Monthly Archives: May 2010

Stunning Views from Montrose to Crawford via CO 92

I took my street bike out today. Yes, it’s Memorial Day Weekend, but there’s seldom traffic on Colorado Highway 92 from US Hwy 50 at Blue Mesa Dam, up to Crawford, Colorado. The weather was picture perfect and my 1994 … Continue reading

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Ouray County Road 9 Views and GPS Track

Ouray, Colorado, County Roads 5, 7, and 9 are overlooked because they’re not in the “high country.” Well, that doesn’t mean the views aren’t just as spectacular. Given that the high country is still closed, I’ve been exploring some of … Continue reading

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Mystery Side Road Off Ouray County Road 4

I’d suited up and was headed out for a ride up Buckhorn Road, but when I got down to Hwy 550, I ran into Glenn Neigenfind, who said he was riding up County Road 4 to investigate a road. The … Continue reading

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Colorado Wildflowers

Today we peaked at 80°F, our first truly warm spring day this year. All the wildflowers seemed to have noticed at once. Here are some

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Red Mountain Pass on my Yamaha Seca II

I’ve been hitting the dirtbike hard this year, looking for any and every opportunity to get out. The past couple days has blessed us with good, albeit windy, weather. Yesterday I had the pleasure of running into Glenn Neigenfind. We … Continue reading

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Ouray County Roads 2 and 4 — Redux

What a change in weather today! Yesterday’s video of County Road 24 shows drip, drip, drip. Today was nothing short of spectacular. I celebrated with a ride up Ouray County Roads 2 and 4. The video below shows three narrated … Continue reading

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Ouray County Road 24

Here’s a video taken on a rainy May day along the length of Ouray, Colorado, County Road 24. This road is often overlooked by visitors because it’s in Pleasant Valley rather than way up in the high country. Yet it’s … Continue reading

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Nice View of Ridgway Reservoir

Loretta held the video camera while I narrated. This is taken at the same overlook described in “A Road I Never Knew Existed.”

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Balloons and Varoooms, Ridgway, Colorado

Now this isn’t motorcycle or ham radio, but I can put anything on this blog, so here’s some video from a local event, Balloons ‘n’ Varoooms. There’s also a balloon-fest associated with this, but those were all gone by the … Continue reading

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Ouray County Road 7 — Video

Saturday, May 8th, 2010, was overcast and chilly, but I’m so eager to get out on the bike I went anyway. Here’s a delightful scene with an alpine lake and Mt. Sneffels in the background. I’ve been playing with some … Continue reading

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