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Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,087
Posted By McBike
Weeks of rain riding from Colorado to Panama. No...

Weeks of rain riding from Colorado to Panama. No problems at all. They also work great riding in the rain on the off-road mountain passes here in Colorado.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,087
Posted By McBike
They are fantastic tires. Both on and off road. I...

They are fantastic tires. Both on and off road. I have ridden them in all conditions: road, dirt, sand, and gravel. The last a long time and they are the best multi-purpose tire on the market. I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By McBike
The dealer has a excellent service department....

The dealer has a excellent service department. They have always treated me fairly and honestly.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 359,570
Posted By McBike
$22,100 loaded without cases and NAV V

$22,100 loaded without cases and NAV V
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By McBike
I owned both a 1200 GSA and a 800 for two years....

I owned both a 1200 GSA and a 800 for two years. I live in Durango and ride all the dirt in CO and in Utah. Riding all of the same on and off road routes on both bikes, I actually prefer the 1200...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 359,570
Posted By McBike
Spoke to my dealer earlier today. I am first on...

Spoke to my dealer earlier today. I am first on the list for a White GSA, it could show up anytime. They are getting 4 GSA's within the next 3 weeks and at least one of them will be my bike. They are...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2,936
Views: 247,222
Posted By McBike
I did the same thing last year :) What a pain,...

I did the same thing last year :) What a pain, but it's just part of the adventure. Have fun and ride safe! I am really enjoying the trip reports. My trip was from Colorado to Panama, South America...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,724
Posted By McBike
Looking forward to the full report!

Looking forward to the full report!
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 141,856
Posted By McBike
Just signed up for the same trip this August....

Just signed up for the same trip this August. Thanks for the great trip report and your enthusiasm about the journey.
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6,657
Views: 1,948,307
Posted By McBike
Really enjoying your updates! What tires did you...

Really enjoying your updates! What tires did you have on the back and front?

Ride safe, and thanks for taking the time to provide such a great trip report.
Forum: Americas 12-27-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22,498
Views: 1,664,423
Posted By McBike
Mexico is the least of your worries!

Returned last month from my Colorado to Panama ride and this graph points out what I felt as I visited each country. I frequent Mexico and have never felt threatened over the last 15 years. I will...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 144,010
Posted By McBike
Great updates. Looks like the trip continues to...

Great updates. Looks like the trip continues to go well and you both seem to be having a great time.

Still don't have my bike back in Colorado, but it has made it as far as Miami.

Have a...
Forum: Americas 12-14-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22,498
Views: 1,664,423
Posted By McBike
Did you know that Mexico is not in South America....

Did you know that Mexico is not in South America. You keep referring to Mexico being in South America.

Just rode the length of Mexico on my way to Panama last month. 3rd year in a row I have...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 144,010
Posted By McBike
Thanks for the update! I am sure you have great...

Thanks for the update! I am sure you have great stories to tell from the Honduras crossing, that is a real gem!
Forum: Americas 11-22-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22,498
Views: 1,664,423
Posted By McBike
I crossed 3 weeks ago. You have two choices, one...

I crossed 3 weeks ago. You have two choices, one in town right off of main street, or you can take the truck entry just east of town. If you have to import your bike because your going into the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 144,010
Posted By McBike
Great to catch up on your progress. The Southern...

Great to catch up on your progress. The Southern roads in El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua are all open and in good shape. Don't forget Leon, Nicaragua and the Hotel La Pearla.

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 144,010
Posted By McBike
Leon, Nicaragua is a must see. Fantastic town and...

Leon, Nicaragua is a must see. Fantastic town and lots to do and see. The Hotel La Perla is fantastic. San Miguel in El Salvador is great and the hotel there is the Villa San Miguel. Ride safe and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 144,010
Posted By McBike
Great meeting you both in Puerto Escondido. We...

Great meeting you both in Puerto Escondido. We are currently in El Salvador and plan on being in Costa Rica in a couple of days. Please let me know if you need any advice on route or hotels.

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6,657
Views: 1,948,307
Posted By McBike
We are just behind you guys. We are at the Hotel...

We are just behind you guys. We are at the Hotel La Posada tonight and the Hotel staff says hello. We rode in from Tepic today. Great hotel and appreciate your blog with recommendations. I don't...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 56,710
Posted By McBike
Thanks again for the border information. 440...

Thanks again for the border information. 440 miles today and sitting in Phoenix tonight getting ready to cross the border.
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6,657
Views: 1,948,307
Posted By McBike
Awesome reports guys. Hope to see you on the...

Awesome reports guys. Hope to see you on the road. Heading out on my trip to Panama in the morning!
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,838
Posted By McBike
Jesse Bags. I have had Touratech bags before and...

Jesse Bags. I have had Touratech bags before and they were fine, but I love my Jesse bags.
Forum: Americas 10-26-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By McBike
Bump

Bump
Forum: Americas 10-25-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By McBike
Shipping Bike from Costa Rica Back to Canada

I need to ship a moto to Canada from Costa Rica in mid November. Any advice or connections would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in Advance!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,624
Posted By McBike
We camped at the end of a little used road that...

We camped at the end of a little used road that terminates into a shear cliff wall with Indian Ruins scattered in the cliffs above. Sorry I didn't mark it with my GPS so I don't have coordinates....
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 76,047
Posted By McBike
Great ride report! I know Christian well and am...

Great ride report! I know Christian well and am headed to Panama this week. Sorry we won't get a chance to meet.
Forum: Latin America 10-23-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 408
Posted By McBike
Shipping Bike from Costa Rica Back to Canada

I need to ship a bike back to Canada (Toronto) from Costa Rica in Mid November. Any suggestions for shipping agents that are trustworthy and fair.

Thanks for your help
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-23-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,624
Posted By McBike
So not wanting any carnage before I leave for...

So not wanting any carnage before I leave for Panama this week, I elected to ride into Ruin Park/Beef Basin and camp overnight. I have been in there a couple of times in my off road truck/camper but...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-23-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,624
Posted By McBike
I have ridden, and ride all of those passes on...

I have ridden, and ride all of those passes on the GSA. Looking forward to the WRT in early spring.

Update below.
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,936
Posted By McBike
Great trip report. Looking forward to following...

Great trip report. Looking forward to following along.
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 56,710
Posted By McBike
No problem. I leave Thursday from Colorado to...

No problem. I leave Thursday from Colorado to Panama. When are you planning to get to Panama City?
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 56,710
Posted By McBike
The guys at Panama Passage in Panama City can...

The guys at Panama Passage in Panama City can help you out. Great Overlanders Hostel and they have a shipping agent that is shipping trucks and bikes every week or so. They are great guys and the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6,657
Views: 1,948,307
Posted By McBike
I cross from La Paz to Mazatlan in early November...

I cross from La Paz to Mazatlan in early November on my way down to Panama. What route are you guys taking down to Guatemala? Hope we can connect.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,624
Posted By McBike
Thanks everyone!

Thanks everyone!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,624
Posted By McBike
It is open again !

It is open again !
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 22,225
Posted By McBike
Great ride report. thanks for keeping the updates...

Great ride report. thanks for keeping the updates coming.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,624
Posted By McBike
White Rim on BMW 1200 GSA?

Just wanted to get your opinions. From what it sounds like, it shouldn't be a big deal on the 1200, but want to hear from the experts.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-13-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By McBike
I am getting ready to head to Panama and have...

I am getting ready to head to Panama and have figured a grand total of $500.00 for fuel expense. If you camp and/or stay in Hostels, you can do a trip like this cheap. Food is dirt cheap as soon as...
Forum: Americas 10-07-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By McBike
Thanks for the great information!

Thanks for the great information!
Forum: Americas 10-07-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By McBike
Leaving from Durango with title in hand.

Leaving from Durango with title in hand.
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