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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-27-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By sailwing2003
Note on the U130 form is sort of a trick...

Note on the U130 form is sort of a trick question. They want to know about right of survivorship? Twice now I have screwed up and checked the box.

When you get the title and then sell the item...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,249
Posted By sailwing2003
I have a Ztechnik tall windshield, and use the...

I have a Ztechnik tall windshield, and use the Touratech add on, and it works to quiet the wind for me. But I have cracks now on the two top bolts of the windshield.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By sailwing2003
If you don't find free parking, campgrounds like...

If you don't find free parking, campgrounds like KOA, and others allow parking in storage areas, for a small daily fee. Also the Raton NM PD was allowing secure storage parking, for a daily fee last...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,286
Posted By sailwing2003
Mudslinger is an inter rear fender extension to...

Mudslinger is an inter rear fender extension to help keep the rear shock, and battery clean. It also will help so much to keep your legs and boots clean. Several companies make them, the hard...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-30-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,995
Posted By sailwing2003
My main route home is 3 lanes east and 3 west,...

My main route home is 3 lanes east and 3 west, center median, 45 mph speed limits, with a separate last left turn lane set of lights into the neighborhood does not trip with my bikes. Years past I...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-15-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,543
Posted By sailwing2003
Second the run up the old into town road, and...

Second the run up the old into town road, and those motels built in the 50's and 60's.

One main requirement is a place to eat hopefully within walking distance, that is local flavor or unique in...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,249
Posted By sailwing2003
Have had both, use the Touratech for the last...

Have had both, use the Touratech for the last 20K. Have gotten small cracks now on the upper bolt holes.

Lots of wind here in TX. Love being able to install or remove as needed, stores in the...
Forum: Americas 05-04-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,373
Posted By sailwing2003
Been twice to Copper Canyon but in Jan. or March....

Been twice to Copper Canyon but in Jan. or March. Have been told the summer heat is the biggest issue. On both trip we had low temps when high, with sleet or snow, and the tropical weather wearing...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-07-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By sailwing2003
West end of Grapevine Lake is Marshall Creek. ...

West end of Grapevine Lake is Marshall Creek. Have not been there in many years. But we meet almost every Sunday morning near there to start a ride. The Trophy Club PD officers that ride have told...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-26-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By sailwing2003
I would suggest not riding thru Dallas, the...

I would suggest not riding thru Dallas, the midcities, Ft. Worth. Instead take the south loop around the cities. Your speed should stay up around the limit of 60 most of the day. Speed limits in...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-26-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
Posted By sailwing2003
Just 515 miles round trip, why not?

Just 515 miles round trip, why not?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-07-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,136
Posted By sailwing2003
With a topper on your truck, just back into the...

With a topper on your truck, just back into the garage, and pull the top up to the ceiling with a pulley lift system. Simple to install, use, to unload and reload, plus stores the topper when off...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,136
Posted By sailwing2003
My wife has suggested I need to stop reading...

My wife has suggested I need to stop reading about all the stuff others own, as some sort of excuse for all the stuff we own.

Like standing in a candy store, it is just not healthy.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,136
Posted By sailwing2003
bike hauling

Lord forgive me, but I have hauled my bikes to enjoy some other parts of the country. Then set the cruise and turned on the AC for the drive home.

I had a Big Tex MC35, carried 3 bikes in front...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-04-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By sailwing2003
Sorry, thought Texas when almost all the way to...

Sorry, thought Texas when almost all the way to the big ocean.

Columbus TX is way east, and you are correct I must have been in New Mexico, when I was last in Columbus to go into Old Mexico.

We...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-03-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By sailwing2003
You might want to look at the 2 crossing west of...

You might want to look at the 2 crossing west of the city.

We last went in at Columbus NM on highway 11. It is about 80 miles west of El Paso, small no hassle crossing, very small town on the MX...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By sailwing2003
Moab is sort of jeep capital. Last April when we...

Moab is sort of jeep capital. Last April when we were hunting parts one morning, there were a couple of jeep building and repair shops. The big one was on the main drag, south end of town, on the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-12-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,072
Posted By sailwing2003
If you did not go, you miss a fantastic weekend! ...

If you did not go, you miss a fantastic weekend!

Rode over with thingbuilder, nice 760 miles from Ft. Worth TX, to the exit, that goes right onto the Barber Parkway, where you enter the nice curvy...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-04-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,018
Posted By sailwing2003
Best ride in Hot Springs is the one way old...

Best ride in Hot Springs is the one way old concrete road up to the observation tower in the Park, thur the parking lot back down to the city. Do it a couple of times for fun, we do.

ES, camping...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-20-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,189
Posted By sailwing2003
We too have driven, or ridden by countless times....

We too have driven, or ridden by countless times. Finally stopped, viewed the movie in the visitors center, and then rode to the top. And spent some time just enjoying the views and trail.

Glad...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-16-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,145
Posted By sailwing2003
My offer to transport to Arlington still stands,...

My offer to transport to Arlington still stands, will be in Dumas last days of the month.

Good luck with the ticket.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-16-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,145
Posted By sailwing2003
Black Mesa, thanks for your timely and helpful...

Black Mesa, thanks for your timely and helpful responds, and your service to the county, us inmates here, and your offers of timely intel.

Those sandy parts are some of the TAT that I am looking...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-16-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,452
Posted By sailwing2003
In the paper this week, Arlington homes with more...

In the paper this week, Arlington homes with more than 50% cost to repair vs value and in the flood plane will have to be raised 2' above some elevation. New maps are being drawn, and the city is...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-16-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,145
Posted By sailwing2003
What should the county have to do to a local road...

What should the county have to do to a local road to allow the safe passage of a responsibly ridden motorcycle? Got to wonder about those sand roads being maybe the problem that causes us simple...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-11-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,214
Posted By sailwing2003
Check your PM's. I might have some help for...

Check your PM's.

I might have some help for you and your bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,571
Posted By sailwing2003
Same here on the rear brake at all most all low...

Same here on the rear brake at all most all low speed moves. The school taught that in class, both on pavement and on dirt.

It was truly amazing to see what the potential of the big beast 1200...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,571
Posted By sailwing2003
I would only be using maximum braking to save my...

I would only be using maximum braking to save my skin from something bad. Nice to know how it works though. But first using the front to settle or load the front wheel, before adding the rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By sailwing2003
Had the chance to do a clutch for free, and...

Had the chance to do a clutch for free, and elected to put in a ceramic. Hopefully the output shaft seal will hold this time. If not, at least a clutch will not be affected by the oil next time.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,571
Posted By sailwing2003
Have seen the instructors at the BMW Riding...

Have seen the instructors at the BMW Riding School, show maximum braking. They could lift the rear wheel off the ground more than 4", before the ABS settled the bike back onto both wheels.

I find...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By sailwing2003
My co-rider liked the suspension better than the...

My co-rider liked the suspension better than the Goldwing over bumps, RR tracks, and bridge joints. Allowed me to finally sell "her" Goldwing.

But she asked for a backrest on the trunk, and she...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 19,947
Posted By sailwing2003
Glad this ended as well as it did for you. Thank...

Glad this ended as well as it did for you. Thank you for your posts, and your blog updates.

I too carry a SPOT, I turn it on when I leave the house, and push and hold the OK to start it sending...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-01-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,273
Posted By sailwing2003
If the potta potties are as bad as 07, be sure to...

If the potta potties are as bad as 07, be sure to not camp near them. The excuse for the overflowing cans has been there was "no service available on weekends". They were full on Sat. eve and by...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-01-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,571
Posted By sailwing2003
Going thru Cline's Corners you will get to see or...

Going thru Cline's Corners you will get to see or even buy the most expensive gas on your trip. I did once in the truck towing bikes, and now plan to never again stop and get ripped off. Now we...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-01-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,571
Posted By sailwing2003
Canyon TX

If you are wanting history and a nice museum, stop in at the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum.

http://www.panhandleplains.org/

Indian, early settlers, oil industry, and the dinosaurs. Nice...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-31-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,812
Posted By sailwing2003
Hard to beat the straight line route that 35...

Hard to beat the straight line route that 35 allows.

But we travel back and forth on 77 from Waco to the coast. Also like some back roads from Waco to the mid cities. We use 308, from the north...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,891
Posted By sailwing2003
Second that "glad you were wearing your helmet". ...

Second that "glad you were wearing your helmet".

I have gotten in the habit of running the track log on the SPOT, it would show someone where I was or am now that the bike has stopped moving for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By sailwing2003
And you must know by now that White Rim trail...

And you must know by now that White Rim trail access is closed on the west end due to last weeks major washout on the Mineral Bottom switch back down to the Green River. You can still enter on the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,444
Posted By sailwing2003
We rode the WRT counter clockwise in April. ...

We rode the WRT counter clockwise in April. Everyone seemed to be traveling clockwise. We did the sand parts then in the beginning of the ride, and choose not to ride up Shaffer Cutoff to the park...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,900
Posted By sailwing2003
Great ride report. Thanks for taking the time to...

Great ride report. Thanks for taking the time to put it all together.

You covered the class very well, and even got photos as well. BMW has added a lot to the class that I took in 2007, then...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,372
Posted By sailwing2003
I would add, you are going to be out of breath...

I would add, you are going to be out of breath since you are a flat lander. And your travel speeds will be slower than you might believe in the mountains. And I-70 might just be the best interstate...
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