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  1. dougrender

    Dubois Wyoming

    Thanks, Scoutin!
  2. dougrender

    Dubois Wyoming

    Any good single track riding in Dubois? Heading that way Sept 21-24 to see my parents who will be visiting there. KTM 300 and FreeRide. =Doug
  3. dougrender

    Albany Wyoming riding/camping?

    It will be snowed-in in "the spring". My wife is a pretty good rider, but I sure as hell don't take her to Albany. Lots of more forgiving single track elsewhere. =Doug
  4. dougrender

    Riding in Taylor Park, CO

    uh...avoid Timberline, Star and Waterfall...Flag, Reno, Deadmans, Bear Creek are single track they may be able to handle. Buy a map.
  5. dougrender

    Relocating to Denver Area - Advice?

    Negative. Closed indefinately. No one ever characterized it as "great" though. I hope you own a trailer and tow vehicle. That's how I get by...
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    Taylor Park Trail Conditions?

    Flag, Reno Ridge, Rose Bud, Deadman, Bear Creek all good to go. Docter park from Matchless towards Dinner Station. Some deadfall needs chainsaw. I rode them last week. Check the GOATS on Facebook for best info. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gunnison-Valley-OHV-Alliance-of-Trailriders-The-GOATs/115853601834310 And crontribute $. Word is star trail and lillipond are good, but I didnt ride. 648 connector is clear. Star Pass may be passable with one or so snow banks. Part of Doubletop may be snow blocked. Be careful crossing Cement Creek. Water is moving fast. =Doug
  7. dougrender

    Sugarloaf / Switzerland trails

    Switzerland Trail is a misnomer. It's an old railroad grade. You could drive a Prius down most of it. There is not legal single track in the area. You should join http://www.bouldercountytrailriders.com/ if you are interested in riding in Boulder County. =Doug
  8. I don't know about prolonged street use, but for trail riding i run 13PSI in my rear trials. I have only pinched it once in ~4 years. I have run the IRC, Michelin and Pirelli. Hated the Pirelli. Compound is too hard. IRC was favorite until I tried the Michelin this year. Will stick with that. Traction of the IRC but seems to wear longer. Trials are not very good in heavy sand or mud. But most of Moab is rock, where they excel. If you are only going 10 miles on pavement at 40mph, should be fine, in my experience. You're coming all the way from OH. Might I suggest you trailer to the good stuff? =Doug
  9. dougrender

    Best winter riding spots in CO/UT?

    Thanks for input on Kremmling. I thought it might be some kind of winter gem, but sounds like not so much. =doug
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    Best winter riding spots in CO/UT?

    How about the area bordering Kremmling--Wolford Mountain? Does it stay dry through the winter? =Doug
  11. dougrender

    Taylor Park Trails - now closed

    The one that is still open is Hunter Creek. Don't forget the GOATs if you like riding in Taylor. I ran into Doug, the club president last Sunday on Deadman's and gave them a small donation. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gunnison-Valley-OHV-Alliance-of-Trailriders-The-GOATs/115853601834310 =Doug
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    New to CO

    Be sure to join http://www.bouldercountytrailriders.com/ You can meet some Boulder locals and folks to ride with. I live near downtown. Hit me up if you want to grab a beer some time. My wife and I trailer out of Boulder most weekends. =Doug
  13. dougrender

    Need advice on 3 day trip for novice

    Alpine loop is not good for the GF. Lots of better choices.
  14. dougrender

    Gold Lake/Jamestown trails

    Next meeting, Thursday June 21st at 5:00pm. Boulder Ranger District Office, 2140 Yarmouth Ave, Boulder 303-541-2500. Agenda: 1) Schedule next meeting - All 2) Grants Jenny Creek Re-Route (Bev) - Build new road above Jenny Creek that will bypass private property. 3) Adopt-A-Road Projects / Volunteer Projects Spring Gulch/Bell Gulch (Colleen/Naomi) - Sign monitoring. Lefthand Canyon Cleanup (Dave) - Sep 29, 9am to noon. Lefthand Plan (Cat) - Status. Ice Spider FR??? Fireman's Ladder FR??? (Cat) - winch anchors. Post and Cable decision for district (Cat) - Decision? Gillespie Gulch (Adam) - Open? Status on Allenspark shooting closure (Cat) - Decision? Lefthand Project (Adam) - May 19, 9am. Repaired 5-Points kiosk. Caribou FR505 (Stan) - City of Boulder, fencing needed. Review June 16. Kingston Peak FR353 (Stan) - Jun 1, review. Jenny Creek FR502.3 (Marco) - Aug 18 cleanup/signing. Sep 20 repair work. Middle St. Vrain FR114 (Adam) - Project review May 26, 10am parking lot. Obstacle Project June 9, 9am. Middle St. Vrain (Adam) - Seasonal opening, tree removal, water bar work June 23-24, 9am. Park Creek FR203 T-33 crash site interpretive sign (Dave) - Review Jun 22. 4) Motorized Trail Projects - (Bill H/Dave K) Lefthand Motorcycle Trails (Dave) - Water bar project Apr 21. Ub-c Open (Dave) - Route number, name. Bark Beetle Training (Cat) - New required training video for all volunteers on National Forest projects. http://www.wlrv.org/community/leader-resources.html Any new issues or concerns to work on, or Forest Service projects related to Boulder Ranger District motorized recreation. - All Forest Service projects list are online at http://www.fs.fed.us/sopa/state-level.php?co Scroll down to find the forest your interested in. --------------------------------------------- On Hold till 2013: Coney Creek FR507 Sink hole user routes project. Castle Gulch volume/route control - projects with land owners.
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