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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Oldwin1
I would guess that the age in the ordinance is...

I would guess that the age in the ordinance is based on the way people from rural communities think. I grew up on a farm and started driving tractors at 7 or 8 years old. Living on a farm in the 60s...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 760
Posted By Oldwin1
Both those bikes are real close to 8' long....

Both those bikes are real close to 8' long. Before you mount your wheel chocks put the bikes in position. The positioning of the handlebars is very different on those two bikes. I was combining those...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 760
Posted By Oldwin1
Keep in mind that the Vstrom and the F800 are a...

Keep in mind that the Vstrom and the F800 are a lot longer and heavier than a dirt bike. I trailer a bunch of Vstroms packed tight quite often. I can put three wide in an 8' wide trailer. two forward...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-19-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By Oldwin1
John at Nederland Auto is great and Honda...

John at Nederland Auto is great and Honda certified. I don't mind driving to Nederland to avoid dealing with shops I don't trust.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,371
Posted By Oldwin1
Honda is supposed to be coming out with a FI 2T...

Honda is supposed to be coming out with a FI 2T next year.
http://www.dirtrider.com/features/spy-guy-2015-honda-cr250r-direct-inject-two-stroke/
Ron
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By Oldwin1
Keep in mind that if you want anyone to be able...

Keep in mind that if you want anyone to be able to come visit you all winter you may want to clear it. I always kept mine clear so the sun cleared it completely then I never had to deal with the ice....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 310,339
Posted By Oldwin1
I have just the project for that.

I have just the project for that.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-13-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 7,598
Posted By Oldwin1
Generator

Ed
I had a great Yamaha Generator when I lived outside of Ned. I paid a fortune for it right before Y2K. It turned out to be a lot of overkill though. I found I really just needed to be able to run...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By Oldwin1
This is a great place. The food is fabulous as...

This is a great place. The food is fabulous as well.
http://redstoneinn.thegilmorecollection.com/
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Oldwin1
Doing a couple of quick searches brought up a few...

Doing a couple of quick searches brought up a few running ones between $2000 and $2500. Seems like $1500 is about right with no title and not running.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-10-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,371
Posted By Oldwin1
New Bike

For some reason having so many dual sports seems to be making me want stupid power again. I also love the sound of the cross plane engines. :tb
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 78,111
Posted By Oldwin1
Anyone going to OBs this afternoon?

Anyone going to OBs this afternoon?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-04-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By Oldwin1
I always replace the springs with Barnett springs...

I always replace the springs with Barnett springs but I think most after market will do. They are much heavier. The springs often are within specification when checked for length but if the clutch...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-04-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 111,067
Posted By Oldwin1
There is a set of 990 wheels that just showed up...

There is a set of 990 wheels that just showed up in the main parts thread as well.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021067
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-04-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,723
Posted By Oldwin1
That is because they know what sort of people...

That is because they know what sort of people drive sprinters. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-03-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,723
Posted By Oldwin1
The only thing that could get you in trouble I...

The only thing that could get you in trouble I think is if it starts on the right of way. It is amazing that some people don't have enough to do so they go around causing problems for their...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-02-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12,363
Views: 1,599,527
Posted By Oldwin1
Cafe Racer? :huh

Cafe Racer? :huh
Forum: Australia 10-31-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,418
Posted By Oldwin1
Same wording

Funny thing is we have almost the same wording in the law in the US. Same stupid rules about standing up. Nice to see Australia can actually make these sort of changes. Not sure we will ever get this...
Forum: Europe 10-30-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 55,636
Posted By Oldwin1
Thanks Nick

Thanks Nick
Forum: Trip Planning 10-29-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,058
Posted By Oldwin1
Miles per day

I always encourage folks to plan 200 to 250 per day maximum if riding back roads and trails in Colorado and Utah. If you are not use to back to back days of riding off road this is a huge...
Forum: Europe 10-29-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 55,636
Posted By Oldwin1
Motorcycle Rentals and Tours in the USA

My European customers tell me I need to make myself better known so here goes. "Western Dual Sport Motorcycle Adventures", is located in the heart of some of the best adventure riding and off road...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,184
Posted By Oldwin1
I actually get more hand signals from guys on...

I actually get more hand signals from guys on Quads than on bikes. I also see more quads up by Ned than bikes so maybe that is why. Either way it does not bother me. I assume there is a quad...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,380
Posted By Oldwin1
Nice report

I rented from Freedom a couple of years ago. Court and Sylvan were great. It was a great experience and when I returned to Colorado I purchased several DR650s and added them to my rentals. They are a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 310,339
Posted By Oldwin1
Used tires

I have two big stacks of tires that I have taken off mostly DR650s. Many have a lot of life left in them. Some I was just not excited about their performance in the dirt others were just getting thin...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-23-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 78,111
Posted By Oldwin1
Take Mammoth gulch to Elk Park to Apex to upper...

Take Mammoth gulch to Elk Park to Apex to upper apex to central city instead of popping out at Rollinsville.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15,415
Views: 2,339,284
Posted By Oldwin1
Wow. That is the nicest Transalp I think I have...

Wow. That is the nicest Transalp I think I have ever seen. Do you want one of my bikes for a while to make it nice then give it back? :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15,415
Views: 2,339,284
Posted By Oldwin1
F800gs

Nice price. I got more than that for my 2010 when it got totaled. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,858
Posted By Oldwin1
:lol3 Just checked and my info was out of date.

:lol3 Just checked and my info was out of date.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,858
Posted By Oldwin1
I usually just travel with someone who knows...

I usually just travel with someone who knows where their going unless I want to get lost then I go by my self. :lol3
Ron
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15,415
Views: 2,339,284
Posted By Oldwin1
Delorme PN-60 with Spot

I got this a while back and have never taken it outside the house. :lol3 New in box Delorme PN-60 GPS with attached Spot.
Here is a link to the Delorme page. http://www.findmespot.com/DeLorme/
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,802
Posted By Oldwin1
That is not a problem with the law it is a...

That is not a problem with the law it is a problem with the insurance companies using anything as an excuse to charge more.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,858
Posted By Oldwin1
Bluhduh I can't use a GPS because my eyesight is to bad...

I can't use a GPS because my eyesight is to bad to see the screen. :huh I guess a tablet might be a good idea but I would break it. :lol3 I have ridden with Sturg and he will break it as well. :rofl...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,858
Posted By Oldwin1
"My bad, no personal insults were meant. Besides,...

"My bad, no personal insults were meant. Besides, most you old boys could probably run circles around me on the trails...even if you do smell of bengay when you drive by. :D"

I never use BenGay....
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 67,698
Posted By Oldwin1
I get a lot of folks renting bikes from me and...

I get a lot of folks renting bikes from me and starting the TAT in Colorado to the west coast. Unfortunately I never get to make the ride myself since it is my busy time. Nice to see pics of where my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By Oldwin1
So Geek are you now looking at installing a...

So Geek are you now looking at installing a security gate. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By Oldwin1
I plan to winterize the swamp cooler tomorrow....

I plan to winterize the swamp cooler tomorrow. Should add some warm weather. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,858
Posted By Oldwin1
Sturg Don't forget that when you talk about...

Sturg
Don't forget that when you talk about old farts you are insulting most of us on here. :rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,260
Posted By Oldwin1
Not 90/10 But

I ride my bike to the trail so there is no way I do 90/10 because it is 20 miles of road each way, to go for a 150 mile ride. Everything around here is rocks so I run the Shinko 244s. They perform...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,376
Posted By Oldwin1
Last time I went to this I ended up with a Vstar...

Last time I went to this I ended up with a Vstar 950. Think I will have to pass this year. :lol3

Hope everyone has a great time.
Ron
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-16-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,635
Posted By Oldwin1
Man you guys in Florida operate on a whole...

Man you guys in Florida operate on a whole different time table. :lol3 FJR1300 was my favorite bike of all times. Hope you enjoy.
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