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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,690
Posted By Thorny
No sound check in Denver. But there WAS in...

No sound check in Denver. But there WAS in Ontario. Not sure why we didn't get one. I went through the hassle of repacking my stock muffler to make sure I could pass the check, so I was a little...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-14-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,690
Posted By Thorny
I totally agree with you guys on the sound level...

I totally agree with you guys on the sound level of the bikes being WAY too loud. I was standing down next to the start line when Mike Brown went WOT down the start stretch and it felt like someone...
Forum: Racing 10-14-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Thorny
Last year I rode the whole course in 3nd gear on...

Last year I rode the whole course in 3nd gear on my KTM 250xc. This year I rode the whole course in 1st gear on my KTM 350sxf. With 13,000rpm to work with I really didn't have a need for shifting. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,690
Posted By Thorny
Great pics wudscrasher, but I can't claim to be...

Great pics wudscrasher, but I can't claim to be that guy. I was riding in the slow old guys class, with the same number.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,690
Posted By Thorny
Thanks! I did make the night show, got hung up a...

Thanks! I did make the night show, got hung up a few times and wound up in 5th. Overall it was a really tough course. A number of the pro's were saying that this was the toughest course that they...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,690
Posted By Thorny
Got my schedule Amateur qualifying and lcq...

Got my schedule

Amateur qualifying and lcq up through 1245.

230-400. Qualified amateur and pro practice and pro hot laps

Btw, track looks really hard for mortal men compared to previous...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,690
Posted By Thorny
Mark, Practice starts at 9am, and if I remember...

Mark,
Practice starts at 9am, and if I remember right the previous few years things seem to calm down around 3pm. They used to end the afternoon with pro's hot laps but I think those have been...
Forum: Racing 04-16-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By Thorny
I ride a high compression modded 2 stroke as...

I ride a high compression modded 2 stroke as well. While the leaded gas will allow the motor to last a little longer between rebuilds, you don't really need the lead to prevent detonation. There...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,888
Posted By Thorny
what a ride! thanks for letting us all ride...

what a ride!

thanks for letting us all ride along.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By Thorny
I'm heading from springs to I-225 and Colfax on...

I'm heading from springs to I-225 and Colfax on Sunday about 10am. If that works for you give me a call 719-659-3990. Sorry I can't deviate much we have buisy day planned.

josh
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2008, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 1,510,121
Posted By Thorny
watchout boys!

This one's gonna be trouble in a few years. But not till I take off her training wheels.

http://www.jimbud.smugmug.com/photos/250250906-L.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By Thorny
My perspective on used bikes like that is to...

My perspective on used bikes like that is to spend 25% less than you think you can sell it for. Chances are you can get it running, but by the time you make it run safely you'll be closer to $1000...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,299
Posted By Thorny
Steve, No need to plow it, just drive through. ...

Steve,
No need to plow it, just drive through. The riders can then test their skills on the Toboggan runs (i.e. tire tracks) that you leave behind.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2007, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Thorny
old LC4 Gurus? Anyone?

old LC4 Gurus?

Anyone?
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Thorny
1996 KTM 620 RXC Ohlins Shock Adjustments?

I am out of town and away from my owners manual, but I am looking for a tidbit of info on this bikes Shock adjustments:

1996 KTM 620 RXC with an ohlins rear shock.......

I know the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2007, 07:03 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,117
Posted By Thorny
Great Report Guys. I wish I could have joined...

Great Report Guys. I wish I could have joined ya'll.

Josh
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2007, 06:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 397
Posted By Thorny
Shane Watts dirt class comming to Colorado!

There has been talk of a Dirt Class being hosted by Shane Watts here in Colorado. If you don't know of Shane, he is a top level dirt racer, riding mostly in the East Coast series'.

If you'd be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,535
Posted By Thorny
Geek, If you had perfected this face sooner...

Geek,
If you had perfected this face sooner maybe that rogue deer would not have been able to chase you off the mountiain outside of Boulder when you first arrived! The Colorado Natives are taught...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,097
Posted By Thorny
If you have any energy left at the end of an...

If you have any energy left at the end of an enduro you are doing it wrong!

And Flugs question stands as one many of us would like an honest answer to. What R U crud, some BMW sales rep?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2007, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12,055
Views: 1,525,046
Posted By Thorny
Shameless plug

2004 KTM 200 exc
$3,500

http://cosprings.craigslist.org/mcy/280162580.html
Forum: Face plant 02-06-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 264,405
Posted By Thorny
What!....No More?......You're torturing us like...

What!....No More?......You're torturing us like some horrible nurse named Kratchet in some scary as hell Hospital in the Cannary Islands!!

C'mon Man, you only need 3-4 hours of sleep per night,...
Forum: Face plant 02-05-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 264,405
Posted By Thorny
my skin is crawling. But for some reason I can...

my skin is crawling. But for some reason I can not look away from this accident as it unfolds.

Great telling of this tale.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,116
Posted By Thorny
Ned, you bastard! Nothing like a nice new bike...

Ned, you bastard! Nothing like a nice new bike in the garage to insure that we will continue getting snow for the next 3 weekends in a row!

If you want to repay all of us for this treacherous...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-19-2007, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By Thorny
Eek COHVCO needs your help !, US Forest Service Planning Meetings

Click on attachment...then see dates and locations about halfway down the page.

Thanks (I will be at the Colorado Springs meeting)

http://www.cohvco.org/news/news.php?item=129

...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-17-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By Thorny
:pain

:pain
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,391
Posted By Thorny
Hellsickle, you are calling this a no...

Hellsickle,
you are calling this a no go.....after all the crazy freakish rides that you put on? I'm not sure whether I should be scared to attempt this one, or really proud of myself for thinking...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,391
Posted By Thorny
How about a video of these shinan-agains?

How about a video of these shinan-agains?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2007, 06:29 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,391
Posted By Thorny
Can anyone run a sled over that trail, or is it...

Can anyone run a sled over that trail, or is it closed to snowmobiles? If we get lucky, a slow moving snowmobile would at leat pack down a trail wide enough to ride a bike on, then it would be up to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By Thorny
that bike is bombproof. change your oil and air...

that bike is bombproof. change your oil and air filter regularly and it'll run for a long time. The interval for your valves as stated in the manual is probably based on hard racing. My buddy does...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2006, 08:20 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,097
Posted By Thorny
Don't hate 'em, just roost 'em!! Dirt hurts when...

Don't hate 'em, just roost 'em!! Dirt hurts when all you are wearing is a t-shirt!

but seriously, we were in the parking lot of a local hare scramble and this freaking quadtard is doing donuts...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,048
Posted By Thorny
I'd second the notion of a dirt school. If one...

I'd second the notion of a dirt school. If one is not arround then I'd have her run drills to get her skills up. If she was just turned loose in the school yard then I am not suprised that she lost...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2006, 08:19 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 97,913
Posted By Thorny
Nothing like passing guys in a race and them...

Nothing like passing guys in a race and them seeing a plate on the back!

http://www.jimbud.smugmug.com/photos/73796173-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-01-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Thorny
I've got one you can use. Give me a call. ...

I've got one you can use. Give me a call.

Josh
6five9-3nine90

And mine will push though the rivets. no grinding needed
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,460
Posted By Thorny
Congrats on the new ride. I'm sure I'll see ya...

Congrats on the new ride. I'm sure I'll see ya over at KTMtalk.com now :freaky . For what it's worth I was gonna suggest you go read the singletrack thread in the Rockies regional forum here. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-20-2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Thorny
If he falls though I am looking for a size large...

If he falls though I am looking for a size large chest protector. PM me if it is not spoken for.

Josh.
Forum: Racing 11-20-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By Thorny
Vidoe of the Finals

there is nothing to see for the first couple minutes. but then the race starts.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1736716579928975692

I'm not sure how he got this up on the internet,...
Forum: Racing 11-19-2006, 07:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,550
Posted By Thorny
So you are probably a bit sore now. Re-Hydrate...

So you are probably a bit sore now. Re-Hydrate today and take your 400mg of advil 4x today. But most importanatly....:wings ....GET YOUR RIDE REPORT UP!!!!:lurk :lurk :lurk

(I'm living...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,550
Posted By Thorny
Whats the theory behind this technique?

Whats the theory behind this technique?
Forum: Racing 11-17-2006, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,550
Posted By Thorny
here's a couple more pointers for you: ...

here's a couple more pointers for you:

Since you mentioned arm pump, try to find a few points in each lap where you can take one hand at a time off the bars and just open and close your fist a...
Forum: Racing 11-17-2006, 07:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,550
Posted By Thorny
Here are a few vidoes to get your heart pumpiing...

Here are a few vidoes to get your heart pumpiing prior to tomorrow! All Hare Scrambles, 2 of them from florida, and one of them is the 85cc class.

Having just started racing a few months ago,...
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