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Colorado 139 Loma to Rangely


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Not a favorite, just a road report.

 

Ride: July 2009, Weekday, PM

Gas Available: Loma, Rangely.

Direction: South

Avg Speed: 70

Flora: Farm, high desert, pine/fir to Pinion.

Fauna Encounters: 1 mule deer in the mountains

Subjective Temp: cool.

 

Road Condition:

Generally good. No construction. Once past the farms in Loma, straights and sweepers take you into the mountains where sweepers and tighter corners are found. Out of the mountains more straights and sweepers. All corners are well marked with no suprises.

Cars Passing Same Direction: few

Cars Passed Same Direction: few

Cars Passed Opposite Direction: slow drip

Smokeys seen: 0

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  • 9 years later...
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Here is a listing of that road with photos and report:

 

http://www.motorcycleroads.com/75/1485/Colorado/Loma-to-Rangely-on-Rt-139.html#sthash.KBOwQwsR.dpbs

 

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Hunted Deer on the top of Douglas Pass back in '73. Had Venison burgers in the back room of a bar and grill in Rangely... The only place open that late at night....

Just bought a rifle from a fellow in Fruita last year. Lots of 139 memories of the area... Thanks for the new post on an old report.... :thumbsup2:

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