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Old 12-12-2012, 03:20 PM   #1
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I guess it's about time I post this ride report...

Well here's the story. I went on a little trip... by little I mean ~4,000 miles in about 10 days.

So let's start this out with a picture of my trusty steed!


Look at her! She's so ready to go! Started out on a bright thursday morning!

Here we are at our first fillup, about ready to get going on the highway!


Toll roads! Only hit one of them, actually. 'twas quite nice!


We were stuck on this bridge for about half an hour... it was so hot we actually ended up taking our gear off and just chilling there. But it started moving again eventually so we just scrambled to get our stuff on and pulled over to get everything fastened again.


First night! Setting up camp! We met a little cat who we named andrew. He chilled with us and it was awesome.


Buddies!!!


Day 2! It started getting hot... But it was still awesome!


Hot hot hot!


Day 3 - I hate Kansas... It was 103F the whole day...


Finally in Colorado! Nice relaxing to this view.


Clean.


And... 2 day trip in colorado to the most amazing destinations I've seen in my short 22 years... I'll shaddap and let you guys just see it.





Now for a bonus! My aunt and uncle's car! This was amazing!


And left to right - My FZ6, my Aunt's Mercedes SL500, my Uncle's Harley Davidson.


It was amazing.
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Old 12-12-2012, 03:43 PM   #2
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It looks like it was a fun trip! Thanks for sharing the pics and the story
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Great stuff!

Funny how strip malls all look identical in the states. If I didn't know better I'd be sure that was taken in Joisey!
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Great pics! thanks for sharing

I'm surprised you had warm weather this time of year.

That GW looks like it tows a pop-up camper?!

Edit: Just saw your smartphone screen shot....
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Glad you enjoyed your visit here! um....were you in Colorado Springs & Monument?
And do I recognize Twin Lakes in one of those pics?
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Outstanding work , thanks for sharing it with us ..... Makes me want to load up the bike & ride
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Glad you enjoyed your visit here! um....were you in Colorado Springs & Monument?
And do I recognize Twin Lakes in one of those pics?
Nice catch!

My aunt and uncle live in Black Forest.

We ended up taking a trip through monument and aspen and ended up in Montrose. Stayed the night there, and came the southern route back to Black Forest/CO Springs.

It was simply amazing.



Also: this was in july.
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Been to Twin Lakes many, many times....on the way to my fav place in the state: Aspen! Hope you got to see the Maroon Bells! And gawd, isn't Independence Pass a blast to ride?!?!


The pic with your aunt & uncles car....taken in a King Soopers parking lot in Monument (Baptist Rd)?
And the pic with your aunts car & uncles Harley...taken in a parking lot with an Albertsons grocery store on Research & Union Blvd?
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Been to Twin Lakes many, many times....on the way to my fav place in the state: Aspen! Hope you got to see the Maroon Bells! And gawd, isn't Independence Pass a blast to ride?!?!


The pic with your aunt & uncles car....taken in a King Soopers parking lot in Monument (Baptist Rd)?
And the pic with your aunts car & uncles Harley...taken in a parking lot with an Albertsons grocery store on Research & Union Blvd?
Independence pass was my favorite! Once the snow falls here, I'm going to edit my goPro footage and upload it.

Uhh... You are correct on both accounts... You live in the area?
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Independence pass was my favorite! Once the snow falls here, I'm going to edit my goPro footage and upload it.

Uhh... You are correct on both accounts... You live in the area?
Great looking forward to seeing it!
Yeah, I'm in Colorado Springs....Monument is right up the street...kinda
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