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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By Toscana1
I live in north Lakewood and see few houses for...

I live in north Lakewood and see few houses for sale. The Wheat Ridge area a couple of blocks away is a bit cheaper. Golden seems to be about 40% higher than the rest of the area. You can still live...
Forum: Americas 09-02-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Toscana1
I wouldn't worry about the mountain passes until...

I wouldn't worry about the mountain passes until early October. There may be some isolated early snows but these would be short and far between. Most afternoons we do tend to get a brief rain. The...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,441
Posted By Toscana1
Thanks much. The photo helps, I had not seen it...

Thanks much. The photo helps, I had not seen it before. I have the tools, fairly competent with them, and have a loaner lift. I figured I'd do the NSU fix (mine were barely finger tight) while it was...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,441
Posted By Toscana1
Torque limiter replacement.

Any guidance to a good tutorial on replacing the problematic '98-'99 torque limiter. One that shows from start to finish hopefully? I've read tons of posts, stories, etc. on ADV, ThumperTalk and...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,511
Posted By Toscana1
Used to have Progressive on the bikes and RV....

Used to have Progressive on the bikes and RV. Then Liberty Mutual, my house and car insurer started to add those as well. I can now cover three bikes for the same cost as one. Some insurance carriers...
Forum: Face plant 03-04-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 130,997
Posted By Toscana1
I'm impressed! When are you getting back on? Or...

I'm impressed! When are you getting back on? Or have you already.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-24-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,911
Posted By Toscana1
Thanks for sharing. It's nice to know these...

Thanks for sharing. It's nice to know these classics are still loved and appreciated. As my stable of steeds grows and shrinks, the single constant is my '71 VLB. The best two wheels to grow old with.
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,662
Posted By Toscana1
I find that even if most gear is waterproof, the...

I find that even if most gear is waterproof, the outer materials still tend to soak up a lot of water. It's the inner material and coatings that make them waterproof. On most of my mountaineering,...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,662
Posted By Toscana1
Good luck with the Fly. Let us know how it works...

Good luck with the Fly. Let us know how it works out. My only complaint with the Tourmaster is the wrists are too narrow. I have small hands and correspondingly small wrists and it is still tight.
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,662
Posted By Toscana1
Back up a bit. You're in Arkansas right. .How...

Back up a bit. You're in Arkansas right.
.How cold will it get where you'll be riding? I'm sure there's a difference between Arkansas cold (even in the Ozark's) and upper Midwest or Rocky Mountain...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-30-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 25,967
Posted By Toscana1
And the winner is....

Can't tell you who will win, only who will loose,.... the Amerian people. Good luck to us all and here's hoping we can survive another four years of well meaning, self serving, delusional "leaders",...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,788
Posted By Toscana1
Did everyone cool off on the CRF250X? I've been...

Did everyone cool off on the CRF250X? I've been looking for a thread focusing on the Xs. I'm aware of CRFs Only and Thumper Talk but tend to spend what little time I do online on ADV. I have some...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By Toscana1
Try Supertune at 8427 West Colfax, Colfax and...

Try Supertune at 8427 West Colfax, Colfax and Carr, next to Let it Ride. Supertune has a sterling reputation for good work. Let it Ride next door is as good an accessory shop as you'll find anywhere....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-01-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 55,979
Posted By Toscana1
Just curious. Was pressure washing it first not...

Just curious. Was pressure washing it first not an option? Were you afraid what was holding it all together would get washed away? Good luck to ya!
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,752
Posted By Toscana1
After the espresso, a pair of dry, warm, thick...

After the espresso, a pair of dry, warm, thick socks.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14,559
Views: 2,119,831
Posted By Toscana1
P.M. sent on the Alloy pants.

P.M. sent on the Alloy pants.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,792
Posted By Toscana1
Some of those water holes look deep enough for...

Some of those water holes look deep enough for fish. Would you recommend bringing a fishing pole next time?
I'm envious. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-19-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,253
Posted By Toscana1
You actually touched that engine?

You actually touched that engine?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-17-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,764
Posted By Toscana1
There have been plenty of guys going around the...

There have been plenty of guys going around the world on Vespas, and not the larger ones at that. I have friends in Italy that rode up to and around Norway on 150cc Vespas loaded with gear adn 2...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By Toscana1
I left a message on your cell. I work in that...

I left a message on your cell. I work in that area and would be glad to go by and take a look. I'm in the area most of Thursday or yet this afternoon. Just give me a call on the number I left on your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 377,687
Posted By Toscana1
I teach my wife and daughters what I learned the...

I teach my wife and daughters what I learned the hard way; Ride like your invisible but everyone's still out to get you.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-16-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 37,412
Posted By Toscana1
You started out right by going with a Vespa!

You started out right by going with a Vespa!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Toscana1
I'm also getting back into it after a long...

I'm also getting back into it after a long hiatus. Raced dirt when I was young, road and raced street when I got a little less young, then went for a long time without ( almsot 25 years)until my wife...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11,701
Views: 1,458,293
Posted By Toscana1
Does it have pedals as a back up?

Does it have pedals as a back up?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-05-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,311
Posted By Toscana1
For us it's kind of like the family station...

For us it's kind of like the family station wagon. You hop on, run to the grocery store, the hardware store, run the kids to school, sports, etc. The Vespa (Vespas are Vespas; all others are...
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