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Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 68,418
Posted By camitzi
Just found this picture of the Osos Cansados when...

Just found this picture of the Osos Cansados when you guys got to the Blue Earth Lake
<a href="http://s1280.photobucket.com/user/jami92000/media/IMG_1502_zps2ea33e48.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 68,418
Posted By camitzi
More more more!

Great job on the ride report, Mat! :clap I can't believe I actually have the time to check it out every day, and I am all up to date. I am so looking forward to the next post! But no pressure, eh? :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Thanks OldTriumphRider. Yes, they do take a lot...

Thanks OldTriumphRider. Yes, they do take a lot of time, indeed, but I am so glad I put the time to do it. It's like my travel journal that reminds us of all the details of the incredible experience...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 68,418
Posted By camitzi
This time I'm in early, I don't want to miss...

This time I'm in early, I don't want to miss anything! I pretty much know the story already, but the way you tell it, Matt, it's soooo much funnier :rofl. Can't wait to hear the rest of it.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 122,376
Posted By camitzi
Now leaving all joke aside, all I can say is...

Now leaving all joke aside, all I can say is :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Thank you Matt and Kelly for another awesome report!:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 122,376
Posted By camitzi
Kelly, since you have been so generous and...

Kelly, since you have been so generous and doubled Matt's salary, I'd suggest you look at what you've been paid so far for this report, and quadruple it. You're the CEO, what the heck:D
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 122,376
Posted By camitzi
Bahaha, Kelly, I just got it now. As I was a bit...

Bahaha, Kelly, I just got it now. As I was a bit behind with the reading, wasn't sure what you meant on your mes:rofl:rofl::rofl
Nope, I don't know anything about it.:wink:
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 122,376
Posted By camitzi
1:30 am? You are a great employee, not just a...

1:30 am? You are a great employee, not just a good one, you should get a bonus :D
And I can assure you we all appreciate the nights and days you put into this report, it's just too good.:clap The...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 122,376
Posted By camitzi
Indeed, very sweet of him. He didn't bring the...

Indeed, very sweet of him. He didn't bring the shell home but he brought lots of cactus thorns in his fleece, protection, everywhere:huh I don't want to picture the happy encounter between Lica and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 122,376
Posted By camitzi
Haha, Kelly, you're awesome!:rofl

Haha, Kelly, you're awesome!:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 122,376
Posted By camitzi
I saw the video, that was hilarious:rofl

I saw the video, that was hilarious:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 122,376
Posted By camitzi
I think I've seen this video at least ten times...

I think I've seen this video at least ten times already, and I am still covering my eyes when I see you bouncing and fishtailing. You guys are crazy!
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 122,376
Posted By camitzi
This picture looks familiar to me. My bike looked...

This picture looks familiar to me. My bike looked something like that a bit over a year ago:D And in the same place too.

Sorry Matt, I am probably going to post a ton of comments one after...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 122,376
Posted By camitzi
Little Wan Later, I said to Matt, "How in the...

Little Wan
Later, I said to Matt, "How in the hell do other wives/girlfriends do it?? How do they not freak out while watching the tracks?"
And he told me, "They don't know what you know." :deal
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 252,220
Posted By camitzi
"We had a bit of a snafu here - somehow Bartek...

"We had a bit of a snafu here - somehow Bartek ended up leading and he went zipping up the wrong trail.
Who let the hurt guy lead? :ddog" (for some reason it doesn't pick up my quote properly and I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 252,220
Posted By camitzi
Awesome report, Kelly, just like all your other...

Awesome report, Kelly, just like all your other ones, actually!:clap
I love reading all about your group's adventures, and trying to get a better understanding of how the heck did Lica's bike get...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Final days of the incredible journey

Moab is a beautiful place. We used to come here mountain biking a lot. And every time we came here we were still amazed by its beauty. But our friends were here for the first time, and they were...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 229,557
Posted By camitzi
Congrats, Dwight! Good choice. Enjoy your new toy.

Congrats, Dwight! Good choice. Enjoy your new toy.
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
@GunSmoke

Just to clarify something: I din NOT ASK FOR or SOLICIT anything. And since you are not enjoying my report anyway, kindly refrain from making any more comments on it. Please refer to the rules and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
@cristache

Hey Cris, good to see you on here:clap And thanks for the nice words above. I was going to reply to that message, but then I figured it was better not to, as I didn't want to stir his frustration...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
It's always good to see old friends

As we get closer to home we start seeing familiar faces, which feels very good.
In Atlanta, we met one of Vasile’s former high-school class-mate. They haven’t seen each other since they graduated...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Hey Kelly, it was so nice meeting you guys,...

Hey Kelly, it was so nice meeting you guys, Vasile talked a lot about you! Thank you so much for everything, and please give a big thanks to your sister-in-law. It was so nice of her to let us stay...
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Leaving the beautiful South America

We got to our last destination in South America – Bogota. From here we shipped the bikes to Miami. I contacted Lynn Cargo (Veronica) to get some quotes, and Miami was the cheapest one: around $700...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Galapagos Islands

We entered Ecuador and as it was late we stopped in the first town right after the border, Macara. It was dark, we were tired, and we were looking for a hotel. But first, we had to find an ATM and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Sometimes things don't turn out as planned

The next day we changed plans: instead of going to the beach in Peru, we decided to go straight to Ecuador and find a nice place on the beach there and stay for a few days. We left Jaen around 10 am...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
The amazing Amazon jungle

From the oasis we went first to Lima to find a rear tire for Vasile. We found the KTM store (another one, not the one we went to on the way south) and Vasile was impressed. The shop was huge and they...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Last days in Chile and back to Peru

After Pedro de Atacama we took the Hwy 23 to the coast.
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a490/jami92000/IMG_7700_zpsc5e3f27e.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Salar de Atacama

We got to San Pedro de Atacama (now we were down to 2440 m altitude) and we were pleasantly surprised: a nice little town with narrow dirt streets and beautiful old style buildings. We checked in a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Last days in Argentina

Before we left Salta we stopped by a mechanical shop, as Vasile needed to do some welding on the side stand. The side stand relocating bracket was broken, and it needed to be fixed.

The guy there...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Iguazu Falls and Salta

We left Uruguay and crossed back into Argentina through the border north of Salto, crossing over a long dam.

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Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Little Switzerland of South America

The ferry took us to Colonia del Sacramento, the oldest town in Uruguay, on the banks of Rio de la Plata. I followed the advice of a friend, who told me that Colonia was one of the most beautiful...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
The ride through the great nothingness

When we left Ushuaia it was 2 degrees C and pouring. I decided to put my GoreTex gloves, even though they were really bulky and I could barely reach the clutch and throttle with them. It was so cold...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
The end of the world

As we headed south from Torres del Paine the weather got harsher. The temperatures dropped substantially and the rain started.

We rode to Punta Arenas where we were supposed to take the ferry...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Torres del Paine National Park

We left El Calafate in the morning and headed south, towards the Chilean border. The ride was again a very boring one most of the time, in the wind, and to top it off, with some showers. It looked...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Los Glaciares National Park

As we left Bariloche the whole landscape changed. The mountain view faded making room to the steppe-like plains.

As we were riding straight on the Ruta 40, the sky got covered in clouds. Ahead of...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Santiago to Bariloche

We left our new friends in Santiago and we headed south again, as we have a mission: we have to get to Ushuaia*before it snows.

The road south was beautiful, some paved and some really loose...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Boys gone wild

Here's the guys little Chilean adventure in Vasile's words:

We got to Santiago late in the day and we were looking for a place to stay, when the adventure pulled right next to us on the KTM 950...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
New friends and new adventures in Chile

Once in Chile we found ourselves stuck in a humongous line of cars and commercial trucks, as there was only a one lane road. They are building a highway, so for now only one lane is open, and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Short overview of Argentina

The border crossing from Bolivia to Argentina was pretty fast and easy. Both immigration offices were in the same place, so we did not have to walk or drive from one to the other. And once in...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,084
Posted By camitzi
Amazing rides in Bolivia

In the morning we jumped on the bikes, happy to leave the crazy traffic in La Paz. The ride to Oruros was pretty fast, despite the thick traffic heading that way for the carnival. Bikes can always...
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