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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By bigtex
I stayed at the historic Ouray Hotel and could...

I stayed at the historic Ouray Hotel and could not have been more pleased. Very reasonable, across the street from the brewery. Win!
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 142,122
Posted By bigtex
If you ride a 2012 and then jump on a 2013, you...

If you ride a 2012 and then jump on a 2013, you will see a noticeable jump in power. If you ride a Triumph 800 and then get on a 2013 Guzzi 750, you will think "lawn tractor" .....
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 142,122
Posted By bigtex
I wish I was replacing it with a Guzzi NTX 850,...

I wish I was replacing it with a Guzzi NTX 850, but since they don't make one, I'm leaning towards a Triumph Tiger 800 XC.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 142,122
Posted By bigtex
For those of you that do not yet have a Moto...

For those of you that do not yet have a Moto Guzzi V7, I will point out that mine is for sale.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=995719
...
Forum: Regional forums 07-22-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6,519
Views: 550,724
Posted By bigtex
New tag - Church no longer used as a church ...

New tag - Church no longer used as a church

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/23/ezuzy6eb.jpg
Forum: Regional forums 07-22-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6,519
Views: 550,724
Posted By bigtex
Can I play? Old tag - former warehouse...

Can I play?

Old tag - former warehouse turned in to modern fire station

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/23/anadabej.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14,554
Views: 2,117,541
Posted By bigtex
2013 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer

Boy this thing is fun and I'd have to attach Uma Thurman to the back to attract more attention, but I need adv capabilities more than I need spiffy looks.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-18-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,662
Posted By bigtex
Excellent word to the wise, Charlie. Thanks for...

Excellent word to the wise, Charlie. Thanks for the insight.

And very glad to see you are home. Heal up!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 281,029
Posted By bigtex
Anybody need some 1/2" drive sockets?

I picked up a big grab bag of sockets off ebay for very little. I filled several holes in my metric collection and created a full SAE set for LittleTex, and I still have 55 pieces left, mostly SAE. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Boy, do I now know a lot about leading...

Boy, do I now know a lot about leading Coloradoans named Harold. Did you know silent film great Harold Lloyd went to Denver East High? Lots and lots of Harold's out there.

Finally found the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-11-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
No, I cheated. My dad has an old split-log cabin...

No, I cheated. My dad has an old split-log cabin in Cuchara and I went down for a week to do some carpentry. Brought the trailer along to try out my new Big Pig after a hard day's work.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Epic.

Epic.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Excellent tag! I was on that road about a month...

Excellent tag! I was on that road about a month ago. Need to get back down there (not going to happen this week though :waysad).
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Urm, bad call on my part. This tunnel road was...

Urm, bad call on my part. This tunnel road was stop and go for 20 miles going westbound. You do not want to get this tag tonight. Maybe tomorrow morning? I can do another if needed.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
New tag. I think the theme is clear. ...

New tag. I think the theme is clear.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/vy5a3ume.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Same tag, into the light: ...

Same tag, into the light:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/u3e6e2as.jpg

This was a very cool tag. Never would have known it was there. Thanks!

Now, where to go next....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/ubu9epyv.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/ubu9epyv.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By bigtex
Well, not "Enzo" Ferrari, but .... ...

Well, not "Enzo" Ferrari, but ....

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h140/big_tex_2002/Stuff/Museum/P1010326_zps29d89565.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,626
Posted By bigtex
+2 for Deerhammer. Was disappointed with...

+2 for Deerhammer. Was disappointed with Breckenridge, but we are not talking a discerning and experienced palate here.

Wifey is agog over the gin from Spirit Hound in Lyons. Looking forward to...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,556
Posted By bigtex
You are missing the point. It's nice to always...

You are missing the point. It's nice to always have the V1 available and not to have to put it away when it rains.

Thus the various ways to put it in a box. I mounted mine on the right saddlebag...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-07-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Yep, there's a whole bunch of snow melting going...

Yep, there's a whole bunch of snow melting going on up there.

Mobile.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-07-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
New tag. ...

New tag.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/08/age6u7a9.jpg

"One of these things is not like the others." Okay, maybe just a little like....

Very, very clean, these tractors.

Mobile.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-07-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Early morning Rocky Mountain...

Early morning Rocky Mountain grabhttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/07/dynetyvu.jpg

Mobile.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,898
Posted By bigtex
Well, you guys warned me that letting an ADVKid...

Well, you guys warned me that letting an ADVKid grow up on 4 wheels instead of 2 would tilt their sensibilities in unexpected ways.

LittleTex has chosen his first car:
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Darn it, had the boots on and the bike rolled...

Darn it, had the boots on and the bike rolled out. Glad I checked.

:lurk
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Woohoo. Hope you didn't have to ford any...

Woohoo.

Hope you didn't have to ford any raging rivers up there. Not good.

Mobile.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-02-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
There is a clue in the last line above... ...

There is a clue in the last line above...

And I was only 15 minutes from the last tag.

(and I now see that this building is too new, in its current paint and sign, to be on Google street. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
And what do you know, there was just enough light...

And what do you know, there was just enough light for a new tag.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/02/hyguje8e.jpg

I had figured on a night tag, but none was needed.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/02/uta2etat.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/02/uta2etat.jpg

Mobile.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Twi-lght grab. Had to work all day, needed an...

Twi-lght grab. Had to work all day, needed an evening ride to clear out the cobwebs.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/02/ugepemyh.jpg

Mobile.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Somebody needs to go get this. Another hint,...

Somebody needs to go get this. Another hint, this was to be the original tag:

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h140/big_tex_2002/TagORama/IMG_20140530_143555497_zps94d13891.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 281,029
Posted By bigtex
Anybody need a not-at-all current TV? Works...

Anybody need a not-at-all current TV? Works great, remote included, not HD, not flat screen. 27" diagonal. Kinda heavy. But absolutely free!
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Town was not named after the car.

Town was not named after the car.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Urm, I don't think so.

Urm, I don't think so.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
The train depot (which this is next to) was built...

The train depot (which this is next to) was built in 1907 and is now a lovely community center.

And from Johnson's Corner, I went east.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
New Tag. This may be a tough one to Google, but...

New Tag. This may be a tough one to Google, but I know we have some train buffs on here.

I was going for a train depot tag, but stumbled on this juicy little tidbit:
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Food porn... ...

Food porn...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/31/pehuqa3u.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/31/a3e7egy6.jpg

Typing while riding, kinda fun!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6,761
Views: 361,065
Posted By bigtex
Grab. Hmmm, and now lunch... ...

Grab. Hmmm, and now lunch...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/31/esaqehuq.jpg

Typing while riding, kinda fun!
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,387
Posted By bigtex
Anyone know why they don't seem to have a XXL...

Anyone know why they don't seem to have a XXL size? I've had a couple of Cabergs in the past, been very pleased, but they were both XXL. Looks like Caberg has abandoned the big melon market.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By bigtex
Too late Marc. They shot my Stelvio a few years...

Too late Marc. They shot my Stelvio a few years back.
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