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Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,852
Posted By MufflerBearings
I wish I had known you two were in Joshua Tree; I...

I wish I had known you two were in Joshua Tree; I live right around the corner (I can sneak in the back way on my dirt bike :evil). I would have liked to have shown you the fun route through the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,730
Posted By MufflerBearings
Money well spent, Samalama. Even though you will...

Money well spent, Samalama. Even though you will all swear to each other prior to the trip, "We will never ever ride at night" because we all know it is silly and dangerous to ride at night in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,672
Posted By MufflerBearings
Nice ride! You scooter guys are the real...

Nice ride! You scooter guys are the real adventurers!:thumb
Forum: Latin America 11-29-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By MufflerBearings
I'm looking at this one for a trip next year: ...

I'm looking at this one for a trip next year:

http://nicamotoadv.com/

I think the owner is an inmate here. (Salcar?)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-27-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,372
Posted By MufflerBearings
Any day that ends at San Francisquito is a Good...

Any day that ends at San Francisquito is a Good Day! :jose

http://skibum934.smugmug.com/Other/Baja-April-2014/i-GXTMHNK/0/L/Baja%20April%202014%20133-L.jpg...
Forum: Americas 11-21-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By MufflerBearings
Hey Twisted-Hog! I just recently returned from...

Hey Twisted-Hog! I just recently returned from another ride down there to see the 1000. I'm surprised the usual suspects are not chiming in; maybe they're all riding down south?





...
Forum: Americas 11-17-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By MufflerBearings
If you're as ignorant about GPS as I am, get the...

If you're as ignorant about GPS as I am, get the Baja Almanac. Even if you know your way around a GPS, the Almanac can be incredibly helpful, as it shows things (like missions) that GPS might not.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-17-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,430
Posted By MufflerBearings
It was a pleasure chatting with you in Ojos...

It was a pleasure chatting with you in Ojos Negros, Ratman. I wussed out on camping and instead stayed at the youth hostel in Ensenada to see the bikes leave the line in the morning. But I wish I had...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By MufflerBearings
Thanks for the report and pics, BC. I often ride...

Thanks for the report and pics, BC. I often ride Baja, but I've lately been thinking about a trip to El Golfo and Puerto Penasco. Starting from home in the Coachella Valley, I would take the same...
Forum: Americas 11-09-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,590
Posted By MufflerBearings
I'm crossing at Tecate solo on Nov. 11, and don't...

I'm crossing at Tecate solo on Nov. 11, and don't have much of a plan other than trying to take in contingency on the 12th. After that, maybe out to Valle T to find a good vantage point, or south to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,846
Posted By MufflerBearings
I know I'm resurrecting a five year old ride...

I know I'm resurrecting a five year old ride report, but I wanted to thank Bisbonian for the information. I really enjoyed the well-written and humorous narrative. I'm planning a ride in the...
Forum: Americas 09-08-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,530
Posted By MufflerBearings
Living as close to the border as I do, I ride at...

Living as close to the border as I do, I ride at least the northern part of Baja pretty frequently, and have made a couple trips further south, the most recent trip being in April of this year. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 88,979
Posted By MufflerBearings
You had me at: "Either get over it or go read...

You had me at: "Either get over it or go read about yet another BMW GS trip." :lol3

I'm a big fan of ambitious trips on cheap bikes, so I'm in. :thumb

And do I see a skateboard strapped on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,867
Posted By MufflerBearings
I've been over the road to Mision San Javier and...

I've been over the road to Mision San Javier and on to Highway 53; how did I miss that roadhouse? Guess I'll have to go back so I can get a sticker.

This RR was a terrifically entertaining read...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,267
Posted By MufflerBearings
Thanks for following along, BRUTSQD! I was down...

Thanks for following along, BRUTSQD! I was down there again this year around the same time you and Phoenix were riding; too bad we didn't cross paths.
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,267
Posted By MufflerBearings
If you ever find yourself in SoCal and want to do...

If you ever find yourself in SoCal and want to do an easy weekend ride around northern Baja, PM me. We're down there pretty frequently.:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,267
Posted By MufflerBearings
Why yes! I did see a few VW's... Hey wait a...

Why yes! I did see a few VW's... Hey wait a minute - are you mocking me? Just for that, I'm going to subject you to a few more:D.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,634
Posted By MufflerBearings
Great report. Baja ride reports always get the...

Great report. Baja ride reports always get the wheels turning in my head; let's see... if I pack up the KLR tonight, I could make Valle T by noon tomorrow...

I'm impressed that you thought to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,052
Posted By MufflerBearings
:clap. I'm really looking forward to this. I...

:clap. I'm really looking forward to this. I thoroughly enjoyed your last Mexico ride report. Your reports encourage me to venture out far from home on my elderly K75.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-03-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4,236
Views: 605,967
Posted By MufflerBearings
http://skibum934.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KLR-milk-...

http://skibum934.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KLR-milk-crate/i-fNnkMXK/0/L/IMG_8714-L.jpg (http://skibum934.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KLR-milk-crate/30632208_JqH3qf#!i=3361633736&k=fNnkMXK&lb=1&s=A)

My...
Forum: Americas 05-28-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,179
Posted By MufflerBearings
Another vote for Las Casitas Hotel if you stay in...

Another vote for Las Casitas Hotel if you stay in Mulege. Friendly folks that run the place and very secure moto parking in the courtyard:
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,867
Posted By MufflerBearings
Excellent. I've been waiting for this one since...

Excellent. I've been waiting for this one since your trip planning thread from some time ago!:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,383
Posted By MufflerBearings
Nice running into you guys in Mulege. It's always...

Nice running into you guys in Mulege. It's always good to see other KLRistas down south. Looks like a great ride (except for the repeated attempts to ride beach sand; KLR + beach sand = :muutt).
Forum: Americas 04-13-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By MufflerBearings
Damn, wish I could go back. I just returned from...

Damn, wish I could go back. I just returned from that sandy, rocky inhospitable place :D and saw your reply to my "riders wanted" post. Sadly, my boss would not be stoked if I took next week off in...
Forum: Americas 04-04-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By MufflerBearings
:fyyff

:fyyff
Forum: Americas 04-04-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By MufflerBearings
Oneway, I'll send you a PM next time I go. I'm...

Oneway, I'll send you a PM next time I go. I'm down there on shorter trips pretty frequently.

At this point, I'm just hoping I run into some other riders around coco's that might permit me to...
Forum: Americas 04-02-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By MufflerBearings
Thanks Scubalong! Maybe next time - looks like...

Thanks Scubalong! Maybe next time - looks like you're local. I head down south on shorter rides pretty frequently, so I'll post up again for the next one, hopefully with a little more notice.
Forum: Americas 03-31-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By MufflerBearings
I'll be watching for you and keeping an eye on...

I'll be watching for you and keeping an eye on your RR!
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,383
Posted By MufflerBearings
Sweet! More KLR's in Baja! :D I'll be headed...

Sweet! More KLR's in Baja! :D I'll be headed south the same week (crossing at Tecate one day behind you), so I'll keep my eyes open for you guys. I'll buy the first round of Tecate's if I catch up...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By MufflerBearings
Baja April 5-13: Wanna go?

I know this is short notice for most folks, but I thought I'd throw it out there just in case. I'm riding down the Baja penninsula as far as Mulege the week of Saturday April 5 through Sunday April...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,267
Posted By MufflerBearings
Thanks for reading. It wasn't a very challenging...

Thanks for reading. It wasn't a very challenging route (I think I could ride most of it on my old K75 - slowly), but the scenery was awesome. I still want to return on a real dirt bike to check out...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,267
Posted By MufflerBearings
This. :deal I didn't mean to suggest that I...

This. :deal I didn't mean to suggest that I wouldn't get a tourist card and other required documents on my next trip - just that no authorities checked for them during this trip. I'm happy to comply...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-28-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,037
Posted By MufflerBearings
Thank you for that!:clap I rode KOFA for the...

Thank you for that!:clap I rode KOFA for the first time over Thanksgiving (also solo). I need to spend more time there before it gets hot. Did you consider staying at the KOFA cabin?
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,338
Posted By MufflerBearings
Great report. I've spent time around the DF, but...

Great report. I've spent time around the DF, but didn't have access to a motorbike. I'd love to get back to the place and ride someday. Good to know I can rent a decent moto there. Thanks for taking...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,362
Posted By MufflerBearings
I'm jealous as hell. Don't be surprised if the...

I'm jealous as hell. Don't be surprised if the Mexican military seizes your camo'd DR for their "official use!" :gun2
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4,121
Views: 1,006,674
Posted By MufflerBearings
Abandoned ranch house somewhere in Baja: ...

Abandoned ranch house somewhere in Baja:

http://skibum934.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Coyote-Cals-Oct-2013/i-zpGw4Rq/0/L/Coyote%20Cal%27s%202013%20024-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,783
Views: 380,434
Posted By MufflerBearings
Unimpressive camera work, but it sure looked cool...

Unimpressive camera work, but it sure looked cool in person. Near Palm Springs tonight.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8,540
Views: 2,099,055
Posted By MufflerBearings
My big girl on the way home from the King of the...

My big girl on the way home from the King of the Motos race today (spoiler: I didn't win):
...
Forum: Racing 02-02-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,728
Posted By MufflerBearings
I rode up to see the race today, so I thought I'd...

I rode up to see the race today, so I thought I'd share a few of my snapshots.:D Started the day on a lakebed watching the fast guys come through during the AM race:
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 108,362
Posted By MufflerBearings
Where you at? :ear This is one of the few threads...

Where you at? :ear This is one of the few threads that I check on religiously, so the lack of updates has made my work days just a little emptier over the past week. I've been really enjoying your...
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