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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:33 PM
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Posted By cejnys
Lima

Staying in Lima was great experience; some bikers recommended to stay in a hotel Espana. We arrived to Lima very late and when arrived to the Hotel Espana area we were not sure about safety of tat...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
hey Luke, it sounds like we should be able to...

hey Luke, it sounds like we should be able to meet up at Cusco as we are planning to spend xmas there as well. where are you staying while in Cusco?

yeah the tunnel on the top of 107 was great, it...
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cejnys
Huaraz

After couple of days in Huaraz we set off to explore little bit more of the Peruvian mountains. To go through the National Park Huascaran was we picked up a route 107. First few miles were really...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cejnys
x-mas is here

we had a little rest at Huaraz and Laure used this time to bring x-mas spirit to our adventure.....i believe she used some good glue so it should last for a while :lol3

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Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cejnys
going to paron you ride on a dirt road starting...

going to paron you ride on a dirt road starting from Caraz; fairly easy for any dual sport bike. You may meet some cars on your way up. before entering the national park there is a wooden gate and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cejnys
right now we are in Huaraz, tomorrow leaving to...

right now we are in Huaraz, tomorrow leaving to explore 107 and 111 routes towards Huanuco, sounds like we are following your steps :D

safe ride mate, R.
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Peru

Through the Peruvian north desert we made it to Tujillo where we met our friends from Spain and continued traveling together. Before we left Trujillo we also met with local biker Julio Acosta who own...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cejnys
This is Lauren (the girl in the pictures): Radim...

This is Lauren (the girl in the pictures): Radim figured out the formula! In the beginning he told me we would be riding for a max of 3 hours per day. This was not true but just what I needed to hear...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cejnys
cheers mate for your advice, yeah I was thinking...

cheers mate for your advice, yeah I was thinking about removing the peak as the wind was constantly turning my head. We already made it through and now we are in Peru mountains.
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cejnys
Cheers Jeff for your recommendation; the Trujillo...

Cheers Jeff for your recommendation; the Trujillo - Huaraz - Lima route is on our list and we are extremely excited to get there. Yesterday we were in Mancora and liked that place even though it was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2014, 07:55 PM
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Posted By cejnys
Ecuador

While leaving the Panama hat place we run into another interesting road which was full of small guitar manufacturing shops; we stopped by to find out more

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Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2014, 07:11 PM
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Posted By cejnys
Ecuador

From Banos we headed to Amazonia to worm up little bit. Again it was extremely nice road with superb views. When we got to Macas we could not find suitable hostel so went further on the road 45 and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cejnys
Ecuador

From Quito we headed south to Cotopaxi national park. We found out that we could camp in the park which sounded pretty cool. From Quito is short ride on the PanAm and then 20km on light stony/dirt...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Quito hostel

Hostal Margarita 2
Address: Valladolid N24-562 y Coruña, Quito 12-71
Phone:(02) 295-0441
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cejnys
Ecuador

Before we even entered Ecuador we were already impressed with this country. Migration and temporary bike import was very easy, fast and free. When you get there they tell you what to do and even give...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
thanks a lot for your message, we would love to...

thanks a lot for your message, we would love to visit your shop but we already left Quito . Currently we are in Macas and will be heading to Cuenca today. sorry but I am few days late with my rr,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cejnys
Yeah we were really impressed by the police and...

Yeah we were really impressed by the police and army work in Colombia. They were nearly everywhere and mainly they were very helpful when we needed some advice. You can definitely feel that they are...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Thanks for your message RideN! I can fully...

Thanks for your message RideN! I can fully understand what you are going through with your wife; why do you think we went through Mexico so fast? Lauren and whole her family and friends were paranoid...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Colombia

To get out of Bogota was really crappy ride; big lorries everywhere totally ignoring any motorbike. It took us about one hour and half to get on a road that was free to ride. To get to Armenia you...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Lucky you motorbike, it looks like they realized...

Lucky you motorbike, it looks like they realized that it was stupid making money from selling overpriced insurance. They also called us at 9pm and then handed the documents over the next day when we...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Colombia

Getting to Bogota with only one front break was a bit challenging but not impossible. I had to thing much more ahead and be careful with my throttle. Road was pretty nice and wide and despite...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Do not worry about the language, it is more about...

Do not worry about the language, it is more about communication. I could not speak any Spanish, many years ago I spoke Italian but most of the knowledge is gone (some words are similar). Everywhere...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
you are correct, two up with ferryxpress is $378,...

you are correct, two up with ferryxpress is $378, if you buy insurance online before you enter the ferry in Panama you will probably pay less than $75. $75 is just in case you do not have your own...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cejnys
Cheers nivs, appreciate your kind words!

Cheers nivs, appreciate your kind words!
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 07:15 AM
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Posted By cejnys
Colombia

Medellin is pretty large city which sits in a huge valley. The next day our friend showed us around and we were really impressed by the train system which connects both parts of the city (both sides...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 07:56 PM
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Posted By cejnys
Colombia

Entering new continent was extremely exciting for us; Lauren has never been in South America and could not wait to explore. We landed in Cartagena which is very nice town with amazing old city. You...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
You are right Doogle, the fork seals are small to...

You are right Doogle, the fork seals are small to pack and defo handy when they go bad. Just recently seen here in Colombia which is considered as a cheaper place in SA that replacement fork seals...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
hey Luke, I am not sure whether you can buy the...

hey Luke, I am not sure whether you can buy the insurance for Colombia in any Panama insurance institution. I have not heard anything about that. I believe that you can buy Colombia insurance on-line...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
really sorry for this small error....main course...

really sorry for this small error....main course were delicious sardines and vienna sausages...traveling on a tight budget has its own magic :lol3

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Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Hey mate, this is exactly what I was...

Hey mate, this is exactly what I was thinking....:eek1

As I installed the CJ Designs fuel caps with fuel filters I noticed that it was pretty challenging in US to fill up the tanks all thy way to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Absolutely agree that Gustavo is the guy to see...

Absolutely agree that Gustavo is the guy to see in Panama City for any bike help. He is very knowledgeable and speaks very good English.

Here are coordinates for his shop just in case anybody...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Thank you for your nice words, yeah Central...

Thank you for your nice words, yeah Central America is amazing place and you can defo spend months/years exploring it. We had great time there and trust me that Ometepe and Bocas Del Toro were on our...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Panama City

We are already in Colombia but I want to share few words and photos from Panama City. We totally loved this place and people living there.

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Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cejnys
Stahlratte you are absolutely right, crossing...

Stahlratte you are absolutely right, crossing between Panama and Colombia on small boat has its own magic; and there will be people that would probably prefer that. I am just saying that there is...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
I hear what you saying; it is definitely not...

I hear what you saying; it is definitely not sailing on a small boat where you have to lift your bike up the deck and then the bike is splashed by salty water the whole day while sitting on the boat....
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Hi Manuelsy, thanks a lot for your message and...

Hi Manuelsy, thanks a lot for your message and mainly the offer; we should be in Medellin in couple of days. We have couchsurfing sorted for Medellin but we will give you a shout if something goes...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Ferryxpress

After one and half days in hands of ferryxpress people and border officials we finally arrived to Colombia. The ferry ride was pretty smooth but far from seamless. I would even call it pretty...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cejnys
Panama City - ferryxpress

We got to panama city around lunch time. The first was to find a hostel in Casco Viejo and then to visit ferryxpress office. I called them about 3 days ago and asked them to send me all the details...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Panama

Gualaca is small but very nice little town, feels like the life there is running pretty slow and everybody is nice and relaxed. Regina showed us around, we had a chance to see Mini Canyon which is...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,791
Posted By cejnys
Panama

Crossing border took little bit longer than we though so as soon as we made it to Panama soil we started pushing bit harder to get to our planned destination for that day. We were following road 11...
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