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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-13-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,940
Posted By minerbill
http://noblepro.smugmug.com/photos/i-W4r5zsz/0/L/i...

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/photos/i-W4r5zsz/0/L/i-W4r5zsz-L.jpg

The South Platte didn't flow any more or less in those days so these beasts had to dig their own moving lake.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15,689
Views: 2,441,711
Posted By minerbill
OEM BMW wheels

With all the Beemer guys looking, here is another deal.

4 wheels off of a 2002 330xi. One is a little bent. Don't know which one.

I'm coming to Denver this weekend. I can bring them along.
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-14-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15,689
Views: 2,441,711
Posted By minerbill
Bentley Manual BMW E46

Dibbs called. I'll put it back up if it falls through!


Free to good home! Pay shipping only, (media mail).

or

Coming to Denver this Sat./Sun.
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 59,577
Posted By minerbill
I drove the folks along the Yampa bench...

I drove the folks along the Yampa bench yesterday, down to Echo Park. The road was a little icy in the first switchbacks down onto the bench and back in the deep drainage crossings but could be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-20-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15,171
Views: 1,182,672
Posted By minerbill
I'm likin' those new EB's Paul. I still have a...

I'm likin' those new EB's Paul. I still have a pair from back in the day.:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 829
Views: 50,093
Posted By minerbill
I rode a KLR for several years all over the...

I rode a KLR for several years all over the Western Slope and had fun on it.
That was until I drank the orange kool-aid! The 650/690 is a great sized bike for around here.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15,171
Views: 1,182,672
Posted By minerbill
That's right Doc. If you look at the...

That's right Doc.

If you look at the Rangely oil field in google earth you will see a football shaped light colored area. This is the top of the eroded dome. The patch is encircled by...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15,171
Views: 1,182,672
Posted By minerbill
Thanks Hondo. It is Geek. October is a...

Thanks Hondo.

It is Geek.

October is a great time to ride up here.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15,171
Views: 1,182,672
Posted By minerbill
Who needs the White Rim Trail when the Coal Oil...

Who needs the White Rim Trail when the Coal Oil Rim is so close?

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/ADVPics/ADV2014/i-m7FhF7S/0/XL/IMG_20141025_155944251-XL.jpg

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-06-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 970
Posted By minerbill
Impressive!:bow

Impressive!:bow
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-05-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15,171
Views: 1,182,672
Posted By minerbill
Some from the other side. Bluebird sky. ...

Some from the other side.

Bluebird sky.
http://noblepro.smugmug.com/ADVPics/ADV2014/i-xrbqhNC/0/L/DSCN0755-L.jpg

Baxter still had some color.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By minerbill
Handies is short and sweet. No bad exposure so a...

Handies is short and sweet. No bad exposure so a little snow shouldn't hurt. Easy access from American Basin up from Lake City. My six year old climbed it without too much whining.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By minerbill
Glad I could warm you up on the week-end before....

Glad I could warm you up on the week-end before. :D


Very Impressive, could have been a long walk out! :freaky

I'll take rocks any day.
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 36,565
Posted By minerbill
You mean like this. ...

You mean like this.

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/photos/i-3qG8hM9/0/L/i-3qG8hM9-L.jpg

This geezer was gassed at the end of the day. You fellas brought the right tools for the job. :D
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 36,565
Posted By minerbill
BTW, great ride and RR. Looked like a lot of fun....

BTW, great ride and RR. Looked like a lot of fun. Impressed you-inz went up the Carter trail. That is one rocky sob! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 36,565
Posted By minerbill
Don't discount the big bikes! Rode that last...

Don't discount the big bikes! Rode that last Sunday.

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/photos/i-2q49W5H/0/L/i-2q49W5H-L.jpg

OK, It might have been a bit of a workout. :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By minerbill
Old Lime Creek road between Durango and Silverton...

Old Lime Creek road between Durango and Silverton is a fun side trip. Well marked and not too hard.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 67,078
Posted By minerbill
Mr. Damage, PM inbound

Mr. Damage,

PM inbound
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 171,187
Posted By minerbill
Rockin' the rocks in the Uintas. ...

Rockin' the rocks in the Uintas.

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/ADVPics/Uinta-ride-20140824/i-2q49W5H/0/L/CA_08251417420062-X2-L.jpg

The wet rocks.
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,602
Posted By minerbill
That is Burro Days weekend. They have in the past...

That is Burro Days weekend. They have in the past plowed to the top for the race. It will be busy though. Llama race Sat., Burro race Sun.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 50,093
Posted By minerbill
No, July 24 - 27. I knew Uli was headed south...

No, July 24 - 27. I knew Uli was headed south this week-end. I couldn't get two trips to the San Juans in this year. :cry

Have fun. :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 50,093
Posted By minerbill
Any GJ inmates headed to RMAR Silverton? I'm...

Any GJ inmates headed to RMAR Silverton? I'm making a quick weekend of it, down Fri. back Sun. AMDAP (As Much Dirt As Possible).
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By minerbill
Problem covered, but...

I don't want this sent to the basement or to bash my dealer, so without mentioning any names. My local dealer was completely ball-less when dealing with KTM. It seems KTM did not want to cover the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 86,384
Posted By minerbill
Look at the individual National Forest web sites....

Look at the individual National Forest web sites. They will have the camping rules listed. BLM further north, pretty much anywhere you want to stop.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By minerbill
Who, What, When and Where? :D

Who, What, When and Where? :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-21-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By minerbill
The rock crawling park in Rangely. Lots of rocks,...

The rock crawling park in Rangely. Lots of rocks, few people. Actually sanctioned by the BLM.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-13-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By minerbill
Changed oil today. You know it was a good ride...

Changed oil today. You know it was a good ride when you have to do a little cold forging on the skid plate to get it to fit back on the bike!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By minerbill
I cleaned things up to try to ride it to the...

I cleaned things up to try to ride it to the dealer (approx 100 mi.) In the process I found that the Inner cush drive bearing was the one that was crapped. The outer cush drive bearing is a bit...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15,171
Views: 1,182,672
Posted By minerbill
Norm, Fremont Fort south of Rangely? Somehow...

Norm,

Fremont Fort south of Rangely? Somehow looks familiar.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19,253
Views: 7,968,650
Posted By minerbill
http://noblepro.smugmug.com/Other/ADV2014/i-xMgz4z...

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/Other/ADV2014/i-xMgz4z7/0/XL/DSCN1586-XL.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,968
Posted By minerbill
IN :clap

IN :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By minerbill
Too much snow! We were probably a week too early...

Too much snow! We were probably a week too early to do the route we planned, but had fun anyway.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-07-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By minerbill
Uinta /North Swell RR

Just posted up a report in DAY TRIPPIN from our ride last weekend.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=984321

It includes some of this:
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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By minerbill
Day Three

We woke up to another beautiful morning.

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/Other/ADV2014/i-fXGLBTv/0/L/DSCN1578-L.jpg

We headed south through Utarditstan towards the Wedge overlook. This place never...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By minerbill
The second day continued with great views, lakes...

The second day continued with great views, lakes and rushing streams.

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/Other/ADV2014/i-vcL6HSp/0/L/SAM_1624-L.jpg

The further west we went the higher we got and we...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By minerbill
Day two

No ADV ride is complete without BACON. :clap

http://noblepro.smugmug.com/Other/ADV2014/i-2HdCn88/0/L/DSCN1560-L.jpg

The funny part is that the eggs made the trip, but my plate did not.
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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By minerbill
We scouted down the hill to where we thought we...

We scouted down the hill to where we thought we were getting close to the bottom. Thinking that if we reached Ashley creek, things would mellow out a little bit.

Thank God that bridge was there....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By minerbill
The original goal was to traverse the old supply...

The original goal was to traverse the old supply trail from that went from Ft. Bridger, WY to Vernal, UT. It is one of the only two trails that drop off the north side of the Uintas on the west side....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By minerbill
Rocks, Snow and Sand; A Trip Around the Uintas with some North Swell to Finish

Scott (Tailwheel) and I decided to take a quick three day weekend to see some nearby country that neither of us had ridden though before. The main goal was to circle the Uinta Mountains counter...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,606
Posted By minerbill
Did the Koko lite in March. (Basically the low...

Did the Koko lite in March. (Basically the low country). Mack to Dewey on a 990. Was quite the workout. Hope you like rocks. :rofl I agree with Dave, Some of the Moab standards will be much more...
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