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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,318
Posted By bkg123
Damn, Im leaving PDX next week, and headed for...

Damn, Im leaving PDX next week, and headed for the Mattole/Lost Coast and south to Monterey.
I'll try not to break my bike.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,318
Posted By bkg123
I will.

I will.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,318
Posted By bkg123
I picked up my first Sport Touring 'Old Man' bike...

I picked up my first Sport Touring 'Old Man' bike this winter, A Trophy (I AM 55 now)
And Im really not sure how I feel about it yet. Im headed south for a couple weeks soon, and this will decide if...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-11-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,900
Views: 720,144
Posted By bkg123
http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journ...

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-pXwBZdV/0/M/IMG_0249-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-pXwBZdV/A)
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-09-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 482,203
Posted By bkg123
Zion ...

Zion
http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Jacks-Journeys/i-GKvH9S4/0/M/IMG_0680-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Jacks-Journeys/i-GKvH9S4/A)
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 36,567
Posted By bkg123
Haha, A 'Gentlemans' bike. I'm closer to 60...

Haha, A 'Gentlemans' bike.
I'm closer to 60 then 50 now, I got it for the comfort..... Not to proud to admit it.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 36,567
Posted By bkg123
I didnt meet with much success. Got a little bit...

I didnt meet with much success. Got a little bit more slack. Im thinking I need to pull the tank and try to move the connector forward a little or reroute cable, but not doing that till after...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 36,567
Posted By bkg123
I was trying to work some slack up into the...

I was trying to work some slack up into the switch cluster cable, pulls tight when turned to the stop. Prepping for Monterey.......16 days
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 36,567
Posted By bkg123
A little Pre roadtrip maintenance. ...

A little Pre roadtrip maintenance.

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-NkFCphH/0/M/image-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-NkFCphH/A)
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 36,567
Posted By bkg123
Wooo, nice set of cans! (Jugs? Tanks?) Im gonna...

Wooo, nice set of cans! (Jugs? Tanks?) Im gonna get mine in a compromising position again here pretty soon. :wink:
Forum: Americas 03-31-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By bkg123
Oregon.......all of Oregon. Beach, desert,...

Oregon.......all of Oregon. Beach, desert, mountains.
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By bkg123
Does the stereo have an aux input, like to plug...

Does the stereo have an aux input, like to plug an external player in? If so get a bluetooth dongle to plug into that.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-30-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 91,390
Posted By bkg123
http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journ...

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-S4zmBkb/0/M/IMG_0247-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-S4zmBkb/A)
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 36,567
Posted By bkg123
The trophy in her underwear :evil ...

The trophy in her underwear :evil


http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-S4zmBkb/0/M/IMG_0247-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-S4zmBkb/A)
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Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By bkg123
Sellwood, Oregon Good burger and brew. ...

Sellwood, Oregon
Good burger and brew.

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-tkkjRVW/0/M/IMG_0096-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-tkkjRVW/A)
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,536
Posted By bkg123
Yup, and the Dino turned into the CTX1300 and 700.

Yup, and the Dino turned into the CTX1300 and 700.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 581,244
Posted By bkg123
Mt St Helens up Wind River Rd

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Videos/i-C6X2HfT/0/M/Wind%20River%2C%20Mt%20St%20Helens%202013-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Videos/i-C6X2HfT/A)
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 36,567
Posted By bkg123
I just wish I could attach panniers also. The...

I just wish I could attach panniers also. The Triumph mounting system just seems goofy to me. Luggage isn't supposed to move. I think theres a reason no one else does that!
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 36,567
Posted By bkg123
I ended up making my own mount from 1/4" aluminum...

I ended up making my own mount from 1/4" aluminum on some standoffs. Just ran some longer bolts into the grab rail mounts. Then attached an old Monokey plate to that (SW Motech?)
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 36,567
Posted By bkg123
Guess I'll throw mine in here. ...

Guess I'll throw mine in here.

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-J4928HG/0/M/IMG_1036-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Journeys/i-J4928HG/A)
Forum: Americas 03-20-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,068
Posted By bkg123
Haha, I was wondering if they still used that...

Haha, I was wondering if they still used that phrase. Went and got 'Hyderized' about 30 years ago.
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,318
Posted By bkg123
http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-P...

http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-dHVtPLQ/0/M/CA_03151416334756-M.jpg (http://bglad123.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-dHVtPLQ/A)
Forum: Face plant 03-15-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,791
Posted By bkg123
Years ago I worked on a crew doing underground...

Years ago I worked on a crew doing underground for traffic signals in the Portland area. The most terrifying job I think I ever worked. Traffic cones, barrier tape, flaggers, and me in a ditch with...
Forum: Face plant 03-13-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,130
Posted By bkg123
I guess I do give a little extra thought to my...

I guess I do give a little extra thought to my feet and ankles. Lots of little bones down there, and we spend a lot of time on our feet day to day, not just bike related. I don't wear storm trooper...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-13-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,192
Posted By bkg123
+1 on the GSI press. Got mine last year, works...

+1 on the GSI press. Got mine last year, works great. Had a Jawbone Jambox for a couple years, great for the campsite if theres no one around to bother.
Forum: Trip Planning 02-23-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 46,649
Posted By bkg123
I know this is from a couple years back, but...

I know this is from a couple years back, but really applies to me also. Great thread. The reason I ride is for the solitude. Even the rare times I ride with friends Im alone. Just white noise of wind...
Forum: Americas 02-19-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By bkg123
While on the Kenai peninsula, theres some nice...

While on the Kenai peninsula, theres some nice camping on the back of Kenai lake, Skilak and Hidden lake both have some great camping and great scenery, Head down toward Seward, its nice. Check out...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,894
Posted By bkg123
Maybe Im missing something here. All the posts of...

Maybe Im missing something here. All the posts of Suzuki being in trouble were posted almost 4 years ago. The whole world was circling the drain then. Ford, Chrysler, and GM were all about ready to...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 36,567
Posted By bkg123
I've only gotten 1300 miles on mine since...

I've only gotten 1300 miles on mine since December, and had to get my battery replaced (Yuasa fault, not Triumph) otherwise not had a single complaint with the Trophy. Getting the ECU replaced...
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 772,888
Posted By bkg123
We're getting the same problems with the Trophys....

We're getting the same problems with the Trophys. Getting my ECM done next saturday. I might try to get the head replacement done even though Im not hearing any noise yet. Seems it might be a 'Not if...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-05-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,997
Posted By bkg123
This is such a personal choice kind of thing. It...

This is such a personal choice kind of thing. It would take a major crisis to get me to ride 500 miles in a day. I ride 225-250 in a day on the road. But I stop alot. Thats why i ride is for the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-04-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 59,618
Posted By bkg123
Dave, your pictures are like medicine for me...

Dave, your pictures are like medicine for me right now. 79 more days till I head that way. Vacation cant get here soon enough.
Thanks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By bkg123
I was discussing this very thing at work...

I was discussing this very thing at work recently. I think renting a car when I need it would be way cheaper. You can rent a vehicle that suits your needs (pickup, mustang, focus etc) and they wash...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By bkg123
Your not hurting the cars feelings leaving it...

Your not hurting the cars feelings leaving it parked. If you don't have financial reasons for getting rid of it, just keep it. Get a cover to keep it clean, and maybe just drive it to the store every...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,686
Posted By bkg123
Did that ride last April on the Super10, it was...

Did that ride last April on the Super10, it was great once I got past that giant festering L.A area. Hwy 1 is beeeeeeautiful.
Forum: Trip Planning 01-14-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,110
Posted By bkg123
Paper maps all marked up, Google maps, Basecamp,...

Paper maps all marked up, Google maps, Basecamp, scraps of paper. This time of year the guys at work are sick of hearing how many days till the first road trip (98). I know where Im going, but don't...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-03-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 15,820
Posted By bkg123
I always thought this popup was kind of handy for...

I always thought this popup was kind of handy for giving a detailed list of whats at that location. What I havnt figured out is how to select one of these items from the popup to use for routing. Is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-29-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By bkg123
Great ride I really gotta get my passport, lots...

Great ride
I really gotta get my passport, lots of Canada to explore.
Thanks for taking us along
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-29-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,429
Posted By bkg123
Thanks for the ride-along. Love that road. Im...

Thanks for the ride-along. Love that road. Im headed down to Monterey in April to meet up with family for a couple days. Taking the 1 and 101 the whole way too. Portland is pretty gray and cold right...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-26-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,202
Posted By bkg123
I took a stab at my first ride report last...

I took a stab at my first ride report last spring. I had hundreds of pictures, but no talent whatsoever at the narrative. It fizzled out part way through.
Taking pictures, Im lucky if I make it 20...
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