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Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I would test ride the 250FX and use that as the...

I would test ride the 250FX and use that as the test sample for power. If you ride a stock, just out of the box WR250F you will not like it because of the off-idle roughnes. Just like the mags say,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I am using my previously owned 450x as a...

I am using my previously owned 450x as a reference here, but you will be disappointed/frustrated with the low end power and hesitation due to the ECU, but get it in the upper revs and the bike zooms...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
2015 wr250f

Got me one! Anyone else?
Really like it, but needs ECU upgrade bigtime. Here's how mine stands currently.. Enduro Engineering Bark-Busters w/ stock pipe.

NTDF..
ECU upgrade. Got it, plan to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-27-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
moved from Austin to Colorado

and believe me, unless you are Rambo, riding "normal" colorado backcountry is remote enough for many. Keep in mind trail-blazing in Colorado is bad news and to "stay the trail" when searching for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,313
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I'm into the sport but cannot make it to Denver...

I'm into the sport but cannot make it to Denver to watch. Bummed that Alonzo will not be racing.
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 135,425
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Track Designer's Fault?

The design of the track dictates a riders behavior (IMO). When you create a track where the primary opportunities to pass are only in the corners, this breeds the type of racing we watched at A2. In...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-20-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Chief, you riding your klr at Penrose? So long as...

Chief, you riding your klr at Penrose? So long as I don't miss a turn, it's an ok ride on a big DS? I only looked at info on internet and it scared me off.
Greco..gas-gas or wr at Fountain? I ask...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-19-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Laugh I'm envious you got a couple of rides in this...

I'm envious you got a couple of rides in this weekend, good job. Riding the paved roads around Deckers is not cutting it for me. Before selling my '06 450x in 2012, the Fountain trail was my main...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Group Investmet?

I do not understand why this area (read: city/county) does not embrace the off-road motorcycle world. Constant talk about "city of champions" and BS like that in an attempt to create some false...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Thanks Greco!

Thanks Greco!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-14-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Dirt Bike Riding-CS/Fountain/Pueblo

Hi two-wheel kin folk.
a) Is the single track riding area across from PPIR still open?
b) How about the place just east of those trails on Hanover Road? It used to have an mx track and what the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,148
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
The turn where I think this happened has claimed...

The turn where I think this happened has claimed two people now that I know of......last turn coming out of the pass heading west, decreasing radius rt hander. If I'm correct, crash marks suggest he...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,325
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
ooh, cutting reply. What's next, "I know you are,...

ooh, cutting reply. What's next, "I know you are, but what am I". jeez.
Hear me now, listen later.......if someone is willing to run from the cops they have forfeited their rights to "reasonable...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,325
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
let's see.....2am, in excess of 100mph, not only...

let's see.....2am, in excess of 100mph, not only tried to ditch the law, but decided to "run" and your commenting on use of excessive force? Reading posts like this in this tread makes me wonder who...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,779
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I really like the right forearm pocket on my...

I really like the right forearm pocket on my Roadcrafter jacket. Keep a rag/paper towel in there for shield cleaning. Also very handy in wet conditions. Easy to reach over w/ left hand and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-02-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,325
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
sour, your post supports my assumption that...

sour,
your post supports my assumption that people, probably "young" people, seem to not take into account the events leading up to the accused "excessive force" claims. I would like to understand...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,325
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
This reads like a bunch of high schoolers who are...

This reads like a bunch of high schoolers who are protesting "against the man" for the first time. The distrust and slandering of law enforcement in this post is based solely on the account of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,325
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Hate on me all you want, but think about...

Hate on me all you want, but think about this.....OP only knows what occurred at the moment bumper-tag started. It's quite possible, based on the description of events by the OP (saturation patrol,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,325
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
sounds like a bunch of squidly's out for a ride,...

sounds like a bunch of squidly's out for a ride, things went bad and now they are crying police brutality. Our victim society at its best. Note to folks, the world doesnot work on your sliding scale...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Excellent work! Can you do this on MC helmets?

Excellent work!
Can you do this on MC helmets?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,252
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
broken leg not good, ouch. As for the statement...

broken leg not good, ouch. As for the statement "wrong place..." according to the post he was passing on a bind corner. Stupid and reckless move. A motorcyclist has to be thinking about safety every...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,073
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Having seen people come and go after giving...

Having seen people come and go after giving Colorado a shot, it often seems that the people who end up living here do so because of lifestyle and not work potential/job satisfaction. If you come for...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-08-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 246,905
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I guess you are not familiar with the 990 line...

I guess you are not familiar with the 990 line where the same issues that appeared on the first edition appeared on the last one some ten years later. Now that KTM is trying to go bigtime more first...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
if not dead-set on Ouray, Taylor Res area is...

if not dead-set on Ouray, Taylor Res area is really good for camping and riding.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-26-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 68,677
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
The true KTM dirt bikes (530 down) are top-notch...

The true KTM dirt bikes (530 down) are top-notch IMO. Unfortunately the company is not so good at running a big-bore bike shop. 990R was possibly the best adv platform ever made, yet even at the last...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-16-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 68,677
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
This post says it all about the direction of KTM...

This post says it all about the direction of KTM "Adventure" bikes......still poorly designed and look at how many of you seek cruise. Cruise control for an adventure bike? If so, then you don't need...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,595
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
the best spare parts you should take is a...

the best spare parts you should take is a completely different bike. Big-bore KTM's are really unreliable if you have not noticed. Why-o-why do folks keep buying such a disappointing bike? Best thing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 20,139
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
What ever you do, do not buy a big-bore KTM...

What ever you do, do not buy a big-bore KTM adventure bike. Nothing better when running but far too often they are not. If you are into gasing and riding and not spending hours fixing poor European...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,140
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
I've made my share of stupid comments on this...

I've made my share of stupid comments on this site, even mistakenly called out one of the most dedicated riders here as being a poser (hi Donnie!), but Chuckracer is out of bounds on his comment and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-22-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,287
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Well said and exactly how I felt about my '12...

Well said and exactly how I felt about my '12 990R experience.
OP, don't buy one. If people keep buying sub-standard product, KTM will continue to sell sub-standard product........look at the 990...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 246,905
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Time to surface again and proclaim what a piece...

Time to surface again and proclaim what a piece of crap big-bore KTM's are.
I sure got suckered on my purchase of a '12r and sorry (but happy in a sick way) that the "new" bike is no better. When...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,722
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
You might be joking, but "Frank" disclosing such...

You might be joking, but "Frank" disclosing such information about potential customers is enough to keep me clear of Ronnie's. If you are joking, I suggest posting an appolygy to Frank and a full...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-05-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 246,905
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
As long as KTM loyalists (and suckers like me)...

As long as KTM loyalists (and suckers like me) continue to buy not ready for primetime big-bore KTM motorcycles they will continue to release products that are not ready for market. It is said that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
welcome powersadv! Nothing beats a motorcycle...

welcome powersadv!
Nothing beats a motorcycle adventure. Just some things to concider...


You might need to adjust estimated mileage for day two. The ride from CS to Moab that you have...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-23-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,676
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Don't buy a new 2014 1190. Wait about ten years...

Don't buy a new 2014 1190. Wait about ten years for the company to work the bugs out of the new bike, like they did with the 990:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,710
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Not surprised to see KTM still adhering to their...

Not surprised to see KTM still adhering to their standards of excellence in materials and design. Shoot, look at he 990 line. Many of the same issues that originated in the first run appear in the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,624
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Please explain, I'm liking the Lynx but would...

Please explain, I'm liking the Lynx but would like to know why you think it is less durable than the other one.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-07-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,702
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Before spending $1000's on unnecessary goodies I...

Before spending $1000's on unnecessary goodies I would suggest...

Full tool kit
Shop manual
Water pump
Clutch SC
Fuel pump(s)
Fuel filters
Speed sensor cable
SPOT
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-01-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Pretty fired-up about that windscreen huh? ...

Pretty fired-up about that windscreen huh?
Because you have no issues does not mean it's a good or optimal design.
I see a lot of pictures on this site of 990's that have after market windscreens...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By ColoradoBigfoot
Might want to verify that it did not sustain...

Might want to verify that it did not sustain flood damage from the heavy rains.
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