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Forum: Latin America 12-16-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By csustewy
I know you state 'urgent', but if your 8-ring...

I know you state 'urgent', but if your 8-ring temporary solution is getting you through (and you haven't already shipped from Europe), you will be able to source the clutch in Argentina (of all...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 98,956
Posted By csustewy
It only took me a year to get back to you...sorry...

It only took me a year to get back to you...sorry 'bout that! But yeah, we were on the road almost 3 years. And have now happily settled back in Denver, CO.



We ended up selling the ol' TA in...
Forum: Latin America 09-26-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By csustewy
+1 on the HUBB (=Horizons Unlimited Bulletin...

+1 on the HUBB (=Horizons Unlimited Bulletin Board)

The 2 lines that I've heard of that may help in your search are:
Grimaldi
Wallenius Wilhelmsen
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,642
Posted By csustewy
Sounds promising! Glad you may have identified...

Sounds promising! Glad you may have identified the culprit.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,642
Posted By csustewy
JohnCW, there was some hint provided to the time...

JohnCW, there was some hint provided to the time scale. None of this side talk has changed the intent of my post (or added to the topic, for that matter). I stand by my comment that a couple psi in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,642
Posted By csustewy
If you're offering, I'll take it! I...

If you're offering, I'll take it!

I understand what you're saying that there will be some loss of air. I originally typed that there was "no noticeable leak" in my tubed tires after months, which...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,642
Posted By csustewy
I beg to differ. I've had tube tire bikes sit...

I beg to differ. I've had tube tire bikes sit for months with no noticeable loss of air pressure. There's definitely a reason why the tire is losing air. But with the ideas already posted,...
Forum: Latin America 07-20-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 89,451
Posted By csustewy
Words can't express the sorrow. My thoughts and...

Words can't express the sorrow. My thoughts and prayers continue to go out to all of those close to Harry.
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,181,276
Posted By csustewy
One thing to try that may help: In tapatalk,...

One thing to try that may help: In tapatalk, click on the arrow at the top right to find "settings". Then under "Display Style", try selecting one of the darker colors, or select the color wheel...
Forum: Latin America 04-24-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By csustewy
They definitely do it in Uruguay: ...

They definitely do it in Uruguay: http://investba.com/2013/04/dolar-colonia-cajero-automatico/

If you want pesos, xoom is a decent compromise. Maybe you'll find Western Union works, but watch...
Forum: Latin America 04-23-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By csustewy
Tough to get USD in Argentina. It has been a few...

Tough to get USD in Argentina. It has been a few months since I left, and I know things have changed in the meantime, but try these resources for reference:

www.dolarblue.netdolarblue.net - to see...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,181,276
Posted By csustewy
Hey Cory, I had a similar situation and it...

Hey Cory,

I had a similar situation and it turned out to be just the old battery (and poor battery maintenance habits on my part). One thing I can be sure of - in the case of questionable...
Forum: Latin America 04-09-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,787
Posted By csustewy
I was less enthused than most in dealing with...

I was less enthused than most in dealing with Alejandro, so I didn't. This little family run shop was exceptional, had some Pirelli's in stock, and know their way around Honda's in particular:
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-22-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12,426
Views: 1,623,485
Posted By csustewy
Pc800 - $1200

Seems to be a fair price (and no, it's not mine).

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4387539137.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00c0c_aL1fwYkvNb0_600x450.jpg

1995 Honda Pacific Coast with...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-16-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,490
Posted By csustewy
+1 on AnnieGS's comments. Gotta move quick on...

+1 on AnnieGS's comments. Gotta move quick on real estate right now.

Maybe consider the Park Hill or Five Points areas of Denver. They are basically between Stapleton and downtown and have good...
Forum: Latin America 03-16-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By csustewy
I assume you mean Punta Arenas... You may...

I assume you mean Punta Arenas...

You may be in luck!! 2005 KLR (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=961477)

Another good resource for travel bikes is on the HUBB...
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,238
Posted By csustewy
Your guess as to why the miles are high is a good...

Your guess as to why the miles are high is a good one. Additionally, that kind of yearly mileage would suggest mostly highway miles, which shouldn't be as rough on the car. Some people figure that...
Forum: Beasts 03-07-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,181,276
Posted By csustewy
I had some issues jumping out of 2nd and 5th that...

I had some issues jumping out of 2nd and 5th that were completely resolved with a change in my shifting technique. I was previously moving the shift lever with my foot relatively quickly, dropping...
Forum: Latin America 03-01-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,121
Posted By csustewy
Thank you for posting, Silvi. I am sorry to hear...

Thank you for posting, Silvi. I am sorry to hear of the difficulties that you, your loved ones, and all Venezuelans, are currently facing.

You have done so much for this community, the very least...
Forum: Latin America 02-16-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By csustewy
Another alternative is Oscar Villablanca at: ...

Another alternative is Oscar Villablanca at:

JJO Motos
Copiapo 330
Tele 634 7244 / Cel 08 570 8491
Email oskarvr@msn.com
GPS: S 33 deg 27.172 min / W 70 deg 38.102 min

Oscar let me use his...
Forum: Latin America 02-11-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 89,451
Posted By csustewy
No, don't lie. But why stir the pot? Some...

No, don't lie. But why stir the pot?

Some of the most adventurous people I've known also happened to have a lot of empathy for difficult and emotional situations. Even if you can't empathize...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-06-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By csustewy
Zgfiredude - thanks for the offer! If I get...

Zgfiredude - thanks for the offer! If I get along in talks with the seller, I will be sure to give you a shout. Also, thanks for the recommendation to talk to John in Basalt.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-05-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By csustewy
Thanks for the input! Enduro-ince, let me know...

Thanks for the input! Enduro-ince, let me know if your buddy has another recommendation.

I still need to learn some more from the seller before I get to the point of an inspection, but it will be...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By csustewy
Car mechanics in Aspen?

Anybody have recommendations for an honest, reliable Toyota mechanic near Aspen? I saw these 2 shops in Glenwood Springs, but hoping for other ideas/input, especially any shops actually located in...
Forum: Latin America 01-04-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By csustewy
For reference, the wikipedia article helped me...

For reference, the wikipedia article helped me make sense of the ratings:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octane_rating

Glad to hear that your bike doesn't seem to care much about those differences,...
Forum: Latin America 12-04-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,693
Posted By csustewy
It took you almost two years to come up with that...

It took you almost two years to come up with that snappy retort?!?
Forum: Latin America 12-04-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,872
Posted By csustewy
Just want to confirm that there is a gas station...

Just want to confirm that there is a gas station outside of Tres Lagos, about 1 km SW from the junction of 40 and 288, but none in town. And as mentioned, it being there does not guarantee that they...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 107,673
Posted By csustewy
touché :lol3 (in the spirit of full...

touché :lol3

(in the spirit of full disclosure, I had to look that one up not only for spelling, but also for usage...I really meant that part about being over my head on this French thing...)

...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 107,673
Posted By csustewy
= Buen provecho! In some places (especially...

= Buen provecho!

In some places (especially further south, and the more rural you get) it's common to say 'buen provecho' as you enter eateries or join a sidewalk table. Hopefully a helpful...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 107,673
Posted By csustewy
Happy 30th Birthday! And what an incredible,...

Happy 30th Birthday! And what an incredible, selfless way to celebrate. I really appreciate you sharing your experiences and photos here.

I've been slow to catch up, but will be with you for...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 10-22-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 219,657
Posted By csustewy
Happy to help. And your test idea should give...

Happy to help. And your test idea should give you a glimpse of what's loaded on your GPS.

Most importantly - enjoy Mexico!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 10-19-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 219,657
Posted By csustewy
Not a ridiculous line of questioning at all. I...

Not a ridiculous line of questioning at all. I don´t have a computer anymore (long story), nor much time online, but here´s a start from what I remember:

I only ever used that mapsupp.img file. ...
Forum: Latin America 10-09-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,901
Posted By csustewy
Who'd you expect to respond to posts on an...

Who'd you expect to respond to posts on an internet forum? Keep in mind that there's a wide spectrum of riders on this site, and there's also a wide spectrum of cyber-philes on this site, too. ...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 10-08-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 219,657
Posted By csustewy
+1 on that site. Good level of detail, points of...

+1 on that site. Good level of detail, points of interest, & routability. Best of all it's FREE, just like this thread title states.



:spam
Forum: Americas 10-08-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,637
Posted By csustewy
Dug up all the GPS threads you could, huh?

Dug up all the GPS threads you could, huh?
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 98,956
Posted By csustewy
Glad you like 'em Hey kitesurfer -...

Glad you like 'em



Hey kitesurfer - thanks for sticking with us! Glad you enjoyed the pics as well.



Cory - good to hear from you! Your perspective is spot on, that although it may be...
Forum: Americas 10-05-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By csustewy
Welcome to the forum, and yes, there is a heap of...

Welcome to the forum, and yes, there is a heap of good information here, as well as over on the HUBB (http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/). Keep poking around to learn more about the general...
Forum: Americas 10-05-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By csustewy
Sorry, we didn't find any good physical maps. ...

Sorry, we didn't find any good physical maps. But for planning purposes (and what got us through there) was the Open Street Maps data, which actually has pretty good level of detail:
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 98,956
Posted By csustewy
Finca life

Our return to San Rafael brought us to our new home for 6 months, a tranquil little finca (= farm) just outside of town, far enough to give it the feel of country living, but with easy access to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 98,956
Posted By csustewy
Giant Rodents in Uruguay

Uruguay is a small country with a huge percent of its land mass dedicated to beef production. Cattle outnumber people by about 3 or 4 to 1, and Uruguayans are proud of their English breed cattle...
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