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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 46,561
Posted By Sawatch
A little one by the trail last week

http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh530/saguache/Lake%20Fork%20of%20Conejos/SDC16970_zps82057101.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
That's it...You're up Dave.

That's it...You're up Dave.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
Name the Mtn with the cliff band. Hint: the pass...

Name the Mtn with the cliff band. Hint: the pass from the previous post is on the range in the far distance.

http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh530/saguache/Silver%20Mtn/SDC16869_zps543eaff0.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
Mosca Pass?

Mosca Pass?
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,312
Posted By Sawatch
[QUOTE=cghobbz;25007930]Thanks. If I don't open...

[QUOTE=cghobbz;25007930]Thanks. If I don't open up the intake, I am thinking just adding the exhaust wouldn't make it run lean?


Yes it will still run lean. Opening the airbox is basically...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-06-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By Sawatch
West San Juan River

Something like this:

http://caltopo.com/map.html#ll=37.44879,-106.90552&z=14&b=t

Probably 4+ hr from Denver. Two camp grounds. 'Bout a 3mi hike from Borns Lake to springs.

Really beautiful...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,312
Posted By Sawatch
I did as much homework as there's available about...

I did as much homework as there's available about opening up my '13
FI XT and 2 things are most apparent with the mods. First, if you add free flow exhaust, I did PC4, you need to open up your air...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,312
Posted By Sawatch
Wow, I'd love to take that baby for a...

Wow, I'd love to take that baby for a ride...smooth.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-01-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Sawatch
Glad to hear you got thru some of Colorados most...

Glad to hear you got thru some of Colorados most beautiful mountains in unharmed condition. They can be a challenge for your/my age group. My choice is to ride something a lot lighter, but still have...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
You got it... Take it away.

You got it... Take it away.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
Lookin' forward to those...

Lookin' forward to those...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
Same Vacinity

Name the area.

http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh530/saguache/Bonanza/SDC16939_zpse10c8e5b.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
Clover Creek Rd?

Clover Creek Rd?
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,312
Posted By Sawatch
I've posted a few times and just restated what...

I've posted a few times and just restated what others posted about adding rear springs using Race Tech rate chart for weight/spring size and gave firsthand use info as well. Search the post & find...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,312
Posted By Sawatch
There are post by me and others about the fork...

There are post by me and others about the fork spring size but when I removed my springs & took the measurement of length & diam. it had some slight variance to those "standard" numbers so I'd...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,312
Posted By Sawatch
The XT is a solid built bike and will handle most...

The XT is a solid built bike and will handle most situations if set up right and you're strong enough to handle the weight of the bike for the days ride. However my "lighter weight" [just over 200#s]...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,121
Posted By Sawatch
Old Gaz

http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh530/saguache/SDC16921_zps860c093a.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,111
Posted By Sawatch
Added a new Kenda 270 front tire. Much softer...

Added a new Kenda 270 front tire. Much softer side flex than the stock knobby=better contact for trail riding. Cost less than most trials tires and works great. I will run @ 12#psi.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,312
Posted By Sawatch
Get the FI...

My '13 got me to the top of the mountain [5k feet elevation change] for some great views today. I'll take FI on this bike anyday....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
...been getting into some of the "good stuff"...

...been getting into some of the "good stuff" down there this summer.

http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh530/saguache/willow%20mtn/SDC16805_zpscbdae88f.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
Table Mtn is in the background [shaded]. Sheep...

Table Mtn is in the background [shaded].
Sheep Mtn is lit.

Close enough. Take it away.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
Hint

No wheelie videos on this [same name] peak.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
Hint

In the San Juans...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 10:08 AM
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Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
Name of this FLAT one. ...

Name of this FLAT one.

http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh530/saguache/MESA%20MTN/SDC16851_zpse8a00e08.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,312
Posted By Sawatch
Now that would be sweet...:1drink

Now that would be sweet...:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,312
Posted By Sawatch
80 to 120 miles on mine, dirt riding.

80 to 120 miles on mine, dirt riding.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sawatch
:clap

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,312
Posted By Sawatch
As John stated, there is a newer DID 428 o-ring...

As John stated, there is a newer DID 428 o-ring made that'll fit the XTs, the original stock chains aren't made anymore, i.e. you can't get replacement links for them.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,312
Posted By Sawatch
Yes, the stock 428 is an O-ring, however be aware...

Yes, the stock 428 is an O-ring, however be aware that it is an old style DID and they are no longer made.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,111
Posted By Sawatch
^^^^^ The 230F is an awesome trail bike with...

^^^^^

The 230F is an awesome trail bike with the mods I put on it. I'll be adding a beefier set of forks and a trials front tire and it will be as good as you can get for trail riding [not...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,312
Posted By Sawatch
Oil Change

Went on a ride from the house up Rock Creek to get the ODO to 3K for an oil change. Old ranch house on the way up to Windy Peak photos.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 965,337
Posted By Sawatch
This morning... ...

This morning...

http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh530/saguache/Rock%20Ck/SDC16815_zpsb64b369d.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
Hey Dawg, You are correct about the trail...

Hey Dawg,

You are correct about the trail number, 787-La Garita Stock Driveway. It's at the Bowers Pk junction, Tr909, and Perry Ck, Tr796.

You're up.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-26-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
He's probably out ridin' something, he'll never...

He's probably out ridin' something, he'll never notice...:rofl:rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-26-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
Name of this trail? ...

Name of this trail?

http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh530/saguache/Boot%20Mtn/SDC16684_zps20689876.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5,442
Views: 295,200
Posted By Sawatch
The continuence of the CT just below North Pass...

The continuence of the CT just below North Pass off HWY 114 heading down Lujan Ck.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sawatch
Los Pinos

Coming from Creede or Lake City, the Slumgullion Pass turn off is a sweet loop. It's the Otto Mears stage road/route that you follow from LC to Saguache, built in the late 1800s. The turnoff to the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sawatch
You could solo the trails/tougher 4x4 roads,...

You could solo the trails/tougher 4x4 roads, Miners Ck for example, on the CT and basic FS roads on the big bike, no problem. A cruse up to Stoney Pass and over Engineer and back over Cinnimon then...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sawatch
^^^^^^ That's a great route.

^^^^^^
That's a great route.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,111
Posted By Sawatch
Trail Bike

Got this '05 F this summer & modded it out...got 'er naked with fully adjustable rear shock new spring & low pressure trials tire...beefier forks and trials front tire are the next mod. Great trail...
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