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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15,636
Views: 1,283,376
Posted By Rodzilla
Those Silky saws are awesome. Sharp as all hell...

Those Silky saws are awesome. Sharp as all hell though. Was using mine to do some yard work and ran it across my arm by accident. Didn't really know I did it until I see a very fine line of blood......
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By Rodzilla
The only thing I can add is this... Our...

The only thing I can add is this...

Our mountains are the "gettaway" for everyone. Expect throngs of people heading to the hills on Friday and returning to Denver and the front range on Sunday.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Rodzilla
What is his skill level? Bocco Mtn is not...

What is his skill level?

Bocco Mtn is not too far away

http://staythetrail.org/wtg/viewtrail.php?trail_id=71
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Rodzilla
North of town, Willow Springs Road, east of the...

North of town, Willow Springs Road, east of the highway. Lots of camp options.

Camping will be easy, shade will be hard.

Another option, south of town 13 miles to Behind The Rocks (top of the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Rodzilla
I just got off the phone with the district...

I just got off the phone with the district ranger. We are close with the reroute of Devils Slide (and return to singletrack of that section) which will connect the left side of the "horseshoe". You...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Rodzilla
Let me know the spot and I'll tell the FS or...

Let me know the spot and I'll tell the FS or maybe we can go cut it out
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By Rodzilla
Probably 50/50. Mid Oct can be awesome...or...

Probably 50/50.

Mid Oct can be awesome...or it can be Miserable. We've had 3 ft dumps of snow in Oct or it could be glorious.

No doubt if you are camping along the route it will be cold at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Rodzilla
RRMMC opened a new section of singletrack over...

RRMMC opened a new section of singletrack over the weekend (workparty on Sunday)

It's south of Flat Rock campground heads down to Devils Slide

Go give it a run.

Sorry, we're still working...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Rodzilla
Dinosaur ridge used to be a through road, but...

Dinosaur ridge used to be a through road, but they closed it and made it an attraction.

They do a lot of school tours up there now. If you like history/geology it is a nice way to spend a couple...
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 955
Posted By Rodzilla
Anyone have any thoughts on a good wired one? ...

Anyone have any thoughts on a good wired one?

Like the OP I need a lookout when hooking up the trailer...preferably one that won't end up in divorce like when the mrs. "helps":D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Rodzilla
MT Evans had some really bad erosion issues over...

MT Evans had some really bad erosion issues over the winter. There is a section where about 1/2 of the outside lane is gone. I will be Late July before it's open.

Other free things. Dinosaur...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-15-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,960
Posted By Rodzilla
I believe so

I believe so
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,960
Posted By Rodzilla
Since this is a stickied topic perhaps I can help...

Since this is a stickied topic perhaps I can help with the sticker issue:

By rule, all vehicles need an OHV sticker if you are riding on OHV trails. In general, if you are on a road...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Rodzilla
We went up summer before last. Stayed at "Lizard...

We went up summer before last. Stayed at "Lizard Creek" campground in Teton. It is first come/first served but we got in right by the lake. You won't have room for 8 in a site, but the sites are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 767
Posted By Rodzilla
Google "Murphys Hogback" there are a few youtube...

Google "Murphys Hogback" there are a few youtube vids. That is the only "technical" portion on the trail. From the video posted from 2012, it looks like they may have graded it and removed the rock....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 767
Posted By Rodzilla
As far as how long it takes....the speed limit is...

As far as how long it takes....the speed limit is technically 15 mph. So it should take you like 15 hours:D

You'll be stopping a lot to take pictures etc...figure an 6-8 hour day, less if you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 767
Posted By Rodzilla
Figure Hot and dry. Humidity will likely be sub...

Figure Hot and dry. Humidity will likely be sub 20%. Temps will be anywhere from 80's to 100+ and figure 90+ as the norm. (Was out in July one year and it was 114)

While this is not as miserable...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-08-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,571
Views: 157,241
Posted By Rodzilla
WTB: Cheap (as in KLR cheap) windows based...

WTB: Cheap (as in KLR cheap) windows based laptop.

Got one sitting gathering dust? I need a low end, but functioning lap top. I have to upgrade the exhaust in my truck (the stock ones cracked and...
Forum: Americas 06-08-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,732
Posted By Rodzilla
part of the question that needs answering is: ...

part of the question that needs answering is:

Is this a vacation you are bringing you bike on, or are you doing a biking vacation (riding the bike is the vacation)?

Are you looking for a nice...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-08-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Rodzilla
Unlikely to be busy, very likely to be HOT (could...

Unlikely to be busy, very likely to be HOT (could easily be over 100F)

Long treks like White Rim are not the first choice for the Mtn Bike crowd that time of year. You may see Jeeps and other...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By Rodzilla
Just a note to the OP. Be realistic in what you...

Just a note to the OP. Be realistic in what you want. Your "dream" is also what everyone else seems to be after.

Also, the "Rockies" covers a LOT of area. What you are looking for is probably...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Rodzilla
I generally work the front gate, taking donations...

I generally work the front gate, taking donations and giving directions (as well as telling non-participants to follow the arrows or you have a lot of on coming traffic)

Say "hey" or give me the...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 149,802
Posted By Rodzilla
Not bike related but I picked up one of these for...

Not bike related but I picked up one of these for the Chaise and it pretty much fits perfect over my riding mower to keep it out of the sun/rain. Considering John Deere wanted $100 for their cover,...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,070
Posted By Rodzilla
Great Idea. Think I'm going to fab one up...

Great Idea.

Think I'm going to fab one up using a CPU fan wired through a 12v cigarette lighter plug

I've delayed getting a boot dryer (really wanted the ones that run on the Colman LP tank). I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By Rodzilla
Mt Evans won't open for Memorial Day

Just a heads up, since there always seems to be folks that like to get up there asap.

Mt. Evan won't hit it's traditional Memorial day weekend opening. Crews had made it 6 miles up when Ma Nature...
Forum: Americas 05-20-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Rodzilla
Depending on when you get here, note that we've...

Depending on when you get here, note that we've had quite a bit of late season snow. I know you're riding pavement, so it shouldn't be an issue for most everything.

Mt Evans is not going to meet...
Forum: Americas 05-20-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,254
Posted By Rodzilla
Check ahead for CO riding conditions. We've been...

Check ahead for CO riding conditions. We've been wet and snowy the past two weeks. Wet heavy spring snow in the mountains. Rain state wide (and lots of it) with snow in the high country.

Hate to...
Forum: Americas 05-20-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Rodzilla
Be prepared for rain and hail and maybe even snow...

Be prepared for rain and hail and maybe even snow likely on the same day, usually each afternoon. Lightning is a real issue as well. Try to do the "high passes" early in the day and be down lower...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-18-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,975
Posted By Rodzilla
I think that picture captures EXACTLY how most of...

I think that picture captures EXACTLY how most of us feel when we get a new bike. (Hell I feel that way when I get on my old bike!):D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Rodzilla
The Key word here is REGISTRATION. By rule,...

The Key word here is REGISTRATION.

By rule, you're not supposed to have dual registrations on a vehicle. You can't register your truck as both a Farm vehicle AND a collector vehicle...it's one...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By Rodzilla
Keep an eye on the weather. Supposed to be a big...

Keep an eye on the weather. Supposed to be a big Spring storm in the mtns this weekend depending on your plans and what Ma nature has planned, riding across to "the Pikes Peak area" may be a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,975
Posted By Rodzilla
Your mileage may vary. My kids have been riding...

Your mileage may vary. My kids have been riding there for 2 years, now 8 and 11, no issues.

This is strictly my opinion...but I think the restrictions are due to so many (insert insult here) who...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Rodzilla
If you have an OHV sticker for NM on your bike,...

If you have an OHV sticker for NM on your bike, it appears that UT and NM have reciprocity. Your NM sticker is good in UT.

If all you have is a plate, it is my understanding, you need an OHV...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Rodzilla
http://stateparks.utah.gov/stateparks/wp-content/u...

http://stateparks.utah.gov/stateparks/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2015/02/NROHVstates2012.pdf

White Rim is in the Park so you need a plate. Chicken Corners would be a normal OHV route.

The link...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By Rodzilla
That would be Tom Metsa. He is a good egg

That would be Tom Metsa. He is a good egg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,071
Posted By Rodzilla
Just cuz the question has been raised. ...

Just cuz the question has been raised.


COHVCO is a grass roots pro-OHV/Pro access group of mostly volunteers (there is one paid position). They are actively fighting the land grabs, trail...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By Rodzilla
I have KLX 110 and TTR 125 you can try on for...

I have KLX 110 and TTR 125 you can try on for size. I'm on the west side in Wheat Ridge
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,975
Posted By Rodzilla
Just out of curiosity, what is he doing to bend...

Just out of curiosity, what is he doing to bend forks on Slickrock?

If a KLX 110 is too big, the PW 80 is exactly the same size for reference.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16,707
Views: 2,728,493
Posted By Rodzilla
It's yours then Check your PM and I'll see...

It's yours then

Check your PM and I'll see you this afternoon.:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16,707
Views: 2,728,493
Posted By Rodzilla
Jet4Power jetting meter. El Soldo ...

Jet4Power jetting meter.

El Soldo

Thanks Sturg!
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