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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-22-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By bigdog1807
Loveland day trip

Leave Loveland heading West on 34 and take it to Estes Park. Take a peek at the Stanley Hotel if you're a Shining fan (the movie). Then take Macgregor just past the Stanley which turns into Devil's...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By bigdog1807
Don't believe everything. As I suspected in this...

Don't believe everything. As I suspected in this case, the DMV is not all-knowing and the title they produced incorrectly represents this bike as a 450EXC. After speaking with a dealer, the VIN...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By bigdog1807
Thanks Zoob

Thanks Zoob
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By bigdog1807
Engine identification

Looking at a used bike for sale by individual. Owner selling as an 09 530 EXC. The VIN checks out as an 09 but I'm not convinced it's a 530 vs 450. Anyone know how to tell? The # I see on left...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,221
Posted By bigdog1807
In the replacement hip biz for 20 years; one of...

In the replacement hip biz for 20 years; one of the concerns in hip replacement is dislocation. A few factors reduce that possibility, 1 being precise implantation. This is done by hand, so there...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-17-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14,499
Views: 2,105,167
Posted By bigdog1807
TKCs

I'd take them if you are anywhere near Denver to Ft Collins, but I think you're on the west side of CO.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 259,598
Posted By bigdog1807
So true. It's a damn shame those with the gold,...

So true. It's a damn shame those with the gold, seldom have the sense.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 259,598
Posted By bigdog1807
Perception is a problem

My 2 cents is that nearly everyone perceives they are more important than anyone else. 'I'm late for work, kids soccer practice, etc. so I can speed, run red lights, whatever...' 'Well I'm training...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-20-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By bigdog1807
Why this site rocks!

Thanks ozarkrider! You stepped up big time and saved a long deserved ride from an early end.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-20-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 83,900
Views: 3,883,719
Posted By bigdog1807
OzarkRider, u da man!

Thanks for bailing out a good buddy. You are what makes this site really awesome!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-19-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 83,900
Views: 3,883,719
Posted By bigdog1807
Inmate needs rear tire in a hurry

Inmate, overnight in Harrison, AR needs a rear tire, 180/55/17 in order to continue trip. Call Tom @ 618-406-4444
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-19-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By bigdog1807
Urgent assistance needed in NW Arkansas

Fellow inmate in urgent need of rear tire; 180/55/17. Apparently the sweet Arkansas twisties took their toll on tire with <2500 miles on it. He is overnight in Harrison, AR on Sat 10/19 with little...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By bigdog1807
Forget I asked

Don't give me any 205 grief, found other threads on subject.
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By bigdog1807
CO2 motorcycle tire inflator ????

As an avid cyclist, I'm very familiar with how effective the CO2 inflators are for those applications. What experiences has anyone had using them on a fully deflated, trail or side of the road...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 3,577,893
Posted By bigdog1807
Input requested on purchase of 09 TE 610

Is there anything about the 09 to be aware of vs. other years? I've been on KTM for several years and there are good years and others with know issues.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-22-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,219
Posted By bigdog1807
If you don't mind strangers, I'd like to hang out...

If you don't mind strangers, I'd like to hang out with some like minded riders. I've met Mr/Mrs Hellsickle and Wudscrasher and a couple others but still feel like a noob to the area after 55 weeks.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By bigdog1807
Alpine Loop (or equivalent) anyone 9/15-19?

If the roads open so I can escape Loveland, I'm thinking I need to get in some serious off-road and/or DS type riding, before work keeps me from having fun, until the snow flies. I'm thinking Pearl...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By bigdog1807
Also considering weekend of 20th, I've heard the...

Also considering weekend of 20th, I've heard the fall colors ride is a good one. I haven't been on many of the routes planned for that. Agree that traffic affects the Zen. May not be too bad if...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,860
Posted By bigdog1807
Kareem Sobky in Denver is an excellent surgeon...

Kareem Sobky in Denver is an excellent surgeon and a great guy. I've worked in the O.R. with him over 2 years and will attest to his skills. He's at Exempla St Joseph's. PM me if I can assist you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By bigdog1807
Interested; what are you planning?

Interested; what are you planning?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,901
Posted By bigdog1807
Welcome to the GS world. Having come off 2 big...

Welcome to the GS world. Having come off 2 big twins that had the look/feel/sound of a 'real' motorcycle, I'll NEVER go back. Get your GSA layed over dragging your pegs in the twisties and see if...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By bigdog1807
Usually up for some miles; pm or email me if you...

Usually up for some miles; pm or email me if you have days in mind.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,360
Posted By bigdog1807
If you're willing to ride the 640 to Colorado...

If you're willing to ride the 640 to Colorado from Missouri, then I'd say the Rainbow would seem easier by comparison, IMHO, having crossed Kansas 3 times last August.:D Nebraska ain't no picnic...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By bigdog1807
Hand guard recommendations

I want to upgrade to a real hand guard for offroad. I've looked at the HIGHWAY DIRT BIKE options and they look pretty nice. Anyone have these on a 1200GS or other brand they recommend?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-18-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By bigdog1807
Very cool, thanks!

Very cool, thanks!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By bigdog1807
Need ideas for a dual sport route, Loveland to Evergreen

New to the area and taking off 5/24, me on 1200GS and a buddy riding my XR650. Prefer more off-road but nothing too wild unless you wanna help pick up the tractors. Heck if you want to join us,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By bigdog1807
I was hoping to make the Dino Run but have a...

I was hoping to make the Dino Run but have a buddy coming in Thu afternoon and not sure time will allow the prep needed + the 5hr ride to Craig. I was at the NCTR meeting in March. I may make it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By bigdog1807
Hey Hellsickle, I'm semi new to area and I rode...

Hey Hellsickle, I'm semi new to area and I rode with Wudscrasher a couple weeks ago. Your name came up. I'd be interested in this ride. Any chance we could get a few guys together for a beer or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By bigdog1807
With the name whiskeyandbikes (2 of my favorites)...

With the name whiskeyandbikes (2 of my favorites) I'd be glad to ride with you. I'm in Loveland and looking for buddies to ride with. Actually looking to ride 4/13. PM me if you have days in mind.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By bigdog1807
Pick up a CO Butler map that shows epic blacktop,...

Pick up a CO Butler map that shows epic blacktop, gravel and dirt roads. If you haven't ridden in the area, you'll be amazed at the scenery regardless of the path.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-03-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 62,575
Posted By bigdog1807
2 noobs (to this ride) would like to join in. ...

2 noobs (to this ride) would like to join in. Where would a good meeting place be on Fri? We are unable to hit the road from Loveland until 6pm Thu at the earliest and it's 5hrs to Craig.
Forum: Face plant 04-02-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,053
Posted By bigdog1807
Know you options

Unicompartmental knee replacements are far more common on the medial (closest to the midline) compartment but are done on the lateral also. Uni's are still common but not all surgeons perform them...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-01-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By bigdog1807
Anyone driving from KC to St Louis 4/25?

Anyone want a passenger from KC to St Louis on 4/25? I'll buy the gas, lunch and talk motorcycles. I live in Colorado, flying to KC to visit parents, then heading to STL to meet buddies for 3 days...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 73,711
Views: 7,618,718
Posted By bigdog1807
Vertically challenged XRL rider

Anyone know of a lower seat or idea to help a short legged guy with an 09 XRL?
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By bigdog1807
Vertically challenged XRL rider

I have 2 options: find out if any of the riding boot makers have a Gene Simmons (KISS) version of their off road boot or only stop riding when the bike is in a 12" deep rut.:photog
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-21-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 25,437
Posted By bigdog1807
New to area but not to riding, pain or riding...

New to area but not to riding, pain or riding while in pain. I'm in if you'll allow it:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,830
Posted By bigdog1807
It'll be 3 loaded GSs seeking out twisty and/or...

It'll be 3 loaded GSs seeking out twisty and/or unpaved roads, so 100mph will be unlikely. It's more of the '70 in a 45' that concerns me. Posted limits keep grandma's heart rate down in a sweeper,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,830
Posted By bigdog1807
Appreciate the replies:ricky. So we'll be headed...

Appreciate the replies:ricky. So we'll be headed in from the east and I have the Butler map for OR. But, if there are any hidden gems, paved or otherwise that have merit, would you mind sharing? ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,830
Posted By bigdog1807
Oregon law enforcement

Was looking for some feedback on law enforcement presence on the great motorcycle roads there. I've heard guys say it's very strict. I assume, like most places, it depends on the road, day of week,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By bigdog1807
Any dirt rides around No CO 11-3 or 4

New to the Ft Collins area and looking to tag along with some local trail experts. I was checking out the Red Bull Romaniacs hard enduro race and now I feel the need for speed, or something like...
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