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Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Northern Peru, Part 1

Hi, everyone! Here's my latest dispatch, on northern Peru!

https://stompersboots.com/2013/02/erik-travel-northern-peru-part-1/
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,114,412
Posted By einnocent
Argentina: Buy pesos outside the country; Beware the "reciprocity fee"

I'll second that. And a BIG tip to those who don't know: for Argentine pesos, buy them OUTSIDE the country. Inside, casas de cambio and ATMs will give around 4.6/$, but outside the country you can...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,114,412
Posted By einnocent
If you stay at a Tango Inn in Bariloche, be...

If you stay at a Tango Inn in Bariloche, be careful which one you pick. One has a jacuzzi and the other has moto parking. You must choose. Choose wisely :D
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,114,412
Posted By einnocent
Destruir Los Señales Es Un Delito

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8190/8378669196_fed763ec96_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/einnocent/8378669196/)
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Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Ecuador!

"The funny thing about tomorrow is, tomorrow you might be climbing a volcano."

https://stompersboots.com/2012/12/erik-travel-ecuador-the-holy-volcano/
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Medellín! Or, "Why I'm Not Coming Back"

'Medellín is famous for having the most beautiful women in Colombia, which puts it in the running for having the most beautiful women in the world. It is literally true to call the city “legendary”.'...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Morejon Motos in Cuenca, Ecuador

I recommend Morejon Motos in Cuenca, Ecuador. Friendly, competent, on-time service for reasonable price. They seem to know what they are doing and they keep a clean shop -- something I always look...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
On your hearing

Thank you for the input, Adv Grifter! The tip I mentioned (re: MacMP3Gain) is great for avoiding those moments when you have to endure a very loud song because you cannot adjust the volume. But the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
I try to end every post with a cliffhanger :D

I try to end every post with a cliffhanger :D
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Cartagena, Colombia

You know that a city structured around defending itself from piracy is going to be fun.

https://stompersboots.com/2012/10/erik-travel-cartagena-colombia/
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Arcadia Hostel in Medellín, Colombia

I'd like to give a special thanks to Arcadia Hostel in Medellín. If you are riding a moto and looking for a moto-friendly spot, it's a great place to stay because:

--I had moto parts and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
The Stahlratte

Wherein we get some Quality Time with Captain Ludwig.

https://stompersboots.com/2012/10/erik-travels-nine-days-on-the-stahlratte/
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Panama!

Wherein I develop a new technique for riding down slick hills.

https://stompersboots.com/2012/09/erik-travel-panama/
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
ProTip: Ride w/ iPod w/o getting deafened

Wanted to mention this before I forget. Ever have a problem where you ride with an iPod but some songs are louder than others? So you either turn it down low and can't hear most songs, or you turn it...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Posts and the Hat

Behind on posts, it's hard to keep up with all the stuff were doing! Plus I put a lot of thought into the posts, they usually take a day, which is a day I'm not riding or maintaining the bike or...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Obligatory Gear Post (Erik's Stuff)

Feel free to ask for more details or about how well any of this stuff has worked out for me :D

==Luggage==
--The North Face Base Camp duffel: for items I'll need in the hotel (clothes,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Nicaragua!

Nicaragua!

https://stompersboots.com/2012/09/erik-travel-nicaragua/
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Where's the "like" button on your post...? :D ...

Where's the "like" button on your post...? :D

Thanks, Tyler, getting positive feedback makes these posts that much more fun to write.
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Guatemala, Part 2

The second half of our tour through Guatemala!

https://stompersboots.com/2012/08/erik-travel-guatemala-part-2/
Forum: Americas 08-01-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
Honduras

A few weeks back I remember some comments from people who said they really like Honduras. I'd like to hear what places and things are of note in particular, what I should be sure not to miss. I'd...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Guatemala, Part 1

The first half of our tour through Guatemala:

https://stompersboots.com/2012/07/erik-travel-notes-guatemala-part-1/

And it was a pleasure to meet you, too, Chris!
Forum: Latin America 07-22-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By einnocent
Question Who did I see yesterday? Near San Pedro, Guat., four adv bikes

Yesterday we were coming up from San Pedro La Laguna back to the Pan-American at Santa Lucia Atitlan, and we passed four adventure bikes going the other way (toward San Pedro). There were three...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
Blog post: Belize

My Belize post is up, we just left there today:

https://stompersboots.com/2012/07/erik-travel-notes-belize/

Belize tips for you moto riders:

Going to Caye Caulker, Ambergris Caye, or...
Forum: Americas 07-08-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
I just met an adventure motorcyclist here in San...

I just met an adventure motorcyclist here in San Ignacio, a.k.a. Cayo, Belize, who seems to know all the cool backroad rides around here.

Amazing what sitting at a gas station for a few minutes...
Forum: Americas 07-07-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
Well, the way you are standing in front of the...

Well, the way you are standing in front of the mural, you have blocked out certain letters such that it says, in great bolshy yarblocko letters, "CULOS".
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,845
Posted By einnocent
We are in Belize and will be in Guatemala in a...

We are in Belize and will be in Guatemala in a week or so. You may get to Panama before us, in which case we will be using you for advice :D If you'd like to meet up along the way, let us know.
...
Forum: Americas 07-04-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
:kboom That was an eight.

:kboom

That was an eight.
Forum: Americas 07-04-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
We will be in Honduras in 2 or 3 weeks, and...

We will be in Honduras in 2 or 3 weeks, and because my friend did Peace Corps there for two years, he should be more than enough of a guide. It looks like that invite wasn't directed toward us, but...
Forum: Americas 07-04-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
Today's ProTip: Use the Bristol Stool Scale to...

Today's ProTip: Use the Bristol Stool Scale to talk discreetly about the nature of your poops:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol_Stool_Scale
...
Forum: Americas 07-04-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
We are using the same maps and they have been...

We are using the same maps and they have been fine, though we've mostly done main roads. It's a best practice to use the maps for general route planning and then ask about the locals about upcoming...
Forum: Americas 07-04-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
How does Belize compare to Guatemala and...

How does Belize compare to Guatemala and Honduras? I've noticed Honduras has a few defenders in this thread.
Forum: Americas 07-03-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
I'm in Belize City and am bored at the hotel,...

I'm in Belize City and am bored at the hotel, already miss Mexico! We asked the security guard at our hotel, which has a walk-through metal detector, if there's a corner store where we can get water....
Forum: Americas 07-02-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
I don't have an answer, but what maps are you...

I don't have an answer, but what maps are you using?
Forum: Americas 07-02-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25,789
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Posted By einnocent
Ha! Last night while eating quesadillas in Playa...

Ha! Last night while eating quesadillas in Playa del Carmen, the PRI parade drove by celebrating loudly, and I said to Darren, "Meet the new boss! Same as the old boss!"
Forum: Americas 07-01-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
Ditto, people here (in Mexico) seemed to give way...

Ditto, people here (in Mexico) seemed to give way more of a damn about Spain than I thought they would.
Forum: Americas 06-28-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
Roadblock questions

I've never seen a fake (criminal) roadblock. Has anyone here seen one? I'd like to know what they look like, if they aren't completely obvious. Are there any that aren't obvious? I've heard of...
Forum: Americas 06-27-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
Roads gave been fine, most people here ride...

Roads gave been fine, most people here ride cruddy Italikas and do okay, I have fantasies of taking a Concours 14 down here with TKC-80's. Dual-sport is good for occasional potholes, frequent topes...
Forum: Americas 06-27-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
In the same way that "democracy is the worst form...

In the same way that "democracy is the worst form of government except all the others" (W. Churchill, http://www.quotationspage.com/quote/364.html), I consider first-hand accounts to be merely okay...
Forum: Americas 06-27-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
I'm doing a ride through Mexico right now. We...

I'm doing a ride through Mexico right now. We came down Baja and then ferried over to Mazatlan and crossed through central Mexico (Guadalajara, Mexico City) down into Chiapas and up into the Yucatan....
Forum: Americas 06-27-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25,789
Views: 2,103,418
Posted By einnocent
It's not, I'm not trying to harsh anybody on...

It's not, I'm not trying to harsh anybody on here, I definitely respect everyone here.



To say that there are rumors when in fact there are rumors is to perpetuate a fact -- that the rumors...
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