Copper Canyon Mexico or Will I come back alive?

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by chabon, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. chabon

    chabon Been here awhile

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    Hi Jake, Glad you enjoyed the report.

    The differences I can think of are that with the Wolfman I can just take one bag into the hotel if thats all I need. Probably has a slightly lower center of gravity, but you do have the additional weight of the racks. The giant loop also goes over your rear seat/rack area, I'm not sure if this interferes with attaching other items on your tail rack or limits using a topbox? Just some things to consider.

    I have Happy Trails hard boxes that I quit using after I got the wolfman bags. If I was to do a road trip the hard boxes would be fine, but not so much on the off road stuff.
  2. Shooby

    Shooby Long timer

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    Wow, Epic trip. Thanks for posting. :clap Now I have to work late. Appreciate the input on soft bags. I'm leaning towards the Giant Loop.
  3. chabon

    chabon Been here awhile

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    Wow, I'm honored with your first post, thank you :thumbup.

    Don't think you could go wrong with the Giant Loop, plenty of people swear by them. And they are more easily moved from bike to bike without having to get brackets for each one...
  4. Shooby

    Shooby Long timer

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    Been lurking for a weeks, had to chime in on this. I think the G Loop is a good design, only 3 connection points so easy on/off. Besides, as a native, happy to support my fellow Oregonian brethren. Although your set up is nice if you just want to take one bag with. Looking forward to Mex ADV trips myself soon (other than surf trips) so this makes for great homework.
    Ride On!
  5. RAM

    RAM 2 wheel Enthusiast

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    Looking forward to your RE-DO report.
  6. chabon

    chabon Been here awhile

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    Bgunn Mucha distancia

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    Looks to easy on the 250...:lol3

    When the smoke clears, I'll be looking forward to this run.
  8. severely

    severely almost a noob

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    HI Burt. I ran into you guys in Creel on my first trip down. Do you have any future trips planned? Would like to hook up with you guys again, to ride this time, not just drink. Thanks for the reply. Vaya con Dios. Jim:D
  9. Bonnie & Clyde

    Bonnie & Clyde Wishing I was riding RTW

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    Both really good reports and helpful stuff. Thanks for putting the time in to write them. I know they aren't easy to put together and it takes time lots of time.
  10. chabon

    chabon Been here awhile

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    Thanks Hotmamaandme, its always good to know the work is appreciated.

    If anyone knows a way to 'download' a whole ride report let me know. I would like to keep a copy of it 'just in case' as a backup. Probably should be asking this in another place.....
  11. chabon

    chabon Been here awhile

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    Check your PM's :freaky