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Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 228,631
Posted By DADODIRT
Browsing through Cycle Trader today. Thought...

Browsing through Cycle Trader today.
Thought it was worth the effort to cut and paste.
http://images.traderonline.com/img/5/dealer/754964/111930081_1thumb_770x574.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,077
Posted By DADODIRT
Hope it's not too wet up there for you all. ...

Hope it's not too wet up there for you all.
Rain More Annual Rally? I know it was wet two years ago.
Ride safe you FFers!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By DADODIRT
+1 on Box Canyon Lodge. Belmont is nice, but...

+1 on Box Canyon Lodge.
Belmont is nice, but probably pricey.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By DADODIRT
Guess I can't vote, but here's my $0.02 as I have...

Guess I can't vote, but here's my $0.02 as I have ridden it on my KLX300. Wish I had a bigger bike. 650 would be perfect. Mostly for the length, but also lots of easy stretches between the few...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By DADODIRT
There's the Fun Center down here in GJ, but I...

There's the Fun Center down here in GJ, but I think if I were buying or hiring a wrench I would go with Davis Service in Montrose.
Forum: Americas 07-24-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 517
Posted By DADODIRT
Actually, I think most motorcyclists are aware of...

Actually, I think most motorcyclists are aware of this.
Not only worth it, mandatory.
I've talked to other motoristst that are not aware of this, though.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By DADODIRT
What are you looking for? A new bike or a...

What are you looking for?
A new bike or a mechanic?
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,646
Posted By DADODIRT
July 22, 2014

Got a little bit of riding in the last month or so.
Afternoon up above Mancos on the K75....
http://dadodirt.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-0624/i-2M8DVdk/0/M/IMG_0497-M.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By DADODIRT
Ouch. I only do one wheel at a time. Can't say...

Ouch.
I only do one wheel at a time. Can't say I won't ever drop a bike off the centerstand, but using the centerstand allows you to have a tripod affect without the chance of dropping.
If you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,112
Posted By DADODIRT
Not as many posts here, but ten years since I met...

Not as many posts here, but ten years since I met the OP at the Ouray West Fest. :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 82,129
Posted By DADODIRT
Ryca

Happened to see this conversion kit when I was looking through the Yamaha Bolt thread.
http://shop.rycamotors.com/sportster_cafe_racer_preorder.html
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,243
Posted By DADODIRT
I gotta bring it back to this question, sorry. ...

I gotta bring it back to this question, sorry.
Out of the couple books I've read, a few tv documentaries on HA, SOS, etc. and, I'll admit it, watching SOA, I've never heard of it. That doesn't mean...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-19-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,611
Posted By DADODIRT
Plenty of other routes in the area more suitable...

Plenty of other routes in the area more suitable to the GSA.
There's a reason(or two) that I haven't been over it yet. I had an XR500 when I first moved to the area, but not enough experience....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-19-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By DADODIRT
Make sure to ride horses with Rowdy. Local...

Make sure to ride horses with Rowdy. Local legend.
MountainsandRivers will be along soon to fill you in on the rafting......
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-19-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,611
Posted By DADODIRT
..and 16 of those years were spent working in...

..and 16 of those years were spent working in Telluride.
I prefer the taco stand(if it's still there.)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-18-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By DADODIRT
Yeah, looked pretty hellish up near Summitville...

Yeah, looked pretty hellish up near Summitville as I came through South Fork on Tuesday.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-18-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,611
Posted By DADODIRT
Twenty plus years in SW Colorado and I still...

Twenty plus years in SW Colorado and I still haven't been over it on my moto.
This has to be the year. I think the KLX will do just fine. Just not this weekend.......
Tom- you in to meeting me on...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 806
Posted By DADODIRT
Not sure where you want to end up, but here's...

Not sure where you want to end up, but here's what I might do.....
Take 149 north through Lake City and then look for the 'Big Blue Wilderness' cut off road. This road goes over the Alpine Plateau...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By DADODIRT
Just make sure you stop before the notch!!!! The...

Just make sure you stop before the notch!!!! The road has the appearance of going through the notch when it actually stops at the notch.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By DADODIRT
Not sure how ez you mean, but try Echo Basin....

Not sure how ez you mean, but try Echo Basin. Head north from 160 just east of Mancos on well marked road. It does a nice loop at the top. Easy/moderate dirt at the top. Goes up to just below tree...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By DADODIRT
Western Berks County a long, long time ago in a...

Western Berks County a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.

Might try regional forums.....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By DADODIRT
You guys live over on the nice side of the...

You guys live over on the nice side of the hill........
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By DADODIRT
Below -B lue. Sounds like something got lost...

Below -B lue.
Sounds like something got lost in translation.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By DADODIRT
The spanish may have intended "under" to be...

The spanish may have intended "under" to be south?
Anyway, cool. Never knew the translation.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By DADODIRT
I'd head north from Chama to 160 at Pagosa...

I'd head north from Chama to 160 at Pagosa Springs. Most of 64 west of Chama to Shiprock, then 491 north to Cortez is through Indian Reservation. That, and it's hot.
Once up to 160 you are at least...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By DADODIRT
There are two routes on the west side. The more...

There are two routes on the west side. The more direct route to Ouray is a steep, rocky bugger of a ride. The route down through Animas Forks and into Silverton is the easier of the two.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By DADODIRT
I'm not interested in your backside, but let me...

I'm not interested in your backside, but let me know when you are planning the pass. I try to get up there a couple times a year.
Nothing to worry about with that direction.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,959
Posted By DADODIRT
STFU. Leather is cooler in the summer than most...

STFU. Leather is cooler in the summer than most textile jackets. And it'll save your ass.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By DADODIRT
Wonder what the Honda rider's story is? Ya think...

Wonder what the Honda rider's story is? Ya think he had a go pro?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,887
Posted By DADODIRT
It wasn't the police that found it. They just...

It wasn't the police that found it. They just needed to investigate as it was found after being reported stolen. As it was such a remote place it was only a short matter of time until the San Miguel...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 821
Posted By DADODIRT
I had another issue on a bumby road a few weeks...

I had another issue on a bumby road a few weeks ago. Lost power on Lime Creek Road. Bike started again, but I didn't want to go over Ophir Pass without figuring out what was wrong. Got home and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,887
Posted By DADODIRT
Might have a lead. The tests from the Durango PD...

Might have a lead. The tests from the Durango PD are back and they have just taken a sailva swab of one of my employees to narrow down the identity.
I had almost forgotten about it all.....
Forum: Americas 06-24-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By DADODIRT
The passes are open. Not impossible two up, just...

The passes are open. Not impossible two up, just tough. I've never done them with a passenger.
I might suggest east to west - Lake City to Silverton to Ophir. Easier direction IMHO.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,928
Posted By DADODIRT
What would HD Thoreau do at a red light? I'm...

What would HD Thoreau do at a red light?
I'm all for civil disobedience, but most of these are in a busy down town at a busy time.
Forum: Americas 06-21-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By DADODIRT
Cool. Thanks for the info. I guess there will be...

Cool. Thanks for the info. I guess there will be more as time goes on.
I'd still be hard pressed to make it too far. Looks like Farmington and Gallup, NM and Monticello, UT are the close ones. ...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 25,675
Posted By DADODIRT
Cool lookin' machine. Not trying to derail the...

Cool lookin' machine.
Not trying to derail the electric bike thing, but why can't HD design something like that with their small v-twin? I'm not talking about the new 'street' series. This bike has...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,509
Posted By DADODIRT
I was thinking about this thread on a recent...

I was thinking about this thread on a recent ride.
My perfect line includes:
SEE
BE SEEN
ROCKS
CRITTERS
Everything else is secondary.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,863
Posted By DADODIRT
I'm sure you're not the only one, but for the...

I'm sure you're not the only one, but for the sake of Will and the family and friends, let's just leave it there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,586
Posted By DADODIRT
Though I don't miss it in the winter, Ridgway to...

Though I don't miss it in the winter, Ridgway to Telluride was pretty cool for ten years.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,863
Posted By DADODIRT
Damn. I was wondering what was going on over...

Damn. I was wondering what was going on over there.
Condolences to the friends and family.
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