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Forum: Americas 04-11-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,242
Posted By gring0loc0
Giggity

Giggity
Forum: EMEA 07-07-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By gring0loc0
Crossing into Croatia

Now that Croatia is part of the EU, is there no longer borders to cross coming in from Slovenia? I'm staying in Salzburg Austria for the summer, using a borrowed bike, and since it's not mine I don't...
Forum: Latin America 03-20-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By gring0loc0
Details, photo, how much do you want for it? I...

Details, photo, how much do you want for it? I have a friend in Lima who is a translator, and might be able to help.
Forum: Americas 03-14-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,024
Posted By gring0loc0
An extra pair of gloves. I thought I was ok with...

An extra pair of gloves. I thought I was ok with my fancy new waterproof gauntlets on my last trip, but I wish I had packed this:

One set heavy waterproof touring gloves, and a pair of light,...
Forum: Latin America 03-14-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By gring0loc0
I have some friends at the Motohaus in Coyoacan...

I have some friends at the Motohaus in Coyoacan (on av Pacifico). I live very close to there, so let me know if you want to go, and I'll go with you and make sure you get some good service. If it's...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-04-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 51,368
Posted By gring0loc0
A very rainy day in northeastern Panama, about to...

A very rainy day in northeastern Panama, about to climb the mountains towards David in the cold, windy rain.

http://sphotos-e.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/421091_10200381897608860_1937581560_n.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-02-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 151,748
Posted By gring0loc0
When I'm riding on the highways in the states, it...

When I'm riding on the highways in the states, it seems that everyone wants to take out their cell phone and take a picture, sometimes while driving, I usually give them one of these :boid and ride...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 151,748
Posted By gring0loc0
Sometimes, if I'm doing autobahn speeds (the toll...

Sometimes, if I'm doing autobahn speeds (the toll roads here arent patrolled, sometimes I cruise at up to 200+ km/h, with and without dog), I tie a bandana around his ears just to keep them from...
Forum: EMEA 02-25-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By gring0loc0
Thumb Hey Giorgio, sent you a PM, please check inbox.

Hey Giorgio, sent you a PM, please check inbox.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-25-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 151,748
Posted By gring0loc0
Unlike many of the other moto dogs, Django rides...

Unlike many of the other moto dogs, Django rides sitting freely on the back seat, unchained. He was Django Unchained 4 years before Django Unchained was Django Unchained. I can lean the bike over...
Forum: EMEA 02-22-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By gring0loc0
Is it more likely someone would have a bike they...

Is it more likely someone would have a bike they could rent to me for a few months? Or sell to me, and buy it back (or help me sell it) when I'm done with it?
Forum: Latin America 02-12-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,054
Posted By gring0loc0
I've had a different experience. Crossing the...

I've had a different experience. Crossing the border, with my FM3, I say "I have an FM3", and they say "ok, go ahead".

I've never been asked for a permit, and from what I've read from official...
Forum: Latin America 02-10-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,054
Posted By gring0loc0
Once you get your FM visa, you can bring in a...

Once you get your FM visa, you can bring in a vehicle without any sort of check-in at the border. Since they don't check (they only ask if you have a visa, and then you pass without any import...
Forum: Latin America 02-10-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,054
Posted By gring0loc0
C90's are common here in DF, completely...

C90's are common here in DF, completely indestructable, and cheap. Not sold anymore, but there's a ton of them. I was told of one the other day being sold for 4500 pesos.
Forum: EMEA 02-10-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By gring0loc0
Bike Swap, my Mexico City, your Austria/Germany

Hey folks. It seems as though I will be working in Salzburg this summer, starting in late may, until the end of august. This will be my first time in Europe, and I'll have lots of free time to...
Forum: Latin America 01-24-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By gring0loc0
Dude, you should have called me last weekend, I...

Dude, you should have called me last weekend, I have this week off, would have gone somewhere with you. Gotta be back to work on wednesday though, but if you wanna ride monday and/or tuesday lemme...
Forum: Latin America 01-22-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 64,923
Posted By gring0loc0
Ricardo's shop in Coyoacan, Mexico City. ...

Ricardo's shop in Coyoacan, Mexico City.

Seriously, among the best mechanics I know. Not the most organized. All work done on the sidewalk, while you wait (and help).

...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 379,033
Posted By gring0loc0
I just picked up this bad boy, a 1995, this week....

I just picked up this bad boy, a 1995, this week. Haven't taken it off pavement yet. Yesterday took apart the carb, very very dirty, now it runs a thousand times better.

Smokes a lot though... I...
Forum: Americas 01-13-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 142,477
Posted By gring0loc0
Yes it's pretty much all paved, easy to do on...

Yes it's pretty much all paved, easy to do on road tires. However, I'd suggest going through Chiapas, and taking the road from Quetzaltenango to Guatemala City (you'll have fun on these roads on a...
Forum: Americas 01-13-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,952
Posted By gring0loc0
In fact, an F800R doesn't even have a problem....

In fact, an F800R doesn't even have a problem. The only times I've scraped on a tope have been with someone on the back, and it being a very high one. I would guess the percentage to be less than 1%....
Forum: Americas 01-09-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By gring0loc0
It's basically the same paperwork at the same...

It's basically the same paperwork at the same place, they are both free.

The difference is that with a transit permit, you have 24 hours to leave the country, and you have to state exactly in...
Forum: Americas 01-09-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By gring0loc0
Hey John, that was me. Lane splitting is a Mexico...

Hey John, that was me. Lane splitting is a Mexico City way of life, and since I've been living here, I can't simply follow cars anymore!

Happy travels!
Forum: Americas 01-09-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,952
Posted By gring0loc0
Go fo the sport bike. The difference on...

Go fo the sport bike.

The difference on rock, mud, dirt, sand roads between a 1000 sport bike and a 1200gs or KTM is negligable, provided that you are an experienced rider and know how to handle...
Forum: Americas 01-08-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By gring0loc0
New road in El Salvador - Longitudinal del Norte

I just got back from a Mexico City - Panama - Mexico City trip on my F800r. As all trips are, it was amazing, but I was especially impressed with so many new paved roads since the last time I was...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 185,907
Posted By gring0loc0
Although I've never ridden a bike that didn't put...

Although I've never ridden a bike that didn't put a smile on my face, I must say...

BMW F650GS 2 cyl version. An f800 motor, but tuned down. Why would anyone want something like this? I took it...
Forum: Americas 11-28-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,873
Posted By gring0loc0
Is the trip you're planning going to be from...

Is the trip you're planning going to be from Cuernavaca to Michoacan? If so, I'm in!
Forum: Americas 10-29-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,562
Posted By gring0loc0
Yes, embrace DF! You can circulate any time...

Yes, embrace DF!

You can circulate any time on a motorcycle in Mexico City. However, there are certain highways where we are not allowed. Supposedly they recently changed the law to exclude bikes...
Forum: Americas 10-29-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By gring0loc0
Belize...... meh. Belize city is one of the...

Belize...... meh. Belize city is one of the crappiest cities I've ever seen, and the rest of the coast is overrun by cruise ship tourists. The belize zoo is pretty cool, though. I'd recommend that....
Forum: Americas 10-29-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By gring0loc0
Going snowboarding...

Hey everyone, new member here, although I've been checking out threads for years, and have met many of you in my travels. Some of you might have seen me fly by in my old K100RS (RIP) with my dog on...
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