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Forum: Latin America 11-07-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By martinef
I know a really good mechanic in Lima. I know you...

I know a really good mechanic in Lima. I know you do not wanna go that way but if you change your mind let me know and I will give you his contact info. You will have more options over there. He...
Forum: Latin America 10-31-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By martinef
Not too late, we are now in Tilcara for a few...

Not too late, we are now in Tilcara for a few days. We will follow your advice.
Thanks
Forum: Latin America 10-12-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By martinef
Northern Argentina Route

Hello mates, it is almost time to enter into Argentina with our DL1000 with sidecar, and we are trying to put together a good route at the Northern side of this country. We are now crossing Bolivia...
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,856
Posted By martinef
Ohh yes there is a lot more about this story but...

Ohh yes there is a lot more about this story but this is not the right thread to say it :wink:

DB I cannot tell you who worked for free on this rig.....you may go after them if I do....but I am...
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,856
Posted By martinef
I guess DRONE is right, this sidecar was...

I guess DRONE is right, this sidecar was initially built to ride on well paved highways
...
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,856
Posted By martinef
We have been testing our DL1000 with a CSM...

We have been testing our DL1000 with a CSM sidecar (upgraded by Side Effects) riding the americas (currently in Peru).....really pushing it to its limits. After a year and a half 18K miles we can...
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,549
Posted By martinef
Cool ride!!!!, you are going to have fun hacking...

Cool ride!!!!, you are going to have fun hacking around with your machine :evil

We are hacking around South America and wish Brock Smith built our hack from the beginning.
...
Forum: Latin America 08-21-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By martinef
We will take the Nepeme road to Caraz, we also...

We will take the Nepeme road to Caraz, we also heard from locals it is a nice ride:evil

Thanks for the info
Forum: Latin America 08-20-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By martinef
Chimbote-Canon del Pato-Caraz

Hello riders in Peru, we finally reached Chimbote after having some problems with the fuel injection system in Chepen. Now we are preparing to go back to the mountains (sierra) where we have found...
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,816
Posted By martinef
This is the sidecar built by CSM and upgraded by...

This is the sidecar built by CSM and upgraded by Side Effects Sidecars and Trikes.
...
Forum: Latin America 07-24-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By martinef
Hello Bemeve, thanks for all the info about the...

Hello Bemeve, thanks for all the info about the route. We have been having some document problems to cross to Peru so we are still in Ecuador. Now we are going to cross to Peru using La Balsa border...
Forum: Latin America 07-17-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By martinef
PERU Friends

Hello ADVriders in Peru and Ecuador, we are the MotoNomadas riding south on our rig (DL1000+sidecar). We have been on the road for about a year and a half now, and we are about to enter Peru in the...
Forum: Latin America 05-16-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 23,646
Posted By martinef
Juan, we are meeting at the Carulla on Calle 85...

Juan, we are meeting at the Carulla on Calle 85 with carrera 15 at 12. We are going to go to La Calera-Cota-Bogota lunch in Guasca.

Hope to see you there.
Forum: Latin America 05-16-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 23,646
Posted By martinef
Ride in Bogota

Hello ADVriders, my wife and I are in Bogota getting ready to go south with our sidecar.

In the mean time, we have been invited this Sunday May 18th to ride with a group of motorcycle...
Forum: Latin America 03-16-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By martinef
The bike has some easy to fix issues I can fix...

The bike has some easy to fix issues I can fix like the clutch leak (I have the parts and have done my research on how to do it). However I found that the secondary throttle body is really sticky...
Forum: Latin America 03-15-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By martinef
The bike has been sitting for a few months so the...

The bike has been sitting for a few months so the throttle is sticky. Also, I need to give a really good general maintenance to the bike to be able to keep traveling south (I can take care of the...
Forum: Latin America 03-15-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By martinef
Hey TeeVee thanks a lot for taking the time to...

Hey TeeVee thanks a lot for taking the time to write here. Have you ever been to Colombia? Please read Crashmaster post on this thread and you will have a better info about V-Stroms in Colombia.
...
Forum: Latin America 03-15-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By martinef
No it is not the same bike. This is a DL1000 with...

No it is not the same bike. This is a DL1000 with a sidecar that has been sitting for a while in Bogota.
Forum: Latin America 03-15-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By martinef
Urgent mechanic needed bogota colombia

Hello moto travelers, I am looking for a good and honest mechanic to fix and give a detailed maintenance to our DL 1000. The bike has been stored for about 6 months in Bogota and has a few problems...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 231,422
Posted By martinef
Buena Ruta!!!!

Que bueno saber de ustedes y que ya es hora de emprender el tan esperado viaje :D Nosotros estamos ahora en South Carolina y estaremos un par de años por aca, si acaso bajas por el Este los esperamos...
Forum: Latin America 11-16-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 23,646
Posted By martinef
In Bogota

Happily stuck in Bogota-Colombia :D, our moto/sidecar is in the shop waiting for parts from Japan. Since we place the order the parts are going to get here in 30 days. Nothing major, just some parts...
Forum: Latin America 11-16-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,351
Posted By martinef
In Colombia

We are in Colombia and will be here till January. We are staying in Bogota with family. Our moto/sidecar is at the Susuki shop waiting for some parts from Japan (found some parts worn out) :evil
Forum: Latin America 09-14-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,631
Posted By martinef
Almost in SA

Hello guys, the MotoNomadas team is still on the road heading south. We have been having a really nice trip so far, have met so many nice people, and have seen so many cool places too.

A little...
Forum: Latin America 05-19-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By martinef
Hey Chris, Thanks for the invitation....

Hey Chris,
Thanks for the invitation. Unfortunately, we were out of Antigua the same day you posted here. Now we are in Izabal and we'll be back in GC first week of June to fly back to the US.
...
Forum: Latin America 05-19-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By martinef
Gracias

Hi Mario,
After studying our options we decided to leave our sidecar with Guaterider. We'll be back in CA by August and keep riding south. We'll let you know when we are in ES.

Gracias
Forum: Latin America 05-15-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By martinef
HELP: Bike Storage in San Salvador, Salvador

Hello ADV mates,
After 6 months of being on the route, it is time to go back to the USA and spend some time there to be able to keep my immigrant status. So I need help with a place to leave our...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 748,136
Posted By martinef
In Mexico

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Forum: Hacks 04-20-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 2,479,038
Posted By martinef
In our trip going south, Mexico 2011 :evil ...

In our trip going south, Mexico 2011 :evil

...
Forum: Hacks 04-18-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,415
Posted By martinef
Hey Guys, We hope all is well. Do not forget...

Hey Guys,
We hope all is well. Do not forget we are waiting for you guys somewhere in Central or South America to ride the sidecars :evil No rush!!!! Take Care
Forum: Latin America 04-18-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By martinef
This is right!!!

+2 :thumb Sierra Gorda is a nice place to ride. We had the chance to do a little loop and meet Eduardo and his friends (really helpful and fun people) a few months ago. TOTALLY RECOMENDED!!!


Hey...
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,796
Posted By martinef
Rear tire

Good looking hack :thumb

What kind of rear tire do you have on it?
Forum: Hacks 03-22-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,687
Posted By martinef
MotoNomadas

Riding our hack around the Americas. I am 31 and my wife 29, and having so much fun. We get a lot of atention since sidecars here are not common in these countries!!!!
...
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,109
Posted By martinef
We got the hack out of that hole and then got...

We got the hack out of that hole and then got stuck again closer to the water, impossible to move. Tide came in up to the rear sprocket, we got help getting out of there by pulling the hack with a...
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,109
Posted By martinef
Front tire

Hack handles very well!!! Tire does not show wear after 4000 miles on it :D
Forum: Hacks 03-16-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,109
Posted By martinef
MotoNomadas

Stuck on the beach in Baja California (December 2010)
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_fx0_zlQqPZM/TTj_7aW_MHI/AAAAAAAAAUs/gwBZqXeVA54/s720/DSC_0213.JPG...
Forum: Latin America 03-03-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,631
Posted By martinef
More Mexico!!!

Some from Patzcuaro and Guanajuato:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_fx0_zlQqPZM/TWlY2kQT7oI/AAAAAAAAAoM/Jy2XHN640vA/s512/DSC_0001.JPG...
Forum: Latin America 03-03-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,631
Posted By martinef
Hola GuateRider, Pues caes como anillo al dedo...

Hola GuateRider,
Pues caes como anillo al dedo porque nesecitamos algo de ayuda en Guatemala. En que parte estas? Dependiendo de tu ubicacion vamos a nesecitar un gran favor. Tambien nos gustaria ir...
Forum: Latin America 03-03-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,631
Posted By martinef
Hi MikeMike, Estamos todavia en Guanajuato y...

Hi MikeMike,
Estamos todavia en Guanajuato y estaremos pasando por Veracruz en los proximos meses. Donde estas ubicado exactamente?
Gracias
Forum: Latin America 03-03-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,631
Posted By martinef
Hi Gaston, We'll let you know if we need any...

Hi Gaston,
We'll let you know if we need any help in Ecuador or Chile, or if we need anything from Miami.
Thanks a lot for your support and good energy!!!
Forum: Latin America 02-21-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,631
Posted By martinef
In Mexico

We entered Mexico at Tecate, we did all Baja California and the crossed to main land on a ferry to Mazatlan.

We have been in Mexico for a little more than 2 months, we are trying to see as much...
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