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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 04:35 PM
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Views: 59,009
Posted By Gordy
:lol3 I lost one once on an old husky and...

:lol3

I lost one once on an old husky and wrapped some wire around the needle to hold it. It ran fine for quite a while like that.
I'll be Keith has about a dozen of them laying around in some...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 59,009
Posted By Gordy
More than likely "out". I'm actually in Alb...

More than likely "out".
I'm actually in Alb all day but in the company truck so would have to go home after 5:00, come back, blah, blah, blah.
It's been a long week and
an air-conditioned couch...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Gordy
I was out of town this last weekend, but give me...

I was out of town this last weekend, but give me a shout next time. :deal

I haven't rode Sipapu ST all year. :cry
Forum: Trials 07-25-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2,494
Views: 290,606
Posted By Gordy
^^^^ Nice!!! It would be hard to go...

^^^^
Nice!!!

It would be hard to go anywhere else with that around.
Forum: Trials 07-23-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By Gordy
No stop fail. If Bou was riding a vintage...

No stop fail.

If Bou was riding a vintage event, they would have caught that!! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,649
Posted By Gordy
:D It sure makes it nice to have both types of...

:D It sure makes it nice to have both types of tires ready to go. :nod
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,649
Posted By Gordy
Says the guy right up until he tries my tubliss...

Says the guy right up until he tries my tubliss Dunlop.

When you used my Pirelli up at Green River, I think we had it at around 10-12. :scratch Anyway, it will not wear out!!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,649
Posted By Gordy
:lol3 Great flea market ad: I'm selling...

:lol3 Great flea market ad:

I'm selling this bike because I worked on it and am afraid it is going to break again!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,151
Posted By Gordy
:wave I hope that we don't end up laying in...

:wave

I hope that we don't end up laying in the dirt.


http://gordy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dolores-6-2-07/i-ZXVbZR4/0/L/IMG_4737-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,151
Posted By Gordy
Dale, Can your tribute wait until we are at...

Dale,

Can your tribute wait until we are at the Crystal Palace patio tomorrow sipping gin and tonics and <strike>talking shit</strike>making fun of everyone here? :D
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,947
Posted By Gordy
Ahhh.........................It's summer and time...

Ahhh.........................It's summer and time for the annual Black Bear/Big-Assed GS discussion. :kumbaya
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,649
Posted By Gordy
My experiences exactly. :nod

My experiences exactly. :nod
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,649
Posted By Gordy
Yup! The Xlite is a true lightweight, thin...

Yup! The Xlite is a true lightweight, thin trials competition tire and I've even seen some tear gashes in the sidewalls on trials bikes. I wouldn't even think about running one on a drit bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,649
Posted By Gordy
The pressure is the key. :deal At too high...

The pressure is the key. :deal

At too high of a pressure, the trials tire is only contacting a small footprint and only a few knobs may be digging. At low pressure (which btw, they were designed...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,649
Posted By Gordy
At what pressures did they do that? The only...

At what pressures did they do that?
The only time I chunked a trials Dunlop was on a 525 and I was shredding rocky jeep trails and some pavement.
I have a 70% MT43 free for the getting if you...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,649
Posted By Gordy
If you don't want to run the trials tire at low...

If you don't want to run the trials tire at low pressure IMO you are not getting the benefit of that tire and at the same time, losing the benefit of the knobby.

There are lots of trials tire...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,649
Posted By Gordy
Don't run 12 psi in your trials tire! All you...

Don't run 12 psi in your trials tire! All you are getting is a non-knobby!! :rofl
They need to be run below around 8psi to get the benefit. If you are nervous about pinch flats, either run a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,858
Posted By Gordy
Whoo hooo!!!!

Whoo hooo!!!!
Forum: Trials 07-21-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,494
Views: 290,606
Posted By Gordy
8,200' there. Don't let that fool ya though, it...

8,200' there. Don't let that fool ya though, it was cooler at our house.
Forum: Trials 07-21-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,494
Views: 290,606
Posted By Gordy
No idea. You might ask in the NMTA thread. ...

No idea.
You might ask in the NMTA thread. :dunno
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14,566
Views: 2,121,399
Posted By Gordy
I don't even need/want another street bike, but...

I don't even need/want another street bike, but that caught my attention!!! Beautiful bike!!!
GLWS, I think I am over it for the moment.
Forum: Trials 07-21-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2,494
Views: 290,606
Posted By Gordy
For what? We were just clearing out some...

For what? We were just clearing out some practice sections.
The heat was brutal, you can't tell from the pics, but it was bumping 100 when I bailed.
:knary
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,649
Posted By Gordy
:nod Exactly. I just took off a MT43 and...

:nod Exactly.

I just took off a MT43 and went back to a Dunlop at 6 psi, tubliss and it is awesome. :D The sidewalls flex more and the rubber is softer than the Pirelli.
I haven't noticed that...
Forum: Trials 07-21-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,494
Views: 290,606
Posted By Gordy
Nice catch. :rofl I went back and fixed that.

Nice catch. :rofl I went back and fixed that.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,649
Posted By Gordy
We finally got some trail riding in. The forests...

We finally got some trail riding in. The forests are all back open due to the 3 weeks of pretty much non-stop rain.
...
Forum: Trials 07-21-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,494
Views: 290,606
Posted By Gordy
Went section clearing and riding with some of the...

Went section clearing and riding with some of the locals.

Here is two of our state champions clearing some lumber out of their way.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-18-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14,566
Views: 2,121,399
Posted By Gordy
...... ........ ......... News...

...... ........ ......... News flash!!

:rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5,219
Views: 272,560
Posted By Gordy
:y0! Cattleguard Pass

:y0!

Cattleguard Pass
Forum: Trials 07-17-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 106,390
Posted By Gordy
Colton Haaker's backyard. Not necessarily...

Colton Haaker's backyard.

Not necessarily trials, but he probably learned most of this when he was riding trials!


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/j9pX6ZWPkkA"...
Forum: Trials 07-17-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 80,831
Posted By Gordy
I only took a few phone pics of some of our Lady...

I only took a few phone pics of some of our Lady Trialers.

http://gordy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014/Lakefork-Trials/i-QkvWp69/0/XL/IMG_3806-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,649
Posted By Gordy
:nod This is good info. I've run Rotella...

:nod This is good info.

I've run Rotella for years in most of my bikes with no failures or noticed anything unusual on the magnets.
I've also run Rotella in V-12 Diesels that cost a bazillion...
Forum: Racing 07-16-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 48,665
Posted By Gordy
Carmichael. GOA_

Carmichael. GOA_
Forum: Racing 07-14-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 48,665
Posted By Gordy
Chip has pulled back quite a bit from pro racing...

Chip has pulled back quite a bit from pro racing and told me he wants/needs to spend more time with family. Top notch guy. :nod
Forum: Trials 07-14-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 80,831
Posted By Gordy
Well, there's that too. I almost threw it away a...

Well, there's that too. I almost threw it away a few times. :1drink
Forum: Trials 07-14-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 80,831
Posted By Gordy
Nice Tony! Thanks for posting! It was a...

Nice Tony! Thanks for posting!

It was a really fun trials and obvious that the TMs took it serious and put the effort in!!
Sections were well thought out, challenging, nothing too dangerous and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,078
Posted By Gordy
BTW, I just had a nice conversation with one of...

BTW, I just had a nice conversation with one of the ranchers that has a place just south of the town of Montecello. He is not real fond of OHVs ripping through the canyon. He says that it is all...
Forum: Trials 07-10-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 80,831
Posted By Gordy
I hope to leave the house before too late...

I hope to leave the house before too late tomorrow afternoon (3 ish), see youse guys up there!!:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 59,009
Posted By Gordy
Negative here. I have a ton of stuff to do to be...

Negative here. I have a ton of stuff to do to be able to head out to the Jemez camping/riding tomorrow afternoon for the weekend.

I am basically out for while, lots going on it seems...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,078
Posted By Gordy
:stupid Only 3 rooms left as of an hour ago...

:stupid

Only 3 rooms left as of an hour ago at the Firewater. :kumbaya :beer
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,078
Posted By Gordy
In!!!

In!!!
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