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Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 827
Posted By stormdog
Just remember, compressed air equals stored...

Just remember, compressed air equals stored energy. So any plastic that breaks can throw shrapnel to some degree. Steel pipe won't
Forum: Americas 12-18-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
So I understand lgh's point about the TVIP. ...

So I understand lgh's point about the TVIP. Personally, I always get one. Not out of respect for the laws of Mexico, or my inner fucking boy scout, but because the price of one is trivial to me,...
Forum: Americas 12-14-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
Just because I put on a blindfold and walk across...

Just because I put on a blindfold and walk across the street without getting hit,it doesn't mean that is safe to do so, nor does it make me an expert in crossing streets.
But I am now in...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 822
Posted By stormdog
I live 20 minutes north of the koa. Do remember...

I live 20 minutes north of the koa. Do remember the Mark Twain quote something like " the coldest winter he ever spent was July in San Francisco"
Well he never camped at the koa or it would be a...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 822
Posted By stormdog
You didn't mention where you made your...

You didn't mention where you made your reservations at in Eureka but Both Fortuna , next to a world class brew pub and Trinidad with world class views beats Eureka every day ime
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
Hi schmoo I just got into Sayulita today gone...

Hi schmoo I just got into Sayulita today gone tomorrow morning did you catch the fireworks this evening?
If you see an old gringo on a ktm in the morning stop me and say hello
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
I spent this last New Years in San pedro and...

I spent this last New Years in San pedro and everyone told me not to go on to the next village( that would be counter clockwise) due to long running problems with bandits.
Forum: Americas 12-07-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
I went through on my 990adv but would love to get...

I went through on my 990adv but would love to get into that country on my 690 though I don't know if I could make aloop from California on one set of knobs
Forum: Americas 12-07-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
What he said is true. If you mean the concrete...

What he said is true.
If you mean the concrete bridge I crossed a half mile below urique it is good to go though I can't imagine anyone wanting to go up that hill on a touring bike
Forum: Americas 12-07-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
Tom thanks for putting up with me, and happy...

Tom thanks for putting up with me, and happy seventh anniversary. I am in Parral now.
I ended up riding to Yecora for the night and then around to Divisadero for the night before dropping into....
Forum: Americas 11-29-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
Its the ice that scares me. The cold not so much....

Its the ice that scares me. The cold not so much. Should be in Durango next Sunday plus or minus a a day or two I will try to shoot you an email
Forum: Americas 11-28-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
Hope it warms up soon, I should be in your area...

Hope it warms up soon, I should be in your area around next weekend and want no part of any ice.
Forum: Americas 11-28-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
In 2012 A friend and I rode up 23 from Durango to...

In 2012 A friend and I rode up 23 from Durango to Guanacevi and took a dirt road across to 24. We came out about 50 miles West of the turn off to Guachochi. Shoot me a pm with an email address and I...
Forum: Americas 11-26-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
This has the chance to be the next big debate,...

This has the chance to be the next big debate, right after oil threads
Forum: Americas 11-26-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
Eakins, Is there a route from San Blas/ Sayulita...

Eakins, Is there a route from San Blas/ Sayulita to San Sebastion from the North? I will be there in couple of weeks and was hoping to find a way through there on my way South.
I was in San...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
TC keep that job open I should be at your place...

TC keep that job open I should be at your place a week from tomorrow
Forum: Americas 11-19-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
So the other day at the Baja Nomads site it was...

So the other day at the Baja Nomads site it was mentioned that carrying a knife is against the law in Mexico. I sure see a lot of men carrying machetes. It is hard to imagine a pocket knife being a...
Forum: Americas 11-18-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
I can give you one tip on entering Guatemala....

I can give you one tip on entering Guatemala. When you are at the border check point don't stop in the automatic car wash like I did. roll through it and park on the other side.
( it is not really a...
Forum: Americas 11-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
It is time for me to admit that technology has...

It is time for me to admit that technology has out run me. I have a GPS, I have the Bici maps, I have a smart phone, and I even know how to use them, but while I believe Eakins is telling the...
Forum: Americas 11-13-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By stormdog
Is there more then one motel in Chinipas? I only...

Is there more then one motel in Chinipas? I only found the one about a half block kind of North West of the square and down an alley the one time I spent the night there. I hope to be there in around...
Forum: Latin America 11-12-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,696
Posted By stormdog
What was your feel of the general vibe in...

What was your feel of the general vibe in Zihuatanejo ? I plan on riding down and meeting my wife there for Christmas. and watching the news is causing some stress in the household right now. I am...
Forum: Americas 11-10-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By stormdog
By definition all gravel on top of asphalt is...

By definition all gravel on top of asphalt is "bad gravel"
Forum: Americas 11-10-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By stormdog
More times then not, good gravel trumps bad...

More times then not, good gravel trumps bad asphalt
Forum: Americas 11-07-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By stormdog
Anyone ride the road between Botopilies and...

Anyone ride the road between Botopilies and Guachochi this season ?
The one that turns up the hill past the airport and kind of follows the power lines. I should be there in early Dec. I am...
Forum: Americas 11-07-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
TC, I should be passing through your town the...

TC, I should be passing through your town the first week of December. (weather permitting) will you have room at your motel, what is its name, and how do I find it? I should be coming over from...
Forum: Americas 11-05-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By stormdog
Parque Natural del Gran Deserto del Pinacate

Has anyone taken the road between Mex 2 and Mex 8 that runs South through the park recently? I am wondering if the road is gravel or sand.
I will be riding my loaded 990 with semi street tires and...
Forum: Latin America 10-25-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By stormdog
Thanks for the offer BC Right now my preliminary ...

Thanks for the offer BC Right now my preliminary route takes me from Sayulita to San Sebastion and across to hwy 70 then across and down 80 to the coast. Do you have any local intel on safety...
Forum: Americas 10-25-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,283
Posted By stormdog
Sjoerd What do you know about the history of...

Sjoerd
What do you know about the history of the Hotel Belmor? I have stayed there a couple times (found it using your books, thanks) and the more corners I poke around in the more interesting it...
Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
That would be the one The road around the...

That would be the one
The road around the lake and North were great, not so much the small town with the massive (chicken?) farm up wind
Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,315
Posted By stormdog
Last year I left my truck at Store more self...

Last year I left my truck at Store more self storage in Imperial for 2 months for 60 buck or so. I plan on doing the same this winter. If I remember right they even let me set a gate password so I...
Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
I am a little slow, but I just figured out that...

I am a little slow, but I just figured out that the Santa Maria Del Oro SR has mentioned is not the same one as the one I went to just East of Tepic.
That explains a lot!
Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
SR PM sent

SR
PM sent
Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
Living on the west coast I would rather read an...

Living on the west coast I would rather read an oil thread then about the game last night. And I hate oil threads!
Forum: Americas 10-19-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
Is the track above that runs South from Durango ...

Is the track above that runs South from Durango the same road you have mentioned that goes through to Maria Del Oro? I plan on riding through there in early Dec. and wouldn't turn down the GPS track...
Forum: Americas 10-17-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
My phone for Mexico travel is an old flip phone...

My phone for Mexico travel is an old flip phone that is only a 2G unit. In our corner of the world it does not work on all A.T. & T. towers as they are phasing out 2G service. Does anyone know if...
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
Yea I need to work on slowing down sooner. It...

Yea I need to work on slowing down sooner. It usually takes me three or four days to drop into my travel groove. First couple of days I kind of pin my ears back and burn some miles to get it out of...
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
Yea, I kind of knew I was being optimistic I rode...

Yea, I kind of knew I was being optimistic I rode from Rosario to Alamos in a short day and that route intersects the route I took from Alamos to Chinipas so I was hoping to trim a day. Didn't really...
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
T. C. I rode from Magdalena by your place and on...

T. C. I rode from Magdalena by your place and on to Yecora in an easy day last November and I thought the roads were fine by my back road standards. Are they about the same now or have they taken a...
Forum: Americas 10-14-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26,148
Views: 2,161,222
Posted By stormdog
I am in the beginning stages of planning a ride...

I am in the beginning stages of planning a ride from Mexicali to Zihuatanejo that I will be starting around December first. Here is my rough route with my questions for the forum:

1) Mexicali to...
Forum: Latin America 10-09-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By stormdog
I should be crossing into Mexico from El Centro...

I should be crossing into Mexico from El Centro the first week of December. My rough plan is to zig and zag my way to Zihuatanejo by around the 12th
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