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Forum: Asia 08-07-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,607
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Posted By YnotJP?
[QUOTE=supermancam;24792358]Hi guys, I'm an...

[QUOTE=supermancam;24792358]Hi guys,

I'm an ADV rider from Australia and will be moving to Pampanga Philippines in about 6 months.



Honda now brings the CRF 250 L into the Philippines. ...
Forum: Asia 08-01-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,284
Posted By YnotJP?
vinzsalvador, Welcome to Adventure Rider. I...

vinzsalvador, Welcome to Adventure Rider. I noticed that you had asked some questions regarding a new rider etc. I hope that you got the information you wanted. You need to understand that from...
Forum: Asia 07-27-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 206,676
Posted By YnotJP?
That are same thinking as in Mall hardware stores...

That are same thinking as in Mall hardware stores are no longer allowed to sell hammers. Reason, two mall jewelry stores were robbed, using a hammer to break the glass cases, so no hammers can be...
Forum: Asia 07-27-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,284
Posted By YnotJP?
Helmet should be no problem. I have a SHOEI. ...

Helmet should be no problem. I have a SHOEI. The sticker is what is called an ICC Quality Mark sticker. Several products have them on the packaging or on the item itself. The package light bulbs...
Forum: Asia 07-22-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,284
Posted By YnotJP?
The Lonely Planet Philippines book has a lot of...

The Lonely Planet Philippines book has a lot of helpful information on travel here in the PI. One thing I like is it has a lot of information in a very compact form. Many maps and info about towns...
Forum: Asia 07-22-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,284
Posted By YnotJP?
KASUYAHO, I have gone up the Zambales coast up to...

KASUYAHO, I have gone up the Zambales coast up to Lingayen, on to La Union,
to Tagudin, left to Cervantes, and over into the Mountain Province. Sagada and the rice terraces are good to see. I...
Forum: Asia 07-10-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 206,676
Posted By YnotJP?
In January we lost Martin Gino (Herc). He was...

In January we lost Martin Gino (Herc). He was very helpful to both local and visiting riders. It is heart warming to see that there are others here that are stepping up to be helpful.

There...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,688
Posted By YnotJP?
Tell us the type of riding you are thinking about...

Tell us the type of riding you are thinking about starting with. Many enjoy the dual sport type of riding, some pavement, some unpaved roads. The problem is dual sport bikes tend to be taller, and...
Forum: Asia 06-30-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 206,676
Posted By YnotJP?
Not only driving. Remember to look the correct...

Not only driving. Remember to look the correct way before stepping off the curb, the traffic is coming from the wrong way.
Forum: Asia 05-22-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,979
Posted By YnotJP?
I am in the Philippines and am still looking to...

I am in the Philippines and am still looking to fine. I did have many places in Seattle, and I miss that.
Forum: Asia 05-22-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,979
Posted By YnotJP?
I so long for a good Vietnamese sandwich. One of...

I so long for a good Vietnamese sandwich. One of the best sandwiches in the world.
Forum: Racing 05-17-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By YnotJP?
RIP Mr Collins Always a free thinker. Damb...

RIP Mr Collins

Always a free thinker. Damb he was my age.
Forum: Asia 05-16-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 206,676
Posted By YnotJP?
And here I just figured you had a little too much...

And here I just figured you had a little too much SMB when you downloaded.

Nice report it looks like traffic was light.
Forum: Asia 05-12-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 206,676
Posted By YnotJP?
Yesterdays temp in Manila, 36.5 c or 97.7 f. ...

Yesterdays temp in Manila, 36.5 c or 97.7 f. Warm is nice.
Forum: Asia 05-11-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 206,676
Posted By YnotJP?
riderako, Nice report. a lot of seat time to do...

riderako, Nice report. a lot of seat time to do what you did, great to be young.

I live in Manila now but lived in Bauang for 6 years, some very nice riding up there. I just wish it wasn't so...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 97,252
Views: 18,415,344
Posted By YnotJP?
shu, you are correct, that is the best looking...

shu, you are correct, that is the best looking bike. Of course,it was the pictures of your bike in your ride report that turned me on to the DR 650 in the first place. It has classic good looks.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 97,252
Views: 18,415,344
Posted By YnotJP?
I can see your photo. No worries, casting marks...

I can see your photo. No worries, casting marks in the mold.
Forum: Asia 05-06-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,330
Posted By YnotJP?
Have a good ride.

Have a good ride.
Forum: Asia 04-29-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,330
Posted By YnotJP?
The chances of getting thru the toll booth to...

The chances of getting thru the toll booth to enter the expressway are slim. If you are with a large group of big bikes you maybe able to slip thru. The two smaller bikes that are better all round...
Forum: Asia 04-29-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By YnotJP?
"When my buddy had a bad wreck, they were very...

"When my buddy had a bad wreck, they were very reasonable on the repairs."
Now there is a story there and we want to hear it.
Forum: Asia 04-02-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By YnotJP?
Adam, Maybe you would be better to stay on Luzon...

Adam, Maybe you would be better to stay on Luzon and go North out of Manila for a 2 week stay. There are some very good places to see on Luzon.

If you look at some of Herc's rides on this site...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 97,252
Views: 18,415,344
Posted By YnotJP?
ER70S-2: "condoms" that is plural, how...

ER70S-2: "condoms" that is plural, how many?
Forum: Asia 03-23-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By YnotJP?
As stated by rgon, the Honda XR 200 is available...

As stated by rgon, the Honda XR 200 is available in the Philippines to both rent or purchase. I have had an XR 200 for 10 years now, it is a bike that does well here. Honda also started bring in...
Forum: Face plant 02-26-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 36,030
Posted By YnotJP?
So sorry to hear about your set back. I went...

So sorry to hear about your set back. I went through much the same with a badly broken knee in 1968. Had it replaced in Feb. 2000. Went from 32 years of pain 24/7 to 0 after the recovery from the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,380
Posted By YnotJP?
You have done this before. I will never forget...

You have done this before. I will never forget the help you gave me. For those that don't know. AZ4us came over to the NW AZ, Utah area in 2011 to help an old man recover his bike after the guy...
Forum: Asia 02-25-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 206,676
Posted By YnotJP?
Welcome, It is great that your first posting was...

Welcome, It is great that your first posting was to this site. Unlike Montana, there is no chance of hitting a deer riding in the Philippines. It is still not the best idea to ride after dark,...
Forum: Asia 02-25-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 206,676
Posted By YnotJP?
Carlos, Thanks. Nice report looks like a good...

Carlos, Thanks. Nice report looks like a good trip. I am sure Herc would have loved it.
Forum: Asia 02-02-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By YnotJP?
Good luck to you. If I can be of help ask. I...

Good luck to you. If I can be of help ask. I assume that you are familiar with the Philippine Adventure Riders site. You may want to ask there if any local riders know anyone in Customs that could...
Forum: Asia 02-01-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By YnotJP?
Aco201 NO it is not possible to do what you want...

Aco201 NO it is not possible to do what you want to do. First you must get approval from the Bureau of Import Services, which will take from 3 to 9 months. If you get that approval, Customs will...
Forum: Asia 01-27-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 206,676
Posted By YnotJP?
Yes this is all so very sad. Herc and his wife...

Yes this is all so very sad. Herc and his wife have 5 young children. It will now be up to family and friends to teach the children what a great Father they had. I am sure as they grow they will...
Forum: Face plant 01-22-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,114
Posted By YnotJP?
Herc was a very well known and liked rider here...

Herc was a very well known and liked rider here in the Philippines. He had a couple of photos on the Home Page, one on his V-Strom 1000 on a rickety wooden foot bridge high above a river.
Forum: Face plant 01-22-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,114
Posted By YnotJP?
We Have Lost Another Rider

Filipino Rider Martin Hercules Gino (aka Herc) was killed by a hit and run truck last night. Herc was well know to anyone who read the Philippines Adventure Riders in Regional Forums. Details of...
Forum: Asia 01-22-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 206,676
Posted By YnotJP?
RIP Herc. You will be missed, but, not forgotten....

RIP Herc. You will be missed, but, not forgotten. Ride on, ride on, ride on.
Forum: Asia 01-14-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 206,676
Posted By YnotJP?
hondav2, Sounds like a fun idea. You willing to...

hondav2, Sounds like a fun idea. You willing to work on the details? At least there is some time between then and now.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-10-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 23,844
Posted By YnotJP?
I have found that the weight of the DR 650 was...

I have found that the weight of the DR 650 was more of a concern to me this year that a couple of years ago. So the CRF 250 L looks like a good move. I just need to find a dealer here that has one....
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-09-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 23,844
Posted By YnotJP?
Ladybug, I am back in the Philippines, after...

Ladybug, I am back in the Philippines, after reading your report I am going to look at the Honda CRF 250 L. Hell, if a 77 year old can do it, a 73 year old like me should have no problems. Sure...
Forum: Asia 01-03-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 206,676
Posted By YnotJP?
Toddy; I remember Burt coming to the salt flats,...

Toddy; I remember Burt coming to the salt flats, the stories of casting his own pistons and things. It is always fun to see the old bikes. Have fun when you get back to the PI.
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 97,252
Views: 18,415,344
Posted By YnotJP?
ER70S-2 Quote, "I was the first guy in my group...

ER70S-2 Quote, "I was the first guy in my group to buy a helmet."

I bought my first motorcycle from Bud Ekins in 1964. He asked if I had a helmet, no. It took all my money plus to buy the bike....
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 97,252
Views: 18,415,344
Posted By YnotJP?
Happy New Year to all of you lucky DR 650 riders....

Happy New Year to all of you lucky DR 650 riders.

Here in the Philippines, New Years came sooner than most other parts of the world.

On another note, here I have a Honda XR 200, since new in...
Forum: Asia 12-31-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 206,676
Posted By YnotJP?
Happy New Year to all. Ride safe...

Happy New Year to all. Ride safe...
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