Go Back   ADVrider > Riding > Trip Planning > Americas
User Name
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-17-2011, 09:03 AM   #1
novamandan OP
Danny B
novamandan's Avatar
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Northern Va
Oddometer: 68
Utah, Colo, Az? Or Ride to Central America???

So, here it is:
I have a month of time off from 10/10 through 11/9. I am thinking of either riding out to Utah, checkin it Colo and Az out or starting my way down Central America and beginning to ride to Ushaia in stages. What do you guys think? Save cash stay domestic and see cool shit? or Spend cash go abroad and see cool shit? Just putting this out there to see what y'all think! Thanks!
novamandan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2011, 11:55 AM   #2
Beastly Adventurer
Joined: Jun 2004
Location: Durango,CO(not quite Purgatory)
Oddometer: 3,641
I know it will be warmer down south.
You could hit snow in Colorado at that time.
I find your lack of faith in the force disturbing.
DADODIRT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2011, 03:48 PM   #3
Beastly Adventurer
WilderRider's Avatar
Joined: Oct 2005
Location: Denver, CO
Oddometer: 1,801
I would definitely head for CA. Not only is Colorado, etc. easier to get to later, but that is definitely not the best time to come. All of the great CO stuff will be out of reach by late October. Utah and Arizona would still be fun, but Central America is more adventurous.

Plus you can keep scouting it out for guys like me that want to start that trip soon. Just not this year yet.
RISK: "The loftier your goals, the higher your risk, the greater your glory."
WilderRider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2011, 12:15 AM   #4
Butler Maps
eakins's Avatar
Joined: May 2002
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
Oddometer: 19,403
i'm from colorado (steamboat) and live in mexico at the moment so i'll comment.

yes colo will be on the end of it's season then. prime time is july, aug & sept. you might get a nice indian summer window is oct. but then again not.

rainy season ends aprox oct. 15th in mexico for the west coast so you might have a great trip traveling the center down and the coast back up. i'm not sure how the gulf coast works.
Butler Maps - motorcycle maps for riders by riders -
NM map COBDR AZBDR IDBDR South East map
Butler Maps website:
eakins is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2011, 05:06 PM   #5
what car??
down the road
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Colorado
Oddometer: 372
Utah, Colo, Az? Or Ride to Central America???

hahahaha, trick question??? Do you really have to ask that question???? LOL.

I live in Colorado and absolutely love my state, but I am headed south in the very near future, finishing up loose ends.

Happy riding whatever you choose. The colors if timed right are pretty nice, and snow is not really a problem. Rode my bike all winter, minus a few weather days.
what car?? is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 11:44 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015