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Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,161
Posted By bkg123
My trusty old Canon G11 has been great. Im...

My trusty old Canon G11 has been great. Im starting to pack my Canon 40D with a wide, and Telephoto and a tripod again. Its big and heavy but it makes me stop and think about my shot. It forces me to...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-20-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,612
Posted By bkg123
:1drink

:1drink
Forum: Trip Planning 03-20-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 77,355
Posted By bkg123
This... I discovered a few years back that my old...

This... I discovered a few years back that my old swim trunks make great riding shorts. I have a couple pair of OP's with the mesh liner. Most comfy under the pants.
And on the topic of sleeping...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,220
Posted By bkg123
Cascade Moto Classics. Beaverton Or. Great shop.

Cascade Moto Classics. Beaverton Or. Great shop.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-17-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,177
Posted By bkg123
I've gotta say, I'm not a Basecamp hater. Use it...

I've gotta say, I'm not a Basecamp hater. Use it all the time and really like it. But I tried out Furkot recently and its kind of addictive. The more I play with it the more I think I'll try...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-16-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,509
Posted By bkg123
Hmmm, Second year with my 390LM. Has worked...

Hmmm, Second year with my 390LM. Has worked flawlessly for me. Music? Got my phone and headset to cover that.
Or maybe I'm just doing it wrong.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-16-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By bkg123
What works for me when I have different segments...

What works for me when I have different segments of a route or tracks is to name them '001 Home to XXX' , '002 XXX to YYY' etc. then they pop up in order on my list
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-13-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3,185
Views: 770,785
Posted By bkg123
This is where the incline defeated the traction. ...

This is where the incline defeated the traction.
http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-/i-j6ZhHhr/0/M/IMG_0084-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-/i-j6ZhHhr/A)
Forum: Trip Planning 03-10-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 77,355
Posted By bkg123
I found these a few weeks ago at REI. Cushe...

I found these a few weeks ago at REI. Cushe shoes/slippers. I wanted camp shoes that packed very light and small, and that would dry out quick, and not get stinky. They look kinda gay, but man are...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-05-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,807
Posted By bkg123
http://powersports.honda.com/nm4.aspx In the...

http://powersports.honda.com/nm4.aspx

In the cruisers category
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-21-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,358
Posted By bkg123
If what your trying to do is join separate routes...

If what your trying to do is join separate routes together into one....
On the Mac double click the first section of your route from the lower left routes pane to open it up into a route detail...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-21-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,136
Posted By bkg123
haha. A couple years ago I spread my ground tarp...

haha. A couple years ago I spread my ground tarp over the bed and slept in my bag. It was a sketchy motel! But it was dry, and had a shower.
Forum: Trip Planning 02-21-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,070
Posted By bkg123
Thats my style there. Some days I don't make...

Thats my style there.
Some days I don't make 150 miles. Very seldom go over 250. I stop to take pics, taste food, take a nap, stretch....whatever. Im never in a hurry. I have to hurry every day at...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,903
Posted By bkg123
This topic is something I've given a fair amount...

This topic is something I've given a fair amount of thought to over the past several years. Every mans story is different, and what works for you is something you have to discover for yourself. Im...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-05-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 403,416
Posted By bkg123
No motorcycle, but sunrise at the Columbia Gorge...

No motorcycle, but sunrise at the Columbia Gorge looking toward Vista House.

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-/i-4MMX5Wj/0/M/VistaHouse%20Sunrise-M.jpg...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-01-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,041
Posted By bkg123
I cant speak for using the 660 with basecamp, but...

I cant speak for using the 660 with basecamp, but I seem to be one of the few that uses Basecamp constantly and love it. I dont ride off road the way a lot of these guys do, but I spend a pretty fair...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,001
Posted By bkg123
And maybe a Youtube <iframe width="560"...

And maybe a Youtube

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/gAo995kDXlE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,001
Posted By bkg123
2015 New Years Day Ride...Lets see yours

Here's a couple pics of my 1/1/15 morning ride.
Mine was slow, cold, and oh so satisfying.
How was yours?

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-/i-GpfLngH/0/M/IMG_1516-M.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 120,860
Posted By bkg123
Once again, I thank you for taking me along Dave....

Once again, I thank you for taking me along Dave. The winter colors there are so warm. We're all cool blues and grays here now.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-14-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,852
Posted By bkg123
Mac version 4.4.5

Updated to Mac version 4.4.5 this morning. It appears that the route issue has been fixed (at least for me it has) Happy day.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-30-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,166
Posted By bkg123
Damnit! I've been doing EVERYTHING wrong?

Damnit! I've been doing EVERYTHING wrong?
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-26-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By bkg123
The bike is the primary transportation for me so...

The bike is the primary transportation for me so daily commute and trips must be 10-15000 miles per year. The pickup only has about 1500 miles on it so far this year.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-01-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,126
Posted By bkg123
My 2 cents...I have the 800XC now. Had a Trophy...

My 2 cents...I have the 800XC now. Had a Trophy (Same engine as the Explorer) And a 2012 Tenere. The XC is my favorite of the three. The Triumph 1200 triple is a beautiful engine. I rode the Tenere...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-26-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,454
Posted By bkg123
Welcome to Orygun. Its gonna be a damp visit I'm...

Welcome to Orygun. Its gonna be a damp visit I'm afraid. Weather just turned a week or so ago.
We have some great riding here, enjoy.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-19-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 4,190,423
Posted By bkg123
Went out and looked at my SW Motech bars, and...

Went out and looked at my SW Motech bars, and they attach about an inch forward of that stud. Seems to me that there was a little rubber or plastic dust cap in the hole I attached to. That may be the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-15-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 533,951
Posted By bkg123
San Simeon I think ...

San Simeon I think
http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Jacks-Journeys/i-cF6LsLC/0/M/IMG_0852-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Jacks-Journeys/i-cF6LsLC/A)

Mt Hood area...NF...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 199,932
Posted By bkg123
Never owned a Sport Tour bike before. Last year I...

Never owned a Sport Tour bike before. Last year I picked up a Triumph Trophy 2013 model. Big, beautiful, powerful, fast, comfortable. Put about 5000 miles on it....absolutly bored me to tears. It was...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-11-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 106,939
Posted By bkg123
This is the 'WishList' owners poll email that...

This is the 'WishList' owners poll email that Triumph sent out a couple months ago. They were asking if we'd pay this much for these features, and would we buy these option packages. Its not a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,819
Posted By bkg123
This is the beginning of my 'Map' season planning...

This is the beginning of my 'Map' season planning trips for next year. And here in one thread is most of my big trip. As I was reading your thread I realized a lot of these places sounded familiar....
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 41,537
Posted By bkg123
Hey, former Kenai resident here, wishing you a...

Hey, former Kenai resident here, wishing you a great ride. I'm following along.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,680
Posted By bkg123
I kind of regretted selling the luggage with my...

I kind of regretted selling the luggage with my S10 just because of the stickers. They were on 3 bikes and some great trips. I imagine the guy who bought it peeled em all off since they were just...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-27-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3,185
Views: 770,785
Posted By bkg123
Theres the Bike ...

Theres the Bike
http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-Kj5xDGR/0/M/IMG_1504-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-Kj5xDGR/A)

Taken from here
...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,664
Posted By bkg123
I needed a pair of rain boots a few years back,...

I needed a pair of rain boots a few years back, CG was right up the freeway so picked up some Bilts. Still have em as spares. They work. Bought a pair of gloves for my daughter, seam split the first...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-18-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,310
Posted By bkg123
It may just be a matter of time for me. I leave...

It may just be a matter of time for me. I leave my helmet, jacket and gloves hanging on the bike all the time, but the smell might keep people away. They dont get washed much. Cameras, gps, etc get...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,413
Posted By bkg123
You picked a great 'First' trip. The more you...

You picked a great 'First' trip. The more you roam around here, the more great rides you'll discover. Just off the route you took are dozens/hundreds of other spectacular roads to seek out.
Keep...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By bkg123
Well, as much as we would like to avoid the...

Well, as much as we would like to avoid the topic, summer is on the downhill stretch. But a nice sunny Labor Day weekend makes it a little less ominous. So I had a choice....North or South. Hmmmm...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-05-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 128,005
Posted By bkg123
Somewhere near the Dalles I think. ...

Somewhere near the Dalles I think.
http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Central-Oregon-Birthday-ride/i-QChNXhb/0/M/_MG_2929-M.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-29-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By bkg123
thats the way triumph mounts work. Lots of people...

thats the way triumph mounts work. Lots of people like them.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4,194
Views: 1,043,067
Posted By bkg123
I thought these were pretty interesting. ...

I thought these were pretty interesting.
Scattered around Oregon.

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Central-Oregon-Birthday-ride/i-4NhDxzR/0/M/_MG_2744-M.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By bkg123
Well today I turned a vintage 56 years old. And...

Well today I turned a vintage 56 years old. And to celebrate the Tiger took me out for a weekend ride around central Oregon. For me this is the perfect birthday party.
We rolled out right after work...
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