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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,565
Posted By stormdog
Happy to buy the sticker, Is there a way to pre...

Happy to buy the sticker, Is there a way to pre buy one before I get into the state ?
Forum: Americas 05-13-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By stormdog
You guys may not have any "good dirt" down your...

You guys may not have any "good dirt" down your way but I can get from the Pacific to Nevada on dirt and back roads up here.
As far as your route goes try to hit Crater Lake on your way East.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,944
Posted By stormdog
Was the car from Google or Bing? I have seen as...

Was the car from Google or Bing?
I have seen as many as three "Bing" cars in a day near the Oregon and California border
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By stormdog
Thanks I looked all over for a link yesterday...

Thanks
I looked all over for a link yesterday and couldn't find the thread.
The funny thing is I am not much better navigating in the dirt then the internet
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By stormdog
Cycle Worlds "Adventure Rally" Questions

So I am planning to ride the COBDR This summer. If I tweak my start days I will be in the Gunnison area at the same time as the Rally. ( July 9th -12th)
Has anyone ridden this ride before and would...
Forum: Americas 04-05-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28,854
Views: 2,538,816
Posted By stormdog
I find interesting the difference between your...

I find interesting the difference between your safety concerns and mine. I would never even think of hopping on a bus "full of drunk screaming fans" but would not think twice about riding Mex 200.
Forum: Americas 04-03-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 965
Posted By stormdog
I am still carrying my multi tool. How is a guy...

I am still carrying my multi tool. How is a guy supposed to open a lime. smash it with his helmet?
Forum: Americas 04-01-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 965
Posted By stormdog
Same deal with the AK as the weed show it at all...

Same deal with the AK as the weed show it at all checkpoints except with the AK you need to pull it out and wave it around (that way they know to let you jump to the front of the line
Forum: Americas 04-01-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 965
Posted By stormdog
Your assumption is correct you can take up to one...

Your assumption is correct you can take up to one ounce crossing into Baja, but you must declare it at all the checkpoints....

QUOTE=curtis6870;26486314]You cant carry a small amount of weed into...
Forum: Latin America 03-19-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By stormdog
Thanks for the kind offer. My possible Panama...

Thanks for the kind offer. My possible Panama trip is now a definite Mexico beach trip. I may Ask to take you up on your offer on another trip.
Do you stock any big bike tires or tube? That might...
Forum: Americas 03-18-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 28,854
Views: 2,538,816
Posted By stormdog
Thanks everyone. We are all set with pesos. Not...

Thanks everyone. We are all set with pesos. Not wanting to start another oil thread, but, I don't understand the need for an ATM so I have never used one anywhere.
Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28,854
Views: 2,538,816
Posted By stormdog
I am not worried about safety, it just seems...

I am not worried about safety, it just seems like that every Mexican who can, tries to go to a beach for Christmas and Easter and I wasn't sure how crowded and crazy the beach scene gets.
It is...
Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,444
Posted By stormdog
don't know for sure but not every place does day...

don't know for sure but not every place does day light savings
Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28,854
Views: 2,538,816
Posted By stormdog
Sayulita at Christmas

My wife wants to spend the week of Christmas in Sayulita. Just how crazy does it get?
This is a fly and ride Stormdog style, that is, she flies down, I ride down.
We will spend a week just south of...
Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,749
Posted By stormdog
If you are going to do mostly freeway miles I...

If you are going to do mostly freeway miles I would think of gearing it a little taller.
I did a 4000 mile loop last summer on my 09 and have done more then a few 400 mile days so it can be done.
...
Forum: Latin America 03-13-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By stormdog
Thanks guys. Once I am confident there is a place...

Thanks guys. Once I am confident there is a place to store my bike, the other pieces of the puzzle will fall in place easier.
Forum: Latin America 03-12-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By stormdog
Bike storage short term Panama

My wife and I are in the preliminary stages of planning a trip to Panama for next February. She likes to fly I like to ride.
Does anyone know where I can store a bike for a couple of weeks. I hope...
Forum: Americas 03-11-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,864
Posted By stormdog
"can of corn" ?[/QUOTE] Old baseball saying ...

"can of corn" ?[/QUOTE]
Old baseball saying kinda means as easy as catching a lazy fly ball
Forum: Americas 03-10-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,864
Posted By stormdog
The road I took turned East off the main road to...

The road I took turned East off the main road to the North of the lagoons and went near the mission de Guadalupe before coming in the backside of Mulege. If you make it to Scorpion Bay the run to...
Forum: Americas 03-09-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,864
Posted By stormdog
If by low road you mean the left fork heading...

If by low road you mean the left fork heading north out of the rancho yea I took the low road. some were bad spots were the standard road blown out detour into the brush kind, but through the dry...
Forum: Americas 03-09-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,864
Posted By stormdog
In Jan. I did the Loreto, San Javier mission San...

In Jan. I did the Loreto, San Javier mission San Juanico,San Ignacio route on my 990 adv. I didn't have any problems, but I wouldn't even think of doing it two up. Someone ran a cat over the road...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 678,919
Posted By stormdog
The time it took you to stand it up secure it and...

The time it took you to stand it up secure it and put on the regulator is all the time you need. If all of us stupid construction workers are still alive you know it is safe.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,899
Posted By stormdog
You say "owners" are you guys a for profit...

You say "owners" are you guys a for profit business with individual franchisee's running their own sites? And then are the instructors employees of the franchisee, or do they work for you and then...
Forum: Americas 02-24-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28,854
Views: 2,538,816
Posted By stormdog
Thanks to SR I was able to ride this route in...

Thanks to SR I was able to ride this route in December. Coming from Northern California, I think the part I got the biggest kick out of was going from riding in the pine forest to riding past banana...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 45,142
Posted By stormdog
I believe I have ridden through there. It was so...

I believe I have ridden through there. It was so long ago the pictures are on film. As far as where it is, I believe it is south of San Quintin, but North of El Rosario.
Forum: Americas 02-07-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28,854
Views: 2,538,816
Posted By stormdog
When I crossed there last Jan. heading West, the...

When I crossed there last Jan. heading West, the semi trucks going East were running side by side, a couple of times it looked like the whole road shoulder to shoulder was full of truck grills. I...
Forum: Americas 02-02-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,411
Posted By stormdog
I haven't heard mention of anyone going from...

I haven't heard mention of anyone going from Urique to Choix via the route that involves the lake crossing on the ferry in a few years. is that crossing still possable. I thought it was a great...
Forum: Americas 02-02-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,411
Posted By stormdog
I crossed over from Urique to Boto in December ...

I crossed over from Urique to Boto in December solo on my 990 adv, and I am an old guy. It wasn't that big of a deal if you have solid dirt skills. Remember, stay as wide as you can on the...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28,854
Views: 2,538,816
Posted By stormdog
Ok I was at the Belmar last month and tried to...

Ok I was at the Belmar last month and tried to find the stairs to the roof and failed. The ones I found literally ended into a wall. How does one get onto the roof?
Forum: Latin America 01-24-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By stormdog
What are your thoughts as to what caused the...

What are your thoughts as to what caused the failure? I also have a 2010 990 and would not want to have the same problem.
As far as the welds, if you don't figure out what broke it the first time it...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,147
Posted By stormdog
I have only crossed in the morning, but I have...

I have only crossed in the morning, but I have never had any real wait time traveling south. I doubt you will have any trouble.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-13-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,078
Posted By stormdog
If you went through the gate and not the guys...

If you went through the gate and not the guys yard you probably went the same way I did.
Forum: Americas 01-13-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28,854
Views: 2,538,816
Posted By stormdog
At the rate the road between Yoquivo and...

At the rate the road between Yoquivo and guachochi is being paved, it kind of makes a person wonder if the plan is to pave the road all the way to Batopilias from that direction also.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-13-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,078
Posted By stormdog
He was there on the 3rd when I went through his...

He was there on the 3rd when I went through his place on my way North. His place didn't look to bad for Baja, but I have no idea how he is going to get those cars out of there.
On a side note as I...
Forum: Americas 01-12-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,939
Posted By stormdog
the official language of Belize is English, so...

the official language of Belize is English, so the crossings from Mexico to Belize and from Belize to Guatemala are pretty easy. You buy your Belize bike insurance right at the border.
Forum: Americas 01-09-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28,854
Views: 2,538,816
Posted By stormdog
My wife and I spent a couple of weeks in...

My wife and I spent a couple of weeks in Zihuatanejo over Christmas and it was "normal" with no unrest. I then rode to Patzcuaro and then up to Queretaro and on north. Everything was fine. For what...
Forum: Americas 01-04-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By stormdog
I passed through Cocos today, and there were two...

I passed through Cocos today, and there were two semi's loaded with rebar parked in front and two trucks towing travel trailers just to the south of him. If I were to worry at all it would be about...
Forum: Americas 01-03-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 28,854
Views: 2,538,816
Posted By stormdog
Last year I entered Mexico on my passport card....

Last year I entered Mexico on my passport card. When I got to Belize they wouldn't Let me in because I had a Mexico exit stamp but no entry stamp.
I had to re enter Mexico, get an entry stamp and...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28,854
Views: 2,538,816
Posted By stormdog
Let's try to keep this thread clean you guys

Let's try to keep this thread clean you guys
Forum: Americas 12-31-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 28,854
Views: 2,538,816
Posted By stormdog
You guys are killing me. I am stuck in a dump of...

You guys are killing me. I am stuck in a dump of a motel in Los Mochis.
After busting my hump from Mazitlan, it turns out the F ing ferry doesn't run to La Paz tonight.
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