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Old 07-07-2014, 05:32 PM   #1
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San Francisco to Ushuaia...it's fast approaching

I always admire people who do extraordinary things. Live life to the fullest, explore their personal limits or simply do something ...crazy. Well, I want to be one of them. My site www.crazyridesouth.com will let you follow me on my upcoming trip from California to Tierra del Fuego, the end of the world, on two wheels. This is just the beginning...

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Old 07-07-2014, 06:33 PM   #2
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Can't wait

I did my run from Larkspur (Marin County) to Tierra del Fuego in 2012-2013. It was the time of my life and I'd do it again in a heartbeat.

Have a great time and go as slow as you can.


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Old 07-07-2014, 06:47 PM   #3
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I'm doing it now from Appleton, WI

I started out on June 26th and am now in Puerto Escondido, Mex tending to burned arms and a sore ass. The doctor suggested some beach time and cervesas for a couple days.

Best of luck on your's and hope to see you out there.
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Old 07-07-2014, 07:55 PM   #4
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Just checked out your site... Very cool!

You're gonna be goin' pretty fast... Have you considered taking longer than 4 months?
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Old 07-07-2014, 08:08 PM   #5
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I did my run from Larkspur (Marin County) to Tierra del Fuego in 2012-2013. It was the time of my life and I'd do it again in a heartbeat.

Have a great time and go as slow as you can.


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Hi Randy, thanks for your positive vibes. I am so looking forward to that trip. Going to read your blog, as I have no idea really what to expect. "Go as slow as you can", I like that.

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Old 07-07-2014, 08:13 PM   #6
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I started out on June 26th and am now in Puerto Escondido, Mex tending to burned arms and a sore ass. The doctor suggested some beach time and cervesas for a couple days.

Best of luck on your's and hope to see you out there.
Hey Itchy, man that's awesome that you are on the road. Can't wait to get some dirt under my tires. Hopefully, I will run in to you at some bar down south. Anyways, salute and safe travels!

P.S.: Who is your doc?

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Old 07-07-2014, 08:19 PM   #7
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Just checked out your site... Very cool!

You're gonna be goin' pretty fast... Have you considered taking longer than 4 months?
Thanks, man. Appreciate the kind words. 4 month is just a guesstimate. Right now, I have to be back Stateside April 1st. Some people have to work, you know.

Also, as this point, I don't know, if I'll ride north or ship my bike back when I get to Ushuaia. Some things are better left unplanned.
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Old 07-07-2014, 08:22 PM   #8
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Thanks, man. Appreciate the kind words. 4 month is just a guesstimate. Right now, I have to be back Stateside April 1st. Some people have to work, you know.

Also, as this point, I don't know, if I'll ride north or ship my bike back when I get to Ushuaia. Some things are better left unplanned.
Hahah, totally hear you! I'll probably ship the bike back on my trip, that way I have a date I'm shooting for. What do you do for work?
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Old 07-07-2014, 08:29 PM   #9
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Hahah, totally hear you! I'll probably ship the bike back on my trip, that way I have a date I'm shooting for. What do you do for work?
I am a Steward for a major airline on furlough right now which allows me to this crazy shit. Not to forget, my wife gave me "time off" too. Very important minor detail hehe.
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Old 07-07-2014, 08:31 PM   #10
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I am a Steward for a major airline on furlough right now which allows me to this crazy shit. Not to forget, my wife gave me "time off" too. Very important minor detail hehe.
Perfect! I'll be following along for sure.
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Old 07-07-2014, 09:15 PM   #11
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ˇFeliz viaje! From another resident of San Pancho.
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Old 07-07-2014, 10:54 PM   #12
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will be following.. ride safe!!

I saw the route that you will take and it seems you will skip GT and ES as a Salvadorian I would suggest you to ride through Guatemala and El Salvador. There are a couple of places that is worth to spend a night or two.
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Couple of things that may help.

Hi Axel,

Two things just came to mind that would have been helpful for me to have before I left the U.S. Get your visa for Brasil here in the states, and book whichever boat you're going to take from Panama to Colombia. I hear better things about the Stahlratte than the Independence, but either will get you there. I flew, went great, let me know if you want any info.

50 days...

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Old 07-13-2014, 09:56 AM   #14
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Hi Axel,

Two things just came to mind that would have been helpful for me to have before I left the U.S. Get your visa for Brasil here in the states, and book whichever boat you're going to take from Panama to Colombia. I hear better things about the Stahlratte than the Independence, but either will get you there. I flew, went great, let me know if you want any info.

50 days...

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Thanks, Randy. Don't need a visa for Brazil any longer, after we beat them so badly in the Semis ;-) Just kidding. I have a EU passport, so no visa required. I'll check in to the res for the Stahlratte. Didn't know, you could reserve a spot. At this point, I don't know when I am gonna get to Panama. I read somewhere that the Indepence is no longer in operations. Do you know more?
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Old 07-13-2014, 10:02 AM   #15
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will be following.. ride safe!!

I saw the route that you will take and it seems you will skip GT and ES as a Salvadorian I would suggest you to ride through Guatemala and El Salvador. There are a couple of places that is worth to spend a night or two.
Hey Meme, not skipping GT and ES! Just not coming through on my way down. Planning to visit those countries on my way going north back to the US. Do you know any good bars??
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