Archive for April 30, 2012

Ride to Logan NM for the 12th Annual Chuck Wagon Cook Off

Albuquerque – Santa Rosa – Tuccumcari – Logan – Ute Lake State Park

Ride to Ute Lake State Park to see the 12th Annual Chuck Wagon Cook Off with dinner at Annex—Took I 40 east to Tuccumcair, then US 54 to Logan, then east on NM 540 to Ute Lake. We returned using the same route.

This was ride with an overnight but I’m posting it as one ride.

The ride was 394 miles with about 6 hours of ride time to Logan and back.

Friday April 27 and Saturday April 28, 2012

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While searching the Internet for different events around New Mexico I came across the 12th annual Chuck-wagon Cookoff at Ute Lake right next to Logan New Mexico. Having never seen a Chuck-wagon cookoff, this was a perfect reason for a ride (not that I need a reason).

Ride from Raton to Albuquerque

Raton – Cimarron – Eagle Nest – Angle Fire – Mora – Las Vegas – Moriarty – Albuquerque

Ride from Raton to Albuquerque with lunch at La Rise Cafe–Took I-25 south to US 64 to NM 434 south to Mora, then south on NM 94 to NM 518 into Las Vegas, then I 25 south to US 285 to NM 41 and south to Moriarty, then west on NM 313 to Albuquerque

The first day can be found here.

This is the second day of a two day trip.

The ride was 270 miles with a 6 hour ride time.

Sunday April 22, 2012

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Ride to Capulin Volcano National Monument

Albuquerque – Las Vegas – Springer – Raton – Capulin – Folson

Ride to Capulin Volcano with breakfast in Las Vegas and dinner in Raton–Took I 25 to Raton, then US 87 to Capulin, north on NM 325, then west on NM 72

This is the first day of a two day trip.

The second day can be found here.

The ride was 303 miles with a 5 1/2 hour ride time.

Saturday April 21, 2012

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