Colorado dualsport National Forest

Lemon Reservoir and Forest Service Road 597

On one of our previous rides in the area we ran into a woman walking her dogs who rode a dirt bike and recommended the forest service roads nearby Lemon Reservoir, about 7 miles down the highway from us near Vallecito, Colorado. We had an excellent ride in great weather, probably some of the last good weather for…

Colorado dualsport National Forest

Nerds Off Road: Sortais Road, Durango Hills

We’ve been exploring the area a little more and since it’s planning to rain on us all weekend, perhaps one of our last weekends to ride, we took off after work to the forest service road right next to the house. It’s gated but a local woman says she rides up there all the time, so we…

Colorado dualsport National Forest

San Juan National Forest Ride, Mancos, Colorado

Outside Durango, where we’ll be spending our autumn and winter (as we did 2 years before), there is an enormous National Forest that spreads over a massive area and contains a vast array of elevations and terrain, San Juan National Forest. It’s perfect for exploring, riding, skiing, hiking, wildlife viewing, you name it, and we always have a good time…