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Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 240,072
Posted By boulderbean
Spanish News

I lived and worked in Argentina for a couple of years. I found watching the news to be helpful in learning Spanish, the news is the news and tends to be presented in the same way.
Before I left the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,884
Posted By boulderbean
Thumb looking forward

to more
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,340
Posted By boulderbean

Located in Creel, they were a lot of help planning my trip in the Copper Canyon area, provided maps, advice etc in person and through multiple emails - no charge just asked that I pass their name...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,769
Posted By boulderbean

am in.
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,675
Posted By boulderbean
Three Sisters

Check this out for a ride in the hill country
You can make the circuit or peel off and head towards Alpine Texas and Big Bend...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,079
Posted By boulderbean
another possibility

Combine the two suggestions. It has been a few years since I made the trip but - heading in to Mexico in Tijuana, about 7AM was not too bad I am not sure how late is still not too bad. I think it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 315,822
Posted By boulderbean

If you are considering Mexico check out Mata Ortiz and Casas Grandes. Only a few hours from Douglas AZ or Columbus NM. Interesting stuff and on the way to Barrance del Cobre or at least on one of the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,106
Posted By boulderbean

photos and stories. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,627
Views: 408,187
Posted By boulderbean
great news

I have been subscribed and am glad to hear the good news.
I would also be interested, as time allows, to hear what you sent home.
Maybe a top three waste of space list from each?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-21-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,631
Posted By boulderbean
GPSbabel might work

"This allows you to plan a route using Google Maps, then download it and use it in your own mapping program or GPS receiver."

Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-29-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 222,167
Posted By boulderbean
great news

great news, thanks for the update and taking the time to listen to our input
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-15-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 222,167
Posted By boulderbean
exporting data

I have been using a garmin gps and mapsource for some years. One of the features that I like, that I am having trouble with in bobcat is exporting the data from a track.
I save the data when I take...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By boulderbean

" Another little rail junction (Are we seeing a THEME here?:D ) Name escapes me."

I am pretty sure this photo was taken in Cima - between Nipton and Kelso. You are skirting the Cima dome which is...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,481
Posted By boulderbean
2005 FLHR(i) and cruise control

I have a 2005 FLHR (i) fuel injected.
Stock the bike did not have cruise - but - the wiring harness (stock) is set up for adding cruise control. The kit was a couple of hundred dollars and...
Forum: Americas 10-21-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,823
Posted By boulderbean

We have done the same thing, we did not even unpack at the Best Western. We turned in our key, got our money back and went to the El Rancho - we did get one of the larger rooms and would stay there...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-06-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,015
Posted By boulderbean
Keeping pots clean

If you are going to cook with a pot, over a fire, try this.
A half hour or so before cooking, coat the bottom and sides with liquid dish soap (you might not want to soap clear up to lip).
Set it...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-06-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,015
Posted By boulderbean
All in one package

A quarter to a half-pound of ground beef
One potato cut in half, lengthwise
One carrot cut in half, lengthwise then in half crosswise
Two thick slices of onion.
Catsup, BBQ sauce,...
Forum: Americas 10-06-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,965
Posted By boulderbean
douglas/Agua Prieta

States: AZ / Sonora
Cities: Douglas / Agua Prieta
Date: 5-07
Hours: 24
Toll: none either way
Migracion Location: 1st building, immediately to the right of the border entrance lanes
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-24-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By boulderbean
Garmin Mapsource

If you are using a Garmin GPS there is a beta of MapSource which supports Google Earth. Once you have your route planned, or trip data imported from you GPS you pull down the View menu and then View...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-15-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,457
Posted By boulderbean
View in google earth

If you have a later version (or updated version?) of mapsource and google earth you should be able to do the following.
In mapsource, one of the options under VIEW is 'view in google earth'.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-15-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,760
Posted By boulderbean
Try this if yo have a garmin
Forum: Americas 09-15-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,702
Posted By boulderbean
Rt 66 gps information

I came across this. If you have a gps this might be useful.
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2007, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 585,019
Posted By boulderbean
Great report and good luck in Baja

Great report Dale, I know it has inspired me. Since many of us never make it out of the chair, or the state, or the country I would rate your trip as a 100% success.
Good luck on your return and...
Forum: Regional forums 05-05-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By boulderbean
another vote for US 60

I agree with Cloudcroft to Socorro to US 60. Also agree with stopping for a slice in Pie Town.
I have been on this route in June and it was cool for most of the way across NM as you spend most of...
Forum: Regional forums 05-05-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,058
Posted By boulderbean
Parallel to I 40

I would suggest Rt 66 from Kingman to almost Flagstaff AZ, then a short hop on I40, then drop down to Show Low AZ and take US HWY 60 all the way to Oklahoma. There are enough towns with motels and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 585,019
Posted By boulderbean
Glad to hear of your good luck

and hoping all of your days end up just as great.
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,159
Posted By boulderbean
2007 Ultra

I have a couple of motorcycles, one is a 2007 Ultra Classic.
When new and stock it did run hot - not just due to the fairings and it pinged. I added a different air cleaner backing plate and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By boulderbean
Thanks all

Thanks for the input. We will most likely stay in the Creel area and take day trips from there in some type of rental.
Thanks again,
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By boulderbean
Planning a trip to Copper Canyon and I have ??

I am in the beginning stages of planning a trip to the Copper Canyon area. Most likely there will be a couple of us on street bikes (harleys) and riding two up. We may also meet some friends with a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 585,019
Posted By boulderbean
Two up

Dale, glad to see that your are 2 up on a R100GS again. I know that I prefer to travel in the 2 up mode.
Also glad to see you were able to spend some time in Rosario, Salta and at Cataratas del...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-21-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 1,146,414
Posted By boulderbean
3 of 3 from trip to Rome

Close up of the lead bike in the line. My wife and friends thought I was a nut, walking around in Rome, they are taking pictures of historical buildings and I am taking photos of motorcycles.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-21-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 1,146,414
Posted By boulderbean
Another from a trip to Rome 2 of 3

Somewhere on the streets of Rome
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-21-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 1,146,414
Posted By boulderbean
From a trip to Rome Oct/Nov 2005

Villa Borghese Oct 2005
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2007, 05:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,968
Posted By boulderbean
Brunei ride

I was picked up at the Sheraton and we went north out of the city to the dealer which is in Berakas. We picked up the Sportster I rode and headed back towards BSB, took a round about way stopping by...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,968
Posted By boulderbean
Sheraton Utama

Yes I did stay at the Sheraton Utama. I just got back. The trip was unexpected, the person slated to do the job gor hurt and could not make it. I left the US on 1 March and returned yesterday the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2007, 04:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,968
Posted By boulderbean
ahh oops

Well hell I did cross the international date line - that means I moved forward a month, right?
I meant February of course - thanks for the catch.
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2007, 03:04 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,968
Posted By boulderbean
Brunei HD group

Here is from left to right - one of the sales persons at Brunei HD (sorry I cannot remember her name), Freddie from the service department, myself, the General Manager for the dealership and Dyna Bob.
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2007, 02:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,968
Posted By boulderbean
I guess this is one reason, long answer.

First - I have had four 'street' motorcycles. 2 beemers and currently 2 harleys. The only bike I had any real problems with was one of the BMWs, I fixed it and continued to put on over 100,000...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-25-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3,971
Views: 924,360
Posted By boulderbean
North of La Paz

Heading back home in Baja Sur
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 50,319
Posted By boulderbean
Perito Moreno Glacier

I have been to El Calafate also. If you still have a day or so there you really should check out the Perito Moreno Glacier. It is one of the few in the world that is still advancing, and it at...
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