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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,198
Posted By thump_co
I think they're actually based in Durango, but...

I think they're actually based in Durango, but Boulder has a secret facility for their militant tactics training.

:lol3 :bluduh
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 01:29 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,758
Posted By thump_co
Always love the "my speeding is the correct...

Always love the "my speeding is the correct amount of speeding" theory. Sorry, but no. You in the left lane with someone waiting behind you? = you're doing it wrong.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,758
Posted By thump_co
Way too lazy to actually read this bill.. but...

Way too lazy to actually read this bill.. but anyone know if it'll have a provision for custom cut tires? Best snow tires I ever had were a set of AT's that had been custom siped for winter.

Side...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,510
Posted By thump_co
Awesome. :thumb Now here's some Yammie ear...

Awesome. :thumb

Now here's some Yammie ear violation I can enjoy.
<iframe width="853" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/0a1dyetezjs?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,198
Posted By thump_co
Eventually they'll try to kill off riding on the...

Eventually they'll try to kill off riding on the private stuff as well. Pollution, runoff into watersheds, etc.. :rolleyes

The level of absolute furious rage against moto that I encounter around...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 46,113
Posted By thump_co
Screw Sabine... :ken I'm riding. ...

Screw Sabine... :ken I'm riding.

http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/yy252/thump_co/rides/web20150301_154205_zpsy2mqgma2.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 129,941
Posted By thump_co
It's the thingy used to set the geometries and...

It's the thingy used to set the geometries and align all the parts for welding.. Cadillac version. http://www.anvilbikes.com/
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By thump_co
Paging backcountryislife to the orange and black...

Paging backcountryislife to the orange and black courtesy phone.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,415
Posted By thump_co
They just started carrying KTM a couple years...

They just started carrying KTM a couple years ago, and Husky (ktm years only) a few months ago.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,415
Posted By thump_co
RMATV's standard ground shipping typically gets...

RMATV's standard ground shipping typically gets to my house in CO in 48 hours from order (e.g. order before 5pm on Monday, Fedex will get it to me Wed afternoon).

Most everything ships out of UT,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 129,941
Posted By thump_co
It appears that "right person" is a guy with an...

It appears that "right person" is a guy with an Anvil Type 3 fixture. :thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,016
Posted By thump_co
How 'bout we head offline? :deal

How 'bout we head offline? :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,016
Posted By thump_co
And exactly none of those are available as a...

And exactly none of those are available as a winter training area within 45 minutes of the 1000+ dirtbikers living in the greater Boulder area.

Not that all of those aren't obviously ALSO worth...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,016
Posted By thump_co
No.. you did not cut out the trees. At least not...

No.. you did not cut out the trees. At least not on the singles.

Yes. They are all rideable, right now, exactly as they are, having received exactly zero maintenance for 2 years.

On this, we...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,016
Posted By thump_co
PS - Btw, on the excessive comment, there is...

PS - Btw, on the excessive comment, there is plenty of precedent in CO OHV areas for "uber gnar". LHC has more steeps and cliffs, but even post-flood, it's just barely starting to reach these...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,016
Posted By thump_co
I've also heard the other trails, that were...

I've also heard the other trails, that were constructed but never officially opened due to "shooting safety" concerns were virtually untouched and in great shape. Given the shooters can no longer...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,016
Posted By thump_co
Where'd you get that info? Let's just say...

Where'd you get that info?

Let's just say that I know a guy, that knows a guy, that's been in there riding it regularly for the last two years... and weekly this entire winter until the recent...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,016
Posted By thump_co
If you want to see the drainage in question...

If you want to see the drainage in question (pre-flood), then watch the first 1 minute of this. The "stream" in question is the dry drainage you see on the left as I pull off the main road and enter...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,016
Posted By thump_co
85% of the Lefthand OHV trails are still...

85% of the Lefthand OHV trails are still perfectly intact and rideable right now. I've heard rumors someone's been in there the past few months and even cleared all the trees. There are only a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,510
Posted By thump_co
You know, more than one piston joke per thread is...

You know, more than one piston joke per thread is just impolite. :fitz

:cry
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,510
Posted By thump_co
And smells like rainbows.

And smells like rainbows.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,510
Posted By thump_co
Dude. Don't cramp my trolling. In...

Dude. Don't cramp my trolling.

In seriousity and stuff though... the 300w also has 2x the on-demand hp.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,510
Posted By thump_co
Agreed.. of course there are other contributing...

Agreed.. of course there are other contributing factors.

But soft suspension and heavy flywheel on a 250F = marketing design to newer riders.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,510
Posted By thump_co
Putting low speed power to the ground offroad is...

Putting low speed power to the ground offroad is about clutch & throttle control. Putting high speed power to the ground is about suspension. Why complex? :dunno

Extra FWW and Rekluses are both...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 72,996
Posted By thump_co
You know there's an excellent remedy for that,...

You know there's an excellent remedy for that, right?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,510
Posted By thump_co
Translation = if you don't know how to feather a...

Translation = if you don't know how to feather a clutch, then you're better off with a Yammie.

Bet they'd love it even more with a rekluse. :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,016
Posted By thump_co
The cynical part of me agrees that's exactly...

The cynical part of me agrees that's exactly where this is heading. The streambed was "scoured" up the entire canyon to just below Ward. There are several dozen other minor streams that feed into...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,510
Posted By thump_co
4-strokes, meh. :D

4-strokes, meh.

:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,415
Posted By thump_co
Dang.. you ain't kidding. Looks like they're a...

Dang.. you ain't kidding. Looks like they're a good 20% cheaper than RM for KTM oem. :eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 833
Posted By thump_co
Shit.. how did I miss this? Alan, I want to head...

Shit.. how did I miss this? Alan, I want to head down with you guys. F*cking snow everywhere 'round here.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,415
Posted By thump_co
Still RMATV for the oem. I do feel a small...

Still RMATV for the oem.

I do feel a small pang of guilt for the fact that RM is likely putting a large hurt on local dealers, but honestly, they get both oem and aftermarket parts to my doorstep...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,415
Posted By thump_co
It would just save me time if RMATV had automatic...

It would just save me time if RMATV had automatic deduction of my payroll checks.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-21-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,508
Posted By thump_co
As backward as it sounds, I have tons of run-ins...

As backward as it sounds, I have tons of run-ins with moose and elk on my dirtbike riding the trails around my house. At least a dozen per season. When I'm on my mountainbike they either scatter or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-21-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,508
Posted By thump_co
I'm sure that will happen right about the same...

I'm sure that will happen right about the same time they promote this guy:

" Cross-country skiers on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska, for instance, can be more disturbing to moose than noisy...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,508
Posted By thump_co
Biologist's Study - Hikers more impact than moto?

Interesting read.
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/15/opinion/sunday/leaving-only-footsteps-think-again.html
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,115
Posted By thump_co
Motorex 50:1. Not an oil issue. It's 600 engine...

Motorex 50:1. Not an oil issue. It's 600 engine hours and more recently, this: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26132286&postcount=690
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,115
Posted By thump_co
Unfortunately that's the used pile.

Unfortunately that's the used pile.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 812
Posted By thump_co
I did not know we even had a disagreement. But...

I did not know we even had a disagreement. But then again, I'm halfway through a fifth of whisky and rebuilding a 2-stoke transmission, so the fault is likely mine.

Kibbles are nice, but no...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 812
Posted By thump_co
No such thing. There are valve checks because...

No such thing. There are valve checks because the manual says so, and there are valve checks because you can feel when the intakes have moved a little.

Do, or do not, there is no try. :rofl
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 812
Posted By thump_co
Get worried if it ever goes quiet! Seriously...

Get worried if it ever goes quiet!

Seriously though, at 180hours it's almost broken in. I didn't do my first top end and valves on my '06 450 until 400-ish hours, and it could have gone longer. ...
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