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Motorcycles and characters of all types arrived in earnest Friday for the two bike rallies in the Four Corners this weekend. Mike “Rocket” Navarro and his wife Lesli Navarro of Austin, Texas, rode into Ignacio Friday morning for their first Ignacio Bike Week, which runs through Monday. The Sugar Pine Ranch Rally near Mancos also takes place during the Labor Day weekend. At 10 a.m. Sunday in Durango, motorcycles and classic cars will parade down Main Avenue. For more information and a schedule of events visit www.ignaciobikeweek.com and http://sugarpineranchrally.com. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

Motorcycles and characters of all types arrived in earnest Friday for the two bike rallies in the Four Corners this weekend. Mike “Rocket” Navarro and his wife Lesli Navarro of Austin, Texas, rode into Ignacio Friday morning for their first Ignacio Bike Week, which runs through Monday. The Sugar Pine Ranch Rally near Mancos also takes place during the Labor Day weekend. At 10 a.m. Sunday in Durango, motorcycles and classic cars will parade down Main Avenue. For more information and a schedule of events visit www.ignaciobikeweek.com and http://sugarpineranchrally.com.

Jim Shoultz of Durango shows off his custom old-school rat bike Friday morning along Colorado Highway 172 in Ignacio. Shoultz was helping his friend James Cole of Cole’s Chop Shop at his vendors tent during Ignacio Bike Week. Enlarge photo

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Jim Shoultz of Durango shows off his custom old-school rat bike Friday morning along Colorado Highway 172 in Ignacio. Shoultz was helping his friend James Cole of Cole’s Chop Shop at his vendors tent during Ignacio Bike Week.

Joey and Trisha Gonzales of Santa Fe on their 2006 Fat Boy Harley-Davidson, enjoy their first Ignacio Bike week, which runs through Monday. The Sugar Pine Ranch Rally at Mancos also takes place during the Labor Day weekend. At 10 a.m. Sunday in Durango, motorcycles and classic cars will parade down Main Avenue. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

Joey and Trisha Gonzales of Santa Fe on their 2006 Fat Boy Harley-Davidson, enjoy their first Ignacio Bike week, which runs through Monday. The Sugar Pine Ranch Rally at Mancos also takes place during the Labor Day weekend. At 10 a.m. Sunday in Durango, motorcycles and classic cars will parade down Main Avenue.

James Cole of Durango adjusts a customer’s clutch along Colorado Highway 172 in Ignacio Friday morning. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

James Cole of Durango adjusts a customer’s clutch along Colorado Highway 172 in Ignacio Friday morning.

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