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Forum: Hacks 08-03-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 584,807
Posted By AusFletch
FS: 2006 Triumph Bonneville Sidecar (Austin, TX)

For Sale: 2006 Triumph Bonneville w/sidecar in Austin, TX

$9500
3700 miles.
Purchased in Dec. 2009 with 1600 miles.
Added "Standard" sidecar from Texas Sidecar Co....
Forum: Hacks 12-22-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,413
Posted By AusFletch
It was one of first things I did when I got my...

It was one of first things I did when I got my rig last year....


http://ausfletch.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Triumph-Bonneville-Sidecar/smugshot7303360/1129758162_eNzZy-L.jpg
Forum: Hacks 01-30-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 307,621
Posted By AusFletch
First test ride with pups....

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Forum: Hacks 01-09-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,170
Posted By AusFletch
Bob at Tx Sidecar built one of those for my...

Bob at Tx Sidecar built one of those for my Bonnie. Here are some (not very good) photos....

http://ausfletch.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Triumph-Bonneville-Sidecar/dcp9991/1114472672_Uw3GW-L.jpg
...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6,444
Views: 2,377,850
Posted By AusFletch
Bonneville Gets a Sidecar

My boy wants to ride with me...
http://ausfletch.smugmug.com/Miscellaneous/SmugShots/smugshot2039973/1124989703_6Xi8g-M.jpg

So I bought a sidecar and added it to my Bonnie... ...
Forum: Latin America 05-09-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,155
Posted By AusFletch
Just stumbled on this....catching up....I have a...

Just stumbled on this....catching up....I have a few thoughts on this matter (like I do in most matters) I but also have zero interest in getting into a pissing match which is where most of these...
Forum: Americas 05-09-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,986
Posted By AusFletch
This sounds VERY interesting. The only section...

This sounds VERY interesting. The only section of the trip to Saltillo that ever gave me pause was the section of "Death Road" from Monterrey to Saltillo with the huge grades, 6 foot deep concrete...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,370
Posted By AusFletch
Been running Starcom with helmet speakers for 5+...

Been running Starcom with helmet speakers for 5+ years. It's been paired with a Zumo 550 for a year and a half.

My current set up allows rider-to-passenger communication, gps voice-nav...
Forum: Latin America 12-22-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By AusFletch
Costa Rica Planning

Here is the trip planning thread (http://www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?t=33081) I used to plan my CR itinerary.
Forum: Latin America 12-22-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By AusFletch
I went through this same planning process for a...

I went through this same planning process for a trip in March of this year. We got TONS of great advice from folks here and on other sites. We rented a DR650 and rode two-up. We ended up making a...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By AusFletch
PM'd you..... lost your home email. -Fletch

PM'd you..... lost your home email. -Fletch
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 44,963
Posted By AusFletch
Great Stuff...

Next best thing to being there......always look forward to your reports. :clap
Forum: Americas 10-04-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By AusFletch
Sent you a PM with my personal email. Sorry for...

Sent you a PM with my personal email. Sorry for the delay. Haven't been here in awhile.

Here's my CR trip report from another web site: ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,907
Posted By AusFletch
:2cry .

:2cry



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Forum: Latin America 06-29-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By AusFletch
Back in mid-march I rented a bike for a week and...

Back in mid-march I rented a bike for a week and did a big CCW loop from San Jose around Lago Arenal, past Monteverde, out to Nicoya Peninsula and back to San Jose. The main roads were all in...
Forum: Americas 04-16-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 959
Posted By AusFletch
I never made it that far up Tepetapa looking for...

I never made it that far up Tepetapa looking for a hotel. This place looks great. I like that n'hood. It's on the way to Museo de Momias maybe across from the old railyard???

This site has a...
Forum: Americas 04-16-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 959
Posted By AusFletch
I am in Austin, too, and have traveled to...

I am in Austin, too, and have traveled to Guanajuato several times including a summer in immersion school and another renting a house on the panoramica.

The fall before last I took a group of...
Forum: Latin America 01-18-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By AusFletch
I will be renting motorcycles out of San Jose for...

I will be renting motorcycles out of San Jose for a week in March. I plan to make a counter-clockwise loop up through mountains to Fortuna then over to Guanacaste and Nicoya Peninsula and back to...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By AusFletch
I know I found the virtual tour on the other site...

I know I found the virtual tour on the other site very helpful. :clap BTW, someone turned left in front of my planned riding partner and broke his leg and smashed up his gorgeous R65. :cry -Ausfletch.
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,168
Posted By AusFletch
Hey, take it easy. I've got that bike resered in...

Hey, take it easy. I've got that bike resered in March. :evil
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By AusFletch
It's not my bike but I will forward this email to...

It's not my bike but I will forward this email to my buddy and see what he can do for you picture-wise.

We never removed the plastic. The flat 2-piece crass brace slides through the opening...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By AusFletch
I just realized that we FINISHED right as you...

I just realized that we FINISHED right as you STARTED. Had I realized I would have given you contact info to learn from our frustrations. Sorry. It took us about the same amount of time. We...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By AusFletch
We FINALLY got them installed and tightened up....

We FINALLY got them installed and tightened up. We were impressed at how solid they are considering they only attach to the bike itself at two points.

We had a bitch of a time with the...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By AusFletch
I am standing in my garage watching my buddy in...

I am standing in my garage watching my buddy in the same predicament as you... I came to the computer to search for help an, lo and behold, look what the first thread I found was. Small world, this...
Forum: Latin America 06-26-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,327
Posted By AusFletch
Hola de Austin, Texas. No soy de Guanajuato pero...

Hola de Austin, Texas. No soy de Guanajuato pero voy a hacer un viaje a Guanajuato, Gto el fin de semana proximo. Voy a estar alla dos semanas. Manejo un moto como la moto en su foto una 2007 BMW...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,114
Posted By AusFletch
Let me see if I can help out while Richard...

Let me see if I can help out while Richard regroups....

Welcome to TAR and Junction (and the lovely La Vista Motel):
http://ausfletch.smugmug.com/photos/285883087_rKCv8-M.jpg

Pre-ride...
Forum: Latin America 04-18-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,205
Posted By AusFletch
Ride what ya' got, I say.... ...

Ride what ya' got, I say....

http://www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23452&highlight=mexico
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 28,400
Posted By AusFletch
Doh!

I just found the post on the other site....headed back to read some more. -FLETCH
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 28,400
Posted By AusFletch
South Austin Unite!

Good to see a new report from you, Milton. Keep it coming. -Fletch
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 01-21-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,229
Posted By AusFletch
Works like a champ!

I just re-re-redownloaded it (in less than 15 minutes!) and it works perfectly. -FLETCH
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 01-21-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,229
Posted By AusFletch
That was exactly what they told me and it does...

That was exactly what they told me and it does make sense...especially since the download took over an hour and a half the first few times and only shows 12 minutes now. It is downloading as I type....
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 01-21-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,229
Posted By AusFletch
I tried to download the updated version three...

I tried to download the updated version three times but kept getting the message that some of the files were corrupted and the files won't open. I have not heard back from Alberto yet. Has anyone...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,506
Posted By AusFletch
For such a safe job with great benefits it has...

For such a safe job with great benefits it has become surprisingly difficult for many departments to fill their vacancies.

http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0123/p03s02-ussc.html
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,307
Posted By AusFletch
I wondered when you were gonna make it over...

I wondered when you were gonna make it over here....
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By AusFletch
Tank

I have made several purchases - including a tank - from these folks and have nothing but good things to say about their prices and service.

http://www.tpimotorcycleparts.com/
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,432
Posted By AusFletch
http://ausfletch.smugmug.com/photos/175917701-M.jp...

http://ausfletch.smugmug.com/photos/175917701-M.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-01-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,161
Posted By AusFletch
Handheld GPS mount

I just got done bouncing all over the San Juan range of the Rockies in SW Colorado with this set up and no issues:


...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,392
Posted By AusFletch
I have an 05 that is airbox modded and re-jetted....

I have an 05 that is airbox modded and re-jetted. I just did about 1,500 miles on mine in the mountains of Northern NM and SW Colorado. About 1/3 of that was fairly hard riding on the highways...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 98,627
Views: 18,804,624
Posted By AusFletch
I will be on the Big Island in about a week. Are...

I will be on the Big Island in about a week. Are there any places to rent motorcycles? I have not found any via the web. -FLETCH
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 98,627
Views: 18,804,624
Posted By AusFletch
That is actually the case from my GS doing backup...

That is actually the case from my GS doing backup duty on the DR. I have ridden 2up around town and it seems fine but I bought this bike to be my solo ride. The GS will continue to be used for...
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