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Old 06-12-09, 07:15 AM   #1
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CyLowe & aham are GETTING HIGH.

this will be a story about two flatlanders and their Journey To, Up, Down, and Back from the Colorado Rocky Mountains.


the 2009 Bicycle Tour of Colorado.

-Summary: 555 miles. 40,000 feet of climbing. two 12,000 foot passes. 15 miles of dirt road.


Getting High: The Blog

-follow along with us as we plan to blog updates & pictures as we go.


the route and daily profiles can be found here.


t-minus 7 days until departure. later.
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Old 06-12-09, 10:36 AM   #2
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I am sooooo Jealous, you guys have fun.



Oh yeah get high for me too.
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Oh yeah get high for me too.
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Oh yeah get high for me too.
If Willie's along, we'll see about a good contact high.

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Enjoy it guys! You both deserve it!
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If Willie's along, we'll see about a good contact high.
What's fun about a contact high? NOTHING!
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I'm so pea green with envy it's killing me.
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I'm so pea green with envy it's killing me.
Yeah! We're stuck having to take our trips without leaving the farm!

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WOW! Yeah, I'm jealous too!
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Enjoy it guys! You both deserve it!
So you saying we deserve to suffer?



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Enjoy it. Sounds like a trip of a lifetime.
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So you saying we deserve to suffer?
Ahhhh. Suffering in the mountains . . .

It's the best kind!
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[QUOTE=cyclpsycho;9092335]Ahhhh. Suffering in the mountains . . .

WHY OH WHY Do I make myself suffer in the mountains

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Ahhhh. Suffering in the mountains . . .
Maybe it'll be something like this....

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Looking forward to some well worded nail-biting action, with correct grammar and spelling and wittily articulated blog entries.
Oh, and I don't care if you're oxygen deprived or not, this $hit better be good for a long high or I'm gonna be pissed.

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Maybe it'll be something like this....

and that's only after Day 1...
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Psyco's comment is hysterical for us old folk. If my memory serves, this was from an old Folger's coffee commercial where she says "rich mountain grown, the best kind.".

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Looking forward to some well worded nail-biting action, with correct grammar and spelling and wittily articulated blog entries.
Oh, and I don't care if you're oxygen deprived or not, this $hit better be good for a long high or I'm gonna be pissed.
I'm not going to blame O2 deprivation. I'm going to blame it on aham's iPhone. And he's going to blame it on the 3G network.

Excuses excuses. I got a saddle bag full of them.


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Old 06-13-09, 11:24 AM   #21
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^^^^ dont you mean handlebar bag.......

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i can see it now. the Giant, the Felt, the Cy and the Aham striking a pose.....its the only thing this picture is missing. later.
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i can see it now. the Giant, the Felt, the Cy and the Aham striking a pose.....its the only thing this picture is missing. later.
Or we could just photoshop ourselves on there and not even worry about having to take a camera.
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Psyco's comment is hysterical for us old folk. If my memory serves, this was from an old Folger's coffee commercial where she says "rich mountain grown, the best kind.".

LOL
With a thick (probably fake) German accent, It was "aaahhhhh, mountain grown. That's the richest kind". I have a good brain for totally useless information. But do I remember to bring a helmet for a 100 mile ride? (I believe it was the Udder) Naaaah.
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Cottonwood Pass opened in late May.

http://cottonwoodpass.net/open-2009/colorado.htm
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