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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-26-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By dickensheets
Jenny lake? The tunnel? Cheers, ryan

Jenny lake? The tunnel?

Cheers, ryan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By dickensheets
I'm in las cruces. Just came here from colorado....

I'm in las cruces. Just came here from colorado. What would be a middle-ish meeting place? Love to do as you do.

SuperTen
DR650

Ryan, 42, kids wife and a dog. Likes long walks on the beach....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By dickensheets
I am gonna agree with this. A redneck doesnt...

I am gonna agree with this.

A redneck doesnt drink craft beer till hes over 40. Ask me how i know.

Shelter cove hotel for $180 is a true bargain. Serously. Rio dell has no ocean front anything....
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-05-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,567
Posted By dickensheets
I have had a few rides but there will always be a...

I have had a few rides but there will always be a DR650 in the shed. Darn thing does everything andcheap to keep. Its a swissarmy knife approach to motos. I have been in kneedeep beaver ponds trying...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-05-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By dickensheets
My input. Get dual sports if possible. ...

My input.

Get dual sports if possible.

Google needle eye tunnel.

Camp along the road in the trees. A cruiser could go there.

Its outside Rollinsville. 1.5 hrs from denver.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 717
Posted By dickensheets
Old flowers road should be opening this summer. A...

Old flowers road should be opening this summer. A ranger said so. It has been shut for 2 yrs due to the big fire. Great little road with lots of camping.

However it may be a mess after a 2yr...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 1,624,170
Posted By dickensheets
Inmate after my own heart. You have chosen well.

Inmate after my own heart. You have chosen well.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 96,241
Views: 18,153,483
Posted By dickensheets
Ok thanks. Ryan

Ok thanks.

Ryan
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 96,241
Views: 18,153,483
Posted By dickensheets
I moved to Las Cruces NM. This is my back yard. I...

I moved to Las Cruces NM. This is my back yard. I would need 3 tanks of fuel to find where these power lines go.

What is a good front tire for sand? Dont care about DOT label. I thought my usual...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 1,624,170
Posted By dickensheets
I fantasize about campfire steaks and scotch on...

I fantasize about campfire steaks and scotch on the plains with no wind. Go figure. Grass is always greener.

Ryan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By dickensheets
Thanks guys, my utube budweiser research method...

Thanks guys, my utube budweiser research method has me looking at the midsize yamaha grizzley with power steering.

I appreciate your time informing me. I'm new in the area and don't know all the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 257,247
Posted By dickensheets
My dad just purchased a 14 xctour. What...

My dad just purchased a 14 xctour.

What issues or gotcha items exist?

Any tribal knowledge?

Thanks, Ryan in Las Cruces NM.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-21-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By dickensheets
Moved to the desert. I need an ATV for my back yard. What brand is most best?

Left Loveland CO. last week and brought the family to Las Cruces, NM. I have a nice house. The desert starts on my porch. I tried riding the DR up the dry river bed but the sand is too deep to be...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 1,624,170
Posted By dickensheets
What windscreen is that? Do you like it? Ryan

What windscreen is that? Do you like it?

Ryan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By dickensheets
Agree with grub. The DR can do the BDR. No...

Agree with grub.

The DR can do the BDR. No prob. I put stiffer boingers in it and luggage bits as well. Hell i still have stock seat with 21000 miles. (2011 model)

I run a 14tooth up here as...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By dickensheets
That is clearly non desireable. But until...

That is clearly non desireable.

But until the larger issue is settled, that road goes nowhere.

I love that road.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,122
Posted By dickensheets
Moving to Cruces in June. When I arrive I...

Moving to Cruces in June.

When I arrive I will want to meet the local ADV crowd. I will not know a soul.

I will update when I arrive. I know how to cook and will hand out beers in return for...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 56,881
Posted By dickensheets
Hands down fav section is buena vista to...

Hands down fav section is buena vista to leadville.

Just plain sweet. Thousands of campsites. Some by creeks.

I was on an overloaded dr650. Dad was on SuperTen. Hagerman was tricky for the old...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 852
Posted By dickensheets
Coopersmith!! Order the bangers and mash. Get 2...

Coopersmith!! Order the bangers and mash. Get 2 pints of porter. Walk around old town. Enjoy.

Ft collins is one of the last good places in noco. Its like boulder in 1990.

Boulder used to be...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24,089
Views: 4,377,326
Posted By dickensheets
Thanks donk. Anyone want a new distanzia? ...

Thanks donk.

Anyone want a new distanzia?

Ryan
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24,089
Views: 4,377,326
Posted By dickensheets
Put on a new front tire. Distanzia. Balanced it...

Put on a new front tire. Distanzia. Balanced it to zero grams with a parnes.

It shimmies on decel at 35mph. Balanced again. same result.

Driving me mad.

Is there something else I can...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,615
Posted By dickensheets
Great info Guys. Coming from Loveland.

Great info Guys.

Coming from Loveland.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,615
Posted By dickensheets
Thanks. Any pointers? Never lived in the...

Thanks. Any pointers?

Never lived in the desert. Is water an issue? We will be shopping houses and schools for the kids.

Spill ur guts!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,615
Posted By dickensheets
Well the wife got the job offer for NASA in Las...

Well the wife got the job offer for NASA in Las Cruces.

Good chance Las Cruces is in my future.

Is it windy there?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,615
Posted By dickensheets
Thanks guys. We will see how the interview goes. ...

Thanks guys. We will see how the interview goes.

Is Mexico safe for multi day trips? Or day trips for that matter?

That would be one huge draw for me if it were.

I know they have a lot of...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,615
Posted By dickensheets
Similiar boat here... Wife has an interview...

Similiar boat here...

Wife has an interview today in Las Cruces. It's a NASA position. She flew out this morning.

We have never been there.

What is Las Cruces like? Don't hold back.

Ryan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-05-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By dickensheets
I'm right there with ya. He provided a real good...

I'm right there with ya. He provided a real good pic. No drama fix.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-05-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By dickensheets
If you can come to loveland its done. Fully...

If you can come to loveland its done. Fully equipped. Sixer of dark brew. Let me know. Ryan
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 1,624,170
Posted By dickensheets
I hope you had Lunch at the Burro in Fairplay. ...

I hope you had Lunch at the Burro in Fairplay.

That is, if that is near Fairplay.

Ryan
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 1,624,170
Posted By dickensheets
Pawnee grasslands colorado. Nice day here...

Pawnee grasslands colorado. Nice day here finally!

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii83/rjdickensheets/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps2c362b2a.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,392
Posted By dickensheets
We in DEN have an unofficial riding group. Steve...

We in DEN have an unofficial riding group. Steve Garber is the VP and treasurer. He reports directly to me. He's pretty much my bitch. Weekly reports, beerbrats, etc. He is COS based.

Look him up....
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,392
Posted By dickensheets
I fit the description. I'll play! Ryan...

I fit the description.

I'll play!

Ryan Dickensheets

ps - do I know you?
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 1,624,170
Posted By dickensheets
I'm new to the Tenere. This is the most gadgets...

I'm new to the Tenere. This is the most gadgets I've ever had on a moto.

Sometimes I get suited up and forget to leave the garage because of the flashing lights and whirring sounds.

If modern...
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 24,089
Views: 4,377,326
Posted By dickensheets
Left California (sea level) with 35/32PSI in the...

Left California (sea level) with 35/32PSI in the tires.

3 days later sitting in a hotel in Durango (7000ft) going over the bike. Found 55PSI in both tires, cold!

Never paid attention to this...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,436
Posted By dickensheets
Airline pilot here as well. I am just as...

Airline pilot here as well.

I am just as stumped as everyone else. I have no good insight.

Stealing a plane is simple enough, easier than a car really. The problem is where do you hide the damn...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-10-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By dickensheets
Give it another month. Welcome. Get a...

Give it another month.

Welcome.

Get a map of Colorado. Go explore.

Come to Loveland sometime. Beer on me. I have some places.

This state is full of opportunity.
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24,089
Views: 4,377,326
Posted By dickensheets
Oh. Thanks.

Oh. Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24,089
Views: 4,377,326
Posted By dickensheets
Pardon me gents, What is the unused canon...

Pardon me gents,

What is the unused canon plug thing under my seat?
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 1,624,170
Posted By dickensheets
Just plain beautiful. Spring is near.

Just plain beautiful. Spring is near.
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 1,624,170
Posted By dickensheets
Yesterday in Winslow AZ. Holed up right now in...

Yesterday in Winslow AZ. Holed up right now in Durango due to icy roads. Home in the morn.

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii83/rjdickensheets/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps8885ab37.jpg...
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