King of the Road 2012: Toy Machine Blog 2


Dan Z and the Toy Machine crew hit the Colorado Springs skatepark, then move on to Denver.


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Morning smoke.  Spirits are high

 

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Let's eat

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Dan Lu brought a solid selection of brightly-colored shirts

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On to the park

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Colorado's only vert ramp, which I thought the City Challenge was going to be about

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But instead…

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This thing is gnarly

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Their moms might not even be 40+

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Points!

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The hell you doing with that, Dan!?

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That's more like it

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Dan passed down a little PMA to the little homie, and he wanted to reciprocate with some cash

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Thanks for tour guiding, Mike.  Later, Colorado Springs

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Hello Denver

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Blake contemplates

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Financial spots

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Meal time—aka, the only rest stops

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Triple-check the list

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Here we go

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