Spanish Border ADV Ride

SPRING & AUTUMN SPANISH BORDER ADVENTURE RIDES

WHAT: SPRING SPANISH BORDER RIDE

SPRING ADVENTURE RIDE IN SOUTHERN COLORADO & NORTHERN NEW MEXICO

WHEN:

June 11-13  2020  Ride Friday to Sunday

Arrive Thursday June 10

WHERE:

STAY THURSDAY: Antonito, CO

START FRIDAY: Antonito, CO

FRIDAY NIGHT:  Tres Piedras, NM  

SATURDAY NIGHT: Taos , NM

SUNDAY: Antonito, CO

START TIME:

7 AM to 9 AM on Friday June 11th

START ADDRESS: 

Old Antonito High School

River Ave & 7th Street

Antonito, Colorado, 81120

GOOGLE MAP LINK

WHAT: AUTUMN SPANISH BORDER RIDE

AUTUMN ADVENTURE RIDE IN SOUTHERN COLORADO & NORTHERN NEW MEXICO

WHEN:

September 17-20  2021  Ride Friday to Monday

Arrive Thursday Sept 16

WHERE:

STAY THURSDAY: Antonito, CO

START FRIDAY: Antonito, CO

FRIDAY NIGHT:  Rio Grande Gorge, NM  

SATURDAY NIGHT: Taos , NM

SUNDAY NIGHT:  Great Sand Dunes Hot Springs Pool, CO

MONDAY: ANTONITO, CO

START TIME:

7 AM to 9 AM on Friday September 17th

START ADDRESS: 

Old Antonito High School

River Ave & 7th Street

Antonito, Colorado, 81120

GOOGLE MAP LINK

SPRING ADVNENTURE AT THE NORTHERN NEW MEXICO BORDER 

The Spring Spanish Border ADV ride will take place in Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico, in the Rio Grande River Valley, the Southern San Luis Valley and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains from June 11-13th.

You will have the opportunity to start the ride from an old High School, ride and stay at the Chili Line Depot in Tres Piedras, NM, stay in Taos, NM and ride in an area of Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado few people visit.

The ride will be like they were in the early days. There won’t be games, talks, or seminars. You will find a spectacular ADV loop and the camaraderie of like-minded enthusiasts around a bonfire.

An Epic Spring 3 day ride & event from June 11-to 13th, 2021 – Friday to Sunday

This adventure ride will be suitable for 600cc to Open Adventure Bikes.

2 track, dirt roads and as little pavement as possible. Route will be 2-up Friendly.

The ride will start at the Wayne’s World Old Antonito High School in Antonito, Colorado. On the border with New Mexico. Antonito is the kick-off point for the Cumbres & Toltec Narrow Gauge Railroad.

We will take over the Old High School Gym. You may sleep in the Gym or in one of several classrooms on the first floor of the gym.  Or if you wish, camp outdoors. Your Truck will be safe securely parked at the old High School. This is a thoroughly Epic locale you cannot enjoy on your own.

Please see the FAQ page for Frequently Asked Questions and Area Info/Lodging for more Info on the area.

Day 1 on Friday we will somewhat follow the Cumbres and Toltec Railroad to its Lunch stop near Chama , NM. Lunch is ‘onyou’, then ride between a Wilderness area and an Elk Ranch while following the Continental Divide towards the old Chili Line Railroad Depot. Then spend the night benchracing, eating  and stay at the Chili Line Depot. Lodging at the Chili Line Depot is not included with the ride cost.

The Ride will include LUGGAGE PORTAGE so you may ride unencumbered by camping gear. And include some Breakfast & Dinners from Thursday to Sunday. 

Day 2 on Saturday we will ride down into the Rio Grande Gorge on our way towards Taos, New Mexico. Ride above Taos and then spend the night in Taos @ a Hotel on you. Shower, have dinner and rest up for the Adventure back into Southern Colorado.

On Sunday Day 3 we will ride towards the oldest Town in Colorado, San Luis, and adventure back to Antonito for a farewell BBQ at the old High School, where your truck has been securely parked. Pack up and say Adios.

3 days riding, 3 nights lodging. Under 500 miles. Join the Club for $399.00 and this ride is included. The Spanish Border ADV ride includes luggage portage, several breakfasts & dinners, GPS tracks, Ride With GPS club membership. Bonfires, T-shirt and participation pin. And the camaraderie of  like-minded enthusiasts.

A spectacular ride in a part of the Country with very few people and which few people visit.

Get out of the house and come ride ?

This ride will capped at 25 riders so we ride without a large crowd. We do not ride in large groups

The Spring Spanish Border ADV ride will offer you challenges, scenic landscapes and enough stories to tell for the rest of the year.

Entries are Limited. Don’t Miss Out.  Sign-Up Today.

Included with your Entry:

  • GPS Tracks
  • 3 Days of riding
  • 3 nights Lodging  (1 night at the Old High School included)
  • 3 Dinners (Thurs, Fri & Sun), 2 breakfasts (Fri, Sat)
  • Local support
  • Exit Tours Club membership
  • Ride with GPS Club membership
  • Camaraderie
  • Bonfires
  • T-Shirt & a participation pin
  • Passengers are Welcome.
  • GPS tracks will be provided via email before the event.
  • Go places you wouldn’t go on your own.
  • Join the club and ride the Spring Spanish Border Adventure, and then ride the Autumn Spanish Border Border Adventure for half the price !
  • This is a club Adventure ride, not a race, so all motorcycles should be plated and insured on this self-guided GPS based adventure.

SIGN UP LINK

AUTUMN ADVENTURE RIDE AT THE NORTHERN NEW MEXICO BORDER 

The Autumn Spanish Border ADV ride will take place in Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico, in the Rio Grande River Valley , Southern San Luis Valley and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains from Sept 17-20.

You will have the opportunity to start the ride from an old High School, ride and camp right on the Rio Grande Gorge, stay in Taos, ride into the Great Sand Dunes National Monument and soak and camp at the Sand Dunes Hot Springs Pool.

The ride will be like they were in the early days. The won’t be games, talks, or seminars. You will find a spectacular ADV loop and the camaraderie of like-minded enthusiasts around a bonfire.

An Epic 4 day ride & event from September 17 to 20th, 2021 – Friday to Monday

This adventure ride will be suitable for 600cc to Open Adventure Bikes.

2 track, dirt roads and as little pavement as possible. Route will be 2-up Friendly.

The ride will start at the Wayne’s World Old Antonito High School in Antonito, Colorado. On the border with New Mexico. Antonito is the kick-off point for the Cumbres & Toltec Narrow Gauge Railroad.

We will take over the Old High School Gym. You may sleep in the Gym or in one of several classrooms on the first floor of the gym.  Or if you wish, camp outdoors. Your Truck will be safe securely parked at the old High School. This is a thoroughly Epic locale you cannot enjoy on your own.

Please see the FAQ page for Frequently Asked Questions and Area Info/Lodging for more Info on the area.

Day 1 on Friday we will follow the Old Spanish Trail towards Santa Fe. Stop for Lunch on you at the old Chili Line Railroad Depot. Then spend the night camping along the utterly spectacular Rio Grande Gorge.

CAMP ALONG THE RIO GRANDE GORGE CLIFFS !

The Ride will include LUGGAGE PORTAGE so you may ride unencumbered by camping gear. And include some Breakfast & Dinners from Friday to Monday. We will also supply porta-potties at the Rio Grande Gorge.

Day 2 on Saturday we will ride down into the Rio Grande Gorge on our way towards Taos, New Mexico. Ride above Taos and then spend the night in Taos @ a Hotel on you. Shower, have dinner and rest up for the Adventure back into Southern Colorado.

On Sunday Day 3 we will ride to the Great Sand Dunes Hot Springs Pool, where we have rented the campgrounds. You will have a choice on how you get the Great Sand Dunes Hot Springs.

  1. Over La Veta Pass to Pass Creek and then over Medano Pass.
  2. Or turn after the Mountains and ride pavement to the Great Sand Dunes.

If you choose the Pass Creek route, you will then ride in the dirt over 10,000+ foot Medano Pass into the the back of the Great Sand Dunes, ride the sand road out of the dunes and enjoy an epic route and 9 creek crossing few people have ever experienced. We highly recommend aggressive tires for this route.

Spend Sunday night tent camping at the Great Sand Dunes Hot Springs. They have an Olympic size hot springs fed swimming pool, diving boards, beer and wine bar and excellent food. Dinner and breakfast will be included.

Monday Day 4 take an interesting ride off road down the San Luis Valley back to the old Antonito High School where your truck has been securely parked. Pack up and say Adios.

4 days riding, 4 nights camping or lodging. Under 600 miles. Join the Club for $399.00 and this ride is included.  The Spanish Border ADV ride includes luggage portage, several breakfasts & dinners, GPS tracks, Ride With GPS club membership. Bonfires, T-shirt and participation pin. And the camaraderie of Like -Minded Enthusiasts.

A spectacular ride in a part of the Country with very few people and which few people visit.

Get out of the house and come ride ?

This ride will capped at 25 riders so we ride without a large crowd. We do not ride in large groups

The Spanish Border ADV ride will offer you challenges, scenic landscapes and enough stories to tell for the rest of the year.

Entries are Limited. Don’t Miss Out.  Sign-Up Today.

Included with your Entry:

  • GPS Tracks
  • 4 Days of riding
  • 3 nights camping included  (1 night at a hotel in Taos, NM on you)
  • 3 Dinners (Thurs, Fri & Sun), 3 breakfast (Fri, Sat & Mon.)
  • Beers at Rio Grande Gorge included
  • Local support
  • Exit Tours Club membership
  • Ride with GPS Club membership
  • Camaraderie
  • Bonfires
  • T-Shirt & a participation pin
  • This is a club Adventure ride, not a race, so all motorcycles should be plated and insured on this self-guided GPS based adventure.
  • Passengers are Welcome.
  • GPS tracks will be provided via email before the event.
  • Go places you wouldn’t go on your own.
  • Get out of the House and Enjoy an Epic Adventure !

SIGN UP LINK