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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 03:45 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Topic: back on track, INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOW

The Holy grail (at least for me) is coming up. It's the time of year I get to see all the new stuff and bikes I truly need and deserve, but cannot afford. My wife and I are riding up to the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
ok

I'll take two with baked beans and potato salad please.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-16-2014, 12:59 PM
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Views: 1,069,591
Posted By Boulder Ed
Shoe forum

Wait till someone starts asking what tire should I use to go to Alaska? That's when we unload with reckless abuse for the fun of it.

I'm actually in the market for a new pair of boots so a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-16-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20,124
Views: 1,069,591
Posted By Boulder Ed
Shoe forum

Wait till someone starts asking what tire should I use to go to Alaska? That's when we unload with reckless abuse for the fun of it.

I'm actually in the market for a new pair of boots so a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-15-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By Boulder Ed
Austin to San jose

I did Austin to San Jose last March. Nice ride, looped through Death Valley and out to the coast via Highway 58 from Bakersfield, then up Highway 1 to San Jose. All of that is my old stomping...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-13-2014, 05:47 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Big Ugly

I spoke to Bob today at Lonestar and he says he thinks it's throttle bodies that were bad. Interesting. He enjoyed the trip to California on it which was required to do the rev limiter testing and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-12-2014, 08:15 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Lonestar's open House Tomorrow?

Anyone coming down for Lonestar's open house tomorrow?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-12-2014, 08:13 PM
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Views: 1,069,591
Posted By Boulder Ed
put more gas in the tank?

Sometimes its a simple thing...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-11-2014, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
time for prayer

If anyone can resurrect the big ugly beast, Bob can. He's good on em.

ed
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-10-2014, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Beautiful

Simply beautiful, especially if it was only trail ridden by an old man or used to get groceries and car wax.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-09-2014, 07:42 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Just say when..

I'm ready for a trip too, especially after finding these pics today. Put one on the schedule and lets go.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-09-2014, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
My wife refused to camp without freshly mowed grass

so I make sure she has what she needs when she gets there

http://i565.photobucket.com/albums/ss93/BentRoads/AKpack/P1030846_zpsfdd46739.jpg...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-09-2014, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Some great riding for last week of April (usually)

Thought I'd show the gang a few scenery shots from my last Moab trip which would be about 1100 easy miles from here.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-09-2014, 09:53 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
looks like a RTB east event

Surprised nobody in this group commented on the look of the BBQ'd meat. This event looks like it offers some of everything for those that wanna just have fun on some nice off road routes, as well...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-07-2014, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
humm

I saw this this a.m. and had a few thoughts. I'll keep them all to myself.
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2014, 09:04 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Happy Trails Tetons

I just picked up a 800ABS, a bit of a compromise as my wife needed to ride it as well and touch the ground, but she already decided she wants Jesse bags instead of the Happy Trails on it, as they are...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-06-2014, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
very nice

Man I have always loved the 1150's. Nice bike.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-05-2014, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Tiger 800ABS Spec

It's a tad lower than the xc. Has 19 vs 21 " front wheel. Wife could not touch ground on the xc so it was a compromise. It should be fine, and I prefer the tubeless tires any day. Took it out...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-05-2014, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
New Triumph owner

Well boys, bought me an 800 Tiger ABS, well farkled yesterday. My wife claims she has a new adventure bike now. Shoot. I bought it to ride gravel at warp speed with my TX adv bros. The plan was...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-02-2014, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Humm..

[QUOTE=MoodyBlues;25620564]Yes, I have read your cheeks freeze in cool weather if you don't insulate it. Headed to Prudhoe Bay in June/July.


Best to have a Hilliberg or equivalent 4 season tent...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-29-2014, 10:27 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Humm

I think I saw my house in the movie.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-27-2014, 05:42 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Lonestar

My wife and I were in yesterday to drop off her R1200R for a new fuel strip/gage. No sales guy even approached us, so rumors of being chased down in the lot have not materialized. I'm sure they...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-24-2014, 06:05 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Talimena

Ho hummm. Did it last month, marginally inspiring, but hey, there's hills there, real trees and few cars. Actually it was a pretty mello ride up 79 for a day just getting there, and I'd be lying...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-21-2014, 05:58 AM
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Views: 191,297
Posted By Boulder Ed
Ping me when ya wanna go

How tough would it be to find riding partners for a multi-day trip?[/QUOTE]

Poor bastard. I moved from Boulder CO, and rode Moab somewhat frequently as I am sure you did. So, I could share...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-18-2014, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
I'm-a-geezer

.I had never heard of Amageza:1drink[/QUOTE]

I think its pronounced "Im-a-geezer" by the time you ad the Texas accent to it.
Sure made me feel that way. I did not even see the dang suspension...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-17-2014, 09:38 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
way cool

played it till the battery on my laptop ran out. Just one question: how come my bike always falls over in the rough stuff like that when I go fast and his does not even flinch? I think this might...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-16-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,075
Posted By Boulder Ed
Tagging?

Just happened to see this post and read it, admiring how helpful all the ADV'rs were to this guy. Then the tagging comment. I cannot believe people even do this stuff anymore. He should have been...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-14-2014, 05:54 AM
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Views: 1,069,591
Posted By Boulder Ed
When money comes into play the government puts on...

When money comes into play the government puts on its thinking cap I guess! Good move to catch the scofflaws, before they escalate into bank robbers. Now I wish they could stop the uninsured drivers...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-13-2014, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
I stayed with my old plates until they ran out. ...

I stayed with my old plates until they ran out. If you get caught it gets costly I'm told, and TX always gets their dollars somehow. Inspection is $14, of which the dealer gets 7 and the state...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-13-2014, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
well, as I recall

It is not as if you haven't tempted fate from time to time. I'm sure it's related to a desire to know whether your bike is truly compliant :-)
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-13-2014, 05:33 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
ghost has it right...

add the $90 per bike "welcome to Texas fee" as well upon registration, and then come the higher insurance rates than say, from my recent experience, both CA and CO. When I queried the insurance...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-04-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 53,923
Posted By Boulder Ed
ah ha

I'm going back thru Alpine again in about a week. Show Low is nice too.

I think I need the HD riders to fill my cabins on their annual rides.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-04-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 53,923
Posted By Boulder Ed
I have an excuse for not being glued to the...

I have an excuse for not being glued to the forum. I am scouting motorcycle riding areas for starting a moto campground in N. AZ. Not sure its the best revenue producing idea/target demographic...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-03-2014, 08:27 PM
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Views: 53,923
Posted By Boulder Ed
gotta say this was a hit

Amazing sense of humor. Loved it. Even the wife loved it!
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-28-2014, 05:02 AM
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Views: 53,923
Posted By Boulder Ed
No problem I'm sure

I'm sure you were riding politely and not raising any dust while passing. The dirt bikers you passed just suggested that you have a colonoscopy at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas on...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-26-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 53,923
Posted By Boulder Ed
Great party folks

What a great time ya'll put together again this year. Dodi, thank you bro. You rock. And a big thanks to all of you on the team who tirelessly contributed to the event, as I know how much work...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-21-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 20,124
Views: 1,069,591
Posted By Boulder Ed
He's not broke, only badly bent some of the time....

He's not broke, only badly bent some of the time. And here I am not wanting to get my GSA dusty even after 76K miles, including Alaska, and zero issues. Gotta admire his putting the GSA into real...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-20-2014, 06:41 PM
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Views: 1,069,591
Posted By Boulder Ed
Ok I stretched the truth a bit...

Well I've seen underwater pics, seen challenged hardware, and extrapolated. Might not have been the same bike each time either. As a stats guy I can estimate the odds of it happening to be low, the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-20-2014, 07:35 AM
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Views: 1,069,591
Posted By Boulder Ed
Wait a minute

Credibility check in order: This comes from the only frigging guy in the world who can blow up a new GSA a couple months after it's in service date? And all because the manual did not tell him to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-19-2014, 06:35 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
humm

The glue works great! Glad to see you are up early. yur bike will be fine. If Ghost did the valves and TBs, it does sound like an electronic limitation. What else could go wrong from miles of...
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