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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,607
Posted By gordojordo
Awesome guy!

I called Alyx about some overland maintenance on my F650gs and he had me in his shop within just a couple days.

I was very pleased with his service, efficiency and cost. He is a super nice guy,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8,489
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,128,332
Posted By gordojordo
tank bag

PM sent.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-28-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,339
Posted By gordojordo
Neat video

Hey Grizz, can you tell me the make, model and cost of the battery you bought? Think it will fit in a 2001 F650GS?

I just got back from 3 years in South America (9 months of which were spent...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-08-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8,489
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,128,332
Posted By gordojordo
F/S: Biker Leathers

I have up for sale 2 leather jackets.

1) Brooks leather biker jacket, excellent condition, size 44. Not too sure how old it is, but I have had it for at least 15 years. Hardly ever wore it, mainly...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-08-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8,489
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,128,332
Posted By gordojordo
F/S: Epiphone SG400 Guitar Kit

Selling my Epiphone SG400.

This is a great guitar in excellent condition, hardly ever played or even taken out of the case. It does include a hard case that is in good condition.

Retails for...
Forum: Latin America 12-16-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 27,024
Posted By gordojordo
Hostel in Santiago

We are staying at El Castillo in barrio Bella Vista. Quite pleasant for a hostel, room for bike, and not too pricey with breakfast and wifi included (about $17US).

Google it for directions. There...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6,678
Views: 2,020,308
Posted By gordojordo
I don't think this is possible with a moto. We...

I don't think this is possible with a moto. We just met a dude on a bicycle that did it and he was very skeptical, some parts of the road (if you can even call it that) get very bad and then you have...
Forum: Latin America 11-14-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By gordojordo
You could try Motos del Sur, i think they are on...

You could try Motos del Sur, i think they are on Iordi, or something like that. We were able to get a 17 inch tire for our KLR, so you might be able to find something for your bike too. Worth a try....
Forum: Americas 11-09-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By gordojordo
Selling a US bike to another US resident while...

Selling a US bike to another US resident while abroad is pretty easy and straightforward. For the buyer it is a bit more complicated, but entirely doable depending on your state DMV.

In this case...
Forum: Latin America 10-12-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By gordojordo
Woo-Hoo! Not only did I find a cheap jacket at...

Woo-Hoo! Not only did I find a cheap jacket at the Honda dealership in Tacna, but the Peruvian/Chilean border officials unknowingly accepted several photocopied documents of paperwork--let's see if...
Forum: Latin America 10-10-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 27,024
Posted By gordojordo
Cool thread!

Does anybody know where I can get a quality motorcycle jacket in Tacna, Arica or Iquique?

Today mine was stolen in Tacna while working on my friends bike...

Cheers!
Forum: Latin America 10-10-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By gordojordo
Riding Jacket Needed ASAP (Tacna/Arica)

So, while doing some roadside repairs in a busy parking lot, somebody walked off with my riding jacket.

Does anybody have an idea where I can get a good replacement motorcycle jacket around Tacna,...
Forum: Latin America 10-02-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,331
Posted By gordojordo
Pretty effing easy to get a motorcycle license in...

Pretty effing easy to get a motorcycle license in Paraguay. Dirt cheap too. But I am ashamed to show it to police officers because it looks like an elementary schooler printed it out and laminated...
Forum: Americas 09-29-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,118
Posted By gordojordo
Cases?

What make and model cases are those? Capacity?
Forum: Latin America 09-23-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By gordojordo
Cool. We just left Flying Dog today (the one next...

Cool. We just left Flying Dog today (the one next to the Starbucks in front of Parque Kennedy). They have space for the bike, free wifi, free breakfast, and a decent bar. If you stay in a dorm, I...
Forum: Latin America 09-23-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By gordojordo
Our rear rim cracked near Cerro de Pasco, so we...

Our rear rim cracked near Cerro de Pasco, so we loaded it up on a 9 hr bus to Lima. Gonna be here for about a week waiting for parts...Where are you staying/having your service done?
Forum: Latin America 09-22-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By gordojordo
We stayed at la Estrellita (445 Tullumayo) for a...

We stayed at la Estrellita (445 Tullumayo) for a few weeks while in Cusco. It's a pretty popular spot for bikers, bicyclists and french folks. I know a guy from the states had a package sent there...
Forum: Latin America 09-14-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,789
Posted By gordojordo
La Blanquita

Calle Murrillo and Santa Cruz. Pretty close to the witches market. We payed 80 bolivianos for a matrimonial with secure parking, cable tv and an awesome shower.

Cheers
Forum: Americas 04-09-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By gordojordo
Anyone have route ideas for Bolivia, entering from Paraugay?

How does Villamonte-->Tarija-->Southeast through Cordillera de Sama Biological Reserve-->Then back north to Tupiza, sound?

Then northwards to Sucre-->East towards Padilla-->North through Villa...
Forum: Americas 04-09-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By gordojordo
I'm not certain I understand your concern... ...

I'm not certain I understand your concern...

We bought the US registered bike, but have not attempted to leave the country yet, as we are still waiting for the new title to arrive (in Paraguay)....
Forum: Americas 04-08-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By gordojordo
resurrecting an old thread...

did you ever find out if this is possible?
Forum: Americas 04-02-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By gordojordo
Have not left the country yet, dude. We are still...

Have not left the country yet, dude. We are still waiting on the paperwork to be processed by the WA DOL. Stay in touch though, and I will let you know if they deport us back to Paraguay...
Forum: Americas 04-02-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By gordojordo
We are heeding your advice. As for now, our...

We are heeding your advice. As for now, our tentative route includes touring a bit more of Paraguay, then travels up along the amazonian side of Bolivia, continuing northbound through Peru and...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By gordojordo
Help Wanted: Winter South American route planning advice

My gal and I just purchased a rugged KLR from an awesome Aussie couple here in Paraguay--Wahoo! Starting in May 2012, we will have 6 months to float about the South American winds.

We are humbly...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,136
Posted By gordojordo
Interested

Sounds like this could be mutually beneficial...

I have been looking for a bike for a while now down here in Paraguay, where I am currently stationed until April 27th, but not having the best of...
Forum: Latin America 01-11-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By gordojordo
I went to talk with the guy, his name is Mikael...

I went to talk with the guy, his name is Mikael and he is of German descent, so it's probably the same dude you mentioned.

Although I am more interested in purchasing a bike, I asked him about...
Forum: Latin America 01-11-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By gordojordo
The more common Paraguayan makes on the streets...

The more common Paraguayan makes on the streets these days are: Kenton, Star, Leopard, Yamazuki, and Taiga. For what it's worth, according to several mechanics, Yamazuki is made with higher quality...
Forum: Latin America 01-08-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By gordojordo
Anyone ever dealt with the used moto shop on Mariscal López in Asunción, PY?

Every so often I pass by a used motorcycle dealer located on Mariscal López in Asunción, Paraguay (right across the street from the Municipalidad).

They usually have a small selection of KLR's,...
Forum: Americas 12-13-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By gordojordo
Alas, I am just a lowly Peace Corps volunteer...

Alas, I am just a lowly Peace Corps volunteer living in Paraguay for a stint and currently looking to buy a bike off a fellow american traveller. I think you can imagine what I am getting at with the...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By gordojordo
South America title question

I know this has been asked ad nauseam, but how confident would you feel presenting a high-quality copy of Registration and/or Title in most South American countries?
Forum: Americas 11-30-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,377
Posted By gordojordo
Check out this post:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=690930

Suerte
Forum: Latin America 11-30-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,896
Posted By gordojordo
RA40 Guidbook

Hey Manolito, would it be possible to send me the guidebook as well?

If so, please PM me for my email address.

Gracias
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 392,322
Posted By gordojordo
I'm procrastinating whilst studying for the GRE,...

I'm procrastinating whilst studying for the GRE, so I don't foresee an Asuncion trip in my near future...What are you doing in the capital for a few days? If you need any recommendations on things to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 392,322
Posted By gordojordo
Revy'apio paraguaype?

Hey dood, happy to see you finally made it to Paraguay. Are you still in Asuncion? Not a whole lot to see round there, but Ybycui, Quiindy (near my house), La Colmena, those are some pretty little...
Forum: Latin America 10-28-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,484
Posted By gordojordo
Paraguay?

could you ride it down to Paraguay?
Forum: Latin America 10-06-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,625
Posted By gordojordo
Forum: Latin America 09-08-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,483
Posted By gordojordo
Iporá nde fotos!

Bienvenidos Edgar, casi rehupyty che rógape jaja. Che avei arecorrese Paraguaygui moto ari! Che estadounidogua amba'apo Cuerpo de Pazpegua ha aiko quiindype. Rehasaramo che rogagui, reju ha ja'uta un...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 91,925
Posted By gordojordo
awesome ride report so far--Subscribed

:lurk

double holler from a fellow South American Peace Corps volunteer as a rural health and sanitation extentionist. what fancy shitters SARAR gots up there. we are trying to develop composting...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,290
Posted By gordojordo
pack list

[QUOTE Also, could you post a gear list, of what you took with you?[/QUOTE]

i packed a lot of unneccessities, mainly because i would be bumming around Oregon and Washington for a few winter months...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,290
Posted By gordojordo
Pilot MTn Pale Ale

thanks :D the dudes at Foothills in the Camel City hooked me up with vinyl keg label stickers for my birthday.

you have no idea how much i am fiending for a growler of Hoppyum IPA right now...
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