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Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2014, 05:30 PM
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Posted By hopscotching
Russka was better than i had expected, you never...

Russka was better than i had expected, you never know could be the same copy...

It was the Dashiell hammett collection that i really enjoyed... Unexpected!
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
4/1/14 Episode I

It is time to fill in some gaps in this story. I have been working on this for a while now, but in all honesty it has not changed much since the first draft and i was not happy with the first draft....
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
4/1/14 Happy Anniversary

It was bound to happen sooner or later! This time last year i gave notice to my company, hardly seems like a year ago but as i look out from my seat and the palm trees rock in the breeze it all...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
03-09-14 Chelem - El Cuyo

I know it has been some time since i have made the effort to post, at least anything good ;-) So after hours of uploading via the blazing speed of an EDGE connection here it goes.

While in Merida...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
Yes, yes but there is more and i promise more to follow

We are still here; but internet access is than dial-up:huh We have a USB stick that works at the blazing speed of EDGE............

When we first arrived all good and well, we knew where the stick...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
HA... Cannot say i miss that fun

:D

We have been in Tulum for the past 2 weeks, and will be heading to El Coyu after... Has been so very nice to just sit, relax, cook and be... I had expected to do day trips, this has not yet...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
Cheers to that

:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
01-22-14 a new stop over

The day we left the beach i had wanted to move. The place was fine, but for the price really was not all it should have been.... Off we go, we had a thought of where we wanted to be. Once there it...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
01-18-14 The beach all in one post

It's me birthday week... We need to stop.

So after a short ride we come to the camping / RV park that internet research turned up.... Not cheapest place mind you but they do have their own...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
01-17-14 Head to the beach...

Yep that is what we wanted, a beach to camp on.... Was not going to happen today, but soon.

We push south...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
01-16-14 A catchup thing

Yep that's right we have to got a bit back to catch everyone up... So we had the winds, exhausted. No food pics, no drink pics, just done...

Now... What to do, hmmm. Big heads seem good to me...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
01-21-14 Just chilling

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Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
waiting on better internet to contiune...

We stopped moving for a few days, although on-line speeds are not the best... Pics and stories to come....
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
01-15-14 The good and the bad

Vera Cruz was very good to us, but all good things....

We are off and running... The clouds seem to be chasing us.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
We have reports comming

The bad and the good.....

Internet has not been the best....
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
I have better sense than that!!!

Taking pic of the police here may cause lung cancer :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2014, 06:30 PM
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Posted By hopscotching
01-14-14 Another day...

A good morning sunrise

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Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2014, 06:18 PM
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Posted By hopscotching
01-13-14 Just hanging out

Ahh, with all felling much better we headed to the beach.

Amie braved the water
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So...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
Thank you all for the get wells

Amie is doing much better, some rest and water is an amazing thing... We are taking suggestions of places to visit... All are welcome
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
The water pool is part of Las Pozas, there is a...

The water pool is part of Las Pozas, there is a waterfall that feeds the entire area, the pool in the pic seems to be partly man made part natural.. Really amazing.. HA we are working on the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
01-12-14 Veracruz

Amie is not doing well this morning, hungover is the best description i have. She is given water and told to drink, trust me it was done in a very nice way :evil... The option was given to stay if...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
01-11-14 Relex and take a short ride

To see the El Tajin ruins.

The ruins are just outside of;
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The traffic had settled...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
01-10-14 Poza Rica

We woke to a beautiful morning

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The internet at our last abode was less than slow,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
01-09-14 Today was a very good day.

Late last night, over a snack

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Yep these came from the guy who only has a few words...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
01-08-14 Episode V

Ha i finally get to do this....

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We made it... Customs, immigration and vehicle...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
I have tried

She was not very keen on the idea :-( On a different note we made it!!!
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
Thank you

and thank you, fingers crossed
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 03:00 PM
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Posted By hopscotching
01-07-13 Mexico Eve

The time has come, we spent the last few days getting ready. This morning meet us with mixed emotions; excitement, apprehension and just a little O crap :D

The rig is working, witch in its self...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
Thank you

Tomorrow is a big day
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
Good way to spend a Sunday

The airlist was a great help. Pleased to have an airhead along for the ride.
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
01-05-13 A new day a new transmission

Today was a good day. 9am Take the rig out to get all the fluids warmed up, then drain;
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
01-04-13 and some other things

Here we are in the very south of Texas, waiting for a new to me transmission. We arrived in the rain and for the next 2 days it rained and rained and rained. The poor soaked rig did not want to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
Thanks Mate

Lets just hope it is a year with fewer breakdowns :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2013, 05:24 PM
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Posted By hopscotching
12/31/13 New year a new transmission

After spending yesterday afternoon drying off, posting and working out what happened today i need to find a transmission. Done! it's the waiting that is always the hard bit ;-)

Now we hangout...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
12-30-13 wind and rain

Our beautiful day yesterday turned into an extremely windy night, had to re-satke the tent, to a cold overcast and rainy day. Cold and wet we head south to the boarder.

Soaking and just a little...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
dual batteries

It took me some time to track the issue, it all came down to a stupid mistake i made while building the system. I will try to explain.

The main bike battery and the 2nd battery are separated by a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hopscotching
The pics have arrived

Yea internet!!!
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2013, 01:28 PM
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Posted By hopscotching
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
12-28-13 fishing again

Our day started by packing up while watching the RV that pulled in last last evening try to get unstuck, heeee. They finally needed a tow from the ranger.
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Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 29,827
Posted By hopscotching
12-27-13 beach camp

Mustang island state park. Not much to say about the ride, 75mph interstate and single lane hwy. We arrive at the park, the only camping avaiable is beach camping, ok lets go and see what trouble...
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