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Forum: Latin America 09-08-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By BeachBusker
Update: Tecate Border Crossing

:wave

I just crossed back into the states via the 100 km route from Ensenada to Tecate.

Good News: Zero wait at the border and the route is being promoted as Wine Tasting Country.

Bad...
Forum: Latin America 09-08-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By BeachBusker
2nd week in November is SCORE Baja 1000. ...

2nd week in November is SCORE Baja 1000.

Harley in CSL is always available for pavement rides: http://loscabosmoto.com/3.html

El Pato Rojo has an off-road route from Los Barriles to Todos...
Forum: Americas 08-16-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By BeachBusker
Paved All the Way

The main highway (Mex 1) is paved all the way from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas with the La Paz to Todos Santos (Mex 17) & Cabo San Lucas a four lane "Highway of Death" now. I tried to make it clear...
Forum: Americas 08-16-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By BeachBusker
Hi FJR_ski Any month is a great month to...

Hi FJR_ski

Any month is a great month to travel Mex 1. Aug to Oct 15 +/- is huricane season, 100f and humid, windchill on a bike makes it nice. Winter is short daylight, so watch for livestock at...
Forum: Americas 05-10-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,148
Posted By BeachBusker
Generally, I go for delightfully ambiguous. There...

Generally, I go for delightfully ambiguous. There are several great places off the main highway as mentioned above and more not mentioned. Just follow your handlebars and youll be fine. Ive got a...
Forum: Latin America 02-09-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By BeachBusker
Take a look at http://www.bajaride.com/ ...

Take a look at http://www.bajaride.com/

their business is about a mile from the Solaris in downtown san Jose. It is not their day job, so email or call them and do take their weekend guided tour....
Forum: Latin America 02-01-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By BeachBusker
www.loscabosguide.com www.tripadvisor.com ...

www.loscabosguide.com

www.tripadvisor.com

What do you ride?
Where are you staying?
How long are you staying?
What do you eat, tacos or lobster?
The Cabo 250 is next week. Are you race...
Forum: Americas 01-05-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,291
Posted By BeachBusker
Day 1: Eagle Plains, lots of mosquitos Day 2:...

Day 1: Eagle Plains, lots of mosquitos
Day 2: Inuvik, more mosquitos
Day 3: Tuktoyaktuk & Arctic swim tour, not so many mosquitos
Day 4: Inuvik Aboriginal Day (Jun 24), great entertainment & food...
Forum: Americas 12-28-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,628
Posted By BeachBusker
Hey Senior Frog, I finally met Fabricio from Baja...

Hey Senior Frog, I finally met Fabricio from Baja Ride. He stopped in Cabo Pulmo with a tour last Sunday and ate at the Caballero Restaurant. He remembers you and wanted some contact numbers as the...
Forum: Americas 11-18-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,628
Posted By BeachBusker
Yeah but,................

The Harley has pillion pegs :lol3

Glad you had a great time. Come on back when you want to see how the rest of us live :thumb
Forum: Americas 11-18-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By BeachBusker
La Ventana & South

Lonely Planet has one book for Baja and one for all Mexico. As you can imagine, there is a ton of information missing in the one book covers all.

There are two roads south from La Ventana. They...
Forum: Americas 11-16-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,628
Posted By BeachBusker
Great Report

:clap
Forum: Americas 11-11-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By BeachBusker
Hi George

You are sposed to have a tourist card if you venture outside Ensenada for the 1000 course or stay longer than 72 hours.

The ONLY people who check are immigrations agents at airports, ferry...
Forum: Americas 11-03-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,628
Posted By BeachBusker
Hello B, First, arrive early and take...

Hello B,

First, arrive early and take advantage of the free overnite parking at the Cabo San Lucas KTM dealer.

Wander over to Médano Beach and make an appearance at The Office. Network as...
Forum: Americas 10-28-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,269
Posted By BeachBusker
:wave Got room for a hitch hiker? I may need...

:wave

Got room for a hitch hiker? I may need to get my Husky down to Los Cabos around December. Do you plan to park & ride? Or, ride & camp?
Forum: Americas 10-24-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,628
Posted By BeachBusker
SCORE BIGtime :thumb ...

SCORE BIGtime :thumb

http://www.wikimapia.org/#lat=22.8771241&lon=-109.9188781&z=16&l=0&m=h&v=1

Downside: The helpful folks inside SJD airport (AKA Shark Tank) are NOT your friends and the taxi...
Forum: Americas 10-23-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,628
Posted By BeachBusker
Beware of those Cabo Time Share Resorts! Most of...

Beware of those Cabo Time Share Resorts! Most of them are disgustingly decadent. There is a real temptation to become welded to your poolside lounge when the Margaritas start flowing :freaky

If...
Forum: Americas 10-22-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,628
Posted By BeachBusker
Reputable?

Hey Frog, which hotel are you staying at?

There are only two M/C rentals in Los Cabos. The Harley shop is on the Marina in Cabo San Lucas: http://loscabosmoto.com/3.html

And Baja Ride is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-14-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 126,214
Posted By BeachBusker
Cabo to Inuvik

Los Cabos Harley
http://sandyriver.smugmug.com/photos/260781228_JtJRN-M.jpg


Scorpion Bay
http://sandyriver.smugmug.com/photos/421660312_qPZFw-M.jpg


Smithers Harley...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,182,651
Posted By BeachBusker
Hi Doug, wish I was riding with you. You find the...

Hi Doug, wish I was riding with you. You find the best parties :freaky

re: Trip Advisor hotel reviews for Ulaan Baatar

I've never seen a worse review: "I got beaten up badly by Temuujin and...
Forum: Americas 07-26-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By BeachBusker
Places to see, camp sites, and an alternative...

Places to see, camp sites, and an alternative route through Baja Sur on the cheap:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10339701&postcount=7


I wrote a luxury tour of the La Paz/Cabo...
Forum: Americas 07-23-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,998
Posted By BeachBusker
Winter is the best time to go. See if you can...

Winter is the best time to go. See if you can start your trip to coincide with the SCORE Baja 1000. They are doing a loop this year. You can ride parts of the course and put your dirt experience to...
Forum: Americas 07-22-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By BeachBusker
Wish I could go :2cry Normally gets the best...

Wish I could go :2cry

Normally gets the best old-time musicians and some from across the pond. Besides some great jams, they have the largest square dance on the planet. The following week is...
Forum: Americas 07-21-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,998
Posted By BeachBusker
Hi Sam and welcome to the asylum. Somewhere...

Hi Sam and welcome to the asylum.

Somewhere between 3-5 days into Mexico you will discover why we all love to travel south of the border. You will find a little coastal motel with ice cold beers...
Forum: Latin America 07-19-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By BeachBusker
Thanks Kiko

I have got to get me one of these signs :thumb



http://www.tequiladezert.com/download/file.php?id=19585&sid=04af438aa78752ca01a8b394d9d5b9a7
...
Forum: Americas 07-13-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By BeachBusker
Day 6: Loreto to La Paz is about 4 hours. If you...

Day 6: Loreto to La Paz is about 4 hours. If you have extra time, consider side trips to Mission San Javier, Agua Verde south on the Sea of Cortez, or Bahia Magdalena.


Have a great trip :wave
Forum: Americas 07-13-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By BeachBusker
If day 5 is Saturday, the Hotel Serinidad in...

If day 5 is Saturday, the Hotel Serinidad in Mulege is a must stop for the Saturday Night All You Can Eat Pig Roast.
http://www.serenidad.com/special.html (http://www.serenidad.com/special.html)
...
Forum: Americas 07-13-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By BeachBusker
Day 4: You are on your own today. Kick back on...

Day 4: You are on your own today. Kick back on the beach or ride out to Punta Eugenia. Guerrero Negro is only 65 miles as the crow flies. There is a back road that skirts Laguna Ojo de Liebre into...
Forum: Americas 07-13-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By BeachBusker
Day 3: No brainer decision time again....

Day 3:

No brainer decision time again. There are two roads to Laguna San Ignacio. The high road is straight and boring. The coast road has a couple of sand dunes and lots of high speed salt flats...
Forum: Americas 07-13-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By BeachBusker
Day 2: Decision Time:dunno The Pacific...

Day 2: Decision Time:dunno

The Pacific coast dirt road will take you all the way from Todos Santos into Constitucion (165 miles) with no guarantee of gasoline. You can cut over to El Cien or...
Forum: Americas 07-13-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By BeachBusker
Day 1: BCS 286 to Los Planes/La Ventana, continue...

Day 1: BCS 286 to Los Planes/La Ventana, continue south over the pass, past Punta Pescadero and gas up in Los Barriles. Continue on East Cape Road south. Stop in Cabo Pulmo for pictures or 4...
Forum: Americas 07-10-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By BeachBusker
Divining Rod? AAA map :jose

Divining Rod?




AAA map :jose
Forum: Americas 07-10-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By BeachBusker
Is this a strictly an off-road loop? Or, are you...

Is this a strictly an off-road loop? Or, are you tied to the pavement?

What kind of fuel range capability do you have?

Camping? Hotelling? Support vehicle?

I'd hate to recommend a...
Forum: Americas 07-04-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By BeachBusker
Spy Photos of the New Russian plUral

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v457/guzzidoug/09rtw/DSCN1017.jpg


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v457/guzzidoug/09rtw/DSCN1014.jpg

...
Forum: Americas 03-06-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,806
Posted By BeachBusker
Sounds like somebody elses credit card :wink:...

Sounds like somebody elses credit card :wink: One&Only (http://www.oneandonlyresorts.com/flash.html)
Forum: Americas 03-05-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,806
Posted By BeachBusker
Great plan :thumb Where are you staying in...

Great plan :thumb

Where are you staying in Los Cabos?

re: safety & security. Here is a Feb 09 assessment from Surfer Magazine. It doesn't address the economic impact of decrease in tourism...
Forum: Americas 02-18-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,806
Posted By BeachBusker
350 mile range is no fun. Put some baffles in it...

350 mile range is no fun. Put some baffles in it so you have to stop every 100 miles like the rest of us :thumb

Speak Spanish, keep it down to 10-12 words like the rest of us :thumb

Target?...
Forum: Americas 02-15-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,614
Posted By BeachBusker
Being Honest with Yourself

There are a lot of good points here. And, you seem to be addressing them as if it were your first distance ride.

There is always going to be a better bike for the ride you take that day. You have...
Forum: Latin America 02-13-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,311
Posted By BeachBusker
http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?tid=369...

http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?tid=36914



http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?tid=36899


You may stick your head back in the sand now :wave

And Bananaman, you're...
Forum: Latin America 02-13-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By BeachBusker
First time 6 hour daylight adventure ride 2 up...

First time 6 hour daylight adventure ride 2 up into Baja?

I like the scenic coast road to Ensenada. There are gorgeous views and a couple of fun turns on the cuota (toll road $8). Park and...
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