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Forum: Latin America 05-31-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Driftin
Actually, I do know Daveed. We work together all...

Actually, I do know Daveed. We work together all the time. I'll check in with you this coming week.
Forum: Latin America 05-31-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,788
Posted By Driftin
Check your pm's. Right choice on the Tornado, it...

Check your pm's. Right choice on the Tornado, it helps immensly to have a machine you can fix with a hammer and vice grips. Welcome to the Central America chapter of the asylum.
Forum: Latin America 05-26-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Driftin
Planning a Costa Rica trip? We can help?

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Forum: Vendors 05-26-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By Driftin
Riding trip to Costa Rica planned? We can help!

Since I have noticed a huge increase in the number of Advriders in these parts lately it's time to throw our hat in the ring and offer up.

I co-own two Coldwell Banker real estate offices in...
Forum: Latin America 08-08-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Driftin
That would be the new Highway from SJ to...

That would be the new Highway from SJ to Caldera/Puntarenas. It replaces the old "Aguacate" route. Under construction for 30 plus years and finished about three years ago. You pick it up going north...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14,890
Views: 1,611,880
Posted By Driftin
Thanks, do you mean rim height or thickness...

Thanks, do you mean rim height or thickness measured from the bead top toward the hub?
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14,890
Views: 1,611,880
Posted By Driftin
Thanks, I would suspect that is the case exactly....

Thanks, I would suspect that is the case exactly. Anyone have more practical experience with this type of swap?
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14,890
Views: 1,611,880
Posted By Driftin
Klrista collective question of the day. Will a...

Klrista collective question of the day. Will a 21" front rim off of a 1984 KLR 600 fit on a 1997 KLR 650?

Kawasaki says no because they are different part numbers.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 102,497
Views: 20,094,173
Posted By Driftin
[I know that plane....a couple of klicks up the...

[I know that plane....a couple of klicks up the road from Dominical to Peres Zeladon. I was there with my DR two weeks ago. An awesome road.QUOTE=rockard;18844181]http://i.imgur.com/vztgX.jpg[/QUOTE]
Forum: Latin America 04-07-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,358
Posted By Driftin
Actually, I wash my motorcycle. That is...

Actually, I wash my motorcycle.

That is outside the norm here, so I am hiding nothing.

Tomorrow is the end of semana santa here. Maybe I can be riding on Monday......
Forum: Latin America 03-25-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,134
Posted By Driftin
Costa Rican tap water is, as a rule, safe to...

Costa Rican tap water is, as a rule, safe to drink as long as it is provided by the government. I have done so since 2001 and had no ill affects that I can attribute to doing so. The majority of...
Forum: Latin America 02-18-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,880
Posted By Driftin
I just happened to be at the border at Paso...

I just happened to be at the border at Paso Canoas the day it started, showing some clients the great shopping opportunities to be had there. We spent the day not knowing a thing and business was as...
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 617
Posted By Driftin
Costa Rica real estate

Fellow Inmates,

Greetings from the land of Pura Vida! It's no secret that Costa Rica has some of the best ADV riding on the planet as well as being one of the best places to pursue an expat...
Forum: Americas 12-01-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By Driftin
Correct. You will, of course, need your passport...

Correct. You will, of course, need your passport but do not need a visa for CR. You will most always get a 90 day visa stamp on entering. I am not aware of the need to have six months on a pp to get...
Forum: Americas 12-01-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By Driftin
You will only need your drivers license, bike...

You will only need your drivers license, bike registration and title and some patience to get in to CR. They will issue a temporary "tourism" permit, usually good for 90 days. Have several copies of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2009, 01:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,277
Posted By Driftin
Thanks for the replies YFF's. The wisdom of the...

Thanks for the replies YFF's. The wisdom of the masses seems to rule out use of the oil. And no, I'm not too cheap to spend the money on 4+ quarts of dino for my $19,700 motorcycle.

Meanwhile,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,277
Posted By Driftin
Aviation oil in my 08 GS Adv?

Dear Collective,

I'm about to do the 3000 mile oil change on my 08 1200 GS Adv. I'm good on the Mobil1 M1-102 filter but I have another question.......

The aviation section of my employer...
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 129,475
Posted By Driftin
Rick, PM'ed ya!

Rick,

PM'ed ya!
Forum: Vendors 01-23-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 38,335
Posted By Driftin
Pm'ed you.

Pm'ed you.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-22-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,806
Posted By Driftin
I have just set up my GXM30 and Zumo and...

I have just set up my GXM30 and Zumo and initially had the same problem, but it was solved in short order.

First, you need to have contacted XM somehow, either via the web or on the phone to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,140
Posted By Driftin
Sorry for the hijack, but in the interest of my...

Sorry for the hijack, but in the interest of my fellow inmates allow me a little narration.......

The first picture was taken from the public beach in Manuel Antonio. The entrance (ok, now it's...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,378,205
Posted By Driftin
Mea culpa. I guess the BMW folks I talked...

Mea culpa.

I guess the BMW folks I talked to were lying.

The 650's at Daytona were twin cylinders. I didn't believe it, so I counted them.

One, two. Yep, all present and accounted for.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,378,205
Posted By Driftin
BMW had two of them on display at the demo ride...

BMW had two of them on display at the demo ride tent in Daytona yesterday, along with the alleged only f 800 gs in the US. One was equipped with the lowered suspension and seat. The folks there...
Forum: Vendors 03-17-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 153,407
Posted By Driftin
Make that a mud guard with a KILDALA sticker.

Make that a mud guard with a KILDALA sticker.
Forum: Vendors 03-17-2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 153,407
Posted By Driftin
Rick, thanks for the prompt shipping of the M/C...

Rick, thanks for the prompt shipping of the M/C guard and skid plate for my 1150. They're both bitchin'.

I want a mud guard now.

Yeah, I'm a junkie.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2006, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By Driftin
BMW of Orlando has one available as of two days...

BMW of Orlando has one available as of two days ago. I spoke with the sales manager while I was getting my 1150 serviced. The one on the floor is a non ABS model. They have seven more coming in...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2006, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By Driftin
Check out the backpacks from Akona. Marketed to...

Check out the backpacks from Akona. Marketed to the scuba community but available elsewhere as well. Superb quality at under $100. www.akona.com (http://www.akona.com).
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2006, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,564
Posted By Driftin
What he said...... I just had a set of...

What he said......

I just had a set of Tourances installed at an indy shop in Orlando. Cycle One for those locals interested. They mounted/balanced two carry in's for $30. Dealer wanted $75 to do...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,990
Posted By Driftin
Thumb Yes indeed, a great exhibit. And with the superb...

Yes indeed, a great exhibit. And with the superb weather we have had, a great day to take the bike. I went a few weeks ago with my son (8 yoa). He said we could donate his PW80 when he was too big to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2006, 06:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,023
Posted By Driftin
my dealer

I've been dealing with BMW of Orlando for two years, since I bought my 1150 GS there. Aside from the initial purchase I have had both warranty and service work there. Absolutely no problems with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,710
Posted By Driftin
Don't you have some drywall to finish, mud boy?

Don't you have some drywall to finish, mud boy?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,710
Posted By Driftin
Worked for me!

Hi folks, another nOOb with an anecdotal experience. I'll try and be brief......

I just got my 2004 1150gs out of the shop today for a gas tank replacement, courtesy of BMWNA as a result of one...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2006, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
Posted By Driftin
Beware the salvage title.....

nOOb here, checkin' in.

If the bike has a "salvage title" it may be impossible to get retitled in your state. The majority of states will not reissue a title on a frame if the bike was given a...
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