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Forum: Racing 05-21-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6,246
Views: 792,926
Posted By charapa
That's GREAT news for my namesake!! :clap:clap I...

That's GREAT news for my namesake!! :clap:clap I will check out the article about what other rally Toby is going to do in Peru. I assume it will be DESAFIO INCA 2015 put on also by ASO as part of...
Forum: Racing 05-17-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6,246
Views: 792,926
Posted By charapa
Blessings on your race guy! :clap:clap We...

Blessings on your race guy! :clap:clap

We will be following the Dakar as it begins in Peru once again in 2016 and looking for another worthy :wink: ROOKIE to sponsor :deal. Your suggestions??
...
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By charapa
We will even have an extra day in Lima JUST to go...

We will even have an extra day in Lima JUST to go check out DAKAR HQ! :clap:clap
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By charapa
http://www.aroundtheblockmotoadventures.com/s/cc_i...

http://www.aroundtheblockmotoadventures.com/s/cc_images/teaserbox_941756843.jpg?t=1421625881
Forum: Americas 05-06-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By charapa
Bob, I do 250cc rentals for as little as...

Bob,

I do 250cc rentals for as little as $30/day !! Everywhere else in Peru is going to be almost TWICE that for a 250cc and 4X that for a 650cc !!

When are you possibly planning this ride?
...
Forum: Vendors 04-30-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By charapa
Full route map

Full map has come out now! Our tour will cover the 5 days in Peru, then some Andean riding.. :clap:clap
https://tbni.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/2016dakarroute.jpg
Forum: Racing 04-26-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
So we are going to have another 725 km run from...

So we are going to have another 725 km run from Uyuni to Salta (plus border crossing :deal:deal) same as 2014 but the opposite direction! Well, I'd rather be nighting it into Jujuy and Salta then to...
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By charapa
Laugh Follow the dakar 2016 tour!

FOLLOW THE DAKAR 2016 ADVENTURE TOUR IN PERU!!

http://www.aroundtheblockmotoadventures.com/s/cc_images/cache_943259807.jpg?t=1429985271

On a motorcycle or in the 4x4 support vehicle! Full 10...
Forum: Racing 04-25-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
Laugh Here is the link for my FOLLOW THE DAKAR 2016...

Here is the link for my FOLLOW THE DAKAR 2016 ADVENTURE TOUR IN PERU!! http://www.aroundtheblockmotoadventures.com/motorcycle-tours/follow-the-dakar-2016/
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 31,638
Posted By charapa
On The Way, Here's the blog I did with the...

On The Way,

Here's the blog I did with the 'coming of age' ride with my 16 yr old son in 2007 that started it all:

http://www.freewebs.com/shanperu/
...
Forum: Racing 04-23-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
Local organization just put this on FB: ...

Local organization just put this on FB:

https://scontent-mia.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/11038574_851593998246661_3973331350994759725_n.jpg?oh=3cbbcff6ec0c8336cbd2874fe3b3c6ec&oe=55D46919
Forum: Racing 04-23-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
I think they will do some photo opportunities...

I think they will do some photo opportunities with Lake Titicaca in the background right before the Peru-Bolivia border, then have the special in Bolivia...

After all, Etienne said that there...
Forum: Racing 04-23-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
HA!! They got my white hair, far end in the row...

HA!! They got my white hair, far end in the row by the RED Peru sign and the Dakar Girl! Helps to be 6'-3' !!
Forum: Racing 04-23-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
Laugh More than roumors!

I just came from the DAKAR 2016 presentation a few hours ago at the Westin Hotel here in Lima, so this info is NOT from a half-baked article on the web:
...
Forum: Latin America 04-22-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By charapa
A few issues: It takes 2 weeks for the name...

A few issues:

It takes 2 weeks for the name on the bike title card to actually be in YOUR name, even tho you can ride off with my papers and the transfer document, so crossing to another country...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
Good job MyWay!! :clap How did I not find...

Good job MyWay!! :clap How did I not find this??:huh:huh
Forum: Latin America 04-21-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By charapa
Aroggero, I live in central Peru (Huanuco)...

Aroggero,

I live in central Peru (Huanuco) and have 8 motos if you are looking to ride! Write me at aroundtheblock07@gmail.com (http://advrider.com/forums/aroundtheblock07@gmail.com)

I often...
Forum: Latin America 04-21-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By charapa
I am in central Peru and do this service for...

I am in central Peru and do this service for HUBBers and ADVRiders. It's surprising how inexpensive you can pick up a new Chinese 250cc! I prep them just right for the long haul and three of them...
Forum: Americas 04-21-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By charapa
If you get as far south as central Peru, come...

If you get as far south as central Peru, come visit us in Huanuco! :freaky

Since you can't register your bike in Ecuador without ALOT of paperwork and taxes, there are other ways. :evil I know of...
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
Been looking at this and articles coming out of...

Been looking at this and articles coming out of Bolivia...and doing a little math and I've come up with:

03/01 Lima to Ica desert area where all the DESAFIO INCAs are running. A favorite of ASO!...
Forum: Racing 04-18-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
Wicked WOW!! :eek1:eek1:eek1 I've been WAY up in...

WOW!! :eek1:eek1:eek1

I've been WAY up in the Andes mountains in a little Quechua town for a week and completely missed this BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!! :huh:huh

PERU AGAIN!!! :clap:clap:clap

Soon to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 31,638
Posted By charapa
Gary, I took my son (16 turning 17) on a...

Gary,

I took my son (16 turning 17) on a 10,000 km ride in 2007 around South America (Peru-Brazil-Argentina-Bolivia-Peru) for his coming of age trip, each on 250cc Hondas. He came up with the...
Forum: Racing 04-10-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
Yes,.... frustratingly so!! :lol3:lol3:lol3

Yes,.... frustratingly so!! :lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Racing 04-09-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
Being bi-lingual, let me translate that middle...

Being bi-lingual, let me translate that middle two paragraphs:

''Despite this (Chile being out) the ASO has moved quickly and even tho we are a week out on the confirmation, we can now share with...
Forum: Racing 04-09-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
One of the articles last week mentioned that the...

One of the articles last week mentioned that the ASO was looking at where to cross from Bolivia into Peru, so it seems like it is still on the table! :deal

Here's hoping for those of us in Peru!!...
Forum: Racing 04-09-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
Now that CHILE is officially out we KNOW that the...

Now that CHILE is officially out we KNOW that the 'released map' was obviously a fake! :eek1:eek1

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Racing 04-07-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
:lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Racing 04-07-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
The 'leaked map' is obviously a fake people: ...

The 'leaked map' is obviously a fake people:

(1) It is an EXACT copy of 2012 with the Uruguay part painted in. EXACT same dates and places! :evil:evil

(2) Why wouldn't Uruguay be painted...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,910
Posted By charapa
Luke, We've been in Huanuco about 20 months...

Luke,

We've been in Huanuco about 20 months now, but I grew up in Peru... just not this part. About 30 years total... That with my Adventure Moto Tour thing you could say I pretty much know Peru...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By charapa
Racing Center in Huanuco, Peru 09-54-46.37S ...

Racing Center in Huanuco, Peru

09-54-46.37S
76-13-30.38W :clap:clap
Forum: Racing 04-01-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
Many articles coming out of Chile make it look...

Many articles coming out of Chile make it look that way!
Forum: Racing 04-01-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
optons to connect Bolivia and Peru! ...

optons to connect Bolivia and Peru!

https://mariacristinaaparicio.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/bolivia.gif
Forum: Racing 04-01-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
Etiene is in Bolivia at the Presidential...

Etiene is in Bolivia at the Presidential residence talking to President Evi in private:

http://www.la-razon.com/marcas/polideportivo/Morales-Lavigne-hablan-secreto-Dakar_0_2244375671.html

but...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,910
Posted By charapa
Sorry to have missed you along the way. Sara and...

Sorry to have missed you along the way. Sara and I live in Huanuco in central Peru and have a B&B and an official Kawasaki repair shop`. Just did some major (exterior) repair on an F800GS this last...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By charapa
Tim, Stop in and see us in Huanuco, central...

Tim,

Stop in and see us in Huanuco, central Peru. We have an official Kawasaki repair shop and can fabricate/repair/weld anything made of metal!


Cheers! Toby
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 144,000
Posted By charapa
Peter, I recommend you get off the PANAM and...

Peter,

I recommend you get off the PANAM and into the mountains BEFORE the rat race that is LIMA. After Paracas is Cañete, turn up the Yauyos valley to Huancayo then north all the way to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,129
Posted By charapa
Stop in and see us in Huanuco (Central Peru). We...

Stop in and see us in Huanuco (Central Peru). We have a place for you to stay and have an official Kawasaki repair shop! And I can get you any KLR parts up from Lima so that you can avoid that...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 275,521
Posted By charapa
Junya, When you get to Peru make sure you...

Junya,

When you get to Peru make sure you come down the center (Chachapoyas -Cajamarca - Huanuco - Cuzco) and make sure you stop in and see us here in Huanuco. Great stopping point. Stay with...
Forum: Racing 03-21-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,384
Posted By charapa
Fatally Dakar Flawed

I check to see what the news is on the Dakar 2016 route about twice a day (I know... it's sad :huh) and saw this last night about 7 pm. Don't think it can be right because:

(1) Bolivia out? Just...
Forum: Latin America 03-20-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By charapa
:clap:clap

:clap:clap
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