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Forum: Latin America 07-21-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By MeCasa
Limitless, if you're still planning on going make...

Limitless, if you're still planning on going make a post. I spend a lot of time in CR and I'll be there in Aug and I'm pretty sure it'll be raining. But the rain just adds to the fun, we'll just add...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 98,542
Views: 18,777,773
Posted By MeCasa
Thanks a lot guys. I've always wanted a Tenere as...

Thanks a lot guys. I've always wanted a Tenere as I'm a long time Yamaha man and that's what I ride now when in Costa Rica. But both Yamaha and the US government have conspired to make this purchase...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 98,542
Views: 18,777,773
Posted By MeCasa
By older I meant some of the early 90's bike. I...

By older I meant some of the early 90's bike. I noticed that a few bikes even came with the over-sized tank standard and was wondering if there was any model that is coveted for any reason including...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 98,542
Views: 18,777,773
Posted By MeCasa
Hello all. I don't have a lot of knowledge on the...

Hello all. I don't have a lot of knowledge on the DR so I read everything I could, then I came upon a site showing the history of the bike and a virtual cornucopia of models. Generally speaking the...
Forum: Latin America 07-21-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 11,470
Posted By MeCasa
I live in Texas and I've ride a lot in...

I live in Texas and I've ride a lot in Mexico...There are 2 Mexico's, the first is the Mexico Ciudad Grande, not just Mexico City but ALL large cities, watch your back, lots of good people but also...
Forum: Latin America 07-21-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 14,905
Posted By MeCasa
I'll be leaving for Costa Rica Aug 11th for a...

I'll be leaving for Costa Rica Aug 11th for a scientific survey titled "How wet can you get"

Otherwise.....

Ya'll have a good trip
Forum: Europe 07-21-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By MeCasa
Buying specifically for exportation

Sorry if this has been asked but I did search and didn't find anything on buying new and shipping out immediately

If I buy a bike in Europe, can I purchase this bike without taxes and registration...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,573
Posted By MeCasa
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,288
Views: 918,436
Posted By MeCasa
No hard feelings, but you're still a 100 kg's...

No hard feelings, but you're still a 100 kg's from an enduro
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,573
Posted By MeCasa
Makes sense

Makes sense
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,573
Posted By MeCasa
That's a badass bike, I'd pay money to beat the...

That's a badass bike, I'd pay money to beat the shit out of that bike
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,573
Posted By MeCasa
That's just what one needs when riding in third...

That's just what one needs when riding in third world countries

An Italian motorcycle
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,288
Views: 918,436
Posted By MeCasa
Hey all. Another Yank TDM rider, I like the bike...

Hey all. Another Yank TDM rider, I like the bike but....

I had to add external battery terminals as the damn battery is too hard to get to.

The pipes dump out too low, they drown out on water...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-18-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,074
Views: 181,268
Posted By MeCasa
Hello Squeaky, I'm originally from Upstate, NY,...

Hello Squeaky, I'm originally from Upstate, NY, Saratoga County. I still spend part of the year in NY, I try and get a little snowmobile and snow ski at least a week or two a year. Been in Texas...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-18-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,074
Views: 181,268
Posted By MeCasa
Texas here, 60 miles south of Houston. I've been...

Texas here, 60 miles south of Houston. I've been a long haul rider for a lot of years. Outside of the Big Bend Area, I don't think it's much of a riding state, but it's home.

TDM850
750 Magna...
Forum: Latin America 07-18-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By MeCasa
You could be right as I'm new to the forum. I...

You could be right as I'm new to the forum. I live in Texas and every year I travel farther south, I've been as far south as Costa Rica on the last 2 trips and I leave again on Aug 11th. The...
Forum: Latin America 07-18-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By MeCasa
Aggreseive tread 18" front tyres

Are they available?

What size is the most common?

Thanks

EDIT: I meant to put Front tyres

Sorry
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2008, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,174,251
Posted By MeCasa
Does anybody have a list of countries that will...

Does anybody have a list of countries that will be selling the 660, I'm sick of these stupid rules and I have a wrecked tdm with a clean title and matching ID plates.

Just got back from a ride to...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2007, 06:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By MeCasa
Good looking ride I'm already packing three...

Good looking ride

I'm already packing three 33's, but I'll be in Northern India/Nepal and some of the locations I want to go require more petrol than I can carry in the small cannisters not to...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By MeCasa
I guess it's two milk jugs tied together with my...

I guess it's two milk jugs tied together with my boot laces

Oh well, won't be the first time, but I sure did invision some nice bladders that I could sling across my tank.
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,423
Posted By MeCasa
Yep

Yep
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By MeCasa
Goretex, check out gear from mountaineering...

Goretex, check out gear from mountaineering companies such as North Face and Marmot. Full side zips are a must and well worth the extra money. The temperature will decide which pants you wear, I have...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2007, 02:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By MeCasa
Gas bladder

I need a set of soft bladders that can be tied together like saddlebags, the lighter the better

(2) 2 litre bladders would be nice

Thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By MeCasa
Thanks guys, they have a three part 'cycle repair...

Thanks guys, they have a three part 'cycle repair kit' for $34, it includes the cleaner, rust remover/primer and the sealer. I was going to take it to a place that cuts the tank open and heat bakes...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2006, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 226,160
Posted By MeCasa
That must have been a bad feeling, a couple years...

That must have been a bad feeling, a couple years back my snowmobile went through the lake ice and I had to hire a diver to go down and tie a cable. But it wasn't to bad because there were people...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2006, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,437
Posted By MeCasa
I thought I would hate Utah as I generally chase...

I thought I would hate Utah as I generally chase after heavily wooded mountains. I pictured Utah as a bleak place, but just the upposite is true, the mountains are unbelievably multi colored and just...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2006, 08:26 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 61,607
Posted By MeCasa
Haha, that wasn't me, I'm an edumicated man, it...

Haha, that wasn't me, I'm an edumicated man, it was the Jack Daniels, but ya, you come through Texas, you got a place to stay, we'll take a run down to Big Bend.

Good ride
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2006, 08:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,437
Posted By MeCasa
Jus teasin' hehe, that's some of the most...

Jus teasin' hehe, that's some of the most beautiful country in the US.(not counting the northwest)

As soon as you cross the river coming into Moab from the north side take the first right turn...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2006, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 226,160
Posted By MeCasa
Badass ride dude, when I see pics like this I...

Badass ride dude, when I see pics like this I start having more faith in this forum

You guys get better bikes than us and that sucks, I had to smuggle a Tenere from Canada (back when they sold em...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 30,711
Posted By MeCasa
Nice setup ;-)

Nice setup ;-)
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2006, 11:02 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 30,711
Posted By MeCasa
I didn't read the thread, but when you take the...

I didn't read the thread, but when you take the ferry from Alaska to Vancouver you can park your motorcycle on top of the ferry and set up your tent on top for half the cost

Helluva way to travel
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2006, 10:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,769
Posted By MeCasa
Get that shit off the road, if I miss my flight...

Get that shit off the road, if I miss my flight it will cost me 15% to rebook

<wanted to put a smiley here, but I'm drunk an there's to many to choose from>
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2006, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,437
Posted By MeCasa
ya, ya, ya, ya got big motorcycles that never...

ya, ya, ya, ya got big motorcycles that never left pavement, however I think yer old lady is hot, did you take any of 'those' pics when you were adventuring?

I know ya did, let's see em
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 61,607
Posted By MeCasa
Good for you motherfucker, if I don't recognize...

Good for you motherfucker, if I don't recognize anything else, I recognize the 'fuck you' expression that only comes from a long day

What can I say, if you passed by my place I'd offer a shower
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2006, 07:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,769
Posted By MeCasa
My pleasure to bump the most badass trip on this...

My pleasure to bump the most badass trip on this forum, don't get me wrong, these guys got it easy, they live there, but they make me smile, they have adventure written all over them., well adventure...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2006, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By MeCasa
Hard to troubleshoot electric without some sort...

Hard to troubleshoot electric without some sort of tester, even one of those cheapies
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By MeCasa
Tank epoxy

I can't paste a frikkin' link, so just type in Por15 and hit the tank sealer link. The product is called US Standard fuel tank sealer

Does this stuff work, I can't put my tank back on until I...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By MeCasa
This is an older bike with a heavy tank, those...

This is an older bike with a heavy tank, those toy pullers ain't gonna pull it, the pullers where you drill a hole will, but i don't wanna drill a hole. Grinding and filling isn't that hard but I...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2006, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By MeCasa
remove decals/dent tank

I want to remove some decals off plastic sidecovers and fix a 3/8" deep dent in the tank. I can't push the dent out..I tried so what to do, grind it and fill it?

And I'm not sure about the damn...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2006, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,574
Posted By MeCasa
I'll fit them good, I'm a better craftsman than I...

I'll fit them good, I'm a better craftsman than I am a welder, but I've never had to weld very much

I'm building a CJ and by the time I'm done I'll be passable

Thanks
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