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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5,377
Views: 302,029
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Those too

All those things you listed don't help, and I'm not blaming the cell phone, I'm blaming the people that can't help but use them while they drive. Most of the readers here capable of making that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5,377
Views: 302,029
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
+1

Agreed, cell phones (texting and driving) is the worst thing that have happened to cyclists, pedestrians and motorcyclist since the invention of the car.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,942
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Thumb Amazing Photos. I agree Front Page material.

Amazing Photos. I agree Front Page material.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Mtn. Bike would have been scarier I imagine. ...

Mtn. Bike would have been scarier I imagine. Some pretty exposed areas around there.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Cool2 I gotta learn better routes through Denver, I'm...

I gotta learn better routes through Denver, I'm new to the area. I work in Breck still so I commute alot and yesterday's shit show on the interstate made it worse. Most drivers where cool, but when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,451
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Very cool, thanks!

Very cool, thanks!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,754
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Thumb What's that got to do with it :dunno Edit: ...

What's that got to do with it :dunno

Edit: Oh I see what's happening here...#latetoparty, #needmorecoffee
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,889
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
:nod +1000

:nod +1000
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,914
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
nah, just get muddy. Looks way cooler.

nah, just get muddy. Looks way cooler.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Anyone Commuting through Foothills/East Denver yesterday

Anyone riding through the seven circles of motorcycle hell yesterday. Holycrap. :yikes Glad I got to read about the lightening in Perfect Line. Although it probably freaked me out more. The hail, the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,754
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Cool2 Sweet Post :clap Not alone, I got...

Sweet Post :clap



Not alone, I got worked by a BMW M3 on Loveland pass yesterday morning. I barely caught up in the straights on the Keystone side. Oh and I can confirm skiers are faster and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,889
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Thumb Pretty much this sums it up. I doubt many...

Pretty much this sums it up. I doubt many motorcycles make contact with cars, I doubt many riders are flying down the lanes irresponsibly, and I doubt they impact traffic really at all other than...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 14,853
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Thumb Thanks

Warm and Fuzzy sounds awesome compared to tight and puckered. Thanks for the recon!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 14,853
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Thanks

Anybody been up there lately? Has it packed down some. I've never really ridden through deep gravel before, does it behave like deep sand? Doesn't sound like a deal breaker either way though.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 14,853
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Hopefully In

I think I'm in, been wanting to do a Rockies Regional Ride with you guys for so long!!!! If I can get the wife on board I think this would be a good one to pop our ADV cherries on :lol3.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 98,698
Views: 18,824,564
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Thank you for the info

Great info, thank you for taking the time. I'm off to Bike Bandit and Procycle. Hopefully there isn't any further damage. He was lucky to be far up hill from my house when it happened so he was able...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 98,698
Views: 18,824,564
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Shifter through Engine case??

I'm probably not using the right terminology which is why I'm having trouble finding what I'm looking for, so I'm hoping you guys can help.

My buddy bought my DR to use when he came out to visit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 31,054
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
when cars are automated and drive in a single...

when cars are automated and drive in a single line I will be happy too...just cars right:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,493
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
so true...as if he didn't have enough...

so true...as if he didn't have enough distractions with a 5 and 7 year old in back. I really hate what cell phones have done to people. I wish they were still like $2,000 with $500 a month...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,639
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Bluhduh Here we go again!

I don't want to and I'm an adult...how's that for a reason. I don't care if my riding gear is so advanced it drives the bike itself. The minute I read the OPs post I thought here it comes...the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12,061
Views: 1,527,653
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Thumb My DR650

Selling my DR. Here's the ad:

http://rockies.craigslist.org/mcy/3078013021.html

Feel free to PM for details.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,556
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Question Question

So this seems like a good opportunity to ask the question a non motorcycling friend asked me the other day. Why is one of your side cases bigger? I simply said so I could put more in the right one,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,246
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
No one to enforce

There are so few Federal Park Rangers who can actually write tickets in CO, I think there are like 4 or 5 for the entire state (not counting RMNP). I know 3 of them personally and trust me they...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 48,170
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Thumb Cool!

Right on, thanks for the update. :thumb
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 48,170
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Nothing, the OP used them for 200,000 miles...

Nothing, the OP used them for 200,000 miles presumably. People will say otherwise, but never furnish any proof to back up their statement. A value based filter like Fram changed regularly is better...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,294
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Cry Helmet on the Ground means distress...did not know that

I put mine on the ground, if I'm standing there, if not I take it with me.

I'm happy I learned something knew today. My helmet on the ground means I'm in distress...however I'm sad that no one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,107
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
I agree, I'm never one to harsh on someone for...

I agree, I'm never one to harsh on someone for being frugal, but you guys realize that you can buy a bag of 500 of these ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 783,973
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
I got to 2:41 before I decided life was too...

I got to 2:41 before I decided life was too short...anyone got cliff notes for this? :dunno I think I'd rather read the book. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,729
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Eek Yeah, again, I don't think it's the english that...

Yeah, again, I don't think it's the english that has everyone curious about the post.:lol3 Your grasp of english maybe a little too good. Thistle said it best I think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,223
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Thumb Incredible

I've never seen it, that was incredible! Thanks for the post.:clap
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,304
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Agree

+1 I was surprised by how well it handled a cross wind actually, although riding a DR will make you appreciate a Wee Strom in the wind.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Awesome safety tip, I've never heard of that. It...

Awesome safety tip, I've never heard of that. It would probably save a lot of tailgates and rear windows from tow straps too.:thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,383
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Fair enough, but I could say the same thing about...

Fair enough, but I could say the same thing about your involvement in this thread: if you don't like the topic...move along. Personally, I don't do business there, I think other's should be wary of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,383
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Sorry Modette, didn't see your questions before....

Sorry Modette, didn't see your questions before. To answer, same salesman, (Joe) same fees. He's a hustler, and a lousy one at that. I settled on an Adventure from RPM for $100 dollars more than Joe...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,275
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
I thought I'd restrain myself and get about a...

I thought I'd restrain myself and get about a 1,000 miles on it before I took to the dirt, but you never know, I'm as curious as you are...coming from the DR, it doesn't look like a dirt machine, but...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,275
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Talking New Wee Strom Adventure

Hello all,

I bought a 2012 V Strom 650 last week and in the first 200 miles I think I'm in love :raabia. Just wanted to get some insight from the experts on things I should double check while...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,440
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
I think this is dead on 99.9% of the time. I also...

I think this is dead on 99.9% of the time. I also believe the mind is extremely powerful and very few, or none, use it to it's full potential. I have read about many experiments that do not prove...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,948
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
That was Counter Leaning

:dhorseThat could not have been counter steering, because counter steering doesn't exist:flip:rofl
Forum: Face plant 05-22-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,444
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
:poser WTF, Lol. No I didn't see that. I saw some...

:poser WTF, Lol. No I didn't see that. I saw some going too fast and then a lot of shitty luck! Gonna have to look out for those large rocks that have their own special gravity to suck people in, if...
Forum: Face plant 05-22-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,889
Posted By Colorado Col Rider
Not True

I don't believe in general statements like if you "ride long enough you'll drop it." By that logic, you'd have to say if you drive long enough you'll crash. Simply not true. Thankfully there are...
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