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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 105,708
Posted By Roadrunner
Nice picture! :D

Nice picture! :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,465
Posted By Roadrunner
When in Albuquerque, east faces the Sandias. ...

When in Albuquerque, east faces the Sandias.

East there would be the same side as the flagpole (you can see the flag in the picture when I lived there). Are there still nothing but boulders on...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,716
Posted By Roadrunner
Welcome to the forum! More riders - more...

Welcome to the forum!

More riders - more fun. :clap

You've been sent a PM.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,716
Posted By Roadrunner
:thumbup

:thumbup
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,465
Posted By Roadrunner
Thanks! The last time I went there was to...

Thanks!

The last time I went there was to take my husband (the early 90's), and it was the beginning of fire season. The Lookout never spoke a word to us. The flag was out, I called up to him from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,465
Posted By Roadrunner
Are there still boulders on the east side of the...

Are there still boulders on the east side of the tower?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,465
Posted By Roadrunner
Wow - thanks for the photos! :clap At least...

Wow - thanks for the photos! :clap

At least it is still standing. Since the road is open now, I'll have to go up.

Back in the 80's (photos of photos so very poor resolution....and the pictures...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,465
Posted By Roadrunner
+1

+1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,436
Posted By Roadrunner
Thoughts and prayers being sent..... :waysad

Thoughts and prayers being sent..... :waysad
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,716
Posted By Roadrunner
Thank you Vegas! :thumbup

Thank you Vegas! :thumbup
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,783
Posted By Roadrunner
Since I started on street as a new rider years...

Since I started on street as a new rider years ago, I'm more comfortable there. On dirt in a group - I'll hang back and often be one or two in front of the sweep. I always get a little grin (unless...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By Roadrunner
Thumbs up on that video! :clap

Thumbs up on that video! :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,716
Posted By Roadrunner
Howdy-do NMTrailboss and mdsnitc! I'd also...

Howdy-do NMTrailboss and mdsnitc!

I'd also like to get up to Dome Road. I know the tower was boarded up, and I heard that it burned down.

Do you know if that's true?

I have something I'd...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,716
Posted By Roadrunner
There's a group that takes that route, then up...

There's a group that takes that route, then up and around and back down the caldera. I can't remember the month that they usually go, as it has been a few years since I went.

I'll take a look at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,716
Posted By Roadrunner
It is central. :D

It is central. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Roadrunner
I'm interested. What's the deal? :ear

I'm interested.

What's the deal? :ear
Forum: Regional forums 04-04-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 531,372
Posted By Roadrunner
I can't wait to try those!

I can't wait to try those!
Forum: Trip Planning 08-02-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 154,118
Posted By Roadrunner
Yeah...I was worried about that. If I do them,...

Yeah...I was worried about that. If I do them, maybe only on days with snow while using my truck.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-31-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 154,118
Posted By Roadrunner
Have you been able to do a halo or dutch braid...

Have you been able to do a halo or dutch braid with your helmet? My hair is just above shoulder length, and I usually wear it in a low pony tail while I ride, then let it down when I arrive. The hair...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,274
Posted By Roadrunner
We sure liked it. Played it about 6 times. :D

We sure liked it. Played it about 6 times. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-26-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,769
Posted By Roadrunner
Dog'gone thieves! :bluduh I've been looking...

Dog'gone thieves! :bluduh

I've been looking for your posts and wondered what happened to 'ya.
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,772
Posted By Roadrunner
Thank you for all the feedback. I'd forgotten I...

Thank you for all the feedback. I'd forgotten I even started this thread. :wink:

I'm going to start looking again, as I'm finding that when it is hot I am only wearing blue jeans or jeans-type...
Forum: Racing 07-12-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,205
Posted By Roadrunner
In. Glad to help.

In. Glad to help.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,908
Posted By Roadrunner
Great ride report - as usual. Thank you for...

Great ride report - as usual. Thank you for sharing it!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,211
Posted By Roadrunner
We're a little bit further south than Santa Fe -...

We're a little bit further south than Santa Fe - but welcome! Let us know (my husband and I) if you ever want to go up the back of the Sandia's - though it is closed at the moment due to fire danger....
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,742
Views: 476,280
Posted By Roadrunner
Yes - knobies can produce a "wobble" on the...

Yes - knobies can produce a "wobble" on the XT250. What kind of tires came on the bike? If they are Chen Sh** then I felt a pronounced wobble. I now have Pirelli Rally Cross tires, and they feel much...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,259
Posted By Roadrunner
We paid $4200 OTD on 1 2008, then another one...

We paid $4200 OTD on 1 2008, then another one later - both new Yamahas XT250's (the first in New Mexico, the second in Colorado).
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2,742
Views: 476,280
Posted By Roadrunner
+1 :clap

+1 :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,742
Views: 476,280
Posted By Roadrunner
:clap She may not even need them. I'm 5'4...

:clap

She may not even need them. I'm 5'4 1/2 and ride it stock, with the rear suspension spring slightly loosened - but do whatever it takes. :1drink

Linky...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 312,103
Posted By Roadrunner
Thank you - your answers make me want to look...

Thank you - your answers make me want to look more seriously into this bike. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 312,103
Posted By Roadrunner
Thanks for the info. Do you think that the long...

Thanks for the info. Do you think that the long suspension would be a detriment if the rider is making sharp 90-degree turns on a graveled incline?

Or, due to its' handling - do you think it would...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 312,103
Posted By Roadrunner
This sounds like a bike I might need to look...

This sounds like a bike I might need to look into. :wink:

Has she had any experience with it in steep gravel? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 312,103
Posted By Roadrunner
We're in the talking stage of getting 2...

We're in the talking stage of getting 2 additional street cruiser bikes for more long-distance road cruising. I have no idea where to start, as we have a very difficult driveway - all gravel, very...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 312,103
Posted By Roadrunner
OK - since someone wrote who isn't 5-feet...

OK - since someone wrote who isn't 5-feet 'nuthin, I thought I'd chime in at 5'4, 120 pounds. I bought this XT250 in the summer of 2008. I had some problems with the front fork shimmying when I was...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-13-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 154,118
Posted By Roadrunner
Your better 'n me. I now tend to let my husband...

Your better 'n me. I now tend to let my husband work on our bikes. :shog
Forum: Trip Planning 03-12-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 154,118
Posted By Roadrunner
I remember when a guy asked if I was a girl....

I remember when a guy asked if I was a girl. :lol3

We were the only vehicles stopped at a stoplight, and he was in a pickup with his window down. It was late at night. I had on a full face helmet,...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-12-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 154,118
Posted By Roadrunner
You should have seen how odd it was in the 80's. ...

You should have seen how odd it was in the 80's.

Keep on riding! :thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-17-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,217
Posted By Roadrunner
For anyone interested in trying out Flyball -...

For anyone interested in trying out Flyball - this is what it looks like from a competitive level. It is a warm-up and one heat filmed by a handler,

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,217
Posted By Roadrunner
I just found these videos of a piece of our...

I just found these videos of a piece of our tournament in Rio Rancho a few years ago.

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/rS-wFlhXkaQ?feature=player_detailpage"...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12,080
Views: 1,906,505
Posted By Roadrunner
Congratulations....and welcome to the XT'rs,...

Congratulations....and welcome to the XT'rs, compliments of the OT - wickerman777.
The more the merrier! :clap
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