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Forum: Racing 02-19-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 25,820
Posted By TommyTheKid
Going! suck news about no shuttles

I am going, along with a couple of my friends... we are flying in cause we are lazy, but were hoping to take the shuttle like they had for F1, oh well :(
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By TommyTheKid
Bored? Come watch SuperMoto at Grand Junction Motor Speedway on Sunday

If you are bored, we are having our first race of the season for SuperMoto 5280 series (http://www.supermoto5280.com) (round 1 is now next week, this is round 2) this Sunday. I think heat races start...
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9,123
Views: 3,537,418
Posted By TommyTheKid
Ya know, I have heard these wee-strom engines are...

Ya know, I have heard these wee-strom engines are prone to oil starvation when they are in an un-natural riding position (like maybe a wheelie)...

Speaking which, I can barely get my beast to loft...
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,789
Posted By TommyTheKid
What a timely thread. I was just thinking my poor...

What a timely thread. I was just thinking my poor wee was getting jealous cause I have been spending too much time with young blood (2007 WR450).. which BTW will do 85+ indicated on dirt roads. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 959
Posted By TommyTheKid
I was thinking about getting plates on my 07...

I was thinking about getting plates on my 07 WR450, but I am afraid I will get in trouble on that thing ... its too wheelie happy when it can get traction :p

~tommy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 13,490
Posted By TommyTheKid
Glad you are physically OK, and let me just...

Glad you are physically OK, and let me just say.... EWW what a nasty color :p

~tommy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,501
Posted By TommyTheKid
Nice bike! :clap I want one, count me in the...

Nice bike! :clap I want one, count me in the jealous non-owners group. For now, though, my WR450 is more than I can handle... went up Left Hand Canyon OHV area (on the sunny side) and had a blast...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 52,584
Posted By TommyTheKid
IN .. providing I can still walk. Just rode Left...

IN .. providing I can still walk. Just rode Left Hand Canyon OHV today, and I absolutely had a BLAST!

Tommy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 939
Posted By TommyTheKid
In case I didn't make it clear.. thanks for your...

In case I didn't make it clear.. thanks for your post. That was my thought as well. Slime makes more sense in thin tires (like bicycle). The sage brush go right through the face of the pickup tires,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 939
Posted By TommyTheKid
http://www.advrider.com/forums/search.php?searchid...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/search.php?searchid=5039609

Well in the first 40 results (of 500?) there is a whole bunch of BULLSHIT, there is a discussion or two about the slime PUMP, and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 939
Posted By TommyTheKid
It comes 13/50 stock, I dont think I would want...

It comes 13/50 stock, I dont think I would want to go any smaller than 13 on the front? But I certainly don't need to go 100mph either, which I have heard the WR450 will do (at sealevel), so I was...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 939
Posted By TommyTheKid
Slime!?

I wondered what others in here thought about using SLIME in their tires. My dad recently used a bottle on his TTR-125 tires (half a bottle in each approximately) as a precautionary measure as we tend...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-14-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By TommyTheKid
Probably ~15', no problems here, I know for a...

Probably ~15', no problems here, I know for a fact you can park a dodge dually with a 24' stock trailer there :p
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-14-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,068
Posted By TommyTheKid
There is nothing wrong with circles, it builds...

There is nothing wrong with circles, it builds skills, then you can work on figure 8's .. just don't do it whit two people, don't ask me how I know.

Also there are flat places in CO, just go east...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,068
Posted By TommyTheKid
The real question is, can you get a mobile dyno...

The real question is, can you get a mobile dyno to come to the location/elevation where you do most of your riding? For sure Faster/TK down here in Denver has a dyno, and I guess for the right amount...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By TommyTheKid
yes, as a reminder to everyone, your sticker...

yes, as a reminder to everyone, your sticker expires in a couple weeks, you might want to renew your sticker at https://ivrs.parks.state.co.us/



Mine was a new registration, which must be done...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By TommyTheKid
Thumb Congrats state of CO...

As you may know, I bought a new WR450 last month. I was actually quite afraid they would send me a 2008 sticker that expired March 31, 2008. I was quite pleased that when the stickers arrived today,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,068
Posted By TommyTheKid
Mine is 150/48 (pretty sure)... on a WR450, but I...

Mine is 150/48 (pretty sure)... on a WR450, but I have no idea whether its good or bad, as I haven't had it above like 6000 ft yet :)

It does seem to get damn hot (considering the air temp) at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By TommyTheKid
AH, so you were looking for a bit more easy...

AH, so you were looking for a bit more easy terrain than I was expecting. We rode the "open riding area" at Berthoud and it was very tame, conditions wise.. only when I accidentally ventured onto the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By TommyTheKid
side of the road in a residential area near my...

side of the road in a residential area near my house is open... there is an area down the side of the block that wouldn't impact any houses, of course you could park in front of mine too, as long as...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By TommyTheKid
Agreed, better marking could help, I got a bit...

Agreed, better marking could help, I got a bit mixed up where it went by the flat track area and thats where I crossed over to the north MX track. I am not sure how to link that all together, a more...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By TommyTheKid
excellent! THere was a sign that said "NO...

excellent!

THere was a sign that said "NO VEHICLES WEST OF HERE" (per Weld Co) ... but there was lots of track west of there, I am not sure if that meant no OHV or no cage-like vehicles?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By TommyTheKid
first day at berthoud (valley dirt riders)

Well, what an interesting day... a friend (Ken) and I went to Berthoud for hte first time. Him on a CR500R and me on my new WR450.

Issues:
- You have to turn EAST to get to the track on the WEST...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,068
Posted By TommyTheKid
I am going through similar thought patterns with...

I am going through similar thought patterns with my new WR. Why don't they just make these things fuel injected :p

Tommy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By TommyTheKid
LOL, I suggested Berthoud!? The only reason...

LOL, I suggested Berthoud!?

The only reason to go east is to avoid snow, and as warm as it has been, I bet it won't be too bad there... maybe a bit muddy in the shady spots?

TOmmy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By TommyTheKid
I have even taken the ol' wee strom over that...

I have even taken the ol' wee strom over that road several times. Its usually quite nice. Also, if you come back to coal creek canyon, and do peak-to-peak south to Golden Gate Canyon, on the south...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-07-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,127
Posted By TommyTheKid
I have filed the registration for the new...

I have filed the registration for the new sticker. I guess it just takes time, as they gave me a 60 day temporary permit (paper). Also, apparently the stickers all expire on March 31, and instead of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,127
Posted By TommyTheKid
ah, new bike is WR450, not street legal, would...

ah, new bike is WR450, not street legal, would have to put it in the pickup. Plus it looks like a lot of long straight (read: boring) roads to get there. I have a paper temporary permit, but they...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,127
Posted By TommyTheKid
*IF* I can get the time off to come up there this...

*IF* I can get the time off to come up there this weekend, how harsh are they about the stickers... my bike is fairly new, and all I have is a piece of paper. I don't want to be hassled.

Looks...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,682
Posted By TommyTheKid
That would be dobe (adobe).. its common to that...

That would be dobe (adobe).. its common to that "hard ground" area (no sage brush). I have gotten a tractor stuck in adobe before.. the ground only looks a little wet, then you are sitting on your...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-02-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By TommyTheKid
.. or this

Another DL-650 pretending it can be a dual sport...

http://lh3.google.com/tommythekid/RimgCvyDTuI/AAAAAAAAAX0/zWGGLSV54Ak/s400/IMG_2035.JPG...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,578
Posted By TommyTheKid
You got it all wrong.. you don't need the knee...

You got it all wrong.. you don't need the knee pads for RIDING, you need it for getting a new ride.. that an crashing, but we woudn't do that, would we?

What the hell does FF's stand for? I have a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By TommyTheKid
see, thats where the problem lies. I have a DL650...

see, thats where the problem lies. I have a DL650 that would love to go, but I have to work *till* 2PM :)

perhaps next time.

Tommy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,442
Posted By TommyTheKid
Oh Man, i have too much fun on the WR. I went...

Oh Man, i have too much fun on the WR. I went over 70 miles today at IMI, and only stopped cause I was hungry and thirsty for adult beverages and wanted to get to happy hour at Bar Louie ($2 pints of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By TommyTheKid
+1 Thanks baldy!

+1

Thanks baldy!
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 64,472
Posted By TommyTheKid
I wonder how my 2007 WR450 fares... it idles...

I wonder how my 2007 WR450 fares... it idles around 5MPH in 1st and I have had it over 60 MPH in 5th, but I have not had any reason to run faster... I need SM rims/tires for it :)

Tomy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By TommyTheKid
um tomorrow is the 28th? is this ride on Thursday...

um tomorrow is the 28th? is this ride on Thursday or Friday?

I can't go, I don't have a KLR, plus tomorrow i have to work through the best part of the day.

Tommy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By TommyTheKid
I had a LOT of fun today, 70-ish miles worth. If...

I had a LOT of fun today, 70-ish miles worth. If I can walk tomorrow, I will probably be there in the afternoon.

Tommy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By TommyTheKid
I got my gear at Performance Cycle near Broadway...

I got my gear at Performance Cycle near Broadway and Evans in Denver. Big selection of gear to look through, try on, etc. You gotta make sure its the right shape helmet or she wont want to wear it,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By TommyTheKid
Well my friend is tore up from his vacation, so...

Well my friend is tore up from his vacation, so it looks like IMI... probably around 11AM. Anyone?

I have a bright yellow Ford ranger and of course a blue and white yamaha WR450, come over and say...
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