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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-28-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 12,044
Posted By TexasShadow
Will have to wait till Sept. I'm riding in...

Will have to wait till Sept. I'm riding in eastern OR for two months. Set up camp today.

My revolver stays put out of the way. Unless I see snakes.

Me and the DR will see y'all in September!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 12,044
Posted By TexasShadow
I lowered my DR350 1/2" with Kouba links and...

I lowered my DR350 1/2" with Kouba links and shaved down the seat. My inseam is only 29"; I'm vertically challenged.

Easy enough to do; did the same with my Wee-Strom. I can help if you need it....
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,141
Posted By TexasShadow
All three of us Volk women ride bikes. :wink:

All three of us Volk women ride bikes. :wink:
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,141
Posted By TexasShadow
My new relay was installed last weekend (finally)...

My new relay was installed last weekend (finally) by my daughter, who is a bike mechanic (I'm out with a knee injury). Along with replacing the turn signals. They all work great!
...
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,141
Posted By TexasShadow
Thanks. Paypal'd and pm'd you. :clap

Thanks. Paypal'd and pm'd you. :clap
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,141
Posted By TexasShadow
Tired of dinking around with microlite bulbs and...

Tired of dinking around with microlite bulbs and such. Can't obtain any of the 12v 23w bulbs within 400 miles of me. And can't get the bike inspected!

If I place my order today, can you give me an...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-09-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,307
Posted By TexasShadow
If anyone finds a used unit (Juno SB), send me a...

If anyone finds a used unit (Juno SB), send me a pm. Been looking for one to use in field biology and tracking (CyberTracker software). Prices are down around $500-700 now for used, but since I will...
Forum: Americas 05-14-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
:clap

:clap
Forum: Americas 05-13-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
The phone call and info was posted by TWT rider...

The phone call and info was posted by TWT rider 'MrH' who lives in Alpine. Heck, you might meet him, too.
Good luck and let us know how it goes.

Check out Santa Elena Canyon and Sotol Vista in...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
Jamie, this was just posted on TWT forum thread: ...

Jamie, this was just posted on TWT forum thread:

"I just finished talking to Ernest at his shop. He has a Michelin Macadam 160/70R17 and will be at his shop for a few hours this evening and most...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
If you have even a slight lack of confidence in...

If you have even a slight lack of confidence in your tire, seriously consider riding on pavement only. If your tire fails when you are off pavement, are in any of those remote areas with no cell...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
From TWT member: "There is a garage on the...

From TWT member:

"There is a garage on the west end of town where FM 1703 cuts off of 90. Its on the north side of 90 and has a big awaning over the front of the building. He has a few tires...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
Jamie, I posted a call for help on the TWT forum...

Jamie, I posted a call for help on the TWT forum (Two Wheeled Texans), providing a link to your thread here. Perhaps someone can either help you directly or list other suggestions. I've run out of...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
Note: due to fires in the immediate area: ...

Note:
due to fires in the immediate area:
HIGHWAY CLOSURES: Hwy 90 between Marathon and Sanderson AND Highway 385, which is between Marathon and Fort Stockton.
Forum: Americas 05-13-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
Kathy is gone for the summer to Colorado....

Kathy is gone for the summer to Colorado. Actually, probably 3/4 of the Terlingua residents are in CO for the summer this year.
Forum: Americas 05-12-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
An hour. No more than hour and 1/2 and on level...

An hour. No more than hour and 1/2 and on level tarmac (aka no caliche, cactus, sharp rocks,.... ;)
Forum: Americas 05-12-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
I think Fort Stockton's closer.

I think Fort Stockton's closer.
Forum: Americas 05-12-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
Found this: Can-Am ATV, Side-by-Side & Spyder...

Found this:
Can-Am ATV, Side-by-Side & Spyder Roadster (http://www.yellowpages.com/nationwide/mip/can-am-atv-side-by-side-spyder-roadster-461587541?lid=173904288)

Serving the Fort Stockton...
Forum: Americas 05-12-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
Vacation? Hah!! figures. Nearest bigest town...

Vacation? Hah!! figures.
Nearest bigest town is Fort Stockton. Not sure what's there for bike shops, but might try there. I don't think Voni and Paul are home (S of Alpine); think they are up in...
Forum: Americas 05-12-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
Excellent.

Excellent.
Forum: Americas 05-12-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
If you are on Jamie's facebook, maybe you can...

If you are on Jamie's facebook, maybe you can give him a heads-up to check his pm here.
Forum: Americas 05-12-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
PM sent. Also a recommendation to go to Starlight...

PM sent. Also a recommendation to go to Starlight front porch to watch sun set.
Forum: Americas 05-12-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
Jamie, I will pm you Ralph's phone number. You...

Jamie, I will pm you Ralph's phone number. You can probably have the tire shipped to his place and he will mount it for you. Tell him Ed and Elzi referred you to him. So check your PM's.
Forum: Americas 05-12-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,872
Posted By TexasShadow
Ralph can mount it if you have the tire. He's on...

Ralph can mount it if you have the tire. He's on Hwy118 about 80 miles S of Alpine and ~10 miles north of Study Butte/Terlingua. I have a ping out to see if anyone has his number.

I doubt Ralph...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,493,700
Posted By TexasShadow
I'd love to camp on the mountains overlooking the...

I'd love to camp on the mountains overlooking the place and watch this thing unfold. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,383
Posted By TexasShadow
Might be having an 'erection' party sometime...

Might be having an 'erection' party sometime during last two weeks in December (erecting a basic structure). Camping places available. I'm building the campfire ring over Turkey Day weekend :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-24-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By TexasShadow
Hmmmmm....... this motley crew looks familiar. :D...

Hmmmmm....... this motley crew looks familiar. :D
Great meeting up with y'all (and thanks for sharing the excellent camp dinner!). I hope we meet up again.
Want to try again for a sleet/hail/snow...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,359
Posted By TexasShadow
13 Days on the Roads and Don't Want to Go Home Tonight

We slid back into a reality that is in between what we left three weeks ago, and what we spent two weeks riding through on our little ponies. Arrived in Prineville earlier today.......... I've lost...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-20-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,869
Posted By TexasShadow
I noticed that the last time we spent a weekend...

I noticed that the last time we spent a weekend in the Grasslands. Stimulus money?
I like riding and camping in that area; it's almost in my backyard. Spend practically all day on gravel roads,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-20-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,869
Posted By TexasShadow
I know that place, too. Have a long SS plate in...

I know that place, too. Have a long SS plate in my ankle to remind me of it. :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-17-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,359
Posted By TexasShadow
Yea! We'll gas up there after camping overnight...

Yea! We'll gas up there after camping overnight at Crater Lake and before heading into Fremont Forest for the day (exiting in Paisley to find another camp spot).

Thanks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-16-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,359
Posted By TexasShadow
Finally....... 12-13 days of routes are done and...

Finally....... 12-13 days of routes are done and uploaded to the website.

Packed the OR gear on the bikes and did a couple-hour dry run Saturday. Too hot to go camping as originally planned (106...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-14-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 76,573
Posted By TexasShadow
Want some company? I don't bite. :D

Want some company? I don't bite. :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,869
Posted By TexasShadow
Ridden at all three places; never thought to add...

Ridden at all three places; never thought to add them. D'oh!
Thanks, guys.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,869
Posted By TexasShadow
Remember, riders are welcome to add points,...

Remember, riders are welcome to add points, locations, routes, spots, blah blah to this map (and the other TX regional maps).

A page was added for contacts (comments, feedback, questions,...
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By TexasShadow
Next step: seat sling. Just finished it (almost)....

Next step: seat sling. Just finished it (almost).

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i20/lzvolk/DR350/IMG_1007.jpg


From the back. I ran out of webbing, so will need to finish attaching the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,359
Posted By TexasShadow
After receiving maps in the mail ordered from a...

After receiving maps in the mail ordered from a place in Washington(?), I modified the pre-existing routes and added more. The maps cover Winema, Fremont, Malheur, and Ochoco National Forests. They...
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By TexasShadow
Exactly. This is the third seat I've modified and...

Exactly. This is the third seat I've modified and have never glued the covering. In fact, I don't know of any seat covering that is glued onto the foam.
Also, if you think about it, that would...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By TexasShadow
http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i20/lzvolk/DR350...

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i20/lzvolk/DR350/IMG_0899.jpg

The day after the Welding Party, I removed the seat to take a knife to it. This had already happened once before, with same Partners...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By TexasShadow
Step-by-step

Started modifying the seat this past weekend. But, as many of you know, when you start construction/repairs/moving things, there's usually half a dozen others tied into it.

First, I had to have a...
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