Holiday Inn Express Salida
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... got cold last night'. But the truth is, the nights have never been the worst part. With thermal trousers, tops, in a tent with inner and outer, and in our sleeping bags, we've certainly had some seriously cold nights, but by far the worst part of the day is getting up in the morning into damp, frosty kit and trying to generate heat - particularly hard if you're descending as we were today. Anyone who has been Scottish Winter climbing will be familiar with hot aches - ...
... to pack and repack because we used the ranch kitchen. Instead, we spent a few hours drinking freshly brewed coffee and talking to Eric who runs the place. As we finally packed up our bikes to go and opened the ranch doors, we saw before us a herd of hundreds of Buffalo who had come down from the hills to gather by the river. It was such an amazing sight to witness their huge size and familiar profile just a couple of hundred metres away. By the time we left, clouds were brewing, ...
... places at a certain time. Needless to say I missed my appointment, but phoned the guy and he agreed to open his shop at 7am the next morning to get us back on the road. We found free camping at a great campsite just outside town by a creek. We ate cheap and kind of meh pizza in town and tried a couple microbrews. Concern is growing about price and quality of food, lack of yuengling, sweet tea, and free ...
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 ...
... so I was trying to stay as close to the guardrail as possible. At one point, my front pannier clipped the rail and threw me sideways into the road. It happened so fast that I couldn't unclip my left shoe from the pedal to catch myself. The bike fell on my left leg and the chainring cut my right leg. I have some giant bruises and cuts. A Jeep passed going the opposite way and saw me fall but they didn't stop. I was a lot more careful after ...