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    The Hard Choices

    I moved to the Front Range more than a year ago, and now that I have had a chance to sufficiently explore my new home, I have asked myself which is better...

    So I made a video about it.

    enjoy!



    Yes, I know... I could have chosen much better trails for the Colorado sections... but I am yet to ride the those trails, let alone get any good footage of them... in time, people, in time...

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    Nice video

    Thanks for that Wilbur, I needed that stoke to get me off my lazy ass. I'm going riding now. Waterton canyon up to Lenny's rest is better than nothing

    edit: no go up to Lennys rest, need snowshoers stat!
    Last edited by Pete Otis Towns; 03-04-2013 at 07:49 AM.
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    Sweet! That's great! I hope the ride rocked!

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    Hmmm. That is a hard choice. And your video makes a great case for both, um all. But the jury is still waiting for more evidence. Post more videos.






    Now.

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    Re: The Hard Choices

    Quote Originally Posted by Pete Otis Towns View Post
    I'm going riding now. Waterton canyon up to Lenny's rest is better than nothing
    Yeah buddy :thumbup:

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    Quote Originally Posted by goldenboy View Post
    Now.
    HAHAHA YES, SIR!
    I do agree that subject does warrant a more significant analysis..

    I will comb the archive further to see what I can bring to light.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete Otis Towns View Post

    edit: no go up to Lennys rest, need snowshoers stat!

    Get up there....MORE!!! I rode/pushed the Roxy loop on Monday and finished just as the squall started dumping...visibility 15 ft going down the Canyon. Someone had snow shoe'd up to Lenny's but the rest of Roxy's was mine and and a big kitties alone. A few more runs with fatties on it and it would be golden.

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    Great video... I think the only answer is that you're going to have to ride even more great trails to decide!

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    Great video!

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    You reached the correct conclusion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete Otis Towns View Post
    Thanks for that Wilbur, I needed that stoke to get me off my lazy ass. I'm going riding now. Waterton canyon up to Lenny's rest is better than nothing

    edit: no go up to Lennys rest, need snowshoers stat!
    I could get my snowshoes out and hike it, but why? Seems pretty boring, that road would suck so bad. I prefer more...remote places for my snowshoeing, and I usually don't stay on trails.

    Anyway, sweet vid! I absolutely hate that Mercury song though.
    Gotta get up to get down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BaeckerX1 View Post
    I could get my snowshoes out and hike it, but why? Seems pretty boring, that road would suck so bad. I prefer more...remote places for my snowshoeing, and I usually don't stay on trails.

    Anyway, sweet vid! I absolutely hate that Mercury song though.
    The road up the canyon is usually plowed - I'm talking about the start of the CO trail needs snowshoers. But according to the goat it's been taken care of - so you go to your remote regions and play off trail.
    Without rules, we all might as well be up in a tree flinging our crap at each other. Red Foreman - That 70's show.

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    I've asked that question many times... Chicago vs Denver area. Being an outdoors person an a mtb fanatic, the choice was apparent. Needless to say, I'm spending more time in the front range than Chicago.

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    Obviously I get that, but you can't drive up, so you'd want to hike the 7 miles or whatever it is with the snowshoes on your back on a road, then put them on to hike a little bit and turn around? I wasn't trying to be a smartass honestly. I just can't imagine why anyone would snowshoe that, at least not from that side.

    Honestly the whole fun of snowshoeing for me is exploring random areas in the middle of nowhere. Trails are cool and all, but if you have snowshoes you can walk pretty much anywhere so it's fun to get a little lost sometimes.
    Gotta get up to get down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CEO Alex View Post
    I've asked that question many times... Chicago vs Denver area.
    This is kind of like a Great Divide vs. Budweiser decision.

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