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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-18-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By _CJ
Am I the only one thinking 2 days would be more...

Am I the only one thinking 2 days would be more fun because fire and whiskey?

:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By _CJ
Dirt driveway? Best to clear it, unless you want...

Dirt driveway? Best to clear it, unless you want to sink into mud up to your rockers in the spring.

Paved? Personal preference. I prefer to keep (my asphalt drive) clear so the sun keeps it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-13-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,662
Posted By _CJ
Just register it outside the Denver/metro area,...

Just register it outside the Denver/metro area, or better yet....move. They're the only ones dumb enough to have an emissions program anymore.

If forced to play the game up there, I think...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-12-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 24,723
Posted By _CJ
^^^^ Last post from the OP on 9-30-14. Hope he...

^^^^ Last post from the OP on 9-30-14. Hope he took the leap and plans to tell us all about it later.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By _CJ
It's just a normal wear thing. After a few...

It's just a normal wear thing. After a few years, they start to wear and break....or you may have just snagged a branch or something without noticing.

When you true the wheel minus one spoke, try...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By _CJ
Laugh it up fuzzball....while you can.

Laugh it up fuzzball....while you can.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By _CJ
Dust huh? From where I was sitting it looked...

Dust huh? From where I was sitting it looked like all the smog from Denver was being pushed south in front of the front.

:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By _CJ
No reason to spend that kind of money on a bike. ...

No reason to spend that kind of money on a bike. Nobody needs a $6000 bike. You can get a damn nice bike for $500 that will be plenty fun and durable.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By _CJ
Broken spokes are fairly common. You can replace...

Broken spokes are fairly common. You can replace the spoke easily enough, or if you just need to band-aid it temporarily, just remove the spoke and re-tension the other spokes to get the wheel back...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-10-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By _CJ
Yes, we need to be very concerned. They seem to...

Yes, we need to be very concerned. They seem to have the support of the local NPR station (KRCC) as there were frequent announcements all summer long to notify people of the CMC projects...all...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-10-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By _CJ
Well, that's what I get for doing yard work...

Well, that's what I get for doing yard work instead of riding motorcycles, eh?

:cry
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-10-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By _CJ
yeah, I just don't get it with these freaks. ...

yeah, I just don't get it with these freaks. Driving full size 4-wheeled vehicles on roads cut through the forest, and hiking off-trail is cool.....but motorcycles on 12-24" wide trials are bad?
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-10-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By _CJ
Is that one of the south slope reservoirs? I...

Is that one of the south slope reservoirs? I thought it was closed for the season now....and required a $15/day permit when it is open.


:ear
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-09-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,099
Posted By _CJ
This bike looks pretty interesting to me.....if...

This bike looks pretty interesting to me.....if they bring it to the USA.

http://www.topspeed.com/motorcycles/motorcycle-reviews/beta/2013-beta-alp-40-ar159706.html
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-09-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By _CJ
CMC at it again....

"This weekend, CMC took 17 (!!) people on a hike in some of the remotest areas of the Wildlands, Storm Peak and points north. From the Stark Creek trailhead, we summitted Storm, then continued...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,301
Posted By _CJ
I had a 750 sq/ft shop at my old house. Screwed...

I had a 750 sq/ft shop at my old house. Screwed around with various heating methods (torpedo heaters, top-hat heaters, electric radiant), and finally landed on the little unit shown below. Small,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,656
Posted By _CJ
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-05-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,656
Posted By _CJ
Just got back from riding this about ten minutes...

Just got back from riding this about ten minutes ago. It's in my "neighborhood". Trailhead is about 2500' from my front door, and I had a hand in building this one too. Notice the similarity of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-05-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,656
Posted By _CJ
I think it is! Motorcycles, mountain bikes, and...

I think it is! Motorcycles, mountain bikes, and hikers only though. No ATV's or horses. The deer seem to like it too. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-04-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,656
Posted By _CJ
Well there ya go! Wonder if it'll bolt into the...

Well there ya go! Wonder if it'll bolt into the back of my pickup?

:rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-04-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,656
Posted By _CJ
Paved street. Paved driveway. The HOA...

Paved street. Paved driveway.

The HOA that's a pain in the ass is for the housing development up the hill. They have no say in what happens down here, but they have to drive on our streets to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-03-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,656
Posted By _CJ
Now we're talk'n! Summertime double jumps over...

Now we're talk'n! Summertime double jumps over the right of way, and free skiing in the winter. I've been threatening to snowshoe up and ski down the middle of the street if we get enough snow, but...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-03-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,656
Posted By _CJ
Oh, there will be landscaping. The wife isn't...

Oh, there will be landscaping. The wife isn't really happy with my "creative solution" here either. :lol3

I like the fire and flood mitigation angle though. Those are real buzzwords around here....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-03-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,656
Posted By _CJ
Yeah, I wondered about that, but other people...

Yeah, I wondered about that, but other people have walkways and driveways and stuff crossing the right of way area (first 4 feet off the curb here) without an official driveway cut into the curb or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-03-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,656
Posted By _CJ
To be clear, I'm not using the trail to practice...

To be clear, I'm not using the trail to practice my single-track riding or anything like that. It's just a way to access the yard so I can put the bike in the shed instead of the garage.

My...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-03-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By _CJ
So much easier without all that high tech stuff,...

So much easier without all that high tech stuff, isn't it?

:lol3



The trails are what brought me here 21 years ago, and they're a major contributor to staying here now. Seems like...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-03-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,656
Posted By _CJ
Built a trail on my property - legal?

So, I built a little trail on the front hill of my property to get my motorcycle into the back yard because there's no other access to the yard without either going through the house or taking the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-30-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,662
Posted By _CJ
Found this sitting in a field in 1996 and...

Found this sitting in a field in 1996 and restored it with "some mods"...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-30-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15,398
Views: 2,329,332
Posted By _CJ
68 Mercury Monterey for sale

Selling my 68 Mercury Monterey. $5000.00 as-is. Trades considered! (small stuff that doesn't take up room in the driveway/garage)

I'm the second owner of this car, and I've owned it since 2001....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,190
Posted By _CJ
Was fuel efficiency a requirement for the OP? ...

Was fuel efficiency a requirement for the OP? Even if it is (who doesn't care about MPG's, right?), money saved on hotels by sleeping in the back while road-tripping would probably offset the crappy...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,190
Posted By _CJ
And the inaccuracies continue. ...

And the inaccuracies continue.

-----------------------------------

My apologies to the OP for mucking up the thread.

Back on topic.....how about this one?
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,190
Posted By _CJ
Okay fine....let's muck it up then. -There's...

Okay fine....let's muck it up then.

-There's nothing wrong with the valvetrain geometry in stock form, and installing roller rockers doesn't change the geometry significantly in and of itself. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,190
Posted By _CJ
I think you misunderstood what I was saying, or...

I think you misunderstood what I was saying, or maybe I was unclear. I agree with most of what you said, but there are a few inaccuracies. No need to muck up this thread with that stuff any...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,190
Posted By _CJ
Then you should know that the 429/460 was...

Then you should know that the 429/460 was virtually unchanged from 68-97. Minor changes, but nothing that took it from "junk" to reliable. Same with the FE series....58-76. And the "junk" 260...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,190
Posted By _CJ
Wow, you really have no idea what you're talking...

Wow, you really have no idea what you're talking about.

The FE series engines (352/360/390/410/428, etc) used the same shaft rocker system as the 170/200 CID straight sixes of the day.

289/302...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,170
Posted By _CJ
[Flamesuit on] What's the point of hand...

[Flamesuit on]

What's the point of hand signals to tell others how many people are in your group? What do you do when somebody does give you a signal? Count them down and then pin it with...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By _CJ
It's really just trial and error, figuring out...

It's really just trial and error, figuring out what works for you and your bike and how you ride. Generally speaking, more rear sag is better for high speed downhill riding, where less sag is better...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By _CJ
bahhh, I'm out. :cry Need to split some wood,...

bahhh, I'm out. :cry Need to split some wood, and get the outside of the house ready for the impending freeze (and drink lots of beer). :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By _CJ
Not only do I ride this one (an early 90's Scott...

Not only do I ride this one (an early 90's Scott team frame built by Ritchey), I'm in the process of building up another one (mid 90's Ionic)full rigid with a belt drive, internally geared rear hub,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 113,080
Posted By _CJ
We've got a couple of really active trail...

We've got a couple of really active trail building groups in the area (Manitou Trail Cats, and Medicine Wheel) who have been working closely with government agencies to organize this stuff, and...
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