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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,537
Posted By CRSpeedy
Like NoSpark mentioned, you may consider looking...

Like NoSpark mentioned, you may consider looking into the foothills. After living in several cities throughout Colorado all of my life (I'm 26), my fiance and I bought our first home last year on a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,665
Posted By CRSpeedy
Working for a motocross magazine and being...

Working for a motocross magazine and being friends with the Vurb Moto guys myself, I can vouch for this being an innocent mistake by them simply posting a video that was sent to them as a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,016
Posted By CRSpeedy
One area I would strongly suggest considering is...

One area I would strongly suggest considering is Conifer / Evergreen / Pine / Bailey. To me, they represent the best of many worlds, and from the sound of your post and your questions, they may be a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By CRSpeedy
While I do agree the V-Strom would certainly be...

While I do agree the V-Strom would certainly be preferable riding 2-up on pavement, I think the KLR remains the best all around dual-sport bike for 2-up. My 2009 KLR has taken my fiance and I 2-up...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By CRSpeedy
Exactly. It fit well when I initially installed...

Exactly. It fit well when I initially installed the guards, but after the bike tipped over, the guards bent. I thought all was well and I had dodged a bullet, but evidently not.

Not sure I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By CRSpeedy
Thanks for the suggestions here, they were very...

Thanks for the suggestions here, they were very helpful.

I took the shrouds / gas tank off and discovered that the wiring harness plug that leads to the regulator rectifier had rubbed against the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By CRSpeedy
KLR650 - Battery at 16 VOLTS when idling

Hey fellow inmates,

My trusty steed (2009 KLR650) has been flawless for the past 20,000 miles, but the battery has been giving me fits this year. I've replaced the battery twice now, most recently...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 25,911
Posted By CRSpeedy
Agreed. At this point I'd just assume every other...

Agreed. At this point I'd just assume every other state become legal, so that Colorado can avoid the stigma of being the "high" state.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-10-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,619
Posted By CRSpeedy
Love it! Unfortunately, the internet...

Love it!

Unfortunately, the internet providers do have a bit of a monopoly in many areas. In my apartment complex, I was locked into Comcast for the 5 years I spent there. Now that I live in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-13-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,808
Posted By CRSpeedy
Thanks so much for all of the suggestions and...

Thanks so much for all of the suggestions and ideas. We looked at several options over the weekend, all of which were great, but as soon as we saw the Double A Barn by Grand Lake / Shadow Mountain,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,635
Posted By CRSpeedy
Many of the metro area dealerships are open on...

Many of the metro area dealerships are open on Mondays throughout the summer, but economically speaking cut their hours during the less busy months.

When I worked for a motorcycle dealership and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-09-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,808
Posted By CRSpeedy
Love it! Thanks for all of the congrats and well...

Love it! Thanks for all of the congrats and well wishes, and thanks for all of the great ideas on venues. I knew I could count on fellow inmates, but I never anticipated so many options that we had...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-04-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,808
Posted By CRSpeedy
NEED ADVICE: Rustic Mountain Wedding Venues?

Hey fellow inmates,

The time has come to tie the knot with the gal of my dreams, and after proposing inside the Alderfer Barn in Evergreen this summer (she said yes!), the wedding planning has...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15,199
Views: 2,276,822
Posted By CRSpeedy
Wolfman Tail Bag, Joe Rocket Tank Bag, Tusk Fender Bag

Hey guys,

I'm selling some of my lightly used bags and wanted to pass along the word to fellow inmates. I have it posted on Craigslist here:

It's a Wolfman Tail Bag (plus raincover and map...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By CRSpeedy
I just had a $80 Western Digital portable hard...

I just had a $80 Western Digital portable hard drive crash on me last month. Everywhere I checked, they quoted me over the phone between $1,400 and $2,200 to recover the data. Insane considering the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15,199
Views: 2,276,822
Posted By CRSpeedy
Lomax actually picked them up within 15 minutes...

Lomax actually picked them up within 15 minutes of my post, so I'm afraid they're already sold.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15,199
Views: 2,276,822
Posted By CRSpeedy
Hey guys, I have a brand new pair of black...

Hey guys,

I have a brand new pair of black Fly Racing Butane Pants (Size 34--though there is a substantial amount of adjustment available) with the tags still attached. Never been worn. These...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By CRSpeedy
I can't thank you enough for the generous offer....

I can't thank you enough for the generous offer. Just shot you a PM!

I hear you on the 50cc argument Brandon. I owned a 2004 Zuma several years ago and absolutely loved it, but I don't think I'd...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By CRSpeedy
Scooter Rental?

I realize this may be a bit of a long shot, but my girlfriend has gotten the two-wheel bug (:clap) and has a dream of buying a little scooter for riding around town and eventually embarking on an...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,255
Posted By CRSpeedy
I used to attend CU Denver while my girlfriend at...

I used to attend CU Denver while my girlfriend at the time attended CU Boulder. We found an apartment in a little town called Superior, which worked perfect for commuting. We could each hop on the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,482
Posted By CRSpeedy
This is absolutely devastating... I'm still in...

This is absolutely devastating... I'm still in shock and disbelief.

Rich was the best riding partner you could ask for and an even better friend. He was always itching to ride and the harder a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-08-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,283
Posted By CRSpeedy
I'm in Broomfield / Superior and my Comcast has...

I'm in Broomfield / Superior and my Comcast has been terribly slow this week. Even a Google search takes 10-15 seconds. Been trying to figure it out myself but after seeing this thread, it doesn't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By CRSpeedy
For sure, I shot you a PM back with my number. ...

For sure, I shot you a PM back with my number. Give me a call the next time you're in the area, I'm always up for a beer or some food :freaky

VxZeroKnots, I'd love to take you up on the offer the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By CRSpeedy
I'm on the opposite end of town (near Boulder),...

I'm on the opposite end of town (near Boulder), but if you're ever up this way or would like to check the area out, let me know. There's technical singletrack, mellow dirt roads, and everything in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,428
Posted By CRSpeedy
Was there room for a motorcycle to get around the...

Was there room for a motorcycle to get around the gates? Pretty frustrating when the residents act like they own the public roads, and this certainly isn't the first time that it's happened in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,974
Posted By CRSpeedy
Are you kidding me? :bow :bow :bow ...

Are you kidding me?

:bow :bow :bow

Seriously. Knowing how difficult that trail is in ideal conditions, my jaw is on the floor right now. Well done, and nice riding!
Forum: Racing 10-10-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 15,270
Posted By CRSpeedy
This coming Saturday, the 15th. I can't wait...

This coming Saturday, the 15th.

I can't wait for this one. Three moto format, no displacement limit or production rules, 250s versus 450s, and a track designed by RC and MC... doesn't get much...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By CRSpeedy
My buddy and I just rode Lefthand this afternoon....

My buddy and I just rode Lefthand this afternoon. The dirt was some of the best I've seen there. Nice moisture, tacky, but no snow or mud. Should be great tomorrow as well. Only trail I would...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-07-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5,602
Views: 309,148
Posted By CRSpeedy
Looks like Star Peak should be just left of frame...

Looks like Star Peak should be just left of frame in this shot, taken from near Mt. Tilton? One of my all-time favorite trails!

(If that's correct, I'm heading to a race first thing in the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-29-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,438
Posted By CRSpeedy
This is hands down the best guide I've seen for...

This is hands down the best guide I've seen for riding Colorado. Glossy color photos (I can't stand black and white guidebooks), plenty of maps, well written with some interesting facts and history...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By CRSpeedy
Awesome--you're going to have the time of your...

Awesome--you're going to have the time of your life. My buddy and I just took a trip from Boulder to Alaska and back this summer. Took 30 days round trip, camped every night except one in Deadhorse...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,647
Posted By CRSpeedy
Sounds like it's going to be another...

Sounds like it's going to be another above-average winter for snow. Here's the live web cam from the top of Pikes... quite a bit up there!

http://cograilway.com/Summit/summitcam.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-15-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5,602
Views: 309,148
Posted By CRSpeedy
I remember that spot. Unfortunately I'm having...

I remember that spot. Unfortunately I'm having trouble remembering where it was! :doh

Gold Bar Rim / Golden Spike perhaps? Here's a shot from the opposite angle from earlier this year:
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By CRSpeedy
Sooo... how was the race? How'd you like your...

Sooo... how was the race? How'd you like your first hare scramble, Suzy? Wish I could have made it out there!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5,602
Views: 309,148
Posted By CRSpeedy
Nice guess, you nailed it! Oh, and as for...

Nice guess, you nailed it!

Oh, and as for the hint, it's called S.O.B. Hill :D http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=115
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5,602
Views: 309,148
Posted By CRSpeedy
You're in the right general area, Geek. ...

You're in the right general area, Geek.

Here's a hint... it can be a bitch going up this hill :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5,602
Views: 309,148
Posted By CRSpeedy
Ha! If it weren't for the fall colors, I wouldn't...

Ha! If it weren't for the fall colors, I wouldn't have recognized it.

Here's one:

http://crspeedy.com/IMG_2592.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5,602
Views: 309,148
Posted By CRSpeedy
Awesome shot, Grub. Not totally sure, but it...

Awesome shot, Grub. Not totally sure, but it looks like it could be Medano Pass?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By CRSpeedy
I'm not sure on Schofield, but according to this...

I'm not sure on Schofield, but according to this thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=675814), it looks like Tincup Pass is open.

From Johnny55 in that thread:

This website can...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5,602
Views: 309,148
Posted By CRSpeedy
You got it! It was taken from the side spur...

You got it!

It was taken from the side spur off of Pearl Pass leading up to Montezuma Basin, right here...
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