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Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 35,407
Posted By TXgruver
I help friends strip cotton every year and have...

I help friends strip cotton every year and have probably packed about a million of those things. You are right about taking things for granted. Reading this thread has made me realize that a trip Big...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 35,407
Posted By TXgruver
Nope, the color's of the tarp's mean nothing. The...

Nope, the color's of the tarp's mean nothing. The number's spray painted on the end of the cotton module identify who they belong to. Great ride report.
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 42,249
Posted By TXgruver
Thank's for taking us along. Great ride report...

Thank's for taking us along. Great ride report and great pic's.:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By TXgruver
While the race was running, I was listening to...

While the race was running, I was listening to the weatherman feed and messing around on the computer checking what updates there were.

I wrote a note on a napkin with the time and date it was...
Forum: Americas 12-13-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,252
Posted By TXgruver
I'll send you an address to ship the beer to for...

I'll send you an address to ship the beer to for safekeeping :deal

In Texas: Big Bend in the wintertime, Hill country.

And don't overlook the Ozark's in Missouri and Arkansas. Some of the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,574
Posted By TXgruver
:lurk Loving the story. Keep it coming.

:lurk Loving the story. Keep it coming.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-06-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 914
Posted By TXgruver
I bought a tire changer because it is 50 miles to...

I bought a tire changer because it is 50 miles to the closest dealer. They are $90/hr labor rate, but will mount and balance a tire for $50 bucks each if you carry the wheels in. Add on top of that,...
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,078
Posted By TXgruver
Try the phone book. If that doesn't work...

Try the phone book.

If that doesn't work just take it to your mechanic and have him get it replaced next time he sees the snap-on guy.
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,078
Posted By TXgruver
Well, I use my tools to make a living with. I...

Well, I use my tools to make a living with. I have a mix of Snap-On, Mac, Matco, S-K, and craftsman. And most of the mechanics that I know have a pretty good assortment of different brands.

Just...
Forum: Americas 12-02-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,369
Posted By TXgruver
Look me up when you get to the Amarillo area. I'm...

Look me up when you get to the Amarillo area. I'm alway's up for meeting fellow ADVers. I live about 80 miles south of Amarillo, but have some pretty good knowledge of the local area if you have any...
Forum: Americas 11-30-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,262
Posted By TXgruver
Read this one. ...

Read this one.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=377792&highlight=seguin

Lot's of good info and pics.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-29-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 23,369
Posted By TXgruver
Wow, what a great thread. Weather's crappy here,...

Wow, what a great thread. Weather's crappy here, and I've been reading up on Baja all day. Hopefully I will make it down there next year to see some of this stuff first hand. I would love to race...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By TXgruver
Cool pic's. My best friend and riding buddy lives...

Cool pic's. My best friend and riding buddy lives outside of Neosho. I try to get up there and ride several times throughout the year.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,630
Posted By TXgruver
I have used this method also. But it's a little...

I have used this method also. But it's a little more expensive than defensive driving class.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-24-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,875
Posted By TXgruver
Cool pic. Look me up the next time you head out...

Cool pic. Look me up the next time you head out that way. I'm 90 miles from the NM border.

In my neck of the woods there are a lot of former county roads that have been turned back into private...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,841
Posted By TXgruver
Sounds like west texas all right. 80+ MPH,...

Sounds like west texas all right.

80+ MPH, wind, poor fuel mileage.

This is a great time of year for that ride.:thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,630
Posted By TXgruver
Just take a defensive driving course. About $30...

Just take a defensive driving course. About $30 here in Texas

Cheaper than taking the motorcycle class.

They are offered online if you don't want to sit in a class all day.

I think you...
Forum: Americas 11-23-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By TXgruver
I don't know the name of the company, but about...

I don't know the name of the company, but about 10 years ago we took a tour with a guide that came with us. It was definately worth it. Some pretty cool history there.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-21-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,570
Posted By TXgruver
For the most part, the riding around here is on...

For the most part, the riding around here is on road. I ride a BMW 1150GS. Pretty much a street bike. Most of the good off road stuff is pretty far away.

Big bend, New Mexico, Colorado. So you're...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-20-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,570
Posted By TXgruver
No riding here. Stay in Salt lake!!:deal ...

No riding here. Stay in Salt lake!!:deal

Just kidding.

Let me know when you get here. I'm alway's up for a ride.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-20-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,536
Posted By TXgruver
I was also dissapointed that BMW and KTM didn't...

I was also dissapointed that BMW and KTM didn't show!

This was the first big motorcycle show I have ever been to and I have to say I was not all that impressed. The stunt show was a joke, and I...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,059
Posted By TXgruver
Weatherman is back up.:clap I hope by...

Weatherman is back up.:clap

I hope by posting this it won't cause it to go down again.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-10-2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 63,899
Posted By TXgruver
I agree with some sort of split, it's hard for me...

I agree with some sort of split, it's hard for me to ride the 12+ hours to grab a tag in Houston or wherever. I vote for a north/south split for now. Sort of a trial period to see how it works, and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-08-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By TXgruver
Welcome to West Texas! I live about 180 miles...

Welcome to West Texas! I live about 180 miles north in Plainview.

Have some realtives in Lamesa and Rankin, so I am down there every once in a while.

I know what you mean about coming from...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 42,249
Posted By TXgruver
Big Spoons?

Sure would like to know where you got those Tire Iron's at? Did a search on google and came up blank. I'm looking forward to the rest of the report.

Susbcribed.
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,051
Posted By TXgruver
+1 I rode through there about 6 weeks ago, and I...

+1 I rode through there about 6 weeks ago, and I have agree. Stopped for a coke and ended up spending over an hour talking about the history of the area. If you are ever through here you have to...
Forum: Americas 10-08-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By TXgruver
I'm not located close to Marfa, but first I would...

I'm not located close to Marfa, but first I would try the Glider school at the airport. They have plenty of space for parking and very motorcycle friendly. You might even talk them into renting a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,640
Posted By TXgruver
Don't know Wilhelm. My name might be misleading....

Don't know Wilhelm. My name might be misleading. I live about 100 miles south of Gruver.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By TXgruver
Thank's for the tip's guy's I like the pics with...

Thank's for the tip's guy's I like the pics with the big gas tanks. And I have been searching. I'm Pretty tall. 6'4" 38 inch inseam. So, the stock seat would definately have to go.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By TXgruver
Aftermarket seat, Bigger gas tank, More wind protection

I test rode a 990 adventure today and absolutely loved it. What are the best options for a better seat, more gas, and a little more windshield? I live in west texas so for me I am looking at 300-500...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,640
Posted By TXgruver
I'm guessing you're talking about the ME 880 I've...

I'm guessing you're talking about the ME 880 I've been thinking about trying a set.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,640
Posted By TXgruver
Thanks for all the reply's. It would seem that my...

Thanks for all the reply's. It would seem that my tire wear is about right for the conditions. I live in west texas, so there is lot's of hot, flat, high speed pavement riding. The reason I asked, it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,640
Posted By TXgruver
How many miles do you get out of your tires?

I ride an 1150GS. Been running Tourances. I'm getting 6000 miles on the rear and 10000-12000 on the front. What tires do you run and how long do they last?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By TXgruver
Hey Jason, I just read Terry's thread and thought...

Hey Jason, I just read Terry's thread and thought it might help you as well. Here's the link
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=457863
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,573
Posted By TXgruver
Big Thanks to Terry, Poolside and the rest of you...

Big Thanks to Terry, Poolside and the rest of you guy's out there. Just thought I'd share my story. I have a 2000 R1150GS that I have owned for a little over a year. A few weeks ago getting ready for...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By TXgruver
Well, I don't have any answer's, just wanted you...

Well, I don't have any answer's, just wanted you to know that I am in the same boat. 2000 R1150GS i've had the ABS reset at the shop a couple of times along with a brake flush. It seems to be working...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 375,451
Posted By TXgruver
Awesome!!!

Thank you for sharing your great ride with the rest of us.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-02-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,441
Posted By TXgruver
I quit my job here today. I put in a notice but...

I quit my job here today. I put in a notice but they gave me the option of painting the hanger walls for 2 weeks or just leave today. So I came home and started packing. I'll probably leave this...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-01-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,441
Posted By TXgruver
Well, my former employer made me an offer I...

Well, my former employer made me an offer I couldn't refuse. So I am moving back to Texas. It's been a great 4 months in Idaho. I'll definately be back. One thing for sure I am going to miss the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,441
Posted By TXgruver
Great BBQ Joe, And great meeting everyone....

Great BBQ Joe, And great meeting everyone. Looking forward to next time.

Jon
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