Mountain - Plains - blackhawk to idaho springs bike route?
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
i'm planning to ride to the copper triangle this weekend from FC, and i've decided i'm gonna do it FC> lefthand> peak to peak> blackhawk> idaho springs> loveland pass> frisco (where my hotel is).
i've got a decent sense of the route except for getting from blackhawk to idaho springs, which looks like a pain.
07-28-09, 11:41 AM
Looks like there's a bike route on Virginia Canyon Road to cut off a part of Central City Parkway you can't ride on. CCP takes you to I-70 where there is a frontage road.
I tried to do this once, and failed to get on CCP when I should have - it's much sooner than I thought. Stayed on Virginia Cyn aka Oh My God Road, which turned to dirt, and dumped me unceremoniously in Idaho Springs after a long time - it was a pretty rough road and a lot of descending, and for a long time I didn't know where I was. Ultimately, though, it was just fine.
holy cow i didnt realize there was a connect. thats excellent.
thanks again, you are- as usual- tremendously helpful.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2013 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.