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Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 978
Posted By Dr. Benny
You might find some useful info at...

You might find some useful info at www.BorderHelper.com (http://www.BorderHelper.com)

EDIT: Just kidding... No writeups from those borders. But it could be a good opportunity for you to leave a...
Forum: Americas 10-14-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25,312
Views: 2,032,524
Posted By Dr. Benny
I used Motos Baja in La Paz a few years ago. They...

I used Motos Baja in La Paz a few years ago. They are south on Malecon, 2 blocks from the Honda Dealer.

http://www.motorcyclemexico.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/La-Paz_0106-1024x768.jpg

And...
Forum: Latin America 10-08-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Dr. Benny
I wish I could tear myself away from this desk....

I wish I could tear myself away from this desk. Have a great ride! :ricky
Forum: Americas 10-08-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By Dr. Benny
EPIC. Do it! :eek1 Inconvenient and...

EPIC. Do it! :eek1

Inconvenient and unconventional... The perfect quest! :deal
Forum: Americas 10-08-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Dr. Benny
Have a great ride!!! :ricky

Have a great ride!!! :ricky
Forum: Americas 10-01-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 881
Posted By Dr. Benny
+1 for the lavanderias, they are everywhere. ...

+1 for the lavanderias, they are everywhere.

If you're doing quick dry clothing (or even regular clothes really), you can wash them in the hotel sink and hang them up to dry overnight too.
Forum: Americas 09-25-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Dr. Benny
Nice looking blog. I hope you have a great ride!...

Nice looking blog. I hope you have a great ride! :ricky
Forum: Latin America 09-15-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,209
Posted By Dr. Benny
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Latin America 09-11-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,209
Posted By Dr. Benny
I wish! I'm back in NH this weekend and then off...

I wish! I'm back in NH this weekend and then off to China...

Have fun guys! Make good decisions! :deal
Forum: Latin America 09-11-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,209
Posted By Dr. Benny
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http://thumbsnap.com/s/0jtEWcwI.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4,808
Views: 455,443
Posted By Dr. Benny
Well, I'm out... :cry

Well, I'm out... :cry
Forum: Latin America 09-09-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Dr. Benny
La Paz, Baja Zacatecas San Miguel de Allende ...

La Paz, Baja
Zacatecas
San Miguel de Allende
Puerto Vallarta

All of these are relatively northern and with a good vibe for a couple on their first trip in Mexico.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,932
Posted By Dr. Benny
Horizons Unlimited Presentation

Hey folks,

I'll be at the Horizons Unlimited meet up at the Mariposa Fair Grounds near Yosemite, California in a few weeks. I'll be giving several presentations. Hope to see you there - September...
Forum: Latin America 09-05-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Dr. Benny
Great suggestion. Even if you take your big...

Great suggestion. Even if you take your big camera, take a small point and shoot along too.



+1, Anton knows his stuff. His photos are great and his ebook courses are really valuable.
Forum: Latin America 09-04-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Dr. Benny
It sounds like you've had your fair share of...

It sounds like you've had your fair share of travel and you know how to be aware of your surroundings. Many riders take big cameras with them. Just be smart about it. Use your "spidey sense" and if...
Forum: Latin America 09-04-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By Dr. Benny
Or could you store them in Cabo for a few weeks...

Or could you store them in Cabo for a few weeks and then my fiancé and I could fly to Cabo and ride them back to SF over the Christmas holiday... Just an idea :wink:
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By Dr. Benny
Wish I could join you, too bad that work stuff...

Wish I could join you, too bad that work stuff always gets in the way... Have a great ride! :ricky
Forum: Latin America 09-01-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By Dr. Benny
You might be able to find two inmates to ride...

You might be able to find two inmates to ride them down for you :dunno
Forum: Americas 08-31-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 25,312
Views: 2,032,524
Posted By Dr. Benny
Sjoerd is a legend. Right up there with Bo...

Sjoerd is a legend. Right up there with Bo Jackson.

The man makes his own hotel guides with 300+ pages by using a typewriter and a copy machine. He writes extremely long posts and reviews using...
Forum: Latin America 08-30-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 86,771
Posted By Dr. Benny
Photos from Harry's memorial

http://www.lohud.com/picture-gallery/news/local/westchester/2014/08/16/harry-devert-memorial-in-pelham/14171839/
...
Forum: Americas 08-27-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Dr. Benny
All great advice. I rode with a Tourmaster II...

All great advice. I rode with a Tourmaster II jacket and Rev'it Dakar pants. I ditched the useless jacket liner and wore a softshell jacket when needed. The pants had 3 layers (outer, rain, thermal)....
Forum: Americas 08-27-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Dr. Benny
Here's a few place to check out. Mostly tour...

Here's a few place to check out. Mostly tour providers, but they might be able to answer some questions for you if you want to rent a bike and take it to Baja.

http://griptwister.com/...
Forum: Latin America 08-27-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,026
Posted By Dr. Benny
Awesome. Have a great ride and be sure to share...

Awesome. Have a great ride and be sure to share your review to help future riders :deal
Forum: Americas 08-27-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By Dr. Benny
Agreed. Zacatecas is a great option. Good...

Agreed. Zacatecas is a great option. Good schools, interesting city and area.
Forum: Latin America 08-26-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,209
Posted By Dr. Benny
+1 :wink:

+1 :wink:
Forum: Asia 08-26-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,482
Posted By Dr. Benny
Hey TBR, Thanks for the rental advice. ...

Hey TBR,
Thanks for the rental advice.
That's what I figured. I travel to China a bunch for work (actually employed by a Chinese company). But I travel on a simple tourist/business visa.
It seems...
Forum: Asia 08-22-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,482
Posted By Dr. Benny
Hey TBR, Thanks for this exhaustive list!...

Hey TBR,

Thanks for this exhaustive list! :clap

What is your best recommendation for a foreigner looking to rent a bike around Shanghai?
Forum: Americas 08-22-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Dr. Benny
+1 and what type of riding?

+1 and what type of riding?
Forum: Americas 08-22-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By Dr. Benny
There are similar tunnels in South America....

There are similar tunnels in South America. Peru's Cañon del Pato has a whole bunch. Maybe a bit more exciting than the ones in Colorado because the tunnels can be so long that you can't see light...
Forum: Latin America 08-18-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,026
Posted By Dr. Benny
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Latin America 08-18-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,026
Posted By Dr. Benny
New post about riding from Colombia to Venezuela...

New post about riding from Colombia to Venezuela (and returning).

http://www.borderhelper.com/Maicao-Colombia-Guarero-Venezuala
Forum: Latin America 08-14-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 86,771
Posted By Dr. Benny
It looks like that is the plan. Here's the latest...

It looks like that is the plan. Here's the latest update from the Facebook page:

Saturday Request

Nick and Jenn of superiorinsound@aol.com will be doing both a music and a photograph montage...
Forum: Latin America 08-11-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 86,771
Posted By Dr. Benny
The details for Harry's service

(Details from the Help Find Harry Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/helpfindharry))

Location: Pelham, NY (just outside New York City)

Plans for Saturday, August 16th.

Saturday, August...
Forum: Americas 08-10-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,350
Posted By Dr. Benny
A bucket of water poured over your head just...

A bucket of water poured over your head just before you ride should keep you cool for an hour :deal

Like other said, head inland, to higher elevation if you really need cooler temps.
Forum: Americas 08-10-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By Dr. Benny
Sorry for your loss Thomas. I hope you have many...

Sorry for your loss Thomas. I hope you have many wild and wonderful adventures on your ride south. All the best amigo. :ricky
Forum: Latin America 08-07-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 86,771
Posted By Dr. Benny
Yes, it's from Harry's mom. The details have not...

Yes, it's from Harry's mom. The details have not been set yet.
Forum: Latin America 08-07-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By Dr. Benny
"A la orden" is an expression you will hear all...

"A la orden" is an expression you will hear all the time in Colombia. They say this whenever you walk into a store or restaurant or ask for directions. It means "at your service" and it's just a...
Forum: Latin America 08-06-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 86,771
Posted By Dr. Benny
For those wishing to pay respect and celebrate...

For those wishing to pay respect and celebrate Harry's life:

A New Yorker has traveled back to New York from Mexico.
And so has his Mom. I am now working on the New York service to celebrate...
Forum: Americas 08-04-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,006
Posted By Dr. Benny
For what it's worth: I rode some of the main dirt...

For what it's worth: I rode some of the main dirt roads (not trails) with my KLR with MEFO explorer tires. I'm not a great rider. I did a lot of miles upright, but had several occasions where the...
Forum: Americas 08-02-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,374
Posted By Dr. Benny
+1 for the Columbia bridge crossing just...

+1 for the Columbia bridge crossing just west/north of Nuevo Laredo downtown. It's very mellow.
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