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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-03-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 14,542
Posted By BigStick
YP, This sounds great! Count me in as...

YP,

This sounds great! Count me in as interested.

How long ago was it that you met Esteban?

Best of luck with 'Kalifornia' and the move. Colorado will miss you...

-'Stick!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By BigStick
Keep in mind you have a 30 day grace period after...

Keep in mind you have a 30 day grace period after your initial vehicle purchase. Just carry a copy of your purchase docs.

-'Stick!
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22,685
Views: 2,880,931
Posted By BigStick
Cold Starting

For cold starting try this old 'trapper' trick:

- Turn fuel valve to reserve
- Lean the bike over to the fuel valve side
- Let fuel trickle out the overflow tubes for about 5 seconds (keep the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-30-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,485
Posted By BigStick
Rainbow Trail GPS Tracks

Sorry I didn't chime in on this earlier...I hope you had a great trip.

Here's a trip report with maps, pics and GPS tracks to download:
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1764060
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 30,977
Posted By BigStick
Rainbow Trail GPS Tracks

Here's a trip report with maps, pics and GPS tracks to download:
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1764060

Rainbow Trail is a great ride and adventure!

-'Stick!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,337
Posted By BigStick
Great videos Grub! Funny, when I saw the picture...

Great videos Grub! Funny, when I saw the picture with Big Lake in the background I thought "That looks familiar...". Turns out my friend Maverick and I rode right past it last July. Beautiful...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By BigStick
I've got the MSR Raptor Shory w/hot start on my...

I've got the MSR Raptor Shory w/hot start on my XR650R and it works great. Just use the heel of your palm to operate the decompression/hotstart lever.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 78,996
Views: 8,667,396
Posted By BigStick
I did the Spud Shoari mod and it works great. ...

I did the Spud Shoari mod and it works great. Highly recommended!

Once again, Thanks Spud!

-'Stick!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-08-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,285
Posted By BigStick
But what good does that do when the front wheel...

But what good does that do when the front wheel rarely touches the ground? :evil

Sorry, couldn't help myself..

We're pulling together our plans and look forward to hanging with you all!
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 03-07-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,216
Posted By BigStick
Welcome aboard Joe! I hope you have a great...

Welcome aboard Joe! I hope you have a great spring trip...watch for snow. Take a look at Ramz's thread from last year for an idea of conditions in the area:...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,930
Posted By BigStick
Rainbow Trail Double Feature - GPS Tracks

Resurrecting an old thread with some useful information.

Here’s a ride report of Lightrider and I doing both directions of Rainbow last year:...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 03-05-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,216
Posted By BigStick
Rainbow Trail Double Feature

Resurrecting an old thread with some useful information.

Here’s a ride report of Lightrider and I doing both directions of Rainbow last year:...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-27-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,003
Posted By BigStick
Perfect! I like my 60csx! Some folks...

Perfect!

I like my 60csx! Some folks don't want to listen - 'tape the batteries', 'add a rubber band to ensure it stays in the RAM mount', 'watch out for your brake line', and 'attach it also...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,239
Posted By BigStick
On board with my daughter Keira (8) at 'Cobbler...

On board with my daughter Keira (8) at 'Cobbler Valley'
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Here's Keira, Raelyn...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,285
Posted By BigStick
Just a heads-up, the Easter Jeep Safari is the...

Just a heads-up, the Easter Jeep Safari is the 23rd through the 31st.

Does anyone know how this would impact the White Wash area?

We're considering a Spring Break trip to White Wash / Moab...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-28-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,251
Views: 117,815
Posted By BigStick
Looking for kids moto boots, size 2 or 3

Looking for kids moto boots, size 2 or 3.

I'm in Golden.

Thanks!

-'Stick!
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 78,996
Views: 8,667,396
Posted By BigStick
Perfect, Spud! But...didn't you just describe...

Perfect, Spud! But...didn't you just describe your XRL?

Besides, I love your mods and half the fun is customizing a bike no one else has! Dare I say, these things are kinda like Harleys!
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22,685
Views: 2,880,931
Posted By BigStick
[QUOTE=jwalters;19689955]Great! Just the feedback...

[QUOTE=jwalters;19689955]Great! Just the feedback I was looking for! Thanks! Any idea why they came with 4 orings instead of just 2?


I'm not sure why they included 4 orings. My thought is that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 22,685
Views: 2,880,931
Posted By BigStick
You've got the right idea on the assembly. Don't...

You've got the right idea on the assembly. Don't worry about sealing the screws. They don't penetrate into the fuel area. They screw into plastic bosses molded into the tank. It seems a bit hokey,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 78,996
Views: 8,667,396
Posted By BigStick
Good stuff! Thanks for sharing this! A...

Good stuff! Thanks for sharing this!

A little concerned about the lack of a front wheel rim lock though... If for whatever reason you can't repair the tube/tire at least with a rim lock you can...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 78,996
Views: 8,667,396
Posted By BigStick
Steve, Just a heads-up, I don't think the 18 amp...

Steve, Just a heads-up, I don't think the 18 amp Shorai is small enough to fit under the seat if the relocation mod is what you had in mind...

I just did the relocation (Shorai LFX09L2) with...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 78,996
Views: 8,667,396
Posted By BigStick
Pretty...nice job!

Pretty...nice job!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,748
Posted By BigStick
Yum! Sounds like fun!

Yum! Sounds like fun!
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 78,996
Views: 8,667,396
Posted By BigStick
Classic! :rofl I've converted to the...

Classic! :rofl

I've converted to the Tubliss system and recommend it! It's not without it's challenges and learning curve, but it's a great system.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22,685
Views: 2,880,931
Posted By BigStick
I have both the 6.3 Acerbis and the 4.4 IMS. ...

I have both the 6.3 Acerbis and the 4.4 IMS. Excuse me if I'm off a little on the capacity.

My impression: Yes, the Acerbis is narrow enough while standing, but as soon as you sit down that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8,653
Views: 1,749,818
Posted By BigStick
Nice XR Wallrat! How are you liking the Tubliss...

Nice XR Wallrat! How are you liking the Tubliss setup? Also, what final gearing? Looks like it's set for high-speed...


...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,499
Posted By BigStick
Performance Cycle rocks! Love their Moto-Fest...

Performance Cycle rocks! Love their Moto-Fest sale around Haloween!


-'Stick!
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 78,996
Views: 8,667,396
Posted By BigStick
Great stuff TFL, but don't forget to adjust for...

Great stuff TFL, but don't forget to adjust for altitude. Here's a calculator: http://www.csgnetwork.com/h2oboilcalc.html

For Denver it shows an H2O boiling point just over 200 degrees...
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 78,996
Views: 8,667,396
Posted By BigStick
ShooterDave, We're all set on the CDI. ...

ShooterDave,

We're all set on the CDI.

How'd you cut you thumb off? OUCH!

Good luck healing...

Best,
-'Stick!
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 78,996
Views: 8,667,396
Posted By BigStick
ShooterDave Check your PM's. I'm ready to go on...

ShooterDave Check your PM's. I'm ready to go on the CDI box.

Thanks!

-'Stick!
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 78,996
Views: 8,667,396
Posted By BigStick
I'm in for one if one of your buyers falls out......

I'm in for one if one of your buyers falls out...

Thanks!
-'Stick!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-13-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12,456
Views: 1,632,488
Posted By BigStick
Nice! Not mine... Honda NX250 for sale or...

Nice! Not mine...

Honda NX250 for sale or trade - $1700 (Elizabeth)

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/3076290369.html

...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,671
Posted By BigStick
Rainbow Trail

A big thanks for all of you working on these trails! Very cool!

I'm considering a ride on the Rainbow this weekend. Is it open all the way from Silver Creek to Medano?

I read a few posts up...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-23-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,509
Posted By BigStick
Elwood Pass Open?

We're heading to the Pagosa valley for the holiday weekend and I've been told Elwood Pass is still closed with snow.

Can anyone confirm this?

Thanks!

-'Stick!
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 46,781
Posted By BigStick
I just ordered the DVD combo and looking forward...

I just ordered the DVD combo and looking forward to enjoying it during a cold day in Colorado.

Thanks!

-'Stick!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-09-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,748
Posted By BigStick
Legend! http://arete-cts.com/IMAGE_738.jpg ...

Legend!
http://arete-cts.com/IMAGE_738.jpg

This one was taken October 30th at Rampart.

Enjoyed hangin' with you Steve. Let's do it again real soon!

As a "junior" member here, this is all a...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,771
Posted By BigStick
Yes, we had a nice ride! Farnham did a...

Yes, we had a nice ride!

Farnham did a great job showing us around and even though he hasn't been riding so long, he certainly did more than hold his own amongst a group of guys with a lot more...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,236
Posted By BigStick
Nice ride! Thanks for sharing the GPX! ...

Nice ride!

Thanks for sharing the GPX!

-'Stick!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,151
Posted By BigStick
Desert Rat,Thanks for the compliment on my...

Desert Rat,Thanks for the compliment on my site.Did you enjoy Pagosa Springs?-BigStick!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,151
Posted By BigStick
Desert Rat and all, We could only bust away...

Desert Rat and all,

We could only bust away for a couple of rides in the Pagosa Springs area last week, but it was certainly a great adventure.

There are loads of jeep roads and atv trails in...
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