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Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
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: Ride reports 12-07-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
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: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
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: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
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: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
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: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
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: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
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: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
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: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
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: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
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: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
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: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
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: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
Fixed version! <iframe width="640"...

Fixed version!

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Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
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...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
Here ya go! <iframe width="640" height="360"...

Here ya go!

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Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
We're just quoting what was said to us and people...

We're just quoting what was said to us and people are worried. But when haven't people come up with a million doomsday predictions when the other guy wins? Everyone seems to really hate this guy...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
Our videos will always and forever be ~1 month...

Our videos will always and forever be ~1 month behind reality. You can't rush this kind of quality entertainment. :1drink



Yeah we thought it was hilarious and weird too, so we asked and he...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
The audio track is called "Flying Over the...

The audio track is called "Flying Over the Dateline" by Moby. Glad you enjoyed the music :)

Awesome you understood our Spanish video, we're having fun learning and practicing and incorporating...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
We're in the South. :) We had to rush to...

We're in the South. :) We had to rush to Guayaquil for a stupid appointment to drop off Andrea's passport (no room left!)



Thanks for the pointers! We'll see how many we end up doing. We...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
Finally the next episode! We totally dropped the...

Finally the next episode! We totally dropped the ball on subtitles, sorry dudes. We're going to try it on the next one, but we have to use the YouTube tool and the internet has been terrible. But...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
The brochure they gave us at the border said...

The brochure they gave us at the border said healthcare is FREE here!



We'll get right on it! :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
Yuuuup! And we're going to be here a while, since...

Yuuuup! And we're going to be here a while, since Andrea's emergency replacement passport from Mexico is full. You have to make an appointment, hunt down the consulate, drop it off and hang out for...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
:D We thought you'd like it Ken! Well I did a...

:D We thought you'd like it Ken! Well I did a little research and it looks like YouTube actually has a tool that will let us put Spanish AND English subtitles as options...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
This was June 8th-June 14th. Thanks for the...

This was June 8th-June 14th. Thanks for the belated birthday wishes, I've passed them on to Andrea. :)
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
It was just an experiment, we're working on the...

It was just an experiment, we're working on the next one in English. :) Someone else said the same thing as you and we don't want it to be hard for English speakers to take in. Also it's freaking...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
I wish we were baller enough to fly our friends...

I wish we were baller enough to fly our friends down! :rofl I just want to address this because I know when Andrea and I started researching and putting together our Kickstarter, we were looking at...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
Here's Our New Episode!

Thanks for all the Congrats! We're excited to be able to make the documentary!!
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Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
I know! And because we're always and forever...

I know! And because we're always and forever behind, we still have one video of the San Blas to post, and several videos to finish, still in the scripting stages from Cartagena through San Agustin,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
Ha! Yeah I was surprised we couldn't find it on...

Ha! Yeah I was surprised we couldn't find it on bike bandit but we were looking in location under crankcase and didn't check oil pump diagram. Durrrr

Gracias!
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
YOU ROCK!!! :clap That site won't ship for...

YOU ROCK!!! :clap

That site won't ship for a week, but using the part number I found one that will ship in 2-4 days...plus they're a small shop in L.A. so I can email them and a real human being...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
Help!!!

Okay friends, we need some help! We've diagnosed Andrea's bike and found that the seat (pictured below) failed, meaning that while her oil level was fine, it wasn't properly circulating. This damaged...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
I WANT to tell you guys...but I also want to make...

I WANT to tell you guys...but I also want to make you wait for the video update. :evil

Our past employer Magic-Flight did a write-up about our adventure on their blog! We were lucky to work for a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
Haha Greg gave us those paper mache monsters...

Haha Greg gave us those paper mache monsters (mine was much smaller) and we put them on the front of our bikes. They are just funny decorations. People really liked them and always take pictures, but...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
Ha! Yeah and we were stuck there two weeks! Part...

Ha! Yeah and we were stuck there two weeks! Part two coming up tomorrow! :)



Sorry, I tried to master Google Earth and despite some very patient online tutorial attempts, I think I need someone...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
We're talking to him on PM :) Ha I...

We're talking to him on PM :)



Ha I think if anything we've been getting less commercial! That's part of our apprehension about big time sponsors. I've seen ride videos where people...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
I felt like we aren't corporate enough for big...

I felt like we aren't corporate enough for big name sponsors (and have no desire to change that way), but heck, may as well email and ask right? Maybe their reps have a sense of humor. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
New episode up! <IFRAME height=360...

New episode up!

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It's been brought to my attention that promoting our Kickstarter...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
Thanks for all the support you guys! ...

Thanks for all the support you guys!



Haha no that Kickstarter! Though funny enough, in our interview with Global Women Who Ride we talked about installing a kicker on my bike and how we don't...
Forum: Vendors 07-06-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By Becktastic
Documentary about Two Chicks Riding to Argentina on DRZs!

Hey guys! We're running a fundraising campaign to help us finish our trip to Argentina and offering postcards, t-shirts, DVDs and other cool stuff as part of our Kickstarter Campaign...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 140,777
Posted By Becktastic
Sorry for the radio silence guys! We've been...

Sorry for the radio silence guys! We've been editing like mad on our Kickstarter Project and subsequent videos...and they're finally done!

Please check out the Kickstarter Page...
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