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Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 126,832
Posted By PDX Alamo
Late to the party

Well done sir, I'm planning on 4 months in SA starting in November. I Plan on shipping the bike down that way to get in as much as I can. Thanks for taking the time to write this opus up, it's going...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,437
Posted By PDX Alamo
Always in for his RR's

Always in for his RR's
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
Puke Day 9 Moab to Blanding

http://pdxalamo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/AZBDR/i-KdSJ9gR/0/L/Screen%20Shot%202014-08-17%20at%208.44.41%20PM-L.png (http://pdxalamo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/AZBDR/i-KdSJ9gR/A)

Headed out early and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
back at ya

Almost as nice as your OBDR thread, I need to knock that one off the list as well.
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
Cool2 Day 8 Monticello to Moab to Moab to Moab

http://pdxalamo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/AZBDR/i-LzsF8Sd/0/L/Screen%20Shot%202014-08-17%20at%209.36.55%20AM-L.png (http://pdxalamo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/AZBDR/i-LzsF8Sd/A)


Up and Atom breaking...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 97,650
Views: 18,553,840
Posted By PDX Alamo
the DR650 thread

After putting everything back together until the part arrives I realized that the NSU switch is very sensitive to being installed backwards. Man o man do I feel stupid. Just wanted to toss myself...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 97,650
Views: 18,553,840
Posted By PDX Alamo
Puke NSU Snapped, my woes continue

I don't think I will ever make it as a mechanic or perhaps I just have crappy luck.:shog

After messing up the bearing seal while changing the countershaft sprocket seal my good luck continues. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 97,650
Views: 18,553,840
Posted By PDX Alamo
Thanks for the advice. Now the knick is a little...

Thanks for the advice. Now the knick is a little flap and I could see metal behind it but not a hole to the other side. At least I don't believe it was. I'm prepping the bike for a South America trip...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 97,650
Views: 18,553,840
Posted By PDX Alamo
Bearing behind sprocket seal, i boogered it

I am hoping to get some good advise on if I totally screwed up. I was working on removing the countershaft seal to replace it and used some dental pics to pry it out. Once I got it out which was an...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,350
Posted By PDX Alamo
Well I went and bought a DR650 for the trip as I...

Well I went and bought a DR650 for the trip as I think the WR would have left me wanting. Plan is to head out in January 2015. Thanks again for the inspection and if you make it Portland you have a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
Sure man, give me a holler we will grab some...

Sure man, give me a holler we will grab some beers for sure. First rounds on you :p
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
Day 7 let the UTBDR began!

Well I woke up bright and early to a beautiful dessert sunrise to hear my riding partner sawing logs in his tent and a bottle of Canadian Mist whiskey on the picnic table with a 3/4 of the plastic...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,842
Posted By PDX Alamo
I second the salt lick in driftwood Texas , the...

I second the salt lick in driftwood Texas , the absolute best BBQ I've ever had. Also Elgin TX is famous for their Links. End of BBQ lesson
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,842
Posted By PDX Alamo
Nice rr

Planning on taking my WR south also. I think I'll bring an extra fuel pump after reading your and others issues
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,350
Posted By PDX Alamo
This RR will certainly be in my ADV hall of fame...

This RR will certainly be in my ADV hall of fame . Thanks for putting it all out there
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 07-17-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,274
Posted By PDX Alamo
Yup

Try the OSMAND app , you can download all the maps for free. It's not great for routing but great for loading up tracks . I use sigic for routing , it's all offline and works great
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,656
Posted By PDX Alamo
14k

I would say that's a bargain for what y'all have done . Loving the trip and thanks for taking the time to post the $#'s. I assume that's for both of you guys so 7k each ?
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By PDX Alamo
You picked the right bike

Sounds like its going to be an awesome trip ! I might recommend the vstrom gel seat, air hawk, or the furry but pad. I took my v to alaska and that sheepskin was money very well spent. I have a few...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,350
Posted By PDX Alamo
What a life my friend , keep fighting the good...

What a life my friend , keep fighting the good fight
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,350
Posted By PDX Alamo
Leaning very heavy on the WR side because of the...

Leaning very heavy on the WR side because of the weight. I love the Tenere but rolling solo picking that thing up is tough. I can pick it up no problem usually but on my last trip I dropped it on a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-12-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,990
Posted By PDX Alamo
No overheating

I'm using a kyocera torque and it's operating temp is 140! It's also waterproof as well. Bought it off ebay for $65 used on the AZBDR in 106 degree weather with no problems. Got home and took the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,350
Posted By PDX Alamo
Hate to see this end so I've decided to pull the...

Hate to see this end so I've decided to pull the trigger on my own trip. I have 2 plus months planned ill just ship my bike over to hit as much as SA as I can. I'm being told January would be the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,867
Posted By PDX Alamo
Thanks for the reply, glad the trip went well for...

Thanks for the reply, glad the trip went well for you minus the stator. I think the stator fried on one of big dogs trip to Alaska , not 100% on that but. You use soft bags or hard ?
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,063
Posted By PDX Alamo
Cool trip, how much may I ask is air freight of...

Cool trip, how much may I ask is air freight of the bike over there? Is it pretty cut and dry with the airlines or did you have to use a broker or something. Make your own box or do they pack it up
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 93,327
Posted By PDX Alamo
Anybody know how this story ended?

Anybody know how this story ended?
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,867
Posted By PDX Alamo
?

So did you leave in October? How was the trip? I am planning on taking the WR also but torn between buying a DR650. Curious if the trip happened
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,656
Posted By PDX Alamo
Awesome!

Lovin this ride report. I can't believe the 125's :eek1. I have been sweating what to ride when I make my trip down there thinking a 250 wouldn't be enough. I'm guessing it will do just fine. Thanks...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
Day 6 , The end is near

Broke up camp early and waited around to get our travel permits for the Navajo Nation. The lady at the office also told us depending on the mood of the Park Rangers or Police that indeed they can...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,350
Posted By PDX Alamo
Habla

Great RR !!! It's been my favorite one for the last few weeks. I have been curious and perhaps I have missed it , you a somewhat fluent spanish speaker?
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 27,777
Posted By PDX Alamo
Western USA trip summer 2014

Well that is one of the most amazing roads I've been on at least up to Ouray. if you can start in at the top you could do the San Juan loop , google it. Pretty awesome. While in Durango you could do...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
Talking Day 5 Flagstaff to Cameron

Day 5

P&C covered most of the rides already, so I will just add these few things most importantly is when you see this bridge on your way from Benson to Winkelman slow waaaaay down. I luckily...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,163
Posted By PDX Alamo
The Ansel Adams of ADV , always love your...

The Ansel Adams of ADV , always love your pictures and reports. I'm in
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
Wink Back to the start

Day 1

Im going to roll it back a bit from Day One with nothing real exciting but for the sole purpose of my own sense of continuity. We left Portland destined for Reno which was going to be a long...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
Thumb The show must go on

Well as soon as P&C left the fun bus showed up with amazing riding and beautiful jaw dropping scenery. After the AZBDR I went on to do the Utah BDR south of Moab :clap and the first leg of the COBDR...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
Well you were right giant "Horse cock" is...

Well you were right giant "Horse cock" is synonymous with PDX A :rofl

Well I was never able to get my new rider to take on the Lockhart basin so I never got a chance to ride t but the alternative...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
I only did the northern half of Utah due to rain...

I only did the northern half of Utah due to rain but looks like I'll finally get to do Lockhart basin in the next few days. Now don't get to excited our version of "hard" riding is nowhere near what...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
I'm 6'2 and my buddy on the Tiger is 6'5. I'm...

I'm 6'2 and my buddy on the Tiger is 6'5. I'm very very happy with my Tenere and my buddy loves his Tiger as well so guess you can't go wrong.
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
Eek Hello??????

Well Pork and Corn's bike fried his shifting mechanism ( not the clutch or plates) and was stuck in 6th on the trail. We were trying to get back to the road and he got launched off the bike. He's...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,123
Posted By PDX Alamo
It's a challenge

I think it's a challenge anyway you cut it, I'm on the Super Tenere and it's tricky no matter what you ride. I've done the COBDR, WABDR, 1/2 of Utah and this is by far the hardest one I've seen....
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,350
Posted By PDX Alamo
Hope you get your bike issues sorted, lovin this...

Hope you get your bike issues sorted, lovin this RR!
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