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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-26-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Does City Nav cover BC also? Edit: okay, I...

Does City Nav cover BC also?

Edit: okay, I see it's all No. America.
I also see the Canada is sold separate but for the same price as the all of No. Am. version, hmm.
Is the detail the same....
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 06-25-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,871
Posted By Moto Vaquero
I e-mailed the Bar-10 a couple days ago regarding...

I e-mailed the Bar-10 a couple days ago regarding gas and I got a reply back today from Sarah: "We have gas available for $7 /ga". Just an FYI for those with <150mi range.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-23-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,528
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Great photos!

Great photos!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-23-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 85,917
Posted By Moto Vaquero
I'm sorry I left 1 day out of 19 riding days out...

I'm sorry I left 1 day out of 19 riding days out and this is the crap I get, sheez.
Nobody said it was a secret, just didn't post this 1 track on the www for the reasons stated above. Now go ride...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-23-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 392,661
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Let me fix this: 25% of top 20 = 5. After the 3...

Let me fix this: 25% of top 20 = 5. After the 3 engine failures of Concalves and Barreda, who both ultimately ended up in and counted in the top 20 finishers after engine swaps. Subtract 3 from 5 and...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 06-23-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,871
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Thanks Y'all, I have tons of info, tracks and...

Thanks Y'all, I have tons of info, tracks and ideas to make for an excellent ride!

PS; Crawdaddy, I just noticed your in Ramona. I'm just down the road on Rio Maria soo, howdy neighbor :wave
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 06-22-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,871
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Thanks for the solid info Scott. I'm thinking...

Thanks for the solid info Scott.
I'm thinking of heading North to Jacob where it appears there is a gas station, a hot shower and some grub then North on the GWT through Escalante then working my...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 06-22-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,871
Posted By Moto Vaquero
I'll be using your tracks as a base to explore...

I'll be using your tracks as a base to explore the North & East rims. Thanks Crawdaddy.
Question; is there gas in Fredonia? I have about 160 mile range with a 4.1 on my 525 and I can carry another...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-22-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 85,917
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Just call me sentimental but I would feel bad if...

Just call me sentimental but I would feel bad if some "gnarly adventurer" on his crf 250L piled to the gills ran into serious trouble or worse when he got in over his head on an "expert" track in the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-22-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 85,917
Posted By Moto Vaquero
RE: Day 20 tracks

"]I've had several "where's day 20 tracks??" on here. Well I have two reasons I did not post these up;
1) It would be easy for someone to get in over their heads on this trail especially the drop...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,528
Posted By Moto Vaquero
I'll be doing the exact same shit in the near...

I'll be doing the exact same shit in the near future, that is, minimalist camping off a relatively small bike. So I'm looking forward to an honest straight up and in depth report on what you would...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 45,146
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Really appreciate you putting up this...

Really appreciate you putting up this (abbreviated) RR. The photos are fabulous.
I used to race an XR650 so I know the PIA it is to start especially when it ended up on it's side (which happened too...
Forum: Americas 06-12-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Grinnin, do you happen to have a link or source...

Grinnin, do you happen to have a link or source for this map? I did search but only found the interactive BC provincial parks map.

EDIT: I found this site for a "free" map....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-06-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 23,799
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Outstanding so far! Thanks for all the...

Outstanding so far! Thanks for all the details/recommendations on routes, hotels, food, etc.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-29-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 45,146
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Also subscribed

Should be good!
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6,838
Views: 1,487,150
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Carb Vents

Here ya go, DJH's method:

#1: Comes from the side of a “T” on the left side of the carb and goes down.
#2: Comes from the top of a “T” on the left side of the carb and goes up, over & down the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-13-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,900
Posted By Moto Vaquero
So I'm guessing that carrying all that wine was...

So I'm guessing that carrying all that wine was part of the "deal" :deal :1drink

Yah, I found out on day 1 also that bungies are useless at holding anything on a bike. Cheap luggage straps work...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Nice ride. Approx how much of this was/is dirt vs...

Nice ride. Approx how much of this was/is dirt vs asphalt?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-06-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,900
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Buen viaje !

Buen viaje !
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-04-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,900
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Nice find Hog! It's always good to get the dirt...

Nice find Hog!
It's always good to get the dirt naps over with in this manner :lol2
Forum: Americas 04-25-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By Moto Vaquero
No other person or vehicle involved in your...

No other person or vehicle involved in your unlucky incident so no insurance or tourist visa was demanded.

Just from my personal experience, I always get the fmm (tourist visa) when going past...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-25-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,644
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Bummer about the foot, get well soon. Usually...

Bummer about the foot, get well soon.
Usually June would be an issue with snow blockages, but probably not this year with so little of it. I'll be at the cabin from mid July to mid Aug as of right...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-23-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,644
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Looks like my kind of ride Johnny! :lurk

Looks like my kind of ride Johnny! :lurk
Forum: Americas 04-23-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By Moto Vaquero
I've heard from a couple of sources that your...

I've heard from a couple of sources that your vehicle insurance is invalid without the tourist visa (fmm) as you are technically in the country illegally.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-23-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,929
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Watched your vid again, good stuff. I was...

Watched your vid again, good stuff. I was picturing where most of it was so kind of a game as I was going through it.
I see you stayed at the Eco Hotel on the beach in San Carlos, nice digs. Did you...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-23-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 85,917
Posted By Moto Vaquero
I had a lot of time to prep for this trip and I...

I had a lot of time to prep for this trip and I made tracks for almost all of it. Some I have ridden before and a lot of it I made off GE though I tended to wander off the tracks quite a bit because...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-22-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,335
Posted By Moto Vaquero
"The sheriff is near??"...."No dagnabbit, I said...

"The sheriff is near??"...."No dagnabbit, I said 'the sheriff is a ...DONG... :lol3 Looks a lot like the town of Rock Ridge in Blazing Saddles
Forum: Americas 04-21-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By Moto Vaquero
October can still be pretty darn hot in Baja so I...

October can still be pretty darn hot in Baja so I would suggest sticking to the Pacific coast as much as possible where the temps will be cooler. A 150 mile range on the gas will suffice in almost...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-21-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,929
Posted By Moto Vaquero
That was fun watching your vid Ted, thanks for...

That was fun watching your vid Ted, thanks for putting it together and posting it up. That is a great loop you guys did with a lot of what Baja Sur has to offer. Captain Baja looks like he has a good...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 54,407
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Yes, this is why I just happened to have a stock...

Yes, this is why I just happened to have a stock stater and regulator in the chase truck in San Felipe that is now in your bike! And here I thought for a second that I was just over preparing/packing...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-07-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 85,917
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Ha! I knew you couldn't resist showing off those...

Ha! I knew you couldn't resist showing off those fine YT's. And shit!, I don't even remember taking that photo at El Burro, those were some good margis! We were pretty lit up!:d

T-Hog, as far as a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-06-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 85,917
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Update Day 6

I'm adding an update regarding Day 6, San Ignacio to Mulege because I put the tracks for it here through Garmin Adventures.

We (MKJ and myself) rode this two weeks ago but found it impassable...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-05-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 34,639
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Ha ha, pretty sure she was the gang leader. We...

Ha ha, pretty sure she was the gang leader. We were lucky enough to make our escape from that one!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-02-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 34,639
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Yah, we were accosted by the sticker banditos,...

Yah, we were accosted by the sticker banditos, those little shits are scary I tell ya :eek1. We escaped with our lives and made a run for the border. Ain't never going back!


On a side note: We...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-31-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,427,551
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Looking at the video, I see something sticking...

Looking at the video, I see something sticking way out on the left side of the motor that appears to be either an oil filter housing or a starter motor. Whatever it is, it looks very susceptible to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-30-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 34,639
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Thanks for posting your story Ron and glad that...

Thanks for posting your story Ron and glad that someone came to the rescue.

We could have picked up your bike in El Rosario on Saturday while we were headed North had we known.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-20-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 34,639
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Hell of a first day! Don't feel bad, you're not...

Hell of a first day! Don't feel bad, you're not the first one to bail off my tracks, they're a little tougher than appear on GE.
We'll be through there tomorrow and will keep my eyes peeled for a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-19-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 34,639
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Woo Hoo!

Woo Hoo!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-19-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 34,639
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Yah, kinda like two ships passing in the night. ...

Yah, kinda like two ships passing in the night.

Good to hear no road blocks down south although we won't be riding on the road. Don't blame the peons for wanting a little more for their work....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 34,639
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Good to hear you're okay and sorry about the...

Good to hear you're okay and sorry about the shortened ride.
Heard about the farm strike and hwy blockades and a little insurection around San Quintin, you were right there apparently.
Anxious to...
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