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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-01-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By COSpringer
Sorry you couldn't make it to Ludlow, Matt....

Sorry you couldn't make it to Ludlow, Matt. Thanks for leading us on a great Labor Day ride! The historical twist added to the enjoyment.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By COSpringer
RLK, my brother-in-law and I are riding Gold Camp...

RLK, my brother-in-law and I are riding Gold Camp to Cripple Creek, then Shelf Road south tomorrow if you'd like to join us. We're linking up at the Broadmoor Event Center parking lot at 8:00. Yellow...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,996
Posted By COSpringer
Yup! This was bad enough in early July when we...

Yup! This was bad enough in early July when we rode it. Up the right side on the grass was the way to go, at least until that gets churned up.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,996
Posted By COSpringer
+1! They helped us out on our ride in early July,...

+1! They helped us out on our ride in early July, too. After one of us broke a chain, they served as our phone link with the other guys that rode back to Cortez to get another one. Then they put us...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 100,330
Views: 19,286,275
Posted By COSpringer
My bike went off the trail going up Corkscrew...

My bike went off the trail going up Corkscrew Pass on the COBDR. First thing I did was take my luggage off, knowing it would take more effort than I'm capable of to get back up on the trail. One of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,996
Posted By COSpringer
I rode COBDR from 7-12 July with 3 friends. It...

I rode COBDR from 7-12 July with 3 friends. It turned out that the best bike for the ride was the smallest, a Honda CRF250X. The challenge for the bigger bikes (DR650 and XR600) was keeping the front...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By COSpringer
Late October at the passes could be dicey....

Late October at the passes could be dicey. Average lows are well below freezing and some accumulation of snowfall is likely which could make the trails pretty slippery. If you ride them early in the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,649
Posted By COSpringer
Twin Peaks Lodge on 3rd Street. Very comfortable,...

Twin Peaks Lodge on 3rd Street. Very comfortable, their own hot spring, good breakfast.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 100,330
Views: 19,286,275
Posted By COSpringer
Stock sprockets are 15 teeth on front and 52...

Stock sprockets are 15 teeth on front and 52 rear. Stock chain is 525 with 110 links. No rubber damper on front sprocket.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-14-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,996
Posted By COSpringer
Rode it last week. Rained out of Ophir Pass. ...

Rode it last week. Rained out of Ophir Pass. Plan to ride the high passes before the weather hits around 2:00. Even with the recent rains, the trails are fairly dry by 9:00 am. Only really muddy...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 100,330
Views: 19,286,275
Posted By COSpringer
Just ride with a Beemer and carry a siphon hose.

Just ride with a Beemer and carry a siphon hose.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-17-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By COSpringer
Nice ride! That's a lot farther than I had...

Nice ride! That's a lot farther than I had originally planned.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By COSpringer
Sorry, Chief, riding pavement tomorrow on my...

Sorry, Chief, riding pavement tomorrow on my Sportster with some other mostly street bikes and dual sports. Meeting at the strip mall outside the north gate at Peterson AFB at 10:00. BTW, most of us...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-15-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By COSpringer
Thanks, guys. Postponed riding until Monday due...

Thanks, guys. Postponed riding until Monday due to the high winds today, although it'll be a little colder then.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By COSpringer
Canon City to Cripple Creek

Anybody ride Shelf Road or Phantom Canyon since its warmed up the last few days? What's the surface like?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 596,495
Posted By COSpringer
Co-ks-ok-tx-nm-co

A couple of years ago, in order to increase my states visited map, I rode southeast from Colorado Springs over to the Kansas border then straight south across the Oklahoma panhandle to Dalhart,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By COSpringer
GasBuddy is your travel friend. It shows Sawpit,...

GasBuddy is your travel friend. It shows Sawpit, Norwood, Naturita, and Dove Creek for gas in Colorado west of Ridgway.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 24,970
Posted By COSpringer
+1 for the Parabellum windscreen. Just finished a...

+1 for the Parabellum windscreen. Just finished a 600 mile road trip on my DR650 after installing a 25 inch screen (I'm 6'2"). I can see over the top of the screen and was getting a little head...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By COSpringer
I made it up Imogene but I probably would have...

I made it up Imogene but I probably would have benefitted from practicing with you guys. It was more work than fun and I dropped the bike several times. I'd have likely killed myself on Black Bear....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By COSpringer
We're riding BB Saturday morning from Ouray and...

We're riding BB Saturday morning from Ouray and back in the afternoon over Imogene. My brother in law is riding his 1200GSA so we'll see how that goes on the Steps. May ride Engineer Sunday on the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By COSpringer
Just what I'm looking for! Thanks, Shotty!

Just what I'm looking for! Thanks, Shotty!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By COSpringer
Rocky trail near Colorado Springs?

I'm fairly new to off road riding but have an opportunity to ride Black Bear and Imogene passes in a couple of weeks. I think I can do Imogene OK but Black Bear may be a stretch for me. I have a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8,448
Views: 2,034,937
Posted By COSpringer
Sweet! Sent from my DROIDX using Tapatalk 2

Sweet!

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-21-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By COSpringer
That's about what I paid to rent a KLR650 in...

That's about what I paid to rent a KLR650 in Tennessee a couple of weeks ago to ride in the Smokies. Check the deductible on the insurance though. It was $1000 and that's what you put down for a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-13-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,324
Posted By COSpringer
Sorry, folks; meant to post this in Day Trippin'...

Sorry, folks; meant to post this in Day Trippin' and I'm not savvy enough to either move it or delete it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-13-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,324
Posted By COSpringer
Riding the Smokies

My brother-in-law and I played hookie last Friday from a family reunion in east Tennessee to rent a couple of KRL650s and ride the Smokies for a day (we both live in Colorado). First of all, props...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8,448
Views: 2,034,937
Posted By COSpringer
Riding the Smokies

My brother-in-law and I played hookie last Friday from a family reunion in east Tennessee to rent a couple of KRL650s and ride the Smokies for a day (we both live in Colorado). First of all, props...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,079
Posted By COSpringer
A lot of nice rides down your way. Last April,...

A lot of nice rides down your way. Last April, rode Enchanted Circle, High and Low Roads to Taos, and Turquoise Highway.

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,079
Posted By COSpringer
Rode 315 miles yesterday from Colorado Springs...

Rode 315 miles yesterday from Colorado Springs through BV, Leadville, Copper Mountain, and Breckenridge, including several high passes. The roads were clear with very little sand. Last week I rode...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 887,401
Posted By COSpringer
My '07 883C on an overnighter back in September. ...

My '07 883C on an overnighter back in September. Touring mods include Road King shocks, Leatherlyke side bags, Lick's solo bag, Fox Creek sissy bar bag on H-D luggage rack, Rapid Transit tank bag,...
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