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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-30-2011, 11:41 AM Thread Starter
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Brutale Trip

I recently (arrived last week) rode my 2004 Brutale from the Seattle area to my home in Mazatlan, Mexico. 4370 kilometers in ten days. I made the same trip three years ago on my 2001 F650GS BMW. I thought the Brutale, even with the addition of Rich’s custom seat, was a little less comfortable than the GS but not by much. It was a lot faster.
The route was down 101 and 1 to LA, turn left to central Arizona then turn right.
Here are some images. Eventually I put a full account on my blog and let you know where to find it.
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The Oregon coast, one of the prettiest in the world.
Me on the Oregon coast.
Redwood. The diameter over twice the Brute’s length.
Arizona desert – the road goes on forever and the story never ends...
Why? Why not?
Cactus moon.
Carlos does his paperwork work magic. That and $1900 (ouch!!!) gets the Brute imported.
Close to home the Sinaloa deciduous tropical forest. That’s a little known surf break 35 kilometers north of my home in the distance.
Mi casa at last.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-30-2011, 01:25 PM
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Looks like you had a great ride.

Nice pictures!

Mike

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-30-2011, 02:18 PM
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Great ride! It's always nice to see people touring on the Brute.
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Now that's a road trip! - Looking forward to the blog.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-30-2011, 08:21 PM
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Great picts! Please send the blog link.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-30-2011, 10:02 PM
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Awesome!

I need to go for a ride
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