Fruita in March? April?

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  1. _CJ

    _CJ Retrogrouch

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    Anyone interested in riding the western slope in March or April? Been thinking about renting a camping cabin for a spring break trip. I don't know anything about the motorcycle friendly trails out there, but like to explore. Mostly into dirt roads, 4x4 type trails, easy single track, and easy quad track.

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  2. oldmanb777

    oldmanb777 Just say NO to socialism!

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    Love to, but too far in advance to plan.
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  3. mylsmkj

    mylsmkj Long timer

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    Why Fruita?
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  5. _CJ

    _CJ Retrogrouch

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    Because it's cheaper, closer, and has better beer than Moab. I used to go there every spring to ride mountain bikes, and want to explore the area on a motorcycle. Might take the mountain bike along too. :evil
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  6. mylsmkj

    mylsmkj Long timer

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    I think you know I was joking, unlimited riding out there for jeep roads and washes if you know basic directions you don't need a map, for ST it gets a bit more complicated...unless you go to Rabbit Valley. There is great moto riding by the 18 road trails as well as by the Loma/Mack Koko stuff.
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  7. MountainsandRivers

    MountainsandRivers loves dirty things!

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    also, there are some good trails back toward the monument. I rode a technical one in June, Snakebite maybe? Might not be what CJ is looking for, but there was a lot of jeep and qwad track out there too. Have also done some exploring up in Glade Park. No map, just rode what looked like fun, and there was plenty!
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  8. nwcolorider

    nwcolorider NWCOLO

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    My son and I are planning Rabbit Valley the last week of march. Wed-Sat probably. Taking the camper down. We could meet you somewhere. We will be on WR 450's. Or come on out to RV and have a beer!:freaky
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    mylsmkj Long timer

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    I wouldn't listen to this guy!:lol3
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    How many beers 'til you kick a guy out?:freaky
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    MountainsandRivers loves dirty things!

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    Just O'douls for you. You couldn't handle the real stuff we have in this state!
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    mylsmkj Long timer

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    Well NWColoradorider has never met me, so i've got a clean slate.:deal:wink:
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  13. ktmdoc

    ktmdoc Been here awhile

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    depending on the date I would be interested
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    Till it is all gone and I have to send Jr to town for more!
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  15. Patj551

    Patj551 Motorcycle & Empowerment Coach

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    Fruita is great dirt biking. But, while you're there, take a 20 mile spin through Colorado National Monument. It's spectacular!

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  16. MountainsandRivers

    MountainsandRivers loves dirty things!

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    I will tell him the secret. Have him take you out to the bar the first night you meet, drink about $100 worth of whiskey, make you pick up the tab, and then you have to pick his bike up repeatedly the next day as he falls all over the place...does that one sound familiar? :freaky
    All kidding aside, if this happens in April, i might be able to go. I want to spend more time exploring Rabbit Valley this year, either real riding or tooling around with my boys..as long as i am out, i am pretty happy!
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  17. _CJ

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    Sounds like fun to me!
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  18. Redhurricane

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    We'll be out in Rabbit Valley 3/27 through 3/31. fairly large group of folks (15 people) of varying abilities. I'll post up our location on Wednesday morning.
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  19. zgfiredude

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    My daughter and I will be down on Saturday in Rabbit Valley. Post up where you all are down there and we'll swing by....:D
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    oldmanb777 Just say NO to socialism!

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    I could be a maybe for 4/2 through 4/5. Kitchen pass not issued yet.
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