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post #1 of 30 (permalink) Old 11-03-2007, 02:03 PM Thread Starter
 
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So I got my Follow on (next base) after Korea

I'm headed to the Air Force Acadamy... in Colorado Springs...

at first I was a little disheartened but the more I think about it, it's perfect for me... a decent winter, an actual summer, and lots of good roads to ride! now to just find a track near by...

it's nice cause it's only a day and a half drive to Portland (my hometown) and a long day's drive to Fargo (my parents home) still try'n to find out how far it is to Omaha (my Bro's house) cause that may be the closest track.

but damn... I do have the luck don't I... one gorgeous place to another... and this time... I'm HIDING from every SUMMER deployment!

I'll be there NLT 30 April 09.... I can't wait.

so who all do we have from CO here?
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gratz on the new duty station!
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I bet No Worries could show you the good $#!T.



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You may be close enough for some track days in Vegas. You can stay at my place.
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There is also some great fishing out in CO too The best stream trout fishing I ever did was in CO.


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Was also stationed in Colorado springs back when i was in the army. there are mountains with in 2 hrs each direction LOL. Good snowboarding spots. fishing and GREAT twisties. in the mountains.
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sweet ebbs, whats the possibility of making the rally?

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...and lots of good roads to ride...so who all do we have from CO here?
you don't know the half of it. we've got some of the best riding in the country here. hit me up when you get in town and we'll go for a cruise.
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Hmmm, mountains near Colorado Springs? Well the town is at the base of a little mountain called Pikes Peak. As for twisty roads, just about every road in the Front Range, from the New Mexico border to the Wyoming border is twisty. As for tracks, all the ones near Denver have been "redeveloped". The nearest to the Springs is at Pueblo, about 60 miles south. And if I'm still alive and riding in 09, I'll take you to my favorite twisty roads west of Denver.
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You may be close enough for some track days in Vegas. You can stay at my place.
SWEET! I'll definatly need some pointers...

on another note... I just found out I have to leave AK NLT 30 Jan cause that's my DROS... but my RNLTD to Osan is 10 March so I can show up as early as 1 march... so I'm forced to take at least 29 days of Leave!? and I get screwed out of COT leave because you can't take over 10 days... I'm gonna talk to Outbound Monday... I mean I have 65days of leave... what would happen if I DIDN'T have the 29 days to give?

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There is also some great fishing out in CO too The best stream trout fishing I ever did was in CO.


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Well coming from AK... I doubt the fishing is much better... but either way I'm not much of a fisherman... I don't like the taste... and I'd rather be wheel'n my truck or riding


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sweet ebbs, whats the possibility of making the rally?
Next year? ZIP... I don't get my mid-tour leave till between my 5th and 7th months... so about August... and my RNLT (reporting date) to the Academy is 30 April 09... so I doubt I'll be able to take leave to go do that a couple weeks after signing in... but who knows... that's still 15 months or so away... but best believe I'll be try'n!

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you don't know the half of it. we've got some of the best riding in the country here. hit me up when you get in town and we'll go for a cruise.
Sweet! it'll be nice to have someone to cruise with... not a whole lot of riders up here... just posers...

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Hmmm, mountains near Colorado Springs? Well the town is at the base of a little mountain called Pikes Peak. As for twisty roads, just about every road in the Front Range, from the New Mexico border to the Wyoming border is twisty. As for tracks, all the ones near Denver have been "redeveloped". The nearest to the Springs is at Pueblo, about 60 miles south. And if I'm still alive and riding in 09, I'll take you to my favorite twisty roads west of Denver.
well it would be an honor to meet you, let alone ride with you.... err... way... WAY behind you (I've seen pics of your front tires)
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What is this academy? Will you be completely moving there...like no longer at Alaska.




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What is this academy? Will you be completely moving there...like no longer at Alaska.
it's the US Air Force Academy... the AF version of West Point.

and yes... I'll be moving there permanently after Korea... no more AK
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Awesome man... congrads then?




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Well coming from AK... I doubt the fishing is much better... but either way I'm not much of a fisherman... I don't like the taste... and I'd rather be wheel'n my truck or riding

OK, you do have a very good point there.

Good luck and enjoy the "warmer climate"
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Awesome man... congrads then?
yeah i'm excited... looking at houses online right now actually... just for an idea of cost... I can't wait...
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yeah i'm excited... looking at houses online right now actually... just for an idea of cost... I can't wait...
Just being back in the continental states should offer more riding opportunities.

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Just being back in the continental states should offer more riding opportunities.
opportunities AND places to go! even if I had been able to ride the last two summers there's only one road north and one south... not much for twistys... so it'd be more cruze'n... with no destination
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Very cool then Ebbs!!!
most defiantly!
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opportunities AND places to go! even if I had been able to ride the last two summers there's only one road north and one south... not much for twistys... so it'd be more cruze'n... with no destination
Congrats man. Lot more chance that Ryan and I would come down to colorado to see you than alaska. You saw how I liked the cold the night you were out here....... But yeah, lived down there for like 2 weeks and didn't want to come back. You'll have to let Ryan or me know when you are settled in and your addy there. If you have time off and come through Fargo again let us know. We'll hang out again. Hopefully it will be more than a couple hours.
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