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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14,977
Views: 2,219,238
Posted By Oldwin1
2009 Vstrom 1000

I am thinning the herd this year. I replaced this with a Super Tenere. This has been a great bike but does not rent enough anymore. It is very clean and I maintain my bikes beyond what most owners...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,910
Posted By Oldwin1
Beautiful Colorado

Good thing you guys post up all these pictures. I would forget what the mountains look likde. I never get out anymore so may as well be living in Kansas. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,490
Posted By Oldwin1
I was not following this thread or I would have...

I was not following this thread or I would have chimed in earlier. I do have DR650s available. They are booking up fast though.
Ron
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By Oldwin1
Don't ride alone? :huh

Don't ride alone? :huh
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By Oldwin1
I had a 950 ADV that the previous owner had...

I had a 950 ADV that the previous owner had wrapped. It seemed to hold up well except for one spot that came up. Will the wrap stick on the mat surface of my Tenere?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 99,086
Posted By Oldwin1
I am assuming that the 150000 miles is a...

I am assuming that the 150000 miles is a misprint. :lol3 Or I may have something for you.
Ron
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 99,086
Posted By Oldwin1
makes me sad. I could have used that front...

makes me sad. I could have used that front loader. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,524
Posted By Oldwin1
"About 800 Corvettes at dealer lots may have been...

"About 800 Corvettes at dealer lots may have been built with only one of the two rear parking-brake cables in place and engaged. This would be repaired by technicians if needed, GM said.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Oldwin1
He has moved to Longmont. He is out by Wolfman....

He has moved to Longmont. He is out by Wolfman. Different building to the east.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Oldwin1
Ron over at HO motorsports may have some idea...

Ron over at HO motorsports may have some idea where you could find such a thing. I don't think he has any of that stuff anymore but he may know where you can find some.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,824
Posted By Oldwin1
Commuting

I live in Lafayette and it is 24 miles to the center of Denver and I always assume it will take me a minimum of 1 hour. I hate commuting.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,824
Posted By Oldwin1
Since the job is in Centennial I would try to...

Since the job is in Centennial I would try to find yourself a job close as well. If you can avoid driving it makes life much better. I have not looked lately but I think houses are a better value in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 99,086
Posted By Oldwin1
Washing Machine

Not moto related but my washing machine is slowly dying. Anyone have a good used one? PM me.
Ron
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Oldwin1
Do you mind swinging north about 100 miles to my...

Do you mind swinging north about 100 miles to my folks in Atlanta Il. and pick up some fresh baked cookies? :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By Oldwin1
Rainy years the aspen get mildew and fungus on...

Rainy years the aspen get mildew and fungus on the leaves and they turn brown and fall off. :huh
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 13,473
Posted By Oldwin1
Marc The road was just roughed up from all the...

Marc
The road was just roughed up from all the rain. There were no deep ruts that could not be avoided.
Ron
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,292
Posted By Oldwin1
It almost looks like the Denver ride is just them...

It almost looks like the Denver ride is just them hoping to get someone to sponsor it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 13,473
Posted By Oldwin1
Some day I hope I can do this again. Seems like...

Some day I hope I can do this again. Seems like my calendar is always full these days.
Ron
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14,977
Views: 2,219,238
Posted By Oldwin1
That is a sweet deal. Wish I had money. :cry

That is a sweet deal. Wish I had money. :cry
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By Oldwin1
I was coming from Fairplay.

I was coming from Fairplay.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,442
Posted By Oldwin1
One of the pirates went down last night. Drunk,...

One of the pirates went down last night. Drunk, ran off the road. Probably not going to walk again.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By Oldwin1
So far I have just about every bike out this...

So far I have just about every bike out this weekend except the Tenere. That is good news for me :ricky LOL.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By Oldwin1
You guys know Alamosa is no where near Colorado...

You guys know Alamosa is no where near Colorado springs right?:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By Oldwin1
Weston Pass

I went over on my Super Tenere about a month ago. No drama at all. Just a gravel road.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 99,086
Posted By Oldwin1
Chain tool

I have one in Lafayette.
Give me a call. I am just working in my garage probably all day Monday. Bring your chain and bike and we can slap the new one on.

(Three) three seven 8 eight foru foru...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-23-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Oldwin1
Mike's

Mike use to have a pretty decent BMW mechanic working for him. Not sure if he is still there but probably is. Definitely your best choice on a Monday. Realistically probably better than many of your...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 13,473
Posted By Oldwin1
Easy ride

There is about a mile of Elk Park rd. that is pretty washed out right now. It was just fun on a DR650 but might have been exciting on a DL650.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 13,473
Posted By Oldwin1
I guess I came of as calling you stupid. That was...

I guess I came of as calling you stupid. That was not my intention. Discouraging stupid on the J & H would make no sense :roflThe J & H is all about crazy stuff. I was just making certain you did not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 13,473
Posted By Oldwin1
It would be stupid to try to ride a Weestrom over...

It would be stupid to try to ride a Weestrom over Kingston unless you want to beat the crap out of it. That said it could be done but it would not be fun. The good thing is it is simple to bypass...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 99,086
Posted By Oldwin1
Ergonomic chair needed

I am trying to get my back to quit hurting all the time and my Chiropractor suggested I try one of the kneeling chairs. Anyone have one they need to get rid of or want to sell cheap.
Ron
PM me or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Oldwin1
Anyone know where I put my chain lube?

Just go buy some more. You will use it. :lol3 Plus as soon as you buy more you will find the missing one. If you need a Jacket,pants, gloves and helmet let me know. I can probably come up with some...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,395
Posted By Oldwin1
Just came across this

I am still renting bikes. :lol3
Just don't have the cushy day job with a salary. :cry



The Xena locks turned out to be a bust for us as well. Stupid things went off all the time.
Ron
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By Oldwin1
I never carry tubes when I go riding off road....

I never carry tubes when I go riding off road. Yesterday I did take everything with me. Had front tire blow out. Should not have taken those tubes. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,633
Posted By Oldwin1
Paging JJustJ to the white courtesy phone.

J lives in Dillon and can give you a good idea of what the cost is like in that area.
My significant other is living in Durango for the summer and was shocked at how expensive it is. That is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,328
Posted By Oldwin1
Western slope

If I was going to do it over again I would land someplace on the western slope. Delta, Gunnison, Mancos, Montrose.
If you are going to come out and look around look at the west side.
Ron
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,328
Posted By Oldwin1
The Dream

"Ideally I'd like to find somewhere outside of the burbs with a little land. I prefer a small house, but would like minimum 3/4-1 acre. Also closer to the mountains, the better"

This is the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,199
Posted By Oldwin1
This technique has been used for years in the pay...

This technique has been used for years in the pay campgrounds. Now most don't allow it any more but at one point it was the only way to get a site at Kelly Dahl outside Nederland. I never felt bad...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,486
Posted By Oldwin1
My conversations with the owner were great. Not...

My conversations with the owner were great. Not sure how she came off as loopy. I know she just went through some medical stuff. Could have been pain killers.
Ron
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Oldwin1
Not a Vstrom

It is similar to a Vstrom but definitely not.
I take that back. It might be so aftermarket seat for a Vstrom.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,486
Posted By Oldwin1
Thanks a bunch for the info

I really appreciate the information everyone shared. Of course when I finally get to use it I am booking last minute and have to find something on my own anyway. Jacque is traveling through there so...
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