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Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 404,627
Posted By nivs
I just caught up. Lalo, I like how you...

I just caught up.

Lalo, I like how you ride. You have a great attitude. Your writing is concise, funny and involving.

Thanks for sharing this brilliant report with the world.
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,937
Posted By nivs
Brilliant ride report. Beautiful pictures,...

Brilliant ride report. Beautiful pictures, excellent commentary, great attitude and just plain entertaining.

Thank you for putting forth the great effort a report like this reuires.

...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 257,906
Posted By nivs
Dennis, you are so low key. Here is a...

Dennis, you are so low key.

Here is a link to his auction. Lets bid it up.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ducati-1199-Superleggera-Painting-/231376107665?pt=Art_Paintings&hash=item35df173891
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,168
Posted By nivs
Well done, sir. Well done report. I sure am glad...

Well done, sir. Well done report. I sure am glad you took the time to take all of those great pictures and report back.
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 74,437
Posted By nivs
I was unsure if I really needed to pick up a...

I was unsure if I really needed to pick up a 10-22 when I found it for a good price.

If it can make it work half as well as you do, I'm sure glad I did!

Brilliant photography.
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 71,112
Posted By nivs
This probably isn't going to be Sibersky Extreme...

This probably isn't going to be Sibersky Extreme II, but I am definitely subscribing. Should be good.
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/cof...

http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/coffee-to-mate/i-zHTHFhn/0/X2/IMG_0656-X2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
For communication between bikes, we are using...

For communication between bikes, we are using Blackbox radios hardwired to a cord. One y goes to the push to talk mounted on the left handgrip and the other y goes to the headset mic and speakers....
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
Check out the boots Dirty Poodle is sporting in...

Check out the boots Dirty Poodle is sporting in the previous picture. Duct Tape Chic' version 1.0.

Sometimes you have to improvise in the field.
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/cof...

http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/coffee-to-mate/i-Dm9Q2Q8/0/X2/DPP_0019-X2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
My trusty steed. ...

My trusty steed.

http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/coffee-to-mate/i-r3hbgVD/0/X2/DPP_0034-X2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
Where we are going. ...

Where we are going.

http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/coffee-to-mate/i-K24M34N/0/X2/DPP_0026-X2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
Where we came...

Where we came from.http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/coffee-to-mate/i-DrdX3pv/0/X2/DPP_0024-X2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/cof...

http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/coffee-to-mate/i-C2j3tgj/0/X2/DPP_0014-X2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/cof...

http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/coffee-to-mate/i-QkXhBrt/0/X2/DPP_0008-X2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/cof...

http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/coffee-to-mate/i-7fTmqts/0/X2/DPP_0005-X2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/cof...

http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/coffee-to-mate/i-BHNTnNt/0/X2/DPP_0006-X2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/cof...

http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/coffee-to-mate/i-cd6X2Tf/0/X2/DPP_0002-X2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/cof...

http://southamericaadventure.smugmug.com/Other/coffee-to-mate/i-5zg3j8x/0/X2/DPP_0003-X2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
We stopped 2 nights ago in San Carlos de...

We stopped 2 nights ago in San Carlos de Bariloche. It was a town that Miss O had spent some time in about 10 years ago. She looked forward to going back. When we arrived, we found a city that had...
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
My bad, Pucon is correct. Thanks for keeping this...

My bad, Pucon is correct. Thanks for keeping this accurate.
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
[QUOTE=kwb210;20288819]Which one is Gia? ...

[QUOTE=kwb210;20288819]Which one is Gia?

The one in white boots and the black watch.
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
We started Day 8 in Villarica at the Don Juan...

We started Day 8 in Villarica at the Don Juan Hostel. It had been raining pretty well and we were cold. Setting camp sounded lousy. The hostel was excellent. The rooms were clean, warm and dry and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
Coffee here sure beats Starbucks. Here is our...

Coffee here sure beats Starbucks. Here is our coffee host, Gia. You may think her uniform is ill fitting, but I can assure you that she adjusted it 3 or 4 times per minute, and it is perfectly...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
Day 2 on the road: We spent our first night on...

Day 2 on the road: We spent our first night on the road at an otherwise deserted campground about half a mile from the coastal city of Pellehue. We rode into town near dusk and low on fuel. MissO,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
I'll post some pictures tonight.

I'll post some pictures tonight.
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
All went well. I wrote the above post around 2...

All went well. I wrote the above post around 2 a.m. last night while flying over the equator. We landed around 9:30 this morning. First order of duty was to pay $160 reciprocity fee to the Chilean...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
Well, this is gonna be one hell of a 24 hour +...

Well, this is gonna be one hell of a 24 hour + adventure.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Im writing this from the first leg...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,318
Posted By nivs
inspiration

I'm the third party in this escapade, My name is Nivs.

Thiis is how this thing started. Poodle Love and his better half, MissOrganized have been street riding buddies of mine for 4 or 5 years. A...
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By nivs
Thanks for the replies. Wow. Some people suggest...

Thanks for the replies. Wow. Some people suggest water resistant outer layer with froggtogg like rain overwear, while others suggest waterproof/durable outergear only.

I don't want to destroy a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 1,277,344
Posted By nivs
I'm envious of you, Schneller! You have the goal...

I'm envious of you, Schneller! You have the goal in front, whereas mine is mostly behind.

You have passed "equipoise", the point in a journey where further travelling starts taking you closer to...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By nivs
Thanks to all (especially RT) for the well...

Thanks to all (especially RT) for the well thought out replies.

The pelicans are actually very cheap but still quite sturdy knock offs. If they break, i will strap them back together. If they...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By nivs
I'll be arriving in Lima, Peru around December...

I'll be arriving in Lima, Peru around December 10th. It will be late spring/early summer. I will be just a little south of the equator. I will be traveling up to the Andes and Patagonia Mountains. Is...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,134
Posted By nivs
Thanks, I will call him tomorrow.

Thanks, I will call him tomorrow.
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,134
Posted By nivs
Wink Thanks. I don't want to take rain gear along with...

Thanks. I don't want to take rain gear along with my main pants for a 6 week adventure thru South America. Would anything less than the traverse work?

Oh yeah, I need to look cool while I'm...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,134
Posted By nivs
I can't get the promo code to work. Can anyone...

I can't get the promo code to work. Can anyone help me with this? Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By nivs
Thanks for the replies. I see that I can...

Thanks for the replies.

I see that I can get a traverse jacket for almost half the price of the latitude. Is the traverse that much better?
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By nivs
Bump. I really need help. I'm leaving in...

Bump.

I really need help. I'm leaving in less than a month.


Please help.
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By nivs
Need help with gear for a 6 week South America adventure

Two friends and I are flying our dual sports down to Lima, Peru to start a six week adventure in mid January. The Paris-Dakar rallye will be going through the middle of our route in the middle of our...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 1,277,344
Posted By nivs
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/images/largeimages/239...

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/images/largeimages/239957.jpg
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/239957-REG/Ultrapod_PD01020_1_Black.html

Should of picked up one of these when you were in the...
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