The Big Ride – You know it’s good when… (Part 1)

One of the many challenging roads in Colorado is the Million Dollar Highway and forms part of the San Juan Skyway Scenic Byway.

My first day in Colorado took me on this route from Durango, through Silverton and Ouray.  Much of the route, especially between Silverton and Ouray runs through a gorge which is challenging and potentially hazardous to drive.  It consists of steep cliffs, narrow lanes, and a lack of guardrails.  It also uses a number of hairpin curves to gain elevation. In most places the lanes are narrow with much of it cut into the sides of mountains. Although the route was challenging, it was not nearly as technical as some of the awesome roads that followed.  I have hours and hours of video so it will take a couple of days to put together a few clips to share with you.

Here is the first of the series that I will be sharing with you.  The video hardly does it justice but will give you an idea of he amazing experience I had while riding the “Million Dollar Highway”.

Here are a few photos to share with you as well.

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While on the road I also ran into some folks from Orange Texas who were also enjoying the ride.

Fellow Harley riders from Orange Texas enjoying the route and doing the
Fellow Harley riders from Orange Texas enjoying the route and doing the “long horn”
You know it's going to be good when....
You know it’s going to be good when….

Stay tuned for the next segment of The Million Dollar Highway…and some of the amazing Colorado Rocky Mountain Mama Roads that follow!

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Bonnie St Julien

Bonnie St Julien provides personal and leadership development coaching and mentoring, to support individuals who aspire to make a positive and meaningful difference in who they are, in what they do, and how they do it. Bonnie is an accredited certified Coach and Professional Behaviours (DISC) and Driving Forces (Motivators) Analyst, with over 25 years of public sector management experience, including as an Executive Director. In addition to her professional experience, Bonnie has overcome a number of personal challenges, providing her the determination and strength needed to get though whatever life hands her. Bonnie is also an avid motorcycle enthusiast who loves to ride and embraces life fully! Calling on Bonnie's extensive professional and life experience, individuals who work with her are transformed through the coaching process by gaining self-awareness and by taking incremental, concrete action steps to achieve their desired goals, creating meaningful and sustainable results in their lives, their work, their organizations, and their world! If you are looking to bring meaningful change to your leadership style, Bonnie is the coach for you!

One thought on “The Big Ride – You know it’s good when… (Part 1)

  1. Hey Bonnie,
    Sounding like a wonderful trip! Any idea when you might be approaching the west coast, either US or CA? Hope you are having lots and lots of fun!!!


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