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Forum: Americas 01-01-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,484
Posted By geomeo
[QUOTE=Plasterman;20356940]Can someone give me an...

[QUOTE=Plasterman;20356940]Can someone give me an estimate of what it might cost to travel through Mexico to Argentina one up on a bike for say one year? I have a KLR and don't need the best...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By geomeo
First Pole to Pole

In the process of completing a unique expedition and would like to share the event and include "guest riders" along the route. See geomeo.org (http://geomeo.org) for a general description and rough...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
Thank you Jake. Good reminder on the JD kit.

Thank you Jake. Good reminder on the JD kit.
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
Thank you Scott. The TE has a narrow...

Thank you Scott.
The TE has a narrow application.
I will use an early BMW for the adv requirement.
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
Thank you.. I agree.. Hence will use the TE450...

Thank you.. I agree..
Hence will use the TE450 with timbersled for snow and early BMW for road/gravel.
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
Thank you... I agree..

Thank you... I agree..
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
thank you Sam

thank you Sam
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
thank you sanjo

thank you sanjo
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
Two bikes are needed for the best experience....

Two bikes are needed for the best experience. That is a light 250 lb bike for the snow and a twin 650-800 for the long haul. You guys have been a great help and a fantastic resource.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
You are correct and Husqvarna should not market...

You are correct and Husqvarna should not market it as a DS. With road tires and drive cog 13>15 one could 'cruise' along at 50 mph. But that would be the maximum.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
We assume that this was a 5 day mostly on road...

We assume that this was a 5 day mostly on road trip. What did you do for your cruising fix?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
Question Two bikes appear to be the best solution.... how...

Two bikes appear to be the best solution.... how many 200 mile days in succession did you do or would be possible on a 450?
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
Was looking for light weight for 'snow bike' work...

Was looking for light weight for 'snow bike' work that could also go some distance on the road. The consensus seems that two bikes will be required.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
Yes. It looks like two bikes will be required....

Yes. It looks like two bikes will be required. Thank you for you help.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
Thank you Lukas. It is looking like two bikes...

Thank you Lukas. It is looking like two bikes will be needed. One for road and one off. Need to cross ice and snow (with track connected) and then long patches of road. Wanted to see if there was one...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
Thank you. Had an F800GS which was great on the...

Thank you. Had an F800GS which was great on the road but was very heavy off-road. Fantastic power but heavy to pick up. Given the feedback, an F800GS may have to come back as the dual sport option....
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
Thank you Jake. If the engine power is matched by...

Thank you Jake. If the engine power is matched by the correct set of cogs it may be a possible dual sport. One would also need to modify some other parts so that there is reliability. Selection of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,719
Posted By geomeo
TE450 Adventure Machine?

Here is a challenge - What does it take to make the Husky TE450 a good all-round adventure machine.

What is the right front : rear cog ratio for the road at an average speed of 50mph? (light load...
Forum: Latin America 04-25-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By geomeo
Anyone going north to Colombia through Mendoza, Argentina?

I have ridden 5,000+ miles in Argentina and Chile solo. I would like to continue up as far as Colombia if I had a partner or could join a group.
Any angles out there willing to allow me to ride...
Forum: Latin America 04-25-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By geomeo
solo riders are a special breed

Solo riders are a special breed. I am trying to ride solo and have covered half (5,000 miles) of my planned trip. However I find it increasingly difficult to continue in the solo mode. I admire your...
Forum: Americas 02-09-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By geomeo
zPOV

The request more accurately should have been: availability of gas in regions off the beaten track. I was assuming I was communicating with Enduro riders... :1drink
Forum: Americas 02-09-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By geomeo
Wink funny

The request more accurately should have been: availability of gas in regions off the beaten track. I was assuming I was communicating with Enduro riders...
Forum: Americas 02-08-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By geomeo
Thumb SA Tour

I am also do a similar tour and visiting the same locations. However I will start on April 2nd from Buenos Aires -> TDF -> north to Columbia. Our paths may cross. We should keep in contact.
Forum: Latin America 02-08-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,628
Posted By geomeo
Cost

One can ship a bike from LA to California for $1,300 + port fees. However the shipping industry if full of variables.
Forum: Americas 02-08-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By geomeo
Gas!

How can we obtain un-leaded gas in Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile? Thanks, Stephen
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