COBDR ADVENTURE

Colorado Backroads Adventure

Colorado Backroads Adventure

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AUGUST 25 – SEPTEMBER 1 2022

Have you ever wanted to ride your Adventure Motorcycle on a Colorado Backroads Adventure from Cortez, Colorado near the 4 Corners to the Wyoming Border ?

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  • Exit Tours MC of Salida, CO. will host a 7 day supported ride from Cortez, CO to the Wyoming border over the last weekend in August 2022.
  • The ride starts on Friday August 26 and finishes on Thursday September 1st.
  • Arrive at the Ute Mountain Casino in Cortez, CO. on Thursday August 25

COBDR DATES

The COLORADO BACKROADS DISCOVERY ROUTE ADVENTURE is from Friday AUGUST 26 TO THURSDAY SEPT 1 2022

KTM ADV STYLIN

The concept being to make it easier for you to ride your own motorcycle on Colorado Backroads from Cortez to the Wyoming border.

  • Support on the route for 7 days
  • Phone compatible GPS Tracks
  • Camaraderie of Like-minded individuals
  • Transport your gear back to your truck at the start
Cottonwood Pass
790 KTM on the top of Cottonwood Pass

Colorado offers some of the tallest mountains passable by a motorcycle in North America.

  • With several passes over 12,000 feet, there is no shortage of views on this route.
  • You may experience shortness of breath while taking in the sights in the thin air of Ophir, Corkscrew, Hurricane, California, Cinnamon, Cumberland, Cottonwood, Weston and Hagerman passes.
COBDR MAP
ROUTE MAP with Overnight stop locations (Clickable)

Beginning near the four corners location where CO, AZ, NM and UT intersect, this 680 + mile route winds its way north through the Rocky Mountains to the Wyoming border.

  • The terrain includes dirt roads with rocks, sand and even a few water crossings to keep things exciting.
  • The Club will insist that all riders use the BUDDY SYSTEM
  • The CO BACKROADS ADVENTURE will stage, lodge & park on Thursday Aug. 25 and start on Friday Aug. 26th at the Ute Mountain Casino between Cortez and 4 Corners.
  • Where secure truck parking is available.
UTE MTN CASINO
UTE MOUNTAIN CASINO

CAMPING and LODGING DAYS

  • Camp on Days 1, 2, 5 & 6.
  • Lodging reservations at the start and on Days 3, 4 & 7
  • Day 4 is a Rest Day

OVERNIGHT CAMPING OR LODGING LOCALES:

  • DAY 1 TELLURIDE – Friday
  • DAY 2 LAKE CITY – Saturday
  • DAY 3 BUENA VISTA – Sunday (Cottonwood Hot Springs)
  • DAY 4 REST DAY in BUENA VISTA – Monday (Ride some Mtn Passes not on the COBDR ?)
  • DAY 5 GYPSUM or GLENWOOD CANYON -Tuesday
  • DAY 6 STEAMBOAT SPRINGS- Wednesday
  • DAY 7 LADDER RANCH on the Colorado/ Wyoming border -Thursday

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INCLUDED with the CLUB SUPPORTED COLORADO BACKROADS ADVENTURE:

  • Dinner at the Ute Mountain Casino before the start
  • Dialed-in Ride with GPS phone compatible Tracks
  • Ride with GPS Club membership
  • Exit Tours MC membership
  • Gear & luggage portage
  • Chase truck & trailer
  • Local support
Colorado Backroads Adventure
Colorado Backroads Adventure
  • Ride unencumbered by camping gear
  • Ability to bring an Ice chest
  • Club will re-supply Ice
  • Discounted lodging reservations
  • Predetermined meeting or camping locations
  • Breakfast when camping
  • Dinner Monday night in Buena Vista
  • Camaraderie of like-minded enthusiasts
  • Campfires
Cottonwood Hot Springs
Cottonwood Hot Springs
  • Rest Day on Day 4 in Buena Vista at Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa
  • Camping or Lodging reservations at Cottonwood Hot Springs
  • Soaking at Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa included with stay
  • Option for camping, cabin, motel room or dorm room 
Inn at Cottonwood Hot Springs
Inn at Cottonwood Hot Springs
  • Discounted Lodging reservations
  • Reservations at the Ute Mountain Casino on arrival day and the Ladder Ranch on Day 7
  • Secure truck parking at the Ute Mountain Casino
  • Chase / portage trailer taken back to Cortez to drop gear
travel logistics
Travel Logistics
  • The Camaraderie of Like-Minded Enthusiasts
  • Bench racing sessions
  • Colorado Adventure stickers
Navigation & Safety LINK
Navigation & Safety LINK

Motorcycle Information

  • The club suggests a 300 cc to 1290 cc Adventure bike on this 7 Day Colorado Adventure.
  • This Colorado Backroads Adventure is for street legal, quiet motorcycles with liability insurance.
  • You will not need Panniers or saddle bags. A backpack and a tank bag could suffice.

Please see this Page on RIDE PREPARATION

Page on Colorado OHV Stickers

Ladder Ranch
Ladder Ranch on the Colorado / Wyoming Border

The COST of the Colorado Backroads Discovery Route ADVENTURE CLUB SUPPORTED RIDE:

  • Cost of Club membership for the COLORADO BACKROADS ADVENTURE is $100 a day
  • $700 when Signing-Up for a 7 Day supported adventure from Cortez to the Wyoming Border
  • Lodging and any camping fees are Not included.

Sign-Up is Limited to 25 Riders

Sign-Up Deadline is June 15 2020

SIGN UP INFO LINK

LINKS to LODGING:

UTE MTN CASINO logo

Link to Utemountaincasino.com

 

Cottonwood Hot Springs Logo

Link to Cottonwood Hot Springs

 

ladder Ranch

Link to the Ladderranch.com

UTE MTN CASINO
UTE MOUNTAIN CASINO

Start Locale Link on Google Maps:

3 Weeminuche Dr Cortez, CO 81321

Ladder Ranch
Ranch locale on Day 7 of the COBDR Adventure
travel logistics
Travel Logistics
Colorado Backroads Adventure
Colorado Backroads Adventure
SIGN UP INFO LINK
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ROUTE map no detail map of Colorado (CLICKABLE)
CO Backroads Adventure
CO Backroads Adventure

TRAVEL LOGISTICS

COBDR ADV RIDE on Facebook
Colorado Backroads Discovery Adventure Ride