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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 638,277
Posted By stormdog
The time it took you to stand it up secure it and...

The time it took you to stand it up secure it and put on the regulator is all the time you need. If all of us stupid construction workers are still alive you know it is safe.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By stormdog
You say "owners" are you guys a for profit...

You say "owners" are you guys a for profit business with individual franchisee's running their own sites? And then are the instructors employees of the franchisee, or do they work for you and then...
Forum: Americas 02-24-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
Thanks to SR I was able to ride this route in...

Thanks to SR I was able to ride this route in December. Coming from Northern California, I think the part I got the biggest kick out of was going from riding in the pine forest to riding past banana...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 36,606
Posted By stormdog
I believe I have ridden through there. It was so...

I believe I have ridden through there. It was so long ago the pictures are on film. As far as where it is, I believe it is south of San Quintin, but North of El Rosario.
Forum: Americas 02-07-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
When I crossed there last Jan. heading West, the...

When I crossed there last Jan. heading West, the semi trucks going East were running side by side, a couple of times it looked like the whole road shoulder to shoulder was full of truck grills. I...
Forum: Americas 02-02-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,845
Posted By stormdog
I haven't heard mention of anyone going from...

I haven't heard mention of anyone going from Urique to Choix via the route that involves the lake crossing on the ferry in a few years. is that crossing still possable. I thought it was a great...
Forum: Americas 02-02-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,845
Posted By stormdog
I crossed over from Urique to Boto in December ...

I crossed over from Urique to Boto in December solo on my 990 adv, and I am an old guy. It wasn't that big of a deal if you have solid dirt skills. Remember, stay as wide as you can on the...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
Ok I was at the Belmar last month and tried to...

Ok I was at the Belmar last month and tried to find the stairs to the roof and failed. The ones I found literally ended into a wall. How does one get onto the roof?
Forum: Latin America 01-24-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By stormdog
What are your thoughts as to what caused the...

What are your thoughts as to what caused the failure? I also have a 2010 990 and would not want to have the same problem.
As far as the welds, if you don't figure out what broke it the first time it...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,974
Posted By stormdog
I have only crossed in the morning, but I have...

I have only crossed in the morning, but I have never had any real wait time traveling south. I doubt you will have any trouble.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-13-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,759
Posted By stormdog
If you went through the gate and not the guys...

If you went through the gate and not the guys yard you probably went the same way I did.
Forum: Americas 01-13-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
At the rate the road between Yoquivo and...

At the rate the road between Yoquivo and guachochi is being paved, it kind of makes a person wonder if the plan is to pave the road all the way to Batopilias from that direction also.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-13-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,759
Posted By stormdog
He was there on the 3rd when I went through his...

He was there on the 3rd when I went through his place on my way North. His place didn't look to bad for Baja, but I have no idea how he is going to get those cars out of there.
On a side note as I...
Forum: Americas 01-12-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,170
Posted By stormdog
the official language of Belize is English, so...

the official language of Belize is English, so the crossings from Mexico to Belize and from Belize to Guatemala are pretty easy. You buy your Belize bike insurance right at the border.
Forum: Americas 01-09-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
My wife and I spent a couple of weeks in...

My wife and I spent a couple of weeks in Zihuatanejo over Christmas and it was "normal" with no unrest. I then rode to Patzcuaro and then up to Queretaro and on north. Everything was fine. For what...
Forum: Americas 01-04-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By stormdog
I passed through Cocos today, and there were two...

I passed through Cocos today, and there were two semi's loaded with rebar parked in front and two trucks towing travel trailers just to the south of him. If I were to worry at all it would be about...
Forum: Americas 01-03-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
Last year I entered Mexico on my passport card....

Last year I entered Mexico on my passport card. When I got to Belize they wouldn't Let me in because I had a Mexico exit stamp but no entry stamp.
I had to re enter Mexico, get an entry stamp and...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
Let's try to keep this thread clean you guys

Let's try to keep this thread clean you guys
Forum: Americas 12-31-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
You guys are killing me. I am stuck in a dump of...

You guys are killing me. I am stuck in a dump of a motel in Los Mochis.
After busting my hump from Mazitlan, it turns out the F ing ferry doesn't run to La Paz tonight.
Forum: Latin America 12-30-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 17,535
Posted By stormdog
Sorry to here about the accident. Hope you two...

Sorry to here about the accident. Hope you two heal up and continue on your ride.
Though if you have to recuperate somewhere Antigua is a great spot to pick.
New Years eve should be a " blast"...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-25-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,084
Posted By stormdog
I would like to be able to click "show all...

I would like to be able to click "show all tracks" or some such thing on my Montana instead of having to do a 2 or 3 step deal on each track for it to show.
Forum: Latin America 12-24-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By stormdog
Slightly off topic, but. I am thinking of...

Slightly off topic, but.
I am thinking of stopping in Mazitlan around New Years on my way North. Is the town full up over the holiday or can a guy slide in late in the day and stand a chance to get...
Forum: Americas 12-24-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
If you have the option stay at San Pedro over New...

If you have the option stay at San Pedro over New Years eve. The fireworks all around the lake are not to be missed. Those folks know how to blow stuff up.
Forum: Americas 12-21-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
Alamos Or El Fuertes are both good places a...

Alamos Or El Fuertes are both good places a little off to the East but both are within striking distance of Mazitlan
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By stormdog
Just remember, compressed air equals stored...

Just remember, compressed air equals stored energy. So any plastic that breaks can throw shrapnel to some degree. Steel pipe won't
Forum: Americas 12-18-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
So I understand lgh's point about the TVIP. ...

So I understand lgh's point about the TVIP. Personally, I always get one. Not out of respect for the laws of Mexico, or my inner fucking boy scout, but because the price of one is trivial to me,...
Forum: Americas 12-14-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
Just because I put on a blindfold and walk across...

Just because I put on a blindfold and walk across the street without getting hit,it doesn't mean that is safe to do so, nor does it make me an expert in crossing streets.
But I am now in...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,277
Posted By stormdog
I live 20 minutes north of the koa. Do remember...

I live 20 minutes north of the koa. Do remember the Mark Twain quote something like " the coldest winter he ever spent was July in San Francisco"
Well he never camped at the koa or it would be a...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,277
Posted By stormdog
You didn't mention where you made your...

You didn't mention where you made your reservations at in Eureka but Both Fortuna , next to a world class brew pub and Trinidad with world class views beats Eureka every day ime
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
Hi schmoo I just got into Sayulita today gone...

Hi schmoo I just got into Sayulita today gone tomorrow morning did you catch the fireworks this evening?
If you see an old gringo on a ktm in the morning stop me and say hello
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
I spent this last New Years in San pedro and...

I spent this last New Years in San pedro and everyone told me not to go on to the next village( that would be counter clockwise) due to long running problems with bandits.
Forum: Americas 12-07-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
I went through on my 990adv but would love to get...

I went through on my 990adv but would love to get into that country on my 690 though I don't know if I could make aloop from California on one set of knobs
Forum: Americas 12-07-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
What he said is true. If you mean the concrete...

What he said is true.
If you mean the concrete bridge I crossed a half mile below urique it is good to go though I can't imagine anyone wanting to go up that hill on a touring bike
Forum: Americas 12-07-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
Tom thanks for putting up with me, and happy...

Tom thanks for putting up with me, and happy seventh anniversary. I am in Parral now.
I ended up riding to Yecora for the night and then around to Divisadero for the night before dropping into....
Forum: Americas 11-29-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
Its the ice that scares me. The cold not so much....

Its the ice that scares me. The cold not so much. Should be in Durango next Sunday plus or minus a a day or two I will try to shoot you an email
Forum: Americas 11-28-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
Hope it warms up soon, I should be in your area...

Hope it warms up soon, I should be in your area around next weekend and want no part of any ice.
Forum: Americas 11-28-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
In 2012 A friend and I rode up 23 from Durango to...

In 2012 A friend and I rode up 23 from Durango to Guanacevi and took a dirt road across to 24. We came out about 50 miles West of the turn off to Guachochi. Shoot me a pm with an email address and I...
Forum: Americas 11-26-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
This has the chance to be the next big debate,...

This has the chance to be the next big debate, right after oil threads
Forum: Americas 11-26-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
Eakins, Is there a route from San Blas/ Sayulita...

Eakins, Is there a route from San Blas/ Sayulita to San Sebastion from the North? I will be there in couple of weeks and was hoping to find a way through there on my way South.
I was in San...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 2,344,386
Posted By stormdog
TC keep that job open I should be at your place...

TC keep that job open I should be at your place a week from tomorrow
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