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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By Gillus
Lincoln Natl Forest Plan Revision.........

Not to hijack the thread from OHV sticker fund abuse :hide BUT.....
...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By Gillus
Friends don't let friends ride cruisers :nono you...

Friends don't let friends ride cruisers :nono you will be sitting on your tailbone. Find a upright seating bike that feels like somebody is pulling your hair straight up to keep your back straight so...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 990
Posted By Gillus
I bought a Cycle Dry years ago and use it...

I bought a Cycle Dry years ago and use it regularly. Follow the process up with a chamois or damp microfiber. This one use 110V so you have an extension cord and most likely you may be standing on a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-02-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By Gillus
The State Parks ought to take a 10 mile or more...

The State Parks ought to take a 10 mile or more section of the dry lakebed at Elephant Butt and turn it into a OHV park. :deal

They would have year round activity and a sizeable entrance fee...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,006
Posted By Gillus
Get yourself some BlueBlockers off Ebay for...

Get yourself some BlueBlockers off Ebay for $10.00, they come as a pair, darker and lighter yellow, you may want to buy several sets and have them in every vehicle. They are fit over sunglasses and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 869
Posted By Gillus
The R1200 will be a challenge for wind...

The R1200 will be a challenge for wind protection. Best option for me was a small shield to keep the wind load off your chest and let the helmet sit in clean air and do its job aerodynamically. The...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,610
Posted By Gillus
This information on torsion axles is great,...

This information on torsion axles is great, thanks!! I had a single axle cargo trailer with torsion that did very well. All other trailers were leaf springs. I have a 34' fifth wheel with mor-ride...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-21-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gillus
there's a coffee/donut shop in downtown Alpine...

there's a coffee/donut shop in downtown Alpine that has the best trashcan omelet you ever had :dg :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,638
Posted By Gillus
beeeaaauuutiful place but it snows like a sumbich...

beeeaaauuutiful place but it snows like a sumbich at times and the wind :fpalm

Look south of I-40, west of 285 in eastern NM and east of the Gilas in western NM.
cheap to live, great year round...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,367
Posted By Gillus
bug guts and road smegma

bug guts and road smegma
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,290
Posted By Gillus
+1 I have both and use the chasers muchmo...

+1
I have both and use the chasers muchmo often than taps
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-12-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,638
Posted By Gillus
+1. All three may be hard to find in one...

+1.
All three may be hard to find in one place, if you do let me know. The Southwest is dry and warm, mild winters and lotsa trails but nice pastures :dunno, not enough year round rain.

...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-11-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12,804
Views: 1,709,076
Posted By Gillus
CT90 extravaganza, this may not be a bad deal for...

CT90 extravaganza, this may not be a bad deal for $850??
lomanyardsales.com/i/51849976 (http://hollomanyardsales.com/i/51849976)
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Gillus
weather may not provide the best conditions but...

weather may not provide the best conditions but sounds good anyway
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,828
Posted By Gillus
Lived in CO for 50 years, moved away for 10 then...

Lived in CO for 50 years, moved away for 10 then took the opportunity to finally ride Cottonwood Pass and Keebler Pass last summer in early June. Both were great experiences I wont forget, thank...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By Gillus
call the company and ask them. I have the same...

call the company and ask them. I have the same issue but live with it as they are great otherwise.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,329
Posted By Gillus
Take a look at an Olympian Wave 3 catalytic...

Take a look at an Olympian Wave 3 catalytic heater. These work at higher altitudes as well or are advertised to. They are a bit pricey but work well.
I have a big one (wave 8) in a 34' 5th wheel,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12,804
Views: 1,709,076
Posted By Gillus
The sales people there are dumber than...

The sales people there are dumber than dumb.................... uneducated rookie experts not familiar with their product at all. Call 'em and ask questions about it.
I was looking at a year old...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,217
Posted By Gillus
I have had good luck with Rustler from Kmart,...

I have had good luck with Rustler from Kmart, feel the same thickness denim as Levis or very close, heavier pocket material so they wont wear thru. The cheap pants at Walmart I have had have thin...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-18-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 38,894
Posted By Gillus
Quit beatin' around the bush, tell us how you...

Quit beatin' around the bush, tell us how you really feel about "da bears"
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By Gillus
1/4" lag bolts :lol3

1/4" lag bolts :lol3
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By Gillus
But pulling the drive shaft and tying it up...

But pulling the drive shaft and tying it up securely will take up to 10 minutes or more.
Or pull it clear out and plug up the back of the transmission to keep dirt and crud out and save time but...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,075
Posted By Gillus
From a quick search...., here, save $150 for good...

From a quick search...., here, save $150 for good hand tools. Do a bit more looking for a better or bigger one. Sometimes you will find Snap-on Bottom boxes used for the same price as the HF one is....
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Gillus
303 protectant :deal then do the rest of...

303 protectant :deal

then do the rest of the black plastic and rubber parts on your bike, cars, trucks, and planes, tire sidewalls, weather stripping, wiper blades.................
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,677
Posted By Gillus
Phil, try cycle-ergo.com and whatever bike you...

Phil, try cycle-ergo.com and whatever bike you want and compare it to the bike you have to see the riding position.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Gillus
East of Taos, go to Angel Fire, NM, Hiway 434 and...

East of Taos, go to Angel Fire, NM, Hiway 434 and 64. At that intersection look north and west on the mountain and you will see the flags. As I recall the turnoff is a half mile or so north of the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,310
Posted By Gillus
In my opinion: A GL1800 is a hippopotamus in...

In my opinion:
A GL1800 is a hippopotamus in running shoes. Great for two up touring but they are 900+ lbs. A lot to wrestle with on long days of twisties. Hated it and sold it when my wife decided...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12,804
Views: 1,709,076
Posted By Gillus
not mine but priced right ...

not mine but priced right
http://elpaso.craigslist.org/mcy/4809970010.html


http://images.craigslist.org/00X0X_cmZKq0TKL7X_600x450.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,716
Posted By Gillus
Make sure your not ducking or repositioning your...

Make sure your not ducking or repositioning your head without knowing it to get out of the wind flow to keep your helmet quiet. I have done this on a couple bikes after risers then got a taller...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By Gillus
The further south and west the better off you...

The further south and west the better off you will be for nicer weather. Winter should be headed on its way back north about then. March in AZ is wonderful!! When and if you come thru NM, stop by on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By Gillus
Changing the brake fluid is easy, not sure about...

Changing the brake fluid is easy, not sure about the ABS. Drain the master cylinder and refill with new fluid then hook your vacuum source to the bleeder and suck away but make sure to keep the level...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,014
Posted By Gillus
If it fades, that indicates your out :ricky in...

If it fades, that indicates your out :ricky in the sun.
Just like a dirty faded bug spattered coat = credibility. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,511
Posted By Gillus
Take the radiator cap off and start it up. If it...

Take the radiator cap off and start it up. If it is a blown head gasket compression will burp coolant out the top of the radiator, just like the coolant sucked into the cylinder with vacuum when it...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,101
Posted By Gillus
3,000 mile trip with 36psi as per BMW and they...

3,000 mile trip with 36psi as per BMW and they cupped badly and making noise the guy behind me could hear. Emailed the manufacturer and he said they were underinflated and metzler tires needs higher...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-11-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 276,280
Posted By Gillus
62s on sale now

Garmin GPS Map 62S at Cabela's for $199.99 with free shipping if you use the code on the website.
they sent me a $20.00 off card so it was $196.94 instead of free shipping :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,404
Posted By Gillus
Sure something to consider :deal, what he said....

Sure something to consider :deal, what he said. I'm 61 and walk a spirited mile each morning and if I plan a longer ride I will go shovel rocks or something to get in shape.

I felt the same way...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,314
Posted By Gillus
Don't know much about Casper but if the rodeo is...

Don't know much about Casper but if the rodeo is in town there will be NO motel rooms available :deal

Casper both directions on I-25 is not much........ but a different situation if you travel...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-07-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Gillus
They hooked me a couple years ago on the same...

They hooked me a couple years ago on the same deal but only $50 off on a spot 2.
Then they reel you in for $150 a year.............. good deal to get "in" if you want one. I have been considering...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-06-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12,804
Views: 1,709,076
Posted By Gillus
here's one for the kid in you

http://s3item.bookooinc.netdna-cdn.com/s640_478e51faa95d584537eadd0280183.jpg

Pit bike for triails events eh??

TY 80 yammerhammer

http://hollomanyardsales.com/i/50843701
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-04-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,597
Posted By Gillus
You forgot the lies and insults that make it all...

You forgot the lies and insults that make it all muchmobedda :lol3

Thanks for the great thread starter!!
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