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Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Hey, thanks for the kind words, and thanks for...

Hey, thanks for the kind words, and thanks for the invite to catch a pint with you.

Actually a few interesting things have happened over the past few days/weeks. I went on a couple of outings...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Thanks Sheldon... You guys are great, and I look...

Thanks Sheldon... You guys are great, and I look forward to meeting up again sometime. Best of luck as you continue on in your travels. I'll keep up via the RR. Don't get in too much trouble! ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Thank you sir. The visual of you guys camping in...

Thank you sir. The visual of you guys camping in that tree is awesome. You live in Cali now? If so, I'll be passing through. Maybe we can recreate the tree camp experience.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Living Life in Bs.As. and Moto Adventure Q&A... ...

Living Life in Bs.As. and Moto Adventure Q&A...

Friday, July 18, 2014
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Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Interesting question... And quite timely as I...

Interesting question... And quite timely as I just finished up chatting with Nina. I won't be riding around Germany, but do plan to visit immediately upon returning 'home'. Gonna go see about a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Awesome! Go do it... :clap

Awesome! Go do it... :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Approx 18k ARG, which isn't horrible if you bring...

Approx 18k ARG, which isn't horrible if you bring cash and exchange on black market for 11.7 - 12. Still pricey though. No other option however if nobody buys your bike. I do have a contact for a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
I started out using Aviary a lot, and adding a...

I started out using Aviary a lot, and adding a few in-app filters, but lately have just been adding a bit of saturation and calling it a day. Most of the best ones have absolutely nothing done...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Just Another Tourist in Buenos Aires... ...

Just Another Tourist in Buenos Aires...

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-myCi1GaYjNo/U8Vx5BmSAJI/AAAAAAAACek/mGOKHM9XO8o/s1600/Screen+Shot+2014-07-15+at+3.24.06+PM.png

As...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Unreal quote... "What you ride doesn't matter as...

Unreal quote... "What you ride doesn't matter as much as getting out the door". So good.

I'd say the lighter the bike the better, but would be lying if I didn't say I enjoyed the comforts and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Cafayate > Catamarca > Cordoba - Land of dat...

Cafayate > Catamarca > Cordoba - Land of dat Purple Drank...

Monday, June 7th, 2014
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Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Ask and ye shall receive kind sir... ;)

Ask and ye shall receive kind sir... ;)
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
I've seen several couples on this trip personally...

I've seen several couples on this trip personally who have chucked the whole traditional honeymoon to Sandals and took off on motos, bicycles, in vans, etc. Maybe talk her into it???
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Snow Storms, Final Border Crossing, Crazy Parties...

Snow Storms, Final Border Crossing, Crazy Parties | Bienvenidos a Argentina!!!

Monday, June 30th, 2014
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Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
I'll try to take some tonight. Trying not to get...

I'll try to take some tonight. Trying not to get too rowdy, need to ride tomorrow. However, that might be a bit difficult here. :freaky

I've also limited the talk about, and photos of girls,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Yep. Thanks for the encouragement and reminder...

Yep. Thanks for the encouragement and reminder to enjoy the remaining month'ish. I made it over Jama Pass and into Purmamarca the other day, and have been at the Loki Hostel in Salta for the past...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Si señor! Mi ex esposa es Colombiana. So, I can...

Si señor! Mi ex esposa es Colombiana. So, I can yell and call you an arsehole in Spanish. ;)

In all seriousness, I had a decent grasp on it before I left, and have gotten much, much better.
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Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Note, I'd like to keep the bike forever, but...

Note, I'd like to keep the bike forever, but figure I'd throw this out there. If the stars align and a buyer shows, I'll sell it. If not, it will be 'moto art' in my bar/cafe/restaurant/hotel/B&B...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Exploring Atacama, Stuck in San Pedro, & Planning...

Exploring Atacama, Stuck in San Pedro, & Planning My Return 'Home'...

Thursday, June 26, 2014
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Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Love it... Thanks,

Love it... Thanks,
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Thanks bud... Yeah, the past few weeks have...

Thanks bud... Yeah, the past few weeks have provided some amazing rides. Makes it easy to post "awesome" updates, just have to post photos. :)

Today it's off to explore Valle de la Luna and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
And the video from Salar... ...

And the video from Salar... https://vimeo.com/98891800 :evil
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Salar de Uyuni & Ruta Lagunillas | Bolivia to...

Salar de Uyuni & Ruta Lagunillas | Bolivia to Chile...

June 22, 2014 - Uyuni / Salar de Uyuni
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Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-fbPdI4fS_dg/U6YQzapxqsI/...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-fbPdI4fS_dg/U6YQzapxqsI/AAAAAAAACOw/6dNMKbJVn3o/s1600/10301180_10152553067488169_7834762669110041208_n-2.jpg
Random road headed from Mizque (beautiful small town north of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Bolivia... Beauty, Isolation, Roadblocks,...

Bolivia... Beauty, Isolation, Roadblocks, Landslides, Dirt, Dirt, Dirt!!!

Saturday, June 21st, 2014
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Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Hey guys, good to hear from you. Thanks for the...

Hey guys, good to hear from you. Thanks for the kudos on the video/s. Made it to Uyuni yesterday, but couldn't do much today as there was no gas in entire town until 3:45pm. On top of that, I had...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Come on now. At this point you gotta know I'm...

Come on now. At this point you gotta know I'm good for it. Pics soon. ;)

PS... The Death Road will be there for sure when you get there. It's BIG business here. They truck in selfie-taking gringos...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Ha! Yeah... Ain't nobody got time fa dat! I...

Ha! Yeah... Ain't nobody got time fa dat!

I had a shower to take, beers to drink, and girls to meet in Sucre! Which I ended up accomplishing shortly after that last roadblock. ;)
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Glad someone is enjoying the ride report. More...

Glad someone is enjoying the ride report. More coming soon...

Until then, here is a video from the past week in the middle of freaking nowhere Bolivia. https://vimeo.com/98372614
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 526,696
Posted By d_mob
https://scontent-a-mia.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t...

https://scontent-a-mia.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t1.0-9/10455583_10152554505453169_9142584403699999040_n.jpg

Thanks for the grog and blistering headache guys! I walked back and fell over into bed...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
PS... One add'l update. I mentioned my...

PS... One add'l update.

I mentioned my current setup at Oberland. I just sat down with Walter (the owner) over breakfast, and he gave me some incredible route planning advice. Here I was...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
7 Months, 12 Countries, 15k+ Miles | Greetings...

7 Months, 12 Countries, 15k+ Miles | Greetings From Bolivia...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Zsf1nwjz0M8/U5eHb6zvVjI/AAAAAAAACKk/o0nDcu4IcQM/s1600/10402023_10152539238888169_7363198845961018785_n.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
The 8 is apparently too tall for some of their...

The 8 is apparently too tall for some of their clients, so going with the 7... Seems a best of both world's scenario to me. Lighter than the 8, slightly more power than the 6?

Anyway, I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,355
Posted By d_mob
Funny story for ya... As I crossed into...

Funny story for ya...

As I crossed into Peru a bit over a month ago, I found myself riding down the northern, desolate desert coast. To my surprise, I see a huge Bimmer parked off to the right in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Long Lonely Roads... Lima, Nazca, Arequipa ...

Long Lonely Roads... Lima, Nazca, Arequipa

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-H6owc2K7DGQ/U5Nk3bP2IrI/AAAAAAAACFk/nouKsziJ49M/s1600/10371951_10152525147513169_1438780876323806136_n-2.jpg

Saturday, June...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
I love the GPS, when it works! Used BiciMapas in...

I love the GPS, when it works! Used BiciMapas in Mexico and Central America and it worked fantastically. Here, not so much. Tried Garmin SA, which is absolutely worthless. Then started using OSM,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Lima... That's a Wrap!!! Monday, June 2nd,...

Lima... That's a Wrap!!!

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-wrOkGq0cqhU/U4zE-9EtKFI/AAAAAAAACA8/7FM1J_H3MlE/s1600/Screen+Shot+2014-06-02+at+11.34.09+AM.png
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Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Yeah man... Small world. Madeleine (I'm...

Yeah man... Small world. Madeleine (I'm assuming that's who you are talking about) is great. We met on the train up to Machu Picchu then hung out a bit in Cusco. Being from Georgia originally, I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Thanks to this thread -...

Thanks to this thread - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=500968

And Sam...

The charcoal canister has been removed. Plug and air filter have been secured, and the bike seems to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,997
Posted By d_mob
Fair enough, I'll quit being a biyatch and will...

Fair enough, I'll quit being a biyatch and will continue on! :D

Thanks for the nice words. Def out of the comfort zone for sure. But loving every minute of it (well maybe not every minute, but...
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