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Offline Summit670

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Pikes Peak Highway Paved To Top
« on: July 17, 2012, 10:09:03 am »
Went to summit of Pikes on Sunday.  It was paved all the way to the top.  I guess the paving was completed in October 2011.  For anyone thinking about riding up, that would be a great ride.  The uphill gate closes at 6pm.  We got there about 5:30 and there were only a few cars going up and not too many coming down.

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Re: Pikes Peak Highway Paved To Top
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2012, 10:21:06 am »
I remember riding my Wing up there in 08... the faces of the 2 DS riders I crossed that were riding down.  8)  The Rally outta be a whole new animal now!  :)

Still have the "Real men don't need guardrails!" shirt...  8)
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Re: Pikes Peak Highway Paved To Top
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2012, 02:01:56 pm »
Cool! I think I have something to do this weekend.

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Re: Pikes Peak Highway Paved To Top
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2012, 04:32:25 pm »
I need to get up there one of these days.

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Re: Pikes Peak Highway Paved To Top
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2012, 12:03:51 am »
I'll be there next week :D  The Jettas gonna be happy.

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Re: Pikes Peak Highway Paved To Top
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2012, 07:11:54 am »
I need to get up there one of these days.

Me too...bet there's an stunning view of the fire aftermath...
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Re: Pikes Peak Highway Paved To Top
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2012, 11:13:17 am »
 :yikes:

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Re: Pikes Peak Highway Paved To Top
« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2012, 11:37:31 am »
Wonder where the body landed?
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Re: Pikes Peak Highway Paved To Top
« Reply #8 on: August 17, 2012, 11:58:55 am »
The driver appears to still be in the car.  He/she is wearing a white helmet
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Re: Pikes Peak Highway Paved To Top
« Reply #10 on: August 17, 2012, 01:11:55 pm »
Wonder how they explained that to the insurance company???
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Re: Pikes Peak Highway Paved To Top
« Reply #11 on: August 17, 2012, 03:50:20 pm »
Wonder how they explained that to the insurance company???
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Re: Pikes Peak Highway Paved To Top
« Reply #12 on: August 19, 2012, 10:19:06 am »
There is video of Paul Dallenbach going off on the bottom of the course.  1000hp vehicle with stuck throttle.  He goes into the trees at over 100mph and misses spectators by about 25 ft.

Horrific crash.  He was life flighted out, not sure how he is doing.

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