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Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 101,516
Posted By sloj0
Did you ride down into Monument Valley itself? ...

Did you ride down into Monument Valley itself?

It was a bit of a pain with all the sand but worth it.

All your pictures are bringing back good memories, it's such a diversely beautiful part of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 101,516
Posted By sloj0
One of the things I liked most about riding in...

One of the things I liked most about riding in the US was jumping off the main road and onto the unmarked dirt roads that accessed the national forest and wilderness areas and then just setting up...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 101,516
Posted By sloj0
I kept a blog, slojo.tumblr.com re: your...

I kept a blog, slojo.tumblr.com

re: your problems with regular fuel, you may encounter some issues further down the track as premium can get a bit scarce in some countries, an octane booster...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 101,516
Posted By sloj0
Awesome! I actually just completed a very...

Awesome!

I actually just completed a very similar trip to yours, except in reverse. I started in Chile and went north to Inuvik! Loved the Dempster Hwy!

You are in for a fantastic experience....
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By sloj0
Just what I was after! Thanks! Now to...

Just what I was after!

Thanks!

Now to see if they can get any of them in soon :)
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By sloj0
Help! Trying to source XT660Z Tenere sprockets in N. America

So I'm in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, I've been trying to find sprockets for my XT660Z Tenere (the non-Super version that isn't imported to N. America) and I'm having trouble finding something...
Forum: Americas 07-18-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By sloj0
The Colombian government apparently has plans to...

The Colombian government apparently has plans to start a regular vehicular ferry to and from Panama, but being South America this could be years away.

The Stahlratte is still the best value option...
Forum: Americas 07-18-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By sloj0
You sure it was Ecuador? I know of such a...

You sure it was Ecuador?

I know of such a pub, an Irish Pub in fact, but it's in Medellin, Colombia...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-18-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By sloj0
Thanks Lex! and bump

Thanks Lex!

and bump
Forum: Trip Planning 07-14-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By sloj0
Shipping bike from Vancouver CA to Sydney AU

My trip is entering its final stages as I prepare to make the push north to Alaska from Vancouver and I'm starting to look at my options for returning home to Australia afterwards.

I'm considering...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,248
Posted By sloj0
thanks skinny, perhaps I should rephrase, what I...

thanks skinny, perhaps I should rephrase, what I meant to ask was, are there banjercito offices at ALL border crossings?
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,248
Posted By sloj0
Nice RR Kurt! Thanks :) Just getting a bit...

Nice RR Kurt! Thanks :)

Just getting a bit off topic here, so does anyone know if you can cancel the TVIP at any border crossing where there's a Banjercito office? or only the major crossings?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,338
Posted By sloj0
I've got one of these on the back of my Tenere,...

I've got one of these on the back of my Tenere, while I haven't done a whole heap of gravel on them, on what I have done they've performed as well as the Metzeler Sahara Enduro 3's I had on before....
Forum: Australia 01-14-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,275
Posted By sloj0
I got a rear Shinko Trail Master E-705 in...

I got a rear Shinko Trail Master E-705 in Montevideo for my Tenere (130/80 - 17) as that's all they had available, the guy said they were good, and I'm now nearly in Lima (roughly 5000kms away) and...
Forum: Latin America 01-01-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,636
Posted By sloj0
Alejandro Lago, has a workshop in Punta Arenas,...

Alejandro Lago, has a workshop in Punta Arenas, address is Ona 0471, I think he works on bikes for Motoaventura, one of the bike tour companies in Chile, he'll have tyres to fit a KLR. ~$250 a set I...
Forum: Latin America 12-16-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 49,559
Posted By sloj0
I will be traveling through Porto Alegre soon,...

I will be traveling through Porto Alegre soon, anyone know of any decent bike shops there where I might be able to purchase/fit new tyres 130/80-17 rear and 90/90-21 front?
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 133,202
Posted By sloj0
great write-up as always hope you find the...

great write-up as always

hope you find the notebook... and if you do - chain it to the bike or something
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 133,202
Posted By sloj0
so would guinea pig meat be known as "guinea...

so would guinea pig meat be known as "guinea pork"? :D

great ride report though, been subscribing since Mexico, and good research material for my own similar trip in a few months time!

thank...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 50,679
Posted By sloj0
Hi Aurel and Marian, Great trip write up!...

Hi Aurel and Marian,

Great trip write up! I've been following for some time now.

Quick question: Why did you go straight from Colombia to Florida and skip Central America and Mexico?

I'm...
Forum: Latin America 05-19-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,596
Posted By sloj0
Resurrecting an old thread here... but anyway... ...

Resurrecting an old thread here... but anyway...

There seems to be a lot of info on getting from Panama to Colombia, but what about the other way round? Is it any different? I presume the boats...
Forum: Europe 05-16-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By sloj0
Hi, I will be traveling throughout south america,...

Hi, I will be traveling throughout south america, central america, and north america for about 12 months, should I get an IDP too? I haven't heard anyone mention it, nor have I needed one at other...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,609
Posted By sloj0
Saw one of these on eBay: ...

Saw one of these on eBay:

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/DARCHE-HORNET-TENT-IDEAL-HIKING-FISHING-TRAILRIDING-/170635743104?pt=AU_Tents&hash=item27baaecf80

any more reviews/opinions? or recommendations...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 30,256
Posted By sloj0
How much deposit did you have to put down for the...

How much deposit did you have to put down for the Carnet?

I've got the same bike...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 30,256
Posted By sloj0
Are you getting a Carnet de Passage for your...

Are you getting a Carnet de Passage for your bike? I'm assuming you're going to bring the bike back to Australia at some point...?

Trip sounds awesome, I'd love to do something similar!
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,845
Posted By sloj0
3 Corners of Tas-mania

I've always wanted to ride around Tasmania and had been meaning to go for some years. Last month I finally got around to doing it. I'd managed to find cheap fares on the Melbourne-Devonport ferry...
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-27-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By sloj0
Wow! Sounds like a pretty bold move in the...

Wow!

Sounds like a pretty bold move in the wild blue yonder and good on you for deciding to strike out and do it!

There are always ways to avoid riding down freeways, it's just a matter of how...
Forum: Australia 10-13-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,637
Posted By sloj0
resurrecting an old thread here, but i'm in a...

resurrecting an old thread here, but i'm in a similar situation, i'm pretty keen on the tenere, however i don't have much experience riding on dirt (read bugger all experience), and apart from a KTM...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 241,149
Posted By sloj0
I travelled through Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and...

I travelled through Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan 2 years ago, sadly not on a motorbike, great story and photos though! Lovely part of the world, keep the pics coming!
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 570,117
Posted By sloj0
epic photos Frank :)

epic photos Frank :)
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 1,415,250
Posted By sloj0
wow! that was an amazing journey, thank you for...

wow! that was an amazing journey, thank you for sharing! :clap
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