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Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 422,385
Posted By Todd2
Man, I learned THAT the hard way. ...

Man, I learned THAT the hard way.
:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry

IMHO: Better just to have a 'riding partner'. I may ride a bit slower in the dirt during the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,983
Posted By Todd2
Well, looks like I'm...

Well, looks like I'm subscribed....................................... for the next 20 years!:rofl

Todd
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 422,385
Posted By Todd2
Well, congrats Dave - you made it! Since meeting...

Well, congrats Dave - you made it! Since meeting you we rode central Mexico on rented dual sports and to California on our big bikes (yes, I put Linda's bike back together - mostly :D). Maybe...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 422,385
Posted By Todd2
Dave, Dave, Dave,:eek2 :waysad :muutt So...

Dave, Dave, Dave,:eek2 :waysad :muutt

So sorry to hear of your latest get-off. "It is completely detached." This break sounds worse than the first one (more like mine, and I wasn't riding...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 422,385
Posted By Todd2
Fritz, PM me details (I do not have your...

Fritz,

PM me details (I do not have your number anymore). Let me know what your group expects. I'm sure we can put something interesting together. :wink:

Todd
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 422,385
Posted By Todd2
Hey Dave! Just got caught back up with...

Hey Dave!

Just got caught back up with your RR. Looks like your still plugging along and haveing a good time. Linda and I just returned from a 10 day, self-guided, dual-sport, (lots of) dirt...
Forum: Americas 07-21-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,223
Posted By Todd2
Yeah, we got in touch with Oscar on his cell...

Yeah, we got in touch with Oscar on his cell today. We've reserved a DR 650 for me and a BMW 650 for her (much lower seat height). Bigger than what I was planning on, but we've got bikes - so looks...
Forum: Americas 07-21-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By Todd2
We did it two summers ago on KLR-650's with DOT...

We did it two summers ago on KLR-650's with DOT knobbies (Dunlop 606s ??). We just had enough power to make it up some of the hills without slowing down at wide open throttle (we were loaded down...
Forum: Americas 07-21-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,223
Posted By Todd2
Here is another, but out of Guadalajara. ...

Here is another, but out of Guadalajara.

http://www.amigomoto.com/index.html (http://www.amigomoto.com/index.html)

Their site doesn't look too up-to-date though.

Todd
Forum: Americas 07-20-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,223
Posted By Todd2
FOUND ONE OF YOUR SUGGETIONS!:clap :clap :clap...

FOUND ONE OF YOUR SUGGETIONS!:clap :clap :clap :clap

http://www.mxmotoadv.com/index.html

(I don't know why Google doesn't return anything useful.)

Anyways, this is just what I wanted...
Forum: Americas 07-20-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,223
Posted By Todd2
Garry, Thanks! I wrote Oscar at that addy....

Garry,

Thanks! I wrote Oscar at that addy. Also, thanks for the accomadation suggestion. We weren't planning on spending anytime in Mexico City this trip (we did on our last Mex. visit), but this...
Forum: Americas 07-19-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,223
Posted By Todd2
Thanks for the leads guys. I 'll check them out...

Thanks for the leads guys. I 'll check them out tomorrow.


FYI - Tequiladezert (Miguel) PM'd me back and told me he does not rent bikes, only does guided tours. I thanked him for not leaving...
Forum: Americas 07-18-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,223
Posted By Todd2
Thanks. I sent a PM to Manuel and will explore...

Thanks. I sent a PM to Manuel and will explore his site more (didn't see 'moto rental' after Google translated it for me:wink: ). I agree, local knowledge is the best. I've learned more about the...
Forum: Americas 07-18-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,223
Posted By Todd2
Thanks (again) Tricepilot. The links are great...

Thanks (again) Tricepilot. The links are great leads.

I'm not totally against guided trip riding, but we (g/f and I) have taken cross country trips together for that last 17 years - all over...
Forum: Latin America 07-18-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Todd2
Thanks, Tricepilot. I'll look over there, next....

Thanks, Tricepilot. I'll look over there, next. At first we were going to fly directly into Queretaro, but changed it to Mexico City because we'd have a better chance of getting rentals. So now we...
Forum: Latin America 07-18-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Todd2
Bike Rental in Mexico City Area??

I posted this in Trip Palnning, but it appears it may fit here better (so yes there are two posts - sorry about that, and my spelling).

After flying in for work, I will have 10 free days in...
Forum: Americas 07-18-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,223
Posted By Todd2
Motorcycle rental in MEXICO?

After flying in for work, I will have 10 free days in Mexico and would like to rent a couple of small bikes (dualsports?) for a self guided, backroad tour through the area (mountains to sea) in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-21-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7,765
Views: 7,053,407
Posted By Todd2
No wife. :D Girlfriend after riding her KLR 650...

No wife. :D Girlfriend after riding her KLR 650 (with me on mine) to Prudhoe Bay (and back). 5,000 miles of riding bliss, 500 miles of holy hell - a good mix overall.:rofl

I guess this was after...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 77,559
Posted By Todd2
I have to agree - fix it best you can now. I've...

I have to agree - fix it best you can now. I've used a 12" crescent wrench before, with the rotor still on the wheel (which had the hub bent out of true by .060"). It was surprisingly straight,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8,366
Views: 1,964,428
Posted By Todd2
There's a KLR under that somewhere :evil ...

There's a KLR under that somewhere :evil


http://i422.photobucket.com/albums/pp301/Neverstall/PracticeB4Batopilas.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 422,385
Posted By Todd2
Oh no. :eek1:cry I've got a really nice...

Oh no. :eek1:cry I've got a really nice plate-n-screws still holding my collar bone in place. They usually won't do that, but I was a special case.:evil

I wasn't going to mention it, but I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 77,559
Posted By Todd2
Oh Noooooooo!!! :cry That's going to be a...

Oh Noooooooo!!! :cry That's going to be a tough one to get past. We had more than our fair share of problems on our Alaska trip. We (me and Linda)worked through it all. But one rider couldn't -...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 422,385
Posted By Todd2
We slabbed it down to Galveston (sorry about that...

We slabbed it down to Galveston (sorry about that Dave), gassed up and had a leisurely seafood lunch at The Spot on the seawall. However, since Dave isn't too fond of seafood, he just had another...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 422,385
Posted By Todd2
I got a DRIOD also. Don't know if you know you...

I got a DRIOD also. Don't know if you know you can 'check' the 'Satellite' "Layer" while in Google Maps. It'll then also automatically show you a street view when you arrive at your destination. ...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 76,230
Posted By Todd2
Wolfs on the fence posts

Regarding the wolves on the fence posts. A similar thing occured in Texas a number of years back. The ranchers were complaining that wolves/coyotes were attacking their animals and demanded that...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,511,908
Posted By Todd2
The stock seat feels like I'm straddling a log,...

The stock seat feels like I'm straddling a log, after riding a long while. The Corbin's are hard as a rock (too hard for me, and my partner). Try Sargent - nice compromise. Spent 3 weeks on one in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-06-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 34,591
Posted By Todd2
Alaska 2008 ...

Alaska 2008

http://i422.photobucket.com/albums/pp301/Neverstall/AlaskaPictures069.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-04-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 549,593
Posted By Todd2
I'm still learning my way around on this site. ...

I'm still learning my way around on this site.

HEY!:D These are our dual-sport adventure bikes. I've got a ton of money in mods dumped into them - If she wants something else, she'll have to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-04-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 549,593
Posted By Todd2
G/F More commonly known as my: Riding...

G/F

More commonly known as my:

Riding partner...........

Dive buddy............

Roommate...............
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-04-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 549,593
Posted By Todd2
FINALLY - got a pic to show up on here. ...

FINALLY - got a pic to show up on here.

She's still practicing.
I'm still watching her form. ;-)



http://i422.photobucket.com/albums/pp301/Neverstall/PracticeB4Batopilas.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,456
Posted By Todd2
That even looks like the original!!:D ...

That even looks like the original!!:D


Todd
Forum: Americas 07-30-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By Todd2
I noticed you are going all the way to Prudhoe...

I noticed you are going all the way to Prudhoe Bay (and asked for advice), so here's a tidbit of info you may be interested in. You cannot (or its practically impossible to) ride the last 8 miles to...
Forum: Americas 07-30-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By Todd2
For my trip last summer (May/June) the few places...

For my trip last summer (May/June) the few places we did have reservations were Coldfoot ($150.00) and Arctic Caribou Inn at Prudhoe Bay ($250.00). Both had plenty of rooms left (we were just at the...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-29-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,224
Posted By Todd2
I did a LOT of research before buying my dual...

I did a LOT of research before buying my dual sport bikes (one for me and one for my long term female street riding partner). The best piece of advice I can tell you is, no one bike is perfect and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,656
Posted By Todd2
We experienced the same power 'issues' in Alaska...

We experienced the same power 'issues' in Alaska - full throttle up some of the hills while fully loaded. Under those conditions the KLRs just DRANK the gas, too. That's not neccessarily a show...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,511,908
Posted By Todd2
WOW! My g/f and I spent two weeks traveling in...

WOW! My g/f and I spent two weeks traveling in India a few years ago (not on a bike). I learned a lot - lot of 'experiences'. Your pics bring back many memories (I'm on dialup so no vids for me...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 816,335
Posted By Todd2
Hmmmmmmm.................. now I've got to figure...

Hmmmmmmm.................. now I've got to figure out how to post a pic on this site.

If at first you don't succeed.............. (finally got it to show up):

Pic was taken on the Top Of The...
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