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Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 821,729
Posted By XTman
Thumb Outstanding

Simply outstanding RR! Thank you so much for sharing it with the rest of us...

PS: Although I love the pictures, I think several of them would benefit from some fill flash.
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
The bike will have to leave the country and enter...

The bike will have to leave the country and enter it again. A trip
to Argentina or Paraguay and back would do the trick.

Take care.
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
In case you need it, I have plenty of room in my...

In case you need it, I have plenty of room in my brother's farm.
I know it is a long way from BH to Maca, but your bike would be well cared for.

Take care.
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
Brazil will still be here next year. And I would...

Brazil will still be here next year. And I would like to join you on the trip,
heading North, if you like. It would be a pleasure!

Take care.

PS: I overheard that a couple of guys in Belo...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 35,434
Posted By XTman
I will try to install one on my Yamaha XT600...

I will try to install one on my Yamaha XT600 2001, if I find out what model is
right for my bike.

Thank you!
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
Thumb D&S, all I have to say is THANK YOU!

D&S, all I have to say is

THANK YOU!
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
My two cents: Sandy, have a heart check-up in...

My two cents: Sandy, have a heart check-up in Belo Horizonte, go see a doctor
(your brazilian friends can help you on this) and then you both decide what to
do next.

I second the opinion...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2007, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
Dale, I live in Maca, 100 miles north from Rio,...

Dale, I live in Maca, 100 miles north from Rio, through BR101 highway,
a long way from So Joo del Rey.
I've posted my Google Earth info a few pages ago:
(that small building, in the center of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
D&S, can't believe you guys have been to Barra de...

D&S, can't believe you guys have been to Barra de Sao Joao, 15 miles from my home, and did not call me! Only now, checking the pictures on Ploung, I saw the Barra de Sao Joao broken bridge and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
That beautiful glass ceiling was imported from...

That beautiful glass ceiling was imported from France.

Take care.
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
I guess you are right. Rio has changed a lot in...

I guess you are right. Rio has changed a lot in the last 80 years.
Take care.

PS: Just in case you are planning to ride through Rio de Janeiro State, my
home is located here (that small...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
I think this book's caption is wrong. Avenida...

I think this book's caption is wrong. Avenida Beira-mar still exists, but it is
located a couple of kilometers farther north. Google Maps shows it:...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2007, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
I am no expert, but i think it stopped improving...

I am no expert, but i think it stopped improving as soon as they entered Brazil.
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2007, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
I have no visa...:rofl :rofl :rofl

I have no visa...:rofl :rofl :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
I do not believe a single american would avoid...

I do not believe a single american would avoid visiting Brazil
based solely on the visa cost. And I think the reciprocity system is
correct. I will not get into the political reasoning behind that,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
Last time I've heard that was 2 or 3 years ago......

Last time I've heard that was 2 or 3 years ago...
Brazil maintains a reciprocal visa policy whereby a visa is required by any citizen of any country
requiring Brazilian citizens to obtain a visa....
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
Eek No, I will have to work... Besides that, it is a...

No, I will have to work... Besides that, it is a loooong trip from Macae to Ilha Bela. And take note: do not miss Parati and Angra dos Reis.

Take care.
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
A bit more to the north, you will love Parati and...

A bit more to the north, you will love Parati and Angra dos Reis (both in Rio de Janeiro State). If you intend to visit the northeast (Alagoas, Pernambuco, Bahia...), you will fall in love with the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2007, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
Nice pics, Brett. Rio International Airport is...

Nice pics, Brett. Rio International Airport is ugly as hell...:eek1
Have you ever been to Santos Dumont airport? It is smaller, better suited for domestic flights, and very chrming:

Click for...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
It rained cats and dogs the day before yesterday....

It rained cats and dogs the day before yesterday. Today the sun is out, thanks God. Brett: I'd like to see these pictures.

Dale, are you planning to cross Rio de Janeiro state?
Take care.

PS,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
Those armed guys are sort of drug dealer's...

Those armed guys are sort of drug dealer's security guards. They are there to avoid that other dope dealers take their place by storm. Probably they would let you pass unharmed, as they do not want...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
You meant to say "Igreja", not "Iglesia"....

You meant to say "Igreja", not "Iglesia". "Iglesia" is Spanish...
Take care!
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2007, 06:25 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 45,257
Posted By XTman
Brazilian Highway Patrol = Bribe. They are a...

Brazilian Highway Patrol = Bribe. They are a bunch of Motherf*...
I hope you did not fall in love with the guy... Standing naked and everything :whip
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2007, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
Before buying any parts, check spark plugs,...

Before buying any parts, check spark plugs, broken/loose wires etc.
BMW parts in Brazil are awfully expensive. If you you really need to buy
anything, follow bb5999 sugestion and have someone to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
Laugh bb5999 is right. As you begin moving north,...

bb5999 is right. As you begin moving north, Brazil will become more "south-american". In one hand, it is bad, as it reflects in terms of safety, comfort, quality of the roads... But in the other...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
Hi Gerry! I visit Rio every week, and what I have...

Hi Gerry! I visit Rio every week, and what I have to say is So Paulo is MUCH more violent than Rio. Just check the statistics, the cold numbers. The problem is: where the hell is Sao Paulo? In...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
As I write this, there is a tourist lying dead on...

As I write this, there is a tourist lying dead on my front porch... Just a second... I will be right back... Ok, now there are 3 dead tourists lying there. It seems they have been traveling on a KLM...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2007, 06:29 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 45,257
Posted By XTman
I saw the thread mentioning an Italian biker and...

I saw the thread mentioning an Italian biker and did not think for a moment it was you. Now I am following it. You had 31 guys offering you to help you out in case you need it, all over Brazil. Only...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 45,257
Posted By XTman
Address

Salcar, in case you need a mail address in Vitoria, Espirito Santo State, 600km north from Rio
through BR 101 highway, let me know. A good friend of mine lives there.
Also, check XT600 Owners Group...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 45,257
Posted By XTman
Address needed?

Hi there!
I am in Macae, 180 km north of Rio (BR101 highway). I'd be more than willing to help.
My address:

Av. Atlantica, 1444 apto 501
Cavaleiros
Macae, R.J.
CEP 27920-390

My tel: (22)...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 558,136
Posted By XTman
D&S, I've emailed you my tel. numbers, but forgot...

D&S, I've emailed you my tel. numbers, but forgot to include my skype name:
anderson.colla.py1vhf

CU and take care!
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,584
Posted By XTman
Great!

Hey, Gerry, looks like it was a f* great ride!
:eek1 :eek1 :eek1
Forum: Face plant 04-30-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,238
Posted By XTman
Ouch!

Hi there, Gerry. Howdy?

Thanks God I did not get the "bunda" picture... :rofl
Only now I got your e-mail: Yahoo was treating your messages as spam.
Hope you get well soon.
Send "um abraco" to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2004, 05:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,186
Posted By XTman
Really beautiful pictures! Great candids. Thanks...

Really beautiful pictures! Great candids. Thanks a lot. And the Nikon D70 is fantastic...

CUL!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-02-2004, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 173,085
Posted By XTman
Thank you very much! I will give it a try. ...

Thank you very much! I will give it a try.

CUL!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-01-2004, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 173,085
Posted By XTman
So many wonderful pics! I just bought a digital....

So many wonderful pics! I just bought a digital. Where do I learn more about panoramas? (I'm a newbie)

Thanks a lot.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-22-2004, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9,197
Views: 2,864,686
Posted By XTman
My babe:

My babe:
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2004, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,006
Posted By XTman
AWSOME!!!! Are you a pro photographer? That...

AWSOME!!!! Are you a pro photographer?
That wooden fence on #1 is so vivid...
I stole pic # 11 for my walllpaper. :thumb

CUL!
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2004, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By XTman
Grazie tanto, GiorgioXT! And long live the XT!

Grazie tanto, GiorgioXT!
And long live the XT!
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2004, 06:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,130
Posted By XTman
Hi, Gerry! That Honda is a '04 125cc. The...

Hi, Gerry!

That Honda is a '04 125cc. The shop owner is famous for doing this fine job of "retrofitting".

On the Suzuki 800cc: I really felt tempted, but my next bike will be the Yamaha 750...
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