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Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2015, 12:56 PM
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Posted By twisted-hog
DAY 6 continued...

Okay, so we're still chill'n at Coco's Corner I decide to have a second beer to save the water in my camelbak :wink:

Then 3 fellas ride in from the south. 1 on a 990 and 2 on older BMWs.
They...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
Day 6

Alphonsina's to Bay of LA

So who doesn't love the glorious sunrises over Gonzaga Bay from Alphonsina's and having a second floor room helped with the shots.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2015, 09:56 AM
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Posted By twisted-hog
Looking forward to this then.....take your time...

Looking forward to this then.....take your time and make it awesome :deal



Just have to know who to tip....plus every one loves Canadians, or maybe having a hot blonde with you helps :evil
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
Was wondering if you might chime in...... ...

Was wondering if you might chime in......

Hey!
What happened with the Filming in Baja?
And the RR?



Thanks for that, had to look up what Isopods are, who would have known there are over...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 07:08 AM
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Posted By twisted-hog
Got mine dirty

Took a 635 km ride with some new friends from Dual Sport BC

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Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2015, 07:11 PM
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Posted By twisted-hog
Sorry, Taco count is only at 6 total for now, but...

Sorry, Taco count is only at 6 total for now, but i've only been in Baja 2 days so far......give a guy a break.
Getting too full drinking beer to eat more right now.
Maybe I should have switched...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
Day 5 continued.....

Okay we're back with our happy couple. Happy now that the wife's wine is being chilled and the old man has some beer on ice :D

After the long ride here :evil and a feed on some tacos it was time...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2015, 07:15 AM
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Posted By twisted-hog
Day 5 San Felipe to Gonzaga Bay

Pretty excited about this trip so we are up with the sunrise, they are so beautiful on this side of the Baja.

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g52/d42s/Baja%202015/Day%205/DSCN0932.jpg...
Forum: Americas 05-14-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By twisted-hog
I like the small one best, but we don't have it...

I like the small one best, but we don't have it in western Canada.
I used the spray can version on my 2014 Baja trip.
It lasted lubing two bikes every morning from the border to the tip and back....
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
Don't worry it gets better.......I'm only just...

Don't worry it gets better.......I'm only just starting....

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Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
Yes, it did help to be an incentive. Wife's not...

Yes, it did help to be an incentive.
Wife's not really a beer drinker and we've been to Mexico enough times to know the wine isn't that good. Wife calls it Cactus juice :wink:.

I've learned my...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
Day 4 Palm Desert to San Felipe

The day has finally arrived.
I'm up early to another beautiful sunny day. I lay out all our riding gear and tidy up the room I was staying in.
I head to Palm Springs airport about 9:45am giving...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By twisted-hog
Nice RR, I'm at the start of mine right...

Nice RR, I'm at the start of mine right now.....we just missed each other.
I just got back home on the 27th of April.
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
Do it ! You'll love it......but be warned it...

Do it !
You'll love it......but be warned it gets in your blood.......I've been back a week and a half now and right after the huge drive to get back home I had no wants to go back any time soon.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2015, 02:12 PM
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Posted By twisted-hog
Thanks for crashing the party guys:freaky ...

Thanks for crashing the party guys:freaky

Stand by, more to come very soon.................
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2015, 02:08 PM
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Posted By twisted-hog
Thanks, been home for 1 1/2 weeks now...... the...

Thanks, been home for 1 1/2 weeks now...... the locals treated us like royalty.....boy, do I love the people of Baja.

Cerveza and tacos are top notch also.
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2015, 08:43 PM
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Posted By twisted-hog
Day 3 Palm Desert to the POOL

Ha, I love it, I don't have to get in my truck today :wingszero miles !

Sorry no pictures today. I off-loaded the bike from the truck, installed the saddle bags, then loaded them up.

Picked...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
Pull up a chair Abersouth, I hope to keep you...

Pull up a chair Abersouth, I hope to keep you entertained.....
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2015, 08:12 PM
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Posted By twisted-hog
Day 2 Stockton to Palm Desert

Up early I'm guessing 5am.

Grabbed a quick shower, packed up my 10 beers I had left from my dozen and 1/2 of my left over pizza.
Filled the cooler with some ice from the machine threw in a few...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2015, 07:19 PM
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Posted By twisted-hog
Hello, Max Wedge, thanks for getting in early. ...

Hello, Max Wedge, thanks for getting in early.

Day 2 coming up quick.
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2015, 07:47 PM
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Posted By twisted-hog
Day 1 Vancouver BC to Stockton California

It's Finally Begun !

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g52/d42s/Baja%202015/tacostickercopy.jpg

I HAVE LEFT THE BUILDING ! Not so sure about Elvis ?

Well the dog woke me up at 4:30 am so...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2015, 07:06 PM
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Posted By twisted-hog
and so do I !!! Thanks for jumping on the...

and so do I !!!

Thanks for jumping on the bandwagon BillUA
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
Pre Day 1

Okay, it's Thursday Pre Day 1.

It was a long day at work, but I made it.

I race home and throw the bike in the back of the truck.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
That seems like a good price? Think mine was...

That seems like a good price?
Think mine was about $50, but it's only a 1 US gallon, 3.75 litres.
Just some added insurance so the mrs don't have to push me on the bike quite as far :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
Welcome Mcgee, yup got a plan so what can go...

Welcome Mcgee, yup got a plan so what can go wrong, right?

I've read sooooo many RR's on here that I feel obligated to do one up for every ones else's entertain and mine also while doing it.
The...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
:wave advrockrider, I knew you would be along...

:wave advrockrider, I knew you would be along sooner or later.
Oh, the 990 is so much more.....and especialy compared to a KLR :deal

Hey, I drove through your neighborhood twice, only stopped...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
Spoiler alert, this was the only nap the bike...

Spoiler alert, this was the only nap the bike took, but we was close a few times :wink:
Thanks for chiming in.



Thanks for showing up, I hope to not disappoint.

I was lured away from the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2015, 06:45 PM
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Posted By twisted-hog
The Plan

So last fall we set some plans in motion. Friends of ours had resently purchased a unit in Palm Desert.

They were going to be there in mid April for a few weeks.
Perfect, we could haul the bike...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
Trip Prep

Okay, so now we had the bike and it was a sweet bike that came with lots of goodies already on it.

Rottweiler Intake
Akrapovic Exhaust
grip heats
Jessie Luggage System
Piaa Lights
HID...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
Hi DOT, welcome to the party :freaky

Hi DOT,
welcome to the party :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 56
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Posted By twisted-hog
I wanna taco 2-up tour of baja

Well this ride started out as an idea I put forward to the wife a few years ago when I discovered this site after buying my 2009 KLR650.
I spent way too many hours on Sunday mornings :tb over other...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,166
Posted By twisted-hog
Nope, back home at work now....:cry RR to...

Nope, back home at work now....:cry

RR to follow soon..

Didn't you see me :wave as I cruised thru Sacramento on Sunday.
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,166
Posted By twisted-hog
I've used these guys twice, cost me $121 for 10...

I've used these guys twice, cost me $121 for 10 days and bike was insured for $18,000.

http://www.mexicanautoinsurance.com/
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,802
Posted By twisted-hog
nice video :thumb

nice video :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2015, 09:44 PM
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Posted By twisted-hog
I be here Tuesday with towel in hand asking for a...

I be here Tuesday with towel in hand asking for a discount then :D
Forum: Americas 04-09-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28,866
Views: 2,541,971
Posted By twisted-hog
Interesting to see Baja at #25 and in the rosy...

Interesting to see Baja at #25 and in the rosy colour :huh
Forum: Americas 04-09-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 28,866
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Posted By twisted-hog
Nobody else is going to be there? :dunno ...

Nobody else is going to be there? :dunno

Looks like I got the place to myself.....
:happay
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-08-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12,122
Views: 2,680,195
Posted By twisted-hog
Will do. I'll take before and after pics of...

Will do.
I'll take before and after pics of tire during this trip.
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 82,174
Posted By twisted-hog
And the RR is ..........where?

And the RR is ..........where?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12,122
Views: 2,680,195
Posted By twisted-hog
Winner, winner chicken dinner. Yes. it's a...

Winner, winner chicken dinner.

Yes. it's a TKC 80 up front and a Dakar E-07 on the rear.
Haven't run this set up before on this bike.
Ran the same front and a Dakar E-09 on my KLR last year in...
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