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Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 54,841
Posted By Snownut
There is so much to see in the surrounding areas...

There is so much to see in the surrounding areas of Yellowstone, I particularly like the North East Corner of the park heading out towards Cooke City and Red Lodge. Vegas is much more fun on bike in...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 54,841
Posted By Snownut
I've been reading (and enjoying) your RR and am...

I've been reading (and enjoying) your RR and am very familiar with the Western US areas you are posting pictures of. I was riding the North West Coast in June and love it there. Wyoming, Montana and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,493
Posted By Snownut
Looks like a great ride.. I have much envy as I...

Looks like a great ride.. I have much envy as I had some bad luck just before Gonzaga on my ride down there at New Years ending my trip prematurely. Looking forward to going back and finishing the...
Forum: Americas 03-07-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Snownut
Thank you! Healing up well, I just finished...

Thank you! Healing up well, I just finished putting the Versys back together night before last.. I just need this snow to go away now so I can go for a ride! :nod
Forum: Americas 03-07-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Snownut
Just keep in mind if anything does happen, make...

Just keep in mind if anything does happen, make sure you get an adjuster from your insurance to look at your bike before crossing back over the border. Also, ACE will pay your towing if your bike...
Forum: Americas 03-06-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Snownut
If my memory serves me correct I was $97 for 7...

If my memory serves me correct I was $97 for 7 days..

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Forum: Americas 03-06-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Snownut
After experiencing an accident in Baja a couple...

After experiencing an accident in Baja a couple months ago I was glad I went with the comprehensive.. They paid for all my riding gear along with moto repairs. I used ACE through Mexadventure and...
Forum: Americas 02-28-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 499
Posted By Snownut
First ride to Baja, things I have learned..

I thought I would add my perspective of traveling to Baja now that the dust is settling for me.. Having gone down to Baja the first of this year and being in a incident which put me in the hospital...
Forum: Americas 12-23-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
It really doesn't take much to make the KLR a...

It really doesn't take much to make the KLR a good highway traveler.. I have basically the same bike and a fork brace along with getting rid of the seagull beak front fender and replacing it with a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,222
Views: 1,139,802
Posted By Snownut
I think what you are seeing are first timers...

I think what you are seeing are first timers trying to get familiar with the easiest procedure to get across the border, and wanting to make sure they have the proper documentation, as well as best...
Forum: Americas 12-14-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,671
Posted By Snownut
tallpaul63, thank you for the notes.. Its great...

tallpaul63, thank you for the notes.. Its great to hear peoples suggestions and thoughts when they return..




I have been trying to work my way into this logic.. I'm headed down in a few...
Forum: Americas 12-06-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
Is anyone familiar with Petersen International...

Is anyone familiar with Petersen International Underwriters? (piu@piu.org) The more I look at their policy quote the more I lean toward them.. For a trip I have planned (first of the year) a...
Forum: Americas 12-05-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
I am looking into...

I am looking into https://online.piu.org/online_major_medical/start?id=a11dcc0e9a0440d139b125d85e04d772 and Medjet.. Plus I will have full coverage bike insurance with a high medical coverage. If...
Forum: Americas 11-26-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
As they say, "wherever you go, there you are"... ...

As they say, "wherever you go, there you are"... As long as its on a motorcycle or somewhere with my "toes in the water, ass in the sand" I'm happy..
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-26-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,710
Posted By Snownut
I have nothing but good experiences with Garmin...

I have nothing but good experiences with Garmin customer service.. I purchased a 450 Zumo in 07 and started having problems with it with in a year. They sent me a replacement unit which acted up...
Forum: Americas 11-26-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
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Forum: Equipment 11-25-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,932
Posted By Snownut
I read my post again and may not have been...

I read my post again and may not have been clear.. I have to have the key in unlock to take the v46 off, but the top can still be locked at the same time to prevent the lid opening. Neither button...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
I like the idea of this kit but It appears the...

I like the idea of this kit but It appears the filter is just that and not something the steripen would snap in to..
http://www.campmor.com/outdoor/gear/Product___69483
Forum: Americas 11-24-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
I saw a little solar charger in the Freedom video...

I saw a little solar charger in the Freedom video clip but didn't see it as an accessory, I wonder if that's the solar charger you mention being available in January.. What would be nice is a...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
Which one do you use? It looks like they have a...

Which one do you use? It looks like they have a number of options.. The rechargeable looks like it would be nice until that one time you need it and have to recharge it first.. AA's might be nice...
Forum: Americas 11-23-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
I've been trying to figure out how one could...

I've been trying to figure out how one could guarantee a 5 gal bottle is filtered water.. Not saying I have a general distrust (or that I don't), :wink:, but I could see some places refilling 5...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 129,071
Posted By Snownut
http://www.nieuwsmotor.nl/motornieuws/11795-contin...

http://www.nieuwsmotor.nl/motornieuws/11795-continental-trail-attack-2.html
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,932
Posted By Snownut
My V46 can be removed with the lower button while...

My V46 can be removed with the lower button while the top stays locked.. I don't think he did anything to it, just the way its designed. Still can't lock the top without the key which is a fail...
Forum: Americas 11-21-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
That may be the case, I didn't take it personal.....

That may be the case, I didn't take it personal.. :wink: I'm really not a hot head, just was rubbed wrong last week..
Forum: Americas 11-20-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
All I did was copy the alert from Canada's travel...

All I did was copy the alert from Canada's travel site.. Not trying to make a name at all, the intent was to show different perspectives.. The US may say Mexico is dangerous (along with many other...
Forum: Americas 11-20-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
Only thing that comes up with a search on their...

Only thing that comes up with a search on their site about Arizona is "retirement abroad" info.. Should that be a warning? :D
Forum: Americas 11-20-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
Turkeycreek, I think you hit the nail on the...

Turkeycreek, I think you hit the nail on the head.. We should always be aware of our surroundings and paying attention wherever we ride. I have a friend in Florida who thinks I'm nuts for wanting...
Forum: Americas 11-20-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
I always have Imodium with me when traveling.. ...

I always have Imodium with me when traveling.. Also my doc has no qualms about writing preventative prescriptions for Cipro, Zofran, and Lomatil anytime I go out of the country or for a trip south...
Forum: Americas 11-19-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,292
Posted By Snownut
I like to think I strive to be a no accident...

I like to think I strive to be a no accident driver.. I learned to ride a motorcycle on the road in Mogadishu Somalia, where as far as I'm concerned has some of the worst and senseless drivers in...
Forum: Americas 11-19-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,292
Posted By Snownut
I read a RR a while back about someone who ran...

I read a RR a while back about someone who ran into a Mexican firetruck, the moto burned up but firetruck obviously fared better. It makes me wonder if you were in an accident with a government...
Forum: Americas 11-19-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,292
Posted By Snownut
Hey, I don't mind fruitcake! Needs to be around...

Hey, I don't mind fruitcake! Needs to be around 4-5 year vintage though.. :ricky
Forum: Americas 11-17-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,292
Posted By Snownut
Off the cuff observations are like assumptions...

Off the cuff observations are like assumptions and you are most likely aware of the problems they create. Almost any post that one jumps into could be misleading or lack understanding without...
Forum: Americas 11-17-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
Great! So for a week visit a visa is needed, but...

Great! So for a week visit a visa is needed, but as long as its strictly Baja not a TVIP.. Thank you!
Forum: Americas 11-17-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
I think that's an excellent idea.. I normally...

I think that's an excellent idea.. I normally take copies for everything else, why not the title? Maybe a color copy wouldn't arouse any suspicions.. The only issue might be if your bike were...
Forum: Americas 11-17-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
I have heard a couple different takes on this.. ...

I have heard a couple different takes on this.. Can you clarify if you need a TVIP if you go into Baja Sur? I've heard if you stay North its not an issue, but if you ride through the Southern...
Forum: Americas 11-17-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24,504
Views: 1,919,049
Posted By Snownut
I was worried about the same issue but have come...

I was worried about the same issue but have come to the conclusion unless I sign the title over to a new owner it would still be classified as theft.. From what I understand a signed registration...
Forum: Americas 11-17-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,292
Posted By Snownut
It was clear to me... Granted I had already...

It was clear to me... Granted I had already investigated AAA and knew their quotes were through Mexican Insurance companies..

And from your post #25...
Forum: Americas 11-17-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,292
Posted By Snownut
Sjoerd Bakker, I apologize for posting in a...

Sjoerd Bakker, I apologize for posting in a manner which you found unacceptable and felt of no value to anyone. It seems that I am seeing more and more people being criticized for evidently not...
Forum: Americas 11-15-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,514
Posted By Snownut
IMO determining what kind of riding you will be...

IMO determining what kind of riding you will be doing is a big factor. My last AT bike was a Vstrom (1000) and currently is a KLR and a Versys. I'm not sure why the Versys is overlooked so much, I...
Forum: Americas 11-15-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,292
Posted By Snownut
I never had used AAA for Utah because in years...

I never had used AAA for Utah because in years past they didn't cover moto towing or road side service. Two years ago I saw a commercial and called to verify and they had just added it. I've never...
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