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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:23 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 131,135
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, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
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, 08:50 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,430
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, 06:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,335
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, 08:25 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 131,135
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, 07:43 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,927
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, 08:57 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,927
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, 07:14 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
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, 06:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,423
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, 08:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,335
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, 08:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,335
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, 06:11 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 131,135
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, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24,440
Views: 1,911,453
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, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24,440
Views: 1,911,453
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...
Forum: Americas 08-10-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 24,440
Views: 1,911,453
Posted By pdedse
IDK...some of the SUVs nowadays will take down a...

IDK...some of the SUVs nowadays will take down a healthy Abrams and not bat an eye.
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 131,135
Posted By pdedse
Hey Travelbugblues, Fork seals aside, great...

Hey Travelbugblues,

Fork seals aside, great to see your Honda CGL125 is holding up well after all your travels! I bought mine in Jan '13, rode it for six weeks in Costa Rica, then had to leave...
Forum: Latin America 08-08-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,704
Posted By pdedse
For 2014, I paid marchamo around $140 U.S. for a...

For 2014, I paid marchamo around $140 U.S. for a 2013 Honda CGL125.
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
After hour 3 hour tour, we had 3 mackeral to show...

After hour 3 hour tour, we had 3 mackeral to show for it. It was a good outing. Something different for me.

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_3773_zps6b35b3a3.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
Getting to the end of the trip...boys and I...

Getting to the end of the trip...boys and I decided to try our hand at fishing. $65 per hour, 3 hours total for 5 of us. We started at 630 and had a great time. I'd never been fishing on the ocean...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
The electrical storms have been amazing here of...

The electrical storms have been amazing here of late, about every three nights / mornings. Had I a good camera and timing last night I might have gotton a photo of surfers at dusk with a water...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
Butterfly wings from the kitchen floor this...

Butterfly wings from the kitchen floor this morning. Seems body / headless.
http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_3734_zpsda3486e9.jpg

Maybe this guy got him...from the balcony....
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
Early morning ride to stretch the 125's...

Early morning ride to stretch the 125's legs...Was going to cross this to find a route I drove several years ago. But it rained hard about 7 hours yesterdday and the water was a little too high for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
I may have found my favorite place for Maracuya'...

I may have found my favorite place for Maracuya' ...it's absolutely, positively my favorite tropical fruit drink. It's passion fruit...but wow!, when it's made well, it's out of sight.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
Last group for the day...next up? I was thinking...

Last group for the day...next up? I was thinking maybe bugs. My camera isn't good enough to get proper shots of tucanes, zopilotes, chirincocos, pavas and other birds, but I think I can get some...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
More of the same... ...

More of the same...

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_36681_zpsd3628431.jpg

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_36711_zpsa7c4eefe.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
One thing I love about Mexico is the lighting in...

One thing I love about Mexico is the lighting in the colonial cities...I hadn't thought about lighting in CR in the same way...maybe it's the jungle green or maybe it's the humidy that swallows up...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
When you're traveling you don't have to think...

When you're traveling you don't have to think much about certain things...like trash pickup. CR has started to recycle and you see bins for plastic, aluminum, glass, but out in the sticks...not so...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
The beach at Dominical is nice for surfing and...

The beach at Dominical is nice for surfing and there are many others south where you can have fun, beaches are not crowded at all, but are visited. North of Domincal...not as much. This is a couple...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
A bridge re-connects you to the costanera hiway ...

A bridge re-connects you to the costanera hiway
http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_36051_zps62841349.jpg

Some zapilotes devouring a fish
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Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
So I'm with 4 eighteen year olds and my daughter...

So I'm with 4 eighteen year olds and my daughter nearly 15. Good thing about them is they like to sleep, so early mornings I can get away for rides. If you take the San Isidro hiway and turn right...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
The CGL125's new digs... ...

The CGL125's new digs...
http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_3426_zpsa364b664.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
Jaja...you learn vocab like this and then you...

Jaja...you learn vocab like this and then you realize that half it varies country by country..still, could be useful. Buena suerte con el español.
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
We built the house kind of in the jungle, so bugs...

We built the house kind of in the jungle, so bugs abound and these spiders are...well represented. But there's also wild turkey, tucan, chirincoca, morfo butterfly, vulture, froggies and sapos, a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
Tech Question: I've recorded a WAV file,...

Tech Question:

I've recorded a WAV file, an audio recording. Does anyone know how I can upload it to link in a post here? I use photobucket for photos, but it didn't accept a wav file. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
Our other guide David. His English was pretty...

Our other guide David. His English was pretty good for never having been out of the country, learned all in school and on the job training by working in hotels and now as zipline guide. Since I bring...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
I've been to Haciendo Baru just north of...

I've been to Haciendo Baru just north of Dominical several times, but they have a good zipline and my sis and husband are visiting from Australia...so it was time to park the mc and do some other fun...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
Bullring and rodeo arena... ...

Bullring and rodeo arena...
http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_35771_zpsb34806d4.jpg


After the party......
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
Fun Little river crossing... ...

Fun Little river crossing...

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_35661_zps3766b3ee.jpg

I was looking for a route in and then back to the S. Isidro->Dominical hiway and I stopped...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
It's winter in CR so today it's overcast but...

It's winter in CR so today it's overcast but still the green is green...

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/pdedse/IMG_35691_zpsbab21bc6.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,828
Posted By pdedse
Got up bright and early at 4:45 to the tune of...

Got up bright and early at 4:45 to the tune of some ridiculous sounding birds, I'll see if I can't upload a recording of them shortly. By 6:30 nobody else was up so one might as well ride...
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