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Forum: Latin America 04-05-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Moto Mikey
Take the ferry across to Colonia, Uruguay and...

Take the ferry across to Colonia, Uruguay and travel along the coast up to Montevideo, Punta del Este and Punta del Diablo, then cross over into Brazil. Hit up Porte Alegre, and Florinopolis. Back...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,053
Views: 109,832
Posted By Moto Mikey
I''ll be out riding tomorrow. Gonna hit some of...

I''ll be out riding tomorrow. Gonna hit some of the BRP and explore a few fireroads. Hopefully see some of you guys around!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,053
Views: 109,832
Posted By Moto Mikey
Hey all. I recently moved to Charlottesville....

Hey all. I recently moved to Charlottesville. Anyone gonna be out riding this weekend? :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By Moto Mikey
I got my GPR through solomotoparts. Look around...

I got my GPR through solomotoparts. Look around for some online coupon codes. I think I got 10% off last time I ordered.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-30-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By Moto Mikey
I have a GPR damper on my 800GS. I recently put...

I have a GPR damper on my 800GS. I recently put 40,000+ miles on it over 14 months of traveling around Central/South America. It works great and likely saved me a few times. Still have it on with no...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 236,766
Posted By Moto Mikey
I guess this is applicable here :ricky ...

I guess this is applicable here :ricky

http://moto-mikey.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/PA_10Dec13_004.jpg
Arriving into Cartagena, Colombia via Stahlratte.
...
Forum: Latin America 03-04-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Moto Mikey
Alejandro's moto shop (affiliated with Moto...

Alejandro's moto shop (affiliated with Moto Aventura?). Highly recommend. Located at: -53.146648,-70.898112

or

Pablo Paredes Motos
Magallanes 330
Punta Arenas
Cel: (09) 92267148
Emal:...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,656
Posted By Moto Mikey
Here's my planning budget from 2013-2014 when I...

Here's my planning budget from 2013-2014 when I rode around Latina America:
http://moto-mikey.com/the-ride/the-preparation/the-budget/

I found to be pretty accurate. There's a download excel file...
Forum: Americas 08-27-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By Moto Mikey
There isn't a sim card you can buy down here that...

There isn't a sim card you can buy down here that will work in every country.. most sim cards will only work in the country you bought them in. With that said, it's very easy to buy a card in almost...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 151,732
Posted By Moto Mikey
Partial follow up today.. I completed the stator...

Partial follow up today.. I completed the stator test as per the other thread and came up with the following results:
-No resistance between each wire and ground = Good
-Minimal resistance (around...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 151,732
Posted By Moto Mikey
I think I might be the first with a 2nd failed...

I think I might be the first with a 2nd failed stator... I replaced the original OEM stator last year with a Rick's MotoSport Stator before I left for my big America's trip. I've since ridden 43,000...
Forum: Americas 08-01-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By Moto Mikey
Venezuela is fine, you'll have no problems here.....

Venezuela is fine, you'll have no problems here.. just follow normal travel precautions as you would in any other country. I've been riding here in Venezuela for about 2 weeks now and will be...
Forum: Latin America 07-31-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 29,434
Posted By Moto Mikey
I'll be back in Colombia in a few days. Currently...

I'll be back in Colombia in a few days. Currently in Venezuela. I'll be hanging out in Pereira and Medellin for the next 2-3 months. I'll see some of YFFs around :freaky
Forum: Americas 06-15-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By Moto Mikey
I am riding around South America now and...

I am riding around South America now and currently in Brasil. I've been documenting everywhere I stayed that is decent and has secure parking. Check out my blog page:
...
Forum: Latin America 06-14-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Moto Mikey
Here's a link to my Colombia Google Maps page...

Here's a link to my Colombia Google Maps page from when I was there last year. It has some good roads and places to see. I'll be back in Colombia in August. Maybe I'll see ya on the road somewhere....
Forum: Trip Planning 06-10-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By Moto Mikey
https://spotwalla.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1...

https://spotwalla.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=159
Forum: Americas 06-03-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By Moto Mikey
I used these guys to print my trip decals. Highly...

I used these guys to print my trip decals. Highly recommend.

http://www.houseofgrafix.net
Forum: Latin America 05-29-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Moto Mikey
Thanks, that's some great advice!

Thanks, that's some great advice!
Forum: Latin America 05-28-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Moto Mikey
Brasil info and world cup worries?

I am currently in Uruguay and will be riding North into Brazil in another 1 week or 2. I am starting to plan my route and need some ideas on places I should go. I am definitely going to see Iguassu...
Forum: Americas 05-08-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By Moto Mikey
I rode from Alaska to Florida last year and did a...

I rode from Alaska to Florida last year and did a lot of research/planning on the route in Google Maps. Lots of good info on recommended roads and POIs; check it out:

Anchorage, AK to Florida:...
Forum: Latin America 04-24-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,446
Posted By Moto Mikey
You're not going to get USD in Argentina. Best...

You're not going to get USD in Argentina. Best bet is to do what Valentino posted above. You could also do a XOOM transfer.. you'll receive pesos but it will be a better rate than the official...
Forum: Latin America 04-15-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,040
Posted By Moto Mikey
That's a notorious spot for robberies. It's...

That's a notorious spot for robberies. It's happened to a lot of advriders that went that way without a police escort:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=377026
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 151,732
Posted By Moto Mikey
Posting an update: I've put over 35,000 miles /...

Posting an update: I've put over 35,000 miles / 56,000kms on my Rick's Stator (http://ricksmotorsportelectrics.com/aftermarket-stators) in the last 12 months and it's still working great. Running the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,125
Posted By Moto Mikey
I replaced my fork seals while installing a pair...

I replaced my fork seals while installing a pair of hyperpro fork springs too.. My recommendation is to replace both dust and oil seals since the entire assembly has to come apart anyways.. no sense...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 62,877
Posted By Moto Mikey
Hey, Rene! Looks like I'm catching up to you! I'm...

Hey, Rene! Looks like I'm catching up to you! I'm currently in Bariloche and heading towards Esquel tomorrow then onto the Austral the following day. See ya on the road somewhere. :D
Forum: Americas 02-23-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By Moto Mikey
Me and a few other riders went to Batopilas via...

Me and a few other riders went to Batopilas via Creel a few months ago (October '13) and it was "closed". We managed to ride through the construction area by talking to El Jefe who gave us the green...
Forum: Latin America 02-16-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 34,926
Posted By Moto Mikey
Do you have his email? I don't have a Chilean sim...

Do you have his email? I don't have a Chilean sim card.
Forum: Latin America 02-16-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 34,926
Posted By Moto Mikey
I'll be in Santiago today. I'm riding a BMW...

I'll be in Santiago today. I'm riding a BMW F800GS and looking to have some service completed (oil change, valve clearance checked, spark plugs changed, etc). Where's the best place to bring the...
Forum: Latin America 02-08-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By Moto Mikey
I'll be in Potosi later this afternoon. Currently...

I'll be in Potosi later this afternoon. Currently in Oruro and making a detour through Sucre for lunch. I've got a multimeter and some moderate electical experience.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,941
Posted By Moto Mikey
I have a Ballistic 12cell in my F800GS and it...

I have a Ballistic 12cell in my F800GS and it works great. Starts the moto with no problem even when it's very cold. Half the weight of the stock battery too..
Forum: Latin America 02-06-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Moto Mikey
I'd say yes, you need to check out of Peru. They...

I'd say yes, you need to check out of Peru. They appeared to log my TVIP into the computer. If you're never coming back to Peru, then you could probably skip it, but if you attempt to re-enter, there...
Forum: Latin America 02-05-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Moto Mikey
Anyone in La Paz?

I'm in La Paz for the next 1-3 days. I'm going to ride the Death Road tomorrow and then back to La Paz for another night before heading South. Gonna stop by Potosi, Sucre, and Uyuni. If I have the...
Forum: Latin America 02-05-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Moto Mikey
The Copacabana border crossing is very easy and...

The Copacabana border crossing is very easy and quick. Don't get caught overstaying your TVIP in Peru; they will confiscate your bike. I crossed yesterday and was never asked about insurance in Peru...
Forum: Latin America 02-05-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Moto Mikey
No reciprocity fee for Canadians.. I think only...

No reciprocity fee for Canadians.. I think only for Americans. I crossed yesterday and was able to pay the fee at the border. Very easy and quick border crossing.


"When planning your trip to...
Forum: Americas 02-04-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By Moto Mikey
I lived in Alaska for a few years and did a lot...

I lived in Alaska for a few years and did a lot of riding there including the Dalton and ToTWH. Realistically, any tires will be fine. I've seen Harleys on 100% street tires in Deadhorse.. You won't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,950
Posted By Moto Mikey
You'll be fine.. The moto will just make a little...

You'll be fine.. The moto will just make a little bit less power. I've even run 84 octane before in Peru when nothing else was available.
Forum: Latin America 01-28-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Moto Mikey
I'm in Ayacucho now. Did you make it to Cusco?...

I'm in Ayacucho now. Did you make it to Cusco? How were the roads? Time estimates?


Edit- just saw your post in the other thread. Thanks!
Forum: Latin America 01-27-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Moto Mikey
The 3N is all paved but in shitty condition. It's...

The 3N is all paved but in shitty condition. It's very narrow (1.25 lanes shared for both directions). Lots of pot holes and small dirt patches.. but it does have some good scenery and lots of...
Forum: Latin America 01-27-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Moto Mikey
I was gonna head South to Ayacucho.. then maybe...

I was gonna head South to Ayacucho.. then maybe over to the coast to Huacachina and Nazca before heading to Cuzco.

Are you guys planning on making it to TDF this year?
Forum: Latin America 01-26-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Moto Mikey
I was just in Caraz a few days ago. Be sure to...

I was just in Caraz a few days ago. Be sure to ride the (paved) road that goes over the Cordillera Blanca.. it goes from Carhuaz to Upacasha. Absolutely an amazing road with glaciers, dozens of...
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