Colorado Cruise 2006

Trip Maps

  • Eric – 2,609 miles
  • Scott – 2,926 mile
  • Trev – 4,234 miles
  • Paul & Grady – 2,277 miles

Trip Preparation

  • Grady’s office pool – “Will he make it?”
  • Planning where to meet up & avoiding wildfires
  • Preparing & packing the bikes

Destination Telluride!

  • Thursday, June 29 – Saturday, July 1
  • Scott & Trev
    • Day 1: Seattle, WA to Boise, ID / 513 miles
    • Day 2: Boise, ID to Moab, UT / 565 miles
    • Day 3: Moab, UT to Telluride, CO / 138 miles
  • Paul, Grady & Eric
    • Day 1: Eric – Van Nuys, CA to Greer, AZ / 631 Miles
    • Day 1: Paul & Grady – Tucson to Greer, AZ / 357 miles
    • Day 2: Greer, AZ to Telluride, CO / 350 miles

Day 4: Telluride to Redstone

  • Sunday, July 2
  • Scott, Trev, Paul, Grady & Eric
    • Telluride, CO to Redstone, CO
    • 229 miles

Day 5: Redstone to Breckenridge

  • Monday, July 3
  • Scott, Trev, Paul, Grady & Eric
    • Redstone, CO to Breckenridge, CO
    • 143 miles

Day 6 – Day Rides

  • Tuesday, July 4
  • Paul & Grady
    • Dual sporting day ride to the top of Mt. Baldy & over Boreas Pass to Como, CO
    • 53 miles
  • Eric & Trev
    • Day ride: Breckenridge, CO to Hoosier Pass to Como, CO & back
    • 64 miles

Day 7: Rocky Mountain National Park

  • Wednesday, July 5
  • Scott
    • Breckenridge, CO to Burley, ID
    • 647 miles
  • Paul, Eric, Trev & Grady
    • Breckenridge, CO to Estes Park, CO
    • 149 miles

Day 8: Heading for Home

  • Thursday, July 6 – Friday, July 7 (except for Trev who visited Vegas)
  • Scott – Burley, ID to Seattle, WA / 668 miles (1 day)
  • Eric – Estes Park, CO to Van Nuys, CA / 1,070 miles (2 days)
  • Trev – Estes Park, CO to Seattle, WA via Las Vegas / ?? miles (?? days
  • Paul & Grady – Estes Park, CO to Tucson, AZ / 932 miles (2 days)

Post Ride Debrief

  • Pablo’s Ride Highlights
  • Road Dog’s “What I Learned On My Summer Trip”
  • Scott’s Trip Assessment

Riders & Bikes

  • Paul “Pablo” Espensen
  • Grady “Bilbo” Lonigan
  • Trevor “Road Dog” Trifiro
  • Eric “Dr. Evil” Espensen
  • Scott the Bruce Duncan




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