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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By Sawatch
That's a cool article about the mine... Rito...

That's a cool article about the mine...

Rito Alto was a early hispanic settlement, sheep ranchers mainly. The church & graveyard land was donated by the later anglo rancher/owner to preserve the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By Sawatch
The lake to the west is Rito Alto. My dad hauled...

The lake to the west is Rito Alto. My dad hauled me up the trail to the lake on the back of a ToteGoat when I was a kid [early 60's]. I always heard the Hermit road was put in to access a mine that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 464,044
Posted By Sawatch
There is no aftermarket shifter option for the...

There is no aftermarket shifter option for the '13 XT. If you found a shifter lever that would fit the spindle directly then the shift pattern would be backwards.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 464,044
Posted By Sawatch
Bash Plate

I made mine using a truck mud flap. 3/16 thick and just flat to the surface of the frame. You can make yours wide as you feel will work. Attached with hd zip ties, drilled for oil bolt access. No...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 464,044
Posted By Sawatch
Valve Service

+1 on what ped says. If yours is newer FI and it fires right up every time your valves are most likely in good set. Save yourself big bucks and read up on the easy process of doing them youself when...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 464,044
Posted By Sawatch
Frender Swap

Here's how I made a generic Acerbis fender fit and keep the stock headlight and side [reflector mount/clips] intact. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 464,044
Posted By Sawatch
Dirt Bagz has a rack at a reasonable price. ...

Dirt Bagz has a rack at a reasonable price.
http://www.dbzproducts.com/
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By Sawatch
Even though this is a 250 thread, contact Bruce...

Even though this is a 250 thread, contact Bruce for great info and mods for your XR suspension.

http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/1115351-bruces-suspension-terrain-tamer-forks-for-xr250/
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 464,044
Posted By Sawatch
Ron, a bit of an update. I used the DynoJet...

Ron, a bit of an update. I used the DynoJet controller and set it to enrich the fuel and kept an eye on my plug for readings. I backed it off a bit and over the last 1K miles it's maintained the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-17-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,323
Posted By Sawatch
Yep, the carrier is ready, just need some more of...

Yep, the carrier is ready, just need some more of that warmth we had a week ago...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,323
Posted By Sawatch
Yep, the attachment part sucks, but the ramp is...

Yep, the attachment part sucks, but the ramp is pretty solid. I got mine second hand/cheap and made a 9x9" plate & used 1/4"x 2" id square reciever stock & 1/4" x 2" sq od stock for the tung and it's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5,949
Views: 359,763
Posted By Sawatch
here's one...

Anybody know about this?

http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh530/saguache/SDC17434_zpsa70ac55c.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 464,044
Posted By Sawatch
Congrats, looks like it just fits the Ranger with...

Congrats, looks like it just fits the Ranger with the tool box in. Enjoy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-07-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By Sawatch
Bummer. I lived in Steamboat Spgs one summer in...

Bummer. I lived in Steamboat Spgs one summer in the 80's and drove a beer delivery truck. Went to Yampa every other week and it is a cool place. I remember the hotel well. Terrible loss for the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By Sawatch
From Platoro head up to Summitville for great...

From Platoro head up to Summitville for great pics, then back to the fork & go down Pass Ck road. Comes out on Hwy 160 about 7 miles above South Fork.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-26-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By Sawatch
The weather is generally wonderful from March...

The weather is generally wonderful from March onward and the state is a great place to be in during the summer. Anyplace would be awesome to do on a bike.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-17-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16,425
Views: 2,620,106
Posted By Sawatch
Spot 2

Dibs, sending PM
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 464,044
Posted By Sawatch
Wolfman

That's about as good a set-up as you can get. Lottsa carring capacity with those frames.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3,041
Views: 867,156
Posted By Sawatch
Single Track Scooter

Here's one that works great on Colorado ST. '05 CRF230F, WP full adj rear shock, Bruce T's damper rod mod & cut stock fork springs and comfy Seat Concepts saddle.

...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22,597
Views: 2,235,437
Posted By Sawatch
Great Weather in Colo

Great weather and dry conditions in the Summer Coon area this week.

http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh530/saguache/English%20Valley%20Summer%20Coon/SDC17349_zps67f0fe03.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,936
Posted By Sawatch
I'm jonesin' for one...

I'm jonesin' for one...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-02-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16,425
Views: 2,620,106
Posted By Sawatch
PM'd info

PM'd info
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-02-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16,425
Views: 2,620,106
Posted By Sawatch
Alpinestars Bionic 2 Lg

**** Sold Sold****

http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh530/saguache/Alpinestars/SDC17305_zpsb8f02265.jpg

http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh530/saguache/Alpinestars/SDC17308_zps6f5457fa.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By Sawatch
Man, allowing ATVs in South Fork sounds like a...

Man, allowing ATVs in South Fork sounds like a bad idea to me, nomatter the age of the rider. The way the town is layed out you have to cross either of the state highways just to get to the gas...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,350
Posted By Sawatch
video on them...wish I was 30 yrs younger & 40...

video on them...wish I was 30 yrs younger & 40 lbs lighter.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybazcwRnzyg
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,106
Posted By Sawatch
Morgan Tanke kind of chick bike? Beta just signed...

Morgan Tanke kind of chick bike? Beta just signed her to ride XTrainer.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJnAuWVAxLM
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 464,044
Posted By Sawatch
Rear Stock Shock

A great article about suspension & why you'll probable need a new spring if you are over 170 pounds rider weight.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By Sawatch
I have a bag that I wanted to keep its "full"...

I have a bag that I wanted to keep its "full" shape so I found a thick/thin enough plastic office size trash can at wal mart and cut out a grocery bag pattern that fit snuggly inside the bag. You can...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By Sawatch
Just got the Switchback. ...

Just got the Switchback.
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/olympia-switchback-jacket
Newer model is the Renagade. I too have the Moab and the switchback is much lighter & cooler.

Have had Klim...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By Sawatch
I've been doing my homework for body armor & a...

I've been doing my homework for body armor & a coat to wear over it. I settled on this:
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/olympia-switchback-jacket

Heavy duty material for trail, but lightweight...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-31-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 5,949
Views: 359,763
Posted By Sawatch
You Got it...

You Got it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-30-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5,949
Views: 359,763
Posted By Sawatch
Next one to the west.

Next one to the west.
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Sawatch
Thank you Sir Bacon, mighty kind of you.

Thank you Sir Bacon, mighty kind of you.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-30-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5,949
Views: 359,763
Posted By Sawatch
Nope.

Nope.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-30-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5,949
Views: 359,763
Posted By Sawatch
Here's a pass down in the La Garitas. It's a...

Here's a pass down in the La Garitas. It's a tough one to see if you're not above it. This view looking northish. Pass or creek name wiil do.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Sawatch
Yes, it'd work. PM sent...

Yes, it'd work.
PM sent...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By Sawatch
Also... ...

Also...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=939579&highlight=velocity+gear
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By Sawatch
Armor

These guys had a post about their custom riding gear and they also have armor.
Checked with them about ship cost & product and both are very reasonable.

http://rubbersidedown.ca/
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Sawatch
The smoke has made its way south and is hanging...

The smoke has made its way south and is hanging over the Sangre De Christo Mtns this afternoon.
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Sawatch
Need a Small Length of Exhaust Wrap

Anybody have a piece leftover? 1"x7' or there abouts would work.

Thx in ADVance.
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