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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By GrizGirl
This.... this is all you need to get started. I...

This.... this is all you need to get started. I have HDB handguards and a skid plate.

Next up is a larger gas tank.

Then next add the clutch plate cover to keep your brake lever from making...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By GrizGirl
Learn how to read a map.... Then buy a delorme...

Learn how to read a map.... Then buy a delorme or similar book for the area you want to ride in, or stop by your local forest service office, and go from there. Don't know what a delorme is? ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By GrizGirl
Are you planning on staying somewhere near Taylor...

Are you planning on staying somewhere near Taylor for the night or planning on doing it as a day trip from Ouray? Taylor is several hours from Ouray, especially if you plan on taking a rough dirt...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By GrizGirl
Are you buying it here from a dealer? Your...

Are you buying it here from a dealer? Your profile says you are from VA - Virginia? Anyhow, if buying from a dealer, let them deal with getting it plated for you, it is much easier. If not, this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,925
Posted By GrizGirl
I think it is also known as Triad Ridge. The...

I think it is also known as Triad Ridge. The south side has some obstacles (ledges, tight lines between large boulders) and a fun but short flowing section but I don't think it is overly hard. The...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,680
Posted By GrizGirl
Now I'm going to have nightmares.... I don't...

Now I'm going to have nightmares.... I don't think that guy was part of a Rainbow family though.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,680
Posted By GrizGirl
Much of the area above Caribou and up towards...

Much of the area above Caribou and up towards Rollins Pass was closed in the 70's due to the impact of the Rainbow Families making those areas their summer squatting grounds. My mom remembers it was...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 73,392
Posted By GrizGirl
We'll stop by for a brew...

We'll stop by for a brew...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By GrizGirl
Sure, you can put me down. PM me with the info...

Sure, you can put me down. PM me with the info you want and need and I'll get it to you!

Cathy, aka Grizgirl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By GrizGirl
Sounds like you have a dead battery versus a bad...

Sounds like you have a dead battery versus a bad starter. There is a possibility you have a loose or corroded battery terminal which caused it to be drained but my guess is the battery is dead and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 56,670
Posted By GrizGirl
There are two very good reasons folks should buy...

There are two very good reasons folks should buy an OHV sticker for their motorcycle travels in Colorado, even if you don't end up on trails that require them. First, the dollars go directly to help...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,482
Posted By GrizGirl
That would be awesome! I did the ride last year...

That would be awesome! I did the ride last year on my GSA as part of the Pro Leisure Tour. It was a lot of fun!! I would have gone again this year but shoulder surgery and other life happenings...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,988
Posted By GrizGirl
Congratulations!!!

Looks like a great honeymoon! If you make it near the front range of Colorado try to give us a heads up - would love to buy you guys dinner and visit awhile! We are between Estes Park and Lyons. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By GrizGirl
I doubt anybody can answer that question. The...

I doubt anybody can answer that question. The mountains got up to a foot of snow yesterday and Beartooth is closed due to ice and drifting snow today. If the weather clears and warms up it could...
Forum: Face plant 06-11-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,614
Posted By GrizGirl
So very happy to see you are riding again!!! As...

So very happy to see you are riding again!!! As others are saying, go easy on yourself. The second day of riding and your emotions and fear were probably due to fatigue. Your brain is still...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-06-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By GrizGirl
I'm coming with Rick but I can't lift anything...

I'm coming with Rick but I can't lift anything with my left arm yet, except maybe pillows. Can I be the beer judge and determine which beers everyone gets? :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By GrizGirl
Glen Haven General Store is OPEN!!!!

If your travels take you to Estes Park and down highway 34 take a detour to Glen Haven, stop in and help them out!! They are baking their famous cinnamon rolls like crazy, have a very limited number...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,028
Posted By GrizGirl
Ah, you found yourselves some caliche. If you...

Ah, you found yourselves some caliche. If you are ever unfortunate enough to find it again turn around - as you found there is no way to get through it. If it dries on your bike it will be very...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,028
Posted By GrizGirl
Grip it and rip it guys!!! You need...

Grip it and rip it guys!!!

You need momentum to keep your tires clear!!!! :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-29-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,229
Posted By GrizGirl
:clap Hmmm... I won't give it away as I...

:clap

Hmmm... I won't give it away as I just saw it on a different site... But let me say that instead of snow I think it will bring puppies and rainbows!!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,359
Posted By GrizGirl
We are sorry too.... Life just isn't cooperating...

We are sorry too.... Life just isn't cooperating with us going this year. Hopefully we will get to meet your Cindy and share some campfire stories at some point this summer!!!!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,130
Posted By GrizGirl
The Silver Plume General Store, located in...

The Silver Plume General Store, located in Pitkin....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,225
Posted By GrizGirl
It's not open yet. The past few years it has been...

It's not open yet. The past few years it has been June sometime, not sure what the deal is for this year. We have heard of erosion along the edges that looks small from the surface but undercuts...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,130
Posted By GrizGirl
It is Cumberland but the gate is open so the...

It is Cumberland but the gate is open so the campgrounds can be accessed. The pass itself is still snowbound. Per their FB page:

"the gate is open and evidently you can go past middle quartz,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,956
Posted By GrizGirl
Just train yourself not to dab and to tuck...

Just train yourself not to dab and to tuck everything in and let the panniers and cylinders take the fall. Have fun! So jealous of everyone riding right now!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,225
Posted By GrizGirl
I was talking to a ranger in the park on Sunday...

I was talking to a ranger in the park on Sunday and they are going to start fixing it from both sides in the next week or two. They would love to reopen to cars by fall but can't commit to that so...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,359
Posted By GrizGirl
You can buy a four pack of pre-mixed margs that...

You can buy a four pack of pre-mixed margs that taste pretty good and the little bottles are easy to stash and are plastic so light - just buy extra as they were a hit last year! You can then use the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By GrizGirl
We've never understood why but Bunce School is...

We've never understood why but Bunce School is always closed at the top on the Camp Dick side until at least Memorial Day, sometimes June. Looks like you had fun!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-03-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,248
Posted By GrizGirl
MMMMMMmmmm... I love port! For your gear...

MMMMMMmmmm... I love port!

For your gear check out Sierra Trading Post. Sign up for their emails - they are frequent and annoying but you can find good gear at amazing prices. I don't know what...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,482
Posted By GrizGirl
LOL. Wimpy always makes me think of the cartoon...

LOL. Wimpy always makes me think of the cartoon and cheeseburgers... I actually toyed with riding my 350 this year and having Rick carry fuel but the long mile days are NO fun on the 350...
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,482
Posted By GrizGirl
OMgosh!!!! You are so awesome, it was not...

OMgosh!!!! You are so awesome, it was not directed to you at all!!!! I just took offense to someone else's comments about the big bike riders compensating and you were not a part of that! :cry ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,830
Posted By GrizGirl
It will be August before I can run my new 350...

It will be August before I can run my new 350 through its paces. And I am completely looking forward to it!!!! Shoulder surgery tomorrow, then I can finally start on the road to getting better. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,482
Posted By GrizGirl
Keep in mind that this ride is DESIGNED and...

Keep in mind that this ride is DESIGNED and INTENDED for the big bikes. Little bikes are welcome but don't puff your chest out and think you are better than those on the big bikes because you are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,482
Posted By GrizGirl
Thanks Jim!!! I guess you will just have to be...

Thanks Jim!!! I guess you will just have to be the leader this year. :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,482
Posted By GrizGirl
:D I was hoping I wouldn't dump it this year...

:D I was hoping I wouldn't dump it this year though... Ha!

Thanks for the good wishes! Depending on how everything goes and what is happening I may join in as additional support in a four...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,482
Posted By GrizGirl
:cry:cry:cry I'm out this year as it looks like...

:cry:cry:cry I'm out this year as it looks like I am not going to avoid surgery on my shoulder and will probably go under the knife next week. Torn biceps tendon due to flood cleanup work that I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 73,392
Posted By GrizGirl
:eek1 :huh Why does Borat in a speedo pulled up...

:eek1 :huh Why does Borat in a speedo pulled up to his shoulders come to mind right now... eeeeewwww.....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 73,392
Posted By GrizGirl
Hey, Geek and Lemur called this one, I was just...

Hey, Geek and Lemur called this one, I was just going to grace y'all with my presence.... Or something like that, HA!!

Instead I was fed dinner and drank 12 year old scotch all night a mile from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 73,392
Posted By GrizGirl
I'm out... I just don't have it in me to go...

I'm out... I just don't have it in me to go through the construction again today so I'm going to stay up here and drink whiskey with my friend and neighbor. Have fun and I'll see you all next...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 73,392
Posted By GrizGirl
What is this Lyons Beer Night thing? We don't do...

What is this Lyons Beer Night thing? We don't do this anymore, do we????

:freaky

I might just head on down. Rick will be on his way to brrraaaapp in Utah.
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