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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Update! I think I've finally turned a corner...

Update!

I think I've finally turned a corner on my recovery. The last 3 nights I've been able to get by without a percocet or anything stronger than 1 advil. Last night...nothing! Can I applaud...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By dmac1
Sounds good on the improvements Rod. Last time I...

Sounds good on the improvements Rod. Last time I was there the new real short single track out on the east side with the rock pinch point mid-trail was essentially a case buster. It had been dug out...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,207
Posted By dmac1
I suggest a trip out to look at potential places...

I suggest a trip out to look at potential places to live. Everyone has painted a bleak picture of Denver area. Yet the most of em live here. Must be a reason for that...probably what cj mentions.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,273
Posted By dmac1
Rays is an institution. The burgers are esp good...

Rays is an institution. The burgers are esp good when you arrive hungry from the trail, river or wherever and the beer is cold. Keep the report coming!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By dmac1
I thought you guys were getting lotsa rain...

I thought you guys were getting lotsa rain recently? Or has it been mostly AZ thats gotten it? In Colorado, its been a very wet summer. Only a few breaks between the monsoons.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 971
Posted By dmac1
Looks like a fun ride. Also looks line Ince...

Looks like a fun ride.

Also looks line Ince is onto you guys....next I suppose your gonna say not only did one of you sleep in the tub, but you had all your gear on too for 'protection'? :rofl
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Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,273
Posted By dmac1
Been following along for a few days now....

Been following along for a few days now. Excellent RR Jordan. You are a very good story teller!

I'll bite on the egg timer thing. How does it help with time lapse pics?

As far as rain, not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By dmac1
Wow! I had heard about Fallen Peace Officer...

Wow! I had heard about Fallen Peace Officer Trail, and I remember the name change in a general sense but I never knew the details in the story.

Glad to hear Officer Young is doing well. Hope we...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
You got it Dave! Maybe we could do a local ride...

You got it Dave! Maybe we could do a local ride once we're both over all this. Are you back riding in preparation for your trip later this month?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Glad to hear you're back on the bike. Almost...

Glad to hear you're back on the bike. Almost frozen shoulder had to suck. Quite the 12 months for you all. I remember the post-flood posts. OMG. We haven't went through Lyons/Pinewood Springs since...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Yep. thats the place. A friend of my wife's had...

Yep. thats the place. A friend of my wife's had her hip done there too by Dr. Greenhow. I believe they are pretty much pioneers in the anterior approach to hips. And a buddy at work had his shoulder...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Thanks Dave!! It wouldn't be happening without...

Thanks Dave!! It wouldn't be happening without Dr. Greenhow. Sure appreciate the referral! I owe ya one!

Did a 2 mile lap around the hood this afternoon on my mtn bike. Felt great to be back on 2...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Thats what I was going to guess as I neglected to...

Thats what I was going to guess as I neglected to ask the doc. It is aligned with the groove of the new sliding surface.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Heres a pic of today's xray. You can see the new...

Heres a pic of today's xray. You can see the new sliding surface on end of right femur. It was made off a ct scan of my leg, so no fitment problems. The back of my kneecap was resurfaced via a domed...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Hey!! Some good news on the pt front...noticed my...

Hey!! Some good news on the pt front...noticed my quads starting to fire when doing straight leg lifts!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Thanks Pat. Great info. We used to have a place...

Thanks Pat. Great info. We used to have a place in Estes which would be close to snyder...as the crow flies. Will hafta make a trip of it some day. New is good!

Currently we live near Elizabeth...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Very nice ST Pat! I had no idea that was up...

Very nice ST Pat! I had no idea that was up there. 100 miles of riding huh? Its a bit of a haul, but if we camped it could be worth a trip. Did you see the campgrounds? Could a person get a 36' fifth...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Thanks Pat! I keep remembering you saying how you...

Thanks Pat! I keep remembering you saying how you likely only got your full range of motion due to falling down stairs. Damn...that had to hurt and make ya wonder if ya just effed everything up.
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Thanks for the encouragement. I keep hopin I'll...

Thanks for the encouragement. I keep hopin I'll get over the hump. I think alot of it is due to PT. Both pushing the joint and tryiing to get my quads to fire.

If I take the meds, they keep me...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
So, still on the road to recovery. Its not as...

So, still on the road to recovery. Its not as easy as I'd hoped. For me, nights are the worst cuz the ol leg gets to aching. Looking forward to that stopping. Did you guys get it too?

Otherwise,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Oh...my recovery is only supposed to be 6 weeks....

Oh...my recovery is only supposed to be 6 weeks. Only 4 more to go!! No bone healing required.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Thanks Beef!! I had patella femoral...

Thanks Beef!!

I had patella femoral replacement so basically they custom made a metal sliding surface for end of femur via CT scan measurements and they put a plastic button on the back of my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Doing pretty well so far. Got my staples out...

Doing pretty well so far. Got my staples out yesterday and have about 100 degrees flexion. Quad is a little atrophied but will start serious PT next week.
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 24,462
Posted By dmac1
Hard to fathom this...and why no action is being...

Hard to fathom this...and why no action is being taken. I'd say they've got a case of murder....and if not that, then manslaughter.

Thats bad enough (obviously) but for nothing to be done about it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,280
Posted By dmac1
I also took our bikes to Warren at Enduro Spec....

I also took our bikes to Warren at Enduro Spec. Nice guy. From what I heard, Slavens sends his customers to Warren since he's not in the business any more.

You might give him a shout so see what...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By dmac1
This is a reference to what I mentioned is open...

This is a reference to what I mentioned is open now only to mountain bikes...well...hikers too of course...and I'm sure horses. It goes to the paved portion of Taylor River Road which is on the south...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By dmac1
What are you talking about?? I was there...

What are you talking about??

I was there last year and you could ride from Dinner station, up the switchbacks and on further south. The thing that is closed is the very southern end of it which we...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By dmac1
Not much that I know of right next to Estes. The...

Not much that I know of right next to Estes. The best would be up Fall River Road, but it closed for all of 2014 due to damage from last year's rains/floods.

Definitely take a cruise up Trail...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By dmac1
On our 2006 KTM 450 EXCs, we normally run: ...

On our 2006 KTM 450 EXCs, we normally run:

42 PJ
170 MJ
JD Red needle, clip on 4

We run those settings in Utah 4000-6000' ish I'd guess and all around local Colorado areas so from 6000-9000...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Sounds great! Even hockey huh? And you're...

Sounds great! Even hockey huh? And you're faster! Just how an upgraded part is supposed to work. :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,535
Posted By dmac1
Well Beef...still doing well? Are you fully...

Well Beef...still doing well? Are you fully active yet or still taking it a little easy?

Thinking about this cuz my date for a partial knee replacement is coming up. 7/31. I haven't been able to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,481
Posted By dmac1
Or spend your money chasing tail :lol3

Or spend your money chasing tail :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,095
Posted By dmac1
Wasn't able to make it out this time due to...

Wasn't able to make it out this time due to pending knee surgery. Would love to see more pics...and info on where I can get a map?

Thanks.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,548
Posted By dmac1
If the guy has the cash to purchase a cashiers...

If the guy has the cash to purchase a cashiers check, he has the cash to simply bring it to you. Granted, perhaps its more than he wants to carry. In that case, conduct the deal on a weekday and have...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By dmac1
Hard to say. Late September can be gorgeous in...

Hard to say. Late September can be gorgeous in Colorado. It can also be snowing, but if it does it should melt fast.

I believe that 3rd week of September is typically the peak color period for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-08-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,627
Posted By dmac1
Wow guys. Glad all are ok. My rain gauge says 2"....

Wow guys. Glad all are ok. My rain gauge says 2". Thats over the last week. Finally stopped raining our here and the fog is rolling in.

Amazing that we got the Nationals in yesterday in between...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-08-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,627
Posted By dmac1
Wow! In Fairplay? And no warning. Yikes. We...

Wow! In Fairplay? And no warning. Yikes. We just had a heavy thunderstorm go through Elizabeth with alot of rain and small hail. Afternoon thunderstorms should be the norm once the monsoon rolls...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-08-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,627
Posted By dmac1
Tornados at Sprucewood & Lake George

So says the radio anyway. Glad I'm not out riding and miles from my truck. Big hail would suck either way.

Hope all who are out are ok....I guess the poker run isn't this weekend? I thought I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,142
Posted By dmac1
Glad so many of us showed up. Great job all! ...

Glad so many of us showed up. Great job all!

I dunno how many folks were actually in support of it (other than all the CMC folks). There were only a few around me, and 2 of em left early cuz...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,142
Posted By dmac1
Meeting Report

Yeah...I was surprised to see the town folk's opposition but its understandable.

The area on the map comprises about 34,000 acres. Its bordered by Dakan Road on the NW, then Rampart Range Road on...
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