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Old 05-03-2013, 09:08 PM   #46
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now THAT is how a beer should be served!
frosty.

good stuff guys.
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Old 05-04-2013, 02:03 AM   #47
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Yeah, and an ambient temperature glass to pour it into!!!!



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now THAT is how a beer should be served!
frosty.

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Old 05-04-2013, 05:32 AM   #48
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Yeah, and an ambient temperature glass to pour it into!!!!
Glass? What glass?

Thought the thunder was unusually loud last night..



Taken right outside the room this morning. Yep. Bucket list item.
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:12 AM   #49
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Nice coating of ash on the bikes...



We've decided to stay here another day so hopefully we can get a decent night shot - if it doesn't go all Pompeii on us.
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:28 AM   #50
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I'm in,looks like a
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Old 05-04-2013, 10:55 AM   #51
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Old 05-04-2013, 11:46 AM   #52
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Old 05-04-2013, 12:07 PM   #53
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My wife and I were in Equador in '07 to climb Cotopaxi. The trip from Quito to the lodge at the base (called Tambopaxi if I recall correctly) was one I'd love to do again on a dual sport. I'd recommend it.
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Old 05-04-2013, 12:26 PM   #54
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With a little time to kill and enough WiFi to post but not preview this video..



Sitting here you can hear it rumble like thunder in the background as it churns away. Can't imagine the size of the explosions last night to be as loud as they were.
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Old 05-04-2013, 10:38 PM   #55
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ya gotta be really damn drunk before that song starts sounding good.
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Old 05-05-2013, 06:11 PM   #56
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morcilla yummy!
Try the fritada, trust me.
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Fritada for desayuno today...



You're right!

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Old 05-06-2013, 07:53 AM   #57
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Fritada for desayuno today...



You're right!

nice!

I also like to stop for roadside Trucha (trout) when going through the highlands.

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Old 05-07-2013, 09:43 AM   #58
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Yes indeed...

A rumbling volcano and do it yourself butcher shop dining sure beats sitting in traffic on a US freeway somewhere!

Yes Virginia... it IS more fun than watching Dancing with the Stars.
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Old 05-07-2013, 10:26 AM   #59
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Man I miss that place

I did a similar ride in 2011. Tungurahua was making noise at that time as well. I actually did not notice it until I was leaving town heading back to Quito. I made a fantastic friend who runs a bed and breakfast in Cuenca. If you get there and want a great person to rent a room from you can contact her at the email I PM ed to you. I also rented from Freedom.
Another great place to visit is Canoa on the coast. There are a bunch of great hostels.
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Old 05-07-2013, 05:30 PM   #60
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Been there for biz several times. Heading that way again later this year.
Will be looking forward to all your info and pics. Here's to your adventure!!
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We rode with Court and Sylvain about a year ago. It was the best time I've ever had on a bike.
they will take great care of you if you ride with them. I cant say enough good things about them and their company!!
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Which one and where?

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Thanks for all the tips.

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In for the ride. Ride safe when you can!

How was the new airport? Was there last year just before it opened.
Thanks for dropping in. Not knowing what the old airport was like I can't make a comparison. I do know you need to bring cash to it even though it is a modern facility. More on that later...if we do this RR thing.

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Thought for the day... "Hey, let's go buy 20k German motorcycles and ride em' down this... road? Hell yeah... I'm in.
Somewhere in one of my GoPro videos I think I said, "The only thing that could make us any dorkier is if we were on GSs."
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Yeah, and an ambient temperature glass to pour it into!!!!
Already covered that but...

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...thanks for dropping in, guys!
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My wife and I were in Equador in '07 to climb Cotopaxi. The trip from Quito to the lodge at the base (called Tambopaxi if I recall correctly) was one I'd love to do again on a dual sport. I'd recommend it.
Thanks for stopping by. If you do it get off of 35.

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I did a similar ride in 2011. Tungurahua was making noise at that time as well. I actually did not notice it until I was leaving town heading back to Quito. I made a fantastic friend who runs a bed and breakfast in Cuenca. If you get there and want a great person to rent a room from you can contact her at the email I PM ed to you. I also rented from Freedom.
Another great place to visit is Canoa on the coast. There are a bunch of great hostels.
Ron
Thanks! That may come in handy for 'ECUADOR: Unfinished Business'. No, Dave, that isn't committment.

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A rumbling volcano and do it yourself butcher shop dining sure beats sitting in traffic on a US freeway somewhere!

Yes Virginia... it IS more fun than watching Dancing with the Stars.
Funny you should mention DWtS...

SCS gave up her evening of following along with the 'stars' to pick our sorry asses up at Logan. She's a keeper.

Yes. We're back a little earlier than planned. Fits right in with that rigid flexibility theme.

Bottom line: had an awesome ride!

I'll work on uploading some pics and a few vids. Might even post them up at some point.

Perhaps whizzerwheel will have some time to post up some stuff as well.
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