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Forum: Americas 01-03-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Fly out west

I would fly out west and rent a car from there.

In renting a car from the east coast you have to figure in how much it would cost not only for the car rental but also you have to add the petrol...
Forum: Americas 12-29-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
I think the weather should be fine along that...

I think the weather should be fine along that route in June and July. I think that will be a great time to go. You shouldn't see much snow crossing the Rockies up there although it's not impossible....
Forum: Americas 12-26-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
I don't think you have to worry about traffic...

I don't think you have to worry about traffic much with the exception of Seattle.

Where 90 and 94 intersect you may start to see some traffic during that time of year due to the fact that...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,863
I was in this area in early October this year and...

I was in this area in early October this year and had no issues. I rode solo. I spent some time in Creel. Tried to make the Mexico BMW convention but missed it. After a few days in Creel I rode...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 162,853
Just my opinion, but I just got back from a...

Just my opinion, but I just got back from a 11,000+ mile trip from Virginia down through Mexico, Guatemala, Belize and back up to Mexico and my bike cover sat comfortably in it's little bag for 99%...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 162,853
I'm sure there are many opinions on this but I...

I'm sure there are many opinions on this but I liked the National Geographic water resistant/tear resistant maps only because I'm constantly folding and refolding my maps. Any paper maps I had were...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-31-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 726
Todos Santos Cuchumatan - Quit my job...going to the drunken horse races

http://johnconnors.smugmug.com/Adventura/i-wDZL9qR/0/M/GOPR0046-M.jpg (http://johnconnors.smugmug.com/Adventura/i-wDZL9qR/A)




Tomorrow is November 1st and in a little mountain town about...
Forum: Americas 09-19-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Ahh the subsection on here. I hadn't thought of...

Ahh the subsection on here. I hadn't thought of that.
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Great. No cuota preferably. Old Road...

Great. No cuota preferably. Old Road definitely.


I'm guessing all the same services I would get at a larger crossing are there in Presidio as well?
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
What is Tejas?

What is Tejas?
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Presidio/Ojinaga border crossing info...

I did a search and couldn't find any dedicated info related to this topic.

I want to hear from you experienced border crossers, what are your thoughts on the Presidio, TX - Ojinaga MX border...
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29,237
Views: 2,626,387
I am riding solo on this trip. Guess I can keep...

I am riding solo on this trip. Guess I can keep them for the states.

I originally proposed the question because a guy wearing full riding gear including a yellow helmet on a toured out GS with a...
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29,237
Views: 2,626,387
That's what I heard before too. Is it more...

That's what I heard before too.

Is it more of a cultural thing and offensive or is it have to do more with safety?

Appreciate your input.
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 29,237
Views: 2,626,387
camo riding pants?

Ok guys I have a question about riding pants.

I'm heading down towards Mexico, Guat and Belize at the end of next week. I've read in the past that people warn about wearing anything camoflauge...
Forum: Americas 09-11-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,777
I'll be there

I'm planning on arriving on Friday or Saturday. Not attending the full rally though. Just kind of passing through and going to stop in for a day and night possibly.

I'll be on a yellow/black...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-05-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,799
good info.

Some good info on here regarding traveling with CPAPs. I want to look into a portable, battery operated one sometime in the future.

I'm traveling over the road for 8 weeks in under a month and...
Forum: Americas 08-04-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
CDC vaccination card required?

I went to the CDC website to determine which vaccines I will need for a trip down to Mexico/Guatemala and Belize.

I'm trying to determine if a vaccine card is required for these countries. Any...
Forum: Americas 07-31-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Schizz... I was planning on using a major...

Schizz...

I was planning on using a major credit card for the deposit as well.
Forum: Americas 07-31-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Good points on both sides - either canceling and...

Good points on both sides - either canceling and renewing the TVIP or keeping the original TVIP until I'm about to cross back into the U.S.

My concern in asking the question originally was what...
Forum: Americas 07-30-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Thanks!

Sjoerd....got the PM thanks!

Sounds like Ill get the TVIP for the maximum amount of time and just hang onto it until I leave Mexico at the U.S. border later.

I'm still researching...
Forum: Americas 07-28-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Thanks Light cycle that's what I was looking for....

Thanks Light cycle that's what I was looking for. I didn't know whether the Mexican authorities would give me trouble upon reentering Mexico after crossing from Belize back into Mexico with the...
Forum: Americas 07-27-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Please help - Guat. to Belize crossing and Belize to Mexico

I'm planning a trip down through Mexico into Guatemala, Guatemala into Belize and Belize back into Mexico. I can't seem to find specific information on crossing in this exact direction. I'm trying to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-17-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 64,887
great thread and RR Jeff

This was a fantastic read Jeff. Just got through it today and I'm going to use it as inspiration and guide when I make that trip down there myself.

Well done!
Forum: Americas 06-12-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,725
I may meet up and ride with you at some point...

I may meet up and ride with you at some point once you have your date more hammered down.

I'm leaving for Mexico and Guatemala the 2nd week of October.
Forum: Americas 05-06-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,749
I was just in WY and it snowed. I was just...

I was just in WY and it snowed. I was just passing through but still...

I'm heading down to Mexico and places further south in early November. I'm not going through Baja but maybe we will bump...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 10,932
thanks!

Thanks Biker128 for all the info.

Wish I was around that area for the maintenance meet up next weekend but I'm actuly heading back out to Washington again.

Yes Mortins is correct. I'll...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 10,932
Help me learn...

Hi Williamsburg area inmates.

I've been on this site for a while but I mostly lurk and learn. I recently purchased a '02 BMW GSA and I need some help. I'm taking a longer ride out of country in...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-24-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 443,652
I was trying to count the number of landings on...

I was trying to count the number of landings on the way up the rock. I think I stopped after 30 :eek1

That supermoto looked like a blast. Now go vomit so you can feel better and enjoy the rest...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-19-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 443,652
Nice! Party like a rock star. Been...

Nice! Party like a rock star.

Been following along from the beginning and enjoying every adventure. Cheers!:freaky
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-12-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,077
Nice RR

Nice RR, enjoyed reading it as I"ve never been up that way.

That bike looks really loaded, for a second there I thought you were going on a longer trip! :evil All joking aside though packing...
Forum: EMEA 12-09-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Thank you all for the info. Right now I'm in the...

Thank you all for the info. Right now I'm in the very early stages of planning. Just trying to get some ideas so I can budget accordingly.

I appreciate the comments though.
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,584
I'm being really careful with the zippers,...

I'm being really careful with the zippers, especially the small ones on the pockets. All zippers are YKK. It seems with the zippers on the pockets, being as they have that special waterproof lip...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,584
Lol, no I don't work for First-Gear but hey if...

Lol, no I don't work for First-Gear but hey if you know anyone in their HR dept. and they're hiring I'm in.

I just like to give kudos to decent gear and equipment. I don't have much money and...
Forum: EMEA 12-05-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Buy a bike in Europe to ride?

Ok, I searched the threads and did not see any answers to my questions.

If there are any threads out there that would help me out, please guide me to them. Not trying to repost anything or waste...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,584
I pulled out the back protector. I don't know if...

I pulled out the back protector. I don't know if that armor is actually D30 but I would guess it is not. It is super thin, perforated and light. I checked the armor in the shoulders and that armor...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,584
Gear Review: First-Gear Kilimanjaro Jacket

FIRST-GEAR KILIMANJARO JACKET


SO, A LITTLE HISTORY:

Ok, so I've been riding without the proper gear this past fall and winter due to my old gear not fitting properly. I still want to ride and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-22-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,994
Awesome pics Odinie! Great sense of focus. Love...

Awesome pics Odinie! Great sense of focus. Love the pics of the Guzzi and the Sears bike. Fantastic!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-22-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,994
Thanks! Another great time this year.

Thanks! Another great time this year.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-18-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,190
:clap I agree with the poster above. We don't...

:clap
I agree with the poster above. We don't see enough of these exotic ride reports. Great ride report and the type I look forward to seeing the most. Hopefully there is more to come?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-14-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,430
I was thinking the same thing. I think that is a...

I was thinking the same thing. I think that is a feeling we all share as bikers. Very contemplative and insightful tho. Appreciate the info. you provided as well as the pics.

Great RR...hope...
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