2012 WestFest, July 27-29

Discussion in 'Regional Forums' started by Pablo83, Oct 28, 2011.

  1. _Magoo_

    _Magoo_ master of disaster....

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    Am finding that I'm not entirely focused on work-related matters today......:p3rry
  2. fifthcircle

    fifthcircle Beer Knurd

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    Man I'm excited!! Just put on 14/47 gearing(was15/44) and new D606's on the DRZ.

    Leaving Lincoln tomorrow morning for the springs. Gonna hopefully hit Trinity Brewing for dinner/beers Thursday night. If anyone wants to join us, pm me :deal:freaky
  3. Tellydoug

    Tellydoug Troubador of joy

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    Happyriding is on her way, after stopping in Steamboat for some steak last night. She's planning to head down through Aspen and up over Independence on her way to Lake George. She was "wowed" by the scenery yesterday coming down to Steamboat from Laramie, I wonder what she'll say after she sees the mountains today? :lol3
  4. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    All asphalt - Gorgeous ride, crazy castle. This is an all-day drive, you might even want to wake up early for this one.

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    These tracks include Skyline Drive.
  5. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    Easy - Dirt / Asphalt - this ride will probably take most of the day

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  6. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    Take Boreas Pass (easy dirt) to Breck and Hoosier Pass (paved) back. A Goldwing could do this route (I've even seen one up there).

    These track also include La Salle Pass which is more difficult than the rest of the route. There are tracks for an alternate way around LaSalle as well.

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  7. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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  8. enduro0125

    enduro0125 Sticks and Stones™..

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    Go Sara,Go!! :clap
  9. fifthcircle

    fifthcircle Beer Knurd

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    OK, so flyrodder actually put the new rubber on the rims....I was...busy....

    14/47 = 5mph first gear idle, and easy up wheelies! I can still go 80 too. WEEEEEE!!!

    Sent from my fat thumbs on a small touch screen.
  10. delta21

    delta21 Been here awhile

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    Anybody going to be hanging around the campground tommorow ?
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    _CJ Retrogrouch

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  12. _Magoo_

    _Magoo_ master of disaster....

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    I have the utmost of confidence in your wrenching capabilities......U can do it! :rofl
  13. _Magoo_

    _Magoo_ master of disaster....

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    I should be rolling in around 3 tomorrow afternoon, tent camping......I'll be thirsty by the time the camp is set up....:freaky
  14. gbmaz

    gbmaz Power Newb

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    I should be rolling in around 4. Also tent camping.
  15. c.vestal

    c.vestal Rally On

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    I'll see ya mid-day Friday.:D
  16. sopascat

    sopascat aka "DevilCat"

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    Looking at mid-day Friday myself
  17. James Adams

    James Adams ɹǝsn uʍop ǝpᴉsdn Administrator

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    Any photos of the ugly part? Doable on a big bike with TKCs?

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    EDIT #2: hell no.
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  18. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    I don't have any pics of that section. It's steep with fist sized loose rocks and some ruts. Like I said, we've had three 950's do it, but they were all very good riders. None of the 650 or smaller bikes have had any issues (except maybe some issues on snow/ice, but that won't be a problem for us).
  19. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    No, it's not quite that bad. I think that's Pioneer Gulch or one of those others that heads over towards Redcone.

    [EDIT] Now that I look at that closer, that's one of the trails down to Middle Fork. It's between Missouri Gulch and Sheep Mtn. You can access it from the top of Georgia Pass, but it's not the main trail. I actually rode that last Sunday for the first time. I took my DR350 down it. I'd like to try and go back up it some time just to prove I can, but overall it doesn't look like much fun. Later in my ride I ran into another group that came across a couple on a loaded beemer that were heading for this trail. I'd like to see pics of that ride.
  20. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    I'm dropping off the tee shirts tonight, but probably won't see anyone. :cry

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