Guatemala to Alaska and Back

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by GuateRider, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. GSgal

    GSgal Been here awhile

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    Welcome back, bienvenida, Luisa!!! :clap

    This report just hasn't been quite right without you.
  2. captkumu

    captkumu Adventurer

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    Julio .....Ok I understand, I just thought I would throw that out there, I am here in La Paz till Ano Nuevo for sure.....John
  3. crashmaster

    crashmaster ow, my balls!

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    Pick your poison Julio. Either hot desert in SoCal, Arizona and northwest Mainland Mex, or hot desert in Baja. :lol3 There really is no good way to avoid the heat. At least its cooler than it was in September. :D
  4. rgiroux

    rgiroux Invisible Man

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    with gas prices shooting up to $5/gallon right now, you might want to sneak over to Nevada and Az as quick as you can!
  5. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Thx again, would be great to meet you!
  6. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    And November will be cooler as October ...:D




    You got a point there...
  7. crashmaster

    crashmaster ow, my balls!

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    Late October/ early November is usually pretty nice in the low deserts.
  8. captkumu

    captkumu Adventurer

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    I just rode the Baja Last week not to hot or unbearable It is cooling off..... 94 degrees today in La Paz... My opinion is that the Baja is a much more attractive way to head south and the Ferry is always a Adventure ...I had a boring ride north from Alamos, Sonora... I think the worst leg on my recent trip in Mexico.....Just my 2 cent's worth....John
  9. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Hi Slvia !!! Thank you very much !!! I'm happy to be back!! :rofl
    Luisa
  10. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Today we rode over the Golden Gate, felt really good :D:D:D

    Blue sky, air force jets flying back and forth in formation above the bridge...we are so lucky :clap:clap:clap
  11. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    Glad Luisa is Back!! :clap Ride safe you two!!
  12. holckster

    holckster dougholck

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    Was a great weekend for a ride, Now for some BBQ ribs and Lodi wine.:freaky
    Last Years Fleetweek for those who have not attended.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71jgHQoAZpw&feature=share
  13. Hewby

    Hewby Been here awhile

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    If you stay in the mountains of the mainland it's really not that hot. And the roads are twisty and fun. The only time I have melted is when I head to the coast. Enjoy the ride
  14. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Thx Mark . Did you ever get my PM ?
    Keep on enjoying it !
    Julio
  15. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    It was great indeed . Too many great things to do and to see here around , I'm falling way behind with my pics .
    That's Dougs fault, he is showing us such a great time :freaky:freaky:freaky, thank you :clap:clap:clap



    You are right about that Deb , but I have been all over the northern mountains already ; there are still lots of nice places to see there, but still...I've never been in Baja.
    I've been many times to Oaxaca and we always rent the same efficiency apartment there(home cooking:evil:evil) If you are interested I can send you the link
    Ride safe
  16. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Thx guys , you and a chat with my Mexico adviser :D:D El Stigo convinced me to go down through Baja . So hopefully I might meet you both on my way down :freaky
    Do you know if I can make my TVIP in La Paz before boarding the ferry ?
  17. captkumu

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    Julio,
    Yes you can get your TVIP at the Ferry dock no problem... john
  18. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Off to Yosemite !!!
  19. crashmaster

    crashmaster ow, my balls!

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    Julio, just be advised: http://www.score-international.com/...RUN_CLICK_HERE_FOR_RACE_INFORMATION/2012.aspx Pre-running has started.

    The week leading up to the race and during the race, places to stay and gas can be hard to come by. However, that said, if youre there for the race its a great time. The race is going through Gonzaga and Coco's this year so if you get there a few days early, camping on the beach at La Beluga in Gonzaga is hard to beat. San Francisquito is another great camping option, but there's not really much there when you run out of supplies.

    Heck, I might even ride down with you if I'm around.
  20. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Thx John !!




    Let's see when we will be down there....