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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,861
Posted By elgato gordo
Thanks for the Vids

Bummed i missed the ride but great Vid, thanks.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,861
Posted By elgato gordo
Can't miss this one, love that ride! IN.

Can't miss this one, love that ride! IN.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 46,468
Posted By elgato gordo
I can confirm you guys whoop those KLR's harder...

I can confirm you guys whoop those KLR's harder than any I've seen.

Seems like the KLR's had the shortest recovery time in our little swim across billy willy.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-26-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By elgato gordo
I'll look you up when i get in fri. I'd like to...

I'll look you up when i get in fri. I'd like to do lockhart basin sat0. Its a long ride i think. I have gpx tracks but have not ridden it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-26-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By elgato gordo
No family this time but should i do it south to...

No family this time but should i do it south to north
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By elgato gordo
Got some hits on FB. Plan to ride WRT on Fri....

Got some hits on FB. Plan to ride WRT on Fri. Meet at Long Canyon Turn on Potash Rd at 0900 on Fri.

Thanks for the heads up adventure girl. UT is not the place to ride alone, big place.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By elgato gordo
Man I love that loop. rode it a couple years ago...

Man I love that loop. rode it a couple years ago at the Rubber Chicken Ride.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By elgato gordo
Thanks for the clue. Do I have to join the group...

Thanks for the clue. Do I have to join the group to post? Kind of new at FB.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By elgato gordo
Moab 3/25-3/29

Several folks from NM headed to Moab this week. Most are riding Tue through Thur but I have to delay departure until Wed morning so I'm planning to stay into Sat. If anyone is interested in joining...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,340
Posted By elgato gordo
Skipper Good to know the east crossing was ok ....

Skipper
Good to know the east crossing was ok . The western one is on the edge. Did you go thru to havasu
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,340
Posted By elgato gordo
The terrain out there is incredible, has to be...

The terrain out there is incredible, has to be some of the best riding ever.

I was pretty concerned at the river crossing and all four bikes having issues getting started again but they all dried...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By elgato gordo
Havasu Ride

George glad you made it back. Saw you on the road south of Wickenburg yesterday. We slabbed back due to our technical issues. Can't wait for the pictures and video. Really had a great ride with your...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-07-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By elgato gordo
made it

Made it to wick. Got a short test ride at boulders and ready to go. Ill look up jtwest in after some food. Man is the weather nice here.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-06-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By elgato gordo
Weather or Not

Looks like some weather moving into the area but should be gone by Sat. I'll be there if I don't get snowed in here in NM. Can't wait for some warmer temps.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-01-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By elgato gordo
weather

Forecast for next weekend is a little better today, shows the front passing on Thu/Fri, might just luck out.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,970
Posted By elgato gordo
Snow

Send some down for us, just wind here.

Glad to see you guys getting some to help fire danger.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-31-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 46,468
Posted By elgato gordo
Gearing

Trying to decide on gearing for the Havasu trip. Other rides in the area seem to have included some excessive speeds: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=840821

Sounds like this group...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 46,468
Posted By elgato gordo
Havasu Ride

I'd like to come down from ABQ,NM and join the Havasu ride. Also wondering details of start time and location. I'd be wimping out on the camping scene and get a motel in Havasu.

Missed a ride in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By elgato gordo
Looks like no willing victims today. I'll be down...

Looks like no willing victims today. I'll be down there a little late, about 10:30
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By elgato gordo
No go in AZ. Got the wrong wheel bearings shipped...

No go in AZ. Got the wrong wheel bearings shipped and just the right ones and put them in yesterday. Hoping WBBNM will post a ride report soon so we can see how the ride went.

How is the foot...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By elgato gordo
Socorro, NM Ride 1-4-14

Like to do a ride around Socorro on Saturday. All graded dirt road with one optional hill climb southwest of town. Total mileage is about 70. The track below does not show the 12 miles on the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-25-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By elgato gordo
Thank

Great, thanks for the help! Glad to see the green chile, can't go very long without that either.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-25-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By elgato gordo
Any idea what the number is? Thanks for the...

Any idea what the number is?

Thanks for the info.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-24-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By elgato gordo
Gas

Does anyone know if there is still gas available at the Wayside RV park near Alamo Lake.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,917
Posted By elgato gordo
It is based on the value of the bike. Seems like...

It is based on the value of the bike. Seems like I paid about $150 for a $4000 bike. Grizzly also had a place in Socorro I used that did it all on the phone and email. Can't remember the name maybe...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,917
Posted By elgato gordo
That's where I'm headed. Just picked up a new (to...

That's where I'm headed. Just picked up a new (to me) toy from RIDEFREAK. Can't stay away from those legal dirt bikes. Just have to take my chances.

They also did a couple of Title Bonds for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-03-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,276
Posted By elgato gordo
I really think Nevada is the last frontier for...

I really think Nevada is the last frontier for these kind of trips. UT and CO are the current Meca but with the constant pressure on land use is reducing our riding area. Nevada seems to be far...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-01-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,917
Posted By elgato gordo
opcocrg, Is the NADER sticker the one on the...

opcocrg, Is the NADER sticker the one on the front of the frame with the VIN and other info?




Hair, So far just looking at a few that are street plated in AZ and CO. Found one in AZ that had...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-30-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,917
Posted By elgato gordo
Same Concern

I'm also looking at an out of state XR650R and have heard stories of MVD changing the rules on how they determine if you get street plates. In the past it has been based on an MC body type on the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-24-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,910
Posted By elgato gordo
Snow Riding

They used to open up Fort Carson for dirt bikes rides back in the day. Pretty great snow riding. I'd say some studs on the SV would be a hoot.:eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,276
Posted By elgato gordo
Searching....

Searching for a new project. Still have the 250SXF. Looks like the weather will shut down the Cedro this weekend.

Thinking about a Utah/Nevada/Colorado Loop for next year, maybe in the fall. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11,658
Views: 1,451,017
Posted By elgato gordo
I got another one up on the block.... ...

I got another one up on the block....


wpwhb-4125292962@sale.craigslist.org...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,130
Posted By elgato gordo
Pangia Looks like a great trip. Good idea to...

Pangia

Looks like a great trip. Good idea to have a spare lever.

There is a good reason they call it Stony Pass, much easier from the west to east.

Hope to make the next one.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-29-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,153
Posted By elgato gordo
:lurk Kinda glad I missed this one. Looks...

:lurk

Kinda glad I missed this one. Looks like to long of a ride for my Beta. Can''t wait for the rest of the story.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-22-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11,658
Views: 1,451,017
Posted By elgato gordo
don't know what that engine is but if it has...

don't know what that engine is but if it has 100HP+ it makes total sense to me.
:eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-22-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,407
Posted By elgato gordo
Also parts of the UTDBR could be thrown in. ...

Also parts of the UTDBR could be thrown in.

Looks like these guys did the Skyline drive. Pretty cool loop.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=912851

:ear
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-22-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11,658
Views: 1,451,017
Posted By elgato gordo
How Does He Do it

OK Blakebird fess up and tell us how you find all of these bikes. I think we should set up an account and have you fill up a couple of storage units with bikes off C-list.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-21-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11,658
Views: 1,451,017
Posted By elgato gordo
Sv650

http://albuquerque.craigslist.org/mcy/4041321749.html

Yup it's mine. Special pricing for inmates.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-11-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 31,488
Posted By elgato gordo
Pennswooded I put the bike at about 420 with...

Pennswooded
I put the bike at about 420 with out fuel or bags, maybe another 20 lbs of gear loaded on the long trip. I'm about 190 lbs in street cloths. The spring force needed can change a lot with...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-11-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 31,488
Posted By elgato gordo
Bambi I agree the foot pegs would be nice...

Bambi

I agree the foot pegs would be nice but have not gotten around to it. The tire choice was really driven by my cheap nature so I put tires on that fit the rims. It's not too bad in sand for a...
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