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Forum: Day Trippin' 01-02-2015, 10:48 AM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Thank you. I'm glad I did it but this kind of...

Thank you. I'm glad I did it but this kind of riding doesn't let you see much of the beautiful scenery and experience the local customs.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-01-2015, 06:26 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
We rode most of the way about 5 mph over the...

We rode most of the way about 5 mph over the posted speed limit. The real trick is to limit stops and limit the amount of time spent during the stops.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-01-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,528
Posted By IdahoGaucho
Thank you. I appreciate your kind words.

Thank you. I appreciate your kind words.
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2014, 04:46 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Happy new year to you both. I am really enjoying...

Happy new year to you both. I am really enjoying your RR and look forward to each new adventure :wink:
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-31-2014, 04:43 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
thanks and happy new year to you too.

thanks and happy new year to you too.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2014, 04:16 PM
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Views: 3,528
Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border

Above is the certificate for the Border to Border ride and the fancy pin that goes with it. YIPEEE
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2014, 04:13 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2014, 04:12 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2014, 04:11 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border

It's official, I received my certification and the pin from the Iron Butt Association certifying my rides. Above is the certification for the Butt Burner 1500.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2014, 04:10 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-10-2014, 02:06 PM
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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2014, 07:40 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border

We still haven't received our certification from the Iron Butt Association that we successfully completed the Border to Border Insanity ride but we've both made the application. We are anxiously...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border

Bart left the freeway to head to his home at Blackfoot and I continued on to American Falls. I arrived home at 9:00 pm, Saturday, September 13. I should have gassed up in American Falls because I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,528
Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border

My beginning receipt in Los Algodones, Baja, Mexico was 7:38 am Pacific time and my ending receipt in Milk River, Alberta, Canada was 8:42 am Mountain time. Even though these receipts are over the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2014, 07:11 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2014, 07:06 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border

We arrived at the Canadian border at 8:25 am Mountain time, 23 hours and 25 minutes from the time we left Mexico and entered the United States. The border guard told us that there wasn’t anywhere in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2014, 06:59 PM
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Views: 3,528
Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2014, 06:53 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2014, 09:31 AM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border

Our next stop was Butte, Montana. We stayed in Butte a little longer that we had planned. We had originally planned only 15 minutes per gas stop but we were there about half an hour. We did ate our...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2014, 09:07 AM
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Views: 3,528
Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border

About the McCammon, Idaho area we were passing a car and a deer came bounding up to the edge of the median. Fortunately when it heard our motorcycles it turned back towards the middle of the median...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 10:11 PM
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Views: 3,528
Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border

I was having some electrical problems on my bike so we stopped just a mile or so south of Kanarraville, Utah and I tightened the battery terminals. I guess when I wired in the lead for my heated...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 06:12 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
I have traveled by land to Mexico City 3 times...

I have traveled by land to Mexico City 3 times all by different routes so I have experienced Mexico. También hablo español con fluidez. This trip wasn't about traveling and experiencing Mexico but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,528
Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border

The ride was pretty uneventful from there to Las Vegas. We gassed up in Needles, California on the way. We gassed up at the truck stop at the junction of I-15 and US93 just north of Las Vegas. We...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 12:34 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 12:29 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 11:36 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border

We took a picture of the Port of Entry but when we got closer we read the signs that said it was illegal to take pictures (oops). I crossed the border at 8:00 am Pacific time on Friday, September...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 11:37 AM
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Views: 3,528
Posted By IdahoGaucho
In Mexico

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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 06:28 AM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border

When we arrived at Los Algodones, we made it across without much fanfare. The Mexican authority only wanted to see what was in my travel bag. He asked how long we were going to be in Mexico and was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 06:22 AM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2014, 11:42 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2014, 10:58 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
I am not sure what Bart got on his Goldwing but I...

I am not sure what Bart got on his Goldwing but I got 34.85 mpg for the trip. We were pushing it pretty hard and had winds to contend with through northern Arizona and all of Nevada.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
It does only hold about a quart. I brought it up...

It does only hold about a quart. I brought it up to the level and had only about a half cup left in the bottle. It ran and shifted much better with oil in the primary.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,528
Posted By IdahoGaucho
We didn’t get a very early start the next morning...

We didn’t get a very early start the next morning but we were on the road again by about 11:00 am Pacific Thursday, September 11. We arrived in Yuma, Arizona about 4:30 pm Pacific and checked into...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,528
Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2014, 04:45 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2014, 04:30 PM
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Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border

We got away about 3:00 pm and headed south. Bart rides a 2003 Honda Goldwing and I ride a 2003 Harley Davidson Road King. We thought we'd ride to St. George, Utah or maybe even Las Vegas, Nevada...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,528
Posted By IdahoGaucho
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,528
Posted By IdahoGaucho
Border 2 Border Mexico to Canada

I am not very computer literate but wanted to post our story of our trip doing the Iron Butt Association´s Border to Border ride. I have been riding since I was 11. My first bike was an old...
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