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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,081
Posted By 390beretta
Actually, you need a lot more than that:D

Actually, you need a lot more than that:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,793
Posted By 390beretta
Actually a very interesting question! I try not...

Actually a very interesting question! I try not to ride in any situation "out of control" by that I mean that if something untoward happens, I can deal with it safely. Having said that, I...
Forum: Face plant 11-17-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,363
Posted By 390beretta
Hey Buddy, Best Wishes to you!! Read the ride...

Hey Buddy, Best Wishes to you!! Read the ride report my wife and I just did on our trip to Baja. Daytrippin-newbies to Baja norte. Let me know what you think and heal up fast! Con
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-12-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By 390beretta
74 to Wickenberg-89 to Yarnell for breakfast,...

74 to Wickenberg-89 to Yarnell for breakfast, first stop at the top of the hill on the right:D Then on to Jerome, excellent breakfast spot there too, Mile high Cafe. Maaaany twisties. You'll love...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-12-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,171
Posted By 390beretta
Well done! Nice story, good photos. Thanks.

Well done! Nice story, good photos. Thanks.
Forum: Americas 11-11-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 761
Posted By 390beretta
If you ever go back and have a little more time,...

If you ever go back and have a little more time, let me know. My wife and I spent 7 mo. there mostly riding off-road.:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By 390beretta
Damn Pantah, where are you? You didn't wreck or...

Damn Pantah, where are you? You didn't wreck or nothin' didja?:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By 390beretta
Way to go BC! Nice rr. Con

Way to go BC! Nice rr. Con
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By 390beretta
Take the road to Yarnell, then take the road to...

Take the road to Yarnell, then take the road to Jerome. Have fun, lots of twisties.:D There are lots of others, depending on your bike road/dualsport.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-09-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
You're welcome Ladybug and thanks to everyone for...

You're welcome Ladybug and thanks to everyone for coming along!:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-09-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By 390beretta
Hey Pantah, my wife and I did virtually the same...

Hey Pantah, my wife and I did virtually the same ride a month ago. We've been riding a lot lately. Do you recognize this guy on the way up to Yarnell?
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-08-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
Sorry man, we actually got home on Monday the...

Sorry man, we actually got home on Monday the 3rd.....I'm just slow and inept at posting the rr:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-08-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
This might be a good time to add some insights we...

This might be a good time to add some insights we learned on this trip:

1. Don't go to Mex. without proper insurance for your bike! We used Bajabound and they were great, but there are others.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-08-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
After our experience at Gonzaga Bay, we headed...

After our experience at Gonzaga Bay, we headed back to SF, yep the wind was still there in spades but we managed:D Wanted to get back for "dia de los muertos" (Halloween) which in Mexico is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
Culcune, hope I didn't mis-speak somewhere in my...

Culcune, hope I didn't mis-speak somewhere in my posts/photos. There was really nothing "bad" at all in SF. The only bad stuff was Alfoncina's & when I dumped the bike in Mexicali and couldn't find...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
Culcune, injuries?? MC related?

Culcune, injuries?? MC related?
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
Hey guys: A few photos I should have posted...

Hey guys: A few photos I should have posted earlier. Frankly, I have little to say about Alfoncina's at Gonzaga Bay, other than the ride was fun and a little exciting due to the wind.

This first...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
Laugh Yes BC, we did find a good spot for Mariscos. It...

Yes BC, we did find a good spot for Mariscos. It was in the "Malecon" with which I'm sure you're familiar.:D The host there, Luis, was very friendly and hard working. Loved learning how to say...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
Good advice again BC, thanks. We did find a good...

Good advice again BC, thanks. We did find a good place for Mariscos, I'll post a pic tomorrow. Thanks again!:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
BC, Yep we watched them and marveled. But, in my...

BC, Yep we watched them and marveled. But, in my own defense, I had TWO rows of the damned topes to cross, not just one:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
BC gives good advice, although as I recall, at...

BC gives good advice, although as I recall, at least on some of Mex.5, there isn't a lot of shoulder. If I didn't answer some of your questions in my earlier post, feel free to pm me and I'll try to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
Oh man, no problem if it'll cruise at 55-60. We...

Oh man, no problem if it'll cruise at 55-60. We rode a lot faster just because it felt good and we could. Really, if you make the trip, stay at Kiki's, you'll like it a lot, and pet Goldie for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
The night before we left Mexicali, we went out to...

The night before we left Mexicali, we went out to eat and gas up the bikes at the local Pemex. The local attendants are certainly not lazy and kept the pumps looking spiffy, reminded us both of "old...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
OMG twisted, I should have taken a photo, but my...

OMG twisted, I should have taken a photo, but my ankle hurt and I was too tired to mess with the camera. Not to disappoint you, but the rest of the trip went without incident, in spite of our...
Forum: Americas 11-04-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,187
Posted By 390beretta
Fine man, You're just toooo cool. I'm outa here.

Fine man, You're just toooo cool. I'm outa here.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
Culcune, what's the Q?

Culcune, what's the Q?
Forum: Americas 11-04-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,187
Posted By 390beretta
You're entitled to your opinion and the pavement...

You're entitled to your opinion and the pavement does go all the way now FYI.
Forum: Americas 11-04-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By 390beretta
Would a Mod please nuke this thread....I...

Would a Mod please nuke this thread....I accidentally posted twice and in the wrong place here. I've re-posted in another place. Thanks
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
A little background: Spanish was my...

A little background: Spanish was my undergraduate major and I taught it for 5 years, so I'm fairly fluent. I've also traveled in mainland Mex, but it's been many years and long before the Cartel...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,917
Posted By 390beretta
Newbies to baja norte

On Oct. 28th, my wife and I set out on a long anticipated trip to Baja. She rode an '09 Bandit 1250 and I was on a 2014 Suzuki DL1000....
Forum: Americas 11-04-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By 390beretta
Two first timers to baja norte rr

My wife and I, each riding our own bikes, left Phoenix on the 28th. of October on a much anticipated trip to Baja norte. A little background: I speak Spanish fairly well and have visited mainland...
Forum: Americas 11-04-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,187
Posted By 390beretta
Well guys, here's my take on Alfoncinas: Wife...

Well guys, here's my take on Alfoncinas: Wife and I took a day-trip to Gonzaga Bay from Kiki's in San Felipe. Very beautiful ride, many photo opportunities. Absolutely wonderful breakfast at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,224
Posted By 390beretta
Well, I often miss some things that fellow riders...

Well, I often miss some things that fellow riders notice.....the last one was this past Sunday on a 200+ mile ride. We went thru a small town and they both noticed a livestock show or a rodeo that...
Forum: Americas 10-27-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By 390beretta
Rocky Point (Puerto Penasco)

After my wife and I return from Baja; I have a riding buddy who wants to head to Puerto Penasco. Anyone make that ride on a regular basis? He wants to go a couple times a month for a while, just...
Forum: Americas 10-26-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,604
Posted By 390beretta
Ah, well, good for you! I applaud your...

Ah, well, good for you! I applaud your morals/ethics and all that:D I truly hope you find a good riding companion. Con
Forum: Americas 10-26-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,604
Posted By 390beretta
Read part of your Alaska RR! You sound like...

Read part of your Alaska RR! You sound like you'd be great to travel with, can't believe you've had no responses yet. My wife and I are leaving for Baja on Tuesday.:D She rides a Bandit 1250 and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-24-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9,681
Views: 869,034
Posted By 390beretta
Yes, JT, you should have felt very awkward! Talk...

Yes, JT, you should have felt very awkward! Talk about lack of "situational awareness"! :D Hope you don't allow that to happen when you're riding!!!!!!! Con
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-24-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9,681
Views: 869,034
Posted By 390beretta
WooHooo!

Wife and I are leaving for Baja on the 28th. Can you tell I'm stoked?:lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-24-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9,681
Views: 869,034
Posted By 390beretta
Scott, you internet wizards really piss me off!:D

Scott, you internet wizards really piss me off!:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-24-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9,681
Views: 869,034
Posted By 390beretta
On rt. 89 on the way up to Yarnell.

On rt. 89 on the way up to Yarnell.
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