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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 164,871
Posted By MurphCO
Maybe Mrs Ewan put the stop to it out of...

Maybe Mrs Ewan put the stop to it out of jealousy, same way she almost ruined LWD.....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,112
Posted By MurphCO
Saw the thread over at super Tenere too, I'll...

Saw the thread over at super Tenere too, I'll post the same basic info and see if anyone disagrees or knows better....


Colorado Springs may be closest for any major repair work on an S10, Rocky...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,648
Posted By MurphCO
Maybe I shouldn't post this, but.... I...

Maybe I shouldn't post this, but....


I have had very good luck renting a condo through Alpenglow:

http://www.alpenglowouray.com

They have town homes sleeping like 6-8 down to single rooms...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-30-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By MurphCO
99% of Cinnamon is fine, there are two spots...

99% of Cinnamon is fine, there are two spots after the Summit sign just to keep an eye on

There are a few switchback-ish turns, easy to see and account for but Jeeps seem to enjoy stopping there,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-30-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,053
Posted By MurphCO
Heading out to Ouray Friday, didn't realize there...

Heading out to Ouray Friday, didn't realize there is a Jeep rally happening....


Boo
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,944
Posted By MurphCO
Black Bear on the steps above the switchbacks ...

Black Bear on the steps above the switchbacks

Above Teluride



I would fully expect most to shit their pants
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,178
Posted By MurphCO
Plenty of Jeep traffic to feel like you wouldn't...

Plenty of Jeep traffic to feel like you wouldn't be lost, but few enough that you can be alone a lot of the time too
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,178
Posted By MurphCO
Alpine Loop ...

Alpine Loop

http://www.coloradodot.info/travel/scenic-byways/southwest/alpine-loop
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By MurphCO
Engineer had a lot of snow still day before...

Engineer had a lot of snow still day before yesterday


Flew over it
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-13-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By MurphCO
Here you go.... ...

Here you go....

http://www.houseofmotorrad.com


It's supposed to be decent tomorrow and Monday weather wise
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-19-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 63,688
Posted By MurphCO
Is anyone on here an Environmental Planner? ...

Is anyone on here an Environmental Planner?

NEPA experience etc...


Preferably someone independent or having a small business


Looking to possibly team on some things or I might have some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,078
Posted By MurphCO
^^^this exactly :rofl:rofl Although, I...

^^^this exactly :rofl:rofl


Although, I heard while they don't require the vests, they want you in MOPP 4 instead
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-29-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,375
Posted By MurphCO
Yup:clap

Yup:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-29-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,519
Posted By MurphCO
There are plans in the works to connect another...

There are plans in the works to connect another road through that area to Pueblo West


If you are familiar with the area, it's basically connecting Joe Martinez to Pueblo Blvd


Don't know...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-05-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,703
Posted By MurphCO
Been there too unfortunately I've always...

Been there too unfortunately

I've always been able to just speed away though....



Can't say that I would have reacted the same to someone knocking on my helmet, after I realized it was the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,003
Posted By MurphCO
:rofl:rofl Green Chile Cheeseburger? ...

:rofl:rofl
Green Chile Cheeseburger?
:rofl:rofl


They are called SLOPPERS...:deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,543
Posted By MurphCO
Wicked In Colorado we have OHV stickers, not...

In Colorado we have OHV stickers, not plates.....if that's what might be confusing some of you.


It's bad enough getting behind 3 or 4 Texas Plated Jeeps on MDH headed towards Silverton, let...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-14-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,288
Posted By MurphCO
Main road was fine, a few small ruts but nothing...

Main road was fine, a few small ruts but nothing big

Lots of puddles on the trails



A great and very un-crowded day. :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,288
Posted By MurphCO
Rampart Conditions from Flood?

Was considering riding the Rampart area tomorrow, anyone go out there today?

I know part of Old Stage is washed out and maybe part of Gold Camp, but I haven't heard anything about Rampart....

...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 51,073
Posted By MurphCO
It's getting close to being a 1,000 year flood...

It's getting close to being a 1,000 year flood event.

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/imageo/2013/09/12/colorado-deluge-could-be-classified-as-a-1000-year-event/#.UjKeXMu9KSN...
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 25,396
Views: 4,752,094
Posted By MurphCO
Lack of brake lights provides a more sporty...

Lack of brake lights provides a more sporty experience for those riding behind you.....:clap

Riding through corners on the Tenere in that sweet spot with the engine revving and no brakes is just...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-01-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By MurphCO
Yeah there is a new station.... It looks...

Yeah there is a new station....


It looks like it is still under construction because it is, but the pumps are open


If heading north, it's past the resort and on the left hand side maybe a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,261
Posted By MurphCO
Hahahaha.....that portion of Engineers can be...

Hahahaha.....that portion of Engineers can be brutal

:rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,261
Posted By MurphCO
Pretty much affects everything

Pretty much affects everything
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,200
Posted By MurphCO
Give the K60 a few hundred miles.....I had zero...

Give the K60 a few hundred miles.....I had zero issues on my super Tenere in corners on the K60s, I was able to scrape pegs a couple of times and no slippage
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-24-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,261
Posted By MurphCO
I was just out in Ouray last weekend and did...

I was just out in Ouray last weekend and did Engineer and Cinnamon on my Super Tenere, my buddy was on a 650GS and neither of us had any trouble....

I'm not familiar with the Sertao set up, but a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7,580
Views: 418,476
Posted By MurphCO
Bluhduh I was the Project Manager on the study to expand...

I was the Project Manager on the study to expand Pinon Canyon a few years ago



What seems like a lot of land isn't, in that there are a lot of restrictions to maneuvering and testing...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By MurphCO
-1

-1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By MurphCO
+4

+4
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7,580
Views: 418,476
Posted By MurphCO
Perfect get if you ask me....that damn tag was...

Perfect get if you ask me....that damn tag was painful
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7,580
Views: 418,476
Posted By MurphCO
Problem is there is nothing redeeming about the...

Problem is there is nothing redeeming about the ride out there....


If someone heads down there, suggest you hit HWY 12 out of Walsenburg and back to Trinidad (Spanish Peaks) to liven it up some...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By MurphCO
Step 1 ride bike to local motorcycle shop Step...

Step 1 ride bike to local motorcycle shop
Step 2 test ride Yamaha Super Tenere
Step 3 trade 990 in on Super Tenere
Step 4 enjoy the new bike, and leave all the paperwork to the motorcycle shop

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,941
Posted By MurphCO
http://www.motorcycle.com/gallery/gallery.php/d/10...

http://www.motorcycle.com/gallery/gallery.php/d/108194-2/Kneivel_XR750.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,941
Posted By MurphCO
Can't believe this thread made it 3 pages without...

Can't believe this thread made it 3 pages without a mention of this....

The Harley Davidson XR 750

Evel Knievel's weapon of choice, and debatably the best dirt track bike ever made.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-30-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By MurphCO
Yeah it's in good shape, no worries ...

Yeah it's in good shape, no worries




Nice area to ride though and little to no traffic
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By MurphCO
Bump

Bump
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By MurphCO
According to comic books, lightning will give you...

According to comic books, lightning will give you special powers
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By MurphCO
Google maps claims 65 miles for the entire Alpine...

Google maps claims 65 miles for the entire Alpine Loop, which is Silverton to Lake City and back via Cinnamon and Engineers


Shouldn't take more than 2 hours with stops and Jeep traffic.



...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7,580
Views: 418,476
Posted By MurphCO
The kaibosh was put on it being all of SE...

The kaibosh was put on it being all of SE Colorado a few years ago...

Someone had major plans, but part of the reason a decent chunk of the Army moved to Texas was because they couldn't acquire...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-26-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By MurphCO
Yeah but that "anywhere" can be sketchy a lot of...

Yeah but that "anywhere" can be sketchy a lot of the time.


I have been told I can't shoot a few different places by park rangers and wildlife folks, even though I was perfectly within the law.
...
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