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Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2012, 01:17 PM
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Colombia

Colombia was a fascinating place to visit. Friendly and interesting people. Scenic landscapes, good food, good looking women and challenging roads. All the elements for a perfect motorcycle trip.
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
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The Gringo Diaries - Motorcycling in Colombia

Start of road between San Agustin and Popayan
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I was up early this morning....
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 32
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Have a safe journey through Colombia Its a...

Have a safe journey through Colombia

Its a beautiful country to visit
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,327
Motorcycling in Ecuador

Really enjoyed reading your ride report on your trip down to Ecuador.

I am planning another trip down to South America this summer. Last year I spent a few weeks touring around
Colombia AdvRider...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
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The Gringo Diaries - Motorcycling around Colombia SA

The Pre-Columbian Ruins of San Agustin

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I find myself in San Agustin...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 32
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A Gringo in Colombia

I think the plant is a variety of morning glory, I do not remember what the Spanish name was for it. Apparently Pre-Columbia Indian shamans would use an extract from the seeds of the plant, blow it...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 32
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The horse ride was well worth the experience. If...

The horse ride was well worth the experience. If you have a serious off road capable bike, you would have no problems getting up to the ruins, although with a big heavy dual sport like the Aprillia,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,819
A Gringo in Colombia

San Agustin Colombia

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I was awaken early in the morning by the sound of a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
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A Gringo in Colombia

San Agustin turned out to be the highlight of my trip around Colombia
Lots of pics and videos to come soon
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 32
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The Gringo Diaries - Motorcycling in Colombia

Day 6 Neiva to San Agustin

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I am lying in my bed at the Hotel Andino,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 32
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Day 8 Guamo to Neiva Colombia Good...

Day 8 Guamo to Neiva Colombia

Good morning Colombia.
I got to bed early last night in anticipation of a long day of traveling . My sleep was interrupted several times during the night by...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
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I appreciate your offer. I am actually back in...

I appreciate your offer. I am actually back in Canada, I completed my trip around Colombia back in July. I prefer to do my ride reports at the end of my trips. I feel it allows me to give a more...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,819
The Gringo Diaries - Motorcycle Adventures in Colombia

Day 7 Libano to Guamo Colombia

I had a restful sleep during the night No drunken louts running about the hotel during the night. There was no AC in my room, but with Libano at an elevation...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 32
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The Gringo Diaries - Motorcycle Adventures in Colombia

Day 6: Ride through Los Nevados Park

I was up early next morning. I didn't get a very restful sleep last night. My hotel room did not have have air conditioning and the only window in the room was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2011, 03:18 PM
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The Gringo Diaries - Motorcycle Adventures in Colombia

Day 5: On the road to Armenia Colombia

Early morning saw Mike and I head out to the airport to pick up my lost luggage. As we are making our way down to the customs area, I am feeling...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 32
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The Gringo Diaries - Motorcycle Adventures in Colombia

Day 4: Finally in Cali Colombia

This is not my first trip down to Colombia. I lived and worked in Colombia for 7 years back in the 1980's. Back then I was working with an American oilfield...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,819
A Gringo in Colombia

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Travel Misadventures -...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
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My videos were taken with a Canon FS30. Its just...

My videos were taken with a Canon FS30. Its just a standard definition camera. Has built in electronic stabilization which is essential for any motorcycle mounted camera. If you have the money I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,758
I know that some of of the videos look like I am...

I know that some of of the videos look like I am riding in the centre of the road but that is only because the video camera was mounted on a bracket near the left mirror mount, so you are getting...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,758
Motorcycle Tour of the Alps

Here is my ride report from a motorcycle trip I did around the Alps this past summer.

I was going to post a normal ride report with the usual photos and comments but that format I thought was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,195
Journey to Iceland - Land of Ice and Fire

I have geotagged all my photos from trip to Iceland last year and linked them to a map service from
IMAPFLICKR.

http://imapflickr.com/f0811d
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
My Alpine Motorcycle Adventure

This video was taken on ride out from the french alpine village of Briancon
in the French Alps. I was riding down from the summit at Col Agnel along the border between France and Italy. In the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2010, 07:16 PM
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My Alpine Motorcycle Adventure

This next video is a ride down a mountain valley near the Swiss town of GSteig.

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Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
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My Alpine Motorcycle Adventure

A couple more YouTube videos that I have posted from my trip around the Alps

Vide below is ride through Susten Pass in Swizterland. Along Route 11 between Innertkirchen and Wassen. It was bit of a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,177
Ride around Iceland

Good ride report.

I did this same trip last year.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=485324

Some of the stream crossings in the interior can be pretty unnerving depending on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 58,311
Central Asia 2010: The Rocking Chair Tour

Tom:

I met up with you at Stefan Knopf`s place in Heidelberg Germany a few weeks.

You were coming back from your Central Asia tour and I was just getting back from my two weeks of motorcycling...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
My Alpine Motorcycle Adventure

Just returned from spending two weeks motorcycling around the Alps
< Germany-Switzerland- France-Italy-Austria> .
When I find the time, I will post a ride report of my trip. Until then here is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-31-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 684,125
What kind of POV camera equipment were you using...

What kind of POV camera equipment were you using to record your ride.

The quality came out pretty good. Is it a Hero GoPro ?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-30-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 684,125
Video of Iceland Motorcycle Trip

Here is a video of my motorcycle ride around Iceland - Summer of 2009

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Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 591,933
The yer a peein & taliban tour

This has the makings for an epic HD motorcycle adventure

I will be following this one.
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,195
Iceland - Land of ice and Fire

I am glad that I did my trip over to Iceland last year instead of this year.

Some of the apocalyptic images from the eruption of Eyjafjallajokul volcano

Photos 1...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,379
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North to Alaska

Headed down the Cassiar Hwy to Alaska

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Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 81,052
Over the Great Wall, under the Iron Curtain

Thoroughly enjoyed reading this ride report.

Great Pics.

One of the better ride reports I have found on this forum.
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,195
Motorcycle FRide Around Iceland

I have posted an abbreviated version of my ride report for Iceland on my main website at

http://www.ride4adventure.com

Navigate to "Journeys" for link to ride report on Iceland
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,195
Journey to Iceland - Land of ice and Fire

I have posted a video of my trip to Iceland on YouTube.
Montage of photos from this trip along with soundtrack.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mk0LFVEZSek

Enjoy
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-27-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 587,994
Great Plains of Canada

Farmland near Grand Prairie Alberta Canada

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Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 26,706
Southern China 2009: The How Tough is Your China Built Bike Tour

Love this ride report. Outstanding photos

I definitely have to plan a trip to China some day.
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 18,344
Good ride report. Thanks for sharing your...

Good ride report.

Thanks for sharing your ride adventure
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-07-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,780
Views: 835,423
Long lonely Highway

Along route # 3 north of Reykjavik Iceland

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Hwy #1 east of Vik Iceland
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,195
Journey to Iceland - Land of Ice and Fire Day 9

Start of day 9 of my trip to Iceland - Return to Reykjavik


I was up early this morning, I would be making the short drive from Borgarnes into Reykjavik this morning. I have to meet up with Haddi...
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