Originally Posted by Dracula
If I ever make it to Medellin I'll be sure to stop at Al's place.
That KTM looks kick ass. I almost bought one instead of my GS 1200. It's for sure a different animal.
When you have time, look at these ride reports:
Not dead yet
Coast to Coast (and back?) with an Italian Supermodel
Oisin has his e-books on Amazon, videos on you-tube. Got me spending hours watching all of them already and bought his e-books.
Antihero has them in his signature as iPad eBook.
Since they also share freely allot on the ADV web site I believe that's part of what makes their content attractive to most.
I believe your books, should you decide to write and publish them, would be very rich and insightful with interesting and original content.
I never tire of reading ride reports, everyone's is different and interesting in it's own.
I checked out Oisin's videos. I hate to say it, but that is the atithesis of my travel style. I have nothing against others with a thick Irish accent that like to travel fast with a big bike loaded to the gills with gear. I used to do it.
It's just not what works for me now. I look at these overloaded bikes and just shake my head. Sorry. I am a confirmed minimalist. It's a disease I have. There is no cure. I want to encourage young folks that you don't have to have a GS12 loaded with expensive gear. You can take a beater Honda with Craigslist used riding gear and thrift store clothes to South America and spend a fraction of the money and have a ton of fun.
As far as ebooks, I will look into it, but I would rather publish my stories here on ADVrider for free if possible and go back home to earn money. It's a nice balance. But I promise I will look into the ebook idea and see if it is something that makes sense for others.
I really don't mind working in the summers and riding in the winter. People have been so kind to me. I don't want to create such a karma deficit that I can't get ahead.
I have to help others in any way I can with helpful tips and advice.
I would like to thank Garfey, DrJ9000 and JamesWWright for sponsoring this week's ride report. I don't even know how they figured out how to donate funds to this report. I am indebted to them forever.