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Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,109,739
Posted By CourtRand
Thanks for the kind words! You have earned your...

Thanks for the kind words! You have earned your t-shirt!
Forum: Americas 08-07-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By CourtRand
Let me know if you need any parts or anything as...

Let me know if you need any parts or anything as soon as you can. Two weeks before is great. We look forward to seeing you in the middle of the world!

We'll be happy to point you to the best...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 105,219
Posted By CourtRand
those pics in el salvador looked awesome. ...

those pics in el salvador looked awesome. especially the oysters. what a great place.
Forum: Americas 08-05-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By CourtRand
We have the best mechanic in Ecuador working with...

We have the best mechanic in Ecuador working with us. He is very skilled in pro-active preventive maintenance.

When do you plan on arriving in Quito? We'd be happy to hook you up with him. Just...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,533
Posted By CourtRand
look us up when you get to the middle of the...

look us up when you get to the middle of the planet. We'd love to show you some great routes and things to see here!
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 1,134,810
Posted By CourtRand
GREAT PHOTOS! Excellent report! Thanks for...

GREAT PHOTOS! Excellent report! Thanks for sharing the beauty of Ecuador!
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,438
Posted By CourtRand
[QUOTE] Then, I got a flat. They gave me a...

[QUOTE]
Then, I got a flat. They gave me a snot-on-a-string to fix it, and a compressor.



http://i803.photobucket.com/albums/yy318/spaghettiturbo/IMG_6975_zps0b8475f8.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2,906
Views: 551,490
Posted By CourtRand
Good to see you all enjoying yourselves in...

Good to see you all enjoying yourselves in Bolivia. How's the food? What is your favorite dish of the three? Chicharoon con choclo, choclo, or Chicharron?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,355
Posted By CourtRand
Wicked Glad to see we got you hooked on the good stuff!

Glad to see we got you hooked on the good stuff!
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,553
Posted By CourtRand
Jim Thanks very much for taking the time to...

Jim

Thanks very much for taking the time to document this first running of our High Andes, Deep Amazon Tour....
Forum: Americas 06-18-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By CourtRand
I agree, Mindo Ecuador is an excellent stop to...

I agree, Mindo Ecuador is an excellent stop to see a small organic chocolate factory and to visit the Caskafessu coffee plantation. Other stops for coffee in Ecuador would be in Maldonado, Carchi...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By CourtRand
Buy your tires in the states - they are about...

Buy your tires in the states - they are about twice the price in Ecuador. If you don't have the right size you can easily sell them...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,063
Posted By CourtRand
I had a similar experience with him when I rode...

I had a similar experience with him when I rode my Buell to Ecuador back in 2008 from NYC - he has to be the worst Harley Dealer in the world - a complete douchebag.
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,063
Posted By CourtRand
Now you see why we don't own Harley's in...

Now you see why we don't own Harley's in Ecuador...

I wish I could have helped you with getting a tire...the Quito Harley Dealer is not exactly a friendly place...
Forum: Latin America 05-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By CourtRand
thanks for the heads-up. Honestly the best way...

thanks for the heads-up. Honestly the best way to ship a small box to Ecuador is by USPS - Fedex, UPS, DHL all suck when it comes to delivering to Ecuador. USPS has always been the fastest and most...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,717
Posted By CourtRand
Awesome ride! You were a great person to have...

Awesome ride! You were a great person to have along! We hope to have the pleasure of riding with you in the future. Good luck with Africa and don't forget to look for a job here in Ecuador!
Forum: Latin America 05-16-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By CourtRand
SOAT is not required for visitors but I highly...

SOAT is not required for visitors but I highly suggest you purchase it for a month - it will keep you out of trouble should something happen, like you hit someone running across the road without...
Forum: Latin America 04-27-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By CourtRand
Ecuador is very good - much faster than Peru but...

Ecuador is very good - much faster than Peru but only if you do things correctly.
1. your shipment must weigh less than 4 kilograms and have a value of less than $400. Shipments that meet these...
Forum: Latin America 04-27-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By CourtRand
You may receive stuff at our office in Quito. ...

You may receive stuff at our office in Quito. Just let me know the tracking number and when to look out for it...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,133
Posted By CourtRand
Great pics - glad you found Greg and the Canoa...

Great pics - glad you found Greg and the Canoa Beach Hotel - Canoa is the perfect mix of having enough going on but still being able to have a nice tranquil time at the beach. That workaway...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 125,544
Posted By CourtRand
Good to see you guys getting off the main roads. ...

Good to see you guys getting off the main roads. That's definitely the way to see Ecuador - the country is best seen on back roads... I hope Raphael gave you some ideas - sorry I missed you while...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 105,219
Posted By CourtRand
excellent river crossing. Do you have a...

excellent river crossing. Do you have a video?:clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,133
Posted By CourtRand
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/t1.0-9/1601238_10152398613997526_7022568718740629889_n.jpg

David, it was nice to meet you today. Hope you enjoy the ride to the coast and...
Forum: Latin America 04-09-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,485
Posted By CourtRand
we look foreward to seeing you in Ecuador!

we look foreward to seeing you in Ecuador!
Forum: Americas 04-09-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,339
Posted By CourtRand
:y0! Thanks for the recommendations - we'd love...

:y0! Thanks for the recommendations - we'd love to see you in Ecuador and I would like to suggest you consider joining the first ever running of our new High Andes, Deep Amazon tour...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 125,544
Posted By CourtRand
very nice writing, photos and documenting of your...

very nice writing, photos and documenting of your voyage. There is a difference between a traveller and a tourist and you are definitely a traveller. A traveller actively seeks out experiences...
Forum: Latin America 03-30-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,485
Posted By CourtRand
Generally you can keep your bike here in Ecuador...

Generally you can keep your bike here in Ecuador for up to 90 days legally. If you are not planning to come back, you can usually leave the country without checking out and enter Peru. If you don't...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 380,145
Posted By CourtRand
Great pics! Great ride report! Welcome to...

Great pics! Great ride report! Welcome to Ecuador!

Have a stop at our shop in Quito and we can show you some great routes, great places to stay and help you with any parts / mechanical issues you...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,133
Posted By CourtRand
Any recos on places to stay in Quito close to...

Any recos on places to stay in Quito close to you?[/QUOTE]

- a good biker - hostel just 3 blocks from us is the Casa Helbling - http://www.casahelbling.de/en/

We look forward to seeing you...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,133
Posted By CourtRand
Glad to see you are having a great time. We will...

Glad to see you are having a great time. We will be happy as well to show you some of the best roads to take in Ecuador and help you with any thing you need when you get to Quito. Just stop in our...
Forum: Latin America 03-12-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By CourtRand
and if you need parts we can help you also source...

and if you need parts we can help you also source from our partner, MAX BMW in North Hampton NH. We order parts from them for our BMW bikes and can get them a lot faster than BMW Quito...

But let...
Forum: Latin America 03-12-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By CourtRand
If you still need the contact info for Alvarez...

If you still need the contact info for Alvarez Barba try calling Ivan Ricaurte on his cell +593 (0)999-046-641 or send an email to him irmotos@alvarezbarba.com.ec

But you might want to stop in...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 24,519
Posted By CourtRand
fantastic photography! beautiful. You guys are...

fantastic photography! beautiful. You guys are doing things right!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10,633
Views: 369,218
Posted By CourtRand
Hey guys - glad to see you are contemplating a...

Hey guys - glad to see you are contemplating a ride here. I just wanted to correct you - October and November are very dry months here and the "rainy season" is not like the rainy season in Costa...
Forum: Latin America 02-24-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By CourtRand
I agree with all of the recommendations above,...

I agree with all of the recommendations above, Canoa is a great place, further north is Mompiche - ride on to the beach at low tide and head north and you'll find some inexpensive cabins on the beach...
Forum: Americas 02-12-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,577
Posted By CourtRand
just read the post entirely. Sorry for catching...

just read the post entirely. Sorry for catching this late!

I am very glad to see you are going with Charapa- looks to me like he has also a top notch operation there in Peru. Let us know if you...
Forum: Americas 02-12-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,577
Posted By CourtRand
Mopulga - thanks for the reccomendation. We...

Mopulga - thanks for the reccomendation.

We have had a couple of father/daughter riders on our self-guided and guided tours here. They both had a great time (and left us very good reviews on...
Forum: Latin America 02-12-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,025
Posted By CourtRand
standing by if any assistance is needed in...

standing by if any assistance is needed in Ecuador we have a good network of contacts around the country that can help you...let us know (email or phone) if there is anything we can do to make sure...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,109,739
Posted By CourtRand
I am on the coast of Ecuador - in Canoa - its...

I am on the coast of Ecuador - in Canoa - its been beautiful here - lots of clear skies and stars at night - its one of the best times to be on the coast of Ecuador, this time of year...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 105,219
Posted By CourtRand
Just caught up a little with your...

Just caught up a little with your RR....:clapLoving the pictures and the big steaks! What a great time! Wish I was there! Glad to see your trip is going so well!
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