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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6,998
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Take a look at an HP2, as I've said countless...

Take a look at an HP2, as I've said countless time. Then walk around a F800GS or a Tiger. It's obvious: it's about commitment to an idea and clarity of thought. The weight should be no problem imo.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 1,159,983
Posted By OK Lucinda
"180kg dry and kick dirt into faces, end of...

"180kg dry and kick dirt into faces, end of story" as you said. It can be done, no-one else has, it's 100% righteous, so they did it. It had to happen at some point and we've seen something that...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 1,159,983
Posted By OK Lucinda
Yeh, agree. The GS does what it does very well...

Yeh, agree. The GS does what it does very well and can't see them jumping ship. But everyone else.
Forum: Latin America 03-20-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By OK Lucinda
I hip it ther

The 690 is a great bike. I was disappointed when Noah's blew up terminally. A bit of a surprise because he was an excellent mechanic and had recently rebuilt it. There are others going around now I...
Forum: Latin America 03-18-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By OK Lucinda
Just finished 23K in Australia, amazing country....

Just finished 23K in Australia, amazing country. I know Margaret River, surfer town, loved the west and north most. I dive, but passed on Exmouth as I got my fill in Coral Bay and was feeling guilty...
Forum: Latin America 03-17-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By OK Lucinda
By fucked I mean performance, not sales. Hard to...

By fucked I mean performance, not sales. Hard to imagine anything getting the way of the BMW behemoth.

Oh, and for a really well distance-prepared 650 (DR, the thumper of choice in Australia, were...
Forum: Latin America 03-17-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By OK Lucinda
But

I've been following the Honda project very closely and know someone at close arm's length to it. Wait until the end of the month and see if the proto shown in Tokyo is further ahead than the last...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 1,159,983
Posted By OK Lucinda
Pr

Yes, you're filling with suspect fuel regularly. Premium is sometimes only an unexpected bonus.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 1,159,983
Posted By OK Lucinda
If the HP2 enduro can be under 400 lbs dry, with...

If the HP2 enduro can be under 400 lbs dry, with its massive engine and swing arm/final drive then the new Honda can be too. If they really want to there's no reason it couldn't be lighter, because...
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-11-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By OK Lucinda
Definitely the way to go if you want to save some...

Definitely the way to go if you want to save some money. But a forwarder like Dakar in Buenos Aires still do a huge amount of bike traffic so there's agreement that there's value there if you can...
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-10-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By OK Lucinda
P.s. Budget using a shipping broker for all...

P.s. Budget using a shipping broker for all complex airfreight. The trick is to find the right firm, depends on the country. I'm guessing about 300 to 500 per end. Then sleep at night.

A backup...
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-10-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By OK Lucinda
Really easy. Just did it BA to NZ, same...

Really easy. Just did it BA to NZ, same quarantine etc, then to Perth.

Use Dakar Motors in BA to ship wherever you like. They'll take care of everything. At the far end use a broker same way. Use...
Forum: Latin America 03-08-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By OK Lucinda
Looked into it in west to east about 18 months...

Looked into it in west to east about 18 months ago. By boat, you can go Manaus/Tabatinga/Iquitos/Coca then a canoe up the rapids to Misahualli. Only did the last stage, but want to do the whole thing...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-10-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 1,159,983
Posted By OK Lucinda
I was in a dealer in Austin passing through the...

I was in a dealer in Austin passing through the U.S and saw your maps. Got the one for Texas hill country (which I'd never heard of) and had a great week in the countryside there as a result. A great...
Forum: Latin America 02-08-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By OK Lucinda
Speiserseguros.com out of B.A. Does most...

Speiserseguros.com out of B.A.

Does most S.A. countries in one shot, you specify, can't remember how many. I used them for four countries. Easy, good pricing. Info a year old however.
Forum: Latin America 02-06-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By OK Lucinda
Bobin

I just went back to the beginning of Gabe's Deadhorse to TDF thread to see what the original statements were regarding his ride.

You wrote quite a few posts back then and I was impressed with...
Forum: Latin America 02-05-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By OK Lucinda
Go for it Bob. Here is fine, lol.

Go for it Bob. Here is fine, lol.
Forum: Latin America 02-04-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By OK Lucinda
A selfie video is a riding video where there is...

A selfie video is a riding video where there is enough bike in the shot to prove a point. Not the other selfie video thing.

Hey, MG, where did you get this asphalt thing from? I rode the...
Forum: Latin America 02-04-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By OK Lucinda
So that's the way it's going to be is it? lol ...

So that's the way it's going to be is it? lol

But seriously

Venue: PM

Weapon: you're first
Forum: Latin America 02-03-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By OK Lucinda
We've been through this before. You don't...

We've been through this before.

You don't have the chops for this fight Bobin. Trust me.
Forum: Latin America 02-02-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By OK Lucinda
Hundreds

Hundreds
Forum: Latin America 02-02-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By OK Lucinda
Oh man, here we go again. Code for how the heroic...

Oh man, here we go again. Code for how the heroic days are over.

We've heard this a billion times from the Calvary already. Any moment now Misery Goat is going to show up with a selfie video.
...
Forum: Latin America 02-01-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By OK Lucinda
Hey Steph! I wondered when you'd show up...

Hey Steph!

I wondered when you'd show up here.

The crowd here can provide just about anything you need in advice and assistance the whole way up to the US.

Everyone else, Steph is a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-31-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 1,159,983
Posted By OK Lucinda
Also agree. Friend and fun-hog Steph Jeavons...

Also agree.

Friend and fun-hog Steph Jeavons is on a 250 and loving it. I really liked the style of Panamoto, thought he would be a 'fun' and needy rider and later found out he wished he'd been on...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3,548
Views: 730,781
Posted By OK Lucinda
Great posts and incredible photos you guys.

Great posts and incredible photos you guys.
Forum: Americas 01-22-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,435
Posted By OK Lucinda
I

Whether it's possible or not I'd like to hear your justification for driving an unregistered vehicle and to not pay insurance in BC for years.

Please, it's interesting. Why do you do that?
Forum: Latin America 01-22-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,499
Posted By OK Lucinda
So if your experience was as disasterous as I've...

So if your experience was as disasterous as I've heard people say it was, why are you leaving the contact information there? Why not delete the post as recommended? I know the answer to this but no...
Forum: Latin America 01-18-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By OK Lucinda
And get them to tell you the story 'crying around...

And get them to tell you the story 'crying around the world'. It's relevant to you but can't why here.
Forum: Americas 01-14-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,435
Posted By OK Lucinda
I

See above post.
Forum: Americas 01-14-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,435
Posted By OK Lucinda
It should be pointed out that on another thread...

It should be pointed out that on another thread Mike here proudly announced that he drives an unregistered car without insurance back home in Vancouver, and has done for years, despite the law, and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 62,785
Posted By OK Lucinda
,

Every single Central American country has the ability to stun and amaze. Impressive is an understatement. Took me six months to get through, it was so brilliant. Then you have Mike here:rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-06-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 1,159,983
Posted By OK Lucinda
2nd stage, Honda 1 and 2

2nd stage, Honda 1 and 2
Forum: Latin America 01-03-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,788
Posted By OK Lucinda
I'm completely with you and B'man on this. Was...

I'm completely with you and B'man on this. Was really disappointed when a young fit solo rider left my city recently (RR on Adv) to do a rtw and was asking for money before he got to the Mexican...
Forum: Latin America 01-03-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By OK Lucinda
No matter. Time to drag the mods into this as I...

No matter. Time to drag the mods into this as I strongly suspect some of them are Cavalry officers. Then when everyone is here the vigilantes del noob will be happy to listen to offers of reparation...
Forum: Latin America 01-02-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By OK Lucinda
Wade

Those are nice posts Wade.

But who's the moderator here? GB? GB, could you please keep this tread clear of non Cavalry/V del Noob posts? Thanks.
Forum: Latin America 01-02-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By OK Lucinda
Gabe

Happy New Year to you too.

However posting in this thread is reserved for dialogue between the Calvary Cartel and the Vigilantes del Noob.
Forum: Latin America 12-28-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By OK Lucinda
You're 100% right, my error. More familiar with...

You're 100% right, my error. More familiar with the hardier Canadian equivalent.

http://i1338.photobucket.com/albums/o695/jmgg1956/55645_max_zpsf6231ef0.jpg

You might notice that the red and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 1,159,983
Posted By OK Lucinda
honda dual sport

If you could live out of a backpack I'd take this heartbreaker

http://i1338.photobucket.com/albums/o695/jmgg1956/custom-honda-dual-sport-625x416_zpsdd32b7f0.jpg
Forum: Latin America 12-23-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By OK Lucinda
calvary officers

http://i1338.photobucket.com/albums/o695/jmgg1956/P1080598_zpse1b623f0.jpg
Forum: Latin America 12-20-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By OK Lucinda
Correct, hadn't thought of that. One hour, a few...

Correct, hadn't thought of that. One hour, a few bucks, done.
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