Road Trip 2009 Day 1.
Can you see me! U.S. 50 central Kansas.
Santa Fe all the way.
Road Trip 2009 Day 2.
Breakfast Burrito from the Copper Kitchen in La Junta, CO.
In motion, U.S. 350 between La Junta and Trinidad, CO.
Wooden passenger car and box just off U.S. 64 at Coalfax, NM.
Double Rain Bow in IR. U.S. 63 near Tierra Amarilla, NM
A really bad stich of a double end to end rainbow on U.S. 64. It was still raining and cars were coming from both directions so I didn't try to hard.
Self portrait at speed on U.S. 64 in New Mexico.
Supper in Chama, NM. What do you get on a pizza when in New Mexico? Why Green Chiles of course.
Road Trip 2009 Day 3.
Leaving Chama, NM.
Cumbres & Toltec 484 starts the climb to Cumbres Pass (10,000 + feet).
The Fire Speeder chases the train up the line, just in case a hot cinder starts a fire.
As I take this photo the sound of the train chuffing echos up the valley. When they blow the whistle....
Yes that's a fried egg on top of three enchiladas with cheese and green chile's in the middle(Enchiladas Rancheros). Francisco's Restaurante Y Cantina in Durango, CO.
Road Trip 2009 Day 4.
Frybread breakfast sandwich with sausage, eggs, onions, Green Chiles and cheese from Ted's Taco in Mancos, CO.
That would be ME at Ted's Taco in Mancos, CO. Photo taken by Colin a fellow BMW rider I met at Ted's.
Just south of Ophir on CO 145. I'm traveling the opposite direction than the bike is pointed.
Fast approaching the Red Mountain from Ouray on U.S. 550.
Ironton is just a short ride off of U.S. 550 between Ouray, CO and Red mountain pass.
The road to Ironton. Infrared.
Ironton, CO. Infrared.
Ironton, CO. Photo of the day. Infrared.
My C.W. Mcall referance, Black Bear Road. No I didn't ride up it.
Texas Taco and Buttermilk Lemon pie with a side slaw and a sweet tea, from Serious Texas BAR-B-Q. Yes I walked back to the motel.
Road Trip 2009 Day 5.
Does it look like it was recently laying on it's side? It was!
Looking south from CO 149 near Spring Creek pass.
Sweet Creek pass. CO 149.
There's Hail in that there sky...
Supper Day 5, Mario's Pizzeria & Ristorante, Cunnison, CO.
Road Trip 2009, Day 6. I didn't take I-70, but Google doesn't think I can connect the dots on CO 82.
Black Canyon of Gunnison.
Wild flowers on the rim of Black Canyon.
CO 133 near Redstone.
Crystal River near Redstone, CO.
Hays Creek Falls @ Crystal river.
Hays Creek Falls.
Wildflowers near the Laplata ghost mine.
Looking at Independence Mountain.
Independence Pass, 12,095 feet.
Cottonwood Pass 12,126 feet. The highest point on two wheels todate.
Cottonwood Pass looking west. 12,126 feet. The highest on two wheels to date.
Road Trip 2009 Day 7-8.
On the way to St. Elmo.
St Elmo, not so much a ghost town.
St. Elmo. A new Church?
St. Elmo, CO.
At the Top, Pikes Peak. As you can see the way up is quite dusty.
Pikes Peak 14,110 feet. The highest point on two wheels.
Pikes Peak cog railway.