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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 10:13 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
Hey, you still owe me $32.50 per co2 cartridge. ...

Hey, you still owe me $32.50 per co2 cartridge. ;)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
Damn straight I'm going to keep her away from you...

Damn straight I'm going to keep her away from you dirty bastards. I've already gotta watch out, I think she developed a liking for Sheerboy's shaved head and accent. :eek1 :lol3



I like the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
Hey, that's Scott's vid.. and he looks like a...

Hey, that's Scott's vid.. and he looks like a cone kicker to me for sure. :evil

Scott - great vid and nice catch! Mia's ego is more bruised than her back. This was her 2nd group ride ever. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By thump_co
:clap Nice. Always good to see Silverboy...

:clap

Nice. Always good to see Silverboy actually riding a dirtbike these days.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,072,266
Posted By thump_co
With the dirt-only bikes I've never brought in...

With the dirt-only bikes I've never brought in the MSO, just the BoS with all the proper language and completed inspection forms.

On the plated bikes I've bought, the title was always in an...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,072,266
Posted By thump_co
Really? Every bike I've bought has been like...

Really? Every bike I've bought has been like that. I know a lot of guys that float plates and especially in race scene where guys are trading up bikes every year or so. I kinda feel like a schmuk...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
Yeah.. just get even close to spec from the...

Yeah.. just get even close to spec from the manual and you'll be alright. With groups these sizes you won't be wringing it out anyway.

I'm in the middle of piston swap, so you're way ahead of the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
On a 4 stroke? If you're already jetted okay for...

On a 4 stroke? If you're already jetted okay for Denver then I wouldn't worry about it. I run my 2t's on the same jet between 6-12k regularly.

Figure the eve will likely be upper 50's, with an...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
Just one last reminder.. dress warm and bring...

Just one last reminder.. dress warm and bring some rain gear. It definitely felt like Fall up here today.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
It's a mix. Some of the Google stuff doesn't...

It's a mix. Some of the Google stuff doesn't line up with the ground real well and there's plenty of "social" routes, but half those could also get you some surprises. The area gets a lot of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By thump_co
In the spirit of being a Friday then.. Wedging...

In the spirit of being a Friday then.. Wedging the gears only locks the primary gear and the outer clutch basket. With the clutch apart, the inner hub and main shaft still spin freely inside the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By thump_co
You guys are killing me. Main shaft nut on...

You guys are killing me.

Main shaft nut on inner hub.. think about it....... :wink: :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By thump_co
+1 I've done this on several bikes. Worked...

+1 I've done this on several bikes. Worked fine.[/QUOTE]
Morning coffee not yet kicked in guys?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,225
Posted By thump_co
Check out the Gaerne GX-1 boot. One of very few...

Check out the Gaerne GX-1 boot. One of very few decent boots I can find for stocky guys. Even with the wide cut my calves are big enough I need to rivet straps together to extend the top two straps...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
Bike maintenance excuses are not accepted. ...

Bike maintenance excuses are not accepted.

http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/yy252/thump_co/dirtbikes/IMG_20140904_135444_zpssziaoxhd.jpg

See you there! :thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 53,232
Posted By thump_co
Tis' a fun trail for sure... and the crawlers...

Tis' a fun trail for sure... and the crawlers keep it changing by the day.

The M-59s holds up well. You will still shred the side knobs if you're doing a lot of high speed trenched up singletrack...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 53,232
Posted By thump_co
Spring Creek? Bridgestone M-59 is my...

Spring Creek?

Bridgestone M-59 is my favorite front for trail riding.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By thump_co
The ghetto method above works fine. As long as...

The ghetto method above works fine. As long as you can find a good way to lock the rear tire in place without stressing a particular spoke, the rest of the components involved are all designed to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By thump_co
$17.. and they can 1-day ship if you want to get...

$17.. and they can 1-day ship if you want to get going before the weekend.
http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/989/18289/Tusk-Clutch-Holding-Tool

Uber-ghetto method is to put the bike in first...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 14,303
Posted By thump_co
Just odd timing on the pic or is Tony doing...

Just odd timing on the pic or is Tony doing gas-station yoga?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,072,266
Posted By thump_co
Had a similar play date with an old chevy truck a...

Had a similar play date with an old chevy truck a few months ago. It was surprising at first as I couldn't figure out what the guy was so mad about, then just comical to watch him try so hard. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
*Warm* adventure jacket or plenty of layers. ...

*Warm* adventure jacket or plenty of layers. Season is turning early this year. We've already been caught in some 40-ish degree daytime storm fronts up there the last couple weeks.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
Dave - as Rick said, the singletrack route is not...

Dave - as Rick said, the singletrack route is not set. A couple of locals will typically make it up as we go based on group size, comfort level and how fast we're making progress. Going over...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
Which bike you bringing? This could use some...

Which bike you bringing? This could use some Jeffication.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
Depends on which group he wants to roll with. ...

Depends on which group he wants to roll with. For the singletrack group the return trip is typically not the "easier direction". :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
PS - I wouldn't worry about fuel range. There's...

PS - I wouldn't worry about fuel range. There's a gas stop in the middle so just bring a baby bottle of premix with you and you're set. Maybe 40 miles max between gas.

Lighting - as long as...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 57,666
Posted By thump_co
Some popping is normal, especially until the bike...

Some popping is normal, especially until the bike gets fully warmed up, but if it's bad when the bike is warm then you could be off on jetting. I'd tune the air screw first then maybe try dropping...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-24-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By thump_co
No. We're on singletrack 5 minutes out the back...

No. We're on singletrack 5 minutes out the back door 3-5 times per week, but that comes with a 35+ minute commute when we need to get down into Boulder for something. Pick your poison.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-23-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By thump_co
It's rare for any singletrack to stay "good" in...

It's rare for any singletrack to stay "good" in proximity to 10,000 roost oriented weekend throttle jockeys and an army of poaching quads.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,456
Posted By thump_co
The 640 is very doable if you are decent at...

The 640 is very doable if you are decent at keeping momentum through technical stuff on it. What gets folks is going too slow on the loose baby head rocks churned up by the jeeps. This vid has the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By thump_co
I bought it, played with it for an hour or so,...

I bought it, played with it for an hour or so, and then forgot about it. If you were a real jetting geek and like to cross reference a bunch of needle brands then I could see the use, but for me it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By thump_co
I forgots to add the damn smiley again.

I forgots to add the damn smiley again.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By thump_co
Looks like 990 terrain. ...

Looks like 990 terrain.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTfJVGnwJyM
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,027
Posted By thump_co
If you're going to do the J&H ride then you'll...

If you're going to do the J&H ride then you'll see most the best parts of the above (including Kingston Pk) so you may want to do some of the other recommendations to mix it up (505/Caribou,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,469
Posted By thump_co
Dammit! Just reminded me that I have 3 bikes...

Dammit! Just reminded me that I have 3 bikes overdue on fork bushings. :baldy

Excellent article.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By thump_co
Should be a fun ride.. :ricky Damn day job.

Should be a fun ride.. :ricky

Damn day job.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,266
Posted By thump_co
^ This.. the rental market has gone through roof...

^ This.. the rental market has gone through roof since A64 passed. Growers are coming in from everywhere and offering landlords premiums on rental rates with cash up front. Similar story with...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,064
Posted By thump_co
Can't fully buy into this one. Being a mountain...

Can't fully buy into this one. Being a mountain resident for the past decade I "get it", and especially having a trailer on your own property, but have never felt entitled to use our surrounding...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,064
Posted By thump_co
That was my first thought when reading the...

That was my first thought when reading the original post.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,751
Posted By thump_co
Did your own big-end & crank rebuild, or toss in...

Did your own big-end & crank rebuild, or toss in a Hot Rods?

Be good to know someone in town with a 300 crank jig.
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