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Forum: Americas 03-24-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,225
Posted By rjzinc
What is it with the transportation officials on...

What is it with the transportation officials on that side of Mexico? I was on a similar route as you in January and was stopped twice around Coatzocoalcos while looking for a hotel. the first stop...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,783
Posted By rjzinc
Lolo Pass Motorway

Lolo Motorway is highly recommended for your ride. While the Lolo Pass (Hwy 12) is a scenic paved ride, the Lolo Motorway is the Forest Road off-road/dirt trail you are looking for.
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Forum: Latin America 03-12-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,220
Posted By rjzinc
Salento

I did 4 trips to Colombia, one time renting a KLR from Mike in Cali. I went to Salento, and from there a trip to a National park where they have these very tall palm trees, (the Colombian national...
Forum: Latin America 03-12-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,458
Posted By rjzinc
Yavisa street scene

Hi Donnie, I stayed at the same hotel in Throttlemeister's post just last month during carnival.

My posse keeping guard of my moto which stayed safe all night long.......
Forum: Latin America 02-13-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,206
Posted By rjzinc
Feb 12, 2013 update, No Customs agent at Rio Sereno - on Costa Rica side

Just an update from my experience yesterday from Panama to Costa Rica at Rio Sereno border crossing. The ride from Volcan to Rio Sereno is awesome, with great scenery, plenty of twisting curves with...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
02062013 San Jose Costa Rica

When passing through San Jose, Costa Rica. Don't hesitate to stop by BMW Costa Rica. Needed 6000 service and a new set of tires. I contacted Adolfo yesterday and he scheduled me in today. Alex is the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
01302013 - Trujillo, Honduras

Continued riding the Carribean Coast of Honduras. Currently in Trujillo, a town which is near the spot where Christopher Columbus first touched the American mainland. The 150 mile ride from Tela was...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
01282013 Tela, Honduras

In Tela, Honduras for a couple of nights. Not much internet, connecting in a Internet Cafe. Beginning journey towards Nicaragua tomorrow. One more day on the beach here.

rjzinc.
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
01262013

Not able to upload pictures on the wifi where I am staying. There is a beach here that needs to be combed, so I will be in Omoa another night.
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
01252013 - Guatemala - Honduras border crossing

Had no issues crossing in to Honduras this afternoon, the entire process took < 30 minutes and cost $3.00. One official for importing my moto wanted to see 800 in local currency. I showed him I had...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
Typical menu

Thanks for the update. I miss a Wisconsin fish fry. My three meals yesterday

Breakfast - French toast (homemade bread)...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
01242013 - Livingston

Today took a trip to Livingston, Guatemala by boat. Posting pictures later after a rest.

http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm92/rjzinc/Sabattical/map_zps51fa5039.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
01232013 - El Parisio waterfall

I rode to the waterfall yesterday and it was great. The waterfall is from a thermal spring into a cool pool of water. Going underneath and behind the waterfall is like a sauna. The water is hot like...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
don't miss the cold.

I miss the 20 below. LOL. Rio Dulce is 72.....
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
01222013 - Rio Dulce, Guatemala

haven't updated in awhile. Currently in Rio Dulce, Guatemala for a couple of days. Thy tell me there is a thermal spring waterfall that empties in to a cool pool. I'll be looking for that tomorrow. ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
01102013 - Orange Walk, Belize

It's been a few days without internet, now I am sitting in the central park at Orange Walk, Belize with free internet. There is a lot of catching up to do with the ride report. For now, here is a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
01042013 - Ciudad Victoria

Is Mexico Safe? Day 1 there were no problems. Crossed the border at the Veteran's Bridge in Brownsville and arrived in Ciudad Victoria (~190 miles) safely. I rode the 101 which is typically a 3 lane...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
01022013 - Sanborn's

Got my Mexico Moto Insurance today, tomorrow I cross in to Mexico. Stopping at Sanborn's office in Brownsville worked better for me than doing it over the internet. Sanborn's has a lot of information...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
If you don't get insurance on the internet, you...

If you don't get insurance on the internet, you can stop in at Sanborns, 1945 N Expressway, Brownsville.
http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm92/rjzinc/Sabattical/P1010817_zps2fc993a6.jpg

Border...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
01012013

Happy New Year. Currently on South Padre Island for a couple of days, riding into Brownsville today to check out the border crossing, insurance options, etc. My plan is to enter Mexico Thursday, 1/4....
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
12302012 - Corpus Christi

Today I had my first personal experience with pick-up truck hospitality here in Texas. I read other posts regarding it but until it happens, you don't quite know what to expect. While riding Texas...
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
12292012

After hanging around BMW Baton Rouge this morning, I rode to the Texas state-line and am moteling it in Orange, TX. Uneventful ride along I-10. Rear shock is working great! Google maps works great...
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
12292012

Well, I'm back in the saddle after having the rear ESA shock replaced. When you are in the area, be sure to stop at BMW Motorcycles of Baton Rouge. They are in a new location on Airline Rd (Hwy 61)...
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
12282012 - While waiting for FedEx

to deliver the new shock. They signed me out a demo C650GT to scoot around Baton Rouge. This thing is sweet and the computer indicates impressive fuel mileage!!!
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
12272012 - Baton Rouge

After leaving Memphis and on the way to Jackson, MS, I noticed my moto began to bob up and down like a waverunner. Stopping to check things over, the rear shock seals were leaking oil. I made it the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
Replacement card arrived

New card arrived via FedEx, on the way shortly. :clap
http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm92/rjzinc/Sabattical/P1010801_zps300c55a9.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
Hello Phil, Thanks for the offer. Let me know of...

Hello Phil, Thanks for the offer. Let me know of any questions. RJZ
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
Thanks, MAG. I was just reviewing your ride...

Thanks, MAG. I was just reviewing your ride report, the Panama part. Reminded me of my previous trip to Yavisa. I remember having a photo taken in front of the jail or postal office, something with...
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
122612 - Memphis

Call me crazy, I picked my moto up from storage yesterday and road in the cold (37F) and rain but it was great to be back in the saddle!!!:clap If anyone is ever in the Memphis area and needs a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,479
Posted By rjzinc
Wisconsin to Yavisa, Panama - 2013

Hello, My ride actually began over this past Thanksgiving weekend when I rode the first leg from Racine, Wi to Memphs, TN. I have my R1200GS stored in Memphis and will return Dec 24th to continue my...
Forum: Americas 12-14-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 132,335
Posted By rjzinc
Trouble is, he wasn't thinking...:rofl

Trouble is, he wasn't thinking...:rofl
Forum: Latin America 12-12-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 13,447
Posted By rjzinc
Thanks for starting this thread. Beginning Jan...

Thanks for starting this thread. Beginning Jan 2013 I will be travelling through Mexico and on to Central America (first Belize then Guatemala, etc) Let me know for sure if you guys have a get...
Forum: Latin America 11-24-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,306
Posted By rjzinc
San Jose - Wild Rider rental

Hello, I rented from Wild Rider Motorcycle Rental in San Jose. Thomas and Thorsten run a great company. http://www.wild-rider.com/ I rented a KLR650 but see from the website now they have Honda and...
Forum: Americas 12-03-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,349
Posted By rjzinc
Hey OcoeeG - awesome of you

How is life in Medellin? I respect the heck of Bananaman, although, this will be my 4th trip to Colombia and if a person keeps aware of where they are at, Colombia no longer is the dangerous country...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,570
Posted By rjzinc
BMW Apparel and Accessories at 25% off Winter 2009/2010 Motorrad USA catalog items.

Don't know if this offer is available at other BMW dealer's. Nick's BMW of De Pere http://www.nicksbmw.com/ (http://www.nicksbmw.com/) has a sale going on, including phone orders, extended to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-02-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By rjzinc
Nick's BMW De Pere, WI Holiday Sale

Hey - Figured I would post this in the regional forum because you have to visit the store to take advantage of the sale. Nick's BMW of De Pere Wisconsin is having their Holiday Sale this week Friday...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,923
Posted By rjzinc
[quote=KLRdog]Old thread, but I found this while...

[quote=KLRdog]Old thread, but I found this while slackin' off today:
http://www.slideshare.net/edum/rider-s-manual-r-1200-gs-adv-2008

This is for the Ridr's Manual that comes with the bike.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By rjzinc
Great for riding your motorbike... or tearing it...

Great for riding your motorbike... or tearing it up Denny Terrio-style at a European-style disco.
:rilla
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Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,190
Posted By rjzinc
I have the SW Motech upper and lower guards on my...

I have the SW Motech upper and lower guards on my '08 GS.
Look cool and are functional. I'll be adding the aluminum valve cover protection and larger hand guard protection.

217980
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By rjzinc
First time BMW owner - 08 R1200GS

I finally found the R1200GS I was hoping to find and signed the deal this afternoon. It is an 08 with 4625 miles, a trade-in at the same dealership to a guy who bought a 09 R1200 GSA. Has most...
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