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Forum: Latin America Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Adventure Trio
We have had to buy a chip for each country as...

We have had to buy a chip for each country as recharging the chip with saldo outside of the home country has not been possible. We've been using Movistar. I mark the chips I am taking out for the...
Forum: Latin America 01-23-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Adventure Trio
Send me a PM when you're in San Jose. We are held...

Send me a PM when you're in San Jose. We are held up here for a few weeks as our son broke his arm & wrist 2 days ago and needs to be off the road for 2 weeks. We should be a bit stir crazy by...
Forum: Latin America 01-06-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,090
Posted By Adventure Trio
After doing the double El Salvador to Honduras...

After doing the double El Salvador to Honduras and Honduras to Nicaragua crossings today I can say that the helper called "Jose" is still very much there. We are not border experts by any means but...
Forum: Latin America 01-06-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 16,830
Posted By Adventure Trio
We left just before the end of the year and are...

We left just before the end of the year and are now in Nicaragua. We do have some new friends there though one of which is a rider and has lived there most of his life.....probably has some...
Forum: Latin America 01-05-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,980
Posted By Adventure Trio
We're doing the double border crossing from El...

We're doing the double border crossing from El Salvador early tomorrow morning and are hoping to make it to Leon by late afternoon to stay for a few days. Planning to check out this great beach...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,894
Posted By Adventure Trio
Exactly like my first 1150 (R1150GS Jim...

Exactly like my first 1150 (R1150GS Jim :lol3)....

Hoping you get the same amount of joy as most of us on ADV have with our first.

Merry Christmas!

-Terry
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,188
Posted By Adventure Trio
My wife's F-800 has developed the same issue from...

My wife's F-800 has developed the same issue from 3rd to 2nd which is an issue in the mountains and twisties. Will be having it looked at when we get to Medellin Colombia. Keep us posted on your...
Forum: Americas 12-24-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26,898
Views: 2,254,817
Posted By Adventure Trio
Whatever it takes. The road isn't too bad and if...

Whatever it takes. The road isn't too bad and if you're light and fast enough you may not need the escort. Earlier in the morning is better for that as well. Honestly I wouldn't hesitate doing the...
Forum: Latin America 12-23-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 16,830
Posted By Adventure Trio
Back in Antigua until the 28th. Any other riders...

Back in Antigua until the 28th. Any other riders in town for Christmas??

-Terry, Sandy, & Jack
Forum: Americas 12-23-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 26,898
Views: 2,254,817
Posted By Adventure Trio
We took the southern route around the San Pedro...

We took the southern route around the San Pedro Volcano yesterday and had the police from San Juan La Laguna give us an escort to Santiago. We had stayed in San Juan for a few days and stopped in to...
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26,898
Views: 2,254,817
Posted By Adventure Trio
I just had the same conversations with a friend...

I just had the same conversations with a friend who lives here in Guatemala and rides a BMW. He usually points at whatever average vehicle is nearby to the conversation and says "about as much as...
Forum: Americas 12-14-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26,898
Views: 2,254,817
Posted By Adventure Trio
This was our experience in Zihuatenajo when we...

This was our experience in Zihuatenajo when we went there. Glad you have experienced the same.

-Terry
Forum: Latin America 12-09-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 16,830
Posted By Adventure Trio
We have been near Antigua for a few weeks and are...

We have been near Antigua for a few weeks and are heading off to camp to the north a bit for a few days. Planning to be back in Antigua for Christmas and then south to El Salvador and south after...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By Adventure Trio
We've been using these...

We've been using these http://www.cyclegear.com/BILT-Motorcycle-Cover for the F800 and R1200 with panniers on our trip since leaving in mid September. They are used daily and do just what you...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,439
Posted By Adventure Trio
If you're taking off the stock BMW lights then...

If you're taking off the stock BMW lights then use those mounts. Perfect spot. If not give Glenn a call at Clearwater. They have solutions for everything and are great people!

-Terry
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By Adventure Trio
Thumb Many thanks! -Terry

Many thanks!

-Terry
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By Adventure Trio
Thanks Jim. The rear looks to be one bigger than...

Thanks Jim. The rear looks to be one bigger than the other, part number 34 21 2 335 465 and the front pads are the same size on each, part number 34 11 7 671 780.

Terry
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By Adventure Trio
R1200GS LC brake pad question

Running with our load 2 up on the 1200 I for see a brake pad change in the near future. We are traveling through Mexico now about to head in to Guatemala and the place we are camping has a set of new...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,635
Posted By Adventure Trio
155 with riding gear on and 30" inseam if that...

155 with riding gear on and 30" inseam if that helps.

-Terry
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Adventure Trio
Thanks for the info Jim. They do indeed fit and...

Thanks for the info Jim. They do indeed fit and it makes it easier for me if they are the same. Just making sure I was given good intel.

-Terry
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Adventure Trio
R1200 LC Oil Filter question

We bought oil filters at BMW Guadalajara a few weeks ago and were told the F800 and the R1200LC used the same filter....superceded part number and the shorter filter was used after the initial oil...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,635
Posted By Adventure Trio
2014 F800 GSA lowered using the 35mm kit on...

2014 F800 GSA lowered using the 35mm kit on Sandy's bike and she couldn't be happier. Almost flat footed when loaded and doesn't dive. The side stand has been an issue when loaded so she always parks...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By Adventure Trio
That's using the stock aux light location as well...

That's using the stock aux light location as well as adding 2 to the forks. The fork lights are nice because they move with the handlebars.

-Terry
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By Adventure Trio
Put some Clearwaters down low....:evil ...

Put some Clearwaters down low....:evil

http://i1106.photobucket.com/albums/h374/1bayside1/dca2fef7-2f16-40c4-8596-028730b212d7.jpg

-Terry
Forum: Latin America 11-13-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,451
Posted By Adventure Trio
Lodging recommendations near Mexico City

Our lodging in Mexico City (friends of friends) has been delayed until Tuesday. We are staying in Morelia for 2 nights at a hostel while we explore the area but are looking to stay closer to the city...
Forum: Latin America 11-13-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,451
Posted By Adventure Trio
Lodging recommendations near Mexico

Our lodging in Mexico City (friends of friends) has been delayed until Tuesday. We are staying in Morelia for 2 nights at a hostel while we explore the area but are looking to stay closer to the city...
Forum: Latin America 11-13-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,451
Posted By Adventure Trio
We ended up taking the toll road 37 to Morelia as...

We ended up taking the toll road 37 to Morelia as it felt like a better idea given where we were. I'm sure 134 would have been fine but didn't want to tempt fate. All of the other routes we have...
Forum: Latin America 11-12-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,451
Posted By Adventure Trio
My thoughts exactly if we take that route. We've...

My thoughts exactly if we take that route. We've already discussed a very early start time buy may choose the cuota instead. Either way we rarely are on the road past 2 or 3pm regardless.

Many...
Forum: Americas 11-11-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,375
Posted By Adventure Trio
We just spent a week with this couple (Mike &...

We just spent a week with this couple (Mike & Shannon) when we met up in Mexico. She has done all of the research and would be a great resource.

-Terry
Forum: Latin America 11-11-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,451
Posted By Adventure Trio
Hey guys, We are currently on a trip to...

Hey guys,

We are currently on a trip to south America from northern California and will be departing Zihuatanejo towards the end of the week. The plan is to head up to Lerma to stop in at BMW. It...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6,776
Views: 2,746,116
Posted By Adventure Trio
Not near as much fun though......:wink: ...

Not near as much fun though......:wink:

-Terry
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6,776
Views: 2,746,116
Posted By Adventure Trio
We looked at travel guitars way back (4 years...

We looked at travel guitars way back (4 years ago) and he didn't like the feel. He bought a 3/4 inexpensive Yamaha that has been all over the US, Canada, and Baja and it has all of what we need. Good...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6,776
Views: 2,746,116
Posted By Adventure Trio
Many thanks! All of that and getting to spend...

Many thanks! All of that and getting to spend some quality time together before he's really off doing his own thing. The big challenge has been carrying enough food on travel days to keep him full....
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6,776
Views: 2,746,116
Posted By Adventure Trio
Laugh I thought I was pretty clear on that, 2 bikes 3...

I thought I was pretty clear on that, 2 bikes 3 people. The 13 year old is the size of an adult, 5'7 and 130 lbs. And yes, a scan tool on a 18 month trip through Latin America to help with...
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26,898
Views: 2,254,817
Posted By Adventure Trio
And stories from the locals....lots of...

And stories from the locals....lots of stories...:eek1
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26,898
Views: 2,254,817
Posted By Adventure Trio
Is anyone else traveling near Creel or Copper...

Is anyone else traveling near Creel or Copper Canyon right now?? We've been in Creel for a few days and haven't seen any other riders. Looks like there was a BMW rally here 2 weeks ago though.....
...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6,776
Views: 2,746,116
Posted By Adventure Trio
2 bikes & 3 riders worth of stuff: 2...

2 bikes & 3 riders worth of stuff:

2 Hilleberg tents (everyone needs their privacy :evil) 3 sleeping bags, 3 bed rolls, 3 compact nemo camp pillows, camp kitchen with enough food for a growing 13...
Forum: Latin America 10-14-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By Adventure Trio
Anyone in Copper Canyon now?? September 2014

We've been in the area for 4 days now and are yet to see another moto traveler around. Anyone here?? Heading south tomorrow....

-Terry
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By Adventure Trio
Looking forward to seeing you both Steve! ...

Looking forward to seeing you both Steve!

-Terry


Still 2 spots open if anyone else is interested!



-Terry
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-19-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By Adventure Trio
One last bump :D -Terry

One last bump :D

-Terry
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