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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,604
Posted By jnclem
This is really not unusual at all. We often get a...

This is really not unusual at all. We often get a lot of snow and rain in May. This year it's falling into a light snowpack, so while it looks wet right now, that can, and probably will, change...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,604
Posted By jnclem
This was from the Monarch ski area on 5/19/15. ...

This was from the Monarch ski area on 5/19/15.

http://i380.photobucket.com/albums/oo241/jnclem1/EDA58D97-B750-4476-AB53-EE4F0C702CD9.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,604
Posted By jnclem
And several feet in the last few weeks. It is...

And several feet in the last few weeks. It is saturated even down here at 8000'. Raining as I type.
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By jnclem
Luftmeister Exhaust FS in Fleamarket

I just wanted to let you know that I just listed a Luftmeister exhaust for an R100 or R80 GS in the flea market.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26820749#post26820749
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,568
Posted By jnclem
Gunnison Times, not noted for accuracy, reported...

Gunnison Times, not noted for accuracy, reported that the FS was going up there yesterday, May, 12th, to assess and presumably work on it too. Sounds like the intention is to get it open.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By jnclem
There were quite a few when we lived there in the...

There were quite a few when we lived there in the early 80's, then the invasion came. But we still love that area. You've got everything, every kind of terrain, within easy reach, and you get a good...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By jnclem
While I agree with you 150%, you do realize that...

While I agree with you 150%, you do realize that you live in Durango right? :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 38,245
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Posted By jnclem
R100 S, maybe the best airhead ever. Nothing to...

R100 S, maybe the best airhead ever. Nothing to be ashamed of there.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By jnclem
Good job. that was the most coherent explanation...

Good job. that was the most coherent explanation of this insane regulation that I have seen yet:clap My hat is off to you sir.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By jnclem
As it ended up, my wife and I enjoyed the last...

As it ended up, my wife and I enjoyed the last two nights at Balanced Rock. Rode a bunch of canyons out NW of town today before it started raining hard. We were way out there on hard packed clay...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By jnclem
Yeah, Crested Butte has a couple of gas stations....

Yeah, Crested Butte has a couple of gas stations. crested Butte South, where Cement Creek Road joins Highway 50 is what was referred to. I didn't know there was ever gas in Almont, but that's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By jnclem
Is there gas in Almont? I've only lived in Gunny...

Is there gas in Almont? I've only lived in Gunny for 20 years, so I'm clueless.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By jnclem
No disagreement here, just curious. A couple of...

No disagreement here, just curious. A couple of years ago, I had someone tell me that they always carry spare spark plugs when they travel actually, they were only riding pavement, I was doing a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By jnclem
We just tried to book a room for this Thursday...

We just tried to book a room for this Thursday and Friday and they were full. I'm not sure what's going on down there right now, no mountain bike events that I can see. Glad you found a place.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,568
Posted By jnclem
thats exactly what has been going on for years....

thats exactly what has been going on for years. Gunnison county and the respective FS offices on both sides have all been trying to deny any responsibility for that road. No one wants it. In...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-03-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,604
Posted By jnclem
Steady rain in Gunnison and surrounding area...

Steady rain in Gunnison and surrounding area today, and some snow up high. Looks like that will be the story for the next several days. That's ok, we need all of it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-03-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By jnclem
Don't know about Grand Junction, but we stay at...

Don't know about Grand Junction, but we stay at the Balanced Rock in Fruita a lot. Very, very nice couple that runs it. Good people, good motel, good rates. I bet they'd let you park. Give them a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-03-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,022
Posted By jnclem
I know they got at least 25" above Lake City out...

I know they got at least 25" above Lake City out of the last few cycles, and we've gotten something like that in the West Elks too.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,604
Posted By jnclem
Got it. Thank you.

Got it. Thank you.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,604
Posted By jnclem
I realize that, so do you take the CT over to it?...

I realize that, so do you take the CT over to it? I noticed a road that came up to the CT from the 114 side. I couldn't remember if the CT was leagal, or rideable from Marshall.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,604
Posted By jnclem
Do you guys come in from 114, or from 50? I...

Do you guys come in from 114, or from 50? I really want to go up there this year, it's been on the list for a while now. I don't see a clear route from Sargents, but it looks fairly easy from the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,568
Posted By jnclem
Overall light snowpack, but we have gotten at...

Overall light snowpack, but we have gotten at least a couple of feet or more in that area out of the last few storms. It's looking white again above 10,000'. A lot depends on how May goes. I don't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,568
Posted By jnclem
Big Rockslide on Schofield

I'm not sure if rockfall on Schofield Pass is really news, but I thought for planning purposes some here might be interested.

http://www.aspendailynews.com/print/166565
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,488
Posted By jnclem
I guess since I had to google the word "hipster,"...

I guess since I had to google the word "hipster," I aren't one.

Carry on. FWIW, Vespa gets my vote.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By jnclem
Ive never ridden the whole thing, but I started...

Ive never ridden the whole thing, but I started up there one day from Fruita just to check it out. The first several miles were nothing but a big washboarded bunch of deep gravel. Clearly traveled...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,488
Posted By jnclem
I have been told, at an MSF course, that Colorado...

I have been told, at an MSF course, that Colorado law is full stop, and BOTH feet must touch the ground. I've never looked up the statute myself.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By jnclem
Yeah that sounds right. On my map it shows Le...

Yeah that sounds right. On my map it shows Le Barge Creek road to a road up south piney, over to middle piney, the To cottonwood which shows up as sheep creek where it cuts down to Greys again.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By jnclem
Plan is to ride from home to Vernal one...

Plan is to ride from home to Vernal one afternoon. Then the second day up west of Flaming Gorge, something like 414, 412, 189. I would probably be OK camping near, south of, Alpine that night. I am...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 683
Posted By jnclem
I've never heard of George Bush road, but that...

I've never heard of George Bush road, but that doesn't mean much. And yeah, that route I laid out would be a long one, so would going around the Grand Mesa and over the Uncompagrahe to get back to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 683
Posted By jnclem
I know how to connect from 114 to Gold Basin road...

I know how to connect from 114 to Gold Basin road on the east side of Hartman rocks, although I haven't ridden it yet. But, I'm not sure how to get from those roads over to Vulcan and willow creek...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,983
Posted By jnclem
It's obvious to anyone with half a brain, clearly...

It's obvious to anyone with half a brain, clearly eliminating the OP. On average, women are lighter than men. Therefore it takes longer for them to properly scuff in a new set of tires, they spend...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 683
Posted By jnclem
Is one of your kids graduating? If so congrats!

Is one of your kids graduating? If so congrats!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By jnclem
Bump for answer to last question.

Bump for answer to last question.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 683
Posted By jnclem
Or, if you want to get more creative, top of...

Or, if you want to get more creative, top of slumgullion to Cathedral/Los Pinos, Los Pinos to 114, left on 114 for,I don't know, maybe half a mile, right on CR 14(?) to Doyleville, left on 50 for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By jnclem
My guess is that I will be going from Vernal Utah...

My guess is that I will be going from Vernal Utah to someplace north of Alpine that day, so not staying along the Greys route anyplace. I might get distracted and not make it that far north, but it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By jnclem
And lunch on the hoof right beside the raod too....

And lunch on the hoof right beside the raod too. I'm going that way!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By jnclem
Good point. This is looking like a fun ride that...

Good point. This is looking like a fun ride that make take more time than I had intended. Maybe I'll invite a buddy along, and keep all the food in his bags.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5,054
Views: 919,923
Posted By jnclem
Ok, just I case someone else wants to know in the...

Ok, just I case someone else wants to know in the future, a 110/80-18 Heidenau K60 Scout does indeed fit very well on a 2001 Super Sherpa. I also put a 90/90-21 on the front. We have the high fender.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By jnclem
Probably my last question; is that area, Greys...

Probably my last question; is that area, Greys River Road, serious bear country? I'm fine either way, I'm just going back and forth about panniers. I would like to use my soft bags for that trip, but...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By jnclem
Thanks for all of this. I will check out all of...

Thanks for all of this. I will check out all of the suggestions.

Again, is there food and or fuel in Le Barge and Alpine?

Thanks again.
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