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Forum: Americas 02-07-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,403
Posted By juangarza
Try crossing with your 10mm.

Try crossing with your 10mm.
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,675
Posted By juangarza
The Roadcrafter is wind and waterproof. I usually...

The Roadcrafter is wind and waterproof. I usually wear Levis and a T-shirt in most weather, normal street clothes. I have been down to running shorts and T-shirt in really hot weather. In winter...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By juangarza
Wear some boots you can hike in. I wear issue...

Wear some boots you can hike in. I wear issue combat boots. Go light or ultra light. Ultra light backpacks are frameless. I use a Mountainsmith Ghost but no longer made. Look at what folks use to...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,175
Posted By juangarza
It has been my experience that REI never has the...

It has been my experience that REI never has the best prices on anything. Campmor and Backcountry are good places to shop.
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,511
Posted By juangarza
The best lube is K-Y. Warming up the tire helps...

The best lube is K-Y. Warming up the tire helps alot. Tell your wife/girl friend that if she helps hold the off side of the tire in the well there might be some K-Y left over.
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,162
Posted By juangarza
Looks good for another 10K.

Looks good for another 10K.
Forum: Trip Planning 02-06-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,085
Posted By juangarza
Get yourself a Mexican girl friend.

Get yourself a Mexican girl friend.
Forum: Americas 02-05-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By juangarza
All you need is factory tool kit and a way to fix...

All you need is factory tool kit and a way to fix a flat on the road, maybe a plug kit and small 12V compressor or mountain bike pump. Also chain lube or some kind. The interstates are usually ice...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,261
Posted By juangarza
Roadcrafter two piece, more waterproof than the...

Roadcrafter two piece, more waterproof than the one piece and give you the option of wearing the jacket alone off the bike. Also more sizing options of the rack because you can mix and match pants...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,648
Posted By juangarza
Most folks I know how use Gatorade bottles...

Most folks I know how use Gatorade bottles instead because they are lighter and free.
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,221
Posted By juangarza
The Eureka Backcountry I and II is a decent tent...

The Eureka Backcountry I and II is a decent tent at a reasonable price. Free standing, short pack length, not too heavy, fast setup. Look for a tent with aluminum poles.
Forum: Americas 02-05-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,403
Posted By juangarza
E-tool makes a good weapons when sharpened. Don't...

E-tool makes a good weapons when sharpened. Don't get a cheap import/copy, get the real deal.
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By juangarza
If you are talking KLR both a 16T and 17T will...

If you are talking KLR both a 16T and 17T will fit. Stock is 15T and you won't find anything in 16T and 17T other than aftermarket.
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,763
Posted By juangarza
I like the Leatherman Juice S2, pliers and...

I like the Leatherman Juice S2, pliers and scissors. With the Juice series the knifeblade is accessable with out opening the handles.
Forum: Americas 02-04-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,417
Posted By juangarza
North Rim of Grand Canyon usually opens May 15....

North Rim of Grand Canyon usually opens May 15. You can see snow around Flagstaff into June. If you plan on staying in GCNP you need to make reservations far in advance. Eat breakfast at the El Tovar...
Forum: Americas 02-04-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,403
Posted By juangarza
I always carry my knife to Mexico. No problems....

I always carry my knife to Mexico. No problems. Can't help you with Guatemala.
Forum: Americas 02-04-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,796
Posted By juangarza
Spam (regular can and singles) Flour...

Spam (regular can and singles)

Flour tortillas

Macaroni and cheese stuff in a box. I get the cheapest stuff 3/$. Cook the pasta in 2 cups water to conserve water and fuel. You can just add...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-10-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,152
Posted By juangarza
BS. There might be some fakes (never seen any...

BS. There might be some fakes (never seen any myself). The pharaceuticals in Mexico are generally made by the same folks in the same plant the the one in the U.S. are. Lost of Americans buy their...
Forum: Americas 12-03-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,870
Posted By juangarza
All fifty states, about 37 on a motorcycle to...

All fifty states, about 37 on a motorcycle to such places a Chicken, Forty Mile, Lajitas, Deadhorse, Supai, volcanoes, glaciers, deserts, rain forests.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-03-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,410
Posted By juangarza
I've done the fly and ride thing as well. I also...

I've done the fly and ride thing as well. I also "borrowed" a plate from another bike. Take enough tools to do some light maintenance such as change oil and filter, oil and adjust chain, check tire...
Forum: Americas 11-20-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,780
Posted By juangarza
BMW 1200GSA with bags. Get in a few months in...

BMW 1200GSA with bags. Get in a few months in advance so that you will be used to it and it will be broken in. Get the oil changed before you leave. Everything else will be practically new so no need...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,156
Posted By juangarza
Only oils 30wt and below carry the energy...

Only oils 30wt and below carry the energy conserving label. Also it has nothing to do with containing friction modifiers.

I am a fan of 50wt oil in big thumpers. I run Mobil 1 15w50.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-19-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,558
Posted By juangarza
You ain't gonna find many places you want to go...

You ain't gonna find many places you want to go you need a real dirt bike to get to. The DR650 and KLR650 are compromises but they will get you about anywhere a dirt road goes. I prefer the KLR...
Forum: Americas 11-17-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22,510
Views: 1,665,946
Posted By juangarza
I know where her underwear is, Red Panty Bar in...

I know where her underwear is, Red Panty Bar in Progresso.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-17-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 125,239
Posted By juangarza
I thought "trail magic" was only along the...

I thought "trail magic" was only along the Appalachian Trail.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-17-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,470
Posted By juangarza
Lot more KLRs out there than anything else and...

Lot more KLRs out there than anything else and they are cheap. Not much of a dirt bike but they made them from '87 to '07 with almost no changes. Lots of aftermarket stuff and lots of online support...
Forum: Americas 11-16-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By juangarza
You can see freezing weather in July. I would...

You can see freezing weather in July. I would move it back a month, for sure, unless you are just into winter camping.
Forum: Americas 11-16-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,789
Posted By juangarza
You can do most of the paperwork at someplace...

You can do most of the paperwork at someplace like Sanborns, get your insurance, etc. There is plenty of parking for a car w/trailer across the bridge at custom. You can get tourist card, car...
Forum: Americas 11-16-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,789
Posted By juangarza
If you are in that area cross at Progresso.

If you are in that area cross at Progresso.
Forum: Americas 11-08-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,540
Posted By juangarza
On the Dalton, too. I camped at the Artic Circle...

On the Dalton, too. I camped at the Artic Circle sign and would watch folks stop and take a picture. Funny!

Hyder is a spot I wouldn't want to miss. Ride up to the glaciers and watch the grizzlys...
Forum: Americas 11-07-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,540
Posted By juangarza
Don't think there is a road to Juneau anyway....

Don't think there is a road to Juneau anyway. Many of the highways ain't exactly highways, Dalton Highway, Top of the World Highway, etc. To get to Inuvick you have to go to Dawson City. The Dust to...
Forum: Americas 11-07-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,540
Posted By juangarza
Do you plan to ride to Juneau? Have you figured...

Do you plan to ride to Juneau? Have you figured the total mileage? Sound very doable since you aren't coming from the lower 48.
Forum: Americas 11-07-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,540
Posted By juangarza
Many, most of the places there ain't but one...

Many, most of the places there ain't but one route. Sounds very ambitious. How much time. Are you going to Hyder/Stewart? Whittier is a nice place to see also.
Forum: Americas 11-07-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,460
Posted By juangarza
What they said. Get some good camping gear....

What they said. Get some good camping gear. Motels along the Transcanada highway as well as the Alcan are crappy and expensive. Make sure you have good tires to start and plan on changing the rear in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By juangarza
Around 30/30 f/r for best handling maybe 35/40...

Around 30/30 f/r for best handling maybe 35/40 f/r for best tire wear (all cold)
Forum: Trip Planning 11-05-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By juangarza
You can "wash" clothes without a container or...

You can "wash" clothes without a container or much water. Using a pint/quart container mix up some detergent/water. Soak the item with the mixture and put it in a plastic bag and ride 'til you find a...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-09-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,198
Posted By juangarza
Yeah, ukuleles sound better than travel guitars....

Yeah, ukuleles sound better than travel guitars. I have a Kamaka tenor low G that sounds nice. Also, baritones play like the bottom four of a guitar so you don't have to learn different fingering.
...
Forum: Americas 09-22-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 908
Posted By juangarza
Take a look a U.S 83. It runs north and south and...

Take a look a U.S 83. It runs north and south and goes all the way to South Texas. When you get to the Hill Country go to Luckenbach and the motorcycle museum at Vanderpool. It has funny hours so do...
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