KLR Webster Pass and Radical Hill, Colorado

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  1. disbanded

    disbanded Adventurer

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    Took the KLR up and over Webster Pass and Radical Hill, Colorado.

    One of the toughest, yet most rewarding rides I have ever done.

    <iframe width="853" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/cwAoWMHtsoc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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  2. doc_ricketts

    doc_ricketts Thumper jockey

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    Very nice video. Thanks for posting. Makes me homesick.
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  3. khpossum

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    How does it compare with the east side of mosquito pass (if you have been there)
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  4. The Rizz

    The Rizz Been here awhile

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    Did I see a KLR wheelie in there? ? Only time I could get mine to do that was slipping the clutch from a dead stop. .... at sea level.
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  5. derm75

    derm75 I'm a brother shamus...

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    That hill is steeper than it looks in the video.:evil I've ridden down Radical Hill on a KLR, but never up. Nice job.
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  6. hughesatron

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    great video! I wish I knew you before I sold my KLR. looks like a ton of fun. great editing BTW
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  7. BuilderScott

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    Very nice.

    Brap!

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  8. Blakebird

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    that top pitch of Radical looked better (less big rocks) than I've seen it some years, but it's still a handful on a KLR I'll bet.
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  9. shotty_co

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    Nice pass on the singletrack wrecking machines ( atv's)
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  10. Wentjo

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    Nice work! I was one of the guys that parked beside you with the Ktm's. Great day for a ride. Enjoyed the video too.
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  11. disbanded

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    Never ridden Mosquito Pass, but it's on my list. I moved to Colorado just a little over a year ago, so I have a long list of things to do...
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  12. disbanded

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    I can actually ride some pretty sweet wheelies on the KLR. No bike mods either, besides suspension.

    I would have done more in the video, but my arms were too tired from wrestling the bike up the mountain.
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  13. disbanded

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    Thanks! I even edited out some of my riding just to show that pass.
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  14. disbanded

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    Very cool, I wanted to ride up with you guys, but wasn't ready in time to take off when yall did. Let me know if you do any more rides cuz I would love to come along. I can hang...
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  15. disbanded

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    Since everyone seemed to like my video, here is another of some KLR singletracking at Rampart Range, and don't miss the faceplant at the end when I clip a rock in the trail. Thanks guys!

    The trail starts at 1:30, I make a few passes at 3:00, and my wreck slomo is at 5:20-ish.

    I get moving pretty good on this one.

    <iframe width="853" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/PFhdQJ9PGuI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    And this is a better view of some singletrack leading up to the faceplant. Full speed crash vid at 1:45. Enjoy!

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  16. Pariahtize

    Pariahtize Miscategorized

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    Nice riding:clap
    KLR is a good machine once the suspension is sorted. . . I loved mine.
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  17. Wentjo

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    PM me your info and I'll give you a call. I go out almost every weekend.

    Joe
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  18. disbanded

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    Here are a few pics from the day

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    Another pic

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  20. disbanded

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    Quad rider shoveling the snow off the pass so he could get thru

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