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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 01:34 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Hahaha! So sorry. Say hi to your wife :) ...

Hahaha! So sorry. Say hi to your wife :)
Neuquén is such a pretty area in Argentina. That's where we crossed in from Chile. Hope they are enjoying their time there.
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Costa Rica to Colombia

Archangel, thanks for asking for the missing section.
I must have forgotten to include it here on ADVrider but you can find it on our website http://www.n69s54a.com/2011/panama
Also we actually...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,308
Posted By Chupas
What a pleasure to come back and read your RR...

What a pleasure to come back and read your RR once again! It was great times in Moab.

So exciting that you are leaving for your Newfoundland adventure. Will stay tuned and wait for updates and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
It's basically a race between two jammers. The...

It's basically a race between two jammers. The jammer score points for each opponent she passes. A bout consists of two halfs of 30 minutes. Each half is broken up into jams that can last up to 2...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Home!!!!

Settling back home has been harder than we thought it would be. It has been quite stressful really. Lars started work just 3 days after we landed and I started the following Monday. Big mistake - we...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Sounds exciting. Where are you heading? Regarding...

Sounds exciting. Where are you heading? Regarding the accommodation it was partly as you write a feeling of safety and the climate. Your timing, shopping and focus is quite different it you camp. In...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
HOLD ON! Running 125 km in 24 hours (is that even...

HOLD ON! Running 125 km in 24 hours (is that even possible!?) beats anything. RESPECT!!!!! But I agree with you, I really makes you feel that anything is possible. And even more it has made me...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Thanks guys I really appreciate it. You know I...

Thanks guys I really appreciate it. You know I felt that I was being a bit too sentimental when I wrote this but the truth is that all these dog encounters meant quite a lot. For each of these...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Tribute to our Latin American best friends ...

Tribute to our Latin American best friends

Riding through Latin America we met thousands of stray dogs. As written before there's children and dogs everywhere.

The dogs hang out on every...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 49,291
Posted By Chupas
So beautiful! More please!

So beautiful! More please!
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 49,291
Posted By Chupas
Love it!

Awesome RR. I really enjoy reading your comments and thoughts on traveling. And I love your pictures of water.
I hope you change your mind about the route through Denmark on your way back. We would...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Sounds exciting! Tell us more!!! H

Sounds exciting! Tell us more!!!

H
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Oh, thank you so much! It means more than you...

Oh, thank you so much! It means more than you think. I am really grateful for all that amazing attention our RR has been given and all the feedback from you guys. When you are out there you are...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
That's is really cool. What a bike! I'm glad that...

That's is really cool. What a bike! I'm glad that you are able to do what you enjoy, work is really totally overrated anyway. But not good with the medication of course.

P.S. Car is pretty cool...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Thanks a lot! You know some days when it was...

Thanks a lot! You know some days when it was really dead boring or hard it was fantastic to know that someone liked to read about those struggles. I have relived the experiences writing about them...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
THANK YOU!!!! That is an amazing compliment. I'm...

THANK YOU!!!! That is an amazing compliment. I'm really glad you liked the reading. How is your recovery coming along? Please let us know?
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
I was just waiting for that comment to post...

I was just waiting for that comment to post again! :evil Thanks a lot!
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
The End of the World

We were about to enter Argentina, the final country out of 15 on our journey from the top of Alaska to the tip of Argentina. We would still have to cross back into Chile in order to get to Tierra...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Thanks for checking on us. We are fine and home...

Thanks for checking on us. We are fine and home with family and friends. Great but very weird!

I am just writing on the final posts about the breakdown, the ride to the end of the world, the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Haha! What an awesome profile name! La...

Haha! What an awesome profile name!

La Posta (http://www.laposta-azul.com/)is something very special and was certainly a highlight for us in Argentina. I will write about our experience there...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Haha! Wouldn't that be something!? If I could...

Haha! Wouldn't that be something!? If I could just skip the 3rd gear and continue riding!

No, I'm always late on the RR. This last one is from Chile, before we entered Argentina and lost a bike...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Chillin in Chile

We had made it through the heat and commotion in Central America, managed to ship our bikes from Panama to Colombia, endured the elevation and rain in Peru, ridden through Bolivia, the poorest...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
That is a very good offer! I'll write you a PM! ...

That is a very good offer! I'll write you a PM!

Henriette
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 46,659
Posted By Chupas
Awesome!

Been laughing for an hour now. Great entertainment!
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Yes, I have thought of that too. But spending...

Yes, I have thought of that too. But spending $2000 on shipping not knowing of I can sell the bike is just insane.

H
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
YES!!!!! At least that solution has some energy...

YES!!!!! At least that solution has some energy and entertainment and will make some great pictures!
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Hey Prins Peter!!!! :rofl Thanks a lot! ...

Hey Prins Peter!!!! :rofl

Thanks a lot!

Henriette
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Yes, definitely a larger fuel tank. The DR is...

Yes, definitely a larger fuel tank. The DR is here in Caleta Olivia. Tomorrow we'll figure out of someone here will buy it or if we bring it with us to BA. I managed to get out of the Temp. Import...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Real-life Forrest Gump

Riding from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego you are bound to bump into some pretty crazy people. Some people have given up their normal life, sold everything and travel for years with no income other...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
The terms Western World and Western Cultures is...

The terms Western World and Western Cultures is often used in connection to the cultures originating from ancient Greece and Rome and does not imply a geographic location. But the terms does not have...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Hi Kevlar. Thanks a lot for following! Yes,...

Hi Kevlar. Thanks a lot for following!

Yes, Latin America is indeed beautiful and hard.

For sure a lot of people deserve better living conditions, but I think you guys have something that the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Cool! I'm sure he felt the good karma! :) ...

Cool! I'm sure he felt the good karma! :)

Where are you now? Still driving your car?

Henriette
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
DAKAR rally

One important deadline had been hanging over our heads throughout the journey: The Dakar rally rest-day in Copiapo in Chile on Jan 8<sup>th</sup>.


A Danish participant Jes Munk, #86 was in the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Thanks a lot! Stay tuned for the remaining part. ...

Thanks a lot! Stay tuned for the remaining part.

Uh, NZ sounds awesome. We were there 4 years ago in a rented car - doh!!!! Big mistake. The roads are made for bikes. 2 tips for New Zealand:...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Thanks a lot everybody!

But don't sign off yet. I'm behind on the RR and you still need to hear about our amazing visit in the Dakar Rally Bivuak and ride through Chile and Argentina. :D

Promise to update soon! :type
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Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
We made it!!!!!

Thanks everybody for your support and appreciations.

Today after riding 37.000 through 15 countries in 7 months we made it to Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego. :clap:clap:clap
Tomorrow we will do the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Wauw! 34 liters! That's enough to take you half...

Wauw! 34 liters! That's enough to take you half way round the world! :D Pretty cool! Let us know how it goes. In 1 month we'll be depending entirely on other people's RR!!!
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
OH YES! CDT would be perfect! I'll think about...

OH YES! CDT would be perfect! I'll think about that seriously! Cannot imagine a more beautiful way to see the US.

25% on dirt will be 50% of your time at least, so light is good. More easy said...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Yes, this is the tricky part! Not many bikes for...

Yes, this is the tricky part! Not many bikes for sale in Alaska. We found both bikes on Craigslist. One in Fairbanks and one in North Pole. We had the owners bring the bikes to Northern Powersports...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 149,775
Posted By Chupas
Well, maybe the GL is just right for your trip. I...

Well, maybe the GL is just right for your trip. I know your riding style, and you don't want to overload the DRZ. :) Will you mainly ride paved roads?
I have also been really happy about my small...
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