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New job sent me back west, so my bike made the journy as well. Thursday afternoon I hitched down to the Springs and squatted at Kristian's place. He had my bike, so he gratously let me in.

Friday he played hooking and we hit Palmer Park. I'm not sure if the pictures will completely convey the envy I have for such a sweet trail system a few sort blocks from his house.
 

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The park was the appetizer....

Now on the the Feast....a DH run with a verticle mile of elevation loss.

Frontranger (Jason) I hope your face feels better.

ETR, Kitchenware, Darren, and the K-man show us some things.
 

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Looks like fun! Palmer Park is definitely a sweet place to have within a 15minute drive fo my house :D Im assuming you went on Saturday's ride? Did your group do much climbing? I was with the dh group and had a gold SantaCruz V-10.
 

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we climbed more than were told

But I really like the climb. It's hard to say the elevation, maybe 700 feet in one sustained push. railraod grade most of the way. I was on the LocoMoto. The guys on the big bikes without low gears didn't like it as much.

But the DH after it was so worth it. Some of the best stuff on our ride. Did you guys do the crazy scree field section? We saw evidence of someone going off trail to the wrong side.
 

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brianc said:
Great weekend. thanks agian Kristian.
The pictures look great (although I wish there were more people with us in the park :))! I love the tire deflection on the last one--maybe I need a little more air.

Anyone want a large blue Loco for a decent price? Brian left it at my house so I figure I would put it up on Ebay and save him some money on shipping it back to Mass.
 

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augh. you're killin' me here. got to do that once last year, and have missed both Special K led rides this summer due to slaving away at work.

when's the next one?????

or other boulder locals want to head down for a park day sometime? weekdays off anyone else?

ummm. great pics, btw!
 

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scrublover said:
augh. you're killin' me here. got to do that once last year, and have missed both Special K led rides this summer due to slaving away at work.

when's the next one?????

or other boulder locals want to head down for a park day sometime? weekdays off anyone else?

ummm. great pics, btw!
When is your next WE day off? I'll hit that or PP every chance I get.

Also, the kids go back to school in 2 weeks and I'll have 6 hours to ride every weekday. :D

BTW, did anyone capture any of my near falls due to safety equipment? I was hoping that the sketchy-ass roll down that bridge would pop up. Bet my eyes were the size of half dollars. hehe
 

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When is your next WE day off? I'll hit that or PP every chance I get.

i can ride this sat/sun, depending on how i feel post wisdom tooth extraction. then i've got the 18th - 25th off. back to work the night of the 26th, so i can even ride that day!

been thinking of a monarch area trip, or steamboat area for a three day quickie.
 
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