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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-28-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,810
Posted By Rodzilla
While I understand the sentiment, and I...

While I understand the sentiment, and I understand as far as your bank account is concerned, you are out the money, but...

Not one cent of your license plate money goes to anything OHV related,...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,323
Posted By Rodzilla
This is true. US 36 between Denver/Boulder...

This is true.

US 36 between Denver/Boulder additional capacity is tolled lanes

Peak period shoulder lane, Empire-Twin tunnels, variable pricing toll road (based on use/congestion/time of day...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,420
Posted By Rodzilla
It closes in the winter and opens when the county...

It closes in the winter and opens when the county can clear the cornice that forms at the top in the Spring.

While off the top I don't think it will change much for the RV crowd, I mean honestly...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 62,952
Posted By Rodzilla
I've been enjoying your RR. Living in the CO area...

I've been enjoying your RR. Living in the CO area and having ridden the Utah region for years, It's fun to get the perspective from those riding through the first time!

It certainly is a whole...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-16-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15,181
Views: 1,184,452
Posted By Rodzilla
If the timing were to work out, I'd be in for...

If the timing were to work out, I'd be in for something like that!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-14-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,576
Posted By Rodzilla
By all means use it. Check your PMs though

By all means use it. Check your PMs though
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-13-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,576
Posted By Rodzilla
Search for the Moab 101 write up I did a while...

Search for the Moab 101 write up I did a while back. Lots of intel on all these routes.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-12-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,576
Posted By Rodzilla
Positive for the Sand Flats area, is you have...

Positive for the Sand Flats area, is you have four trails in one confined area. Slickrock/Fins/Hells revenge/Porcupine Rim. As stated above they are pretty much the quintisenncial (sp) Moab trails....
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-12-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 36,169
Posted By Rodzilla
Patsys and Chickens in the SB. It will suck. I...

Patsys and Chickens in the SB. It will suck. I REALLY hate both of them.

Might be the first SB in a long time I don't bother with. Sure there is some tinkering that needs doin' on the bike!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-09-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By Rodzilla
I went up and rode RS with Jim one time too....

I went up and rode RS with Jim one time too. Great guy. I have seen him lurking there recently, but he does not post much. You might give him a PM over there. I also have him friended on FB if you...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-06-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 36,169
Posted By Rodzilla
Penalties are non-reviewable. You can review...

Penalties are non-reviewable. You can review things like ball placement or catches, but not penalties.

The defender held the receiver by pulling his shirt then went on to "face guard" (which is...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-26-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Rodzilla
I take ZERO credit for this one. With my kids...

I take ZERO credit for this one. With my kids getting older, my time has suddenly disappeared. While I was part of a lot of walking, cutting, marking etc... of Skeleton, I have not had the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-24-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 988
Posted By Rodzilla
Pretty straight forward. If I remember the motor...

Pretty straight forward. If I remember the motor has to come out on the left side of the frame. Could be wrong. You can pretty easily do it alone if you can support the bike (I used tie downs...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 123,070
Posted By Rodzilla
Thanks Annie! Good meeting you today and...

Thanks Annie!

Good meeting you today and thanks for the "non-smelly" boots! My boy will make good use of them this summer!

Rod
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Rodzilla
BTW, the main gate closed Dec. 1 (County closes...

BTW, the main gate closed Dec. 1 (County closes it each winter as they don't plow it)

So you'd have to ride down to the singletrack from the north lot or some other access point.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Rodzilla
I hear it is fun. I have not even ridden it yet!

I hear it is fun. I have not even ridden it yet!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Rodzilla
Betting it's under snow. We opened Turtle...

Betting it's under snow.

We opened Turtle Mtn this past summer, this goes from the west side of Skeleton up to 677. This trail replaces the old 649 trail that went down and crossed the creek. We...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-16-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 36,169
Posted By Rodzilla
Don't get me started on Timmy Try-hard. Great...

Don't get me started on Timmy Try-hard. Great kid, but I don't think he would ever be a quality QB. You don't get to the NFL and need "coaching" to do the basics. Learning to read Defenses, yes,...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By Rodzilla
I have not done it, but I was of a similar mind...

I have not done it, but I was of a similar mind as you. Some nice beach where the wife could drink her way through a couple of large paperbacks, while I go explore the jungle. Then we had kids and...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 36,169
Posted By Rodzilla
Peyton playing with "flu like symptoms", that's...

Peyton playing with "flu like symptoms", that's pretty tough. I just lay in bed and whine to my wife.

Looks like he was doing the "Chicken Parm shuffle" to the locker room there before halftime...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,228
Posted By Rodzilla
Having not ridden this area, can one of you...

Having not ridden this area, can one of you experienced guys give us some bullet points for a letter?

I am a believer that actual specific comments go much further than mass-carbon copy...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,808
Posted By Rodzilla
And this is why so much of the new singletrack...

And this is why so much of the new singletrack has been built on sidehill. People bitch about it, but it is the only way to keep the wider vehicles off of it.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,242
Posted By Rodzilla
I think the OP will need to prioritize the old...

I think the OP will need to prioritize the old wish list.

If the food/hospital are the top requirements... then you'll have to be closer to the front range/bigger population centers, but the "home...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-08-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By Rodzilla
Poor timing. Anything you want to ride will be...

Poor timing. Anything you want to ride will be under snow, or be packed snow/ice.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,047
Posted By Rodzilla
THe other side of the coin, there is a certain...

THe other side of the coin, there is a certain riding segment that won't take a route because there is gravel sections, and some that won't use the front brake.

Having worked for the DOT, the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-05-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 123,070
Posted By Rodzilla
The boy is growing really fast, we're OK on most...

The boy is growing really fast, we're OK on most gear (hell, he's close to using dads!) but boots is the thing he is going through fastest.

Looking for a decent pair of size 8 or 81/2 (adult...
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 213,404
Posted By Rodzilla
I give the ocillating tool a pass. Yes the blades...

I give the ocillating tool a pass. Yes the blades are a miss but the tool sure is handy.

During a bathroom remodel I had to pull down plaster walls (not Lath on the back but a kind of perforated...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-18-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Rodzilla
I wondered why I got the influx of "John Doe...

I wondered why I got the influx of "John Doe liked COHVCOs page" emails!

COHVCO does a whole lot with very, very little. Our biggest problems are apathy and funding. Litigation costs money and...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-13-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,689
Posted By Rodzilla
Check Ted's Sheds as well. On par with Tuff Shed...

Check Ted's Sheds as well. On par with Tuff Shed but when I bought it was better priced.

Super happy with mine.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-30-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,669
Views: 1,596,613
Posted By Rodzilla
My first thought was We should invite her to go...

My first thought was We should invite her to go out when we head to Moab/Green River/San Rafael Swell

Then I though "Oh hell no, I'd never keep up with her!"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,407
Posted By Rodzilla
Another thought, you may just look for...

Another thought, you may just look for towns/locations where UHauls are available as well. If the weather turns to S*&t or you find long haul riding is not your bag, you could get a small truck to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 56,386
Posted By Rodzilla
Found a SPOT tracker last summer. Picked it up....

Found a SPOT tracker last summer. Picked it up. Contacted SPOT to find it had never been activated (sounds like something I would do, carry a non-functioning paper weight on a dirt ride)

Spot...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3,427
Views: 492,255
Posted By Rodzilla
Flashing your lights is commonly used here to...

Flashing your lights is commonly used here to signal the commercial trucks they have enough room to change lanes or merge. I'm betting he interpreted your flashing lights as "I see you, go ahead,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,407
Posted By Rodzilla
lol!

lol!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,407
Posted By Rodzilla
Thanks. It was actually my butts idea.:lol3 A...

Thanks. It was actually my butts idea.:lol3 A hand towel is about perfect (a bath towel is too big/bulky) I stopped 1/2 dozen times and moved it around/or folded it differently.

I think I would...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By Rodzilla
They had one up on the hill to the south of...

They had one up on the hill to the south of Thunder Valley @ C-470 and I-70 for a time, don't know if it's still there or not.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,407
Posted By Rodzilla
I don't have a lot to add and in comparison to...

I don't have a lot to add and in comparison to many long haul riders here, I'm a rookie.

I have three decades of dirt experience but most of my street rides were centered around commuting to work...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,345
Posted By Rodzilla
I'm a "signaler" and as stated there is a large...

I'm a "signaler" and as stated there is a large (mostly 4 wheeled) cross section of riders that have no clue.

This past year I've started riding with my 11 and 8 year old kids trying to signal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,427
Views: 492,255
Posted By Rodzilla
One of those special times at lunch today. I...

One of those special times at lunch today. I took the Strom to get a bite to eat. Pulled in to a spot at the front, near the windows, and noticed a youngster sitting at the bar stools looking out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,427
Views: 492,255
Posted By Rodzilla
On the way home last night I pull up to a stop...

On the way home last night I pull up to a stop light, two lane road each direction, approaching a hill. I'm in the left lane, two cars ahead of me. In the right lane is a box van, a car and an old...
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