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    bikerpelli anyone?

    anybody here signed up for either of the two trips in may?
    http://bikerpelli.com

    i'll be in the second group.

    first time on the kokopelli and counting the days/hours/minutes to the start!

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    It's my second trip with Alex and I ' m more excited than the first time. Good luck and have fun.

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    Something about 50 or so miles a day of jeep trails and wagon trails doesn't get me too excited. Says something about singletrack, but how much of it is really singletrack and is it GOOD singletrack?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bikeCOLORADO
    Says something about singletrack, but how much of it is really singletrack and is it GOOD singletrack?
    well consider you're riding from FRUITA to MOAB... how bad can it be?!


    dash: which trip are you on: first or second?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gotdirt
    well consider you're riding from FRUITA to MOAB... how bad can it be?!


    dash: which trip are you on: first or second?
    A lot of stuff in the middle is actualy kinda desolate, but it's good on both ends....

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    Kokopelli Road?

    Quote Originally Posted by bikeCOLORADO
    Something about 50 or so miles a day of jeep trails and wagon trails doesn't get me too excited. Says something about singletrack, but how much of it is really singletrack and is it GOOD singletrack?
    I think the total singletrack amounts to around 20 miles.
    * ~5 miles from Sand Flats Road to the pavement
    * ~2-3 miles along the river at McGraw Bottom
    * ~10 miles along Mary's Loop and near the river

    They really should call it "The Kokopelli Road". Same goes for the White Rim "Trail" which has 0 miles of singletrack. Even still, they're both great rides with incredible scenery all around.

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    May i add the start of kokopelli is wonderful if you take moore fun to mack ridge to troys and drop down to the river then when you hit rabbit valley take # 2 trail all the way to the western rim(superb singletrack) then back on kokopelli to camp 1(bittercreek) Day 2 cruises through some nice twisty fun stuff by the colorado river then yellow jacket canyon(technical ups and downs and sand and more sand then huge climb to the sickest downhill (rose garden hill) and twisty stuff to camp (awesome camp with coyotes in huge valley) Day 3 huge climbs scenery altitude and porcupine rim. Now thats mountain biking!!!!!!!!!!

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    Hardtail or full suspension?

    What would be better? Hardtail or full suspension (Titus Moto-lite) for this trip?

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    Quote Originally Posted by elee325
    What would be better? Hardtail or full suspension (Titus Moto-lite) for this trip?
    Whatever you like to ride for several hours straight....It doesn't matter that much. I would say hardtail or short travel FS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gotdirt
    well consider you're riding from FRUITA to MOAB... how bad can it be?!


    dash: which trip are you on: first or second?
    I thought it was a great trip. Yeh, it's a lot of jeep road, but it's still a cool trip along the river.

    Here's some vids and pics (this was a few years ago, so don't laugh at my riding ability - not that it is much better now ):

    http://www.pchospital.net/fruita1.mpg
    http://www.pchospital.net/fruita2.mpg
    http://www.pchospital.net/koko2.mpg












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    what he (lidarman) said...

    there is some significant climbing on the last day, so i'd say bring the lighter bike (assuming it is comfortable enough for that much saddle time).

    enjoy!
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    That's spot in the video is a perfect example of where sensational singletrack parallels the kokopelli, via the Western Rim. Riding along the rim on these huge canyons is just one of the many chances for ST and then it just intersects back to the main trail..


    Quote Originally Posted by hnauzers
    I thought it was a great trip. Yeh, it's a lot of jeep road, but it's still a cool trip along the river.

    Here's some vids and pics (this was a few years ago, so don't laugh at my riding ability - not that it is much better now ):

    http://www.pchospital.net/fruita1.mpg
    http://www.pchospital.net/fruita2.mpg
    http://www.pchospital.net/koko2.mpg












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    I'm riding again this year - first week trip.

    Last years ride was great fun. Sure the whole trail isn't single track, but there are some great side diversions that mix things up - western rim trail on day 1, upper porcupine on day 3, etc. But in my book the looong climbs are alot of fun too. No matter what kind of trail you're on single track, dirt road, sandy double track - the views never disappoint!

    And besides all that how often do you get to ride all day into the middle of nowhere and end up at a camp with cold beer?

    Here's some of my pics from last year's week 2 ride - http://4x6.org/kokopelli06/.

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    I'm doing it for the first time this year, second weekend.
    The sketchier you are, the better you'll look in artists' renderings.

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    I actually got in this year, on the second trip.

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