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    Sunrise Lap-Warren Gulch

    You know its a good morning when you find booty on the trail at 10,000 ft

    Giant Killer lovin his find
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/goatshell/7414530084/" title="P1080108 by Goat in a Turtle Shell, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8145/7414530084_a626ae54cf_c.jpg" width="600" height="800" alt="P1080108"></a>

    So the conversation goes:

    Giant Killer: Did you see this?

    *picks something up off the side of the trail*


    MGE:No, what is it, an X Rated playing Card..

    Giant Killer: Hahaha, you saw it

    MGE:No, really I didn't. Is it really an x-rated playing card

    Giant Killer: Close enough...the things you'll see and find in Clear Creek

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/goatshell/7414531282/" title="P1080107 by Goat in a Turtle Shell, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5442/7414531282_ebcdae4bd8_c.jpg" width="600" height="800" alt="P1080107"></a>

    Also along the way was some pretty cool trail and a view or two

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/goatshell/7414537160/" title="P1080103 by Goat in a Turtle Shell, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7269/7414537160_b71a431ceb_c.jpg" width="800" height="460" alt="P1080103"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/goatshell/7414538526/" title="P1080101 by Goat in a Turtle Shell, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5236/7414538526_a92c2bc10b_c.jpg" width="591" height="800" alt="P1080101"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/goatshell/7414535538/" title="P1080104 by Goat in a Turtle Shell, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8144/7414535538_5751431e92_c.jpg" width="800" height="600" alt="P1080104"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/goatshell/7414533418/" title="P1080106 by Goat in a Turtle Shell, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5320/7414533418_5198ea9fcf_c.jpg" width="800" height="600" alt="P1080106"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/goatshell/7414520464/" title="P1080115 by Goat in a Turtle Shell, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7268/7414520464_6c7eeeb491_c.jpg" width="800" height="600" alt="P1080115"></a>

    <iframe height='405' width='590' frameborder='0' allowtransparency='true' scrolling='no' src='http://app.strava.com/runs/11379910/embed/5cb2c0e3e32db3660751a9bb06ce864e90f79b4a'></iframe>

    Good riding with ya Giant Killer...we should make this a morning habit

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    I work in .001 tolerances
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    You have succeeded in 2 things here:

    1. Good riding stoke

    2. Following the new 'house rules' laid down by XCGhEY




    Well played good sirs

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    Meh.

    I'm amazed GiantKiller didn't hurt himself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SkaredShtles View Post

    I'm amazed GiantKiller didn't hurt himself.
    Oh SNAP!
    pun intended
    the drugs made me realize it's not about the drugs

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    Thanks for the map, Goaty. I think I'll ride that this afternoon.

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    I wish I could find trading cards like that on my rides.

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    Thanks for the stoke

    and the ride looks like it was good also.


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    Quote Originally Posted by 2wheelsnotfour View Post
    I wish I could find trading cards like that on my rides.
    Maybe it's a growing trend. I noticed one at Hartmann Rocks in Gunnison a few weeks ago too.

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    Great stoke! I really need to get more into the mountains and ride some new trails....

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    "Actual Photo" LOL

    Nice job guys, looks like fun.

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    Hey Killah,

    What kind of specs are those, I like em.

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    Old and SLOW again :(
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    What type of camera do you carry? My photos never come out all that great, though I usually use an iPhone so that's no surprise.

    I should remember to carry my Panasonic camera as that takes much nicer photos but its a bit bulky, so I never actually carry it.....

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    Very cool!! I need to learn more about the trails up there, they are a short drive from home! And finding booty is a bonus hahahaha

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    Hey wait, isn't that the trail that's so eroded that it's become unridable?
    Since when did Need have anything to do with this?

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    I'm fairly certain those cards fell out of my spokes last time I was riding up there... I've been wondering why my bike hasn't been making motorcycle noises lately...
    The older I get, the faster I was.





    Punch it, Chewie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Funrover View Post
    Very cool!! I need to learn more about the trails up there, they are a short drive from home! And finding booty is a bonus hahahaha
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    First time on WG

    For someone who has never ridden WG, is it easy to find the start of the tail at the bottom? I've read through many threads on WG and some of the older ones mention difficulty finding it, but this site http://clearcreekcounty.org/trails/ makes it sound easy. I know I'm in for a suffering slog of a climb, but is climbing the trail on the weekend a bad idea knowing it's a popular shuttle trail? TIA

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    ^ that link describes finding the bottom pretty well. The map is worthless though. Maybe a 1/3 of the way up you'll spit out to someones driveway and have to climb the road a piece, making several turns, pass several houses and look for an unmarked left back onto the trail. That part will be sketchy, and don't even think of knocking on someones door for directions.
    Since when did Need have anything to do with this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Icegeek
    ... don't even think of knocking on someones door for directions.
    It may go something like this if ya do.
    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/wlUcUfHkdYk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    *just substitute 'biking' for 'canoeing', 'trail' for 'river', & 'Warren Gulch' for 'Aintry'
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skeert View Post
    Meh.

    I'm amazed GiantKiller didn't hurt himself.


    Quote Originally Posted by Wicket
    Oh SNAP!
    pun intended




    Quote Originally Posted by hole-y-guacamole
    What kind of specs are those
    Native - courtesy of Native/Golden Bike Park

    Maybe will post a pic or 2 if I get un-lazy, and if they're any good.

    I am much more handsome in person - the girls in the "actual photos" are makin me look bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by icegeek View Post
    ... and don't even think of knocking on someones door for directions.
    haha, just the other day we were having this conversation in the bike shop. Mountain people are not too fond of people knocking on their doors.

    Nice job fiding the booty!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ignazjr View Post
    Mountain people are not too fond of people knocking on their doors.
    Truth.

    If you're riding uphill on a weekend, just understand that most traffic will be coming the opposite direction, and probably won't be expecting you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2wheelsnotfour View Post
    I wish I could find trading cards like that on my rides.
    Have you ever ridden in Vegas? East colfax? CU campus?
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    Morning would ... be a great time to ride. c()de!
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    I have to say whoever left those cards there knew their target market well.

    These pics and the route beat my morning ride from Golden to Hampden/Sante Fe by about.....a bazillion percent.

    Nice pics, agree it takes morning stoke to a whole new level

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