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Forum: Asia Pacific 03-31-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By twistti
Has anyone sucessfully crossed Malaysia to Indo on a bike?

Im looking at buyiing a xr250 in cambodia and riding to indo, then selling the bike at the end.
Has anyone done this?

id love to know if its possible, in relation to visa/carnets. Thanks!
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-27-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By twistti
Riding and buying a bike from Cambodia to Indo?!

Alright so I'm going riding around Cambodia in a month with friends, at first we were gonna hire bikes, but now my circumstances have changed and I've got time to ride south to Indonesia from...
Forum: Americas 02-28-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By twistti
best place to buy a cheap bike in South America

Im planning a trip to SA, originally i wanted to buy one in Los angeles, but i think getting one after the darien gap will be easiest and maybe even cheaper.

So knowing that il be coming from the...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-14-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 38,346
Posted By twistti
Just the other day, went for a little dirtbike...

Just the other day, went for a little dirtbike ride up my local tracks with a friend. About 20kms from anywhere, and in a completely random spot, there was a man in his mid 40's with a full picnic...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By twistti
I understand why they should be changed at such a...

I understand why they should be changed at such a rate, but given that I change my oil every 5000kms in my speed triple for harder riding that the XR will ever receive, I was just curious.

I have...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-12-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,373
Posted By twistti
Do you change oil as often as recommended? And how?

Im considering an XR600-650 for a Sth america trip from LA, but they say change oil every 1000kms. This wont fly with me, itd be every 2-3 tanks of fuel, not to mention expensive.
Riding on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By twistti
Do you guys change the oil as often as the XR manuals say?

I always thought the XR motors didnt need to be serviced as frequently as it says (around 1000kms depending on model)?
Im planning a trip from nth to sth america and deciding on a bike, of course i...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-06-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By twistti
Sorry about the no response, im in the middle of...

Sorry about the no response, im in the middle of a redundancy at work and have other things on my mind too. Tuckers, thats great to know you do something like that, its pretty much exactly what i was...
Forum: Americas 10-21-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By twistti
Wow man, what a great write up. I can imagine...

Wow man, what a great write up. I can imagine what you mean by finding places to stay so easily, I just thought if I was hundreds of kms from anywhere it might be a good idea to have camping gear. ...
Forum: Americas 10-20-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By twistti
Thanks for the replys. So I see all these...

Thanks for the replys.
So I see all these posts of guys riding on bmws, ktms and triumphs that are fully electronic, how do they manage? Is it pot luck and hope for the best?


Sent from my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By twistti
Buying a bike in Cali without residency?

Hey guys, I'm from Australia and want to get a one way ticket to LA, buy a XR650 or ktm 690 enduro, set it up and ride to chile.
I've got no idea of the legality of my idea though.
Am I able to...
Forum: Americas 10-20-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By twistti
Thanks for the replys. What are the laws...

Thanks for the replys.
What are the laws relating to buying a motorbike in California/British Columbia, registering it and riding out of the country down south?
I would probably be buying a one...
Forum: Americas 10-18-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By twistti
Question Aussie Riding from Canada to Santiago questions

Hey guys, im a 24yo from Syd australia, im hopefully getting paid redundancy soon and will be out of a job by April next year. Ive always wanted to ride Sth america Solo, so this is the perfect...
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