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Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 34,250
Posted By OtterChaos
Fantastic as always! I've probably already said...

Fantastic as always! I've probably already said this in this report but I spent two years in that part of Germany (actually Bitburg AFB back when it existed) back in 1970-72 and loved it so much. I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 801,394
Posted By OtterChaos
Looks like a Held Carese jacket and I have one...

Looks like a Held Carese jacket and I have one hanging in my closet awaiting the start of my trip (soon soon). I have used the jacket in up to 105 deg temps and the venting works very well, cold...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 713,487
Posted By OtterChaos
If nothing else she has experience with big twins!

If nothing else she has experience with big twins!
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 300,313
Posted By OtterChaos
Wow great info that I'll be sure to use next time.

Wow great info that I'll be sure to use next time.
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 801,394
Posted By OtterChaos
Good to hear (haha) a report from the track. I...

Good to hear (haha) a report from the track. I can see what you are saying about the quality of the racing but to be honest I and many others thought the Malaysian GP was the best racing for F1 in a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 1,556,391
Posted By OtterChaos
I don't know, Gene and Neda probably only need 6...

I don't know, Gene and Neda probably only need 6 to 9 months in order to get the job done. They may just cause the camels to become extinct since there will be no need for water hump storage as long...
Forum: Racing 03-30-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 55,683
Posted By OtterChaos
I saw both as I'm sure many did. Did you see the...

I saw both as I'm sure many did. Did you see the f1 race? There was racing there as well. I do think MotoGP is a better watch but I can enjoy a good F1 race.
Of course the news is that Bernie...
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 55,683
Posted By OtterChaos
Even without the unexpected result at the front...

Even without the unexpected result at the front this was a great race throughout the field. I don't recall closer racing any time in the recent past. Hope it can continue.
Forum: Racing 03-23-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,474
Posted By OtterChaos
My Directv schedule says Foxsport2 for the races.

My Directv schedule says Foxsport2 for the races.
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 113,863
Posted By OtterChaos
Well said! On another note I scrolled the first...

Well said! On another note I scrolled the first page and stopped at the picture of Lake Shasta looking so full of water, I wonder what a picture taken in the same spot might show today. Hey I...
Forum: Racing 03-22-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 140,023
Posted By OtterChaos
Canard tweeted "Thumbs down to another broken...

Canard tweeted "Thumbs down to another broken bone" but did not specify which one.
https://twitter.com/TreyCanard/status/579632432002965504
Forum: Racing 03-22-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 140,023
Posted By OtterChaos
I saw that as well. All night riders seemed to...

I saw that as well. All night riders seemed to lose ground there trying the outside but Eli was the only one who maintained his distance and maybe closed up just a bit. Glad to see Eli get a decent...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 960
Views: 208,104
Posted By OtterChaos
Saw that too, and the front tire valve is...

Saw that too, and the front tire valve is actually pointed away from the disc side unlike mine (which I changed at first tire change)
Forum: Racing 03-20-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 55,683
Posted By OtterChaos
Just preparing the drivers for the topes during...

Just preparing the drivers for the topes during the Mexico GP later this year.
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3,646
Views: 759,466
Posted By OtterChaos
Top notch stuff guys! I've been waffling back...

Top notch stuff guys! I've been waffling back and forth on which camera to buy for my trip later this year in which I hope to get to some of these places. The more expensive one has weather sealing...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,580
Posted By OtterChaos
Oh too bad about the trip but now you have a...

Oh too bad about the trip but now you have a taste of Baja so I'm sure you will be back. Glad you are ok.
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 242,085
Posted By OtterChaos
Dun Dun Duuuuuuun! Sounds ominous or exciting or...

Dun Dun Duuuuuuun! Sounds ominous or exciting or maybe both.
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 1,556,391
Posted By OtterChaos
Nice photos, I'm guessing that is a mirror...

Nice photos, I'm guessing that is a mirror reflecting the woman's face that you caught on camera making her two fesed as well in the vernacular of your bad puns.
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 1,556,391
Posted By OtterChaos
That can't be right! I see the sun! ...

That can't be right! I see the sun! Congratulations on reaching Africa via the slow boat to China.
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 713,487
Posted By OtterChaos
:shoot

:shoot
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,114
Posted By OtterChaos
Very cool, thanks for the information, those WG's...

Very cool, thanks for the information, those WG's look like a great pocket camera. I'll look at the Pentax for DSLR's, was looking at mirrorless for a bit smaller size but the NX-1 is large for that...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,114
Posted By OtterChaos
Great photos! I know that it is 90% or more the...

Great photos! I know that it is 90% or more the photographer and not so much the camera but I'm curious what camera you have decided on for this trip. I have a long trip planned for later this year...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 713,487
Posted By OtterChaos
You decided to put your wallet on a strict weight...

You decided to put your wallet on a strict weight loss diet?







Oh and :clap:clap:clap I actually have a smile on my face right now and I'm at work!
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 27,835
Posted By OtterChaos
Don't want to derail the thread but GalaticGS...

Don't want to derail the thread but GalaticGS gave me this info when I mentioned I was going into Baja a Tecate

Day 1 - Cross at Tecate and take the Compadre Trail down to Ojos Negro, and then...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 300,313
Posted By OtterChaos
Those are the ones. I thought they were 1 1/4"...

Those are the ones. I thought they were 1 1/4" or 1 1/8" but I don't remember now, they are the same ones as the ones you linked. I would have liked a rubber insert on the pegs.
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 300,313
Posted By OtterChaos
K60 Scout on back Kenda K761 on front. Rear tire...

K60 Scout on back Kenda K761 on front. Rear tire seems fine, front tire was ok but not all that grippy on the dirt road to Coco's corner last month. Had a K60 up front but it was too wide and heavy...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 300,313
Posted By OtterChaos
I'm 6' with 32" inseam and yes in stock form the...

I'm 6' with 32" inseam and yes in stock form the V7 Stone was too tight for me. I had the saddle redone by Bill Mayer ( I caution everyone to read up on the Mayer brothers (separate business's but...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,353
Posted By OtterChaos
He could have made it, there wasn't much sand and...

He could have made it, there wasn't much sand and what there was could be avoided by hitting washboard instead. Can't see all of Baja in one trip, next time eh? Thanks for the report.
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,353
Posted By OtterChaos
I was there a few days ahead of you on my first...

I was there a few days ahead of you on my first trip to Baja and what you say is very true, the most dangerous part of the trip was L.A. and San Diego traffic. I took a shorter route, in at Tecate...
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 27,835
Posted By OtterChaos
I filled up there (Peurtecitos) last week on...

I filled up there (Peurtecitos) last week on 12/24. Got gas in Bahia de Los Angles as well.

Coco was at his corner that day as well,said he had only seen two other bikes that day
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 713,487
Posted By OtterChaos
It seems your guardian angel is working overtime...

It seems your guardian angel is working overtime on your behalf! Thanks for the write up on the ferry trip, I'll probably give it a miss.

Bye Eva(the original and in my heart the one and only...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 300,313
Posted By OtterChaos
Coco not impressed with my V7

Coco stifles a yawn while checking out my V7 at Coco's Corner.
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/Mobile%20Uploads/20141224_135755_zpsd7c963ae.jpg...
Forum: Americas 12-23-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By OtterChaos
Quick update as I'm in San Felipe now. Had a...

Quick update as I'm in San Felipe now. Had a great ride but Mexico 3 was a bit more lonely than anticipated and I didn't eat all day. Rookie mistake but de nada I'll do better tomorrow. Sorry no...
Forum: Americas 12-18-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By OtterChaos
This sounds good! Getting the clothes/tools...

This sounds good! Getting the clothes/tools together tonight, hope the weather is decent but if not I'll just muddle through. Can't thank you guys enough for the input.
Forum: Americas 12-18-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By OtterChaos
Thank you, one of the reasons I decided on the...

Thank you, one of the reasons I decided on the Moto Guzzi was the fact it just is much more fun to ride at a cruising pace, going fast isn't it's forte.
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 47,658
Posted By OtterChaos
I like the idea of big plans but hate the minute...

I like the idea of big plans but hate the minute details, maybe I become overwhelmed with options and sometimes that can lead to paralysis by analysis. My trip is for next year and I have no real...
Forum: Americas 12-18-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By OtterChaos
Any real off road is out so I figure maybe cross...

Any real off road is out so I figure maybe cross at Tecate then down to San Felipe on the first day (taking Mex 3, too far for one day?)

Day two San Felipe to Bahia de los Angeles via Gonzaga Bay...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By OtterChaos
Thanks, I have changed the front tire to a Kenda...

Thanks, I have changed the front tire to a Kenda 761 which has a bit more off road aspirations but just a bit more. I guess I'll head down and see what I see.
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By OtterChaos
Thanks for the ideas, I've ridden a few dirt...

Thanks for the ideas, I've ridden a few dirt roads on the bike but wouldn't call myself experienced but would be willing to give it a try. Have ridden motocross bikes in my distant past but am...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By OtterChaos
Very cool! Thanks for the suggestions, I'll...

Very cool! Thanks for the suggestions, I'll check the map.
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