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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By Rodzilla
That would be Tom Metsa. He is a good egg

That would be Tom Metsa. He is a good egg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,783
Posted By Rodzilla
Just cuz the question has been raised. ...

Just cuz the question has been raised.


COHVCO is a grass roots pro-OHV/Pro access group of mostly volunteers (there is one paid position). They are actively fighting the land grabs, trail...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Rodzilla
I have KLX 110 and TTR 125 you can try on for...

I have KLX 110 and TTR 125 you can try on for size. I'm on the west side in Wheat Ridge
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 844
Posted By Rodzilla
Just out of curiosity, what is he doing to bend...

Just out of curiosity, what is he doing to bend forks on Slickrock?

If a KLX 110 is too big, the PW 80 is exactly the same size for reference.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16,395
Views: 2,609,420
Posted By Rodzilla
It's yours then Check your PM and I'll see...

It's yours then

Check your PM and I'll see you this afternoon.:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16,395
Views: 2,609,420
Posted By Rodzilla
Jet4Power jetting meter. El Soldo ...

Jet4Power jetting meter.

El Soldo

Thanks Sturg!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,567
Posted By Rodzilla
Sure. We stayed at "Lizard Creek"...

Sure.

We stayed at "Lizard Creek" Campground. With as popular as the area is, I'm not sure there are a lot of "wilderness" camping options, but I'm far from an expert.

* I think* Lizard Creek...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,567
Posted By Rodzilla
We did a family trip with pop-up campers (two...

We did a family trip with pop-up campers (two families) summer before last. Camped in the Tetons and drove into Yellowstone.

Overall it was fun and very interesting. Traffic was not "terrible",...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By Rodzilla
Guess it depends on where you are. Weather...

Guess it depends on where you are. Weather station on the pass says 27degrees, no precip, winds at 7 mph and gusting to 25 Perfect riding weather! :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By Rodzilla
IF you have not been http://cotrip.org ...

IF you have not been

http://cotrip.org


We have a good storm here in central CO (Denver/I-70) but if you select "Devices" from the top menu bar, you can click on the cameras along US 160
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 23,724
Posted By Rodzilla
So what color you gonna dip those cabinets? ...

So what color you gonna dip those cabinets?





:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By Rodzilla
Not going to troll this IF there is a big...

Not going to troll this

IF there is a big wait at Milts, then go to McDonalds. I just like to support the locals when I can. The thing about Milts is it's right there on the way out of Sand...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Rodzilla
This particular feature has saved me a couple of...

This particular feature has saved me a couple of times when the boss called on a couple of especially nice Spring afternoons. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By Rodzilla
Do a search on "Moab 101" (I wrote it) or you can...

Do a search on "Moab 101" (I wrote it) or you can find it on RideFreaks page.

It outlines most of the popular trails (but not all of them by a long shot)

For average riders, most of the trails...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By Rodzilla
You can do the Sand Flats area in about 1/2 day....

You can do the Sand Flats area in about 1/2 day. that is Slick Rock, Hells Revenge, Fins and Porcupine Rim.

I go hit that early, then stop at Milts for a burger on the way down.

If you feel...
Forum: Americas 04-10-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,429
Posted By Rodzilla
I can't add much that hasn't been said, we did a...

I can't add much that hasn't been said, we did a group dirtbike ride up in Taylor Park in Aug and there was frost on everything in the morning.

Another point is to wear a hat, you lose a lot of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By Rodzilla
The canyon portion of Sovereign out by Dalton...

The canyon portion of Sovereign out by Dalton Wells area has some fun gnar.

Rick, seeing guys manhandle bikes over some of that stuff makes me feel a lot better. (I walked more switchbacks this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By Rodzilla
For Boys 8 and 12 (I have son 11 and daughter 8)...

For Boys 8 and 12 (I have son 11 and daughter 8) I've found the trails around Tarryall Res to be awesome. Enough variety to keep them entertained and not so tough that there is a ton of frustration....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By Rodzilla
Rampart trails/road opens April 9th

FS announced to the RRMMC that the Rampart trails and the north gate at CO 67 will open Thurs. 4/9 at 8a.

There is still snow on some north slopes and in the "dark woods" so be careful

State...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-03-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,017
Posted By Rodzilla
Here is the list of current OHV grant...

Here is the list of current OHV grant applications

http://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/TrailsGrantsOHVApps2015-aspx.aspx
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-03-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,017
Posted By Rodzilla
Here you go CJ. All the new singletrack...

Here you go CJ.

All the new singletrack built at Rampart (I don't care if you ride there or not) the ~25 miles built so far, the new section opening this Spring and the ~20+ miles yet to be built....
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By Rodzilla
are you talking about the Proshot mount? ...

are you talking about the Proshot mount? http://www.proshotcam.com/

I have one, it's not really different than a helmet mount and it's made mostly for dirtbike helmets.

It won't work on my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 920
Posted By Rodzilla
I don't think so, but I don't know. With the...

I don't think so, but I don't know. With the trails being closed until the snow melts and it's dry (and dusty) I can't see the county/FS opening the road when the trails are all closed.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 920
Posted By Rodzilla
The Rampart Range trails, including Skeleton and...

The Rampart Range trails, including Skeleton and Turtle Mtn single tracks (next section opens early this summer) are currently closed for the snow melt by the Forest Service.

Gates at Rampart...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,017
Posted By Rodzilla
But this is kind of like saying "It's stupid that...

But this is kind of like saying "It's stupid that I have to buy a lift ticket, I already paid for my skis"

Your plate, provides nothing for OHV funding.

I know, we can argue in circles. I just...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,265
Posted By Rodzilla
Well White Wash is really in the middle of...

Well White Wash is really in the middle of nowhere. There are no facilities (which also means pack your 'Stuff" out)

Shade is pretty tough to come by as you will be either up on the bluff above...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By Rodzilla
Rampart Trail closures for the melt

Rampart Trail closures...

The FS has closed the trails at Rampart while the snow melts out to help with potential resource damage. (Lets face it, if there is mud, people will "waller" in it!)
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,455
Posted By Rodzilla
I know this was touched on, but for the OP. ...

I know this was touched on, but for the OP.

You hit a sore spot for sure. We (CO) have a huge influx of out of staters who move here for the lifestyle and first thing they try to change what they...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,858
Posted By Rodzilla
This is very true Grizgirl! Riding dirt is a...

This is very true Grizgirl!

Riding dirt is a different animal than riding pavement. I am very firm in my belief the dirt skills make for a much better street rider. Dealing with things like...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,858
Posted By Rodzilla
These guys are right on. My thoughts, XR...

These guys are right on.

My thoughts, XR 250/400 (although kick only and can be cold blooded)

KTM 400 is an awesome bike, early( '00-'03) bikes had some minor issues that are an evenings worth...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,017
Posted By Rodzilla
And again, the fee for the stickers goes to the...

And again, the fee for the stickers goes to the OHV trail fund to help build and maintain your free trails. W/O that money there is significantly less opportunity. No other money goes to trail work...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-13-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,722
Posted By Rodzilla
Merf, If you go to the ram, will you send me...

Merf,

If you go to the ram, will you send me a condition update so I can post it up on the RRMMC facebook page? From what I hear anything that gets decent sun is dry, but I have no idea what the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 20,872
Posted By Rodzilla
This is great. Your other posts and writings...

This is great. Your other posts and writings about L&C got me to read Undaunted Courage as I was planning to ride the route a few years ago (we exchanged a few PMs about it)

Alas, life got in the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-06-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,987
Posted By Rodzilla
I think the pics Muffinman posted are key. It is...

I think the pics Muffinman posted are key. It is a CLEAN camp and does not look like it's someone staying long term. So many of the long time occupants camps look like a war zone.

I've run across...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,987
Posted By Rodzilla
According to the USFS, you can camp for up to 16...

According to the USFS, you can camp for up to 16 days, then you have to move.

http://www.fs.usda.gov/detailfull/fishlake/recreation/?cid=stelprdb5121831

I know there are plenty of "squatters"...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,479
Posted By Rodzilla
Well since Bill's shop is his garage, he doesn't...

Well since Bill's shop is his garage, he doesn't have a lot of room for inventory.

I understand the need to kick the tires but on the other side, it keeps his overhead low and he tends to pass...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Rodzilla
Depending on the type of helmet this may be best ...

Depending on the type of helmet this may be best

http://www.proshotcam.com/

Note it is primarily for Dirtbike type helmets with a "narrow" chin guard most full face helmets are rounded/wide in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,388
Posted By Rodzilla
That would be your call. But CO is home to some...

That would be your call. But CO is home to some Gold Medal trout waters.



I know this is an older thread, but FC you should add something about what months are best.

We see a God awful lot...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,247
Posted By Rodzilla
Prolly not. But it's working for the big rigs. ...

Prolly not. But it's working for the big rigs.

Of course if word gets around that people with bald tires are getting tickets if they block the road it may get a few peoples interest.
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 43,380
Posted By Rodzilla
It depends on the year. Last summer was pretty...

It depends on the year. Last summer was pretty wet, summer before, less so.

But July/August the "monsoonal flow" means rain/lightning up high pretty much every afternoon. It's best to be out and...
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