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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-30-2013, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Yup. Was up that way camping last week. Dan,...

Yup. Was up that way camping last week. Dan, did you find a way out of that area to the west? I followed a bunch of those "access route" signs, but got cut off on all the ones I tried. There was a...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2013, 09:32 AM
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Views: 1,133,480
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
This one time, at band camp... I wanted to nuke...

This one time, at band camp... I wanted to nuke a directory tree, including the multitude of files named with a leading '.' at the root, but leave the empty directory in place. So I concocted:
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7,758
Views: 433,218
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
crf 250l

crf 250l
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2013, 12:02 AM
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Views: 433,218
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
I think one of the more amazing bits of trivia...

I think one of the more amazing bits of trivia about this place is that the diverted water will cross the continental divide 3 times on its way to Denver. Crazy engineers...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7,758
Views: 433,218
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
If you take a leak on the downstream side of that...

If you take a leak on the downstream side of that dam in the creek, it heads for the Sea of Cortez. If you do it on the upstream side, it comes out of someone's faucet in Denver.

There a survey...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7,758
Views: 433,218
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
In the Grand scheme of things, the next tag...

In the Grand scheme of things, the next tag really isn't that far away. However, there's 7 miles of dirt road to get there. Too hot on the prairie, decided to stay high.

There's not much that is...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7,758
Views: 433,218
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Here's the plaque: ...

Here's the plaque:
http://dgtaylor.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Misc-Motorcyle-shots/i-r98gbRP/0/XL/IMG_20130819_075415-XL.jpg


And here's the Steve Canyon road......
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7,758
Views: 433,218
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Good morning! ...

Good morning!
http://dgtaylor.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Misc-Motorcyle-shots/i-GnRp2jS/0/L/IMG_20130819_075403-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Raising Hellion

This is not my story. I have a part in the beginning, but the bulk of the telling belongs to another; a new adventure rider.

A few of you may remember me from several years ago. I’ve been away...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2013, 10:34 PM
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Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Crossed paths with some local West Magnolians...

Crossed paths with some local West Magnolians this evening. Very calm folk, they were. Guess my little 250 ain't nothing compared to the machinery they've been hassling with as of late.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15,418
Views: 2,340,683
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Coleman stove & lantern

Coleman stove & lantern: $20 each or $30 for both SOLD!

Dual burner Coleman stove
Dual mantle Coleman lantern
Both burn white gas. Both seem to work fine.
2 gallons of gas go with them, along...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2013, 08:36 PM
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Views: 2,340,683
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Fork Oil

Found about 2.7 liters of 10 weight fork oil in the garage. 2 are still sealed, the other has been opened and partially used. Been sitting there for 3-4 years. Yours if your want them. ...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,670
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
On <strike>Sunday</strike> Saturday I overheard...

On <strike>Sunday</strike> Saturday I overheard Ed make a comment about being tired of wishing good luck to newly equipped customers for their upcoming trips. I got the impression he and Mary have...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2013, 10:15 AM
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Views: 2,340,683
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Alpinestars Bionic Jacket

Alpinestars Bionic Jacket: $80(SOLD!)
Size XL
Located on the north side of Denver, near I-25 and 136th Ave.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-07-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15,418
Views: 2,340,683
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Winter Project bike

SOLD

Due to some gremlins and serious dumbassery on my part, I now have a project bike to sell.

Non-running, 1996 KTM RXC 400
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15,418
Views: 2,340,683
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
The Dude is bringing his boy around in the...

The Dude is bringing his boy around in the morning to have a look. Unless they're totally revolted, it sounds like it is gone.

Now... what am I going to put in that empty parking space... :D
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15,418
Views: 2,340,683
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
If Denver is "near," then yes. :evil ...

If Denver is "near," then yes. :evil

You're #4.

I might have underestimated the value.... hmmm.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15,418
Views: 2,340,683
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Sale suspended due to mechanical issues. ...

Sale suspended due to mechanical issues.



Time for me to upgrade. That means I'm selling one...

1996 KTM RXC 400<br>
Asking $900
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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Eh? There is a gas line up there. That's one...

Eh? There is a gas line up there. That's one reason the wilderness boundary follows the road. There's about a quarter mile or so where the pipeline is above ground (in the saddle just north of...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-24-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,477
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
I've done almost zero riding this season and...

I've done almost zero riding this season and haven't paying attention to what's open or closed. I finally got out yesterday and was making my way from Kingston northbound. I thought I'd pass...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,784
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
No, you cannot legally cross Rollins Pass at this...

No, you cannot legally cross Rollins Pass at this time. Both the Needles Eye tunnel and the Boulder Wagon Road are closed to motor vehicles... despite the fact that federal law stipulates that one...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-05-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,784
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Magnolia road and Gross Dam Road are graded, but...

Magnolia road and Gross Dam Road are graded, but fun. Further up you might try Rollins pass, Mammoth Gulch, Apex valley, Virginia <del>Gulch</del> Canyon (Oh My God Road). Saxon Mountain is rougher,...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,381
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Jeffco -> Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport™...

Jeffco -> Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport™ (http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/airport/) :puke1 It will always be Jeffco to me.

Front Range Airport (http://www.ftg-airport.com/) is out east of...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,651
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Those are useful starting points. I guess the...

Those are useful starting points. I guess the history of this region is as vast as the region itself... and hard to stuff into only a book or two.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-03-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,651
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Steve, I enjoyed the report. Wish I was...

Steve,

I enjoyed the report. Wish I was less of a wage slave.

Can you recommend a local history book or two that you've found most useful/enlightening?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-03-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
I miss riding my bike. Waiting for parts to ship...

I miss riding my bike. Waiting for parts to ship from stupid Austria... :ddog
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-03-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,381
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Reverse 911 in Gilpin county? :confused ...

Reverse 911 in Gilpin county? :confused

"Yes we know there's a fire and it's a looong way off, so please stop calling 911!"

:lol3

Random information: According to the Nat'Geo Topo!...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-03-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Actually the GPS knows what month it is. It has...

Actually the GPS knows what month it is. It has to. If it doesn't know the time very precisely, then it won't know where it is. The questions are: 1) does the road database have seasonal...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Happened to be driving by in the late afternoon...

Happened to be driving by in the late afternoon and noticed the Werewolf on TOP of the Bucyrus cab. :confused Then he pulled on something and there was the sudden ear piercing hiss of gas escaping....
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-14-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14,815
Views: 1,133,480
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Busted the clutch lever's "JOINT DOMINO" on Labor...

Busted the clutch lever's "JOINT DOMINO" on Labor day weekend, so I've been going for walks. Here's a new perspective on a trail Front Rangers should know well.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,556
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Nice ride. You're the only other person that I...

Nice ride. You're the only other person that I noticed comment on the curves along Paonia Reservoir.


So where's the secret hole where you all ride down to sea level between each pass?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,767
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
The cog railway really isn't a convenient option....

The cog railway really isn't a convenient option. I called last year and was told a round trip ticket allows you all of one hour on the summit. You could always buy a one way ticket and walk down. ...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,788
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
This guy might be able to help. What you've...

This guy might be able to help. What you've described so far matches his interests and skills: land deals and green design/construction.

http://karmabuilding.com/
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Hiding in suburbia. Shift happens. Been lurking...

Hiding in suburbia. Shift happens. Been lurking though.


Another thought: The wind last Saturday was from the SE... an unusual direction for the dunes. The crests of the dunes moved several...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
I rode down there last weekend to meet some...

I rode down there last weekend to meet some friends and their kids. I was hoping to ride over the pass (my first time), but no... I had to go around Blanca because they had closed it to public...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,187
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
The desert is medicine for the soul.

The desert is medicine for the soul.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-22-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,638,336
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Sighted at post #31...

Sighted at post #31 (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=11167203&postcount=31) by HellSickle in "San Rafael Swell, RR (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=517291)"
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14,815
Views: 1,133,480
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
Link showed up in email today. <object...

Link showed up in email today.

<object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie"...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
The video of the donkey was reposted with audio...

The video of the donkey was reposted with audio last night. Scroll up to post #18 and take a look.

Here is a bit of the shovel at work, with various operators.

<object width="580"...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-29-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,819
Posted By Disquisitive Dave
1) I tend to agree with not publicly sharing...

1) I tend to agree with not publicly sharing specific location details. In my opinion, it leads to quicker demise of the area in question. I'm all for sharing among friends. Want to learn new...
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