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Forum: Latin America 02-05-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Peregrine40
Anyone know where I can look for a 17" adventure...

Anyone know where I can look for a 17" adventure tire in Durango? Running low on meat two up . . .
I recall an ADV rider posting here who is based in Durango . . .
Thanks
Forum: Latin America 01-31-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Peregrine40
Many thanks for all the input. Now if this...

Many thanks for all the input.
Now if this foreboding NM sky would just clear up.
Happy trails.
Forum: Latin America 01-24-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Peregrine40
$$$ accomodations no kidding :eek1 Any...

$$$ accomodations no kidding :eek1

Any knowledge of whether the section of road between Sahuaripa and Moctezume is paved or dirt?

P
Forum: Latin America 01-21-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Peregrine40
Thanks for tips. Will be coming in at Douglas....

Thanks for tips.
Will be coming in at Douglas. TMK's route looks great if I can off #17 at Moctezuma on that little road south, and connect the #20 at Sahuaripa. Any knowledge on whether that...
Forum: Latin America 01-19-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Peregrine40
Suggestions for north/central Mexico on Buell

Hey all,

About to head south for 3 weeks in country, no further than DF. Seeking suggestions on roads, lodges and locales worth seeing in north central regions - Sonora, Chihuahua, Durango. Did...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,168
Posted By Peregrine40
Most of the suff is made in China. If and when I...

Most of the suff is made in China. If and when I choose to buy Chinese then I usually go directly to the source via Alibaba (Amazon.com of China). Cut out several layers of middle-man and save half...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 76,127
Posted By Peregrine40
... anyone? ...... going twice . . . .

... anyone?
...... going twice . . . .
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 76,127
Posted By Peregrine40
Those of you with electric knowledge, what are...

Those of you with electric knowledge, what are the chances that even with proper wiring, connections and relay, a weakening or older battery just doesn't push out enough current to make the Nautilus...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9,040
Views: 1,889,027
Posted By Peregrine40
I love the S10 and am looking into one myself. ...

I love the S10 and am looking into one myself.

I just spent 14 months in Central and South America on a Buell Ulysses, so I know a thing or two about adventure touring in far off places with a pig...
Forum: Latin America 03-23-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By Peregrine40
Come on down to Dakar Moto. I just rolled into BA...

Come on down to Dakar Moto. I just rolled into BA after a year on the road from the US. Am hanging till the 28th. I'm the only person staying here at the moment; clean kitchen, bathroom, internet, a...
Forum: Latin America 03-15-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 54,288
Posted By Peregrine40
Thanks for the reply Lucio. The Receita Fed guys...

Thanks for the reply Lucio. The Receita Fed guys up here just don't know their job, and the law is so confusing that no one can give me an answer. After bugging him for a while, he ended up asking me...
Forum: Latin America 03-08-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 54,288
Posted By Peregrine40
Recieita Federal and expired permit? (help)

Mechanical issues with my bike have kept me in Brazil past the only extension of my temporary import permit. The law grants one extension of 3 months, for 6 months total.

I will cross the border...
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 112,210
Posted By Peregrine40
25K miles on my '08, including New Mexico to...

25K miles on my '08, including New Mexico to Brazil. I almost never use premium, mostly regular, lowest octane fuel at the pump. Runs like a top. Regular is not a problem for the Uly. ECM can even...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 82,801
Posted By Peregrine40
Brazil?

Yo Shaun, Great trip bro. Shaheen here (from Panama), with that hulk-a-va Ulysses.
You coming though Brazil? I'm about to head southwards from Bahia towards the Good Airs.
P
Forum: Latin America 01-02-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 54,288
Posted By Peregrine40
Routing Bahia on South. Suggestions?

Ola friends in Brazil, I will head south soon. Away from the coast of Bahia on down into Argentina, where I'll ship my ass and my bike back up north to the cold states. Will be sad to go, but there...
Forum: Latin America 12-22-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,794
Posted By Peregrine40
Thanks for the input. I called Centurion...

Thanks for the input. I called Centurion Transport HQ and (attempted to) speak a Pakistani in the Maldives who barely spoke English. I proceeded to email him an official request for a quote to ship...
Forum: Latin America 12-17-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,794
Posted By Peregrine40
Appreciate the comments. Coming to Brazil...

Appreciate the comments. Coming to Brazil sometimes feels like being dropped into a pool of hungry sharks.
Gaston, unfortunate that you don't facilitate out of Brazil. My bike US licensed,...
Forum: Latin America 12-16-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,794
Posted By Peregrine40
Help(!!) $4,500 to ship back to US

Broker quoted me the following to get my bike from Sao Paolo to Miami. Can anyone confirm/provide contact for other shipping agent?

P

VCP-MIA (via ABSA CARGO AIRLINES – Direct flight – Wed/Sun)...
Forum: Latin America 12-06-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 54,288
Posted By Peregrine40
I appreciate the spirit of what you're trying to...

I appreciate the spirit of what you're trying to do. But its no longer Latin America in the 50's. Blasting through police blocks is not feasible option. Radio travels fast. Brazilian police -...
Forum: Latin America 12-06-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 54,288
Posted By Peregrine40
There is simply NO legal way to import a foreign...

There is simply NO legal way to import a foreign motorcycle into Brazil, unless it is brand new (Zero KM) and you pay the HEFTY government tax. I've been looking closely into it.

They don't...
Forum: Latin America 12-04-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 54,288
Posted By Peregrine40
Ship moto (back) to US by plane from Sao Paolo

My 6 month permit is going to expire in several months and I have to GitOut of Brazil. Long trip from Bahia to a port or airport that will ship motos.

Does anyone have current info, or links with...
Forum: Latin America 11-28-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,825
Posted By Peregrine40
Admire the spirit. Assuming you are planning to...

Admire the spirit.
Assuming you are planning to cross Brazil? Hmm. Given how much food and gas - hell, every prices - costs here, I don't expect that you will be able to get that far without...
Forum: Latin America 09-23-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 54,288
Posted By Peregrine40
Oopa Raf. Thanks for the note! Very cool to be...

Oopa Raf. Thanks for the note! Very cool to be here.
Arraial is immediate destination, but will come to Rio and Sao Paolo for sure, and will come and see you. May need a place south of the border...
Forum: Latin America 09-23-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 54,288
Posted By Peregrine40
Been watching your thread. Seems like your life...

Been watching your thread. Seems like your life REALLY Sucks!
North is Good these days. Much lss tourists, more hot weather, cheaper and plenty to see. Ride safe, bro. Maybe bump into you on way...
Forum: Latin America 09-23-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 54,288
Posted By Peregrine40
Email sent! Many thanks! :clap

Email sent! Many thanks! :clap
Forum: Latin America 09-22-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 54,288
Posted By Peregrine40
Hello there. I'm coming down from New Mexico....

Hello there. I'm coming down from New Mexico. Been a long way. Just arrived to Parnaiba. Heading south from there.
Looking forward to Salvador. Hear good things, but also to be careful with security...
Forum: Latin America 09-21-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 54,288
Posted By Peregrine40
Barreirinhas?

Sorry to jump in here.
Making way south from Sao Luiz to Fortaleza. Was thinking of heading up to Barreirinhas. Anyone with experience up there? Is it worth the major detour?
Or, can a moto make...
Forum: Latin America 09-19-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 54,288
Posted By Peregrine40
Down Amazon, Down the Coast

After 8 years, the dream has come true: I'm in Brazil, on the coast in the north with the Uly. :clap :evil
Destination Bahia. Drop a line if you're on the route, or have places that I must not be...
Forum: Latin America 09-19-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,215
Posted By Peregrine40
Manaus - Belem; Amazonia on the Boat

Just finished the boat ride from Manaus to Belem.
Fished around the port in Manaus to get the best deal. Shipping boats are not an option. The port is tightly controlled and they don't take to...
Forum: Latin America 09-12-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,452
Posted By Peregrine40
Thanks Crashmaster. I'm traveling with Dean. We...

Thanks Crashmaster. I'm traveling with Dean. We made the trip down from the US, but met up by accident in Colombia.

Seems that the ports here are pretty tightly controlled, it being a "free trade...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By Peregrine40
http://www.amazon.com/Advanced-Rechargeable-Wirele...

http://www.amazon.com/Advanced-Rechargeable-Wireless-Bluetooth-Receiver/dp/B003MRQZCU

Works great for me on my Latin America trip. Instantly recognizable by the phone. Good battery life and great...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 973,376
Posted By Peregrine40
I would strongly advise against mounting them on...

I would strongly advise against mounting them on forks with the stock mounts. The mount are thin and fragile. I've seen several crack and break with vibration - including mine.

P
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 161,383
Posted By Peregrine40
Hah! Both of those wimpy light brackets broke on...

Hah! Both of those wimpy light brackets broke on my LED's as well. Welded. Broke again. Replaced, but i'm sure they'll just break once more. I'm going to take them to a welder and have them...
Forum: Latin America 04-17-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Peregrine40
Muchas gracias Mark. Having too much fun as it...

Muchas gracias Mark.
Having too much fun as it is.
In your experience, how much time would it take to make the crossings of El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua with a reasonable tempo? Would love...
Forum: Latin America 04-17-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Peregrine40
Routing: No RT. 1? Honduras and Nicaragua . .

Will be leaving in a day or so. Must make haste to get to Costa Rica to fly out for a quick one-month gig. Will stash the bike near San Jose and return to recommence my US-Brazil trip.

Have heard...
Forum: Latin America 04-16-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,153
Posted By Peregrine40
Just landed in Antigua after over a month in...

Just landed in Antigua after over a month in Mexico riding all over the place. My first time. Basically wandering around. I'm also solo, on a big Buell Ulysses with a bicycle on back - if that's not...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Peregrine40
Many thanks for putting my mind at ease. P.

Many thanks for putting my mind at ease.
P.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Peregrine40
Thanks for the comparative info, SMS. I been...

Thanks for the comparative info, SMS. I been riding like a mo-fo and will keep doing it, all the way to Brazil or bust. Prefer the former to the latter, especially insofar as it involves tires!
...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Peregrine40
Cracks in Pirelli Trails: 2,300 Miles

2 months new. 40 PSI always. Less than maximum weight and ridden on good roads. Cracks on both front and rear tires. This is one example. A bit deeper in other places. What gives? Am on a road trip,...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,719
Posted By Peregrine40
Shorai battery Blowout experience while in...

Shorai battery Blowout experience while in Mexico: http://www.badweatherbikers.com/buell/messages/142838/623966.html?1301356407
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