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    Colorado SuperShuttle, or Uping the Monday picture quota

    New job sent me back west, so my bike made the journy as well. Thursday afternoon I hitched down to the Springs and squatted at Kristian's place. He had my bike, so he gratously let me in.

    Friday he played hooking and we hit Palmer Park. I'm not sure if the pictures will completely convey the envy I have for such a sweet trail system a few sort blocks from his house.
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    More Parkin'

    the ride was low on the milage but HUGE on the fun factor.
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    Still more....

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    The park was the appetizer....

    Now on the the Feast....a DH run with a verticle mile of elevation loss.

    Frontranger (Jason) I hope your face feels better.

    ETR, Kitchenware, Darren, and the K-man show us some things.
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    super shuttle con't

    Kitchenware high droppin' on his hardtail.
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    The End

    Great weekend. thanks agian Kristian.
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    Looks like fun! Palmer Park is definitely a sweet place to have within a 15minute drive fo my house Im assuming you went on Saturday's ride? Did your group do much climbing? I was with the dh group and had a gold SantaCruz V-10.
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    we climbed more than were told

    But I really like the climb. It's hard to say the elevation, maybe 700 feet in one sustained push. railraod grade most of the way. I was on the LocoMoto. The guys on the big bikes without low gears didn't like it as much.

    But the DH after it was so worth it. Some of the best stuff on our ride. Did you guys do the crazy scree field section? We saw evidence of someone going off trail to the wrong side.
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    Any time

    Quote Originally Posted by brianc
    Great weekend. thanks agian Kristian.
    The pictures look great (although I wish there were more people with us in the park )! I love the tire deflection on the last one--maybe I need a little more air.

    Anyone want a large blue Loco for a decent price? Brian left it at my house so I figure I would put it up on Ebay and save him some money on shipping it back to Mass.

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    augh. you're killin' me here. got to do that once last year, and have missed both Special K led rides this summer due to slaving away at work.

    when's the next one?????

    or other boulder locals want to head down for a park day sometime? weekdays off anyone else?

    ummm. great pics, btw!
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    Friday?

    Quote Originally Posted by scrublover

    or other boulder locals want to head down for a park day sometime? weekdays off anyone else?
    I can be in the park by 11:00am if anyone is interested. That being said, we have had rainstorms in the early afternoon for the past few Fridays...

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    Great pics, Brian. Good to see you again.

    Hurry back!

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    Quote Originally Posted by brianc
    Frontranger (Jason) I hope your face feels better.
    Turns out a couple of stitches would be nice but no big deal really. I figure it was a small price to pay for such a run.

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    Great shots!, looks like I missed another one Kristian. Can't believe how green it is up there, looks like I need to hit up Jones this weekend!

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    Quote Originally Posted by scrublover
    augh. you're killin' me here. got to do that once last year, and have missed both Special K led rides this summer due to slaving away at work.

    when's the next one?????

    or other boulder locals want to head down for a park day sometime? weekdays off anyone else?

    ummm. great pics, btw!
    When is your next WE day off? I'll hit that or PP every chance I get.

    Also, the kids go back to school in 2 weeks and I'll have 6 hours to ride every weekday.

    BTW, did anyone capture any of my near falls due to safety equipment? I was hoping that the sketchy-ass roll down that bridge would pop up. Bet my eyes were the size of half dollars. hehe

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    [QUOTE=kitchenware]When is your next WE day off? I'll hit that or PP every chance I get.



    i can ride this sat/sun, depending on how i feel post wisdom tooth extraction. then i've got the 18th - 25th off. back to work the night of the 26th, so i can even ride that day!

    been thinking of a monarch area trip, or steamboat area for a three day quickie.
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    yo, doing a steamboat springs "shuttle" on the 21st weekend, from the top of Rabbit Ears...you should go.

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    Great shots, Brian, but................

    you might want to wait until Kristian pulls his finger out of his nose next time! ;-)

    Hope to see you at GITA so I can return your shirt.

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    Great pics! Looks like good times. Thanks for sharing.

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    No he shouldn't

    Quote Originally Posted by ibmkidIII
    yo, doing a steamboat springs "shuttle" on the 21st weekend, from the top of Rabbit Ears...you should go.
    No he shouldn't. He should go to Angelfire with us!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kristian
    No he shouldn't. He should go to Angelfire with us!
    We should get the details of that lined out so I can put in a request.

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    If you want him and his pink bike, he's all yours!!!

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    Sure thing

    Quote Originally Posted by kitchenware
    We should get the details of that lined out so I can put in a request.
    At this point it looks like I'm going to head down Friday evening and camp at the National Forest Campground where we did GITA (between Angelfire and Taos), ride Saturday and probably camp Saturday night. I think Jaenette is coming so she and I will probably do Taos on Sunday before heading home.

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    Nice

    I had fun. Despite the need for a $260 fuel pump (parts only) and a $50 tow. A few pictures of my own to add to the post.
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    1. When did the world go disk?
    2. Those that can, do. Those that can't, watch those that do, while others take pictures to make it last longer.
    3. Kitchenware is a Doer. (on a HT)
    4. Speed is the lunchmeat in the sandwich of fun.

    Thanks to those that helped me while coasting and my apologies to all for the delay.

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    Noice!!!
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