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Another girl on the scoot

Joined
Feb 12, 2008
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Location
Richardson
Soozy is an inspiration, but I have been talking about scootin to Colorado even since I bought the first scooter which was a Venice TNG. I really did not take the trip because of her but she is still an inspiration!

I love the way she tells her story. Mine won't be as exciting to read but maybe some pictures will help

I have two weeks before I have to be back to work and I'm not sure I can make back in that time --I keep veering off my route. Last nite I camped at Ute Lake in NM. Right now I am sitting in Travel Lodge in Santa Fe, NM I was not sure I was going to stop here but driving around a bit quickly changed my mind. I will post pictures later.

I have some pictures but don't stop as much as I would like to. If I did, I would never get anywhere.

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Joined
Jul 29, 2007
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Location
Arlington, TX
High Fives, my friend!!!! Isn't it wonderful to be doing what you are doing?!

Here is something I learned from a friend:

There are no ordinary moments.
 
Joined
May 28, 2007
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Location
Midlothian, TX
I've flown and driven the valley from Santa Fe to Pagosa Springs. Enjoy the beauty. I hope the train in Durango is on your itenerary. The Animas River valley is beautiful and mostly without roads.

You ladies are driving me crazy. My inner Walter Mitty is screaming.
 
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Jul 23, 2006
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Location
Odessa!
Spent the first night of our honeymoon at Ute lake....looooong story from waaaay back....3 decades ago!
 
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Jun 22, 2005
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I have put a couple 1000 miles on my GSXR in the last month and loved every minute of the road! Keep spreading the word Ladies let the other Girls know how much they are missing out on!
Marie
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Joined
Feb 12, 2008
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Richardson
I just spent two days at Mesa Verde. I rode to Fair View Terrace (towards the top) and took the bus tour. I do have pictures but I have not had the reception to load them. And now I am sitting in McDonalds in Montrose. I had to look up the address of a place to get my haircut in Grand Junction. See ya'll later- I'm on the run again.

Oh, by the way, I took 84 into Colorado from NM. It was awesomely beautiful. I have a thing for red rocks!
 
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Richardson
Climax, CO
Climax was an unincorporated mining village and a former U.S. Post Office located in Lake County, Colorado. Climax was known for its large molybdenum ore deposit. The former Climax Post Office had the ZIP Code 80429.[1] Climax is now an uninhabited ghost town, located along the Continental Divide at an elevation of about 11,360 feet (3465 meters). It was the highest human settlement in the United States, and it holds the record for having had the country's highest Post Office and the highest railroad station. The residential houses were all transported to the West Park subdivision of Leadville, Colorado, before 1965, leaving only the mining buildings standing.


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Richardson
Delta to Independence Pass

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Marble Falls

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National Forest Camping

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Indepence Pass

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Independence Ghost Town.

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Joined
Feb 13, 2008
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Location
Jennings,La.
Very neat ride report. I didn't get to the Western Part of Colorado this trip but had a great time.
Thanks for sharing your journey.
 

Mer

Joined
Jan 20, 2004
Messages
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Location
Plano, Texas
Well I just had to check out your ride report after talking with you about it today. Looks like I saw part of it...ha ha. Wow...you had a trip of a lifetime for sure! Can't believe you camped out and had all that gear with you! Pretty cool! I'd love to do that someday.

I enjoyed meeting you today and looking forward to hearing of more adventures and riding with you again in the near future!
 
Joined
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Richardson
Well I just had to check out your ride report after talking with you about it today. Looks like I saw part of it...ha ha. Wow...you had a trip of a lifetime for sure! Can't believe you camped out and had all that gear with you! Pretty cool! I'd love to do that someday.

I enjoyed meeting you today and looking forward to hearing of more adventures and riding with you again in the near future!

Thanks MER. Let me know when you want to ride and I'll be ready
 
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