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Old 04-28-2013, 11:14 AM   #15046
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WeazyBuddha picks up a free pair of Avon Gripsters from me on his way to MotoGP


WeazyB, son para La Mexicana?
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:18 AM   #15047
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Pedro, there are lots of different tanks for the WR. Perhaps too many, I'm having trouble deciding which one to get.

Build quality as SR, I think, said is excellent on these Yammies.

I'm loving my WR and--with expectations aligned--can see it being used as a Mexico bike. It is NOT a GS nor a KLR. I was doing 70-75 on the highway but I would not want to do all day highway stretches but it can if called to duty. It's best as a back roads, libre bike, I think.
I did read that review when it came out. I think the Yammies are great. IMS makes a 4.7 gal for your WR. That would be really cool if there was one for the XT250. The WR is a great bike, but too tall for me.

WRT to the long stretches, no problem on my CB250 with the Airhawk cushion and the windshield. It seems to cruise best between 67-72 mph. I don't have any problem slabbing it all day in Mexico at that velocity. I can get it up to 85 mph, it's max, but seldom do. CB250 does good on dirt roads with the d/p tires too, but for serious dirt I would have to get an XT250 or CRF 250L with the longer fork travel. The other 250s are too tall for me, i.e., can't flat-foot it.
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Old 04-28-2013, 12:35 PM   #15048
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Nothing says Mexico like a GS parked outside the door...



Knock, knock
Who's there?
The Virgin!
Pues...Viva!



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Old 04-28-2013, 12:40 PM   #15049
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I am picking up a 7' x 14' tandem axle cargo trailer next week. It will be my future garage! I won't miss my house after it is sold, but I will miss the 28' x 34" garage. Anyway, I am going to mount two moto chocks in the rear of the trailer. It will need to hold a KTM 990ADV and a BMW R1100GS, both with rear trunks that are never taken off. In the future the R1100GS will probably get replaced by a R1200GSA. Obviously I can start measuring and drilling holes, but since this will be my first time at this, what are things I need to consider? BTW, the trailer, along with my truck will probably be parked in a yet to be determined storage facility in Laredo, TX. Any suggestions for a specific facility? Thanks!

Take a look at this inmate's project. Obviously not his first time around the block. Maybe lift some good ideas from him.
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Old 04-28-2013, 12:42 PM   #15050
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WeazyB, son para La Mexicana?
Si pero todavia tengo que hecharla a andar, limpiar el tanque y carburador y combiar las llantas. Me fuera mejor si no fuera tan flojo afuera de la oficina.
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Old 04-28-2013, 03:05 PM   #15051
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Nope. The problem is not the bike and not the women.

You see fine women are like fine motorcycles. You must ride them hard and long at least once a week in order to keep them charged and lubed.
And don't go yanking and twisting on the....errrr.....controls.
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Old 04-28-2013, 03:16 PM   #15052
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Old 04-28-2013, 03:25 PM   #15053
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Me fuera mejor si no fuera tan flojo afuera de la oficina.
Así lo dice tu jefe
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Old 04-28-2013, 04:14 PM   #15054
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Old 04-28-2013, 04:23 PM   #15055
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Old 04-28-2013, 06:03 PM   #15056
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[QUOTE=MikeMike;21286356]Nothing says Mexico like a GS parked outside the door...





Hi Mike!

Is that your moto?

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Old 04-28-2013, 06:28 PM   #15057
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Take a look at this inmate's project. Obviously not his first time around the block. Maybe lift some good ideas from him.
Thanks! I will take a look!
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Old 04-28-2013, 06:35 PM   #15058
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Three weeks ago, I owned five motos, three of them have since been sold! Anyone want to buy a house? Yes, I will be living on the Road and/or Mexico! A full time traveler! As I have stated here before, you don't really need all of your stuff. Just a moto, a gps/map and your debit card!

Congrats! Go for it!


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Old 04-28-2013, 09:14 PM   #15059
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Hi Donnie, nope that belongs to a guy you rode with who also has a very interesting Harley he just put together.
Remember the Harley discussion that night at the bar at the Rivoli?
Now that was entertaining!
When you coming back through?
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:20 PM   #15060
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Laugh My first riding experience in Mexico

OK, here a update about my very first ride into Mexico.
First of all, I never felt unsafe or experienced any negative stuff. I loved it
and I will be back for sure. Even my wife will come with me the next time and I will show her the Baranca de Cobre.
And here some picture.

First stop on the MX-45



Our Hotel, we didn't get a room at the Maria Dolores


The Margaritas in Creel


The lobby


At the adventure park Copper Canyon


At the Cable Car


Getting ready for the zip lines, I'm the second from left


Nice bridge, one out of two


The longest line from seven in total.


Can anyone see the end of it?


As a summery, it was amazing

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