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    Pedal the Plains - Colorado

    The governor office and Denver Post has announced the inaugural bike tour of Colorado eastern plain.

    http://www.pedaltheplains.com/

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    yawn
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    I'll hold off on comment until I see some sort of route. Depending on the route, it could actually be an interesting ride.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeybikes View Post
    I'll hold off on comment until I see some sort of route. Depending on the route, it could actually be an interesting ride.
    Me Too. There is some pretty country out there even if it is flat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jbman100 View Post
    Me Too. There is some pretty country out there even if it is flat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by eofelis View Post
    yawn
    Don't be so quick to judge. Eastern Colorado isn't Kansas...and Kansas isn't what people think it is. Southeastern Colorado has places like this





    The real reason that I go out there is for these






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    ^^ It does look a lot like western Colorado. Probably the same geology too.

    We have some dinosaur tracksites, but, no, we don't have any dinosaur trackways quite like that. None that have been exposed yet anyways....
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    Where are those cyccommute? Picketwire Canyon?

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    Yep, it is the Picketwire Canyon site.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeybikes View Post
    I'll hold off on comment until I see some sort of route. Depending on the route, it could actually be an interesting ride.
    Route announced: Yuma-Wray-Burlington
    http://www.denverpost.com/breakingne...across-eastern

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    coming up on your right you'll notice the arid expanse of Kansas while in contrast on your left you'll see the arid expanse of Colorado. as an added bonus you'll see just how many semi's avoid the weigh stations by using the same county roads you'll be riding.

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    It could still be fun I think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeybikes View Post
    It could still be fun I think.
    I have family in Yuma county and agree that it could be a fun ride. It's all about attitude and perspective I guess.
    Be prepared. Do a good turn daily.

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