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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:24 PM
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Posted By MyTicketToRide
This is awesome. We will be trying to replicate...

This is awesome. We will be trying to replicate this tomorrow morning :clap
Fingers crossed! Let us know where you wind up in 10. I think it's right near 14, and I'm going to at least be wandering...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 07:17 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
For Your Entertainment...

Just a tiny little bit of excitement when we arrived at the hotel in Chicaman and began to unpack the bikes:

:eek1

1. Roel screamed first (it's just not on camera).
2. ALWAYS check your...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Thanks - glad you liked it :clap We have the Sena...

Thanks - glad you liked it :clap We have the Sena 20S communication system and it pairs with the GoPro 3 we have, so we can record speech as we ride. Roel has to turn off the microphone on the actual...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Mexican Military Checkpoint & Mexico > Guatemala Border Crossing

Roel had a little time to put together a video: For anyone interested in seeing what a Mexican Military Checkpoint looks like or what it's like to cross the border from Mexico into Guatemala at El...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,354,479
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Nice - thanks GSPD750!

Nice - thanks GSPD750!
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 08:42 PM
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Views: 184,381
Posted By MyTicketToRide
GAH! We're leaving Antigua tomorrow, heading to...

GAH! We're leaving Antigua tomorrow, heading to Guatemala City to pay a visit to Honda... Sorry you didn't have the best weather in Semuc. Good call on keeping your camera safe... my "waterproof"...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,354,479
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Awesome! Thanks for the fast advice, 2old2Bbold!...

Awesome! Thanks for the fast advice, 2old2Bbold! Appreciate it!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 04:55 PM
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Posted By MyTicketToRide
transmission output shaft oil seal replacement?

Hey all... we're on the road in Guatemala and it appears that my transmission output shaft oil seal needs replacing. Let's just say it is slightly exacerbating my little oil consumption issue.

We...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Hey ONandOFF... thanks for the message :D We...

Hey ONandOFF... thanks for the message :D
We were hoping to run into David at Semuc, but left before he arrived there. (We're in a city with wifi now, hence my uploading abilities.)
I forgot to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Thanks for that, RJ. By the way, it sounds like...

Thanks for that, RJ. By the way, it sounds like you're offering to moto-courier me some B&J goodness down here in Guatemala... No? :evil
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Eh, knowing Ewen had eventually made it through...

Eh, knowing Ewen had eventually made it through the roadblock alright gave us a lot of confidence. Plus, the alternative was going to mean back-tracking several hours, likely ending up riding in the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
When Was the Last Time Your Toll Booth Operator Had a Machete, Sledge Hammer and Hoe?

http://i.imgur.com/cC7Oomrl.jpg

Up early and ready to get on the way before it got hot, we finally found the detour around the gully/road that we had missed turning onto in the direction of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2015, 07:55 AM
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Views: 184,381
Posted By MyTicketToRide
I hear you, but if you ride back "North" from...

I hear you, but if you ride back "North" from South America, you should check out Route 5 via Fray Bartolome... We both commented during that ride how much you would love it. :D
Ewen was heading...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Thanks D.L.C.L.! David is a truly awesome guy -...

Thanks D.L.C.L.! David is a truly awesome guy - such an inspiration. I hope we run into him again somewhere down here.
Good luck planning for your ride - if there is anything you have questions...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 08:36 AM
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Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Tikal and Varying Degrees of "Lost"

http://i.imgur.com/NAyylsol.jpg

We decided it would be “neat” to camp within the park boundary of Tikal. That was a “we” until we rode past wildlife signs, that included a snake. I no longer ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Hahaha, NOOOO!!! That would be the stuff of...

Hahaha, NOOOO!!! That would be the stuff of nightmares in bear country! :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Thanks Mac! Yes, it seems a little strange that...

Thanks Mac! Yes, it seems a little strange that you would spray Pam cooking spray on anything other than a skillet, right? We'd heard from a couple of guys on their way down from the ride up to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Hey JohnD! Great to hear from you - thanks for...

Hey JohnD! Great to hear from you - thanks for the note! Glad the Pam worked out for you! Sounds like you had an incredible time in Guatemala! Where to next?
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 10:39 AM
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Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Crossing from Mexico into Guatemala

Guatemala, here we come!

http://i.imgur.com/4e8xixhl.jpg

Tenosique was by far the sketchiest town we have visited in Mexico, but the people were very nice. Tenosique also yielded by far, the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 07:19 AM
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Views: 184,381
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Signs? What signs?

We hear you!!! Spent our first 24 hours after leaving Tikal in various states of "lost" - even wound up making some decent kilometers towards the Mexican border before someone finally pointed out...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 12:58 PM
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Views: 184,381
Posted By MyTicketToRide
AWESOME to ride with you!! Safe & Happy Travels!

David - awesome to ride into Guatemala with you! Thanks for helping us find a road to have some fun on yesterday! Safe travels and I hope our paths cross again! Subscribed and looking forward to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Thanks moralem. Your message meant a lot. Sounds...

Thanks moralem. Your message meant a lot. Sounds like you have 3 very lucky daughters to have a Dad like you.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-23-2015, 11:16 AM
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Views: 5,354,479
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Thanks AppFan and LocoRider! The MRA Vario...

Thanks AppFan and LocoRider! The MRA Vario Touring screen looks good... anyone have a used one they want to sell? :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 07:40 AM
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Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Ropes and stones won't break my bones, but pleading eyes do hurt me.

http://i.imgur.com/yl4BUCkl.jpg

San Cristobal de las Casas is an interesting, diverse and fantastic city to explore. If it weren’t for the chilly weather we encountered there, we probably would...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2015, 10:36 PM
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Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Yikes, Donnie! I hope you and the bikes were all...

Yikes, Donnie! I hope you and the bikes were all OK! Safe riding and thanks for the warning about Panama... had not been expecting so much wind in this part of the world.
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Hot off the Mac Press:

Here's the video I mentioned where I liken my new-found friendship with dump-trucks to dolphins saving drowning dogs, and lions caring for abandoned antelope, etc. :D

Btw, my apologies for my...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Hahaha, keep the Hi-Viz (I mean really - do your...

Hahaha, keep the Hi-Viz (I mean really - do your friends look good in their leathers:huh) but yes, the lights are awesome. I'll never ride without them, again.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,354,479
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Looking for advice and a used Replacement Windscreen

Hey all,

My modified windscreen extension has been working great for the past couple of years, but the 3M stickiness we have on the GoPro mounts is finally starting to wear out and I'm looking...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Yea, that stuff is great! I'm pretty sure he...

Yea, that stuff is great! I'm pretty sure he actually has some in Holland from back in the day. I'll have to remember to root it out of the depths of his closet next time we're in Holland :evil
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
A Change of scenery and A Change of Mind.

I’ve just received the most lovely and encouraging message from a fellow traveler/adventurer/rider named Kevin, who attended our presentation at Adventure Designs (http://www.advdesigns.com/) with...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Thanks potski! And thanks for the link to...

Thanks potski! And thanks for the link to timetoride - we'll definitely keep an eye out for them!
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Hey Ricochetrider - Roel did try the Icebreaker...

Hey Ricochetrider - Roel did try the Icebreaker stuff while we were in NZ (we found an outlet and got some nice deals :evil ). It worked for a while but I think he's just too hard on stuff, and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
I <3 you for that, Mac :clap

I <3 you for that, Mac :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2015, 09:36 AM
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Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
At Home for a Week... In Oaxaca :D

http://i.imgur.com/cOQ9tGYl.jpg

Oaxaca has become a familiar city now. Every time we have mentioned Mexico for the past two years, anyone who knows mainland Mexico has said: OAXACA - GO THERE!!!...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 09:36 AM
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Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Our First Encounter with Mexican Police and Paying it Forward

http://i.imgur.com/nlQzcpIl.jpg

We headed for Cholula to have a nice view of the volcanos before heading to Puebla for the evening. (But really, you can see the volcanos from everywhere, but ...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 12:09 PM
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Posted By MyTicketToRide
Impressions of Impressive of Mexico City

http://i.imgur.com/oHv9Lxil.jpg
Smog in the City

The owner’s daughter of Teotihuacan RV Park gave us a ride into Mexico City to catch the subway. They had offered that we could keep the bikes...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Hey Antirich - that was indeed us! Glad to hear...

Hey Antirich - that was indeed us! Glad to hear from you! It was our pleasure to give you a hand that night. Hope you'll be able to spend some more time out riding/camping this season :D And thanks...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Aw shucks, Merlin III - thanks :D And Vin, I...

Aw shucks, Merlin III - thanks :D

And Vin, I couldn't help myself - I Google Imaged Semuc Champey - it looks AWESOME! Thanks for the heads up on that!
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
San Juan Teotihuacan

http://i.imgur.com/54dxGzPl.jpg
Heavy Traffic

We arrived in San Juan Teotihuacan and immediately headed to the Teotihuacan RV Park where we’d heard we could set up our tent.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 76,637
Posted By MyTicketToRide
Greetings to the Artic Tundra from Las Grutas de Tolantongo

http://i.imgur.com/KihtKdDl.png
Made this little gem for my family in New England... for anyone else digging out of 4-6ft of snow... cheers :D

We’d heard about las Grutas of Tolontongo through...
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