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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 04:37 AM
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Posted By SeanPNW
121. Rolling da Coast (Part 2)

After rolling into the small surf town and finding a place to crash, I went over to a pizza joint to kick the boots up and replenish the body tank. Tomorrow I’ll be doing the same thing, rolling...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 03:19 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
She's put on a few beauty miles. I washed her for...

She's put on a few beauty miles. I washed her for the second time on this trip when I loaded her on the plane from Bogota to Florida, don't like her looking clean anymore. :puke1



I rode back...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Hey Sikday1 thanks for the shout-outs, here's a...

Hey Sikday1 thanks for the shout-outs, here's a shout-out to you for sticking with it this hole time :bueller.

Ride on. :webers
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
120. Rolling da Coast (Part 1)

I rolled the bike into Edgardo’s pad and kicked up the ol’ boots. I surfed with Edgardo 4 months ago on my way down south through Nazca.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Bike is running like a top now, not sure what...

Bike is running like a top now, not sure what caused that thing? Might drop the dynojet back in a bit and see what happens. Put fresh Motul in today so she'll like that.

Stoked for Nottarally.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Not sure :hmmmmm, literally though....I guess the...

Not sure :hmmmmm, literally though....I guess the next stop is Rhode Island.
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Set and setting are important, and although the...

Set and setting are important, and although the location of Machu Picchu is geographically unique, the experience that I had in Tonina was much more enjoyable and impactful. Less people (5 or 6...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
119. Lining Up for Nazca Again

Back at Elyssa’s in Cuzco I spent another two nights lounging around and trying to learn soups. Apparently I don’t make enough soups.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Hey Steve, I'll send your kids some earplugs,...

Hey Steve, I'll send your kids some earplugs, because I have a couple more months of writing to do. Working on getting caught up now. Should start the TAT in early Oct, so I'll throw that in here too...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Hey Charlie, yeah I had heard really great things...

Hey Charlie, yeah I had heard really great things from reading other peoples experiences while in Machu Picchu as well, but I also knew that it was probably going to be a bit of a struggle for me...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
First off, you're going to have a blast, not...

First off, you're going to have a blast, not matter what you end up doing:deal. That being said, the one thing I can recommend is to avoid the beach side of Peru as much as possible. Other people may...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
118. Trying to find a balance on Da Picch'

The road from Santa Maria up to Santa Teresa first crosses the main river which flows through the valley floor, the road then heads up into the mountain via dirt.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Hey Steve, I'm always glad to hear when people...

Hey Steve, I'm always glad to hear when people are enjoying the photos and stories. It's my pleasure to share them. If I find myself near Austin I'll hit you up for sure. That is a city that has been...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
117. Hunting da Picch'

After sitting up on top of the Cerro Calvario for a while I stumbled my way back down the dark rocky steps into town. I found Fernando still awake standing outside his dream hotel keeping vigil. We...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
116. Avoiding puns at Lake Titicaca

My way out of La Paz was windy and congested. When you position a city in a bowl, you limit your ingress and egress. Like ants leaving the nest, I found myself threading through the dense traffic...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Eric, Austin, you guys are exactly what is rad...

Eric, Austin, you guys are exactly what is rad about the Tent Space, glad we were able to link up and thanks for opening up your doors for stinky ol' me :lol3.

:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Thanks you guys for all the crash pads, I always...

Thanks you guys for all the crash pads, I always appreciate staying with other riders and shooting the shit over a beer or going out for a spin around the local digs:clap. I'm thinking of taking the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
She is a trusty steed and good travel companion....

She is a trusty steed and good travel companion. She rarely complains, and just asks for a little preventative attention here and there. Good ol' bike.
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 143,726
Posted By SeanPNW
Congrats on being back in the PNW and enjoy the...

Congrats on being back in the PNW and enjoy the pirate work.:thumb

Diggin' this pic.
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Ccclkkgggkkk, roger that Brown Bear, good to be...

Ccclkkgggkkk, roger that Brown Bear, good to be here cccllkkggggkkkk

I crossed into Georgia today and have been told I'm officially in the 'south'. I can confirm the smoked chicken is very good....
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
115. La-Pazzing La Paz

Jess, Alex and I stayed up shooting the shit over a couple beers and bullshitting about bikes in the hostel bar. Neat little place.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 12:32 PM
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Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Got into Florida yesterday and just picked up the...

Got into Florida yesterday and just picked up the bike. So stoked to be riding again. Should be able to get some writing done in a few days and start getting caught up from Bolivia.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Alaska and Canada are heavily underrated,...

Alaska and Canada are heavily underrated, fabulous region to ride. That trip is what changed my whole mentality about travelling via bike.
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Thoooose waaaaaasssshboooaaards :eek1 ...

Thoooose waaaaaasssshboooaaards :eek1



I'm super stoked to see the rural side of the country. IDWPUNK mentioned the TAT, after running up to NH, thinking about doing some of the TAT on the way...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
"A few months in La Paz", "on a couple...

"A few months in La Paz", "on a couple occasions"...you lucky dog :eek1. I didn't get enough time in La Paz, it's one of the cities that I wish I could have really explored it's different barrios and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Fortunately I have no work! That's actually...

Fortunately I have no work! That's actually something that I need to find somewhere in the near future...:huh. This map is just the general regions I want to see.

Budget is my main concern, doing...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Yeah it's weird to be shipping out of Latin...

Yeah it's weird to be shipping out of Latin America, but I'm suuuuper stoked to start seeing the South and rural US. I still have a fair chunk of content to get posted to be caught up with the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
The places sure have been interesting, but it's...

The places sure have been interesting, but it's the people that really have stood out to me. It's those brief, random, yet genuine interactions with strangers that have been a much appreciated and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
114. Sticking w/ Dirt and Finding La Paz

The next morning I walked out to the bike to grab my laptop. I went to turn on the comp and it was so cold from being out in the bike, that it wouldn’t even turn on.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Hey cejnys, I really like the 60 series, it never...

Hey cejnys, I really like the 60 series, it never fails to impress what it'll put up with and keep trucking. Got the internals soaking wet today and the whole thing shut down. Let it sit in the sun...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Thanks for all your kind words and birthday...

Thanks for all your kind words and birthday wishes. It's you guys that keep me writing, as on these forums, you never really are riding solo. Glad you all are along for the journey.

:kumbaya
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
113. Salty Days O' Birth

The next morning in Tupiza I was chatting with one of the locals and he said that if I was headed to Uyuni, there might be some issues with the road. They have been having demonstrations there in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
It's a Swiss made stove that I purchased off my...

It's a Swiss made stove that I purchased off my friend Ed who I met on this trip (#78 (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23996781&postcount=407)). His buddy makes them over in Switzerland. It...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
I've been hauling ass through central Peru and...

I've been hauling ass through central Peru and Ecuador and am now slowed down and back in Colombia, man I missed this place. I got a flight date and picked up my tickets. The bike and I will be in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Saweeet, that's the handy perk of simple and easy...

Saweeet, that's the handy perk of simple and easy to work on bikes, random problems may arise, but you are never far from a solution. RMAR sounds like a rad time.
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
I had heard a lot of mixed reviews, but as...

I had heard a lot of mixed reviews, but as always, it completely depends on what you enjoy, and what you experienced. If you like riding offroad, feeling alone in remote places, oldworld culture, and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Hey gunnerbuck, thanks for answering my endless...

Hey gunnerbuck, thanks for answering my endless LC4 questions outside that sammy shop. I've kept my eyes peeled to pick a 640 up ever since. This is you I do believe, just after you took that photo...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
Was so confused as to why I was on the ground....

Was so confused as to why I was on the ground. Didn't even get to have the "ah Shit!" moment.



You sir, are a master reader. That's a lot of keyboard slamming to get through in 2 sittings. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
112. Bolivia, you Dirty-Y, Wonderful Country

Having a bit of a heavy head after dipping into the Singani last night with Marty, I stopped on my way out of town to balance myself out by putting something of equal weight into my gut.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 136,274
Posted By SeanPNW
I thought I was just needing to find the 'work...

I thought I was just needing to find the 'work around' at first. But no, it is completely serious (I read the paper myself). I heard that this stuff is new, or that if you cross at the main crossing...
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