ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 240
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Wotnext
Forum: Ride reports Today, 04:13 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Staying in San Miguel de Allende

Days 139 and 140
Vinnie and I start the day by taking a trip around the town of San Miguel de Allende while waiting for the motorcycle workshop to open for business, it really is a pretty town. When...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 01:48 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Split the difference

Well its a nice round number thats pretty close if you take what I weighed when I started and what I weigh now:rofl
Forum: Ride reports Today, 01:44 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Xdragracer

Hey there Jim,
Much appreciate the input. Did actually wonder about flipping the rear sprocket myself but earlier than at the point of "destruction". The automatic oiler was chucked away early on in...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 01:27 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Reply to Weevrider

Hi, In my own opinion you really can't get a better ride (for the price) than the KLR for a long adventure ride. Below are the weights I am riding with.

Bike (dry weight) 175 kg
FULL fuel tank ...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:27 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
KapItUitPiet

Hi Koos, it does look that way :rofl but actually that is my host's wife and she is also taking a pic of the church caught in the last rays of sunlight that is positioned right behind me when I took...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
South to San Miguel de Allende

Day 138
Rise at 07:00 and pack Suzi, once loaded up I notice my rear tyre could do with some air and had a quick look to see if there was any obvious item indicating a puncture but couldnt see...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Thumb Ah Ha! Real de Catorce

Day 137
After breakfast and a vain search for an operating ATM, I head back towards the Real de Catorce turn off. Its not a dirt road but paved with cobblestones. Once you get used to lettting the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Talking Waiting on spares

Just heard today that the spares I need may take up to 2 weeks to arrive from USA so I will use the drive train spares I am carrying and then can travel the surrounding areas until spares arrive. So...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Thumb Hey there Whoam

Thanks, its nice to know you are there enjoying my posts.
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Thumbs down inhousebob

Hiya Bob
I already owe you a hundred bucks , what is the damage for the tax ? Obviously the garaging in Florida letter didn't work.:deal
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Laugh Yes it beat me

Often my skill level is not up to some of the places I find myself. So when I fall over or get fearful, the biggest problem is getting Suzi facing back the way I came. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
The search for Real de Catorce

Day 136
My alarm wakes me at 06:00 but I don't need to get up this early today so I go back to sleep. My plan is to find the Real de Catorce that Travelbugblues said I must check out. Well that is...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
The road to Zaccetacas

Day 135
On the road today, heading back inland to Zacatecas slightly North West of central Mexico. Take the new road back to Tepic, still jungle and mango farms but not quite as twisty, certainly...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Inhousebob

Thanks Bob, really glad you are enjoying the RR. It makes all the PITA worthwhile if you know others are enjoying it :D. Got your pm.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
RiderRick

Thanks for reading. It is always great to hear from those enjoying the ride with me. Solo riding can sometimes get a little lonesome otherwise:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Thumb Hi canadiandad

Thanks for the correction. I am sure there are other slips too as my ride report is invariably a bit behind my actual progress and my memory cannot always be relied on. I will correct the error....
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Thanks BruceT

For the sentiments expessed:D
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
San Blas

Days 129 to 134 (today 21/08/2014)
Lazy days doing nothing but walking along the beach and around the town of San Blas.

One of two main roads in San Blas...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
To the sea

Day 128
Today I am heading for a place on the coast, just to chill out for a week or so. Somewhere with a beach and a quiet hotel where I can just "park off" and not be concerned about leaving and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 30,054
Posted By Wotnext
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Durango to Mazatlan...?

Day 127
The phone rings at 03:00 in the morning, I drag myself from sleep and it rings off just as I find the receiver. :ddog I am just getting back to sleep and the phone rings again. This time I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
So Durango it is

Day 126
I leave the town of Las Nieves at 09:00 and there IS another hotel, I catch a glimpse of it as I am trying to find the road amongst the potholes, I definitely stayed at the better one of the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Talking Eish !

Guess thats true too :rofl even though it was meant to be "not spicy" :clap:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
BruceT

Gracias Amigo:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 101,962
Posted By Wotnext
Crossing the Darien Gap

Hi there ladies!
Great RR and super interesting videos. Just need to check on the sailing boats taking riders and their motorcycles to Colombia. Earlier in your blog you mentioned that sailboats may...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Thumbs down The search for Copper Canyon

Day 125
I am reminded its my birthday by a lot of email messages from friends and family... thank you all. Today I am going out to see if I can find Copper Canyon. There is only one area on my map...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Hey BruceT

I subsequently found out I was right there, the town in the centre of the big green area is Samachic on my map. I turned around there and the route marked 23 is actually route 25 on the ground thats...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Somewhere to Parral (by default)

Day 124
Slept well and on the road by 08:30, it's spitting rain so I dress in preparation. :evil I am looking for Route 23 to San Juanito but can't find it anywhere. :huh The road system in Mexico...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Thumb Hi Bravefromafar

Glad to see you posting not just following. It certainly is funny in retrospect, alarming when it happens though.:D
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
BruceT and inhousebob

Hey Guys

Driving in the Mountains is only half the action! In San Blas most of the road signs are on the walls of the buildings, I sometimes don't see them and wonder why all the cars are facing...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Hermosillo too.......?

Day 123
By 08:15 I am heading towards the city of of Chihuahua on route 16. Final destination planned is... ahh well, wherever I land up. The first 150kms is flat with bush and ranchos on either...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Question Crossing the border

Day 122
I buy some Mexican insurance for Suzi. Bloody expensive but I believe it is obligatory. I pass throuh the Organ Pipe Cactus Monument/Reserve and then hit the border.

Organ pipe...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Thumb currenv

Hi Vinnie
Yes I do remember you. I lost your business card to some heavy rain in Alaska :wink:
I am currently in Tepic and going to look for a cheap place to stay near a beach, for a week or so. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Laugh Hey BruceT!

Just got over the run in period and maybe not quite back tyre stuff but Suzi does have more grunt up the hills. Pity here in Mexico the highest speed I have seen posted was 110 km/hr. Nobody seems...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Hi TravelBugBlues

Had a look for it but my map sucks as I have already been travelling on roads not shown on the map and couldn't find roads shown on it:eek1. Anyway found a town called Catorce in roughly the area you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Hiya Bob

Riding is easier than planning:rofl. ACTUALLY it is, because I seldom seem to have wifi when I need to plan and by the time I do get wifi its too late 'cause Im there already. :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
mdsnitc

Hi there thanks for riding along. Unfortunately I left San Diego yesterday. Maybe another time:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Xdragracer

Hi Jim

Don't think the rotation is wrong. It has arrows on the tyre that I used when I put it on before San Francisco. Tightened chain as I was getting a bit of chain slap. But picture has frame...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Close to the Mexican Border

Day 121
Started early working on Suzi, put in the shock, new oil, replaced the skid plate, checked the valves and replaced everything. Suzi is ready to ride! And so am I. Packed and hit Interstate 8...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,563
Posted By Wotnext
Repairs and spares

Days 114 to 120
I spend my time waiting on parts to arrive and working on Suzi. Money flows quickly and time slowly. :wink:
The Moab shock has been returned fully serviced from Cogent Dynamics, it...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 240

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 07:43 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014