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Forum: Vendors 03-09-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 71,665
Posted By mopulga
I just finished my SA trip. While other rider's...

I just finished my SA trip. While other rider's pumps failed, Motopumps for me worked perfectly every time. Compact, well made. Very happy with the product - and I was not solicited to say. It is...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 183,050
Posted By mopulga
Hey Becky and Andrea, I have been following...

Hey Becky and Andrea,
I have been following through ADV and the kick project - and also traveling for the last months. Happens I am also in BsAs for the gran finale.

Lets grab a beer, vino or...
Forum: Latin America 02-20-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By mopulga
DR650, Argentina - Gobernador Gregores

Hi all,
My beloved DR broke down outside of Gobernador Gregores. The culprit - a likely third gear.

Anyway, that poses some problems for me in terms of getting it possibly repaired and shipping...
Forum: Latin America 01-25-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By mopulga
Buying Argentinian Insurance prior to Arrival

Hola,
I've read that one can buy the required insurance for Argentina online through MAPFRE or Megallanes. Either I am doing it wrong or it will not allow me to with foreign plates.

Is the...
Forum: Latin America 01-24-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By mopulga
I struck out in La Serena and around.... anyone...

I struck out in La Serena and around.... anyone have any definitives?

gracias,
i
Forum: Latin America 01-14-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By mopulga
MT21 in Chile?

Hi,
I am loving the MT21 on my DR. I will need a rear replacement in Chile. Any suggestions on where to obtain a rear in that part of the world?

Thanks,
i
Forum: Latin America 01-14-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By mopulga
I am pretty sure. I think I crossed on a Sunday

I am pretty sure. I think I crossed on a Sunday
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 66,820
Posted By mopulga
Great photography, great commentary, awesome...

Great photography, great commentary, awesome suggestions. I am currently freezing my butt off in Bolivia and look forward to hitting some of the places you write about. Thank you. Definitely...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 41,787
Posted By mopulga
You are hauling. You already passed me and I was...

You are hauling. You already passed me and I was way ahead. I am La Paz. Do tell how the weather is going south.
Forum: Latin America 01-01-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By mopulga
I did a lot of reading while it hailed here in...

I did a lot of reading while it hailed here in Cusco. I wrote to the immigration people in Bolivia and that probably will be a worthless attempt for clarity; however, it seems like it will be...
Forum: Latin America 01-01-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By mopulga
Yep. I was thinking the same. So, I exit Peru...

Yep. I was thinking the same.
So, I exit Peru (for which I used my US passport. They stamp that I am gone.)

-> Enter Bolivia

-> show my Ecuadorian Cedula de Identidad. Ecuador is part of the...
Forum: Latin America 01-01-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By mopulga
Entering Bolivia with Ecuadorian CDI and US Pass?

Howdy,
I will be entering Bolivia in the next week or so. I am looking for suggestions since I've heard of crappy stories.

I am an ecuadorian, USA dual citizen. I have been using my US passport...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 41,787
Posted By mopulga
Where are you all now? I am in Lima now....

Where are you all now?

I am in Lima now. Barranco part is pretty cool and I really dont like large cities. Cebiche is fantastic.

I rode with 2 other riders (Lee and Phil) - Coming down from...
Forum: Latin America 12-02-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By mopulga
La Balsa Border crossing yesterday, road to Chachapoyas today

I know that there are a few travelers behind me in Ecuador that might benefit from this.

Road from Vilcabamba goes ok for about 20 km and then turns into dirt. Most areas ok, but a few areas with...
Forum: Latin America 12-01-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By mopulga
SOAT, Peru - La Balsa Border - where to get?

Hi all,
I just crossed the border with Peru through La Balsa and I am trying to find SOAT in Peru. I am in San Ignacio now and they do not know where it is sold for temporary purposes.

Chiclayo?...
Forum: Americas 11-25-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By mopulga
Great suggestions! Thanks.

Great suggestions! Thanks.
Forum: Latin America 11-24-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By mopulga
Not to miss places between Ecuador and Lima Peru

Calling out those experienced latin american travelers for advice on places not to miss between Ecuador and Lima.

Gracias,
i
Forum: Americas 11-24-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By mopulga
Between Ecuador and Lima, Peru - Must see places

Calling out those experienced latin american travelers for advice on places not to miss between Ecuador and Lima.

Gracias,
i
Forum: Latin America 11-24-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By mopulga
I am still in Ecuador, but will be in Peru...

I am still in Ecuador, but will be in Peru somewhere by Thanksgiving. I look forward to seeing how Cusco treats you. I plan to be there mid Dec.

Enjoy the meal! I will have to miss it this year,...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By mopulga
Salento and Barichara would be my two top...

Salento and Barichara would be my two top choices. Small towns, but equipped. Large towns seem to get stupid for big holidays...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By mopulga
Bump also for Ecuador and also Freedom Moto. Two...

Bump also for Ecuador and also Freedom Moto. Two great combos. You should consider Ecuador. Diverse beyond imagination.
Forum: Latin America 11-24-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,175
Posted By mopulga
I plan to stop by there early December. All I...

I plan to stop by there early December. All I have heard is awesome reviews from everyone about this shop. I hope to acquire some tires for my DR when I arrive and some hints on where to go next...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 41,787
Posted By mopulga
Pretty easy to buy in most of Colombia....

Pretty easy to buy in most of Colombia. Ecuador.... a bit more difficult but not impossible.
Forum: Latin America 11-20-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By mopulga
You are going to go love Colombia. Do you have a...

You are going to go love Colombia. Do you have a place settled in Cartagena?
Forum: Latin America 11-20-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By mopulga
Traveling, exploring is hard work. It requires my...

Traveling, exploring is hard work. It requires my undivided attention!

Someday I will catch up. I am tempted to just put a whole bunch of pictures and forgo the text in order to be up to date,...
Forum: Latin America 11-20-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By mopulga
Excellent! I did the same thing. All went pretty...

Excellent! I did the same thing. All went pretty well all considering.

I am in Ecuador. What did you ship and what is your itinerary? I am in Ecuador right now and headed south in about 10 or...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 41,787
Posted By mopulga
I am also in the neighborhood. In Ecuador right...

I am also in the neighborhood. In Ecuador right now, headed to Peru in 10 or so days.

Let me know if you need info for Ecuador and hope we meet on the road.

i
Forum: Latin America 11-04-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By mopulga
Ecuador tires DR650? - Help pls!

Hi all,
I need to replace my DR650 rear tire in Ecuador - preferably around Quito or Sierra region.

Anyone have recommendation for a shop that might stock some decent tires?

Thanks!
i
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 209,021
Posted By mopulga
Very well said Sean. I am in Colombia right now...

Very well said Sean. I am in Colombia right now and had a talk with many people about the topic. Colombians love ALL people. American, European, Ecuadorian, Russian, etc. The also are extremely...
Forum: Americas 09-22-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By mopulga
C'mon down!

C'mon down!
Forum: Latin America 09-21-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By mopulga
Anyone spending X-Mas in Cusco, doing MP around the same time?

I am heading south from Colombia now and plan to be in Peru, Cusco, Machu Pichu around Christmas. If any one is planing this, please PM me so we can share information about road conditions to Santa...
Forum: Americas 09-21-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By mopulga
Anyone spending X-Mas in Cusco, doing MP around the same time?

I am heading south from Colombia now and plan to be in Peru, Cusco, Machu Pichu around Christmas. If any one is planing this, please PM me so we can share information about road conditions to Santa...
Forum: Latin America 09-19-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 29,189
Posted By mopulga
Fantastic ride! Thanks for the recommendations. ...

Fantastic ride! Thanks for the recommendations. I am in Medellin now - Let me know if some of you will be around this weekend - would love to meet some of the ADV Medellin group.

Hasta Luego,
i
Forum: Latin America 09-14-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 29,189
Posted By mopulga
Hope to get some insight... I will be...

Hope to get some insight...

I will be leaving shortly from San Gil to Medellin. a few routes exists - 62 and 60 which goes a bit South to then come up.

Any suggestions on this route and...
Forum: Latin America 09-09-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 29,189
Posted By mopulga
Hola amigos, I am in Minca right now headed...

Hola amigos,
I am in Minca right now headed south tomorrow to probably Mompos and then Cartagena and all that goodness Colombia has to offer.

Hope to see current travelers around. :freaky
Forum: Latin America 09-03-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By mopulga
It has been amazing so far!

It has been amazing so far!
Forum: Latin America 08-31-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 95,404
Posted By mopulga
Thank you for sharing these.

Thank you for sharing these.
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 191,168
Posted By mopulga
Just went back through some favorite repots that...

Just went back through some favorite repots that I had subscribed. This one is still one of mine.

I leave today to begin travels in SA for 8 months (Beginning in Cartagena)

Hope you are doing...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 209,021
Posted By mopulga
I really have enjoyed your trip report....

I really have enjoyed your trip report. Outstanding.

I enter Colombia just as you leave. Your trip has been an inspiration.

i
Forum: Latin America 08-24-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 29,189
Posted By mopulga
For sure! I plan to ride a bit in the north...

For sure! I plan to ride a bit in the north before heading down, but will for certain stop in Medellin.

Thanks. Hope to meet you while there.

i
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