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Forum: Americas 07-15-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By BustinJustin
I'm living in Quito and would love to meet up for...

I'm living in Quito and would love to meet up for a ride. I have a tornado (250) so may not be able to keep up on the pan am, but should be able to keep up elsewhere. Anything in mind in that area?...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 06-21-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,758
Posted By BustinJustin
At least in Ecuador the best map I've found is...

At least in Ecuador the best map I've found is Open Streetmap. It's free, and you can easily download the region you want here: http://garmin.openstreetmap.nl/

I imagine that the OSM maps are...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,548
Posted By BustinJustin
New Topcase on the Tornado - Givi Monokey Trekker

I can't stand being without a topcase, since I use the bike as a commuter more than anything. One day I was riding to work a dry bag I had mounted with bungees on the back popped off after a large...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,741
Posted By BustinJustin
$1.50 / gallon for 87 octane in Quito, Ecuador. :)

$1.50 / gallon for 87 octane in Quito, Ecuador. :)
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,548
Posted By BustinJustin
New rack

Just got a rack installed. They actually had it shipped up to the Quito dealership from Cuenca (a city down South). I have no idea who makes it.

Cost about 50 bucks, and they used some kind of...
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,468
Posted By BustinJustin
Drop me a line when you're around Quito! Actually...

Drop me a line when you're around Quito! Actually heading to Colombia for a week now myself but will be back in the Quito area by next weekend.
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,548
Posted By BustinJustin
Leo thanks for the pics of the rack! I'm in Quito...

Leo thanks for the pics of the rack! I'm in Quito and have a new tornado. At the dealer they offered a Givi rack but would have had it shipped from Cuenca - way down south. Initially I told them to...
Forum: Latin America 04-03-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,028
Posted By BustinJustin
Hey bouldergeek - I'd love to but it looks like...

Hey bouldergeek - I'd love to but it looks like we're going to be in Baños this weekend and Riobamba on Monday for a conference. Are you leaving Ecuador Monday already?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-03-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By BustinJustin
Really old thread, but I came across it in a...

Really old thread, but I came across it in a search and wanted to comment. In my experience (mostly navigating roads in Ecuador) OpenStreetMap is by far the best option I've found. Plus, it's free...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-03-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By BustinJustin
OSM (OpenStreetMap) Editors on Two Wheels

Hi folks,

Recently I've been impressed that the best map source that I've found for Ecuador is OpenStreetMap. Not only is it free, but I can improve it when I want and the changes benefit the...
Forum: Latin America 04-03-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,028
Posted By BustinJustin
poolman - great advice, the Eco Ruta was a great...

poolman - great advice, the Eco Ruta was a great ride, and the start of it is only ten minutes from my house! Coming from Manhattan, it's amazing how close to Quito you can find great riding. I'm...
Forum: Latin America 03-30-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,028
Posted By BustinJustin
Got the Tornado

Hey folks,

I finally picked up a Honda Tornado last week. The deciding factor was a combination of lack of any DR650's for at least the next month or two at local dealerships, and a steep discount...
Forum: Latin America 01-11-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,028
Posted By BustinJustin
Court, sounds good - I'll swing by. :)

Court, sounds good - I'll swing by. :)
Forum: Latin America 01-11-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,028
Posted By BustinJustin
CourtRand, thanks very much for your response. I...

CourtRand, thanks very much for your response. I really appreciate that you chimed in since you have so much experience in this area.

I may end up waiting a couple of months for a DR650 unless I...
Forum: Latin America 01-09-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,028
Posted By BustinJustin
Just visited a Honda dealer here. Unfortunately...

Just visited a Honda dealer here. Unfortunately they didn't have the Tornados in stock, but said they could have one sent up from Cuenca. Cost was $8,300. It's the dealer at Shyris N20-21 y el...
Forum: Latin America 01-08-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,028
Posted By BustinJustin
Thanks folks! Vertical C, I think there are a few...

Thanks folks! Vertical C, I think there are a few Honda dealers in Quito. I'll try to stop by one in the next week and post details here.

The fuel-injection version of the tornado would be nice,...
Forum: Latin America 01-04-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,028
Posted By BustinJustin
Bike recommendation in Ecuador?

Hi folks,

I'm currently living in Quito and will probably get a bike next week. I'm looking for a commuter that I can take on occasional trips. I'd love something like a KTM 990, but bikes cost...
Forum: Latin America 07-19-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By BustinJustin
Just moved to Quito

Just moved with my family to Quito a couple of days ago, still getting settled (and in need of an Ecuadorian motorcycle, wife tells me the car has to come first). Once that happens looking forward to...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-31-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,207
Posted By BustinJustin
+1 on using Map Update instead of Express. That's...

+1 on using Map Update instead of Express. That's what Garmin support told me to use to fix corrupt maps as well. Seems that perhaps Express can't install maps from scratch or something where Map...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,730
Posted By BustinJustin
Thanks for the pic of the drama KL_ARRR! ...

Thanks for the pic of the drama KL_ARRR!

Nice meeting you guys today, looking forward to another ride soon.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-31-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,730
Posted By BustinJustin
Gonna try to roll out with you guys too. Have...

Gonna try to roll out with you guys too. Have been lurking on the forum for a bit and it would be great to meet up with some folks.

Happy New Years! :freaky
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