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Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By FotoTEX
The main concern would be the battery, replace...

The main concern would be the battery, replace it. I bought a 09 R1200GS from a friend that had not been ridden for 3 years. Fire it up with some new gas and ride it. You should be fine. I would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By FotoTEX
Hot in Canada???? Hot is in TEXAS... I know. But...

Hot in Canada???? Hot is in TEXAS... I know. But at least we can ride year round, that is the trade off. Have you tried Aerostitch gear? They have warm weather riding gear that is very well made. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,931
Posted By FotoTEX
A father son ride is a true gift. My father...

A father son ride is a true gift. My father taught us how to ride at a young age but unfortunately, he is gone. I will never have the experience you had. Enjoy every moment as one day you wake up...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,806
Posted By FotoTEX
Most people who have never been to Texas are...

Most people who have never been to Texas are blown away by the assorted awesome scenery Texas has to offer. Truly no place like it on earth. Just come and you shall see, just do not do it summer......
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-30-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By FotoTEX
Perrys Motorcycles in Ft.Worth used to be a BMW...

Perrys Motorcycles in Ft.Worth used to be a BMW dealer but is now mainly involved with restorations. Guy knows his stuff if not a bit a pain in the ass to work with sometimes. Good luck.
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,226
Posted By FotoTEX
I would highly recommend driving up the Icefields...

I would highly recommend driving up the Icefields Parkway which is from Banff towards Jasper. Being that close and not driving it would be a mistake. Trust me. Have a Epic journey, your route is ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,184
Posted By FotoTEX
For the Mn.portion of your trip, I would...

For the Mn.portion of your trip, I would recommend Grand Marais,MN as a great town with a great Municipal Campground right next to town. We spend our summer there,look for a Airstream with a Texas...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-28-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7,653
Views: 6,894,701
Posted By FotoTEX
Nice looking bike and wife. Very color...

Nice looking bike and wife. Very color co-ordinated. Both keepers.
Forum: Americas 06-27-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By FotoTEX
SW Colorado if ALOT better riding than Estes Park...

SW Colorado if ALOT better riding than Estes Park and Rocky Mtn. NP. I have ridden it many years and it never gets old. Never....
Forum: Americas 06-27-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By FotoTEX
Skip Glacier, as nice as it is, it is also very...

Skip Glacier, as nice as it is, it is also very busy then. Utah/Colorado/NM is alot better riding. Your route will showcase some of Americas best riding. Enjoy. Hydrate, hydrate....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-26-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By FotoTEX
What low life would steal from a US Serviceman? ...

What low life would steal from a US Serviceman? Hand the guy when found...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-26-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 86,905
Posted By FotoTEX
Salt Lick is very high on my list of great,...

Salt Lick is very high on my list of great, classic Texas BBQ joints. Great ride there, great food and great place. What else is there??
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-26-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By FotoTEX
Great advice.

Great advice.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-26-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,883
Posted By FotoTEX
If you have to talk them in to riding with, you...

If you have to talk them in to riding with, you probably do not want him with you after-all. Extra baggage is not good on great rides, weighs you down....
Forum: Americas 06-25-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,367
Posted By FotoTEX
Have faith that it will arrive. My re-newel came...

Have faith that it will arrive. My re-newel came back in 7 days. But re-newels are different than new apps. Good luck.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,134
Posted By FotoTEX
We all pay a large insurance premium for the...

We all pay a large insurance premium for the doo-rag gang who refuse to protect their brains, or lack of. Charge extra and let us responsible riders pay less. Works for me.

Besides, as a rider...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-23-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18,607
Views: 930,115
Posted By FotoTEX
The Brazos got a well needed dump of rain on it. ...

The Brazos got a well needed dump of rain on it. My almost empty stock tank is now Full. And Lake Granbury also got a good lift. We sure needed it. I just said last week we need a turd- floater...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-23-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 173,952
Posted By FotoTEX
A stop for pie at The Rustic Cafe is a yearly...

A stop for pie at The Rustic Cafe is a yearly ritual for us. Headed that way in a week. Yes, the service is low but the pie is worth the wait. I crave the 5 layer chocolate.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-20-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18,607
Views: 930,115
Posted By FotoTEX
Hwy. 12 in Utah is a awesome ride. Lolo Pass in...

Hwy. 12 in Utah is a awesome ride. Lolo Pass in Idaho is also great. But you probably already know about these roads. I would also add Hwy. 142 from outside Telluride towards Gateway, CO. Canyon...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By FotoTEX
Awesome.

Awesome.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-20-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By FotoTEX
Your dream will come true when it is the right...

Your dream will come true when it is the right time. Tierra del Fuego was a dream of mine that came true last year. Worth the wait. Your intentions are good.
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,707
Posted By FotoTEX
Sounds like a great trip. The ride to Alaska is...

Sounds like a great trip. The ride to Alaska is epic. My suggestion would be- do not over-do it. Sometimes less is more...... Enjoy every mile. Keep your eyes wide open.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By FotoTEX
When in Creede check out Antlers Lodge for great...

When in Creede check out Antlers Lodge for great riverside dining. Great food with a view. Having spent many summers there, the best area of Colorado.
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,913
Posted By FotoTEX
What a great story. Glad you are enjoying this...

What a great story. Glad you are enjoying this awesome place we are lucky enough to call home. Travel safe fellow ADVer....
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,735
Posted By FotoTEX
Welcome to the USA. You will find us locals...

Welcome to the USA. You will find us locals very friendly, just like we find you Aussies. I would add Monument Valley, Zion National Park, Arches National Park in Utah, and Canyonlands National...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By FotoTEX
Beemerchief. Stop and talk to him. Great guy...

Beemerchief. Stop and talk to him. Great guy with great ride stories and excellent photos. Has a book out too. Buy it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,613
Posted By FotoTEX
Lucky. That is the last place I would ride to...

Lucky. That is the last place I would ride to during the ROT. So many great roads in Texas but not in Austin that week. No thanks.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-17-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 86,905
Posted By FotoTEX
I agree about not waiting in line at Franklins. ...

I agree about not waiting in line at Franklins. There are way too many great BBQ places in Texas where there is no wait. Sorry, but the hype is not worth the wait. Tourist BBQ is not my style of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,392
Posted By FotoTEX
3.39 here in Texas. And we will soon be the...

3.39 here in Texas. And we will soon be the largest supplier in the USA. Bye, bye Saudis...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,460
Posted By FotoTEX
Great work.

Great work.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-07-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18,607
Views: 930,115
Posted By FotoTEX
Surprised you have both a wife and a wallet after...

Surprised you have both a wife and a wallet after adding up the bill from those shocks... Hope they work well. haha
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-06-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By FotoTEX
Was there last week. No place else to ride on...

Was there last week. No place else to ride on this planet as awesome as this area. White Rim trail, I assume??
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 21,984
Posted By FotoTEX
Strawberry Hot Springs in Steamboat are cool....

Strawberry Hot Springs in Steamboat are cool. Check them out. Also, Moab Utah area is well worth your time. ALL of Colorado is awesome. Telluride, Colorado is awesome too. Just like in Holland, you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,774
Posted By FotoTEX
I just rode around Moab ,Utah and with the...

I just rode around Moab ,Utah and with the temps.near 100 the Tar Snakes were wicked. We have them here in Texas where it gets REAL HOT and you gotta be careful. Slippery when HOT...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-02-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,183
Posted By FotoTEX
The picture of the Brisket looks very good and...

The picture of the Brisket looks very good and this is coming from a Texan, where we do BBQ Right. Your crust looks awesome. I always wondered when good BBQ would arrive in MN. and it looks like it...
Forum: Americas 06-02-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By FotoTEX
I just returned from Moab and can tell you...

I just returned from Moab and can tell you Hydration is a HUGE issue. Bring more H20 than you think you will need. Break down and without it you are Dead....
Forum: Americas 06-02-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,694
Posted By FotoTEX
There is camping right next door to Fast Eddies...

There is camping right next door to Fast Eddies called Salmon Bake as I recall. Great food and awesome salad bar at Fat Eddies. As far as finding places to stay, everything changes as of June 15th....
Forum: Trip Planning 06-02-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,048
Posted By FotoTEX
Tourance EXP.

Tourance EXP.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-01-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 28,078
Posted By FotoTEX
Make sure you check out Grand Marais, MN. Great...

Make sure you check out Grand Marais, MN. Great town. Great camping right by the town. Gunflint Tavern has great local beers and food.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-24-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 173,952
Posted By FotoTEX
Good to see riding weather has finally arrived in...

Good to see riding weather has finally arrived in Northern MN. I am headed to Colorado/Nm/Utah for a week ride. Closest that I will be to trail Center, is I have Beef Stroganoff from there to eat...
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