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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By thump_co
They had the exact same deal last year. I bought...

They had the exact same deal last year. I bought the 3 from REI then called Spot. I don't remember the exact details, but the guy on the phone did some switching around to credit the remainder of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-14-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,064
Posted By thump_co
If I could accept compromise they'd evict me from...

If I could accept compromise they'd evict me from Boulder County.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-14-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By thump_co
Hah! That's what I was thinking. Even shoveling...

Hah! That's what I was thinking. Even shoveling the walks for under a foot is a sign of mountain newbie ;P

My 9yr old daughter busted out her new kiddo shovel today simply 'cause she hadn't had...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-14-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,064
Posted By thump_co
The local stuff has a lot of tight rooty single...

The local stuff has a lot of tight rooty single that I like to run 11psi for up front, but then we transfer through 3rd/4th gear jeep roads with a lot of sharp edged embedded rocks that I tend to get...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-14-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,064
Posted By thump_co
That's good to hear. If the system was only...

That's good to hear. If the system was only going to work with shiney round rims then I was going to pull it.

Tire is brand new.. guess I'll try to remount one more time.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-14-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,064
Posted By thump_co
I didn't use the soapy because the directions...

I didn't use the soapy because the directions said to coat it in the sealant instead if you're using sealant in the tire. I guess could pull it apart and remount it using just the soap. Thing is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-13-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,064
Posted By thump_co
Hoping one of you tubliss pros may have an answer...

Hoping one of you tubliss pros may have an answer for me..

Mounted up a set of the Nuetch's last weekend on the 300. Rims on this set are only 5 months old so still relatively round and in pretty...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,439
Posted By thump_co
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,247
Posted By thump_co
Flyinghorse put the bug in my ear... and then the...

Flyinghorse put the bug in my ear... and then the recent promo videos have done the rest. Waaaaaant.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,031
Posted By thump_co
Marc - just rolled in from a ride and whiskey...

Marc - just rolled in from a ride and whiskey extravaganza, so I'll admit now to not reading the thread.... but you up for a Sat or Sun out-n-back? Moody > Donner > Whatever > Whatever > Whatever >...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 13,190
Posted By thump_co
Epoxy will stay nice a lot longer than paint and...

Epoxy will stay nice a lot longer than paint and I'd vote for it if you live on paved roads or have a long driveway skirt that you keep cleaned off. If you have a gravel drive and pull cars in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,439
Posted By thump_co
Awww, look at that. You drove. Good for you! ...

Awww, look at that. You drove. Good for you!

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/ybWe5UTYgh4/hqdefault.jpg

:evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-05-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 13,190
Posted By thump_co
Nice! Had no idea they even made footie warmer...

Nice! Had no idea they even made footie warmer mats. :huh
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-05-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,439
Posted By thump_co
Cute.

Cute.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-05-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,439
Posted By thump_co
Know why it's so easy to believe the first post? ...

Know why it's so easy to believe the first post?

Because it happens regularly.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-05-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 65,083
Posted By thump_co
Nice! Yes, the paper oem gasket for this is...

Nice!

Yes, the paper oem gasket for this is known to fail often. I blew through 3 or 4. The answer is to pick up the Cometic gasket. It's rubber coated metal. Gone 2 seasons for me without...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-04-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,586
Posted By thump_co
This ^.. I use Discount Tire in Boulder. ...

This ^.. I use Discount Tire in Boulder. Normally $1.50 per tire, but if I bring in a truckful at the same time I'm buying new tires for one of the vehicles, then..
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-04-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,439
Posted By thump_co
Where I live the local hikers, mountainbikers,...

Where I live the local hikers, mountainbikers, horseys and dirtbikers have co-existed on the trails for 40 years. Aside from the occasional Boulderites that don't understand that nearly all the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-04-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,439
Posted By thump_co
SxS people hate singletrack. Or so it would...

SxS people hate singletrack.

Or so it would appear. I'm glad it's worked out well for your family down in NM, but here in CO these things have been getting crammed into every singletrack they can...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-03-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,439
Posted By thump_co
Ah UTVs.. poaching used-to-be-singletrack and...

Ah UTVs.. poaching used-to-be-singletrack and running head-on into dirtbikers near you.

:ken
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-02-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 13,190
Posted By thump_co
Unacceptable outcome. I'd prefer to live in...

Unacceptable outcome. I'd prefer to live in ignorant bliss.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-02-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 65,083
Posted By thump_co
Went to toss in a new piston and swap off the...

Went to toss in a new piston and swap off the high-alt mule head for some desert riding so I decided to join you cool kids with the S3 head. Only done a couple neighborhood test runs with the AA...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-02-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,003
Posted By thump_co
If it's on your right and about 300' long, then...

If it's on your right and about 300' long, then that's the start of going down Canyon Creek. Scree drop on the left. Looks super-extra sketchy ridden under moonlight.

Going down Quartz has a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-29-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,003
Posted By thump_co
Yep.. same loop we did in the morning. Those...

Yep.. same loop we did in the morning. Those shots are from that first time.

Now mxjerm has become such a regular there he bought a house in town and links up weekend after weekend of 100+ mile...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-29-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,003
Posted By thump_co
You're right.. the Granite switchbacks (481)...

You're right.. the Granite switchbacks (481) would actually be the east side, dropping to the pass road. The quick loop I'm referring to is Canyon > up Horseshoe > Granite down to the pass road and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-29-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,003
Posted By thump_co
and.. going down. ...

and.. going down.

http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/yy252/thump_co/rides/vlcsnap-2012-06-27-19h50m44s241.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-29-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,003
Posted By thump_co
I'll usually do the south one as an out-n-back as...

I'll usually do the south one as an out-n-back as part of a Horseshoe > Canyon Creek loop. It's no joke. I have a personal goal to ride it up non-stop but 20+ attempts later there's one left-switch...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-28-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,221
Posted By thump_co
It'll be an off road conversion process to get a...

It'll be an off road conversion process to get a street title, just like a non-titled bike. You'll need the to do the inspection process and VIN verification listed in the first post and make sure...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-24-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 13,190
Posted By thump_co
Pick up a free fridge or deep freeze that's...

Pick up a free fridge or deep freeze that's stopped working and wire in a light or heat lamp at the bottom.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 13,190
Posted By thump_co
:tb :nod :freaky

:tb :nod :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 13,190
Posted By thump_co
Ah. gotcha.. And I'll have to give you that...

Ah. gotcha..

And I'll have to give you that 1/2" impact driver is holy-s**t impressive :eek1. You don't get 700 pounds of torque out of even the corded models. That's typically strictly...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 13,190
Posted By thump_co
Damn.. you've certainly gone all-in! I used...

Damn.. you've certainly gone all-in!

I used be a DeWalt die-hard but I've since decided that going primo isn't worth the investment for cordless unless you're a contractor that's going to use them...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 316,347
Posted By thump_co
Did I hit a sore spot or are you just naturally...

Did I hit a sore spot or are you just naturally defensive?

Get off my ass and go do something productive? Okey dokey. Got it.. check.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14,913
Views: 1,151,183
Posted By thump_co
Had a buddy with a similar issue. Ran some heat...

Had a buddy with a similar issue. Ran some heat tape down the tube that he'd kick on occasionally and take care of business.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 316,347
Posted By thump_co
Patagonia also supports SUWA and would love to...

Patagonia also supports SUWA and would love to see your dirtbikes outlawed everywhere.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By thump_co
Do you have Dave as your driver as well?

Do you have Dave as your driver as well?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,681
Posted By thump_co
Just IMO, it'll be worth it to build a...

Just IMO, it'll be worth it to build a relationship with a corp attorney, especially if you're going to be in a business built on IP. It's easy to file the state app online, but probably 90% of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By thump_co
Gravel and north facing here at 8500. First...

Gravel and north facing here at 8500. First lesson I learned years ago is that as soon as you shovel it, the wind will pick up and blow it back smooth. :cry

We do a combo. Small snows we just...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14,913
Views: 1,151,183
Posted By thump_co
Shipping container. Drop it in the back yard,...

Shipping container. Drop it in the back yard, add foamboard, electricity and heater = critter and theft proof insta-shop. HoA will love it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-13-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 13,190
Posted By thump_co
On the heat topic.. we installed one of these bad...

On the heat topic.. we installed one of these bad boys and love it. Natural gas, externally vented, thermostat controlled and runs cheap. Keeps 860 sq ft of insulated garage at a comfy 68 degrees...
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