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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-13-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 52,498
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Let's keep in touch. I'm overdue for some seat...

Let's keep in touch. I'm overdue for some seat time.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-13-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 52,498
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Was looking for that break this weekend, but with...

Was looking for that break this weekend, but with all this rain we've been having I haven't been able to finish up my list of priorities. Looks like it'll be another week before I get the op to roll...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-10-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 52,498
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Bendale, and we'll call it good....:D

Bendale, and we'll call it good....:D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-08-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 52,498
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I've been working for the past two weeks like a...

I've been working for the past two weeks like a borrowed mule on the new house. Movers arrive with our furnishings tomorrow. Once that's all settled and this rain rolls out I'll be looking for an...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-01-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 52,498
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Vancleave

Vancleave
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-10-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 52,498
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I know all about the Christmas mornings wearing...

I know all about the Christmas mornings wearing shorts and flip flops, and bundled up like you're in the Arctic 2 days later. :rofl

I'm still on the same latitude, just a different longitude,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-09-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 52,498
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I'm not new to South MS. I will also be moving...

I'm not new to South MS. I will also be moving back to that area in 2 weeks. I currently have 2 bikes, a 640 Adv, and a 1200GS. Looking to add a dirt bike to the pack, or replace the 640 with a ST...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-09-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Grits&Gravy
This place is just outside of Terlingua. ...

This place is just outside of Terlingua.

http://www.ranchotopanga.com/ (http://www.ranchotopanga.com/)
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,531
Posted By Grits&Gravy
This might be of interest to you.... ...

This might be of interest to you....

http://bestdualsportbikes.com
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-02-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 18,487
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Plenty within a day. What type of riding? ...

Plenty within a day. What type of riding? Street or dirt? What type of bike?

The Hill Country isn't far and it really depends on what area of Houston you would be living, in regards to how much...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-29-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Well, the law was passed and somebody is happy...

Well, the law was passed and somebody is happy that it did, but it's highly unlikely that it will be enforced. I would be willing to bet that most LEO's only know the typical traffic violations and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-25-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 18,487
Posted By Grits&Gravy
There was going to be a Hill Country ride two 2...

There was going to be a Hill Country ride two 2 weeks ago based out of Austin, but weather prevented it. Has not been rescheduled. Maybe that is what you were thinking of?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-09-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,546
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I was hoping to make this one, but I'll be...

I was hoping to make this one, but I'll be offshore.:cry
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-30-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By Grits&Gravy
If you stay in Metairie go to the Morning Call...

If you stay in Metairie go to the Morning Call for beignets and coffee (breakfast). It's on 17th near the Causeway just behind the mall. Very good and better than Cafe Dumond, in my opinion. The...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,102
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Leo Vince Exhaust Power Commander V Scotts...

Leo Vince Exhaust
Power Commander V
Scotts Damper
Garmin 660
Altrider Crash bars
MOD Skid Plate
MOD Tail Rack with Pelican and Roto-Pax
Zega Pro Panniers
Konflict Shiver front suspension...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,945
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Thanks for the compliments. Just got back from...

Thanks for the compliments. Just got back from Moab. Rode the White Rim, and a few other really good trails up there. I don't find the fairing to vibrate much at all. The dashboard doesn't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,945
Posted By Grits&Gravy
If you can ride it like Scotty Breauxman can,...

If you can ride it like Scotty Breauxman can, then it's damn sure dirt capable. :evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,945
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I don't think it's a question of "how does it...

I don't think it's a question of "how does it compare?" because it doesn't.

Modified = Customized per your body and luggage weight along with riding style and conditions (springs, valves, oils,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-27-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 38,794
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Dom, It's my bike you saw in the other post. ...

Dom,
It's my bike you saw in the other post. My bike is a 2011 and I have Altrider and have no issues with clearance on the fairing. Also, the light comes with pins that plug into your factory...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-27-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,945
Posted By Grits&Gravy
You have a very Nice Bike, very similar to mine...

You have a very Nice Bike, very similar to mine plus or minus a few things.

http://i947.photobucket.com/albums/ad318/grneggz/ADV/MSTfairing1of1_zps22ec92a4.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,069
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Yeah, after seeing that I wouldn't buy one...

Yeah, after seeing that I wouldn't buy one either. I think I'm gonna sell mine now.:bert
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,069
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I have 2011 with 12,xxx miles and have not had...

I have 2011 with 12,xxx miles and have not had any problems. Whiners complain about things and there is always someone that will ruin it for everybody else. Make up your own mind and make your own...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-14-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Can be? It will be!!! :D I totaled my jesse...

Can be? It will be!!! :D I totaled my jesse luggage on Memorial Day weekend because of the mud and me taking a bad line. Good thing I had a Ural following me...... We actually found a use for that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,109
Posted By Grits&Gravy
That is a sweet setup. I think I will order one...

That is a sweet setup. I think I will order one too. Thanks for letting us know it's available. I had them seal my factory rear about a year ago and it works great.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-14-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By Grits&Gravy
The ride is a big loop and should be a point to...

The ride is a big loop and should be a point to point and carry your own gear. The southern section near Sandhill has a lot of sand, other than that, it's typical gravel, dirt, and sandy patch roads.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,849
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Fred, You forgot the first few words at the...

Fred, You forgot the first few words at the beginning of the sentence you are quoting. I wasn't trying to quote facts, rather, just making a point.



My thoughts exactly!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I would recommend the Cee Baileys headlight...

I would recommend the Cee Baileys headlight guard. I like mine very much. Very economical, low profile, removable, and no brackets needed.....
http://www.ceebaileys.com/bmw/index_hdlight.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By Grits&Gravy
+1

+1
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,849
Posted By Grits&Gravy
The TT has been a major improvement. I had the...

The TT has been a major improvement. I had the front upgraded as well. Night and day difference from stock. As far as I'm concerned it has been the best improvement I've made to the bike along...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,849
Posted By Grits&Gravy
The 2013 design is same as previous years, not...

The 2013 design is same as previous years, not sure about 2014, but most likely it is the same too. In perspective, there has probably only been 1% or less of the total number of bikes sold that has...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,059
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I had the same sort of problem on my front with...

I had the same sort of problem on my front with the Anakee II
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I bought mine from Baton Rouge, formerly...

I bought mine from Baton Rouge, formerly Herbert's BMW. They were in the transition stages of ownership when I purchased. The new owner and staff were great other than the useless salesman that I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-23-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 75,573
Posted By Grits&Gravy
He's talking about Beaumont, MS :D

He's talking about Beaumont, MS :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,718
Posted By Grits&Gravy
It's awesome that you live in such a beautiful...

It's awesome that you live in such a beautiful area and that you can share the adventure with your father. BTW.... Your camera skills are very much appreciated.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,517
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Awesome ride and report. I lived in San Diego...

Awesome ride and report. I lived in San Diego for a few years and I always wanted to go to Bodie, but every time I ever had a chance the roads were closed due to snow. I worked with a guy that had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,571
Posted By Grits&Gravy
That triple looks nice. May I ask why you wanted...

That triple looks nice. May I ask why you wanted to switch it out, or what the benefits of changing it are?

Can you please share more details about your brake lines such as manufacturer, part...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,563
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I HAD Jesse's until I hit some mud and the front...

I HAD Jesse's until I hit some mud and the front washed out. When the bike went down my left side sheared off and was totally mutilated. Fortunately I had a friend following me with a Ural and I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-14-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 18,487
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I took backroads with very minimal hwy zigging...

I took backroads with very minimal hwy zigging and zagging my way down. There wasn't any traffic at all for me.

I usually spend a little time mapping a route before I go riding anywhere and if...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-13-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 18,487
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I left Katy at 6:30 this morning and went back to...

I left Katy at 6:30 this morning and went back to Bob's Taco's in Rosenberg for breakfast again. Must be a reason for that..... Anyhow, the other weekend I was headed for Galveston, but changed...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Some people just go to one rotor without changing...

Some people just go to one rotor without changing anything, but it is my understanding that you should also switch to the F650GS master cylinder, which is designed for a single rotor. Something to...
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