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Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Hey Vinnie, how are the girls in Alaska? :rofl

Hey Vinnie, how are the girls in Alaska? :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 227,549
Posted By Supergringo
Julio, Thanks for all the work and effort that...

Julio,
Thanks for all the work and effort that you put into this ride report. I've really enjoyed following your trip and it brought back some nice memories for me.

Enjoy your return to...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 116,642
Posted By Supergringo
Any reason you didn't go with a tankless water...

Any reason you didn't go with a tankless water heater?

Curious.
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 1,741,947
Posted By Supergringo
Good luck mate! Really unfortunate speed bump. ...

Good luck mate! Really unfortunate speed bump.

Best from another Minnesotan!
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
I've gone from living my dream on a 6 1/2 month...

I've gone from living my dream on a 6 1/2 month motorcycle tour of S.A., with each day bringing me something new, to working 12 hour days as an investment banker.

Some days I wonder if I really...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 183,986
Posted By Supergringo
Awesome man. I spent half a day playing Tejo at...

Awesome man. I spent half a day playing Tejo at that court. After I bought a flat of beer, and hit the exploding thing a few times, I made a lot of friends!
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 183,986
Posted By Supergringo
Enjoy Colombia man! I had a blast there!!!

Enjoy Colombia man! I had a blast there!!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 227,549
Posted By Supergringo
As you have probably gathered, there is a lot of...

As you have probably gathered, there is a lot of camping available in the USA. In many years of camping, I have never had a problem with safety issues or theft. Plus, it is definitely much cheaper...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 227,549
Posted By Supergringo
Great ride report. I really like the places you...

Great ride report. I really like the places you have been visiting in Mexico. I wish I would have had more time to see some of them...

If you make it to Los Angeles and need a place to stay, let...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 29,808
Posted By Supergringo
Wish I could have joined you guys!

Wish I could have joined you guys!
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,909
Posted By Supergringo
Tents don't really retain heat. Maybe a few...

Tents don't really retain heat. Maybe a few degrees, but not enough to make a big difference in terms of warmth. How do I know, lots of winter mountaineering, backpacking, etc. So, having less...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,038
Posted By Supergringo
Marmot, Mountain Hardware, Mammut, Sierra...

Marmot, Mountain Hardware, Mammut, Sierra Designs, North Face and EMS are sort of your A class bags.

Big Agnes, Kelty and REI's house brand are close behind B class bags.

If you are doing a lot...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,739
Posted By Supergringo
Motorcycle riders could learn a few things from...

Motorcycle riders could learn a few things from MTB riders:

1. Stans sealant: Works better than slime crap. For serious MTB riders, this stuff is gold. No pinch flats, no flats at all. Just...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 152,720
Posted By Supergringo
Glad to hear it went to someone at La Posta! ...

Glad to hear it went to someone at La Posta!

That's where I started my trip and what a great way it was to start a 20,000 mile ride!

:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Hey Rob, Since we live so close to each other,...

Hey Rob,
Since we live so close to each other, next time you need to ride like a fool, shoot me a note.

I'm due as well...

Jason (who met you in Cali)
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Pinche bunghole! Donde esta la...

Pinche bunghole! Donde esta la chicas?!?!?!?!?:kboom
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9,279
Views: 1,855,269
Posted By Supergringo
"Why are you going so slow?" - No lie, I was...

"Why are you going so slow?" - No lie, I was asked this by Colombian motorcycle police when I rode through a construction zone. What an awesome place for motos, and pretty much everything else I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9,279
Views: 1,855,269
Posted By Supergringo
Actually, the MSR isobutane stove works better.

Actually, the MSR isobutane stove works better.
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
I can vouch that there is actually a fair amount...

I can vouch that there is actually a fair amount of truth to this. :(:
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Vinnie, You sure you want to come back here? ...

Vinnie,
You sure you want to come back here?

For me, its been nothing but work, work, work, work, work, work, work, work, work and fucking work. Then fix the garage door.

First beer back in...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Vinnie is smart. He keeps his colombiana in a...

Vinnie is smart. He keeps his colombiana in a cage!
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Vinnie, this is probably the most insightful...

Vinnie, this is probably the most insightful thing you have ever said. Are you hanging out with philosophers and academics somewhere?

:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Dude, sorry to hear about the theft. When I...

Dude, sorry to hear about the theft.

When I was in Guadalajara, at one of the nicer hotels of my trip, a pinche pendejo stole the small bag containing my clothes. I actually saw him walk by as I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,815
Posted By Supergringo
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Well done mate!

Well done mate!
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Your pictures as of late have been quite dull... ...

Your pictures as of late have been quite dull...

Stay safe and see you in Baja!
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Vinnie, more pictures of girls, less...

Vinnie, more pictures of girls, less philosophy...

I can ride a bike any day :evil
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Vinnie, My advice is to ask all of them to...

Vinnie,
My advice is to ask all of them to marry you. If more than one say yes, I'll help you figure out the logistic later. Let me know how much money to send.
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Vinnie, When you were in Azul, did you stop at...

Vinnie,
When you were in Azul, did you stop at La Posta and meet Jorge?

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_HS12P7vtqWg/S5RuHIpeitI/AAAAAAAADI0/3TJHftwwHJc/s640/027.JPG

Nice guy. I camped in his yard and...
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,153
Posted By Supergringo
Sorry, but I already have the Los Angeles...

Sorry, but I already have the Los Angeles edition.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_HS12P7vtqWg/TPrt0g10IwI/AAAAAAAAKDs/DtVGFIrQ3U0/s640/IMG_2301.JPG
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Put Monte Leon N.P. on your list of places to...

Put Monte Leon N.P. on your list of places to camp on the way north.

You might see a cougar. No, it would be the orange and furry type. Not the kind you would find in West Los Angeles.

The...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Awesome shots! Some of your pictures are...

Awesome shots!

Some of your pictures are starting to look very familiar :)

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_HS12P7vtqWg/S67NWWzjk0I/AAAAAAAADhQ/V4kNUhUDfOo/s640/El%20Calafate%20008.JPG
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
Good point. I never needed to show mine (did not...

Good point. I never needed to show mine (did not visit Brazil or Venezuela) but it would be a good idea to have before leaving home.

Bolivia is a cool place (literally and figuratively)!
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 783,045
Posted By Supergringo
As long as you have $135 in U.S. cash (no cards)...

As long as you have $135 in U.S. cash (no cards) and a couple passport photos, you will be fine.

Bolivian's will also probably ask you for insurance too.
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,177
Posted By Supergringo
It strikes me as odd that motorcycle tire and...

It strikes me as odd that motorcycle tire and wheel technology seems to lag behind mountain bike tire and wheel technology.

Using Stans (a sealant) and a rim strip, I've been able to run tubeless...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,656
Posted By Supergringo
Rear shocks made by Moab and Ricor have been well...

Rear shocks made by Moab and Ricor have been well received.

You will probably get better customer care and final product from Moab.

If you are going to keep the KLR, this is money well...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,966
Posted By Supergringo
I am glad the bike is working, but it is still...

I am glad the bike is working, but it is still very ugly.

In fact, I think it is the ugliest bike I have ever seen.

Not quite ugly enough to be cool though. Just really ugly.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,714
Posted By Supergringo
Have the clutch and sidestand switches been...

Have the clutch and sidestand switches been bypassed?

These electric switches are known to fail fairly frequently but can be bypassed easily with minimal tools. Might be worth trying as it really...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,469
Posted By Supergringo
If you get a Wolfman bag, make sure you get an...

If you get a Wolfman bag, make sure you get an Expedition model if water resistance is important to you.

I have a regular Wolfman Explorer and its a nice bag, but even with the optional rain...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 11-29-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 217,543
Posted By Supergringo
Hi All, After riding from Argentina home to Los...

Hi All,
After riding from Argentina home to Los Angeles, I wrote a review of the maps I used in Central and South America on my blog. You can find that write-up here:
...
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