This, as you will soon see, was to be the best route we have ever ridden period. And we’ve ridden a few. The power of the pen, or keyboard in this case, is severely deficient in its ability to describe where we rode and what we saw from our big trailes. The route is the creation of my good friend Tony Huegel
an expert in backcountry routes in the west who lives in Idaho Falls. Early in the planning stage for 2010 I was thinking the CDR. Tony however was dumfounded how the CDR was routed right past some of the best scenery the west has to offer. Probably because it was intended for bicyclists who, well, they have to peddle and really can’t afford to say, ride up and around the Gravelly Range in Montana for instance.
We’ll ride portions of the northern CDR in Montana, Idaho and Wyoming, the Oregon Trail in Wyoming where original wagon ruts are still visible today, cross the divide like the emigrants did at South Pass
and we'll ride the Pony Express route across Utah
and then onto the Trans Continental RR grade all the way to Promontory where east met west and the golden spike was driven in 1869.
And much more. 14 Days and 2,800 miles ,98% offroad, of spectacular western history and scenery.
So take a seat partner, pour yourself a glass of whiskey and we’ll take you along for the ride of a lifetime.