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Forum: Epic Ride Reports Yesterday, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Junyah
You are too kind, thank you. My camera is an...

You are too kind, thank you.
My camera is an Olympus SZ-12 20X zoom off Amazon for $120
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 09:03 PM
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Posted By Junyah
1/7/2015 Parte Tres While I was sitting...

1/7/2015 Parte Tres


While I was sitting up at the Centro enjoying my morning cup of coffee today, Guia Rodrigo comes up and starts giving my the hard sell. He spoke pretty good english and we...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 07:43 PM
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Posted By Junyah
1/7/2015 Parte dos Don't spank the monkey...

1/7/2015 Parte dos


Don't spank the monkey



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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Junyah
1/7/2015 Lew and I finally left Loja...

1/7/2015


Lew and I finally left Loja after four days of recovery, and made the long, 40kms, journey to Vilcabamba. Interesting little town, it felt, and looked, more gringo than local. I'm sure...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Junyah
It's not, pero gracias! I'm up for the next...

It's not, pero gracias! I'm up for the next excursion anyways, adelante!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Junyah
Recibido. Gracias mi amigo, usted moy amable!

Recibido. Gracias mi amigo, usted moy amable!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 07:20 AM
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Posted By Junyah
:lol3 Truth.

:lol3 Truth.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-29-2015, 02:09 PM
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Posted By Junyah
No Peru for me, at least not yet :deal Im...

No Peru for me, at least not yet :deal
Im headed towards Guayaquil now, OnandOff makes it sound good enough to go check out.

Im currently in Amaluza checking in via an internt cafe. Spanish...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-27-2015, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Junyah
27/6/2015 A few pics from my walk about...

27/6/2015


A few pics from my walk about between rain showers yesterday. The city gate and Centro Mercado


...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-26-2015, 09:42 AM
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Posted By Junyah
Sure thing, here's a screen shot of my Spotwalla,...

Sure thing, here's a screen shot of my Spotwalla, hope that helps




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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-25-2015, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Junyah
25/6/2015 After a few days in Cuenca to...

25/6/2015


After a few days in Cuenca to recover from some bad food, Lew and I headed towards Isla Puná to go look around. Of course we took the dirt road through Parque Nacional El Cajas....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Junyah
Happy to share Clark, glad you are enjoying it!

Happy to share Clark, glad you are enjoying it!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Junyah
I was wondering what was being said as I was...

I was wondering what was being said as I was recording, but I think I have a good idea :evil
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Junyah
Thanks JP, glad you are enjoying. Yeah, marbles...

Thanks JP, glad you are enjoying. Yeah, marbles suck, I was down before I knew what hit me. Not even a bruise though, thanks to the gear!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 11:03 AM
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Views: 304,864
Posted By Junyah
Gracias mi amigo, estoy sintiendo bien ahora!

Gracias mi amigo, estoy sintiendo bien ahora!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2015, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Junyah
Muchas gracias Cabelleros.

Muchas gracias Cabelleros.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2015, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Junyah
19/6/2015 We ended up spending an extra...

19/6/2015


We ended up spending an extra day in Alausí taking care of some maintenance on the bikes. I swapped out my sprockets and chain, it's so nice having a new quiet chain, and lubed all the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Junyah
15/6/2015 Yesterday was a ton of fun. We...

15/6/2015


Yesterday was a ton of fun. We left Guaranda a little late with only a general idea of where we were going, and the roads we would be on. We headed south to Chillanes, and took a left...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-14-2015, 05:12 AM
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Posted By Junyah
13/6/2015 We blasted back to Quito and...

13/6/2015


We blasted back to Quito and went to the KTM dealer to get Lew's axle nut. In stock, $11. He went through his bike one more time to make sure everything was tight and we hit the road...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-13-2015, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Junyah
Thanks to you Court. Great roads we've been on...

Thanks to you Court. Great roads we've been on the last few days!
I've been having great luck using Open Street Maps and it has shown all the roads you pointed out to us.
Thanks again for all your...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-13-2015, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Junyah
Pinch bolts on the forks held it all together,...

Pinch bolts on the forks held it all together, the only problem was one was loose on the side with the lost axle nut :eek1
We were on some really rough terrain too!
Court recognized me, I told him...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-13-2015, 05:00 PM
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Posted By Junyah
I haven't seen or heard anything about this....

I haven't seen or heard anything about this. Though everyone you talk to is complaining about the high taxes.
Today I did see the remnants of large rocks being placed across the roads we were on,...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-13-2015, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Junyah
Another tid bit of family history from my father,...

Another tid bit of family history from my father,

"Grandma's father was the man who was in charge of making and installing the lighting in the Titanic. He was a tool and die maker and foreman of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-11-2015, 08:07 PM
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Posted By Junyah
11/6/2015 I got into Quito by 11 and met...

11/6/2015


I got into Quito by 11 and met up with Lew. He's riding a KTM 690 and has been traveling since last September. Like me he was in Quito to do some repairs on his bike, namely a couple...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-11-2015, 06:46 PM
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Posted By Junyah
11/6/2015 I left Otavalo Tuesday morning...

11/6/2015


I left Otavalo Tuesday morning and headed back to a road I had previously tried back when I was in Ibarra. I had tried to make a back way into Quito, but the road was in rough shape...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-10-2015, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Junyah
Well. Back in Quito. Go figure. Hooking up with...

Well. Back in Quito. Go figure. Hooking up with another ADVer and heading south for awhile. We penciled in some dirt roads and are heading to Quilatoa, lots of back tracking this week but it's all...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-10-2015, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Junyah
Gracias, mi amigo!

Gracias, mi amigo!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-10-2015, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Junyah
They were made for caskets ...

They were made for caskets


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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-10-2015, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Junyah
Gracias mi amigo.

Gracias mi amigo.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-10-2015, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Junyah
Gracias mi amigo. My Uncle reminded me that...

Gracias mi amigo. My Uncle reminded me that Grandma's neighbor took her outside when she was three to watch Zepplins drop bombs on Birmingham during WWI, ya she saw some things in her life!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-10-2015, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Junyah
The safety police will be happy to know that all...

The safety police will be happy to know that all landslide pics were either on the fly or from the seat of an idling moto.:D
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-10-2015, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Junyah
Da nada mi amigo, glad you are enjoying!

Da nada mi amigo, glad you are enjoying!
Forum: Latin America 06-10-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Junyah
Try Toby here...

Try Toby here http://www.aroundtheblockmotoadventures.com

He's in Haunuco and has a shop. I've not dealt with him directly, but he's been a huge help via pm's.

Best of luck!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-09-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 93,947
Posted By Junyah
Sounds like a horrible place, it's no wonder...

Sounds like a horrible place, it's no wonder you're not smiling :lol3

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-09-2015, 05:35 AM
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Posted By Junyah
8/6/2015 I left Coca yesterday and headed...

8/6/2015


I left Coca yesterday and headed North to Lago Agrio. 90kms of straight boring road, with a pipeline running the entire length to feed the oil industry in Coca


...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-06-2015, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Junyah
6/6/2015 I left Tena at about 10 this...

6/6/2015


I left Tena at about 10 this morning and headed toward Coca along the Rio Napo. I had intended to camp at a location that I found on ioverlander.com the day before. But due to the poor...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-06-2015, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Junyah
Thanks guys, it's much appreciated. And CJ,...

Thanks guys, it's much appreciated.

And CJ, you two added to the experience, ten fold. I'm not joking when I say I miss you guys! It was a lot of fun sharing time and miles with you and the...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-06-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,330
Posted By Junyah
I carry a punch and a hand file with me. Both...

I carry a punch and a hand file with me. Both have come in very handy for other tasks. A chain tool does one thing and one thing only.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-06-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,415
Posted By Junyah
I had a 15" Lenovo ThinkPad, I don't remember if...

I had a 15" Lenovo ThinkPad, I don't remember if it was the W540, the battery failed on me after four months. It wasn't serviced in Mexico and I didn't want to wait for shipping from the States....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-05-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 304,864
Posted By Junyah
@ BTB and Tewster, Da nada mi amigos :D

@ BTB and Tewster, Da nada mi amigos :D
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