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Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by red bud, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    took robin shopping

    so while we were at the good will

    got a email about some of my engineering

    ran back by his house

    progress was well under way

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    back to riding around town

    colorado springs has some cool murals


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  2. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    we rode up to mantiou springs,

    checked it out

    had some lunch wondered around


    then up to woodland park

    before ya get to town I'd seen this place on another trip

    today there weren't many folks there, but when i saw it before there were some dirt bikes out side, jeeps, trucks, car, a horse trailer with horses in it

    so i had to stop

    we didn't eat but the food looked good

    had a beer at a bar that had been in jack dempsey's home

    into town one end to the next and stopped at the goodwill

    nutn but the best for my wife :lol3


    while she shopped i watche the sky get dark



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    then it hailed

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  5. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    home now, but this was in colorado
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  6. red bud

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    nope, still had gas :lol3
  7. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    guess I should have mentioned

    some of ya'll may know this

    last year the drive shaft went out of the purple people eater

    so it's been sitting in storage broke down for a year

    i'd sat it up with matt when I got out here, he'd fix it

    so i'd had a brand new drive shaft shipped to his house

    also shipped a super dopper charging system to help our ele gear run

    & he was doing a lot of maintance on the old gal

    now back to the story

    we checked in, napped

    then walmart

    the local grave yard

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    we usually have luck finding animals in these areas

    we saw a good many bedded down just back of here

    then riding back roads and neighborhoods

    an elk, robin loved the chipmunk poseing for us

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  8. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    one spot I could see something off up a hill so I hiked up to see

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    up a hill at 8500 ft above sea level, on a out shape fat man's tuff :lol3

    us big boys need oxygen :nah


    more deer hunting
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  9. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    one dirt road we rode up till we kept running into no trespassing signs

    after we turned around the last time we saw the guard making sure we left


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    we rode tru green falls


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    robin had enough deer hunting so I dropped her off at the room

    made my way back to green falls and stopped in the blue moose

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  10. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    it was my kind of place


    sitting at the bar having a good time, talking to the bartender and a friend of hers sitting beside me

    maybe 4 or 8 of us sitting at the bar

    guy comes in sits down on the empty stool between me and another guy

    says I wanta a shot of whiskey and can you sell me a stick of butter :eek2


    she pours him a shot & goes looking for butter:hmmmmm


    :scratch

    she comes back and throws a empty butter box at him

    he looks sad and laughs, does another shot

    turns out he was cooking supper for his landlord and ran out of butter :lol3


    I said i'm glad you explained that and everybody laughed because we were all wondering


    dude did another shot, said he was gonna check restaurant next door (only two places open in green falls)

    I said good luck & we're rooting for ya


    we laffed some more and he was gone

    so i'm sitting there eating my pizza (best one of the trip, mt something elk etc.....)

    somebody taps me on the shoulder

    dude had scored his butter


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    :clap

    :jack

    I boxed up my pie, rode back to woodland park

    stopped off at the liquor store and got a plastic bottle of jim beam

    riding back roads of town near the hotel

    I called robin and said walk out on our porch real slow and look to the right

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    i followed her and 2 baby's behind our cabin


    back in the room i poured some jb over ice and added some diet mt dew


    then sat on the porch smoking a cigar :johntm

    1st day in was going good
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  12. globalt38

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    Grew up first part of my childhood in Colorado Springs. Church we went to had an annual picnic at Garden of the Gods. Spent several summer nights at those picnics clambering around on those rocks - miracle no one came out of there with broken limbs or worse! Good times!
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  13. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    let me add some of robins deer pix

    garden of the gods

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    woodland park

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  14. red bud

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    wow thats cool we just drove around, but we should have got out and walked some
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  15. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    thrusday up some hotel breakfast

    riding around doing some more deer hunting


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    then a walk around town, time to waste

    so we stopped to smell the flowers

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    bumped into the king at the local gun store


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  16. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    there was about 6 or 9 guys sitting in circle telling lies and cutting up

    joined em for a bit

    asked about a hat, guy says 7.50$ sold

    more joking, when I went to pay he said $5


    then asked me my favorate football team, I almost lied staring at his broncos calender :lol3


    also I walked on out robin was still looking around, when one of the dudes said don't forget your wife

    wondering around

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    robin rested while I wondered some more


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    we checked out the dinosaur museum

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    well we'd saw all we wanted to back to the cabin we packed up and checked out


    turning south back to green falls

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    back to the blue moose, for lunch

    cool spot bsed with bartender

    got to talking bikes, he said had a 08 fat bob

    I said me to


    mine didn't have the skateboard rack on it tho


    back to mantiou springs


    gate to the falls was locked so we checked em out from above


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    robin had seen something about this place on the history channel the night before


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  19. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    checked out the incline, don't think I was ready to climb it


    found us a room, laid around and read

    listened to robin snore

    when she was up we rode over to Colorado springs and messed around

    took another trip tru the garden of the gods


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    while walking around the shops some homeless dude was following us letting us know it was fixing to storm bad, BAD......


    "i stay outside so i kept up with this stuff, it's coming"


    it did get dark and rain in the area but never hit us


    back at the springs

    supper


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    sat beside a couple that had just climbed the incline, they said they were glad they'd done it but they were never gonna do it again


    :lol3
  20. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    some more riding around


    & deer hunting

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    zig zaging around


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