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Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 18,655
Posted By Dirt1st
Memories

Great ride report that brought back a lot of memories. In 2004, five or six if us rode pretty much the same route except we started in Alamos and rode to Choi, then on to Urique, Batopilas, etc. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,104
Posted By Dirt1st
COHVCO Sues Colorado State Parks Board

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,866
Posted By Dirt1st
Cohvco

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,866
Posted By Dirt1st
Tpa & Cohvco

For Esteban, the Trails Preservation Alliance (TPA) was formed about 2 to 3 years ago as an organization that is focused on saving and expanding single track motorcycle trails. The head honcho is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,866
Posted By Dirt1st
COHVCO and funding

With regard to the motorcycle manufacturers, OHVs, particularly off-highway motorcycles are a very, very small part of their business, and there is a lot of competition within that market segment. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,866
Posted By Dirt1st
COHVCO Membership

Rodzilla, you got the comma in the wrong place. The number of dues paying memberships in COHVCO is approximately 2,000. That includes a number of clubs. Approximately 1/3 of the dues paying...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,866
Posted By Dirt1st
Rollins Pass and James Peak Wilderness

Esteban, I understand your frustration, and regret that the Rollins Pass issue appears to have come to a stop.

COHVCO essentially has been spending all of its time on dealing with Colorado State...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,866
Posted By Dirt1st
COHVCO & the OHV Program

I guess I should have waited a little longer before attempting to reply to an eariler post by Cloud9 as I see he has an even longer comment that was posted while I was writing my reply

Cloud9...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,866
Posted By Dirt1st
How it works!

Cloud9, when was the last time you sat down at a table with any agency, federal, state, or local to protest some action that they have proposed, yelled, pounded the table, and said "hell no, you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,866
Posted By Dirt1st
OHV Program

:clapI see that Hellsickle has posted an email that I sent out to some of the groups that have been active in defending the OHV Program, so most of what you will see below you have already seen, but...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 25,048
Posted By Dirt1st
Breakfast

I don't remember the name, but if you take the first Idaho Springs exit (where the McDonalds is located) the restaurant is located on the left hand side of the road amybe a half a mile past the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 25,048
Posted By Dirt1st
BWR/Rollins Pass

Just to clear up a point that has been raised, OCHVCO does not have a grant program, however there is a grant program administerd by Colorado State Parks that distributes money generated by the sale...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By Dirt1st
Hearing on DeGette Wilderness Bill

OK, the hearing is over, it took about 4 hours to hear about 30 minutes of testimony. With the exception of one river outfitter, a representative from the Wilderness Society, and the Central...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By Dirt1st
South Rampart Travel Management Planning

There was a good turnout at the meeting last night, mostly motorized folks. It will take a litte time for COHVCO and everyone else to compare the alternatives. The "Preferred Alternative",...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-23-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,672
Posted By Dirt1st
Parks Board Meeting

Latest news everyone. First of all, thanks for your emails. State Parks staff had put all of the emails and letters they received in 5 very large three ring binders and set them on the speakers...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 160,320
Posted By Dirt1st
Question Evening Cookout

If somone can come up with an estimate of how many people need to be fed, and how much money they would be willing to spend, I can check out Sams Club or Costco in the Denver area for prices for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,553
Posted By Dirt1st
Thumb Cood Job Everyone

:clap :clap :clap We won this one!! The JBC closed the long bill about 5:00 P.M. this evening without considering the DNR proposal to move money from the OHV Registration Fund to the General Fund. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,553
Posted By Dirt1st
Question I spent most of the day today in a room with the...

I spent most of the day today in a room with the JBC, and spent some individual time with several members of the Committee. The semi-bottom line is that the proposal to raid the OHV Registration...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By Dirt1st
Pissed They are coming after our money!

:deal Late this afternoon Colorado State Parks went to the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) of the Colorado General Assembly and "volunteered" to sacrifice about 2.3 million dollars from the OHV...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-09-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,886
Posted By Dirt1st
Cry Complying with Federal Regs

If you go to 41-6a-1601 in the Utah Statutes, you will see language to the effect that "to the extent practicable, vehicle equipment standards should comply with the DOT standards, and with regard to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,886
Posted By Dirt1st
I believe the information I provided is current. ...

I believe the information I provided is current. Laws almost always are subject to some interpretation (I guess that is why there are appeals courts). I spent about 3 or 4 hours yesterday reading...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Dirt1st
OHV Stickers

Go here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=436719for a discussion of this issue.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 792
Posted By Dirt1st
Title Tax!!

Actually, the $29.00 in additional fees for a motorcycle consists of two separate "surcharges" as described in the legislation - one is a $16.00 "Road Safety" surcharge, and the second is a $13.00...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,886
Posted By Dirt1st
Utah Motorcycle Equipment Requirements

:DCOHVCO here again. OK guys, here we go for all of those who want to split legal hairs. The Utah Statutes for motor vehicles (41-6a-1604) does require that all motor vehicles have turn signals...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,886
Posted By Dirt1st
Reciprocity

My name is Glenn Graham, and I am Chairman of the Board and President of the Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition (COHVCO), and I want to try to shed a little light on this discussion. First, on...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-31-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Dirt1st
IronBrewer, right now, Jerry Abboud, our...

IronBrewer, right now, Jerry Abboud, our Executive Director and resident travel management expert is reviewing the information that Esteban has received from his communications with Forest Service...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-30-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Dirt1st
Thumb :clap Thanks for the pitch Esteban, I really...

:clap Thanks for the pitch Esteban, I really appreciated the chance to meet a couple of the inmates face to face last night. I hope Jerry sees some kind of lever to help with the BWR issue. For...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-28-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 393,219
Posted By Dirt1st
City Streets is almost worthless when you leave...

City Streets is almost worthless when you leave the pavement, you mostly see a blank screen. If you are going to travel off of the pavement, especially in the Rockies, you will absolutely need Topo....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 11,648
Posted By Dirt1st
Thumb Just talked to Jerry, looks like we are good to...

Just talked to Jerry, looks like we are good to go on Wednesday, October 29, 6:30 P.M., Table Mesa Inn.

Glenn
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 11,648
Posted By Dirt1st
Thumb Boy is my face red! I just found out about this...

Boy is my face red! I just found out about this thread. My name is Glenn Graham, and I am the Chairman and President of the Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition, aka COHVCO. This certainly is an...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 183,735
Posted By Dirt1st
Laugh The Russians have Arrived

Welcome to the US of A Alexi, have a safe ride and enjoy your adventure. Paypal donation sent.

Camogreg, I live in the Denver area, am retired and flexible. You can put me down for retrieval...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By Dirt1st
Interesting - it must be hit or miss on that nut...

Interesting - it must be hit or miss on that nut coming loose. I have three buddies, all with 2006 KLRs, and all of them report the same problem, the nut fell out of the air filter mount. I have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,300
Posted By Dirt1st
A DRZ400 will be a lot happier at 65 on the 2...

A DRZ400 will be a lot happier at 65 on the 2 lane roads than the KLX250. I have a DRZ400e and have ridden it as much as 150 miles on the pavement between jeep roads and trails. The seat gets a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,239
Posted By Dirt1st
I have a ProMotoBillet rack on my 2002 DRZ400e. ...

I have a ProMotoBillet rack on my 2002 DRZ400e. Dosen't need a subframe. It is a little pricey, but is a beautiful piece of aluminum, and can carry a pretty good load.
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2006, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By Dirt1st
I have an older Olympus Stylus 400, is...

I have an older Olympus Stylus 400, is "weatherproof" i.e. you can use it in the rain or snow. I have been very happy with this camera, and had a professional videographer tell me that he thought...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Posted By Dirt1st
Yes, the e has a plastic tank.

Yes, the e has a plastic tank.
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,677
Posted By Dirt1st
You might want ot look at the Garmin 60 series of...

You might want ot look at the Garmin 60 series of handhelds. I you are interested in back county roads, you can get the Garmin Map Source software, and load detailed maps into the GPS. I have not...
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2006, 09:42 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 23,264
Posted By Dirt1st
Got my 400w stator/regulator rectifier kit this...

Got my 400w stator/regulator rectifier kit this morning. Unfortunately, I won't have time to install it until after the first of the year. I think Electrodude did a great job taking care of the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2006, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By Dirt1st
You might want to check out the web site...

You might want to check out the web site www.likefatherlikedaughter.com (http://www.likefatherlikedaughter.com). Larry and his daughter left Denver on October 16th two up on a KLR and headed for the...
Forum: Vendors 11-17-2006, 08:58 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 23,264
Posted By Dirt1st
Probably not much. The real problem is the low...

Probably not much. The real problem is the low output of the Electrosport stator at idle. I have Tammy's HD lighting harness on my KLR, and you can see the headlight brighten up when you increase...
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