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Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 144
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Posted By SurfnnRide
I made a 2nd free account with photobucket in...

I made a 2nd free account with photobucket in case I max out again.
Or use one of the other free sites like flicker or shutterfly.
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
I did have to have a little fun chasing monkies...

I did have to have a little fun chasing monkies while we were there!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsmtmcS8cNs
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
I don't bother re-sizing. I did that originally...

I don't bother re-sizing. I did that originally but it just made a lot more work. People will just have to scroll through more pages with bigger pics. Oh well!

Bring the pics Leo!:D
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
So we hop out of bed and get after our new...

So we hop out of bed and get after our new adventure early so we can go see what we want to see and be back on the road before it gets hot.

Stop #1.... Great Zimbabwe Ruins! :clap

The ruins...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Lol! I'm trying but we're only about 40% of the...

Lol! I'm trying but we're only about 40% of the way now so doubt that will happen. Leo can wrap up whatever I don't finish before we leave.

QUOTE=Johnnydarock;25038519]Come on!!! Finish this...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
I land in Perth Nov 22nd 2014 for a 6 month tour...

I land in Perth Nov 22nd 2014 for a 6 month tour of Aus in a campervan. Surfing, diving and just basically meeting and partying with as many cool/fun people as we can find. :D

Wish I could be...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,559
Posted By SurfnnRide
I had to do the same thing to see if I had my man...

I had to do the same thing to see if I had my man card and I entered the Baja 250 which TBH is brutal due to the 60 straight miles of MASSIVE SPACED out whoops that the trophy trucks make.

Met...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Looks like the pics are finally back up... :clap ...

Looks like the pics are finally back up... :clap

So now were crusing along in the middle of nowhere Zimbabwe and the rain starts coming down. Never was anything hard but a constant light drizzle...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Darn you Photobucket for ruining my fun! :D ...

Darn you Photobucket for ruining my fun! :D

Luckily we have been getting a lot of fun waves here in SoCal in the mean time to keep me occupied. Hurricane Marie has been dropping 10-12+ foot...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
WTH??? Is everyone else not seeing the pics now?...

WTH??? Is everyone else not seeing the pics now? I checked my photobucket acct and it's fine. But yet I can't see any of the pics?

An yone else having problems with photobucket? Came to do...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Wake up the next morning and off we go with the...

Wake up the next morning and off we go with the goal of making it to our next destination before nightfall.

First part of the day was a bit of pavement that took us through Bulawayo and we...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
So we're cruising through Zimbabwe without any...

So we're cruising through Zimbabwe without any plans so we figure we need to find something to do. After some research and asking some locals we found something cool to go check out and off we went....
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
So we get back on the bikes and leave Victoria...

So we get back on the bikes and leave Victoria Falls as we head into Zimbabwe.

But..... there was something I had to handle first.:dllama


Filled out the paperwork and back on the bridge I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Now you're screwed:lol3 This place is...

Now you're screwed:lol3

This place is worse than crack cocaine in regards to addiction. You get to vicariously live out the adventures that the crazy/wacky/off the cuff kind of people do that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
So you're going to do the same route we did but...

So you're going to do the same route we did but just reversed. If you do get your trip together try to get more time than 40 days. I would have been much happier if we could have had 2 or 3x's the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Got to the border crossing into Zimbabwe and it...

Got to the border crossing into Zimbabwe and it was easy getting across. Still haven't had any problems crossing borders. I think those issues are more up in the Northern African countries.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Popped up the next morning ready to hit it...

Popped up the next morning ready to hit it because we were going alongside the Hwange National Park and we were told there is 20,000 elephants in this park :thumb so there was a good chance we might...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 929
Posted By SurfnnRide
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Quick update on the KTM dealer in Lusaka. I sent...

Quick update on the KTM dealer in Lusaka. I sent Ray Wilson this blog and he responded back with some updated pics of the KTM shop in Lusaka. If you ever need to get hold of him directly shoot an...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Day #12: Game on! So we get the VR from...

Day #12: Game on!

So we get the VR from South Africa and slap that puppy in and we're ready to roll. We pick up some replacement food and coffee since we're heading back out of civilization...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Found a video of Kalambo Falls (Zambia) that give...

Found a video of Kalambo Falls (Zambia) that give you a better idea of the drop...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbJ_jteI4I4&feature=youtu.be

Also some vids of some monkies in Zambia at the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Makes sense. Figured your new places was...

Makes sense. Figured your new places was probably out in the middle of nowhere. Looks nice and peaceful.

Kids liking being back home?
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Back to back post with only a smiley face Leo??? ...

Back to back post with only a smiley face Leo??? You're starting to look like the creepy stalker guy who stands in the corner saying nothing but documenting everything. :hide:lol3:hide:lol3 JUST...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,576
Posted By SurfnnRide
Oh man I have all sorts of places for you to go. ...

Oh man I have all sorts of places for you to go. We started at the most NW point of CR and followed the coast all the way down to the panama canal in Panama City. Crossed the mountains and came all...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Also... A lot of Southern Africa is Christian. ...

Also... A lot of Southern Africa is Christian. Missionaries have been coming here for decades and their influence is out there.

North of the Equator you see more of a Muslim influence.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
My second response to you is this... You see...

My second response to you is this...

You see what we've done already on this trip and it's only the tip of the iceberg. Just wait and see how much other stuff we get ourselves into and the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
I'm going to answer this from my perspective and...

I'm going to answer this from my perspective and hopefully that will answer your question.

For me it's been about seeing as much of the uncivilized/uncrowded world as possible. You can go to 70%...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
So back to the ride report :D So we're...

So back to the ride report :D


So we're chilling at the Eureka campground and figure since we're going to be waiting a few days for the VR we might as well cruise over to the KTM dealership we...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,576
Posted By SurfnnRide
Ahhh.... Domincal. The city of expats who ran...

Ahhh.... Domincal. The city of expats who ran out of money and never leave. All of them hang out at the one bar in town.

HUGE barrels to be had in dominical if you surf. :D


I've been to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Saw the pics of the place where you're going to...

Saw the pics of the place where you're going to build your house. Looks awesome:thumb

Nice and quiet right on the lake. Fly the plane right up and ready to roll. Easy cheesy
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Well that was fun! :freaky:slurp:beer The...

Well that was fun! :freaky:slurp:beer

The scenery at downtown Cabo was very beautiful but the constant badgering by the vendors and the inflated american prices wasn't really my cup of tea.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Off to Cabo for a week of waves and big...

Off to Cabo for a week of waves and big tuna/marlin hunting :clap

I'll keep updating when I'm back on the 8th.

Viva Mexico!:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
So we wake up the next morning and start trying...

So we wake up the next morning and start trying to figure out what is wrong. We tinkered with the bike a bit the night before and we realizing that the bike just won't hold a charge. We jumped it...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
So we get rolling out of Kansaka NP and continue...

So we get rolling out of Kansaka NP and continue our trek south. We're about 1/3 of the way through Zambia so far so we have some miles to do. We're going to swing close to Lusaka (capital of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
So I will continue with the stories illustrating...

So I will continue with the stories illustrating how soft this Cali boy is vs the Alaskan boy.

So there is one thing I'm sure any of you KTM riders know about these LC8 engines 950 cc engines. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
So after Kansaka we rolled out heading south. ...

So after Kansaka we rolled out heading south. Still no real destination in mind but heading south towards Victoria Falls.

We were cruising along this day when I had my first very scary...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 18,199
Posted By SurfnnRide
Have an awesome trip! I lived in Costa...

Have an awesome trip!

I lived in Costa for 6 months. Traveled from the most NW point all the way down the pacific coast to the panama canal and then back up the carribbean side all the way...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Found a couple videos of the bats in Kansaka...

Found a couple videos of the bats in Kansaka National Park in Zambia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQvkEPmKnzc&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dka5QNYXTbQ&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Was happy to hear that everything worked out and...

Was happy to hear that everything worked out and you're going to have the family all back together soon.

On that note lets bring you back to that fun sand on the way to Kalambo Falls in Zambia...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,523
Posted By SurfnnRide
Couple more videos and then I'll get back to the...

Couple more videos and then I'll get back to the ride report.

Here was that little village we found when we just saw a dirt road that looked like it was heading down to the lake so we could cool...
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