Colorado Motorcycle Trips and Events List

For many motorcycle riders, exploring Colorado (CO) motorcycle roads is the ultimate motorcycle touring dream and perhaps the top most coveted motorcyclist destination in America. Many of America's most breathtaking stretches of the Rocky Mountains are found within this abundantly blessed state. Also, Colorado completely rolls out the red carpet for visitors and so riders will find a large array of amenities to take in when it's time to pull over and get off the bike. Some of the favorite motorcycle ride destinations are Durango, Rocky Mountain National Park, Aspen, and Silverton.




*Map Key: Why do the routes have different colors? The colors are only different so one route can easily be distinguished from another.
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October 10, 2015
most scenic route to get from Evergreen to Idaho Springs, highly recommend!
did it today, lots of new asphalt and really smooth, lots of great curves!
route starts off Evergreen Parkway, about 5 miles north of Evergreen. Head west at the "Mt Evans" sign, or head east from...
September 26, 2015
The start gives a hint of the fun ahead. You can see the rough, jumbled canyon walls that rise up along the...
Newly paved asphalt makes for a super road surface for all but the final mile. You know there will be curves. And...
NW of Grand Junction, 20 miles on I-70, turn east at Exit 49, Hwy. 65. Go 10 miles to Road 45 ˝...
September 14, 2015
This canyon is part of the Piceance Basin (pronounced pee-ance) which has vast deposits of coal, oil, and natural gas. Along this...
Good surface and wide sweeping turns. In summer, 2015, some sections are being re-aligned and paved. Occasional pull-offs.
Take Hwy. 13 north from Rifle, CO for 19 miles until reaching the abandoned Rio Blanco. Turn west on County Road 5....
August 10, 2015
This route has as its start the quaint town of Basalt. Heading east out of town on Frying Pan Road takes you...
The road is well maintained, 2 lanes, and serves as main route to Ruiedi Reservoir. It has blind curves and hills for...
Starting in downtown Basalt, take the main road east toward Ruidi Reservoir which is Frying Pan Road. This road tracks the Frying...
April 13, 2015
This road begins in the cute small town of Bellvue, and continues past a couple small farms to Horsetooth reservoir. The reservoir...
Lots of sweeping curves and a couple slow speed corners along the dam walls. The road is hilly with three very steep...
Start in Bellevue, CO and take N. Colorado Route 23 south. Follow this road up along the reservoir walls around Horsetooth. All...
March 29, 2015
This route takes you along the beautiful Platte River Valley and up and around S. Noddle Head. There are almost always people...
The first section of the ride on N Platte River Rd is gorgeous and the roads are of decent quality. Most sections...
This route is a great shortcut if you need to make your way from Deckers to Castle Rock/Sedalia.

I typically start...
March 27, 2015
The road is through a mountainous canyon, so there are beautiful trees, gorgeous streams, frequent mountain wildlife, beautiful hidden valleys, and scenic...
Constant twisties throughout. Pavement is generally in good condition, but hazards exist. Loose gravel exists on some corners most of the year,...
Just northeast of Fort Collins, CO is the town of Laporte. This route starts in Laporte where you want to take Rist...
February 26, 2015
Wonderful view of the Golden & the Denver Metro area when you reach the summit.
Great twisty road. Short but very fun. Very well maintained road as well.
In Golden, just off of US Route 6, look for 19th street heading west in to the mountains. Take 19th street west...
February 18, 2015
The ride is along a valley with Crystal River running adjacent to the roadway, with Island Lake alongside the road at about...
While not high speed limits, it is a comfortable valley road that has ample sweeping turns and great scenery.
At the northern base of McClure Pass on CO 133 a small sign indicating "Marble" points you to the east on a...
October 3, 2014
The ride from Golden up Golden Gate Canyon is marked by beautiful canyon scenery on the lower portions, with numerous rock walls...
The best twisties are at the beginning, but the whole road is great. A bit of a sportbike haven. The road surface...
1.4 miles north of the intersection of CO-93 and US-6/CO-58 in Golden, turn west onto Golden Gate Canyon Road (CO-46). Continue 18...
October 1, 2014
Tighter twisties in a rural setting until reaching the best part. A series of 10 mph curves, nearly always clean, with a...
Road has a uniform paved surface for holding and is well marked. A general caution for all curvy roads in this area...
Pick up W. Deer Creek Canyon Road off of Wadsworth Boulevard, less than a mile south of C-470 on Denver's southwest side....
September 23, 2014
Road 742 follows the river with a well maintained, curvaceous rout with many camp sites, and ample fishing opportunities. Evergreens, Aspens, and...
Road 742 is 50 (roundtrip) miles of curves and twisties, it is well maintained if not a bit crowded with anglers.
From Gunnison Colorado, go north on HWY135 to Almont, then turn east on Road 742. Ridde 53 miles along the Taylor River...
August 20, 2014
318's a boring straight shot but with beautiful views of the La Plata Mountains. 213 (La Posta Road) is a twisty river...
Decent asphalt, no potholes last time I rode it.
Head south out of Ignacio downtown, turn west on 318. Head south on 550 just long enough to take 214 north, all...
August 10, 2014
Hwy 160 is busy and packed with RV's, commercial trucks and commuters. Hwys 151/172 are pastoral, scenic, uncrowded, with spectacular views of...
Repaved within the past 3 years in excellent repair smooth not lumpy few if any potholes minor construction at one curve did...
Heading East out of Durango follow signs to the airport. Take 172 south to Ignacio, past the Casino, turn left in the...
July 14, 2014
Beautiful route through backroads Colorado along the old route the logging trains took to Pagosa Springs. Old rail cars, abandoned towns, church,...
This is dirt and gravel, NOT suitable for road bikes. Dual Sport or Dirt bikes only. Summer only.
From highway 151 north of Lake Navajo turn onto County Road 500 and JUST KEEP GOING till you hit Pagosa Springs
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Checkout Upcoming Motorcycle Events in Colorado

2016-09-10 : 2016-09-10

Support A Warrior Poker Run

Hosted by the Brotherhood of Veterans 100% of all proceeds will go to Support A Warrior $25.00 per hand / cages welcome Registration starts at 9:00a.m. last bike out @ 11:00 The Platte River Bar & Grill 5995 S Sante Fe Dr Littleton CO 80120 Free burritos for first 200 at registration Food / Music / Prizes / Auction / Fun !!!! Route information provided at registration

2016-08-27 : 2016-08-27

Rolling for Freedom Motorcycle Run

This is a one day ride in Walsenburg CO with all proceeds benefiting the residents at the Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center (aka VA nursing home). We have a motorcycle parade that goes through Walsenburg to the nursing home, a memorial service, then a poker run.

2016-08-27 : 2016-08-27

5th Annual Rolling for Freedom

5th Annual Rolling for Freedom Motorcycle and Poker Run To support our Veterans and Residents who reside at the Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center Where: Spanish Peaks Veterans Community Living Center locatedat 23500 Hwy 160 Walsenburg, CO 81089 When: August 27th 2016. Registration is at 9:00 am. Run begins at 10:30 am. Cost: $10.00 per driver, $5.00 for passenger(All proceeds benefit the veterans and residents) Event details: Registration will be at the Minit Mart Truck Stop, Exit 52 off 1-25. Breakfast will be available to purchase. The run will leave at 10:30am and will go through Walsenburg stopping at the Living Center for a Memorial Ceremony and balloon release. The poker run will start after the memorial service Website: www.rollingforfreedom.com Phone: Joe @ 719-989-8409 or Ruth @ 719-989-7255

2016-08-20 : 2016-08-20

29th Anniversary of POW/MIA Recognition Ride

Join soldiers, veterans, and patriots from across the USA for Colorado's largest procession of motorcycles to roll through the mountains into Cripple Creek for the Salute to American Veterans Rally. The ride begins in Woodland Park, CO. Registration: $8 per bike, $12 two-up - includes commemorative Ride Pin; Breakfast is available at registration.

2016-08-20 : 2016-08-20

29th Anniversary of POW/MIA Recognition Ride

Join soldiers, veterans, and patriots from across the USA for Colorado's largest procession of motorcycles to roll through the mountains into Cripple Creek for the Salute to American Veterans Rally. The ride begins in Woodland Park, CO. Registration: $8 per bike, $12 two-up - includes commemorative Ride Pin; Breakfast is available at registration.

     

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