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Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
This things look like they would be pretty fun.

This things look like they would be pretty fun.
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 122,133
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Hey Dominic. Sounds like you are about to...

Hey Dominic.

Sounds like you are about to take a trip similar to the one I am on.

I had not much experience with motorbike riding at the start of the trip and have dropped my bike many, many...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 85,167
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Congratulations friend. Does this mean you will...

Congratulations friend. Does this mean you will be shipping your bike back from there?
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
I finally made it to Chile. Only took four...

I finally made it to Chile.
Only took four years. One broken heart. One nervous breakdown. Two bicycles, One motorhome and 2 motorbikes. If only I had known before starting.

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Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 122,133
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Hit up Gra at white horses. Your story is to...

Hit up Gra at white horses.

Your story is to good not to have out there.
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 122,133
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Nice work! You are a legend!

Nice work!

You are a legend!
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Yeah I may head inland. This Hwy sure is boring....

Yeah I may head inland. This Hwy sure is boring. But Funds are not high and I want to spend as much time as possible in Chile before I have to head back to the grind in Australia. Your pics of down...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 85,167
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Yeah a $20 bribe and I am now in Peru. My bike...

Yeah a $20 bribe and I am now in Peru. My bike was well over the 90 day allowance. Three cheers for corruption!
Beelining for Chile. Which on the XT and my compulsion for places down shit roads....
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 85,167
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Nice work Dan. Shame I won't catch you...

Nice work Dan.

Shame I won't catch you again.

Maybe back in the U.S
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Well I am out of Ecuador and in Peru. The...

Well I am out of Ecuador and in Peru.
The anticipation of boarder crossing was worrying me, as my bike was well over the 90 days allowed in Ecuador. So I was preparing myself to abandon the bike...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
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Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Thanks, The TW would be a fun bike to ride....

Thanks,

The TW would be a fun bike to ride. Have seen a bunch of china made versions down here. So finding tires would not be impossible.
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
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Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
This is Maximo with his 40 year old Yamaha, 300....

This is Maximo with his 40 year old Yamaha, 300. Not sure on the exact model.
The white plastic guards are just some PVC tubes cut in half. So don't let those though you of the send of which model...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Nice looking bike for sure. That front rack looks...

Nice looking bike for sure. That front rack looks great!
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 122,133
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Great read! I may even be able to figure out...

Great read!

I may even be able to figure out carb problems now, due to your descriptive report.

Sounds like it was a roller coaster of day.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 98,233
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Hey Weronika, Matt here. The Australian...

Hey Weronika,

Matt here.

The Australian guy who was on the honda Ct110. a year or so ago.

Stoked to hear your starting your trip soon.

Always inspiring to see others living there dreams.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
I had not heard of this site. Thanks for the...

I had not heard of this site. Thanks for the link. Looks interesting.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Bike looks great! Does the 350, also have a low...

Bike looks great! Does the 350, also have a low seat height?

I really can't believe how amazingly well my little XT has done. On paved roads I ride pretty easy. But on dirt I flog the crap out of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 1,067,147
Posted By afewsketchymoments
"My main objective in posting these ride reports...

"My main objective in posting these ride reports is to encourage my fellow riders young and old that nobody is going to make these adventures happen for you. You have to make it a priority in your...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
The days have been slow and easy since returning...

The days have been slow and easy since returning to the bike.

Choosing to focus more on waves and less on miles. But I guess nothing is new in that regard.

I have found myself a very nice free...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
How about a pic of your mighty XT?

How about a pic of your mighty XT?
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Finally! Back down to Ecuador and the...

Finally!

Back down to Ecuador and the mighty Xt.

Mr Olympia fired right up with out a problem, well once I remembered to turn the fuel on.

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Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Hahaha. They all sound like fun things to try....

Hahaha. They all sound like fun things to try. Although I don't think I will have the time. I will be doing a little trip on long Island. I will put a little piece up about that once I have done it. ...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 85,167
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Great reading and photos. Thanks for the effort...

Great reading and photos.
Thanks for the effort Dan. Keeping stoked on the cold nights in N.J
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 122,133
Posted By afewsketchymoments
"The guys here live like some romantic vision of...

"The guys here live like some romantic vision of the surfer lifestyle in California in the 1950’s. They sleep on the beach and cook communal meals together. For two weeks, I’ve made my home on their...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 42,486
Posted By afewsketchymoments
I can't believe how good your bike is looking! ...

I can't believe how good your bike is looking!
Well done on your journey.
Enjoying the read a great deal.
Thank you.
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
I am officially out of the tropics and...

I am officially out of the tropics and questioning my sanity…

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Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Living though your posts at the moment friend. I...

Living though your posts at the moment friend. I will be back down there soon enough though. Until then the cold, dirty water of N.J will have to do.
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Pretty sure I would have been on a highway to...

Pretty sure I would have been on a highway to hell if they did.
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Not a bad trail to be on at all. Back down there...

Not a bad trail to be on at all. Back down there soon enough.
Will be keeping an eye on your journey from up north.
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
I am in a queue waiting for the desk to open, to...

I am in a queue waiting for the desk to open, to clam my boarding pass, when out of nowhere comes blasting.

“Rising up, back on the street
Did my time, took my chances
Went the distance, now...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Not sure how you missed, but I bet you wish you...

Not sure how you missed, but I bet you wish you never found it. hahaha
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Will do. Just got back from my first night...

Will do. Just got back from my first night shoveling snow. Oh the glamor of motorcycle touring.
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Yeah still have my bike. stored it at a friends...

Yeah still have my bike. stored it at a friends place in Ecuador. I will be back there mid march and continuing on the southbound march.
Missing the mighty Xt already.
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
I did not even realize fully the freedom I had...

I did not even realize fully the freedom I had while cruising around on my bike. Well I guess I did, but maybe it was not appreciated to the fullest joy. What I am trying to say is it became the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Thanks for the advice team. I think that our...

Thanks for the advice team.

I think that our paths won't cross this time around John. I am north.
But I am sure we will catch up sooner or latter.

Beware Montanita is a mad house!
Forum: Latin America 01-30-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Looking to buy a sidecar in Ecuador.

Hi I am chasing a sidecar for sale in Ecuador or Peru.

If anyone knows of one, or someone who could build one please let me know.

Matt.
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
Tank clean?

Any Advice on cleaning a tank?

Do I just take it off, and hose the dirt out. Let the water dry and fill her back up?

Looks like half of Baja is sitting in the bottom.
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,132
Posted By afewsketchymoments
I believe it was Oscar Wilde who said " Life is...

I believe it was Oscar Wilde who said " Life is far to important to be taken seriously" Would have to agree with him.

Happy to hear you two are back in the comfort of your home. What a trip you...
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