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    Might be moving to Colorado SOON... QUESTIONS!?!?!

    1. Going to be living some where between Denver and Boulder, local trails to ride?

    2. What are the riding seasons? I currently live in Louisiana and ride literally year around (less in the dead summer 100+ degree heat)

    3. Please tell me its worth moving to this part of the country for some epic riding. I live for mountain biking and taking a 4 day a week job will give me plenty of time to live.

    4. Anyone need a riding buddy? Its going to take a while to get my lungs up to par, but I ride pretty damn decent when I am up to par.

    Thanks so much! I am so exited
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    1. Going to be living some where between Denver and Boulder, local trails to ride?
    Yes in quantity check sticky at top of page.

    2. What are the riding seasons? I currently live in Louisiana and ride literally year around (less in the dead summer 100+ degree heat)
    Yes year round. Wear clothes instead of removing them. Check sticky at top of page.

    3. Please tell me its worth moving to this part of the country for some epic riding. I live for mountain biking and taking a 4 day a week job will give me plenty of time to live.
    According to thread in Passion section Colorado sucks and the only mtn bike appropriate place is the Pacific North west. Best to go there so as not to get ridiculed for living in Colorado.

    4. Anyone need a riding buddy? Its going to take a while to get my lungs up to par, but I ride pretty damn decent when I am up to par.
    Pretty damn decent is not going to cut it. You'll need to taper that down to fairly decent to fit in around here.
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    The only thing you have to figure out is don't fall down. To keep riding the bike.

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    Say goodbye to good food, and hello to epic mountain biking!

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    All I eat is chicken breasts anyway. I am tired of Cajun food and chemical plants lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by teethandnails View Post
    All I eat is chicken breasts anyway. I am tired of Cajun food and chemical plants lol.
    Dude. He's serious.
    The food here leaves much to be desired.
    Cooking at altitude is an art many never master.

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    But we have Casa Bonita.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Short Bus View Post
    Say goodbye to good food, and hello to epic mountain biking!

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    He's dead serious. I lived in New Orleans and Houston before here. I'm not sure if I've lost weight due to being for active or eating less because the food here sucks.

    Also, if you are moving from Louisiana you need to be getting a nice raise. Cost of living here is probably 20-25% higher. You'll do more but have less.

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    I'll be making equivalent money initially.. More as I go. I have a place to live between Loveland and boulder, I can't wait :-)))).


    But seriously... I'm English and dislike most Louisiana cuisine. Any good pubs?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jaycastlerock View Post
    Wear clothes instead of removing them. Check sticky at top of page.
    Thanks for the tip

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    We've got some great restaurants in Boulder. Denver does too. Boulder has the highest cost of living around here given it's scenery, etc. Try to live close to the mountains wherever you are - Loveland, Boulder, Golden. All the towns have good trails around them. Definitely check the stickies at the top.
    Winter riding can be tricky with snow, that's why many are getting fat bikes for the winter. If you get here this fall or winter you'll have time to get used to the altitude before the summer and then you can ride the high country - that's nirvana for many.
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    That's so much guys! I'm stoked and nervous all at the same time :-)
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    Might be moving to Colorado SOON... QUESTIONS!?!?!

    If you guys think the food here sucks, you're going to the wrong restaurants.

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    Quote Originally Posted by teethandnails View Post
    I'll be making equivalent money initially.. More as I go. I have a place to live between Loveland and boulder, I can't wait :-)))).


    But seriously... I'm English and dislike most Louisiana cuisine. Any good pubs?
    Hogshead Brewery - Highland - Denver, CO
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    Quote Originally Posted by smmokan View Post
    If you guys think the food here sucks, you're going to the wrong restaurants.
    The food never sucks at my house! (And there are a few decent restaurants too...)

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    Utah is the new Colorado.

    this place is morphing into Colofornia way to F'n fast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by calzonical View Post
    Utah is the new Colorado.

    this place is morphing into Colofornia way to F'n fast.
    You're about 15 years late with that. Colorado as a whole went in the crapper round about 1999 as far as I can tell. Boulder about 10 years before that. Golden held out to 2007 or so.

    Paonia, Nucla, Stonewall, Mancos, and Meeker are all we have left.

    Utah is better off, but will be assimilated eventually.

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    I approve of all the:



    in this thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cocavaak View Post
    Winter riding can be tricky with snow, that's why many are getting fat bikes for the winter.
    Uggg. There are two words that will keep you from something so ridiculous. There is a season for everything. Are you listening?

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    I love skiing. Especially keystone.
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    Sorry the state is full check back in 5 years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by liqwid View Post
    Thanks for the tip
    Glad I could help
    Quote Originally Posted by Hernando Gutierrez
    The only thing you have to figure out is don't fall down. To keep riding the bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by teethandnails View Post
    I love skiing. Especially keystone.
    Good one!



    Oh... wait. You might be serious?


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    Quote Originally Posted by honkinunit View Post
    Golden held out to 2007 or so.
    Hey, that's when we moved here...

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    Quote Originally Posted by honkinunit View Post
    You're about 15 years late with that. Colorado as a whole went in the crapper round about 1999 as far as I can tell.
    Sorry that's my fault, moved up here from Tejas that year

    To the OP, your gonna miss the awesome cajun seafood I promise you, I miss fresh gulf redfish, shrimp and speckled trout. Red lobster is considered high end seafood here lol

    Oh, and REAL bbq!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rroeder View Post
    To the OP, your gonna miss the awesome cajun seafood I promise you, I miss fresh gulf redfish, shrimp and speckled trout. Red lobster is considered high end seafood here lol

    Oh, and REAL bbq!
    Yes!!!

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