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Forum: Latin America 12-24-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By crashmaster
Feliz navidad y año nuevo Lucinda, desde...

Feliz navidad y año nuevo Lucinda, desde Girdwood, AK.

Y, feliz navidad y año nuevo to all you FF's and my good buddies from all over America Latino! :1drink

Keep on riding and having great...
Forum: Latin America 12-24-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 15,853
Posted By crashmaster
Feliz navidad desde Girdwood! Abrazos a ti y...

Feliz navidad desde Girdwood! Abrazos a ti y Luisa.

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,889
Posted By crashmaster
Actually, some deep Baja sugar sand is not that...

Actually, some deep Baja sugar sand is not that big of a deal on the fat lady after you get the hang of it. However, if your ignore the basics: on the pegs, weight a bit back, keep traction on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,889
Posted By crashmaster
Possibly, that is fact. It really excels in...

Possibly, that is fact. It really excels in desert off road riding, I mean, really, really excels, as long as its not too technical. I've taken my 990 in about 85% of the places I take my 450 but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,889
Posted By crashmaster
OK, now I get it, sorry, I'm an "old guy.". :lol3...

OK, now I get it, sorry, I'm an "old guy.". :lol3 Get the 9X0. It crushes everything, well. Just respect the bike, or it will for sure crush you. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,889
Posted By crashmaster
Great bike in off road conditions and and...

Great bike in off road conditions and and although its a fat pig, it handles like a much lighter bike, and you won't notice the weight of the 9X0 until everything goes horribly wrong, and then it...
Forum: Latin America 12-18-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By crashmaster
If I'm in my truck, I buy insurance. Worked well...

If I'm in my truck, I buy insurance. Worked well for me in the past with a collision in Ensenada where a city bus hit me while I was stopped at a light. The bus driver told the cops that I put it...
Forum: Latin America 12-17-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 14,140
Posted By crashmaster
Like Bman said, don't go get all fkd up in a bar....

Like Bman said, don't go get all fkd up in a bar. Actually, its better if you don't go to a bar. If you do, watch the barmaid uncork your beer, don't get up and go the the head and leave your beer....
Forum: Latin America 12-14-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 776
Posted By crashmaster
That would be worth doing. I remember someone...

That would be worth doing. I remember someone telling me that there is an old mining road going up to the saddle between the twin summits. Check it out and report back, with lots of pics!
Forum: Latin America 12-14-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 776
Posted By crashmaster
Circular polarizer. :D Yeah, the pics for sure...

Circular polarizer. :D Yeah, the pics for sure don't do it justice. Spectacular place.
Forum: Latin America 12-14-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 776
Posted By crashmaster
I would go all the way back down there just to...

I would go all the way back down there just to ride SW Bolivia again. I was pretty jealous of Mark since he got to do it twice. :D

Sorry about the first post, no pics. Posts with no pics are...
Forum: Latin America 12-13-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 776
Posted By crashmaster
Hard to tell the exact route I took, I was just...

Hard to tell the exact route I took, I was just kind of looking at a map, at a GPS loaded with fantasy maps, at landmarks, and feeling my way south. The GPS was useful because I marked where I came...
Forum: Latin America 12-12-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 776
Posted By crashmaster
If its still anything like it was several years...

If its still anything like it was several years ago you should be fine mate. Plenty of Land Crusiers passing by both directions on the route from Uyuni through the lagunas if you stay on the main...
Forum: Latin America 12-12-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 14,140
Posted By crashmaster
Dogs you can kick. Killing a bear with a...

Dogs you can kick. Killing a bear with a machete? Reminds me of an Alaska joke:

In Alaska, a guy was showing his buddy the pistol that he bought for bear defense. His buddy said, "nice pistol,...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,353
Posted By crashmaster
The RFS motors seem to be pretty durable although...

The RFS motors seem to be pretty durable although don't make as much power as the newer motors.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-09-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 126,309
Posted By crashmaster
I bet the AK prices will be at least a grand...

I bet the AK prices will be at least a grand more. :huh A wise man once said, "Nobody fks Alaskans like Alaskans." :lol3
Forum: Americas 12-09-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,581
Posted By crashmaster
Relax man. I have never met a Canadian or a...

Relax man. I have never met a Canadian or a Canadien that needed to be shot. :lol3 Well, now that I think about it, there was this one in Yukon that got all up in my shit. He was 3 feet taller...
Forum: Americas 12-09-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,353
Posted By crashmaster
My 05 450 EXC (RFS motor) does pretty well also...

My 05 450 EXC (RFS motor) does pretty well also with the distance keeping up on oil changes. I've got about 28,000 miles on the top end so far, but I don't bounce off the rev limiter and ride a race...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,398
Posted By crashmaster
That's a great idea, but then you miss out on all...

That's a great idea, but then you miss out on all the fun when you come fast into a turn, try to kick the ass end out to set up for it, and realize, "hoooooley fk, I forgot to turn off the ABS!" ...
Forum: Latin America 12-06-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By crashmaster
Hola Julio! Out traveling again? The snow...

Hola Julio! Out traveling again? The snow machines are ready for you in Girdwood, now we just need snow!
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 645,811
Posted By crashmaster
Great stuff guys. :freaky I had to travel Brasil...

Great stuff guys. :freaky I had to travel Brasil way too quickly. You guys are doing it justice! I have enjoyed every post. Awesome to see all the great friends you are making along the way. ...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By crashmaster
You might get more help over in the GPS forum,...

You might get more help over in the GPS forum, "Layin' down tracks."
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-18-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 126,309
Posted By crashmaster
Maui. I think they will have the RC 390 and/or...

Maui. I think they will have the RC 390 and/or Duke?….. and the 1290 Adventure there for the guys to ride. Still waiting on my invite. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By crashmaster
They stand up to mud and slime very well. It can...

They stand up to mud and slime very well. It can only get so dirty. After a while the dirt just starts to fall off.

On long travels you won't have the luxury of cleaning the bike very often. I...
Forum: Latin America 11-17-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By crashmaster
To bureaucrat hell hopefully. Where they will be...

To bureaucrat hell hopefully. Where they will be forced to stand in long lines, to pay for a piece of paper that lets them stand in other lines, then make 4,327 copies of everything, to present to a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-13-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,738
Posted By crashmaster
Martyn has been living and riding there for quite...

Martyn has been living and riding there for quite a few years now.

You moving back to old Blighty mate?
Forum: Latin America 11-13-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,999
Posted By crashmaster
That article was an entertaining read, even with...

That article was an entertaining read, even with my poor Spanish. I have had some days like that. :lol3 I would have expected it to be kind of a goat rope anyway, after all, it is a border...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-12-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,738
Posted By crashmaster
Congrats on the new ride. How is it picking it...

Congrats on the new ride. How is it picking it up in a sand wash? :lol3 I was thinking about an 1190R to replace my 70,000 mile 990, but I'm too sentimental to let go of her right now. :D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-12-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
Posted By crashmaster
I was very happy with the Superplush re-spring...

I was very happy with the Superplush re-spring and re-valve on my 990. Best money I ever spent on the bike.
Forum: Latin America 11-12-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,756
Posted By crashmaster
I always thought the Irish pub owned by a...

I always thought the Irish pub owned by a Scotsman was a fantastic idea. :lol3

Hope all is well with you Al.
Forum: Latin America 11-05-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By crashmaster
Should not be a problem. Baja California, Mexico...

Should not be a problem. Baja California, Mexico does not require a TVIP for US registered vehicles. In all the years I have been riding in Mexico, I have never carried the title to my vehicles,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By crashmaster
I ran a tubeless rear for quite some time. A...

I ran a tubeless rear for quite some time. A couple of times I had to pop in a tube: Sidewall slice, and big ding in the rim. As long as you don't hit shit at a good clip, the tubeless should work...
Forum: Latin America 11-05-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By crashmaster
Yeah, the old Laguna Salada - Rumorosa road is...

Yeah, the old Laguna Salada - Rumorosa road is pretty freaking spectacular.
Forum: Latin America 11-02-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,756
Posted By crashmaster
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Latin America 11-01-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By crashmaster
Not sure whats up with that. Not recent info,...

Not sure whats up with that. Not recent info, but I rode the route a few years ago, (Huaraz-Chavin-Antamina-La Union-Huanuco) and it was pissing down rain much of the time. When I rode it, the dirt...
Forum: Latin America 11-01-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,756
Posted By crashmaster
You know you won't be the first person to ride a...

You know you won't be the first person to ride a Rode King from Prudohe to Ushuaia right?
Forum: Americas 10-31-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By crashmaster
Basically it says to red locktite the primary...

Basically it says to red locktite the primary nut. I did it to mine when I put the kickstart in.

You're going to go a very long way on that bike. I would start out with a completely fresh top...
Forum: Latin America 10-31-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By crashmaster
In any case, you should add that section of Mex 2...

In any case, you should add that section of Mex 2 to your bucket list. :D
Forum: Latin America 10-30-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,316
Posted By crashmaster
Probably the reason of for the stats. :lol3

Probably the reason of for the stats. :lol3
Forum: Latin America 10-30-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By crashmaster
Kinda looks like Mex 2 between Mexicali and La...

Kinda looks like Mex 2 between Mexicali and La Rumorosa but I'm not sure.
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