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Forum: Americas 11-19-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
So the other day at the Baja Nomads site it was...

So the other day at the Baja Nomads site it was mentioned that carrying a knife is against the law in Mexico. I sure see a lot of men carrying machetes. It is hard to imagine a pocket knife being a...
Forum: Americas 11-18-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
I can give you one tip on entering Guatemala....

I can give you one tip on entering Guatemala. When you are at the border check point don't stop in the automatic car wash like I did. roll through it and park on the other side.
( it is not really a...
Forum: Americas 11-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
It is time for me to admit that technology has...

It is time for me to admit that technology has out run me. I have a GPS, I have the Bici maps, I have a smart phone, and I even know how to use them, but while I believe Eakins is telling the...
Forum: Americas 11-13-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By stormdog
Is there more then one motel in Chinipas? I only...

Is there more then one motel in Chinipas? I only found the one about a half block kind of North West of the square and down an alley the one time I spent the night there. I hope to be there in around...
Forum: Latin America 11-12-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,447
Posted By stormdog
What was your feel of the general vibe in...

What was your feel of the general vibe in Zihuatanejo ? I plan on riding down and meeting my wife there for Christmas. and watching the news is causing some stress in the household right now. I am...
Forum: Americas 11-10-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By stormdog
By definition all gravel on top of asphalt is...

By definition all gravel on top of asphalt is "bad gravel"
Forum: Americas 11-10-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By stormdog
More times then not, good gravel trumps bad...

More times then not, good gravel trumps bad asphalt
Forum: Americas 11-07-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By stormdog
Anyone ride the road between Botopilies and...

Anyone ride the road between Botopilies and Guachochi this season ?
The one that turns up the hill past the airport and kind of follows the power lines. I should be there in early Dec. I am...
Forum: Americas 11-07-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
TC, I should be passing through your town the...

TC, I should be passing through your town the first week of December. (weather permitting) will you have room at your motel, what is its name, and how do I find it? I should be coming over from...
Forum: Americas 11-05-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By stormdog
Parque Natural del Gran Deserto del Pinacate

Has anyone taken the road between Mex 2 and Mex 8 that runs South through the park recently? I am wondering if the road is gravel or sand.
I will be riding my loaded 990 with semi street tires and...
Forum: Latin America 10-25-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By stormdog
Thanks for the offer BC Right now my preliminary ...

Thanks for the offer BC Right now my preliminary route takes me from Sayulita to San Sebastion and across to hwy 70 then across and down 80 to the coast. Do you have any local intel on safety...
Forum: Americas 10-25-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By stormdog
Sjoerd What do you know about the history of...

Sjoerd
What do you know about the history of the Hotel Belmor? I have stayed there a couple times (found it using your books, thanks) and the more corners I poke around in the more interesting it...
Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
That would be the one The road around the...

That would be the one
The road around the lake and North were great, not so much the small town with the massive (chicken?) farm up wind
Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,206
Posted By stormdog
Last year I left my truck at Store more self...

Last year I left my truck at Store more self storage in Imperial for 2 months for 60 buck or so. I plan on doing the same this winter. If I remember right they even let me set a gate password so I...
Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
I am a little slow, but I just figured out that...

I am a little slow, but I just figured out that the Santa Maria Del Oro SR has mentioned is not the same one as the one I went to just East of Tepic.
That explains a lot!
Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
SR PM sent

SR
PM sent
Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
Living on the west coast I would rather read an...

Living on the west coast I would rather read an oil thread then about the game last night. And I hate oil threads!
Forum: Americas 10-19-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
Is the track above that runs South from Durango ...

Is the track above that runs South from Durango the same road you have mentioned that goes through to Maria Del Oro? I plan on riding through there in early Dec. and wouldn't turn down the GPS track...
Forum: Americas 10-17-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
My phone for Mexico travel is an old flip phone...

My phone for Mexico travel is an old flip phone that is only a 2G unit. In our corner of the world it does not work on all A.T. & T. towers as they are phasing out 2G service. Does anyone know if...
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
Yea I need to work on slowing down sooner. It...

Yea I need to work on slowing down sooner. It usually takes me three or four days to drop into my travel groove. First couple of days I kind of pin my ears back and burn some miles to get it out of...
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
Yea, I kind of knew I was being optimistic I rode...

Yea, I kind of knew I was being optimistic I rode from Rosario to Alamos in a short day and that route intersects the route I took from Alamos to Chinipas so I was hoping to trim a day. Didn't really...
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
T. C. I rode from Magdalena by your place and on...

T. C. I rode from Magdalena by your place and on to Yecora in an easy day last November and I thought the roads were fine by my back road standards. Are they about the same now or have they taken a...
Forum: Americas 10-14-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
I am in the beginning stages of planning a ride...

I am in the beginning stages of planning a ride from Mexicali to Zihuatanejo that I will be starting around December first. Here is my rough route with my questions for the forum:

1) Mexicali to...
Forum: Latin America 10-09-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By stormdog
I should be crossing into Mexico from El Centro...

I should be crossing into Mexico from El Centro the first week of December. My rough plan is to zig and zag my way to Zihuatanejo by around the 12th
Forum: Americas 10-09-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By stormdog
If you are indeed leaving in a few days ,I would...

If you are indeed leaving in a few days ,I would be more concerned with how it would handle snow and ice then sand
Forum: Americas 10-07-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
To do the tvip on line you will have to have a...

To do the tvip on line you will have to have a mailing address and stay there for a while
Forum: Americas 09-29-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
Mike you posted while I was typing my comment. I...

Mike you posted while I was typing my comment. I was talking about Gauchochi.
Not the spot in your photos.
Forum: Americas 09-29-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25,692
Views: 2,094,721
Posted By stormdog
I have only passed through there a couple times,...

I have only passed through there a couple times, but it looked like the kind of place that Clint Eastwood would use to make a modern version of high plains drifter.
Forum: Americas 09-23-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By stormdog
Do a search for an inmate named cwc he made an...

Do a search for an inmate named cwc he made an overlay map out of a bunch of gps tracks of the area.I have used it a couple of times and it worked great for me.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-13-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,132
Posted By stormdog
Sorry for the late reply. I was North of HWY 12...

Sorry for the late reply. I was North of HWY 12 heading South on Aug 1st. The FS sign said 4 miles to hwy 12 and the trees were down about 1/2 mile down the quad trail.
I ended up hitting 12 about 1...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19,419
Views: 2,202,428
Posted By stormdog
Thanks for the reply I ordered a new sensor today.

Thanks for the reply I ordered a new sensor today.
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19,419
Views: 2,202,428
Posted By stormdog
690 low fuel light

How does the low fuel light on my 09 690 work?
I ran out of gas the other day without the light coming on. When I turn on the key the low fuel light comes on when the bike goes through the start...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,132
Posted By stormdog
Just a Quick heads up,I rode a small section of...

Just a Quick heads up,I rode a small section of T-3 ( from Priest River to HWY12) on my way home from riding a section of the CDR last week The Quad trail 3 1/2 miles North of hwy 12 is blocked by...
Forum: Americas 07-19-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,599
Posted By stormdog
I am leaving the West coast this Monday. I am...

I am leaving the West coast this Monday. I am going to pick up the route in southern Wyoming and follow it North.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By stormdog
Go to GPS exchange and down near the bottom in...

Go to GPS exchange and down near the bottom in Jerry Counts section look up the OBCDR route 3. It runs up from Sisters through Detroit and on up to the Washington border very close to where the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,327
Posted By stormdog
I rode from Owyee to three forks and on to Jordan...

I rode from Owyee to three forks and on to Jordan valley last fall.
I don't think I can post a track here but if you send me a pm I can email you our tracks.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-06-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By stormdog
If section 1 is the South end, just across the...

If section 1 is the South end, just across the border in California is Cave Lake that was fishable. A ways above Paisley and a little west of the route is a lake
I think it was named Thomson ? both...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,258
Posted By stormdog
No gas at Denio probably not for a long time to...

No gas at Denio probably not for a long time to come if ever
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,365
Posted By stormdog
Funny thing was, the split was from my left eye...

Funny thing was, the split was from my left eye opening back, and I didn't even get a bruise on my cheek.
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,365
Posted By stormdog
I put a 2 inch split in the side of my arai xd 3...

I put a 2 inch split in the side of my arai xd 3 last spring. Had some bleeding on the brain and some other issues related to my brain sloshing around in my scull. I don't really know if my injurys...
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