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Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,334
Posted By miguelitro
I bet his little r&r turns into a few months in...

I bet his little r&r turns into a few months in La Montaña:deal

Nice meeting you the other day Smitty,

Mike
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-21-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,066
Posted By miguelitro
You probably know the highlands better than I! ...

You probably know the highlands better than I!

Your description of Mantañita was pretty spot on and if i am not mistaked that is the Montanita Brewing Co.

I was just there a few hours ago...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,066
Posted By miguelitro
Great ride report. Mike

Great ride report.

Mike
Forum: Latin America 01-19-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By miguelitro
-2.206438, -80.971950 Full time here in...

-2.206438, -80.971950

Full time here in Salinas if anyone ever needs anything.

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,334
Posted By miguelitro
Wish I had known you were in town! Mike

Wish I had known you were in town!

Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,634
Posted By miguelitro
What is this thing?

Spotted this morning on the Salinas Malecón. He must have trouble getting parts for this bike...
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/miguelitro/moto3_zps30052e09.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,144
Posted By miguelitro
Mines the black one. ...

Mines the black one.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/miguelitro/Engaboa%201-13-13/IMG_3058_zps0dffa2d2.jpg

There is a brand here called Lamborbini btw:rofl

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,092
Posted By miguelitro
Let me know if you need anything if/when you come...

Let me know if you need anything if/when you come through Ecuador.

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,759
Posted By miguelitro
Nice report. Mike

Nice report.

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,179
Posted By miguelitro
Fantastic! Mike

Fantastic!

Mike
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-22-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By miguelitro
Looks like a good time, Mike

Looks like a good time,

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 94,240
Posted By miguelitro
Great ride report. Mike

Great ride report.

Mike
Forum: Latin America 08-10-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By miguelitro
Let me know if you are heading to the coast. ...

Let me know if you are heading to the coast.
Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 35,606
Posted By miguelitro
I passed a transit police today over the double...

I passed a transit police today over the double yellow, at a speed bump, in town. Pretty much standard riding here.
Mike
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 298,685
Posted By miguelitro
I have 10,000 km trouble free on pretty much that...

I have 10,000 km trouble free on pretty much that exact same bike but mine actually has a quite high seat hight. Also they make at least 3.5 horsepower.
Mike
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,742
Posted By miguelitro
I'm all for making things but you need to...

I'm all for making things but you need to understand why hand guards are designed the way they are.
You need to be able to get your hands and wrists out of them in a crash to avoid broken...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 36,567
Views: 9,555,042
Posted By miguelitro
To qoute ADV'er P.Hilton- "that's hot" ...

To qoute ADV'er P.Hilton- "that's hot"
Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By miguelitro
The africa twin is not a dirt bike. It will help...

The africa twin is not a dirt bike. It will help you to find some dirt, get used to tire slippage, practice your turns while standing on the pegs. There must be some long dirt roads you can...
Forum: Latin America 04-07-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,724
Posted By miguelitro
`I can provide short term storage here in Salinas...

`I can provide short term storage here in Salinas 2.5 hrs from Guayaquil if you are flying to the Galapagos, etc.
Mike
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,292
Posted By miguelitro
I can tell you exactly what i am looking for in a...

I can tell you exactly what i am looking for in a china bike-

250cc(really a 223cc motor i believe)
oil cooler for more oil volume.
rear disk break
a decent rear swing arm(not a rectangular...
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,035
Posted By miguelitro
I swear by triflow but since I cannot get that...

I swear by triflow but since I cannot get that here I use a generic triple spray oil.
Mike
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,515
Posted By miguelitro
Awesome. You have a place to crash and...

Awesome.

You have a place to crash and regroup here if need be.

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By miguelitro
Are your front forks dropped as far as they can...

Are your front forks dropped as far as they can be?
Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 18,635
Posted By miguelitro
And to think I've been using them...

And to think I've been using them prophylactically all these years!

Like:
snail style chain adjusters, no threads to rust in the swing arm.
stock cush drives
Chinese dual sports

Dislike:...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,955
Posted By miguelitro
for off road only, a red ktm 300:D Mike

for off road only, a red ktm 300:D
Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,074
Posted By miguelitro
Its really not that hard to ride a bike into a...

Its really not that hard to ride a bike into a pick up with the appropriate ramp.
Mike
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,243
Posted By miguelitro
Buy an old washing machine just for rags and for...

Buy an old washing machine just for rags and for other really dirty crud.
Mike
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 25,113
Posted By miguelitro
I dealt with this on an xr650r and kept dumping...

I dealt with this on an xr650r and kept dumping pb blaster in there and then riding and racing the bike. One time, after 6 months, i went to put more pb blaster on it and the damn thing near fell...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,878
Posted By miguelitro
Tires, lights, signals, horn, chainguard,...

Tires, lights, signals, horn, chainguard, insurance.
Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,984
Posted By miguelitro
Ecuador @$75 usd eye and hearing test, reflex...

Ecuador
@$75 usd
eye and hearing test, reflex test, blood type test
simple computer test of 40 questions

They are instituting a msf style school though I doubt it will be any good.

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 21,694
Posted By miguelitro
What many don't realize is the extremely high...

What many don't realize is the extremely high prices of jap bikes in other countries. While everyone here jokes about the cheapness of KLR riders, here they cost 4-5 year salaries at minimum wage!...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By miguelitro
I wonder if i can ge this registered here in...

I wonder if i can ge this registered here in Ecuador? I may be interested.
Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 17,766
Posted By miguelitro
i just keep a fiver in with my registration for...

i just keep a fiver in with my registration for the rare instance I cannot talk my way out of a speeding ticket. Most of the time they are jsut amazed a gringo can speak spanish and has all his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,879
Posted By miguelitro
#1) If you see rocks in the road they are likely...

#1) If you see rocks in the road they are likely marking a nissing manhole cover.
#2) There is a huge probability that if you keep seeing man hole covers in place one will eventually be missing...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 21,694
Posted By miguelitro
In the rest of the world it is the opposite. I...

In the rest of the world it is the opposite. I can an entire top end for my china bike for $75 10 minutes away but the Honda store that has anything is in the big city 3 hours away!
It seems that...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 21,694
Posted By miguelitro
I would buy one, hell it would be twice the bike...

I would buy one, hell it would be twice the bike that my current 200cc chinabike is!:deal

Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,709
Posted By miguelitro
No way, a hot chick on the back of a klr???:deal ...

No way, a hot chick on the back of a klr???:deal
Mike
Forum: 2 smokers 10-12-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 27,693
Posted By miguelitro
Nice stable (in reality i am cursing at you in...

Nice stable (in reality i am cursing at you in spanish)
Mike
Forum: 2 smokers 10-12-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 27,693
Posted By miguelitro
Yes and no. In reality its best to have one or...

Yes and no. In reality its best to have one or more of each!
Mike
Forum: 2 smokers 10-12-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 27,693
Posted By miguelitro
very cool Señor Carts! Its a bit far from San...

very cool Señor Carts! Its a bit far from San Diego when Baja is just down the road to the south, though now baja is a few weeks ride north of me!
Mike
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