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  1. BIG OIL liked motorcycle john's post in the thread Gateway, CO to Moab, UT..

    I did that last week .look for John brown creek road just south of town and stay on the main path it will shoot you out onto 128 north...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 10:04 PM
  2. BIG OIL liked ROAD DAMAGE's post in the thread Gateway, CO to Moab, UT..

    John Brown Canyon Road runs from just 1/8th mile south of Gateway and comes out in Castle Valley. There are other options but they'd...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 10:04 PM
  3. BIG OIL liked cidi's post in the thread Gateway, CO to Moab, UT..

    It’s called the safari route. Starts in John brown canyon just outside of gateway. Almost all dirt and runs on the north side of the la...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 10:04 PM
  4. BIG OIL replied to the thread Gateway, CO to Moab, UT..

    Thanks everyone, is this the route you're speaking of? Anyone have a .gpx file they'd care to share? [IMG]

    Jun 16, 2018 at 10:03 PM
  5. BIG OIL liked AviatorTroy's post in the thread A Nasty Austrian Will Try to Conquer the USA and Canada.

    Really enjoying your trip! I’m a Midwest boy and when I was younger some of my family was involved in the Baden Hotel restoration, so...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 9:29 PM
  6. BIG OIL posted a new thread.

    Gateway, CO to Moab, UT.

    Could someone recommend a more cross country route from Gateway, CO to Moab, UT? I'd rather not have to ride to Grand Junction, CO and...

    Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 9:28 PM
  7. BIG OIL replied to the thread A Nasty Austrian Will Try to Conquer the USA and Canada.

    Blog 2 - Larry Legend Star Date - 29 May 2018 Distance - 216 miles / 348 kilometers [IMG] Awaking up in the shit-hole of the century,...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 9:02 PM
  8. BIG OIL replied to the thread A Nasty Austrian Will Try to Conquer the USA and Canada.

    Quite an experience you had there!!! Glad it all worked out. I too enjoy riding in the rain, as long as I'm somewhat dry, not soaked.

    Jun 16, 2018 at 7:55 PM
  9. BIG OIL replied to the thread Top 10 places to see in New Mexico.

    Okay New Mexico riders, I'm leaving DFW area next week. If anyone would like to meet up and ride sections or you have a spot for me to...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 7:51 PM
  10. BIG OIL replied to the thread Heading West For Some Exploration With My Son.

    Sounds like this will be a fantastic read. All the best to you and your boy. I'll be riding parts of the CO BDR to Telluride as well,...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 12:44 PM
  11. BIG OIL liked bobw's post in the thread A Nasty Austrian Will Try to Conquer the USA and Canada.

    BIG +1 on my tent over flop houses masquerading as Chain Hotels. Short version is after a loooong hot day I stopped for gas and food...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 12:37 PM
  12. BIG OIL replied to the thread A Nasty Austrian Will Try to Conquer the USA and Canada.

    Hi, bobw, feel free to share your story. Gives me something to read during downtime! The worst motel stay of my life was back in 2016...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 10:13 AM
  13. BIG OIL replied to the thread A Nasty Austrian Will Try to Conquer the USA and Canada.

    So true, chudzikb! Fortunately, from Michigan to Texas, the Super 8 in South Indy was my worst night, my motel stays got much cheaper...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 10:03 AM
  14. BIG OIL liked bobw's post in the thread A Nasty Austrian Will Try to Conquer the USA and Canada.

    LOL, perfect start! I could share a story about a RAIN ride and "joyously" finding the most run down Motel 6 well after midnight that...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 9:56 AM
  15. BIG OIL liked chudzikb's post in the thread A Nasty Austrian Will Try to Conquer the USA and Canada.

    Picking hotels is a science. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. Hopefully, it gets better!

    Jun 16, 2018 at 9:55 AM