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    Western Colorado

    Anyone on this forum from the Western Slope? I've noticed a few squids out here toolin around in town but have yet to meet anyone who is down for a spirited ride up the Monument or Mesa.

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    Re: Western Colorado

    Ever ridden out to Naturita?
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    Re: Western Colorado

    I come down to gj to drag race occasionally, but i dont have a street legal bike anymore

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    Re: Western Colorado

    I'm out here too. But I traded my sportbike in for a dualsport. I can't really keep the same pace on the De Beque cutoff with a knobbie front tire!

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    Re: Western Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptGoodvibes View Post
    Ever ridden out to Naturita?
    Wow. That is really out there. Lol. 141 looks like a nice ride though.

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    Re: Western Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by Sean View Post
    I'm out here too. But I traded my sportbike in for a dualsport. I can't really keep the same pace on the De Beque cutoff with a knobbie front tire!
    How bout the Monument?

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    Re: Western Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by N0sf3ratu View Post
    Wow. That is really out there. Lol. 141 looks like a nice ride though.
    Some of the best riding in the state is out west: 141, 65, 133 ... Shhh... now everybody will go there.
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    Re: Western Colorado

    I'm definitely going to have to check it out. Maybe I'll head down to norwood one of these weekends.

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    Re: Western Colorado

    I'm out in GJ quiet a bit flying RC airplanes, I'll through my 636 in the trailer one weekend and head out for a ride.

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    Re: Western Colorado

    Down to Norwood would be a good ride, when you do it be sure to check out the car museum in Gateway and for an added challenge figure out where I took my avatar pic Once at Norwood if you dont want to turn around and go back you go a little farther on 141 and cut east to Ridgway and then up 550 to Montrose (more good riding) Once in Montrose if you still have energy and time take 50 east to 92 then north into Delta. At this point I have no more fun to get the rest of the way home.

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    Re: Western Colorado

    If I lived out thataways, I'd be filling up in Naturita a couple times a day on the weekends.
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    Re: Western Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by longrider View Post
    Down to Norwood would be a good ride, when you do it be sure to check out the car museum in Gateway and for an added challenge figure out where I took my avatar pic Once at Norwood if you dont want to turn around and go back you go a little farther on 141 and cut east to Ridgway and then up 550 to Montrose (more good riding) Once in Montrose if you still have energy and time take 50 east to 92 then north into Delta. At this point I have no more fun to get the rest of the way home.
    At Delta you jog right and take CO-65 over Grand Mesa!
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    Re: Western Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptGoodvibes View Post
    At Delta you jog right and take CO-65 over Grand Mesa!
    From Cedaredge to the top of the mesa is faaaaast! Beautiful corners, almost like hwy 7.

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    Re: Western Colorado

    Hwy 550 from Ouray to Durango is one of my favorite rides on the western slope.

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    Re: Western Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by longrider View Post
    Down to Norwood would be a good ride, when you do it be sure to check out the car museum in Gateway and for an added challenge figure out where I took my avatar pic Once at Norwood if you dont want to turn around and go back you go a little farther on 141 and cut east to Ridgway and then up 550 to Montrose (more good riding) Once in Montrose if you still have energy and time take 50 east to 92 then north into Delta. At this point I have no more fun to get the rest of the way home.
    Here's your loop!

    That right there is a fun day!
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