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Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,143
Posted By MufflerBearings
You had me at: "Either get over it or go read...

You had me at: "Either get over it or go read about yet another BMW GS trip." :lol3

I'm a big fan of ambitious trips on cheap bikes, so I'm in. :thumb

And do I see a skateboard strapped on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,983
Posted By MufflerBearings
I've been over the road to Mision San Javier and...

I've been over the road to Mision San Javier and on to Highway 53; how did I miss that roadhouse? Guess I'll have to go back so I can get a sticker.

This RR was a terrifically entertaining read...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,352
Posted By MufflerBearings
Thanks for following along, BRUTSQD! I was down...

Thanks for following along, BRUTSQD! I was down there again this year around the same time you and Phoenix were riding; too bad we didn't cross paths.
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,352
Posted By MufflerBearings
If you ever find yourself in SoCal and want to do...

If you ever find yourself in SoCal and want to do an easy weekend ride around northern Baja, PM me. We're down there pretty frequently.:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,352
Posted By MufflerBearings
Why yes! I did see a few VW's... Hey wait a...

Why yes! I did see a few VW's... Hey wait a minute - are you mocking me? Just for that, I'm going to subject you to a few more:D.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,606
Posted By MufflerBearings
Great report. Baja ride reports always get the...

Great report. Baja ride reports always get the wheels turning in my head; let's see... if I pack up the KLR tonight, I could make Valle T by noon tomorrow...

I'm impressed that you thought to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,921
Posted By MufflerBearings
:clap. I'm really looking forward to this. I...

:clap. I'm really looking forward to this. I thoroughly enjoyed your last Mexico ride report. Your reports encourage me to venture out far from home on my elderly K75.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-03-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 550,366
Posted By MufflerBearings
http://skibum934.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KLR-milk-...

http://skibum934.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KLR-milk-crate/i-fNnkMXK/0/L/IMG_8714-L.jpg (http://skibum934.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KLR-milk-crate/30632208_JqH3qf#!i=3361633736&k=fNnkMXK&lb=1&s=A)

My...
Forum: Americas 05-28-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,834
Posted By MufflerBearings
Another vote for Las Casitas Hotel if you stay in...

Another vote for Las Casitas Hotel if you stay in Mulege. Friendly folks that run the place and very secure moto parking in the courtyard:
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,983
Posted By MufflerBearings
Excellent. I've been waiting for this one since...

Excellent. I've been waiting for this one since your trip planning thread from some time ago!:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,018
Posted By MufflerBearings
Nice running into you guys in Mulege. It's always...

Nice running into you guys in Mulege. It's always good to see other KLRistas down south. Looks like a great ride (except for the repeated attempts to ride beach sand; KLR + beach sand = :muutt).
Forum: Americas 04-13-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By MufflerBearings
Damn, wish I could go back. I just returned from...

Damn, wish I could go back. I just returned from that sandy, rocky inhospitable place :D and saw your reply to my "riders wanted" post. Sadly, my boss would not be stoked if I took next week off in...
Forum: Americas 04-04-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By MufflerBearings
:fyyff

:fyyff
Forum: Americas 04-04-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By MufflerBearings
Oneway, I'll send you a PM next time I go. I'm...

Oneway, I'll send you a PM next time I go. I'm down there on shorter trips pretty frequently.

At this point, I'm just hoping I run into some other riders around coco's that might permit me to...
Forum: Americas 04-02-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By MufflerBearings
Thanks Scubalong! Maybe next time - looks like...

Thanks Scubalong! Maybe next time - looks like you're local. I head down south on shorter rides pretty frequently, so I'll post up again for the next one, hopefully with a little more notice.
Forum: Americas 03-31-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By MufflerBearings
I'll be watching for you and keeping an eye on...

I'll be watching for you and keeping an eye on your RR!
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,018
Posted By MufflerBearings
Sweet! More KLR's in Baja! :D I'll be headed...

Sweet! More KLR's in Baja! :D I'll be headed south the same week (crossing at Tecate one day behind you), so I'll keep my eyes open for you guys. I'll buy the first round of Tecate's if I catch up...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By MufflerBearings
Baja April 5-13: Wanna go?

I know this is short notice for most folks, but I thought I'd throw it out there just in case. I'm riding down the Baja penninsula as far as Mulege the week of Saturday April 5 through Sunday April...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,352
Posted By MufflerBearings
Thanks for reading. It wasn't a very challenging...

Thanks for reading. It wasn't a very challenging route (I think I could ride most of it on my old K75 - slowly), but the scenery was awesome. I still want to return on a real dirt bike to check out...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,352
Posted By MufflerBearings
This. :deal I didn't mean to suggest that I...

This. :deal I didn't mean to suggest that I wouldn't get a tourist card and other required documents on my next trip - just that no authorities checked for them during this trip. I'm happy to comply...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-28-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,666
Posted By MufflerBearings
Thank you for that!:clap I rode KOFA for the...

Thank you for that!:clap I rode KOFA for the first time over Thanksgiving (also solo). I need to spend more time there before it gets hot. Did you consider staying at the KOFA cabin?
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,981
Posted By MufflerBearings
Great report. I've spent time around the DF, but...

Great report. I've spent time around the DF, but didn't have access to a motorbike. I'd love to get back to the place and ride someday. Good to know I can rent a decent moto there. Thanks for taking...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 17,230
Posted By MufflerBearings
I'm jealous as hell. Don't be surprised if the...

I'm jealous as hell. Don't be surprised if the Mexican military seizes your camo'd DR for their "official use!" :gun2
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 955,260
Posted By MufflerBearings
Abandoned ranch house somewhere in Baja: ...

Abandoned ranch house somewhere in Baja:

http://skibum934.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Coyote-Cals-Oct-2013/i-zpGw4Rq/0/L/Coyote%20Cal%27s%202013%20024-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 347,075
Posted By MufflerBearings
Unimpressive camera work, but it sure looked cool...

Unimpressive camera work, but it sure looked cool in person. Near Palm Springs tonight.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8,366
Views: 1,964,534
Posted By MufflerBearings
My big girl on the way home from the King of the...

My big girl on the way home from the King of the Motos race today (spoiler: I didn't win):
...
Forum: Racing 02-02-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 14,141
Posted By MufflerBearings
I rode up to see the race today, so I thought I'd...

I rode up to see the race today, so I thought I'd share a few of my snapshots.:D Started the day on a lakebed watching the fast guys come through during the AM race:
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 92,584
Posted By MufflerBearings
Where you at? :ear This is one of the few threads...

Where you at? :ear This is one of the few threads that I check on religiously, so the lack of updates has made my work days just a little emptier over the past week. I've been really enjoying your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-17-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,201
Posted By MufflerBearings
Thanks for the report! The photos of this area...

Thanks for the report! The photos of this area really take me back. I'm following along with great interest, as I grew up in Temperance, Michigan, about as southeast as you can get in that state. You...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 23,871
Posted By MufflerBearings
Good times! :freaky I hope I can mark my 77th...

Good times! :freaky I hope I can mark my 77th birthday on a motorbike in Mexico. You all can carry an impressive amount of stuff on those little bikes. :eek1

Waiting for more...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-09-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By MufflerBearings
"... a couple of days to kill in Panama City." An...

"... a couple of days to kill in Panama City." An enviable predicament! Thanks for the report. Looks like a great place to ride. :clap

And I really like this:



As a KLR rider, I know...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,898
Posted By MufflerBearings
Fantastic ride report! :clap I counted no fewer...

Fantastic ride report! :clap I counted no fewer than 15 air-cooled VW's in your photos. And an AMC Gremlin!

Please send me the coordinates for the rusted-out VW bus so that I may go and recover...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,594
Posted By MufflerBearings
I noticed a lot of Arizona guys chiming in....

I noticed a lot of Arizona guys chiming in. Thanks for reading. Your state is motorbike paradise.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,594
Posted By MufflerBearings
I wish I had more time to spend in Ajo. It was a...

I wish I had more time to spend in Ajo. It was a pretty little town, and everyone I spoke with was exceedingly friendly.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,594
Posted By MufflerBearings
Yeah, but you probably get some nice fall color....

Yeah, but you probably get some nice fall color. I'll trade you for three months of unbearable heat.:deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,594
Posted By MufflerBearings
I really dig Borrego Springs; it's so close to...

I really dig Borrego Springs; it's so close to home, I need to spend more time there. When I do ride there, I like to use something a little bit lighter weight than the portly KLR :evil. You probably...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,594
Posted By MufflerBearings
Thanksgiving on the Border

I dont much care for turkey. And the thought of wrestling with some idiot for the last of the marked-down TVs at the WalMart black Friday sale is terrifically unappealing:turkish. So, on...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,984
Posted By MufflerBearings
Hey Joe, I spent last evening reading up on...

Hey Joe,

I spent last evening reading up on your previous South American adventures and your preparations for the upcoming ride. You're a gifted storyteller, and I look forward to following along...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,960
Posted By MufflerBearings
This looks like fun. Nothing like easing into...

This looks like fun. Nothing like easing into riding in Mexico during the very calm and tranquil Baja 1000 weekend!:lol3 If you're heading to Tecate today, be sure to drop by the brewery for a tour...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By MufflerBearings
Thanks for taking us along, Billy.:thumb Did you...

Thanks for taking us along, Billy.:thumb Did you find that deep sand at the start of the ride along the Compadre Trail? I passed through there two weeks ago, and it didn't seem quite that sandy. I'm...
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