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vbeckman74 added a review of Herrington

It's short and can be ridden either up or down.
on Apr 10, 2014
 
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Soapstone Natural Area

This is the loop I wanted the Edge Loop in Fruita to be. The climb is gradual, but will make...
on Apr 10, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Hewlett Gulch

The first part of the climb is easy enough that you won't be pushing your bike. The loop at the...
on Apr 10, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Foothills Trail

This is a better run than a bike ride. I'd rather ride anything else in the FC area.
on Apr 10, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Blue Sky

This is an easy up one way and a cool roller coaster coming back down.
on Apr 10, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Wathen Trail

Cool singletrack in the Horsetooth system. Best ridden west to east.
on Apr 10, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of South Ridge Service Road

This is the standard ascent route at Horsetooth. It's wide and well groomed, but is bottom gear steep.
on Apr 10, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Horsetooth Mountain Park

This park is awesome, but not for the bronchially challenged. We rode the twin loops as they are described in...
on Apr 10, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Spruce Mountain Trail Upper Loop

This is a great trail that is pretty fast and smooth for the elevation gain. Make sure you do it...
on Feb 25, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 updated Spruce Mountain Trail Upper Loop to Freeze/Thaw.
on Feb 25, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added a video of Palmer Park
Riding with the dingo, my Blue Heeler.
on Feb 18, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added a video of Palmer Park
Riding with the dingo, my Blue Heeler.
on Feb 18, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added 2 photos.

 
on Feb 17, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added 3 photos.

 
on Jan 20, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Tanner-stultz Loop

I think this is a better hike than a mountain bike ride, unless you like taking your bike for a...
on Jan 20, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 updated Alafia River State Park to Dry.
on Jan 20, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Alafia River State Park

Alafia is fun and very manicured. It's a fraction of the effort of the IMBA epics I have done in...
on Jan 20, 2014
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Apex Park

Steep but very ridable. We saw a herd of about 60 elk on top, just hanging out.
on May 5, 2013
 
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Mount Falcon Park

The climb never lets up. There's no real flat parts to catch your breath, but the trail is manicured enough...
on May 5, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 updated 18 Road Trails to Open.
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 updated Joe's Ridge to Open.
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Prime Cut

Prime Cut is uphill only. If you don't want to ride the road, this is the best way to get...
on May 1, 2013
 
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Highline Lake State Park

This is a great trail for everyone. It's impossible to get lost if you follow the 18 hour race signs....
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Rustlers Loop

It's rated as green, but it's not boring. It also has cool signs to help newbies on riding technique. It...
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Steve's Loop / Handcuffs

Fruita continues to be spoiled. The trails on this loop are amazing and the views will make the most serious...
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of PBR (Pumps Bumps Rollers)

This is newer, and my favorite ride at 18 Roads. The designers really put some thought and effort into this...
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Edge Loop

None of the people that work in any of the local bike shops have done this trail, but they were...
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Chutes and Ladders

The initial climb is short and steep as Hell. Good luck. The rest of the trail has some good ups...
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of 18 Road Trails

Fruita has really created something unique with this trail system. It may be better than Moab.
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Zippety Do Dah

I think this is the hardest trail at 18 Roads. It is doable, but you may have to walk some...
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Frontside

This is usuallu used as access to the other trails, but it is very fun to ride by itself. Lots...
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Kessel Run

This one is very fun and fast. It's enjoyable swoopy roller coaster for every skill level.
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Joe's Ridge

This trail is awesome, and very ridable if you're not an expert. It will make you pay attention, however. Great...
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 updated Prime Cut to Open.
on May 1, 2013
 

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vbeckman74 added a photo of South Shore Lake Pueblo
In the wati.
on Nov 17, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of South Shore Lake Pueblo

We rode Pueblo for the first time today. The western loops are cool, flowy singletrack. It's amazing how much work...
on Nov 17, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of North Catamount Reservoir

Cool ride around the reservoir. It shares some of the Ring the Peak Trail on the north side. It's a...
on Oct 27, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Elk Park Trail

Elk Park is a great ride. If you're going to ride Pikes Peak, I prefer to start at the summit...
on Oct 21, 2012
 
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Schultz Creek

Schultz is a local favorite for good reason. It's fast, cool singletrack.
on Oct 21, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Tsali Recreation Area

I have ridden all four of the loops listed here. They are all fast, twisty fun on smooth singletrack with...
on Oct 21, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a photo
Canon City to Cripple Creek
on Oct 6, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a photo of Cisneros / Snowslide
Cisneros in the Fall
on Sep 30, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Cisneros / Snowslide

Snowslide Trail isn't worth a velvet painting of a whale and a dolphin getting it on. It is made up...
on Sep 30, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Colorado Trail / Waterton To South Platte

The mountain you have to go over from Waterton to PLatte is steep, rocky and not to be taken lightly....
on Sep 29, 2012
 
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Colorado Trail / Buffalo Creek To Lost Creek Wilderness Boundary

Beautiful, twisting, fast single track through the famous Buffalo Creek area. This is what CO mountain biking is all about....
on Sep 29, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Colorado Trail / South Platte To Buffalo Creek

This section is a fast, smooth down hill if you start at Buffalo Creek. It goes through much of the...
on Sep 29, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Red Rocks/ Dakota Ridge

The hogback section of this trail is rocky and rough as Hell. If you can clean it, you're badass. It...
on Sep 16, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Monarch Crest Trail

"This is a lot of uphill for a downhill." Don't think you'll just point 'em south and bomb. You'll spend...
on Aug 18, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of The Crags

This trail is a fast, easy after work ride. The problem is that it's nowhere near anyone's work. It's a...
on Apr 30, 2012
 
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Pancake Rocks

You WILL walk your bike. The top is cool and the air is thin. We swore we'd never come back...
on Apr 30, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 updated Colorado Trail / Green Mountain to Open.
on Apr 7, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Buffalo Creek

Buffalo Creek is as good as everyone says. You don't need much suspension. Most of the trails are fast and...
on Apr 7, 2012
 
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Colorado Trail / Green Mountain

The Green Mountain Loop is probably the most technical riding of the Buffalo Creek area due to some roots and...
on Apr 7, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Lovell Gulch

This is a fun, casual trail that you can knock out in less than an hour. I rode it CCW...
on Apr 6, 2012
 

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vbeckman74 added a review of Mueller State Park

There is a 10 mile loop on the west side of the main park road and an 8 mile loop...
on Mar 31, 2012
 
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