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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By monkeyman
Really? I'd love to know where this is, lived in...

Really? I'd love to know where this is, lived in Lafayette for 8 years never heard of it. A range close by would be awesome.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,323
Posted By monkeyman
I used to do a 70-mile-each-way commute from...

I used to do a 70-mile-each-way commute from Jersey into Westchester County. Agreed, there are places with traffic worse than CO, but it still can suck here at times. It shouldn't take me an hour to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-19-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,620
Posted By monkeyman
Great report - glad you got out. Looks like a...

Great report - glad you got out. Looks like a great place to ride, and it's a good reminder of what we might get ourselves into (and out of).
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By monkeyman
I'm guessing the reason most people don't get...

I'm guessing the reason most people don't get asked about their plates is the registration is in the same name as their passport. I thought they had a camera that scans the plate when you pull up to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-27-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By monkeyman
I'm glad that works for you. If their software...

I'm glad that works for you. If their software and system wasn't such a piece of shit, maybe it would have worked for me too.

All their web site would give me when I requested my unlock code is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-27-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By monkeyman
Yup, I have all the right info, and re-verified...

Yup, I have all the right info, and re-verified it with their re-send unlock info page. Their unlock just simply doesn't work - "all you have to do is re-enter it" is a far cry from the truth.

It...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-26-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By monkeyman
Done with Garmin's unlock BS - is there anything better?

I've used a Garmin 60CSx for about 3 years, using the same legit install of MapSource & City Nav 7 on the same computer. Now, tonight, for no apparent reason, that install got corrupted and refused...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By monkeyman
I have it on my '07 EXC and agree, that thing is...

I have it on my '07 EXC and agree, that thing is quite solid. However, at least on my bike, it was a huge PITA to install. Can't remember who, but check out the 525 EXC as an adventure bike thread -...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-08-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 12,723
Posted By monkeyman
Looks like a great time as usual. One of these...

Looks like a great time as usual. One of these years I'll make it up there!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,667
Posted By monkeyman
This is such a common problem in CO (CO law is...

This is such a common problem in CO (CO law is very clear about accrued vacation payout on termination - for any reason) that the state has an office that will go to bat for shafted ex-employees. I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,729
Posted By monkeyman
Waiting for the fan to come on is definitely not...

Waiting for the fan to come on is definitely not enough for checking it. As for having a little too much, I wouldn't sweat it, the Rotax will just puke it into the airbox if it doesn't like it.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-23-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,425
Posted By monkeyman
As an east coast transplant to the west (Denver),...

As an east coast transplant to the west (Denver), I wish I had done this 20 years ago. I don't think you could pay me enough to move back east. You're going to love it.

For violagal, I assume...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-18-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12,030
Views: 1,521,447
Posted By monkeyman
2009 KLX250S - $4300 ...

2009 KLX250S - $4300

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/1175729623.html

(it's mine, is it bad form to post it here?)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By monkeyman
Westcliffe/east side Sangre de Christo Conditions?

Anyone know what the conditions of the FS roads up the east side of the Sangres are? Hermit Pass, for example? I'm tempted to go wander this weekend but don't want to get into a sloppy mess of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-22-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,304
Posted By monkeyman
HOLY CRAP. I don't think I'm qualified to even...

HOLY CRAP. I don't think I'm qualified to even read this thread. :bow and that is not sarcasm.

That is some amazing riding there, thanks for posting this. And you know how trails are always...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By monkeyman
+1. BMS just did a kickass job on my ST4s. I...

+1. BMS just did a kickass job on my ST4s.

I still remember the time that NoCo BMW/Ducati (this was before the purchase) tried to talk me into bringing the ST4s up there, they proudly said "our...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By monkeyman
I'd be interested. I might bring a 42R stich that...

I'd be interested. I might bring a 42R stich that I don't have a prayer of ever fitting in again, and maybe some of the gloves that I've bought and decide I don't like after 5 minutes of riding.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-16-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,318
Posted By monkeyman
If you're trying to hand-hold a shot of the ISS...

If you're trying to hand-hold a shot of the ISS (or anything in the night sky), turn off any image stabilization and try to brace against a fence post or wall or something.

FWIW if there are any...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-16-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By monkeyman
Don't know if this is too close, but NF road 235...

Don't know if this is too close, but NF road 235 off Switzerland Trail gets pretty rough pretty quick and should weed out 90% of the 4-wheeled traffic. Several stream crossings, and it's National...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-16-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By monkeyman
you want mountains or plains? Primitive camping...

you want mountains or plains? Primitive camping or camp sites?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By monkeyman
I have the KLX250S, 2009 model with the minor...

I have the KLX250S, 2009 model with the minor updates from 06-07. I think it was pretty much all suspension and cosmetic changes.

It is a really, really fun bike, and it feels fast, but is not all...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-06-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By monkeyman
Nice video. Where is that?

Nice video. Where is that?
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,578
Posted By monkeyman
You need another option (I always do this, no...

You need another option (I always do this, no matter what the forum...) - you might read just about anything, but for the most part stick to commenting on threads about the bikes you own/have owned,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,996
Posted By monkeyman
Wow, I think we've found a group more prickly...

Wow, I think we've found a group more prickly than KLR owners - the Xchallenge owners. Nobody's saying it's an awful bike - someone just asked why people who passed on it didn't like it, so we said...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,996
Posted By monkeyman
Those are the two reasons for me - for the kind...

Those are the two reasons for me - for the kind of riding I do out here, that tank is way too small, and it's not cheap or easy to expand. FWIW this is also my complaint about the 690 - these...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,102
Posted By monkeyman
I'm going to throw out an oddball suggestion -...

I'm going to throw out an oddball suggestion - 525EXC with some mods to make it a little more road-friendly. I have never ridden any 640, but I've heard the 525 has less vibes and I don't find them...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By monkeyman
I've had good luck with Pellman out off Pearl...

I've had good luck with Pellman out off Pearl east of Foothills (Boulder). Had not quite as good luck with John's 4x4, but they aren't bad. I don't want to dis any adv'ers here, but I don't think I'd...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By monkeyman
I still suck at those switchbacks (I've been a...

I still suck at those switchbacks (I've been a noob for years...), but I figure they're great practice. One of these days I'll take one in something other than first gear.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-12-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 968
Posted By monkeyman
Not really a compound, but there's always Giant...

Not really a compound, but there's always Giant Rock:

http://www.labyrinthina.com/rock.htm

further down the page. I don't know much about the Integretron thing at the beginning, but hey, worth...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-12-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 968
Posted By monkeyman
Pretty much. I almost always end up with vacation...

Pretty much. I almost always end up with vacation to burn at the end of the year and I don't like to fly, so I usually do some sort of road trip every December to someplace at least slightly warmer....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-11-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 968
Posted By monkeyman
Do you want singletrack trails, or just dirt...

Do you want singletrack trails, or just dirt roads? Tons of dirt roads all over the place down there. A friend of mine and I went looking for the Scientology base near Tremintina, it was pretty fun....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By monkeyman
Bummer, I had to work late and missed it. My...

Bummer, I had to work late and missed it. My 102mm ED is cooling outside as I type this though, planning to check out the nebula in Orion and maybe saturn. Any other astronomy geeks out there?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-27-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,018
Posted By monkeyman
We used to be almost right over Illegal Pete's -...

We used to be almost right over Illegal Pete's - I think their stove vents dumped everything into our HVAC system, it made me hungry all the time.

Doesn't happen nearly so much with Aji, though we...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-27-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,018
Posted By monkeyman
I live in Lafayette, work in downtown Boulder...

I live in Lafayette, work in downtown Boulder (above Aji). If you don't find one by tomorrow I can bring it in to work and you can pick it up during the day.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-27-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By monkeyman
Last year I'd heard of them as a good place for...

Last year I'd heard of them as a good place for Aprilia service (I have a Futura), since a former Aprilia tech from Twin Peaks went there. But then I couldn't find their web site and assumed they...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,455
Posted By monkeyman
Yup, sounds good - like our own Rockies Stimulus...

Yup, sounds good - like our own Rockies Stimulus Package.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,455
Posted By monkeyman
You posted as I was writing mine - since my idea...

You posted as I was writing mine - since my idea would probably also require input from the people who are away, I like your idea.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,455
Posted By monkeyman
I think this is a great idea. The stuff I'd look...

I think this is a great idea. The stuff I'd look to do most with local advriders would be things that can't be shipped - landscaping and some drywall work are the two in particular that I'll be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,155
Posted By monkeyman
dogs, ducts, and alapacas - we've got some...

dogs, ducts, and alapacas - we've got some interesting businesses here, I'm glad to see not everyone is rotting away in a cube like me.

Keep the "spam" coming I say, hopefully it can help someone...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-18-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By monkeyman
Yup, nice place. Here's a shot of what it looks...

Yup, nice place. Here's a shot of what it looks like from the road. The river and bridge are just to the left of the viewpoint of the photo.

http://grendel.smugmug.com/photos/339077249_bGyYN-L.jpg
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