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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2015, 07:48 PM
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Views: 246
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Group of Adv riders Sat 16may

saw a group of ten or so riders near Rainbow Falls (hwy 67) heading towards WP late Sat. morning. Bikes in the front appeared to be DRZ's and each had a after market rally type windshield (solid...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 855
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
that there is a 30% chance that it will rain...

that there is a 30% chance that it will rain somewhere within the boundary of the forecast area.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 84,501
Views: 9,814,255
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Mat0404

I'd look into suspension settings. Maybe the front is too soft or rear too hard (or both). I have found just a couple of "clicks" either way when adjusting suspension makes a noticeable difference in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Learn something new everyday. The whole south...

Learn something new everyday. The whole south part of town thing obviously did not register in brain this morning. Thanks!...bummed for those who relied on this resource for their riding needs.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
there was two places

So there is no gas in CB? Last year there were two stations, the Shell store heading towards ski lodge and another at the hardware store in center of town. Thank goodness for the store at Taylor Res.!
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,076
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Probably. Besides, what would be the purpose of...

Probably. Besides, what would be the purpose of comparing the two in this thread? However, your idea would make a good topic to start in a new, stand alone post...something along the lines of "bike...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,076
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
the more i think about it

it was an "OH-Shit!" moment:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,076
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I did discover

that the bike will start right up even after sitting upside down for a couple of minutes (like when you flip a bicycle over for maintenance) until I could get up off the ground, lay the bike onto its...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,076
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Negatives (nit-pickin')

so as to not be a complete homer, I have identified a few negatives about the bike.....


Bars feel kind of narrow.
Navigating & setting of race display function and toggling between it and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Our troops deserve...

Open MC "playdays" at the former PPIR. You could have tackday like environment using the road course inside the facility. Supermoto and vaious bike-olyimpic type events in the paved parking areas for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
How does it work?

Let's say I wanted to sell some MX boots on the facebook site, how would the process go down?

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,076
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Thumb Competition ECU Settings

ECU upgrade complete. Many thanks to Apex Sports, Colorado Springs, CO. who tuned my bike (very good I might add). Tech charged an hour for the service and in doing so tried a variety of settings....
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,076
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
ECU Upgrade - not "tuned" (yet)

I have completed the Competition ECU upgrade and recommended "mods" per GYT-R instructions. Right now, w/o fine tuning ECU, this upgrade eliminates off-idle hiccups and makes the bike perfectly fine...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,076
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Here is an image Competition ECU instructions... ...

Here is an image Competition ECU instructions...
The shop where I bought mine had already replaced throttle stop screw.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,076
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Installed ECU and completed airbox mod. Tried to...

Installed ECU and completed airbox mod. Tried to do exhaust baffle removal but did not have right sized allen wrench (ugh) so I bailed. If I cannot get to it by Friday I'll just have shop do it....
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,076
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I would test ride the 250FX and use that as the...

I would test ride the 250FX and use that as the test sample for power. If you ride a stock, just out of the box WR250F you will not like it because of the off-idle roughnes. Just like the mags say,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,076
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I am using my previously owned 450x as a...

I am using my previously owned 450x as a reference here, but you will be disappointed/frustrated with the low end power and hesitation due to the ECU, but get it in the upper revs and the bike zooms...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,076
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
2015 wr250f

Got me one! Anyone else?
Really like it, but needs ECU upgrade bigtime. Here's how mine stands currently.. Enduro Engineering Bark-Busters w/ stock pipe.

NTDF..
ECU upgrade. Got it, plan to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-27-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
moved from Austin to Colorado

and believe me, unless you are Rambo, riding "normal" colorado backcountry is remote enough for many. Keep in mind trail-blazing in Colorado is bad news and to "stay the trail" when searching for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,021
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I'm into the sport but cannot make it to Denver...

I'm into the sport but cannot make it to Denver to watch. Bummed that Alonzo will not be racing.
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 159,847
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Track Designer's Fault?

The design of the track dictates a riders behavior (IMO). When you create a track where the primary opportunities to pass are only in the corners, this breeds the type of racing we watched at A2. In...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-20-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,084
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Chief, you riding your klr at Penrose? So long as...

Chief, you riding your klr at Penrose? So long as I don't miss a turn, it's an ok ride on a big DS? I only looked at info on internet and it scared me off.
Greco..gas-gas or wr at Fountain? I ask...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-19-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,084
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Laugh I'm envious you got a couple of rides in this...

I'm envious you got a couple of rides in this weekend, good job. Riding the paved roads around Deckers is not cutting it for me. Before selling my '06 450x in 2012, the Fountain trail was my main...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,084
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Group Investmet?

I do not understand why this area (read: city/county) does not embrace the off-road motorcycle world. Constant talk about "city of champions" and BS like that in an attempt to create some false...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,084
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Thanks Greco!

Thanks Greco!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-14-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,084
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Dirt Bike Riding-CS/Fountain/Pueblo

Hi two-wheel kin folk.
a) Is the single track riding area across from PPIR still open?
b) How about the place just east of those trails on Hanover Road? It used to have an mx track and what the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,305
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
The turn where I think this happened has claimed...

The turn where I think this happened has claimed two people now that I know of......last turn coming out of the pass heading west, decreasing radius rt hander. If I'm correct, crash marks suggest he...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 22,354
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
ooh, cutting reply. What's next, "I know you are,...

ooh, cutting reply. What's next, "I know you are, but what am I". jeez.
Hear me now, listen later.......if someone is willing to run from the cops they have forfeited their rights to "reasonable...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 22,354
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
let's see.....2am, in excess of 100mph, not only...

let's see.....2am, in excess of 100mph, not only tried to ditch the law, but decided to "run" and your commenting on use of excessive force? Reading posts like this in this tread makes me wonder who...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,941
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I really like the right forearm pocket on my...

I really like the right forearm pocket on my Roadcrafter jacket. Keep a rag/paper towel in there for shield cleaning. Also very handy in wet conditions. Easy to reach over w/ left hand and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-02-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 22,354
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
sour, your post supports my assumption that...

sour,
your post supports my assumption that people, probably "young" people, seem to not take into account the events leading up to the accused "excessive force" claims. I would like to understand...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 22,354
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
This reads like a bunch of high schoolers who are...

This reads like a bunch of high schoolers who are protesting "against the man" for the first time. The distrust and slandering of law enforcement in this post is based solely on the account of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 22,354
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Hate on me all you want, but think about...

Hate on me all you want, but think about this.....OP only knows what occurred at the moment bumper-tag started. It's quite possible, based on the description of events by the OP (saturation patrol,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 22,354
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
sounds like a bunch of squidly's out for a ride,...

sounds like a bunch of squidly's out for a ride, things went bad and now they are crying police brutality. Our victim society at its best. Note to folks, the world doesnot work on your sliding scale...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Excellent work! Can you do this on MC helmets?

Excellent work!
Can you do this on MC helmets?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,272
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
broken leg not good, ouch. As for the statement...

broken leg not good, ouch. As for the statement "wrong place..." according to the post he was passing on a bind corner. Stupid and reckless move. A motorcyclist has to be thinking about safety every...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,298
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Having seen people come and go after giving...

Having seen people come and go after giving Colorado a shot, it often seems that the people who end up living here do so because of lifestyle and not work potential/job satisfaction. If you come for...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-08-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 259,389
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I guess you are not familiar with the 990 line...

I guess you are not familiar with the 990 line where the same issues that appeared on the first edition appeared on the last one some ten years later. Now that KTM is trying to go bigtime more first...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
if not dead-set on Ouray, Taylor Res area is...

if not dead-set on Ouray, Taylor Res area is really good for camping and riding.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-26-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 72,791
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
The true KTM dirt bikes (530 down) are top-notch...

The true KTM dirt bikes (530 down) are top-notch IMO. Unfortunately the company is not so good at running a big-bore bike shop. 990R was possibly the best adv platform ever made, yet even at the last...
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