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Forum: Latin America 01-14-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,268
Posted By Catours
You can smile

:D:deal

This is a moderate off road, not much chance of rain, you will be fine. Be prepared for the punture repair kit, hopefully this will get as bad as it gets:evil

Best
Forum: Latin America 05-11-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 48,983
Posted By Catours
Hi norschweger This time last year I rode...

Hi norschweger

This time last year I rode from Antigua to Portavela Panama.
I returned to Antigua.
I wanted to go to Colombia. ''still do, just no ferry, for me it would of been a fantastic way...
Forum: Latin America 02-02-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By Catours
Cool2 Get well.

:clap

Sorry about the accident, hope the Ankle fixes well..
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By Catours
Day 6: Nebaj to Quiche (the round about way)

First priority this morning was finding duct tape to "chapus" my riding boots. You would think any old hardware store would do, but apparently its a specialty item around here, finally got a roll...
Forum: Latin America 01-22-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,669
Posted By Catours
Between Rich, Julio, and the CATours gang you...

Between Rich, Julio, and the CATours gang you should have plenty of company in the Guatemala City/Antigua area. Let us know when you arrive or if you have any questions in the meantime on routes.
...
Forum: Latin America 01-21-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,959
Posted By Catours
Glad you got it sorted, I saw it in pieces...

Glad you got it sorted, I saw it in pieces earlier today. Taz is usually a good man for this stuff. Stop by Moto Cafe if you get a chance before you leave town.
Forum: Latin America 01-20-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,959
Posted By Catours
Sent you an email.

Sent you an email.
Forum: Latin America 01-19-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,959
Posted By Catours
I know a good guy here in Antigua, Guatemala. ...

I know a good guy here in Antigua, Guatemala. That's still a big haul from where you are though.
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By Catours
Day 5: Soloma to Nebaj via Cuchumatanes and Laguna Magdalena

We got up this morning excited for the days ride. We were out of the door for an 8am start and started heading South towards the infamous Cuchumatane mountains. Here was the approximate route for...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By Catours
you have a nice collection of bikes forming...

you have a nice collection of bikes forming there, your kids are lucky!
Forum: Latin America 01-10-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By Catours
Are you still in town (Antigua)? If so, I can...

Are you still in town (Antigua)? If so, I can definitely recommend a few private teachers. I also have Rosetta if you want to get a copy.
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By Catours
Day 4: Barillas to Soloma

I doubt our starting point and destination mean much to most readers, but if you look on a map they are only about 25 kms away from each other. Of course we didn't take the direct route! Here is...
Forum: Latin America 01-08-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,669
Posted By Catours
Great shots Richard! I can first-hand second...

Great shots Richard! I can first-hand second this advice. Just went for a great ride around the HueHue/Quiche/Alta Verapaz regions and fell in love with Guatemala all over again!

Check out the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By Catours
Day 3: Laguna Lachua to Barillas

The sunset was priceless last night in Laguna Lachua, the sunrise wasn't bad either. We were told there were fish up to 2-3 meters in the lake. We hung out on the dock and watched in disbelief as...
Forum: Latin America 01-06-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,669
Posted By Catours
Antigua is a great town, you will definitely...

Antigua is a great town, you will definitely enjoy it. As far as safety, Antigua is probably one of the safest towns here in Guatemala. It is a big tourist destination.

As for hotels, there are...
Forum: Latin America 01-05-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By Catours
hey Mark. Hopefully you'll see this soon. ...

hey Mark.

Hopefully you'll see this soon. There's going to be a fun group of random riders, travelers, hooligans, etc.. in Moto Cafe this afternoon. 3:30ish and onwards. You should drop by if...
Forum: Latin America 01-05-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,669
Posted By Catours
We're at 6a Calle Oriente #14, right in front of...

We're at 6a Calle Oriente #14, right in front of the Tanque de la Union pila. Do you live here in Antigua?

We're usually open half-days on Sunday (9am - 1pm) but you should come this afternoon...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By Catours
Day 2: Lanquin to Laguna Lachua

No rest for the weary, even on Christmas morning. We were up early in Lanquin and hit the road by 8am to head towards Laguna Lachua. From here on we were heading to new territory for both of us. ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By Catours
Sounds good Eddie, small world. I have some...

Sounds good Eddie, small world. I have some motorcycle friends up in San Lucas, the Rivas family that has the German Shepherd school.
Forum: Latin America 01-05-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,669
Posted By Catours
So you're here in Guatemala already and waiting...

So you're here in Guatemala already and waiting on your bike? You should come over to Antigua if you get a chance, nice place to relax while you're waiting. What will you be riding?
Forum: Latin America 01-04-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,669
Posted By Catours
Even though we're in the middle of remodeling,...

Even though we're in the middle of remodeling, everyone is welcome at Moto Cafe/CATours here in Antigua.

Moto Cafe
6a Calle Oriente #14
Antigua, Guatemala
1433'19.50"N
9043'52.43"W
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By Catours
Lanquin - Semuc Champey

For those of you that aren't familiar with Guatemala, or Lanquin more specifically - this should be near the top of your places to see if you come to Guatemala. It is a natural wonder that combines...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By Catours
Day 1: Antigua to Lanquin

Day 1, Christmas Eve. We got an early start and hit the road at 6am from Antigua with Lanquin (Semuc Champey) as our destination. Here was the general plan:
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By Catours
Where do you want to buy it? There are a lot...

Where do you want to buy it? There are a lot down here and I think Frenchy will be selling in the next few months.
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By Catours
How long ago were you renting bikes? I've been...

How long ago were you renting bikes? I've been here 3 years but CATours has been around since about '99... hadn't heard anything about rentals up there. How'd the Yumbos hold up? Had a friend buy...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By Catours
Grew up in Savannah and then lived in Atlanta for...

Grew up in Savannah and then lived in Atlanta for about 12 years between school and work.
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,322
Posted By Catours
What 2 Moto Guides Do With A Week Off: Guatemala

As the titles says, we are two motorcycle tour guides at CATours in Antigua, Guatemala. We had the week off between Christmas and New Year's, of course we took off to explore the lesser known spots...
Forum: Latin America 12-05-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,669
Posted By Catours
Don't forget us: Catours Always happy to...

Don't forget us: Catours

Always happy to help from Antigua.
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 217,786
Posted By Catours
hey Dwight. Glad to hear you're making your way...

hey Dwight. Glad to hear you're making your way along the coast... sounds like Tunco was just what you needed. Keep truckin and I'm looking forward to more updates.

Cheers,
Chris
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 34,995
Posted By Catours
We had fun with James here in Moto Cafe, Antigua....

We had fun with James here in Moto Cafe, Antigua.

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Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 1,052,737
Posted By Catours
Looking forward to an update on El Mirador. It's...

Looking forward to an update on El Mirador. It's been on my list to do for a while now, need to make it happen soon.
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 76,780
Posted By Catours
No worries, we understand. If you're still in...

No worries, we understand. If you're still in Copan, you should find Gererdo at ViaVia Hotel/Restaurant. He's big into motorcycles and knows a lot about the area and routes. Tell him Chris from...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 342,120
Posted By Catours
Eh, must have been out riding! Can't blame us,...

Eh, must have been out riding! Can't blame us, either that or it was Sunday afternoon relax time.

Enjoy it up there in Semuc, awesome area! If you're up for more dirt and heading towards Rio...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 76,780
Posted By Catours
RexBuck, If you're still here in Antigua,...

RexBuck,

If you're still here in Antigua, come by Moto Cafe and share some stories with fellow motorcyclists, join us for a ride, or just have a beer! We can help with routes or whatever if you're...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 342,120
Posted By Catours
If you're still here in Antigua, come by Moto...

If you're still here in Antigua, come by Moto Cafe and share some stories with fellow motorcyclists, join us for a ride, or just have a beer! I can give you a nice route up to Semuc too, if you're...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 217,786
Posted By Catours
Safe travels Kedgi, let us know if you need any...

Safe travels Kedgi, let us know if you need any route info once you're here in Guatemala.

See you soon
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 1,052,737
Posted By Catours
We're enjoying the report from Guatemala! ...

We're enjoying the report from Guatemala! Thanks, John.

If you make it to Antigua, be sure to come by Moto Cafe and share some stories with fellow motorcyclists, join us for a ride, or just have...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 330,895
Posted By Catours
hey Gerardo - definitely missing that good beer! ...

hey Gerardo - definitely missing that good beer! I keep telling people to come your way and then to head to DandD Brewery after that... not a bad route.

Hope you're well.
Forum: Latin America 11-14-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By Catours
Local Rally Ride - Guatemala

If anyone is around Guatemala this weekend, you should join us for this ride. We're taking a small group from Antigua on Saturday morning, more the merrier.
...
Forum: Latin America 11-13-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Catours
Have fun with it and take your time coming down. ...

Have fun with it and take your time coming down. Let us know if you have any questions about the area and hopefully we'll meet you here in Antigua, Guatemala. We're here in Moto Cafe and always...
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