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Forum: Latin America 04-05-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,215
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Check for Lifejackets!

I took the Independence a couple of years back, and while the experience was fun, it was nowhere near as slick as their website portrays.

They cram as many aboard as possible and in the middle of...
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 23,482
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
:thumbup I couldn't agree more. Wheatwhacker...

:thumbup

I couldn't agree more. Wheatwhacker is a well known member of the community and has been quite open and honest about what he does.

Redge, what do hope to achieve by this aggressive...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 235,917
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
What a strong update! Keep doing what your'e...

What a strong update! Keep doing what your'e doing.
This is fast shaping up to be top of the class of 2014 RRs:clap

Adelante, y nunca atras!
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,706
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Strong start :clap Looking forward to reading...

Strong start :clap Looking forward to reading more!
Forum: Americas 02-22-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28,323
Views: 2,447,598
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
BBC reporting this too ...

BBC reporting this too

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26308203
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 46,404
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
In! You have the right attitude for Mexico...

In! You have the right attitude for Mexico traveling:clap Looking forward to the RR
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,693
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Great start:clap looking forward to reading more!

Great start:clap looking forward to reading more!
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,478
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Thanks for posting this very enjoyable read:thumb...

Thanks for posting this very enjoyable read:thumb

Pity link in the first paragraph is broken though, would like to check that RR too!
Forum: Americas 11-20-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
I agree with the other posters in trying to cross...

I agree with the other posters in trying to cross on a different staff shift to see what happens. I always used a title on my travels down there but met others who got by without one (they used...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,530
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Looks like a fun time and well done on a great...

Looks like a fun time and well done on a great report!
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,557
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Wonderful report so far. A nice mix of great pics...

Wonderful report so far. A nice mix of great pics and writing. Keep it coming:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-28-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6,887
Views: 1,253,565
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
They just posted a very positive review over at...

They just posted a very positive review over at RideApart:

http://rideapart.com/2013/08/rideapart-review-honda-cb500x/
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,435
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Very well written, I like the detail. How large...

Very well written, I like the detail. How large was that tent you were carrying?
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,758
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Congrats on getting on the road! I went through a...

Congrats on getting on the road! I went through a spell of severe anxiety disorder and panic attacks some years back, and I firmly believe that taking up riding was one of the best and cheapest...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,207
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Congrats on a great ride:clap. The buy at...

Congrats on a great ride:clap. The buy at Motofeirme, ride to/store at Motosapiens model looks like a very viable option for budget Europe touring. Thanks for posting!
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 23,740
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
I'm really enjoying this report on my homeland,...

I'm really enjoying this report on my homeland, keep it coming!. Great to see you are getting good weather too. It makes me regret that I didn't ride when I lived there.

Are you planning to head...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,767
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Fantastic RR:clap I love reading RRs from old...

Fantastic RR:clap I love reading RRs from old Europe, and regret I didn't ride when I lived there
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,214
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Jim, Thanks again for opening your shop to...

Jim,

Thanks again for opening your shop to us and for your advice. Also a shout-out to MolMon, DCRider, and Porcupine224 for their assistance during the course of the day.

Great meeting...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 2,217,186
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Great to catch up with you again Mark. Best of...

Great to catch up with you again Mark. Best of luck with your work in DC this week and I'm looking forward to the continuation of your travels in the wider world!

Conor
Forum: Trip Planning 04-02-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,043
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
It you know your way around wordpress check out...

It you know your way around wordpress check out this theme:

http://www.elegantthemes.com/demo/?theme=Explorable

Once I get the time I'm going to convert my trip blog over to this.

I think...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-28-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Check out this one for sale in Baltimore (no...

Check out this one for sale in Baltimore (no affiliation with the seller)

http://baltimore.craigslist.org/mcy/3691488028.html

It's well farkled and right in your price range. However it's going...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,214
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
In! Thanks for putting your Saturday on hold for...

In! Thanks for putting your Saturday on hold for us Jim!
Forum: Europe 03-17-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,542
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Listowel, Co. Kerry. Living in DC now

Listowel, Co. Kerry. Living in DC now
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 60,225
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Thumb First the RR, then the book, and now the movie...

First the RR, then the book, and now the movie :clap

The videos are great, thanks for putting in the time to make these
Forum: Trip Planning 03-11-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
My VStrom 650 was winched aboard a boat in Panama...

My VStrom 650 was winched aboard a boat in Panama thusly:

- rope around steering head.
- one rope each attached to each attached to the grab rails on the factory luggage carrier.

The whole...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Mx5

I had the MX5 jacket for a while and was very satisfied with it.

They are a very well built jacket. Quality of the material and build is comparable with my current Rev'it jacket. Never had a...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Link

http://www.moto-treks.com/trips/south-american-trip/planning/25-central-and-south-america-climate-overview
Forum: Americas 02-06-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
If your'e thinking of shipping from Santiago, it...

If your'e thinking of shipping from Santiago, it might be worth speaking to Martina at Villa Kunterbunt in Valparaiso. She runs a bikers only hostel there and can handle martime freight.

I stayed...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 236,284
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Getting into Lima - a less stressful route

I was fretting about navigating into central Lima too, but a Peruvian rider recommended the route below:
...
Forum: Americas 12-04-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
It might be a bit too far south but if you get to...

It might be a bit too far south but if you get to Vaparaiso, get in touch with Martina at Villa Kunterbunt :

http://villakunterbuntvalpo.blogspot.com/

Not only does she run a bikers only...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 23,280
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Great start! Always interested in east to west...

Great start! Always interested in east to west trips. Looking forward to your updates:lurk
Forum: Latin America 11-13-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,948
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Shipping with TAM Cargo - Brazil to USA

Last July I shipped my Vstrom from Foz Do Iguacu to Miami with TAM Cargo. The bike first shipped from Foz to Sao Paulo on a passenger flight and was then loaded on a dedicated cargo flight from there...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 2,217,186
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Great update as usual Mark :clap Makes me...

Great update as usual Mark :clap

Makes me wish I was still riding around down there, but that will need to wait a couple of more years...

Looks like your RR will hit a million views in the not...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,269,422
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Great start John! Your previous RR was one...

Great start John!

Your previous RR was one of the standouts from the last couple of years and looking forward to reading about your adventures on this trip!

Ride safe!
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 490,300
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Condolences on your loss. You are doing a great...

Condolences on your loss. You are doing a great thing for your brother, and I look forward to reading the rest of your ride
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 2,217,186
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Mark, Great catching up with you and your...

Mark,

Great catching up with you and your lovely lady friend. It sure is a small world!




Yeah, but it was a view of the VIP guest dumpster and side yard. Only the best for me:rofl

Conor
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-22-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 547
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
Miami inmates: Need a shipping crate?

See:

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18970087&postcount=1520
Forum: Latin America 05-31-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,358
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
I've entered Argentina twice in the last 6 weeks...

I've entered Argentina twice in the last 6 weeks with an Irish passport on a US registered bike, and have had no problems whatsoever. As long as the name listed on the title and registration matches...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,367
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
You brilliantly capture the Latin American riding...

You brilliantly capture the Latin American riding experience on this great video! Thanks for sharing

I met you guys briefly at the Guatemala / El Salvador border (I was on a red VStrom). Good to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,242
Posted By 1Man2Wheels
I bought an 05 650 from an inmate here in March...

I bought an 05 650 from an inmate here in March of last year. I then proceeded to ride it over 15,000 miles to Argentina.I couldn't think of a better bike to make the journey on. A KLR or similar...
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