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Forum: Latin America 07-04-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Pockethead
Going to Colombia? Interesting find here...

Hey guys, I found these 16 free-to-download magazines which have safe routes and full of information about motorcycling through Colombia, you can find them here:
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Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
Salar de Uyuni

After 7 days in the worlds driest desert plus one riding through the Andes I arrived in Uyuni was glad to freshen up to finally visit the Salar! Being the wet season I chose not to take my moto onto...
Forum: Latin America 02-12-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,245
Posted By Pockethead
Aah ok fair enough, I was thinking mainly of the...

Aah ok fair enough, I was thinking mainly of the 2-up on a 200cc China ride report, most of it looks to be off-road but I guess thats just the route they took. Cheers for the advice, I'll start...
Forum: Latin America 02-11-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,245
Posted By Pockethead
Why a 1200GS for Colombia? Not trying to...

Why a 1200GS for Colombia? Not trying to disrespect anyones choice but I'm curious, from the photos I've seen of Colombia it doesn't look like the best bike choice and far from the cheapest, I would...
Forum: Latin America 02-09-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,116
Posted By Pockethead
Hey yeah there is, it's really small but a...

Hey yeah there is, it's really small but a declared national park so 15 bolivianos to get in (not much at all) although it was full of tourists which was a bit of a downer. If you go on your moto...
Forum: Latin America 02-02-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Pockethead
I can highly recommend 'Bolivian Spanish School'...

I can highly recommend 'Bolivian Spanish School' in Sucre Bolivia, I have been here two weeks and I can understand most stuff and speak a bit too. I know you said Buenos Aires but other people might...
Forum: Latin America 01-29-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,185
Posted By Pockethead
That is correct and they will also sort the...

That is correct and they will also sort the paperwork for you, I think it would be rare for any vendor to outright refuse your proposal so I would find the bike you want then approach them or perhaps...
Forum: Latin America 01-29-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By Pockethead
Hi Hank! The salar was rideable when I was there...

Hi Hank! The salar was rideable when I was there 2 weeks ago but things can change very quickly there so who knows, perhaps best thing to do is take the 4wd day tour like I did, it's only $25usd. ...
Forum: Latin America 01-28-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By Pockethead
Hank I too am in Sucre and I did that ride less...

Hank I too am in Sucre and I did that ride less than 2 weeks ago, in one day, solo and on a 200cc. I would give you my cellular but I don't know my number... I'll call someone elses phone and get it...
Forum: Latin America 01-28-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,185
Posted By Pockethead
another option is a buyback agreement

another option is a buyback agreement
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
Gives it character in my opinion !

Gives it character in my opinion !
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
Nice one mate! That had been puzzling me for a...

Nice one mate! That had been puzzling me for a while as I didnt check when I was there. Its just sitting there in a side street of Valparaso, not sure if anyone even owns it...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
Thanks, Im glad you like them!

Thanks, Im glad you like them!
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
Ok I wrote a really long post then when I clicked...

Ok I wrote a really long post then when I clicked submit it said I wasnt logged in and I lost it!! So now I will make a shorter, crappier one :(
I went from San Pedro to Calama and stayed for the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
Hehe I think you will like whats coming then!

Hehe I think you will like whats coming then!
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
Thanks! Ive heard you run a great bar!

Thanks! Ive heard you run a great bar!
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
http://photos-h.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-sf2p/v645/1...

http://photos-h.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-sf2p/v645/174/52/534949501/n534949501_1804951_6882.jpg

NYE in Santiago, I had to leave Valpa because all the hostels were booked out!
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Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
Im always up for a cold beer and stinky mutts...

Im always up for a cold beer and stinky mutts are the best kind, cheers!

Heres some pics of people I have met and random stuff (I want to keep the ride report a bit different from my blog):
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
Oops double post I will fill this space with a...

Oops double post I will fill this space with a picture of a happy tomato

http://www.turtletrack.org/Issues02/Co09212002/Art/jomato.gif
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
Thanks mate! It feels good to give back to...

Thanks mate! It feels good to give back to ADVRider after all the ride reports I read whilst pretending to work last year
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
After spending far to much time in Central Chile...

After spending far to much time in Central Chile I finally organised all of my paperwork and decided to hit the road the next morning. My first destination was to be La Serena to stay for two days, a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
So I have had trouble with the paperwork for my...

So I have had trouble with the paperwork for my motorcycle though it's close to being in order now! Valparaiso was a great place to hang out for a couple of weeks and now I am in Santiago, only a few...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
Wow, so I finally arrived in Chile and what a...

Wow, so I finally arrived in Chile and what a week its been. It all began with my flight to Santiago when I began to wonder the reason as to why I was so tired... sure enough, the next day I had...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
Hola! I was very lucky and able to spend a day in...

Hola! I was very lucky and able to spend a day in Buenos Aires, granted that one day isn't very long it was still nice to have a poke around this beautiful city. Here are some photos:...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By Pockethead
Evil Adam does Latin America on a 200cc!

Howzit hanging folks! Im riding across Latin America at the moment on a Honda XL 200cc which I purchased from a really nice guy in Santiago so heres my ride report :clap. Feel free to ask any...
Forum: Latin America 01-15-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,860
Posted By Pockethead
Looks good mate! Also let me know if you need a...

Looks good mate! Also let me know if you need a live for free hostel worker around late March to April :clap Id love to hang out there for a month or two riding motos in my time off (and will be...
Forum: Latin America 01-14-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Pockethead
Cheers mate! and if you want to make sausage...

Cheers mate! and if you want to make sausage crazy then put some food next to the catbowl on the wall out the back and watch sausage as the cat eats it.
Forum: Latin America 01-13-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,116
Posted By Pockethead
sweetcakes

OK I did it today!! Awesome ride, quite isolated in some places but I think overall it was very good! No dramas, didnt rain and I did it in one day on an XL200!

Highly recommend this route.... ...
Forum: Latin America 01-13-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Pockethead
Is that Hostel de Sammys? They have good...

Is that Hostel de Sammys? They have good motorcycle parking.
Forum: Latin America 01-12-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,116
Posted By Pockethead
Thats good thanks, his ride report tells me that...

Thats good thanks, his ride report tells me that the road is OK! Once in Uyuni I think Ill do the same thing and join a 4x4 expedition.
Forum: Latin America 01-12-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,116
Posted By Pockethead
I think I will try to ride from Ollague to Uyuni...

I think I will try to ride from Ollague to Uyuni tomorrow, would also like to know the same things asked in the previous post :)
Forum: Latin America 01-11-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,497
Posted By Pockethead
Nooo I started in Santiago, riding North :)

Nooo I started in Santiago, riding North :)
Forum: Latin America 01-10-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,497
Posted By Pockethead
Are you in San Pedro now?? Im typing this from...

Are you in San Pedro now?? Im typing this from an Internet cafe in SP :D
Forum: Latin America 01-08-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,497
Posted By Pockethead
Hi Cool RR, do you think you could draw me a map...

Hi Cool RR, do you think you could draw me a map of the route you took? Ill be that way in just a couple of days
Forum: Latin America 12-27-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Pockethead
aannyyoonnneee in chile?

as title says, Im feeling lonely amongst non-riders!
Forum: Latin America 12-27-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,116
Posted By Pockethead
anyone in Chile atm?

anyone in Chile atm?
Forum: Latin America 12-27-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,860
Posted By Pockethead
heyyy you should add a 2-stroke to your...

heyyy you should add a 2-stroke to your collection, a 125 or something would be really cheap and awesome fun if the mountains arent far away!
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 99,029
Posted By Pockethead
Those overcast pics would look wicked in HDR

Those overcast pics would look wicked in HDR
Forum: Latin America 12-10-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,363
Posted By Pockethead
Hi Kaiser, muchos gracias! Please do, I'm in...

Hi Kaiser, muchos gracias! Please do, I'm in Buenos Aires flying to Chile in the morning, will be in colombia in about 3 or 4 months if all goes well. Look forward to staying in your hostel too...
Forum: Latin America 12-07-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,363
Posted By Pockethead
Hey thanks, that looks quite good, any idea of...

Hey thanks, that looks quite good, any idea of pricing there for instruction and flying?
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