Texas to Tolantongo.

Discussion in 'Americas' started by slowoldguy, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. Sjoerd Bakker

    Sjoerd Bakker Long timer

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    Be sure to ride around very slowly in Jaumave and scan the tops
    of the huge pecan trees for guacamayas. Have a camara with considerable telephoto
    power to bring them in and spend an hour or two looking
    The large parrots, guacamayas , can be spotted
    up there , fantastic to see such beautifully coloured birds
    living freely. Last week when we came through Jaumave
    we counted trees with up to 16 parrots .... Splendid !
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  2. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Thanks, sjoerd. . I don't own a camera but I am looking for my mini binoculars. Good catch!

    Update:

    Nephew 2 has a real DL.

    I have managed to have Cartographia E32 maps loaded on my Zumo 550.
    I have managed to delete the entire North America NT from my Zumo 550.
    Cannot get it to re-install as I do not have an un-lock code/whatever.
    Perfect!!

    I have installed mini-ape hangers (Adventurer's Workshop giantass risers).
    The bars now tap my aftermarket huge windshield at full-lock and make it virtually un-rideable while seated.
    Perfect!!

    Things are progressing nicely.
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  3. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Further update. Talked to Terrapinneck. He put his quarters into the Bicimapas interweb vending machine but no candy fell down. :huh
    Perfect!!

    Everything is right on schedule.
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  4. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    Well, I got the previous version of BiciMapas on my Zumo 665 so we'll have that until I turn back. Might even download the new version before Thursday.

    If one of y'all have a Zumo that's compatible (660, 665) we can simply swap units before I turn north. Pretty sure I can find my way home.
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  5. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    JD. I bought an extra license from Cartografia for Nephew 1's 60CSX so we'll have two with Mex maps after you split off even if Rick can't get his "candy".
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  6. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Well. That was an easy fix. Only took 5 hours of billable time , everybody in the Garmin support and software divisions, and remote operation of my ancient laptop. :huh


    Good to go.
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  7. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Jeez. It just dawned on me that my brand new land only passport card might not mesh that well with my desired medJETassist policy. Might shoulda seen the word "jet".

    Email sent.

    What a maroon.
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  8. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    So it's all coming together nicely then?
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  9. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Yup. Perfect!!

    I figure if I can continue to eff up two to three things a day I can stay ahead of the wave. :D
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  10. terrapinneck

    terrapinneck Been here awhile

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    Well, MedJet bought. Check. Bicimapas bought. Check, uncheck. Bike insurance next...Is liability ok?:ear
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  11. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Well, for $50-60 extra I will probably spring for the premium full coverage with big liability limits policy from Mexadventure. Not bad for me but....my bike is an 07.
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  12. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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    Peh. Don't worry. If you need a jet ride like that back home, tell them to give you two more morphines, and let someone else worry about it.
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  13. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    "Doc . Figure out how much of that will kill me. Then back it off a notch . "
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  14. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Pffft.......you think that would be a problem MedJet hasn't seen before?

    They would land at Reynosa, taxi across the bridge, and takeoff again on the US side. Duh!
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  15. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    lol. Brilliant!!
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  16. terrapinneck

    terrapinneck Been here awhile

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    Alberto just sent a new unlock code. Bicimapas works perfectly. :clap
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  17. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Excellent. TXjames and Ghost declared the Big Ugly ready to rock and roll. So I took her on a few dirt roads to test out their handiwork. Everything is a go except my hard bag mounts need a little re-working.

    Will dirt test again tomorrow.
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  18. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    Fix your side-stand issue?? :ear
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  19. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    YouTube? Figured it would be there soon. For those who didn't see it: I stopped to make a phone call at a deserted gas station. Call started going longer so, with no hands on bars, I just let the bike lean left to rest on the kickstand. Yup. The kickstand that I hadn't deployed. Almost threw me through the window of the Expedition on the street. Brand new full tank of gas and a pannier full of GS cookies purchased from a little blind girl at the station. Damn this thing is heavy.

    We'll just have to chalk this one up to brain damage.
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  20. jimmex

    jimmex Guero con moto

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    Is it fixable? :D Are you going JD?