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Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 09:53 PM
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Posted By hopscotching
We are still here and alive

I know it has been a VERY long time since the last post... Well we have been busy, lazy and every thing in between... What does that mean? I really don't know but i have photos :D

As always we...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
Episode II The apartment (It's a little late)

This should have been posted May 30th or June 1st. Ye just a little late...

After giving up working i figured everything else would be easy. We had been selling off some items during the past...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
06-10-14 San Francisco

A warm morning greats us, too damn early for my liking. By 7:30am we are moving again, we will ride out continuing to 101 via the military base.
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Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
06-09-14 Fog and Sun

We push north keeping to Hwy 1 and secondary roads as much as possible, to our surprise sun greats us.
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Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
06-08-14 we all suffered

and i mean all of us

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we all deal with things in our own way
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Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
06-07-14 Party time ;-)

Yep we made it, food bribes and beer kept us with a place to stay. Now before a long evening of beer one MUST eat.
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Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
06-05-14 Nothing much going on

Today is a day of rest, you know catchup meet the roommates make sure all is good for us to stay for a few days.... Food bribes work really well
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Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
06-04-14 Sanata Barbara

We wave to enabler and say our goodbyes

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Fuzzy headed but determined we head out, off to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
06-03-14 Another very hard day.

One last day in Santa Monica, had to show Amie Venice Beach. Apparently i am still not a fan.... i.e no pics :rofl

We met John for lunch...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
06-02-14 Santa Monica

Today we have a short ride to visit the brother of the sisters Amie worked for in San Francisco... Hehehehe he owns a bar...
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Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 10:24 AM
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Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
been so very lazy

Up dates to follow very shortly....
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 09:54 PM
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Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
06-01-14 It all started so well

The day really did, our friends had put us up in a close hotel. We splurged and got breakfast
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Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-31-14 la

Did i mention it's hot? (but it's a dry heat) by 8am it had to be pushing 80, a good day to leave :D By the looks of things the LA weather will be very nice change... For the last few days, for the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-30-14 Joshua Tree

We hit the road as early as we could, our air conditioned haven behind us.

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It's the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
Hot to stupid hot

It is a concern, but i keep the oil up and then just cross fingers... The rig has been thru +100 temps before, runs great on the open road. The issues really start when you run the open road and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-29-14 Vegas

It was such a simple plan, ride from Zion to Vegas, cross the Hoover dam and camp on Lake Mead at willow Beach...

All was going well. We saw some of Vegas

The very important part...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-28-14 Zion

the morning started off very badly :rofl

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on the way out we got to see the buffalo that...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-27-14 Grand Canyon (north rim)

we awoke to a very beautiful but smokey morning

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Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 08:55 PM
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Posted By hopscotching
Sorry to hear...

Yes the Canyon was amazing
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 01:25 PM
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Posted By hopscotching
05-26-14 Sedona

We are off again

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Amie has never seen the Sedona area, this is perfect as it is the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-25-14 A slow day

As expected today was a slow day. We did get some things done thou

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Finally a deep cycle...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 07:29 PM
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Posted By hopscotching
Our Mexico route

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Still so very much to see :clap Next time.
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-24-14 Estados Unidos

Rested any ready we push on, the plan is to stay close to the boarder and cross tomorrow. Once again good and fast roads
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Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 06:24 PM
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Posted By hopscotching
05-23-14 Hidalgo

We awake to find that the rig had found protection for it's over nite stay
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We are to push...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-22-14 Durango

Today just a pic dump....

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Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-21-14

We decided to stay an extra day here, neither of us wanting to get back on the road after yesterday. But we have an excellent excuse!!! After noticing how bald the rear tire was, it was decided to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-20-14 every dog has it day

We had ours today...

I write this still with a bitter taste in my mouth, days like this are just no fun... It all started so well the idea was to head to San Luis Potosi, Why? well is is on the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
HA... Soo long ago...

Thanks for following us, there is still some more to see along the way.... The report shall continue.
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-18-14 Cuernavaca

Feeling much better today, self inflicted wounds have mostly healed :rofl

We had intended to head back to the coast, along the way the thought of passing thru Guerrero got the better of me. ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-16-14 Oaxaca

You know it's bad when you are both waking to the sunrise.

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Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-15-14 Puerto Angel, yep we stayed another day

very little to report, some pics to tell the story

Zipolite
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Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
almost forgot

Best damn Mexican beer ever

Cerveceria Insurgente
http://static.flavors.me/dynamic_images/custom/a9e78c59d25942979707cd50f7caaa0b

check it out here
http://www.insurgentebrew.com
and here...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-14-14 Welcome to the West Coast

This is what it should look like
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I had to borrow this image (http://gringosguidetomexico.blogspot.mx)
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Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-13-14 West coast?

San Cristobal give us an amazing departure day
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Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-12-14 San Cristobal

Amie and i awake to a lazy day, hot water showers (the first in some time) real coffee and pastries, ya got to love a city :evil

Ride reports food and drink are on the menu... We say our good...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
Calakmul

Calakmul must be on the list!!!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-11-14 we leave Plaenque

After all the shits, stomach cramps and vomiting we are feeling like we can get back on the bike and ride. It is a good feeling, although we are still not the best it is time to move... Heading to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-07-14 Palenque

Of course we made it to Palenque, the carbs are working just as they should. All good right? Not so much... On the way to Palenque i thought something was wrong with the finaldrive; the theory i...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,731
Posted By hopscotching
05-05-14 another short post

not to much to report on this leg of the trip, a single pic thou
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-TtEZvrXvU1g/U3Dn9vsHzZI/AAAAAAAAMTg/Vdoo3Ycm5zg/s800/DSCN5084copy.jpg

What we don't have pics...
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