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Forum: Beasts 02-12-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7,709
Views: 1,439,260
Posted By no_clue
meet my gal....

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Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 76,143
Posted By no_clue
I can`t say that business was your calling in...

I can`t say that business was your calling in life mate. I was one of those pesky little customers paying you money and asking those "incessant questions" earlier this year.

I too am glad to see...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 149,886
Posted By no_clue
It was a shade under 12,000km by the end. Easily...

It was a shade under 12,000km by the end. Easily one of the best things I`ve done in my 32 years.

You will not be disappointed with the Tenere if it does end up being your next choice.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 149,886
Posted By no_clue
Hey sorry for the late reply. The crate was...

Hey sorry for the late reply.

The crate was custom built using a base supplied by a local Triumph dealer. I chose to use Icon Freight from Fremantle Western Australia. It took 80 days to get to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 149,886
Posted By no_clue
Hey, sorry for the late reply, just saw this! ...

Hey, sorry for the late reply, just saw this!

The base was given to us by a Triumph dealer in Australia. It cost us a carton of beer but was well worth it. The frame was custom made with an angle...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 149,886
Posted By no_clue
Just finished up a 4 month ride from Costa Rica...

Just finished up a 4 month ride from Costa Rica to Chile on the Tenere. The last 5000km from Ecuador was 2-up with my girlfriend Cass.

I gotta say that the bike was everything and more than I...
Forum: Americas 09-20-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By no_clue
Bolivia/Argentina Borders

Just wondering if any of you good folks can enlighten me on the best borders and roads for crossing into Argentina from Bolivia. Seems there are a few options, the most popular being Villazon and the...
Forum: Americas 08-20-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By no_clue
Border Crossings South America

Hey Folks,

From Costa Rica to Colombia, I have been lucky enough to share the ride with a heap of experienced and clued in riders who have made the border crossings much less painful than they...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
meeting the Escobar`s

sitting on Pablo Escobar`s 54 Harley Davidson

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-3JqON-zTyDc/Tk1AW2CgNmI/AAAAAAAAAPo/7nh4eEdcyQo/s320/DSC00925.JPG

While we were at Pablo`s brother Roberto`s house, he...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
G`day Nicolas, Glad to hear you`re camping...

G`day Nicolas,

Glad to hear you`re camping trip went well mate and thanks once again for lending a hand when you did.We`ve really achieved nothing since we got here mate. Well nothing but...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 853,829
Posted By no_clue
yep, I agree with Grifter, it sounds like the...

yep, I agree with Grifter, it sounds like the insurance company of the truck who hit you is paying off your lawyer to release them of any liability.

A bike being registered in Colombia (or not)...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
met a few new friends on the way to Medellin ...

met a few new friends on the way to Medellin

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riding through Medellin, Nicholas below pulled up next...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 1,813,668
Posted By no_clue
I'm riding through the Americas right now and I...

I'm riding through the Americas right now and I can't pass a single dog, donkey, horse, cow, chicken, pig or dog without remembering your tragic tale. Its made me back off the throttle hundreds of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
2 mad typical minutes on Colombian roads

vultures, cars overtaking trucks on blind corners, landslides and missing roads. welcome to Colombia...

http://ridingtheamericas.blogspot.com/2011/08/2-mad-minutes-on-colombian-roads.html
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
a fresh landslide still sliding on the way to El...

a fresh landslide still sliding on the way to El Cocuy National Park

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-OqTv0_YJHZU/TkSromSZTnI/AAAAAAAAAO0/5dWRzMb0KiY/s320/DSC00824.JPG

our home in El Cocuy for a few...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
on the road in Colombia

mad house, absolute mad house

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love these moments
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Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
the stahlratte - Panama to Colombia

Easily the best boat for the job. Don`t cross to Colombia with anyone but the Stahlratte

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3 of 6...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
Thanks Jose, glad you have enjoyed the read. We...

Thanks Jose, glad you have enjoyed the read. We had a great time in costa rica. Our wallets will never recover ;-)
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
G'day aaaploa, thanks for getting in touch! ...

G'day aaaploa, thanks for getting in touch!

I can assure you that we are enjoying the journey as much as the destination. Sometimes conditions can challenge that philosophy but that's the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
Cheers stevh0!

Cheers stevh0!
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
Cheers ADV Grifter, we finally got the show on...

Cheers ADV Grifter, we finally got the show on the road over here. :)
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
Good on ya ADVwnbe, glad you're along for the...

Good on ya ADVwnbe, glad you're along for the ride!
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
Finally, a bike on a ride report!!

Picking up the bike from the freight depot
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About to set sail to Panama...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
quick detour to Cuba

While waiting for my bike to arrive, we took a quick trip to Cuba. What an awesome place!

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Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
Costa Rica Photos

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Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
a day of firsts Poor old Charlie had spent...

a day of firsts

Poor old Charlie had spent the past 36 hours with an unforgiving and relentless stomach bug. It had sapped him of his energy and rendered him useless until finally the cocktail of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
After 80 days at sea, my bike finally arrived in...

After 80 days at sea, my bike finally arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica on July 12. I was contacted by the freight agent and told to meet their representative outside the local shopping mall at 8am the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
Adv Grifter your advice was welcomed and noted...

Adv Grifter your advice was welcomed and noted but air freight or buying the bike I wanted here in Costa Rica was not an option for various reasons important only to me.

While somethings in life...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
Doing the Right Thing Ain't So Easy

After 15 years of driving on the left hand side of the road back home in Australia, the moment had come for me to switch. Truth be told, I was actually quietly nervous about it, 15 years is a lot of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
a quick detour to Germany

For reasons still a mystery to me, it appears my bike has been detoured via Germany and will now arrive a month later than expected.

At first this was a pretty hard blow, I came here to ride a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
no news is good news?

They say no news is good news but when my emails stop being returned from the freight company responsible for delivering my bike to Costa Rica, I knew some bad news was on the way.

I decided to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
Well after a year of planning, some blood, sweat...

Well after a year of planning, some blood, sweat and even a few tears from some, I said goodbye to Australia and finally arrived in Costa Rica to kick off this adventure.

While I am pumped to be...
Forum: Americas 05-22-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,603
Posted By no_clue
GPS Maps for Central & South America

Hey folks, In about 3 weeks I'm headed from Australia to ride Central and South America for 3 or 4 months on a yamaha Tenere 660Z. A good friend has lent me his Garmin Zumo 550 for the trip but when...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 149,886
Posted By no_clue
My baby is on the way to Costa Rica as I post...

My baby is on the way to Costa Rica as I post this. Can't wait for my 4 month ride through Central and South America!
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 764,605
Posted By no_clue
Those Tenere's are no small bikes either. I'm 6.2...

Those Tenere's are no small bikes either. I'm 6.2 and mine is still a stretch on a cold morning :lol3

QUOTE=Goldie05;15885986]Crash, I've been following you for a while and this is a great RR...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
oh yeh

Just had confirmation from the freight company, the bike has officially set sail!

Phewwwwwww
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,162
Posted By no_clue
missed the boat

I thought "missed the boat" was just another over used expression but it has certainly taken on a new meaning for me unfortunately.

This week I learned that my bike was not loaded on the ship for...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 853,829
Posted By no_clue
Hey Al, glad to hear you're all doing well mate. ...

Hey Al, glad to hear you're all doing well mate.

Charlie's mum can't get hold of him and needs to urgently before she leaves on a holiday of her own. Can you please ask him to call her ASAP?
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 34,701
Posted By no_clue
Hey cheers for the report. I'm a bit confused,...

Hey cheers for the report. I'm a bit confused, were you attacked by bandits or did you blog about what it would be like to be attacked because of all the bad media about Mexico getting around?
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 274,302
Posted By no_clue
It's a cuttlefish shell. One of these evil things...

It's a cuttlefish shell. One of these evil things

http://www.underwater.com.au/content/9270/cuttlefish.jpg
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