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Forum: Epic Ride Reports Today, 01:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Day 9 Mulege to San Ignacio

Soooo after spending most of yesterday afternoon at the beach just chillaxin, we hatched a new plan.

If you remember we were going to hang here for a couple days and hire out a boat trip for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,741,283
Posted By twisted-hog
You're a braver man than me, I wimped out and had...

You're a braver man than me, I wimped out and had Maple Ridge Motorsports put my Dakar on while they checked my valves :D
Got great service from them.

ps. I have the same worry of getting a flat...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
That big ass margarita look familiar? ...

That big ass margarita look familiar?

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g52/d42s/DSCN0566.jpg
2014 trip photo
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 23,900
Posted By twisted-hog
As the road is paved farther and farther, when...

As the road is paved farther and farther, when Antonio says "there are no rooms" he might be telling the truth for once.

:rofl

Glad to see you up and posting again.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-18-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Day 8 San Ignacio to Mulege

Well i've let you wait long enough it's time to spit out another day with the couple.

So the original plan laid was to go whale watching on the way to Scorpion Bay today.
We had a good look at...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-01-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Day 7 continued.......

So we left our couple chowing down some great seafood soup in GN at the Malarrimo Restaurant.
Topping off the tank and hitting the highway south to San Ignacio.

Wicked the bike up to 80 mph to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-28-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Day 7

Bahia de los Angeles to San Ignacio


Okay, lets see if I can bang off another day here while I have a free hour. It's suprising how long it can take to just try and post up a day.

Awoke to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-28-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Yes, it is disapointing missing him. Seems lately...

Yes, it is disapointing missing him. Seems lately reading some reports it's a hit-miss with him being there.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-24-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
DAY 6 continued...

Okay, so we're still chill'n at Coco's Corner I decide to have a second beer to save the water in my camelbak :wink:

Then 3 fellas ride in from the south. 1 on a 990 and 2 on older BMWs.
They...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-24-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Day 6

Alphonsina's to Bay of LA

So who doesn't love the glorious sunrises over Gonzaga Bay from Alphonsina's and having a second floor room helped with the shots.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-24-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Looking forward to this then.....take your time...

Looking forward to this then.....take your time and make it awesome :deal



Just have to know who to tip....plus every one loves Canadians, or maybe having a hot blonde with you helps :evil
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-20-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Was wondering if you might chime in...... ...

Was wondering if you might chime in......

Hey!
What happened with the Filming in Baja?
And the RR?



Thanks for that, had to look up what Isopods are, who would have known there are over...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,741,283
Posted By twisted-hog
Got mine dirty

Took a 635 km ride with some new friends from Dual Sport BC

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-18-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Sorry, Taco count is only at 6 total for now, but...

Sorry, Taco count is only at 6 total for now, but i've only been in Baja 2 days so far......give a guy a break.
Getting too full drinking beer to eat more right now.
Maybe I should have switched...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-18-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Day 5 continued.....

Okay we're back with our happy couple. Happy now that the wife's wine is being chilled and the old man has some beer on ice :D

After the long ride here :evil and a feed on some tacos it was time...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-17-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Day 5 San Felipe to Gonzaga Bay

Pretty excited about this trip so we are up with the sunrise, they are so beautiful on this side of the Baja.

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g52/d42s/Baja%202015/Day%205/DSCN0932.jpg...
Forum: Americas 05-14-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By twisted-hog
I like the small one best, but we don't have it...

I like the small one best, but we don't have it in western Canada.
I used the spray can version on my 2014 Baja trip.
It lasted lubing two bikes every morning from the border to the tip and back....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-13-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Don't worry it gets better.......I'm only just...

Don't worry it gets better.......I'm only just starting....

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-13-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Yes, it did help to be an incentive. Wife's not...

Yes, it did help to be an incentive.
Wife's not really a beer drinker and we've been to Mexico enough times to know the wine isn't that good. Wife calls it Cactus juice :wink:.

I've learned my...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-12-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Day 4 Palm Desert to San Felipe

The day has finally arrived.
I'm up early to another beautiful sunny day. I lay out all our riding gear and tidy up the room I was staying in.
I head to Palm Springs airport about 9:45am giving...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-08-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,620
Posted By twisted-hog
Nice RR, I'm at the start of mine right...

Nice RR, I'm at the start of mine right now.....we just missed each other.
I just got back home on the 27th of April.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-07-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Do it ! You'll love it......but be warned it...

Do it !
You'll love it......but be warned it gets in your blood.......I've been back a week and a half now and right after the huge drive to get back home I had no wants to go back any time soon.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-07-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Thanks for crashing the party guys:freaky ...

Thanks for crashing the party guys:freaky

Stand by, more to come very soon.................
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-07-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Thanks, been home for 1 1/2 weeks now...... the...

Thanks, been home for 1 1/2 weeks now...... the locals treated us like royalty.....boy, do I love the people of Baja.

Cerveza and tacos are top notch also.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-06-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Day 3 Palm Desert to the POOL

Ha, I love it, I don't have to get in my truck today :wingszero miles !

Sorry no pictures today. I off-loaded the bike from the truck, installed the saddle bags, then loaded them up.

Picked...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-06-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Pull up a chair Abersouth, I hope to keep you...

Pull up a chair Abersouth, I hope to keep you entertained.....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-06-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Day 2 Stockton to Palm Desert

Up early I'm guessing 5am.

Grabbed a quick shower, packed up my 10 beers I had left from my dozen and 1/2 of my left over pizza.
Filled the cooler with some ice from the machine threw in a few...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-06-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Hello, Max Wedge, thanks for getting in early. ...

Hello, Max Wedge, thanks for getting in early.

Day 2 coming up quick.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-05-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Day 1 Vancouver BC to Stockton California

It's Finally Begun !

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g52/d42s/Baja%202015/tacostickercopy.jpg

I HAVE LEFT THE BUILDING ! Not so sure about Elvis ?

Well the dog woke me up at 4:30 am so...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-05-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
and so do I !!! Thanks for jumping on the...

and so do I !!!

Thanks for jumping on the bandwagon BillUA
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-05-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Pre Day 1

Okay, it's Thursday Pre Day 1.

It was a long day at work, but I made it.

I race home and throw the bike in the back of the truck.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-05-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
That seems like a good price? Think mine was...

That seems like a good price?
Think mine was about $50, but it's only a 1 US gallon, 3.75 litres.
Just some added insurance so the mrs don't have to push me on the bike quite as far :rofl
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-05-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Welcome Mcgee, yup got a plan so what can go...

Welcome Mcgee, yup got a plan so what can go wrong, right?

I've read sooooo many RR's on here that I feel obligated to do one up for every ones else's entertain and mine also while doing it.
The...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-05-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
:wave advrockrider, I knew you would be along...

:wave advrockrider, I knew you would be along sooner or later.
Oh, the 990 is so much more.....and especialy compared to a KLR :deal

Hey, I drove through your neighborhood twice, only stopped...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-04-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Spoiler alert, this was the only nap the bike...

Spoiler alert, this was the only nap the bike took, but we was close a few times :wink:
Thanks for chiming in.



Thanks for showing up, I hope to not disappoint.

I was lured away from the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-04-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
The Plan

So last fall we set some plans in motion. Friends of ours had resently purchased a unit in Palm Desert.

They were going to be there in mid April for a few weeks.
Perfect, we could haul the bike...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-04-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Trip Prep

Okay, so now we had the bike and it was a sweet bike that came with lots of goodies already on it.

Rottweiler Intake
Akrapovic Exhaust
grip heats
Jessie Luggage System
Piaa Lights
HID...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-04-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
Hi DOT, welcome to the party :freaky

Hi DOT,
welcome to the party :freaky
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-03-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,950
Posted By twisted-hog
I wanna taco 2-up tour of baja

Well this ride started out as an idea I put forward to the wife a few years ago when I discovered this site after buying my 2009 KLR650.
I spent way too many hours on Sunday mornings :tb over other...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-30-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,543
Posted By twisted-hog
Nope, back home at work now....:cry RR to...

Nope, back home at work now....:cry

RR to follow soon..

Didn't you see me :wave as I cruised thru Sacramento on Sunday.
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