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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4,286
Views: 964,304
Posted By Hektoglider
You do a fine job of laying out the facts, as you...

You do a fine job of laying out the facts, as you experience them. You are a true vagabond 365 days a year.
The minimizing concepts don't only apply while riding, the most important minimalist...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Pa. ( Sherpa ) Lol

Pa. ( Sherpa ) Lol
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9,847
Views: 596,693
Posted By Hektoglider
My craving for riding might not be as bad. I put...

My craving for riding might not be as bad. I put on 10,000+ km and 35+ nights tent camping in 2014.
Still want to go ride though. A few States to the south would be the ideal scene right now
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13,473
Views: 693,437
Posted By Hektoglider
I heard this years smelt run will be September ,...

I heard this years smelt run will be September , maybe later.

Can't say about the lake.
I was blindfolded.
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4,286
Views: 964,304
Posted By Hektoglider
Great post. Looking forward to the next...

Great post.

Looking forward to the next segment
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 09:44 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Far on Small

Thorne. I think we better stop before the Ecuador border. Make sure our papers are in order. See how much Colombian Pesos are left.

Lets take a break for a bit.
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 09:42 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
One day Billy came home from school. He...

One day Billy came home from school.
He could smell the fresh cut grass. He could smell the smoke, as he walked passed the bikers. The chrome glinting in the sun.
He went straight to the...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Billy and Bobby went for their first ride...

Billy and Bobby went for their first ride together. To the pond , to fish a bit. To sit under the tree and eat peanut butter sandwichs.

The fishing was slow. But the riding had been fun. A rain...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Far on Small

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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Far on Small

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Dream a little dream. I hope its sweet.

Potato potato potato


...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
That night he dreamt. He was totally immersed....

That night he dreamt. He was totally immersed. There was no school, no Church, no soccer or hockey practice .
All there was in front of him was the road, the places that he saw on the Internet.
...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:40 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Billy was just brushing his teeth when his Dad...

Billy was just brushing his teeth when his Dad came home. He staggered as he walked in the door.
It was as if a Demon had possessed him. Billy had never seen this before.
His mother ushered...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Billy ate supper with his Mom. There was a...

Billy ate supper with his Mom. There was a retirement party for one of the factory workers. 65 years old, never missed a day. His Dad seldom goes to the bar, but it was his coworker , almost family...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:09 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
I re- did the Menu on page one. Its shitty, but...

I re- did the Menu on page one. Its shitty, but might help.

Theres a bit of stuff about bike setup, now with added photos.

The topboxes are high quality Givi products. Waterproof. Tough....
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:53 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
We rode along. We passed a marker, some candles,...

We rode along. We passed a marker, some candles, A roadside shrine, where someone had died.
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I thought of my brother ,...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:50 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Every day Billy walked home from school. Past the...

Every day Billy walked home from school. Past the bikers. Some of them worked at the factory with his Dad.
Mostly they kept to themselves .
" Hey Billy !"
" your Old Man sez you got a bike"
...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:44 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Past Onzanga the road was closed . It was dark...

Past Onzanga the road was closed . It was dark last night when the hotel owner told us. He spoke perfect English. The landslide was bad. The river was high....
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:40 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Billy got home and ran straight to the garage....

Billy got home and ran straight to the garage. His Dad was there , working on the mini bike. He showed Billy how to wind the tension up, so the starter rope pulls back in.

Soon they can start...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:18 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Far on Small

Thorne & I rode along , north of Bogota, at a relaxed pace with my brother. It was good. My mind was at ease. It opened up a bit. The pathways of thought. ...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:11 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
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Our Father who art in Heaven. Hallowed be thy name.

Billy squirmed in his seat . He didn't hate Church, but he...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 05:02 AM
Replies: 13,473
Views: 693,437
Posted By Hektoglider
Congratulations JimToe ! I think I'll smoke...

Congratulations JimToe !

I think I'll smoke a fatty on your behalf. 7lber going in the smoker today.
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Maybe see you's sometime soon
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
"Billy. Put your line in the water, this is where...

"Billy. Put your line in the water, this is where your Grampa took me fishing when I was your age"

I have a nibble.........
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
I turned on the television. To watch the news. So...

I turned on the television. To watch the news. So someone can tell me. What's happening? What happened? Where? Maybe they will say it again. On another channel . Put their version in my head. Or will...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Billy got ready for Sunday school. He saw the...

Billy got ready for Sunday school. He saw the Walmart flyer.

Rolling Stones Boxed Set.

The price was equal to what was paid for the mini bike.

His Dad was a frugal man. Not cheap, but...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Far on Small

Billy came home one day and there it was. The mini bike. The Billy Bike.
It was 10 years old. It had been painted a few times. Parts were bent.
"Son, grab that Walmart flyer. I'll show you a few...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
It's good to see you "Bro". We shared a lot in...

It's good to see you "Bro".
We shared a lot in common. We rode motorcycles. We liked adventure .
"How's Dad?"
My father had finished his last year on the Trapline . He tried to do one more year,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
http://zzr-ron.smugmug.com/Other/Hektogliders/i-ch...

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Brotherhood. Where have I heard that before? At the union meeting, or was it in the magazine ?

Brother hood.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
I wish I could travel back in time. To start...

I wish I could travel back in time. To start over. But I cannot.

To start this thread over. To say it better. To do it better. To go back to page one.

To let it evaporate . Like the water in...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Little Billy stared at his iPad.. Travelling. Far...

Little Billy stared at his iPad.. Travelling. Far . On the Internet.
He liked motorcycles. He thought about the big boys whom he passed on the way home from school. They had big motorbikes. They...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Billy saw his friend at Grade school . Bobby's...

Billy saw his friend at Grade school . Bobby's dad is a doctor. They have lots of nice things. Bobby's dad just bought him a new mini bike.
Billy's ego had just began to form . He felt the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Did Rosetta like to get stoned? No eh I...

Did Rosetta like to get stoned? No eh

I had learned very few words in previous years, having been to Mexico on a few short rides.

Those were interesting trips. I couldn't tell anyone...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Far on Small

Far on Wifi
For free
I like to visit far away places. On the Internet . That way I can decide if I should go there also.

Gas is so expensive , the wifi is free. We can go have a look,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Far on Small

I use the X10 set on " scenery" for the road shots. I am ahead sometimes and stop. If I am fast enough I can pull the Fuji out take the lens cap off, and capture the moment in time.
Rarely....
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Dad. What are scary bad guys? Son , those...

Dad. What are scary bad guys?

Son , those are people who want what we have and are willing to go to any length to get it.

Why?

Because they are desperate , unhappy.

Why?
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
We headed back towards Medellin . We took the...

We headed back towards Medellin . We took the paved main highway this time. We stopped up in the hills, before the city, in a town we had seen before. The guided tour Nicholas gave us, took us...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Pictures and thoughts Connecting the dots. ...

Pictures and thoughts
Connecting the dots.

We continued to travel. On our "mini bikes" . Looking as we go. Looking forward to "it".

I saw a man walking down the road with a stick and a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Travel slow. On Small. Far. Now on foot we...

Travel slow.
On Small.
Far.
Now on foot we slow down even more. We begin to notice more. In the canyon things are moving . As they always have. Even the rock seems to move. ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Far on Small

Ride Our World.
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We spent time in the city, admiring mans creation. He is the greatest creature of all. He can rule...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Dad ! We're back from Walmart ! Little Billy...

Dad ! We're back from Walmart !
Little Billy runs toward the door, skipping as 6 year olds do.
His mind is so pure & innocent having just learned new swear words.
" look dad ! Lookit my...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,072
Posted By Hektoglider
Putting all these ideas and thoughts it have...

Putting all these ideas and thoughts it have into words has also given me immense perspective in the time it's taken to write it.
It's beginning to sink in. Riding the motorcycle far had...
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