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Old 06-16-2012, 09:01 PM   #14386
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Great! Lemme know when the t's are crossed and the I's dotted. Next summer?!
Okay then. Fresh 908 anyone?
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Old 06-16-2012, 09:04 PM   #14387
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You'd need a tire to get there and back! Ride down on a mefo, put on the 908 you shipped there, ride and swap back for the ride home. I know the ones we ordered that are in our respective garages will be done this fall. I'm throwing on the Mefo this week. Saving the 908 for fall when it gets muddy again! So 3-4 rears per year and looks like 2 fronts. Gonna have to get a second job to buy rubber! It'll be just like college all over again but different kind of rubber! Haha.
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Old 06-16-2012, 10:19 PM   #14388
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Black Bear would be no problem on a Mefo.

The steps are granite... almost like pavement

(I have a MEFO on the rear; tkc on the front in the above blackbear photo)

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Old 06-16-2012, 10:34 PM   #14389
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Black Bear would be no problem on a Mefo.

The steps are granite... almost like pavement

(I have a MEFO on the rear; tkc on the front in the above blackbear photo)

Yeah but... It's all those loose pieces that look kind of scary to me.

If you ride up it do you have to go back down? Or can one find a good excuse to go another way back.
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Old 06-16-2012, 10:37 PM   #14390
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The steps are strictly one way down only. Once you enter them you cannot turn back. There is a ranger on an atv issuing tickets to violators


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Old 06-16-2012, 10:49 PM   #14391
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Just awesome! One more question, can you clean it or do you have to dab. Might be kind interesting for us inseam challenged riders on big, tall, heavy bikes. Thanks Geek. Sweet photos as usual.
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Old 06-16-2012, 11:07 PM   #14392
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Old 06-17-2012, 04:17 AM   #14393
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Old 06-17-2012, 05:10 AM   #14395
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Old 06-17-2012, 06:40 AM   #14396
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Black Bear would be no problem on a Mefo.

The steps are granite... almost like pavement

(I have a MEFO on the rear; tkc on the front in the above blackbear photo)

Yeah, I know the Mefo would be great there, but it's a long haul there and back so I'm thinking that 2 tires would be needed to get the trip done.Figured the mefo would allow lots of pavement and dirt to get down, then 908 for while we're there and mefo to get home. This is near Denver no? So 3400km round trip plus ripping around and exploring too, me figures it's a 2 tire trip. Changing out my 908 this week and it has 1500kms on it. It's almost a slick down the center now with large chunks missing and gouges everywhere. LOVE THIS TIRE EATING MONSTER!!
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Old 06-17-2012, 06:54 AM   #14397
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Yeah, I know the Mefo would be great there, but it's a long haul there and back so I'm thinking that 2 tires would be needed to get the trip done.Figured the mefo would allow lots of pavement and dirt to get down, then 908 for while we're there and mefo to get home. This is near Denver no? So 3400km round trip plus ripping around and exploring too, me figures it's a 2 tire trip. Changing out my 908 this week and it has 1500kms on it. It's almost a slick down the center now with large chunks missing and gouges everywhere. LOVE THIS TIRE EATING MONSTER!!
Or two TKC80's would do it - right down the middle.
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Old 06-17-2012, 09:14 AM   #14398
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This is near Denver no? So 3400km round trip plus ripping around and exploring too, me figures it's a 2 tire trip. Changing out my 908 this week and it has 1500kms on it. It's almost a slick down the center now with large chunks missing and gouges everywhere. LOVE THIS TIRE EATING MONSTER!!
It is not near Denver - unless you consider 7 hours of driving "near"

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Old 06-17-2012, 12:21 PM   #14399
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It is not near Denver - unless you consider 7 hours of driving "near"

My bad. Where then?
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Old 06-17-2012, 01:18 PM   #14400
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Never mind. Found it. So it's actually farther. Almost 4000k round trip. DEFINITELY need 2 rears for the whole trip. Saw some images of the pass too. Looks gnarly! Gotta check it out maybe next season!
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