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Forum: Trip Planning 04-20-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By bkg123
Ya, its a pain. I just use the laptop. Im not at...

Ya, its a pain. I just use the laptop. Im not at all interested in using another browser so Ill just do it on the Mac.
Forum: Trip Planning 04-17-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,184
Posted By bkg123
I agree with this too. Go out and try some...

I agree with this too. Go out and try some different things..Some will work for you, some won't. You'll have a few uncomfortable nights before you figure it out. Makes for good camp stories later!
...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-17-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By bkg123
I have This ...

I have This
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/powerlet-luggage-electrix-connector
installed on my top box, fed by a fused SAE connector from the battery. In the top box I have a splitter into two...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,610
Posted By bkg123
Mines bulletproof. I strap it behind the seat,...

Mines bulletproof. I strap it behind the seat, the little nozzle is a nice drinking fountain. In camp I hang it off the handlebar nozzle down to fill pot or cup or wash up.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-15-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 233,253
Posted By bkg123
Eh.... I own 3 different size top boxes, for...

Eh.... I own 3 different size top boxes, for different occasions. Fortunately I could give a shit how others feel about em. I seldom ride without one. Commuting, weekend ride, or 3 weeks. It works...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-14-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,278
Posted By bkg123
This is really cool. I never thought of cargo...

This is really cool. I never thought of cargo ship travel before, but turns out theres a lot of them. The limitation appears to be space. Theres just very few cabins available on these ships, and the...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-13-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,066
Posted By bkg123
Pffff....the tents just for sleeping. My advice...

Pffff....the tents just for sleeping. My advice is develop the sense, the seeking out, the Foo of the truly great deli sandwich, and local beer or wine. A little bluetooth speaker to have tunes at...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,961
Posted By bkg123
When I was a kid growing up in Alaska, my Dad and...

When I was a kid growing up in Alaska, my Dad and some of his buddies had some claims up near McKinley. We had a little airstrip on a gravel bar and a cabin up above the river. Pop and I flew in...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,414
Posted By bkg123
Hahaha...9 years. Man, you are NOT an impulse...

Hahaha...9 years. Man, you are NOT an impulse shopper are you?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By bkg123
Beak comes off easy. I took mine off. Beak is...

Beak comes off easy. I took mine off. Beak is just an aesthetic device. Serves no other purpose.
Forum: Trip Planning 04-09-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,069
Posted By bkg123
The company provides my uniform. I just wear...

The company provides my uniform. I just wear shorts and a Tee under my riding gear. Stash gear in my locker. Screw suits.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-09-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,161
Posted By bkg123
I live 2 minutes from the Latus dealership in...

I live 2 minutes from the Latus dealership in Gladstone. Never ever felt comfortable with the Triumph service there. Traded the Trophy in on a Tiger at Cascade. The service is excellent, the...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,968
Posted By bkg123
3M ear ez-fits. Soft n squishy. Feel great. And...

3M ear ez-fits. Soft n squishy. Feel great. And best of all I have an endless supply at work so always have about 50 pair in my tank bag and pockets. Anyone who works in a manufacturing or heavy...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By bkg123
I've had these bags for a year now. The only...

I've had these bags for a year now. The only complaints I have is the strap across the saddle is secured with Velcro rather then buckles, and the way the bag is attached to the rack is with a sleeve...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,059
Posted By bkg123
+1 for simple green. I wet the bike down, soak it...

+1 for simple green. I wet the bike down, soak it down with simple green. By the time I finish one beer it's soaked long enough. Then rinse.
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By bkg123
I travel alone mostly, so I work on the...

I travel alone mostly, so I work on the assumption that I just need to get myself to help. Stopping bleeding, taping broken limbs, drinking water, and the general bandaids, ointments etc seem to be...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-04-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 47,360
Posted By bkg123
But man o man, they are a bear to lever off the...

But man o man, they are a bear to lever off the rim by hand.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-03-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 211,932
Posted By bkg123
Somewhere between Mt Hood and Dufur ...

Somewhere between Mt Hood and Dufur

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-/i-q8JHNnK/0/M/IMG_0064-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-/i-q8JHNnK/A)
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,594
Posted By bkg123
I wear poly skivvies and a pair of OP poly swim...

I wear poly skivvies and a pair of OP poly swim trunks under my pants. Less sweating, and they don't stink (as much). And +1 on the longjohns. Ill wear those in the morning and switch to the swim...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-30-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5,949
Views: 1,540,979
Posted By bkg123
http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-/i-vB...

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-/i-vBqNjnB/0/M/_MG_3271-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-/i-vBqNjnB/A)
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By bkg123
I think I would of left the wheels on........

I think I would of left the wheels on..... Stability control
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,263
Posted By bkg123
My trusty old Canon G11 has been great. Im...

My trusty old Canon G11 has been great. Im starting to pack my Canon 40D with a wide, and Telephoto and a tripod again. Its big and heavy but it makes me stop and think about my shot. It forces me to...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-20-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,184
Posted By bkg123
:1drink

:1drink
Forum: Trip Planning 03-20-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 87,616
Posted By bkg123
This... I discovered a few years back that my old...

This... I discovered a few years back that my old swim trunks make great riding shorts. I have a couple pair of OP's with the mesh liner. Most comfy under the pants.
And on the topic of sleeping...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,722
Posted By bkg123
Cascade Moto Classics. Beaverton Or. Great shop.

Cascade Moto Classics. Beaverton Or. Great shop.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-17-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,454
Posted By bkg123
I've gotta say, I'm not a Basecamp hater. Use it...

I've gotta say, I'm not a Basecamp hater. Use it all the time and really like it. But I tried out Furkot recently and its kind of addictive. The more I play with it the more I think I'll try...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-16-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,264
Posted By bkg123
Hmmm, Second year with my 390LM. Has worked...

Hmmm, Second year with my 390LM. Has worked flawlessly for me. Music? Got my phone and headset to cover that.
Or maybe I'm just doing it wrong.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-16-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By bkg123
What works for me when I have different segments...

What works for me when I have different segments of a route or tracks is to name them '001 Home to XXX' , '002 XXX to YYY' etc. then they pop up in order on my list
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-13-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 793,865
Posted By bkg123
This is where the incline defeated the traction. ...

This is where the incline defeated the traction.
http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-/i-j6ZhHhr/0/M/IMG_0084-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-/i-j6ZhHhr/A)
Forum: Trip Planning 03-10-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 87,616
Posted By bkg123
I found these a few weeks ago at REI. Cushe...

I found these a few weeks ago at REI. Cushe shoes/slippers. I wanted camp shoes that packed very light and small, and that would dry out quick, and not get stinky. They look kinda gay, but man are...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-05-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,246
Posted By bkg123
http://powersports.honda.com/nm4.aspx In the...

http://powersports.honda.com/nm4.aspx

In the cruisers category
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-21-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,098
Posted By bkg123
If what your trying to do is join separate routes...

If what your trying to do is join separate routes together into one....
On the Mac double click the first section of your route from the lower left routes pane to open it up into a route detail...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-21-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,353
Posted By bkg123
haha. A couple years ago I spread my ground tarp...

haha. A couple years ago I spread my ground tarp over the bed and slept in my bag. It was a sketchy motel! But it was dry, and had a shower.
Forum: Trip Planning 02-21-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,305
Posted By bkg123
Thats my style there. Some days I don't make...

Thats my style there.
Some days I don't make 150 miles. Very seldom go over 250. I stop to take pics, taste food, take a nap, stretch....whatever. Im never in a hurry. I have to hurry every day at...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,011
Posted By bkg123
This topic is something I've given a fair amount...

This topic is something I've given a fair amount of thought to over the past several years. Every mans story is different, and what works for you is something you have to discover for yourself. Im...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-05-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 408,172
Posted By bkg123
No motorcycle, but sunrise at the Columbia Gorge...

No motorcycle, but sunrise at the Columbia Gorge looking toward Vista House.

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-/i-4MMX5Wj/0/M/VistaHouse%20Sunrise-M.jpg...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-01-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,727
Posted By bkg123
I cant speak for using the 660 with basecamp, but...

I cant speak for using the 660 with basecamp, but I seem to be one of the few that uses Basecamp constantly and love it. I dont ride off road the way a lot of these guys do, but I spend a pretty fair...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,121
Posted By bkg123
And maybe a Youtube <iframe width="560"...

And maybe a Youtube

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/gAo995kDXlE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,121
Posted By bkg123
2015 New Years Day Ride...Lets see yours

Here's a couple pics of my 1/1/15 morning ride.
Mine was slow, cold, and oh so satisfying.
How was yours?

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-/i-GpfLngH/0/M/IMG_1516-M.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 128,468
Posted By bkg123
Once again, I thank you for taking me along Dave....

Once again, I thank you for taking me along Dave. The winter colors there are so warm. We're all cool blues and grays here now.
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