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Forum: Equipment 03-05-2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,553
Posted By Chonero
I've had a 40GB iPod for a few years now. I love...

I've had a 40GB iPod for a few years now. I love it. I use it, and iTunes, with both my Mac and PC with no problems. I have a photo card reader for it and scan all my digital photos while I am on...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,905
Posted By Chonero
Ever seen brown snowballs? It only hurts...

Ever seen brown snowballs?

It only hurts until everthing goes numb.

:lol3
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,916
Posted By Chonero
I vote Zipka. I like how the "headband" retracts...

I vote Zipka. I like how the "headband" retracts into the unit so that is stores in a very small space. It also attaches to wrists, bedposts, handlebars, etc... with no fuss.

Cheap. Easy to use....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,519
Posted By Chonero
As a last resort, if you have a problem at a...

As a last resort, if you have a problem at a crossing you can try later in the day (another shift) or at a different crossing. This tactic has worked to resolve a few problems in the past.

Also,...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2006, 07:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,119
Posted By Chonero
You need a Carmen Electra.

You need a Carmen Electra.
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By Chonero
Better than a motorcycle I'd think.

Better than a motorcycle I'd think.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-13-2006, 01:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,861
Posted By Chonero
Wow. Did hell just freeze over? I thought this...

Wow. Did hell just freeze over? I thought this day would never come. Maybe I can sell my PC now and just use my Mac. :D

Lets hope they came up with a better looking user interface than the old...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,133
Posted By Chonero
I used to take a much warmer bag than I needed. I...

I used to take a much warmer bag than I needed. I found going the overkill route had more drawbacks than advantages. It was heavy and bulky. My bag was almost always too warm when going to bed at...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2006, 02:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By Chonero
Agreed. Make sure to get one sleeping bag with a...

Agreed. Make sure to get one sleeping bag with a left zipper and one with a right zipper. Most major manufacturers will make bags (even mummy bags) with a zipper on either side.

Most old-school...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2006, 10:59 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,133
Posted By Chonero
I have more sleeping bags than I know what to do...

I have more sleeping bags than I know what to do with. A -10deg., 10deg (Down)., (2)20's, and a 30 deg.(Down)

I pretty much use my 30 degree bag everywhere nowdays. I love the thing.. less...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,133
Posted By Chonero
REI (Return Every Item) Is very good about their...

REI (Return Every Item) Is very good about their return policy. But they only take it so far. Every return is logged into their computer system and if you abuse it they will deny your return.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By Chonero
Loop trip, lack of people, relaxed and flexible...

Loop trip, lack of people, relaxed and flexible schedule.

I try to plan an extra empty or unplaned day(or two) for each week. I can always ramp up my schedule while on the trip. Extra layover...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2006, 05:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,477
Posted By Chonero
Primus Stoves, MSR, Snow-Peak, Some Coleman,...

Primus Stoves, MSR, Snow-Peak, Some Coleman, etc.. will work on EU cans. Gaz is the only main brand that is different.

http://www.fortune3.com/%7Ecomp69793/28205000.jpg

An example:
...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2006, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By Chonero
I've only passed through town a few times.. So I...

I've only passed through town a few times.. So I don't know the best place to stay but I found a link here with some info on hotels in Hermosillo:
...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2006, 04:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,477
Posted By Chonero
The coleman is a good stove. I used to backpack...

The coleman is a good stove. I used to backpack with a friend that had the multi-fuel and just the standard white gas version. We used both many times and I liked them.

However; his Multi-fuel...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2006, 12:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,234
Posted By Chonero
There are lots of tall tents. But, few will be...

There are lots of tall tents. But, few will be good for motorcyle touring. Just remember, tall tents will catch the wind and be blown about much more than a shorter tent of the same footprint size.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2005, 11:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,520
Posted By Chonero
Yeah, I've seen this sort of arragement before in...

Yeah, I've seen this sort of arragement before in Acapulco I think.

In Mexico City they have what is refered to as a Periferico. It has through traffic in the center lanes (like express lanes...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2005, 10:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,864
Posted By Chonero
Great pictures.. Brazil just moved a few notches...

Great pictures.. Brazil just moved a few notches higher on my list of places to visit.

:thumb
Forum: Battle scooters 10-13-2005, 10:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,772
Posted By Chonero
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2005, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,531
Posted By Chonero
Buscada aqui: ...

Buscada aqui:

http://www.tngscooters.com/DesktopDefault.aspx

o en espanol...

http://spanish.tngscooters.com/DesktopDefault.aspx
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2005, 06:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,905
Posted By Chonero
I posted in support of a scooter forum when the...

I posted in support of a scooter forum when the occasional pro-scooter thread would appear on JM. But, I don't blame you for missing it amongst the other important pressing issues discussed there. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2005, 02:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,531
Posted By Chonero
TNG Baja

Anyone own one?

How do you like it? How fast will it go on level ground?

http://www.tngscooters.com/images/Baja_new.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2005, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,080
Posted By Chonero
I'll give that a third. When I worked in the...

I'll give that a third. When I worked in the outdoor industry nikwax was supposed to be the end all be all. Well it works ok. About as good as the spray on stuff IMO.

When it comes to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2005, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,552
Posted By Chonero
Yeah, I read the same thing about 4 -5 months...

Yeah, I read the same thing about 4 -5 months ago. But, can't seem to find anything about it on the internet now.

-Chonero
Forum: Battle scooters 09-14-2005, 01:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 55,097
Posted By Chonero
Here is a link to a scooter review from 2004 that...

Here is a link to a scooter review from 2004 that features many different scooters. I found it interesting and well done.

I think it is actually a pdf. Here is the link...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2005, 03:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,064
Posted By Chonero
JustRidingAlong - My old boss' friend who also...

JustRidingAlong - My old boss' friend who also happened to be sponsored pro (bicycle) rider. Took a little spill at the end of a ride on the way to the car and peeled his face off.

After a...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2005, 09:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,475
Posted By Chonero
They are going to turn it into a V-Twin 650...

They are going to turn it into a V-Twin 650 scooter. SDL650 :D

Actually, that website has been that way for some time. The DR650 is missing too. Most people think that Suzuki is just slow...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-04-2005, 09:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,779
Posted By Chonero
This thing looks fun. ...

This thing looks fun.

http://www.tngscooters.com/images/Baja5.jpg

TNG Baja 150 cc MSRP $2495

-Chonero
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2005, 01:18 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 123,026
Posted By Chonero
Yeah, 16k is a bit too steep in my book as well. ...

Yeah, 16k is a bit too steep in my book as well. Hell, you could buy a brand new gas powered KLR and go on quite an adventure with the 10K you had left over.

Do they intend to lower the price...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2005, 01:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,110
Posted By Chonero
Sweet ride! Great report.

Sweet ride! Great report.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2005, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 123,026
Posted By Chonero
Diesel KLR

http://www.dieselmotorcycles.com/images/L_Black_flag.jpg

It's coming...(3/06?) more info here:

http://www.dieselmotorcycles.com/models.htm

or here:

...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2005, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,035
Posted By Chonero
Nice report/photos. I can't wait to get back to...

Nice report/photos. I can't wait to get back to Central Mexico.

I love the 3 up photos and the photo of the Moto Islo.

-Chonero
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2005, 01:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,079
Posted By Chonero
Nowdays that pretty much goes for any stove. They...

Nowdays that pretty much goes for any stove. They used to let you fly with new/unused fuel bottles years ago when I flew to Mexico to go climbing. Last time I went though the Mexico City airport...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2005, 07:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,079
Posted By Chonero
Anyone used the Coleman X-series stoves? They...

Anyone used the Coleman X-series stoves? They are canister fueled stoves (3 models I think) and you are able to puncture, crush, and recycle the canisters after use. ...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2005, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,999
Posted By Chonero
If you have a short torso... you might want to...

If you have a short torso... you might want to try a few different ones on. Camelback has a few shorter models (usually most are "womens" models) that work better for people with shorter torsos. I...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2005, 09:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,136
Posted By Chonero
I've had my 40GB iPod for a few years now. Cost...

I've had my 40GB iPod for a few years now. Cost me an arm and a leg when I bought it; but, it has been the greatest electronic device I have ever owned. It still works great.

I use it with my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Chonero
Check out The Crucible. Located in...

Check out The Crucible. Located in Berkeley/Oakland. They have a motorcycle maintenance class. Never took any classes there; but, there was a guy in my MSF class that was taking the motorcycle...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2005, 10:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,531
Posted By Chonero
Thanks for the info. I figured as much. I am no...

Thanks for the info. I figured as much. I am no stranger to the a wrench and actually enjoy working on all types of mechanical systems..bikes, cars, machines, etc.. I don't consider maintenance...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-31-2005, 05:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,752
Posted By Chonero
I have found speed on my GPS to be pretty...

I have found speed on my GPS to be pretty accurate. I think the higher your speed; the more likey that an error will be larger; if one occurs. I once had my GPS tell me that my current speed was...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,531
Posted By Chonero
Yeah.. Definitely don't go near French Canada...

Yeah.. Definitely don't go near French Canada with that thing.. you are likey to start a mass exodus back to France. LOL

Nice ride... How is the the machining on the newer Urals? I have heard...
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