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Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 444,728
Posted By UKbri
Hey Paul I'm lurking and reading everyday....

Hey Paul
I'm lurking and reading everyday. Great report. Glad to know you're in safe hands and got somewhere decent to fix it and play tourist.
Genuine question - Any regrets about taking the KT...
Forum: Latin America 09-17-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 855
Posted By UKbri
I know it's an old post but it might help someone...

I know it's an old post but it might help someone out in the future. I got a Kenda 761 130/80/17 for $98 and the missus got a Pirrelli MT60 130/80/17 for her KLR for $127. I had to order the Kenda...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,179
Posted By UKbri
Good stuff. The rate you are going you'll...

Good stuff.
The rate you are going you'll catch us up soon Eli
Bri and Michelle
Forum: Latin America 08-27-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 52,052
Posted By UKbri
We shall wait and see eh ? ...

We shall wait and see eh ?

http://www.elheraldo.co/turismo/por-90-dolares-se-podra-viajar-en-ferry-entre-panama-y-cartagena-163585
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,232
Posted By UKbri
Just got back from an awesome week on the...

Just got back from an awesome week on the Galapagos islands. Saw lots of blue boobies.
Forum: Latin America 08-18-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,938
Posted By UKbri
You're very welcome

You're very welcome
Forum: Latin America 08-14-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By UKbri
In Quito at the mo, trying to line up a Galapagos...

In Quito at the mo, trying to line up a Galapagos tour. Should be off to the coast in a couple of weeks. :jkam
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 842,164
Posted By UKbri
On the Earth's Zip again

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/ADV/IMG_7766_zps6b10d73d.jpg
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/ADV/IMG_7772_zpsdfd6342a.jpg...
Forum: Latin America 08-08-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By UKbri
Should be crossing into Ecuador on the 11th aug....

Should be crossing into Ecuador on the 11th aug. You still around ?
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,232
Posted By UKbri
That's awesome ! Looks like they were in heaven...

That's awesome ! Looks like they were in heaven with all that booze. Hope you all had a good time. Love those folks.
Bri
Forum: Latin America 07-24-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By UKbri
Yeah, bought ours in Cartegena. We were on the...

Yeah, bought ours in Cartegena. We were on the bikes but they didn't need to see them
Forum: Latin America 07-23-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 20,830
Posted By UKbri
We all piled off the Stahlratte into the Amber...

We all piled off the Stahlratte into the Amber Hostal then to the Hostal Real just down the road. Both have secure parking. I think they were on CL 31 in the Getsemani area
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 551,387
Posted By UKbri
Filling up, Colombian style. ...

Filling up, Colombian style.
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/ADV/IMG_5289_zpsaad38629.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,232
Posted By UKbri
Mine has been there since early 2010 when I rode...

Mine has been there since early 2010 when I rode up from Ushuaia. It's done 49 states and 77,000 miles.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,232
Posted By UKbri
I'll butt in as SC is asleep. I'm the 'other...

I'll butt in as SC is asleep. I'm the 'other half'. SC is on a 2011 Kawasaki KLR650 and I'm on a 2009 Yamaha XT660Z Tenere.
Forum: Latin America 07-15-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,857
Posted By UKbri
Crossed into VZ on the Maicao (Colombia) crossing...

Crossed into VZ on the Maicao (Colombia) crossing last week. The guy at the Aduana told us that we HAVE to cancel our bike permits or VZ won't let us in. So we did. We wanted to leave them running as...
Forum: Latin America 07-15-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By UKbri
Cords for the 'Mirador Campsite' in Minca are N...

Cords for the 'Mirador Campsite' in Minca are
N 11' 08. 680'
W 074 ' 07. 173'
Nice and quiet. Plenty of places to camp. Shower, toilet and good food in the restaurant. Town is a 10 min walk. ...
Forum: Latin America 07-14-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By UKbri
Taganga is a nice little spot but hot. Minca in...

Taganga is a nice little spot but hot. Minca in the mountains is a good place to chill out. We stayed in a nice campsite over looking Santa Marta. I have the cords if you need them.
Forum: Latin America 07-05-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,857
Posted By UKbri
Gracias

Gracias
Forum: Latin America 07-03-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,857
Posted By UKbri
Is insurance compulsory and if so can you buy it...

Is insurance compulsory and if so can you buy it at the borders ?
Forum: Latin America 07-03-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 20,830
Posted By UKbri
Stuff to see ?

Currently in a Hammock in Minca. Heading for Riohacha and Venezuala. Then coming back into Colombia in a couple of weeks. What's not to miss ???
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 842,164
Posted By UKbri
People have different opinions on it. Mine is -...

People have different opinions on it. Mine is - Disconnect the plug, pop out the yellow retainer. You will now need a small presicion screwdriver. Insert in each terminal and gently lift the tiny tab...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 842,164
Posted By UKbri
Yeah it did get sorted but I have heard stories...

Yeah it did get sorted but I have heard stories of it still happening on later bikes. It's a 10 min job to sort out and prevent if you know what you're doing.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 842,164
Posted By UKbri
Yeah, touching 76,000 miles now. No 'major'...

Yeah, touching 76,000 miles now. No 'major' issues. Rectifier connection died twice and rear spokes came loose on the Dalton Hwy, but it just keeps goin.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 842,164
Posted By UKbri
Off to Colombia again ...

Off to Colombia again
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/ADV/IMG_6927_zps7909245e.jpg
Forum: Latin America 06-23-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 20,830
Posted By UKbri
Myself and about 10 other bikes just arrived on...

Myself and about 10 other bikes just arrived on the 'Steel Rat' so we'll be dispersing around the country soon.
Forum: Latin America 06-12-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By UKbri
bike-nicaragua

Sturgischick and I had a fantastic time at bike-nicaragua's place just outside of Leon. I contacted b-n through ADV just to see if he wanted to meet for a cerveza as we were going to be in Leon for a...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-12-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,820
Posted By UKbri
Haven't used WOOFing but used...

Haven't used WOOFing but used http://www.helpx.net/ a lot in USA Canada and Australia. Met nothing but great people and had a fantastic time. great way to get to know the local people, area and of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 842,164
Posted By UKbri
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/XT%2...

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/XT%20Forum/IMG_6854_zps60e4c101.jpg
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/XT%20Forum/IMG_5109_zpsabf38151.jpg
Forum: Latin America 05-26-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By UKbri
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/ADV/...

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/ADV/IMG_6415_zps6252cca9.jpg
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/ADV/IMG_6465_zps7b3ef5af.jpg
Forum: Latin America 05-24-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By UKbri
Lots of choice in La Libertad. Pull off the main...

Lots of choice in La Libertad. Pull off the main road onto the beach road. Lots of surfy places to stay. We stayed in Hotel Punta Roca. Bit spendy at $50 but free brekky and its a stunning spot.
Forum: Latin America 05-20-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By UKbri
Rode SE out of Metapan on the fantastic Hwy 3....

Rode SE out of Metapan on the fantastic Hwy 3. Fresh asphalt all the way with fantastic fast sweeping bends and views over the lush green mountains. Ended up in the pretty little town of La Palma.
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 444,728
Posted By UKbri
I'm just happy I now have it writing that...

I'm just happy I now have it writing that somebody out there likes me
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 444,728
Posted By UKbri
LOL, good to know I made some sort of impression...

LOL, good to know I made some sort of impression on them
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 444,728
Posted By UKbri
[QUOTE= we'd filled up at a gas station coming...

[QUOTE=
we'd filled up at a gas station coming out of Mexican Hat and bumped into two Australian riders who had been on the road for 7 years, i knew of a good spot to camp so invited them to join...
Forum: Latin America 05-18-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By UKbri
Damn it. Would have been great. Poor or lack of...

Damn it. Would have been great. Poor or lack of internet has let me down again.
We rode the East side of the country then double backed and ended up in Santa Ana.
Today we went to see Joya de...
Forum: Latin America 05-16-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By UKbri
Rode the CA 2 down to La Libertad from the...

Rode the CA 2 down to La Libertad from the border. Fantastic road ! Got picked up to 2 BMW GS owners who took us too a cliff edge restaurant and bought us beers and lunch. El Salvador is looking...
Forum: Latin America 05-15-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By UKbri
El Salvador Section

Can't find much info on El Salvador on here so I thought I'd start a thread. We are crossing in tomorrow from Guatemala on CA2 and heading for La Libertad.
Any info on border crossings, insurance,...
Forum: Latin America 05-14-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,326
Posted By UKbri
Thanks dude. Wish I knew earlier you were around...

Thanks dude. Wish I knew earlier you were around in Antigua. Would have brought you a cervaza.
Forum: Latin America 05-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,326
Posted By UKbri
Anyone know what the Border crossing is like...

Anyone know what the Border crossing is like between Cd Pedro de Alvarado (Guat) and La Hachadura (El Sal) on CA 2 ?
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