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Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,508
Posted By Tomaso
"No Man's Land" is a terrific clip, Franki!...

"No Man's Land" is a terrific clip, Franki! Thanks for posting. I'd love to watch the entire documentary.

Given the recent history and eradication of the autonomous country once known as "Tibet",...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,588
Views: 357,715
Posted By Tomaso
MotoG, I think you just gave Ed incentive to...

MotoG, I think you just gave Ed incentive to check out the Yemeni border!

Happy Thanksgiving, Ed! I'll have a second helping of pumpkin pie in your honor!:yum
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Tomaso
Nicely laid out, KS! I drove out that way with my...

Nicely laid out, KS! I drove out that way with my wife from NY a few years ago, and we fell in love with the area. You really filled in some important historical gaps that I missed. Now I'd like to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,216,886
Posted By Tomaso
I'd just like to echo what so many on ADV have...

I'd just like to echo what so many on ADV have said from their hearts.
You're a good man, John Downes, and good men persevere.
Whether you call this incident a pothole, a bump, or a ditch, you'll...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,588
Views: 357,715
Posted By Tomaso
http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p492/edwardbac...

http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p492/edwardbach/edwardbach184/uptoGermany2041_zpsae8835bd.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1,588
Views: 357,715
Posted By Tomaso
"We hiked from Slovakia in to Poland. It was...

"We hiked from Slovakia in to Poland. It was pretty epic.
I was wondering how many around the world riders do something like that. Probably not many. Most people stay close to their motorbike."

I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,588
Views: 357,715
Posted By Tomaso
"Making lemonade out of lemons" You are...

"Making lemonade out of lemons"

You are awesome. Nothing but respect for you guys.
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,216,886
Posted By Tomaso
John, not (yet) having been much of an...

John, not (yet) having been much of an adventurist myself - though I did just get home to NY from a solo camping trip to Nova Scotia - I'm finding your interviews refreshing and highly informational....
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,588
Views: 357,715
Posted By Tomaso
I wonder if the bullet holes around the tops of...

I wonder if the bullet holes around the tops of the buildings were meant for snipers. :fall
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,588
Views: 357,715
Posted By Tomaso
Lovin' everything about this! May I make one...

Lovin' everything about this! May I make one small suggestion? MORE, please!:wings
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,588
Views: 357,715
Posted By Tomaso
All that and Hello! Flips, too!! You two are...

All that and Hello! Flips, too!! You two are livin' the life! I'm glad you've rekindled your love for the Beemer. It's all looking mighty good from my beach chair. Happy trails, Ed!
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,588
Views: 357,715
Posted By Tomaso
In! (Now if I can just figure out how to...

In!

(Now if I can just figure out how to subscribe.)
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,101,429
Posted By Tomaso
http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p492/edwardbac...

http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p492/edwardbach/day4and5007.jpg

I can't imagine Ed drinking cheap wine! Part of my enjoyment is his discernment when it comes to fruit of the vine.

On the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,101,429
Posted By Tomaso
"Its a plea for you to actually think about doing...

"Its a plea for you to actually think about doing good for some others, rather than just yourself."

Bigfella, I just want to say, Ed's doing a lot of good for me. And I can say that, in my own...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,101,429
Posted By Tomaso
Wise words from BigMan73! Well worth...

Wise words from BigMan73! Well worth consideration.

I'd be more than happy to scope out some Chimay (shouldn't be too difficult here in the Hamptons) and shoot some pics!

And since I'm greedy...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 24,077
Posted By Tomaso
Happy landings in Peru, Jessica! I'll be...

Happy landings in Peru, Jessica! I'll be following along. Best of luck to you and your dad.
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 139,969
Posted By Tomaso
You really know how to edit your adventure into a...

You really know how to edit your adventure into a great video! Excellent, as always! :clap

Mucho gracias!
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,101,429
Posted By Tomaso
The Japanese pay big money - thousands of dollars...

The Japanese pay big money - thousands of dollars - for bluefin tuna caught out of Montauk, NY. It's on the sushi table in Tokyo the next day. They pay depending on how hard the fish fought. The less...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,101,429
Posted By Tomaso
Bikinis in Alaska: an important anthropological...

Bikinis in Alaska: an important anthropological concern, and one that requires careful study, including many pictures.:y0!
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,101,429
Posted By Tomaso
Fantastico!

Fantastico!
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,101,429
Posted By Tomaso
I plan to hit the road soon - Central America,...

I plan to hit the road soon - Central America, for starts.

Off topic, but very curious - Have you heard anything about wild west coast salmon becoming radioactive due to Fukusima's fallout? I've...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,101,429
Posted By Tomaso
"If you have a question or like what you are...

"If you have a question or like what you are seeing, drop me a line.
It is much appreciated!" page 43

An Israeli tank commander ordered me to start reading Around the World in 800 Days. (You're...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 139,969
Posted By Tomaso
I better brush up on my Spanish before I choose...

I better brush up on my Spanish before I choose which dirt road to ride down:muutt
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 139,969
Posted By Tomaso
Excellent, as always, Becky! You mention...

Excellent, as always, Becky!

You mention Panama's expensive, Costa Rica's expensive. In your opinion, is there a standout CA country where the intersection of cheap and fun and friendly intersect?
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 139,969
Posted By Tomaso
So glad you made it! Good luck!!!

So glad you made it!

Good luck!!!
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 139,969
Posted By Tomaso
Question Six days since we last heard from the lasses....

Six days since we last heard from the lasses. Should we be concerned? They must be in Colombia by now.
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 139,969
Posted By Tomaso
Great story, Lacedaemon! Too bad Becky and Andrea...

Great story, Lacedaemon! Too bad Becky and Andrea didn't have that foreknowledge. Hopefully, they tripped out without the stress that brought on the captain's paranoia. Can't wait to hear all about...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 139,969
Posted By Tomaso
When the shit gets weird the weird get going!...

When the shit gets weird the weird get going! You'll be sailing soon. Bon voyage!
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 139,969
Posted By Tomaso
How great to get your last video! I was having...

How great to get your last video! I was having withdrawal symptoms. Not too severe, but an unsettled feeling, mind pacing, wondering how it's going for you two. But I get a strong sense your ship has...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,216,886
Posted By Tomaso
John, I finally made it through the last 150...

John, I finally made it through the last 150 pages or so of your epic adventure. Took over a week, in order to savor the scenery and smell the flowers. Plus a close read of your thoughts on it all....
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,141
Posted By Tomaso
What a headache! I hope the problem is small and...

What a headache! I hope the problem is small and you can get back on the road soon. Meanwhile . . . . any pics?

Edit: I just went to you 1616 blog. Plenty of pics! And very nice journaling might I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By Tomaso
Hey Anil and Kemal, you're from my favorite...

Hey Anil and Kemal, you're from my favorite country on the planet, tracing a route I did (by boat and bus, mostly) back in '73 with 3 women friends. I'm sure things have changed quite a bit in the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,216,886
Posted By Tomaso
Drac, you and I should go riding before you leave...

Drac, you and I should go riding before you leave LI. I'm in Sag Harbor. (And I too hope to leave the Isle of Long sooner than later . . . maybe for a nice quiet mountainside somewhere in Central...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,216,886
Posted By Tomaso
A lot of folks haven't seen that type of road...

A lot of folks haven't seen that type of road kill. Including me, being an east coast Yankee. Wish I was there, to see a dead armadillo, taste the buttermilk pie, and hang with you around the fire...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 63,350
Posted By Tomaso
I'm in! And will try not to be too impatient....

I'm in! And will try not to be too impatient. :jive
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,216,886
Posted By Tomaso
Finally!

I must be the world's slowest reader; it's taken me about 2 weeks to get through Minimalist Adventure. And now I feel like starting over . . . sort like Lord of the Rings, ya gotta read it twice to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 58,912
Posted By Tomaso
Shamrock Bar and Grill

I see you got a reply from Al (theturtleshead), proprietor of Medellin's famous Shamrock Bar and Grill. Are you going to drop by? It's definitely on my list of top urban places for an advr to visit...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 58,912
Posted By Tomaso
Enjoying every word!

I'd imagine Quito - pop 2+1/2 million! - might have felt a bit overwhelming after the countryside. I can well understand wanting to skirt around it and find something more down-scale.

Keep it...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 58,912
Posted By Tomaso
You are living the life, my man! So glad you got...

You are living the life, my man! So glad you got it up to go surfing! That's a good display of courage, as is exploring and getting lost high up above the beach. I believe I may have spotted my bike...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 58,912
Posted By Tomaso
Machu Picchu and the ancient Inca world are at...

Machu Picchu and the ancient Inca world are at the top of my bucket list. Meanwhile . . . :thumb
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