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Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
3-15-2015 ODO 22540 Trip total 2120 miles ...

3-15-2015 ODO 22540 Trip total 2120 miles
San Felipe to El Centro,Ca

We left San Felipe about 7:45 am. We decided to wait till Mexicali to eat breakfast. It would be about 3 hours. We were...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
Likewise. Wish I had met you a week earlier....

Likewise. Wish I had met you a week earlier. Could have ridden south with you for a while. We saw a bike at the Mexicali aduana with the same bags you have. They must be getting popular fast.
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
TMeister, good to hear from you again. Last year...

TMeister, good to hear from you again. Last year Gayle and I had bad back problems. She had her's operated on. Mine just went bad for about a month. Sorry I missed ALARR again. The year before I was...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
3-14-15 San Ignacio to San Felipe ODO 22376 ...

3-14-15 San Ignacio to San Felipe
ODO 22376 total miles 1956

We left San Ignacio at 730 am. We decided to ride 90 miles to Guerrero Negra before we would have breakfast. We also got gas there....
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
3-13-15 ODO 22035 1615 miles Hotel La Huerta ...

3-13-15 ODO 22035 1615 miles
Hotel La Huerta in San Ignacio $21 each

We stopped in Santa Rosalia to see a hotel Merrill stayed in before. And an innovative church that Gustave Eiffel...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
We were picked up at 7am. About a 5 minute ride...

We were picked up at 7am. About a 5 minute ride and we were getting in the boat. After we loaded the boat he drove us to the water and we launched. ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
3-11-15 San Jose del Cabo to Puerto del San...

3-11-15 San Jose del Cabo to Puerto del San Carlos
odo 21729 1309 miles

We left about 830am . We rode through Cabo San Lucas without stopping. We rode to Todos Santos and stopped to eat....
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
3-10-15 San Jose del Cabo Didn't do much...

3-10-15 San Jose del Cabo

Didn't do much today. Went to Walmart and bought a new tail light. MIne was shattered to dust. Then I walked around town. I thought Merrill, Todd,and John would be here...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
3-9-15 La Paz to San Jose del Cabo 1022 miles...

3-9-15 La Paz to San Jose del Cabo 1022 miles total

This morning I bought a chain for the motorcycle. Then I passed a yamaha dealer and decided to have them install it. They said it would take...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
I've been towed before. Subframe to the forks....

I've been towed before. Subframe to the forks. Stupid, crazy stuff. No mas.
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
3-8-15 Mulege to La Paz 311 miles I...

3-8-15 Mulege to La Paz 311 miles

I think I started riding about 9am. I waited for it to warm up a little. It was good riding through Loreto and on to Ciudad Constitucion. From there on it...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
I don't have that option with my tablet. At least...

I don't have that option with my tablet. At least I don't know where to find it. With my laptop I think there was a box with 4 or 5 options to pick from. I guess I can just rework it all when I get...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
I guess it's obvious I am having trouble with the...

I guess it's obvious I am having trouble with the URL from Photobucket going to the ADV for pictures. Could someone refresh me again?
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
3/7/15 328 miles to Mulege, Mexico I...

3/7/15 328 miles to Mulege, Mexico

I think I laid on that concrete for about 12 hours, and slept about 6. I don't know what time I got up. But the sun had been up for a while. I packed up and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
I'm packed and ready to go. ...

I'm packed and ready to go.
http://i693.photobucket.com/albums/vv298/GtlnbrgTN/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_0001.jpg

I went to migration office in Mexicali. It's on the left as you enter Mexico. They...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By Doogle
Riding El Centro,Ca to Cabo-Meet friends and ride back north

Tomorrow I will leave El Centro (where I am spending the winter) and ride south to meet friends from Ohio. My 3 friends rode from Texas to Copper Canyon,then various other places in central Mexico....
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 36,833
Posted By Doogle
You carried a lot of extra fuel. Did you ever use...

You carried a lot of extra fuel. Did you ever use any of it? And you carried a spare tire. Did you plan on doing more miles? Or were you just being overly cautious? It was a lot of extra "high"...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-28-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 535,464
Posted By Doogle
Here and there

In the middle of Mongolia, near Tosentsengel
http://i846.photobucket.com/albums/ab26/doogleadv/Russia%20trip/7-16-13TentcampingnearTosentsengel2.jpg


In the Gobi desert near Khovd, Mongolia...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 38,955
Posted By Doogle
Sorry I didn't get to follow along while you were...

Sorry I didn't get to follow along while you were riding. Just saw your report today. But ride reports are forever. I get jealous when I see people riding places I haven't been. It keeps the fire...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,330
Posted By Doogle
It looks like you are still having great weather....

It looks like you are still having great weather. What are your plans when it turns cold?

You went through Norway and didn't post any pictures. I guess it doesn't meet ADV rules,since you weren't...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 36,828
Posted By Doogle
Below is what I just replied to another inmate. I...

Below is what I just replied to another inmate. I think it applys to you also:

Buy a couple spare fork seal kits for your trip. You will almost certainly need some. They don't take up any room....
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 18,730
Posted By Doogle
Are you riding round trip, or shipping the bike...

Are you riding round trip, or shipping the bike back from TDF or Dakar Moto in Buenos Aires?

You haven't mentioned any places you plan to see while travelling. After a post of your plans, others...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By Doogle
I looked at this post because you mentioned...

I looked at this post because you mentioned Mongolia.I thought about hitting the back button,but read on since there were only 3 posts.In my opinion,if you want responses, you might leave out some of...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 95,905
Posted By Doogle
I rode the TAT in 2007.A Rubbermaid box for a...

I rode the TAT in 2007.A Rubbermaid box for a pannier. I also did a 180* lay down in Tennessee.Innocent looking stream crossing,isn't it?
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 571,831
Posted By Doogle
What did your spark plug look like? Looking...

What did your spark plug look like?

Looking at the piston,I wouldn't rule out running lean.Damage is pretty uniform around the circumference of the piston for a broken ring.

Jets could have...
Forum: Latin America 09-20-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,854
Posted By Doogle
Glad I didn't make this trip. Messed my back up...

Glad I didn't make this trip. Messed my back up on Wednesday (2 days after my wife came home from back surgery). Sunday I was so bad we had to call an ambulance to get me off the floor. Had my back...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 571,831
Posted By Doogle
You are making me so envious that I didn't buy...

You are making me so envious that I didn't buy the visa for Kazakhstan. It looks beautiful. And I love warm weather. You may need another SD card for all the photo op's you'll have.
Forum: Latin America 09-12-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,854
Posted By Doogle
Gayle had her back operated on last Friday.I...

Gayle had her back operated on last Friday.I thought if it wasn't too bad,I might be able to sneak away for a couple days.Well,I messed up my back Wednesday,and she is taking care of me now.I am...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 571,831
Posted By Doogle
I don't know if it would make any difference to...

I don't know if it would make any difference to you now.But the landslide at the Georgia border was cleared. A friend went through a few weeks ago.I guess it is possible there was another one though.
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 571,831
Posted By Doogle
http://dmh65.smugmug.com/Rtw2014/81614/i-J6RpzrM/0...

http://dmh65.smugmug.com/Rtw2014/81614/i-J6RpzrM/0/XL/IMG_0491-XL.jpg

http://dmh65.smugmug.com/Rtw2014/81614/i-Wq2S6z9/0/XL/IMG_0493-XL.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 571,831
Posted By Doogle
There are so many variables to...

There are so many variables to compare.Camping,hostel,hotel,or staying at motorcycle clubs?Gas is one of the biggest cost. $4 a gallon in Russia.$10-11 a gallon in western Europe.Do you ride 200...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 113,602
Posted By Doogle
When I am done riding for the day,I want to Skype...

When I am done riding for the day,I want to Skype and update my RR.If I'm camping,there is a lot of time setting up and repacking.And probably no internet.And as soon as I'm off the bike,a shower is...
Forum: Latin America 08-27-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,854
Posted By Doogle
You were the one that put the RTW thought in my...

You were the one that put the RTW thought in my head.You said something about riding to Vladivostok a couple years ago.

A friend of mine is doing a RTW now.He rode to Ushuaia in 2004.I wondered...
Forum: Latin America 08-25-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,854
Posted By Doogle
This thread has been awful quiet.They're putting...

This thread has been awful quiet.They're putting a zipper on my wife's back September 5. So I won't be there.But I'd still like to listen to ya'll jabber at each other.I sure wanted to be there.
Forum: Latin America 08-10-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,854
Posted By Doogle
You know,that might work one time.But it might be...

You know,that might work one time.But it might be the end of all my adventure riding.As much as I'd like to be THERE,I like the idea of being able to come back to my house.
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 571,831
Posted By Doogle
Kazbegi,Georgia south of Vladikavkaz,Russia is...

Kazbegi,Georgia south of Vladikavkaz,Russia is your border crossing. Russia and Georgia had a 5 day war in 2008 that closed all borders. This one reopened in 2010. Both countries needed it open for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 571,831
Posted By Doogle
The rest of Russia will look like the sunflower...

The rest of Russia will look like the sunflower capitol of the world.
If you're going through Georgia,you know there is only one legal crossing. It had a massive deadly landslide in May. But the...
Forum: Latin America 07-21-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,854
Posted By Doogle
I won't be coming this year. My wife is having...

I won't be coming this year. My wife is having back surgery on the 5th. I will be on house arrest for 3 weeks. Then work release for 3 more months. Hopefully next year.
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 571,831
Posted By Doogle
You should have this GPS list of POI's for your...

You should have this GPS list of POI's for your trip. Colebatch created it for HUBB and ADVrider inmates.It has Sasha and Opposite M/C coordinates listed.You should consider sending your POI's to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 571,831
Posted By Doogle
There is plenty internet in Ulaanbaatar. In Altai...

There is plenty internet in Ulaanbaatar. In Altai I went to the post office and used internet. Many places say they have it. But once you settle into your room and try it,you discover they know how...
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