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Forum: Photography Corner 07-24-2014, 07:12 AM
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Posted By smslavin
not sure. here's the route we...

not sure. here's the route we rode.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-PT3edWkYqjo/U9EF490agHI/AAAAAAAAD7E/cT1vnHBPAdo/s800/ct_map.jpg
Forum: Photography Corner 07-23-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By smslavin
nice. have fun.

nice. have fun.
Forum: Photography Corner 07-21-2014, 04:16 PM
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Views: 118
Posted By smslavin
ouch. we managed it in about 5 hours but the...

ouch. we managed it in about 5 hours but the weather was perfect. thunder heads just started rolling in as we exited out onto 550. couple of major boomers and some lightning up on the ridge shortly...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-21-2014, 04:12 PM
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Posted By smslavin
passed corbet on the 550 friday morning just...

passed corbet on the 550 friday morning just outside of durango.
Forum: Photography Corner 07-21-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By smslavin
The CT

Rode the CT this past Saturday. Started at Molas and came out Cascade Creek. The most amazing 30 miles I've ridden in a long time. Absolutely breathtaking in more ways than one....
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 07-08-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By smslavin
Thanks for sharing. Nicely done. Looks like a...

Thanks for sharing. Nicely done. Looks like a great escape. Not having a vehicle is really starting to get to me and that just made it worse.

Felt your pain at the tunnel Friday morning as I was...
Forum: The Bike Forum 06-26-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 211
Posted By smslavin
keep in mind that some frames for 26" will work...

keep in mind that some frames for 26" will work with the 27.5 wheel. santa cruz and i think pivot make frames that'll adjust. just a thought...
Forum: The Bike Forum 06-26-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 211
Posted By smslavin
But, but, jared graves is racking up the wins...

But, but, jared graves is racking up the wins this year on his sb66. That kinda makes me chuckle since Yeti killed that frame last year. They are also no longer making a 26" wheeled frame.

Not...
Forum: The Bike Forum 06-26-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 211
Posted By smslavin
Yes. Excellent plan. I'm biased towards Yeti...

Yes. Excellent plan.

I'm biased towards Yeti and 26". I have not ridden anything in 27.5 so I can't comment. Since Yeti is no longer making the SB66, you might be able to find some good deals on...
Forum: General Tech Forum 06-12-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 266
Posted By smslavin
i'll add another recommendation for jesse. great...

i'll add another recommendation for jesse. great guy, solid work. he's over behind the jeffco fairgrounds.
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 06-04-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,863
Posted By smslavin
count me out for this year. between the new job...

count me out for this year. between the new job and having to replace all of the plumbing in the new place last week (yay for 1945 galvanized steel pipes), there's no money left to replace the FJ....
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 05-27-2014, 02:13 PM
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Views: 101,914
Posted By smslavin
is that fair? it's just down the street from the...

is that fair? it's just down the street from the house. tempted to go look but i know nothing about 60s.
Forum: Photography Corner 05-27-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By smslavin
did you do that sunday? i took a long bike ride...

did you do that sunday? i took a long bike ride sunday morning and came up deer creek to turkey creek to 285. when i popped out on 285 at meyer ranch, i saw you go flying by heading up the hill.
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-21-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,137
Posted By smslavin
a couple of weeks ago was my first ride up there....

a couple of weeks ago was my first ride up there. quite fun. some nice techy sections getting up out of the parking lot. i can definitely see how most of the bottom would be super sloppy after a...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-21-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,137
Posted By smslavin
:thumb: wish i could've joined you as well....

:thumb:

wish i could've joined you as well. depending on the rain over the next few days, i'm hoping to get out to deer creek tomorrow or friday. it's been nice discovering trails on this end of the...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-20-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,137
Posted By smslavin
it's the best loop around betasso. guess the...

it's the best loop around betasso. guess the water level is still too high. before we moved down to the city, i had ridden it a number of times. the link trail was in great shape. 4 mile canyon is...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 05-20-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By smslavin
good to know. filed away for future reference....

good to know. filed away for future reference. wish i could take it off your hands.
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-20-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,137
Posted By smslavin
Really? BMA...

Really? BMA (http://bouldermountainbike.org/content/trails/conditions) and the Ranger (https://twitter.com/RangerFowler) twitter feed say it's all open.

I know the 4 mile connector trail was closed...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-20-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,137
Posted By smslavin
Betasso. Park in town, ride up 4 Mile, make some...

Betasso. Park in town, ride up 4 Mile, make some laps in the park, then back down the canyon into town.

I can't swing a ride today but I might be able to meet you some time later this week if...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 05-19-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By smslavin
what's the battery life and range like?

what's the battery life and range like?
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-11-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 233
Posted By smslavin
this or an iPad. combine it with the MotionX GPS...

this or an iPad. combine it with the MotionX GPS (http://gps.motionx.com) app. maps are downloadable in tiles at different resolutions. download the area you need before you leave and you're golden....
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-10-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,785
Posted By smslavin
When I sold the FJ, the Nittos had about 52k on...

When I sold the FJ, the Nittos had about 52k on them and at least another 10k in them. 5 wheel rotation every 5k. I was pretty impressed.

Definitely looking forward to your thoughts on the...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-09-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,785
Posted By smslavin
curious to hear how you'll like those. when i...

curious to hear how you'll like those. when i originally built my fj, it was a toss up for me between those and the nitto trail grapplers. i may go toyos on the next truck.
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-26-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 148
Posted By smslavin
Lugged track frame is what I'd like to do first....

Lugged track frame is what I'd like to do first. Since we've moved downtown, I have this weird urge to find my inner hipster... :hill: :rant: :eek:

Found a few commercial jigs that are pretty...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-26-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 148
Posted By smslavin
Yes, lugs are...

Yes, lugs are awesome.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-xQaQGqqinWQ/TpkhRySXhVI/AAAAAAAAAkM/AiTsEMVyqFI/s1600/DSC_2145_modified.JPG

Planning on putting in lots of practice with 1mm tubing in a couple of...
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