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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By DADODIRT
I find it is easier ccw. Do able both ways, but I...

I find it is easier ccw. Do able both ways, but I prefer going down the swithcbacks is easier on a big bike. Probably not a problem either way with the DR.
I've run the loop on all different tires....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By DADODIRT
That time of year

Just a heads up about this weekend.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,724
Posted By DADODIRT
Iron Horse

The big bicycle race is this weekend. 550 will be closed most of the day Saturday from Durango up to Silverton.
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 109,288
Views: 21,935,923
Posted By DADODIRT
Thanks Dale. I'll try to call this afternoon....

Thanks Dale. I'll try to call this afternoon. Going to look at it this evening.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 109,288
Views: 21,935,923
Posted By DADODIRT
DR650 noob

I'm going to look at a 2008 DR650 tomorrow. Bike has about 12,000 miles on it. Looks like it has been garaged by it's only owner for it's entire life.
Any modifications that should have been done?...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23,740
Views: 3,195,400
Posted By DADODIRT
That's what I was afraid of. Moving on. See ya in...

That's what I was afraid of. Moving on. See ya in the XRL thread.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23,740
Views: 3,195,400
Posted By DADODIRT
noob question

Well, maybe not quite a noob, but it's been a while since I've had a red bike. I'm in the process of swapping up the stable a bit and I need a big thumper.
So, dumb quesiton, but do the XRR's have...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-13-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,216
Posted By DADODIRT
Someone mentioned gps being a hobby in...

Someone mentioned gps being a hobby in itself.....I think that is the reason I have stayed away from it. I use it enough at work that it wouldn't feel like a true 'hobby'.
I am a land surveyor and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,822
Posted By DADODIRT
I definitely pick and choose when and where I...

I definitely pick and choose when and where I stand on the pegs. Typically I wait until I have a stretch of road to myself. I don't trust the cages behind me enough to take my eyes off them.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By DADODIRT
Lake City has the town square cabins that are...

Lake City has the town square cabins that are nice.

Cortez/Dolores? Dolores doesn't have much. Some chain motels in Cortez and a few older downtown ones.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By DADODIRT
Snowing here, too. Baseball games cancelled for...

Snowing here, too. Baseball games cancelled for the kiddos. Soccer is still on, though.
Gotta love springtime in the rockies. We do need all the moisture we can get.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By DADODIRT
There's a thread around here somewhere about gas...

There's a thread around here somewhere about gas in Gateway. I haven't been over that way in the past year or so. I know it is not at the resort anymore.....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By DADODIRT
Cool. Is the coffe shop in the theater? Can't...

Cool. Is the coffe shop in the theater? Can't remember the name....
Forum: Americas 05-07-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,551
Posted By DADODIRT
Snow in the mountains here in SW Colorado. Desert...

Snow in the mountains here in SW Colorado. Desert is probably too hot for my liking.
I was just out west in March. Had a great ride from Sedona-Jerome-Prescott-Vegas-Death Valley-Mojave...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By DADODIRT
along the river

One of the best places I have found is along the river road between Bedrock and Uravan - approximately 38-23-09N/108-47-48W. The mellow dirt road follows the San Miguel River to its confluence with...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16,546
Views: 2,659,838
Posted By DADODIRT
2006 ktm 950

2006 KTM 950A SW Colorado
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2015, 02:32 PM
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Views: 2,659,838
Posted By DADODIRT
1986 K75c

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14,800...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-03-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By DADODIRT
:ear

:ear
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By DADODIRT
One of my favorites when I lived there was 550 to...

One of my favorites when I lived there was 550 to Silverton, cinnamon pass to Lake City, Alpine Plateau to 50, Owl Creek back to Ridgway.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,836
Posted By DADODIRT
Please move this to the basement so it gets the...

Please move this to the basement so it gets the respect it deserves.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,764
Posted By DADODIRT
You guys are lucky. Between soccer and baseball I...

You guys are lucky. Between soccer and baseball I don't have enough free time to spend on the motos with my boys. I bought an XR100 a couple years ago. My older boy was on it a few times and is now...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13,196
Views: 1,798,870
Posted By DADODIRT
That's not a bad deal. Only 6000 miles?

That's not a bad deal. Only 6000 miles?
Forum: Americas 04-18-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By DADODIRT
Not Big Basin, Basin Motorcycle Works.

Not Big Basin, Basin Motorcycle Works.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By DADODIRT
There's also the one step getaway out near Moab....

There's also the one step getaway out near Moab. Another inmates ranch/ moto b&b.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By DADODIRT
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By DADODIRT
Not sure why you want to be in Moab in July, but...

Not sure why you want to be in Moab in July, but I would hotel it.
One of the inmates has a room she rents to moto travelers down there. I can't remember where I saw it, though.
As for Lake City...
Forum: Americas 04-17-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By DADODIRT
Fixed.

Fixed.
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By DADODIRT
Check your thread over in Rockies. We've been...

Check your thread over in Rockies. We've been giving you suggestions....
I can point you in the right direction for camping, if that's what you decide.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,969
Posted By DADODIRT
What are you doing on a 3 lane highway with a...

What are you doing on a 3 lane highway with a 250?
If I was in your situation and noticed three bikes behind me while I am on a 250 I would pull to the right of my lane, slow a little and wave them...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,790
Posted By DADODIRT
Fuck no. Couple percent off for wildlife. ...

Fuck no.
Couple percent off for wildlife.
Couple more for the rocks in the road around the next corner.
Couple more for the cages.
Couple more for Trooper Brown.
Couple more for the family...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By DADODIRT
It's off season, currently. Ski season is over....

It's off season, currently. Ski season is over. It will get busier in a few weeks. FLC graduation, train open all the way, etc.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By DADODIRT
There are a bunch of motels on the north side of...

There are a bunch of motels on the north side of town. Knights Inn, etc. KOA on the east side of town. Let me know if you need phone numbers or directions. I can point you to some camp spots, too.
Forum: Americas 04-10-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By DADODIRT
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By DADODIRT
Silverton Area Pass Info

http://www.durangoherald.com/article/20150409/NEWS01/150409608/0/FRONTPAGE/Eureka?-Road-open-to-top-of-Cinnamon-Pass

Lack of snow allows for an early start on the passes.

I think I would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 38,232
Views: 10,131,856
Posted By DADODIRT
Fail. Those shoes aren't going to help much when...

Fail. Those shoes aren't going to help much when that thing goes bouncing.
Forum: Americas 04-08-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,187
Posted By DADODIRT
Yeah, don't do the Poughkeepse gulch part down...

Yeah, don't do the Poughkeepse gulch part down towards Ouray. Start and end in Animas Forks, above Silverton.
On the big bike I like Animas Forks - Cinnamon Pass - Lake City - Engineer Pass - Animas...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By DADODIRT
Welcome to the assylum. :norton

Welcome to the assylum. :norton
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By DADODIRT
The nice thing about the BA is the 3.25"...

The nice thing about the BA is the 3.25" thickness part.
Not sure what the others have for thickness, but I'm more comfy now than I have ever been while camping.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By DADODIRT
Maybe we have to have a 'bake' sale?

Maybe we have to have a 'bake' sale?
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By DADODIRT
Mount Evans is quite a ways from Ouray. Black...

Mount Evans is quite a ways from Ouray.
Black Bear - probably not on the BMW, but you can find some youtube video and check for yourself.
There are a bunch of good loops out of Ouray. 550 south to...
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