Grand Junction area Rides & Riders thread

Discussion in 'The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...' started by Greg@RME, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. Greg@RME

    Greg@RME Mis-Adventurer

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    Don't see why not, John! Might need a bigger tank on that WR for the White Rim though! :D
  2. Burro driver

    Burro driver dba John

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    I've got a KLR for that kind of adventure riding. Love exploring the back roads and hidden places.
  3. benjamin1031

    benjamin1031 Adventurer

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    Turning into an epic adventure!! In my book all inmates are welcome!!
  4. unaweep

    unaweep Uses lotsa band-aids

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    Not me.

    At least, not today.:lol3 I barely have the 990 broken in! Sure would like to flog one for an afternoon, though. :deal
  5. Mala Suerte

    Mala Suerte Been here awhile

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    +1 to Onion Creek and the rides Unaweep mentioned. Top of the World is doable on a KLR, but is a challenge.
  6. Wentjo

    Wentjo Been here awhile

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    Anybody know how much snow, if any is out in Rabbit Valley/Westwater area? I was thinking of riding out there on new years day.
  7. Colorado Uli

    Colorado Uli Motociclista Non Elegante

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    Usually the local BLM office goes out there to check on their stuff regularly. Might want to call them and then let us know.
  8. Greg@RME

    Greg@RME Mis-Adventurer

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    Haven't been out to RV or beyond recently, but I was out shooting in the Fruita desert the day before yesterday... there was still about 4" of snow and it's very crusty. I don't think it's going anywhere before New Years day and I don't think there will be any changes between now & then.
  9. unaweep

    unaweep Uses lotsa band-aids

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    Took a drive out there this afternoon. Your suspicions are confirmed! :D

    About 4" of crusty snow.:puke1
  10. Wentjo

    Wentjo Been here awhile

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    That sucks. Know any other good places to ride over there that doesn't have any snow? Need to get out and do some riding.
  11. Greg@RME

    Greg@RME Mis-Adventurer

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    :hmmmmm

    I'm headed to St George in a couple weeks.
  12. Wentjo

    Wentjo Been here awhile

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    St George is fun, been there a couple times. I might be game for something like that. Keep me posted if you want company. I'm headed to Wickenburg in February for my annual winter beating. Just need somewhere to ride between now and then.
  13. Q500

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    Delta area looks good and bared off. Sure there is snow in the shade but its been hitting the mid 30's to low 40's should be decent especially morning before the mud comes out.
  14. Wentjo

    Wentjo Been here awhile

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    How about Peach Valley area, much snow left there?
  15. Burro driver

    Burro driver dba John

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    Was in Durango today. Bare ground down there. Should be good riding around Farmington.
  16. enduro-ince

    enduro-ince dirtslave

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    yep, still snowed in.
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  18. Greg@RME

    Greg@RME Mis-Adventurer

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    :thumb
  19. Alanthealan

    Alanthealan Dirtbag

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    New advrider here, living in Fruita. Bought a DR650 this past fall. Been doing the standard mods in the freezing weather (really wish I had a garage!) Looking forward to riding weather and exploring around. This forum has been very helpful and informative. Thanks for putting the effort into reports and reviews.
  20. Greg@RME

    Greg@RME Mis-Adventurer

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    Welcome! Glad you found the GJ area thread on here, too! The DR650 is a great bike for around here, there is plenty of incredible riding to suite that bike. What kind of mods have you been working on?

    Once it warms up again, you'll have to get out riding with us & some other local ADV'ers. I'm sure this thread will become a bit more active in a couple months as we start planning rides.