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Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,157,093
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: 26,140
Views: 2,157,093
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: 258
Views: 15,472
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: 7
Views: 582
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: 3,962
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: 420
Posted By Adventure Trio
Thumb Many thanks! -Terry

Many thanks!

-Terry
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
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: 420
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: 2,410
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: 515
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: 515
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: 2,410
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: 1,165
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: 1,165
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: 146
Views: 11,524
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: 146
Views: 11,524
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: 146
Views: 11,524
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: 146
Views: 11,524
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: 1,293
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: 146
Views: 11,524
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: 6,686
Views: 2,677,172
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: 6,686
Views: 2,677,172
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: 6,686
Views: 2,677,172
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: 6,686
Views: 2,677,172
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: 26,140
Views: 2,157,093
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: 26,140
Views: 2,157,093
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: 6,686
Views: 2,677,172
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: 238
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: 595
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: 595
Posted By Adventure Trio
One last bump :D -Terry

One last bump :D

-Terry
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-16-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By Adventure Trio
Here's the flyer. ...

Here's the flyer.

http://adventuretrio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/WFACPR-Adventure-Trio.jpg


-Terry
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-16-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By Adventure Trio
Let us know if plans change. This training...

Let us know if plans change.

This training is something we've put off for many years and it is now a must as we are in final preparations to leave for south America in a few short months. We'd...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-14-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By Adventure Trio
Wilderness First Aid & CPR Training and Certification Class

July 26th and 27th, we are hosting Kristina Hall and her SweetOtter crew as they take us through the paces in getting our Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification, good for 2 years. Saturday...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 254,709
Posted By Adventure Trio
Funny you should say that. He's flat footed on...

Funny you should say that. He's flat footed on the old 650 GS at 12 years old and already asking about taking it for a ride. :wink:

-Terry
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 254,709
Posted By Adventure Trio
He's digging the new ride. Our setup is different...

He's digging the new ride. Our setup is different as we didn't have a top case on the other bike and was using a Giant Loop Fort Rock top bag http://giantloopmoto.com/products/fort-rock-top-case/...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 254,709
Posted By Adventure Trio
They are tank panniers made by Mountain Sun...

They are tank panniers made by Mountain Sun Touring. I have a set for my 1150 GSA and have always used them to put tools and other heavier items to get some weight forward. I load the very top...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 254,709
Posted By Adventure Trio
I was like a kid on Christmas Eve waiting to pick...

I was like a kid on Christmas Eve waiting to pick this up:

http://i1106.photobucket.com/albums/h374/1bayside1/photo4.jpg


It was hard to keep the speed down on the way home as it rides like a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,536
Posted By Adventure Trio
They make a lower fork mount for the new 1200 GSA...

They make a lower fork mount for the new 1200 GSA that will do what you are describing in addition to being controlled by the wonder wheel.

-Terry
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Adventure Trio
The photo is really small....is it leaking from...

The photo is really small....is it leaking from the rear strut that comes down to the frame that has the bolt through it to keep the tank firmly mounted?? If so I've had this happen twice. The first...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,536
Posted By Adventure Trio
They've been more than helpful with everything....

They've been more than helpful with everything. The owner Glenn has always made himself available for questions etc. 916-852-7029


Good luck,

-Terry
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