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Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,806
Posted By PDX Alamo
Glad the Cipro worked, I'm not a doctor but I do...

Glad the Cipro worked, I'm not a doctor but I do play one on ADVRIder! I'll be in Vilacobamba on Christmas Eve and planning on Peru Christmas or the day after. You guys found some great roads I...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

Here is my route so far which I mapped using the Pocket Earth pro app, it's the routing application I've been waiting for. You can create routes, drag them to change, then export as GPX files....
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Warranty voided if you alter the case in any way...

Warranty voided if you alter the case in any way so that's out but I thought the same thing.

I looked around for a metal shop today but didn't find one. My aluminum bars should keep it together...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Yup taking all pics with iPhone 6 and using an...

Yup taking all pics with iPhone 6 and using an app called pro HDR. It takes great pics but you need a tripod or keep it still otherwise they will be blurry. Yes I am tired of chicken and rice and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,782
Posted By PDX Alamo
Helps a lot, thanks

Helps a lot, thanks
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,782
Posted By PDX Alamo
Ooo paron

I thought it was a hike? Is there another trail there or do you just drive the hiking trail. I'm going to have to do that one for sure. Awesome pics, following right behind you
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 43,792
Posted By PDX Alamo
Laugh Keep it coming

Great pics and info as always. You almost make me want to skip Bolivia all togather with the gas nonsense and protest. Loving Ecuador right now then following some of your routes south. All you hard...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

So in the morning we decided to check out the area around Octavalo and headed down some random cobblestone roads. We drove past lots of folks in villages in their traditional dress and I really felt...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

On our way to Pasto the first half is pretty so so with mostly a divided highway but then it turns into unreal , blow your mind riding, and jaw dropping scenery. I was told later it is the most...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Well nothing much to report really, the drive to...

Well nothing much to report really, the drive to Cali was easy and the roads were mainly two lane USA style interstates so we were able to make good time. We did get a downpour for about 30 minutes...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
I have a feeling it won't be a one time thing....

I have a feeling it won't be a one time thing. I've moved up to a baby food type consistency so that's a plus.


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Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

Left Medellin around 9 and headed toward Salento. Once out of the city there was of course more great riding. On the way I ran into a KLR with Montana plates I pulled up next to him and gave him the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

So after leaving Sincelejo it was pretty much slow boring riding with the exception of dodging truck going the opposite way in your lane. When I hit Guarumo and starting riding along the river it...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,782
Posted By PDX Alamo
Thanks ! I'm following a week behind yall ...

Thanks ! I'm following a week behind yall


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Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,782
Posted By PDX Alamo
So which one had parking ?

So which one had parking ?
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Landed in Medellin ,what a ride that was.Wow...

Landed in Medellin ,what a ride that was.Wow Colombia you were worth the wait. More tomorrow http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/03/ad41ca76578fe697f9369744b870cdcd.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Well I spent a crazy 12 1/2 hours yesterday...

Well I spent a crazy 12 1/2 hours yesterday running all over getting all things lined up for a bike release today. The lady at the port office spoke very good english and basically did all the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Polla de Caballo , todos Los Dias e todos Los...

Polla de Caballo , todos Los Dias e todos Los noches

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Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

In case anyone thinks it's a good idea to ship your bike into Cartagena Colombia port here is the "actual process" which would have been helpful to have a week ago. I have been given plenty of...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 75,630
Posted By PDX Alamo
Oh God and baby Jesus

:dj PDX A in and might I say Impressive as always, in like Flynn
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

Good call on the Mud volcano although looks a little low from when you were there. You can't sink and if you push yourself down you can't go under. I grabbed a post and pushed myself down but...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
No luck at the Aduana

Well I arrived bright and early to sort out paperwork in hopes of getting the bike out early Monday. When I arrived he said they were closed so come back Monday and talk to that lady at the desk. I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 43,792
Posted By PDX Alamo
Roadblocks

Do the folks get upset when you skirt the roadblock at all or are they cool with it. If I get my bike out of Cartajena anytime soon I'll be on my way to see some of these amazing places. Been here...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 182,366
Posted By PDX Alamo
You sir are an amazing writer. Wow just wow. The...

You sir are an amazing writer. Wow just wow. The gorilla stuff ..... Holy F. If you could add some explosions this is a movie deal for sure .


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Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 31,154
Posted By PDX Alamo
Tacoma

Tacoma Washinton, Honestley i wish would have flown it and paid the extra money since i am on a limited time budget.
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Today is the day, not really This is mainly...

Today is the day, not really

This is mainly a technical how to post for those shipping into Colombia or needing SOAT so it will be pretty boring and its long because I have nothing else to do. One...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 31,154
Posted By PDX Alamo
Wonderful news! I am in the same boat here in...

Wonderful news! I am in the same boat here in Cartagena waiting on my bike which is a few days late but not as much as yours. Looks like you made the most of your time though. Look forward to seeing...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

Landed in Cartagena yesterday with a nice flight. Foreign carriers still treat you like a person with polite staff, legroom, actual food, and wine all at no extra cost. What a concept for a 2 hour...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

Well I am not as learned as those two so don't expect any quality writing or dynamite. :)
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/24/a115436...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/24/a1154369e77fdaa6076c061a4d936b1e.jpg

Bike gets here Friday , guess I'll have a few of these while I wait


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Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/23/454df554a3250bc3dbc8611e548a2cdf.jpg

I have nothing really to say but testing out the taptalk photo hosting for on the go shots.

Thought y'all would...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,806
Posted By PDX Alamo
Cipro

I highly recommend hitting the pharmacy for ciproflaxin which is an antibiotic which will shut off the pukes and poops like a faucet. I carry it on all my travels and it works every time. If your in...
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 31,154
Posted By PDX Alamo
That sucks

Sorry to hear that, man that's frustrating :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Well that fills me with confidence :( ...

Well that fills me with confidence :(


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Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
The legend himself, glad to have you along for...

The legend himself, glad to have you along for the ride. Thanks for the tip:ear
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
That was close, Gaston is the man

:eek2 Well if you don't want any surprises take a Carnival Cruise Ship I guess. The ship that was supposed to deliver my bike from Panama to Cartagena was rerouted and the new delivery date was...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

All those are on the list along with Torres del pain and yes I plan on shipping back from Dakar but I'll see where I end up I guess.


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Forum: Latin America 11-20-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By PDX Alamo
Any ADV guys in need of parts in Colombia

Not yet, figured I would get a hostel in the old town. Any suggestions? Reading your blog it looks like you have found some cool roads off the beaten path. Sadly I have to be in southern Ecuador on...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
She wanted to go but not enough vacation and no...

She wanted to go but not enough vacation and no room on the DR, she'll make a guest appearance in Ecuador though.
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,687
Posted By PDX Alamo
Laugh Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

I just spent the last 4 hours coming up with the name (http://www.duffelblog.com/2013/06/patrol-brief-captain-order-operation-name/) for the ride report instead of something important like practicing...
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