The Beerd Belly 2011

Be it a blessing or a curse, the Goat rides again. There were a few rides in December that deserve attention but being the New Year, The New Year's Day ride takes priority.

The Front Range has been blessed with an unusually warm winter with the highs being in the upper 50's. As of the eve of New year's eve though, the temperatures dropped and we saw our 1st descent snow. With that brought the annual New Year's Day ride, once again at Bergen Peak. This year somewhere between 4-6 inches of Champagne snow covered the trails with a starting temp of 5 degrees F and topping out at a whooping 20 degrees F.

There was a beard, mine alone

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There was beer

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a few big bellies

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and a whole lotta fun riding

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and the biggest herd of Elk I've ever seen. Had to be 100 +

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1 comments:

  Kevin aka. PBR

January 2, 2011 at 10:57 PM

what a great day! thanks for joinin!