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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,393
Posted By blues bob
Hia Rick

You and friends are getting it done. That was one big bugger of a tree you sawed through. Wish I was there with ya. Selling and buying homes is way more headache than clearing trails. Next...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,393
Posted By blues bob
Between 108 and Bear Creek pic above

Rode there today. Tiny snow on each side. Amazing how a trail can go from impassible snow to dust in 2 weeks.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,393
Posted By blues bob
Burning the midnight oil

Wow, you stay up late for an old fart, I mean old smart guy. Was that you who rode past us bicyclers on 7th st hill yesterday about 6ish? Did you get up rd 210 past my turn-around, where I jumped...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By blues bob
update 2

I'm not smart enough to get 2 pics in one post.:D
http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv261/scarlettmassine/Mobile%20Uploads/20140409_154051_zps626a0180.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By blues bob
Update

We rode the Tenere to Westcliff today for lunch. For kicks we took 170/171 over to Gibson Trailhead to see the snow on the RBT. No surprise, just as deep....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By blues bob
ride reports

there are a couple excellent RR's out there. Takes 2 days with a campout half-way. 100 miles of single track, some knarly stuff. Not for the beginner. Me, I think I'd take five miles and feel...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By blues bob
Rainbow Trail--Salida

Visiting Salida with my WR250R and was curious about the famous single track, RT. Drove up in the 4wheel and got stuck 40 yards short of the first signboard up 108. Walked up in 1-2 feet of snow to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 1,113,164
Posted By blues bob
Oh great thanks

You two have stimulated my senses; you make me (us) want to live our lives more fully. Your humor, candid expression of emotion, your love for life and each other, the clear portrayal of other...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 286,151
Posted By blues bob
mags

I have boxes of old cycle mags from 01 to 13.

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv261/scarlettmassine/2014-02-14190930_zpsd77070e8.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By blues bob
the podium

Phoenix What's with Anderson and Seely? 2 weeks in a row, last lap and last pass! Amazing. Of the 6 on the 2 podiums, my wife guesses 4 of 6 and I get 3 of 6. She's the numbers gal, and I'm the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By blues bob
roads

Check out the "Lefthand Canyon Open" forum just below.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 23,005
Posted By blues bob
Trl Rdr on Slumgullion

Hey Randy, tell us all about those new trails you just rode. Sorry I'm so slow, but if you are going back to Lincoln via the Denver area, we have an extra bedroom open for you, and garage, and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,451
Posted By blues bob
trail diffiuculty

Thanks for the imfo Chris. your vids just make me want to be out there riding somthin new.

What trail was at 1.5 speed?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 23,005
Posted By blues bob
Randy's Rightous Rig

hey Honda man, ( lean tu ) wr25r Lilly pond Robert here. Talked to George; he really appreciated all you did for him. Hope to ride with you again some day. Keep looking, there must be at least 1...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,451
Posted By blues bob
tooo much fun

Sir, you most assuredly know how to have a good time. I was at Westfest but did not get to meet you. As a noob, I felt Lilly pond was difficult, Your Drs Park and Bear creek looked not so tough. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 23,005
Posted By blues bob
A Great Big Thanks

To Ben and Bob and all who put on my first Westfest and first Dual Sport rally ever. I was challenged, encouraged, and CHILLED. I'm the one who could not stop shivering Thursday after an hour of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 59,973
Posted By blues bob
Lafayette and Boulder area riders

Is anyone riding to WF Thursday AM? My wr250r is loaded up. Would be nice to hit some dirt on the way. My first adventure with the tent and gear and to an organized event. Going to be good, I'm...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 23,005
Posted By blues bob
lafayette and Boulder area riders

Anyone from this area riding up Thursday morning? I'm on the wr250r and would like to do some dual sport roads to WF. Would Mosquito Pass, be too much loaded up?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-19-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By blues bob
keep coming

If you come as close to FT. Collins as possible, you must continue up to Red Feathers on asphalt. Then you can test your nerve on easy dirt/gravel roads. If you feel comfy, you can get into some...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-19-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,960
Posted By blues bob
BuelliJim

:D I mean DucatiJim. Your original itinerary from post 3 was truly excellent. Not a bad road in there. Your own research was spot-on. As for timing, do half and you will then know how to time it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By blues bob
how well do you do fire?

It's beautiful but it's hot!!! Expect 100-104 degrees. No shade, ie trees. Maybe you have a trailer with 10 gallons of water.:evil Agree with Builder Scott; consider our passes; Monarch,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 18,631
Posted By blues bob
rain vs Jesse's

Short, sweet, and spectacular RR. Thanks guys. Did you get the panier to stop leaking?
Forum: Face plant 07-06-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 131,774
Posted By blues bob
slow motion

What a story!!! If I wanted to scare the crap out of myself even more, could someone kindly tell me how to initiate slow motion?

thanks
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,138
Posted By blues bob
Thanks guys

Your input is appreciated. I'll have to have another go at it. Heading to the Black Hills and Montana on the FJR next week. Have a great summer of riding.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-25-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,138
Posted By blues bob
johnny park??

Noob here.

Riding a wr250r. A buddy and I looked at the first big rock climb, coming in from the Big Elk meadow side and chickened out. At 60+age, enough broken bones, both legs from bike...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By blues bob
wr250r's rule

Yo Tokamak, What a fine job you did on your "little RR!" Good story, great photos, fantastic place to ride. I just did 3 days on my wr2 also, in the Utah desert. But we must stay on the existing...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,319
Posted By blues bob
supernatural courage

Wow, oh my god!! Watching you mount your bike over that chasm on a 2 foot wide tree bridge, almost made me puck. Swamp, you got the biggest bravest balls out there. I can't believe that ittle 250...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,203,700
Posted By blues bob
steve's raw original video

WOW, you have definitely captured the true spirit of the word ADVENTURE. No need to edit. It is AMAZING!!!!!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11,887
Views: 1,486,487
Posted By blues bob
pertty little bike

BUT oh so slow. My buddy in high school had one in Billings. He was convinced it could beat anything. So, we have a showdown on Mary's St after school. Him, against my fat 305 Honda scrambler. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14,234
Views: 1,052,527
Posted By blues bob
thanks lomax

I passed on the Shop and Swap, watchen kids and savin bucks.

Appreciate the imfo.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14,234
Views: 1,052,527
Posted By blues bob
Motorcycle shop and swap

Can anyone tell me if the Colorado annual shop and swap has anything of interest for Adv folks, or is it just for the Harley people? It's tomorrow and Sunday.

Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,203,700
Posted By blues bob
redrooms link

Where in this comic world did you dig up this elaboration of Siberian life? Please tell me it is a spoof of the ultimate kind or did I have too much to drink..........!!!??? I'm not sure if my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-27-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14,234
Views: 1,052,527
Posted By blues bob
Cow trailin

I grew up riding north of Billings,Mt in the 60's. Rode a 305 Honda Scrambler. Put knobbies on and a rear sprocket with about 150 teeth.:D Got my chain off the unending spool at the Farmers Union. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,079
Posted By blues bob
Lhc

Thump co

Thanks for the advice. Hope to get up there soon and give it a shot. Ride by it all the time on the FJR, but the WR is feeling abandoned. I read the old posts; don't worry about me...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14,234
Views: 1,052,527
Posted By blues bob
THA RICK Thanks for the reply. I was more...

THA RICK

Thanks for the reply. I was more wondering if by watching a video of a ride on a singletrack, can one realistically access it's difficulty level? I would like to ride some ST, but the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14,234
Views: 1,052,527
Posted By blues bob
Question Perception

I' ve been watching a lot of knarly single track helmet mounted videos lately. Is it true that the camera makes the trail look tougher than it actually is? Looks like the tree or rock or root...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,079
Posted By blues bob
Hardcore

Knarly!!!!! Your videos had me swettin in my easy chair. It's been 10 minutes and I still got armpump.:eek1
Never been there, probably a dumb question, but can I, a noob back into dirt after an 18...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,124
Posted By blues bob
Lost and Found

Was on the wr250r going up Cinamon Pass, west of Lake City, Co. when I spotted a shiny object in the gravel. Stopped and picked up a Kick starter. Threw it in my tank bag for a souvenier. When I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-28-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,199
Posted By blues bob
Dream Bike

I studied bikes, picked the WR250R, two prospective deals feel thru. Then in April I drove to Montana to bring my WR home to Lafayette. I love it and broke it in on the San Juans for five days in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-28-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,199
Posted By blues bob
Hello Mr. Meterpig

Our FJR is a 2005 with the normal 5 speed trans. Now at 58,500 miles. Handguards are the Vee-Stroms with slight modification. Pretty common on the FJR Forum

Happy Ridin in the New Year
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