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    4 Corners area?

    I know y'all are out there, did a search and didn't find anything.

    How many Farmington area riders hang out here?

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    I don't know of anything out there but Durango has great stuff and Moab isn't too far away.

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    Check this area out. Let us know what you think.

    http://www.alienrun.com/

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    That Alien Run Trail is one that I want to try, but not during a competition

    I was hoping to find a local to give me advice on difficulty levels of various local trails.

    I'm taking a week off this month, gonna ride up to CO somewhere and camp, ride the bike, fish, etc.

    I'm sure a bit of asking around will turn up a few good beginner trails.

    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ballistic_ken
    That Alien Run Trail is one that I want to try, but not during a competition
    No need to wait on that one. The website has all the map info you'd need, and even a little video to get you out the door. It's probably ideal for you since it's a XC course. There might be a few sticky spots, but you can always walk anything that's too much. Go for it.

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    Alien is probably the best Farmington has - there are a few others. When are you in the area - if I'm in town I'd be glad to show you around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nmfly
    Alien is probably the best Farmington has - there are a few others. When are you in the area - if I'm in town I'd be glad to show you around.
    Thanks nmfly.

    Do you not think much of the Glade area? Seems like a decent area, but I have not tackled it yet.

    I live in Bloomfield, did a Farmington lake ride today. I am not in great shape, having just quit smoking and am using the MB as a reward/motivator. I hope to ride with you someday soon as my conditioning improves.

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    Phil's

    You can always go up to Cortez and ride Phil's Whirld... It's worth a trip.
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    Phils World is very good also. If you are just begining Kinsey's Ridge is a good place to gain some skill and get in shape.

    I'm out of town most of the month, but get in touch with me in Oct. and we can hook up for a ride. Getting new people out is enjoyable - I don't ride very fast and have a big heavy bike.

    There really should be some trails around Bloomfield, just haven't heard of any.

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    New rider here as well.

    Hope to check out Alien Run soon, but until I figure out this clipping thing....

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    Quote Originally Posted by ballistic_ken
    Thanks nmfly.

    Do you not think much of the Glade area? Seems like a decent area, but I have not tackled it yet.

    I live in Bloomfield, did a Farmington lake ride today. I am not in great shape, having just quit smoking and am using the MB as a reward/motivator. I hope to ride with you someday soon as my conditioning improves.
    You, live in Bloomfield is that near Durango? If so try those trails in Durango.
    timan

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    Maybe a group alien run this coming week?

    Can't help w/ the clipping thing.

    I rode the Durango river walk last weekend, but didn't get to do any trails. Almost blew up the Jeep tho.

    Here's a pic from our camp:


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    Quote Originally Posted by ballistic_ken
    Maybe a group alien run this coming week?

    Can't help w/ the clipping thing.

    I rode the Durango river walk last weekend, but didn't get to do any trails. Almost blew up the Jeep tho.

    Here's a pic from our camp:

    Cant this weekend as much as I would love too!
    Working the gun show.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustSomeGuy
    Cant this weekend as much as I would love too!
    Working the gun show.
    I'll be at the gun show.

    I'm off from Sat for 9 days. I'll try Alien mid week, when no good riders are around to laugh at me.

    See you at the gun show!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    look for the guy wearing a ratty old dont tread on me hat.

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    I'll wear my INFIDEL shirt.

    Will be there Saturday.

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    Had a great week camping/biking Lizard head, Rico, & Telluride. Still wanting to do Alien.

    Anyone still reading this?

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    yep, dont live in NM yet, but will be moving to Farmington this winter so i have been keeping tabs on where to ride.

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    Sand Canyon, Cortez, CO. Ride thru an ancient Anasazi village with ruins, slickrock and trails built by mountain bikers for mountain biking. Ride east and west Rock Canyon, much more fun than up switchbacks to the kiva higher in elevation to the north.
    The local map sold at Kokopelli Bike Shop and some stores has 45 rides and a bunch in McElmo Canyon by Sand Canyon. More trails north and east. Map is called: Mountain Bike Map for Cortez, Dolores, Mancos & Rico.
    If you want a more epic challenge look to Stoner Mesa north of Dolores.
    Gallup has the High Desert Trails System, Pyramid Rock Trail and Quaking Aspen south in the mountains.
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    I was interviewed for a job with BLM at Farmington.. looked ok from a mtb standpoint but then got an offer i couldnt refuse that's based in Alb. I like Alb as it is centally located in the state as far a great mtb'ing with much goodness within a 2 hr drive radius.
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