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    front range top 3 trails!

    moving to denver on monday and im looking for the most recommended front range trail!if you had one choice which trail would it be???

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    Good thing you're moving here !

    You're going to get so many suggestions, it will take a lifetime to ride all of them !

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    They are all a secret. SHHH
    Bad rep!!! That's right SON!!

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    The best rides vary by season and location.
    Check out www.trailcentral.com for a good place to start.
    Pick up a Latitude 40 map of the front range and esplore!

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    Wait. Your title says "top 3" but you only want the best one?

    I'm so confused...

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    Do you have a girlfriend to shuttle you up Apex?

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    Apex! You can even shuttle it if you like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoshPants
    Do you have a girlfriend to shuttle you up Apex?
    Damn you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoshPants
    Do you have a girlfriend to shuttle you up Apex?

    Better yet...

    Do you have a girlfriend I can chat up while she's waiting to shuttle you up Apex?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ebry74
    Apex! You can even shuttle it if you like.
    Oh jeez...Had to figure Apex would come up. Is there any thread that it doesn't?

    The best trail is the one you're on.


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    Quote Originally Posted by enduroslrider
    The best trail is the one you're on.

    well said! also I like the username.

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    Bah, its getting too hot in the front range. What you wanna do is get up to the hi country. STAT!

    Otherwise the Cherry Creek bike path is in great condition this time of the year. That or Dakota Ridge. (One of these recommendations is fake. Guess which one? A trip to the Trail Review section of this site would tell you...)
    Biker? I don't even know her.

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    The problem with the front range is that there are good trails, but they are scattered all over. I want to have 100 miles of sweet singletrack in one place! I also want to have a mexican restaurant at the trailhead and a really good, overstocked bike shop that always has cool stuff on clearance. The bike shop should have about fifty demo tires I can try for free just so I can finally answer the question, Which tire for the front range. This trail center should be located next to a nice river so I can go tubing and cool down after a long ride. Finally, there should be a free shuttle service to downhill runs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guyechka
    The problem with the front range is that there are good trails, but they are scattered all over. I want to have 100 miles of sweet singletrack in one place! I also want to have a mexican restaurant at the trailhead and a really good, overstocked bike shop that always has cool stuff on clearance. The bike shop should have about fifty demo tires I can try for free just so I can finally answer the question, Which tire for the front range. This trail center should be located next to a nice river so I can go tubing and cool down after a long ride. Finally, there should be a free shuttle service to downhill runs.
    You're forgetting a brew-pub or at bare minimum a microbrewery right at the TH.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guyechka
    The problem with the front range is that there are good trails, but they are scattered all over. I want to have 100 miles of sweet singletrack in one place! I also want to have a mexican restaurant at the trailhead and a really good, overstocked bike shop that always has cool stuff on clearance. The bike shop should have about fifty demo tires I can try for free just so I can finally answer the question, Which tire for the front range. This trail center should be located next to a nice river so I can go tubing and cool down after a long ride. Finally, there should be a free shuttle service to downhill runs.

    I thought Apex offers all these great things from all the talk and whatnot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MK_
    You're forgetting a brew-pub or at bare minimum a microbrewery right at the TH.

    _MK
    I sort of assumed the mexican restaurant would have a microbrewery too. On Thursday nights there would be a topless show, and riders could then go for a t.i.t.s. ride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by krjr13
    moving to denver on monday and im looking for the most recommended front range trail!if you had one choice which trail would it be???
    What are you looking for?

    My top 3 change depending on the bike I'm riding, fitness, season, day of week, etc...

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    There's less than 1/2 dozen trails out of the ~ 100+ that I've ridden, that I'd rather not ride again.

    So roughly, that means I've liked 95% of every trail I've ridden. Trying to pick a favorite is pointless.

    Conditions, Conditions, Conditions.....

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    Easy question and 17 replies with about 3 suggestions.
    Saddle up, Effendi. We ride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YetiBear
    Easy question and 17 replies with about 3 suggestions.
    If you think this is an easy question then I feel bad for you.

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    Here are my favorites from the summit of most of them (there are 6 here but the first 3 would be my Top 3). These were all taken within about a week and a half - that's the beauty for me about living here and mtn biking - you have your choices

    Deer Creek


    Mt. Falcon


    Evergreen Mtn.


    Apex


    Green Mtn.

    Matthews/Winters

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    If one were to tell you one would have to kill you. But at least you get to ride them once.

    You know you are on the right trails when you find the three skeletons and bike parts at the end .
    Last edited by lidarman; 06-25-2010 at 07:50 PM.

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    Somewhere, somewhere and somewhere. Nothing secret, all public trails that you most likely will never see another rider on. Just go explore.








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    Quote Originally Posted by MK_
    You're forgetting a brew-pub or at bare minimum a microbrewery right at the TH.

    _MK

    I'll drink to that
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    Quote Originally Posted by onbelaydave
    Somewhere, somewhere and somewhere. Nothing secret, all public trails that you most likely will never see another rider on. Just go explore.
    I like the way you think!

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