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Forum: Latin America 08-10-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,333
Posted By luciosiq
I'm the one who doesn't know how to cook meat...

I'm the one who doesn't know how to cook meat correctly.
But I have been attending lessons down here.
I might even try something at LARR - cooked this time.
Forum: Latin America 08-10-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,333
Posted By luciosiq
Geeee. Another good reason for a trip to the...

Geeee.
Another good reason for a trip to the US.

Since it's father's day today here in Brazil, I will ask her for my present to be delivered in September - Return Ticket to the US.

I have a...
Forum: Latin America 08-10-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,333
Posted By luciosiq
When and Where, please ? First week September ?...

When and Where, please ?
First week September ?

Trying to convince Mrs luciosiq to catch a plane both of us and meet you FFs at LARR
Forum: Latin America 05-24-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By luciosiq
No problems at all. Have done it myself a few...

No problems at all.
Have done it myself a few times.
Forum: Latin America 06-08-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
Eduardo, Let me know if you need any...

Eduardo,

Let me know if you need any info.
Check our blog:
www.DaQuintaPraNove.blogspot.com
Take care
Forum: Latin America 02-05-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By luciosiq
Hi mate. I have done a lot of research on the...

Hi mate.
I have done a lot of research on the subject.
I would ship the bike to Chile (Valparaiso) e ride to and from Brazil.
It is better to avoid the ports in Brazil - unfortunately too much...
Forum: Latin America 01-17-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By luciosiq
I hate to use the word "impossible". But, in my...

I hate to use the word "impossible". But, in my opinion, three weeks are just not enough even if you push hard.
I know a couple of riders who have done it (Miami to Sao Paulo) in 40 days - but, as...
Forum: Latin America 12-09-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By luciosiq
March is still very wet. It should be dry again...

March is still very wet.
It should be dry again around May/June.

I'd say, if you want to see the salar still dry, it's better to hurry.
We are going to be there next week.

Have fun.
Forum: Latin America 12-08-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,962
Posted By luciosiq
No big deal. Not a big issue. Common Sense as...

No big deal.
Not a big issue.
Common Sense as usual.
I wouldn't take several thousand dollars in cash with me to another country - not safe at all walking around carrying big money with you.
As...
Forum: Latin America 09-28-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
Martín, Border crossing in Assis-Brasil...

Martín,

Border crossing in Assis-Brasil / Iñapari is no worries at all.
If you are coming from Brazil to Peru, after the border, you have a paved road to Puerto Maldonado and Cuzco...
Forum: Latin America 08-15-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By luciosiq
SP to Bogotá, I believe would take at least 10...

SP to Bogotá, I believe would take at least 10 days, leaving Brazil through Acre.
I don't think you will be able to ride 500 miles in Ecuador and Colombia.
In the desert part of Peru, you should do...
Forum: Latin America 07-28-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By luciosiq
The situation is no good in the stretch between...

The situation is no good in the stretch between Santa Cruz and Puerto Suarez (Brazilian Border - Corumba).
Unfortunately, at the moment it is considered a dangerous area to ride.
I haven't heard of...
Forum: Latin America 07-28-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
Rodrigo, I've heard of people crossing...

Rodrigo,

I've heard of people crossing BR-319 using all sorts of bikes.
Obviously, it would be easier using a lighter bike. But, it should be fun anyway.
Take care.
Forum: Latin America 07-26-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
Kito, That's right. BR230 is easier than...

Kito,

That's right. BR230 is easier than BR319.
BR-319 is best known as the Ghost Road - it is simply not considered an oficial Brazilian Road anymore.
BR-230, although not paved,...
Forum: Latin America 07-26-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
Kito, I got some recent reports on BR-230...

Kito,

I got some recent reports on BR-230 (Transamazonica).
It is ok. A bit of rain (some mud spots) but nothing to worry about.
You should be able to cross it in 2-3 days.
From...
Forum: Latin America 07-16-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
Great !!! :clap:clap:clap Congratulations. So...

Great !!! :clap:clap:clap
Congratulations.
So you both now belong to the BR-319 Club (The Ghost Road Club).
And I didn't have to call the Army.
Well done, mate.
Have a cold Skoll to celebrate.
Forum: Latin America 07-13-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,338
Posted By luciosiq
Congratulation !!! Well done.:clap:clap:clap ...

Congratulation !!! Well done.:clap:clap:clap

Just one question.
Did you find a place to sleep at the Embratel Tower Sites ?
Forum: Latin America 07-11-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,338
Posted By luciosiq
"Up river to Peru" ??? Never heard of it. How...

"Up river to Peru" ???
Never heard of it.
How is it, John ?
Forum: Latin America 07-09-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,338
Posted By luciosiq
:clap:clap:clap :deal:deal:deal Good Luck...

:clap:clap:clap
:deal:deal:deal

Good Luck !!!
Forum: Latin America 07-08-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
Werner, I was told there are about 6...

Werner,

I was told there are about 6 Embratel Towers in the 400KM Section.
Not sure the distance between them, but I would guess around 70KMs.
The small villages where you can...
Forum: Latin America 07-08-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
BR-319 - Updade Report

Werner and Claudia,

Just heard from a Rider who has crossed BR-319 in June.
The Rainy Season is over. Everything is dry and passable.
You should be able to cross it in 2-3 days...
Forum: Latin America 07-08-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
Br-319

Werner,

That is right !
You can refuel in Humaita and then, again, 400KMs later (as you get close to Careiro-Castanho).

I don't believe your lack of portuguese will be a serious...
Forum: Latin America 07-08-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
Br-319

These guys have crossed it a couple of years ago (check from "Day 4"):
https://sites.google.com/site/cartapecuaria2/viagem-ao-norte?offset=10

There is this video:
http://youtu.be/krSfR9aULF8
...
Forum: Latin America 07-08-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
Hummmm........that's a challenge. Please...

Hummmm........that's a challenge.

Please note that the Brazilian National Roads Departament (DNIT) does not consider the BR-319 an official road in Brazil.
BR-319 was built in the 70s by the...
Forum: Latin America 07-08-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
Three Riders are right now crossing the...

Three Riders are right now crossing the Transamazonica and then BR-319 (Porto Velho to Manaus).
Here is the email address of one of them (Fleury): oscar_fleury@yahoo.com

His Spot Link is :...
Forum: Latin America 05-31-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,663
Posted By luciosiq
Hi Fabian, Yes.......100% paved roads. ...

Hi Fabian,

Yes.......100% paved roads.
No worries about being off road.
Have fun.
Forum: Latin America 05-30-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,663
Posted By luciosiq
Hi Fabian, Yes. It is a very easy route...

Hi Fabian,
Yes. It is a very easy route from Montevideo to Rio.....lots of cities, gas stations and motels in between.
My suggestion would be:

Montevideo to Chuy.
Chuy to Rio...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-28-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,487
Posted By luciosiq
We won't be able to make it. We will be riding...

We won't be able to make it.
We will be riding in Spain and France in July.

Bman, what about the parrilla ? Are you going to try it again ?
This time don't follow my instructions and leave the...
Forum: Latin America 05-11-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 51,784
Posted By luciosiq
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl :clap:clap:clap

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Latin America 05-04-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
As far as I know, you are allowed to stay for 3...

As far as I know, you are allowed to stay for 3 months, renewable for an additional 3 months, during any 2 year period.
Which means that you can stay in Brazil with your foreign vehicle for 6...
Forum: Latin America 04-27-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,276
Posted By luciosiq
You should be ok with your tires, John....

You should be ok with your tires, John. Especially if they look used.
I don't think you are going to have any problems crossing the border into Brazil.

Leave those Colombians Ladies...
Forum: Latin America 04-16-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 51,784
Posted By luciosiq
Yeap. I've read the El Llano - Carti road is now...

Yeap. I've read the El Llano - Carti road is now all paved.
As you said, it is progress reach the Kuna People.
I don't know if they are happy with such a "progress". They probably are, as there...
Forum: Latin America 04-16-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,276
Posted By luciosiq
Especially imported goods are very expensive...

Especially imported goods are very expensive here.
You should be ok with food, drink and accomodation (all sorts of hotels, pousadas, resorts(if you want)).
Gas is also going to hurt your pocket - ...
Forum: Latin America 04-16-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 51,784
Posted By luciosiq
What a shame !!! Such a nice way to cross the...

What a shame !!!
Such a nice way to cross the Darien, visiting the San Blas Islands while crossing the Darien and taking your moto with you.
I guess if you analize the issue without emotions, this...
Forum: Latin America 04-13-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,276
Posted By luciosiq
Is that it ? ...

Is that it ?
http://www.motoban.com.br/loja/index.php?cPath=36&osCsid=7fff8da0d2ebb00b242ad2bf37446f2b
(http://www.motoban.com.br/loja/index.php?cPath=36&osCsid=7fff8da0d2ebb00b242ad2bf37446f2b)
Forum: Latin America 04-11-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,276
Posted By luciosiq
John, What are your plans ? Are you...

John,

What are your plans ? Are you going to try BR-319 ?
Let us know if you are coming down to State of Sao Paulo, so we can meet and have a few.
Hope you enjoy Brazil.
Forum: Latin America 04-11-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
Posted my opinion on the other thread. Take...

Posted my opinion on the other thread.
Take care.
Forum: Latin America 04-11-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,276
Posted By luciosiq
Postal Service in Brazil is reliable - no issues....

Postal Service in Brazil is reliable - no issues.
You will find all sorts of tires in Brazil, but the price............no good at all (sort of double US Prices).
Another option is to cross into...
Forum: Latin America 03-15-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
Well......great that you are now able to move on....

Well......great that you are now able to move on.
No good about the bribe issue.
Hope you don't have any problems getting your bike stamped out of the country at the border.
Take care.
Forum: Latin America 03-14-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 51,451
Posted By luciosiq
As far as I know, you are going to pay a multa...

As far as I know, you are going to pay a multa (fee) when you reach the border, at Receita Federal, for keeping the bike in Brazilian Territory past the permit date.

However, keep in mind that if...
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