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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,088
Posted By dmac1
Cool story about masterdrive oldman777! I...

Cool story about masterdrive oldman777!

I sent my son to them when he started driving. I didnt hear anything about the cool stuff mentioned, but he is competent. You know what else I did? As soon...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
I heard back from both BRC and RwR. Short...

I heard back from both BRC and RwR. Short version...both say they agree that would be best if we worked together with IMBA but IMBA has been largely unwilling.

BRC even cited a situation in Nor...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,088
Posted By dmac1
Frigggin 1000% agree about lights! Foggy...

Frigggin 1000% agree about lights! Foggy mornings.. snowy.. whatever.... hardly can see anything and there are all sorts of idiots driving along with no lights. The morons in white vehicles are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,446
Posted By dmac1
We have see this too (elk and deer, no moose)....

We have see this too (elk and deer, no moose). And gotten the stink eye from hunters the same day who were concerned we were scaring off their game. Now...if we get off our bikes to take pictures or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,088
Posted By dmac1
I've been running BFG ATs for many years on...

I've been running BFG ATs for many years on multiple vehicles including a 1/2 ton pickup. Great tire...great wear. Perfect for everything? No, nothing is, but its good all around. Just get another...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,208
Posted By dmac1
I did mention Performance!!

I did mention Performance!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 09:59 AM
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Views: 72,637
Posted By dmac1
Sorry....'stock board'. Better? :rofl

Sorry....'stock board'. Better? :rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,208
Posted By dmac1
Well.....RM for sure. They are quick and...

Well.....RM for sure. They are quick and friendly and priced right and have tons of stuff.

I recently found BikeBandit when working on a friend's vintage bike. They got me the stuff right away (3...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 72,637
Posted By dmac1
Let me try a different tact....how much better is...

Let me try a different tact....how much better is the EE regular vs the stocker? I would't want a higher seat.

An idea for Lord Dogmeat.....have you considered adjustable footpegs? Could get...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 606
Posted By dmac1
YES! I do think at some point there will be...

YES! I do think at some point there will be nothing left that is legal to ride in the USA. Not in my lifetime though. Do you really think they are going to stop pressing their agenda? Do you not see...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 04:29 PM
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Views: 606
Posted By dmac1
And that is what we are trying to do...actually...

And that is what we are trying to do...actually though...kinda the opposite....trying to prevent OTHERS from changing the rules so we will still be able to responsibly recreate on it.

Some future...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
Thats it! Thanks Rod. I have sent my emails....

Thats it! Thanks Rod.

I have sent my emails. Will advise what I learn. I think we all know that RwR tries to bridge the gap (see Sovereign trail for concrete evidence) but it will be interesting...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
It is, but its better than I think it was a...

It is, but its better than I think it was a number of years ago. A number of us are both mtn bikers and moto riders, so perhaps they are presenting it as such to hopefully encourage moto to join...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
Not arguing your point, but I don't think they...

Not arguing your point, but I don't think they position us in a favorable light or talk about the good things we do that they benefit from. I could be wrong, but I used to belong to IMBA and dropped...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 606
Posted By dmac1
Interesting questions, but I don't think those in...

Interesting questions, but I don't think those in favor of Wilderness will give a darn cuz whatever it is they will view as necessary. Its a point of attack that we could possibly use but the cost...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
And when all the land is off-limits, only outlaws...

And when all the land is off-limits, only outlaws will ride!

Lets face it, ALL we can do is try to preserve the rights for us and for generations after us to be able to enjoy the great outdoors....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 606
Posted By dmac1
Wilderness Act Introduced - AGAIN from NY

From the AMA:

On Feb. 13, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) introduced H.R. 996, the National Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act. This legislation, previously introduced in 2010 and 2013, would...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 771
Posted By dmac1
That is awesome! He did great work on our 2 RFSs....

That is awesome! He did great work on our 2 RFSs.

If you guys will be in Moab next weekend, maybe we'll see ya? We're scheduled to arrive Thurs and stay till Sun.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 72,637
Posted By dmac1
[QUOTE=thump_co;26109983]On mine: Locally/TP:...

[QUOTE=thump_co;26109983]On mine:
Locally/TP: 40pj, JD Red #3, 155 (summer) / 158 (winter)
Moab/GR: 40pj, JD Blue #2, 160 main
Sea Level/TX/AZ: 40pj, JD Red #4, 162 main

Works great and keeps...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-03-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
Sounds great! I did the same in my letter. ...

Sounds great! I did the same in my letter.

Working together we'd have more clout in future meetings and such. A unified front against the outfitter dude.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-03-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
I agree...once we're gone, they're next. If we...

I agree...once we're gone, they're next. If we can band together I think we're better off. I think its usually them that rejects us vs the other way around. Perhaps they are seeing the light?

I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
I'm not sure what you're getting at regarding...

I'm not sure what you're getting at regarding Wilderness. I understand its 'purpose'. Preserve the land as it is. No mechanized recreation in Wilderness. You can ride horses in Wilderness and hike...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
Wilderness Extremely Close

I was at a shop yesterday and stumbled onto a Lat 40 map that covers SW Colorado.

What immediately struck me as I was trying to find the area in question was the size of the Weminuche...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
BRC Letter

Got a letter from BRC that mentions this issue. They say:

"Preservationist interests sued the San Juan National Forest seeking to close 14 motorcycle trails. With the help of our Colorado partners...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
Cool! I put in a thing or 2 from it too...in...

Cool! I put in a thing or 2 from it too...in addition to something I saw in VxZeroKnots' original post.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
Comments Sent

I hit on pretty much everything MountainsandRivers and Enduro-ince mentioned (thanks guys!) plus the following:

Time restrictions - suggested 7/1-10/31=OPEN to moto

Elk calving - essentially BS...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
Thanks for the heads up. I was thinking 1/31 and...

Thanks for the heads up. I was thinking 1/31 and was gonna do tomorrow (Friday) night. 1 /31 is clearly too late.

They say they want comments 'by January 30'. Its not clear if that means...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
Thanks guys! I'll use your thoughts in my letter.

Thanks guys! I'll use your thoughts in my letter.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
Concisely? Not exactly. Post 95 covers a HUGE...

Concisely? Not exactly. Post 95 covers a HUGE amount of ground. I just printed it....9 PAGES!

After about 2 hours of trying to figure out what to say, the primary thing I've figured out is that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
Ok...thanks. Is that a 'normal' season that you...

Ok...thanks. Is that a 'normal' season that you can ride into November? I'd think usually October would be about it, but I don't know the altitude of the area. Sounds like some of it is quite high....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
Trying to wade through their document so I can...

Trying to wade through their document so I can make some pertinent comments.

They say they want to restrict single track access to ONLY 7/1-9/8 and CLOSED the rest of the year. Alot of this is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-20-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,079
Posted By dmac1
Hi I've never ridden in the area and would...

Hi

I've never ridden in the area and would like to at some point but in the meantime, does anyone have a letter that I could plagarize parts from that speaks to some of the most important points?...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-20-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By dmac1
Damn! They have maps? All I saw was beer! :evil

Damn! They have maps? All I saw was beer! :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-18-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By dmac1
Thanks for doing the legwork. I believe the...

Thanks for doing the legwork. I believe the BookCliffRattlers are aware of this issue and were going to discuss at their next meeting. I've also heard from Clif at Ride with Respect and should have...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-18-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By dmac1
Yep. Lat 40. are my favs. With an ATV you'll be...

Yep. Lat 40. are my favs. With an ATV you'll be mostly limited to the roads but there is alot to explore, even when all the single track will be off-limits....and too tight for a 690 anyway. I dunno...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-17-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By dmac1
Damn enviro-weenies that have pushed their agenda...

Damn enviro-weenies that have pushed their agenda and have led to the BLM and Forest Service, etc to take all these actions!!!

I was just on an RV forum and there is an issue in Arizona that has...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-16-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By dmac1
San Rafael Swell Travel Mgt Plan

Here we go again...the Swell will now be examined. :eek1 Got the below from BRC. I dunno what to comment on yet.
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UTAH - BLM - Price FO to Host Informational Open Houses for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-07-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 30,034
Posted By dmac1
Sweet! I suggest the yahoo I was talking to get...

Sweet! I suggest the yahoo I was talking to get a game camera. Doubt he listened. Good to see it work!! Hope they can make some charges stick.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-07-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 30,034
Posted By dmac1
I agree modette...a sign will often do the job....

I agree modette...a sign will often do the job. Not always of course, but it would help. That was part of the problem in the case I was talking about.

I told the genius that just "No ATVs" implies...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-06-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 30,034
Posted By dmac1
Surprised to see this thread still getting some...

Surprised to see this thread still getting some run. Since it is, about a month ago there was a post on Facebook that somehow came my way. It caught my attention because it was by some mountain...
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