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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By FotoTEX
One of the most beautiful snow machine rides was...

One of the most beautiful snow machine rides was up around Chena Hot Springs in January. For this Texan, it was other worldly. As I sit in 75 degrees today I can only imagine what those extreme cold...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-27-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By FotoTEX
For Texas Dirt roads nothing works better than a...

For Texas Dirt roads nothing works better than a BMW GS. And riding anywhere in the world...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-27-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By FotoTEX
You will be lucky to see any rain that time of...

You will be lucky to see any rain that time of year. As Texans though, we sure could use some more rain. The best of the Hill COuntry is around Kerrville and SW of their. Ranch Roads 335,336 & 337...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-26-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 103,606
Posted By FotoTEX
Coopers is way over-rated. Never been impressed...

Coopers is way over-rated. Never been impressed with it. Tourist Trap for out of state people who do not know Great BBQ. Pass. Too many great BBQ joints to waste my time there.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-23-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By FotoTEX
I camped there a couple years ago and can say it...

I camped there a couple years ago and can say it is well worth your $$ staying there. Cool place run by cool dude. Very motorcycle friendly place. Check it out.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By FotoTEX
70 degrees this week end here in Texas.What is...

70 degrees this week end here in Texas.What is this thing you call winter???? Does not sound like fun to me but then again summer is not that great here...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-22-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By FotoTEX
I have been to Nunavut and do not think there are...

I have been to Nunavut and do not think there are many roads. Flew over it on the way to an Arctic Icebreaker Expedition and did not see any roads.
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,693
Posted By FotoTEX
Maybe the most enertaining Ride Report on this...

Maybe the most enertaining Ride Report on this site. EVER. As someone who has been to Ushuaia and can relate to the EXTREME winds, I am enjoying this alot. From the comfort of home. So much of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,370
Posted By FotoTEX
Get rid of the GS and you will regret that move....

Get rid of the GS and you will regret that move. Novelty bikes are not my kind of ride. Each to his own. Find the one that you love to ride and go ride it. Simple.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,587
Posted By FotoTEX
In over 35 years of riding BMW Motorcycles, my 01...

In over 35 years of riding BMW Motorcycles, my 01 R1150 GS was the best bike I have ever ridden. Sold it and now ride a 09 R1200 GS which I love but it does not have the Soul the 1150 had. Truly...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,850
Posted By FotoTEX
Sweet looking ride JVB.

Sweet looking ride JVB.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-14-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By FotoTEX
You may win the first time ever to camp on a GS...

You may win the first time ever to camp on a GS award. Congrats. The area you ride to is fantastic. I would add Beartooth Highway and Chief Joseph highway to make a great ride next time.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-14-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,649
Posted By FotoTEX
Zion NP, Bryce NP, Grand Canyon NP, Arches...

Zion NP, Bryce NP, Grand Canyon NP, Arches NP(Moab) Canyonlands NP. You really need more time, our Country is big. The area around Moab is truly the most beautiful place on the planet. I would base...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,063
Posted By FotoTEX
You will love Patagonia. Except for the wind....

You will love Patagonia. Except for the wind. Check out Torres del Paine NP and Perito Moreno Glacier outside El Calafate, AR. Both outstanding places. Also buy gas at every available station.......
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,789
Posted By FotoTEX
Enjoying your ride report. Rode from Texas to...

Enjoying your ride report. Rode from Texas to Alaska and back a few years ago. Epic Ride. I see you had a ADV Roll the Bones decal on your bike. Been to 2 of them as they are in my back yard. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-12-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By FotoTEX
Lajitas is by far the best place to stay close to...

Lajitas is by far the best place to stay close to Terlinqua. Rates are around $125.00 per nite or so but worth it. Great bar and place to eat right on premise also a nice pool. Go for it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,790
Posted By FotoTEX
BMW GS fits your needs. Everything else is just...

BMW GS fits your needs. Everything else is just a impostor.IMO
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,982
Posted By FotoTEX
Amen to The last post.

Amen to The last post.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-11-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By FotoTEX
Was rooting for both the Cowboys and Broncos....

Was rooting for both the Cowboys and Broncos. Both great teams but was not their day. Bad call, who knows... Cowboy fan for life. At leat we can relish in the 5 Super Bowls victories,,,,, Even if...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 28,177
Posted By FotoTEX
Your Adventure is very enjoyable. Someday you...

Your Adventure is very enjoyable. Someday you will realize that these are the best years of your life and you are lucky enough to know it now. Seize each moment like it is your last. Ride Safe...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,858
Posted By FotoTEX
Whichever one you decide on you will love. You...

Whichever one you decide on you will love. You will never ride a Harley again. Guaranteed. But what do I know, I have only ridden BMW's for the past 35 years. And in all the models I have owned,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-05-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20,492
Views: 1,111,151
Posted By FotoTEX
Nice image of Big Bend. What a place.

Nice image of Big Bend. What a place.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,726
Posted By FotoTEX
I have always liked the look of the old Indians...

I have always liked the look of the old Indians and I am not a cruiser kind of guy. That being said, it would take a big crow bar to get me to change from my beloved R1200GS BMW to this bike. Ain't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,869
Posted By FotoTEX
Jim Von Baden is one of the good guys on this...

Jim Von Baden is one of the good guys on this site. He adds ALOT of good stuff and never seen any bad. Rock on JVB...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,373
Posted By FotoTEX
I had the pleasure of being in Patagonia twice in...

I had the pleasure of being in Patagonia twice in the last 2 years. I wear my Ruta 40 t-shirt proudly. How did the small bike do against the usual high winds in that region? Torres del Paine is...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,134
Posted By FotoTEX
Great Ride Report. My wife has been to Iceland...

Great Ride Report. My wife has been to Iceland and it is on our list for next year. Thanks for sharing....
Forum: Trip Planning 12-30-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,629
Posted By FotoTEX
Have heard they treat Americans really well in...

Have heard they treat Americans really well in Russian Prison. Just a rumor.... Go to Plan B. Immediately.
Forum: Americas 12-30-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By FotoTEX
Yellowstone can be snowed in that time of year. ...

Yellowstone can be snowed in that time of year. By June 15th or so it is a differrent story. I would highly recommend riding Chief Joseph Highway and Beartooth Highway. Both located just NE of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-27-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20,492
Views: 1,111,151
Posted By FotoTEX
Was at Loco Coyote today for the first time since...

Was at Loco Coyote today for the first time since Tom sold it and was impressed. More choices, great and large portions and more Booze options. No Pirates there today. Will be back. Soon.
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 53,136
Posted By FotoTEX
Puerto Varas is one of my favorite places outside...

Puerto Varas is one of my favorite places outside Puerto Montt. Horniperin is where a friend of mine owns a Fishing Lodge. Been there and really enjoyed the ferry ride there. Empenadas at the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-21-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By FotoTEX
Just east of the USS Alabama is a place called...

Just east of the USS Alabama is a place called Oyster Shack that serves the best oysters, BBQed that I have had in along time. Check it out.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-20-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20,492
Views: 1,111,151
Posted By FotoTEX
Drive that and you will stick out like a sore...

Drive that and you will stick out like a sore thumb with all the Range Rovers, BMW's, Audis, Rolls Royces, Bentley, etc, etc that call Dallas home.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3,809
Views: 223,205
Posted By FotoTEX
Guess some of my Texaness rubbed off on you...

Guess some of my Texaness rubbed off on you Jesse. Did I see a Y'all?? Have fun at the movie and Brats gathering. Remember to fire up the heater....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-19-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,050
Posted By FotoTEX
There is a reason most people move south from the...

There is a reason most people move south from the north, because you DO NOT Freeze your balls off here. But you will burn the hair on your balls off in summer... Take your pick.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-19-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,809
Views: 223,205
Posted By FotoTEX
To my MN ADVers, I saw Grand Marais was the...

To my MN ADVers, I saw Grand Marais was the nations low yesterday at 9 below, it may be HOT in Texas in Summer but that sounded Brutal. Keep warm and safe.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-19-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By FotoTEX
Yes I was referring to Rancho Topanga.

Yes I was referring to Rancho Topanga.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-19-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20,492
Views: 1,111,151
Posted By FotoTEX
After seeing where the HI is, it is a decent...

After seeing where the HI is, it is a decent area. Close to the Hospital District. You will be fine, just a short drive north to the Hookers....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-19-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20,492
Views: 1,111,151
Posted By FotoTEX
As a ex-Dallasite with over 40 years of living...

As a ex-Dallasite with over 40 years of living there, depending on what part of Harry Hines you are at, it is a sketchy area in some parts. Closer to downtown is better. But if you want Hookers...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,317
Views: 678,711
Posted By FotoTEX
Speaking of flan- the best I ever had was in El...

Speaking of flan- the best I ever had was in El Calafate, Chile. And I live in Texas where flan is easy to find but man that flan in Chile was the best.
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 53,136
Posted By FotoTEX
I spent some time in Puerto Varas and really like...

I spent some time in Puerto Varas and really like that area. A friend has a luxury fly-fishing lodge just outside Hornipiren and that is also a great area. Sounds like you are having a great ride. ...
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