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Old 01-24-2013, 05:02 PM   #90
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Location: San Diego (Dec 2012)
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We camped in the beach for 5 days in conception bay for $9 a night. It was amazing we bought kids snorkeling gear for $9 dollars and snorkeled right in front of our tent under a palapa.

A guy on the beach had an older KLR650 and had gone to central and south america. He told me about all the things you can take with you to treat sickness. He said some of the bad ones that can kill you can be stopped by just buying a few pills of antibiotics you can get in Mexico for $3 and having them ready. He is sending me a list of stuff I should get. He also said when the KLR650 is totally out of gas you can lay it down on its left side. Pick it up and then ride for about 40km more. Apparently the left side and right side of the gas tank hang down around the frame tube. The carb sucks fuel from the left side so when the reserve runs out the right side still has fuel (he said about 2 liters). If you lay the bike on the left side the fuel from the right side flows over to the the left side where the engine can us it. Its a design flaw but if you know about it, its like a second reserve that could save you from
Pushing the bike one day. A lot of other tanks have this wrap around the frame design so this may work for other bikes.

Below is a short movie of dolphins swimming right under the boat while a guy on the beach took us out for a free boat ride.
There are 3,000 pictures (from north america more to come) and a diary of our trip on our facebook page at the link below.
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