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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,981
Posted By el tortuga
Out of those options, I'd pick the east...

Out of those options, I'd pick the east mountains. The climate is much better than Abq or RR - very much like santa fe.
Less crime, less blowing sand, less heat, more wind. Just make sure you water...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-18-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,524
Posted By el tortuga
I like bits about TJ... Their TJ beer isn't too...

I like bits about TJ...
Their TJ beer isn't too shabby. The Simpler Times Lager is a high octane version of PBR. The TJ Bock is nice (another high octane brew).

Their bean coffee is ok.

Their...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-13-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,325
Posted By el tortuga
el Modelo !! if you like living on the edge...

el Modelo !!

if you like living on the edge find an el Mezquite Market and try your luck ordering something from their internal taco bar/ restaurant.

Probably the closest thing to Mexican food...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,052
Posted By el tortuga
www.contour.com

www.contour.com
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,241
Posted By el tortuga
I'm pretty sure you can get it in Columbus,...

I'm pretty sure you can get it in Columbus, depending on the hours of the gas station there. Travel a bit north and there is a station just before Deming that has it.
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,694
Posted By el tortuga
It will be interesting to see some real world...

It will be interesting to see some real world reports on the Virb. There's a lot to like about this unit but the video Garmin is showing seems rather poor considering what the competition has done. ...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,814
Posted By el tortuga
Never mind I located a download... ...

Never mind I located a download...

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/z2xc88w7a3hm3l1/V_fg3zDQdw


Now all I need is a manual!!!!
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,814
Posted By el tortuga
me too, me too!!! :D The bitch was, I think...

me too, me too!!! :D

The bitch was, I think the contour site was working a few weeks ago. I know the manual there anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,681
Posted By el tortuga
IMO, people obsess a little too much on the value...

IMO, people obsess a little too much on the value of a radiator bypass. I think they do help the motor but trying to define, to what degree, is practically impossible.
Very few people will ever put...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By el tortuga
Ok, I'll have to admit that I had to google...

Ok, I'll have to admit that I had to google Akela. Now that I have, you must have meant Kipling's Akela and not the Cub Scouts Akela?

lol
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,795
Posted By el tortuga
Ok, well.... then, mmmm, I guess my smart ass...

Ok, well.... then, mmmm, I guess my smart ass remark backfired. The point I should have made was that practically anything you watch on cable is available on the 'net.
I watch every NFL game I want...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,795
Posted By el tortuga
I gave up cable TV two years ago and all is well....

I gave up cable TV two years ago and all is well.
At first, I was a little concerned that I would regret it but as time went on I realized just how much ridiculous crap is provided that I would...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By el tortuga
Absolutely worth the visit. I was very...

Absolutely worth the visit.
I was very impressed with it the one, and only time, I saw it.

I met a gentleman from Great Britian while I was there. He had toured many battlefields in Europe and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-08-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By el tortuga
Yeah, skip Faywood and Fort Mason. The...

Yeah, skip Faywood and Fort Mason.

The Burro Mtns, SW of Silver have some riding and you could stay at Bill Evans lake.
I like Pancho Villa SP over Rock Hound. PV is much bigger compared to RH...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,585
Posted By el tortuga
great stuff Thanks for providing a link...

great stuff


Thanks for providing a link to this report. I've been wanting to do this for awhile but things always seem to get in the way. Your narration is top notch. It gives a lot of details...
Forum: Americas 03-07-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,469
Posted By el tortuga
Cool! I see the Pink Store! ...

Cool!

I see the Pink Store!



lol:freaky
Forum: Americas 03-07-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,469
Posted By el tortuga
I spoke with BP agent near Columbus about the...

I spoke with BP agent near Columbus about the road conditions to Antelope Wells and he was pretty sure it could be done. According to him, the first "corner" of the boot heel was a little difficult...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,061
Posted By el tortuga
But, the sun was in our eyes!!:strum ...

But, the sun was in our eyes!!:strum


Regardless of the manliness of the route, I think everyone had a good time?

Thanks Geo.
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,411
Posted By el tortuga
I'm really liking the fact that you rode all the...

I'm really liking the fact that you rode all the way to the start of the CDR.

Subscribed!:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 27,318
Posted By el tortuga
lol, perhaps

lol, perhaps
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 27,318
Posted By el tortuga
It would be easier to discuss his achievements,...

It would be easier to discuss his achievements, which I see as obamacare. A bill that was passed against the wishes of the majority. I call that TRYANNY. And I capitalized that on purpose.

He...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 27,318
Posted By el tortuga
I have this image of Obummer standing in a board...

I have this image of Obummer standing in a board room trying to explain his piss poor management of this country and justifying why he shouldn't be fired.

Of course, that will never happen because...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-24-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By el tortuga
Back in the day, circa 2010, you could ride up...

Back in the day, circa 2010, you could ride up the arroyo to Hagan. There is even a geocache in one of the walls.
Since then, the signage is very obvious that they want you to stay out. There's a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,838
Posted By el tortuga
If I were that tall, I'd be picking the KLR. It's...

If I were that tall, I'd be picking the KLR. It's a no brainer.
There's no reason to piss away money on a beemer if you have the legs for the KLR.
Don't listen to the KLR haters. Either they have...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,418
Posted By el tortuga
Beta technology IMO but if you have the money, go...

Beta technology IMO but if you have the money, go for it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,260
Posted By el tortuga
BBB, shit happens. That's all I'm saying. I doubt...

BBB, shit happens. That's all I'm saying. I doubt anyone intentionally made you spend the night in our lovely State. And to imply incompetence on the LEO's seems a little harsh.

I can't say that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,260
Posted By el tortuga
I guess I’m just a little grumpy, but when I see...

I guess I’m just a little grumpy, but when I see someone bitching about the timeliness of their rescue, when they are partly to blame, it just chaps my ass. I’m sure you would have been rescued...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,260
Posted By el tortuga
Don't take this the wrong way but wasn't there a...

Don't take this the wrong way but wasn't there a little more to this?
I'm too lazy to search for the thread but if its the one I'm thinking of, weren't the coordinates in a non-typical format?
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,993
Posted By el tortuga
If I was riding the shoreline of the coast then...

If I was riding the shoreline of the coast then yeah, get the honda.
If not, the other two are better. IMO the klr is better for hauling gear than the others and it's reliable (not that the others...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,137
Posted By el tortuga
A lot of Ricky Racers on that road and a lot of...

A lot of Ricky Racers on that road and a lot of deer.

RIP
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 20,542
Posted By el tortuga
As a former KLR owner, that shit is funny. And...

As a former KLR owner, that shit is funny. And true.

We don't spring for shit!!!
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 73,487
Posted By el tortuga
What's that thing HD owners say, "If I have to...

What's that thing HD owners say, "If I have to explain it, you wouldn't understand"?
No doubt there are "better" bikes out there if you are obsessed with finding the "best" but there is something...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 73,487
Posted By el tortuga
True dat! Stereotypes abound. How about...

True dat!

Stereotypes abound.
How about the guys on the GS, dressed like they are going around the world, stopping to take a picture of their bike every time the tire touches a dirt road ?
Or...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 73,487
Posted By el tortuga
IMO, it was all about American pride. American...

IMO, it was all about American pride. American products were perceived as the best you could buy especially autos and motorcycles.
When the Japanese began producing inexpensive and better stuff, we...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,358
Posted By el tortuga
That's interesting, especially the part about...

That's interesting, especially the part about comfort differences. I never owned a DR but considered the comfort level should be close to the KLR. I sold my KLR for a WR250r and about the only thing...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,358
Posted By el tortuga
People tend to diminish the KLR's capabilities...

People tend to diminish the KLR's capabilities off-road, which is BS. If you have the balls, the skill or you're a taller person the KLR is fine. I lacked two of those attributes so I sold my KLR in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,452
Posted By el tortuga
We all have to die sometime.

We all have to die sometime.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,358
Posted By el tortuga
A former KLR owner says... If you have short...

A former KLR owner says...

If you have short legs and desire to do single track, get the DR.

The KLR is a great bike if you plan on carrying gear and doing anything but single track. If you...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 73,487
Posted By el tortuga
The only thing keeping me from owning one is the...

The only thing keeping me from owning one is the price but someday a Harley will be in my garage, probably a sportster or electraglide.
And I don't give a shit how technically inferior it may be...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 73,487
Posted By el tortuga
Christ on a cross, give the Harley bashing a god...

Christ on a cross, give the Harley bashing a god damn rest, ok?

Every time a pro-Harley thread starts, some cunt wades in and starts running down his check list of why he didn't choose a Harley....
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