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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 01:05 PM
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Views: 1,105,599
Posted By Blakebird
I'm surprised this is the long one-way ride... ...

I'm surprised this is the long one-way ride...
Feb '13 I flew to St. Louis and bought an '81 R100RS from Gateway BMW, and since Winter storm Rocky had dumped a few feet of snow on the plains, I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12,247
Views: 1,571,715
Posted By Blakebird
probably two typos.....bet it's an $1800 bike...

probably two typos.....bet it's an $1800 bike with a new powervalve

I do love the craigslist rocket surgeons though, they never proofread before they hit 'send'
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 06:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,143
Posted By Blakebird
We're thinking of taking the car somewhere for an...

We're thinking of taking the car somewhere for an overnighter - a rare weekend off together...

That might be a good way to get outta town and get Jeanne a good cuppa joe
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12,247
Views: 1,571,715
Posted By Blakebird
dammit :lol2 I could probably fit that in my...

dammit :lol2

I could probably fit that in my neighbor's garage for the winter :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 10,881
Posted By Blakebird
We visited Ultima in the UK because he'd read...

We visited Ultima in the UK because he'd read about them and decided he wanted to build one. He drove one there.
He bought the kit and had it delivered to his house down in Roxborough Park, had the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12,247
Views: 1,571,715
Posted By Blakebird
$950 for a complete '59-ish Honda Dream 250...

$950 for a complete '59-ish Honda Dream 250 doesn't sound bad

http://images.craigslist.org/00W0W_8rYMwPDOMJu_600x450.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 11:07 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 10,881
Posted By Blakebird
Back in 2001, Jeanne and I and another couple...

Back in 2001, Jeanne and I and another couple went to the UK.
They went to Ireland for the first week, we visited friends in Crewe, rented a bike and rode all over northern England.
We got...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 10,881
Posted By Blakebird
BIF PIB business in front, party in...

BIF PIB



business in front, party in back



.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 04:47 AM
Replies: 12,247
Views: 1,571,715
Posted By Blakebird
2001 XR 400 Titled / Plated - $2200 (colorado springs)

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4738141595.html

XR400 Titled / Plated, Skid Plate, Bark Busters, good tires. All red plastic goes with.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,949
Posted By Blakebird
after all that talk about how much I like my...

after all that talk about how much I like my Toro.... I don't know where I got Toro on the brain, but it's a Troy-Bilt :shog

Great snowblower, btw
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By Blakebird
looks like it sat for a while.... I had a...

looks like it sat for a while....

I had a V11 Sport (Rosso Mandello) - about the only issue I had with that bike was vapor locking, with the fuel pump sitting in the 'V' of the motor, fuel would...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,484
Posted By Blakebird
:lol3 :nod and CJ is right...old Fords are...

:lol3 :nod

and CJ is right...old Fords are good.
doc is not the know-it-all he professes to be on old Fords - if you do get something old, there's nothing wrong with a Y block Ford V8 or one of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12,247
Views: 1,571,715
Posted By Blakebird
1982 Kawasaki KL250 - $1500 (Loveland,Co)

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4731673245.html

Vintage 1992 Kawasaki KL250
Street or a Trail Bike
3302 original miles
Excellent condition
2nd Owner

This bike is in excellent original...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Blakebird
Great to hear, Nick! Every time I drive by...

Great to hear, Nick!

Every time I drive by the Wilderness Experience on the way home I think about you, and wonder what became of that.
I remember the thread asking about the train gig a while...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 14,564
Views: 1,105,599
Posted By Blakebird
might not be a bad idea to contact the stores...

might not be a bad idea to contact the stores...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 14,564
Views: 1,105,599
Posted By Blakebird
maybe you could paste it in so we don't have to...

maybe you could paste it in so we don't have to register on that forum to see it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14,564
Views: 1,105,599
Posted By Blakebird
I kind of miss the days when my half the garage...

I kind of miss the days when my half the garage was all bikes, all the time...

http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg39/blakebird/2000%20XR600/P1000685.jpg
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By Blakebird
one of our group's Spot bailed down in Baja....

one of our group's Spot bailed down in Baja. Called one of the guys wife and she got online, got it's coordinates - we rode back 20 miles and found it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By Blakebird
Spot 2 ?? I could see a first gen...

Spot 2 ??

I could see a first gen maybe...but not a 2
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By Blakebird
it's probably sitting next to my DRZ case saver...

it's probably sitting next to my DRZ case saver that fell off last year :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,484
Posted By Blakebird
underpowered but not junk.

underpowered but not junk.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12,247
Views: 1,571,715
Posted By Blakebird
:stupid that's very nice....original exhaust...

:stupid

that's very nice....original exhaust and everything - a rare find.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,143
Posted By Blakebird
I didn't get away until about noon - drove by and...

I didn't get away until about noon - drove by and there were a few cars there, but the shindig was over.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Blakebird
there's virtually no aftermarket for the DRZ250

there's virtually no aftermarket for the DRZ250
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,143
Posted By Blakebird
The one in Parker is having a ribbon cutting...

The one in Parker is having a ribbon cutting tomorrow, Sat Oct 25....
I had no idea there was a Vehicle Vault opening this close to me:huh
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 24,369
Posted By Blakebird
:nod https://goo.gl/maps/9UgTn

:nod

https://goo.gl/maps/9UgTn
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Blakebird
My 1200 Sport dribbled a couple drops of oil on...

My 1200 Sport dribbled a couple drops of oil on the right side header at a stoplight....smell of burning oil got my attention :lol3

It had about 1,500 miles on it, and I'd just ridden it back from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,127
Posted By Blakebird
[QUOTE=S-TrackJunkie;25353890]Elwood: Shit! ...

[QUOTE=S-TrackJunkie;25353890]Elwood: Shit!

Jake: What?

Elwood: Rollers...

Jake: No!

Elwood: Yeah!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 24,369
Posted By Blakebird
it's pretty green down there for this time of...

it's pretty green down there for this time of year... nice!

2012

http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg39/blakebird/2012%20curse/P1020281.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 432,278
Posted By Blakebird
he likes to stir shit and wants everyone to think...

he likes to stir shit and wants everyone to think he's a savvy consumer.

look where he posts....this thread, Jo Momma, and CS&M - he takes the basement mindset to Road Warriors
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 27,849
Posted By Blakebird
bummer about losing that "America's Team" to the...

bummer about losing that "America's Team" to the Broncos though, huh? :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,061
Posted By Blakebird
way to go Norm! :thumb

way to go Norm! :thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,143
Posted By Blakebird
:lol3 (nice Audi TT, Merf :tb )

:lol3

(nice Audi TT, Merf :tb )
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,004
Posted By Blakebird
Bought a new '90 FXRS-Conv. (convertible) in late...

Bought a new '90 FXRS-Conv. (convertible) in late '89.
FXR-S Conv. and FXR-S Sport both had the "handling package" - Showa, twin discs, Schrader valve in handlebar for air assisted fork, etc.

Put...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,143
Posted By Blakebird
one of my high school buddies had an olive green...

one of my high school buddies had an olive green '67....390 4 spd.

bet he wishes he still had it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,143
Posted By Blakebird
I want to see more Lomax vehicles of the past....

I want to see more Lomax vehicles of the past. :nod
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,143
Posted By Blakebird
great Studebaker, Ted. :clap My dad had a...

great Studebaker, Ted. :clap
My dad had a Studebaker Hawk when I was in grade school.



Frontier's 4.0 V6 (265hp) gets into the low 20's on the road, 15-17 around town.
....and, that's more...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,949
Posted By Blakebird
almost all mfr'rs list engine size now - though...

almost all mfr'rs list engine size now - though looking around it looks like it's in the 6.0 - 6.5hp range


(our Toro is 5.5 hp Tecumseh)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,949
Posted By Blakebird
lots of brands made by a few mfr'rs... pretty...

lots of brands made by a few mfr'rs... pretty tough to buy a bad snowblower.

if budget wasn't a concern, from the reading up I did before we fell into the deal on our Toro - the tracked Honda or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,949
Posted By Blakebird
looks exactly like my Toro, but with a different...

looks exactly like my Toro, but with a different chute guide setup.
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