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Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,388
Posted By macrosse
This all looks familiar

Pablo! Que paso? This RR is bringing back way to many memories. I'm glad your getting to see all the stuff you missed out last year. I'm back in Portland, so soon as I find a job and save up some...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 75,441
Views: 7,970,185
Posted By macrosse
Quick question

I've got a 2008 XR650L with 19,000 miles on it. It has a oversized tank, skid plate, new chain and handle bar risers. I'm kinda broke and need money for school so I'm thinking (JUST THINKING) of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 168,017
Posted By macrosse
I just got back a couple months ago from a 8...

I just got back a couple months ago from a 8 month trip through Mex and central America and boy are you going to have a blast. If you have any questions feel free to ask. Oh, and a great way to meet...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
Ummm...

Ummm...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
Sorry it's been so long, I shipped my computer...

Sorry it's been so long, I shipped my computer back home so I would lighten up my bike. I bought some new tires that were 90 dirt and 10 road so I could have some extra traction on the TAT then hit...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
I was using the tires that came with the bike....

I was using the tires that came with the bike. The first back tire got 6000 miles and the second back tire got 7000. The front tire got about 13,000 and still was decent when I changed it out.
Forum: Americas 05-28-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,709
Posted By macrosse
What are the exact dates you are going to be...

What are the exact dates you are going to be hitting the trail? I'm looking to find people to ride with. I'm planning on June 10th. Have fun and ride safe!
Forum: Americas 05-28-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,587
Posted By macrosse
I'm headed out on the TAT June 10th if anyone...

I'm headed out on the TAT June 10th if anyone wants to join me.
Forum: Canada 05-28-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,123
Posted By macrosse
My dates are final! I have my maps/roll chart and...

My dates are final! I have my maps/roll chart and I'm hitting the trail June 10th. Anyone wanna go? I don't mind doing it by myself since I've been on the road since Sept 23rd but I keep hearing...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
It would have been raining the whole time I would...

It would have been raining the whole time I would have been in Key West so I just skipped it. His B-day party is May 30th.

I'm almost ready for the TAT. I will be starting it June 10th. All I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
Ok ok, I will update. So Darrell and Cher said...

Ok ok, I will update. So Darrell and Cher said they would show me around New Orleans and I thought it would be nice to have some company. He ended up leaving the GS 900 at home and rode his 1000...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
I was stationed in 29 Palms for a year and...

I was stationed in 29 Palms for a year and Virginia Beach VA for 3 1/2 years. It was a tough time...:lol3 :rofl
Forum: Americas 05-13-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By macrosse
Check out my GOING ALL OUT RR down below. I have...

Check out my GOING ALL OUT RR down below. I have tons of pics of my Mex/Guat/Belize trip. If you have any questions feel free to ask.
Forum: Americas 05-13-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By macrosse
Check out my RR down below. I have tons of pics...

Check out my RR down below. I have tons of pics of my Mex/Guat/Belize trip. If you have any questions feel free to ask.
Forum: Americas 05-13-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By macrosse
I just left Mexico a couple weeks ago but if you...

I just left Mexico a couple weeks ago but if you have any questions feel free to ask or you can just check out my road report. It's GOING ALL OUT! The link in in red down below.
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
I ended up finding another couch to crash on and...

I ended up finding another couch to crash on and the guy and his roommates were really cool. I didn't take very many pics but I did get one of him and his dog doing a trick.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
Thanks for the kind words. She's in a better...

Thanks for the kind words. She's in a better place now but after all of my close calls on this trip I know she is still looking over me. I should be thanking you, THANK YOU... for your tax dollars!...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
My mom and her boyfriend wanted to come visit me...

My mom and her boyfriend wanted to come visit me so I headed to San Pedro Island. I couldn't find a place to store my bike so I hitched a ride from this THING called "D". I don't even know where to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
So I left Guatemala and headed to Belize. ...

So I left Guatemala and headed to Belize.

Road to Belize
http://i586.photobucket.com/albums/ss305/macrosse2/DSCF9398.jpg

I wanted a souvenir before I left so I bought a machete. Notice the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
After settling in the hostel, I headed to Tikal. ...

After settling in the hostel, I headed to Tikal.

http://i586.photobucket.com/albums/ss305/macrosse2/DSCF9045.jpg
http://i586.photobucket.com/albums/ss305/macrosse2/DSCF9085.jpg

Is there...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
I know I should have reinforced it buuuut, I...

I know I should have reinforced it buuuut, I think it should hold as long as I don't do to much off road. It looks like a lot of stuff but the big plastic bag is just some cloths and a bike cover. I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 1,058,153
Posted By macrosse
It's kinda crazy if you think about it. Out in...

It's kinda crazy if you think about it. Out in the middle of nowhere and we cross paths. Maybe I will see you in TN when I start the TAT. Ride safe!
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
The day before I left I saw this place and...

The day before I left I saw this place and couldn't help but laugh.

http://i586.photobucket.com/albums/ss305/macrosse2/DSCF8920.jpg

I had BBQ with some friends and on the way back we got stuck...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
I will be staying at Tikal for a day to check out...

I will be staying at Tikal for a day to check out the ruins then headed to a place called Barton Creek in Belize. It's up in the mountains and they have free camping. I will be there a few days and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
My bike hasn't had any problems yet. (Knock on...

My bike hasn't had any problems yet. (Knock on wood) But I am having a hard time checking the oil. I have read that it's kinda tricky and I have followed the manual but it's never the same. It seems...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
It's almost been 3 weeks here in Antigua and I...

It's almost been 3 weeks here in Antigua and I will be hitting the road in a few days so I thought I would add some more pics before I leave.

I looked around for this kids parents but it looks...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,710
Posted By macrosse
Thanks for all the info! I had to cancel my...

Thanks for all the info! I had to cancel my vehicle pass when I entered Guat because it was about to expire so I will have to get another one. I will keep in touch and maybe I will see you on the...
Forum: Americas 03-14-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By macrosse
Tat July 1st

I'm starting the TAT July 1st if anyone wants to join. I plan on riding 200 miles a day and taking lots of pics. I will be riding a 2008 Honda XR650L which has:

1. Aceribis 5.8 gal tank
2. 2" Rox...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,710
Posted By macrosse
Tell me more about the Belize border. Do you need...

Tell me more about the Belize border. Do you need a vehicle permit for Belize? Does it have a ton of people trying to help you through like the MEX/GUAT border? I'm basically 1 month behind you on...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
Yesssss, the pictures are back! Enjoy!

Yesssss, the pictures are back! Enjoy!
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
Well, I was actually thinking of a ride that does...

Well, I was actually thinking of a ride that does dip down into MEX. This was my thought. Ride down through Baja, take the ferry over, check out Copper Canyon, cross back over the border, take the...
Forum: Latin America 03-08-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By macrosse
Anyone in Antigua?

I was wondering if anyone was around this area or will be in the next 3 weeks? I will be riding to Belize in 3-4 weeks and would like to find a riding buddy. I just now read all of the horror stories...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
I have 3 weeks of school here but I think I might...

I have 3 weeks of school here but I think I might want to stay for an extra week or 2 if I'm having fun. I just have to be in Belize on the April 12th. The school in Oaxaca was a Don Quijote school...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
If you're wondering why I didn't take very many...

If you're wondering why I didn't take very many pics, it's because I was riding around with a sinus infection and a 101.4 degree temperature. Enough whining!

Back on the road again and what do you...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
If I read the terms right, the pics should be...

If I read the terms right, the pics should be back up next month. Until then, I made a new account. Here are some new pics to tide you over until I can update it again Antigua Guatemala.

Oaxaca
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
Bad news!

It looks like I'm going to be getting rid of this thread. I'm cheap and I don't want to spend the money to pay for a photobucket account and I have reached my limit for pics. I wish you all safe...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
I headed out the next morning before the sun came...

I headed out the next morning before the sun came up so I could put some miles behind me. There wasn't much for scenery on the way to Puerto Escondido except some small towns and some hills.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
Nope. I'm hoping all of my shots from the Marines...

Nope. I'm hoping all of my shots from the Marines are still up to date. If not, eh!
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
Adios Vallarta

The day started off late. After loading up my bike and eating breakfast I was in the process of saying goodbye to my girlfriend when I heard her gasp and then heard my bike fall over. I turned around...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,524
Posted By macrosse
I never mentioned that Paul ended up storing his...

I never mentioned that Paul ended up storing his bike at his buddy's house and flew back home. Well he came back to pick his bike up but before he left Portland I bought a bunch of stuff and had it...
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