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Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
Rio Lindo

I'll check it out in June. The little bichos bit my legs something fierce at Tortilla Flats. Not my scene at all. Needed to see it though.
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,506
Posted By bingo43
Que chevere!

Ok that's a great video. I was loving it and then turned on the audio and the Pixies were playing. Very nice. I'll be in that area in about 60 days...Taking students down to the northern...
Forum: Americas 03-31-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 28,915
Views: 2,554,183
Posted By bingo43
Que comico eres

Funniest thing I've read in years...I'm crying...really!
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 48,051
Posted By bingo43
Que Triste!

This is such a sad situation because the people of Venezuela are so amazing. The country has so much to offer. Did you ever consider riding there on this trip? I lived in Venezuela for two years...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-05-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,863
Posted By bingo43
True...

That is a true statement...it was staged...
PM sent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-05-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,863
Posted By bingo43
You've come a long way...Scott

You have really evolved...from this:

http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/Swinging%20Bridges%20Ride%20May%201st%20and%202nd%202010/DSC03132.jpg


To This...


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Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,506
Posted By bingo43
Tuanis

That trail looks great...Keep it coming... I'm on board!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,858
Posted By bingo43
Air Compressor

Sounds like someone needs an air compressor at the old property. It would be a good start to the stash of MC tools needed to get this MC waystation going. I'll look into it when I get there. We...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 28,915
Views: 2,554,183
Posted By bingo43
I'll be there in a couple of months and I'll send...

I'll be there in a couple of months and I'll send pictures. We will be in the Guanacaste area for a couple of days and then down south. Near Uvita beach there are some cool diving places I've...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,858
Posted By bingo43
Very cool portable sawmill

Me encantan estas fotos.

http://i328.photobucket.com/albums/l352/pauleck63/IMG_4472_zpsdodompug.jpg

http://i328.photobucket.com/albums/l352/pauleck63/IMG_4473_zpsfrqekxfu.jpg
Ok...these are...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,858
Posted By bingo43
si se puede

I think so...Just for exploring...You'll be fine. It's mostly dirt roads. Near the southern part it's a bit rocky. There were some cool villages in the middle of nowhere where they had gas for sale....
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,858
Posted By bingo43
Me estas haciendo pensar!

I'm going to need to talk to you about logistics. If I can get closer to this: I'm interested

http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/DSCN9392.jpg
Uvita...just down from...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,858
Posted By bingo43
My little friend

I love this picture...tengo un cuento interesante...So in Venezuela I had a similar friend. He would come and go and I saw him in the apt for weeks. He could change colors. Then one day I had to go...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,858
Posted By bingo43
No puedo esperar...

I'd love to see Perlita in action in the hills above Rivas. I'd be interested to see if she can get up those hills to see down into the valley. How limited are you to steep inclines with the 125cc...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
World Cup Fever.

I watched the first 1/2 of the game and then rode on. By the time I got to Puriscal it was evident that Costa Rica had won and the whole country lost it's f-ing mind?!!!!!
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
El final. Uvita / Domincal / Parrita / Puriscal / San Jose

The last day was Saturday the 20th of June. Costa Rica won it's second World Cup game. The country erupted. Here is the map I used to head north from Uvita. I stopped at Paul's house once more to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
Mountain Ride

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http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/DSCN9370.jpg

SO...I followed that road south of San Isidro. not the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
San Gerardo de Rivas to San Isidro and beyond

I had an appointment at the University in San Isidro, however...when I left the hotel the road was closed. This is what it looked like.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
Offroading south of San Isidro

So here is a photo of the map I used when I left San Gerardo de Rivas and headed to San Isidro and then south on dirt roads.

http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/IMG_9486-1.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
Thanks for the tips. If you take a look at my...

Thanks for the tips. If you take a look at my ride report below...you'll see the part where my friend and I went to Guatemala. I loved it there. I did see Palmar Norte on my trip last summer and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
Chirripo'

It was the most difficult hike I can remember ever being on.

http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/DSCN9233.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
Here Here!

That is some great insight. I feel the exact same way. Dominical was something I had wanted to see. You'll see some pictures soon because I stayed there at ...wait for it...Tortilla Flats one night....
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
Mapa and Wild Rider

I rented the DRZ from Wild Rider in San Jose. They were very, very good. Had it all under control. They even gave me this map. Here is an over view of the area and a close up of the San Gerardo de...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
Sunday June 15th...continued

SoMonday morinng the 16th at 5:00 am I was to start my hike. I had to make it to San Gerardo to check in and show them my passport and claim my ticket to hike Chirripo. It was difficult to get a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
@ Mirador de los Quetzales

This hotel was a little pricy. Like 80$. But it included dinner, breakfast, stay in a cabin and a one on one guided tour to see Quetzales. I had never gone on a Quetzal hunt...so I was game. You...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
Rivas to Platanillo

The map of that second day was a little wong. I went from the mountain to San Isidro and then went to my friend Paul's house. Then from his house back to San Isidro and up to rivas. Here is a map...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
Photos...From Mirador de los Quetzales to Platanillo.

So...I followed this map pretty closely. The only thing is that I had a huge backpack and needed to dump some things off at my friend Paul's house. [Inmate Pedese] His house was almost done and I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
2nd Day Mirador de los Quetzales to San Gerardo de Rivas

So on the second day...I know it's been a while...I went from the top of the mountain (close to Cerro de la Muerte) down into San Isidro del General then towards the small city of Rivas. San Gerardo...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-08-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,907
Posted By bingo43
Gracias

Thanks so much for the help. I'm on my way and very much blown away by this report. Very interesting. It would be cool to do the rally and then come back a month later when you have time to really...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
1st Map

Here is a map of the first day ride. I Left San Jose. Went through Cargago. There is a cool town at the top of the mountain called Empalme. Great kitchen where you choose what you want. Then to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
Gracias

Thanks for the heads up. This is a trip that was not affiliated with any school. Also, they sign a waiver through the tour company so that we can make a promo video with photography for the next...
Forum: Americas 06-29-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28,915
Views: 2,554,183
Posted By bingo43
Here...here

My daugher studied in Guanajuato and San Isidro (CR) in january and February this year. She loved both experiences. She would return to ...Guanajuato. She loved the people and the fact that they all...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
Trout Farm

This was one of the trout farms I found while exploring.

http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/DSCN9025.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
First day and map help.

First of all...I see many of you putting maps on your ride reports where you show a path where you went. I have tried to figure out how to do it on my own...I can't. If any of you have a link to a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
How it got started.

My friend Calla

http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/DSCN8787.jpg
So I teach at a high school and Calla and Melissa, two teachers I teach with had a trip they were working on....
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,606
Posted By bingo43
Costa Rica Lives up to the hype!

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http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz83/jeffersontina/DSCN8980.jpg...
Forum: Americas 06-11-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 28,915
Views: 2,554,183
Posted By bingo43
Costa Rica / Guatemala

I've ridden in Guatemala and there are huge areas where expats live very comfortably. Security seems to be an issue there. I'm currently in Costa Rica. Took a short ride with a guide near Jaco...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-22-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 21,992
Posted By bingo43
Bixby?

I'm interested... I'll keep it in mind when August comes around. That is a long ways off. I think I'll go on this trip just to say I rode hard and to give my body a reason to eat the dirty fries...
Forum: Americas 05-15-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28,915
Views: 2,554,183
Posted By bingo43
Check this out...

My report is ok...but this one is golden:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=494752 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=494752)

It's the one I patterned my ride...
Forum: Americas 05-15-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28,915
Views: 2,554,183
Posted By bingo43
Lazaro Cardenas...killer

Im Jealous...Hector is absolutely great...Helped my son and I out greatly. One of his guys welded my son's pannier. Used a "No Fumar" sign to strengthen it to stop it from falling off. A permanant...
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