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Forum: Ride reports Today, 08:36 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By pdedse
A bridge re-connects you to the costanera hiway ...

A bridge re-connects you to the costanera hiway
http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_36051_zps62841349.jpg

Some zapilotes devouring a fish
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Forum: Ride reports Today, 08:09 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
So I'm with 4 eighteen year olds and my daughter...

So I'm with 4 eighteen year olds and my daughter nearly 15. Good thing about them is they like to sleep, so early mornings I can get away for rides. If you take the San Isidro hiway and turn right...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:28 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
This isn't a meant to be a house build report,...

This isn't a meant to be a house build report, but hopefully it is part of the long term history of this Little motorcycle that I bought sight unseen. And I'm hoping that it can be a stop over point...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
The CGL125's new digs... ...

The CGL125's new digs...
http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_3426_zpsa364b664.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
And now the cleanup now that the house is...

And now the cleanup now that the house is finished...
http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_35901_zps2d936f68.jpg

Up to 9 guys lived in a shack for about 9 months on site. They...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
In to week 3 of 4 of this summer trip. While the...

In to week 3 of 4 of this summer trip. While the bike is the same, the big difference between now and a year and a half ago is that the lot that was empty...now isn't. There's a house there....
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
Jaja...you learn vocab like this and then you...

Jaja...you learn vocab like this and then you realize that half it varies country by country..still, could be useful. Buena suerte con el espańol.
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
We built the house kind of in the jungle, so bugs...

We built the house kind of in the jungle, so bugs abound and these spiders are...well represented. But there's also wild turkey, tucan, chirincoca, morfo butterfly, vulture, froggies and sapos, a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
Tech Question: I've recorded a WAV file,...

Tech Question:

I've recorded a WAV file, an audio recording. Does anyone know how I can upload it to link in a post here? I use photobucket for photos, but it didn't accept a wav file. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
Our other guide David. His English was pretty...

Our other guide David. His English was pretty good for never having been out of the country, learned all in school and on the job training by working in hotels and now as zipline guide. Since I bring...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
I've been to Haciendo Baru just north of...

I've been to Haciendo Baru just north of Dominical several times, but they have a good zipline and my sis and husband are visiting from Australia...so it was time to park the mc and do some other fun...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
Sounds like an amazing trip. Did you do a ride...

Sounds like an amazing trip. Did you do a ride report on it? I know CR farily well but am always interested in what others have to say about particular áreas. If you've got a good crab migration or...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
Backing up a bit...two week ago kids and I...

Backing up a bit...two week ago kids and I arrived in CR so that we could see my wife's house Project she's been working on the last year. First we went to in-law's farm where we celebrated my...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
Bullring and rodeo arena... ...

Bullring and rodeo arena...
http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_35771_zpsb34806d4.jpg


After the party......
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
Fun Little river crossing... ...

Fun Little river crossing...

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_35661_zps3766b3ee.jpg

I was looking for a route in and then back to the S. Isidro->Dominical hiway and I stopped...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
It's winter in CR so today it's overcast but...

It's winter in CR so today it's overcast but still the green is green...

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_35691_zpsbab21bc6.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
Got up bright and early at 4:45 to the tune of...

Got up bright and early at 4:45 to the tune of some ridiculous sounding birds, I'll see if I can't upload a recording of them shortly. By 6:30 nobody else was up so one might as well ride...
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,168
Posted By pdedse
She lives!

Well, it's been over a year and a half since I finished my six weeks as program leader of a study abroad broad in San Isidro del General, CR.

Lots of things have changed, but not my Costa Rican...
Forum: Americas 06-26-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24,050
Views: 1,844,533
Posted By pdedse
Eek I teach Spanish at a community college in Oregon...

I teach Spanish at a community college in Oregon and, in part, we moved our 2 month study abroad program for our students from SMA to San Isidro del General, Costa Rica due to prevalence of English...
Forum: Americas 06-16-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 24,050
Views: 1,844,533
Posted By pdedse
As a long-time Suns fan (used to live there), I...

As a long-time Suns fan (used to live there), I was crushed when SA would oust Phoenix...would look forward to the day Timmy retired...now, after seeing them play the way they do...I'm hoping he and...
Forum: Americas 06-13-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 24,050
Views: 1,844,533
Posted By pdedse
That's an interesting translation of Luke 24:51.

That's an interesting translation of Luke 24:51.
Forum: Americas 06-12-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By pdedse
I know in Costa Rica they have "tour visits" set...

I know in Costa Rica they have "tour visits" set up that you can plug into. Kind of like visiting a brewery in the States. But I had a very nice experience when I went to a small coffee coop in CR....
Forum: Americas 06-11-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 24,050
Views: 1,844,533
Posted By pdedse
You wear that 250 so well...now get a real man's...

You wear that 250 so well...now get a real man's bike, like the Honda CGL125...
Forum: Americas 05-26-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24,050
Views: 1,844,533
Posted By pdedse
To answer my own question: no: ...

To answer my own question: no:

http://www.soymotero.net/nueva-kawasaki-w800-al-detalle-4765

A very nice looking bike.
Forum: Americas 05-26-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 24,050
Views: 1,844,533
Posted By pdedse
I've been considering buying a w650 sold in the...

I've been considering buying a w650 sold in the U.S. for only two years, 00-01...maybe I can buy one of the w800s in MX and ride it home to Oregon. Do you know if these have both kick and electric...
Forum: Latin America 05-26-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By pdedse
At first I thought that could work, and it might...

At first I thought that could work, and it might work well...but then again, it might give the thief the need to take action with the weapon. By letting the bike go, the armed thief goes too. By...
Forum: Americas 05-24-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24,050
Views: 1,844,533
Posted By pdedse
I was thinking that photo looked familiar...from...

I was thinking that photo looked familiar...from a trip I did in '07:

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/tzivansabernal078.jpg
...
Forum: Americas 04-06-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 24,050
Views: 1,844,533
Posted By pdedse
Jajajajajaaaa...Yes, that's exactly how mine went...

Jajajajajaaaa...Yes, that's exactly how mine went down in Tampico...well kind of: partner Jeff and I were pulled over for violating rule #143: "mc can only be in right lane" silly us to be riding in...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 92,690
Posted By pdedse
Cgl-125!

Very cool idea of bike-hopping across the continents. :wink:

I love your choice of bike for LA, but I am partial to the CGL-125 having bought one in Costa Rica...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,994
Posted By pdedse
Nicely put together video and looks like a fun...

Nicely put together video and looks like a fun way to cross. How do you like the CGL125? I bought one a little over a year ago for a trip within Costa Rica...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-15-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,002
Posted By pdedse
Hey, I pm'd you on the 650net site, but thought...

Hey, I pm'd you on the 650net site, but thought I'd add here that I'm in Gresham so I can't be too far from you. Should you need anything extra, maybe another grill for the bbq--mine's a simple...
Forum: Americas 02-28-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24,050
Views: 1,844,533
Posted By pdedse
Eight 650s!!!!!!!! That's cool, I hope he got a...

Eight 650s!!!!!!!! That's cool, I hope he got a discount. The above bike gives me ideas for this, currently holed up in Costa Rica:
...
Forum: Americas 02-15-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By pdedse
A number of ADV riders have rented from these...

A number of ADV riders have rented from these guys, but I haven't:

http://www.wild-rider.com/

Guys on this site have said good things about them.

Where to go? I'd ask what are you...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24,050
Views: 1,844,533
Posted By pdedse
My eyes ain't what they used to be...but...

My eyes ain't what they used to be...but antibalas makes more sense considering the message on the shirt...still, an anti-malas t-shirt could come in handy too.
Forum: Americas 02-13-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 24,050
Views: 1,844,533
Posted By pdedse
Is that the front or the back of the shirt? I...

Is that the front or the back of the shirt? I mean, it could make a difference.

:wink:



...and...does that little tag above the neck say "playera antimalas"? Or is it "playera antibalas". ...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24,050
Views: 1,844,533
Posted By pdedse
Glad I had it

Before doing my first trip into MX I remember reading lots of RR about guys dumping their camping gear because good spots are hard to find, hotels are cheap anyway. A $24.99 pup tent from Big 5 did...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 125,041
Posted By pdedse
Very enjoyable...after several pages I began to...

Very enjoyable...after several pages I began to think that you've got a good eye for photos.....but I was also thinking that there weren't many people shots. Then the last few pages changed...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 41,045
Posted By pdedse
Sorry to hear of the thefts and in particular the...

Sorry to hear of the thefts and in particular the loss of your photos. Experiences like these can sour the trip a bit...on the other hand...hopefully you won't mind a short story.......

A few...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 502,483
Posted By pdedse
Did it sell? If you don't mind me askin'

Did it sell? If you don't mind me askin'
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 502,483
Posted By pdedse
If I weren't on the complete opposite end of the...

If I weren't on the complete opposite end of the country from you, I'd say let me stop by to look at it, but being in Oregon :huh....good luck with the sale tonight!
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