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Jul 10, 2014 - New home for the next two weeks!

We rented a bike for me at Carbondale after the bear sighting...quicker get-a-way! I managed to wreck just once. Jeff said I'd be dangerous if I used my fancy bicycle clip-on shoes and he was right! We're dry camping up at Ruedi campgrounds. No electric, no water or sewer so we conserve on water to avoid having to uproot, go dump and refill water supply too often. Jeff ran 11 miles on the Rio Grande Trail from Woody's Tavern down to Basalt. I walked up from Basalt 2 1/2 miles and back. He saw a deer and a turkey on his run. We just got...

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