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Forum: Latin America 04-10-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,015
Posted By o*o
Eh? Has anyone shipped from Panama to US?

Has anyone succeeded in shipping from Panama back to the US? Florida, Texas or California? Air, container or RoRo?

I see inquiries but never help replies or report of success. :huh

After 10...
Forum: Regional forums 04-06-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 22,855
Posted By o*o
Cool2 Safely with cars stopped or moving.

In California "Lane Splitting" or "Splitting Traffic" is safely moving between lanes past cars stopped or moving. Using terminology anywhere like "riding between cars at high speeds" makes a good...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 135,870
Posted By o*o
Talking We rode a few clicks together?

Did we ride together a few stretches north of Pasto? I am the guy from California with three Colombians on BMW 1200's. We made it all the way from Pasto to Medellin that day. :eek1 I was hoping we...
Forum: Latin America 04-06-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 14,947
Posted By o*o
Question I'm among the last few North?

Can anyone post coordinates in Cartagena where the ferry north docks? This thread indicates northbound paperwork is easier but where to start and what time on Tuesdays?

I'm in Medellin so I'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By o*o
Roll the top down

For water proof like a "dry bag" mine is not too full and you zip and roll the zipper a few times then clip the ends into the clips at the base of the bag. Clips hold it rolled to keep water out....
Forum: Americas 02-16-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By o*o
I like Sturgis early and late

Last year I stayed the whole time and enjoyed the last quieter day. First Sturgis Rally 4 me was from the east and just the last 4 days. 2014 I got there early from California and stayed a day late...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,471
Posted By o*o
Wicked Situational awareness...

Wise when you have that luxury but I have been places where stopping to search for that desperately needed hotel, any hotel, may get you 'jacked' or worse because only a fool (according to locals)...
Forum: Regional forums 02-10-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 22,855
Posted By o*o
Thumb Lane splitting legal and safer in California & other countries in Americas

I've split or filtered safely for many years in California and in the last 5 years in over 15 countries traveling 100K+ miles including a bit in Canada...

Only do so when safe and never beyond...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By o*o
How long to you intend to leave it?

Los Angeles International Airport, LAX, allows 'secure' motorcycle parking for free when you park where cars do not fit. I left a bike there for 4 months on one trip. When I flew back, removed my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,299
Posted By o*o
Cool2 Should be able to make it by May but 16,000+ miles ride from here! :)

Sounds like fun and about when I can make it to the eastern US. :drums

Northeast of Brasil now. Took almost 20,000 miles to get here but you guys are on my intended route north. Anyone want to...
Forum: Latin America 01-30-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By o*o
Wink Yup, Brasil plates in Uruguay and mine from Hollywood, CA

My Brasil club, Fazedores do Chuva likes to run down to Ushuaia and Uruguay is on the way. :ricky

Lodging and restaurants were inexpensive. Ferry to/from Buenos Aires is nice. Gas cost me almost...
Forum: Latin America 01-30-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By o*o
Wicked Some on the r1200gs.info list suggested just what...

Some on the r1200gs.info list suggested just what you said as to reverse the tread of a rear tire for a 17" front. I'm no expert but have heard this is done. check the width of your front rim for...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,686
Posted By o*o
Eh? Big wheelie Surprise!

That is what I thought would protect me... I ride lots of speed bumps in South America and like to goose the bumps. :D Done right you get a small smooth jump more comfortable than rolling over slow....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 45,733
Posted By o*o
Question 'wild' milage front and rear?

Read the whole thread hoping to get a milage est from anyone's Anakee wild front and rear. no one has worn them out yet? :huh

My Karoo3 rear is lasting a bit more than 1/2 the Anakee3 milage that...
Forum: Latin America 10-12-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 26,117
Posted By o*o
For getting out of Bogota I'll second the...

For getting out of Bogota I'll second the recommendation of Veronica Mosquera with lyncargo.com She got my Dakar shipped in less than a week from Bogota & ready in Miami only a few days more. To save...
Forum: EMEA 05-24-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By o*o
Question Buy ride & ship or buy there?

:kboom :kboom :kboom :kboom
Because my home and motorcycles burned to the ground recently, I am considering an indefinite visit to Europe. I've not been east...
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,484
Posted By o*o
...and low priced adds are "in bonded storage and...

...and low priced adds are "in bonded storage and escrow to protect buyer. Shipped to buyer at no cost for 2 week try out with full "refund" from escrow if buyer isn't satisfied! LOL funny the...
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,619
Posted By o*o
I'll be a couple weeks behind you. I've got to...

I'll be a couple weeks behind you. I've got to wait for one or 2 Brasilians I rode with in Brasil to catch up to Los Angeles early June.

One of the guys has a schedule like yours so I'll see how...
Forum: Alaska 04-24-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,678
Posted By o*o
Cool2 I'm going to Prudoe in June too!

BTW, I'm riding north to Deadhorse when some Brasilians catch up to me in Los Angeles California at the beginning of June.

I expect you meant from California, USA rather than Cali Colombia? It...
Forum: Latin America 03-03-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By o*o
Laugh Dakar Motos in Buenos Aires...

You might ask Javier at Dakar Motos in the Florida Oeste neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. They are about 4km ESE of Vicente Lopez and about 14km NW of downtown Buenos Aires.

Website is...
Forum: Latin America 10-25-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By o*o
Eh? beware the import tax you might owe!

I think, if it works, you can sell between countries maybe where the two country offices are not in the same building. Sales are done in Paraguay but you run past customs at the border into Paraguay...
Forum: Latin America 10-25-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,029
Posted By o*o
Cool2 I Rode North on 40 last year.

I rode north on 40 last year. Some serious washboard and a dry 'quicksand like' lighter stuff in places for a couple of hundred clicks between Malargüe & Barrancas. I may have missed a gas station in...
Forum: Latin America 10-25-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 59,956
Posted By o*o
Talking Colombia to Florida air cargo around $650US

To return I recommend Veronica Mosquera at Lyncargo in Bogota Colombia. They shipped my 650 Dakar to Florida for around $650 with hand holding service. :jkam I got JetBlue back for around $275. May...
Forum: Latin America 10-25-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By o*o
Cry Cusco exit was my last crash also.

Sorry for you pain physical and bureaucratic.

My last crash was coming down from Cusco after Machu Picchu sliding on golf ball gravel where pavement began on my left side. My body recovered on...
Forum: Latin America 03-16-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 55,861
Posted By o*o
I hope they are not just looking for an address...

I hope they are not just looking for an address to send all of those photo speed trap tickets to. :mully Don't recall my original application but writing something like " see your beautiful country...
Forum: Latin America 03-16-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,377
Posted By o*o
Wicked Beware potential import penalties

More than one person I rode with has sold their bike in SA. One or more was in Paraguay following "special procedures."

Check the facts in the specific country you consider selling it. I'd also...
Forum: Latin America 03-04-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By o*o
Laugh Done 5 months Brasil to Chile soon?

Hey pork&corn,

Where are you now?
I also have friends in Balneário Camboriú and Florianopolis. My Florianopolis friend just returned home from Ushuaia so I may visit. He and two other brasilian...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 2,217,434
Posted By o*o
Wicked Entry Date for Brasil Visa Important =:-o

We've ridden a few miles since our last beer together in Cartagena Mark. :beer See you found the Flying Dog in Miraflores. :jkam

When I got my Brasil visa a few years back they stamped the date...
Forum: Latin America 09-17-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 55,861
Posted By o*o
Laugh I'll be in Buenos Aires when you arrive in Rio....

I'll be in Buenos Aires when you arrive in Rio. Probably be in Florianopolis when you are. I'd like to spend a few days in Paraty close to Rio. Maybe we can ride some. :1drink
Forum: Latin America 09-17-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By o*o
Cool2 also Flying Dog in Miraflores, lima, peru

I stayed at the Flying Dog Hostel in Miraflores area of Lima. They have 3 locations around the park but one on the corner has an interior patio that fits a couple bikes. You might even get more in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,882
Posted By o*o
Talking My Dakar with 39L Tank

This old thread popped up from Google so here is my take on the subject...

I'm glad I had/have the 39L tank in South America. Rode from California to Ushuaia this year putting on perhaps 25,000...
Forum: Latin America 06-25-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,612
Posted By o*o
Cool2 Clube Fazedores de Chuva

Portuguese:
Talvez você possa obter ajuda de Fazedores de Chuva clube. Eles são os motociclistas que passaram desde o Alasca até Ushuaia ou Ushuaia ao Alasca. A maioria deles mora no Brasil. Tente...
Forum: Latin America 05-31-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By o*o
Pissed My pink slip was required.

Much rides on the 'king' or 'queen' across the desk from you. I went through 6 or 7 Argentina border crossings this year. I can't answer your registration question but:

One cold Paso de Jama...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3,548
Views: 614,235
Posted By o*o
Hmm this is my first public complaint about this....

Hmm this is my first public complaint about this. I track all day. Use custom for starting the ride and Check/OK for this is where I am sleeping for the night. Maybe because I'm less than 1,000...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
Posted By o*o
Get the USB plug from Burns: ...

Get the USB plug from Burns:
http://burnsmoto.com/usb-power-socket-weatherproof.php

Watch out for slight drain on battery if you leave it connected when not riding.

Cigar "socket" lol is the...
Forum: Americas 03-27-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By o*o
Is April late for Ushuaia? =:-o

In Buenos Aires now with Omena who insists it is good time to complete Ushuaia. He needs to run a few extra miles for his 20k service so April 2nd to 4th in Ushuaia seems like the schedule. Feel free...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,368
Posted By o*o
Hmm, I've never had trouble with float bowls...

Hmm, I've never had trouble with float bowls needle passages or altitude on my fuel injected bikes but one carb bike has never recovered from a spill clogging some passages. Hmm Murphy's law catches...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,414
Posted By o*o
Best way to make any bike cool is to have a...

Best way to make any bike cool is to have a license plate from over 10,000 miles away without having shipped it!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,436
Posted By o*o
From an engineering standpoint, what are the...

From an engineering standpoint, what are the advantages/disadvantages to a V-twin? Weight, power, torque ballance, vibration?

I've noticed three reasons fans of V-twins hold: appreciate the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,872
Posted By o*o
Speakers or buds that do not isolate wind noise...

Speakers or buds that do not isolate wind noise in your helmet need to be cranked up to unsafe levels at highway speeds to be heard. This may cause further cumulative permanent hearing loss than wind...
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