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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-02-2015, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
damn its a selfie

Not sure where he took this one... Had a great ride around backroads 21/908/36/77 and a few others today on a classic ride to eat run. 200 miles, taco salad and margaritas and I'm now ready to go...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-01-2015, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
ok this is real

Any of you hard core adventurers wanna do a run next week or so up the west coast(that would be CA, OR , WA) across British Columbia and drop down through Glacier park into MT, hang in CO a bit with...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-01-2015, 05:06 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
heck yeah

Must have been a long time before my time....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2015, 07:24 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
I get the same 8K or so on rears but maybe 10 if...

I get the same 8K or so on rears but maybe 10 if lucky on fronts with A-2's or tourance. The older H rated tourances would do 10 and 12K. I have a friend with 20K on a front tourance right now,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2015, 07:15 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Well ok then

[QUOTE=slowoldguy;26691522]Much nicer folks over there. But we're more fun. [emoji12]


And certainly better looking, much faster and generally well seasoned, as well.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2015, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
not again, a tire question

anyone have any wear data on big dualsports comparing tourance vs. anakee 3 and maybe even the shinko 705? I've never run an anakee 3 or shinko 705 on the GSA but many tourance and anakee 2's over...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2015, 11:20 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Full engineering assessment always useful

[QUOTE=slowoldguy;26687555]Ed. Look what I ride. I'm just fucking with you. To tell the truth, I was thinking it was metal. That's when I was horrified. And I know about the sub-frame issues. It...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2015, 06:22 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
nice...

[QUOTE=slowoldguy;26686829]http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/30/875680640022fc9baf89bd459fcb25a4.jpg

Yup. Function over form.

At some point aesthetics must come into play considering...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-29-2015, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Ya'll like it then?

[QUOTE=slowoldguy;26680223]Certainly over-engineered. lol. WTF?


It works great actually on a very wide variety of bikes, and no it is not for sale. Jim Iverson who makes them is a friend of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-28-2015, 07:00 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
XRL 650 with Iverson rack

Dug this cool Iverson rack out of my attic for DOdy's party a couple weeks from now. Gonna bring the small bike on it's maiden camp out and hopefully find adventure.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-28-2015, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
you coming ?

Can you make it?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-28-2015, 06:10 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
What's plan B?

.

I'll go somewhere. Almost anywhere. Where we going. You can't do Arky in 2.5 days enjoyably from here can you?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-28-2015, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Anyone up for a ride this weekend?

Well, I'm thinking of heading down to the Hill country Friday around 4:00 pm, riding around all day Sat., returning Sunday. Let me know if anyone is up for it. I was thinking about Arky as well but...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-28-2015, 06:10 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Well, pick another one

Always cooperate with management. Lets get a camp out going somewhere or do a cheap hotel run to Junction and ride the hill country. I am ready to go any weekend right now if folks are up for it. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-27-2015, 03:38 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-27-2015, 03:37 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Praise the Lord for that one

Great news . Now you need to wash the bike :-)
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-27-2015, 06:27 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Did you come out alright up there?

Hope everything turned out ok. Where abouts was this? It sounds like the same level of scare we experienced in CA when the ground felt like ocean waves under foot in the 1989 Bay area earthquake. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-19-2015, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
I need rides too

I don't know squat about which roads to take, but i need a ride too... Another month and it might be too hot to ride all day so w better get it in now :-) I just got some nice dirt roading in on...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-18-2015, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Possum Kingom

So, now that I'm back in town, and tired from riding a Tiger 800 to California, and can actually manage my calendar and have discovered that this event is next weekend, not today, I need to think...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2015, 09:23 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
BMW Assistance in Foster City,CA

Hi Folks,

I just rode out here from TX to leave a Tiger 800 at a friend's place so I can ride while out here on work once a month. I also ride and wrench on BMWs and tore into my buddys 2002...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-04-2015, 11:34 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Really?

[QUOTE=cleatusj;26473736]And I thought I let some of my old 4 wheelers go too long.:eek1

Geez I think they still had some miles on em :-)
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-04-2015, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
For your own safety

I'm sure it is just that the bridge will no longer hold a pickup loaded with firewood and a family of 7, so they fixed the problem to be safe, by closing it .

I'm sure most of us could drag bikes...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-27-2015, 04:22 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Cuzzin Bob's Grand Opening

Bob's location is 10603 Metric Blvd, #106 Austin TX starting at noon on Sat. 3/28/15. Hope to meet up with ya'll down there if you can make it.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-26-2015, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
ya

You know what we have to do Russ. Signed, Rusty Machetes, the Keg Drainers Anon
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-26-2015, 06:08 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Cuzzin Bob's

Anyone coming down to Cuzzin Bob's grand opening in Austin this weekend? He pinged me last night and let me know there were two live bands, free food and FREE BEER. It starts at 12:00 and ends when...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-21-2015, 06:02 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Awesome offer. Thank you for your kindness. As...

Awesome offer. Thank you for your kindness. As the schedule gets firmed up I will check in a few days ahead of time and see if things are still working out for you. Always up for making new riding...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 08:38 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Blasting Through

Hi Folks,

I'm doing a rather quick 1800 mile ride on I-10 from Austin TX to San Francisco area on a Tiger 800 in a couple weeks and am wondering if anyone can recommend a budget priced hotel or...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-12-2015, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Communication is it.

SOG spends extra time analyzing these things while awake at 4 in the morning. Now why the heck would anybody change a 21" to a 19" ? Most would give 4x their last business trip bar bill plus a big...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-11-2015, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Dang nice KLR indeed

I might have to take back everything I have always said about KLRs :-)
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-11-2015, 09:13 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Death Valley right now

Watch out for the sandstorms. They are really nasty this time of year (March-April), but somewhat predictable if you pay attention. If the weather report says winds coming, leave the valley or write...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-05-2015, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Memories from Colorado

We had a standing joke in Colorado about the guys in the jacked up, bad ass 4x4 trucks that would pass you going just a little too fast for conditions. You would bet on how many miles till you saw...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-04-2015, 10:00 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Well, I can give good snow riding training after...

Well, I can give good snow riding training after living on a mountaintop in Colorado for 10 years.

I suck at ice though :-) I will say My GSA handled a 45 degree cross up/then a slow swing back...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-04-2015, 09:53 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Bob is a good idea, but I can be cussined and get...

Bob is a good idea, but I can be cussined and get it done in less time. Got the rear last week, now need to attack the front. I was amazed how perfectly balanced the rear seems even with no attempt...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 08:48 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
ABS lights and whirring sound

I had the abs flashing indicator come on on a 2000 GS 1150 after coming to a stop sign after running it 40 miles on teh freeway. I did have the electric grips on high and it is winter and the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-24-2015, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
I'll add the date now...

That must be "up and coming hill". I have a new to me old mans bike to toss at it all, an XR650L.

That reminds me , I should go out right now at 33 degrees, and put on the new Shinko on the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-24-2015, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
yeah but

All I wanna know is if Cleatus swept the floor in his shop yet.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-21-2015, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Way cool

Nice job! Way cooler than those guys who strap a bicycle on the back of a KLR.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-19-2015, 04:56 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
Fuel pump recall work?

Did it fail or are you doing the recall? I promise you a new FP in the bike puts a lot of reliability in the equation and the mind at ease. Not that they were so bad but they were cracking due to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-17-2015, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
RTB 6 slogans...

I agree. I could not stop thinking / laughing about it for weeks, and my wife pointed out "it's you exactly with your lack of commonsense not to ride into the bad weather, 25 years of your life...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-16-2015, 08:43 AM
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Posted By Boulder Ed
ah yes, brings to mind my favorite recent SOG...

ah yes, brings to mind my favorite recent SOG quote "we are not smart people, we are motorcyclists, we are legend". I don't know if he thought of this himself, or stole it, but either way, we should...
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