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Online FJR1300

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Just got confirmed for some training in Denver 4/28 through 5/2. If the company will let me, I am going to ride my new BMW out on Saturday, do some sightseeing on Sunday and then spend the week in class.

What should the weather be like at the end of April?

Any suggestions for a short ride on Sunday?

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The weather in April is a crap shoot... w/ global warming & all!  :razz:  Personally, I'd drive.
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Why wouldn't your company let you ride your motorcycle on your own time?

 :popcorn:

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Any suggestions for a short ride on Sunday?


Peak To Peak Highway (2-lane "highway") with front range canyon roads.
http://goo.gl/maps/GZikW
This area (the canyon roads) were what were washed out last September. Other locals can give construction input - though even if you aren't sweeping corners, the scenery is stellar.

Additional "scenic roads"...

www.JimWilliamson.net/temp/CO-What-To-Do-map.jpg
and you'll need the number key...
www.JimWilliamson.net/temp/CO-What-To-Do-text.txt

If the above, Google Map doesn't work / not interested in that route / it's too long, consider #12 (Mount Evans) from my URL's for something short and scenic. Entrance fee likely needed, if it's opened (snow cleared) by the time you visit.
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Why wouldn't your company let you ride your motorcycle on your own time?

 :popcorn:

It's not my time. The company pays travel expenses and I receive actual pay from the time I leave my house until I arrive at my hotel. So... if I have a two hour layover, I get paid to sit and wait. I also get a rental car and other travel expenses.

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April will be nice in Denver. Should be nice in the mountains. But, it's been more than once I went for an road trip, and hit snow on the way back. Last time I had to stay an extra day in Montrose as the passes were closed.
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