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    I'm in Vernal!

    [X] Done with work by 5
    [X] Company provided hotel, car, gas, food
    [X] 61 degree temps
    [ ] Brought a bike with me

    WTF is wrong with me? Maybe it's because I was near by in Rock Springs all weekend for a hockey tournament and it was snowing off and on.... but I didn't even think about bringing my bike until I was about to Rangely this morning.

    Stopped by Altitude Cycles and bought a set of maps. Went out and checked out the McCoy Flats trailhead and chatted up a guy just getting done with his ride.

    Me: Hows the riding here?
    Him: (looks at my car) You from CO?
    Me: Yeah
    Him: Aweful

    May have to volunteer for any more trips up here! Reminded me of 18rd. Looked like some nice trials for the rigid. Anyone done much riding up here?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cobi
    [X] Anyone done much riding up here?
    Wifey and I vacationed there last spring then I found myself working nearby last August so I brought my tent/bike along for a revisit. I've ridden McCoy Flats, Red Fleet, and the Moo trails. I tried to ride something south of town but had too much trouble finding the trailhead - got discouraged and turned around.

    It's a blast.

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    Vernal, half way between Steamboat and Alta. We used to call it Urinal.

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    ^^worst ninja.....ever.
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    You must be in the energy biz. I did that for a while....we used to call it Urinal too.
    Brought to you by and coming from: The department of redundancy department.

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    No, not in the energy biz. I used to live in Steamboat and chased the deep snow, whether it was the Boat or Alta.

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    Where's Noah when you need him?

    That would be "noahcolorado", a frequent poster around here.

    Maybe send him a PM as he wrote an article for Bike magazine like a year ago on the trails around Vernal.

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    The real question would be "Where is Craven Morehead?"

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