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... a two hour turn around time. There was a bar attached to the bike shop so we decided to kill two hours drinking coffee and doing internet stuff. In two hours, you can drink a fair bit of coffee, but unfortunately this coffee was tepid and tasteless - the first time that's happened in Colorado. We debated moving to the cafe we'd visited on arriving in Salida, but there was a thunderstorm going on (of course) with torrential rain. After drinking gallons of rank coffee, ...
Day 44. Friday 26th September. Kremmling to Heaton Bay Campground. Colorado dished up another beautiful day which included the stunning Williams Fork Reservoir and the best pass on the whole route so far in Ute Pass (9524ft), which was followed by the best descent. 53 miles made it a fairly long day, but the riding was mostly mellow and moderate. The climb up to Ute Pass resembled an Alpine road climb in its steady gradient and smooth surface, but fortunately it was fairly short at ...
... off we went. We were not a moment too soon with new tires! We encountered the first "rough" roads of the trip including two mountain passes. Marshall pass was first. Fantastic scenery and vistas and a fun ride up. It was both entertaining and big learning curve to take 800 lbs of motorcycle on trails and roads I would typically be riding a 220 lb 2 stroke on. Later in the ...
All good fun here. Now that we're in the Colorado mountains temperatures are much more pleasant. After Canyonlands NP (UT) & then Colorado NM (near Grand Junction) we thought we were over canyons but Black Canyon of the Gunnison was quite different - steep sided, hard black rock rather than ...
... and it completely snapped him out of his bizarre yelling. He became friendly and had a short conversation with us and was on his way. I admired Kirsty's ability to talk to the man, whereas I was just awkward and non confrontational. I think we're all craving a rest day. They want to see a movie in the old-fashioned theater and I want to check out the historic downtown area and the river. We went back to camp in the dark and had an awesome night's ...
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