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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 12:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,070
Posted By DADODIRT
Thanks for looking, Gale. Had a nice ride on the...

Thanks for looking, Gale. Had a nice ride on the 4th. I'll get some pictures from that up here soon.
Not sure what Mrs. FC is riding. Last I talked to Dale she hadn't bought anything yet.
Forum: Rallies Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 50,884
Posted By DADODIRT
In

Checks in the mail.
Signed up for camping.
I was at the RMAR gathering in Silverton in 2012, but it's been a while since a Westfest. Last one was '08 in Lake City. I'm sure it will be better...
Forum: Americas 07-05-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By DADODIRT
You might get more responses in Rockies regional....

You might get more responses in Rockies regional.
Summitville is a good place
. There are also some easy passes on the west side of San Luis Valley.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,573
Posted By DADODIRT
Never been on that. At least in the summer. Went...

Never been on that. At least in the summer. Went skiing up there a few times but didn't really know it connected back to the highway.
Cool. Might have to hit that this weekend.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,573
Posted By DADODIRT
You can stay on dirt from Ouray to Ridgway. Cross...

You can stay on dirt from Ouray to Ridgway. Cross the river in Ouray and head north.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,573
Posted By DADODIRT
I guess of the three - Ophir, Imogene or Bolam -...

I guess of the three - Ophir, Imogene or Bolam - Bolam would probably be the easiest (unless you don't like river crossings, cause there is a fairly long, very shallow one ). You can even opt out and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,360
Posted By DADODIRT
Dr650

I just bought a 2008 DR650 and was planning a ride for one day this weekend. Probably a short day ride up above Mancos. Maybe some of the Aspen Loop.
Either that or a Bolam - Ophir loop.
Not sure...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,573
Posted By DADODIRT
Glad you had fun. Yeah, I agree with you on...

Glad you had fun.
Yeah, I agree with you on Last $. It's a happy medium. Not too tough. Not too easy.
Spent many a morning having a cup of coffee at different points along Last $ on my way to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By DADODIRT
Be prepared for it all.... Cooler over the passes...

Be prepared for it all.... Cooler over the passes - 60'sF - but that can all change if it rains. Or in the morning when it is closer to freezing.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By DADODIRT
I have a used tire that size but no way to get...

I have a used tire that size but no way to get there.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-28-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By DADODIRT
There are two mc stores in Gunnison. Probably not...

There are two mc stores in Gunnison. Probably not open until Tuesday, though.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-28-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,360
Posted By DADODIRT
Molas Pass MC accident

Local news has something about a motorcyclist crashing twice along 550 near Molas Pass. The second crash was within a couples miles of the first. Hope the yahoo is okay. Anyone happen to be riding...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-28-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By DADODIRT
Gonna be hot down in Moab. I typically stay out...

Gonna be hot down in Moab. I typically stay out of the low country at least between Memorial Day to Labor Day. Not trying to talk you out of it, but be ready for 100 degrees plus.
As for Colorado--...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By DADODIRT
I like the mexican left turn signal all is clear...

I like the mexican left turn signal all is clear myself. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By DADODIRT
With three avid skiers (and mrs. snowboarder) in...

With three avid skiers (and mrs. snowboarder) in the house we can always get a conversation going about winter.
Hoping for a good one this year. DMR is back to Purgatory and they are supposedely...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 40,023
Views: 10,739,152
Posted By DADODIRT
Redundncy fail. If I see you it is pretty obvious...

Redundncy fail. If I see you it is pretty obvious there is a cop.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-20-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By DADODIRT
Great Time

Thanks for hosting the party last night, Bill.
After be stuck around crazy baseball parents for every free moment over the past two months it is reassuring to know that the civilized world still...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,070
Posted By DADODIRT
Thanks for looking Bob. Yeah, the gs was, I'll...

Thanks for looking Bob. Yeah, the gs was, I'll call her Mrs. Fat Chance. :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,070
Posted By DADODIRT
June 15, 2015

I took a walk last night and a few pictures from that first:
http://dadodirt.smugmug.com/Other/2015-0611-Colorado-Loop/i-7c6VR2S/0/XL/IMG_0821-XL.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,070
Posted By DADODIRT
June 14, 2015

Had a peaceful morning at my camp. A cup of coffee and a little oatmeal ought to hold me over for a bit.
Out of camp by 9am. Saw a few other riders on the way down to the highway.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,070
Posted By DADODIRT
June 13, 2015

Time for a two night ride around Colorado.
By the time I was done with family duty and lunch the clouds were already rolling in.
Thunder in the distance as I was loading up to leave. This is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By DADODIRT
The state park in Ridgway is nice. Lake, showers,...

The state park in Ridgway is nice. Lake, showers, shaded camp sites, lots of stuff for the kids.

Euraka, above Silverton has an RV park. I haven't stayed there, so can't tell you much about it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-17-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By DADODIRT
Not sure, but as it starts at the top of the...

Not sure, but as it starts at the top of the paved portion on the east side you probably won't miss much of the construction.
Forum: Americas 06-16-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By DADODIRT
You might want to look in Day Trippin for a...

You might want to look in Day Trippin for a series of rides by a fellow inmate. I can't recall his name, but he would probably have the info for you.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-16-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,573
Posted By DADODIRT
For sure!

For sure!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-16-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,573
Posted By DADODIRT
I wasn't trying to scare you away, just being...

I wasn't trying to scare you away, just being realistic.

Dave Wood Road goes from the top of Dallas Divide off to the north and west. Beautiful, easy roads.

I'd say stick with your plan for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-16-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By DADODIRT
I started this thread a while ago in Day...

I started this thread a while ago in Day Trippin'.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=881729&highlight=DADODIRT

Lots of good local stuff.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-16-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,573
Posted By DADODIRT
Seems ambitious for someone that is new to dirt,...

Seems ambitious for someone that is new to dirt, but go for it.
Ophir and Last Dollar are both pretty easy. Engineer isn't too bad, but you will be going up the switchbacks (I prefer going down...
Forum: Americas 06-12-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,129
Posted By DADODIRT
GJ is good. Gunnison is nice and centrally...

GJ is good. Gunnison is nice and centrally located.
Unless you like cities and need to be around them, keep heading west.
Denver and the front range will only have you heading west anyway.
I'd...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By DADODIRT
Where is the BBQ happening, pain in the butte...

Where is the BBQ happening, pain in the butte ranch?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By DADODIRT
Another mile or so off the route and you can stop...

Another mile or so off the route and you can stop by enduro-ince's for a beer.:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 799
Posted By DADODIRT
One long day. Can't really split it in half...

One long day. Can't really split it in half without camping permits. Gonna be hot in July. At least a gallon of water each. Might be fun to do it at night if you have a moon. Not too much sand. Just...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,480
Posted By DADODIRT
Damn. Gonna miss it again. I am getting out for a...

Damn. Gonna miss it again. I am getting out for a couple day ride this weekend, but I can't leave Durango until noonish Saturday.
Have fun up there.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By DADODIRT
West then South then West

I'd start by heading west out of town on Dave Wood Road, then work your way to Dallas Divide on 60X for a short stint on Hwy 160 then onto Hastings Mesa on 58P. Option for Last Dollar Road to the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,512
Posted By DADODIRT
I've been wondering what it looks like up there...

I've been wondering what it looks like up there about now.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-07-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By DADODIRT
Somebody closer will hopefully chime in on this,...

Somebody closer will hopefully chime in on this, but there is typically still a lot of snow up top this early in June.
There are quite a few NF campgrounds once it's all melted out. Lots of lakes,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 111,277
Views: 22,619,837
Posted By DADODIRT
Piece of mind, for sure.

Piece of mind, for sure.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 111,277
Views: 22,619,837
Posted By DADODIRT
That would have been a good question to ask. Duh.

That would have been a good question to ask. Duh.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 111,277
Views: 22,619,837
Posted By DADODIRT
Talked to the PO last night. He replaced the...

Talked to the PO last night. He replaced the stock screws and added lock tight. Any other ideas? Maybe it 's just an electrical problem.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,070
Posted By DADODIRT
Thanks Bob. Being back on the GS feels like...

Thanks Bob. Being back on the GS feels like coming home. And that's one of my favorite loops.
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