McClure Pass - Colorado 7/2013

Journey to the High Country, Pt. 3

By Burnspot / October 19, 2013

Welcome to Part 3 of my Colorado ride report. The scenic hits keep coming in this edition! In the last part, I had pitched my tent for the night in Glenwood Springs, CO; we start there… Thursday, June 27th – Black Canyon of the Gunnison & Cottonwood Pass I woke up at a somewhat more…

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Rocky Mountain National Park, summit

Journey to the High Country, Pt. 2

By Burnspot / October 18, 2013

Welcome to Part 2 of my Colorado Ride Report. Things start to get adventurous from here on out; enjoy! Two days are covered and there are a ton of photos… Tuesday, June 25th – Rocky Mountain National Park Today was a free day as my brother and nephew were going out mountain biking, so I…

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Mt. Evans

Journey to the High Country, Pt. 1

By Burnspot / July 23, 2013

I’d always dreamed about taking my FJR out to the high mountains of Colorado, where I spent most of my time growing up, but really didn’t know if I’d ever get enough time or have the finances to put such an adventure together. Then in May, pigs flew. First, my brother (a SoCal FJR owner)…

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The Green Monster

By Burnspot / April 11, 2013

April 8, 2013…the green monster was unleashed upon us…Pollen. It’s funny how it happens; the days leading up to it give no hints, then boom, it’s here. That’s the way the pollen arrived this year. The streets are awash in green dust and the sky’s hazy with sniffle-inducing clouds. It’s at these times I’m glad…

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EOM 2012 Photos Up

By Burnspot / September 24, 2012

I have posted my small number of photos from the just-completed EOM 2012, held in Hendersonville, NC. What a fantastic trip, jam packed with some of the most hardcore twisty riding I’ve ever done….definitely at the top of my list! I might post more about it later on. Anyway, if you want an unguided tour…

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Evil Mr. Aluminum Shard

By Burnspot / September 14, 2012

You know, it figures. Next week is EOM and this upcoming weekend was to be focused on changing the oil on the bike, flushing the brake and clutch lines, and some general preparation for the trip. Then evil Mr. Aluminum Shard had to rear his head yesterday as I got ready to leave the office…slicing…

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