Monthly Archives: September 2010

Zion – North Rim Grand Canyon

We left Zion as the sun was just starting to shine on the top of the rim. We also said goodbye to Neal U. today. He was meeting his wife and friends later today to tour some of the same … Continue reading

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Tropic, Utah – Zion National Park

The easiest riding day of the trip. We decided to start from Byrce Canyon City today. That cut the trip distance by 14 miles and about 2000 feet of climbing. A. Couple of miles outside Bryce the highway department had … Continue reading

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Tropic – Bryce Canyon National Park – Tropic

We left Tropic this morning just as the sun was starting to warm the chilly mountain air. Bryce Canyon is 10 miles west and 2000 feet above our start. Yesterday as we rode into Tropic, we noticed a large fire … Continue reading

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Boulder-Tropic, Utah

We have a bone to pick with the Utah Tourism Commision about the weather today. The wind was in our face all day and very, very strong. It made the uphill climbs twice as hard and the downhills were like … Continue reading

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Hell’s Backbone Grill – Burr Trail

We all got together for dinner at the Hell’s Backbone Grill Sunday evening. Everyone’s meal was great and the stories from these rides and past rides were enjoyed by everyone. While the weather was very good, there were a couple … Continue reading

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Torrey to Boulder Mountain Lodge

I may be sounding like an advertisement for the Utah Tourism Commission, but the weather was perfect again. The ride today was from Torrey to Boulder through the Dixie National Forrest. The first 20 miles was all uphill with over … Continue reading

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Torrey and Capitol Reef National Park

Today started out cold, so cold we delayed the start by an hour. It turned into another perfect day. Temperature’s in the 70’s with clear calm skies. We rode from Torrey east into the park. The ride to the park … Continue reading

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