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Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,236
Posted By cruthas
We cleaned it out before we tried starting it....

We cleaned it out before we tried starting it. Working on it today, will report progress.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,236
Posted By cruthas
We found a nice big nest in there.

We found a nice big nest in there.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,236
Posted By cruthas
Ok, we have good compression, 140/150, switched...

Ok, we have good compression, 140/150, switched the computer and we now have a better spark. We haven't cleaned the carbs but figured a good dose of starter fluid would get'r running, but I guess we...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,236
Posted By cruthas
Older Honda Shadow won't start...

I've got an older Honda Shadow 500 from the 80s and it won't start. It turns over, spraying starter fluid into the carbs, still won't start. Tried different computer, nothing. Its got good spark from...
Forum: Latin America 01-02-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 45,044
Posted By cruthas
Cheers to that! :freaky Where did bananaman...

Cheers to that! :freaky

Where did bananaman go... :ear
Forum: Latin America 12-27-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 45,044
Posted By cruthas
Hey C5, you still adventure riding?

Hey C5, you still adventure riding?
Forum: Latin America 12-22-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 14,679
Posted By cruthas
its all about adventure bro and its really not...

its all about adventure bro and its really not that bad :D
Forum: Latin America 12-22-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 14,679
Posted By cruthas
Cheers to that! This border was by far the worst...

Cheers to that! This border was by far the worst I crossed on my whole trip. WE arrived in full daylight and crossed well into the dark. Good thing one of the riders spoke Spanish, I would have...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 82,931
Posted By cruthas
Nice TR! Planning my next trip now!

Nice TR! Planning my next trip now!
Forum: Latin America 12-22-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By cruthas
well that depends on what paperwork you have and...

well that depends on what paperwork you have and if you want an adventure. You could always just drive right on through :D
Forum: Latin America 07-19-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,878
Posted By cruthas
spqr, Where are you in Colombia......

spqr,

Where are you in Colombia... Cartagena? There are a number of areas to check out and most hostels have information on boats. Have you talked to folks in hostels or visited any docks? Give us...
Forum: Latin America 04-08-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By cruthas
hmmm, not sure, I know a fella who did this in...

hmmm, not sure, I know a fella who did this in Peru and toured South America, also check into horizonsunlimited.com, they might know. Good luck.
Forum: Latin America 04-08-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,537
Posted By cruthas
good luck and have a great trip!

good luck and have a great trip!
Forum: Latin America 04-08-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,835
Posted By cruthas
I vote KLR, but my vote may be particle because I...

I vote KLR, but my vote may be particle because I have owned two and ridden on across Latin American. Reliable, easy to fix, and fun to ride anywhere. :D
Forum: Latin America 02-08-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 45,044
Posted By cruthas
this time of year is hard to find a sailboat with...

this time of year is hard to find a sailboat with rough seas on the Caribbean side of Colombia and Panama. Anyone having luck with boats on the Pacific side? It would be great to see what people are...
Forum: Latin America 02-08-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,878
Posted By cruthas
check out...

check out http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=416326 if you haven't already. Good Luck on the Pacific side and fill us in on your luck!
Forum: Latin America 01-31-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,878
Posted By cruthas
When I was down there this time last year I think...

When I was down there this time last year I think it was $350 per person and $350 per bike :puke1 too much in my opinion.
Forum: Latin America 01-31-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,878
Posted By cruthas
dagnylan, You are making yourself look like...

dagnylan,

You are making yourself look like an ass, and most likely losing passengers. This thread is to provide information about captains who sail to and from Colombia and Panama. If you had a...
Forum: Latin America 01-30-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,878
Posted By cruthas
More resources I found on the web. This might...

More resources I found on the web. This might help anyone looking for contact info, e-mail, ect.

http://boards.bootsnall.com/panama-to-colombia-by-boat-looking-for-info-t42937.html

I am going...
Forum: Latin America 01-30-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,878
Posted By cruthas
Philthy1 Could you post a pic of the boat...

Philthy1

Could you post a pic of the boat and maybe of the CapItan if you can get a shot? It would be informative for others.
Forum: Latin America 01-29-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,356
Posted By cruthas
yeah, $50 a day is fine. I averaged $40 a day...

yeah, $50 a day is fine. I averaged $40 a day over five months and I lived pretty large!
Forum: Latin America 01-28-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 45,044
Posted By cruthas
See what did I tell ya...

See what did I tell ya...
Forum: Latin America 01-28-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,132
Posted By cruthas
You said you made it to Batopilas? I was...

You said you made it to Batopilas? I was wondering if you or anyone has connected Batopilas to Choix? I did, scared the shit outta me!

Anyway, are you guys driving back up the cost? Palenque is...
Forum: Latin America 01-28-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,356
Posted By cruthas
winonamn, ITM maps for Centeral America are...

winonamn,

ITM maps for Centeral America are the best (in my opinion) leave the LP and other guide books at home. Your in it for the adventure not to follow the LP trail. Talk to locals and other...
Forum: Latin America 01-28-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,878
Posted By cruthas
I've been on my fare share of boats, and that one...

I've been on my fare share of boats, and that one I would not want to sail on. Then again, zipping through 10 foot waves on an single outboard in a rain storm trying to get me and my bike to Colombia...
Forum: Latin America 01-27-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By cruthas
I would like to read a ride report as well. I was...

I would like to read a ride report as well. I was there last year, I suggest taking the ferry. I think it was $5 one way. Don't rely on the schedule though. If the ferry doesnt have enough stuff to...
Forum: Latin America 01-27-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 45,044
Posted By cruthas
ADV, You might ask around and see if anyone...

ADV,

You might ask around and see if anyone has a container going there with extra room. Just an idea.
Forum: Latin America 01-27-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,878
Posted By cruthas
You found the Indians! Awesome pictures! I sure...

You found the Indians! Awesome pictures! I sure do miss Panama!
Forum: Latin America 01-20-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,878
Posted By cruthas
Is there transportation from La Palma or can you...

Is there transportation from La Palma or can you ride from there? I am asking because if this route is only $200 for you and a bike, that is the way to go and I would be up for taking a ride down...
Forum: Latin America 01-20-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 45,044
Posted By cruthas
I agree!:beccamost other hostels have much better...

I agree!:beccamost other hostels have much better information, when i delt with then, they seemed annoyed to answer my questions...
Forum: Latin America 01-20-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,878
Posted By cruthas
???? Bananaman can you clarify this for me a...

???? Bananaman can you clarify this for me a little better...



Awesome!
Forum: Latin America 01-19-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,878
Posted By cruthas
Bananaman has got is all figured out... If I...

Bananaman has got is all figured out...

If I wasn't in such shock from finding a boat on the Pacific side I could have probably worked a better price for crossing the Darien. Next time....:D
Forum: Latin America 01-16-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,878
Posted By cruthas
Bananaman is right, it is extremely hard to find...

Bananaman is right, it is extremely hard to find a boat without being there. I suggest going around to all ports imaginable and just talking with people. You will eventually find a boat if you are...
Forum: Latin America 01-10-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,878
Posted By cruthas
Igor, I am hoping to add more here...

Igor,

I am hoping to add more here eventually!

:ear:ear
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,359
Posted By cruthas
Igor, this might be of use to you as well!...

Igor,

this might be of use to you as well! Good luck!
Forum: Latin America 01-10-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 45,044
Posted By cruthas
Damn thats a big bike! Igor, this is a post...

Damn thats a big bike!

Igor, this is a post to get information. I wrote my crossing information on page 8 after I crossed. Good Luck and let me know if you need anything else!
Forum: Americas 12-30-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By cruthas
Buying a car or Moto in Peru...

I am curious to see if anyone knows how difficult it would be to buy a car, or a motorcycle in Peru? I am thinking of a long term move there. Any information on paperwork, and other logistics that...
Forum: Americas 12-30-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By cruthas
goo luck, post some pics!

goo luck, post some pics!
Forum: Americas 12-30-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,282
Posted By cruthas
Ambitious

Damn, this is ambitious, took me 3 months! With a two week breakdown in Guatemala! But hell, go for it, either way it will be an adventure!
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2009, 05:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,359
Posted By cruthas
Aaaahhhh the memories! :norton

Aaaahhhh the memories! :norton
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