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Forum: Battle scooters 11-26-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By brecchi
Thanks, that all sounds like great advice. Ive...

Thanks, that all sounds like great advice. Ive heard completely mixed reviews about whether a 120/90 10 will work. Some say yes and some say the rim size will not accommodate it. I may just have...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-23-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By brecchi
Thanks - its a bot confusing over there. Not...

Thanks - its a bot confusing over there. Not sure if there used to be a lot more options, or if a 120/90/10 will work. Looks like Bridgestone Molas may be the only choice now just going by the...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-22-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By brecchi
Tire suggestions for An 86 Honda Elite 250

Brand new to me 86 with 1600 miles. What are you guys using?
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By brecchi
Im wondering if I can just coat the inside of the...

Im wondering if I can just coat the inside of the tank with WD-40 rather than having to remove them both and take them out of the garage and into the house..
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By brecchi
Winterizing question

Hey guys, quick question; I usually winterize my 2001 Monster 900 and 84 Honda Nighthawk CB700 by filling up the tanks and putting in some Stabil. I plan on having the tanks off and on repeatedly...
Forum: Latin America 11-21-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By brecchi
I did it for a few months. Has to be taken care...

I did it for a few months. Has to be taken care of at the aduana at the airport in Callao. No charge as I recall but you will also need to go to the tourist police station and have them verify...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-17-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By brecchi
Thanks a lot, I appreciate the info! Man - I had...

Thanks a lot, I appreciate the info! Man - I had to scoop it up...its a pristine black 1986 with 1600 miles :-)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-15-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By brecchi
Cool, I hope that MD rules are similar. Im not...

Cool, I hope that MD rules are similar. Im not sure what category a 250cc scooter falls into, but Im guessing its the same as a 250cc motorcycle.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-15-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By brecchi
New title for an old scooter

Hey guys, Im an MD resident and about to pick up a sweet 1985 Honda Elite 250 with 1600 miles on it for less than $1200. Its a sweet deal, but the owner has only a Bill of Sale ready and the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-21-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By brecchi
Paying photo gig in the Atlanta area

I already posted this in the regional forums, but I though this might be a great place to post also. I'll attach a link. I hope I am not breaking any forum rules :huh
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By brecchi
Cool2 Paying Photo gig in Atlanta...

...hey guys just putting out a feeler. I recently went to Atlanta for a week to shoot points of interest for Hertz's website for a week. Basically traveled within Atlanta and a 2 hour radius...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 975,069
Posted By brecchi
Im wondering if anyone knows for sure - Ill be...

Im wondering if anyone knows for sure - Ill be ordering the part online so I wont be able to see if the threads are the same before I buy one.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 975,069
Posted By brecchi
Petcock interchangeability?

I have an 85 CB700 Nighthawk and I am wondering if a petcock from other years and models will work. The petcocks I am finding for my bike seem to be 4 times the cost of other ones.
Forum: Latin America 08-08-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By brecchi
Ill be be down there at the end of September I...

Ill be be down there at the end of September I think. If so, I can try to help you out by bringing some things on the plane.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By brecchi
1985 CB700 upgrades.

Anyone done any? Im wondering especially about front and rear suspension, steel brake and clutch lines and some type of rear rack plate that could be attached to the grab bar. And anything else you...
Forum: Latin America 05-11-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By brecchi
Yeah - not this time guys :( I just got to La...

Yeah - not this time guys :( I just got to La Paz, 7 days from Buenos Aires on my little Chinese 250. I day to sell and I to take a bus to Cusco to catch a plane to Lima.
Forum: Latin America 05-05-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By brecchi
Cool thanks guys.....sucks, but lll have to wait...

Cool thanks guys.....sucks, but lll have to wait until next time to do it. I have to rush back to Lima to catch a flight on the 15th of May - and try to sell the bike somewhere in between....wish me...
Forum: Latin America 05-03-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By brecchi
US citizen - do I need a visa for Paraguay?

More importantly, can I get it at a land border? Im in Buenos Aires and rushing somewhat to get to LIma by the 15th of May. I dont think I have the time to wait for a visa to process at this...
Forum: Latin America 04-07-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By brecchi
Nice, but raining now and cold. A lot of folks...

Nice, but raining now and cold. A lot of folks are stuck hjere, buses not running because of flooding I think.....hope it clears up soon but I might be here for a while.
Forum: Latin America 04-06-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By brecchi
Another update - currently in Bariloche. The...

Another update - currently in Bariloche. The crossing from Pucon couldnt have been easier or more pleasant. Finally have the bike in Argentina legally! Feels good not to have to worry every time I...
Forum: Latin America 04-04-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By brecchi
In Pucon now, just an update on my crossing.... ...

In Pucon now, just an update on my crossing....

Argentina border at Paso Hachado was pretty secure - aduana and migracion in the same building and border guards and gates on both sides. Steep...
Forum: Latin America 04-01-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By brecchi
leo chile- Thanks for the advice. When I...

leo chile-

Thanks for the advice. When I left Chile and went to Argentina at Paso de Jama, Chilean customs took my aduana papers when I checked out, but I should be in their computer system....
Forum: Latin America 03-29-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By brecchi
Help me plan a route from Mendoza through the Lake District - border advice also

Currently in Mendoza and I have about 2 weeks to go south until I have to turn north to Buenos Aires. Its pretty much too late in the year for me to go all the way to Ushuaia so Im hoping to at...
Forum: Latin America 03-28-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By brecchi
I might be able to score a free pass for myself. ...

I might be able to score a free pass for myself. If so, Ill be there :D
Forum: Latin America 03-20-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By brecchi
Thanks for the advice Mike. Im in Santiago right...

Thanks for the advice Mike. Im in Santiago right now for a week of work training, and then back to Mendoza where the bike is.

Ive got about 6 weeks left and Im afraid that it might be a bit too...
Forum: Latin America 03-17-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By brecchi
I went to the aduana in Salta and they directed...

I went to the aduana in Salta and they directed me to an office where they said the would probably call Paso de Jama to fix the rror......so I left.

I did get insurance though, covering me in...
Forum: Latin America 03-11-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By brecchi
Yeah, I was thinking of going over there with my...

Yeah, I was thinking of going over there with my paperwork, but not the bike. I wonder how much crap they could give me though, when they find out the bike is here illegally at the moment?
Forum: Latin America 03-11-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By brecchi
Yep, the Argentineans. Checking out of Chile was...

Yep, the Argentineans. Checking out of Chile was a breeze. Checking myself into Argentina was easy. The problem was the last step, the Argentinean aduana.

Im already in Salta now, several hours...
Forum: Latin America 03-11-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By brecchi
Exited Bolivia illegally, entered Argentina illegally...

.....not me of course, a good friend of mine :D

It all started on my last post here; http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=959093

And now, currently in Salta, Argentina. Spent a day in...
Forum: Latin America 03-09-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By brecchi
Thanks for everything guys. I'm in Chile now,...

Thanks for everything guys. I'm in Chile now, and I'll tell you my crazy experience.....

I left Uyuni and was basically lost 50% of the time in the Salar and the surrounding areas. Its an...
Forum: Latin America 03-04-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By brecchi
OK. I wont have any food on me. I am in Uyuni...

OK. I wont have any food on me. I am in Uyuni now and would really like to know if i need to take care of immigration to Chile here, or if there are migracion and aduana services somewhere at the...
Forum: Latin America 03-04-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By brecchi
Thanks for the wealth of info guys. Hey Mike, I...

Thanks for the wealth of info guys. Hey Mike, I hope you are enjoying your last days in Bolivia, despite the fireworks.........Im leaving Potosi today for Uyuni. I have to say I am getting pretty...
Forum: Latin America 03-03-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By brecchi
Proper border crossing procedure, Bolivia to Chile to Argentina..

...currently in Potosi, and planning on going to Uyuni, the Salar, Parque Avaroa, and into Chile, staying the night at San Pedro de Atacama before heading into Argentina via Pasa de Jama.

I have a...
Forum: Latin America 03-01-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By brecchi
Hey Mike, just saw your reply on here. Yeah -...

Hey Mike, just saw your reply on here. Yeah - the road to Cochabamba! I hope you had good clear weather, Im sure you enjoyed it as much as me. Im still in Sucre for 1 more night - still loving it...
Forum: Latin America 02-21-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By brecchi
As cool as I think the Paraguay - Iguazu, BA -...

As cool as I think the Paraguay - Iguazu, BA - Uruguay idea is, I think I will try to do what hwunger says. I would be missing great things either way, so I figure Ill stick with the original plan...
Forum: Latin America 02-17-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By brecchi
South to Patagonia or east through Paraguay?....

....Im currently in Cochabamba and taking stock of my situation. I think I have about 5-6 weeks left to ride. The original plan was to go south through Argentina and to get as close to Ushuaia as...
Forum: Latin America 02-17-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By brecchi
Thanks Dan, I went to that street and got some...

Thanks Dan, I went to that street and got some stuff taken care of really cheap.

Im in Cochabamba now...........dude, you must have BLAZED through Bolivia! Ive been reading your RR, halfway...
Forum: Latin America 02-12-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By brecchi
Good cheap shop in La Paz?

Have a top end oil leak out of my cheap Chinese 250 and was wondering if anybody knew a cheap and reliable shop. Should be a really easy fix for someone with the right tools.
Forum: Latin America 02-12-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By brecchi
Luckily I just found out that have a sticker with...

Luckily I just found out that have a sticker with my plate number on it which verifies that the bike and plate are Bolivian. Confirmed by Cory from Bolivia Bound. I should be able to use this in...
Forum: Latin America 02-12-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By brecchi
I need something that actually looks legit, due...

I need something that actually looks legit, due to the gasoline restrictions here in Bolivia.
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