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Forum: Ride reports Today, 07:26 PM
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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: 602
Views: 118,447
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: 602
Views: 118,447
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: 602
Views: 118,447
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: 602
Views: 118,447
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: 602
Views: 118,447
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: 602
Views: 118,447
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: 602
Views: 118,447
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: 602
Views: 118,447
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...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
Gracias, yo tombien.

Gracias, yo tombien.
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 04:20 PM
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Posted By SeanPNW
111. Welkom In Bolivia

In the morning I awoke early and loaded up the bike to jump on over the border into Bolivia. First stop, gas line at the gas station.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
110. Typa, typa, typa....click, click.....typa, typa.

As I mentioned I'm behind on posts due to the lack of internet in Bolivia. I'm now in Peru and cooking north. Went down yesterday in a sandy corner, the bike and I are fine, but the left 1/4 of my...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
Bad luck A? Hmmm, hope people are doing fine....

Bad luck A? Hmmm, hope people are doing fine. Good mooju-juju to all those in Bolivia :1drink Fucking great country for riding:ricky.



More updates coming, but probably slowly :huh, I'll...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
109. Saying Goodbye To Argentina

I had shot out a request for couchsurfs near Salta up in the North of Argentina. A girl had gotten back to me, but in her reply she sent me to a check-in page for a hostel. I soon realized this was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
108. Cata-What? Catamarca

I made it into Catamarca a bit after sundown but just in time for some grub. Empanadas and pizza ordered up, I chatted with my host Mel and her friend for a bit, then I hit the hay after a fair...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
Definitely been cranking on the ol' scoot, she's...

Definitely been cranking on the ol' scoot, she's running like a top though and taking the extra pace in stride (except for my rear suspension which I believe is in need of some servicing :nod,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
I crossed into Peru yesterday. Man, Bolivia, what...

I crossed into Peru yesterday. Man, Bolivia, what a country. I had far too much fun here, and far too little time. There's something quite special about Bolivia. Throughout the years many countries...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
Welp, I'm in Bolivia, and I must say if you enjoy...

Welp, I'm in Bolivia, and I must say if you enjoy riding motorcycles in the dirt, this is a fabulous place to be. You're off to a good start Bolivia. I have two posts from Argentina to put up before...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
I'm a couple posts behind right now, as I haven't...

I'm a couple posts behind right now, as I haven't been able to find any good internet for several days. I'm about 5 clicks from the border with Bolivia, and tomorrow I'll be jumping on over. Bolivia...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
Forgot to answer your whole question clank21, I'm...

Forgot to answer your whole question clank21, I'm not fluent in Spanish, nor did I really know any before I left. Well I knew taco, cerveza, and bano, but not much more. Learning the language has...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
107. Fractals, Everything Is Fractals

With the sun up I got on the road. Iím headed up north now towards Ischigualasto Park to see a place called Valle de la Luna.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5556/14714094293_e4325d35fc_c.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
Hey Clank21, that's rad you are planning a trip....

Hey Clank21, that's rad you are planning a trip. If your idea is to point it and go, you are already off to a good start.

Pants are the BMW Rallye 3's. They have been good pants, but for the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
106. On The Dusty Trail

Thanks for such a great time while in Mina Clavero Lucas. Iím glad I ran into this place, and Iím glad I got to kick it with you while here. Catch you later.
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Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
I've been trying that morsillo stuff wherever I...

I've been trying that morsillo stuff wherever I find it. Been camping the last couple days, let me tell you, it sure is good I'm not sharing a tent with anyone. Have internet again now, update coming.
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
105. Quick Stop-in At Mina Clavero

I left Rio Cuarto and headed back to Mina Clavero. I wonít be staying long, as I should probably keep moving less I find more reasons to never leave Argentina. The roads were nice as I continued to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
104. Welcome To Club Sampacho

I got into Rio Cuarto and met my host, Silvana, and her cat, Mishi (sp?). I had no reason to come to Rio Cuarto, I just wanted to drag my heels and Silvana seemed like a cool person to kick it with....
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
Yep went through boobville the other day. Nice...

Yep went through boobville the other day. Nice little town.

I'm quite impressed by the asado here. Everyone talks about it so I naturally assumed it was likely hyped up to be more than it is...but...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
I'm in Rio Cuarto right now, but I'll be heading...

I'm in Rio Cuarto right now, but I'll be heading back to Mina Clavero in a couple days. Thanks for the tip, I'll swing by and check it out.
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
103. Learning Asado and Dragging My Heals

Lucasí pops (Roberto) said he was down to teach me how to cook up a mean asado. He said show up tomorrow at 11am sharp and weíll throw some meat down. I wanted to get the meat, but heís real...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
Shit, I'd take almost any work down here to stay,...

Shit, I'd take almost any work down here to stay, it may be a bold statement, but Argentina just may be my favorite country so far. There is a way of life here that I'm very attracted to.
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
102. Adults In The Sandbox

Lucas and I went out riding again yesterday to spin the wheels. I like having no idea what we are going to do or where we are going to go, no plan just head out and play. Itís like when you were a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
101. Trotting about in Mina Clavero

Lucas and I headed out to enjoy the sun and spin the wheels a bit.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2930/14579899286_f3619dca3a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/odnN6U)

First we headed towards his friend...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
Ooooh you lucky dog, Gerd. I envy that you can...

Ooooh you lucky dog, Gerd. I envy that you can call this beautiful country your home. I won't be making it out that way on this trip, but I will most certainly be back, I could quite easily see...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
100. Mina Clavero

In the morning I turned on my phone and saw that I had a text from a couch surf host in a place called Mina Clavero. Before I left Mendoza I had quickly shot out a request after reading that the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
Felt the same to me :nod, stoked to be riding...

Felt the same to me :nod, stoked to be riding here finally.



Drinking wine for lunch is a custom I think I could get used to around here.



There's something about being out in nature on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
99. Ditching Cities for the Bush

I rolled into Mendoza after dark and met up with my couch surf host Ricky.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2899/14375692327_68aa42eb81_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nUkbug)

He cooked up some dinner,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
That would be cool to run into eachother. If you...

That would be cool to run into eachother. If you are shipping mid August then we'll probably be in the same area somewhere in Ecuador or Colombia.



This sure is true Sophijo, sometimes I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
98. Helloooo Argentina!

First off, let me just say, I fucking LOVE riding my motorcycle. Itís interesting how you can not do any real riding for a few weeks, and then when you get back in the saddle, it feels like itís...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
97. See ya later Chile, Until next time...

Iíve been in Valparaiso for a month now. I donít have a whole bunch to update you on in terms of my time here, as Iíve been doing different elaborations of basically the same stuff. I guess we did...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 118,447
Posted By SeanPNW
Hey AndyT, that museum looks like quite the...

Hey AndyT, that museum looks like quite the treat. Update coming but unfortunately I won't be making it to Balcarce, or anything south of this latitude for that matter. Nothing catastrophic happened...
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