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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 10:54 PM
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Posted By h2oboy
I agree. You should get over here and take a look...

I agree. You should get over here and take a look around :deal
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
DAY 24 Friday June 27 Durango CO to...

DAY 24 Friday June 27

Durango CO to Monicello UT

Slept like a log. I didn't notice pain in any parts of my body where there shouldn't be so I figured that Steve and Geoff didn't have there way...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-26-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By h2oboy
I'm gonna have to try and make it this year....

I'm gonna have to try and make it this year. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
I don't recall which pass this is but google made...

I don't recall which pass this is but google made a pano out of my pics automatically and I thought it was cool.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
DAY 23 Thursday June 26 Salida CO to Durango...

DAY 23 Thursday June 26

Salida CO to Durango CO

Arose to a beautiful morning and hotel continental breakfast. What could be better?

Met up with Steve and Geoff after packing up the bike and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 22 Wednesday June 25 Trinidad CO to...

Day 22 Wednesday June 25

Trinidad CO to Salida CO

We started the day off right. Gas up. Both us and the bikes. Steve and I found breakfast burritos in the gas station.

We head out of town on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
A little about Steve and Geoff They come...

A little about Steve and Geoff

They come from a little island across the pond known as Great Britain. I'm not sure how great it is. They all seem to talk funny and drive on the wrong side of the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Well, I went down twice on this trip. Both times...

Well, I went down twice on this trip. Both times off road and both caught on camera. This was the second.

I'm not sure if I started getting more conservative or I just got better riding off road :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 21 Tuesday June 24 Liberal KS to...

Day 21 Tuesday June 24

Liberal KS to Trinidad CO

Woke up bright and early at 9:30. After the late night riding I decided I deserved to sleep in a bit.

Today's priority was to get to New...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Thanks for the support. The WR - it is an...

Thanks for the support.

The WR - it is an awesome bike in sumo form for doing everything. The only wish that I had while on this trip was a little more power. Passing at speed and headwinds kick...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 20 Monday June 23 Pryor Creek OK to...

Day 20 Monday June 23

Pryor Creek OK to Liberal KS

John had given me some spots to go see on my way through OK. I was anxious to get on the road and see some sites but not while it was pouring...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 19 Sunday June 22 Mena AR to Pryor Creek...

Day 19 Sunday June 22

Mena AR to Pryor Creek OK

The plan for the day was to make it to a fellow ADV'rs home Throttlemeister in Pryor Creek OK.

My left fork seal had been leaking a little bit...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 18 Wednesday June 18 White Oak State...

Day 18 Wednesday June 18

White Oak State Park AR to Mena AR

Woke up after a night of sweating to the froggies and it actually didn't feel that humid in the morning. Why couldn't it have been...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 17 Tuesday June 17 New Orleans LA to...

Day 17 Tuesday June 17

New Orleans LA to White Oak State Park AR

As I previously mentioned, Southern LA is flat. No fun roads were had until I got up into Northern LA.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Damn it. That looks like a better place to stay...

Damn it. That looks like a better place to stay than the Love Motel I was at.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 16 Monday June 16 DeRidder LA to New...

Day 16 Monday June 16

DeRidder LA to New Orleans LA

I successfully made it through my cousin in laws sermon (he's a preacher) with out being struck by lightning. I took that as a good sign so...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 15 Saturday June 14 Houston TX to...

Day 15 Saturday June 14

Houston TX to DeRidder LA

This part of Texas and southern Louisiana are sooooo flat it's boring me to death.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 14 Thursday June 12 Austin TX to Houston...

Day 14 Thursday June 12

Austin TX to Houston TX

I was in Texas and I still hadn't had any BBQ. This must be fixed. I had heard from several different sources that the best BBQ was in Lockhart...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 13 Monday June 9 Houston TX to Austin TX...

Day 13 Monday June 9

Houston TX to Austin TX

After a lovely few days spent at my cousins it was time to get on the road again.

But not until after I messed with my fuel pump again. See, I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 12 Wednesday June 4 Monterrey MX to...

Day 12 Wednesday June 4

Monterrey MX to Houston TX

Up bright and early again. Complimentary breakfast devoured.

On the road again. More long straight flat roads to travel.

In Mexico...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Shinko 244.

Shinko 244.
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Patience young man, patience. I think you...

Patience young man, patience.

I think you should buy a WR250 also. But I may be biased and I just went and bought a second one 2 days ago. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
What part of PDX are you in? I'm in the Rock...

What part of PDX are you in? I'm in the Rock Creek area. North of 26 between 185th and Cornelius Pass.

I'd be glad to meet up some time and answer any questions you might have.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 11 Tuesday June 3 Zacatecas MX to...

Day 11 Tuesday June 3

Zacatecas MX to Monterrey MX

Got up bright and early again. The roads were mostly straight. The temps weren't too bad.
I road through countless miles of what I call Dr...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 90,486
Posted By h2oboy
Here's the others ...

Here's the others

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Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 10 Monday June 2 Puerto Vallarta -...

Day 10 Monday June 2

Puerto Vallarta - Zacatecas "Love Motel"

I put socks on for the first time in what seems like forever. It almost felt wierd.
The new fuel pump is arriving in Houston on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Puerto Vallarta I did more research to see...

Puerto Vallarta

I did more research to see if I could find a fuel pump down in PV for 8 day, but I was unsuccessful. Just more quotes about it taking a month to get it to me and that there was a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 9 Sunday May 25 Culiacan "Love Motel"MX...

Day 9 Sunday May 25

Culiacan "Love Motel"MX to Puerto Vallarta MX

I got up even earlier. 4:30 early. Of course this is all Pacific time. When I got into Mexico my phone automatically went into...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
I work for Intel. Thanks for following along...

I work for Intel.

Thanks for following along guys.

The love motels are actually quite nice :evil
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 8 Saturday May 24 Navojoa MX to Culiacan...

Day 8 Saturday May 24

Navojoa MX to Culiacan "Love Motel"MX

I woke up early. 5am early.

I hadn't eaten dinner last night due to not really being hungry and I still wasn't that hungry.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
No, I never used the hammock on this trip. I've...

No, I never used the hammock on this trip. I've used it in the past and I was thinking I'd use it later on in the trip but things didn't work out that way.
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 7 Friday May 23 Hermosillo MX to Navojoa...

Day 7 Friday May 23

Hermosillo MX to Navojoa MX

Got up and on the road by 8 am. It gets hot early here. The hotel I was in was an Ibis hotel. It's a chain and it seemed rather upscale. They...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Thanks John but I've already completed this trip...

Thanks John but I've already completed this trip and I'm back in Portland.

I appreciate the offer though.
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 6 Thursday May 22 Phoenix to Hermosillo...

Day 6 Thursday May 22

Phoenix to Hermosillo Mexico

4 days until PV reservation

Alarm goes off at 5 am. I actually get up. Those that really know me know how big of a deal that is. Google...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 5 Tuesday May 20 North of Las Vegas to...

Day 5 Tuesday May 20

North of Las Vegas to Phoenix

I was cursing the wind today. I should have pushed on last night. It was blowing but not this bad. Headwinds suck but headwinds on a loaded...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 4 Monday May 19 Boise to almost Las...

Day 4 Monday May 19

Boise to almost Las Vegas

The day started out right for adventure. I got halfway between Boise and Mt Home (the next town), when I got my first motorcycle flat tire........
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 3 Wednesday May 13 Something that I...

Day 3 Wednesday May 13


Something that I didn't mention before. My original plan was shot to crap before I even started the trip. I was originally going to take the 15 days until my reservation...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
I didn't get rained on very much. Sometimes I...

I didn't get rained on very much. Sometimes I would leave it powered off, sometimes I would leave it powered on and sometimes I'd put it away. It all depended on how much rain was coming down.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 2 Tuesday May 13 I wake up feeling...

Day 2 Tuesday May 13

I wake up feeling fairly refreshed and ready to go. I head back into town for some breakfast. Today will be a day that I try and get into some dirt with the motorcycle....
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By h2oboy
Day 1 Monday May 12 First day of big trip,...

Day 1 Monday May 12

First day of big trip, first day of 2 months away from my home and friends in the Portland area.

I had a small headache. I feel a little stress mixed in with the excitement...
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