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Forum: Latin America 01-19-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,765
Posted By CHAPIN
Weekend works best for me. But I can adapt :evil

Weekend works best for me. But I can adapt :evil
Forum: Latin America 01-09-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,765
Posted By CHAPIN
I believe the guys at Motopolis should be able to...

I believe the guys at Motopolis should be able to get shoei shields.
Forum: Latin America 01-08-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,765
Posted By CHAPIN
So what about the Guatemalan ADV meeting? Are we...

So what about the Guatemalan ADV meeting? Are we going to organize one?
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 26,823
Posted By CHAPIN
Oh well... After spending a few hours reading...

Oh well... After spending a few hours reading your RRs I'm going to have to imagine my own ending to your ride.
Forum: Latin America 01-08-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,765
Posted By CHAPIN
Suzuki dealer has some good tires at cheap...

Suzuki dealer has some good tires at cheap prices. You can get Kenda tires at Repuestos Total, they have a store next to Torre del Reformador.

Also, if you need any tools just send me a message,...
Forum: Latin America 01-08-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,765
Posted By CHAPIN
Great pictures!

Those pictures make me wish I was in Guatemala right now, oh wait! I am!

Looks like you had a lot of fun. I hope I can ride to Huehue in around a month.
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,206
Posted By CHAPIN
So? Are you on your way?

So? Are you on your way?
Forum: Latin America 01-05-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,765
Posted By CHAPIN
Couldn't make it today as my wife threw a little...

Couldn't make it today as my wife threw a little birthday party for me. I was planning on going to Antigua tomorrow but that has been scratched out too due to a friend's birthday lunch. I'll be at...
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 459,180
Posted By CHAPIN
I tested this bike at the track about a month...

I tested this bike at the track about a month ago. Completely stock, OEM tires and all. Fun bike!

The track I tested it at is small and twisty, on the twisty parts I was sticking like glue to a...
Forum: Latin America 01-05-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,765
Posted By CHAPIN
Found Catours web site. Interesting! Wonder why I...

Found Catours web site. Interesting! Wonder why I haven't heard of you guys before, you do look like a fun bunch. Will be joining you guys this year on at least a couple of the tours you offer. I'll...
Forum: Latin America 01-05-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,765
Posted By CHAPIN
Where is Moto Cafe located? I'm too lazy to punch...

Where is Moto Cafe located? I'm too lazy to punch up the coordinates on the GPS :D
Forum: Latin America 01-05-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,765
Posted By CHAPIN
Let us know. I, for one can show you aroud. Heck,...

Let us know. I, for one can show you aroud. Heck, I' ll meet you at the border when you get to Guatemala and help you get climatized with our guatemalan ways.
Forum: Latin America 01-04-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,765
Posted By CHAPIN
Raises hand! Here! Here! I had surgery on my...

Raises hand! Here! Here!

I had surgery on my left arm on Dec 26 so I've been trying not to think about motorcycles (key word is "trying"). Difficult but still trying. But in 4 more weeks I'LL BE...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 224,537
Posted By CHAPIN
Just say when and my wife and I will be there....

Just say when and my wife and I will be there. Just please not within the next 4 weeks because otherwise I would have to drive there. I HATE this cast!

My wife and I spend a lot of time at...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By CHAPIN
I've had the anakee 2 in a couple of track days....

I've had the anakee 2 in a couple of track days. Fantastic grip. Once I ended up with a brocken collarbone but in no way the tire's fault :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,866
Posted By CHAPIN
Well in this case happy ringing. Not...

Well in this case happy ringing.

Not picking up a debate, just saying. With earplugs I've rode a K1200R, R1200R, Tuono and many other windshieldless bikes with zero discomfourt. Even with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,866
Posted By CHAPIN
Ever heard of ear plugs? I mean while your...

Ever heard of ear plugs?

I mean while your ears are not ringing and you can actually hear.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 139,182
Posted By CHAPIN
WARNING: Do not click on that link unless you...

WARNING: Do not click on that link unless you have a couple of days to spare!

I ended up reading the whole built thread, then thr RRs, then researching what have been posted on those two threads....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,866
Posted By CHAPIN
Or you could ride this: ...

Or you could ride this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_C1
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,391
Posted By CHAPIN
Tough crowd!

Tough crowd!
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 224,537
Posted By CHAPIN
Dang! The RR is over and I missed the last part....

Dang! The RR is over and I missed the last part. Welcome back to Guatemala :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By CHAPIN
I love the Anakee 2 but have to admit I will at...

I love the Anakee 2 but have to admit I will at least try the 3s once on my bike when they become available. Worst thing that can happen is I end up back on the 2s or try Metzeler.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,267
Posted By CHAPIN
Nice looking bike! i've always wanted one like...

Nice looking bike! i've always wanted one like yours, in that exact same color.

Now I won't call you lucky for getting the bike, I will however call you blessed for marrying that woman. Not...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,866
Posted By CHAPIN
I installed a GS windshield on my GSA because it...

I installed a GS windshield on my GSA because it gives me more pleasure riding while being a bit exposed to the wind. However, when weather gets chilly or I'm out on a long tour I clip on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By CHAPIN
I rode a friend's GS that had PR3s on. On tarmac...

I rode a friend's GS that had PR3s on. On tarmac they are outstanding, switched bickes back and watched him have lots of "fun" in the sand we hit later. My Anakee 2s were not preciselly gliding...
Forum: Face plant 01-02-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,258
Posted By CHAPIN
Got me one like yours two years ago. Hurts but...

Got me one like yours two years ago. Hurts but not for thaaaat long.

How are you doing now days?
Forum: Face plant 01-02-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,702
Posted By CHAPIN
Not pedantic at all, in fact one of the best...

Not pedantic at all, in fact one of the best advice I've read regarding motorcycle safety.

This most have probably could have prevented an accident I had. Probably the worst one for me mentally...
Forum: Face plant 01-02-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 86,146
Posted By CHAPIN
Good deal

Glad you are recovering well. Patience my friend.
Forum: Face plant 01-02-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 86,146
Posted By CHAPIN
I agree 100%

You Sir know what you are talking about.

My latest accident was just like the one you described, my fault and no other vehicles involved and in a curve I had ridden hundreds of times faster than...
Forum: Face plant 01-02-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,180
Posted By CHAPIN
Sorry for your loss

Having said that and meaning it from the heart I have to say that when I go I hope to be doing what I enjoy the most.

A couple of months ago I was involved in a serious bike accident, could have...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,411
Posted By CHAPIN
Ok you guys got me going

To hell with the budget!

I will end up over spending on this thing... But it's so much fun!!!

Hector
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 435,115
Posted By CHAPIN
Nice!

Thanks!

Hector
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 110,721
Posted By CHAPIN
Fire!!!

After looking at those pivtures I'm affraid to ride my bike, it will catch fire! :lol3

Hector
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,411
Posted By CHAPIN
Weight

I don't see where I can shed weight off the bike, nothing that would make a big difference at least The kid is in good shape, he picks up his enduro bike 250 times each time he rides and calls that...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,411
Posted By CHAPIN
I don't live in the USA

I don't live in the US, I did lived there for four years about a decade ago though. But it's the same here, as soon as you can get a license at age 16 you are allowed to ride you dad's hayabusa if...
Forum: Face plant 11-27-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,020
Posted By CHAPIN
Ouch

Now picture yourself after the accident if you had not been wearing a helmet.

Hector
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 224,537
Posted By CHAPIN
I envy you bad...

After 9 hours on the road my wife always makes plans for me, it's always: get back home NOW! :rofl

Hector
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 224,537
Posted By CHAPIN
Good idea

Convivio chapin!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 435,115
Posted By CHAPIN
What seat is that?

What seat is that? Looks great for two up.

Hector
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 224,537
Posted By CHAPIN
Este sitio esta chapinizado

No habia notado que habemos bastantes chapines en advrider.

I haven't noticed before that there is a bunch of guatemalians, guatemalans... Hmm people from Guatemala :rofl

Hector
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