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Border plans San Francisco, CA, Sunday, 01 March 2009 6:10am

Planning has commenced for my next big trip. The plan is to ride my motorcycle down to Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico. I'll spend a week there Scuba diving with Gina and crew, then ride back. I figure the ride should take about a week each way, allowing for delays.

I was initially a bit nervous about the ride. Simple mechanical problems could leave me profoundly stranded, and my bike only has about 100-120mi of range before the low fuel light comes on. There are also stories about bad roads and even bandits, though the people at the AAA didn't seem too worried.

However, my friend Chuck has agreed to join me. The only snag is that his current bike only has a 1.5gal tank...

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