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Forum: Latin America 05-16-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 16,520
Posted By martinef
Juan, we are meeting at the Carulla on Calle 85...

Juan, we are meeting at the Carulla on Calle 85 with carrera 15 at 12. We are going to go to La Calera-Cota-Bogota lunch in Guasca.

Hope to see you there.
Forum: Latin America 05-16-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 16,520
Posted By martinef
Ride in Bogota

Hello ADVriders, my wife and I are in Bogota getting ready to go south with our sidecar.

In the mean time, we have been invited this Sunday May 18th to ride with a group of motorcycle...
Forum: Latin America 03-16-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By martinef
The bike has some easy to fix issues I can fix...

The bike has some easy to fix issues I can fix like the clutch leak (I have the parts and have done my research on how to do it). However I found that the secondary throttle body is really sticky...
Forum: Latin America 03-15-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By martinef
The bike has been sitting for a few months so the...

The bike has been sitting for a few months so the throttle is sticky. Also, I need to give a really good general maintenance to the bike to be able to keep traveling south (I can take care of the...
Forum: Latin America 03-15-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By martinef
Hey TeeVee thanks a lot for taking the time to...

Hey TeeVee thanks a lot for taking the time to write here. Have you ever been to Colombia? Please read Crashmaster post on this thread and you will have a better info about V-Stroms in Colombia.
...
Forum: Latin America 03-15-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By martinef
No it is not the same bike. This is a DL1000 with...

No it is not the same bike. This is a DL1000 with a sidecar that has been sitting for a while in Bogota.
Forum: Latin America 03-15-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By martinef
Urgent mechanic needed bogota colombia

Hello moto travelers, I am looking for a good and honest mechanic to fix and give a detailed maintenance to our DL 1000. The bike has been stored for about 6 months in Bogota and has a few problems...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 223,890
Posted By martinef
Buena Ruta!!!!

Que bueno saber de ustedes y que ya es hora de emprender el tan esperado viaje :D Nosotros estamos ahora en South Carolina y estaremos un par de años por aca, si acaso bajas por el Este los esperamos...
Forum: Latin America 11-16-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 16,520
Posted By martinef
In Bogota

Happily stuck in Bogota-Colombia :D, our moto/sidecar is in the shop waiting for parts from Japan. Since we place the order the parts are going to get here in 30 days. Nothing major, just some parts...
Forum: Latin America 11-16-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,275
Posted By martinef
In Colombia

We are in Colombia and will be here till January. We are staying in Bogota with family. Our moto/sidecar is at the Susuki shop waiting for some parts from Japan (found some parts worn out) :evil
Forum: Latin America 09-14-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,522
Posted By martinef
Almost in SA

Hello guys, the MotoNomadas team is still on the road heading south. We have been having a really nice trip so far, have met so many nice people, and have seen so many cool places too.

A little...
Forum: Latin America 05-19-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By martinef
Hey Chris, Thanks for the invitation....

Hey Chris,
Thanks for the invitation. Unfortunately, we were out of Antigua the same day you posted here. Now we are in Izabal and we'll be back in GC first week of June to fly back to the US.
...
Forum: Latin America 05-19-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By martinef
Gracias

Hi Mario,
After studying our options we decided to leave our sidecar with Guaterider. We'll be back in CA by August and keep riding south. We'll let you know when we are in ES.

Gracias
Forum: Latin America 05-15-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By martinef
HELP: Bike Storage in San Salvador, Salvador

Hello ADV mates,
After 6 months of being on the route, it is time to go back to the USA and spend some time there to be able to keep my immigrant status. So I need help with a place to leave our...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 703,471
Posted By martinef
In Mexico

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Forum: Hacks 04-20-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6,309
Views: 2,279,871
Posted By martinef
In our trip going south, Mexico 2011 :evil ...

In our trip going south, Mexico 2011 :evil

...
Forum: Hacks 04-18-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,888
Posted By martinef
Hey Guys, We hope all is well. Do not forget...

Hey Guys,
We hope all is well. Do not forget we are waiting for you guys somewhere in Central or South America to ride the sidecars :evil No rush!!!! Take Care
Forum: Latin America 04-18-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By martinef
This is right!!!

+2 :thumb Sierra Gorda is a nice place to ride. We had the chance to do a little loop and meet Eduardo and his friends (really helpful and fun people) a few months ago. TOTALLY RECOMENDED!!!


Hey...
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By martinef
Rear tire

Good looking hack :thumb

What kind of rear tire do you have on it?
Forum: Hacks 03-22-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 20,831
Posted By martinef
MotoNomadas

Riding our hack around the Americas. I am 31 and my wife 29, and having so much fun. We get a lot of atention since sidecars here are not common in these countries!!!!
...
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,475
Posted By martinef
We got the hack out of that hole and then got...

We got the hack out of that hole and then got stuck again closer to the water, impossible to move. Tide came in up to the rear sprocket, we got help getting out of there by pulling the hack with a...
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,475
Posted By martinef
Front tire

Hack handles very well!!! Tire does not show wear after 4000 miles on it :D
Forum: Hacks 03-16-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,475
Posted By martinef
MotoNomadas

Stuck on the beach in Baja California (December 2010)
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_fx0_zlQqPZM/TTj_7aW_MHI/AAAAAAAAAUs/gwBZqXeVA54/s720/DSC_0213.JPG...
Forum: Latin America 03-03-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,522
Posted By martinef
More Mexico!!!

Some from Patzcuaro and Guanajuato:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_fx0_zlQqPZM/TWlY2kQT7oI/AAAAAAAAAoM/Jy2XHN640vA/s512/DSC_0001.JPG...
Forum: Latin America 03-03-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,522
Posted By martinef
Hola GuateRider, Pues caes como anillo al dedo...

Hola GuateRider,
Pues caes como anillo al dedo porque nesecitamos algo de ayuda en Guatemala. En que parte estas? Dependiendo de tu ubicacion vamos a nesecitar un gran favor. Tambien nos gustaria ir...
Forum: Latin America 03-03-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,522
Posted By martinef
Hi MikeMike, Estamos todavia en Guanajuato y...

Hi MikeMike,
Estamos todavia en Guanajuato y estaremos pasando por Veracruz en los proximos meses. Donde estas ubicado exactamente?
Gracias
Forum: Latin America 03-03-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,522
Posted By martinef
Hi Gaston, We'll let you know if we need any...

Hi Gaston,
We'll let you know if we need any help in Ecuador or Chile, or if we need anything from Miami.
Thanks a lot for your support and good energy!!!
Forum: Latin America 02-21-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,522
Posted By martinef
In Mexico

We entered Mexico at Tecate, we did all Baja California and the crossed to main land on a ferry to Mazatlan.

We have been in Mexico for a little more than 2 months, we are trying to see as much...
Forum: Latin America 02-21-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,522
Posted By martinef
Short Report

Hello everyone,

This is a little update to let you guys know we are already on the road and we have been having a wonderful time.

Departure Date and Place: November 02 2010 Charleston,SC
Total...
Forum: Hacks 02-19-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,410
Posted By martinef
Report

Hello Hackpirate,
Our General Exclaim UHP 205/55ZR17 is holding really well after almost 9000 miles. About 6500 miles running the hack full loaded 24/7 at 30-35psi.
The tire is wearing more on the...
Forum: Latin America 02-15-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,597
Posted By martinef
MotoNomadas

We are in Guanajuato, a really cool city, and will be here for 3 more weeks.
Mexico is sooooo safe to ride and live :D
Forum: Americas 11-18-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By martinef
We made it safe

Hey Guys,
Thanks a lot for all your suggestions on the route, we could not have chosen a better one. We made it safe to Kamloops BC, hit snow just once (Livingston MT) and got a variation of temp...
Forum: Hacks 11-18-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,109
Posted By martinef
Wonderful Product

I did a real test on the Steerite a couple of weeks ago:
Charleston SC to Kamloops BC (3300 miles full loaded, passanger in sidecar, 11 days ride).

Steerite is amazing, I could ride about...
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,633
Posted By martinef
Hey Kurt, I sent your t-shirts today. Please...

Hey Kurt,
I sent your t-shirts today. Please let me know when they arrive.
Thanks
Efrain Martinez
Forum: Americas 10-28-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By martinef
Thumb Thanks

TripodTriple,
I will stay on I90W to Spokane WA and from there Hwy 2W to Hwy 97N to Kamloops BC, as you suggested.

I just got some free paper maps of the area from AAA and checked the route. I...
Forum: Americas 10-27-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By martinef
Yes, we are going to see the SideEffects guys to...

Yes, we are going to see the SideEffects guys to have some last minute stuff done on our sidecar.

We hope to be there by Nov 8-9. Thanks
Forum: Americas 10-27-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By martinef
:eek1 That does not look fun to ride, thanks for...

:eek1 That does not look fun to ride, thanks for the update. I just checked the route you suggested, and it seems to be a better idea than the one I had in mind.

From Lincoln NE-Ogallala...
Forum: Americas 10-27-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By martinef
OK so I will cross the mountains further south. I...

OK so I will cross the mountains further south. I am glad I posted this here to get some idea of how the ride is from Calgary to Kamloops....it is a NO NO!!!
Thanks
Forum: Americas 10-26-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By martinef
Question Charleston SC- Kamloops BC

Hey mates,
We were supposed to head south by Nov 08; plan has changed and now we need to go up north to have some stuff done on our sidecar in Kamloops BC-Canada. Because we would like to avoid the...
Forum: Vendors 10-26-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,633
Posted By martinef
Thumb Thanks

Hi Kurt,
Got your donation :D I will ship t-shirts this week and let you know once they are on their way.

Thanks a lot for your support
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