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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2014, 12:30 PM
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Posted By Oblio
I've been to Mexico since. I rode my bike to Cabo...

I've been to Mexico since. I rode my bike to Cabo San Lucas exactly one year ago: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=869106&highlight=denver+cabo

Baja doesn't require a vehicle permit....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,757
Posted By Oblio
They swiped my credit card to guarantee the...

They swiped my credit card to guarantee the permit. My card was never charged. That's not to say there won't be a fine when I get there. I accept that. I just want to ride in Mexico (and beyond)...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,757
Posted By Oblio
Yes, a ride is definitely an option. The only...

Yes, a ride is definitely an option. The only problem is Fort Collins to El Paso isn't a very fun ride.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,757
Posted By Oblio
Yeah, this is a great way to meet chicks. The...

Yeah, this is a great way to meet chicks. The only problem is I have to buy and sell a LOT of motorcycles!

TNC - Mexico is a stickler when it comes to vehicle permits. It's because so many U.S....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,757
Posted By Oblio
Looking for woman named Terry from Wyoming

Hi,

I'm trying to find contact info for a woman named Terry I sold my 2007 KLR650 to in 2008. I need to talk to her about buying or borrowing the bike to clear up a Mexico vehicle permit issue. I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,704
Posted By Oblio
Trip Post Mortem

Bike

Overall, I was very happy with my 2008 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS. I had no mechanical issues in 5,300 miles (or the rest of its 28,000 miles). It never overheated, was hard to start, or acted...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,704
Posted By Oblio
Days 18 - 22

I got an early start and enjoyed the cool morning air. The highway starts climbing into the central highlands just north of town. I glanced over my left shoulder passing the pullout high above Santa...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,704
Posted By Oblio
Back in Denver!

I made it home this afternoon! I will finish my trip report and add lots more photos.

Regarding our 4th date: that is exactly what Erika said when we were getting on the bike at the airport!
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Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,704
Posted By Oblio
Days 13 -17, The Cabo's

In the morning I walked around the neighborhood away from the malecon and found a cafe. I had huevos de la padron. After breakfast I walked down to the malecon and took some photos of the waterfront....
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,704
Posted By Oblio
Update

I'm sorry for the delay. After my girlfriend joined me I haven't had time for updates. A lot has happened and I can't wait to write about it and post pics. I dropped Erika off at the airport this...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,704
Posted By Oblio
Day 12

I had huevos muchaca at, you guessed it, Cafe Ole. Carlos was to meet me there at 8:30. We got started a little late since the couple going with me hadn't arrived yet. They finally arrived and we...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,704
Posted By Oblio
Days 9-11

I woke around 6:00 for some reason. I could see the bay and eastern sky through the mesh of my tent. The sun was just starting to rise. It was beautiful. I got up and snapped some photos. Then I went...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,704
Posted By Oblio
Hola

Hola to those of you following along. I've taken trips before but never maintained an online journal as I went. It's neat to share the experience, especially since I am traveling solo.

Yeah, I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,704
Posted By Oblio
Day 8

I woke when the sun hit my tent which was early since the bay faces southeast. I was surprised the beach was already half empty by the time I made it out of my tent. I messed around camp a little,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,704
Posted By Oblio
Day 7

The town's roosters had me up early. I ate the fruit I bought at the market in Guerro Negro for breakfast and packed. I scouted the beach road on Google Maps and concluded it was too much for the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,704
Posted By Oblio
Day 6

I got up at 7 for an 8 a.m. whale watching tour with Laguna Tours. We started late because they didn't have the key to the office and then the bus wouldn't start. Use Mario's or Malarrimoa's if you...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,704
Posted By Oblio
Denver to Cabo - Baja 2013

ROUTE: Beeline to Calexico, CA, then zigzag my way to Cabo where I'll pick up my girlfriend on the 17th for 4 days of sun and fun before heading back to Denver.

BIKE: 2008 Suzuki V-Strom 650,...
Forum: Americas 02-12-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,291
Posted By Oblio
Best Price on Insurance

Is Baja Bound generally considered the best deal on insurance? I'm heading to Baja from Denver for three weeks, starting March 5.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-21-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,378
Posted By Oblio
This year I promise not ride a cruiser to the...

This year I promise not ride a cruiser to the cabin.
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