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Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 65,310
Posted By dnunley
Hey Eddy, after meeting you in Caliente, NV the...

Hey Eddy, after meeting you in Caliente, NV the other day, I checked out your thread and I'm in. I was the guy on the KTM 990 heading back to CA after the Adventure Rally in Taos. Your pics/vids are...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 08-10-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 605
Posted By dnunley
Ishi Wilderness - Black Rock

Easy ride on fire roads. A little steep and rocky entering/leaving Mill Creek drainage, but nothing too challenging. There's a little unimproved campground at Black Rock, right on the creek which...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-24-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,304
Posted By dnunley
Doesn't seem to be a KTM dealer in Taos??

Doesn't seem to be a KTM dealer in Taos??
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-16-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 20,410
Posted By dnunley
I've got the GPS tracks for Lassen/Modoc. They...

I've got the GPS tracks for Lassen/Modoc. They probably do need updating as you say. I know at least one of the gas stops no longer has service, and suspect USFS anti-OHV zeal may well have closed...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 20,410
Posted By dnunley
Probably snowbound in May

If you've read most of this 7 year old thread, they had concerns about snow in late June, and indeed, hit some. Elevations from 6K - 8K if you do both Lassen and Modoc CBT. I'm thinking of trying...
Forum: Latin America 04-08-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,952
Posted By dnunley
Just did the trip from California to Costa...

Just did the trip from California to Costa Rica...roads are very good in Guatemala, and El Salvador. We just shot across Honduras 75 miles to Nicaragua so can´t comment on that country. Nicaragua´s...
Forum: Latin America 04-08-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,155
Posted By dnunley
IMHO, four days to ride the length of Mexico,...

IMHO, four days to ride the length of Mexico, even on cuotas is optimistic. I am in Costa Rica now, having just done the trip from California. You don´t make the time you think you will. Toll stops,...
Forum: Latin America 02-20-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,628
Posted By dnunley
KLR tires

You probably won't be able to get Metzler Tourance rubber in Antigua, but these are, IMHO, excellent street oriented dual sport tires. I have a set on my KLR and they are very durable for pavement...
Forum: Latin America 02-05-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By dnunley
USA to Costa Rica with temporary reg

A buddy who lives in Costa Rica is buying a new bike in California, and riding it with a group back. Dealer will give temporary registration in his name at time of purchase, but it takes 6 - 8 weeks...
Forum: Latin America 09-27-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By dnunley
CR trip

Hey Mike,

Bike Week is end of Feb. 1st week in March right? Not a problem for me. In fact, I wouldn't mind leaving around mid-March or so anyway. Too bad we're on opposite sides of the country. I...
Forum: Latin America 09-23-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By dnunley
California to Costa Rica Spring '08

I'm looking for riding partners for this trip next year. This is attempt #2 as last year, there were just two of us and my buddy's bike blew up halfway into Mexico, effectively ending the journey....
Forum: Latin America 04-17-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By dnunley
Flyboy350, Whatever you do, avoid the...

Flyboy350,

Whatever you do, avoid the International Travel Maps from ITMB. These have been touted as wonderful, but I bought several for a recent (abortive) Central American trip and they suck,...
Forum: Latin America 03-11-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By dnunley
Mexico Hwy 2 - cuota o libre?

'Nother newbie question now that I'm changing my route into Mexico. Mexico Hwy 2 from San Luis towards Hermasillo..........is this toll or no?
Forum: Latin America 03-10-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By dnunley
Anything on the Mexican side?

Anything on the Mexican side?
Forum: Latin America 03-10-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By dnunley
Rendezvous spot in Nogales?

I'm meeting another rider in Nogales, not at the border crossing, but in the town and wanted to know if someone can suggest a likely location, easy to get to and close to Mexico 15?
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By dnunley
MSR ISDE pants

I bought a pair of these pants sometime ago because I wanted an enduro-type pant with pockets that was waterproof. The company, and the dealer advertise these as waterproof, but in fact, they...
Forum: Regional forums 02-25-2007, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By dnunley
Well, really depends on how much of the country...

Well, really depends on how much of the country you plan on seeing, i.e. sidetrips. I'm leaving in about a month from the US to Costa Rica, plan on doing around 350-400 miles per day, enjoy the...
Forum: Latin America 01-23-2007, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By dnunley
Central America March/April

Riding to Costa Rica from California this spring and have had plans with other travelers who keep bogueing out. Leaving my bike there and flying back. Not an extended sightseeng tour; I'm taking 2 -...
Forum: Latin America 01-21-2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By dnunley
bike shipping Central America to USA

A friend and I are riding from California to Costa Rica; he may need to leave his bike there and ship it back to the West coast. Anyone know of options in this regard from either Costa Rica or...
Forum: Latin America 01-15-2007, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By dnunley
I have to say that I am not impressed with the...

I have to say that I am not impressed with the ITMB maps. Borders are indistinctly marked, route numbers almost nonexistent (and tiny when they do appear), the legend is confusing, and they don't...
Forum: Latin America 01-14-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By dnunley
Acapulco - Puerto Escondido via Mex 200?

AAA Guidebook and their supposedly lousy map shows Mexico 200 connecting the above along the coast. ITMB map shows Hwy. 200 incomplete beyond the little town of Cuajinicuilapa, east. Which is lying???
Forum: Latin America 01-14-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By dnunley
OK. Thanks for the info

OK. Thanks for the info
Forum: Latin America 01-14-2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By dnunley
vehicle bond in Mexico?

US State Dept. webpage mentions Mexican law requring the posting of a bond of between $200 - $400 on your vehicle (if beyond the border zone or in Mexico for > 72 hrs.) in order to guarantee...
Forum: Latin America 10-27-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By dnunley
Thanks everyone for the replies and the...

Thanks everyone for the replies and the interest....
Part of the reason for this trip is to deliver my bike to Costa Rica where it will stay, to be used as transportation when I vacation down there...
Forum: Regional forums 10-27-2006, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By dnunley
Yeah! Thanks!

Yeah! Thanks!
Forum: Latin America 10-23-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By dnunley
Central America Feb. or March

Am planning on riding from California to Costa Rica early next year. Would like to join up with 1 or 2 others with same idea. I'm an experienced rider with good Spanish. Haven't ridden Latin America...
Forum: Regional forums 10-23-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By dnunley
other adv riding forum?

Recent computer crash with all my bookmarks lost. In addition to this one, I had logged into another adventure riding site which had more emphasis on international riding..... great message board,...
Forum: Latin America 10-17-2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By dnunley
Central America advice - past post

Several weeks (?months) back there was a post by a recent rider to Central America wherein he gave several pages of great advice about such a trip. He even created a PDF version for download. I did...
Forum: Latin America 06-12-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By dnunley
?? any probs with 2 names on title/registration

Will be riding thro Mexico and Central America early next year. My bike is titled and registered in both my name and my brother-in-law's. Also is registered in another state from my US driver's...
Forum: Americas 06-02-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 145,732
Posted By dnunley
Great stuff!

Just want to add my plaudits to Jeff for an INVALUABLE (and I'm sure, time-consuming) piece of work. I'm riding to Costa Rica next Jan. or Feb and will consider this to be my "bible." (Also helps...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-28-2006, 08:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By dnunley
Roads from Cohasset to Hwy. 32?

Can anyone help with some backroads from Cohasset east? I tried to take Ponderosa Way over to Forest Ranch, but turned back because of the Private Road/No Trespassing signs everywhere. A local told...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2006, 08:55 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 20,410
Posted By dnunley
Rode into Black Rock from Butte Meadows via FS...

Rode into Black Rock from Butte Meadows via FS 27N08 (??) yesterday on a quad, minimal to no snow, clear sailing all the way. BTW, there is a big off-road club overnighter at Yellow Creek June 30 -...
Forum: Regional forums 05-11-2006, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By dnunley
looking for company - CA to Costa Rica

I'm planning on riding from Northern California to Costa Rica, essentially an adventurous means to get my bike down there, probably in January '07. Rainy season pretty much ends in November, but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,361
Posted By dnunley
Anyone who thinks the Sierra Club is a legitimate...

Anyone who thinks the Sierra Club is a legitimate conservation organization, just interested in preserving the wilderness for posterity, hasn't been paying attention to their agenda; it is radical in...
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