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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,886
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
I just came across this thread. I live in...

I just came across this thread.

I live in Truckee and I have a 950 Adventure. I was just riding today around Stampede reservoir and met a guy riding a Honda CRZ450.

He was a bit confused,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,177
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Time for some closure on this thread, almost a...

Time for some closure on this thread, almost a year later....

I am glad to report that the bike is back together and I have been enjoying some great rides with it!

I ended sending the engine...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,177
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Very large picture: ...

Very large picture:

http://www.expeditionportal.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=131337&d=1353187518
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,177
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Well, I think it's time for an update on this...

Well, I think it's time for an update on this thread.

As I mentioned before, James spent countless hours trying to figure out the issue - well he was right.

I brought my KTM back to Tahoe a...
Forum: Racing 09-23-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,480
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Good catch... I need to remind our web designer...

Good catch... I need to remind our web designer...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,177
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Everyone I am the owner of this bike...James...

Everyone

I am the owner of this bike...James has been extremely nice and put a lot of work on it trying to figure out the problem...
It seems like we are now down to the exhaust valve, so I'll...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 82,830
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Shaun you almost make me want to break up...

Shaun

you almost make me want to break up with my gf, get on my KTM and pretend I am 20 something again. Almost.

Please say hi to Tyler. He was at Panama Passage when I was there, really cool...
Forum: Latin America 10-20-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,677
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
I share your pain, having myself over extended my...

I share your pain, having myself over extended my Panama permit for 4+ months...my truck is now back in Costa Rica, but it is not going back to Panama...

:)

Christian
www.panamapassage.com
Forum: Latin America 09-30-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,125
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Check our page to see a small sample of the...

Check our page to see a small sample of the people who have gone through Mexico in the last few months.

http://www.panamapassage.com/guestbook/

Not one of these had a bad experience in Mexico....
Forum: Latin America 09-29-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 21,247
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
I think the OP may have read this post on...

I think the OP may have read this post on Jalopnik and got inspired...

http://jalopnik.com/5843759/the-ten-cruelest-jokes-played-on-car-forums/gallery/1
Forum: Latin America 09-28-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 21,247
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Dude, if this is all for real, it's pretty...

Dude, if this is all for real, it's pretty insane.

But I must say that I am also a bit surprised by this whole story, seems like there are a couple things that don't add up.

I can't imagine...
Forum: Latin America 09-28-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Setting up a monthly shared container from Panama to Cartagena?

I just came back from the San Blas islands this weekend and I kept thinking that there has to be a cheaper way to send the bikes across than the $950 Girag charges, or the $800+ for the sailboat.
...
Forum: Latin America 09-28-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,187
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Steven not sure if you got my email. I made...

Steven

not sure if you got my email. I made a phone call to our vendor and she says she can get the TKC80 on special order - about 3-4 weeks.

What she has in stock are the Dunlop Dual Purpose...
Forum: Latin America 09-22-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,068
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
hey guys just wanted to give a little update...

hey guys

just wanted to give a little update on Panama Passage. As some of you know, Shaun and I started this place exactly 6 months ago, mostly out of passion, certainly not for a living...
...
Forum: Latin America 09-22-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Well, I can tell you that we are still getting...

Well, I can tell you that we are still getting more and more bikers coming here at Panama Passage, and no one has had any problem so far!

:)

Christian
www.panamapassage.com...
Forum: Latin America 05-03-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,563
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
That's what I had been told too and that's what I...

That's what I had been told too and that's what I did in Costa Rica with my truck (you can read here (http://www.expeditionportal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=52861&highlight=panamericruiser&page=12)) ...
Forum: Latin America 05-01-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,563
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
yep, seriously, I am not sure if anything has...

yep, seriously, I am not sure if anything has changed officially, but when I left both in Costa Rica and Panama, they did not check anything at all.

Actually, they did not even swiped the passport...
Forum: Latin America 04-30-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,563
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
yes, that's what I thought too. They do stamp in...

yes, that's what I thought too. They do stamp in your passport but they don't check at the airport....so I left my truck in Panama City.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Latin America 04-25-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
P, Check this about the El Amatillo border...

P,

Check this about the El Amatillo border crossing , it should help you decide:

http://www.panamapassage.com/2011/03/how-to-survive-the-infamous-el-amatillo-border-crossing-in-honduras/
...
Forum: Latin America 04-25-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,068
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Ben, It was awesome to meet you on the road...

Ben,

It was awesome to meet you on the road - that was on of these great moments when traveling. Love the pic - next time I'll be on my KTM 950...
...
Forum: Latin America 04-11-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Ben can you come over here tonight at PP for...

Ben

can you come over here tonight at PP for a drink around 7pm? A guy just arrived from Colombia with his motorcycle and he is heading North.
Forum: Latin America 04-11-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Come over anytime - it's all the opposite here. ...

Come over anytime - it's all the opposite here. Quiet, secluded and cool.
Shaun has arrived, we'll be around all day.
Forum: Latin America 04-10-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,331
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Panny Christian here - I am Shaun's partner...

Panny

Christian here - I am Shaun's partner at Panama Passage.

We just got back from Costa Rica today to sort out our vehicle permits - it's all good now- Shaun is still on the road with this...
Forum: Latin America 04-10-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Any travelers in Panama City right now? Drinks Tuesday night?

I just got in Panama City tonight and met a guy (Ben) on a Yamaha 600 - anyone else in town? We are thinking drinks tomorrow night (Monday) or Tuesday 04/12....
Forum: Latin America 04-10-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Are-you in Panama City? I just got here today...

Are-you in Panama City? I just got here today from CR.

We'll be having drinks at Panama Passage (http://www.advrider.com/forums/www.panamapassage.com) this Tuesday - pm me if you are in town.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,516
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
you must have met them at Overland Expo...I was...

you must have met them at Overland Expo...I was there too, met him but did not really have the chance to engage in a discussion.

Christian
www.panamapassage.com
Forum: Latin America 04-07-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,563
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
What's the best way to leave my vehicle in storage in Panama?

All right, looks like I am heading back to Panama.

Does someone know how it works to leave your car there while you go back home for a few weeks?

thank you!

Christian
Forum: Latin America 04-06-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,037
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Does anyone know if Nicaragua has something...

Does anyone know if Nicaragua has something similar?

I am in Costa Rica right now and my 90 days permit is about to expire so I need to get out...don't want to be stuck between CR and NIca
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 31,929
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Damn that's a nice bike. Perfect choice for this...

Damn that's a nice bike. Perfect choice for this adventure.
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 66,706
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
You guys are making me crazy right now. I just...

You guys are making me crazy right now. I just want to get on my KTM and start riding South again.

:norton

Christian
2005 KTM 950 Adventure
2007 Ducati SportClassic 1000
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,636
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
San Francisco?

Just came across your blog...sucks about the rain, it is pretty bad right now indeed.

Are-you in San Francisco right now?
Let me know if you want to meet up for a drink Sunday night!

...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-07-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,957
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
damn I just saw that! would have loved to go. ...

damn I just saw that! would have loved to go.

Christian
2007 Ducati Sport 1000
2006 KTM950 Adv
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,349
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Here's my friend's Shaun supermoto, all geared up...

Here's my friend's Shaun supermoto, all geared up for adventure.

http://2aroundtheworld.smugmug.com/Travel/Expo/IMG0864/1113420460_C7btx-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 301,355
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Central America is not a pain in the ass at all...

Central America is not a pain in the ass at all unless you want it to be...it is a great place to travel.

We just finished driving all the way to Panama and had a blast!
Forum: Americas 11-12-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
Anyone heading to Baja next week to watch the race from SF?

I might be off next week so I was considering riding my KTM950 adv down to Baja to check out the race and meet up with some friends.

Anyone here riding down? All my riding partners have normal...
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
First Overland Rally - Hollister SVRA, California

Hello!

Please join us for the Overland Rally and Workshop at Hollister Hills SVRA in Hollister, California this September 23-26.

www.overlandrally.com (http://www.overlandrally.com/)

This...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,882
Posted By 2aroundtheworld
We spent over a week in Khartoum a few months ago...

We spent over a week in Khartoum a few months ago trying to get visa for Saudi Arabia. Despite all our searches, we did not get lucky with alcohol. Or anything else for that matter.

One guy...
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