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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-20-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
I'm not sure how soon she'll be done with the...

I'm not sure how soon she'll be done with the instructor classes and actually be teaching but I'll let you know! She will be in the San Diego area.
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Becktastic
Bump for what promises to be a really incredible...

Bump for what promises to be a really incredible collection of stories from writers who ride! :clap
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Becktastic
Motorcycle Messengers: Adventure Motorcycle Anthology

Hey you guys! I want to read this book! Help me help it get printed!! Please CLICK HERE (https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/motorcycle-messengers-travel-anthology/x/10539508#/story) to get your copy,...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-17-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
HEY YOU GUYS! I made a booster video for the...

HEY YOU GUYS! I made a booster video for the really awesome Adventure Motorcycle Anthology that Jeremy Kroeker is making. It has stories from super cool people in it, so check it out and please share...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-17-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
I'm sorry Bolivia is still not ready, but here's...

I'm sorry Bolivia is still not ready, but here's an update about the happenings to hold you over. :)

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-20-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Sorry for the long wait everyone. There is a...

Sorry for the long wait everyone. There is a chaos in coming home and resettlement has had more obstacles than we expected. Our rental house has to get bug bombed and have some wild life extracted...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-28-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
We are home safe and getting settled in San...

We are home safe and getting settled in San Diego. We are going to get back to episodes soon, we just haven't had time to work on them. A friend flew down to Buenos Aires for a couple weeks, so that...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-10-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Haha aside from some stator/electrical crap from...

Haha aside from some stator/electrical crap from salt corrosion the bikes have been awesome since Colombia/Ecuador. The new owner even watched the sandpaper/superglue repair video and wasn't bothered...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-10-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Haha yeah we understood what he was saying,...

Haha yeah we understood what he was saying, Andrea just refused to translate it because he was eating our dust all day. :lol3



Fuckin' awesome time hanging out with you crazies! Seriously...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-09-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
YUPPP! 20 points for whoever recognizes the rad...

YUPPP! 20 points for whoever recognizes the rad ADVer on the left! :deal
(Hint, he nabbed that adorable girl from a recent trip to Australia)



FO SHO! We just got in, taking showers and naps...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-07-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Yup! We're going to keep posting videos on our...

Yup! We're going to keep posting videos on our roughly once a week or so-ish schedule as we can. Might be some longer breaks while we're with our friend in Buenos Aires and as we get settled after...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-07-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Awww thanks for all the sweet comments you guys! ...

Awww thanks for all the sweet comments you guys!

We've sold the bikes to an awesome guy from Buenos Aires and fly there tomorrow to hang out with a friend for a couple weeks before heading back...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-04-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Don't worry, we went to Uyuni and are working on...

Don't worry, we went to Uyuni and are working on editing the videos! They'll be up soon :)

We'll get to Africa someday for sure...


Also, if any of you are interested in learning more about...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-04-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-25-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-25-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
If we were going to do this trip again we'd...

If we were going to do this trip again we'd actually be more interested in riding smaller bikes, rather than something larger like a DR650. Bikes that are more dirt oriented and we'd ride a lot of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-25-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
By a landslide, the stator was the biggest...

By a landslide, the stator was the biggest problem we've encountered with the DRZ. Both of our bikes burned multiple stators. Other than that, the bike burns some oil, but as long as you keep on it...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-20-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Thanks guys! We're going to keep posting videos,...

Thanks guys! We're going to keep posting videos, lots of cool stuff to catch up on!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-20-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Haha done and flying to Buenos Aires for a few...

Haha done and flying to Buenos Aires for a few weeks before hopping back home. :1drink
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-20-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Hey man, you could do it too: SPOILER ALERT...

Hey man, you could do it too:

SPOILER ALERT (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1045149)
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-13-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Right on, have an awesome ride!! We're sure...

Right on, have an awesome ride!! We're sure you'll find some excellent friends to ride with either before you get on the road or once you're en route :)





The guy who was traveling...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-03-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Is there anything specific you'd like to know, or...

Is there anything specific you'd like to know, or just a general "how we make an episode" kind of thing? I tried once to do a how to, but the screen recorder I downloaded had a virus and caused us a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-23-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
We've been using water filter bags to filter all...

We've been using water filter bags to filter all of our water the whole trip except when we got into Chile where apparently the water is totally safe to drink. Here's a link to the bags we used, but...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-16-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
We weren't able to see any of the Dakar - we rode...

We weren't able to see any of the Dakar - we rode through Bolivia and northern Chile already and it's only passing through the north...we're on our way to Patagonia! I'm sure we'll happen upon the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-08-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Right on, thanks for the tip! ...

Right on, thanks for the tip!




Videos are definitely continuing. Just randomly spaced here and there as we've been super busy running around Chile and meeting up with...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-02-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Glad you're enjoying the videos and we hope the...

Glad you're enjoying the videos and we hope the Turkey Baster Mod video will help fellow DRZ riders solve their cooling issues!

Questions:

1.) Liquid versus air-cooled: Since doing the Turkey...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-16-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Glad you guys liked the hack! Here's a new...

Glad you guys liked the hack! Here's a new episode!

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-07-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
So glad to hear Red Garter meetups are still...

So glad to hear Red Garter meetups are still happening, give hugs to everybody for me!

Andrea and I are definitely going to stop by Tucson after the trip :)

Here's our new episode /...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-23-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Thanks everyone for all the awesome comments on...

Thanks everyone for all the awesome comments on our absurd Galapagos video :)




Peruvian internet has been severely lacking but we finally found decent enough signal to upload our new...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-06-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
haha awesome! Enjoy the hell out of Mexico and...

haha awesome! Enjoy the hell out of Mexico and eat all the tacos while you can! -Everyone- down here talks about how much they miss them haha and it's all rice/beans with chicken/beef/pork/fish after...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-29-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Thanks! It looks like the Kiwis are in Brasil and...

Thanks! It looks like the Kiwis are in Brasil and we are heading to Bolivia and then down Chile and into Southern Argentina, so we probably won't bump into them, unless they head down into Argentina...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-23-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Such good news to know your bike is still kicking...

Such good news to know your bike is still kicking years later!!! :clap Burro said her bike would ride to the end of the earth and we said "Good! That's exactly where we are going!".

I believe we...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-22-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Thanks for the kind words and advice guys! ...

Thanks for the kind words and advice guys!

This is one of our favorite episodes to date, enjoy!

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-14-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Hey man, we go slow, but in our defense most of...

Hey man, we go slow, but in our defense most of the last three months have been waiting beyond our control. Yesterday was the one year anniversary of our departure from California and I got what I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-08-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Awesome thanks! There's actually a pretty good...

Awesome thanks! There's actually a pretty good chance we'll be in Florida for a bit after this trip and talking to students would be rad. If you do facebook, follow our page and shoot me a reminder...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-02-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Thanks for the kudos everybody! Someone suggested...

Thanks for the kudos everybody! Someone suggested we make a playlist so the episodes can easily be watched in order without having to search or click in between, so I made one up. :) ENJOY!
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-01-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Latest episode, covering one of our most...

Latest episode, covering one of our most challenging days on the road:

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-25-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Haha usually you just go to the park and look for...

Haha usually you just go to the park and look for a guy in a rasta hat...but Andrea has been known to ask ice cream ladies with great success. Attitudes toward smoking vary wildly, it's very illegal...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-24-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
Fixed version! <iframe width="640"...

Fixed version!

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-23-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 197,108
Posted By Becktastic
We're basically just living in Ecuador while we...

We're basically just living in Ecuador while we fix someone else's mistake. Luckily our new family is awesome. :D

We went for a "quick weekend to the beach" by bus sans computer and it turned into...
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