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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-23-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,032
Posted By gregdee
In my experience over the past few years 422 is...

In my experience over the past few years 422 is closed until sometime in mid April. Another route option that works is to take CR-B019 north from 60, which is several miles east of Abo, jogging east...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-20-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,032
Posted By gregdee
I'd be interested in that track.

I'd be interested in that track.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-13-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,114
Posted By gregdee
Do DOT tires generally work better than non-DOT?...

Do DOT tires generally work better than non-DOT? If so, is this due to the stiffness of the sidewall? What happens if you run a regular desert tire like say a Maxxis Desert IT?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-13-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By gregdee
Looks like some fun stuff. Where's that?

Looks like some fun stuff. Where's that?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-03-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,264
Posted By gregdee
In general this is good advice but I believe the...

In general this is good advice but I believe the 2015 WR250 has been improved significantly from prior years. Am considering one myself but wonder what they have in store for 2016 on the WR450. It...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,487
Posted By gregdee
Good stuff Roach:freaky:clap:1drink:evil:norton. ...

Good stuff Roach:freaky:clap:1drink:evil:norton.
I love all the stuff you've shown us so far. So much good exploring in these parts. Keep it coming.
I also like the way you find camp spots --...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By gregdee
Well shoot, guess I'd better go have a look-see. ...

Well shoot, guess I'd better go have a look-see.
Thanks for the input.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By gregdee
2005 525 exc

Looking at a 2005 525EXC with 168 hours on it. I believe it has been well maintained by a seasoned rider.
I know it has a carb and is obviously an older bike.
What do I need to know? Is the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,763
Posted By gregdee
Good thing we got out yesterday. That's Cedro...

Good thing we got out yesterday. That's Cedro Peak right there in the middle of the image. Gotta love living in the desert.

http://gregandkerry.com/adv%20upload/1190%20ADV/cd1.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,763
Posted By gregdee
Indeed. Super fun times. I particularly enjoyed...

Indeed. Super fun times. I particularly enjoyed the "fun train" running down Poker Chip to Juan Thomas right before we split. That was special.:norton

Thanks all you guys and it was great getting...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-14-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,763
Posted By gregdee
In to it

Got the stitches out of my face yesterday and my throttle hand is feeling much better than it did a week ago. So I'm in. But I prefer to do chores then play so I will plan on rolling through the 462...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 185,620
Posted By gregdee
Trust me, those signs are for real. I own a snow...

Trust me, those signs are for real. I own a snow plow and use it.

We NMexicans only go to Canada to extend our ski season.

Ignorance forgiven.
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,204
Posted By gregdee
Nice! Seeing those pics brings back good...

Nice! Seeing those pics brings back good memories. I married a Kiwi so we get down there every few years. One of these trips I might look into renting a bike but not sure I really want to ride a bike...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-07-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By gregdee
cant make it. face planted on the mtb today...

cant make it. face planted on the mtb today stitches in lip. no chin bar on mtb helmet. finger splinted. hard to type.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-07-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By gregdee
trying again this Saturday, 11/8.

trying again this Saturday, 11/8.
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,830
Posted By gregdee
I learned about that technique in a course I took...

I learned about that technique in a course I took titled Understanding Exposure from an online school (http://www.ppsop.net/). Can't say I ever executed it very well myself so again, good job Dave!...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,164
Posted By gregdee
And I was just wondering if you and Ed ever...

And I was just wondering if you and Ed ever crashed since you guys are always riding so darn close to each other. Guess I now know the answer to that one. Did you step on his head? Sure looked like...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,164
Posted By gregdee
RF - thoroughly enjoyed the videos. Thanks! But...

RF - thoroughly enjoyed the videos. Thanks!
But could you do me a favor - go back and film WRT in the other direction? Everything just seemed sort of backwards.:D
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,830
Posted By gregdee
Just a slight vertical sweep of the camera and...

Just a slight vertical sweep of the camera and you have a painting. Nicely executed.:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-31-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By gregdee
Cedro, 11/8

Let's try this again for Saturday 11/8.

Anyone riding the Cedro Peak area on Saturday, 11/8?

I managed to get a short ride last Sunday before it started dumping. The dirt was in great shape and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-30-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By gregdee
Huh. No more riding up to Bodies for burritos...

Huh. No more riding up to Bodies for burritos first then. Glad I asked.
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,830
Posted By gregdee
Good stuff as always Dave. Thank you for your...

Good stuff as always Dave. Thank you for your inspiration.
Do you hand-hold the shots behind you while riding or do you have a mount? I had a mount on a previous bike but haven't yet found...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,845
Posted By gregdee
Let me showcase my ignorance here: What's a Nader...

Let me showcase my ignorance here: What's a Nader sticker?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By gregdee
El Rito? Like along highway 554, off of 84,...

El Rito? Like along highway 554, off of 84, between Abiquiu and Ojo Caliente as the crow flies? I didn't think there was anything in that little town - at all. Must be some other El Rito.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-26-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,309
Posted By gregdee
I concur: conditions are good. One longish...

I concur: conditions are good.
One longish section of sand forced me through a somewhat circuitous route but I did manage to keep it upright. :norton
Going clockwise, one descent was a somewhat...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,309
Posted By gregdee
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,309
Posted By gregdee
I hear speed limits are enforced so it's best to...

I hear speed limits are enforced so it's best to keep it at 20-25 mph. Any comment on this?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,309
Posted By gregdee
You were riding off-road on a rock-hard rear tire...

You were riding off-road on a rock-hard rear tire and you thought that was good? :eek1
I run 20 psi front and about 25 psi rear on a full-size ADV bike off-road, and even lower if it's sandy. Low...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By gregdee
Those numbers seem correct. We didn't take Ridge...

Those numbers seem correct. We didn't take Ridge Road which T's off of Pipeline to the west about half way out because that arroyo crossing can be nasty and I thought that was what Matt was referring...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,309
Posted By gregdee
Is the route all dirt roads or is there trail as...

Is the route all dirt roads or is there trail as well? Was wondering if this would be a good option for a day trip solo on a large ADV bike. I am OK with some sand so long as it doesn't go on and on...
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 51,392
Posted By gregdee
If you need the 800 to loose some weight then go...

If you need the 800 to loose some weight then go ride the Explorer around for a while. When yo get back on the 800 it will feel great. My wife's got the 800XC and I used to have an Explorer. I much...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-19-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 676,704
Posted By gregdee
After cleaning up the fork oil I haven't noticed...

After cleaning up the fork oil I haven't noticed any more oil. Based on this I am guessing I burped the seal and it's still good. Question is how much oil was lost and how much will make the forks...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By gregdee
Holy crap Matt - you weren't kidding about those...

Holy crap Matt - you weren't kidding about those rain ruts. After the wife dumped her bike twice and I got high centered over two ruts then dumped my bike cuz my feet were 10 inches off the ground,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-18-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 676,704
Posted By gregdee
Only thing extra you might want to do is to tap a...

Only thing extra you might want to do is to tap a hole on the opposite side of the existing one so you can screw in the grip on both sides 180 degrees apart. The one screw holds the grip just fine...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-18-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 676,704
Posted By gregdee
fork seals

I was out riding today an encountered an area with a lot of rain ruts. I slammed my fork pretty hard several times and probably bottomed it out at least once. Later on while repairing a flat I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By gregdee
What you are really telling me is that I should...

What you are really telling me is that I should keep the fire breathing dragon out of the triple digit range.:D Thanks for the heads up. Guess we'll stay straight on Pipeline and skip Ridge Road...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By gregdee
Next time Roach. This is a fantastic ride with...

Next time Roach. This is a fantastic ride with cool scenery all the way around. But you're right, the views from Dome Road down into the canyons below are amazing!

If anyone else is interested...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By gregdee
Cabazon-Jemez Loop Ride, Saturday 10/18

I realize this is really short notice but hey, that's how I roll:
Going to do a loop through the Cabazon Peak area and then loop back up through the Jemez, down Dome Road out to the Santo Domingo...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,101
Posted By gregdee
I like your planning method as I do much the...

I like your planning method as I do much the same. I carry the Benchmark map books for whatever state(s) I'm planning to travel through and then sort of pick and choose how to get to where ever. Are...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-13-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 676,704
Posted By gregdee
Mitas tires

Finally got a chance to ride on a new set of Mitas tires. I chose the E10 for the rear and the E09 up front. The knobs on the E09 are smaller than what I expected. The E10 looks similar to a TKC80...
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