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Forum: Americas Today, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 652
Posted By jimmex
The road from Gonzaga to Coco's and on to Mex 1...

The road from Gonzaga to Coco's and on to Mex 1 is rough but not at all difficult to travel if your objective is to just make it. I, like the others, think you will have a better trip if you...
Forum: Americas Today, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By jimmex
:csm

:csm
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 161,894
Posted By jimmex
If I bought one it would be to ride the wheels...

If I bought one it would be to ride the wheels off of it and see beautiful interesting places. If the bike gave me a good feeling along the way, so much the better.
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 161,894
Posted By jimmex
One of the biggest downsides to buying a new RT...

One of the biggest downsides to buying a new RT is putting up with all the douchebags who think you did it for the image. One of the reasons I often ride in Mexico solo is there aren't many of these...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 333,454
Posted By jimmex
Honda outperforming KTM? They'd have to grow...

Honda outperforming KTM? They'd have to grow some balls first.
Forum: Americas 08-30-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24,500
Views: 1,918,503
Posted By jimmex
If you turn around at Peguis you'll be missing...

If you turn around at Peguis you'll be missing some really incredible riding. Just sayin'. :deal
Forum: Americas 08-30-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24,500
Views: 1,918,503
Posted By jimmex
Even better ride is the one from Creel to Parral...

Even better ride is the one from Creel to Parral via Guachochi with the Sinforosa Canyon overlook as a nice side trip. Saludos, Jim
Forum: Americas 08-29-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24,500
Views: 1,918,503
Posted By jimmex
5 Preguntas

How well does that work? Does the inner inner tube ever pinch? At what pressure does it run? Does it get hot on pavement? Where ya been?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By jimmex
Those bikes like most have certain RPMs that are...

Those bikes like most have certain RPMs that are rougher than the rest of the power band. I've noticed it on my '11GSA at 4500 RPM. A little faster it smooths out, a little slower too. Maybe a...
Forum: Latin America 08-28-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By jimmex
Baja is for dirt bikes or 990/1190 kind of bikes...

Baja is for dirt bikes or 990/1190 kind of bikes if you're a really good rider and in good shape. I think from a pure travel standpoint, you would enjoy the cultural aspects of the Colonial cities...
Forum: Latin America 08-28-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By jimmex
Winter happens in N. Mexico and Texas. Perfect...

Winter happens in N. Mexico and Texas. Perfect time of the year to venture down into mainland Mexico.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,621
Posted By jimmex
300 will be great for single track and very rough...

300 will be great for single track and very rough terrain; not so good for dual sport riding. I'd get a 500 or 350 EXC or XCW for general recreational riding.
Forum: Americas 08-27-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By jimmex
Here it...

Here it...
Forum: Americas 08-27-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By jimmex
There's one in Zacatecas, one of my favorite...

There's one in Zacatecas, one of my favorite places anywhere. You can study as long as you want to and there is a plethora of fun things to do. I forget the name of it but inmate Crashmaster's ride...
Forum: Americas 08-26-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By jimmex
Lo creo cuando lo veo.

Lo creo cuando lo veo.
Forum: Americas 08-25-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24,500
Views: 1,918,503
Posted By jimmex
Hd a great time and even better ride with nephew...

Hd a great time and even better ride with nephew 2 over the mountains and canyons to Utah. Spectacular, fun ride. Rain doused our White Rim Road plans but we did heat our tires up at the uranium...
Forum: Americas 08-23-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By jimmex
Cold and raining in the San Juan.

Cold and raining in the San Juan.
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,367
Posted By jimmex
Enjoyed visiting with you yesterday in downtown...

Enjoyed visiting with you yesterday in downtown Rico:rofl. We had an excellent ride over the mountains on dirt to Utah but raining here in Moab so no WRT. Saludos, Jim
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,659
Posted By jimmex
No, quite the opposite.

No, quite the opposite.
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,659
Posted By jimmex
Oh my.:huh

Oh my.:huh
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,366
Posted By jimmex
Interesting for sure. The problem will always be...

Interesting for sure. The problem will always be wind management with this design. You can't put a faring or windscreen where the handlebars go at full turn. Why I'm probably eventually going to...
Forum: Americas 08-19-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 24,500
Views: 1,918,503
Posted By jimmex
mmmm, loved that place during my A-town days.

mmmm, loved that place during my A-town days.
Forum: Americas 08-19-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 24,500
Views: 1,918,503
Posted By jimmex
That's a great time to be on the road in Mexico. ...

That's a great time to be on the road in Mexico. Ride mountains and canyons by day, drink Bacanora, eat tacos, and watch World Series in evening.:freaky
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,078
Posted By jimmex
almost any and every single track trail is going...

almost any and every single track trail is going to be far too rough, steep and loose for those bikes. There are so many fun 2 track roads that you can actually enjoy w/o worrying about the bike...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,481
Posted By jimmex
KTM 500 EXC. That is all.

KTM 500 EXC. That is all.
Forum: Americas 08-17-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 24,500
Views: 1,918,503
Posted By jimmex
Been to Justine's several times There is some...

Been to Justine's several times There is some drink they make that they won't share the mix for it is so good.
Forum: Americas 08-17-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24,500
Views: 1,918,503
Posted By jimmex
"He just don't give a shit." Not much of a...

"He just don't give a shit." Not much of a creek crossing though.
Forum: Americas 08-16-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24,500
Views: 1,918,503
Posted By jimmex
Doesn't strike me as patently unreasonable but...

Doesn't strike me as patently unreasonable but you ought to be able to negotiate at least 5% to maybe 10%. The pool of people willing to shell out that kind of dough for a used bike is limited. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,887
Posted By jimmex
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Americas 08-15-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24,500
Views: 1,918,503
Posted By jimmex
Buy it. i've ridden the shit out of mine; its...

Buy it. i've ridden the shit out of mine; its has 42k miles and has never missed a beat.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By jimmex
300's excel on super rough single track trails. ...

300's excel on super rough single track trails. Not really a dual sport bike. Sounds like a 500exc or even a 690 would suit you better. My 2c.
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,193
Posted By jimmex
Beautiful.

Beautiful.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 333,331
Posted By jimmex
Very well done vid. Thanks.

Very well done vid. Thanks.
Forum: Americas 08-12-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By jimmex
I would suggest crossing at Douglas AZ/Agua...

I would suggest crossing at Douglas AZ/Agua Prieta, Sonora,Mexico and riding down to our friend Tom and Lynn's small hotel in Banàmichi, Sonora....
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,749
Posted By jimmex
Ugh.

Ugh.
Forum: Americas 08-11-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24,500
Views: 1,918,503
Posted By jimmex
Not sure exactly what my plans are, but I'd love...

Not sure exactly what my plans are, but I'd love to help him thrash his brother's bike. There's plenty of opportunity to thrash equipment and body up there. Have him PM me and we'll coordinate. ...
Forum: Americas 08-11-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24,500
Views: 1,918,503
Posted By jimmex
Body condom; its the new safe.

Body condom; its the new safe.
Forum: Americas 08-10-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By jimmex
Sorry for your loss. I wouldn't worry about...

Sorry for your loss. I wouldn't worry about riding alone in Mexico, I do it all the time. Also, there are always riders on the road you can join. Saludos, Jim
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,709
Posted By jimmex
Such a cool little bike…I'd be interested in your...

Such a cool little bike…I'd be interested in your impressions of it, the buying experience/process, and how quiet it is. Saludos, Jim
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,938
Posted By jimmex
Check out the Sherco 300i and 300 SER 2T. They...

Check out the Sherco 300i and 300 SER 2T. They are getting really good reviews and appear to be a good alternative to orange.
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