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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,448
Posted By txplants
Had to return to Big Bend.

Just finished up the fall semester and a day later was on my way back to Big Bend. Other than just being there and soaking it up, I wanted to hike to Emory Peak.

When I landed in Marathon last...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-11-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By txplants
Loved it!

Great report! Love the pictures of the Hill Country in its transition to winter. I've ridden those roads as well and they are phenomenal (as well as demanding some respect)!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-04-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By txplants
It's a good time, wheelbender6, but I'm not sure...

It's a good time, wheelbender6, but I'm not sure I could stand it for four days. You're right, the people watching is second to none.



Thanks, Mudclod. If you come down next year, or you're...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-03-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By txplants
Enjoyed the additional videos. Looks like good...

Enjoyed the additional videos. Looks like good fun! The few stills you took are nice too. I'm actually planning to camp in the Basin campground at BBNP, but I've never been to Terlingua Ranch Lodge...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-30-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By txplants
Very nice!

Looks like fun! Looking forward to the others. I'll be there in two weeks.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,407
Posted By txplants
I did not use a new nut. Just went back with same...

I did not use a new nut. Just went back with same nut and blue threadlocker and made a witnesss mark with a Sharpie. It has not moved in 20K miles. I also just went back with the top rubber ring and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,407
Posted By txplants
Hey, JC, I didn't use the special tool when...

Hey, JC,

I didn't use the special tool when I changed mine. Just got it snug with box end wrench and allen key first, then hit it with the torque wrench. The nut was installed with red...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-13-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,142
Posted By txplants
Nice, Mousey! Love your Duc! Thanks for...

Nice, Mousey! Love your Duc! Thanks for mentioning that app; I'll have to check it out.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-13-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,507
Posted By txplants
Too funny! :rofl Planning my winter trip...

Too funny! :rofl

Planning my winter trip now; I'll follow your advice and PM you should I run into problems with Mrs. Txplants.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-13-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,507
Posted By txplants
Loved it!

Nice write up ERRN, and tantalizing photos. Very scenic in your neck of the woods.

"Man-cation". Can I borrow that? Thanks for taking us along!
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By txplants
Lone Star Rally day trip

I've not been able to break away from work long enough for a proper moto-camping adventure. But I did spend the day last Saturday at the Lone Star Rally in Galveston. According to a local news...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-21-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,331
Posted By txplants
Love it!

Fantastic! I dig your Guzzi!
Forum: Americas 10-09-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By txplants
Howdy, JBG! Be careful, the Trans Pacos can get...

Howdy, JBG! Be careful, the Trans Pacos can get in your blood. I head out there every year (sometimes twice if I can). Happy trails!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,138
Posted By txplants
Beautiful!

Ahhh, the good life! Bookmarking this one. Love it Blixa!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By txplants
Nice!

Man that looks fun! :clap

I've only ridden in NW Arkansas once, but I'm itching to return. Good looking Super-10 Dutch! You've got it set up very nicely. My ridding buddy also rides a super-10...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,885
Posted By txplants
Loving this report!

Wonderful photos, Skowinski! I'm so intrigued by the deserts of the southwest, and the Mojave is a place in particular that I would definitely like to visit. Love the way your bikes are setup and the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By txplants
Cool!

Cool folks, cool bike, cool place to ride! Wish I had a place like that within 130 miles of my home.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,137
Posted By txplants
I've ridden there in early January a few years...

I've ridden there in early January a few years back. Depending on the altitude you find yourself at, cold mornings (mid-20s) and mild by early afternoon (low-mid 50s). Of course, in Texas, this can...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-05-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By txplants
Fantastic photos! Looks like good fun. Hard to...

Fantastic photos! Looks like good fun. Hard to beat Texas.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By txplants
Big Bend / Fort Davis

Good job! You visited my favorite places. I was in Balmorhea a few weeks ago and also attended a star party, and like you, found it to be a bit too crowded. On top of that it was overvast. Enjoyed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,853
Posted By txplants
KTMs and BIG trees!

Enjoyed this report, Q. Looks like you guys had a great time!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,116
Posted By txplants
Guadalupe Mts!

Loved the report! I've visited the Guads in Texas twice. Would love to push furtherin to NM on my next trip out there. Again, great report!
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,986
Posted By txplants
Sweet Jebus this is good! That is all.

Sweet Jebus this is good! That is all.
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,797
Posted By txplants
Jewel of a report! :clap I sure enjoyed it. I...

Jewel of a report! :clap I sure enjoyed it. I really like the way you've got that Husky set up!
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,335
Posted By txplants
The Broken Leg Rides Again!

Great read, glorious pictures! Dream ride for me... maybe someday. Teachers Rule!
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 49,622
Posted By txplants
Zen

Title was the bait, first picture was the hook!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,421
Posted By txplants
Heart-warming to see a dad and his son!

Loved it! I will have to put OK on my to-ride list. I was stationed at Altus AFB a few decades ago. Spent some time hiking at Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge. Thanks for taking me back!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,137
Posted By txplants
Thank you sir! That hike is a challenging one! I...

Thank you sir! That hike is a challenging one! I had to stop a number of times to catch my breath! Most of the folks I passed on the way down wanted to know how long to the summit, told them all...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,178
Posted By txplants
Enjoyed it!

Quite possibly the perfect ride report. I would love to visit (and ride) in your neck of the woods.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,505
Posted By txplants
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,137
Posted By txplants
Thanks jguerin77! I dig your tagline and avatar!...

Thanks jguerin77! I dig your tagline and avatar! :wink:



Much obliged nanohiccup! Enjoyed your RR as well!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By txplants
That was uber cool man!

That was uber cool man!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By txplants
Cheap and very sturdy.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B004N6L6EG
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,358
Posted By txplants
Thumb Adventure at its finest!

Adventure at its finest!
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 389,532
Posted By txplants
I'm not touching this one. I will say I've...

I'm not touching this one. I will say I've checked mine with a twinmax I borrowed from a club member one time at about 40K miles and it was dead on. Jim?
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 389,532
Posted By txplants
That's what I was thinking. A high temp assembly...

That's what I was thinking. A high temp assembly lube might do the trick.
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 389,532
Posted By txplants
A leak, as in what looks like water? Mine...

A leak, as in what looks like water? Mine sometimes does that after I r-square the silencer, and then goes away.
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 389,532
Posted By txplants
They are not "lubeable". They are sealed and...

They are not "lubeable". They are sealed and supposedly "lubed for life" so to speak. You can inspect them (at least the rear) when you service the final drive. You can read many accounts where they...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 389,532
Posted By txplants
An Alaska Leather sheepskin butt-pad might...

An Alaska Leather sheepskin butt-pad might provide some relief... http://www.alaskaleatheronline.com/servlet/StoreFront
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 389,532
Posted By txplants
I have re-used them with no issues. Applied blue...

I have re-used them with no issues. Applied blue loctite and torqued to spec.
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