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Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
haha and I need some good American beer. It helps...

haha and I need some good American beer. It helps me write better. Donations excepted. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Hey! I'm working on the rest of the blog. I have...

Hey! I'm working on the rest of the blog. I have a bunch of posts for the ride and then end of trip conclusion things to work on. I'll post about that.
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
My sincerest apologies friends! I returned home...

My sincerest apologies friends! I returned home for my best friend's wedding and have been busy in the mountains of Colorado for that big celebration. I'll get back to the ride report soon! - Dan...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,164
Posted By advFord
Hey Mark! Are you guys still out there?

Hey Mark! Are you guys still out there?
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Hahaha. oh the shart. Surprisingly that's been...

Hahaha. oh the shart. Surprisingly that's been the only occurrence of an upset stomach on the entire trip.

There's still plenty of ways to travel south on wild routes. Follow the Two Moto Kiwis...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Thanks for the suggestion.

Thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Hey! The GL Fandango is a great tankbag. ...

Hey!

The GL Fandango is a great tankbag.
I think a did a very poor seam sealer so it wasn't that water proof but, it it just lined it with a plastic ziploc and kept most of my things in a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Thanks, Donnie! Good to hear from you.

Thanks, Donnie! Good to hear from you.
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Cañon del Atuel, Valle Grande Argentina

Bored in San Rafael I took a day to check out the area just south of the city. Not more than an hour away is Valle Grande and Cañon del Atuel. Riding alongside the Rio Atuel the road twists and turns...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Through the middle. San Martin, Neuquen, San Rafael

San Martin de Los Andes, Neuquén, to San Rafael</h2>
<div id="attachment_4075" style="width: 829px" class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img class=" wp-image-4075 " alt="630 Miles"...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Thanks for following and being a part of it.

Thanks for following and being a part of it.
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
The Last Border - Pucon to San Martin de Los Andes

Pucón, Chile to San Martin de Los Andes, Argentina</h2>
<p>From Pucón I packed my bike up after 8 days of volunteering on an <a title="Building A House From Dirt"...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Cheers to working for great bosses who let guys...

Cheers to working for great bosses who let guys like us take 8 months and have an adventure of a lifetime!

8 months down here will be amazing. So many places to discover.
If you have any...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Great time to head out. From Alaska or where do...

Great time to head out. From Alaska or where do you start? I wish I could have started earlier.

Alright, my K60 Scouts have been great. I really liked them. The front has lasted me the whole...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Buidling an Eco-Home in Chile

I love how most of the this trip has been unplanned and how so many amazing things have happened just from sparking up a conversation. That's how I ended up helping a family build a home in Chile for...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Riding to Pucón

The road from Loncoche to Villarica and Pucón was a great ride. Small two lane road that winds through the hilly farm land. The town of Pucón is a picture perfect log cabin kind of town on the lake....
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Back on the moto Osorno to Loncoche

I eventually left Santiago two days after I thought I was going to.
I said goodbye to Phil, Ian, and Mariah, and boarded the bus to head back to Osorno where my bike has been waiting for me.

Now...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Lollapalooza in Chile

To make it to Lollapalooza Music Festival in Santiago in time I decided I’d leave my moto in Osorno at the offices of <a title="Moto Aventura Chile" href="http://www.motoaventura.cl/?lang=en"...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Hey - that's a great idea. :clap I didn't know...

Hey - that's a great idea. :clap I didn't know there were so many Adv-ers local. Especially in Costa Mesa alone. We'll make something happen. :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
It would have been worse and I wouldn't have made...

It would have been worse and I wouldn't have made it in time for the festival. I'm not regretting taking the boat.

I'll remember that ferry when I start planning a trip north.
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Navimag ferry

I took a few days to relax after the week of trekking and then boarded the Navimag Ferry in Puerto Natales. I wasn’t sure about this option because of the price but after reading a few others saying...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
I've heard it's changed a lot in the past few...

I've heard it's changed a lot in the past few years. The refugios are full on luxury hotels in a national park. And the trails are marked every km. there's not a chance of getting lost in there. But...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Thanks. I haven't heard news from Vzla recently?...

Thanks. I haven't heard news from Vzla recently? Hope you are doing well and that things are changing for the better.
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Indeed there is! Have you been?

Indeed there is! Have you been?
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
as the argentines would say "por favor!" glad you...

as the argentines would say "por favor!" glad you enjoyed the views.
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
A Whole New World: Torres del Paine

"text"><p>“This park changed my life and it can change yours if you let it. Remember, don’t be bitter. Smile… Welcome to Torres del Paine National Park” – Park Ranger</p>
<p>I had never been...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Video: Patagonia Torres del Paine

From my 7 days trekking in Torres del Paine. If you ride down to Ushuaia this is a must stop and see place!

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/95655231" width="900" height="506" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Any book specifically?

Any book specifically?
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
hmm I wonder if that'd be possible on mine or the...

hmm I wonder if that'd be possible on mine or the KLRs joe syphoned from.
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Points to Ports: Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales

he guys all said our goodbyes to Mario and Daniela and hit the road for Puerto Natales. Jayne headed off earlier to make the long trek to Buenos Aires. Phil, Joe, Ian, and I had our bikes loaded back...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
All in the Family - Punta Arenas

Ian, Jayne, Phil, and I finally arrived in Punta Arenas late at night after the adventure of running out of gas and then riding in the dark while it started to snow. Needless to say, we were cold and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
thanks! you had had a hard time thinking of a...

thanks! you had had a hard time thinking of a username as well i see :-)

-advFord
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
It's been amazing and yet somehow it does manage...

It's been amazing and yet somehow it does manage to get better.
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
A New Direction: North from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

After my few days in Ushuaia and more snow expected I packed up the bike and for the first time in a long time, I’m heading north. Jayne, Phil, and Ian were ready to get out of Ushuaia as well so the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Well when you do, and if you stop by Orange...

Well when you do, and if you stop by Orange County I'll buy you dinner and round of beers to send you off. That's cool to read. I don't know what people remember or connect with from my writing but...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
From Ushuaia, I travel north to Torres del Paine...

From Ushuaia, I travel north to Torres del Paine then take the ferry to Puerto Monte then back into Argentina and ride to Buenos Aires where I'll fly home.

Back to working on the documentary...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Video: The End of the Road

The day I rode to the end of the road it was pissing rain and freezing. I wasn't doing any filming that day. I went back the next day and filmed some shots on the road to the end of the road.

...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,008,295
Posted By advFord
From California to Ushuaia on an XChallenge

Well after 5 months, 17,020 miles through 14 countries me and my relatively stock Xchallenge have made it to the end of the road in Ushuaia, Argentina!
I still have 3,000 miles more to go before the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
The End of the Road / Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia, Argentina, the southern-most city in the world. It’s a claim that’s debated as there is a small village on an island further south but most people recognize this as the end of the world. The...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,590
Posted By advFord
Al Fin del Mundo!

Rio Grande to Ushuaia</h2>
<p>It didn’t matter that the sky was sunny and clear when I left Rio Grande, with the wind almost 30 miles per hour, it was chilly. After an hour of riding through the...
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