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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By Rodzilla
Well you hit on the problem with building trail...

Well you hit on the problem with building trail in and around the Rampart area. We are continually looking for interesting terrain but with the amount of traffic the area sees and the composition of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By Rodzilla
Got some upates from those in the know... ...

Got some upates from those in the know...

Yes 690 is on the schedule for some updates and re-routes. BUT it probably won't happen real soon.

There are other trails that need to be worked first....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By Rodzilla
Well since I'm the guy that posted that on the...

Well since I'm the guy that posted that on the Rampart FB page, I'll chime in.

There is a LOT of trail work and trail building happening at the Rampart right now.

The RRMMC has been using the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By Rodzilla
That is why we should always try to do...

That is why we should always try to do maintenance to the signage when we see this...

:evil

http://www.rockartsigns.com/rockartstore55/agora.cgi?cart_id=1244669.5175&xm=on&product=Decals

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,935
Posted By Rodzilla
Not quite a cool as these others but... ...

Not quite a cool as these others but...


20 or so years ago I get a call from my Grandmother who was wintering in South Texas. She did the whole trailer thing in the warmer climbs in a small RV...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 1,510,130
Posted By Rodzilla
This past month I had to live through every...

This past month I had to live through every dirtbike dad's worst fear (well probably not "worst", but still one of those things we cringe about). Having your "Princess" get hurt riding.

My 11 year...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By Rodzilla
I was up this week and there was a rain/snow mix...

I was up this week and there was a rain/snow mix on top of Loveland. I also had reports of the white stuff on Berthoud and Hoosier at different points this week.

Nothing sticking and no...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By Rodzilla
E-Cross falls on my wife's birthday (no she is...

E-Cross falls on my wife's birthday (no she is not a fan) so I may have to get creative this year!
Forum: Americas 08-22-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Rodzilla
Just an FYI, that time of year, snow is very...

Just an FYI, that time of year, snow is very possible in the high country, if nothing else, morning temps below freezing are likely. Just be prepared.

With the amount of moisture we've had this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,136
Posted By Rodzilla
I get crap for the size of my pack. But that...

I get crap for the size of my pack. But that small "space blanket", firestarter and a couple of power bars (along with a whistle and signal mirror) sure would look appealing when the sun goes down.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,722
Posted By Rodzilla
I would guess the Sunday event when they ride...

I would guess the Sunday event when they ride from Boulder, down 93 to Golden, they do a loop up over Lookout Mtn, then out on 32nd ave to Kipling cut over to 26th along Crown Hill park to Wads, back...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,161
Posted By Rodzilla
Yea the riding window is pretty short up there....

Yea the riding window is pretty short up there. Grabbed a couple of buddies and did a nice 50 mile circuit last Sunday. Area is certainly seeing a LOT more use. Some of the "V" ruts on the trail are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,854
Posted By Rodzilla
Go back and read the thread again. At least in...

Go back and read the thread again. At least in CO, none of your "tax money" is going to trails. They may indirectly fund the FS/BLM but that is not earmarked money.

The point is, yes mtn bikes pay...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,315
Posted By Rodzilla
You and everyone else. The closer to the...

You and everyone else. The closer to the mountains, the more traffic and the more $$$. If you are willing to accept that this is the payment for your slice of the pie you'll be fine.

ANYTHING with...
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,905
Posted By Rodzilla
Love my Double take. First mirror I can...

Love my Double take.

First mirror I can actually use to be able to see my kids behind me on the trail. Super easy to pop off if I want to move it to another bike or when I don't really need it on...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By Rodzilla
OK off Topic. What are you doing in...

OK off Topic.

What are you doing in Plainview?

My wife is from there (it's a good place to be from ):D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By Rodzilla
Denver area, I-25 weekend closures Aug. 8-10

Heads up.

I-25 will be fully closed between Santa Fe and 6th Ave as they tear down the 6th ave bridge and pave the second lane NB off of Santa Fe ramp.

Detour will be a bear, so just stay away....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,362
Posted By Rodzilla
That was my first thought as well. When are you...

That was my first thought as well. When are you coming through?

You'll be getting a double dose of "tourist hell" between the Park and Indy.

Some relief soon as school is starting over the next...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,854
Posted By Rodzilla
But that does not preclude then from applying for...

But that does not preclude then from applying for the grant money to do it.

You're right, clubs are generally NOT applying for $$ to do trail clearing...but they are applying to build bridges,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,854
Posted By Rodzilla
I know this argument has gone around and around...

I know this argument has gone around and around about every three months.

Let me give you some background on the "Sticker" program and it's origins.

The Sticker program was created NOT by the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,854
Posted By Rodzilla
Fact, But enforcement is sporadic at best. ...

Fact, But enforcement is sporadic at best.


In a nutshell.

If you are riding a numbered OHV trail you need a sticker

If you are riding a county/state/federal Road you need a plate.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By Rodzilla
Ditto on Trail Ridge, but it is 100% weather...

Ditto on Trail Ridge, but it is 100% weather dependent.

2011 Closed for season 10/27 (periodic weather closures started 9/14)

2012 closed for the season 10/19 (periodic weather closures started...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,651
Posted By Rodzilla
This is key. It is also a difficult one to...

This is key.

It is also a difficult one to answer. I've ridden Moab and the greater Moab area for 20+ years now, usually 2-3 times each Spring and Fall (and even a one day trip from Denver in the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By Rodzilla
The power of Google Maps and Google earth is...

The power of Google Maps and Google earth is amazing.

We often see posts from people asking if road X is paved or not, where a road ends, etc...a quick look on Google earth will often tell you a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,028
Posted By Rodzilla
Kebler will be closed 24 hours prior to the race...

Kebler will be closed 24 hours prior to the race stage (which I think is on a Tuesday) plan accordingly.
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By Rodzilla
I just got the "Killer Loop" (White/black/grey...

I just got the "Killer Loop" (White/black/grey version of the Mr Jump)and it's a nice lid.

Moving from the KBC/THOR type to KLIM F4 (older style) going to the Soumy is night and day as far as...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Rodzilla
http://Dirt-bike-gear.com Dan makes some top...

http://Dirt-bike-gear.com

Dan makes some top notch stuff. I have his rear fender bag (regular) and spare tube bag.

Neither has moved through multiple dirt samples.

Good guy too, one man...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Rodzilla
Lost my GPS couple of weekends ago. Got uber...

Lost my GPS couple of weekends ago. Got uber lucky and found it. Had to ride the trail the opposite direction to see it.

Good luck.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 23,806
Posted By Rodzilla
Not that I know of. Just a note. The article...

Not that I know of.

Just a note. The article says BLM land for the area around Silt, Rampart is National Forest.

Not here nor there, but it may be a policy thing.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-14-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 53,362
Posted By Rodzilla
Well I think becausee Maxxis was the official...

Well I think becausee Maxxis was the official sponsor...and they don't make a trials tire!

I love my trials tire btw.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,230
Posted By Rodzilla
Because I'm living with the situation right...

Because I'm living with the situation right now...


If you are not otherwise financially strapped, then:

1. Tell her you are buying it, if she says no, find another woman because "yes" is not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-06-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14,970
Views: 2,217,618
Posted By Rodzilla
Been telling that to my wife for 10...

Been telling that to my wife for 10 years:cry:cry:cry
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By Rodzilla
PLEASE someone ride up there and put one of those...

PLEASE someone ride up there and put one of those "If you can read this, Roll me over" stickers on the window!:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14,970
Views: 2,217,618
Posted By Rodzilla
FS: PW 50 Den/Metro area

So any of you inmates have the need for a nice little PW-50?

Would like to sell local, $500 open to interesting trades (particularly things that go bang)

This bike taught both my kids to ride...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By Rodzilla
When are you coming? Many of the higher trails...

When are you coming? Many of the higher trails still have snow.

You want to camp, are you willing to trailer, you want one area for two days?

Do you need a motel?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Rodzilla
Jets are cheap. Usually the smaller four strokes...

Jets are cheap. Usually the smaller four strokes are pretty forgiving, but for ~$20 you could throw in two steps leaner jets and change if needed.

Two steps down on the main and a clip leaner on...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-25-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7,827
Views: 7,178,112
Posted By Rodzilla
Fixed it for you. Marriage...I liked it so...

Fixed it for you.

Marriage...I liked it so much, I did it twice.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,479
Posted By Rodzilla
Well there IS a big ol' mountain right outside...

Well there IS a big ol' mountain right outside town named after Zebulon Pike:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By Rodzilla
There used to be...but then one state said...

There used to be...but then one state said no-more and CO followed suit.

The deal is, NONE of the money from your plate goes to trail maintenance. If there were no sticker fund, there would be no...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By Rodzilla
Take a look at the sub-frame under the seat. If...

Take a look at the sub-frame under the seat. If the bikes been jumped it will show cracks.
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