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Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Thanks for the help offer but fortunately we...

Thanks for the help offer but fortunately we didn't have any major problems.

We had rain almost every day since departing the ferry in Macapa. It got worse in the unpaved section of the road...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Havent seen any KTM's in any of the last severial...

Havent seen any KTM's in any of the last severial countries. We are in Bogota today and meet with a shipper tomorrow morning to get our bikes air freighted to Panama City, hopefully on Wednesday. ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Thanks for the note and invite. We still have to...

Thanks for the note and invite. We still have to make it back to Texas before the plan is finished and we get to the end of the road. We are in Northern Brazil today and will be leaving shortly for...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Actually we were in Paraguay, but for only a...

Actually we were in Paraguay, but for only a short time because we had a deadline to make it on up the road. We spent the night in Trinadad at the Posada Maria and visited the Jesuit ruins across...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
4/19/2013 We are currently on a ferry on our...

4/19/2013
We are currently on a ferry on our way from Belem Brazil to Macapa Brazil. The voyage takes 24 hours and goes along several of the many fingers of the Amazon River. As the river approaches...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Perhaps that is Bernie. He looks the same in all...

Perhaps that is Bernie. He looks the same in all the photos that we both have of him...day and night. He never changes in a facebook link I have too.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,222
Posted By Cisco_k
Note I sent to Rostra

I'm the riding buddy that jfink writes about. I sent the following note to the technician at Rostra that we talked to before starting our installations. The single throttle pulley that I talk about...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
After about a month away from the blog, I'm back...

After about a month away from the blog, I'm back and working to bring it up to date. Joe and I are currently in Aracaju, Brazil. Text and captions will follow shortly.




Christmas Eve and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Puerto Natales, Chile - 12/23 Having given up...

Puerto Natales, Chile - 12/23
Having given up on the world ending, we left Ushuaia yesterday and headed north. Last night we were in Cerro Sombrero at the only place to stay for many miles. Not the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
I think you a George have got it right. Joe and...

I think you a George have got it right. Joe and I can screw up the end of the world.

Thanks for your comments and I'll try and keep Joe in line.
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Ushuaia, At the End of the World - 12/21 We got...

Ushuaia, At the End of the World - 12/21
We got up around our usual early time of 9:30 a.m. because were going to ride to the end for the end. As can be expected it is raining and cold but weve...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Thanks, Paul. It's been challenging at times but...

Thanks, Paul. It's been challenging at times but fun too. If things work out tomorrow, I hope to be able to keep it going all the way back to Houston. But if I do make it back, I'm going to avoid...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Punta Arenas to San Sebastian Argentina - 12/16 ...

Punta Arenas to San Sebastian Argentina - 12/16
Today we are taking a ferry across the Straits of Magellan and will end up on the island of Terra del Fuego. We had to be at the ferry terminal before...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Thanks Jeff. It was very nice to have Karen here...

Thanks Jeff. It was very nice to have Karen here for several days. As good as it is riding with Joe, there are just some ways that we're not compatable. Karen will return for another week when...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Rio Mayo 12/8 We left Esquel early so we could...

Rio Mayo 12/8
We left Esquel early so we could get a long ride in and make it to Rio Mayo with plenty of time to find a place to stay. The ride was through rolling hills and plains. While the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
I've found that it's very easy to find something...

I've found that it's very easy to find something to do other than update my blog. Also, once it gets way behind it takes an effort to bring it up to date. I'm in the process of updating it and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
I had a lot of time in Santiago but didn't seem...

I had a lot of time in Santiago but didn't seem to get much done for my ride report. The last week there my wife joined me. Joe is back from his vacation and we have started south again. We are on...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
I don't know what happened in my previous text...

I don't know what happened in my previous text but most of the caption and most importantly the name was left off of this phone of the person that helped us so much at the KTM dealership. Here he is...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
We took the mid-day train out of Ollantaytembo...

We took the mid-day train out of Ollantaytembo and headed for Aguas Calientes (Now called by many Machu Picchu City). The train moved rather slowly along the Rio Urubamba and takes over well over an...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p>Lima 10/25<o:p></o:p>
The KTM dealership did a great job of putting our bikes back into top working order. They...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Quito 10/14<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...

Quito 10/14<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
We left Quito early so we could get in some good riding time and be able to take some remote roads...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Wish I had room but I had to throw out a bundle...

Wish I had room but I had to throw out a bundle of $100.00 bills the other day because I couldn't get the top case closed. You'll have to settle for Starbucks for now.
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Thanks to all of you that have left me comments...

Thanks to all of you that have left me comments and thanks for my posts. Im enjoying reporting about my ride and offer an apology for the length of time that it has been since my last post. The...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Sorry it's taken me so long to get back to you...

Sorry it's taken me so long to get back to you but we've either been out of internet touch or we've had very little time to log in and check or comment.

In Colombia we were going to go up to the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
The trip to the islands began on Sunday morning...

The trip to the islands began on Sunday morning with a trip to the airport and a flight of about three hours which included one stop. I found myself sharing a row of seats with two of the nine...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Sorry, I didn't set up sharing in the folder...

Sorry, I didn't set up sharing in the folder holding the files. I hope this takes care of it and will double check the permissions in the future. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Manizales 10/2-10/3<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns...

Manizales 10/2-10/3<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Our first full day in Manizales turned out to be a light day of servicing our bikes,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Before moving on with my ride report, I would...

Before moving on with my ride report, I would like to add a little political commentary to go along with what some of you have said in reaction to my reflections upon riding in Colombia. You are...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
I'm in Quito, Ecuador tonight and I've been on...

I'm in Quito, Ecuador tonight and I've been on the move too much to post lately and I leave for the Galagapos Islands early tomorrow and will not be back to a computer until next Thursday when I will...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Reflections on riding my motorcycle in Colombia...

Reflections on riding my motorcycle in Colombia :eek1
<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
I, like most if not all people I’ve spoken to at home,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Heading South

Puerto Colombia to Santa Marta 9/25<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
As we prepared to leave Puerto Colombia for Santa Marta, the weather was...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Your post worked. I'm getting ready to update my...

Your post worked. I'm getting ready to update my ride. It will take a little while today because I have about a week to take care of.
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Try again. The photos are there one time and...

Try again. The photos are there one time and gone the next. Must be a problem with the server where they are stored. It is a Microsoft site and you know how they get flakey from time to time. Try...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
I hope you enjoy the ride report, especially when...

I hope you enjoy the ride report, especially when you're snowed in this winter.
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Did you post your ride anywhere and do you have...

Did you post your ride anywhere and do you have any hints about things to see and do as well as helpful information about the ride? If so, I would be interested in hearing about your ride.
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
We are in Puerto Colombia, Colombia today. We...

We are in Puerto Colombia, Colombia today. We made it out of the port in Cartagena about 2:00pm and rode north along the coast until we decided it was time to stop as it was raining and there were...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Two short words...It Sucks. Just as Houston was...

Two short words...It Sucks. Just as Houston was starting to cool we came to Cartagena to find double 90's; Temp and humidity both in the 90's. Walk around a while and one finds they are soaking wet....
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Scratches, what do you mean scratches? I guess...

Scratches, what do you mean scratches? I guess I'll have to keep Joe away from it. :(:
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
I'm guessing that the weight of the gear in the...

I'm guessing that the weight of the gear in the boxes and pack is around 60 lbs. It's mostly cloths and a few tools and spares. The two red 2 gallon gas tanks will only be filled for special needs....
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,621
Posted By Cisco_k
Americas Ride - All the countries

Having recently retired, I can now make that long ride that isn't bound by how much vacation I have. My plan, actually my plan and my riding partner's plan, is to ride to Ushuaia, TDF, Argentina (the...
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