Salida ColoRADo...

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Hayduke, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Your favorite band sucks

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    Quite a detour! :thumb
  2. big-t

    big-t Been here awhile

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    This is one Kickass picture....:thumb



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  3. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    Took a little ride on the western end of the Rainbow Trial today. I don't get to ride with my friend Cody very often, so when he mentioned doing an afternoon ride, I jumped at the chance. :D

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    didn't take long before it started raining

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    Cody looking down on Poncha Creek and Mt. Ouray:

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    Got a little muddy

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  4. Cannonshot

    Cannonshot Having a Nice Time Super Moderator

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    Great pix! Quite the trail. :thumb
  5. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    Met one of my neighbors today:

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  6. Honkey Cat

    Honkey Cat Tailights Fade!

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    Great pics, ill be out there in august cant wait.
  7. Colemanfu

    Colemanfu King of all manfu

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    Yea what he said. Going out at the end of June (Brecktreck) - those pix make me wish is was next week :D.

    Thinking about mounting up a MT16 for the trip? I have a few more rides left on my MX 51 (non DOT) before it's done. Great sand tire for FL but not so sure about roots, rocks, hard pack.

    Any suggestions on a rear for CO trails? Going on a exc 500.

    And thanks for the teaser pix.
  8. codys

    codys Lost in the Vizcaino

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  9. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    Holy shit! I do show up on film!
  10. Honkey Cat

    Honkey Cat Tailights Fade!

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    I can't wait till October. Coming from Florida to do the colorado 2 day ride then ride additional 6 days. This might be a crazy but in August have you ever needed heated grips ?
  11. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    I've needed heated grips every month.
  12. Downhill Dave

    Downhill Dave Busco aventura

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    ^^^:deal Note that when Hayduke rides on ST it causes the skies to open and it RAINS. Good for the forests and bad for Hayduke. :D




    Rain at altitude will drop the ambient temperature quickly into the 40's (occasionally, the 30's) and windchill can be significant. Hail is a serious possibility. :vardy
  13. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    :nod I've had snow every month of the year around here, too. Including down in the valley on the river. You just never know. Hail is the worst.
  14. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    I think it depends on your riding style. Lot's of folks use a trials rear (MT43) for trails around here, but I destroy them pretty quickly- I'm often riding fast rocky two track, and I like to turn with the rear wheel. I think a trials tire would be great if I were spending most of my time on single track where I'm very careful not to spin up the rear tire.

    I'm a huge fan of the Bridgestone 403/404 combo. Wears well, hooks up well in loose rocks and also mud. Not DOT, though. For long wear, DOT, and mainly Forest roads and jeep trails, I like the Dunlop 606 front and rear, but those kind of suck when it get's more technical or wet. :dunno
  15. codys

    codys Lost in the Vizcaino

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    Couple new pics from recent rides in the area.

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    A fire in the area so a little smoky east of town. Summer in Colorado!
  16. DELTATANGO

    DELTATANGO Motorcyclist and Dog Walk

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  17. codys

    codys Lost in the Vizcaino

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    I'm giving it a good try. :freaky

    A couple shots from Tincup Pass today. Almost clear....

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  18. Hayduke

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    Get those rides in now. :deal
  19. codys

    codys Lost in the Vizcaino

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    Yep. I agree with that... Is it the fires, a wedding, or the "you may not get a tomorrow" you're getting at??? :lol3
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    god's country! i'm envious.