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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By txplants
Cool!

Cool folks, cool bike, cool place to ride! Wish I had a place like that within 130 miles of my home.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,410
Posted By txplants
I've ridden there in early January a few years...

I've ridden there in early January a few years back. Depending on the altitude you find yourself at, cold mornings (mid-20s) and mild by early afternoon (low-mid 50s). Of course, in Texas, this can...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-05-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By txplants
Fantastic photos! Looks like good fun. Hard to...

Fantastic photos! Looks like good fun. Hard to beat Texas.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By txplants
Big Bend / Fort Davis

Good job! You visited my favorite places. I was in Balmorhea a few weeks ago and also attended a star party, and like you, found it to be a bit too crowded. On top of that it was overvast. Enjoyed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,348
Posted By txplants
KTMs and BIG trees!

Enjoyed this report, Q. Looks like you guys had a great time!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,982
Posted By txplants
Guadalupe Mts!

Loved the report! I've visited the Guads in Texas twice. Would love to push furtherin to NM on my next trip out there. Again, great report!
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,922
Posted By txplants
Sweet Jebus this is good! That is all.

Sweet Jebus this is good! That is all.
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,466
Posted By txplants
Jewel of a report! :clap I sure enjoyed it. I...

Jewel of a report! :clap I sure enjoyed it. I really like the way you've got that Husky set up!
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,384
Posted By txplants
The Broken Leg Rides Again!

Great read, glorious pictures! Dream ride for me... maybe someday. Teachers Rule!
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 39,441
Posted By txplants
Zen

Title was the bait, first picture was the hook!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,269
Posted By txplants
Heart-warming to see a dad and his son!

Loved it! I will have to put OK on my to-ride list. I was stationed at Altus AFB a few decades ago. Spent some time hiking at Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge. Thanks for taking me back!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,410
Posted By txplants
Thank you sir! That hike is a challenging one! I...

Thank you sir! That hike is a challenging one! I had to stop a number of times to catch my breath! Most of the folks I passed on the way down wanted to know how long to the summit, told them all...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,982
Posted By txplants
Enjoyed it!

Quite possibly the perfect ride report. I would love to visit (and ride) in your neck of the woods.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,134
Posted By txplants
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,410
Posted By txplants
Thanks jguerin77! I dig your tagline and avatar!...

Thanks jguerin77! I dig your tagline and avatar! :wink:



Much obliged nanohiccup! Enjoyed your RR as well!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By txplants
That was uber cool man!

That was uber cool man!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By txplants
Cheap and very sturdy.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B004N6L6EG
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,046
Posted By txplants
Thumb Adventure at its finest!

Adventure at its finest!
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 321,696
Posted By txplants
I'm not touching this one. I will say I've...

I'm not touching this one. I will say I've checked mine with a twinmax I borrowed from a club member one time at about 40K miles and it was dead on. Jim?
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 321,696
Posted By txplants
That's what I was thinking. A high temp assembly...

That's what I was thinking. A high temp assembly lube might do the trick.
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 321,696
Posted By txplants
A leak, as in what looks like water? Mine...

A leak, as in what looks like water? Mine sometimes does that after I r-square the silencer, and then goes away.
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 321,696
Posted By txplants
They are not "lubeable". They are sealed and...

They are not "lubeable". They are sealed and supposedly "lubed for life" so to speak. You can inspect them (at least the rear) when you service the final drive. You can read many accounts where they...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 321,696
Posted By txplants
An Alaska Leather sheepskin butt-pad might...

An Alaska Leather sheepskin butt-pad might provide some relief... http://www.alaskaleatheronline.com/servlet/StoreFront
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 321,696
Posted By txplants
I have re-used them with no issues. Applied blue...

I have re-used them with no issues. Applied blue loctite and torqued to spec.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,410
Posted By txplants
Come on down svizzerams! Alpine is a great place...

Come on down svizzerams! Alpine is a great place to start. Indeed, Texas can be brutally hot in the summer. But unknown to many (even some Texans) the Davis Mountains and the Chisos Basin Campground...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,410
Posted By txplants
I think I did it (the hike to Guadalupe Peak and...

I think I did it (the hike to Guadalupe Peak and back starting at the Pine Springs Campground trail-head) in about 6.5 hours, but I stopped frequently since I had been on a hiatus from any serious...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 17,799
Posted By txplants
Bookmarked!

Jewel of a report! I want to make this ride next summer, so I bookmarked it for future reference. Thanks Doc! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 321,696
Posted By txplants
Very good to know! Thanks FredRydr.

Very good to know! Thanks FredRydr.
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 321,696
Posted By txplants
Much obliged! I'm happy with the results.

Much obliged! I'm happy with the results.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-26-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,410
Posted By txplants
Thanks steved57! I can see where Dog Canyon would...

Thanks steved57! I can see where Dog Canyon would be a great base camp from which to do make some riding forays in the local area over a couple of days. Sounds like y'all had a great time.


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Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,739
Posted By txplants
I'm in!

:lurk
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-23-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,831
Posted By txplants
Great read man!

From one flatlander to another, enjoyed your report! I dig palms too (as in, I think they are interesting plants!).
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-23-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,410
Posted By txplants
A few parting pictures...

On day two (5/22) at the recommendation of the ranger, I hiked the Tejas trail. This moderately strenuous trail traverses Dog Canyon several times, which is flanked by big-tooth maple, juniper, and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,410
Posted By txplants
Mudclod, mefadv, & D.Kinsey, thanks for the kind...

Mudclod, mefadv, & D.Kinsey, thanks for the kind words! BigDog, I think about mountain lions often when I'm hiking in the back country... all alone! The Ranger told me the name "Dog Canyon" stems...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,601
Posted By txplants
Epic!

Simply amazing pictures! Thanks for sharing with the rest of us. I'm bookmarking this one for future reference!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,410
Posted By txplants
The campground has only nine sites. You park and...

The campground has only nine sites. You park and schlep your gear to a site, although they are all fairly close. I had the campground to myself, so I picked no. 9. It had a huge alligator-bark...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,775
Posted By txplants
Great read!

Enjoyed your report! Also a Big Bend/West Texas junkie. Maybe we should form a support group?
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By txplants
Cool trip!

http://i532.photobucket.com/albums/ee323/shavedape_2008/20140613_073221_zpsdab0e187.jpg (http://s532.photobucket.com/user/shavedape_2008/media/20140613_073221_zpsdab0e187.jpg.html)

I like your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,410
Posted By txplants
Amending this report...

...as back in May I returned to Guadalupe Mountains National Park. I departed Houston on Monday (May 19th) and spent the night in San Antonio with family. My plan was to ride the GMNP on Tuesday, but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-16-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,069
Posted By txplants
Very nice!

Enjoyed it! :clap
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