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Forum: Vendors 12-08-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 763,399
Posted By Yappei
its about time

Finally, after wanting to slap the ADV recognition on the bike for a few years I broke down and ordered. Now its just a matter of waiting - maybe I'll receive in time for christmas as a gift to...
Forum: Latin America 11-16-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 49,358
Posted By Yappei
Passing through Costa Rica

Excellent, I'm looking forward to getting some of your first hand trip information. It seems your are taking a trip I've been wanting to make for a while. I am located in the center of the country...
Forum: Latin America 11-15-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 49,358
Posted By Yappei
When passing through Costa Rica to Panama

Sounds like a party is being called for considering how many of you are making the boat trip to Colombia. Sounds great. I presume all of you will be passing through Costa Rica at some point on your...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,676
Posted By Yappei
Excellent

Sounds like you guys had an excellent trip. Sorry I missed you all when you passed through Costa Rica. I was sleeping on the job and not monitoring ADV Rider threads during the time you were...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,619
Posted By Yappei
Thanks Mike - good photos and explanation

I bought the BMW System 6 EVO Helmet (similar to he Shuberth C3) and had to move my SMH10 from the old AGV Open Face. I started to pull the neck pad out and ended up wrapping the wire around the...
Forum: Latin America 05-27-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 49,358
Posted By Yappei
Excellent investigative reporting

It's a small world. I "think" I "remember" leaving a Geocash in the upper deck, second door from the stern, port side - if so, its the same ferry.
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,676
Posted By Yappei
I'll follow the blog

Look forward to seeing you guys in Costa Rica. Email: segura_91007@yahoo.com. By the way - tires can be purchased on the trip. However, for example, in Costa Rica the right models may not always...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,676
Posted By Yappei
Jax to Panama

Sounds like a great ride. Most of my family all live in Jacksonville (San Marco / St. Nicholas) and I live in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Send me an email when you get to Costa Rica and save a couple...
Forum: Latin America 03-27-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 49,358
Posted By Yappei
To each his own

Not a big deal to pass up anything - depends on your objectives, time available, whatever. However, after having ridden a large part of Latin America, Asia, and Europe the border crossings are part...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,195
Posted By Yappei
Why is the Triumph always in front of the BMW

Excellent ride report - the pole story is good. Enjoyed the reading and pics this morning.
Forum: Latin America 10-24-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 49,358
Posted By Yappei
Yep, your absolutely correct - no ferry.

Yep, your absolutely correct. I should have realized this when I saw the notification. As a guess, it was probably a company promoting itself before it had permissions. I presume trying to find...
Forum: Latin America 10-23-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 49,358
Posted By Yappei
link to the source of the news about ferry

https://www.panamatrails.com/spanish/panama_news_article/Apr2012/news-article-1686

and a link to a description of the ferry from the company that owns it.
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Forum: Equipment 10-09-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By Yappei
Grip Buddies - did the job well

Grip Buddies did what they said - I ordered, they shipped, I received and installed as advertised. I would recommend. They fit well on my Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200. A long ride with this item...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By Yappei
Panniers & Top Box - what is best?

I don't know what pannier system to buy?
I bought a new Tex here in Costa Rica and it will be delivered to the dealer next week. I did not purchase the Triumph panniers because I think they were an...
Forum: EMEA 07-10-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,615
Posted By Yappei
I Live in Costa Rica want to ride through Italy - need bike.

Sounds like you have had a great adventure just helping people in S.F. I'm sure you will continue with the experiences in Europe. My wife and I are looking to ride Italy and a couple of the...
Forum: Latin America 03-19-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By Yappei
I'm just reading the thread and it appears a...

I'm just reading the thread and it appears a little too late. It takes me about 40 minutes to get down to Jaco from my house in San Jose. Next time I'll catch up with your offer.
Forum: Latin America 03-15-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By Yappei
Karate in the Oso

I was just down to Karate in the Oso. It's great. This time of year is good. All the comments previously written are spot on. Loose gravel in many places where after crossing a river can be a...
Forum: Americas 03-11-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By Yappei
Rain or no Rain

As was previously said, the rains come from May through December. No problems except towards the end of the season from mid August, September and October when the rains are the heaviest. Otherwise...
Forum: Americas 03-10-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By Yappei
Sounds like a great idea. You will enjoy. I...

Sounds like a great idea. You will enjoy. I live in San Jose and have ridden nearly every rode imaginable on a Tiger 955i. If you have the time, a nice ride is down to Corcovado to the city of...
Forum: Latin America 02-04-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By Yappei
spot on

totally agree
Forum: Latin America 01-28-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By Yappei
I would be interested.

Depending on the dates I would be interested in a ride. I live in Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica riding a Tiger 955i 2003.
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,726
Posted By Yappei
it will be a blast - no raincoat necessary this time of year

The days are absolute perfect at this time of the year with the exception of a bit of wind. It is generally hot but great riding. In fact, I'm off on a little day trip today from Escazu, San Jose...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,314
Posted By Yappei
Good Luck - I'll buy the beer in Costa Rica

Have a great trip. I'll follow the trip reports. Send me a note if you interested in a beer in Costa Rica. I live in Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica. There are some very nice rides in this country.
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 35,601
Posted By Yappei
I'll buy the beer when you get to Costa Rica

Good luck. I'll follow your reports. I live in Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica and can meet you on the border coming down from Nicaragua. I'll buy the beer. By the way, it is hot in Costa Rica and...
Forum: Latin America 01-17-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By Yappei
Alternative to Paso canoas and David, Panama

Too bad about the turn-around. I know the feeling. Your suggestions sound very interesting - can you give me the route. I get enough of the city rides in Costa Rica, they can be tough so an...
Forum: Latin America 01-12-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By Yappei
Need a Beer when you get to Costa Rica?

Your trip sounds fun. Send an update when you get close to Costa Rica - I'll buy you a beer. I'm in San Jose.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-10-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,650
Posted By Yappei
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-10-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,650
Posted By Yappei
Talking The photos make me want to get out on a 1k km ride also.

I live in Costa Rica and the description of your ride makes me want to advance my planned 843km ride I have planned for next weekend running through Costa Rica down to Panama and back home in Costa...
Forum: Latin America 01-10-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By Yappei
Talking How was the ride through Costa Rica

Hey, how was your ride through Costa Rica. I'm riding a Triumph Tiger 955i (2003) and make that run a couple times a year. I didn't register on this site and read your note until you had already...
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