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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By MountainsandRivers
Done. I copied every senator in an email, and...

Done. I copied every senator in an email, and despite several glasses of wine, used some big words like "gross misuse of funds", "pilfer", "economic benefit" and so on. I hate that it shows that no...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 491
Posted By MountainsandRivers
Blizzard right now in the San Juans. Belize...

Blizzard right now in the San Juans. Belize sounds good about now. Did an awesome pre-kid trip to Placencia, San Miguel then San Pedro to finish the trip with some great dives...Ahhh warmth...Did I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 758
Posted By MountainsandRivers
^^^^?????^^^^me too! me too!

^^^^?????^^^^me too! me too!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By MountainsandRivers
What were those black and orange things with skis...

What were those black and orange things with skis that came by the gate? They seemed way more appropriate for these type of shenanigans!:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,989
Posted By MountainsandRivers
Response from Maribeth.. Hi Trevor I...

Response from Maribeth..
Hi Trevor I appreciate your comments. We have had a great deal of interest from the public in helping to re-open the Lefthand area. Lefthand is on the top of our list of...
Forum: Americas 02-27-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By MountainsandRivers
no worries. Give me a shout as you get close. I...

no worries. Give me a shout as you get close. I love riding the passes around here!
Forum: Americas 02-27-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By MountainsandRivers
you can PM me as you get closer. Until last week,...

you can PM me as you get closer. Until last week, I would have thought the passes would be open mid may. Now we are finally getting pounded. Mid june is realistic currently..but a lot can change...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,960
Posted By MountainsandRivers
I think I just got arm pump thinking about doing...

I think I just got arm pump thinking about doing that again. Beware, it is not 5 miles!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,989
Posted By MountainsandRivers
Thanks for posting this back up. I know I can't...

Thanks for posting this back up. I know I can't make the meetings, but I sent Maribeth a good letter. Flood them (no pun intended) with letters so they know truly how many individuals are concerned...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,984
Posted By MountainsandRivers
Do I need to light a flame or something? I must...

Do I need to light a flame or something? I must confess that I too am a drifting asshat at times. Only on empty roads and not high speeds, but if all is clear, my truck goes back into 2wd...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By MountainsandRivers
cut up a bunch of 2x6's, or bigger, whatever...

cut up a bunch of 2x6's, or bigger, whatever scrap you got, and stack as necessary, if necessary to bridge the gap...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 758
Posted By MountainsandRivers
I know there was gas at the new general store...

I know there was gas at the new general store last fall after they moved it from the resort.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By MountainsandRivers
flat top/peach valley and the uncompahgre plateau...

flat top/peach valley and the uncompahgre plateau can keep you pretty busy for several days if there is too much snow up high.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,368
Posted By MountainsandRivers
Master Drive sounds great! I remember taking...

Master Drive sounds great! I remember taking basic drivers ed because I could get my permit 3 months earlier. My winter driving was trial by fire. I remember driving I70 ski traffic almost every...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,493
Posted By MountainsandRivers
That reminds me, I feel the need to get a first...

That reminds me, I feel the need to get a first season TX tag this year!:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,368
Posted By MountainsandRivers
I run studded 10ply Mastercraft MSRs on our work...

I run studded 10ply Mastercraft MSRs on our work suburbans. Hook up nicely.
After an epic drive back and forth to Durango last night and today, everyone needs to pass a winter driving skills test...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By MountainsandRivers
690 between Mancos and Hesperus

I had to make a quick run to Durango tonight and I saw a 690 off to the side climbing the hill east of Mancos. Assume gave in to snowstorm and thumbed it. I am heading back that way at daylight if...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By MountainsandRivers
I'm sure it wouldn't be a problem. The obstacles...

I'm sure it wouldn't be a problem. The obstacles were mud pits, pit of firewood, large pipes, stacks of tractor tires..i don't think trials tire would be an advantage or disadvantage really..just run...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,153
Posted By MountainsandRivers
I finally was able to have a good talk with one...

I finally was able to have a good talk with one of the Rico locals, very avid Mtn biker. He thinks its all bullshit and has no issues with motos at all and doesn't think the general Rico population...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 802
Posted By MountainsandRivers
Glad it is working out Farnham! Hope to see you...

Glad it is working out Farnham! Hope to see you this weekend!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,368
Posted By MountainsandRivers
Trust me, I am not in favor of this. It would be...

Trust me, I am not in favor of this. It would be too hard to enforce. My example earlier shows that even the paid drivers are often ill equipped, too lazy to put necessary chains on and still mess...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,368
Posted By MountainsandRivers
If they do this, they need to enforce it through...

If they do this, they need to enforce it through May. Some of the worst drives over Vail pass when I lived there were late spring. The worst was unchained semis. One in right lane gets stuck, one...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-18-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 77,602
Posted By MountainsandRivers
welcome to North Omaha! I grew up not far from...

welcome to North Omaha! I grew up not far from there, but moved to Colorado by 6th grade. Lost an elementary school friend two years later, gang related shooting. I bet you took a right off I 80,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-17-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By MountainsandRivers
There was a whole mix of bikes there so you...

There was a whole mix of bikes there so you should be fine. It was cool to see a few girls giving it a shot. I loved the kids races most, they even had an Oset class!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-17-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By MountainsandRivers
A lot can happen between now and then but based...

A lot can happen between now and then but based on current snowpack down here in the San Juans, you should be fine in late June. It is currently pretty abysmal snowpack and unseasonable warm temps. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-17-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 802
Posted By MountainsandRivers
have you tried KTM of Aspen to see if they have...

have you tried KTM of Aspen to see if they have anything? Maybe shoot cross-country a PM. He sometimes has an assortment of bikes! I hope you get it going, I am hoping to ride with you that Saturday....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-17-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By MountainsandRivers
I went to the first one this summer, couldn't...

I went to the first one this summer, couldn't make the second as we were out of town. It was fun to watch! The stands were pretty full too, so it seemed well received by the town. It ran long, so it...
Forum: Americas 02-17-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,461
Posted By MountainsandRivers
Might not be a bad choice. Deck it out for...

Might not be a bad choice. Deck it out for trails, lower gearing, then bring the stuff with you to change out for long slab sections.
I am still curious what will be the best trails east of...
Forum: Americas 02-17-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,461
Posted By MountainsandRivers
I think I mentioned Nate Creek to Alpine Trail...

I think I mentioned Nate Creek to Alpine Trail earlier as well. Linked over to Lost Creek/Pole Creek, it is hard to find much better days of beautiful and challenging single track. Yes, plenty of...
Forum: Americas 02-17-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,461
Posted By MountainsandRivers
The choice of what bike to take is definitely...

The choice of what bike to take is definitely interesting. Lighter, better suspended, elec start, would be what I would want on trail. If the plan is to hit all the really hard stuff, I would not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-17-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,309
Posted By MountainsandRivers
I will check. The long flight was by Jeff...

I will check. The long flight was by Jeff Cristol. It may have been summertime, but flying off the top of our ski area is common in the winter, especially in March. I know he said he was prepared,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By MountainsandRivers
for that reason I will still carry a tube and...

for that reason I will still carry a tube and rimlock...or sneak it into Raul's pack since he will have all kinds of room!
Forum: Americas 02-16-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,461
Posted By MountainsandRivers
Also, don't know the times you are going, but...

Also, don't know the times you are going, but when the Colorado high country is open (clear of snow), 5MOH will be hot. Like highly not recommended hot. Lugging an xr400 around there in the heat...
Forum: Americas 02-16-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,461
Posted By MountainsandRivers
When I was passing through Oregon this fall I did...

When I was passing through Oregon this fall I did a park and ride in the Tillamook forest near the coast. Tons of trails. Very rooty, but fun. I don't know about connections from there, but it was a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By MountainsandRivers
Nope. I am still Tubliss in the rear. Original...

Nope. I am still Tubliss in the rear. Original one from 4 years ago. Still working fine. Well, now I am screwed! I still like being able to run lower pressures when desired. Plus, that repair up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-15-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By MountainsandRivers
They won't have to wait as long for us! I ran...

They won't have to wait as long for us! I ran over a Mousse with my front tire, now it is all wrapped around my rim. Might as well keep it!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-15-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,845
Posted By MountainsandRivers
Uncompahgre Plateau has good singletrack of a...

Uncompahgre Plateau has good singletrack of a decent variety. Wilson Mesa Trail near Telluride isn't overly hard. East Fork trail heading to Bolam Pass also fun but not super technical. Same with the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-15-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By MountainsandRivers
Save us a table at O'Briens in Ouray?

Save us a table at O'Briens in Ouray?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-15-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By MountainsandRivers
a little big bitch I think!

a little big bitch I think!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-13-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,309
Posted By MountainsandRivers
There is something to this. The consequences from...

There is something to this. The consequences from those heights are not good. I have one friend, who is very experienced, still have an issue and had a bad fall in Hawaii, breaking his back. nothing...
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