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Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By Texspeleo
They won't, but the doubled inner did reduce my...

They won't, but the doubled inner did reduce my overall number of flats in that country pretty significantly.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,705
Views: 466,365
Posted By Texspeleo
I went to ride a few of the trails that caused my...

I went to ride a few of the trails that caused my Strom a spontaneous trail nap on the XT's very first outing. I do like the rapid weight loss program! No comparison on the trail, but I will miss...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,705
Views: 466,365
Posted By Texspeleo
Well, now I've gone and done it...

Anybody want to see what a $5000 dollar bike looks like in a $900 pickup?

http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp222/texspeleo/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-04/434F5F93-8C74-4B23-944B-383EF03DF067.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By Texspeleo
Tire thorns

Personally, I completely solved the problem by moving to Montana :D.

However, I did get some relief in the meantime by cutting the stems out of my old heavy duty tubes and inflating a new tube...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,601
Posted By Texspeleo
I used to live down there in the Springs, and...

I used to live down there in the Springs, and never had a problem anywhere. I have seen a Woodland Park cop that pulled over a pickup just off Rampart Range Road, but it looked like a kids with beer...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-06-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,828
Posted By Texspeleo
My Wee-Strom does a lot of fishing in Colorado...

It at least gets me close enough to walk into where I want to fish. 4-pc TFO, 4-pc St Croix (ABS tubes from Home Depot parts), vest, and waders are in the grey duff. They have survived many high...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-06-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,828
Posted By Texspeleo
My Wee-Strom does a lot of fishing in Colorado...

It at least gets me close enough to walk into where I want to fish. 4-pc TFO, 4-pc St Croix (ABS tubes from Home Depot parts), vest, and waders are in the grey duff. They have survived many high...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 106,576
Posted By Texspeleo
It sure isn't mine, but it could be yours via the...

It sure isn't mine, but it could be yours via the Colorado Springs Craigslist. Apparently it started off life as a Buell Thunderbolt...

...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-30-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,451
Posted By Texspeleo
I 'm trying to decide on a nav app myself. Not...

I 'm trying to decide on a nav app myself. Not trying to threadjack, but accuracy of forest roads seems a relevant consideration. Anybody had any positive or negative experiences with those?
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By Texspeleo
I'm looking for something like that myself. Seems...

I'm looking for something like that myself. Seems a shame not to own a good single track bike that you can ride from home to the trail and back when one lives in Colorado. I had a KLR250, but sold it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-24-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16,449
Views: 2,627,556
Posted By Texspeleo
PM sent

I'm in the market for just such a beast. Got some pics?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-24-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16,449
Views: 2,627,556
Posted By Texspeleo
WTB: Less than 50 (fifty) cc quad?

I was wondering if any NoCo riders have a small quad that they are looking to get rid of. A buddy of mine is looking for a birthday present...

Cheers,

Chris
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-17-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,148
Posted By Texspeleo
I pass through that way pretty regularly, and you...

I pass through that way pretty regularly, and you can go wrong with the scenery on either. Which way are you planning going to Ft Collins? I highly recommend staying north on Hwy 119 from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-06-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 16,449
Views: 2,627,556
Posted By Texspeleo
The source of my confusion: ...

The source of my confusion:

http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp222/texspeleo/6x6_Pinzgauer_2.jpg



No, I don't have one for sale, so sorry for the brief highjacking. They're just cool. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-06-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16,449
Views: 2,627,556
Posted By Texspeleo
That's a civilian Pinzgauer, isn't it?

That's a civilian Pinzgauer, isn't it?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16,449
Views: 2,627,556
Posted By Texspeleo
FS: New Michelin Anakee 120/90 R17 $80

Hopefully the title kinda says it all. Or almost all. It's new and unmounted. I'll be glad to bring it to you in the Loveland/Ft Collins area. If you're in Denver or Colorado Springs, I'll be...
Forum: Americas 09-21-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By Texspeleo
24 and 50 are pretty fantastic bike roads coming...

24 and 50 are pretty fantastic bike roads coming through Colorado. Gotta watch out for large hoofstock (elk/mule deer) at dawn & dusk. US 36 takes you through Denver, which us a nice place, but not...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-05-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By Texspeleo
Which El Paso inmate rides a yellow Ulyses?

Was riding into town (El Paso) from Colorado Springs yesterday afternoon, and saw a rider geared up for using the Buell as it was intended. Anybody from around here?

Cheers,

Chris
Forum: Americas 08-25-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By Texspeleo
I've ridden my buddy's Katana a bit, and I don't...

I've ridden my buddy's Katana a bit, and I don't think I would want to take it for a long road trip unless it was my only option. I've ridden my brother's KLR650 for many miles, and it is a much...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-29-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,505
Posted By Texspeleo
I bought a gun and compressor from Lowe's for...

I bought a gun and compressor from Lowe's for $250, (Spraying Mantis and Kobalt 6 gal compressor, not a package). Just read the directions and start in a part of the basement that nobody will see...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,827
Posted By Texspeleo
This may be further out of the box than you are...

This may be further out of the box than you are interested in, but my shin guards for ice hockey are a bit beefier and more comfortable than my Thor Quadrants that were given to me as a gift last...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By Texspeleo
I dropped mine in the urinal while trying to...

I dropped mine in the urinal while trying to answer. All of my info contained therein was definitely no longer accessible.

Cheers, Chris
Forum: Face plant 11-18-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By Texspeleo
Good point. I had actually changed my mind from...

Good point. I had actually changed my mind from my original decision to get my skates sharpened tomorrow, and was making the block to get back to the shop. Taking rights or going an extra block...
Forum: Face plant 11-18-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By Texspeleo
I can't find any scrapes or chips in the rims and...

I can't find any scrapes or chips in the rims and the brakes discs and calipers aren't dinged up. I dunno. I did notice this morning that my right footpeg was a little tweeked. Been looking for an...
Forum: Face plant 11-17-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By Texspeleo
So...I wasn't really planning to post here today...

This afternoon, 1400

The scenario:

It is a beautiful day in Colorado Springs today. The weather has warmed up into the 70s after a little cold weather the last few days. I'm on my way to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,268
Posted By Texspeleo
I'm going Trailtech...

I'm going Trailtech (http://trailtech.net/extreme_race_light.html) on my upcoming XC-W project.

Cheers----Chris
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5,201
Views: 763,220
Posted By Texspeleo
XT350 project in Colorado Springs

If anyone in the Colorado Springs area is looking for a project, I found a '91 (I think...white/red paint scheme) at ActionCycles in the back warehouse. It'll need some fixing up, but the guy at the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,784
Posted By Texspeleo
I've been turning it the same little dilemma over...

I've been turning it the same little dilemma over in my head for a few months now (same bad intentions regarding the TAT), and I think my solution is going to involve plating the Xc-W 450. Good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,731
Posted By Texspeleo
Rain X on the outside and Fog X on the inside....

Rain X on the outside and Fog X on the inside. Works well until I get into wet snow. I think the only solution to that is riding with your shield up and toughing it out.
Cheers---Chris
Forum: Face plant 10-01-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,939
Posted By Texspeleo
Dana is grateful to everybody

I just wanted to post a message on Dana's behalf (Gary's wife). She is quite grateful for everyone's sympathy and generosity. AdvRiders are a great bunch of folks. Thanks to all of you.

Chris
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By Texspeleo
Already a point of contention. The cages were...

Already a point of contention. The cages were evicted for bikes years ago.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By Texspeleo
Please just tell me I'm crazy...

I'm having a nearly uncontrollable urge to grab up a 1973 Bultaco Alpina 250. The devil has provided me an evil opportunity to do so at a reasonable price, and it will surely end in broken tools,...
Forum: Face plant 08-15-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,939
Posted By Texspeleo
I couldn't agree more.

I couldn't agree more.
Forum: Face plant 08-13-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,939
Posted By Texspeleo
Rider down in Colorado Springs

Obituary (http://www.legacy.com/Gazette/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=115436788)

Gazette article (http://www.gazette.com/articles/around_39137___article.html/person_information.html)
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,292
Posted By Texspeleo
"This is the ORIGINAL Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer. ...

"This is the ORIGINAL Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer. Nature's choicest products provide it's prized flavor. Only the finest of hops and grains are used. Selected as America's Best in 1893."

I believe...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,770
Posted By Texspeleo
I protect the wee-strom from bugs with a nice...

I protect the wee-strom from bugs with a nice thick protective layer of bugs. They keep the little bastards from chipping the paint up really well.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By Texspeleo
Sorry to hear about your slow down. Where'd you...

Sorry to hear about your slow down. Where'd you crash?
Cheers----Chris
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,045
Posted By Texspeleo
Nice pics Loner! The sign at the bank said 5F the...

Nice pics Loner! The sign at the bank said 5F the other morning on the way home from work on the Strom (I am a heated grip fan).
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-16-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 33,471
Posted By Texspeleo
I was exploring a few mountain roads with the...

I was exploring a few mountain roads with the DL650 off New Mexico 152 between Silver City and Hillsboro this past October. I did make one disconcerting discovery that the right front turn signal...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-16-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,033
Posted By Texspeleo
If you pop through Colorado Springs, drop me a PM...

If you pop through Colorado Springs, drop me a PM and I'll buy you a Laughing Lab from the Bristol Brewery.

Cheers----Chris
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