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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By Desert Penguin
Condition wise can you pass from buena vista to...

Condition wise can you pass from buena vista to almont via cottonwood and Taylor park?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By Desert Penguin
Awesome stuff Hair! That road along the river...

Awesome stuff Hair! That road along the river after the dam looks great, and we like the rough 2 track stuff. Thanks for the in depth write up!

Going to try and some stuff further west or south as...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By Desert Penguin
Espanola loop ideas?

My wife and I are trailering down to Espanola and the 3 days of riding looking to loop back to the car. We will riding a couple of xt250s so not shy of some rough double track and desolate areas....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By Desert Penguin
sweet

sweet
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By Desert Penguin
Can someone post the tracks, definitely want to...

Can someone post the tracks, definitely want to do it again this year!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,767
Posted By Desert Penguin
Perfect. If anyone wants to join this weekend the...

Perfect. If anyone wants to join this weekend the wife and I will be coming out of the springs Saturday morning and plan on just exploring around that area, camping out sat night. We will be on 2...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,767
Posted By Desert Penguin
How are conditions off into the woods a little?...

How are conditions off into the woods a little? Still snow packed? Looking to cruise around this area this weekend and camp out up by Wellington lake.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By Desert Penguin
Quote: Originally Posted by Podzo's PD View...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Podzo's PD View Post
I could get you as far as US-160 west of the top of LaVeta Pass. Done these dirt roads many times:
Old Stage Rd. to Gold Camp Rd. to Victor. Down...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,447
Posted By Desert Penguin
Cool I'll give them a buzz first thing in the am!...

Cool I'll give them a buzz first thing in the am! Thanks for the tip SNO
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,447
Posted By Desert Penguin
Greco, sent you a pm

Greco, sent you a pm
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,447
Posted By Desert Penguin
Yup did that, they contacted the seller whom gave...

Yup did that, they contacted the seller whom gave them the false info and they pretty much said not going to pay for anything. Which leaves me high and dry to replace the pipe and then go after the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,447
Posted By Desert Penguin
Before, from the house to the street.

Before, from the house to the street.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,447
Posted By Desert Penguin
Need lawyer in Colorado Springs

Anybody have any lawyer recommendations in Colorado Springs?

Bought a house about a month ago and in the listing and in all the paperwork it states that the sewer lines were replaced in 2008....
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,937
Views: 665,022
Posted By Desert Penguin
Very cool thanks GAVic and Tex that is just what...

Very cool thanks GAVic and Tex that is just what I needed, was really trying to avoid charging off the bikes battery at camp!

GAVic can you let us know which model of the morph you have if you get...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3,937
Views: 665,022
Posted By Desert Penguin
Sena smh10 power

has any one had any luck powering a sena unit off of an external battery pack? I have read that the unit doesn't respond to take a charge from these.

going on a week long trip and want to charge...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 30,157
Posted By Desert Penguin
Well Goo.... If you want to lend the "handlers...

Well Goo.... If you want to lend the "handlers privileges" over just for this day, I would be happy to try and complete the trek on the loser! I would hate to see all the donated parts and time that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 30,157
Posted By Desert Penguin
Sorry to hear that! Was pretty excited to see you...

Sorry to hear that! Was pretty excited to see you out there. Maybe ill just drag the loser behind the DR so it can complete the brecktrek and continue in it's legacy.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 30,157
Posted By Desert Penguin
Just picked up a plated 2T KDX200 that will be...

Just picked up a plated 2T KDX200 that will be getting a few shake down rides ASAP so I will say I'm tentatively in... just need to work out the fuel range and such. Anyone ever run a 2T on this ride...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-01-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,341
Posted By Desert Penguin
Great write up! Will be down in that area this...

Great write up! Will be down in that area this weekend to poke around the dirt, probably stealing a bit of your route for sure. I have been across that bridge you are talking about via BigDog's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Desert Penguin
Cool, thanks for the heads up on the private...

Cool, thanks for the heads up on the private land, I guess we will be coming down through the western side of the San Luis valley and will try and head west as much as possible to get over into the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Desert Penguin
Nobody??

Nobody??
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Desert Penguin
Taos/Carson NF area route help

All this snow dropping on us in CO is driving us south. A few of us are headed out of Divide CO next Saturday May 4th and making our way south on as much dirt as possible towards Taos/Carson NF area....
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 111,061
Views: 22,556,610
Posted By Desert Penguin
DR650 Before + After

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,599
Posted By Desert Penguin
out of town till next sunday, sorry man. lets...

out of town till next sunday, sorry man. lets hook up a ride in the near future. happy birthday
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-05-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By Desert Penguin
Thanks for the response and the info, greatly...

Thanks for the response and the info, greatly appreciated! I was able to loosen the carb this morning and rotate it on the bike to pull off the bowl and remove the main jet. I would say the main jet...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-05-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By Desert Penguin
Carb Help Colorado Springs

I picked up a 94 xr650l a few weeks back and it is in need of a carb clean...it had been sitting for a few months when I bought the bike. it has a dead spot when you whack the throttle around...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-28-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 996
Posted By Desert Penguin
colorado springs riding

hey cj, let me know if you want some company anytime, just picked up a couple xr650l's so looking for people to ride with.

-Sam
Forum: Photos 03-05-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,346
Views: 577,463
Posted By Desert Penguin
Trona Pinnacles

took a ride out to check out the pinnacles this past week. outstanding weather<table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 49,924
Views: 10,607,432
Posted By Desert Penguin
heat

Hey guys thanks for the info. I'm going to check out that plastic bit behind the radiator tomorrow. I'm sure I'll have a few other questions in the future.

thanks again.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 49,924
Views: 10,607,432
Posted By Desert Penguin
running hot?

Hey all, just picked up a used 08 wrr with 2000 miles, and just getting used to it and running it through it paces. Anyone else think their bike is running hot? took it out for some trail riding this...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-27-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,712
Posted By Desert Penguin
right on, i'll be in santa margarita at the park,...

right on, i'll be in santa margarita at the park, i'll try to wrangle up a few more for the ride.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-27-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,712
Posted By Desert Penguin
I should be in for this one, up in morro bay and...

I should be in for this one, up in morro bay and can meet up where ever. made last years ride so might as well make it a tradition.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-09-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,163
Posted By Desert Penguin
Great report, love the Mouse McCoy reference....

Great report, love the Mouse McCoy reference. Hope to see more of Barbie in the future.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-16-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,729
Posted By Desert Penguin
Got the lights sorted, took apart the ignition...

Got the lights sorted, took apart the ignition and there a 2 copper connections that are contacted when you push the start button. Some dirt and dust had made a home in there so cleaning up the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-13-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,729
Posted By Desert Penguin
v-strom both headlights out?

my headlights went out the other day no low or high beams, any ideas? looked at the connections at the bulb and seem to be fine. what else should i look at? all flashers and other dash stuff works.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-08-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,105
Posted By Desert Penguin
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_0SACtHDqXPc/SWWjRyoHyfI/AAAA...

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_0SACtHDqXPc/SWWjRyoHyfI/AAAAAAAADAI/eQn6gs1KQ44/s800/IMG_3487.JPG...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-08-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,105
Posted By Desert Penguin
wacky shack

hey klrmike
that sounds like a great trip, i'm very jealous. one of the highlights of the trip was camping at the wacky shack near the end of the trans tiaga. it's some where between 30-60k back...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-05-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,849
Posted By Desert Penguin
tkc front

i'm currently on my 3rd tkc front tire and i get about 7-8k out of mine. i found the tkc-tourance combo was a real good fit for the type of riding and longevity i was looking for. this fall did a...
Forum: Americas 03-06-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By Desert Penguin
using my current registration is what i'm hoping...

using my current registration is what i'm hoping to do. and i have read that is fine for the baja and sonora. but beyond that it seems is though you need the title as well, and being financed i...
Forum: Americas 03-06-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By Desert Penguin
financed vehicle to mexico?

i was wondering about driving my financed moto to copper canyon and then to mazatlan in mexico and have read that some lending institutions require a Letter of Authorization. is this required by the...
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