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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 01:38 PM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
I had five motos for that same reason, but I...

I had five motos for that same reason, but I could only import one of them when I moved to Mexico, so I sold four of them. Almost any long range ride report you read, will document all of the local...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3,738
Views: 1,725,665
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I think a light weight, fuel injected moto with...

I think a light weight, fuel injected moto with 50HP would be great! I would probably buy one if I were touring solo. But the reality is that most long range touring folks are on very tight budgets...
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
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Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 24,741
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
A restaurant named Madernos if I remember the...

A restaurant named Madernos if I remember the name correctly. I lunched there many times when working there. It was one of three places we often had business luncheons. They also had a nacho named...
Forum: Americas 09-10-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24,741
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
You have certainly seen clearly through the BS...

You have certainly seen clearly through the BS here! :deal I live in Mexico when not traveling (mostly in Mexico) Send me a PM if I can be of assistance. :D
Forum: Americas 09-07-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Dang, we are on a Tread devoted to Mexico travel...

Dang, we are on a Tread devoted to Mexico travel and you want to give English lessons. Be quite, you are confusing my Spanish classes! :D
Forum: Americas 09-07-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I have rode most of the Japanese 1000cc sport...

I have rode most of the Japanese 1000cc sport bikes, but never over 120MPH or so. While I don't really have much desire to go 185 plus, I find the maximum acceleration of these motos from 10 MPH to...
Forum: Americas 09-06-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I have rode some motos almost this quick. The...

I have rode some motos almost this quick. The acceleration is brutal! It takes substantial effort to hold yourself on the machine at full acceleration! Be sure you do not sit up or let a knee...
Forum: Americas 09-06-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
What is it? The RR1000 BMW?

What is it? The RR1000 BMW?
Forum: Americas 09-05-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I like to cover a lot of ground the first time I...

I like to cover a lot of ground the first time I am in a new to me geographical area and then slow down, smell the roses and meet folks on the second and third trips.
Forum: Americas 09-05-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
HEY MIKEMIKE!!! Maybe JD finally actually...

HEY MIKEMIKE!!!

Maybe JD finally actually got something that is fast! :evil I'm not sure what it is, but he is going to hurt himself. :deal Probably just sitting on it all bent over. :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I have checked them several times, it all looks...

I have checked them several times, it all looks like new.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By dwj - Donnie
The way the Owner's Manuel says. :D

The way the Owner's Manuel says. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,684
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I use to have a R1100GS with ABS. At times when...

I use to have a R1100GS with ABS. At times when cranking a cold engine, it would pull the volts the computer was seeing low enough that the ABS would not come on. You could let the engine warm up...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I use to have a R1100GS with ABS. At times when...

I use to have a R1100GS with ABS. At times when cranking a cold engine, it would pull the volts the computer was seeing low enough that the ABS would not come on. You could let the engine warm up a...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,684
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I made this as a separate Thread in OC, but have...

I made this as a separate Thread in OC, but have included it here as well.

My 2010 990 ADV will die sometimes when you shut the throttle off quickly and often when it does that, the initial hit...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By dwj - Donnie
990 Resetting Clock

My 2010 990 ADV will die sometimes when you shut the throttle off quickly and often when it does that, the initial hit of the starter will be slow. Sometimes when it does this the clock will re-set...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 51,072
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I had some experiences riding buses in Mexico...

I had some experiences riding buses in Mexico earlier this year when I wrecked my moto. Plan on going no more than 30 MPH on average due to the many many stops most buses make. On the other hand, I...
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Sadly, I threw that map away when I was selling...

Sadly, I threw that map away when I was selling my house. :cry Always assuming that Sheryl would out live me, I use to tell her to put those maps in my casket in case I needed to use them to go...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 55,334
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I got back to Escuintla last Wednesday. Been...

I got back to Escuintla last Wednesday. Been doing NOTHING! :deal We will leave in a few weeks headed to north Mexico and Baja for a couple months. I will be posting something here as we travel....
Forum: Americas 08-18-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I wonder how many days he spent cleaning and...

I wonder how many days he spent cleaning and replacing parts after that? :huh

There was a guy that went to Tierra de Fuego on on Road King. He was the real deal! There was also a couple from...
Forum: Americas 08-17-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Actually, while my traveling days are increasing...

Actually, while my traveling days are increasing at a rapid rate, the miles traveled are not. Ana and my recent trip of over seven weeks was only 3,500 miles or so. We will be doing another similar...
Forum: Americas 08-16-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
In the past 18 months I have put over 50,000...

In the past 18 months I have put over 50,000 miles on two different 990 Adventures without issues, but just like BMWs, it is always in the back of your mind, it "might be over due"! :evil
Forum: Americas 08-15-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Since the problem seems to be related to a...

Since the problem seems to be related to a specific factory worker and assuming that they almost certainty have computer records of the engines he built, why have they not "froze" those motos to be...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,684
Posted By dwj - Donnie
My moto passed 30,000 miles on the way to south...

My moto passed 30,000 miles on the way to south Mexico a couple days ago. Almost 24,000 miles since January and it is doing great! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,684
Posted By dwj - Donnie
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2014, 03:29 PM
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Views: 496,131
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Very Nice! :clap

Very Nice! :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 40,801
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Very Nice! :clap

Very Nice! :clap
Forum: Americas 08-09-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
It is in memory of Komet, a fellow ADVer from...

It is in memory of Komet, a fellow ADVer from Memphis, TN. He was a retired police officer and a member of the Coast Guard. He left a wife and two young daughters. A major portion of the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 48,721
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Free on line Spanish Classes here: ...

Free on line Spanish Classes here: https://www.duolingo.com/ It is a very good program! :deal 200 hours or less of study time and you will be able to communicate. You will not be fluent by any...
Forum: Americas 08-09-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Sir, I think that is an excellent...

Sir, I think that is an excellent position/statement! :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,684
Posted By dwj - Donnie
My rear wheel seems air tight! :clap

My rear wheel seems air tight! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 55,334
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Hi! I am in Dallas visiting my daughter till...

Hi!

I am in Dallas visiting my daughter till Sunday morning. I will visit my brother a little further south Sunday afternoon and night. Then cross into Mexico Monday afternoon. At least that is...
Forum: Americas 08-05-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Hey MikeMike! Just to set the record...

Hey MikeMike!

Just to set the record straight, I think V-Twins are great motos! :D In fact, I think they probably make the best two up Adventure Touring moto for south of the border. Long Live...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,684
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I just returned from a six day moto camping trip...

I just returned from a six day moto camping trip to Colorado and New Mexico. The 990 performed flawlessly! :clap I have put almost 22,000 miles on the moto since buying it used in January and...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 45,204
Posted By dwj - Donnie
We had a reunion of the motos. We just completed...

We had a reunion of the motos. We just completed a six day camping moto trip to Colorado and New Mexico. Billy's 990, (my old 990) has almost 40,000 trouble free miles!!!:clap
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 55,334
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I went to Texas and we did a six day camping ride...

I went to Texas and we did a six day camping ride into the mountains and have returned to my cousin's house in Canyon, TX. I have changed tires and a few other PM items. I will be leaving here in...
Forum: Americas 08-03-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Yes I can! :evil They belong to Bobby Rush's...

Yes I can! :evil They belong to Bobby Rush's girlfriend. :deal I have seen him in concert twice and he had them "drawers" both times. :rofl
Forum: Americas 08-02-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Are you referring to your specific moto or the...

Are you referring to your specific moto or the new model in general? I hope yours gets straighten out quickly! :deal
Forum: Americas 08-02-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24,741
Views: 1,952,486
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I just got back to north Texas after riding the...

I just got back to north Texas after riding the mountains of New Mexico and Colorado for a week. I will be back to south Mexico within the next two weeks.
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