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Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 792
Views: 60,628
Posted By Redhed
Some Advice Appreciated

Hello Folks I am a Canuck from British Columbia (Vancouver Island to be closer).
Rode my F800GS to Patagonia and back thru Cuba last year. Bought a 2008 xr650L from my son and love it. I want...
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,409
Posted By Redhed
Waglisla

The ferry docks in old town, about three clicks south of town. Lots of camping beside the road. The people of waglisla are worth meeting and talking to:you may find that they offer accommodation. ...
Forum: Canada 04-20-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Redhed
HUBB gathering

Thank you for update: deleted same
Forum: Canada 04-20-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Redhed
Horizons Unlimited Meeting Nova Scotia

Doing some planning for the HU meeting in July. Put together some moto resources for a cross Canada journey. Feel free to add and comment.

BMW Moto Dealers, Suppliers


Note: Due to Google...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,935
Posted By Redhed
HUBB gathering

Heading your way. Slo Phil still fighting western union for Ludwigs pesos from what he owes you re steel rat breakage. (It's a long story). Waiting for Prairies to melt.:D
Forum: Canada 04-07-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,133
Posted By Redhed
Hi Ken I am on a F800GS and waiting for a boat...

Hi Ken
I am on a F800GS and waiting for a boat to Jamaica and Cuba.

Dave:very impressed with your pics of the area. Just as well I got myself lost before I really got lost. Still looks like...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,133
Posted By Redhed
Ken and others I like your suggestion, and...

Ken and others

I like your suggestion, and while I did the High Line last summer on my own, I would have benefitted from some riding companeros. I never did find out how to connect that area to...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 27,259
Posted By Redhed
Hey Mike and FishnBiker Thanks for coming...

Hey Mike and FishnBiker
Thanks for coming forward and setting up another epic BC ride.. I missed last year as I was too anxious to get to Central and South America. Sitting in Cartagena waiting for...
Forum: Latin America 03-22-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,685
Posted By Redhed
Moto friendly Hostel Cartegena?

Good Day
Currently in Bogota, heading north to Cartegena. Will be embarking on Steel Rat April 9th. Any moto-friendly Hostels in Cartegena would be appreciated, and GPS coordinates even moreso. ...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 52,740
Posted By Redhed
Doug Sorry to hear about the rear ender. City...

Doug
Sorry to hear about the rear ender. City traffic scares the hell out of me, and down here there seems to be fewer rules of the road. Glad to see that they didn't have to put any screws or...
Forum: Latin America 01-01-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 31,469
Posted By Redhed
Happy New Year to All I am currently in Huasco,...

Happy New Year to All
I am currently in Huasco, and heading south towards Valipriso. I am very interested in cheering on Don Hatton and Simon Pavey in the upcoming Dakar. Does anyone have any...
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 52,740
Posted By Redhed
Hey Doug Tough sledding with the bike issues,...

Hey Doug
Tough sledding with the bike issues, but at least you can fish. I can´t see the water for the sand dunes down here. You shoulda come, bud.....I would be glad to come down again, if you are...
Forum: Americas 12-18-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By Redhed
I may have portrayed the BMW folks in Lima in a...

I may have portrayed the BMW folks in Lima in a bad light. Cesar, the service chief, took 25% off my bill for the delay, and he did cover off taxi service to the hotel. I think he is working hard...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By Redhed
Well, are you two Brits dried and salted like...

Well, are you two Brits dried and salted like chips and gravy?? What's up and tell us how you didn't get lost....a week on the flats should have baked you...:rofl
Forum: Americas 12-17-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By Redhed
Another velcro kind of place in Guatemala is San...

Another velcro kind of place in Guatemala is San Juan de Atilan (did I get that right?). Totally tourist proof, and you can do a home stay with beautiful families and be immersed....be warned you...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By Redhed
Hi Gaston Thanks for your efforts to help...

Hi Gaston

Thanks for your efforts to help us. We have managed to get our bikes into the respective shops. While the local BMW shop appears to be more interested in selling Mini Coopers than...
Forum: Americas 12-14-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By Redhed
Assistance Re Triumph dealer LIMA

My riding partner has had a bad off near Rio Tumbe in northern Peru. Thanks to the local Honda dealership, the bike is cobbled together and appears to be rideable. We need to know if rumours of a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 51,954
Posted By Redhed
I had Woody build up his 50-50 package for me,...

I had Woody build up his 50-50 package for me, with heavy duty spokes, etc. When I started hitting those Honduran potholes, I thought that I had finally done something right with Blondy. Your...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,114,742
Posted By Redhed
I met Alain this week in Cali. He was very...

I met Alain this week in Cali. He was very helpful in getting us squared away with tires and working with the folks at Asturias in Cali. I was able to pass on to him my slightly used (Vancouver to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 227,742
Posted By Redhed
Dwight: I am following your report as I enter...

Dwight: I am following your report as I enter Ecuador. I was very pleased to read that you set those two "helpers" straight in the Honduras crossing. It is likely that they were the two that did...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 82,396
Posted By Redhed
Glad to hear you had a positive experience at the...

Glad to hear you had a positive experience at the Honduras border, and I hope it goes well at the other end. Watch out for potholes and "helpers". :puke1
Forum: Americas 11-24-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Redhed
Pete I checked out the pics from your crash. ...

Pete
I checked out the pics from your crash. Ouch, but glad to hear ;you are not broken anywhere. I am slowly working my way westward, and after picking up a new tire in Bogata, may even be within...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 82,396
Posted By Redhed
Hey Rex Passed through those tunnels about a...

Hey Rex
Passed through those tunnels about a month ago. You describe them as "slick" as in neat, and that they are. They are also damded slick as in slippery if there is any water down there. ...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 378,682
Posted By Redhed
Welcome to Latin America. I made the mistake of...

Welcome to Latin America. I made the mistake of arriving at the Honduras border late in the day, tired and hungry. Unfortunately, against my better instincts, I allowed a helped to negotiate for me,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 52,740
Posted By Redhed
Spiked heels, eh? Hoping that your down time...

Spiked heels, eh? Hoping that your down time will be good times...Keep the pics coming and stay away from the wrenches...:rofl:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,114,742
Posted By Redhed
Mark Thanks for the addresses and locations of...

Mark Thanks for the addresses and locations of hotels and accommodations. I am heading into Panama tomorrow, and planning on flying Blondy across the Gap. Great report, as usual..
:clap
Forum: Latin America 10-22-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,647
Posted By Redhed
Nathan I am glad to see you and your brother are...

Nathan I am glad to see you and your brother are finally on the road again. You met me and the ToughMiles.com crew in the restaurant just before we were off to the ferry. It is just as well you...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 82,396
Posted By Redhed
San Juan De Laguna is top notch, and you can find...

San Juan De Laguna is top notch, and you can find a language school there too. Check out Mike' Internet tienda near the bank and ask Juan Carlos or his wife Rosa about the school. They are linked...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 52,740
Posted By Redhed
Hey Doug Following along. I particularly like...

Hey Doug
Following along. I particularly like your photos. You have a good eye, and your camera helps too. Glad to hear that Big Girl is behaving. Blondy had her first river crossing this week,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 82,396
Posted By Redhed
Another BC Boy seeking the sun...I am currently...

Another BC Boy seeking the sun...I am currently in Antigua, trying to figure out the difference between estoy and ser:rofl.
Riding Blondy, the first F800 series. Had a great time in Baja and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,207,328
Posted By Redhed
John, I am currently in St. Juan de Laguna, and...

John, I am currently in St. Juan de Laguna, and eventually will hit the Darien. I am very intersted in your plans for the "slow, cheap cargo scow and launchas". Do you think that a overburdened F800...
Forum: Americas 10-06-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By Redhed
I am entering Guatemala tomorrow morning. The...

I am entering Guatemala tomorrow morning. The ITBM Maps have been excellent for Baja, across Mexico and now Chiapas. I am using both paper and GPS, as I get directionally challenged when the world...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 52,740
Posted By Redhed
Hey Toad If you get fed up with the rain, you...

Hey Toad
If you get fed up with the rain, you could boot it down here for some Mexican Sun. Just climbed Teotihucan today. I hear what you are saying re Mr. Garmin: navigation is an adventure...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 52,740
Posted By Redhed
Hey Toad I can relate to the nostalgia of...

Hey Toad
I can relate to the nostalgia of heading back to the home turf. Sorry to hear about your childhood friends. Great that you are reconnecting with your Brother. Had a great HU meeting in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 45,882
Posted By Redhed
Thumb Waiting for some road wisdom...:deal ...

Waiting for some road wisdom...:deal

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Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 52,740
Posted By Redhed
Hey Toad Heat has finally hit BC: record temps...

Hey Toad
Heat has finally hit BC: record temps here during the long weekend. I really enjoyed Colorado riding and hope your do too. Glad to hear that you do not have any serious issues with Big...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 29,451
Posted By Redhed
Hola Amigos Apparently you missed the resident...

Hola Amigos Apparently you missed the resident Griz who lives near the top of the Hill, munching clover and scaring the crap out of mountain bikers and others. I can appreciate your frustration, as...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 52,740
Posted By Redhed
"When this is Over??"

Hey Toad
On Blondie, I had similar stalling issues last week. Initially I thought it was bad fuel too. When I opened the gas tank there was a huge pressure differential, which I suspect was caused...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 29,451
Posted By Redhed
I rode from Bella Coola down to Pemberton last...

I rode from Bella Coola down to Pemberton last week. Great ride. There appears to be a resident Grizzly munching on clover close to the top of the Freedom Road out of Bella Coola. Have a safe ride...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 52,740
Posted By Redhed
Watch for Toads on the Road...

Hey Doug
I like that pic of you and your new ride. As you know, I have been on the road for a bit too. Had a bit of an eye-opener outside of Bella Coola with Mr. Griz, so be careful with your...
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