The There and Back Challenge!

Discussion in 'The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...' started by shearboy2004, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. shearboy2004

    shearboy2004 KIWIINUSA

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    This hasn't been done for a while and I wanna do it this year before it gets too late .

    Hoping the same silly Buggers will do it with me and more are welcome .

    The 3 man team worked really well last time we did it , 98 miles and it took 11 hours , should be easy to beat.


    The route will be the same as last time ,

    Moody Hill
    Donners pass
    Monument Gulch
    Seven Mile
    Swamp Creek
    Killpecker

    then we will turn around and ride them all back!!!

    THERE WILL BE NO BYPASS'S!!!!

    The first year the start at Moody Hill resembled something like a demolition derby, there were bikes down from one end of the hill to the other and the same carnage continued up Donners Pass this year i thought that we should stick to smaller teams .

    Link to the last one ,

    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=502948

    We just need to sort out a date and one that doesn't clash with YP"s ride .

    Any ideas or takers?
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  2. thump_co

    thump_co ..ouch

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    Sounds like fun... I know a real good trail navigator I can invite for when it gets dark too...:wink:
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  3. COXR650L

    COXR650L Long timer

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    Sounds like fun Id be interested.....
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  4. enduro-ince

    enduro-ince dirtslave

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    I read the report from the last one, and I can't believe I actually found a post from ole meterpig that I agree with, NEVER admit to one single drink or you will always end up doing the silly road side tricks.

    This sounds like a great ride, but I'm afraid my new unplated bike will not be legit, whats the deal with that? ANy pavement?
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  5. Milhaus

    Milhaus Made in Denmark

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    There is about a 10 mile section of paved road going up Poudre Canyon that you need to be plated for.


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  6. shearboy2004

    shearboy2004 KIWIINUSA

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    Been waiting for you Mate , you in?
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  7. GSL

    GSL Team Big Wheel

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    Depending on the date, I'd be in for this one. :evil
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  8. Milhaus

    Milhaus Made in Denmark

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    I go to OCR on Monday to see how bad I buggered my shoulder. If it isn't torn, I am IN! :freaky

    If it's torn, well :cry

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  9. 309

    309 Special Purpose

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    in.
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  10. shearboy2004

    shearboy2004 KIWIINUSA

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    Here's hoping Tom.

    Saul good on yer Mate !I knew you wouldn't let a stupid broken leg hold yer back.

    How's it healing ?
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  11. shearboy2004

    shearboy2004 KIWIINUSA

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    Excellent we need that crew in on it .:lol3:clap
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  12. 309

    309 Special Purpose

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    Yeah, I dont really use the rear brake all that much anyway. You guys are gonna have to hold me up at stops though, ok?
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  13. Pariahtize

    Pariahtize Miscategorized

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    I'm in if 309's in.

    This sounds like the perfect ride. . . can we do it tomorrow?

    I can ride on the 17th or the 25th. . . or the 1st (assume my chances are slim).
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  14. shearboy2004

    shearboy2004 KIWIINUSA

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    Hey the 17th is my birthday ! Sounds like a good thing to do on the day .

    Let's see what others think?
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  15. grub

    grub Requires Supervision

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    I think HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
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  16. Pariahtize

    Pariahtize Miscategorized

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    Hell, we've gotta do a ride on Shearboy's Birthday. It's hard enough turning 40 as it is!
    If you can't get your group together for the 17th, and ya wanna ride, I'm IN.
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  17. shearboy2004

    shearboy2004 KIWIINUSA

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    I'll hold yer to that Mate , this 40 shit doesn't get any easier each decade .:lol3
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  18. GSL

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    So... this Saturday, right? I'm IN, if you guys will have me.

    Mark, I rode Donner with Helen two weeks ago. Hopefully she can vouch for me that I'm not a noob, since I haven't ridden with any of you guys yet. Just new to Fort Collins...
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  19. tkent02

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    It never gets dark on Marc's rides. Never.
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  20. grub

    grub Requires Supervision

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    Not a noob, definately not a noob :nah
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