GATEWAY, COLORADO - MAY 2008

GATEWAY, COLORADO - MAY 2008

  Last Update: 03 January 2009

Further below are pictures of a Colorado motorcycle trip taken between May 27-29 2008 by Dan Martin (Honda ST1300), David Solomon (BMW K1200GT), and Sal DeVincenzo (Honda ST1100).  Each rider contributed images from their camera to place on this web page.

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Trip Statistics from Dan's Honda ST1300

  • Total Miles: 1,083.4
  • Total Gallons: 22.78
  • Overall mpg: 47.56

  • Fuel Cost: $90.58
  • Cost per Mile: $ 0.09
  • Avg Cost/gal: $ 3.98

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  • The loop: from Gunnison to Montrose NW to Whitewater then WSW to Gateway to Placerville and back to Montrose.  This was among the top 5 rides I (Dan) have ever taken.

    If you want to save wear and tear on your clicking-finger, then you can engage the Automatic Slideshow (click here).

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    DAY ONE:















    DAY TWO:




















    DAY THREE - we made a beeline from Gunnison, Colorado, to home:


    Here are some panoramas that were assembled from a few of the shots above.  I think they come the closest to giving a feeling of actually being there.







    You are invited to review the images from these past two-wheeled exploits:


    Monument Valley "Checkerboard" Tour (2003)




    The "Left Coast" Tour (2004)




    Crazy Scooter Days (2007)



    Return to Dan's The Ones I Rode Page

    And, in closing, may we offer you these sage bits of motorcycle quotes and wisdom.