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Old 10-26-2010, 04:39 PM   #1
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Ruta del Café

Another Sunday trip along the mountains of Puerto Rico. I will be posting continuously, so this will take some time...

Today we started in Yauco, PR going up on PR 372. Very narrow and steep road, which is mainly used by locals and by the coffee growers of the region. As I mentioned on my previous post (see signature) this has been a record braking year in terms of rain accumulation. So you'll be able to see on the video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7seovdok_s) mudslides, runoffs and deep ruts along the road.

Nice rolling hills give way to steep mountains and the views are stunning!

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Added on 10/27/2010
Two new videos! Check new video, HERE!
Ruta del Café II Indiera Fría....this is a video riding along the ridge on PR 366/365 until reaching PR 120.....

Check here second new video....this is a relaxing one....so sit back and enjoy........Riding Down PR 120 ........
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Waterfall...(well, my iPhone sucks...)





Old plantation...

My riding partners bikes...







....and me....




Until next...
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Old 10-27-2010, 03:16 AM   #2
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A couple of pics added... Two new videos coming soon!
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Old 10-27-2010, 09:05 AM   #3
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This is very cool...
Are you able to get closer or inside??

Love stuff like this!

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Old 10-27-2010, 09:29 AM   #4
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Old 10-27-2010, 11:21 AM   #5
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This is not the first time I've been around this place, but never been able to get inside. I need to come back again and see if they allow me to go in there and take pictures. Interesting place. I'm going to expand my research and post pics of these Haciendas and check other interesting places. Go to the following link to find more info on a well restored place called Hacienda Buena Vista.

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This is very cool...
Are you able to get closer or inside??

Love stuff like this!

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Old 10-27-2010, 11:23 AM   #6
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Did you like the steep cliffs along the road....whhooooooooa


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Old 10-27-2010, 03:59 PM   #7
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Old 10-28-2010, 05:44 AM   #8
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Nice assortment of bikes on your ride! I have spent many weeks on your enchanted island working around the Carolina area.....beautiful place and great people.
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Old 10-28-2010, 07:46 AM   #9
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Colorful culture, don't you think? Very intense latino and lotsa places to

Next time, rent a bike and ride around the island...you are missing the best places...





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Old 10-29-2010, 08:45 PM   #10
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Lovely Transalp.


Beautiful green stuff
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Old 10-30-2010, 01:50 AM   #11
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Thanks! I have worked hard to upgrade the bike. So, if Honda has forgotten us, we'll use our imagination to suit our desires!

I guess our green is a big contrast compared to your landscape. Being an island with mountains makes it difficult to ride such a beast around on dirt. Most of the dirt roads are closed and it is very limited. There are single tracks but being at almost 450lbs its a no-no. And when you are starting to have fun, you just reached the other coast. You have one of the best, if not the best, playground in the USA and I love to have the opportunity to ride there! We'll see...


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Old 01-16-2011, 05:59 PM   #12
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Locorider,
Is a scooter adequate for touring the whole island? Beautiful Transalp btw.
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Old 05-31-2011, 05:34 AM   #13
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Sorry for the very late response! Yes you can, but I recommend a bigger bike for the highways. But those little 250cc Vespas ride well!

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Is a scooter adequate for touring the whole island? Beautiful Transalp btw.
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Old 05-06-2013, 01:20 PM   #14
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Colorful culture, don't you think? Very intense latino and lotsa places to

Next time, rent a bike and ride around the island...you are missing the best places...
Do you know of any places to rent in PR? I am heading down in July and hoping to see the island on a moto.
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Old 05-06-2013, 07:07 PM   #15
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Very nice. I did a lot of work in Mayaguez a few years ago. Always loved Puerto Rico and I always wondered what it would be like to explore it by bike. Nicely done.
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