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Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,051
Posted By pdedse
Looking forward to the next chapter in Mexico!

Looking forward to the next chapter in Mexico!
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By pdedse
Forgot to add--in case you haven't ridden in CR...

Forgot to add--in case you haven't ridden in CR yet--by not renting bike right away, you will get the chance to see traffic conditions, get a feel for how people drive, ask the taxi driver about...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By pdedse
Then you will have logistic issues when you're...

Then you will have logistic issues when you're w/out the bike. For example, you have the 9 days on the bike, but you're there for about two weeks. One of those days will be arriving and another for...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,673
Posted By pdedse
Love the videos! How's the bike holding up?

Love the videos! How's the bike holding up?
Forum: Americas 12-03-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By pdedse
I would ask: do you want to "see lots of the...

I would ask: do you want to "see lots of the country" while riding around, or do you want to do lots of dual purpose type riding? Several advriders have done the Guanacaste / Nicoya area for that. ...
Forum: Americas 12-01-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,157,693
Posted By pdedse
bike-nicaragua dice: >Llega uno de Guasave...

bike-nicaragua dice:

>Llega uno de Guasave a un establecimiento...
Porque no es una televisión es un horno de microondas.<

Está bien bueno
Forum: Americas 12-01-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,304
Posted By pdedse
¡Chin! Do you and your wife get along? Where is...

¡Chin! Do you and your wife get along? Where is she pointing that thing? :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 62,732
Posted By pdedse
A year late, but glad I finally came across your...

A year late, but glad I finally came across your trip. Used to live in AZ and 15 years ago moved to OR, which is beautiful and all, but there's nothing like the GC and desert surrounding area. ...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 22,589
Posted By pdedse
Received word today that my college's study...

Received word today that my college's study abroad Costa Rica trip is a go for January 2015, so "the ride", or maybe it's better called "the life and times of a CGL125 in CR" continues as I get to be...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,350
Posted By pdedse
That's a serious batch of photos to upload, nice...

That's a serious batch of photos to upload, nice job! Love the people photos.
Forum: Americas 10-24-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,157,693
Posted By pdedse
RE: "So what do you do if you encounter one of...

RE: "So what do you do if you encounter one of these protests, maybe they are blocking your route, the only one you know, it's hot or raining or you're tired or it is getting dark, and you really...
Forum: Latin America 10-22-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By pdedse
I'm betting--but not entirely sure--that the 90...

I'm betting--but not entirely sure--that the 90 days is like the countdown of a clock, you have 90 days from the date of issue. Leave the country, the clock is still ticking. Seems most visas,...
Forum: Latin America 10-22-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,682
Posted By pdedse
They were going to do the same for me when I...

They were going to do the same for me when I bought my bike, but they ran out of temp plates delaying the process by a week, but it seems common-place. I'll be in P.Zeledón area for 7 weeks...
Forum: Americas 10-13-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,157,693
Posted By pdedse
I own a Honda CGL125...

I own a Honda CGL125 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=854572&highlight=seis+semanas) but it's made in Brazil or China, I forget which. I have it for when I'm in Costa Rica, and it does...
Forum: Americas 10-01-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,157,693
Posted By pdedse
I would take exception to the INEGI's comments...

I would take exception to the INEGI's comments highlighted in orange above. While kidnappings may "only" be 3.7% of all crimes committed for 2013 (123,470/33.1 million), the increase in kidnappings...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 22,589
Posted By pdedse
Good to know about the crossing. My wife is Tica...

Good to know about the crossing. My wife is Tica and she did most of the contracting from the States via family, friends, friends of friends...bunches and bunches of phone calls, emails, internet...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 22,589
Posted By pdedse
Quote: <table border="0" cellpadding="4"...

Quote:
<table border="0" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0" width="100%"> <tbody><tr> <td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset"> Originally Posted by Chiriqui Charlie...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,350
Posted By pdedse
Sounds like a wonderful trip! Can't speak for...

Sounds like a wonderful trip! Can't speak for the other CA countries, but the closer you get to CR I can say the more likely you will get to enjoy the CR rainy season if you're traveling in October...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7,096
Views: 3,273,307
Posted By pdedse
Jajaja...that's exactly how I feel when I'm done...

Jajaja...that's exactly how I feel when I'm done teaching my Spanish classes!

Glad to hear about the med reports...great photo!
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,217,620
Posted By pdedse
Exactly. Your asking me is the type of thing I'd...

Exactly. Your asking me is the type of thing I'd hope would happen, it would start a dialogue that would go beyond giving / getting directions, asking for recommendations for hotel, restaurants,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,217,620
Posted By pdedse
I find the interviews a welcome addition. Nicely...

I find the interviews a welcome addition. Nicely done. I've often thought that if/when I get the chance to do a long-distance ride south of the border, I want to ask the same question to scores of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 178,616
Posted By pdedse
Holy Buffalo Limbs! That's a nice...

Holy Buffalo Limbs! That's a nice shot:https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-NdNEnrPNWSY/VAsSCUBBmVI/AAAAAAAAF7o/vO7ttiS1C-s/w732-h549-no/P1060573.JPG

Very cool narrative of the hiking experience.
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 160,355
Posted By pdedse
Congratulations on a wonderful trip! Quite...

Congratulations on a wonderful trip! Quite impressive what the mighty CGL125 can do. It seems to me one of the great side benefits of long distance mc travel is that doing so forces one to get to...
Forum: Americas 08-31-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,160
Posted By pdedse
Great list of suggestions for language...

Great list of suggestions for language learning...but you forgot to add:

"Marry a Native Speaker"

Oh, wait...there it is:
"However, nothing beats my personal Gold Key - tactile learning."
Forum: Latin America 08-31-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 89,484
Posted By pdedse
Que en paz descanse

Que en paz descanse
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 160,355
Posted By pdedse
Very cool to see the cgl125 in Oregon and...

Very cool to see the cgl125 in Oregon and Washington. Congrats on a great trip! Wondering what will become of the bike when you get to Seattle? Keeper? Pass along to Pop? But maybe it's too soon...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 160,355
Posted By pdedse
Glad to hear you're up and running! I had a...

Glad to hear you're up and running! I had a similar type of issue on a different bike--fuse kept blowing, bike would run, but no lights--and it turned out to be chaffed wiring within the taillight...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-24-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By pdedse
Hmmm...I've ridden that a number of times the...

Hmmm...I've ridden that a number of times the last few years and never noticed any "No M/C" sign. I start at the N.Fork Rd on hiway 224 and then it becomes Forest Service road 4610 and then work my...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 46,880
Posted By pdedse
Looking for forward to the reports! My "Honda"...

Looking for forward to the reports! My "Honda" CGL125 has been doing great for me in Costa Rica-- I think now they're made in Brasil.
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,538
Posted By pdedse
If you still had the bike you could have loaded...

If you still had the bike you could have loaded the TV on the back to help them take it home! Glad you had a great trip in CR; you were there at a special time with the Cup going on and CR doing...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 160,355
Posted By pdedse
Forgive me if you've already addressed this, but...

Forgive me if you've already addressed this, but are you staying off major hiways here in the U.S.? Sometimes I hear that the minimum displacement in some states for hiway travel is a 125, other...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,794
Posted By pdedse
No plans to sell it...I'll probably ride it into...

No plans to sell it...I'll probably ride it into the ground; it's been well taken care of, so while something catastrophic can always happen, at the same time I'm planning on it reaching 100k.

I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,794
Posted By pdedse
Hey! Just read from p1 forward. First, thanks...

Hey! Just read from p1 forward. First, thanks for taking the time to do the write-ups and photos. You've got some great shots and wonderful experiences thanks to your Pig. Loved the story of the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 22,589
Posted By pdedse
Chirincoco...at first I only heard them and...

Chirincoco...at first I only heard them and thought it must be some kind of joke...no self-respecting bird would make these sounds. Then I played a recording for a local guy and he told me the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,398
Posted By pdedse
Good Golly that's a nice looking bike! ...

Good Golly that's a nice looking bike!
http://comradeart.smugmug.com/Travel/Oregon-Back-Country-Discovery/i-JZCg6gS/0/M/DSCF4474-M.jpg

Great report, wonderful photos!
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,538
Posted By pdedse
You bet your a$$ you'll go again...we're going...

You bet your a$$ you'll go again...we're going together next time!

How can you top this?
http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/DSCN9320.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,538
Posted By pdedse
San Gerardo de Rivas area and the Chirripó...

San Gerardo de Rivas area and the Chirripó hike...my favorite area in CR and the hike is...well, your facial expressions tell the story...very exciting as you start up...and then after...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 160,355
Posted By pdedse
Quote: <table border="0" cellpadding="4"...

Quote:
<table border="0" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0" width="100%"> <tbody><tr> <td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset"> Originally Posted by Travelbugblues...
Forum: Americas 08-10-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,157,693
Posted By pdedse
Ok...thanks for all the title replies--good info....

Ok...thanks for all the title replies--good info. It won't be for awhile yet, but it's never too early to start thinking of the possibilities.
Forum: Americas 08-10-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,157,693
Posted By pdedse
Yep, she's got a good one going...but I'm partial...

Yep, she's got a good one going...but I'm partial to her her bike as I bought one back for CR travels in Jan of '13 and it's been good for a bunch of smiles. Mind you, it takes its own sweet time...
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