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Ride Overview

X-Roads for 2020 is a 5-day event . Thursday to Monday.

Bring 2 bikes and ride Dual Sport, Singletrack & Adventure loops?

Loops clover-leaf from the Chaffee County Fairgrounds at the Crossroads of the Rockies.

25+ GPS loops, over 3,500 miles for you to ride with your own group or combine with another group for even more camaraderie.

GPS Tracks, camping, 4 meals, bonfire & camaraderie and a T -Shirt & finisher pin are included.

Awards for furthest traveled and oldest rider.

For 2020 we will offer four 2 day Overnight loops with Lodging on you.

Over 900 miles of Dual Sport loops, 450 miles of Singletrack loops, 1,800 miles of ADV loops.

Camping for 4 nights, 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts includedGo River Rafting if your into that sorta thing ?

5 Rocky Mountain Hot Springs are in the area.This ride has amenities available, such as meals, parking/meeting arrangements, camping, and fuel stops at Gas Stations.

You will need to carry cash or a credit card for fuel and snacks & meals on the loopsThis are not a guided ride, and are not a ride for novices.

If you’re not an experienced rider these may not be the rides for you.We recommend a plated dirt bike or Dual Sport motorcycle, a new front knobby and a Hybrid Trials rear tire for the terrain the Dual Sport routes cover.

We suggest a plated Dirt Bike for the Singletrack loops.

For the ADV Routes we recommend a 250cc or more Adventure motorcycle.

For the more off-road focused ADV loops, we recommend aggressive Off-road tires.These rides are limited to 75 riders so as to keep with USFS Guidelines, keep the groups manageable and so we can all have an enjoyable experience without a large crowd.GPS tracks to fishing lakes and fishing locales on the Arkansas river are included with the ride.

(Fishing license recommended).You leave when you wish, ride at your own pace, and ride with whomever you like.

We recommend leaving early and keeping stops to a minimum.

We also highly recommend you come with a friend or team up with another rider and be responsible for each other all through the day.Riders meeting at 7 and 8 am Friday – Monday mornings.

You need only attend one meeting.

You should be on the trail by 9 am all days you choose to ride.‘C’ Dual Sport loops are navigable by ADV Motorcycles

‘A+ & A’ Singletrack loops should only be attempted by prepared and competent riders.

Off-Road focused ADV loops should only be navigated by competent ADV riders.

Pikes Peak, Headwaters and the Continental Divide ADV loops and 2 Passes Loops should be suitable for any ADV rider.Heart of the Rockies WEATHER in August:Daily High temperatures in August from 78°F to 74°F, rarely falling below 67°F or exceeding 85°F.

Daily Low temperatures in August from 51°F to 47°F, rarely falling below 41°F or exceeding 56°F.

The chance of humidity is essentially constant during August, remaining around 0% throughout.The best time of year to visit the area for warm-weather activities is mid-August.The wetter season lasts 4.3 months, from April 30 to September 9, with a greater than 19% chance of any given day being a wet day.

The chance of a wet day peaks at 31% on August 10.