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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
The last few days of our stay in Panama were...

The last few days of our stay in Panama were spent running around the city getting the required paperwork and inspections for our ferry ride to Colombia. Luckily most of the locations and processes...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
Up early to load the bikes and see what the...

Up early to load the bikes and see what the weather was going to bring before most were stirring in the hostel. The plan was to be on the road by 9 as the 300 mile day was going to be grueling even...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-30-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,049
Posted By Adventure Trio
F800 shifting problem solved

My wife's 2014 F800 developed a hard shifting problem when going from 4th to 3rd and 3rd to 2nd back in October while in Mexico. It had gotten progressively worse as we made our way south, and...
Forum: Latin America 03-18-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 15,185
Posted By Adventure Trio
Hey Carl- I just learned that the small...

Hey Carl-

I just learned that the small brokers that sell the SOAT can only sell 3 month policies as is what our friend here in Cali tells us. He is one of the small guys and that's all he can...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
The destination was Boquete Panama as we escaped...

The destination was Boquete Panama as we escaped expensive Costa Rica. It was suggested by a few and Sandy's childhood friend was there on vacation so it seemed like a good reason to stop for a few...
Forum: Latin America 03-12-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 29,261
Posted By Adventure Trio
I saw a computerized kiosk yesterday at a grocery...

I saw a computerized kiosk yesterday at a grocery store in Medellin and have seen offices throughout the country. It looks to be easy. If we don't stop dragging our asses here we'll find out how easy...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
Hightailing it out of San Jose at first chance we...

Hightailing it out of San Jose at first chance we headed out to meet a friend we had met earlier in the trip in Puerto Viejo, just south of Limon. A long day of winding highway through the jungle...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
The reset of the bones was set for 4pm which...

The reset of the bones was set for 4pm which started at 5pm. This gave me the time to ride Sandy's bike to Touratech Costa Rica to stash it for a few days. Marco, the owner, had been in touch with me...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
Departing Lago de Apoyo we were to head for the...

Departing Lago de Apoyo we were to head for the Costa Rican border we left early and got to the Nica side by 8:30am. A few "fixers" were also on their way to work and followed us to the border...
Forum: Latin America 03-01-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By Adventure Trio
We are currently in Valledupar and will be...

We are currently in Valledupar and will be heading for Medellin tomorrow arriving Tuesday or Wednesday. We plan to stay for a few days. Sending a PM to Al about space.

-Terry
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
So, I'll pick a random country to start in as we...

So, I'll pick a random country to start in as we are just making sense of all of the photos and stories swirling in our heads.

The border crossing from Honduras to Nicaragua was the usual...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
Tales and photos of the broken wrist in Costa...

Tales and photos of the broken wrist in Costa Rica and our Ferry Express experience coming soon. :D

-Terry
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
February 20, 2015   We are now...

February 20, 2015

 

We are now over 5 months into our journey to South America, and there’s one thing that has perplexed me for many months. No matter what little Mexican and Central...
Forum: Latin America 02-19-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,049
Posted By Adventure Trio
Thanks for all of the information here. I grabbed...

Thanks for all of the information here. I grabbed a condensed version from the HU site that had GPS info as well. All went as planned and the coordinates are spot on. The paperwork is a pain but none...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
December 30, 2014 <div align="center"><div...

December 30, 2014

<div align="center"><div align="left">I’m sitting this morning, sipping Guatemalan coffee on the couch of a friend’s house, just me and the cat wondering what the day will bring....
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
Many have written asking us to share photos and...

Many have written asking us to share photos and stories from our experiences with the celebration in Mexico known as Dia de Los Muertos, known to many Americans as Day of The Dead. What I previously...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
The plan was to have a report going from the...

The plan was to have a report going from the beginning but with so much leading up to the departure and finally getting on the road it took a back seat. I hope to have the rest of the posts on ADV...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
October 2014 <strong>By Sandy...

October 2014

<strong>By Sandy Borden</strong>

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When crossing any border, you are immediately met with a whole new set of challenges. <em>Where do I go? Where do I stay? Where do I eat?...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,913
Posted By Adventure Trio
In the 13,000+ miles I have on my 2014 GSA the...

In the 13,000+ miles I have on my 2014 GSA the bike computer shows no better than 42. There are times that I calculate using gallons in miles traveled and it is somewhere from 47 to 52. I think the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 89,725
Posted By Adventure Trio
Did they ask anything about a continuing ticket...

Did they ask anything about a continuing ticket at the Panamanian border? I've heard of overlanders being asked to provide proof they are continuing even when overlanding on 2 or 4'wheels.

-Terry
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,463
Posted By Adventure Trio
Fleeing the Burbs: Our 2-Wheel Education

Currently on our trip through the Americas and I'm finally getting our ride report started. Although we are much further down the road i will use some previous blog posts to get up to date as well as...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 89,725
Posted By Adventure Trio
Alive and well. She will be writing for a new...

Alive and well. She will be writing for a new publication soon and I'll let you know when that starts. For now you can see blog posts here. http://www.adventuretrio.com

Take care,

-Terry
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 89,725
Posted By Adventure Trio
It was a pleasure to get to know you Donnie after...

It was a pleasure to get to know you Donnie after so many posts here on ADV. apparently bunk beds are as or more dangerous than motorbikes. :D

Hoping to be back on the road heading for Panama by...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By Adventure Trio
He's already eyeing my 1150 ADV but we are...

He's already eyeing my 1150 ADV but we are pointing him to the F650. :D

-Terry
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By Adventure Trio
:lol3 He's 13 and big enough to ride the...

:lol3

He's 13 and big enough to ride the 1200, flat footed with sneakers on. He's training on the F800 while on this trip in case Sandy or I were injured and couldn't ride that he could ride one...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By Adventure Trio
Here's a short video Jack did to reset service...

Here's a short video Jack did to reset service reminders. He plans to do a few more as there is a need. :wink:

<iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/HmYQDuQyPFA" allowfullscreen=""...
Forum: Latin America 01-27-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Adventure Trio
We have had to buy a chip for each country as...

We have had to buy a chip for each country as recharging the chip with saldo outside of the home country has not been possible. We've been using Movistar. I mark the chips I am taking out for the...
Forum: Latin America 01-23-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By Adventure Trio
Send me a PM when you're in San Jose. We are held...

Send me a PM when you're in San Jose. We are held up here for a few weeks as our son broke his arm & wrist 2 days ago and needs to be off the road for 2 weeks. We should be a bit stir crazy by...
Forum: Latin America 01-06-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,714
Posted By Adventure Trio
After doing the double El Salvador to Honduras...

After doing the double El Salvador to Honduras and Honduras to Nicaragua crossings today I can say that the helper called "Jose" is still very much there. We are not border experts by any means but...
Forum: Latin America 01-06-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 18,195
Posted By Adventure Trio
We left just before the end of the year and are...

We left just before the end of the year and are now in Nicaragua. We do have some new friends there though one of which is a rider and has lived there most of his life.....probably has some...
Forum: Latin America 01-05-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,200
Posted By Adventure Trio
We're doing the double border crossing from El...

We're doing the double border crossing from El Salvador early tomorrow morning and are hoping to make it to Leon by late afternoon to stay for a few days. Planning to check out this great beach...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,327
Posted By Adventure Trio
Exactly like my first 1150 (R1150GS Jim...

Exactly like my first 1150 (R1150GS Jim :lol3)....

Hoping you get the same amount of joy as most of us on ADV have with our first.

Merry Christmas!

-Terry
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,049
Posted By Adventure Trio
My wife's F-800 has developed the same issue from...

My wife's F-800 has developed the same issue from 3rd to 2nd which is an issue in the mountains and twisties. Will be having it looked at when we get to Medellin Colombia. Keep us posted on your...
Forum: Americas 12-24-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28,337
Views: 2,451,472
Posted By Adventure Trio
Whatever it takes. The road isn't too bad and if...

Whatever it takes. The road isn't too bad and if you're light and fast enough you may not need the escort. Earlier in the morning is better for that as well. Honestly I wouldn't hesitate doing the...
Forum: Latin America 12-23-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 18,195
Posted By Adventure Trio
Back in Antigua until the 28th. Any other riders...

Back in Antigua until the 28th. Any other riders in town for Christmas??

-Terry, Sandy, & Jack
Forum: Americas 12-23-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28,337
Views: 2,451,472
Posted By Adventure Trio
We took the southern route around the San Pedro...

We took the southern route around the San Pedro Volcano yesterday and had the police from San Juan La Laguna give us an escort to Santiago. We had stayed in San Juan for a few days and stopped in to...
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28,337
Views: 2,451,472
Posted By Adventure Trio
I just had the same conversations with a friend...

I just had the same conversations with a friend who lives here in Guatemala and rides a BMW. He usually points at whatever average vehicle is nearby to the conversation and says "about as much as...
Forum: Americas 12-14-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28,337
Views: 2,451,472
Posted By Adventure Trio
This was our experience in Zihuatenajo when we...

This was our experience in Zihuatenajo when we went there. Glad you have experienced the same.

-Terry
Forum: Latin America 12-09-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 18,195
Posted By Adventure Trio
We have been near Antigua for a few weeks and are...

We have been near Antigua for a few weeks and are heading off to camp to the north a bit for a few days. Planning to be back in Antigua for Christmas and then south to El Salvador and south after...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,407
Posted By Adventure Trio
We've been using these...

We've been using these http://www.cyclegear.com/BILT-Motorcycle-Cover for the F800 and R1200 with panniers on our trip since leaving in mid September. They are used daily and do just what you...
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