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Forum: Alaska 05-26-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By youngan
I wonder why it's still closed. I flew over it...

I wonder why it's still closed. I flew over it over a week ago, and it looked like it was completely plowed out all the way through, but I could see the closed gate.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-25-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By youngan
Canadian Rockies might be your best bet for...

Canadian Rockies might be your best bet for secluded ;).

Seriously though, one can find secluded (but not isolated) spots almost anywhere in the Rockies, even the much-maligned Front Range of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-25-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13,293
Views: 1,814,844
Posted By youngan
Does it double as a generator? That could be...

Does it double as a generator? That could be handy on camping trips...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-25-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 13,293
Views: 1,814,844
Posted By youngan
Shall I bring up the 1982 Chevette Diesel that I...

Shall I bring up the 1982 Chevette Diesel that I had for a few months then? Surely no one will have anything good I'd to say about THAT car...
Forum: Alaska 05-18-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By youngan
Good to meet you too. Give me a shout when you...

Good to meet you too. Give me a shout when you come through:

720-320-8265

Andy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-18-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,359
Posted By youngan
Sounds like you got a good pilot, who knew how to...

Sounds like you got a good pilot, who knew how to care for the equipment. Those big round engines are happiest when you climb them slowly and descend them the same way. Otherwise they overheat on...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-18-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By youngan
Sounds like a good idea, if the FS will do it. ...

Sounds like a good idea, if the FS will do it. Anybody have experience with that, positive or negative?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-18-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By youngan
Plenty of people buy property with public road...

Plenty of people buy property with public road right-of-ways through it, then get all upset when people try to use the road. Many of them feel they have the right to close the road, even though they...
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By youngan
I'll swing into town in a little bit and see if I...

I'll swing into town in a little bit and see if I run into you. I'll be on a white XR250.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,359
Posted By youngan
I'm flying for Talkeetna Air Taxi. I spent...

I'm flying for Talkeetna Air Taxi.

I spent the last five years flying 206s for another outfit; awesome what you can haul in those. Now if the boss had let me borrow one of the turbine Otters, I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By youngan
I do agree with others here that Boulder should...

I do agree with others here that Boulder should be on your list, but I don't mean it at all sarcastically. Im one of them liberals that lives there. Actually, I'm a fair ways to the left of liberal...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,328
Posted By youngan
Hard to disagree with that.... That said, as...

Hard to disagree with that....

That said, as there gets to be more of the developed stuff (those strip malls, gas stations, and houses) it becomes more important (to many people, if not all) to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,328
Posted By youngan
Actually, bicycles (electric or pedal) do cause...

Actually, bicycles (electric or pedal) do cause significant damage on trials. That's been well documented on trails that are shared with hikers. Same is true of horses, by the way. You'd never...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,359
Posted By youngan
Ah, I get the RT thing now. My winter base is...

Ah, I get the RT thing now. My winter base is near you, in Boulder. I use the Maule there for a sightseeing business. Up here, I fly Cessna 185s and soon hopefully DeHavilland Beavers.

And...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,359
Posted By youngan
I'm a pilot for an air service here. Flying...

I'm a pilot for an air service here. Flying climbers into the mountains, flying tourists around to look at the mountains, etc.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,359
Posted By youngan
Thanks Gale, What's the RT?

Thanks Gale,
What's the RT?
Forum: Alaska 05-11-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By youngan
Thanks guys, This is all great info. If...

Thanks guys,

This is all great info. If anyone is coming this way to ride, and would like some company, let me know. I should have a schedule in the next wee or two, and will then know when my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,359
Posted By youngan
Fly and Ride, Alaska-style

Does this count as a Fly and Ride?

Yesterday I needed to move one of my motorcycles from the remote site where I used to work to where im working now. Problem is, the road isn't open yet, and...
Forum: Alaska 05-11-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By youngan
Thanks. I will keep an eye out, though I will...

Thanks. I will keep an eye out, though I will likely miss you, as I have a work commitment right in the middle of the day. If it were not for that, I'd suggest a meet-up. If I get the chance,...
Forum: Alaska 05-10-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By youngan
Talkeetna Area Info

I'm spending the summer working in Talkeetna. Been here many times before, but this area is somewhat new to me in terms of riding. Just brought my bike (Honda XR250) down here today from Kantishna....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,328
Posted By youngan
+ another 1. Many of us who who love...

+ another 1.

Many of us who who love riding dirt bikes have other interests as well, and our opinions reflect the sometimes complex intersection of all of those interests and beliefs.

I'll...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,328
Posted By youngan
So if someone in New York should have no say...

So if someone in New York should have no say about what happens in the west, where is the magic line where one SHOULD be able to have a say? Is it state borders? So Coloradans should have no say...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13,293
Views: 1,814,844
Posted By youngan
"Anybody know that woman?" JUST KIDDING!!! ...

"Anybody know that woman?" JUST KIDDING!!! ;)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13,293
Views: 1,814,844
Posted By youngan
Too bad it has the power "ban" though...

Too bad it has the power "ban" though...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,612
Posted By youngan
Maybe I so should head back up there on the CT70...

Maybe I so should head back up there on the CT70 clone. I can always backpack it past the slides ;)


http://i1057.photobucket.com/albums/t385/youngan500/IMG_1166_zpse3fea246.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 589
Posted By youngan
Not sure newer vehicles are any more efficient,...

Not sure newer vehicles are any more efficient, if we are just comparing over the last 20 years. In fact, as a fleet, since the 1980s vehicles have been getting much larger, which is actually...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13,293
Views: 1,814,844
Posted By youngan
I used to have one of those; it was my first...

I used to have one of those; it was my first street bike, bought new when I was 20. It survived my early learning years (and youthful stupidity) well, including low-siding it into a guard rail in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By youngan
Great half-day ride. Thanks guys!

Great half-day ride. Thanks guys!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By youngan
I'm in, though I'll need to take a minute on...

I'm in, though I'll need to take a minute on phone just before we leave OB to rearrange my morning.

I'll be on a big bike; hope I'm not the only one :)

Andy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13,293
Views: 1,814,844
Posted By youngan
Too bad he said no trades; I'd go straight across...

Too bad he said no trades; I'd go straight across for my XR400R.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,523
Posted By youngan
Dang! Sorry I missed this one. Sounds like a...

Dang! Sorry I missed this one. Sounds like a few different versions of good rides. My S.O. had other ideas for the morning's activities.

If anyone happens to be putting together a group ride...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By youngan
Why was the quad rider only wearing socks on his...

Why was the quad rider only wearing socks on his feet? I could see taking them off in an attempt to get free, but how would he have done that?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-08-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13,293
Views: 1,814,844
Posted By youngan
Bump. I can't believe no one has even offered...

Bump.
I can't believe no one has even offered to trade me an electric-start DR350 for this bike. Somebody must want this, and have something interesting that I'd want....
Look back at page 860 for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,523
Posted By youngan
I'm probably up for it.

I'm probably up for it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,743
Posted By youngan
Simple: turn it into a top box. Ask how I...

Simple: turn it into a top box. Ask how I know...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,743
Posted By youngan
Yeah, Boulder is actually a big motorcycle town. ...

Yeah, Boulder is actually a big motorcycle town. Everything from old hippies like me to young hipsters, and everything in between. Many of them even have guns and vote republican. The city even...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,743
Posted By youngan
Boulder Cops on KLRs!

I just saw one with a car pulled over on 30th. Now that they have those, I wonder if they're going to start chasing me down my quasi-legal shortcuts around town (along railroad tracks, etc.)...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13,293
Views: 1,814,844
Posted By youngan
Yeah. I'm starting to feel a little....dirty.

Yeah. I'm starting to feel a little....dirty.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13,293
Views: 1,814,844
Posted By youngan
Mmmm.....Purty...

Mmmm.....Purty...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13,293
Views: 1,814,844
Posted By youngan
Yep, that's the one, all right. It blew up due...

Yep, that's the one, all right. It blew up due to carb issues, which I resolved while rebuilding the top end (I bought it in a disassembled state). It's been as reliable as an anvil ever since...
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