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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 74,730
Posted By GrizGirl
Hey, I've been known to show up muddy and with...

Hey, I've been known to show up muddy and with helmet hair... It happens.

:freaky

Sorry we missed you all tonight - had to go to several appointments in preparation for Rick's new hardware...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,396
Posted By GrizGirl
Ha, I love your optimism!!! :crash

Ha, I love your optimism!!! :crash
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,676
Posted By GrizGirl
Looks like we have a candidate for who "Steve"...

Looks like we have a candidate for who "Steve" is. FongMan, you are an asshole and this comment is inappropriate and misplaced.

As for NotAtAllHappy - that sucks and I'm sorry your wife was...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 17,423
Posted By GrizGirl
I've been talking to Brandon a bit and they feel...

I've been talking to Brandon a bit and they feel pretty awful about this. I think there is a silver lining - maybe they can help us get the message to ride responsibly on the trails but to also...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 17,423
Posted By GrizGirl
Reply From Vurb Moto

Hi all - Brandon with Vurb Moto is working on getting an ADV account set up but responded to a message I had sent them earlier via Facebook. He asked me to post this for him until he can get on here...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 17,423
Posted By GrizGirl
I wonder who guided the tour????

I wonder who guided the tour????
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By GrizGirl
Great news!!!! If you hear why they called for...

Great news!!!! If you hear why they called for help and they are willing to share let us know. It is always interesting to hear the stories and it seems there is always a good lesson to be learned....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By GrizGirl
It wouldn't hurt to call them yourself, I'm not...

It wouldn't hurt to call them yourself, I'm not sure how long it would take them to communicate with each other especially since the 911 button has not been triggered.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 17,423
Posted By GrizGirl
It appears Vurb just pulled the video from their...

It appears Vurb just pulled the video from their Facebook page.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By GrizGirl
Has anyone called the Gunnison Forest Ranger...

Has anyone called the Gunnison Forest Ranger office? There are always quite a few rangers around Taylor Park and only sometimes do we see the sheriff out there. Gunnison may even have motorcycle...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By GrizGirl
Looking at the maps and talking to Rick it sounds...

Looking at the maps and talking to Rick it sounds like they are on the Star Trail which is pretty gnarly in that area. If they have a bike down they will have to find a way to get it to Italian...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By GrizGirl
Looks like they are on the single track below...

Looks like they are on the single track below American Flag Mountain in Taylor Park. Hopefully one of them is able to get up to Italian Creek Road where there is sure to be a lot of ATV and Jeep...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 17,423
Posted By GrizGirl
Just sent a message to Vurb Moto via their...

Just sent a message to Vurb Moto via their Facebook Page about the video (it is still posted there, see Olas' link above) and how it hurts all of us - not just the video but the actions of the riders...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,490
Posted By GrizGirl
The difficulty of any trail is subjective due to...

The difficulty of any trail is subjective due to experience level. The WRT for my fiance who grew up riding motorcycles is a 1 (like Rob1313, he can ride almost anything and make it look easy, no...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By GrizGirl
This.... this is all you need to get started. I...

This.... this is all you need to get started. I have HDB handguards and a skid plate.

Next up is a larger gas tank.

Then next add the clutch plate cover to keep your brake lever from making...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By GrizGirl
Learn how to read a map.... Then buy a delorme...

Learn how to read a map.... Then buy a delorme or similar book for the area you want to ride in, or stop by your local forest service office, and go from there. Don't know what a delorme is? ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By GrizGirl
Are you planning on staying somewhere near Taylor...

Are you planning on staying somewhere near Taylor for the night or planning on doing it as a day trip from Ouray? Taylor is several hours from Ouray, especially if you plan on taking a rough dirt...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By GrizGirl
Are you buying it here from a dealer? Your...

Are you buying it here from a dealer? Your profile says you are from VA - Virginia? Anyhow, if buying from a dealer, let them deal with getting it plated for you, it is much easier. If not, this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,928
Posted By GrizGirl
I think it is also known as Triad Ridge. The...

I think it is also known as Triad Ridge. The south side has some obstacles (ledges, tight lines between large boulders) and a fun but short flowing section but I don't think it is overly hard. The...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,893
Posted By GrizGirl
Now I'm going to have nightmares.... I don't...

Now I'm going to have nightmares.... I don't think that guy was part of a Rainbow family though.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,893
Posted By GrizGirl
Much of the area above Caribou and up towards...

Much of the area above Caribou and up towards Rollins Pass was closed in the 70's due to the impact of the Rainbow Families making those areas their summer squatting grounds. My mom remembers it was...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 74,730
Posted By GrizGirl
We'll stop by for a brew...

We'll stop by for a brew...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By GrizGirl
Sure, you can put me down. PM me with the info...

Sure, you can put me down. PM me with the info you want and need and I'll get it to you!

Cathy, aka Grizgirl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By GrizGirl
Sounds like you have a dead battery versus a bad...

Sounds like you have a dead battery versus a bad starter. There is a possibility you have a loose or corroded battery terminal which caused it to be drained but my guess is the battery is dead and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 65,904
Posted By GrizGirl
There are two very good reasons folks should buy...

There are two very good reasons folks should buy an OHV sticker for their motorcycle travels in Colorado, even if you don't end up on trails that require them. First, the dollars go directly to help...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 52,690
Posted By GrizGirl
That would be awesome! I did the ride last year...

That would be awesome! I did the ride last year on my GSA as part of the Pro Leisure Tour. It was a lot of fun!! I would have gone again this year but shoulder surgery and other life happenings...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,354
Posted By GrizGirl
Congratulations!!!

Looks like a great honeymoon! If you make it near the front range of Colorado try to give us a heads up - would love to buy you guys dinner and visit awhile! We are between Estes Park and Lyons. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By GrizGirl
I doubt anybody can answer that question. The...

I doubt anybody can answer that question. The mountains got up to a foot of snow yesterday and Beartooth is closed due to ice and drifting snow today. If the weather clears and warms up it could...
Forum: Face plant 06-11-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 92,209
Posted By GrizGirl
So very happy to see you are riding again!!! As...

So very happy to see you are riding again!!! As others are saying, go easy on yourself. The second day of riding and your emotions and fear were probably due to fatigue. Your brain is still...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-06-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,089
Posted By GrizGirl
I'm coming with Rick but I can't lift anything...

I'm coming with Rick but I can't lift anything with my left arm yet, except maybe pillows. Can I be the beer judge and determine which beers everyone gets? :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By GrizGirl
Glen Haven General Store is OPEN!!!!

If your travels take you to Estes Park and down highway 34 take a detour to Glen Haven, stop in and help them out!! They are baking their famous cinnamon rolls like crazy, have a very limited number...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,556
Posted By GrizGirl
Ah, you found yourselves some caliche. If you...

Ah, you found yourselves some caliche. If you are ever unfortunate enough to find it again turn around - as you found there is no way to get through it. If it dries on your bike it will be very...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,556
Posted By GrizGirl
Grip it and rip it guys!!! You need...

Grip it and rip it guys!!!

You need momentum to keep your tires clear!!!! :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-29-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,264
Posted By GrizGirl
:clap Hmmm... I won't give it away as I...

:clap

Hmmm... I won't give it away as I just saw it on a different site... But let me say that instead of snow I think it will bring puppies and rainbows!!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,628
Posted By GrizGirl
We are sorry too.... Life just isn't cooperating...

We are sorry too.... Life just isn't cooperating with us going this year. Hopefully we will get to meet your Cindy and share some campfire stories at some point this summer!!!!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,354
Posted By GrizGirl
The Silver Plume General Store, located in...

The Silver Plume General Store, located in Pitkin....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,779
Posted By GrizGirl
It's not open yet. The past few years it has been...

It's not open yet. The past few years it has been June sometime, not sure what the deal is for this year. We have heard of erosion along the edges that looks small from the surface but undercuts...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,354
Posted By GrizGirl
It is Cumberland but the gate is open so the...

It is Cumberland but the gate is open so the campgrounds can be accessed. The pass itself is still snowbound. Per their FB page:

"the gate is open and evidently you can go past middle quartz,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,227
Posted By GrizGirl
Just train yourself not to dab and to tuck...

Just train yourself not to dab and to tuck everything in and let the panniers and cylinders take the fall. Have fun! So jealous of everyone riding right now!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,779
Posted By GrizGirl
I was talking to a ranger in the park on Sunday...

I was talking to a ranger in the park on Sunday and they are going to start fixing it from both sides in the next week or two. They would love to reopen to cars by fall but can't commit to that so...
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