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Forum: Latin America 12-03-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By jimmy2020
Forum: Latin America 12-03-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By jimmy2020
what the hell

I've ridden the Osa before in JANUARY. It's really not that big of an area by moto.
Forum: Latin America 11-28-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By jimmy2020
thanks for the info

I figured there was no access, since it would be going through a National Park. Yes, Pavones is nice but I'm a little tight on time. Taking a few friends from the Nicoya Peninsula and only have 2...
Forum: Latin America 11-28-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By jimmy2020
need info on OSA PENINSULA Costa Rica

Can a big loop of the OSA be done on motorcycles in early January? I'm hoping to ride from Puerto Jimenez to Drake going clockwise along the coast.
Forum: Latin America 11-12-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,674
Posted By jimmy2020
to an earlier question

Buying a new bike at the dealership is very easy. You will ride away with everything you need, including the RTV and Marchama. The only thing is that you will have to wait a few weeks to get the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 91,485
Posted By jimmy2020
This bike has my attention

I hope touratech puts out some aluminum cases for this. Add a little more aggressive tire and it would handle dirt and fire roads much to my liking.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,579
Posted By jimmy2020
I swapped trickle chargers

I had the bike plugged into my trickle charger for "BMW GEL BATTERIES" and nothing. I now plugged my bike into a Deltran trickle charger and the battery is showing signs of life.
I'm thinking the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,579
Posted By jimmy2020
dead Odyssey battery on my 2007 GSA

Well dammit, I left the key on all week and now my battery is dead. I plugged my bike into my trickle charger, but after about 24 hours, there is no sign of life.
Any suggestions?
BTW, the battery...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,980
Posted By jimmy2020
I've on my third fuel strip sensor

and it's the only issue that I have had on my 07 GSA. Thanks BMW for stepping up to the plate.
BTW....I absolutely love my 07 GSA. I just finshed a 6k mile trip and the bike was flawless.
Forum: Latin America 07-07-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,674
Posted By jimmy2020
i live in Santa Teresa

which is near the southern tip onf the Nicoya Peninsula. I do not remember needing a lawyer for the purchase....just the cash and my passport.
I looked online at several used Tornados but felt it...
Forum: Latin America 07-06-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,674
Posted By jimmy2020
Tornado is the perfect moto for CR

I live down there for almost 4 months per year. The 250cc will be adequate wherever you go. It is super reliable and very economical. Used bikes are pretty expensive down there. I found it better to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 46,287
Views: 9,271,594
Posted By jimmy2020
08 wr250x

Yesterday, I had an issue with the fuel pump. I rode for about 10 miles in 70 degree weather and parked the bike. I got back on it after 10 minutes and would not start. I could hear that the fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
surf board rack

http://jimham.smugmug.com/COSTARICA/2013/Costa-rica/i-RvwHKxZ/0/XL/IMG_1441-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
Vdg

If you have the opportunity, can you ask at a Honda dealer if the CRF230 slipon is compatible. Also ask what year if it is?
Thanks very much!!!
My Tornado is in Costa Rica and I want to eliminate...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
yes, I only plan to replace the slip-on

I would like to find one by FMF that is compatible. I look forward to seeing your research. I've tried several times, but only ran into dead ends.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
aftermarket Honda Tornado muffler?

I am in the USA and would like to upgrade the exhaust on my TORNADO. I've done a lot of research but only to run into dead ends.
Does anyone know if the exhaust on the Tornado is compatible with any...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By jimmy2020
thanks guys...

for your input
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By jimmy2020
I want to replace the armor....

in my BMW Rallye Jacket and Pants. The jacket and pants are about 10 years old and the current armor is just the basic foam pads. I was thinking of upgrading to D30 or something else for some more...
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 185,707
Posted By jimmy2020
thanks for the MM10's

I down in Costa Rica and installed a pair on my Honda Tornado XR250. A huge improvement in lighting. A great product and super easy install.
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 185,707
Posted By jimmy2020
thanks Brian

if I order now, will I receive them before Jan 1? I leaving the country and want to take them with me.
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 185,707
Posted By jimmy2020
a problem ordering

I'm trying to order the LED lights, but having a problem. In the cart, it is only giving the amount for the selected handlebar mount and not the actual lights.
Forum: Latin America 12-14-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,308
Posted By jimmy2020
worth a try

make sure your clutch lever is fully disengaining and not hitting your handguard. this happened to me. my gurard got twisted just a tad and the groove needs to be correctly aligned to give the clutch...
Forum: Latin America 11-26-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 53,990
Posted By jimmy2020
honda tornado 250 exhaust question..

<hr style="color:#575757; background-color:#575757" size="1"> I live in the USA and need a new slip-on exhaust for my Tornado which is in Central America. Does anyone know if...
Forum: Australia 11-25-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By jimmy2020
Thanks for the replies...

I thought these Honda Tornado XR250's were imported into Austrailia, but now I'm thinking NO.
I do appreciate the responses!
Forum: Australia 11-25-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By jimmy2020
Honda Tornado xr250 exhaust question...

I live in the USA and need a new slip-on exhaust for my Tornado which is in Central America. Does anyone know if the is another model that shares the same exhaust. If so, maybe that model is here...
Forum: Latin America 11-21-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By jimmy2020
Honda Tornado 250 exhaust question

I live in the USA and need a new slip-on exhaust for my Tornado which is in Central America. Does anyone know if the is another model that shares the same exhaust. If so, maybe that model is here in...
Forum: Latin America 03-05-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By jimmy2020
ok, i finally got my plate

and plan to head up to Nicaragua from Costa Rica to explore a bit.
If I have a copy (not the original) of my title, marchamo and rtv...will I be ok at the border crossing going both ways?

I like...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
Sorry, but I just located my tape measurer

The seat height seems more like 36"...maybe close to 34.6" when I sit on it and I weigh around 155 lbs.
As mentioned before...this bike can be lowered easily about 2" without needing a thing. Just...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
any aftermarket parts available?

I'm looking for a rear rack.
Forum: Latin America 03-01-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,824
Posted By jimmy2020
i'm sure you know these

moto - motorcycle
mota - weed

que tengas un buen dia!
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
this bike can be lowered very easily...

it only takes about 15 minutes to lower and will lower the seat height almost 2 inches or 5 centimeters. there is a second mounting hole on the rear shock and just slide the forks up to balance. my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
my first Tornado farkle...

http://jimham.smugmug.com/COSTARICA/2013/costa-rica/i-RvwHKxZ/0/M/IMG_1441-M.jpg
Forum: Latin America 02-20-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By jimmy2020
yes, I will be on a bike

I have no plans while up there. I just figured I would wander around a bit and see some sights. I definitely will be on a surf hunt while up there, so I very well might contact you. Is there a link...
Forum: Latin America 02-20-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By jimmy2020
any advice for Costa Rica- Nicarague crossing

I'm planning a short trip up to Nicaragua in the next week or two and plan to cross at Penas Blancas. Any tips or advice would be great.
Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
are you referring to Keep Throwing Money or...

are you referring to Keep Throwing Money
or Know Thy Mechanic
:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
yes, most bikes in CR are used to meet transportation needs

it's not surprising to see these bikes with 50,000+ kilometers on them.
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
damasovi...

nice write up....I remember reading this in the past.
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
it is

orange
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,591
Posted By jimmy2020
I just completed a 1500k ride around Costa Rica

on my new 2013 Tornado. The bike performed perfectly and I found it quite comfortable to ride. I'm planning a trip in the next week or so up to Nicaragua to do some exploring. Today, I am going to a...
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