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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By dmac1
Hells Revenge, slickrock, finsnthings, proc rim...

Hells Revenge, slickrock, finsnthings, proc rim are all in Sand Flats. Park at the trailhead for slickrock trail. Its a big lot. Ride to each trail. There is a huge lot for Gemini Bridges right off...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-23-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,134
Posted By dmac1
Very interesting!! Thank you. I still need to...

Very interesting!! Thank you. I still need to check out the link.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-23-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,134
Posted By dmac1
Now they are saying the plane dropped to 12k...

Now they are saying the plane dropped to 12k after making the turn. That could have been a dash for fresh air. And, I think, it was headed for an alternate airport that they could land at. Why it has...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,134
Posted By dmac1
The timeframe within which he got the sim is a...

The timeframe within which he got the sim is a good question. I believe he had it in Febr for sure because that was the initial date I heard for files having been deleted. If your theory is on the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,134
Posted By dmac1
Thanks for your insight. You're probably...

Thanks for your insight. You're probably right...an accident, but time will probably tell. Whats ETOPS?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,134
Posted By dmac1
We have 3 replies by current or former commercial...

We have 3 replies by current or former commercial pilots on the first page and there are a couple more by guys who sound like they are.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,134
Posted By dmac1
I tend to like the theory as well....at least as...

I tend to like the theory as well....at least as a plan they might try to execute. Questions:

Would't the radar on the plane being trailed (SIA in the scenario) show the trailing plane? I've...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,134
Posted By dmac1
Who says it has crashed? It could be in Pakistan....

Who says it has crashed? It could be in Pakistan. If Gripsteruser's theory is right, they piggy backed through controlled airspace and got where they wanted to go. It could be in a shelter of some...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,134
Posted By dmac1
Thanks guys. Now it is starting to make some...

Thanks guys. Now it is starting to make some sense. If you rarely actually get to fly it by hand, how can you hone your 'hand flying' skills so you would be as prepared as possible in the event, for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,134
Posted By dmac1
Missing 777 - Query for Pilots

I think we have a 777 pilot on the forum. Am I right oldmanb777?

Just wondering...how unusual do you (or any commercial pilots) find it that the pilot of the Malaysian Airlines 777 had a homemade...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By dmac1
We're in the forest SE of Denver....VERY dry...

We're in the forest SE of Denver....VERY dry winter here and really all up and down the urban corridor. Not looking forward to June.

Agree with Gitana that it seems the more immediate concern will...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,936
Posted By dmac1
Maybe some of this will be evident when you get...

Maybe some of this will be evident when you get maps made, but I've got a few questions:

I'd prefer BLM/NFS camping vs commercial. Is that camping a long ways from the evening activities...and the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,936
Posted By dmac1
I'm still not able to commit, but would there be...

I'm still not able to commit, but would there be someplace for a 36' x 13'6" toyhauler? We'd be on a longer trip and might do this as the beginning.

Also, is there a signup deadline? Max...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,825
Posted By dmac1
Looks like that was the deciding factor for Brian...

Looks like that was the deciding factor for Brian to get a 300!! Damn 450s. :evil
Forum: Vendors 03-07-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,393
Posted By dmac1
Belated congratulations Paul. I saw your sig on...

Belated congratulations Paul. I saw your sig on your email and was like...hmm...whats that? VERY COOL!!! :clap:clap:clap

I take it you still do welding too? I had a footpeg welded back on after...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-06-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,274
Posted By dmac1
I saw rangers at 717 trailhead last summer/fall...

I saw rangers at 717 trailhead last summer/fall virtually every time we went. They'd go out on their ATV and I'd never see them on the trail, so not sure where they'd go. Perhaps they'd go hang out...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-06-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 966
Posted By dmac1
See above

See above
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-06-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,274
Posted By dmac1
This has also been something I've wondered....

This has also been something I've wondered. Yamaha has a program to support off-road riding, but I've never heard of anything the other ones are doing other than supporting race teams in various...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-06-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By dmac1
I too sent ours to Dave Hopkins. I didn't check...

I too sent ours to Dave Hopkins. I didn't check his work, but glad to read RF's appraisal.

I've got a Haynes hardcover service and repair manual which, with Dave's reassembly instructions, gave me...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-06-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 966
Posted By dmac1
Lets plan out your trip! 3 days of riding: ...

Lets plan out your trip! 3 days of riding:

1 - Sand Flats on moto. Hit Fins n Things to get used to traction on slickrock, then hit Slickrock Trail. Since its your first time, you'll likely be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-06-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,007
Posted By dmac1
We bought a distressed home and got it for well...

We bought a distressed home and got it for well under what it cost the original owners to build. We have a nice sized ranch that was built really well and it has a 72x40 pole barn with an insulated...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 966
Posted By dmac1
Its interesting guys. I have now watched quite a...

Its interesting guys. I have now watched quite a few porc rim mtn bike videos trying to find one where they show all of the crux. Many get close to or just a few seconds past the 9:20 spot in the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 966
Posted By dmac1
Those pics are good, but there's more to it than...

Those pics are good, but there's more to it than just those 2 pics. Do you have more cuz there is more drop after the entry pic where its more of the same (maybe almost twice as much?) and there is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,274
Posted By dmac1
Sorry...I wasn't specific enough. I simply meant...

Sorry...I wasn't specific enough. I simply meant that there will be less mtn bikers on the stuff that is legal for us. Didn't mean just single track but that was the thrust of your thread.

I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,274
Posted By dmac1
You're soo right. I'd like to have a dollar for...

You're soo right. I'd like to have a dollar for every mtn biker that thinks we aren't allowed to ride moto on Slickrock Trail. I've had to educate some a bit. Something like, umm...you do realize...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 966
Posted By dmac1
9:20 looks to be the start of it. You drop all...

9:20 looks to be the start of it. You drop all the way to the bottom of the wash that is in front of the rider you're watching (before the camera drops to the photographers front tire). Further down,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 966
Posted By dmac1
Agree that it is one of the most scenic spots out...

Agree that it is one of the most scenic spots out there (amongst about a million others so thats saying something) but there was no mtn biking trail when I was last there. I see what you're talking...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 966
Posted By dmac1
I've got to ask...how the heck did you guys do...

I've got to ask...how the heck did you guys do the last bit on a moto? You know, the part down near 128 and a little before the end where you jump (or walk) off the ledges onto the boulders and down...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By dmac1
To the OP. Not sure where you intend to get it...

To the OP. Not sure where you intend to get it inspected, but there was a waiting line a few weeks out when I did one of ours. Call the highway patrol and ask them about how to schedule it and when...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By dmac1
I'd only want it if it had a diesel with stacks...

I'd only want it if it had a diesel with stacks that belched smoke upon command. :evil Imagine the enviro weenies if they saw it! :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,274
Posted By dmac1
Do you have a link that speaks to it? Where is...

Do you have a link that speaks to it? Where is it? Need to know details before I can write anything.

Multiple use would for sure be better but alot of us ride mtn bikes too so all is not lost.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,864
Posted By dmac1
Thanks for the info Pat. Sounds like I was on the...

Thanks for the info Pat. Sounds like I was on the right track. The difference between B1KSOLO's before and after xrays made me think of it. He had very little cartilage left and now has a nice gap...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,864
Posted By dmac1
You sound very lucky. Like one of the guys I've...

You sound very lucky. Like one of the guys I've heard of that are up cruising around soon after as if nothing was done and all is well.

Your old knee looks like no cartilage at all. Your new parts...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,864
Posted By dmac1
I think thats a good decision. I had the same...

I think thats a good decision. I had the same concerns as Pat. Not healed and not ready for an impact.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-04-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,864
Posted By dmac1
You are pretty lucky I think! I broke my wrist...

You are pretty lucky I think! I broke my wrist playing tackle football on a frozen field and didn't go see the doc for about a month. By then, it had started to set, but the scaphoid wasn't correct....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-04-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,864
Posted By dmac1
Great news Beef. Please don't feel its self...

Great news Beef. Please don't feel its self indulgent. I, for one, would like to know how it goes. I'm like you, procrastinating, but I can still do stuf (knock on wood).

Hope the trials session...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,864
Posted By dmac1
Thanks to you both. Im still active and wont get...

Thanks to you both. Im still active and wont get to the point my quads get weak. In addition to riding and doing cardio 3 or so times per week I strengthen em most every day via holding a lunge for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,864
Posted By dmac1
Thanks Beef. I've only seen one doc for this so...

Thanks Beef. I've only seen one doc for this so far, but based on my wrist experience, I'll be going to see at least one more before I decide to do anything. The guy I've seen didn't say anything...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,864
Posted By dmac1
Interesting info Pat. Too bad we didn't cross...

Interesting info Pat. Too bad we didn't cross paths last year at Westfest. Maybe we will at some point. Currently, theres no way I could do a 21k ski race. I limit what I do due to my knee and this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,864
Posted By dmac1
Holy schmolly! Are you talking about the...

Holy schmolly! Are you talking about the extensions that taper down and seem to extend 4-5" into the bone? In her pics only the tibial plateau has a brief stub of an extension. Maybe that new and...
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