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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,420
Posted By youngan
No, it had enough power to pull itself and me up...

No, it had enough power to pull itself and me up the hills, though I did have to keep the speed up in places. I put a 125cc, manual-clutch engine in it; the original 70cc would have been struggling,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-26-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,420
Posted By youngan
A Rokon would be fun, but I don't have one.

A Rokon would be fun, but I don't have one.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-26-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,420
Posted By youngan
No, it's a Maule M-6-235. Has a 540 cubic inch...

No, it's a Maule M-6-235. Has a 540 cubic inch six-cylinder, seats four; or two plus the small motorcycle and camping gear. I base it in Boulder in the winter, and Alaska in the summer. For that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,420
Posted By youngan
Each fun in their own way. The Honda (clone,...

Each fun in their own way. The Honda (clone, actually) is actually one of funnest bikes I've ever had, in terms of grin/giggle generation.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,420
Posted By youngan
Got up there today with the smallest bike I have...

Got up there today with the smallest bike I have (and the only one that fits in the plane, which allowed me to do this whole thing as a one-day adventure out of Boulder, and back. Started at the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,420
Posted By youngan
So the consensus is leaning towards a smaller,...

So the consensus is leaning towards a smaller, lighter bike, with a smaller-displacement engine. Hmmm....maybe I'll throw my CT-70 (with 125 engine) in the plane, land at the Marble airstrip, and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,420
Posted By youngan
Scofield Pass

I'm considering riding Scofield pass soon. I flew over it the other day, and it's still snow-free. I'll be coming out from the Front Range. I'm considering a few different options for how to do...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By youngan
Same to you. Let's get another ride in sometime.

Same to you. Let's get another ride in sometime.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By youngan
Ok, guess I'll pull the Anakees and put on the...

Ok, guess I'll pull the Anakees and put on the Dunlop 606s.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By youngan
Ok, see you then. You on knobbies, or 80/20 type...

Ok, see you then. You on knobbies, or 80/20 type tires. Trying to decide if I should change wheels this morning to keep up (I have two sets).

Andy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By youngan
COXR650L, I must admit that it does sound more...

COXR650L,
I must admit that it does sound more attractive to go on to slightly warmer day, but I'm still game if you want to continue with the plan for Monday. I'm good to go, or good to postpone,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By youngan
See you at Spruce at 10:00. Sturg, you need...

See you at Spruce at 10:00. Sturg, you need directions, or you good?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 63,714
Posted By youngan
Thanks for sharing that; that sort of thing...

Thanks for sharing that; that sort of thing really helps, I'm told.
Seems like I just missed a few good opportunities, but I'm sure there will be more. There have been some really good...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By youngan
I threw in the Switzerland because everybody...

I threw in the Switzerland because everybody always seems to want to do that one. To be perfectly honest, I get a bit tired of it, so don't opt for it on my account, but if you want to do it, then...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By youngan
By the way, snow level is up around 11,000 feet. ...

By the way, snow level is up around 11,000 feet. Didn't get a chance to fly over Kingston, but the route proposed is all snow-free.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By youngan
My preference would be to start at 9:00 or later,...

My preference would be to start at 9:00 or later, but I'm flexible. We could meet in Boulder, or somewhere along the Peak-to-Peak.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By youngan
I'd be up for Bunce School road to Highway 7 to...

I'd be up for Bunce School road to Highway 7 to Meeker Park, to County Road 82 to FR 118 out to Highway 36. I did that a few days ago on my XR400, and really want to go back and do it on the big...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By youngan
I think Kingston is snowed in. I might be up to...

I think Kingston is snowed in. I might be up to join, depending on where you decide to go. I'd be coming from Boulder, so likely join up in the hills somewhere if practical.

Andy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 63,714
Posted By youngan
Air Tours/Airplane Rides, Boulder Area

I've recently started a new business providing air tours out of the Boulder airport. Great way to show the area to visiting friends/relatives, etc. Also a great way to scout riding routes, or just...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-05-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By youngan
Yeah, I'd be up for trying to get something in...

Yeah, I'd be up for trying to get something in before I leave. Give me a shout and let me know what you have in mind.
youngan1@yahoo.com or 720-320-8265.

I have gear, but these days when...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-05-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By youngan
I've been climbing for 35 years, but never really...

I've been climbing for 35 years, but never really got past leading 5.10. These days I'm more at about the 5.8 level. I'd be happy to try to follow you up harder stuff, though. I no longer feel the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-02-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By youngan
Ride Today Near Idaho Springs

I'm leaving Boulder in about an hour to go ride Spring Gulch and maybe Saxon Mountain. Anyone welcome to join. Call me at 720-320-8265.


Andy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-02-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By youngan
How about Schofield Pass? I've always wanted to...

How about Schofield Pass? I've always wanted to do that one. Is it still open to vehicle traffic? Snowed in already?

Unrelated, except for the snow info: I rode up to Coney Flats several...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By youngan
Awesome; thanks guys!

Awesome; thanks guys!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By youngan
Spring Gulch/Saxon Mountain

Anybody familiar with these roads/trails? Are they ok for big bikes? For reference, I took my big bike (Cagiva Elefant 900) on Coney Flats road two-up a few days ago; I would consider that to be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-26-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By youngan
Gilpin County Ride Today

Very last minute, I know, but anyone interested in joining me on a ride in the stuff up in western Gilpin County today? I'm thinking FR 353, etc. I'll be off preparing the bike, so if you're...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,742
Posted By youngan
I've got a nearly-new Lifan 70cc engine out of a...

I've got a nearly-new Lifan 70cc engine out of a CT-70 clone that I'd be willing to sell for a reasonable price, if anyone needs it for a motoped project. I pulled it when I put the 125cc engine in....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-21-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,284
Posted By youngan
Well, I'm happy to plan something if people want...

Well, I'm happy to plan something if people want to participate.

I think if it were up to me, I'd choose a reasonably achievable local loop, like from Boulder, up into the foothills on some back...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-20-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,284
Posted By youngan
Looks like this ride hasn't happened yet, unless...

Looks like this ride hasn't happened yet, unless I missed something. I'm back from Alaska and would love to participate. You guys ready to pick a date? Shall I just pick one and see who shows up? ...
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By youngan
Is there any updated info on this? Anybody...

Is there any updated info on this? Anybody going? Im trying to decide if it's worth coming over from the Front Range of Colorado for, given the distance.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 24,643
Posted By youngan
I originally jumped in here to support someone...

I originally jumped in here to support someone else's plea for inclusionism vs. stereotyping and alienation. I said it before, but I'll say it one more time: I don't support or participate in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 24,643
Posted By youngan
Give a guy a chance; not all of us work in front...

Give a guy a chance; not all of us work in front a computer all day. Shortly after I wrote my first reply, I went to work, and therefore just got back from a full day spent driving an airplane...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 24,643
Posted By youngan
No, not personally. That said, in a very few...

No, not personally.
That said, in a very few rare cases I have supported (and still would) such action. Only when the activity to be stopped is sufficiently egregious, and all other avenues to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 24,643
Posted By youngan
All true, and well-stated. I am somewhere quite...

All true, and well-stated. I am somewhere quite left of liberal, and have been an environmental activist my whole adult life (Greenpeace, Earth First, and others).
I've been involved in many...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By youngan
There are no issues specific to the stock Elefant...

There are no issues specific to the stock Elefant engines, aside from any that exist with the other Ducati engines of that era. That said, if a 944 high-compression kit is installed, there are heat...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,799
Posted By youngan
Fair enough; I've never been well versed in...

Fair enough; I've never been well versed in "emoticon", and I didn't catch that one.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,799
Posted By youngan
See, now you're dragging yet another group into...

See, now you're dragging yet another group into the hate-fest. I've always considered myself a hippie, even though thinning hair forced me to cut it short decades ago. I drive a 1966 VW van, listen...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By youngan
Sneffels makes a great climb from Imogene Pass. ...

Sneffels makes a great climb from Imogene Pass. Just airy enough to be challenging and fun, but it all goes below 5th class. There is a good bit of 4th class scrambling on the upper part. Very...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,799
Posted By youngan
Point well taken. If a given group intentionally...

Point well taken. If a given group intentionally avoids defining itself, then I suppose it can't easily disavow those who claim affiliation. Just as we must live with and accept as brethren...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,799
Posted By youngan
This statement defies logic. If my friends and I...

This statement defies logic. If my friends and I do despicable things, and then tell people we're members of the Church of England, does that make it true?? Does it mean that all the actual members...
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