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Forum: Vendors 12-10-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By Eclecticmale
Thanks...they are top quality items.

Thanks...they are top quality items.
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21,995
Views: 6,503,816
Posted By Eclecticmale
New bags

Took a pic of some new bags...what do you guys think?

http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r566/rbj1906/IMG_0186_zps767a5d8f.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 11-30-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By Eclecticmale
Leather motorcycle inspired boots, bags, and stuff

Hello Everyone,

I have been traveling Mexico and Central America for the past two years, and I have started a company called King and Conrad. Please stop by and take a look:
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,833
Posted By Eclecticmale
Great RR, I quit my job 2 years ago and have been...

Great RR, I quit my job 2 years ago and have been wandering the US, Mexico and Central America. I also have the same bike...a great workhorse! Take care and enjoy the journey!!!!

Raymond
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21,995
Views: 6,503,816
Posted By Eclecticmale
Lost my Arrow exhaust silencer

Took a trip to Antigua, Guatemala in July and just returned to the States, and while on the trip my silencer disappeared.

Does anyone have one for sale?

Please PM me with availability and...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21,995
Views: 6,503,816
Posted By Eclecticmale
I used the PMR side rack for a scrambler, and...

I used the PMR side rack for a scrambler, and took it to a welding shop to weld an steel flat insert about half the size of the inside of the rack. Then drilled holes for the rotopax. Here is where...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21,995
Views: 6,503,816
Posted By Eclecticmale
goodcat8 I have the GIVI wind screen, and I...

goodcat8

I have the GIVI wind screen, and I think it is more effective than the dart. Here are some photos.

http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r566/rbj1906/DSCN0173_zps203d8154.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21,995
Views: 6,503,816
Posted By Eclecticmale
Took a trip last year on my 2011 DL650 from...

Took a trip last year on my 2011 DL650 from Atlanta to Panama canal and back. DL650 did great, but last August, I purchased a 2009 Scrambler. I sold the DL650, and have been lovin the Scrambler...
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21,995
Views: 6,503,816
Posted By Eclecticmale
Hey goodcat8, how did you setup your rotopax? do...

Hey goodcat8, how did you setup your rotopax? do you have additional photos? your bike setup is nice.

[QUOTE=goodcat8;24084485]317 miles over 6 hours of wandering. From 7500 feet up in the...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21,995
Views: 6,503,816
Posted By Eclecticmale
Hey soundcc, great pics, but are you having any...

Hey soundcc, great pics, but are you having any problems with you center stand going over the speed bumps (topes) in Mexico?

Ride safe my friend.
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21,995
Views: 6,503,816
Posted By Eclecticmale
Manray, very nice video. I have a question...

Manray, very nice video. I have a question regarding the bike. I plan to take a long road trip. How did the bike hold up? Did you require any repairs? What extra parts did you bring or require?
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21,995
Views: 6,503,816
Posted By Eclecticmale
Blowing the left turn signal and horn fuse

Hello All,

I am having a problem with my 2009 Scrambler blowing the left turn signal and horn fuse every week or so. My right turn signal and horn works fine (until the fuse blows), but the left...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-17-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4,735
Views: 1,751,417
Posted By Eclecticmale
Guatemala ...

Guatemala

http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r566/rbj1906/my%20long%20journey/IMG_0838Copy_zpsd619b9d1.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-17-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 51,273
Posted By Eclecticmale
Granada, Nicaragua ...

Granada, Nicaragua

http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r566/rbj1906/my%20long%20journey/IMG_0999Copy_zpsedc201b7.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-17-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 173,622
Posted By Eclecticmale
Playa del Carmen, Mexico ...

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r566/rbj1906/IMG_1599Copy_zps22b057a3.jpg (http://s1172.photobucket.com/user/rbj1906/media/IMG_1599Copy_zps22b057a3.jpg.html)
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21,995
Views: 6,503,816
Posted By Eclecticmale
The install of the caliper bracket was a tight...

The install of the caliper bracket was a tight fit, just barely enough brake line. The Hagons work well, but I have nothing to compare them to...purchased bike with Hagons in August.
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21,995
Views: 6,503,816
Posted By Eclecticmale
New tire and rear brake caliper relocation bracket

All,

Just put on new rear Dunlop TR91 Trailmax tire and a New Bonneville rear brake caliper relocation bracket. Everything looks and works great.
...
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 21,995
Views: 6,503,816
Posted By Eclecticmale
Triumph & Bonnefication Pride & Joy Competition

Hello All,

I have been lurking for a while now, and I thought I would introduce myself. My name is Raymond and I have had a 2009 Scrambler for about 2 months now, and I am loving every day riding...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
adventurebound9517

Phillip,

I plan to spend time with my father in Charleston, SC...he is getting up in age 77. I will start my job search, and hopefully find a job close to my father's home. I also plan to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
Campeche – Cancun – Chetumal – Cardenas – Oaxaca - Puebla, Mexico

It has been awhile since my last update, and I have been enjoying my time back in Mexico so far. I spent the last month or so in various cities being a tourist. I have met so truly great people,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-18-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 173,622
Posted By Eclecticmale
http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r566/rbj1906/I...

http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r566/rbj1906/IMG_1599Copy_zps22b057a3.jpg (http://s1172.photobucket.com/user/rbj1906/media/IMG_1599Copy_zps22b057a3.jpg.html)
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Progreso, Mexico

Decided to leave Playa del Carmen, I have had my fill of the quasi American Beach town (i.e. Panama City Beach, Florida, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina). Playa del Carmen is a beautiful place, but...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
Met a celebrity at Wal Mart in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

The other day I needed to purchase some things from Wal Mart and while I was in line checking out, I ran into an old school rapper…Coolio. We started talking and I told him my story, he stated that...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
Placencia, Belize to Chetumal, Mexico to Playa del Carmen, Mexico

I didn’t stay too long in Placencia, only for about 5 days…it is a small beach town with not too much to do. I made my way north through Belize, I must say ii was not a scenic ride. It looks like...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
Antigua, Guatemala to Placencia, Belize

7 April 2013, I headed out of Antigua on my way to visit Semuc Champay, and it turned out to be a bad day for riding, but a great day for human kindness. As I traveled on what seemed to be a smooth...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
Things I do in Antigua

I have been on the road for approximately 7 months now, and people have asked what do I do while I am in Central America? So, I decided to give a photo essay of my day to day activities. Most of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 24,841
Posted By Eclecticmale
Hey guys...are you drinking tonight? Looks like...

Hey guys...are you drinking tonight? Looks like you two had some fun at those river crossings...my VSTROM could not handle all of that stuff. I will see you tonight.
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
Johnsonal, You guys are crazy...I will see...

Johnsonal,

You guys are crazy...I will see you at Ocelot tomorrow...happy hour is on me!!!
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
The Beach at Montericco, Guatemala

I decided to take a weekend trip to the beach in Guatemala. It was fantastic and relaxing (as if I don’t enough relaxation. Right now I know Old Man Winter is kicking butt in parts of the USA, so...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
ROAD DAMAGE To answer your question: ...

ROAD DAMAGE

To answer your question:

What are the shallow vats and fountain used for in the picture with the cloisters or breezeway? Is it an old public bath, or some kind of textile dyeing...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
Time in Antigua, Guatemala

I found a great place to stay for $300.00 per month in Antigua, and I moved in 18 JAN 13, so I am now settled. My plan is to stay here for the next 3 months or so, and learn more Spanish and Salsa. ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
Back In Antigua

I made my way out of Managua, and spent the night in Choluteca, Honduras. On my way down to Panama, I avoided stopping in Honduras, but I decided to spend a night in Honduras on this occasion. I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
All Is Well Heading Back North

I apologize for not having any updates since November 2012. I have been staying (being lazy) in Panama City, and spending my time getting to know Panama City. I have met some great new friends...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
Panama City

I am currently in Panama City, and I am trying to learn the lay of the land. My current dilemma is trying to find a 1 bedroom fully furnished apartment for about $400 – $600 per month. I know that...
Forum: Latin America 10-31-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Eclecticmale
Apartment or Room to rent in Panama City

Hello All,

Right now I am in Panama city living in a hotel. I am in search of a furnished apartment or room to rent for the next 6 months to a year. I want the place to be safe and clean, my...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 383,672
Posted By Eclecticmale
Looks like you are off to a great start. The...

Looks like you are off to a great start. The hard/pain in the butt part will be crossing the borders. My advice is to research as much information on this forum before you get to the border. Right...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
Costa Rica to Panama

I took to coastal road in Costa Rica headed for David, Panama, but got a little tired and decided to stay in a border town called Ciudad Neily, Costa Rica. Border crossings seem to drain my...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
Nicaragua to Costa Rica

First of all, I would like to apologize for not updating my travels in a timely manner. Right now I am in San Jose, Costa Rica, and plan to travel to David, Panama tomorrow. I entered into Costa...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
DL Mileage

John,

I have not been keeping track of mileage, but I estimate with my 100lb luggage any my 200lb self...I am getting about 45 MPG. I estimate I have traveled about 3,500 mile so far.

Thanks...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,832
Posted By Eclecticmale
La Libertad, El Salvador to Granada, Nicaragua

I got an 8:00 AM start leaving La Libertad and decided to cross through both Honduros borders in the same day. I arrived at the El Salvador and Honduras border at 12:00 PM, and ran into the usual...
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