SPANISH BORDER ADV RIDE

Spaiinsh Border ADV ride
 
SPRING SPANISH BORDER ADVENTURE RIDE
 
June 9-12 2022

The Spring Spanish Border Adventure Motorcycle ride is a 3 day ride which will take place on the border of Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico.

In and around the Rio Grande River Valley, thru the Rio Grande Gorge, the southern San Luis Valley and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near Taos, NM from Friday to Sunday June 10-12.

Spring Flowers on the Spanish Border
Spring flowers on the Spanish Border
  • Arrive in Chama, New Mexico on Thursday June 9th for an included dinner.
  • An Epic Spring 3 Day Adventure ride from June 10-to 12th, 2022 – Friday to Sunday, when the trees are turning green.
  • Join Exit Tours Motorcycle Club and your first ride is included.
  • No workdays, meetings or Politics. Just Join and Ride.

The Spring Spanish Border ride June 9-12th you will have the opportunity to stay and start the ride from the awesome Elkhorn Lodge and cabins in Chama, NM.

  • On Friday Day 1 ride from Chama NM to a portion of the Old Santa Fe Trail along the Conejos river, ride near the narrow gauge railroad tracks, to a remote active old Oiser train depot.
Spanish Border - Old Cabi
Old cabin at the Oiser Station and a XR650L
  • Ride along a Wilderness Boundary and have lunch at the old Chili Line Depot in Tres Piedras, New Mexico.
  • After a late Lunch, ride to the Ojo Caliente Hot Springs and spend the night camping (camping spot included) at their campground at the Resort. You could also grab a room if one is available.
  • There is a restaurant onsite and you can soak in the awesome Hot Springs if you wish.
Welcome to New Mexic
Welcome to New Mexico. Antonito Mtn in the background

Day 2 visit the spectacular Rio Grande Gorge from the top and ride down into the gorge and along the Rio Grande river.

rio grande gorge
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge near Taos, NM
  • Then ride back into a few old Spanish communities, and take the High Road to and above Taos, New Mexico and stay in Taos Saturday night.
  • Your choice for lodging. We could have dinner together Saturday night or you could go and check out Taos ?
oldest church in Colorado
Oldest Church in Colorado

Day 3 ride in an area of Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado where few people people live and even fewer visit.

  • Ride around an active mine near a ski resort up the Red River, amongst some old Volcanoes and an off-road section to visit the oldest Town in Colorado, San Luis.
Oldest Church in Colorado
The oldest Church in Colorado is in Antonito
  • Ride from San Luis and adventure back to the Rio Grande river and the last bridge in Colorado on the Rio Grande River, and then visit the oldest Church in Colorado in Antonito on the border.
  • Ride back to Chama off-road and to twisty pavement.

Return to your truck or RV securely parked on Sunday night, enjoy an included BBQ and either spend Sunday night at the Elkhorn lodge or cabins or say adios.

There won’t be any games, talks, or seminars on this ride.

  • You will find spectacular Adventure bike loops and the camaraderie of like-minded enthusiasts around a bonfire.
  • This adventure ride is suitable for 650cc Dual Sport to Open Adventure Bikes.
  • The Club will portage your camping gear so you may ride unencumbered.
  • The Routes are 2 track, dirt roads and as little pavement as possible
Cumbres & Toltec RR
CO & NM Border at the Oiser Station on the Cumbres & Toltec narrow gauge Railroad
  • We will need to portage gas for after ride ‘around’ Antonito Mountain (an old volcano) on Day 1.
  • On Day 2 you’ll ride along a little seen remote section to the Rio Grande river on little used 2 Track.
  • Day 3 is a spectacular ride only a few people have ridden.
  • 3 days riding, 3 nights lodging (1 night camping included).
  • Under 500 miles.
  • Join the Club for $425.00 and this ride is included.
Bacon
Bacon

The Spanish Border ADV ride includes:

  • Luggage portage 
  • Fuel portage
  • Chase Truck & trailer
  • Local Support
  • Camping Friday night
  • Breakfast Friday & Dinner Thursday and Sunday 
  • Phone compatible GPS tracks
  • Ride With GPS club membership.
  • Exit Tours club membership
  • Bonfires 
  • T-shirt and participation pin.
  • Discounted lodging reservations
  • The camaraderie of like-minded enthusiasts.
Ponderosa pines on the Spanish Border
Ponderosa pines on the Spanish Border

 

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SPRING SPANISH BORDER ADVENTURE RIDE

  • WHAT: 3 DAY SPRING ADVENTURE RIDE IN SOUTHERN COLORADO & NORTHERN NEW MEXICO
  • WHEN: June 9-12  2022  Ride Friday to Sunday
  • Arrive Thursday June 9
  • WHERE: Colorado & New Mexico Border
  • ARRIVE & STAY THURSDAY: Chama, NM
  • START FRIDAY: Chama, NM
  • FRIDAY NIGHT:  Ojo Caliente Hot Springs Resort, NM  
  • SATURDAY NIGHT: Taos , NM
  • SUNDAY: Chama, NM
  • START TIME: 7 AM to 9 AM on Friday June 1oth
  • START ADDRESS:  2663 S. Highway 84,
    Chama, NM 87520
elkhorn lodge chama
Elkhorn Lodge Chama, NM

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