DATE: October 17-20 2020
Saturday to Tuesday
7 AM on the 17th
ADDRESS: Old Antonito High School
River Ave & 7th Street
Antonito, Colorado, 81120
SPANISH BORDER ADVENTURE RIDE
The Spanish Border ADV ride will take place in Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico. The ride will be the way they were in the early days. You won't find games, talks, or seminars. You will find a spectacular ADV loop and the camaraderie of like-minded enthusiasts around a bonfire.
An Epic 4 day ride & event from October 17 to 20th.
This adventure ride will be suitable for 600cc to Open Adventure Bikes.
2 track, dirt roads and as little ppavemnet as possible. Route will be 2 up Friendly.
This year the ride will start at the Wayne's World Old Antonito High School in Antonito, Colorado. On the border wirh New Mexico. Antonito is the kick-off point for the Cumbres & Toltec Narrow Gauge Railroad.
We will take over the Old High School Gym. You may sleep in the Gym or one of several classrooms. Shower in the old sports showers and use the clean flush tiolets. Or if you wish, camp outdoors. Your Truck will safe securely parked at the old High School.
Day 1 on Saturday we will follow the Old Spanish Trail towards Santa Fe. Stop for Lunch 'on you' at the old Chili Line Railroad Depot. Then spend the night camping at the utterly spectacular Rio Grande Gorge. Camp ON THE GORGE CLIFFS.
The Ride will include luggage portage so you may ride unemcumbered by camping gear. AND Include Dinner and Breakfast from Friday to Tuesday. We will also supply porta-potties at the Rio Grande Gorge.
Day 2 on Sunday we will ride down into the Rio Grande Gorge on our way towards Taos, New Mexico. Ride above Taos and then spend the night in Taos in a Hotel 'on you'. Shower, have dinner and rest up for the Adventure back into Southern Colorado.
On Monday we will ride to the Great Sand Dunes Hot Springs Pool, where we have rented the campgrounds. You will have a choice on how you get the Great Sand Dunes Hot Springs. Over La Veta Pass to Pass Creek. Or turn before the Mountains and ride pavement to the Great Sand Dunes.
If you choose the Pass Creek route, you will then ride in the dirt over 10,000+ foot Medano Pass into the the back of the Great Sand Dunes, Ride the Sand road out of the dunes and enjoy a route and 9 creek crossing few people have ever experienced. We highly recommend agressive tires for this route.
Spend Monday night tent camping at the Great Sand Dunes Hot Springs fed swimming pool.
Olympic size hot springs fed swimming pool, diving boards, beer and wine bar and excellent food. We will provide dinner.
Tuesday take an interesting ride off road down the San Luis Valley back to the old Antonito High School where your truck has been securely parked. Have an early dinner and say Adios, or spend the night at the High school again and take off for home Wednesday ?
4 days riding, 5 nights camping or lodging. Under 600 miles. $429.00 includes luggage portage, Breakfast & Dinner each day, GPS tracks, Exit Tours Motorcycle club membership. Ride With GPS club membership, T-Shirt and participation pin. And the camaraderie of Like -Minded Enthusiasts.
A specatacular ride in a pert of the Country with very few people. Get out of the House and come ride ? This ride will capped at 35 riders so we ride without a large crowd and have a great time.
The Spanish Border ADV ride will offer you challenges, scenic landscapes and enough stories to tell for the rest of the year.
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Included with your Entry:
4 Days of riding
5 nights camping included (1 night at a hotel if you wish)
5 Dinners (Fri-Tues), 4 breakfast (Sat-Tues), beverages
Beers at Rio Grande Gorge included
Exit Tours Club membership
Ride with GPS Club membership
T-Shirt & a participation pin
This is a club Adventure ride, not a race, so all motorcycles should be plated and insured on this self-guided GPS based adventure.
GPS tracks will be provided via email before the event.
Go places you wouldn't go on your own.
It will be a Fun Adventure!
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