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Photo by Julie Norman

Curt’s Lane switchbacks at the Tabegauche/Lunch Loop trail system is one of several areas of trail in Colorado made for high speeds.

The need for speed

Fast trails exist across western Colorado

Purpose-built, fast, flowing trails and hero dirt just call out for speed. Lately, I’ve found myself with more confidence when it comes to speed. I’ve been lucky enough to get to blast down some great trails over the years and wanted to share them. Before I do, however, it’s important to remember a few bits of trail etiquette:


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