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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2015, 08:07 AM
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Views: 185
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Fountain Valley Single Track

Went riding yesterday (24th) and WOW! they had a flood event sometime last week. Much of the southern portion of loop has tree blockings caused by river flood. Not just the hop-over variety but need...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Like your go get'em attitude, but you will find...

Like your go get'em attitude, but you will find you are not going to be able to ride all year long, even in Denver. Short street rides that avoid shaded areas is about all you should expect Mid Nov...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I was looking for the exact tuning numbers like...

I was looking for the exact tuning numbers like what I posted on pg2. I think we could build a nice resource of map settings if folks are wanting to share info. Also just curious to see other peoples...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
'15 WR250 Getting a little lovin'?

After reading the 250 shootout that ranked the WR last, I had a slight bit of doubt if I made the "right" purchase. With that said, it was nice to quick-read a couple of supermarket dirtbike mags...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Congratulations! Being this is your first new...

Congratulations! Being this is your first new bike I would do the following before hitting the trail...
read through break-in procedures in manual
put bike on stand and check as many bolts and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
my math is messed up

WR costs a few hundred more to start with, so can you make the FX into a WR for $1700?.........I think the answer is yes, but real close coastwise and would take much more effort. I've made my move...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Another thing Roach.......I can tell you...

Another thing Roach.......I can tell you straight-up that on your test ride you will think WR is POS due to its restrictive emissions (especially compared to FX). Bottom line to ask yourself is can...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
One Fat Roach... I am still perfectly happy w/...

One Fat Roach...
I am still perfectly happy w/ my purchase of the WR over the FX (although the recent 250 comparison ranked the WR last and FX 1st). Air box, exhaust, and ECU upgrade made huge...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Might look into Old Colorado City/Manitu (n of...

Might look into Old Colorado City/Manitu (n of hwy24). Hurry though because many of the race teams stay in that area. Would be a 5min cab ride to downtown......or just hitch-n-walk, pretty safe in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2015, 07:48 PM
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Views: 261
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Group of Adv riders Sat 16may

saw a group of ten or so riders near Rainbow Falls (hwy 67) heading towards WP late Sat. morning. Bikes in the front appeared to be DRZ's and each had a after market rally type windshield (solid...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 937
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
that there is a 30% chance that it will rain...

that there is a 30% chance that it will rain somewhere within the boundary of the forecast area.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Mat0404

I'd look into suspension settings. Maybe the front is too soft or rear too hard (or both). I have found just a couple of "clicks" either way when adjusting suspension makes a noticeable difference in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Learn something new everyday. The whole south...

Learn something new everyday. The whole south part of town thing obviously did not register in brain this morning. Thanks!...bummed for those who relied on this resource for their riding needs.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
there was two places

So there is no gas in CB? Last year there were two stations, the Shell store heading towards ski lodge and another at the hardware store in center of town. Thank goodness for the store at Taylor Res.!
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Probably. Besides, what would be the purpose of...

Probably. Besides, what would be the purpose of comparing the two in this thread? However, your idea would make a good topic to start in a new, stand alone post...something along the lines of "bike...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
the more i think about it

it was an "OH-Shit!" moment:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I did discover

that the bike will start right up even after sitting upside down for a couple of minutes (like when you flip a bicycle over for maintenance) until I could get up off the ground, lay the bike onto its...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Negatives (nit-pickin')

so as to not be a complete homer, I have identified a few negatives about the bike.....


Bars feel kind of narrow.
Navigating & setting of race display function and toggling between it and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Our troops deserve...

Open MC "playdays" at the former PPIR. You could have tackday like environment using the road course inside the facility. Supermoto and vaious bike-olyimpic type events in the paved parking areas for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
How does it work?

Let's say I wanted to sell some MX boots on the facebook site, how would the process go down?

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Thumb Competition ECU Settings

ECU upgrade complete. Many thanks to Apex Sports, Colorado Springs, CO. who tuned my bike (very good I might add). Tech charged an hour for the service and in doing so tried a variety of settings....
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
ECU Upgrade - not "tuned" (yet)

I have completed the Competition ECU upgrade and recommended "mods" per GYT-R instructions. Right now, w/o fine tuning ECU, this upgrade eliminates off-idle hiccups and makes the bike perfectly fine...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Here is an image Competition ECU instructions... ...

Here is an image Competition ECU instructions...
The shop where I bought mine had already replaced throttle stop screw.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Installed ECU and completed airbox mod. Tried to...

Installed ECU and completed airbox mod. Tried to do exhaust baffle removal but did not have right sized allen wrench (ugh) so I bailed. If I cannot get to it by Friday I'll just have shop do it....
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I would test ride the 250FX and use that as the...

I would test ride the 250FX and use that as the test sample for power. If you ride a stock, just out of the box WR250F you will not like it because of the off-idle roughnes. Just like the mags say,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I am using my previously owned 450x as a...

I am using my previously owned 450x as a reference here, but you will be disappointed/frustrated with the low end power and hesitation due to the ECU, but get it in the upper revs and the bike zooms...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,743
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
2015 wr250f

Got me one! Anyone else?
Really like it, but needs ECU upgrade bigtime. Here's how mine stands currently.. Enduro Engineering Bark-Busters w/ stock pipe.

NTDF..
ECU upgrade. Got it, plan to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-27-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
moved from Austin to Colorado

and believe me, unless you are Rambo, riding "normal" colorado backcountry is remote enough for many. Keep in mind trail-blazing in Colorado is bad news and to "stay the trail" when searching for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,511
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I'm into the sport but cannot make it to Denver...

I'm into the sport but cannot make it to Denver to watch. Bummed that Alonzo will not be racing.
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 165,862
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Track Designer's Fault?

The design of the track dictates a riders behavior (IMO). When you create a track where the primary opportunities to pass are only in the corners, this breeds the type of racing we watched at A2. In...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-20-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Chief, you riding your klr at Penrose? So long as...

Chief, you riding your klr at Penrose? So long as I don't miss a turn, it's an ok ride on a big DS? I only looked at info on internet and it scared me off.
Greco..gas-gas or wr at Fountain? I ask...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-19-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Laugh I'm envious you got a couple of rides in this...

I'm envious you got a couple of rides in this weekend, good job. Riding the paved roads around Deckers is not cutting it for me. Before selling my '06 450x in 2012, the Fountain trail was my main...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Group Investmet?

I do not understand why this area (read: city/county) does not embrace the off-road motorcycle world. Constant talk about "city of champions" and BS like that in an attempt to create some false...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Thanks Greco!

Thanks Greco!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-14-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Dirt Bike Riding-CS/Fountain/Pueblo

Hi two-wheel kin folk.
a) Is the single track riding area across from PPIR still open?
b) How about the place just east of those trails on Hanover Road? It used to have an mx track and what the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,397
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
The turn where I think this happened has claimed...

The turn where I think this happened has claimed two people now that I know of......last turn coming out of the pass heading west, decreasing radius rt hander. If I'm correct, crash marks suggest he...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 22,973
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
ooh, cutting reply. What's next, "I know you are,...

ooh, cutting reply. What's next, "I know you are, but what am I". jeez.
Hear me now, listen later.......if someone is willing to run from the cops they have forfeited their rights to "reasonable...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 22,973
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
let's see.....2am, in excess of 100mph, not only...

let's see.....2am, in excess of 100mph, not only tried to ditch the law, but decided to "run" and your commenting on use of excessive force? Reading posts like this in this tread makes me wonder who...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,055
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I really like the right forearm pocket on my...

I really like the right forearm pocket on my Roadcrafter jacket. Keep a rag/paper towel in there for shield cleaning. Also very handy in wet conditions. Easy to reach over w/ left hand and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-02-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 22,973
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
sour, your post supports my assumption that...

sour,
your post supports my assumption that people, probably "young" people, seem to not take into account the events leading up to the accused "excessive force" claims. I would like to understand...
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