Inspired by a ride Jeff conceptualized last year, three of us set out with the goal of riding every trail** in Horsetooth Mountain Park yesterday. The weather was ideal; sunny and almost 60. But sooner or later winter will be here and this ride felt like a bookend on the season.
**Note for sticklers: only bike-legal trails, not all service roads, and we ended up missing small sections of Stout and Mill Creek.
The intended route looked like this:
We only made one revision: we bailed on the upper Stout loop at the end as we ran just a bit short on time.
In case you think I might be fibbing about the beautiful day, evidence:
It was easy to grin early on:
Bikes being ridden:
And a great feeling at the finish: