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Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,776
Posted By rforsythe
I managed to get out on New Years, even though it...

I managed to get out on New Years, even though it required putting studded TKC80's on the VStrom just to get it out of my street which is under a few inches of solid ice, with a refrozen layer of...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 27,471
Posted By rforsythe
I will also add that any out of towner's needing...

I will also add that any out of towner's needing a place to send parts, tires, beer :evil, etc are welcome to send to my house, particularly as we get closer to the race itself, and I will bring it...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 27,471
Posted By rforsythe
Being in Denver and so close proximity to the...

Being in Denver and so close proximity to the PPIHC, I would love to pit for someone this year if the opportunity is there (please PM me if you need the help). I may try to run it myself in 2011 but...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,644
Posted By rforsythe
Yep, I roadrace with the MRA (slowly, but hey I'm...

Yep, I roadrace with the MRA (slowly, but hey I'm out there) on generally whatever I can borrow or steal; currently an older R1 but to be honest racing a liter bike is kinda spooky, and I would love...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-05-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,893
Posted By rforsythe
Nice job! Kansas isn't often on a lot of "dream...

Nice job! Kansas isn't often on a lot of "dream trip" lists since it just has this sort of flat/boring/meh stigma attached to it for whatever reason, but if you take time to get off the Interstate...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 1,984,303
Posted By rforsythe
I walked across a rail bridge once that had...

I walked across a rail bridge once that had similar mental effects on me, though it wasn't anything close to as hairy as that. But it was narrow and long, had gaps in the timbers and no border, and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 1,984,303
Posted By rforsythe
I agree completely. Most of what I grew up with...

I agree completely. Most of what I grew up with was this dark, cold soviet-era impression of what that country is like. Couple that with all of the news reports you read/see/etc about how messed up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-01-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By rforsythe
Happy new year! Starting it out right, with...

Happy new year!

Starting it out right, with a ride on this balmy 20-degree morning.
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 55,817
Posted By rforsythe
I meant what town did it end in/near. :)

I meant what town did it end in/near. :)
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 55,817
Posted By rforsythe
Awesome report guys! Tons of sage advice in this...

Awesome report guys! Tons of sage advice in this thread for the rest of us too (I'm taking notes).

Just curious, where specifically did you finish the TAT? I don't have the maps yet but want to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,023
Posted By rforsythe
Man that really sucks! Someone tried to bust...

Man that really sucks! Someone tried to bust into my truck a couple months back as well through the back slider window. As soon as they got the glove compartment open they triggered the noise...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By rforsythe
Ian Coates meet 'n greet thurs night

Just saw this on the news and don't know much else about it, however Ian Coates (11 years into riding around the world on a battle-worn Honda) is apparently going to be in Denver Thurs night for a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 28,474
Posted By rforsythe
High flow rates can be fun too. Not as good for...

High flow rates can be fun too. Not as good for dry action, but some midges can be fun as the higher flows kick up all sorts of goodies for the fish.
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,746
Posted By rforsythe
I have an '02 1000 and don't notice substantial...

I have an '02 1000 and don't notice substantial power delivery problems (surging, etc). I put the SV clutch basket in and that fixed some vibration, and while yes it's a pain to get to the air...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,567
Posted By rforsythe
Nice! Bonus points for versatility. For...

Nice! Bonus points for versatility.

For anyone else looking to mount pelicans to the newer SW Motech tubular frame, the email I got from Twisted Throttle indicates they will have the quick...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By rforsythe
TK hasn't been called TK in years either. :) ...

TK hasn't been called TK in years either. :) They merged with Faster a while ago and now carry that name.

To the other comment about the address, they are now at 999 Valejo St, Unit 3 in Denver. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-29-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 569,491
Posted By rforsythe
And for the more adventurous:

And for the more adventurous:
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-29-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 569,491
Posted By rforsythe
Only through page 4... Mmmm my favorite thread...

Only through page 4... Mmmm my favorite thread this week!

Some of the food one might find in Seoul:
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 31,039
Posted By rforsythe
Awesome report! I wish I had seen this a week...

Awesome report! I wish I had seen this a week ago so I could have met up with you during your stay in CO. Glad you enjoyed it though. The North Rim of the Black Canyon is one of the neater rides...
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,683
Posted By rforsythe
Actually the extra weight isn't bad once you get...

Actually the extra weight isn't bad once you get used to it. I've found the trick is just to tell the bike who's boss; be assertive if you need to. It usually behaves like a normal one, but if you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 910
Posted By rforsythe
Took the wife for a stroll today on the Strom up...

Took the wife for a stroll today on the Strom up over Squaw Pass, and then up Virginia Canyon (formerly known as Oh My God Road I believe). Lots of good scenery on both accounts! I think another...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-23-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By rforsythe
Light dirt near Denver?

So it has occurred to me that I don't need to be at work particularly early any day this week, and that it's only getting warmer. What are some good easy off-pavement roads to hit on my way in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-23-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,074
Posted By rforsythe
This looks like more fun than is legal. If I'm...

This looks like more fun than is legal. If I'm not roadracing in New Mexico that weekend (which I probably am), I'm in!

Why is it this cool stuff always happens when I have other cool stuff...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-23-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,808
Posted By rforsythe
Agreed on filing a police report. Start with...

Agreed on filing a police report. Start with where it was picked up, but also contact police in Bozeman again and give them the info, they might see the guy driving around.

The cops are right, as...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-23-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By rforsythe
Having watched the innocent sounding "yeah we...

Having watched the innocent sounding "yeah we just want to film you riding" media spot unravel a couple times before, I'll say to be real cautious of this. If they're filming you, it's because they...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-23-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By rforsythe
Never been on it, but again - switch google to...

Never been on it, but again - switch google to sat view and zoom way in. Looks all dirt to me. The good news is it looks like hardpacked dirt (standard rural road type stuff) so unless it's snowy...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-23-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By rforsythe
Hm, the road from Stonewall to Torres and so...

Hm, the road from Stonewall to Torres and so forth looks like dirt to me. Pull it up on Google Maps then switch to the satellite view, zoom in and you can see what I mean.

Doesn't look like a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-22-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,438
Posted By rforsythe
Bummer about your motor! Some things... -...

Bummer about your motor! Some things...

- Mike @ Supertune is one of the more respected engine guys in the area. I haven't used him, but know a LOT of people who have.

- The cam chain is gear...
Forum: Racing 06-24-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By rforsythe
Bump! This is next week! Come out and ride...

Bump! This is next week!

Come out and ride on the WSB track, and give money to children's charities at the same time!

Just go to www.racing2savelives.org/ride.php to sign up. Riders of all...
Forum: Racing 05-24-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By rforsythe
Thanks for posting this up! By the way,...

Thanks for posting this up!

By the way, signup is now open for the event. Pre-register online and it's cheaper, easier, and cooler. :)

http://www.racing2savelives.org/ride.php
Forum: Asia 05-14-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,134
Posted By rforsythe
Got Seoul?

It would seem I am going to be in Seoul in about two weeks from now, for several days. Then back again in mid-July. Most of my time will be spent working, but I will be damned if I am going to a...
Forum: Americas 05-14-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By rforsythe
Well, not sure. I can't go out in June. It may...

Well, not sure. I can't go out in June. It may be more like late Aug or September at this point though it can't be later or I will not make it that far north without picking up some significant...
Forum: Americas 05-14-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By rforsythe
At least a week going out, about 6 days on the...

At least a week going out, about 6 days on the return. I will pad that a little since I expect to be stopping to enjoy the scenery more than a few times.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,790
Posted By rforsythe
I haven't done it on a bike or anything, but I do...

I haven't done it on a bike or anything, but I do live here and have spent time at 14K and above.

What I can tell you is that altitude sickness (essentially, hypoxia) is highly subjective. If...
Forum: Americas 05-08-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,363
Posted By rforsythe
That's cool, sounds like they actually listened...

That's cool, sounds like they actually listened to people after the fiasco that was the first year.
Forum: Americas 05-08-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By rforsythe
Read the Central America planning thread at the...

Read the Central America planning thread at the top, I believe it covers traversing Mexico...
Forum: Americas 05-08-2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,363
Posted By rforsythe
We're doing the Indy one this year. Did Laguna...

We're doing the Indy one this year. Did Laguna the first year it came back, and while watching the race was cool, it was hard to see anything except right in front of you. It also involved a LOT of...
Forum: Americas 05-08-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By rforsythe
Denver to CA and back again, the long way

So my employer is based in San Jose, CA, though I live in Denver. Occasionally I have reason to go out there, and recently expressed to my manager that on my next trip I might take the bike instead...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,252
Posted By rforsythe
Mine's on order, I am told about a two week lead...

Mine's on order, I am told about a two week lead time based on his current rate of shipments and returned old ones.

I didn't even bother PM'ing him, I just sent my $35 by Paypal and got the email...
Forum: Americas 05-05-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,298
Posted By rforsythe
Very interested in this thread... I'm planning...

Very interested in this thread... I'm planning on riding from Denver to San Jose CA sometime this summer (or September) by way of WY, MT, ID, WA, and OR. Part of that includes a ride through...
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