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Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,071,595
Posted By jkam
Great to see you out and about enjoying the world...

Great to see you out and about enjoying the world John.

it is such an interesting report you have as it is all over the map, yet it all comes together so nicely.

Thanks again for keeping us in...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,195
Posted By jkam
I would live in Tucson and commute to Phoenix....

I would live in Tucson and commute to Phoenix. Oro Valley on the north end of Tucson would be a good choice and an easy enough commute the back way up to Phoenix.

Maybe even Oracle if you want a...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,462
Posted By jkam
I've been using Revit Sand gloves for a few years...

I've been using Revit Sand gloves for a few years now and they have been pretty durable.

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSESS9Wun1rQAyiSTObZMxzv-uDx0WONEKVHSexB-3-7Huc1yLR
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,574
Posted By jkam
As a fellow Sherpa owner, it is nice to see them...

As a fellow Sherpa owner, it is nice to see them out and about doing what they seems so well at handling.
You have a nice feel for life and a great way of letting us in on it with this great report....
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,071,595
Posted By jkam
Mele Kalikimaka Juanito. <iframe width="420"...

Mele Kalikimaka Juanito.

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/hEvGKUXW0iI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,071,595
Posted By jkam
Muy bien Juanito! Good to see you out and...

Muy bien Juanito!

Good to see you out and about again, this last update reaffirms that you are indeed loco but the Sherpa handles that well.

Safe travels amigo.
Forum: Americas 08-24-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,979
Posted By jkam
Here is a link for online vehicle permits. ...

Here is a link for online vehicle permits.

https://www.banjercito.com.mx/registroVehiculos/
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 707,049
Posted By jkam
On my Sherpa I use the Skinko 705. The front is...

On my Sherpa I use the Skinko 705. The front is the 90/90/21 and the rear is the 4.10-18.
I have a hight front fender so no issues with clearance. This is my second set and the first set had 10,000...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,027
Posted By jkam
OK. When you pass by a city with a Cost Plus...

OK.
When you pass by a city with a Cost Plus World Market stop, go in and head to the section with the sample sizes.
Go wild, they have tons of great treats in easy to transport sizes. Meat and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 707,049
Posted By jkam
I'm on my second set of Shinko 705's and they...

I'm on my second set of Shinko 705's and they have been pretty good for as cheap a tire as they are. Under $100 for the pair sized 90/90/21 front
and 120/80/18 rear. Nice compromise for all around...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,071,595
Posted By jkam
Hola Juanito. I was thinking (we know,...

Hola Juanito.

I was thinking (we know, that's troubling) that it would be interesting to continue this ride report in certain areas.
I'd love to know for instance, your cost per day once back in...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,410
Posted By jkam
The beast, somewhere out there. <a...

The beast, somewhere out there.

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/18588253@N07/2042122132/" title="Loaded BMW 1100 GS by jkam69, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,894
Posted By jkam
That is a good choice to consider. Plenty of 18...

That is a good choice to consider. Plenty of 18 inch dual sport tires to fit, low enough seat height, maybe a little heavy and not much ground clearance but overall something for the OP to think...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,894
Posted By jkam
The Super Sherpa with stock gearing will cruise...

The Super Sherpa with stock gearing will cruise all day at 65 mph in the flats and not be bothered at all. I've had mine at 70 on the interstate for over 100 miles and that was wringing it out. Put a...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,046
Posted By jkam
Sierra BMW is discounting the regular C3' might...

Sierra BMW is discounting the regular C3' might be able to work with them on the Pro.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=863632
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,071,595
Posted By jkam
Stealth paparazzi is muy importante when in...

Stealth paparazzi is muy importante when in places with such beautiful women.
Practice hip shots, they make you less conspicuous.

Safe travels mi Hermano de adventura.
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,071,595
Posted By jkam
Bout time you started including the beautiful...

Bout time you started including the beautiful women on your epic journey.
I know, you want to be a gentleman and not intrude, maybe even a little shy like me.
Keep up the good job Juanito, this...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,071,595
Posted By jkam
Superb update señor Juan. The Sherpa is...

Superb update señor Juan.

The Sherpa is looking good and if you have to do the mocha mud mix mad dash then you were on a good bike. Light, not bloated with gear and ridden with the right attitude....
Forum: Americas 02-10-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,817
Posted By jkam
Forget the truck camper and get a van. With the...

Forget the truck camper and get a van.
With the van you can park anywhere and be stealthy, especially if you find the right van.
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By jkam
Welcome to the asylum buma. :wave There are...

Welcome to the asylum buma. :wave

There are disc locks that attach to the brake disc. They are OK but if a thief is determined they will get the bike.
A chain or cable lock is OK and together...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,900
Posted By jkam
It's really refreshing to see such excellent...

It's really refreshing to see such excellent customer support, especially for a free product. :D
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,900
Posted By jkam
Just downloaded, thanks. I am on a limited...

Just downloaded, thanks.

I am on a limited Internet plan as a full time RV'er. The app was a small download but the magazine was pretty big, at least it took up some megabytes on my monitor. Will...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By jkam
I had the same experience with mine and pulled...

I had the same experience with mine and pulled the batteries.
2 weeks ago my bike was stolen about 15 feet from where I was sleeping in my RV.
Bike front end was picked up and it was dragged into...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,071,595
Posted By jkam
Hola mi Hermano Juanito. I've been following...

Hola mi Hermano Juanito.

I've been following along from the start and have to commend you on your attitude, perspective, wit and humor. This is one of the best ride reports EVER here on ADV.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,620
Posted By jkam
My RTW 1100GS was loaded way worse than this guys...

My RTW 1100GS was loaded way worse than this guys bike. He does have too many electronics and could do without 2 sets of rain gear but overall, he packs what he feels he'll need and use.

I had a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 46,425
Posted By jkam
G'day Sean. :wave I'll follow along. ...

G'day Sean. :wave

I'll follow along.

Safe travels mi amigo.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-19-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 13,102
Posted By jkam
G'day Sean. :wave Are you sticking with the...

G'day Sean. :wave

Are you sticking with the 17" rear wheel?

Any thoughts on going with an 18" to be able to find a tire easier?
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 392,470
Posted By jkam
Some are better than others, you are savvy enough...

Some are better than others, you are savvy enough to figure out the scams.

¡feliz cumpleaños! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 392,470
Posted By jkam
Trying to keep an eye on you. :D Safe...

Trying to keep an eye on you. :D

Safe travels amigo.
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 392,470
Posted By jkam
I didn't see you zip up the pocket you keep your...

I didn't see you zip up the pocket you keep your wallet in, not a good habit to get into. :nono

Enjoy Guatemala mi hermano.
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By jkam
I've been carrying a solar panel for over 7 years...

I've been carrying a solar panel for over 7 years now and find them to be a useful addition to my gear.

Latest is a Sunlinq 12 watt folding panel by Global Solar...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,044
Posted By jkam
Then you haven't used a newer down bag with a...

Then you haven't used a newer down bag with a waterproof cover.
If a down bag is used properly and mostly with a liner, then they don't need cleaned very often at all.

I agree that a good non...
Forum: Americas 07-09-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By jkam
I use Verizon mobile broadband with one of the...

I use Verizon mobile broadband with one of the USB modems and it works pretty well. The coverage is better than anyone else but still isn't everywhere, especially out west. You might need to use free...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,044
Posted By jkam
For me, I like to buy things once, even if it is...

For me, I like to buy things once, even if it is really expensive at the time.
The longer you have and can use it the cheaper overall it becomes.

My Ponderosa was about US $400 ten years ago....
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,210
Posted By jkam
I have had my Glock E tool for many years now and...

I have had my Glock E tool for many years now and like it. It packs down small has an adjustable handle and inside the handle is a saw blade that attaches so you can cut wood or remove downed trees...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,044
Posted By jkam
If you want to do this once then I suggest a...

If you want to do this once then I suggest a Western Mountaineering (http://www.westernmountaineering.com/) bag of your choice ( I have the Ponderosa now for 10 years) and an Exped...
Forum: Americas 07-07-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By jkam
G'day Bob. :wave If you can't give advise...

G'day Bob. :wave

If you can't give advise to the guy, then why bother posting? I'm going to give you shit for doing this, again and AGAIN.

Not everyone is map or route savvy. You can help if...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-07-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 13,102
Posted By jkam
I've used Travlang (http://www.travlang.com/) for...

I've used Travlang (http://www.travlang.com/) for learning some words/ phrases in whatever language I needed during my travels.
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 392,470
Posted By jkam
Got to love topes and the opportunity they...

Got to love topes and the opportunity they provide to get around cars and trucks.

Keep it coming mi hermano.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-03-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 13,102
Posted By jkam
G'day Sean. :wave Not sure if you covered...

G'day Sean. :wave

Not sure if you covered this or not, haven't read everything yet.

Get a duplicate of your drivers license. There will be a time when a cop or border stop might not want to...
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