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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 06:01 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
This line went far with me...

I barely watch the thing but she has to see who's trying to be the next big thing on American Idiot or American Midol etc.

Well try this line and duck:
Honey, you know they program the TV to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 03:48 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
ah yes fond memories

I rode one for years, an 03, and it looked nearly identical to yours with the acerbis. If you have questions on it and tuning or accessories shoot me a PM.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-17-2014, 03:56 AM
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Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
Be careful what you agree too

I traded allowing her to finally bring a TV into the house after 24 years without one, for the right to pick up a K1200RS I wanted back in 2001. I also had a story on how ultimately the RS would be...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-17-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 18,606
Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
Napa, Auto Zone

Any auto parts store sells a variety of them, The low beam on GS's go about once every 6-24 months on most bikes for some reason and I have replaced 3-4 just pulling into autoparts stores and doing...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,862
Posted By Boulder Ed
Nice to see ya'll's name pop up

Boulder Ed here form Austin TX these days. Somehow this ADV post came into my viewing. Great to see ya'll's names pop up and I remember the good ol days of real riding back in CO. TX is a bust for...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-06-2014, 01:28 PM
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Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
ummm good

that looks good even after all the excessive consumption I've done this afternoon
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-05-2014, 08:16 AM
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Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
good time to go there

I've probably done 20 trips there in the Jan-March timeframe. All on street bikes though. there is some decent off roading too, but remember its peak tourist season so furnace creek campsite...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-04-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18,606
Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
Careful now..

Careful now or I'll bring a bull over to fall in love with your hack, and it wont just fall over and lay on its side like these wimpy two wheeled machines do. You'll need an Ohlins suspension...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-04-2014, 04:24 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
hillarios

Looks like an average ADV troll trying to mount his bike to me.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-30-2014, 06:57 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Yep...

my point exactly. Its "5 miles of hell " that will cause ya to pucker, not "Hells backbone". Very different level of challenge. Check it out on utube. I would not try it on anything other than a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-30-2014, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
I'll help ya get over that :-)

Sign up for the free Boulder Ed Utah ride. I'll nick name it the "Double the size of your testicles in 9 days or your money back tour" . just kidding. But you'll have some serious fun, I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-30-2014, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
On the dirt route not highway 12 but

Highway 12 is one of my favorite street rides up out of Escalante to my favorite UT campground, now discovered, Calf Creek, to Boulder UT etc, and over to Hanksville, then out to Blanding for the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-30-2014, 04:36 PM
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Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
Humm

So what was the issue on it? I've not been on it from end to end but have covered a good bit of it from both directions over the years, but what I saw was pretty similar to dirt road riding in TX. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-30-2014, 03:38 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Good news is I pick up the new KTM soon and we...

Good news is I pick up the new KTM soon and we can go riding some area dirt. That is IF your WR450F still runs after you let me ride it..........:ear[/QUOTE]


Humm I rode the WR gently just last...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-29-2014, 02:32 PM
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Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
dang

I cant imagine being bikeless... seems sub human. Abnormal. An unnatural act in fact. You must be in pain. I have an ST 1100 ya can ride if ya wanna get out. Its fast reliable and unbreakable...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-29-2014, 02:21 PM
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Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
wow..

You hit all the roads I used to live on /nearby. I lived 10 miles from Lolo in Missoula; and a group went out to the Lochsa lodge every Wed night in the summer for dinner and some serious high speed...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-29-2014, 07:49 AM
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Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
WTheck?

[QUOTE=SchizzMan;24433008]Valid question. Timely, too, as Der WasserNoggin sits in the shop awaiting a new cylinder head.


How did it come to need a new cylinder head may I inquire?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-23-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 20,251
Posted By Boulder Ed
I might have to share some tips learned in CO on...

I might have to share some tips learned in CO on how to ride real slick stuff we called ice and snow. It seems like the summer TX dribble crossings get really bad with the ol algae. I have not...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-22-2014, 10:04 AM
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Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
humm

Whats wrong with this story? You a rare ability to be able to wear out a rear tire in roughly two weekends from what I remember :-)
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-15-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 86,866
Posted By Boulder Ed
Amen

. I'll spend those hours riding, not standing around.[/QUOTE]


I don't know how many hours I have left on the planet,but you can bet I'll be burning todays "cheap " fossil fuels as much as I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-14-2014, 01:44 PM
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Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
Humm

I think that only happens on Moto guzzi tubes on sidecar equipped bean eating machines.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-14-2014, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Class action suit in the making!

Bad rubber, or bad valve core. If I were an attorney I'd put together a big class action suit challenging the myriad Chinese suppliers making defective tubes which are likely relabeled for all...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18,606
Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
Ditto. Wr 450 2006 vs 2007 GSA.

Ditto. Wr 450 2006 vs 2007 GSA.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-09-2014, 04:48 PM
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Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
He's got a problem

Sounds like it started with what he looked like; and who knows buying the trailer and toys to go in it probably did not endear him either :-)
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-08-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 86,866
Posted By Boulder Ed
Missed the window

Just saw this. I 'd already made plans for today though. Honey do list stuff. We need to start planning a fall ride to the north country though if we can get the time off. And BTW, how'd you get...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-07-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 86,866
Posted By Boulder Ed
Well, having just taken a job in Lockhart I get...

Well, having just taken a job in Lockhart I get to commute on I-130 at warp speed daily now, and am running the St1100 instead of the GSA due to it's higher speed capabilities. 34 mpg at an average...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-02-2014, 10:52 AM
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Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
Bonus points for the correct answer

Anyone who owns one is the correct answer. And, he probably gets to bring along one of the two female veg sales gals in the passenger seat. You know, the ones whose pic graces our thread a page or...
Forum: Alaska 05-31-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 21,039
Posted By Boulder Ed
Riding to D2D

[QUOTE=XXMe;24286129]So...
I figure 12-13 days FL to D2D. That's a 400-450 mile a day plan.

This sounds reasonable to me, somewhere between la de da and pushing hard.

Leave on 6/6 or 6/7 and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-24-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18,606
Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
Dang just saw this

Wow, I'll need to figure out where the heck he was when he hit the deer. I'm glad to see he's home. This stuff always hurts more than it should and the body's memory of it lasts forever
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-13-2014, 02:51 PM
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Views: 86,866
Posted By Boulder Ed
I'll fix it...

[QUOTE=Dahveed;24157771]Ouch! Eating out has gotten more expensive lately, but $32 would mark as one of the more expensive BBQ meals. But if it's that good...

Ya'll just bring $25.95 to my house...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-12-2014, 11:43 AM
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Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
good news

Ditto!!!
Forum: Alaska 05-11-2014, 12:19 PM
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Views: 21,039
Posted By Boulder Ed
Wish I were coming back up

Man I wish I could come back and see ya'll again some year. Stuck in TX now and trying to adapt to the summers and a bit of limitation to year round riding
:-) You guys have a good time this year!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-06-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18,606
Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
close but...

Go for the S1000R/GSA project. Comes with semi upright seating, all the latest in techno wizardry, more torque than an S1000RR almost everywhere in the power band. 7# more and 160 very usable HP...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-05-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,612
Posted By Boulder Ed
Thanks again

A big thanks to Ghost for letting everyone come up and escape reality for a bit. So nice to meet all of you.

Ed
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-02-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,612
Posted By Boulder Ed
Saucesquash is out

Jamie's KTM got hit and run in the parking lot just now and is being towed due to fork damage... fortunately he was not on it..
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-02-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,612
Posted By Boulder Ed
Rusty Machetes Departure Today

Feel free to meet at my place at 4:30 this aft and ride up with Saucesquash and me. We can call it a Rusty Machetes club quorum ride. Now its back to hand polishing my aluminum bags because I have...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18,606
Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
Mine might be for sale...

I may be selling mine, and riding the R1200R for a while since the wifey seems to have quit riding. Have him contact me if interested in a near mint 2007.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,612
Posted By Boulder Ed
me too...

Suck it up and bring eye drops, allergy pills, and beer and water, and dont suck dust all day on the TX dirt roads (also known here as dual sport routes for big DS bikes shared with Honda Elements)...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 86,866
Posted By Boulder Ed
Need a suggestion

As fate would have it, my wife's Birthday happens to fall on a day I will be hopefully be visiting with inmates. Given this transgression, a trip to sample TX BBQ is probably my only hope of a hall...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-19-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 18,606
Views: 929,616
Posted By Boulder Ed
WR tip of the day

Fuel is critical on these bikes- for some reason they are finicky. Not sure if this is true but I was told that you need to drain the carb out if you wash the bike. SOG, that may hold true for...
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