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Forum: Regional forums 01-28-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 613,255
Posted By bigtex
New Tag: any arrestingly oversize advertising. ...

New Tag: any arrestingly oversize advertising. In this case, a 40 foot tall grain silo painted as a beer can for the attached brew pub.
...
Forum: Regional forums 01-28-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 613,255
Posted By bigtex
Well, I went and grabbed the multi-tag at lunch...

Well, I went and grabbed the multi-tag at lunch and saw I've been Bruced. Guess I can use one of them here though:
...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,068
Posted By bigtex
Boy, was that a mistake. The plastic clasps are...

Boy, was that a mistake. The plastic clasps are appropriate for a Ken and Barbie set, but not boots. One came apart twice before I got it buckled. Never even got the right boot out of the box.
...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,068
Posted By bigtex
Cool, thanks for the heads-up. And now that I...

Cool, thanks for the heads-up. And now that I have ordered my size, I will point out that yesterday they did not have my size, and today they did! So you might check back periodically...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-09-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
Nope, looks like a new tag to me. Found it, now...

Nope, looks like a new tag to me. Found it, now if I could only get past the 50 feet of ice that is my alley...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-07-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 21,832
Views: 4,092,560
Posted By bigtex
Well, bust my buttons, didn't know that. Guess I...

Well, bust my buttons, didn't know that. Guess I really should RTFM again, must have missed it the first time. Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 781,705
Posted By bigtex
These are the smaller 25 liter top openers, but I...

These are the smaller 25 liter top openers, but I thought it might help visually. Fairly symmetrical. This is a 2014 Tiger.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-29-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15,181
Views: 1,184,673
Posted By bigtex
DTV Shredder

Unbelievably cool...for someone much younger than me.

http://interestingengineering.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/dtv-shredder-5.jpg

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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-26-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21,832
Views: 4,092,560
Posted By bigtex
I don't think I did any in-process shots, but it...

I don't think I did any in-process shots, but it was fairly painless. Note that I have ROX risers - I seem to remember that they are required for everything to fit, but I installed both at the same...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-25-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21,832
Views: 4,092,560
Posted By bigtex
Left front up in the air on jacks. New brake...

Left front up in the air on jacks. New brake lines and master.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-24-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
Well, I found the artist and the sculpture's...

Well, I found the artist and the sculpture's title, but she made 8 copies, and I can't find any listing of installations. Hint?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-23-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
Good job. Mighty breezy out there.

Good job. Mighty breezy out there.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-19-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
Across the parking lot from the only (that I know...

Across the parking lot from the only (that I know of) combination bicycle shop and cantina. Margaritas highly recommended. Also, next door to a tremendous chocolate shop, should you want to...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-16-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
Yeah, but my picture doesn't do justice to the...

Yeah, but my picture doesn't do justice to the arresting nature of this bright red BEER sign with 3 foot tall block letters.

Still in Longmont, very visible on Google street view, 2 doors down...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-15-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21,832
Views: 4,092,560
Posted By bigtex
I like it a lot. Very comfy, narrow at the...

I like it a lot. Very comfy, narrow at the front, more level than stock. Greatest single feature is the way the passenger portion starts much further back, more room for us larger posterior types.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
New Tag. Not sure what they sell here... ...

New Tag.

Not sure what they sell here...

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h140/big_tex_2002/TagORama/IMG_4268_zpsb2bda3cf.jpg...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-15-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21,832
Views: 4,092,560
Posted By bigtex
Yep, very happy with mine. Just the right size,...

Yep, very happy with mine. Just the right size, on and off in seconds.

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h140/big_tex_2002/TagORama/Studebaker_zpsd3d081f7.jpg...
Forum: Regional forums 12-15-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 124,430
Posted By bigtex
I seem to have killed the thread.. Maybe...

I seem to have killed the thread..

Maybe open it up beyond buildings? Anything that fits the description.

1. Something Good.
2. Something Bad.
3. Something Big.
4. Something Tiny.
5. ...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
You have to admire their honesty. ...

You have to admire their honesty.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/15/e873f4eed891a4afda50d95a860d85ad.jpg
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
Grab. ...

Grab.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/15/fe49778da257a11cf2dc6ff56b746586.jpg
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,129
Posted By bigtex
Yep. Though you can get free CAD software, STEM...

Yep. Though you can get free CAD software, STEM certificates for teachers, etc. One resource:

http://www.ptc.com/communities/academic-program/k12
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 16,623
Posted By bigtex
A good idea on the surface, but think about it -...

A good idea on the surface, but think about it - how much "cleaning" time is really "putting stuff away where it is supposed to be" time?

"They put the XL650 tail light with the NOS Studebaker...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
That has to be the cruelest snipe of all time. ...

That has to be the cruelest snipe of all time.

Me:


Wake up in hotel, Greensboro, NC - "Hey, no one has gotten the tag yet!"
Fly 1,200 miles to DFW - "Hey, no one has gotten the tag yet!"
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
Dang nab it. ...

Dang nab it.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/12/dcb9609a00cadc911dbdf2e6921163a1.jpg
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
Nice, a tag I recognize immediately and could...

Nice, a tag I recognize immediately and could grab in 5 minutes. http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/y0%21.gif

All on a day I have to head to the airport.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-06-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
Just to narrow it down, I live in Longmont and it...

Just to narrow it down, I live in Longmont and it was 33 degrees when I got this tag, so I did not go far.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-05-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
Precisely. And, with well over an hour to go, I...

Precisely. And, with well over an hour to go, I present the new tag. By far the most over the top Christmas display in town. Grab does not need to be at night, but oh, you will miss out...
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-05-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
Yep, my bad. Work got crazy today. Might get...

Yep, my bad. Work got crazy today. Might get back in time for a night grab ...
Forum: Regional forums 12-04-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 124,430
Posted By bigtex
New List - Let's do buildings: 1. Something...

New List - Let's do buildings:

1. Something Good - Architecture done right.
2. Something Bad - What were they thinking?
3. Something Big - Kind of oversize, don't you think?
4. Something...
Forum: Regional forums 12-04-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 124,430
Posted By bigtex
I love this thread. Fun looking around for odd...

I love this thread. Fun looking around for odd things. Time for a lunch time ramble through town...

1. Sundial
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-04-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
Grab. Lull at work, not enough therapeutic...

Grab. Lull at work, not enough therapeutic riding of late.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/04/0ecb5b7dc55891c0d1d07139667a7344.jpg

Charles Muegge House, Bennett, CO
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-03-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,986
Views: 723,444
Posted By bigtex
Just go here: ...

Just go here:
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-01-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4,686
Views: 656,749
Posted By bigtex
Very good stuff. Beefy goodness. Important to...

Very good stuff. Beefy goodness. Important to have on the White Tigers since they are the fastest.

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h140/big_tex_2002/Triumph/sheep_zps284bc423.jpg...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-25-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 220,727
Posted By bigtex
Or go here, "Safety Recall Search": ...

Or go here, "Safety Recall Search":

http://www.triumphmotorcycles.com/safety-recall-search?returnUrl=http://www.triumphmotorcycles.com/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-15-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,729
Posted By bigtex
I've posted this elsewhere, but it seems...

I've posted this elsewhere, but it seems appropriate to have it here. I put on the Corbin. Loved the one-piece idea so I can scoot back without a bump. Very happy so far.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,368
Posted By bigtex
Now, if they'd just take that Scrambler model and...

Now, if they'd just take that Scrambler model and tweak it a bit to recreate what is still one of my favorite bikes, both to look at and to ride.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-03-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15,181
Views: 1,184,673
Posted By bigtex
...died Monday morning of complications of...

...died Monday morning of complications of Alzheimer’s disease...

Ray Magliozzi affectionately teased his late brother, who was 12 years his senior: "Turns out he wasn't kidding....He really...
Forum: Regional forums 10-31-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5,530
Views: 457,828
Posted By bigtex
New tag: Big piles of leaves. Happy Fall! ...

New tag: Big piles of leaves. Happy Fall!

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h140/big_tex_2002/TagORama/IMG_20141031_132546189_zps073bd7fb.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-31-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 467,586
Posted By bigtex
Yep, Valentine 1. Saver of Butts. Sure do...

Yep, Valentine 1. Saver of Butts.

Sure do need it with this Triumph.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-30-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21,832
Views: 4,092,560
Posted By bigtex
I had all of my options within a month. So,...

I had all of my options within a month. So, your mileage may vary...
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