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Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By bastchild
Epilogue 1 month later

The leg -- I ended up with a blood clot in my calf that weekend, probably from having a cast on. This delayed surgery by another week so the clot could stabilize and not go to my lung. I had to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 91 to Gulfport, 0 miles on bike

We had an early wake up and Robert was again kind enough to take us to the airport at 5:15am. We were able to get bulkhead seating for the flight to Atlanta but there were so many elderly passengers...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 90 Cancun, 0 miles on bike

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Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 06:59 PM
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Posted By bastchild
we are truly sorry for your loss.

we are truly sorry for your loss.
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 06:54 PM
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Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 89 Cancun, 0 miles on bike

More laying around. There was some confusion and delay in leaving the hospital between the prosecutor releasing us and the guard receiving that information. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 88 Cancun, 0 miles on bike

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/whereruericliu/14927770891" title="eric left knee xr by bastchild, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3894/14927770891_aeccd0d481_c.jpg"...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Thanks, Gene. Our thoughts are with you guys and...

Thanks, Gene. Our thoughts are with you guys and Neda's mother.



Insurance - I only carry liability because the bike is paid for and is relatively inexpensive, being old etc. Chris, I never...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 87 to Cozumel er…Cancun, 24 miles on bike

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/whereruericliu/14587163469" title="day 87 isla mujeres to cancun by bastchild, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 221
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Posted By bastchild
i can see that. but at least you had several...

i can see that. but at least you had several good years!



thanks we are definitely flattered! so happy you were able to find a piece of history in the photos.
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Yeah, this place has seen better days, but the...

Yeah, this place has seen better days, but the rooms are great and just needs a bit more attention to detail. I suspect the lackadasical attitude is simply because the financial backers are not...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 86 Isla Mujeres, 0 miles on bike

We woke up at 7am. Not a great night of sleep, which is strange because we have been sleeping great while ill. The wife had some stomach problems still but we still went to meet up with Omar, our...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 08:53 AM
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Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 85 Isla Mujeres, 0 miles on bike

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/whereruericliu/14576447690" title="isla mujeres by bastchild, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3850/14576447690_18d977ca4f_c.jpg" width="600"...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 84 Isla Mujeres 15 miles

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/whereruericliu/14572980909" title="day 84 isla mujeres by bastchild, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5579/14572980909_d3a1dcec24_c.jpg"...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 83 Isla Mujeres 0 miles on bike

We felt fifty times better, meaning we weren’t huddled under the covers, but still had stomach problems. At noon we went for a walk on the beach to the playa norte which is awesome and puts most...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 82 Isla Mujeres 0 miles on bike

We both woke up in the morning with stomach problems. Let’s just say it begins with the letter “d” and rhymes with “diarrhea”. We spent all day in the room huddled under the bedcovers being cold...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
We bought some kibbe from the food vendor. It is...

We bought some kibbe from the food vendor. It is so strange to be able to get kibbe at the beach here. I have not seen kibbe sold anywhere else outside of a Lebanese restaurant. The kibbe was...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 81 to Isla Mujeres, 70 miles on bike

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/whereruericliu/14565125499" title="day 81 puerto aventuras to isla mujeres by bastchild, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3843/14742403254_ea...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3843/14742403254_ea1d6b8e9b_c.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/whereruericliu/14742403254)
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5578/14558127519_44ded41bbc_c.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Dan ordered pizza and the wife and I did a...

Dan ordered pizza and the wife and I did a Chedraui run for some refrescos. We were told to get some beer, but decided to get a bottle of tequila, fresca, rum, coke zero, a six pack of XX, a bag of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 80 Puerto Aventuras, 3 miles on bike

We got up at 10:30am so Dan and Pam could give us a lift to Maya Storage to get our bike. It was only a couple miles out of town. We had emailed Ted, the owner of the storage facility, and he said...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 79 to Puerto Aventuras, 0 miles on bike

We got up at 4:30am, and headed out in the 52 F morning, which actually didn’t feel too bad in shorts and a t-shirt, while carrying 50lbs in luggage our my back. Check in was a breeze at 6am at the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 78 to San Francisco 0 miles on bike

We had a 12-hour layover in San Francisco on our return flight to Cancun. Airport layovers are never that fun, and SF is a cool town with good public transportation, so we booked a room on the edge...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Hi guys, and thanks for the inquiries. I am...

Hi guys, and thanks for the inquiries. I am winding my last three days at work in Biloxi before we head to other places. We head back to the bike in mid July on a more favorable work/ride cycle (we...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 77 to Gulfport, 0 miles on bike

We had a 3pm flight back home, so we took our time and got breakfast on the main drag – Bip Bip was close and had coffee. Really, coffee and a banana is all the wife needs.
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Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 76 Playa del Carmen, 177 miles on bike

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/whereruericliu/13945056377" title="day 76 to playa del carmen by bastchild, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
There was no longer a line to check in at the...

There was no longer a line to check in at the hotel. We had booked a "sunset view" which meant non-beach view since the sun sets away from the beach, but they ended up giving us a beach-view balcony...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 75 Mahahual, 147 miles on bike

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/whereruericliu/14151799603" title="day 75 to majahual by bastchild, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7427/14151799603_2df925147c_c.jpg"...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,250
Posted By bastchild
Awesome video! Sent from my ASUS Transformer...

Awesome video!

Sent from my ASUS Transformer Pad TF300T using Tapatalk
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 74 Bacalar, 200 miles on bike

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/whereruericliu/14128398061" title="day 74 to bacalar by bastchild, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7339/14128398061_c761518729_c.jpg"...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 96,073
Posted By bastchild
rad video!

rad video!
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 73 Riviera Maya, 37 miles on bike

We had a late start to the day. Lisa and Simon invited us upstairs for some coffee, and I gave them a radiator fan for Lisa's F650gs and a magnetic mesh door for their balcony door. Simon used his...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 72 Riviera Maya, 0 miles on bike

We bid farewell to Chris and then I took a 20 minute nap and got ready to go to the airport.
We had a noon flight out of Gulfport, getting us to Cancun at 5:30pm. We got lucky and caught the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Gulfport 0 miles on bike

This week we had a visitor,-Chris- (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=286022) from advrider, who was riding around the southeast US out of Tulsa. He was riding a Triumph Tiger 800 xc. He...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
we will probably make up there to check it out. ...

we will probably make up there to check it out. too bad the whale sharks won't be there though.



it was great having you here! glad you made it back safe. time to prep for the big one...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,250
Posted By bastchild
Just caught up with your RR, looks awesome! Great...

Just caught up with your RR, looks awesome! Great having you here and looking forward to meeting up again one day in the future. Cheers!
Forum: Trip Planning 05-03-2014, 02:21 PM
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Views: 546,897
Posted By bastchild
Biloxi (Ocean Springs) MS

Extra bedroom, shower and safe parking in Biloxi, MS for the next 2 months. Condo on the bayou with pool, jacuzzi and grill area. We're usually around for a beer and conversation as well. Located...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 71 Cancun

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Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 70 to Cancun

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Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
Day 69 to Riviera Maya (new count to reflect time wife has been in Mexico, not me)

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Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 40,729
Posted By bastchild
actually, the wife wanted to come home! can you...

actually, the wife wanted to come home! can you believe it?! she was missing the comforts of our bed and a/c and maybe even me!



luckily the wife has some nunchuku skills, bow hunting skills...
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