CO 119 / Boulder Canyon Drive : Boulder - Nederland

Star Ratings
4 star route rating
Corners : 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.3
Straights : 2 star route rating Motorcycle Road2.3
Scenery : 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0
Road Surface : 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.7
Visibility : 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.3
Police Presence : green 3 Motorcycle Road2.7
Hazards : green 3 Motorcycle Road3.0

Info
Route Added By : bking
Date : February 3, 2007
Length : 23 kms / 14.3 miles
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Road Type : Rural
Map Key : Red = Excellent | Blue = Good | Purple = Other Recommended
September 1, 2011 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0

Very nice road, though usually clogged with four wheelers. Avoid rush hour (plenty of Boulder workers live in Nederland) and try for mid-day during the week, not weekends. Who knows, though? It's a crap shoot what kind of traffic you'll encounter. There are some side roads worth noting: Four Mile Canyon up to Gold Hill is a very nice ride. Likewise Magnolia Rd.(turns gravel before you reach Peak to Peak Hwy. south of Nederland.) Sugarloaf Rd. is great: it starts paved and eventually turns gravel, but the scenery is great. Roads like this are why Boulder is heaven for bikers.


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July 10, 2010 - 3 star route rating Motorcycle Road3.0

Living in Denver, I can ride this route 6-8 times a year. Can be crowded with hikers, tubers, rock climbers and gawkers, with their cars parked in the turnouts, so be careful. Nice curves. Well worth the ride.


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February 3, 2007 - 4 star route rating Motorcycle Road4.0

A wickedly twisty 20 mile section of curves leading down to the lake at Nederland. Try not to get distracted by the climbers on the steep granite faces!


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