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Weather is questionable in Washington right now. Flooding everywhere.
If all goes well I'll leave BC on or before 25 Jan.
I'll keep posting as itinerary firms up. I am also hoping to go all the way south to Tierra del Fuego.
Depart Vancouver Island 22 Jan via Ferry to Tsawassen
Vancouver Motorcycle Show 23 Jan (Tradex at Abbotsford)
Phoenix Arizona - new tires and tune-up Feb 5-10
Puerta Vallarta Mexico - Feb 16-19
San Jose Costa Rica - March 9
Anyone available for any part of this please let me know.
Hoping to be into California by 28 Jan.
Some previous ADV pics now posted at skillride.com
Let the games begin!
Good Afternoon Randy,
Way to go getting down through the cold and wet PNW!
We are two BC natives heading south too (Tofino and Vancouver). Our destination: the mountains and ruins in S. MX and Guat. We're two-up on an R100GS and now in the final few days of ironing out wrinkles. My hope (fingers crossed) is a Sunday departure from Reno NV (1st), and then crossing into MX first thing Wednesday morning (4th). Perhaps there is the possibility of a riding some days together... This is my first time riding south of the border, would be nice to have some friends along!
We too have been going back and forth on routing. Thinking about saving Baja for the way home. If the high interior route is anything like the high desert here in Nevada right now, it is cold! So, we're leaning towards the coastal route, but like you, flexible. Our hope is to take about two weeks to get down to Oaxaxa and then to chill out and explore - so we have some miles to cover!!
Anyway, food for thought... Let's talk! Cheers, James
Its looking as though I'll be arriving in Phoenix on the 7th or 8th. I'll probably spend 4 or 5 days there and then I too need to be in the Puerto Vallarta area (Bucerias) to meet up with family and girlfriend from the 17-24 of February. I'm afraid I can't help you much with the spanish skills but perhaps we'll join up on our way towards Puerto Vallarta. I'll keep you posted on my progress.
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