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Forum: Trip Planning 03-25-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By Throttlemeister
This doesn't help much for NA to SA but the only...

This doesn't help much for NA to SA but the only company that I've even heard of where you can go along with your vehicle is Italian roro shipping company Grimaldi lines from Europe-Africa-South...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,987
Posted By Throttlemeister
"Necessity is the mother of invention" right:lol3...

"Necessity is the mother of invention" right:lol3 hope you brought plenty of jb weld, looks it's McGruber time!

:lurk

I've had my solo fun down in the canyons:rofl ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,179
Posted By Throttlemeister
One of the biggest inspirations for me building a...

One of the biggest inspirations for me building a bike to ride South America was this one road, BR 319, I wanted to ride it more than any other on my own and rigged my bike for what I thought it...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-24-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 15,939
Posted By Throttlemeister
^:huh Is this a tried trued and tested tubeless...

^:huh Is this a tried trued and tested tubeless taped tire trick? I mean I've never heard of that before, that must be some damn good stick:eek1

If that really works it will be a nice and easy...
Forum: Latin America 03-20-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,251
Posted By Throttlemeister
Yep, Donnie has been here long enough to know...

Yep, Donnie has been here long enough to know better:huh
Forum: Latin America 03-20-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,251
Posted By Throttlemeister
I would guess that if the Ferry remains in...

I would guess that if the Ferry remains in service then the ole Ratt will probably finally make the passage through the canal to the Pacific after losing all the bread and butter after so many...
Forum: Latin America 03-18-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,251
Posted By Throttlemeister
I've bought as short as one week at head office...

I've bought as short as one week at head office in Bogota. The stuff is as good as gold, will fix all your broken bones:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-18-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5,228
Views: 270,890
Posted By Throttlemeister
Looks like a cluster fuck, wishing I was in on it...

Looks like a cluster fuck, wishing I was in on it lol. Must have not be a StPaddy's to remember, no crazy photos??
Forum: Latin America 03-17-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By Throttlemeister
But Mark when you have the greatest travel...

But Mark when you have the greatest travel motorbike in the world in there it is priceless:deal :ricky





I will see what I can do getting me a visa in Houston as I've got business coming up...
Forum: Latin America 03-17-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By Throttlemeister
Venezuela to require Americans to apply for tourist visas

I can vouch for this!
48hrs too late:puke1



I did make it into VZ just not near far enough, here's the jacked up border town heading back after defeat:
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Haha jajaja
Looks like a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,497
Posted By Throttlemeister
Good to see you back in the saddle again...

Good to see you back in the saddle again Doug:clap:clap:clap Wished you could have made the Latin Rally, maybe this year, somewhere down in Ole Mexico...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 373,672
Posted By Throttlemeister
Thanks Rob:freaky :lol3 I swear...

Thanks Rob:freaky





:lol3 I swear it's going to take off one of these days, works damn good:deal I was going to stop in a visit you this past November when the wife and I came out to the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 373,672
Posted By Throttlemeister
It was a real bummer had I not left just a few...

It was a real bummer had I not left just a few days earlier I would have been in like Flynn:cry I was planning on staying until Sunday night in Colombia if I could have changed my ticket without...
Forum: Latin America 03-12-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 28,139
Posted By Throttlemeister
Safe to say you have never been or is there gold...

Safe to say you have never been or is there gold in them there hills. I ended up there do to the nice riding, hellulva fun road coming out of Sevilla was one I was happy to be on a 250 for about the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-11-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,228
Views: 270,890
Posted By Throttlemeister
Mistakes are/should be easier to forgive/forget...

Mistakes are/should be easier to forgive/forget than lies. Don't read into too much DD
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 373,672
Posted By Throttlemeister
33 1/3 N C S + Cuba

Way off the beaten track in the lovely Colombian mountains, spent the last night in Genova down South from Armenia. Hellulva good time, got to get to Bogota for an embassy visit soon.
Forum: Latin America 03-10-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 28,139
Posted By Throttlemeister
I'm down in Genova Colombia now having a hell of...

I'm down in Genova Colombia now having a hell of a fun time. Anybody in Bogota want to go out and have some fun?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-10-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5,228
Views: 270,890
Posted By Throttlemeister
Tulsa Tuesday Pub Crawl

Damn Charles! One of the great secrets of life is to forgive. Remind me to never cross you.

Empanadas and Poker and some excellent tinto for my crawl. Riding my little baby Tenere having a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-10-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5,228
Views: 270,890
Posted By Throttlemeister
Tulsa Tuesday Pub Crawl

I finally get a Tuesday night off and can't even make it. I'll be on a remote crawl somewhere deep in the mountains of Colombia between Cali and Bogota somewhere drinking in spirit:cheers

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Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 373,672
Posted By Throttlemeister
No VISA for you Damn Yankee!!!

A lot out of order but so it is; So a lot has happened since my breaking the leg down in Venezeula back in July 2012:deal

+ I finally moved out of my old man's house after 36 years, the key to...
Forum: Latin America 03-06-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By Throttlemeister
Well in the last 24 hours most of it seems spent...

Well in the last 24 hours most of it seems spent up in the air it seems; at 11:59pm flew out of Houston and got to Bogota about 6am and sure enough got pulled in the back room with little black...
Forum: Latin America 03-05-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,571
Posted By Throttlemeister
It's looking more like a fly and rent a bike trip...

It's looking more like a fly and rent a bike trip now, from everything I'm seeing and hearing the border sounds to be locked down but you don't know unless you try and besides my delivery will at...
Forum: Latin America 03-05-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By Throttlemeister
I don't think they are known for picking up the...

I don't think they are known for picking up the phones and answering emails lol. It took me quite a few to talk with a person and no email response.
Forum: Latin America 03-05-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By Throttlemeister
I just got out of the consulate at Houston and...

I just got out of the consulate at Houston and they where oblivious to the new requirements. Thinking it take awhile for this to trickle down. I'm headed to Cucuta, Colombia tomorrow and will try...
Forum: Latin America 03-04-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By Throttlemeister
I'm stopping in at Houston Consulate first thing...

I'm stopping in at Houston Consulate first thing tomorrow AM to get me a visa or not ;)


Sent from the fingers of Throttlemeister.
Forum: Latin America 03-04-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,571
Posted By Throttlemeister
Xteenth Latin America Rider Rallye version 2015

On my way in the nick of time to the first Latin America rally this year with a stop over in IAH to do a little visa shopping.
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Hasta la vista baby ^



Sent from the fingers of...
Forum: Latin America 03-03-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By Throttlemeister
This showed up on the Department of State site...

This showed up on the Department of State site today (http://caracas.usembassy.gov/m-visa-entry-venezuela-15.html) Today and my good friend SS in VNZL saw that it had made the gazette printing and is...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 118,366
Posted By Throttlemeister
Come on day 33, I was really hoping for some...

Come on day 33, I was really hoping for some good reading at work tonight.
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,870
Posted By Throttlemeister
Love me some Copper Canyon, it is ADV mecca! ...

Love me some Copper Canyon, it is ADV mecca! Great report:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Latin America 03-02-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By Throttlemeister
I talked to two Venezuelan consulates the one in...

I talked to two Venezuelan consulates the one in New York and the other in Houston. The one in New York said no problem at this time as they have yet to implement anything , while the one from...
Forum: Latin America 03-02-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By Throttlemeister
I'll call the consulate in Houston and if I don't...

I'll call the consulate in Houston and if I don't get a resounding NO ENTRY I will give it a go and just see what happens:lol3 Maybe go up to the beach in Colombia:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 2,150,143
Posted By Throttlemeister
That Murphy's Law crap can be a real bitch:puke1 ...

That Murphy's Law crap can be a real bitch:puke1 Kicker and electric for me all alone out in the middle of BFE gives me a nice warm and fuzzy feeling:clap I know I let out more than my fair share...
Forum: Latin America 03-01-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,571
Posted By Throttlemeister
I wish just this once:wink: Might just have to...

I wish just this once:wink: Might just have to get old Lenny (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=720177) down to do the job and I meet him at the border:lol3

Max-

I usually never by...
Forum: Latin America 03-01-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,571
Posted By Throttlemeister
Well the first Latin Rally this year is coming...

Well the first Latin Rally this year is coming under attack by the Chavistas it seems:lol3, I was on a red eye to Bogota Wednesday evening but don't know what the latest is with the new tourist VISA...
Forum: Latin America 03-01-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By Throttlemeister
I was going to be crossing at Cucuta, Colombia on...

I was going to be crossing at Cucuta, Colombia on Thursday morning. Will be calling the consulate Monday AM to see what the latest is. From the sound of it all seems just like the reciprocity fees...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 2,150,143
Posted By Throttlemeister
I don't plan on taking on any big solo offroad...

I don't plan on taking on any big solo offroad bits without a bike with a dual starting method:deal That's a sick ass feeling when the bike doesn't pop right off:puke1

Nice desert crossing:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-27-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,564
Posted By Throttlemeister
Anyone who has really ridden Oklahoma would know...

Anyone who has really ridden Oklahoma would know better:deal

Plenty of good stuff in the Sooner State, you just have to go out and ride.
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 62,931
Posted By Throttlemeister
I'd argue this point, The farther away from the...

I'd argue this point, The farther away from the city the better the experiences I tend to find, not saying that cities are bad. Some of the neatest places and people in the World I've met are the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By Throttlemeister
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Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,448
Posted By Throttlemeister
:lol3That would be Pryor Creek, I'm surprised I...

:lol3That would be Pryor Creek, I'm surprised I didn't run into you in my small town, I would have been glad to lead a hand and show you some of the better spots and get you a good meal. Glad to see...
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