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Old 05-27-2014, 01:59 PM   #1411
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Gonna catch up with this riding report? Still waiting on you to catch up!

Wonder what is your plan knowing the current state is in Venezuela?
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Old 05-27-2014, 10:41 PM   #1412
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Hey, good to see that you got your steel out and better for it. Any trips coming up? I'm looking at shipping to Europe early next year. I finally got a chance to get my screws out this year as well, still got one in though, snapped the heads off most of them!

Canadian immigration putting the brakes on the gold mining in the Yukon but hoping to get there in a week or two, catch you later.
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Old 05-29-2014, 08:30 AM   #1413
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Well done mate!


Thanks for all the information. I was real happy to get the stuff removed.





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nice hardware



remember this?

memories


Maybe we can compare scars next time I see you. I'm thinking I will need to take the gf up to NF, she needs to see it and I've got some good friends there and along the way

This is still one of the greatest places I every did any ride reporting from and with some of the nicest and most generous people NF Rocks!!!!









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And the beat goes on . . . .



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My version of a Mobius Trip, they are a nice way to do it I'm not dead yet, just down for a bit



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Perfect for an adjustable windshield bracket.


I hoping for a tire iron but it may not be tough enough. At the very least it serves as a good reminder of what not to do.





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Had this made up as part of a series for advice on Mexico. Thought you'd appreciate it





Nice one Ben

Good times





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John all you need now is a nice wooden plaque with your extra parts mounted and a small engraved sign saying " Been there, done that " on it. Long term reminder of what not to do. LOL


My dad has an old skeleton in a closet and I think I might just rob the tib/fib and do a little fixation for a nice wall piece Hope I won't be needing anymore pieces of that said skeleton in the future





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Pretty sure I'd double-matte and frame that!



Glad to see you are healing up and looking forward to reading of new adventures!


*Edit 'osteogenesis' My speeling sucks



I'm sure I will come up with something nice for those pieces, I just damn happy they aren't in my leg anymore



Thanks for the kind words I still have a whole bunch of 'old' adventures to get caught up with first just to get up to that point I crashed out and this whole mess started



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Gonna catch up with this riding report? Still waiting on you to catch up!



Wonder what is your plan knowing the current state is in Venezuela?


One of this days, it's always something and it never quits. I'll do my best to get it caught up before I get back down to Venezuela and take off on the bike again



I'll just deal with Venezuela when I get there, I hope they keep the gas near free or at least below a dollar. That country above all others in South America has the ability to be the best, I really hope things get better sooner.





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Hey, good to see that you got your steel out and better for it. Any trips coming up? I'm looking at shipping to Europe early next year. I finally got a chance to get my screws out this year as well, still got one in though, snapped the heads off most of them!



Canadian immigration putting the brakes on the gold mining in the Yukon but hoping to get there in a week or two, catch you later.


Sorry to hear about the hold up with the Canadians, I was thinking about coming up



Just sent you an email. You're welcome here anytime and I'll be working on getting down under one of these days.



I got the real Big Mexican Whore refit with a newer clutch from Venezuela, new driveshaft, and new super duty subframe with some other bits.



Yeah I got it back together




Me and the gf are doing some practicing...
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Old 05-29-2014, 09:58 AM   #1414
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Finally

Great to see your back.

Now leave the Girl Friend alone and finish the damn ride report. If this keeps up much longer you won't remember anything except Cheap Gas. I think you must of inhaled to much of it.

All the best to you.

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Old 05-30-2014, 07:09 AM   #1415
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What Beachguy said!
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Old 05-30-2014, 07:22 AM   #1416
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Now leave the Girl Friend alone and finish the damn ride report.

BeachGuy
That's a very hard thing to do Jeff She keeps me busy working hard and doesn't quite understand all this ADV stuff just yet We're headed down to Greenwood, MS this weekend for a wedding and then we are coming down near you on the Coast first of the week to hit the beach and then to the BigEasy before heading home, I've got me a country girl that hasn't got to travel much that I'm going to show the World, hopefully mostly on a bike, but sadly not this go around.

I'll tell her she has to let me get this caught up, maybe's she just a little jealous of all these Colombian, Venezuelan, and Brazilian hotties that are coming up in the report I'll never be the same....


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What Beachguy said!
I'll try You might just love Colombia as much as me
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Old 05-30-2014, 08:03 AM   #1417
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I'll try You might just love Colombia as much as me
Just might?? No, I love it down there!!



And FYI, this sign has changed! Something to do with potential lawsuit due to "false advertisement". I forgot the owner's name but I think it started with S? He will have to explain it to you when you get back to Medellin..



Making my 3rd and final trip to Medellin very soon then the next time I am in Colombia, I will have my bike...

Carnaval de Barranquilla:



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Old 06-02-2014, 12:14 PM   #1418
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Old 06-02-2014, 01:15 PM   #1419
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Waiting patiently...
Might have to wait a little longer. John and his lady are in Orange Beach visiting the beach and we just got through visiting the Naval Aviation Museum at Pensacola Naval Air Station. The poor old cripple just went to take a nap.

Sorry iPhone photo, you get what you get.
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Old 07-03-2014, 04:47 PM   #1420
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Very nice! You sure have a sense of adventure! I would follow you any day!
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