Elephant Ride 2013

Discussion in 'The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...' started by SgtMarty, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. SgtMarty

    SgtMarty Retired, baby!

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    If some snow cuts down on the ice, I'm okay with it.
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  2. modette

    modette RMAR

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    That's not too much
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  3. wbunt

    wbunt Been here awhile

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    My XR is ready took 250 screws per tire . Took it to Dead Lake today to try out the screws . They work great , can't wait to try them on the 10th . What better way to celebrate my 47th wedding anniversary ?
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  4. modette

    modette RMAR

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    hmmm what bike to bring, no screws in either...I'm not sure I'll mess with the chains either this year...maybe I'll just go naked :freaky
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  5. Scott1911

    Scott1911 Been here awhile

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    Did that last year, the KLR got very heavy.
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  6. RustySpokes

    RustySpokes Ordinary average guy

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    This brings up a question I've had floating around in the back of my head...

    Are there any regulations regarding riding on frozen lakes? Obviously I wouldn't do it on a lake with a bunch of ice fishermen or in a populated area. But I've always wondered if the man has any rules about it. :dunno
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  7. oldmanb777

    oldmanb777 Just say NO to socialism!

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    pretty much, no motor vehicles on frozen lakes in Colorado.
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  8. modette

    modette RMAR

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    I would of never guessed that. In Michigan its fair game. My cousins boyfriend almost sent his pickup through their lake...LOL Only deal is, your insurance is no good when you drive out onto the ice.
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  9. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    Do you mean no vehicles on frozen lakes on public lands? There are a few ice races in the state (both MC and cars).
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  10. oldmanb777

    oldmanb777 Just say NO to socialism!

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    I know for ice fishing that the DOW doesn't allow it. However some places do, like Georgetown, but only during sactioned events. So not sure what the law allows.
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  11. mtncrzy

    mtncrzy Adventurer

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    I did the Georgetown Races years ago. The only requirements were to have a radiator overflow reservoir and a battery tie down. A helmet for yourself
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  12. Mtncrzr

    Mtncrzr Just Kidding, not really

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    I'm in. Missed it last year, but this will be #6ish. Never made it past the first gate. They quit plowing the road the first year I went...:D
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  13. oldmanb777

    oldmanb777 Just say NO to socialism!

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    In, at least for the bonfire. no studs (:rofl) The kitchen pass is being negotiated. Probably take the apartment on wheels (small) Unless I get a better offer, like a trip to Copper Canyon or Moab, or the Tail of the Dragon. I get those offers all the time, you know.:huh
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  14. wbunt

    wbunt Been here awhile

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    I have about 250 5/8 kold kutters left over if anyone needs them .
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  15. Mtncrzr

    Mtncrzr Just Kidding, not really

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    It should'nt be too bad this year...:D

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  16. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    Yes, pics; this thread is missing pics:

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    From the Elephant ride custom bike show:

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  17. ere109

    ere109 Ride On!

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    That guy nearly killed himself last year when he ramped off the 10' snow bank. Was cool to watch, though. I've got two noobs, and will give Bendejo a call right now. No wife this year, so I'll be camping with the REAL men.
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  18. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    Hopefully I'll have a number of noobs along with me too.
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  19. Spat

    Spat Been here awhile

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    The Ural guys should be up there Sunday morning to muck things up again this year.

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  20. SgtMarty

    SgtMarty Retired, baby!

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    Was a little dicey when he fell through the ice into the river the night before, too.
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