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Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 21,197
Views: 3,722,316
Posted By ElJefeATX
-Remove Madstad -retro-fit Harley open pipes...

-Remove Madstad

-retro-fit Harley open pipes

You will look and sound cooler.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 199,730
Posted By ElJefeATX
I did a nut and bolt, frame-off restoration, but...

I did a nut and bolt, frame-off restoration, but HEY!

It needs a throttle cable.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,348
Posted By ElJefeATX
That's way too much added weight.

That's way too much added weight.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 12,120
Posted By ElJefeATX
LAH-tay

LAH-tay
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,348
Posted By ElJefeATX
:rofl The one I actually got was "look for...

:rofl

The one I actually got was "look for the turn after the fire down in the valley."
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-06-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19,052
Views: 964,848
Posted By ElJefeATX
It's worked for me so far.

It's worked for me so far.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-06-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19,052
Views: 964,848
Posted By ElJefeATX
Ride to Oklahoma City, get on a plane and fly to...

Ride to Oklahoma City, get on a plane and fly to DFW.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,348
Posted By ElJefeATX
My work here is done. Proves my point....

My work here is done.



Proves my point. Generous. Horrible at giving dorections.
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,607
Posted By ElJefeATX
Oh wait, you're that guy that never stops...

Oh wait, you're that guy that never stops anywhere...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,607
Posted By ElJefeATX
Decide how long you want to stay and then triple...

Decide how long you want to stay and then triple it.
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,607
Posted By ElJefeATX
The skinny one was the nice one. I forgot I had...

The skinny one was the nice one. I forgot I had pepper spray and I had to sign papers "abandoning" it. But the fat guy in the booth... what a dick.

Canada is a very civil and polite place,...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-03-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,627
Posted By ElJefeATX
OMG! Spoiler!!!

OMG!

Spoiler!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,641
Posted By ElJefeATX
Fuck that guy.

Fuck that guy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,348
Posted By ElJefeATX
The worst response is "well there's several ways...

The worst response is "well there's several ways to get there..."

And just forget it if more than one Canadian is involved in the conversation.
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,607
Posted By ElJefeATX
It was Monday for me. ...

It was Monday for me.

http://i.imgur.com/PJcOYoD.jpg

This was the easy washout, between Salida and Canon City. There were several huge ones, one that had traffic backed up (including about 10...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,607
Posted By ElJefeATX
Oh, yeah, one other question: Was there a fat guy...

Oh, yeah, one other question: Was there a fat guy in the Canadian crossing station at Chief Mountain that was a complete dick?

First Canadian I encounter on my trip and he's a dick. Go figure.
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,607
Posted By ElJefeATX
Looks like I was about 3 days ahead of you around...

Looks like I was about 3 days ahead of you around Banff and you caught up with me in Colorado. I did an eastern swing to the Black Hills. I think I rode through the same rainstorms in CO that you...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 121,158
Posted By ElJefeATX
So get your money back.

So get your money back.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,348
Posted By ElJefeATX
They are a pleasant and polite species that...

They are a pleasant and polite species that really suck at giving directions.

And they speak English fairly well for being foreigners.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,841
Posted By ElJefeATX
I just completed my first big, long-term ride and...

I just completed my first big, long-term ride and rode through some heavy rain in Colorado. No biggy. I'll take that over Montana and Wyoming cross-winds any day. And by the time I got to North Texas...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,348
Posted By ElJefeATX
5,000 miles across north America and you don't...

5,000 miles across north America and you don't think I was in an area where people were stupid?



10 days of fishing/rubbernecking in Canadia.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,540
Posted By ElJefeATX
If you don't wave, you are a horrible person and...

If you don't wave, you are a horrible person and you don't deserve nice things.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,348
Posted By ElJefeATX
I feel better now.

I feel better now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,348
Posted By ElJefeATX
Should I be offended that I just rode 5000 miles...

Should I be offended that I just rode 5000 miles in 28 days and nobody asked me a stupid question?
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 121,158
Posted By ElJefeATX
You should demand a full refund.

You should demand a full refund.
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,555
Posted By ElJefeATX
I feel like I barely scratched the surface of...

I feel like I barely scratched the surface of what is possible. In retrospect, it was like a scouting ride for places I want to return to to explore. I'm pretty sure the next extended trip will be...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,555
Posted By ElJefeATX
http://i.imgur.com/NQaZVqV.jpg 6 months of...

http://i.imgur.com/NQaZVqV.jpg

6 months of obsessive planning, 28 days on the road, 113 gallons of gas, 99 hours and 45 minutes of riding, 2 sets of tires, one flat tire, one broken brake lever,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,555
Posted By ElJefeATX
I don't think so. I was 90% pavement on this trip...

I don't think so. I was 90% pavement on this trip so I wasn't really worried about it, but there were a few times late in the trip I had a little trouble starting it. Nothing devastating or anything,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By ElJefeATX
Ate there. Loved it. Had the burn ends sandwich. ...

Ate there. Loved it. Had the burn ends sandwich.

Guy came in, kind of a big pickup driving contractor type, ordered a meal and started making sales calls on his bluetooth in that amplified...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-31-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,627
Posted By ElJefeATX
That's what they want you to think.

That's what they want you to think.
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,544
Posted By ElJefeATX
Have you run into a couple of Aussies on a...

Have you run into a couple of Aussies on a Triumph Tiger 800 up that way? If so, tell them Jeff from Austin says hello.
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,555
Posted By ElJefeATX
Well if you ever see a ranger riding a green...

Well if you ever see a ranger riding a green Tiger 800 XC, don't tell him about the stepper motor.:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,555
Posted By ElJefeATX
Austin to Banff on a Tiger 800XC

I bought licenses for Alberta and Colorado. They were the only places I fished, partly because each state requires a license and that adds up.

I would get licenses because if you get popped the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,555
Posted By ElJefeATX
So after fishing and an elk burger in Estes...

So after fishing and an elk burger in Estes Park, I headed back to the park to see about a campsite. The sign listed several as open earlier but the ranger told me they were all full except one that...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,555
Posted By ElJefeATX
Did a little bit of fishing in the national...

Did a little bit of fishing in the national park, got a lot wet, and then did some stealth camping atop a mountain outside the park at the suggestion of a park ranger. Saw a black bear in town but...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,555
Posted By ElJefeATX
Whaaaaaaaaaat???? Now you tell me.

Whaaaaaaaaaat????

Now you tell me.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By ElJefeATX
Thanks. I ended up at Q4U in Frisco for lunch.

Thanks. I ended up at Q4U in Frisco for lunch.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By ElJefeATX
Quick! where's a good place for lunch around Silverthorne???

While were at it, dinner in Leadville or Canon City...

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,555
Posted By ElJefeATX
Austin to Banff on a Tiger 800XC

Yep. I'm southbound in Colorado. Gonna hit the trail ridge road today and will find myself in the middle somewhere tonight. Maybe granby or Leadville or silverthorn.
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,555
Posted By ElJefeATX
Austin to Banff on a Tiger 800XC

Cheap hotel, Fort Collins. Managed to dodge all the thunderstorms via Laramie. But crosswinds and tumbleweeds a tried to kill me. A wind gust knocked me into the oncoming lane and that was the last...
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