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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-17-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 106,403
Posted By Ogribike
Thanks to everyone for a great weekend. I posted...

Thanks to everyone for a great weekend. I posted my photo's in the photo thread thing.

Time to plan for the next party!!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-17-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,210
Posted By Ogribike
Not many photos, to busy having fun... ...

Not many photos, to busy having fun...

http://ogribike.smugmug.com/Photography/Bike-Stuff/i-jXgVXfr/0/X2/RDV%202015%208-X2.jpg
...
Forum: Americas 05-11-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,676
Posted By Ogribike
I agree with this wholeheartedly, I have been on...

I agree with this wholeheartedly, I have been on a tour with Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental and had a fantastic experience. On the tour I did there were three return riders that enjoyed their experience...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-26-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,053
Posted By Ogribike
Great ride report! I rode the High Andes,...

Great ride report!

I rode the High Andes, Deep Amazon motoadventure last year with Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental (http://freedombikerental.com/index.php?option=com_content&id=205&Itemid=260), that...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
The final episode of the High Andes Deep Amazon...

The final episode of the High Andes Deep Amazon MotoAdventure I participated in.

Day Ten (http://vimeo.com/116925604)
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
We are now at Day Nine, one more day left... ...

We are now at Day Nine, one more day left...

Day Nine of Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental High Andes, Deep Amazon MotoAdventure. (http://vimeo.com/115220882)
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Day Eight... (http://vimeo.com/113720642)

Day Eight... (http://vimeo.com/113720642)
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Day Seven (http://vimeo.com/113022174)...

Day Seven (http://vimeo.com/113022174)...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Here is the link to Day Six...

Here is the link to Day Six (http://vimeo.com/111298629).
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Day Five (http://vimeo.com/110698306) is done...

Day Five (http://vimeo.com/110698306) is done...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Vidoe from Day Four (http://vimeo.com/108731520)...

Vidoe from Day Four (http://vimeo.com/108731520) of the ride.
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Here is the video of Day Three...

Here is the video of Day Three (http://vimeo.com/107501613) of the ride.
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
BTW, the Second Day...

BTW, the Second Day (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJalujYo8O4&feature=youtu.be&a) of the Ecuador MotoAdventure I went on is done.
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
High View Productions...

High View Productions (http://www.highviewproductions.com) and Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental (http://www.freedombikerental.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=144&Itemid=1)are releasing a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ogribike
I made it to Virginia but was offered a deal I...

I made it to Virginia but was offered a deal I couldn't refuse. So now I'm an expat living in Angola for a few years.

I'm hunting for a bike, I think a Chinese model will do fine. When I leave...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ogribike
After the MS5000 was over I relocated to Luanda,...

After the MS5000 was over I relocated to Luanda, Nigeria. So it took a while to receive my award via regular post, but it finally made it!!!
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Court, I'm glad you enjoyed the RR. Thanks for...

Court, I'm glad you enjoyed the RR. Thanks for the correction on where we stayed the last night.

I also need to thank High View Productions for the great video they made for Ecuador Freedom Bike...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,524
Posted By Ogribike
I forgot about this, was reminded recently. :D

I forgot about this, was reminded recently. :D
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Okay lets call this ride finished, I poured a...

Okay lets call this ride finished, I poured a generous drink and I'm ready.

Our last day, staying in Otavalo at Cabañas del Lago Hosteria was very nice.
It is located in a valley between...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Day Nine, the hacienda last night was great, I...

Day Nine, the hacienda last night was great, I did wonder at first because they didn’t give us keys to the rooms. The doors were open and you could lock the door from the inside but no way to lock it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Day Eight, we roll out of Tulcan heading West and...

Day Eight, we roll out of Tulcan heading West and turning South by the end of the day. This is when we start to realize the adventure is coming to an end.

The ride starts by heading up to some hot...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Day Seven, we head along the Colombian border...

Day Seven, we head along the Colombian border working our way North. Starting out by crossing the Napo River.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Day Six, time to load the bikes in a canoe and...

Day Six, time to load the bikes in a canoe and head out. This is the most western point that is water navigable to the Amazon and on to the Atlantic Ocean. As we were taking our bags out to the truck...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Day Five, we head for the Amazon Basin. It’s all...

Day Five, we head for the Amazon Basin. It’s all down hill from here, we ride by some great waterfalls and stop at one to watch George ride a wireline towards the Manto de La Novia waterfall.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Day Four, rest day. There were choices of...

Day Four, rest day. There were choices of rafting, waterfall repelling, doing some riding by yourself or with a small group or just resting. I forgot to mention during day three we picked up a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Day Three starts out easy, we take our time...

Day Three starts out easy, we take our time getting ready and I spent some time chatting to a bunch of school children that were enamored with the BMW. This happened with the two BMW's in the group...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Day Two starts out nice and sunny a bit chilly...

Day Two starts out nice and sunny a bit chilly with the drone doing a flyby.

http://ogribike.smugmug.com/MotorcycleTouring/Ecuador-2014/i-nsxPbcX/0/X2/Day%202%203-X2.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
So I arrive Sunday morning, sizing up my fellow...

So I arrive Sunday morning, sizing up my fellow riders and wondering who will not make it and who will have a great time.

I see one guy, Tom, fiddling with his tank bag and it's taking way to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
Okay, I'm getting ready for the next segment...

Okay, I'm getting ready for the next segment which will be Day 1 of the ride. Before we go further, I just want to mention that my offroad experience is limited, mostly hard surface some loose and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
I wake up on Friday and we don't leave until...

I wake up on Friday and we don't leave until Sunday, I arrived a couple days early to acclimate to the altitude of Quito, 10,000 feet. I stopped by the shop to check out my steed and ask a few...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ogribike
The MS5000 has ended. I came in with a podium...

The MS5000 has ended. I came in with a podium finish thanks to donations from everyone.

Total miles 3335, R1200GSA (Start 20868 End 23251) = 2383 plus Ecuador = 952 miles (1532 K).

Donations...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ogribike
High Andes Deep Amazon MotoAdventure

During December 2013 I was pretending to work and surfing the net when I came upon Ecuador Freedom Bike Rentals...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 30,719
Posted By Ogribike
Near Quito, Ecuador. ...

Near Quito, Ecuador.

http://ogribike.smugmug.com/MotorcycleTouring/Ecuador-2014/i-vxjPbt2/0/X3/GoPro%204-X3.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 30,719
Posted By Ogribike
Ecuador... ...

Ecuador...

http://ogribike.smugmug.com/Travel/Ecuador-2014/i-rft9wm2/0/X2/Day%205%20%2819%29-X2.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ogribike
The riding portion is over, total miles 3335,...

The riding portion is over, total miles 3335, R1200GSA = 2383 plus Ecuador = 952 miles (1532 K).

We are still collecting donations until the end of the month, as I stated before I will match any...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-19-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ogribike
I just returned from a MotoAdventure from Ecuador...

I just returned from a MotoAdventure from Ecuador and rode to Virginia from Houston the last couple of days adding miles to the MS5000 challenge.

Okay, final push for donations to help find a cure...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-19-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ogribike
I just finished riding from Houston to Virginia...

I just finished riding from Houston to Virginia via Oklahoma.

Virginia Or Bust.

http://ogribike.smugmug.com/MotorcycleTouring/MS5000/i-zxTqSJ5/0/X2/Virginia%20or%20bust-X2.jpg

Oklahoma.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-15-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ogribike
Back in the States. It was a great ride and I...

Back in the States. It was a great ride and I added 1532 klicks (952 miles) to my MS5000 challenge. We are still collecting donations, please help find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-09-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ogribike
Missed some more posting due to lack of Internet....

Missed some more posting due to lack of Internet. I'm am still out of sequence but I will try to fix that later.

Day 6, this day consisted of loading the bikes in a canoe for a float down river to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ogribike
Sorry for the lack of updates. We don't always...

Sorry for the lack of updates. We don't always have Internet. The MotoAdventure with Ecuador Freedom Bike Rentals (http://www.freedombikerental.com) has been fantastic. We have lost one rider due to...
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