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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 05:32 AM
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Posted By grizCP
Thanks for the info and your work on this Scott! ...

Thanks for the info and your work on this Scott! :clap

Hey, since you have your ear to the ground on lots of land development stuff... have you heard anything about a new reservoir proposed near...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-25-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
What Craigslist/classified search terms would you...

What Craigslist/classified search terms would you use for one of these?
Forum: Trials 11-25-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 43,037
Posted By grizCP
So... tell me, what is the weather typically like...

So... tell me, what is the weather typically like in early December in San Ysidro? :evil
Forum: Trials 11-24-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 43,037
Posted By grizCP
Hey there Vincent - I was a noob to the RMTA this...

Hey there Vincent - I was a noob to the RMTA this year too - I bought a bike in September and did the last couple of events (Stock, Coral Bluffs and Turkey Rock). Chris (and all the RMTA folks) are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-24-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Its all about the bass...

One more thing...At work we had a raging debate as to whether the catchy Meghan Trainor song is about positive self-image... or a euphemism for anal sex... that doesn't matter, because what it's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-24-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Cheyenne Canon conditions...

Nice ride today (11/24) in the canon - it should give a good idea of the conditions this week, if you're planning to pedal off some Turkey Day calories in the area.

Up the new Chamberlain section,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-22-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Let me clarify... I would probably purchase an...

Let me clarify... I would probably purchase an Electric Trials Bike or KTM Freeride Electric if I were allowed to ride it close to home (given a reasonable price). I was not referring to pedal...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Not a big surprise... but I hope that regulatory...

Not a big surprise... but I hope that regulatory agencies consider allowing e-bike use near urban areas as an incentive to get the product to market. I probably wouldn't pay the bill for an electric...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-19-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Most important question, are you riding the Pugs...

Most important question, are you riding the Pugs SO?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
There's gotta be some science involved, but sunny...

There's gotta be some science involved, but sunny November days have a really interesting "tint" of light IMO. Exceptionally beautiful ride out to Manitou Lake and back to Green Mountain Falls. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2014, 06:51 PM
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Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Went out after work today to do some R&D for my...

Went out after work today to do some R&D for my winter, fatbike night riding. Conditions: temperature = 9F, steady breeze 5-10mph, light snow.

Here's what I learned:
1. I need a better...
Forum: Trials 11-11-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,863
Posted By grizCP
Here ya go! The ones pictured below are Moose...

Here ya go! The ones pictured below are Moose brand....
http://images.motorcycle-superstore.com/productimages/300/2005_moose_racing_bar_ends.jpg
Forum: Trials 11-11-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,863
Posted By grizCP
Thanks for the responses on the clutch... when...

Thanks for the responses on the clutch... when riding this weekend I found that if the clutch seemed to be dragging - I pulled it in, revved thrice it went away immediately.

I also tested...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-08-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 310,557
Posted By grizCP
Clipless MTB shoes - Specialized Taho - Size 44...

Clipless MTB shoes - Specialized Taho - Size 44 (10.5US/28.5cm). Still have lots of life in them... my feet seem to have grown in my 30s. No cleats in them.
...
Forum: Trials 11-06-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,863
Posted By grizCP
Should the clutch drag at all?

Another noob question... before my bike is fully warmed up the clutch drags quite a bit (97 Beta Techno). Let's put it this way, you better be holding on to the brake when you put it in gear or you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 21,796
Posted By grizCP
Side question - is historic vandalism okay? ...

Side question - is historic vandalism okay?

http://stmedia.startribune.com/images/2pillar110113.jpg

Edit - just saw mjskier's post - same idea...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
On the bright side, I have my suspension DIALED...

On the bright side, I have my suspension DIALED on my rigid fat bike - 8.1psi tire pressure. :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
I recently had my suspension serviced on my FS...

I recently had my suspension serviced on my FS and put everything back to the same air pressures and rebound clicks as before service. Everything feels just a bit more harsh than I remember it,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Top secret or can you share? :evil

Top secret or can you share? :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-23-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Yeah Carl! You have had your fingers in on some...

Yeah Carl! You have had your fingers in on some epic stuff this year - thanks for your work!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,267
Posted By grizCP
Love this for rear tire and good price.... HATE...

Love this for rear tire and good price.... HATE the front. No wait, hate is not a strong enough word.

But, my opinion may not be valuable since I am of the MT43 ilk and have taken the vow of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-14-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By grizCP
All of my "tips" are no longer applicable since...

All of my "tips" are no longer applicable since you may only watch the race from designated areas.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-06-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Did you figure out your preferred tire pressure...

Did you figure out your preferred tire pressure yet? PS - love the looks of the Special Ops...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-06-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Autumn is way too short in Colorado. I had to...

Autumn is way too short in Colorado. I had to stop several times on my ride just to take in the sensory experience in it's fullness today... Mostly, I just love the way it smells and the way the...
Forum: Trials 09-23-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By grizCP
I would love clarification on "pumping" the hose...

I would love clarification on "pumping" the hose between rad and head. Is this a motion like milking a cow? Or just squeezing the hose? I may be totally off on what I'm picturing...

Thanks if...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-21-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
The Pugs makes a pretty damn good tractor for the...

The Pugs makes a pretty damn good tractor for the Trail-a-bike. My son was pumped that we took the "fatty" lines through the creek beds and sandy washes.
...
Forum: Trials 09-18-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 224,052
Posted By grizCP
Trials Kickstand Info... Beta Techno 1997

So I am getting into trials - I just purchased an old Beta Techno 250. It was missing the kickstand; I didn't think it a big deal until my first trials event. Each section I had to find somewhere...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Lol. Yes, and it's kind of the same in the ski...

Lol. Yes, and it's kind of the same in the ski world... fatties and reverse camber and ....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
12 Stages of Fat Biking

I'm somewhere in 4,5,6 Stage, although I've already got #7 covered and have been posting about fatbikes on this forum (#9).
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
My reasons for picking the Pugs were for...

My reasons for picking the Pugs were for versatility. 135mm hubs, 100mm BB cranks, etc... This link is specifically comparing the Pugs and Moonlander, but the same could be said of many of the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 18,944
Posted By grizCP
First off, I'm looking for any suggestions.... my...

First off, I'm looking for any suggestions.... my son is totally resistant to wearing boots, which I'm sure is typical. Any tricks on getting little kids to accept safety gear that they find...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,731
Posted By grizCP
I ended up having the best success with Krylon...

I ended up having the best success with Krylon Crystal Clear. It is labeled as a glossy coat for hobby applications (like baskets, models, etc...) but it really worked well, dried clear and hard. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
I put the Pugs in it's element yesterday. As I...

I put the Pugs in it's element yesterday. As I was riding around the Catamount Loop, I noticed long sections of gently sloped shoreline along North Cat. To quote Modest Mouse, "... and we'll all...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,074
Posted By grizCP
Most MTBers (myself included) understand the...

Most MTBers (myself included) understand the skill required to ride high mountain single track and have at least some respect. Some hikers are just plain ANTI and strict followers of the trail yield...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Nice! Is this the section that starts at the...

Nice! Is this the section that starts at the Mission Bell and heads NW?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Got up early to ride up the Chutes, Gold Camp and...

Got up early to ride up the Chutes, Gold Camp and Buckhorn Cut-off to get a good view of the balloon festival. The picture is terrible, but if you look really close at the horizon you can see the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,109
Posted By grizCP
It's a good thing that it didn't cost money to...

It's a good thing that it didn't cost money to watch those guys (pros) today... the peloton was in and out of view in like 30 seconds. However, we did see a wicked pile-up in the drop-out race...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
Hey Heyduke, I have a Salida area question for...

Hey Heyduke, I have a Salida area question for you, specifically Columbine/Rainbow Trail question - is it better (and by better I mean longer, flowy-er descent) to go up Columbine and down FR101 or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
I put it on a questionably-reliable scale and it...

I put it on a questionably-reliable scale and it showed between 33-34 lbs. It's a L (20'') frame. I found this to be the same reported weight for most others on a mtb forum search.

Initial mods:...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 114,692
Posted By grizCP
It rained a lot after work today. ...

It rained a lot after work today.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-_3WgMlys5IU/U-7Vtfk1iqI/AAAAAAAAKoQ/ETUNuIzSyEo/w640-h480-no/20140815_180400-001.jpg
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