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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,776
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Armor Sale

This might be slightly off-topic but it’s still two-wheel related. I manage a bike and ski race shop in Evergreen and all of our armor from Dainese, Energiapura, Slytech, Shock Doctor and UFO is on...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Great point. A couple of weeks ago I rode from...

Great point. A couple of weeks ago I rode from Denver to Grand Junction and back the next day. Even though it was in the 100's that week in Denver I packed my heated vest—and ended up wearing it over...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-03-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By ColoradoKevin
I've worn an Olympia X-Moto Jacket for the last...

I've worn an Olympia X-Moto Jacket for the last two seasons and love it's versatility—it's been great in hot, cold and wet weather. I'd buy it again in a heartbeat.
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Just looked closer at your pics and they do look...

Just looked closer at your pics and they do look better in black. The local shop where I purchased them offered to powder coat them but hitting them with the rattle can is cheaper. Plus, I can touch...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
I just put the same set of foot pegs on my...

I just put the same set of foot pegs on my Scrambler today. After 3 years and just over 30,000 miles of riding, I dropped the bike for the first time. Less than ten minutes later I dropped it again....
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Thanks! PM sent...

Thanks! PM sent...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Cracked bracket fix?

I seem to remember seeing someone else with this problem, but don't remember the fix. The bracket, that's welded to the Scrambler's frame, that holds the pipes is cracked on my bike. Anyone have...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-28-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,257
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Copied and pasted from Visit Colorado's Facebook...

Copied and pasted from Visit Colorado's Facebook page. The destruction from the fires is sad and terrible, but note that LESS than ONE percent of the state's public land is on fire:

[Wildfire...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Okay… just finished day three of my trip and 800...

Okay… just finished day three of my trip and 800 miles later I'm really pleased with the Heidenau's. Riding has been mostly two lane mountain roads with just a tiny bit of Interstate. Half of the...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
I only have a couple of hundred miles on them,...

I only have a couple of hundred miles on them, but so far I'm pleased. I'm headed off on a four day road trip to the mountains so I'll have more insight next week… :evil

That said, around town...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
What's the difference between a "quality" tube...

What's the difference between a "quality" tube and a "cheap" tube? I just put a set of Heidenau K60's on my Scram—replaced the tubes as well, but I didn't recognize the brand. I sort of assumed tubes...
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Thanks Dallas. I found the Heidenau thread right...

Thanks Dallas. I found the Heidenau thread right before I saw your post and I think I'm going to give them a try…
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Tires

Yeah, I know it's been talked about ad nauseum but I'm on a slow 'Net connection and am too lazy to search…

I'm almost through my second set of Tourances. I love them and will eventually buy...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-21-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 178,847
Posted By ColoradoKevin
'nother new guy here. This is tonight, right?...

'nother new guy here. This is tonight, right? What time?
Forum: Americas 09-12-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,433
Posted By ColoradoKevin
I grew up in Missouri but live in Colorado. Last...

I grew up in Missouri but live in Colorado. Last summer I rode US 36, west to east, from Byers, CO to St. Joseph, MO. It's a great motorcycle highway with almost no traffic.

I wasn't look for...
Forum: Americas 09-02-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24,055
Views: 1,844,763
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Hey, thanks for the response. The reason I...

Hey, thanks for the response. The reason I mentioned the particular beach and lodging is that I specifically don't want to end up in a tourist area (like Cabo).

So, how long does it take to ride...
Forum: Americas 09-02-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 24,055
Views: 1,844,763
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Baja/Cerritos Beach

I've been following this thread for several months—thanks for all of the great information and insights everyone. Riding in Mexico is definitely on my "bucket list".

Right now LivingSocial is...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-24-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Looking for a (short term) place to live

My house is under contract and closes early next week. The sale happened so quickly that I was caught off guard and don't know where my next stop is…

So now I'm looking for cheap motorcycle and...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Free Metal Mule Tail Rack for Scrambler

I cross-posted this in the Rockies sub-forum:

I have a Metal Mule brand rear rack for a Triumph Scrambler. A weld broke and Metal Mule sent me a new one under warranty. They didn't want the old...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-23-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 281,114
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Metal Mule Tail Rack for Scrambler

I have a Metal Mule brand rear rack for a Triumph Scrambler. A weld broke and Metal Mule sent me a new one under warranty. They didn't want the old one back.

Note the rack was re-welded and is...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14,559
Views: 2,118,584
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Desk/Work Station

2 identical work stations. White melamine. Each are 36" x 72". The surface height is 28 1/2".

$50 each or $90 for the pair.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-24-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,776
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Thanks Ned. Here's the code I mentioned in my...

Thanks Ned. Here's the code I mentioned in my previous post. It's a 10% discount, good for purchases on the website or at the physical store: KMACOS10.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,776
Posted By ColoradoKevin
All GoPro Cameras & Accessories 20% Off

I'm cross-posting this from the vendors thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=689534

I've never posted commercial information on ADVRider and don't think I'm breaking any...
Forum: Vendors 05-20-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By ColoradoKevin
It's there, but you're right, it doesn't jump...

It's there, but you're right, it doesn't jump out: http://www.acultureofspeed.com/cgi-bin/commerce.exe?preadd=action&key=2696
Forum: Vendors 05-20-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By ColoradoKevin
All GoPro Cameras & Accessories 20% Off

Hello fellow inmates. I hope someone will let me know if this post isn't permissible…

This deal comes from one of my clients who owns a ski and bike shop. Through Memorial Day weekend all of...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
The engine seized because of bad bearings on the...

The engine seized because of bad bearings on the crankshaft. Basically it was a bad build from the factory.
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
The last set of cam cover seals fixed that leak. ...

The last set of cam cover seals fixed that leak.

I feel good about my dealer. From sales to service, they've treated me well and have always been very conscientious about my bike's issues. I've...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Unfortunately, lemon laws don't apply to...

Unfortunately, lemon laws don't apply to motorcycles and RVs in Colorado. Maybe I need to ride the Tiger again…
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Leaky Scram—Hold or Sell?

Note that I'm cross-posting this from the Rat forum…

I'm riding an '08 Scrambler that I purchased in Sept of '09. The left side engine case was leaking oil so back to the shop it went. I just...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,150
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Yup. Was up there last summer on my Scrambler...

Yup. Was up there last summer on my Scrambler with Tourances. Not the best choice, but doable.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,171
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Thanks for the ride Bob. It was a great day to be...

Thanks for the ride Bob. It was a great day to be out on the bikes!
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Scramber meetup in Colorado?

I'm curious how many people would be interested in an all Scrambler event in Colorado this summer. It could be as simple as a one day gathering—meeting for breakfast and riding. Or... a weekend get...
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Skid--did you use OEM parts or something...

Skid--did you use OEM parts or something different for your chain and sprocket replacement? I need to do the same thing before summer gets here.
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
I'm using the Wolfman Rainier on my Scram and am...

I'm using the Wolfman Rainier on my Scram and am really pleased with it. It's a good size for traveling heavy on a day trip.
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
I've lost track of the number of Harley riders...

I've lost track of the number of Harley riders that have asked about my Scrambler. They're a nice group of folks.

Interestingly, there's also been several homeless people here in Denver that have...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-07-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 60,694
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Freelance Graphic Designer Wanted

I own a small marketing agency and am looking for a freelance graphic designer for print and digital projects. I need someone with in-depth knowledge of basic design tools; InDesign, Illustrator,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Off the top of my head, winterizing a bike...

Off the top of my head, winterizing a bike includes:

1. Top of the tank with fuel and add stabilizer.
2. Put the bike on a center stand or lift to get the tires off the ground.
3. Plug the...
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20,929
Views: 5,991,070
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Underneath the tank there are two different empty...

Underneath the tank there are two different empty connections in the wiring harness. One is for the 12V accessory power outlet and is always hot. The other one is switched via the ignition. You can...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,679
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Is this the same technology as Columbia's new...

Is this the same technology as Columbia's new Omni-Heat line of products?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-02-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,573
Posted By ColoradoKevin
Mark I'll send you a PM with my telephone...

Mark

I'll send you a PM with my telephone number. Maybe we can touch base in the morning and decide what to do.
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