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Forum: Beasts Today, 05:47 AM
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Views: 3,678,127
Posted By 390beretta
This is my 2014. My wife and I returned Nov. 3...

This is my 2014. My wife and I returned Nov. 3 from a week long trip to Baja. She was on an '09 Bandit.

<a...
Forum: Beasts Today, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By 390beretta
I'm in too. One of my current bikes is an '88...

I'm in too. One of my current bikes is an '88 K75, soon to be 27 yrs. old. Very smooth engine. (The other one is a 2014 Vstrom DL1000) There are some things the K still does better.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,122
Posted By 390beretta
OP, I appreciate your post, but I'm still waiting...

OP, I appreciate your post, but I'm still waiting to hear your "take" on my IB rider friend....if you have one.:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-10-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,645
Posted By 390beretta
Hey BC, my wife just bought an F800, red one,...

Hey BC, my wife just bought an F800, red one, 2015. What crash bars do you have on yours?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,122
Posted By 390beretta
I'm pretty much on board with that thought.

I'm pretty much on board with that thought.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,122
Posted By 390beretta
As I mentioned earlier: I have a friend who is an...

As I mentioned earlier: I have a friend who is an IB rider, his number is mid 70s so he's been at it a long time. He frequently gets pulled over for speeding, but very seldom gets ticketed. I'd...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,122
Posted By 390beretta
OK, let's get on with "The Stop":D I have an IB...

OK, let's get on with "The Stop":D I have an IB buddy who gets stopped for speeding almost every time he rides, but almost never gets a ticket!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,636
Posted By 390beretta
I recently ordered a pair of "No-Noise Motosport"...

I recently ordered a pair of "No-Noise Motosport" ear plugs from Twisted Throttle for my wife and of course I had to try them:D Liked them so much I ordered a pair for myself. There's a very good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,017
Posted By 390beretta
Well hell, OP, I hope all this bullshit was in...

Well hell, OP, I hope all this bullshit was in some way helpful.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,840
Posted By 390beretta
Actually, you need a lot more than that:D

Actually, you need a lot more than that:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,282
Posted By 390beretta
Actually a very interesting question! I try not...

Actually a very interesting question! I try not to ride in any situation "out of control" by that I mean that if something untoward happens, I can deal with it safely. Having said that, I...
Forum: Face plant 11-17-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,076
Posted By 390beretta
Hey Buddy, Best Wishes to you!! Read the ride...

Hey Buddy, Best Wishes to you!! Read the ride report my wife and I just did on our trip to Baja. Daytrippin-newbies to Baja norte. Let me know what you think and heal up fast! Con
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-12-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By 390beretta
74 to Wickenberg-89 to Yarnell for breakfast,...

74 to Wickenberg-89 to Yarnell for breakfast, first stop at the top of the hill on the right:D Then on to Jerome, excellent breakfast spot there too, Mile high Cafe. Maaaany twisties. You'll love...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-12-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,495
Posted By 390beretta
Well done! Nice story, good photos. Thanks.

Well done! Nice story, good photos. Thanks.
Forum: Americas 11-11-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,045
Posted By 390beretta
If you ever go back and have a little more time,...

If you ever go back and have a little more time, let me know. My wife and I spent 7 mo. there mostly riding off-road.:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By 390beretta
Damn Pantah, where are you? You didn't wreck or...

Damn Pantah, where are you? You didn't wreck or nothin' didja?:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,645
Posted By 390beretta
Way to go BC! Nice rr. Con

Way to go BC! Nice rr. Con
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By 390beretta
Take the road to Yarnell, then take the road to...

Take the road to Yarnell, then take the road to Jerome. Have fun, lots of twisties.:D There are lots of others, depending on your bike road/dualsport.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-09-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
You're welcome Ladybug and thanks to everyone for...

You're welcome Ladybug and thanks to everyone for coming along!:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-09-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By 390beretta
Hey Pantah, my wife and I did virtually the same...

Hey Pantah, my wife and I did virtually the same ride a month ago. We've been riding a lot lately. Do you recognize this guy on the way up to Yarnell?
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-08-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
Sorry man, we actually got home on Monday the...

Sorry man, we actually got home on Monday the 3rd.....I'm just slow and inept at posting the rr:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-08-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
This might be a good time to add some insights we...

This might be a good time to add some insights we learned on this trip:

1. Don't go to Mex. without proper insurance for your bike! We used Bajabound and they were great, but there are others.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-08-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
After our experience at Gonzaga Bay, we headed...

After our experience at Gonzaga Bay, we headed back to SF, yep the wind was still there in spades but we managed:D Wanted to get back for "dia de los muertos" (Halloween) which in Mexico is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
Culcune, hope I didn't mis-speak somewhere in my...

Culcune, hope I didn't mis-speak somewhere in my posts/photos. There was really nothing "bad" at all in SF. The only bad stuff was Alfoncina's & when I dumped the bike in Mexicali and couldn't find...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
Culcune, injuries?? MC related?

Culcune, injuries?? MC related?
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
Hey guys: A few photos I should have posted...

Hey guys: A few photos I should have posted earlier. Frankly, I have little to say about Alfoncina's at Gonzaga Bay, other than the ride was fun and a little exciting due to the wind.

This first...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
Laugh Yes BC, we did find a good spot for Mariscos. It...

Yes BC, we did find a good spot for Mariscos. It was in the "Malecon" with which I'm sure you're familiar.:D The host there, Luis, was very friendly and hard working. Loved learning how to say...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
Good advice again BC, thanks. We did find a good...

Good advice again BC, thanks. We did find a good place for Mariscos, I'll post a pic tomorrow. Thanks again!:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
BC, Yep we watched them and marveled. But, in my...

BC, Yep we watched them and marveled. But, in my own defense, I had TWO rows of the damned topes to cross, not just one:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
BC gives good advice, although as I recall, at...

BC gives good advice, although as I recall, at least on some of Mex.5, there isn't a lot of shoulder. If I didn't answer some of your questions in my earlier post, feel free to pm me and I'll try to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
Oh man, no problem if it'll cruise at 55-60. We...

Oh man, no problem if it'll cruise at 55-60. We rode a lot faster just because it felt good and we could. Really, if you make the trip, stay at Kiki's, you'll like it a lot, and pet Goldie for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
The night before we left Mexicali, we went out to...

The night before we left Mexicali, we went out to eat and gas up the bikes at the local Pemex. The local attendants are certainly not lazy and kept the pumps looking spiffy, reminded us both of "old...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
OMG twisted, I should have taken a photo, but my...

OMG twisted, I should have taken a photo, but my ankle hurt and I was too tired to mess with the camera. Not to disappoint you, but the rest of the trip went without incident, in spite of our...
Forum: Americas 11-04-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By 390beretta
Fine man, You're just toooo cool. I'm outa here.

Fine man, You're just toooo cool. I'm outa here.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
Culcune, what's the Q?

Culcune, what's the Q?
Forum: Americas 11-04-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By 390beretta
You're entitled to your opinion and the pavement...

You're entitled to your opinion and the pavement does go all the way now FYI.
Forum: Americas 11-04-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By 390beretta
Would a Mod please nuke this thread....I...

Would a Mod please nuke this thread....I accidentally posted twice and in the wrong place here. I've re-posted in another place. Thanks
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
A little background: Spanish was my...

A little background: Spanish was my undergraduate major and I taught it for 5 years, so I'm fairly fluent. I've also traveled in mainland Mex, but it's been many years and long before the Cartel...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By 390beretta
Newbies to baja norte

On Oct. 28th, my wife and I set out on a long anticipated trip to Baja. She rode an '09 Bandit 1250 and I was on a 2014 Suzuki DL1000....
Forum: Americas 11-04-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By 390beretta
Two first timers to baja norte rr

My wife and I, each riding our own bikes, left Phoenix on the 28th. of October on a much anticipated trip to Baja norte. A little background: I speak Spanish fairly well and have visited mainland...
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