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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
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: 519
Views: 139,245
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: 27
Views: 1,658
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: 238
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: 4
Views: 245
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: 7
Views: 689
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: 4
Views: 203
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: 1,769
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: 515
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: 566
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: 1,769
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: 437
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: 437
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: 489
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: 1,968
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: 360
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: 1,769
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: 16,546
Views: 2,660,884
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: 16,546
Views: 2,660,884
Posted By Rodzilla
Jet4Power jetting meter. El Soldo ...

Jet4Power jetting meter.

El Soldo

Thanks Sturg!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,793
Posted By Rodzilla
Sure. We stayed at "Lizard Creek"...

Sure.

We stayed at "Lizard Creek" Campground. With as popular as the area is, I'm not sure there are a lot of "wilderness" camping options, but I'm far from an expert.

* I think* Lizard Creek...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,793
Posted By Rodzilla
We did a family trip with pop-up campers (two...

We did a family trip with pop-up campers (two families) summer before last. Camped in the Tetons and drove into Yellowstone.

Overall it was fun and very interesting. Traffic was not "terrible",...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By Rodzilla
Guess it depends on where you are. Weather...

Guess it depends on where you are. Weather station on the pass says 27degrees, no precip, winds at 7 mph and gusting to 25 Perfect riding weather! :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By Rodzilla
IF you have not been http://cotrip.org ...

IF you have not been

http://cotrip.org


We have a good storm here in central CO (Denver/I-70) but if you select "Devices" from the top menu bar, you can click on the cameras along US 160
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 29,563
Posted By Rodzilla
So what color you gonna dip those cabinets? ...

So what color you gonna dip those cabinets?





:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By Rodzilla
Not going to troll this IF there is a big...

Not going to troll this

IF there is a big wait at Milts, then go to McDonalds. I just like to support the locals when I can. The thing about Milts is it's right there on the way out of Sand...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Rodzilla
This particular feature has saved me a couple of...

This particular feature has saved me a couple of times when the boss called on a couple of especially nice Spring afternoons. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By Rodzilla
Do a search on "Moab 101" (I wrote it) or you can...

Do a search on "Moab 101" (I wrote it) or you can find it on RideFreaks page.

It outlines most of the popular trails (but not all of them by a long shot)

For average riders, most of the trails...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By Rodzilla
You can do the Sand Flats area in about 1/2 day....

You can do the Sand Flats area in about 1/2 day. that is Slick Rock, Hells Revenge, Fins and Porcupine Rim.

I go hit that early, then stop at Milts for a burger on the way down.

If you feel...
Forum: Americas 04-10-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,819
Posted By Rodzilla
I can't add much that hasn't been said, we did a...

I can't add much that hasn't been said, we did a group dirtbike ride up in Taylor Park in Aug and there was frost on everything in the morning.

Another point is to wear a hat, you lose a lot of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,522
Posted By Rodzilla
The canyon portion of Sovereign out by Dalton...

The canyon portion of Sovereign out by Dalton Wells area has some fun gnar.

Rick, seeing guys manhandle bikes over some of that stuff makes me feel a lot better. (I walked more switchbacks this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By Rodzilla
For Boys 8 and 12 (I have son 11 and daughter 8)...

For Boys 8 and 12 (I have son 11 and daughter 8) I've found the trails around Tarryall Res to be awesome. Enough variety to keep them entertained and not so tough that there is a ton of frustration....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By Rodzilla
Rampart trails/road opens April 9th

FS announced to the RRMMC that the Rampart trails and the north gate at CO 67 will open Thurs. 4/9 at 8a.

There is still snow on some north slopes and in the "dark woods" so be careful

State...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-03-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,841
Posted By Rodzilla
Here is the list of current OHV grant...

Here is the list of current OHV grant applications

http://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/TrailsGrantsOHVApps2015-aspx.aspx
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-03-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,841
Posted By Rodzilla
Here you go CJ. All the new singletrack...

Here you go CJ.

All the new singletrack built at Rampart (I don't care if you ride there or not) the ~25 miles built so far, the new section opening this Spring and the ~20+ miles yet to be built....
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Rodzilla
are you talking about the Proshot mount? ...

are you talking about the Proshot mount? http://www.proshotcam.com/

I have one, it's not really different than a helmet mount and it's made mostly for dirtbike helmets.

It won't work on my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,031
Posted By Rodzilla
I don't think so, but I don't know. With the...

I don't think so, but I don't know. With the trails being closed until the snow melts and it's dry (and dusty) I can't see the county/FS opening the road when the trails are all closed.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,031
Posted By Rodzilla
The Rampart Range trails, including Skeleton and...

The Rampart Range trails, including Skeleton and Turtle Mtn single tracks (next section opens early this summer) are currently closed for the snow melt by the Forest Service.

Gates at Rampart...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,841
Posted By Rodzilla
But this is kind of like saying "It's stupid that...

But this is kind of like saying "It's stupid that I have to buy a lift ticket, I already paid for my skis"

Your plate, provides nothing for OHV funding.

I know, we can argue in circles. I just...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,499
Posted By Rodzilla
Well White Wash is really in the middle of...

Well White Wash is really in the middle of nowhere. There are no facilities (which also means pack your 'Stuff" out)

Shade is pretty tough to come by as you will be either up on the bluff above...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By Rodzilla
Rampart Trail closures for the melt

Rampart Trail closures...

The FS has closed the trails at Rampart while the snow melts out to help with potential resource damage. (Lets face it, if there is mud, people will "waller" in it!)
...
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