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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 957,247
Posted By bkg123
I thought these were pretty interesting. ...

I thought these were pretty interesting.
Scattered around Oregon.

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Central-Oregon-Birthday-ride/i-4NhDxzR/0/M/_MG_2744-M.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By bkg123
Well today I turned a vintage 56 years old. And...

Well today I turned a vintage 56 years old. And to celebrate the Tiger took me out for a weekend ride around central Oregon. For me this is the perfect birthday party.
We rolled out right after work...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-13-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 392,552
Posted By bkg123
http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journ...

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-zQ6MmV5/0/M/IMG_0044-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-zQ6MmV5/A)
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By bkg123
On Sunday we went up that same road in the shot...

On Sunday we went up that same road in the shot of my bike and Mt Adams just above post 13 and the smoke was so thick the mountain was invisible except just a thin strip of the base. Lots 'o fires...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By bkg123
So I started my summer pretty early this year by...

So I started my summer pretty early this year by riding down to Monterey in April, and hitting Sequoia and Yosemite on my way home. Mt. St Helens, Mt Rainier, and Mt Hood plus the Cascades and the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By bkg123
I mix it up through there all the time. I live...

I mix it up through there all the time. I live about 5 minutes from Carver down toward Gladstone. Thats the beauty of this area....always a different road to get there.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,558
Posted By bkg123
Hoo ya, thats a great stretch of road!

Hoo ya, thats a great stretch of road!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By bkg123
Here's a little video I threw together from...

Here's a little video I threw together from yesterday...
Just for fun

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/ZN8u3JQBrI0?list=UUHQSfQIPb9R0_Rqd_-MuZSA" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By bkg123
Thanks for the input. Im still working out the...

Thanks for the input. Im still working out the Gopro options on the Tiger, I know what you mean about getting the camera down low. Videos are a work in progress for me.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By bkg123
Yesterday we took ran up the Clackamas, across...

Yesterday we took ran up the Clackamas, across Timothy lake, up to Timberline for lunch, and Lolo pass home. Heres a few pics.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By bkg123
Klickitat is a pretty nice ride. We have an...

Klickitat is a pretty nice ride. We have an 'embarrassment of riches' for roads to ride around here.
We were up by Mt Hood yesterday and Mt Adams was almost invisible through the smoke.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By bkg123
Heres a little video of the McKenzie River Hwy....

Heres a little video of the McKenzie River Hwy. This road is so cool. Heading out of Sisters watch out for the damn Deer, two of em tried to tackle me, and they were big fat healthy bastards. Anyway,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By bkg123
Judging by the people I saw at the rivers it was...

Judging by the people I saw at the rivers it was probably pretty good.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By bkg123
Brian day trippin the PNW

I may not be a hard core ADV rider like some of you guy's, but I do enjoy me a nice gravel FS road.I tried doing a full on ride report once...that really didn't work out too good, but I can share...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,634
Posted By bkg123
Haha, we very nearly met on the road. I just did...

Haha, we very nearly met on the road. I just did the Clackamas/ McKenzie/Aufderheide ride this last weekend and camped down close to Oakridge. I tried to get some good shots of the sisters too but...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By bkg123
SW Motech here. Dropped it. Picked it up. No...

SW Motech here. Dropped it. Picked it up. No damage. And theres enough space between the bars and the fairing to lash some small bags for tools or whatever.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 81,809
Posted By bkg123
Dave, I need to join in here again. Two years in...

Dave, I need to join in here again. Two years in a row now I've wandered through NoCal on my vacations, in no small part because of this thread. I live in a place which, like Northern California has...
Forum: Americas 07-19-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,717
Posted By bkg123
I started touring a lot more a several years...

I started touring a lot more a several years back. Thought it would be a good idea to carry. Got licensed for the western states that allow CC. After my first year decided that by the time I get my...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-16-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,437
Posted By bkg123
Last year my Garmin took me on this Highway in...

Last year my Garmin took me on this Highway in NoCal.....hmmmm
http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Jacks-Journeys/i-pJDKrfW/0/M/IMG_0489-M.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-15-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 257,349
Posted By bkg123
Mt Adams from Parkdale ...

Mt Adams from Parkdale

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-jc94jGZ/0/M/image-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-jc94jGZ/A)
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5,800
Views: 1,444,408
Posted By bkg123
Fireman, that looks pretty slick without the...

Fireman, that looks pretty slick without the screen.
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,894
Posted By bkg123
I had a 2012 S10, It was a great bike. 6 states...

I had a 2012 S10, It was a great bike. 6 states and about 15000 miles in a little over a year. Im 55 and in pretty good shape, I had to lift it from a drop in sand (I hate sand) and that was a bit of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-10-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 28,253
Posted By bkg123
http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Jacks-Jour...

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Jacks-Journeys/i-BPWSVkX/0/M/IMG_0730-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Jacks-Journeys/i-BPWSVkX/A)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-01-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9,988
Views: 3,169,852
Posted By bkg123
I'll know how I like them by friday. I think the...

I'll know how I like them by friday. I think the racks are going to fold up like wet noodles in any kind of a drop. Its a real light weight setup, which is what I was after, but these are too light I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-01-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9,988
Views: 3,169,852
Posted By bkg123
Im all Tigery now. Still attaching farkle junk,...

Im all Tigery now.
Still attaching farkle junk, and got the first service out of the way so took it out around Nestucca River for a test ride. Headed up to Mt Rainier tomorrow for her first longish...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,467
Posted By bkg123
Had an S10....regretted trading it. Got a Triumph...

Had an S10....regretted trading it. Got a Triumph Trophy....regretted buying it. No do overs. Traded the Trophy.....very glad I did it. Got a Tiger XC....Im happy again.
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,012
Posted By bkg123
I traded mine in....dont miss it. I discovered Im...

I traded mine in....dont miss it. I discovered Im just not a 'Sport Touring' guy.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-13-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,122
Posted By bkg123
Waaaaay to much data to upload. Buy a little...

Waaaaay to much data to upload. Buy a little 500gb or larger hard drive to store them till your home. I easily ran up about 250gb of video in week. I started getting pretty selective on when I hit...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-12-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,122
Posted By bkg123
As lexluther says, big files, long waits. I made...

As lexluther says, big files, long waits. I made a couple shorts on my last trip but even those took some time. But my macbook air11" handled it ok and nothing broke. Get a decent laptop sleeve with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 392,552
Posted By bkg123
I love me a comfortable chair, got one just like...

I love me a comfortable chair, got one just like that, its worth the space it takes up.
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 440
Posted By bkg123
Northern California, First leg

Im sorry it's not an adventure bike, I had a pretty good adventure on it.
Im not very good at ride reports but the videos seem to be working for me.
Took a little ride to Monterey to visit my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-12-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,396
Posted By bkg123
I was just through that area Monday coming up 395...

I was just through that area Monday coming up 395 from Yosemite and Tioga pass. It was raining and wet when I came through though, much nicer for you.
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,012
Posted By bkg123
The Trophy has been lying ignored for too long.. ...

The Trophy has been lying ignored for too long..
Here's some Trophy 'ADV' shots... Ok, not very ADV but the tires did touch dirt.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 222,169
Posted By bkg123
Haha, not everyone... You would of seen me all...

Haha, not everyone... You would of seen me all winter, every morning at 6am on McLoughlin Blvd on my Trophy.
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 222,169
Posted By bkg123
Thats awsome. Too bad we didn't visit. I had...

Thats awsome. Too bad we didn't visit.
I had the same campsite last year passing through in the opposite direction.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 222,169
Posted By bkg123
Sitting in Carson City on day nine of my first...

Sitting in Carson City on day nine of my first Trophy road trip.
The bike has been an absolute delight. Portland to Monterey, Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Yosemite, and through Tioga pass today.
Its been...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,675
Posted By bkg123
+1

+1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-18-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 28,253
Posted By bkg123
A little south of Ripplebrook ...

A little south of Ripplebrook

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-LWLsHnN/0/M/CA_03151416335326-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-LWLsHnN/A)
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 222,169
Posted By bkg123
Damn, Im leaving PDX next week, and headed for...

Damn, Im leaving PDX next week, and headed for the Mattole/Lost Coast and south to Monterey.
I'll try not to break my bike.
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 222,169
Posted By bkg123
I will.

I will.
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