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Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
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, 11:38 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
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, 06:11 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
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, 06:02 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
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, 08:09 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
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, 09:28 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
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, 11:02 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
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, 06:33 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
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, 07:29 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
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, 07:25 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
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, 07:19 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
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, 09:31 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
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, 09:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
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, 09:31 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
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...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Sorry we're taking a while to update! We're still...

Sorry we're taking a while to update! We're still here! We have been working our Kickstarter and it took a lot of time to write/record/edit/make, it should be ready tomorrow though! We have recorded...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Haha that was John and Nicole having a romantic...

Haha that was John and Nicole having a romantic vacation. I honestly didn't catch that when I previewed it. Andrea has been doing most of the editing lately...traviesa.
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
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Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
:dllama GOOD NEWS! :dllama We had ZERO...

:dllama GOOD NEWS! :dllama

We had ZERO trouble with customs in Cartagena. Captain Bea says she will continue to take bikes until it becomes a problem, and I expect other captains will follow suit....
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Yes but it isn't particularly friendly (being the...

Yes but it isn't particularly friendly (being the murder capital of the world and all) and aside from Copan, which is an easy weekend trip from Guatemala, it doesn't have a lot of culture or...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Guatemala! Insanely beautiful, cheapest country,...

Guatemala! Insanely beautiful, cheapest country, reasonably safe and friendly.
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
I know! Hopefully we can find a cozy place to...

I know! Hopefully we can find a cozy place to hunker down and make the video(s) about the crossing. We still have one more finished video in the queue after this one. :)

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Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Ha, well I hope we don't end up jailed, we go...

Ha, well I hope we don't end up jailed, we go slow enough on our own. :1drink

The best way to keep tabs is on our Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/motoventuring), I do little location...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Almost on the boat! It was delayed again for 2...

Almost on the boat! It was delayed again for 2 hours. We put our seasickness patches on and then read about it online. Unpleasant hallucinogenic truth serum. Shits going to get weird.
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Awesome. :) It was a lot of fun at Maker Place...

Awesome. :) It was a lot of fun at Maker Place (www.makerplace.com) seeing the huge variety of people working on a variety of projects.
There's a guy who melts motorcycle chains and makes them into...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Luka might be taking one more journey after this....

Luka might be taking one more journey after this. I have to say, Ms Bea letting us stay at her house has given us an appreciation of the cost. We've seen her sweating in the kitchen for 2 days...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Yeah we came to the town and talked to a bunch of...

Yeah we came to the town and talked to a bunch of people, called a bunch of captains etc etc and basically everyone willing to go cheaper was having engine problems or heading the wrong direction. We...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
We've been in Panama 2 months! I had to fly back...

We've been in Panama 2 months! I had to fly back to the states for a couple weeks of that for my sisters wedding and Andrea was able to finish a ton of videos! We have videos through Panama done, but...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
We'll definitely post it here when we do! Might...

We'll definitely post it here when we do! Might be a couple weeks yet!

In the meantime...

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Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
We're working on a kickstarter now :evil We have...

We're working on a kickstarter now :evil We have new handheld cameras which shoot higher quality and we're doing more hi-def with the GoPro too. :D



We know. :1drink we just like to dance...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
:raabia Thanks so much! <iframe width="640"...

:raabia Thanks so much!

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Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Yep! :) And anything else you buy after clicking...

Yep! :) And anything else you buy after clicking our link counts too, so if you have to buy some stuff on Amazon and you're feeling thoughtful, please click one of our links to get to Amazon and then...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Oh also! Andrea and I made a Ultimate Adventure...

Oh also! Andrea and I made a Ultimate Adventure Motorcycle Tool List! CHECK IT OUT (http://blog.motoventuring.com/?page_id=810)
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
I think we're going to try to get one shipped to...

I think we're going to try to get one shipped to Colombia so we won't have to wait here for it. Panama has been lovely, but we're getting itchy tires and craving a new continent. Yeah changing out...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
We have a few possible leads, but ship captains...

We have a few possible leads, but ship captains can be hard to communicate with (what with being out to sea so often) so Monday or Tuesday we're going to ride up to Portobello and try in person...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Did you just draw that?!?! Duck sharks are...

Did you just draw that?!?! Duck sharks are everywhere! :hide
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Thanks for all the awesome comments guys! Makes...

Thanks for all the awesome comments guys! Makes us feel good! :D

Here's a particularly ludicrous video!

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Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
We've been very lucky to have friends join us on...

We've been very lucky to have friends join us on different legs of the ride, we usually mention them and show them in pictures.

Alaska-Nevada:James
Nevada-Baja: Dan
Mexico-Guatemala:Brant and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Thanks for the offer to help! We fixed our...

Thanks for the offer to help! We fixed our computer!! :)

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Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
Hmm those prices are almost half what we've been...

Hmm those prices are almost half what we've been quoted for a vehicle and passenger...however the reservation dates are all for December 2013...I'll see if I can contact them, but I'd be wary of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 89,424
Posted By Becktastic
In sad news, our hard drive just died. :( This is...

In sad news, our hard drive just died. :( This is very not good, we're looking at options.

Welp, here's a rad video Brant made with some cameos of us riding!

http://youtu.be/sFs1_-7aJWA
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