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Old 09-03-2012, 08:40 PM   #271
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Day 2 completed. It has been awesome.

Yes, Mac and a rider bypassed Hayden, due to a front brake line that was cut. Rest of the crew went up, over and down Hayden. There was one nasty section of about 100 yards where we had to walk 4 of the bikes down. Aimhi is correct....about a quarter mile of baby heads and really steep, but the group did awesome.

Today was a phenomenally scenic ride from Saguache to Lake City, then.....Cinnamon, Hurricane and California Passes.

Good night from Red Mountain RV.
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Old 09-04-2012, 03:01 PM   #272
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Looks like a blast Keep the updates coming
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Old 09-04-2012, 06:07 PM   #273
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It's kinda fun tracking you guys from work (shhhhh....don't tell!) Saw when you guys into Ouray and wondered if you'd have time for Ophir Pass. Can't wait to see more pics!
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Old 09-05-2012, 06:15 AM   #274
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Tell John "Christeon" that I checked on the shop and everything's good


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Old 09-05-2012, 10:49 PM   #275
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Some pics from day 1










The rocky area in the pic is Hayden pass where we had to walk the bikes through the rocks
The big tire and the mine is in the town of Victor, if you look close you can see a school bus at the bottom

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Old 09-06-2012, 07:58 PM   #276
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What happened Thursday night? I saw you were still riding after 9 PM?
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Old 09-07-2012, 05:54 AM   #277
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Looks like they did Lead King Basin and camped near the bottom. Very likely no cell coverage there. Nice the SPOT signal gets out, though!

That route through Grand Mesa looked fun -- on my to do list now...
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Old 09-08-2012, 07:07 AM   #278
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Well........my ride was cut short. I could not finish the last day. After coming off of Mosquito Pass into Fairplay.......we found out why the descent was so scary for me!!!!! After spending a couple of hours finding the right tools and tearing into the bike, I made the call to BrownEyedSuzanne to bring the pickup and rescue me.



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Old 09-08-2012, 07:13 AM   #279
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The rest of the gang will post their pics, especially DawgTracker, but here are a few to start........









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Old 09-08-2012, 07:20 AM   #280
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Old 09-08-2012, 07:24 AM   #281
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Old 09-08-2012, 07:26 AM   #282
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Old 09-08-2012, 08:18 AM   #283
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Well that stinks. But looks like it was indeed an ADVENTURE.

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Old 09-08-2012, 12:52 PM   #284
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Sorry about the bike John, I do remember reading something about 650rs being grossly under lubricated. Looks like that was the problem here.
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Old 09-08-2012, 08:27 PM   #285
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My KTM is coming along, I am still waiting for some parts for it. My KLR forks were so bad I can bottom them out without even sitting on it. I can just push down on it. Was a little scary riding it back. I can't wait to see all the pics. It looks like it was a great time. I stopped at the hot springs by saguache and they have camping there that comes with the hot springs and breakfast. they also have really nice yurts as well as hotel rooms. Only 15 minutes from saguache.
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