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Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
So, around 140k later, we were back to where we...

So, around 140k later, we were back to where we started, and headed towards Aconcagu, the highest mountain in South America (just shy of 7000m).


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Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,295
Posted By Turborob
Great pictures and inspiring words - please, keep...

Great pictures and inspiring words - please, keep it coming.
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
Cool2 But, creek beds are so flat and soft! ...

But, creek beds are so flat and soft!

Appreciate the sage advice, really; we did check for any and all clouds nearby. Also, we tried to find wide beds, so as to not be inundated with masses of...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
Boat ride nothing riding related, then into...

Boat ride nothing riding related, then into Argentina after picking up our new (giant) tent.


http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e314/finaltry10/IMG_5229_zps45280d95.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
Trying hard to catch up - stumbled upon WiFi at...

Trying hard to catch up - stumbled upon WiFi at the beach! We're a bit ahead of the RR, but don't want to spoil it. We made $1000 USD last more than 20 days in Argentina, which is awesome for us....
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
I've been pretty short of words lately so...

I've been pretty short of words lately so here's a bunch of excuses; lack of time, lack of WiFi when camping etc, trying to do outdoor shit opposed to sit on a computer etc. But, I now have the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
Quick update we left the Austral towards Chile...

Quick update we left the Austral towards Chile Chico on one of the most brilliant roads I've had the pleasure to ride. We left here as if we kept going south, we would only have to double back as...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4,240
Views: 952,781
Posted By Turborob
Where abouts are you, John? We've been...

Where abouts are you, John?

We've been following your RR over the years and are currently heading north up R40, crossing at Bariloche a few days ago. That's an easy place to change USDs to pesos....
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
Maaate, it's all going well so far. Tent...

Maaate, it's all going well so far.

Tent poles - check (and just bought a new one so can get rid of the un-waterproof cheapy we bought here).

Oil use - Honda's not using oil (just like my KLR),...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
Good views abound: ...

Good views abound:


http://i839.photobucket.com/albums/zz319/spaghetttiturbo/Chile/DSCN0683_zps92c26d5f.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
We meandered, slowly, along the winding gravel...

We meandered, slowly, along the winding gravel roads happily taking in the many sights.


http://i839.photobucket.com/albums/zz319/spaghetttiturbo/Chile/DSCN0677_zps23745537.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
Ride to the border was nice, albeit a little...

Ride to the border was nice, albeit a little fresh.


http://i839.photobucket.com/albums/zz319/spaghetttiturbo/Chile/DSCN0571_zps4298586f.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
Thanks for the various comments. Regarding...

Thanks for the various comments.

Regarding the lack of protective gear that day - yep, somewhat silly, but as I said, we went slowly and were aware, and responsible, of the risks and...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 853,387
Posted By Turborob
Not in Aus, but an RR of two Aussies (and an...

Not in Aus, but an RR of two Aussies (and an American lass) trying to ride from Chile up to the USA on 125s. Estimated to take 8 months....
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
In an attempt to catch up to the present, I'll do...

In an attempt to catch up to the present, I'll do some serious abbreviation of the next bunch of days!


As touched upon earlier, we were aiming at the Carretera Austral as our first journey...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
The German hostel was pretty swish, we were...

The German hostel was pretty swish, we were paying around $23 a night to stay, each, whilst others were paying $150 each to use the same facilities and receive the same free breakfast. We did some...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
I mustn't have been clear; I want to, more-so,...

I mustn't have been clear; I want to, more-so, see things I can't see at home in Oz. Nature rates far above cities, but they do have they pulls.

Appreciate the possible accommodation offer; we...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
Good pickup! Shortly after, I singed a small part...

Good pickup! Shortly after, I singed a small part of the strap, but added a piece of metal to hopefully lower the temperature if the two meet again. Our packing process is also constantly being...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
So we left Santiago, ignoring those 'run-in'...

So we left Santiago, ignoring those 'run-in' instructions so instructed in our wee Hondas' manual. We left down the Ruta 5, at around 80km/h, which equates to around 8000rpm.


We headed to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
So, we flew into Santiago, Chile, as we heard it...

So, we flew into Santiago, Chile, as we heard it was the one of the easier South American countries for foreigners to buy bikes. Looking at prices, and the associated potential paperwork issues, we...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,616
Posted By Turborob
Talking Come see the Americas, with two or three nongs!

I suppose this should start with a brief intro, before trying to razzle dazzle folks with hardcore pictures of big cc bikes loaded to the gunnels, big mountain ranges and a pic or two of the bikes in...
Forum: Latin America 01-03-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,659
Posted By Turborob
Can anyone shed light on the required fuel range?...

Can anyone shed light on the required fuel range?

Also, is there much (cheap) accommodation on the road? Or, is it popular to just camp?

we're hoping to do it late Jan, on CG125s.
Forum: Australia 11-27-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Turborob
I had a bit of a look around and went with Itrek....

I had a bit of a look around and went with Itrek.

They cover any size bike you're licenced to ride in your home country, and the price was awesome.

That said, haven't made a claim and that's...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,791
Posted By Turborob
I'll sell you the motor out of my KLR for $3100,...

I'll sell you the motor out of my KLR for $3100, delivered. Runs well, doo done.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,596
Posted By Turborob
Thanks for sharing, Kym. Entertaining...

Thanks for sharing, Kym.

Entertaining read, as usual.:clap
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,618
Views: 179,425
Posted By Turborob
Saw a bunch of old bikes around the area this...

Saw a bunch of old bikes around the area this afternoon; something on locally this weekend?
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,681
Posted By Turborob
Well done on loaded pigs, and thanks for sharing.

Well done on loaded pigs, and thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,911
Posted By Turborob
Looking forward to the rest. Outstanding start. ...

Looking forward to the rest. Outstanding start.

Also, if you want to contact Jock, you can through the KLR650 websites (eg klrworld).
Forum: Trip Planning 09-24-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 506,914
Posted By Turborob
Accomm near Wodonga in Victoria, Australia. ...

Accomm near Wodonga in Victoria, Australia.

Shed, lawn or floor. Locked garage, tools etc.
Forum: Australia 09-08-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 94,779
Posted By Turborob
KLX250 exhaust, standard. Off a circa 2000 model....

KLX250 exhaust, standard. Off a circa 2000 model.

Good condition.

Happy for pickup, or post at your expense.

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y10/turborob/IMG_3440_zps0d0d86be.jpg...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,326
Posted By Turborob
Pretty sure I have a, ahem, interesting photo of...

Pretty sure I have a, ahem, interesting photo of her......

All I'll say is, ask her if they're real.......
Forum: Australia 09-06-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,326
Posted By Turborob
How do I know if I have memory loss?

How do I know if I have memory loss?
Forum: Australia 09-03-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3,618
Views: 179,425
Posted By Turborob
I've got a TW200 CDI you're welcome to. Works...

I've got a TW200 CDI you're welcome to. Works too.

I'm pretty sure they're the same (AG200 ones were the same price etc when I was looking).

Send me a PM.

Cheers, Rob.
Forum: Australia 08-31-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By Turborob
Good stuff; great to see another TW out and...

Good stuff; great to see another TW out and about.

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y10/turborob/Sofala%202012%20TW200/IMG_0938.jpg...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,041
Posted By Turborob
Top pics, Danny! :clap Here are some...

Top pics, Danny! :clap

Here are some comparatively shit photos (phone ones):

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y10/turborob/SE%20QLD%202013/WP_20130817_029_zps88660692.jpg...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,041
Posted By Turborob
Thumb yep why not

90% chance I'll be there late tomorrow night.
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,056
Posted By Turborob
Into the interior we go…… ...

Into the interior we go……

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y10/turborob/Fiji_zps2c274ce9.jpg (http://s2.photobucket.com/user/turborob/media/Fiji_zps2c274ce9.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,726
Posted By Turborob
Sorry to hear about your accident, but good to...

Sorry to hear about your accident, but good to see you're thinking of doing other things (Spanish, cpu stuff etc) whilst repairing.

Recover quick.

Rob.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By Turborob
No-can-do unfortunately; I still run around with...

No-can-do unfortunately; I still run around with paper maps and use my phone when proper confused. :jump
Forum: Australia 07-20-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,401
Posted By Turborob
Does a '93 count? ...

Does a '93 count?

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y10/turborob/Sofala%202012%20TW200/IMG_0868.jpg (http://s2.photobucket.com/user/turborob/media/Sofala%202012%20TW200/IMG_0868.jpg.html)
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