Rist Canyon Drive Felix Wong

It was a sunny—though windy—afternoon, so Ryan and I went on an impromptu Sunday drive, al fresco of course, through the backroads of Rist Canyon just west of Fort Collins. The Alfa‘s dual-overhead-cam engine purred rhapsodically as I double-clutched through the precise, long-throw transmission as we watched the evergreen-laden, snow-speckled scenery rush on by along the undulating road. Check out these photos, which right now are pretty sparse, but maybe Ryan will send me some more from her camera.

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It has been over 60 degrees out here, but snow remains on the ground between the evergreen trees in shaded areas.Descending down from the top of Rist Canyon, one is greeted by great views of the Rockies in the background of the trees. Photo: Ryan Peters.A great road for a sports car!The red rock of Horsetooth Mountain Park.More evergreen trees. Photo: Ryan Peters.Another view of following the same truck down Rist Canyon.  Photo: Ryan Peters.

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