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    Best Trail within 1.5 hours of Denver

    I am staying in Denver for the weekend. I need a place to ride one day close to Denver and a bike shop to rent a bike, preferably a 29er, preferably something that doesn't suck. Would you do CO Springs or is there somewhere closer to Denver that is better? I have Winter Park and Breck slated for later. (cross post from 29er forum) Hopefully something well marked, flowy swoopy singletrack, smooth and fun rather than uber technical. Thanks

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    Breck and WP are within 1 1/2rs of Denver, traffic willing, a big "if" and doubtful over the 4th.

    Its been way hot down low, but Buffalo Creek would fit the bill on a cool day.

    Otherwise, head up and do Kenosha to Georgia Pass.

    Come to think of it, 1.5hr might barely get you across town this weekend.

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    Best place to rent a 29er is Golden Bike Shop. Adam should be able to hook you up with something that doesn't suck. We're riding Buffalo Creek Saturday morning. If your interested, send me a PM and we'll take it from there.

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    Winter Park area. Avoid Eisenhower Tunnel on holidays
    But its gonna be busy everywhere, I'd imagine

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    thanks, casey, Golden BIke Shop was great on the phone and had mucho non suckage-o. They recommended Evergreen/3 sisters trail.

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    Best trail within 90 minutes.

    That's funny.

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    You are describing, Buff Creek. 40ish miles of buff, flowing, fast, fun, single track. You won't be dissapointed.

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    White Ranch. It's the Disneyland of the Front Range.

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    Quote Originally Posted by urbiksux
    thanks, casey, Golden BIke Shop was great on the phone and had mucho non suckage-o. They recommended Evergreen/3 sisters trail.
    That's a really fun area. Nice fun climb to a mountain top and a looping play ground of tech gnar and bubbly rock options. Yeah, that's a fun area.
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    Another good option would be Golden Gate Canyon.
    Or Centennial cone if you want to keep it under 20 miles; an out and back from clear creek canyon.

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