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Taming the Million Dollar Highway Part 1

Posted by Four Corners Motorcycle Rally on

Words by: Tyler Rice There is a ribbon of asphalt that begins near the southern border of Colorado, just over the New Mexico state line, set at the edge of the western slope of Colorado. This highway is legendary, particularly among motorcyclists. It’s just over one hundred miles in length, and can be run from end to end in just a bit over two and one half hours. Stretching from the Durango area to Montrose, its proper name is United States Highway 550 although locals simply refer to it as “The Million Dollar Highway”. It includes several beautiful mountain passes,...

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Wheelie Pig's Hill Climb

Posted by Megan Margeson on

It’s going down! Wheelie Pig is hosting his Hill Climb Challenge with us on Sunday, September 5 from Noon - 3pm PT at Purgatory Resort which is conveniently located on highway 550, also known as The Million Dollar Highway. If you want to send it up the hill on your Harley this is your chance. Or, if you want to watch senders sending it - ride out and enjoy the good times. What’s a Hill Climb, anyway? Motorcycle Hill Climbs have been a traditional motorcycle race since the early days of two wheeled tom foolery. In most cases, a rider...

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