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#1 cofz1

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 12:12 PM

Here's a link to a map that shows CO roads by skill level.

Should be a good starting point for trip planning if you're coming through.

http://www.coloradod...-resources.html

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 02:29 PM

Thanks for the trip planner. I say the red roads are the fun roads.:yahoo:

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 03:00 PM

Cool! Dukes' proud he rode a red road in the rain!

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 05:44 PM

I can gladly say I've rode every one of the 'red' roads at least once, if not several times. It's a shame CODOT doesn't add the sentence "vehicles with four wheels or more not recommended" on all the Red roads.
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Posted 30 January 2012 - 06:01 PM

Seems like you could make a nice instate SS1000 of those red roads.:clapping:

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 04:54 AM

Nice map. Thanks. I've ridden all at least once except for 14 west of Fort Collins, which is now on the list for this summer.

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 06:11 AM

Nice map. Thanks. I've ridden all at least once except for 14 west of Fort Collins, which is now on the list for this summer.


Make sure you ride it on an off peak time. It is a great twisty road. There are not too many places to pass...so if you are behind a wagon train, it would not be fun at all. I have relatives that live on a ridge above Masonville.

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 07:03 AM

Looks like a map for Hardley Ableson's.

Red is difficult?? No, red is FUN!

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 07:18 AM

I picked that map up this summer, IN UTAH! :unsure: WTF, Utah promoting Colorado as a riding destination? I agree! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
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Posted 31 January 2012 - 08:45 AM

Looks like a map for Hardley Ableson's.

Red is difficult?? No, red is FUN!


Not difficult, requiring a higher skill level (it's all relative, I suppose)
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Posted 31 January 2012 - 09:13 AM

Looks like a map for Hardley Ableson's.

Red is difficult?? No, red is FUN!



That was my first thought as well. :)

#12 cofz1

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 12:00 PM

Yeah, the red roads are where the fun is.

The colorado beemers club hosts a SS1000 every year entirely in CO. They generally make a big loop of west end of the state. Route changes every year.