Colorado. Following overnight rain/snow that left some slippery roads on the high mountain passes, the rally was run under...
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