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Forum: Americas 01-12-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26,263
Views: 2,176,149
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Tricepilot

HWY 150? talk at Cafeceto say 200 at Tomatal, Google Earth MX shows a road 200 at Tlachicon to San Bartolome Loxicha. Then the uncompleted section, with the road joining HWY 175.

If you make it...
Forum: Americas 01-10-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26,263
Views: 2,176,149
Posted By balloonman
Puke Tricepilot

I may have to bike up that road, we have safety meetings after coffee at Cafeceti, Zicitella Beach. Tom
Forum: Americas 01-10-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26,263
Views: 2,176,149
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Tricepilot

Do you mean the Colotepec road? Got visuals link? Tom
Forum: Americas 01-10-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26,263
Views: 2,176,149
Posted By balloonman
Wicked DR650 20k $ in Puerto Escondido

I may rent it owner Mark no papers for bike. I'm in The Garden of Eden campground Alba's maybe until March Captain Tom Balloonman.
tomzap.com
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By balloonman
starter relay bypass?

Park on a hill. Does it roll start?
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,094
Posted By balloonman
Thumb What you need is

A Hot Air Balloon, easy on your back just have the crew pack it up. I switched from balloons to klr and at 64 I sometimes wear the back brace on my ride to the coffee house. Captain Tom
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,380
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Hat John

Hay John
I like to carry an extra master link, Tractor supply or Orschlen has 520 masterlinks 4 to a pack, not o ring type. Will get you home, ride it till it falls off. Captain Tom
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 159,585
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Hay Donnie

It looks like you are having too much fun with the women and I think they will have you hog tied stuffed with tacos. You'll be married again before You know it. Looks like your headed this way...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,016
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Two heads are better than one

So I put in another rad on the right side and hot wired the fan so I can turn it on as I like. With two rads I seldom need the fan. Eagle Mike fork brace allowed me to mount the fender lower to...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,355
Posted By balloonman
Thumb 07 KLR shims swap

I have four 260 shims and would like to trade for two 250, one 245 and one 240 any takers? Captain Tom
e me
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,962
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Another vote for new battery

www.klr650.net (http://www.klr650.net)
Has a how to section on maintenance almost any area. What year? starter relay bi pass, clutch bi pass, kickstand bi pass, etc.Have fun Captain Tom
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,625
Posted By balloonman
Thumb New battery

www.klr650.net (http://www.klr650.net)
Has a how to maintenance section for the starter relay bi pass, clutch bi pass, kickstand bi pass, etc. and other problem shooting ideas. Utube valve adj. Have...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,753
Posted By balloonman
Thumb I got your beetles

Fun RR around Mexico, what about the beetles in Oaxaca? And back in mid MO the beetles are killing my oak trees from the top down. Your welcome to come over and collect bugs here. Captain Tom
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-12-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,053
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Fun place full of hippies

I went to a rainbow regional east to the Mark Twain National Forrest Rippy access on my 1983 Goldwing Innerstate 1100. Camped next to Moma Wanda had rice curry soup and veg spagetti. Fun roads and...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 26,263
Views: 2,176,149
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Tricepilot

I was shocked when riders from my computer appeared in "The Garden of Eden" while exploring Zicitella Beach. It was fun to show the gang Rock Away and thanks for the beer at the Split Coco. Coffee...
Forum: Americas 01-14-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,991
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Hay Jackl and Jen

Are you here yet? The Garden of Eden on Zicitella Beach, entrance driveway is by the 24 hr OXXO. There is camp space, we scared off some Canadians. Captain Tom
Forum: Americas 12-27-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26,263
Views: 2,176,149
Posted By balloonman
Thumb What happen to the weather woman?

The most important part of the weather report is the SIESTA with the weather woman. Captain Tom

www.tomzap.com (http://www.tomzap.com)

How to do it in a hammock....
Forum: Americas 12-27-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,868
Posted By balloonman
Thumb What are the cost?

How much $$$ do you have to meet your needs? Nate RR has good info on motels, hotels and food. KLR=cheep, KTM=stable, BMW=wealthy. After a long day of riding you may need a tent campfood, shower,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,156
Posted By balloonman
Thumb 05 klr

At 34900 doo spring broke monkey got choked and we went to heaven in a little rowboat. Camchain jumped intake valves bent open, camcap outter edge brokeoff.

I purchased an 07 KLR motor 3450mi...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Hugh

I have an 05 and parked on a hill until I did the starter relay by pass, 2" wire. Go to
KLR650.net
there is a How to modification procedurers. Sometimes youtube has video that walks you through...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Blue Highways by William Leastheat Moon

Overcome your fear of travel and discover adventurer. Secondary roads may take a bit longer and require more motels, hotels and camping for the bold. Pick a different path each time stop take pics...
Forum: Americas 12-21-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,868
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Passing through

Hay fello freaks Happy Holidays, New Year and bless our road have you got the snow cleared yet? The fun part about the adventurer is we all get to do it our way. This year I'm loading the bike 05 KLR...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,904
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Low fat cheep tool

I purchased the mini ratchet at Home dpot for $0.58 so I decided to get another. It works sometimes, is low fat but I would not eat it. Captain Tom
Forum: Americas 12-16-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26,263
Views: 2,176,149
Posted By balloonman
Thumb May I barrow your inflatable doll

www.tomzap.com (http://www.tomzap.com)

I'm headed south for the winter and need an inflatable doll to ride with me for bandits and check points. Do I have to purchase a new one, are they cheeper...
Forum: Americas 12-16-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,907
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Take a bible, jesus on cross inflatable doll

A bible will scare many away or you get invited home. If your being checked by anyone they will crack up when they see your doll, she is more fun when filled so take her out to dinner. Captain Tom
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6,781
Views: 2,142,210
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Hay Mark

Welders are cheep and could make the crash bars mount to the frame and give the crankcase more room. Just something else for you to think on. Have fun and keep up the good RR. Captain Tom
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 97,305
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Hay Sam

If you can stay until March so winter will be over. I should be off to Oaxaca in 2 wks and stay until March. Here is more info for you.
www.johnzap.com (http://www.johnzap.com)
Enjoy and thanks...
Forum: Americas 12-13-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Hay Smitty

On that vehicle permit it is good to have a visa or mcard otherwise a cash deposit of $300 is required and returned when you cancel the permit. Make sure you keep the recipt as returning to Mexico...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 36,060
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Hay Alex what about Colon

Are we going over to the other side? I was stationed there in Ft Gulic and Coco Solo 8th special forces training people for Nam jungle operations. As a air delivery specialists I packed chutes for...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 28,081
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Hay Shibby

Did you do the full Monty it is only six mi south of town bus will get you there, cool ruins. Are we going down to the beach? 135 or 175 stop in San Jose del Pacifico for pollo asado and check out...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-12-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 230,607
Posted By balloonman
Thumb I had a dream

I'm an aero nautical engineer lighter than air, hot air balloons designer, builder, test pilot, commercial pilot, flight instructor. My friend decided she did not want to hekp me get it up anymore,...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26,263
Views: 2,176,149
Posted By balloonman
EarthQuake in Iguala Guerro Mexico

6.5 40mi deep felt from Mecico City to Acapulco landslides but minimal building damage. Power went out in Taxco for two hours during the annual silver fest. When the power came back on the band...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,991
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Hay Jackl

www.tomzap.com (http://www.tomzap.com)
www.johnzap.com (http://www.johnzap.com)

See you on Zicitella Beach I'm headed for the Garden of Eden with my o5 klr in the Toyota truck. Last time the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-06-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,815
Posted By balloonman
Pissed R;s work for the 1%

It is stealing from the 99% and loving the kick back for re election.
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 28,081
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Hay Shibby

I sure am enjoying your travel style in no hurry big ass gas tank dirt roads and camping. Have fun with your parents then are you going south more?
www.tomzap.com (http://www.tomzap.com)
There is...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 83,220
Posted By balloonman
Thumb www.tomzap.com

This site is loaded with info so enjoy exploring. Around the corner from Puerto Escondido is Zicitella Beach miles of motels and a campground Garden of Eden or Alba's. Breakfast at Carmen's, Rock...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,302
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Hay Dude

What kind of bike? We can help if you let us. I usually winter on Zicitella Beach so going further south is not a big deal. Do we need to hot wire the fan? Mechanics in Mexico can fix anything or DHL...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 83,220
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Big ass action packer

I hope you have the lite stuff in there. How does it ride? Have fun. Captain Tom
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,495
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Too much fun

Always check your oil and have fun discovering Mexico and your moto. Keep posting, here is some more info for your pleasure
www.tomzap.com (http://www.tomzap.com)
Zicitella Beach is where to be for...
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 36,060
Posted By balloonman
Thumb Happy Birthday

Glad you made it over to the mainland and here is some more info as you get down the coast.
www.tomzap.com (http://www.tomzap.com)
I like Zicitella Beach next to Puerto Escondido. 10 mi of motels,...
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