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Forum: Trip Planning 02-26-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 65,446
Posted By FotoTEX
Fenix flash-lite. Will really light up your dark...

Fenix flash-lite. Will really light up your dark campsite. Or the next county...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-26-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,331
Posted By FotoTEX
I was just working on a Texas themed photo. shoot...

I was just working on a Texas themed photo. shoot for my Photo. Agency-Getty Images and photographed that mural last week in Lampasas. Cool scene. Morning light was perfect for it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,181
Posted By FotoTEX
Smokers-THe World is NOT your ash tray. Its bad...

Smokers-THe World is NOT your ash tray. Its bad enough of a habit but even worse your total dis-regard for the planet. Just in case you have not figured it out. It adds up to ALOT of trash. Now...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,858
Posted By FotoTEX
Norway and the Isle of Skye in Scotland are two...

Norway and the Isle of Skye in Scotland are two of my favorite places on earth. Never been on my bike but would love to someday. Both beautiful beyond words. Great ride report.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-24-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 231,254
Posted By FotoTEX
I have a Darien bought at the store in Duluth and...

I have a Darien bought at the store in Duluth and my only complaint is like what Jesse said, it is bulky. MY wife says I look like a stuffed Fireman when I wear it. The plus side, it is very well...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-21-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,146
Posted By FotoTEX
I also use Rancho Topanga as a great place to...

I also use Rancho Topanga as a great place to camp. Usually have the place to yourself. And really nice showers. The view is outstanding too. The guy who owns it also has a nice gun shop on...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-16-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By FotoTEX
A pistol can always be handy. Legally of course....

A pistol can always be handy. Legally of course. And there will be border checkpoints, so beware. They have dogs. Ones that have really good noses.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-16-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 360
Posted By FotoTEX
Is it just me or do you notice the blonde busty...

Is it just me or do you notice the blonde busty beauty on the left is looking right at me??? Sorry, I am happily married BUT I guess I could meet her somewhere for a hour or two....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-15-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By FotoTEX
There is gas in Big Bend. Panther Junction,...

There is gas in Big Bend. Panther Junction, Study Butte, Lajitas. Always a good idea to fill up when you find gas. It could be a long walk to get gas if you need it. And ALWAYS bring extra...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-12-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By FotoTEX
Texas.If you do not like the weather-wait 5...

Texas.If you do not like the weather-wait 5 minutes and it will change. But hey, you are a Canuck you can handle snow & ice..... Next time bring snow tires.haha
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-12-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By FotoTEX
Check with Paul Glaves who lives outside...

Check with Paul Glaves who lives outside Terlinqua, TX. He has good knowledge of the area and might have a tire. Also the guy in Terlinqua might be able to help. San Angelo, Tx has a couple of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-28-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By FotoTEX
One of the most beautiful snow machine rides was...

One of the most beautiful snow machine rides was up around Chena Hot Springs in January. For this Texan, it was other worldly. As I sit in 75 degrees today I can only imagine what those extreme cold...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-27-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,188
Posted By FotoTEX
For Texas Dirt roads nothing works better than a...

For Texas Dirt roads nothing works better than a BMW GS. And riding anywhere in the world...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-27-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By FotoTEX
You will be lucky to see any rain that time of...

You will be lucky to see any rain that time of year. As Texans though, we sure could use some more rain. The best of the Hill COuntry is around Kerrville and SW of their. Ranch Roads 335,336 & 337...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-26-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 106,348
Posted By FotoTEX
Coopers is way over-rated. Never been impressed...

Coopers is way over-rated. Never been impressed with it. Tourist Trap for out of state people who do not know Great BBQ. Pass. Too many great BBQ joints to waste my time there.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-23-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By FotoTEX
I camped there a couple years ago and can say it...

I camped there a couple years ago and can say it is well worth your $$ staying there. Cool place run by cool dude. Very motorcycle friendly place. Check it out.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By FotoTEX
70 degrees this week end here in Texas.What is...

70 degrees this week end here in Texas.What is this thing you call winter???? Does not sound like fun to me but then again summer is not that great here...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-22-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By FotoTEX
I have been to Nunavut and do not think there are...

I have been to Nunavut and do not think there are many roads. Flew over it on the way to an Arctic Icebreaker Expedition and did not see any roads.
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,284
Posted By FotoTEX
Maybe the most enertaining Ride Report on this...

Maybe the most enertaining Ride Report on this site. EVER. As someone who has been to Ushuaia and can relate to the EXTREME winds, I am enjoying this alot. From the comfort of home. So much of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,860
Posted By FotoTEX
Get rid of the GS and you will regret that move....

Get rid of the GS and you will regret that move. Novelty bikes are not my kind of ride. Each to his own. Find the one that you love to ride and go ride it. Simple.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,804
Posted By FotoTEX
In over 35 years of riding BMW Motorcycles, my 01...

In over 35 years of riding BMW Motorcycles, my 01 R1150 GS was the best bike I have ever ridden. Sold it and now ride a 09 R1200 GS which I love but it does not have the Soul the 1150 had. Truly...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,128
Posted By FotoTEX
Sweet looking ride JVB.

Sweet looking ride JVB.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-14-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By FotoTEX
You may win the first time ever to camp on a GS...

You may win the first time ever to camp on a GS award. Congrats. The area you ride to is fantastic. I would add Beartooth Highway and Chief Joseph highway to make a great ride next time.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-14-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,976
Posted By FotoTEX
Zion NP, Bryce NP, Grand Canyon NP, Arches...

Zion NP, Bryce NP, Grand Canyon NP, Arches NP(Moab) Canyonlands NP. You really need more time, our Country is big. The area around Moab is truly the most beautiful place on the planet. I would base...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,314
Posted By FotoTEX
You will love Patagonia. Except for the wind....

You will love Patagonia. Except for the wind. Check out Torres del Paine NP and Perito Moreno Glacier outside El Calafate, AR. Both outstanding places. Also buy gas at every available station.......
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,472
Posted By FotoTEX
Enjoying your ride report. Rode from Texas to...

Enjoying your ride report. Rode from Texas to Alaska and back a few years ago. Epic Ride. I see you had a ADV Roll the Bones decal on your bike. Been to 2 of them as they are in my back yard. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-12-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,099
Posted By FotoTEX
Lajitas is by far the best place to stay close to...

Lajitas is by far the best place to stay close to Terlinqua. Rates are around $125.00 per nite or so but worth it. Great bar and place to eat right on premise also a nice pool. Go for it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,124
Posted By FotoTEX
BMW GS fits your needs. Everything else is just...

BMW GS fits your needs. Everything else is just a impostor.IMO
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,417
Posted By FotoTEX
Amen to The last post.

Amen to The last post.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-11-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By FotoTEX
Was rooting for both the Cowboys and Broncos....

Was rooting for both the Cowboys and Broncos. Both great teams but was not their day. Bad call, who knows... Cowboy fan for life. At leat we can relish in the 5 Super Bowls victories,,,,, Even if...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 35,429
Posted By FotoTEX
Your Adventure is very enjoyable. Someday you...

Your Adventure is very enjoyable. Someday you will realize that these are the best years of your life and you are lucky enough to know it now. Seize each moment like it is your last. Ride Safe...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,084
Posted By FotoTEX
Whichever one you decide on you will love. You...

Whichever one you decide on you will love. You will never ride a Harley again. Guaranteed. But what do I know, I have only ridden BMW's for the past 35 years. And in all the models I have owned,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-05-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20,702
Views: 1,139,149
Posted By FotoTEX
Nice image of Big Bend. What a place.

Nice image of Big Bend. What a place.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,931
Posted By FotoTEX
I have always liked the look of the old Indians...

I have always liked the look of the old Indians and I am not a cruiser kind of guy. That being said, it would take a big crow bar to get me to change from my beloved R1200GS BMW to this bike. Ain't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,201
Posted By FotoTEX
Jim Von Baden is one of the good guys on this...

Jim Von Baden is one of the good guys on this site. He adds ALOT of good stuff and never seen any bad. Rock on JVB...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,528
Posted By FotoTEX
I had the pleasure of being in Patagonia twice in...

I had the pleasure of being in Patagonia twice in the last 2 years. I wear my Ruta 40 t-shirt proudly. How did the small bike do against the usual high winds in that region? Torres del Paine is...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,578
Posted By FotoTEX
Great Ride Report. My wife has been to Iceland...

Great Ride Report. My wife has been to Iceland and it is on our list for next year. Thanks for sharing....
Forum: Trip Planning 12-30-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By FotoTEX
Have heard they treat Americans really well in...

Have heard they treat Americans really well in Russian Prison. Just a rumor.... Go to Plan B. Immediately.
Forum: Americas 12-30-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By FotoTEX
Yellowstone can be snowed in that time of year. ...

Yellowstone can be snowed in that time of year. By June 15th or so it is a differrent story. I would highly recommend riding Chief Joseph Highway and Beartooth Highway. Both located just NE of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-27-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20,702
Views: 1,139,149
Posted By FotoTEX
Was at Loco Coyote today for the first time since...

Was at Loco Coyote today for the first time since Tom sold it and was impressed. More choices, great and large portions and more Booze options. No Pirates there today. Will be back. Soon.
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