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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 30,526
Posted By Rodzilla
Don't get me started on Timmy Try-hard. Great...

Don't get me started on Timmy Try-hard. Great kid, but I don't think he would ever be a quality QB. You don't get to the NFL and need "coaching" to do the basics. Learning to read Defenses, yes,...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By Rodzilla
I have not done it, but I was of a similar mind...

I have not done it, but I was of a similar mind as you. Some nice beach where the wife could drink her way through a couple of large paperbacks, while I go explore the jungle. Then we had kids and...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 30,526
Posted By Rodzilla
Peyton playing with "flu like symptoms", that's...

Peyton playing with "flu like symptoms", that's pretty tough. I just lay in bed and whine to my wife.

Looks like he was doing the "Chicken Parm shuffle" to the locker room there before halftime...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,318
Posted By Rodzilla
Having not ridden this area, can one of you...

Having not ridden this area, can one of you experienced guys give us some bullet points for a letter?

I am a believer that actual specific comments go much further than mass-carbon copy...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,414
Posted By Rodzilla
And this is why so much of the new singletrack...

And this is why so much of the new singletrack has been built on sidehill. People bitch about it, but it is the only way to keep the wider vehicles off of it.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,003
Posted By Rodzilla
I think the OP will need to prioritize the old...

I think the OP will need to prioritize the old wish list.

If the food/hospital are the top requirements... then you'll have to be closer to the front range/bigger population centers, but the "home...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-08-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By Rodzilla
Poor timing. Anything you want to ride will be...

Poor timing. Anything you want to ride will be under snow, or be packed snow/ice.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,711
Posted By Rodzilla
THe other side of the coin, there is a certain...

THe other side of the coin, there is a certain riding segment that won't take a route because there is gravel sections, and some that won't use the front brake.

Having worked for the DOT, the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-05-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 115,363
Posted By Rodzilla
The boy is growing really fast, we're OK on most...

The boy is growing really fast, we're OK on most gear (hell, he's close to using dads!) but boots is the thing he is going through fastest.

Looking for a decent pair of size 8 or 81/2 (adult...
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 195,078
Posted By Rodzilla
I give the ocillating tool a pass. Yes the blades...

I give the ocillating tool a pass. Yes the blades are a miss but the tool sure is handy.

During a bathroom remodel I had to pull down plaster walls (not Lath on the back but a kind of perforated...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-18-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By Rodzilla
I wondered why I got the influx of "John Doe...

I wondered why I got the influx of "John Doe liked COHVCOs page" emails!

COHVCO does a whole lot with very, very little. Our biggest problems are apathy and funding. Litigation costs money and...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-13-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,572
Posted By Rodzilla
Check Ted's Sheds as well. On par with Tuff Shed...

Check Ted's Sheds as well. On par with Tuff Shed but when I bought it was better priced.

Super happy with mine.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-30-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,636
Views: 1,569,508
Posted By Rodzilla
My first thought was We should invite her to go...

My first thought was We should invite her to go out when we head to Moab/Green River/San Rafael Swell

Then I though "Oh hell no, I'd never keep up with her!"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,708
Posted By Rodzilla
Another thought, you may just look for...

Another thought, you may just look for towns/locations where UHauls are available as well. If the weather turns to S*&t or you find long haul riding is not your bag, you could get a small truck to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 52,887
Posted By Rodzilla
Found a SPOT tracker last summer. Picked it up....

Found a SPOT tracker last summer. Picked it up. Contacted SPOT to find it had never been activated (sounds like something I would do, carry a non-functioning paper weight on a dirt ride)

Spot...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 467,986
Posted By Rodzilla
Flashing your lights is commonly used here to...

Flashing your lights is commonly used here to signal the commercial trucks they have enough room to change lanes or merge. I'm betting he interpreted your flashing lights as "I see you, go ahead,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,708
Posted By Rodzilla
lol!

lol!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,708
Posted By Rodzilla
Thanks. It was actually my butts idea.:lol3 A...

Thanks. It was actually my butts idea.:lol3 A hand towel is about perfect (a bath towel is too big/bulky) I stopped 1/2 dozen times and moved it around/or folded it differently.

I think I would...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By Rodzilla
They had one up on the hill to the south of...

They had one up on the hill to the south of Thunder Valley @ C-470 and I-70 for a time, don't know if it's still there or not.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,708
Posted By Rodzilla
I don't have a lot to add and in comparison to...

I don't have a lot to add and in comparison to many long haul riders here, I'm a rookie.

I have three decades of dirt experience but most of my street rides were centered around commuting to work...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,223
Posted By Rodzilla
I'm a "signaler" and as stated there is a large...

I'm a "signaler" and as stated there is a large (mostly 4 wheeled) cross section of riders that have no clue.

This past year I've started riding with my 11 and 8 year old kids trying to signal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 467,986
Posted By Rodzilla
One of those special times at lunch today. I...

One of those special times at lunch today. I took the Strom to get a bite to eat. Pulled in to a spot at the front, near the windows, and noticed a youngster sitting at the bar stools looking out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 467,986
Posted By Rodzilla
On the way home last night I pull up to a stop...

On the way home last night I pull up to a stop light, two lane road each direction, approaching a hill. I'm in the left lane, two cars ahead of me. In the right lane is a box van, a car and an old...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-03-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,326
Posted By Rodzilla
Don't forget, the races are tomorrow (sat). ...

Don't forget, the races are tomorrow (sat).

IMO, the best part of the event is hanging out for the "open to the public" events during the day.

It does cost to park down there.

Practice...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-03-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Rodzilla
It's been quite a while since I've ridden it, but...

It's been quite a while since I've ridden it, but If I remember correctly, the directional trails are all marked on the ground (posts). It's not a large area and pretty hard to get turned around.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-03-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,619
Posted By Rodzilla
No one argues that there area areas that should...

No one argues that there area areas that should be left in a natural state. The issue is that this particular group has been the "tip of the spear" for pretty much every anti-ohv strike in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9,892
Views: 2,028,276
Posted By Rodzilla
No, pretty safe area. I'm 100% positive it was...

No, pretty safe area. I'm 100% positive it was simply her being too lazy to walk. This particular spot is a little strip mall w/bike shop, bike mechanic and a gun shop. I know the owners/staff at all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9,892
Views: 2,028,276
Posted By Rodzilla
I stopped by the local cycle gear shop to kill...

I stopped by the local cycle gear shop to kill some time the other day. Upon leaving I had donned my helmet and was getting ready to leave when a young lady who was likely 17 years old approached me....
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-02-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,619
Posted By Rodzilla
Ahhh the hipocracy! They need High clearance...

Ahhh the hipocracy!

They need High clearance vehicles to access their trails in the area they are "assuring remain wild" while they hike on unofficial and off trail routes.


For those not in...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,723
Posted By Rodzilla
Bring warm clothes. Depending on your route, it...

Bring warm clothes. Depending on your route, it could get chilly (and we've already had snow on some of the passes)
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 19,479
Posted By Rodzilla
It's akin to saying "Motorcycle riders are...

It's akin to saying "Motorcycle riders are generally arrogant, unsafe, speeding a-holes". Painting with a pretty broad brush.

I'll tell you, after watching a group of 8-10 crotch rockets blast...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,068
Posted By Rodzilla
Just tell them living is the most dangerous thing...

Just tell them living is the most dangerous thing there is, life is 100% fatal. Nobody gets out alive.
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 600,887
Posted By Rodzilla
I know, read the thread...but were at 94 pages...

I know, read the thread...but were at 94 pages now, so this MAY have been answered:D


I use my SMH10 mostly to stream music via Pandora or similar for commuting.

This past weekend a buddy an I...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-22-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14,896
Views: 1,149,400
Posted By Rodzilla
Rode over Kenosha on Sunday, what a cludge. Must...

Rode over Kenosha on Sunday, what a cludge. Must have been 100 cars all strung out on the shoulders with leaf watchers. People in the road, people trying to cross the road, people parked on the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-22-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,158
Posted By Rodzilla
Devils advocate time. Perhaps it is "posted"...

Devils advocate time.

Perhaps it is "posted" to keep those that don't camp in the established areas from bushwacking into spots that are not appropriate?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By Rodzilla
Well you hit on the problem with building trail...

Well you hit on the problem with building trail in and around the Rampart area. We are continually looking for interesting terrain but with the amount of traffic the area sees and the composition of...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By Rodzilla
Got some upates from those in the know... ...

Got some upates from those in the know...

Yes 690 is on the schedule for some updates and re-routes. BUT it probably won't happen real soon.

There are other trails that need to be worked first....
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By Rodzilla
Well since I'm the guy that posted that on the...

Well since I'm the guy that posted that on the Rampart FB page, I'll chime in.

There is a LOT of trail work and trail building happening at the Rampart right now.

The RRMMC has been using the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By Rodzilla
That is why we should always try to do...

That is why we should always try to do maintenance to the signage when we see this...

:evil

http://www.rockartsigns.com/rockartstore55/agora.cgi?cart_id=1244669.5175&xm=on&product=Decals

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,833
Posted By Rodzilla
Not quite a cool as these others but... ...

Not quite a cool as these others but...


20 or so years ago I get a call from my Grandmother who was wintering in South Texas. She did the whole trailer thing in the warmer climbs in a small RV...
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