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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By urbancowboy
borrow a bike? greeley area

i know it's an odd request. it looks like i'll be flying out to denver/greeley area for a couple of days in september to visit a friend.

my friend there has a (sport)bike and she wants to go...
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 49,940
Posted By urbancowboy
x-challenge

is the ETX18B the right model for my bmw x-challenge?

stock battery lasted a few months, odyssey pc310 lasted a few years. looking for a lithium replacement. was searching for the antigravity...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By urbancowboy
hey MAG! my GS sold a few weeks ago. :D. ...

hey MAG!

my GS sold a few weeks ago. :D.


hope to farkle my new wee strom this weekend. heated grips and luggage mounts.

wish i had a spare bike to leave out west. definitely a cool idea.
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 772,247
Posted By urbancowboy
thanks

i just placed an order for my new 2012 wee strom.

25 L pelican top case system, and hepco pannier racks for the hepco cases i used on my GS.

i'll take a few pics once it's installed. i'm...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-05-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24,256
Views: 1,671,399
Posted By urbancowboy
RIP jack. sorry to hear the news.

RIP jack. sorry to hear the news.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,102
Posted By urbancowboy
IN. i'll plan on bringing a bottle of...

IN.

i'll plan on bringing a bottle of dogfish head rum, fresh from the brewery/distillery.

and maybe a little of my homebrew.

looking forward to seeing everyone, especially dave and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 46,306
Views: 9,283,875
Posted By urbancowboy
count me in

i joined the WR club last week!

not sure why i bought it. i already have (and love) a bmw x-challenge. the WR was listed in the flea market, and the planets were all aligned. decent deal, low...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-24-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24,256
Views: 1,671,399
Posted By urbancowboy
Quote: Originally Posted...

Quote:
Originally Posted by urbancowboy http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19419551#post19419551)
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-24-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24,256
Views: 1,671,399
Posted By urbancowboy
same mayor!

same mayor!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24,256
Views: 1,671,399
Posted By urbancowboy
if anyone is shopping for an 1150 GS adv, i just...

if anyone is shopping for an 1150 GS adv, i just put mine up:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=818956
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 73,594
Posted By urbancowboy
jealous. thanks for all the pics.

jealous.


thanks for all the pics.
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
Nice pics j!

Nice pics j!
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
airport reminded us that we were still in a...

airport reminded us that we were still in a "developing" nation.

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-Xss38MZ/0/L/IMG2018-L.jpg

and it was time to fly.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
relaxed at and around the beach for a day and a...

relaxed at and around the beach for a day and a half.

caught some waves:

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-fGPb6z3/0/L/IMG2011-L.jpg

caught up on some laundry:
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
we dropped off the bikes, ...

we dropped off the bikes,

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-2WXhDTj/0/L/IMG1998-L.jpg

and went from being the fastest on the road, to the slowest:
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-de...

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-pqTwrhm/0/L/IMG1976-L.jpg

the dude

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-jXfWMBK/0/L/IMG1977-L.jpg

i loved the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 03:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
she knows her way around the kitchen: ...

she knows her way around the kitchen:

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-g7qtHD7/0/L/IMG1970-L.jpg


500 colones = 1 USD
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
a local rider told us about a great view of a...

a local rider told us about a great view of a volcano from a lookout north of town. in the last few minutes of daylight, we raced up crappier and crappier roads. gravel was replaced with mud.

we...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
rode and hiked to the san luis waterfall. amazing...

rode and hiked to the san luis waterfall. amazing paved twisties followed by gravel and a little water. followed by a neat hike. followed by a two stage waterfall,
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
dogs

everywhere we went, we saw tons of scrappy dogs.

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-JvHSShm/0/L/IMG1933-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-de...

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-qkTPRWK/0/L/IMG1907-L.jpg

two-up:
http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-9jKJHxx/0/L/IMG1913-L.jpg

incoming!...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
santa elena was our base for a few days. cool...

santa elena was our base for a few days. cool town next to the monteverde park. lots of backpackers and nature lovers here.

we found a sweet hostel and got good riding info from the ex-pat owner,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
occasionally we'd see a road sign. usually home...

occasionally we'd see a road sign. usually home made.

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-KpxTtPm/0/L/IMG1861-L.jpg

tried to recruit this lady rider into our gang. she...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
had a lot of "typical" food. basic plate with...

had a lot of "typical" food. basic plate with each food group represented.

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-3bbTPZ3/0/L/IMG1875-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
we continued riding north, and got some local...

we continued riding north, and got some local intel about great roads that were adv-able but not accessible by cars.

from one side:...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
hike

we ditched the bikes for a few hours, and hiked around the side of the tinorio volcano.

the trail was rugged in places.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
serious hot tub. ...

serious hot tub.

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-R2T6ZsD/0/L/IMG1825-L.jpg

heated by this stove contraption with a coil going through it.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
serious kitchen. ...

serious kitchen.
http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-vVXrmC9/0/L/IMG1846-L.jpg


did i mention the owner was french? a three course dinner (and of course breakfast) are...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
we spent the night at the only hotel near the...

we spent the night at the only hotel near the volcano. the celeste mountain lodge was very cool place to stay.

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-q9LQk4q/0/L/IMG1819-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
there's a litte bird moving very quickly in the...

there's a litte bird moving very quickly in the middle of this picture:

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-bkKJkw8/0/L/IMG1790-L.jpg

when we filled up the bikes here we...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
if you're looking for good twisty roads, and...

if you're looking for good twisty roads, and milder temps, the lake and mountains are where it's at.
http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-gnWNvDh/0/L/IMG1781-L.jpg

we...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
cafe

we found a cafe a few twisty miles away and took some pics of the birds:

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-7XNtGQ5/0/L/IMG1744-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
art

beer and art:

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-8tCLDpT/0/L/IMG1757-L.jpg

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-7GqqQ2V/0/L/IMG1763-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
brewery

while in tamarindo, we had heard there was a new brewery north of tilaran. we made it our mission to find it.

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-6ST89dZ/0/L/IMG1769-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
in the morning we left town and headed towards...

in the morning we left town and headed towards lake arenal.

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-p9nKKd8/1/L/IMG1738-L.jpg

we would end up spending the next several days...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
we explored the town a little. ...

we explored the town a little.

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-Bdm7W8C/0/L/IMG1736-L.jpg

saw some wildlife:
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
Tamarindo

after getting the bikes we headed south on paved roads to Tamarindo. it's a hopping beach town with tons of tourists and surf bums.

we stayed at a decent place for $60. we had AC, a kitchen,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
KLRs

we rented KLRs from this guy after hearing about him on adv.

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-shnvZ9H/0/L/IMG1973-L.jpg

we flew in to liberia, and chris and his...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,167
Posted By urbancowboy
Pura Vida! A Week in Costa Rica.

Just returned from Costa Rica an hour ago. Here are a bunch of pics, and a few stories...

http://urbancowboy.smugmug.com/Other/costa-rica-dec-2011/i-3w2DSgk/0/XL/IMG1785-XL.jpg

...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,600
Posted By urbancowboy
the area i really like is called the canaan...

the area i really like is called the canaan valley. check out the towns of davis and thomas. good restaurants, live music, and amazing roads. i've stayed at blackwater falls state park a few times....
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