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Forum: EMEA 10-16-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By THE CAT
need to get moto to Europe/England

I need to get a moto to the other side of the pond.
Is there a thread, or can someone tell me the best and most reasonable
way to get it there? I am in Colorado, want to send one of my BMW GS's...
Forum: Latin America 11-25-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By THE CAT
Thanks! Adv rider support in Mexico

Hey Friends,

Thanks for the support and response to my call for help a few days back!
I was on my way back to Los estados unidos when I had an electrical problem that was intermittent and was...
Forum: Latin America 11-17-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,680
Posted By THE CAT
Laugh Update

Yo Bush!
Thanks for the links, looked them over and most of the symptoms do not
apply to this problem it seems.
And this is not just dying, it is something blowing the fuse.
I did call a dealer...
Forum: Latin America 11-15-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,680
Posted By THE CAT
The mechanics did not find the short, so I am...

The mechanics did not find the short, so
I am now pursing finding someone with a pickup to take
me and me moto to Leon. Will try to call a couple of the guys referred.
Have a feeler out from the...
Forum: Latin America 11-15-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,680
Posted By THE CAT
Said saludos to Santiago and Jose from some loco...

Said saludos to Santiago and Jose from some loco moto riders, brought smiles, they obviously like/enjoy
some of the riders.

YOu guys obviously thing Alberto Clave knows his stuff? Esp re...
Forum: Latin America 11-15-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,680
Posted By THE CAT
Thanks guys

Yo Gents,

Thanks for the input.
In the mean time I was referred to a small local shop that does a lot of
work on motos, 4wheelers, etc. Nice guys. They are in the process of
trying to find...
Forum: Latin America 11-14-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,680
Posted By THE CAT
HELP!!! San Miguel de Allende

Any Compadres in San Miguel area?
Me moto esta quebrada!

Jim here, from Colorado. I am about 20 kliks out of San Miguel in a semi remote area and have blown fuse! I blew a 7.5 amp fuse on the...
Forum: Latin America 11-10-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By THE CAT
Thanks Guys

Much appreciated!
I will be there in a couple of days and will report my findings!!

Thanks a million gents!:clap
Forum: Latin America 11-09-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By THE CAT
San Miguel de Allende, hotels?

Hey folks,
Suggestions for good place to stay in San Miguel, Guanajuato,
and Guadalajara areas? Close to El Centros?
Gracias
Forum: Latin America 10-15-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By THE CAT
Standout rides or experiences on way out of Mexico from Puebla?

Hi Folks,
My 1150 Adv has been waiting for me in Puebla, expired permit so must be out of country in 7 days from departure. Looking for good riding and or fun cultural stuff to plug into my...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By THE CAT
1150 long time sitting, Seals?

Yo Riders,
Need a bit of advice here. Have 1150 that has been sitting in Mexico unridden for several years. Need to go down and pick it up and i am wondering if the seal int he engine and tranny...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,738
Posted By THE CAT
Want to thank all who responded! With the...

Want to thank all who responded!

With the mixed input and the fact that I don't have TKC's on this bike, I decided to go with the suggestion of just doing Ophir from that side first. Ophir pass...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,263
Posted By THE CAT
The area between Ouray and Durango is called...

The area between Ouray and Durango is called "Little Switzerland of America" for a reason. Beautiful, I grew up there chasing sheep and cows.

Whoever said it earlier, I am dittoing it!! It IS A...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,738
Posted By THE CAT
Hey Salty, thanks for the reply. I wouldn't...

Hey Salty,
thanks for the reply.
I wouldn't be too worried re loose stuff unless it was endless. Probably more concerned re baby heads for a long stretch of steeps.

J
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,738
Posted By THE CAT
Difficulty of Imogene Pass for a 1200 GS

Hey y'all,

Will be in Telluride this weekend and wanted to do Imogene from Tride to
US 50/OUray.

I have done most of the triangle between Ouray/Silverton/Lake City but did get my ass bit going...
Forum: Latin America 04-29-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,860
Posted By THE CAT
Good point

Hey Trice
You bring up a very good point.
And I think it was in fact an old passport, I'll have to ck that out!
If their only reference-able key is the passport #, that might be the way around it....
Forum: Latin America 04-28-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,860
Posted By THE CAT
Thanks Grifter

The moto is down in Chalula at the moment, actually been there for several years. I know it wounds crazy and it is, but that is the way it is. It is a
2000 Adv but I have another up here and just...
Forum: Latin America 04-26-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,860
Posted By THE CAT
Need to get moto out of Mexico

Hey Gang,

I left my moto in Puebla some time ago and permit is long expired.
If I get it out without renewing, can I get back in with another moto?
Looking at options, might just need to go down...
Forum: Latin America 04-23-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,442
Posted By THE CAT
Aussie Gringo! You are right on! Other...

Aussie Gringo!

You are right on! Other forum folks likely just don't want to piss of an already very angry person even more.

He has a cross to bear!

:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,374
Posted By THE CAT
Thanks Barry, I am just so f...n paranoid...

Thanks Barry,

I am just so f...n paranoid with this electronic stuff. My clock / odometer unit on my 1200 got fried :cry or went south somehow and I still don't know what did it. I have always...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-08-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By THE CAT
Hey John, Better ck with the local aduana. ...

Hey John,

Better ck with the local aduana. I think they specail entrance permits for people from Texas. They will likely stop you at the border. The folks up here have been trying to figure...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,374
Posted By THE CAT
Holy Mackeral guys, This is a bit of a mind...

Holy Mackeral guys,

This is a bit of a mind twister.

I had a BMW trickle charger for my 1150GSA that just plugged into the accessory socket.

Then got the 1200GS and they wanted to sell me...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2007, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By THE CAT
Thumb Hey v8, Thanks for the thread referral,...

Hey v8,

Thanks for the thread referral, long but very informative!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,713
Posted By THE CAT
Hey, thanks to all you guys for your posts. ...

Hey, thanks to all you guys for your posts.

This might be most valuable for guys like me that bought a GS before the GSA came out. I have an 1150 GSA in Mexico and when I bring it home I will...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By THE CAT
V8, Your input is very relavent. And you...

V8,

Your input is very relavent. And you have put something on the table I had not considered. That is the purpose of the discussion, heh?

Point is, I will now take a closer look at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By THE CAT
Question Hey v8, I pretty much would agree with your...

Hey v8,

I pretty much would agree with your observations. I am not necessarily a gear head and do not understand the modifications that would soften the front suspension (or if I want it...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By THE CAT
Laugh Shaft ed, I agree that the 1200 seems to...

Shaft ed,

I agree that the 1200 seems to be much more agile. Just didn't know if it was just more experience or what, but seemed it just wanted to lay down and rip around the corners a little...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,292
Posted By THE CAT
Question Soooo, what the hell is "real" difference between...

Soooo, what the hell is "real" difference between the 1200 GSA and the 1200GS anyway? How about just buying a 1200, which you might get a better deal on anyway? Is 1" of front fork travel and a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2007, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By THE CAT
1150GSA vs 1200GS or 1200GSA

Hey Gang!

Opinion time!!!!!!

I am a relatively new rider, so always trying to learn a little more and have my ears open for opinions of more experienced folks.

I have an 2002 1150 GSA...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By THE CAT
Eek Holy S...........!!!!!!!!!! Just searched...

Holy S...........!!!!!!!!!!

Just searched for the Rose Garden Hill (yikes) per suggestion, and yup! Don't thing that be the best place for a big bike!

More motivation to pick up a nice little...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By THE CAT
Thanks again for all the good info folks!!!!!!!!!...

Thanks again for all the good info folks!!!!!!!!!

In the process of passing it on to my buddy.

AND, I will:clap use it in the not too distant future as well.

J
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-03-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By THE CAT
Hey guys, Thanks for the input. ...

Hey guys,

Thanks for the input.

Question. Is the kokopelli trail good for 1150/1200's, would you say it is strictly dirt bike stuff? Questions is if a reasonably confident rider on a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-02-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By THE CAT
Question So hey guys, Help out a dumb shit ol guy...

So hey guys,

Help out a dumb shit ol guy that is a relative new ass.

What ARE the signs you use to say smokie ahead?

J.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By THE CAT
Best route from Moab to Grand Jct??????

Hey gang,

I have a friend from Mexico riding into Denver in a few days. He is coming via New Mexico and SW Colo. He will be in Moab and was planning to jump up on to I -70 to buzz to Grand...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-27-2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 265,832
Posted By THE CAT
Sorry guys, I can't seem to figue out how...

Sorry guys,

I can't seem to figue out how to put a picture on this thing.

Is beautiful topless chick out of line?:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,626
Posted By THE CAT
Hey guys, Great pics! And thanks,...

Hey guys,

Great pics!

And thanks, because I have heard of the WRT but never really had an idea of what it might be like.

Gives me more confidence in doing it on my 1150 or 1200 seeing...
Forum: Latin America 03-21-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By THE CAT
Wicked Roatan will have all kinds of stuff to do and it...

Roatan will have all kinds of stuff to do and it is all close. Horse back riding, other land stuff, and then the water stuff, snorkeling/diving/fishing.

Belize
Just be sure you don't hang around...
Forum: Latin America 03-13-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,118
Posted By THE CAT
Haggeo, All these little tidbits help. ...

Haggeo,

All these little tidbits help. Your note makes me cosider just going back thru Columbus/Palomus, as that was the entry I used before. This is if I decide to just ride it out.
...
Forum: Latin America 03-13-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,118
Posted By THE CAT
Hey Woody, You are probably right. I worry...

Hey Woody,

You are probably right. I worry too much. Just don't want to get my ass in a sling in Mex, not knowing what the possible outcomes are.

They never did charge my card anyway. Was...
Forum: Latin America 03-12-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,118
Posted By THE CAT
I was told by another friend in Mexico that it is...

I was told by another friend in Mexico that it is possible to get an exit permit but that then the deposit is flagged and you must reliquish the total deposit, then they gie you like 5 days to get...
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