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Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 919
Posted By crashmaster
:lol3 I knew I would get one of you guys with...

:lol3 I knew I would get one of you guys with that "lost in the dark ages" comment.:lol3 Might as well put Stromberg carbs and Lucas ignition on it.:rofl
Forum: Latin America 04-15-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By crashmaster
If it was the back road out of San Pedro to...

If it was the back road out of San Pedro to Santiago, its been going on for quite a few years. I agree though, those fuckers need to be double tapped. A good reminder to never to keep anything...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By crashmaster
That's exactly the behavior due to clogged...

That's exactly the behavior due to clogged filters. I'd buy a pump too just in case, can't hurt to put a fresh pump on it as well. When I had a pump failure it might have been due to running the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 919
Posted By crashmaster
Well she hadn't been put up wet very often. I...

Well she hadn't been put up wet very often. I always was a bit anal about keeping the bike mechanically happy. You definitely don't want to neglect the maintenance of these bikes, but they will...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 919
Posted By crashmaster
Guess it all depends on the environment in which...

Guess it all depends on the environment in which it sits. Like you, I've bought a couple of long term garage ornaments that actually did pretty well, but I've bought a couple of others that needed a...
Forum: Latin America 04-15-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By crashmaster
In these 3 countries they will not process your...

In these 3 countries they will not process your import papers without the insurance, but you buy it right on the spot when you show up at aduana. Its part of the whole importation process so you...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,092
Posted By crashmaster
The simple but maybe not so elegant solution: ...

The simple but maybe not so elegant solution:

I ride with these: Etymotic Research MC5 Noise Isolating In-Ear Earphones, and an iPhone in my jacket chest pocket. Tuck the excess cord into the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 919
Posted By crashmaster
My 07 with 65,000 miles is still running tip top,...

My 07 with 65,000 miles is still running tip top, and its only been low speed dropped about 100 times, hit by a truck once, and crashed pretty freakin hard a few times. Although meticulously...
Forum: Latin America 04-14-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By crashmaster
I agree, that sucks big time, and its way out of...

I agree, that sucks big time, and its way out of the norm for S.F. I would for sure at least send an email or make a phone call to someone about the incident while its still fresh. Probably nothing...
Forum: Alaska 04-11-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By crashmaster
The more important question is why you would ever...

The more important question is why you would ever let him out in the first place!
Forum: Alaska 04-11-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By crashmaster
What about a home made pack raft? :rofl

What about a home made pack raft? :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 955,096
Posted By crashmaster
Ya tienes un pasaporte Uruguayo! :lol3

Ya tienes un pasaporte Uruguayo! :lol3
Forum: Alaska 04-11-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By crashmaster
Thanks for the pics. Looks like fun, well until...

Thanks for the pics. Looks like fun, well until you get to a 10 mile long stretch of alders of course. :lol3
Forum: Alaska 04-08-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,098
Posted By crashmaster
Man aint that the truth.

Man aint that the truth.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,234
Posted By crashmaster
60 mph with higher gusts. Patagonia flashback. ...

60 mph with higher gusts. Patagonia flashback. Even the signs take a beating. Definitely interesting riding that's for sure. :eek1
...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,086
Posted By crashmaster
I haven't tried one of CJ's wp kits. However, if...

I haven't tried one of CJ's wp kits. However, if the custom shaft will get me 36,000 miles out of a wp, I would rather pay the extra than do 2 more wp replacements.

According to CJ: - "These...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,086
Posted By crashmaster
One other possible cause to the stalling issue is...

One other possible cause to the stalling issue is if you (or the p.o.) adjusted the throttle cables without being hooked up to the computer. Mis-adjusted, it will affect the idle position of the...
Forum: Face plant 04-07-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,132
Posted By crashmaster
I have a very wide foot and the Sidi Crossfire...

I have a very wide foot and the Sidi Crossfire non-SRS fit me very well. However, the Crossfire SRS are a bit narrow. It all depends, you have to try on each boot model as they are all different.
...
Forum: Americas 04-06-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,737
Posted By crashmaster
Alphonsinas is up to $75 per room now, and the...

Alphonsinas is up to $75 per room now, and the place is packed since its pavement all the way. Because of the amount of people I saw there a few weeks ago I wouldn't be surprised if they up the...
Forum: Alaska 04-06-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By crashmaster
That has to be about the coolest bike I have ever...

That has to be about the coolest bike I have ever seen. Do they sell them at TMS? :lol3
Forum: Alaska 04-06-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By crashmaster
Whats also amazing is how fast they can move up a...

Whats also amazing is how fast they can move up a 40 degree incline.:eek1

As ammo has gotten more scarce and more expensive, I can't really shoot my .454 a couple of times a week to be even...
Forum: Alaska 04-05-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By crashmaster
That means that it will start raining next week...

That means that it will start raining next week and won't stop until it turns to snow in October. :rofl
Forum: Alaska 04-04-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By crashmaster
Thanks for the link. Last summer would have been...

Thanks for the link. Last summer would have been the time to try it for sure. Sounds like it could be multi-summer, miserable and fun adventure. Would for sure involve lots of logistics, gear/fuel...
Forum: Alaska 04-04-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By crashmaster
Cordova - Chitna: possible on a bike?

Anyone know if this old road/RR grade is at all passable, or impossible? Would I need a raft, a winch, and a chain saw? :lol3 Was thinking of giving it a shot on the WR this summer if its even...
Forum: Latin America 04-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By crashmaster
Lots still going on in Venezuela. ...

Lots still going on in Venezuela.

http://www.ntn24.com/news/
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By crashmaster
Yep, RJ and Tim are pretty darned sharp. ...

Yep, RJ and Tim are pretty darned sharp.

They are the only guys I trust with my 990.
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 955,096
Posted By crashmaster
Hola Tio! Hey amigo, I just helped you out in a...

Hola Tio! Hey amigo, I just helped you out in a very small way. Stoked and very happy that I could do it. Your southland adventures are second to none on this site. You are the SA guru. You've...
Forum: Latin America 03-28-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,941
Posted By crashmaster
If anyone runs into Jose, say "hey! you're the...

If anyone runs into Jose, say "hey! you're the guy from the internet!" and watch all his buddies about piss themselves laughing. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 955,096
Posted By crashmaster
Another great chapter of Las aventuras de...

Another great chapter of Las aventuras de Juanito! Fantastic report. Well done amigo! :clap Looking forward to more!

This is what the riding has been looking like up here while you've been...
Forum: Latin America 03-27-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By crashmaster
Thanks for the update. Wow, that became very...

Thanks for the update.

Wow, that became very pricey. :eek1 In June 2011, BGO - PTY was $675 total, using Girag and no broker needed. Of course PTY - BGO around the same time frame was $980. ...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,255
Posted By crashmaster
Run a mullet: Knobby front, 50/50 rear. No...

Run a mullet: Knobby front, 50/50 rear. No better choice for mixed long distance travel IMO. Will last the whole trip. The rear will spin and wander a bit in the loose stuff, but the front will...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By crashmaster
You're going to do just fine on that schedule. ...

You're going to do just fine on that schedule. :D

Personally, I would look at my entire kit, cut it in half, then go. Along the way, give away half of the stuff you took and realized that you...
Forum: Latin America 03-22-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,012
Posted By crashmaster
Here's one (dated) perspective from a non-local...

Here's one (dated) perspective from a non-local so take it for what its worth, which is about what you paid for it. :lol3

I rode from Matagalpa to Puerto Cabezas a few years ago with my...
Forum: Latin America 03-22-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By crashmaster
The US news media is reporting very little, if...

The US news media is reporting very little, if anything on Venezuela. Not surprising I guess. BBC has sporadic coverage of the situation. NTN24 seems to have quite a bit of coverage though.
Forum: Americas 03-21-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By crashmaster
For one, Chachapoyas to Celendin. Lots of 2000...

For one, Chachapoyas to Celendin. Lots of 2000 meter drop offs over 200-300 km, no such thing as guard rails of course. And there are many more like it in Peru. The "death road" in Bolivia is tame...
Forum: Americas 03-21-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22,510
Views: 1,666,189
Posted By crashmaster
Motos to Mexico, no contest. :D You can put...

Motos to Mexico, no contest. :D

You can put lipstick on an old jet, buts its still an old jet, and badass. The cool thing is that they turned jet fuel into a shit load of noise and smoke and...
Forum: Latin America 03-21-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By crashmaster
Everyone is different of course, but personally I...

Everyone is different of course, but personally I like to run a knobby front like the MT-21, then a dual sport 50/50 rear like an MT90, MT60. The front is where you really want the traction when...
Forum: Latin America 03-21-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,271
Posted By crashmaster
Good to see the banter, bullshit, and insult...

Good to see the banter, bullshit, and insult throwing is still alive and well! :freaky Hell, I might even make the 8,000 mile round trip just to see Lucinda and Bman go at it. :1drink

See all...
Forum: Latin America 03-19-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By crashmaster
I guess Mick never made it out of Chile from...

I guess Mick never made it out of Chile from several years ago. :lol3

http://www.rattlesnakeobservatory.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/IMG_6612MED1.jpg
Forum: Latin America 03-15-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By crashmaster
Not trying to start a shit show, but yes,...

Not trying to start a shit show, but yes, Compared to any CA country, lots of Stroms and F Zed's and such in Bogota, Medellin, Cali areas and you see them on the major paved routes through the...
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