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Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By surly357
i need to get down to mike's camera in boulder to...

i need to get down to mike's camera in boulder to check these out in person, i guess the 'action' mode allows you to control the camera by tilting the camera from side to side. although i don't know...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-12-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 609,303
Posted By surly357
Not riding, but I was out on the Pawnee Grassland...

Not riding, but I was out on the Pawnee Grassland a couple weeks ago.

I was doing some wind testing, trying to develop a more aerodynamic Mini Aussie...

...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By surly357
Thanks, guys. That Pentax is interesting, I...

Thanks, guys.

That Pentax is interesting, I did not know about it.

The Nikon is appealing to me due to it's larger sensor compared to a P&S, should be pretty dust proof in the summer, and it...
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By surly357
Nikon AW1, anybody been using one?

Sorry for the duplicate post from 'shiny things', but no responses there...


Just curious who's been shooting one and what your experiences have been. Seems like it would be a popular option with...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,689
Posted By surly357
C'mon now, Tell us what you REALLY think! I...

C'mon now, Tell us what you REALLY think!

I was only there once- interesting place. I liked the drive through Shirley Basin.

One thing about central Wyoming- if you look at maps you'll see...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-07-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 119,147
Posted By surly357
those aren't too common- most brakes and ders...

those aren't too common- most brakes and ders have built in cable clamps. we generally only see those on a few bmx u brakes. not something we typically accumulate as spares.

here's a product you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9,016
Views: 1,286,458
Posted By surly357
The dr200 is in my short list for a little bike...

The dr200 is in my short list for a little bike to:

Teach my daughter to ride

Use for commuting (it's a short one)

Running errands around town

Maybe a little gravel road and fs road riding
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,116
Posted By surly357
I was hoping Varlamov would play well and come...

I was hoping Varlamov would play well and come back feeling confident, but getting pulled in a 3-1 loss to the Finns... :-(
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-07-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 119,147
Posted By surly357
thanks for the fat tire input guys! fwiw i...

thanks for the fat tire input guys!

fwiw i would be looking strictly for a snow-use bike. while i would like to go up to sourdough, etc, odds are it would be used mostly for just running the dog...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 119,147
Posted By surly357
A question for the fat bike riders out there: in...

A question for the fat bike riders out there: in your experience is a 4.8 tire/100mm rim combo 'better enough' in snow to justify the added weight over a 3.8 tire with a 65 or 82mm rim? Just...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 119,147
Posted By surly357
While i can't see fatbikes having a future on...

While i can't see fatbikes having a future on downhill slopes, some nordic centers are seeing the potential-

https://sites.google.com/site/durangonordic/nordic-center/fat-bikes

;-)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-16-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By surly357
not strictly a pass book, but i imagine a couple...

not strictly a pass book, but i imagine a couple are in there- and pretty old!

and i dig anything 'cochetopa'...

i was too clever by half trying to 'snipe' the auction and missed winning it......
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-14-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By surly357
another old pass book i saw on ebay... ...

another old pass book i saw on ebay...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mountain-Passes-Adventure-Roads-In-Colorado-by-Clyde-and-Chloe-Edmondson-1963-/301063366412?pt=US_Nonfiction_Book&hash=item4618c6670c...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-10-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By surly357
"a western machine with a western name..." ...

"a western machine with a western name..."

...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-09-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By surly357
Denver riders 100 years ago...

Saw this posted by a Colorado rider on a Triumph forum, pretty cool.

http://www.triumphrat.net/biker-hang-out/350042-even-100-years-ago.html#post3920730
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 26,956
Posted By surly357
:D 'walk hard', the absolute greatest...

:D


'walk hard', the absolute greatest movie almost nobody has seen.

it deserves lebowski cult status.

but that's another thread... :-)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 26,956
Posted By surly357
On a similar note, I've read that the 'gateway'...

On a similar note, I've read that the 'gateway' is more of a social or peer issue that stems as much from the people/circumstances involved as opposed to the drug itself.

Kind of a "See, they...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 26,956
Posted By surly357
retailer map/list

not sure how accurate this is (didn't see anything in salida...)

http://gazette.com/list-and-map-colorado-issues-136-licenses-for-recreational-marijuana-sales/article/1511511
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-28-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 26,956
Posted By surly357
...and I'm sure flashing a Wikipedia article on...

...and I'm sure flashing a Wikipedia article on your iPhone will dissuade LE from doing what they have to do to get what they want... :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-28-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 26,956
Posted By surly357
from the federal 4473 form you fill out when you...

from the federal 4473 form you fill out when you purchase a firearm:

"are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or any other controlled...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-23-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By surly357
Found a paddleboard up S St Vrain...

I know it's an off topic longshot, but I stumbled onto an older (not a modern SUP) paddleboard.

Maybe somebody here has a buddy missing one after the flood, my CL 'found' ad has gotten no...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,086
Posted By surly357
Seems folks won't be truly happy until there are...

Seems folks won't be truly happy until there are only 2 job titles left in this country- "My job" and "Order fulfillment"....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-13-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,086
Posted By surly357
While a HD shop in Lyons might be a pleasant...

While a HD shop in Lyons might be a pleasant pipedream, it's not a rational business decision.

Those riders are hours if not days from home. Those riders already have bikes. Those riders already...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 264,060
Posted By surly357
Yeah, I look at 70s-80s bikes all the time. ...

Yeah, I look at 70s-80s bikes all the time.

For fun.

The most ominous and expensive understatements on CL- "but just needs..." , "everything works except...", "should be an easy fix...",...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 36,982
Posted By surly357
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=659966...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=659966&highlight=rocks
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,164
Posted By surly357
I wonder if some of the early replies about...

I wonder if some of the early replies about 'brake fluid' were actually 'brake cleaner' misinterpreted... It seems to work about the same as 3M adhesive remover.

IMHO a cheap Walmart heat gun +...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-01-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 609,303
Posted By surly357
I'm pretty sure (from east to west) it goes...

I'm pretty sure (from east to west) it goes Great, Greater, Greatest...


:D


Here's the Bonneville during a short gravel detour for a water and snack break on the greatest plains near...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,290
Posted By surly357
I was going to make a sarcastic comment about how...

I was going to make a sarcastic comment about how cool a NC600x would be.

But I decided not to.
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 255,236
Posted By surly357
I think triumphrat.net gets all of the Bonnie...

I think triumphrat.net gets all of the Bonnie action, adv seems to attract more Scram riders...

I've sure been enjoying mine this summer. :-)


...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By surly357
Contact the US Forest Service for a copy of the...

Contact the US Forest Service for a copy of the Pawnee Grassland "Motor Vehicle Use Map".

Lots of gravel roads and oddball bits of 2 track, especially in Weld County. IMHO it's easy to put...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-05-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,570
Posted By surly357
Ouch! :lol3

Ouch!

:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,570
Posted By surly357
The burro race during Leadville's "Boom Days"...

The burro race during Leadville's "Boom Days" celebration in August is sort of quirky...


http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr27/surly357/burro%20races/DSC00924.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 103,492
Posted By surly357
It's a conspiracy dating back to the 18th...

It's a conspiracy dating back to the 18th century.

Ever see any pictures of Adam Smith in ATGATT?

Yeah, I didn't think so....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By surly357
If you're not stuck on being close to Denver/I70...

If you're not stuck on being close to Denver/I70 Handies Peak in the San Juans offers the backroads of the Alpine Loop for riding and camping. The American Basin approach leads to the standard route-...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-06-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By surly357
a few more photos of the area from late last...

a few more photos of the area from late last summer here:


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=825264


it is pretty nice up there. :D
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,168
Posted By surly357
...and another simple request for informed...

...and another simple request for informed opinion descends into typical ADV madness...


As to the OP, if the V7 suits you 'off the rack' I understand it's a fine bike. Both of their dealers...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-19-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,159
Posted By surly357
the little tu250 last fall. (couldn't...

the little tu250 last fall.

(couldn't really stop for pics in the trickier stuff...)




http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr27/surly357/TU250X/P1000343JPG462.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,789
Posted By surly357
Oh, I will....I WILL! (Just need better...

Oh, I will....I WILL!

(Just need better weather to get out on the bike).

:D
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,789
Posted By surly357
i could never pull off hipster, but i am often...

i could never pull off hipster, but i am often mocked for my near daily flannel wearing.....:cry

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr27/surly357/Triumph/DSC_0009JPG2rf3-1.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,789
Posted By surly357
Harumph! Tartan polo?! 2 hours into...

Harumph!

Tartan polo?!

2 hours into the thread and already lowering admission standards.

What's next? Camo wife beater Ts ?
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