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Forum: Alaska 04-26-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By jjewell
Dock update. It appears an internal water line...

Dock update. It appears an internal water line broke and flooded the chambers within the dock causing it to sink. In the next few days they will pump it out at low tide and refloat it. If all goes...
Forum: Latin America 04-24-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By jjewell
La Posta Hostel in Ushuaia. Hector is a great...

La Posta Hostel in Ushuaia. Hector is a great host and fellow bike rider. Nuf said! Cheers
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By jjewell
Esa on gsa

QUESTION: Did the 2009 1200GSA come stock with ABS and Electronic suspension?
Thanks
Forum: Latin America 12-29-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By jjewell
Slipping Clutch

Ya same thing happened to me while in Cuenca. I was convinced my clutch was finally giving up after weeks of pull starting my son's POS KTM. Turned out I had dropped the bike the day before and...
Forum: Alaska 06-04-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 23,913
Posted By jjewell
D2d sign-up

1. Copy these instructions along with the most current list of names.
2. Hit "New Reply" button (no, not the "quote" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4. Add the next number and your name; each member...
Forum: Latin America 12-17-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By jjewell
Crossing

Thanks for the advice. I crossed in at Tecate with no problems. The line of cars must have been 3 hours! Thanks to you I cut in front of them all and didn't get one dirty look. Of course I never...
Forum: Latin America 12-17-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By jjewell
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Latin America 12-16-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By jjewell
Crossing into US at Tijuana

Anyone have recient experience crossing into US from Tijuana? I plan on crossing tomorrow evening and am not sure if I should travel the extra miles to Tecate. I've been riding in the Bafa for the...
Forum: Latin America 12-01-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By jjewell
Thanks everyone! Baja is awesome!

Thanks everyone! Baja is awesome!
Forum: Latin America 11-26-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By jjewell
Hotels in Ensenada

I'm beginning my Baja trip tomorrow and will be in Ensenada tomorrow night. Any suggestions for hotels with secure parking? Thanks
Forum: Americas 11-19-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,841
Posted By jjewell
Skagway

Sorry for not getting back sooner Ive been held hostage at my in-laws in PA.for a week.Now that Im out I can concentrate on more important things. Moto trip planning!:rofl
I don't know a Miriam in...
Forum: Americas 11-09-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,841
Posted By jjewell
Muddy I'm heading down in a few weeks and...

Muddy
I'm heading down in a few weeks and appreciate the info! Thanks!
Forum: Latin America 10-15-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By jjewell
Thanks one and all. I'll have to check on whether...

Thanks one and all. I'll have to check on whether or not I need to import the bike for the ferry.
Forum: Latin America 10-13-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By jjewell
Santa Rosalia to Guaymas

I'm picking up a bike in LA after Thanksgiving and thinking about a ride into Mexico. I rode through the Baja last year and want to revisit a couple of places mainly Mulege. So my question is this. I...
Forum: Alaska 08-06-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By jjewell
Taylor Highway

For all you inmates riding the Taylor (TOW) highway save your fuel stop for Chicken. Susan is giving away D2D hats with a fill up! Plus free camping!
Forum: Latin America 03-28-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By jjewell
I stayed at the Palm Tree. Great location( 2...

I stayed at the Palm Tree. Great location( 2 blocks from the metro) and wonderful people work there. Warning: it is a hostel and not an apartment! I think they some rooms with private bath but I...
Forum: Alaska 03-24-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,474
Posted By jjewell
For real world information call Denny at the...

For real world information call Denny at the skagway ferry terminal .
He is a fellow inmate. 907-983-2941
Forum: Latin America 03-22-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By jjewell
thanks for all the info! i just signed up for mnt...

thanks for all the info! i just signed up for mnt free 14 day trial at smugmug!
maybe i'll even post some stuff
cheers
Forum: Latin America 03-22-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By jjewell
i highsided me bike 30 miles east of tres largos...

i highsided me bike 30 miles east of tres largos and broke 6 ribs and my collarbone so no hiking for me all though my son is taking full advantage of the area. it's really a very laid back town, just...
Forum: Latin America 03-21-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By jjewell
laid up in el chalten

i hada spill and am hanging out in el chalten for a week or so. any adv riders coming through? love to have a beer and swap stories.
Forum: Americas 03-19-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,759
Posted By jjewell
shipping vs buying

Shipping a bike from seattle will cost between $300 and $450 depending on size. I've shipped numerious bikes to Skagway from the lower 48 without ant trouble. Find a overland bike shipper, there's...
Forum: Americas 03-18-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,797
Posted By jjewell
Three words: not enough time

Three words: not enough time
Forum: Americas 03-18-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,759
Posted By jjewell
Alaska marine lines from Seattle. Or the ferry...

Alaska marine lines from Seattle. Or the ferry from Bellingham.
a 6 hour ferry ride to Skagway will get you out of landlocked juneau and endless opportunities for riding!
Forum: Americas 03-18-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By jjewell
Thanks this is exactly what I'm looking for!

Thanks this is exactly what I'm looking for!
Forum: Americas 03-18-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By jjewell
vinyl maps

Anybody know where a guy could get one of those cool vinyl maps i see stuck on the sides of thier panners? i'd like to get a north america and a south america for my bike.
thanks,
jim
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By jjewell
o4 1150gsa windshield

wrecked my bike last week and am needing to replace a few things. one is my windshield. i've put 80k miles riding her with the stock gsa windshield with no complaints but since it's got to go i...
Forum: Latin America 03-09-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,497
Posted By jjewell
I for gas in GG no problem last sunday.

I for gas in GG no problem last sunday.
Forum: Latin America 02-28-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By jjewell
Thanks everyone I'm just going to tough it out...

Thanks everyone I'm just going to tough it out until I get home.
Forum: Latin America 02-27-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By jjewell
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Latin America 02-27-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By jjewell
BMW Service in Comodoro Argentina

It looks like I'll be spending some time here while my sons KTM gets some work so I thought if there was a BMW shop I'd get new fork seals for my GS. The BMW site sucks so bad I've yet to get any...
Forum: Latin America 02-11-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By jjewell
Thanks!

I did order one from KTM in Chillan. At first I did ask for one in my size and was told "No they didn't have one". Then I went back the next day and asked if they could get one and they said yes....
Forum: Latin America 02-09-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By jjewell
I'm in Chillan and need a tire

I May have made a fatal error. We rode through Santiago and down to Chillan RO get work done on my sons KTM. I need a 157/70 17 for
my bike and can't find one here. Anybody now if there are any...
Forum: Latin America 01-24-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By jjewell
Clutch

Not sure but I wasn't aware of any adjustments on the hydralic clutch.
Thanks for the response.
Jim
Forum: Latin America 01-24-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By jjewell
Slipping Clutch

Not to take any credit away from your insightfulness but that idea struck me in the middle of the night. So this morning I took the handguard off and noticed my lever was bent. Must have happened...
Forum: Latin America 01-23-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By jjewell
1150 GSA broke in Cuenca Ecuador

I'm traveling from Alaska to Argentina on my 04 1150GSA. After much abuse my clutch seems to have toasted. Any ideas on the closest BMW shop would be much appreciated. I would think one of three...
Forum: Latin America 12-04-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By jjewell
Thanks guys! I'm pulling out my maps as we speak

Thanks guys! I'm pulling out my maps as we speak
Forum: Latin America 12-03-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By jjewell
Costa Rica to Panama

Any recommendations on where to cross the border into Panama? We are currently up in the Arinial region and am thinking of riding the coast route south. I've been hearing that a number of the...
Forum: Latin America 11-28-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By jjewell
Crossing into Costa Rica

After our shitty experience crossing into Honduras , it cost us $40 more than it should have, I'm looking for info for CR. Total cost, any more hassle than crossing into Nicaragua ,which was as easy...
Forum: Latin America 11-18-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By jjewell
Wow. We just took a walk on that beach. Very...

Wow. We just took a walk on that beach. Very funky, more my style. We even decided if the bike wasn't running today we'd move over there but alas the bike is finally running and we need to make...
Forum: Latin America 11-18-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By jjewell
Thanks Already did that and am waiting for a...

Thanks
Already did that and am waiting for a reply. :-)
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