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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-07-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7,653
Views: 6,892,124
Posted By GotaCohiba
All I could see was thew freckles!

All I could see was thew freckles!
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,517
Posted By GotaCohiba
XT225 manual

You sir just saved me $20 , thank you
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12,742
Views: 1,210,028
Posted By GotaCohiba
I cool with just riding it around town or to work...

I cool with just riding it around town or to work and back with the short links and changing to the normal links for 2 up
Oh, and I'm only 5'10" so the short links shouldnt tie me up to much I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12,742
Views: 1,210,028
Posted By GotaCohiba
Need KLR mod help

My wife and I both like to ride, but we sold our Weestrom and F650gs to payoff some bills.
We have recovered to the point that we can buy one bike.

My question is, can the seat height of the KLR...
Forum: EMEA 05-31-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 699
Posted By GotaCohiba
Africa

What month would you plan to travel and where would you cross from Spain?
Forum: Latin America 06-14-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,081
Posted By GotaCohiba
Trip

When in Dec. do you plan to leave?
Forum: Americas 04-05-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By GotaCohiba
Really not sure myself, but weather.com can be...

Really not sure myself, but weather.com can be your friend on this one.
Forum: Trip Planning 03-31-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,118
Posted By GotaCohiba
Sorry, but I had to

INZ ME PANTZ!!!!:rofl
Forum: Americas 03-31-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By GotaCohiba
Looks like the decision to cross over from...

Looks like the decision to cross over from Mazatlan through Durango was a good choice.
:evil
Forum: Americas 03-31-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By GotaCohiba
No recommendation or suggested must see or do's?

No recommendation or suggested must see or do's?
Forum: Americas 03-29-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By GotaCohiba
All the way round Mexico Dec/Jan 2010 Need HELP!!!

Hello all,

I know it's early to try to find riders, but thought I'd throw out a feeler.
I'm looking to leave South Carolina late DEC. 28ish and spend 4 weeks traveling down the gulf coast of...
Forum: Americas 03-27-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,409
Posted By GotaCohiba
Very poor planning from the start. Total...

Very poor planning from the start.
Total disregard and respect for Mexico along with the drinking.
His trip was doomed from the turn of the key.

I'm still planning my trip in Jan and will stay...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By GotaCohiba
+1 it's overpriced!!!! I picked up an 09'...

+1 it's overpriced!!!!
I picked up an 09' farkled with less than a 1000 miles for 6k
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,134
Posted By GotaCohiba
+1 on waiting to find a deal on a newer bike. ...

+1 on waiting to find a deal on a newer bike.
As you mentioned, you are not a mechanic, so why spend all your time working on an older bike.
Keep looking you'll find a good deal on a lightly used...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-25-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 31,155
Posted By GotaCohiba
Which bike

It would be the KLR for me.
When you drop it, it'll be cheaper to fix.
There's a lot to consider:
Initial cost
Maintenance
Farkle cost
Insurance
Just to name a few
All of which are higher for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2009, 01:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,152
Posted By GotaCohiba
KLR, but if the DR was still available that would...

KLR, but if the DR was still available that would be my choice.
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 54,298
Posted By GotaCohiba
48 states in 10 days!!!!! :bow If any couple...

48 states in 10 days!!!!! :bow
If any couple can do it, my money is on the two of you.

It's very obvious through your photo's that the two of you are having the time of your lives.
Ride on!!
Forum: Vendors 03-24-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By GotaCohiba
Looks like a great place to base camp from for...

Looks like a great place to base camp from for some good riding, but I guess the stay is free.
You need to update the site with rates for nightly and weekly stays.
Plus a link to a map of the local...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 54,121
Posted By GotaCohiba
TTT for any updates people may have. Looking...

TTT for any updates people may have.
Looking for places to stay along the gulf of mexico, plan on crossing at Matamoros and heading down the coastline to Campeche then cutting across and coming back...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By GotaCohiba
No budget = Dakar Budget = KLR Both...

No budget = Dakar

Budget = KLR

Both great bikes for their cost.
Forum: Americas 02-11-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,306
Posted By GotaCohiba
Glad to read the positive comments about the Guia...

Glad to read the positive comments about the Guia Roji maps, now I don't feel so bad about spending $50 on the 09' version.
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,512
Posted By GotaCohiba
Mata. to Guata.

Eduardo,


Please continue this great report, I plan to do a very similar trip next Dec-Jan.
I especially like the info on the roads and lodging as I am just getting into the budget phase of the...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,585
Posted By GotaCohiba
I like the thought of the 650, that's why I...

I like the thought of the 650, that's why I bought (my wifes F650gs):rofl
Interested in the weather myself, I've been thinking of Jan/Feb next year.
Hopefully makint the trip from South Carolina...
Forum: Americas 01-23-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,934
Posted By GotaCohiba
Sounds like a great trip, but I'm shooting for...

Sounds like a great trip, but I'm shooting for Jan 2010.
South Carolina to Panama, if time permits.
Forum: Americas 01-19-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By GotaCohiba
Sounds good, I'm fine with Guatemala and turn...

Sounds good, I'm fine with Guatemala and turn around and head up the western side of Mexico.
Panama is just one of those things that I always wanted to do.
I'm also not opposed to Panama and then...
Forum: Americas 01-18-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By GotaCohiba
Shame I have to wait a year, or I'd try to tag a...

Shame I have to wait a year, or I'd try to tag a long for a couple of weeks.
The Strom has proven to be a pretty good bike for me, let me know if you have any issues with it along the ride.
I'll be...
Forum: Americas 01-18-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By GotaCohiba
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Forum: EMEA 01-07-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By GotaCohiba
I would plan on short distance days with frequent...

I would plan on short distance days with frequent stops, if for no other reason than to make sure he doesn't fall asleep in the saddle.
Just don't plan a marathon, take your time and enjoy the...
Forum: Americas 01-02-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,026
Posted By GotaCohiba
I'd say he's just as safe there as in any big...

I'd say he's just as safe there as in any big city in the US, just tell him to watch the news at night and he won't even leave the house again.
I'd rather take my chances in Mexico than some of the...
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-01-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,487
Posted By GotaCohiba
I could easily see 2up on the strom with it...

I could easily see 2up on the strom with it taking you any where you want to go.
Biased, well maybe, but it can handle the load no doubt and gets great fuel mileage.
Throw on a new set of TKC's and...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,242
Posted By GotaCohiba
Haven't tried the others, but change the tires on...

Haven't tried the others, but change the tires on my Weestrom and I wouldn't hesitate to give Mexico the green light.
Forum: Americas 12-22-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,547
Posted By GotaCohiba
I may not use the same language, banana man uses,...

I may not use the same language, banana man uses, but an 8 yr old on the back of any bike for that distance would have been neglect.
Way tooo easy for the kid to nod off for a nap on a long day....
Forum: Americas 12-22-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By GotaCohiba
I really enjoyed Puerto Penasco in the late 80's...

I really enjoyed Puerto Penasco in the late 80's to mid 90's before it became developed.
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,200
Posted By GotaCohiba
Great report, awesome pictures!!! Just curious,...

Great report, awesome pictures!!!
Just curious, any idea how many miles you guys did?
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16,895
Views: 4,810,499
Posted By GotaCohiba
Transalp or Africa twin!!!

I hate Honda for not selling these in the U.S., BASTARDS!!!!!!
Forum: Face plant 12-15-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,781
Posted By GotaCohiba
It's hard to go the the grocery store and get a...

It's hard to go the the grocery store and get a new head.
Glad you are ok!!!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,899
Posted By GotaCohiba
After test riding the F650gs, f800gs and g650gs 2...

After test riding the F650gs, f800gs and g650gs 2 up we decided to purchase the wee.
Overall it was just more comfortable for 2 up, plus I found an 09' highly farkled and saved a good bit of the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,924
Posted By GotaCohiba
You SIR Mr. JAKE are the man. Hot wife that...

You SIR Mr. JAKE are the man.
Hot wife that rides with you!!!!
NUFF SAID!!!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-07-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,510
Views: 1,479,453
Posted By GotaCohiba
Gs

Great looking bike, just sold its twin to my brother in law, picked up a new Wee.
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,449
Posted By GotaCohiba
It's threads like this that led me to buy my 09'...

It's threads like this that led me to buy my 09' Wee.
Thanks for the post!
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