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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By txplants
Thank you sir! That hike is a challenging one! I...

Thank you sir! That hike is a challenging one! I had to stop a number of times to catch my breath! Most of the folks I passed on the way down wanted to know how long to the summit, told them all...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,711
Posted By txplants
Enjoyed it!

Quite possibly the perfect ride report. I would love to visit (and ride) in your neck of the woods.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,201
Posted By txplants
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By txplants
Thanks jguerin77! I dig your tagline and avatar!...

Thanks jguerin77! I dig your tagline and avatar! :wink:



Much obliged nanohiccup! Enjoyed your RR as well!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By txplants
That was uber cool man!

That was uber cool man!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By txplants
Cheap and very sturdy.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B004N6L6EG
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,623
Posted By txplants
Thumb Adventure at its finest!

Adventure at its finest!
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 297,393
Posted By txplants
I'm not touching this one. I will say I've...

I'm not touching this one. I will say I've checked mine with a twinmax I borrowed from a club member one time at about 40K miles and it was dead on. Jim?
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 297,393
Posted By txplants
That's what I was thinking. A high temp assembly...

That's what I was thinking. A high temp assembly lube might do the trick.
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 297,393
Posted By txplants
A leak, as in what looks like water? Mine...

A leak, as in what looks like water? Mine sometimes does that after I r-square the silencer, and then goes away.
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 297,393
Posted By txplants
They are not "lubeable". They are sealed and...

They are not "lubeable". They are sealed and supposedly "lubed for life" so to speak. You can inspect them (at least the rear) when you service the final drive. You can read many accounts where they...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 297,393
Posted By txplants
An Alaska Leather sheepskin butt-pad might...

An Alaska Leather sheepskin butt-pad might provide some relief... http://www.alaskaleatheronline.com/servlet/StoreFront
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 297,393
Posted By txplants
I have re-used them with no issues. Applied blue...

I have re-used them with no issues. Applied blue loctite and torqued to spec.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By txplants
Come on down svizzerams! Alpine is a great place...

Come on down svizzerams! Alpine is a great place to start. Indeed, Texas can be brutally hot in the summer. But unknown to many (even some Texans) the Davis Mountains and the Chisos Basin Campground...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By txplants
I think I did it (the hike to Guadalupe Peak and...

I think I did it (the hike to Guadalupe Peak and back starting at the Pine Springs Campground trail-head) in about 6.5 hours, but I stopped frequently since I had been on a hiatus from any serious...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 16,588
Posted By txplants
Bookmarked!

Jewel of a report! I want to make this ride next summer, so I bookmarked it for future reference. Thanks Doc! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 297,393
Posted By txplants
Very good to know! Thanks FredRydr.

Very good to know! Thanks FredRydr.
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 04:19 PM
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Views: 297,393
Posted By txplants
Much obliged! I'm happy with the results.

Much obliged! I'm happy with the results.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-26-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By txplants
Thanks steved57! I can see where Dog Canyon would...

Thanks steved57! I can see where Dog Canyon would be a great base camp from which to do make some riding forays in the local area over a couple of days. Sounds like y'all had a great time.


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Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,818
Posted By txplants
I'm in!

:lurk
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-23-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,398
Posted By txplants
Great read man!

From one flatlander to another, enjoyed your report! I dig palms too (as in, I think they are interesting plants!).
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-23-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By txplants
A few parting pictures...

On day two (5/22) at the recommendation of the ranger, I hiked the Tejas trail. This moderately strenuous trail traverses Dog Canyon several times, which is flanked by big-tooth maple, juniper, and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By txplants
Mudclod, mefadv, & D.Kinsey, thanks for the kind...

Mudclod, mefadv, & D.Kinsey, thanks for the kind words! BigDog, I think about mountain lions often when I'm hiking in the back country... all alone! The Ranger told me the name "Dog Canyon" stems...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,234
Posted By txplants
Epic!

Simply amazing pictures! Thanks for sharing with the rest of us. I'm bookmarking this one for future reference!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By txplants
The campground has only nine sites. You park and...

The campground has only nine sites. You park and schlep your gear to a site, although they are all fairly close. I had the campground to myself, so I picked no. 9. It had a huge alligator-bark...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,507
Posted By txplants
Great read!

Enjoyed your report! Also a Big Bend/West Texas junkie. Maybe we should form a support group?
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By txplants
Cool trip!

http://i532.photobucket.com/albums/ee323/shavedape_2008/20140613_073221_zpsdab0e187.jpg (http://s532.photobucket.com/user/shavedape_2008/media/20140613_073221_zpsdab0e187.jpg.html)

I like your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By txplants
Amending this report...

...as back in May I returned to Guadalupe Mountains National Park. I departed Houston on Monday (May 19th) and spent the night in San Antonio with family. My plan was to ride the GMNP on Tuesday, but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-16-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By txplants
Very nice!

Enjoyed it! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 297,393
Posted By txplants
Restored my 07 R12R's badly road blasted and rusty headers...

...with ceramic coating. Inspired by BigEasy and others. Here is the before and after:

http://i1091.photobucket.com/albums/i393/txplants/before_zps52decdc9.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-14-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,394
Posted By txplants
Very cool!

And great pictures too! I love Brazos Bend SP. Let me know if you head back down there. There is some good riding nearby on Co Rd 25.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,471
Posted By txplants
Way to go!

Good job!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By txplants
Amazing!

Love the pictures! My dream ride.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,052
Posted By txplants
Nice!

Great pictures!
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 539
Posted By txplants
Very nice!

Looks like a great trip! Love Carmel and the Coast Hwy. If there is a more beautiful place on earth, it's a well kept secret.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-27-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,067
Posted By txplants
Good stuff!

:clap As always! Thanks bwhip!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By txplants
I've removed the nut (after heating to release...

I've removed the nut (after heating to release the loctite) on my 07 to replace a torn dry-rotted rubber boot. I was able to reassemble and torque to spec without the special tool by using the exact...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,603
Posted By txplants
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By txplants
Moab

Enjoyed the pictures and the video! Hope I can see it in person someday.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By txplants
Fantastic!

Loved it! The camp pictures are great. Is that a park? Wish I could come ride with you there man.
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