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Forum: Latin America 06-25-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
Alive and well. Excellent twisties with Reaver,...

Alive and well. Excellent twisties with Reaver, and the best dual sport ride if my life the following day. Got thoroughly lost on the road to San Marco de Terazul, tried to find a bridge over Rio...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26,600
Views: 1,936,203
Posted By the schwartz
not yet - i'm flying out of jfk in 5 hours. ...

not yet - i'm flying out of jfk in 5 hours.

just wondering if i can find coverage while i'm down there in case of theft or kablooie
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 26,600
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Posted By the schwartz
motorcycle rental insurance?

Looking for short term rental insurance for Costa Rica.
My Progressive policy will only cover rentals in the US and Canada. Any advice? I emailed the company I'm renting from to ask if they offer...
Forum: Latin America 06-20-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
Insurance on rental bikes?

Any advice on insurance?
My policy with progressive only covers rentals in the US or Canada. Asked about insurance from AXR and got this response =D

"Hello sir
for the insurance ,
you are...
Forum: Latin America 06-20-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
costa rica unlimited

yeah Costa Rica Unlimited is $450 for a day including WR450, it's not a rental it's a guided tour. it sounds amazing but that's out of budget. http://www.costaricaunlimited.com/

still gonna rent...
Forum: Latin America 06-18-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
hell of a jump. i reached out to CR...

hell of a jump.

i reached out to CR Adventures, checking into bikes, WR450, whatever. I'm fine with the Tornado and don't really want a heavier bike unless it's somehow cheaper but looking into...
Forum: Latin America 06-17-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
hey, that's fantastic! i'd love to meet up, buy...

hey, that's fantastic! i'd love to meet up, buy you a beer, maybe go for a ride. i'll hit you up with a pm.

i'm not staying in quepos, it's just the closest town to where i'm at. not really...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 06-16-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,139
Posted By the schwartz
fwiw i've seen some terrible reviews of...

fwiw i've seen some terrible reviews of gpstravelmaps.
that said, the fact that they're on this forum is rather impressive.

i'm going down there next week and i'm trying cenrut. we'll see how it...
Forum: Latin America 06-16-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
no response from Johnny. Looks like I'll be...

no response from Johnny.

Looks like I'll be renting from AXR in Jaco - opting for the 250 (probably a Tornado but it might be a CRF L, I'm not really sure there's much difference between them).
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-12-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 22,928
Posted By the schwartz
out

hey guys,

i lost track of this and i'm not going to make it. i'm flying out sunday morning to Costa Rica - staying at my wife's boss's villa with her whole office as a tag-along and i'm renting a...
Forum: Latin America 06-11-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
Awesome, sent him a message and we'll see what...

Awesome, sent him a message and we'll see what comes back. Thanks.

Never mind vents, I'll skip jacket and bring pressure suit + jersey. Should be plenty of airflow. Thanks for the tip
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26,600
Views: 1,936,203
Posted By the schwartz
i somehow didn't buy my first motorcycle until we...

i somehow didn't buy my first motorcycle until we were already married. now i have 4. part of the agreement is that I'm atgatt, which i'd do anyway. we'll see if something changes down the road, but...
Forum: Latin America 06-11-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
hard stuff would be awesome :clap where's your...

hard stuff would be awesome :clap
where's your buddy above jaco? i'd much rather get a husky/berg than a tornado if given the choice (i have a husky 310 and i love it). the ktm 300 would be a dream...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 26,600
Views: 1,936,203
Posted By the schwartz
a buddy of mine got one of these, but in red....

a buddy of mine got one of these, but in red. personally i really dig the yellow. either way it's got to be a fun bike to ride. the inability to mount a skid plate kind of kills it for me though.
...
Forum: Latin America 06-09-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
hey here's a good question: i have a Garmin...

hey here's a good question: i have a Garmin Montana. What map(s) should I install on it prior to heading down?
Forum: Latin America 06-08-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
ok, i'll take it tamarindo is way way...

ok, i'll take it


tamarindo is way way further than Jaco but still probably closer than san jose.

if i can find a rental in Jaco i guess i'll call myself lucky and go from there, it's only an...
Forum: Latin America 06-08-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
This is 7 years old but implies there are rentals...

This is 7 years old but implies there are rentals in downtown Jaco. I wonder.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=342278


googling jaco i got this, http://axrjaco.net/jaco-beach-rentals/...
Forum: Latin America 06-08-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
awesome photos, thanks! i'll check out your RR...

awesome photos, thanks! i'll check out your RR later tonight. appreciate it!~
Forum: Latin America 06-08-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
Which rental shops? Anyone know of anywhere...

Which rental shops?

Anyone know of anywhere to rent on the Pacific Coast? In or near Quepos would be amazing...

I only found a few in San Jose so far. Based on where I'm staying and my flight...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-08-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,091
Posted By the schwartz
i'm heading to CR in about two weeks and going to...

i'm heading to CR in about two weeks and going to be staying near Quepos (about 1hr from Jaco). If you have any information about rentals on the Pacific Coast it would be a huge help since this...
Forum: Latin America 06-07-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By the schwartz
Costa Rica rental / tour recommendations

Traveling to CR in two weeks; I'll be staying on the Pacific coast near Quepos / Manuel Antonio National Park. It's due South of San Jose but about a 3hr drive to there.

Any advice on bike tours...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-23-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 509,421
Posted By the schwartz
West Orange 2004 Ninja fs $1400 adv price...

West Orange 2004 Ninja fs $1400 adv price http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1067442

ninja fs http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1067442
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-23-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26,600
Views: 1,936,203
Posted By the schwartz
In case it's of interest to anyone local, 2004...

In case it's of interest to anyone local, 2004 ninja fs $1400 jump on it West Orange NJ http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1067442
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 509,421
Posted By the schwartz
FREE boat trailer in West Orange 5/20, 5/21

ran into a guy giving away a boat trailer. thought i could adapt it for mc but it's big and not worth it imo.

if you need a boat trailer just go by there and tell him the motorcycle guy sent you....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26,600
Views: 1,936,203
Posted By the schwartz
any tips on street parking after 5:30 or 6:00...

any tips on street parking after 5:30 or 6:00 near 45th and 5th?

i know, dreaming right? i guess there's some in the high 30s b/t 9th, 10th, is that the closest?

edit: looks like maybe a lot of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 23,265
Posted By the schwartz
i have a harbor freight one, looks like it goes...

i have a harbor freight one, looks like it goes to 150. throwing it in the truck.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 23,265
Posted By the schwartz
Especially this with the horses. Saw a really...

Especially this with the horses. Saw a really skittish one two years ago, elderly rider struggling to control it, remember for many of them is their first time in public this year. Pull over, maybe...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-09-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 23,265
Posted By the schwartz
wow, good stuff. they all sound great, i'm...

wow, good stuff.

they all sound great, i'm really into the description of the pail ale and the saison. i've always favored beers that aren't all about dumping in a ton of hops so i like that they...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-26-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 23,265
Posted By the schwartz
Hah!. Haha You forget that I know where you...

Hah!. Haha

You forget that I know where you live.

And I bet you didn't know I'm taking off that Friday.

Second in line after Guymanbro
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-26-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 23,265
Posted By the schwartz
Amen to that om nom nom

Amen to that om nom nom
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-23-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 23,265
Posted By the schwartz
Nice thing about those total loss oil systems......

Nice thing about those total loss oil systems... Never have to do an oil change if you're constantly topping it off [emoji6]
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-23-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26,600
Views: 1,936,203
Posted By the schwartz
Stokes has roads like this? Legal? ...

Stokes has roads like this? Legal?





Pachaug? I beat the crap out if my vstrom there
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-23-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 26,600
Views: 1,936,203
Posted By the schwartz
Stepped out for lunch today to find that my bike...

Stepped out for lunch today to find that my bike replicated itselfhttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/23/cfd6ed356c47218a6306e314a21ede77.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-23-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 22,928
Posted By the schwartz
Stepped out for lunch today to find that my bike...

Stepped out for lunch today to find that my bike replicated itselfhttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/23/cfd6ed356c47218a6306e314a21ede77.jpg

Edit: posted to the wrong thread, sorry that's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26,600
Views: 1,936,203
Posted By the schwartz
thanks rob! yes i do. i just found that the...

thanks rob!

yes i do. i just found that the FS ad in my signature is broken - not sure if it expired or got nuked but the bike's still available and for sale. probably a bit shy on the HP side but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 21,150
Posted By the schwartz
hah. someone just mentioned that to me this...

hah. someone just mentioned that to me this morning. oh well. at least i got a few days of commuting in there.

i glanced at the weather report, which said "A little snow at times" and was like,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 26,600
Views: 1,936,203
Posted By the schwartz
But do you do this often enough to make it with...

But do you do this often enough to make it with the effort? And if you adapt the existing cable from alligator clamps to SAE you lose the ability to junk your car or someone else's bike
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 23,265
Posted By the schwartz
Burn it!

Burn it!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 26,600
Views: 1,936,203
Posted By the schwartz
Time to "upgrade" my v Strom? ...

Time to "upgrade" my v Strom?
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/13/c2dcca99f5b5bf7475ca852b2df7a342.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26,600
Views: 1,936,203
Posted By the schwartz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0XSIl5JlWk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0XSIl5JlWk
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