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Forum: Latin America 05-09-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Fernando Costa
You may rent BMWs at...

You may rent BMWs at http://www.boxeradventure.com.br/12-aluguel-de-motos

Many nice areas for motorcycle riding in the Sao Paulo region, including the ones mentioned, Minas Gerais and the...
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By Fernando Costa
Jackd, would you have the contact of this person...

Jackd, would you have the contact of this person in New Mexico? Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By Fernando Costa
Thanks globalt38 I posted a question and am...

Thanks globalt38 I posted a question and am waiting for an answer.
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By Fernando Costa
Thanks ianboydsnr the decals do not show on their...

Thanks ianboydsnr the decals do not show on their site but I contacted them nonethless.
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By Fernando Costa
Thanks Patrkbukly, I´d seen those, but they are...

Thanks Patrkbukly, I´d seen those, but they are for the earlier 1990/1991 graphic design, in my opinion, by the way, the most beautiful GS ever made.

Mine is the 1993/1994 version.
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By Fernando Costa
Wow slowinfastout, my two neurons would never be...

Wow slowinfastout, my two neurons would never be able to accomplish that :lol3
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By Fernando Costa
Thanks Mugwest, I´ve just reposted on the...

Thanks Mugwest, I´ve just reposted on the Airheads forums as you suggested.
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By Fernando Costa
Thanks Paladinwest, I will try that as my last...

Thanks Paladinwest, I will try that as my last resource :evil
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Fernando Costa
Decals for 1993 R100GSPD - Fuel tank, fairing and battery covers

Greetings, would anyone know where to find the apparently-extremely-hard-to-find decals for my 1993 R100GSPD? I´m talking about the ones that go on either side of tank (lower and upper), on the top...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,362
Posted By Fernando Costa
This is great, would you have the decals for a...

This is great, would you have the decals for a 1993 R100GSPD (tank, fairing and battery covers)? Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By Fernando Costa
Decals for 1993 R100GSPD - Fuel tank, fairing and battery covers

Greetings, would anyone know where to find the apparently-extremely-hard-to-find decals for my 1993 R100GSPD? I´m talking about the ones that go on either side of tank (lower and upper), on the top...
Forum: Latin America 08-21-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By Fernando Costa
Hello, it appears that you have time in your...

Hello, it appears that you have time in your hands. From Florianopolis to Rio I would strongly suggest to avoid the main highways, to the extent possible, and pick instead secondary roads. Leaving...
Forum: Latin America 07-19-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 98,747
Posted By Fernando Costa
I usually ride solo. From now on, and for many...

I usually ride solo. From now on, and for many months to come, I'll ride with my pillion footpegs down. RIP Harry.
Forum: Latin America 05-30-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By Fernando Costa
I don't know what happens to the links. Another...

I don't know what happens to the links. Another try:
...
Forum: Latin America 05-29-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By Fernando Costa
Hello, from Iguaçu I would suggest to go accross...

Hello, from Iguaçu I would suggest to go accross Santa Catarina State (nice) to Lages, São Joaquim, Bom Jardim da Serra and then down the beautiful Serra do Rio do Rastro to Lauro Muller, then north...
Forum: Latin America 05-01-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By Fernando Costa
Tomas and Mick are great!! A friend and I rented...

Tomas and Mick are great!! A friend and I rented KLR with them in Decemeber to do Paso Sico and Paso Agua Negra and it was perfect. I too strongly recommend them and their shop :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Latin America 03-17-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By Fernando Costa
Try Gonzalo Escarate Jutronich 56-995282149. I...

Try Gonzalo Escarate Jutronich 56-995282149. I met him about three years ago and he was into motorcycles, specially Enduro riding. Don´t know if he´s still around. Great guy. And he will tip you on...
Forum: Latin America 01-22-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,377
Posted By Fernando Costa
Hello Federico, many thanks. If you find your way...

Hello Federico, many thanks. If you find your way to Brazil, specifically Ilhabela, drop me a line, there's always a place at home for a motorcycle traveller. Abrazos,
Forum: Latin America 01-16-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Fernando Costa
I forgot to mention, Beto worked for several...

I forgot to mention, Beto worked for several years for Officer, a former BMW Motorrad dealer. When Officer closed down about a year ago he decided to go solo and have his own shop and he´s doing very...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,904
Posted By Fernando Costa
I have a 1100Gs and a 1200GSA and both are...

I have a 1100Gs and a 1200GSA and both are extremely happy at 5000rpm. This doesn´t obviously mean that they are not happier at higher rpms. The 1100 gets a bit rough after 6000rpm (I guess the...
Forum: Latin America 01-15-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Fernando Costa
Hi, I have a bike exactly like yours with...

Hi, I have a bike exactly like yours with 125000km on the clock and she runs beautifully.

She´s been always serviced by Beto, phone number 11-991096791. He´s on Avenida Santo Amaro, but I forgot...
Forum: Latin America 01-02-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,377
Posted By Fernando Costa
Hello hello Vince my very good friend! How are...

Hello hello Vince my very good friend! How are you? Hope all is well... I have just come back from Chile/Argentina and a friend and I did Pasos Sico and Agua Negra, both wonderful, but I think Agua...
Forum: Latin America 12-31-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,377
Posted By Fernando Costa
Bolivia: Salar de Uyuni is unmissable (is there...

Bolivia: Salar de Uyuni is unmissable (is there such a word?)

The passes between Chile and Argentina (North). If you have to pick one, pick Agua Negra (just wonderful).

San Pedro de Atacama...
Forum: Latin America 12-13-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By Fernando Costa
Amen to the recommendation on Ride-chile.com I...

Amen to the recommendation on Ride-chile.com I have just arrived from Chile where a friend and I rented motorcycles from them and we did Paso Sico and Paso Agua Negra. Wonderful! And both Tomas and...
Forum: Latin America 12-13-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By Fernando Costa
From Punta Arenas he can do Torres and El...

From Punta Arenas he can do Torres and El Calafate and back. I,ve done it and I,m no iron butt.
Forum: Latin America 12-12-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By Fernando Costa
Good suggestion Pasomonte, Torres del Paine, El...

Good suggestion Pasomonte, Torres del Paine, El Calafate and up to El Chalten. Beautiful ride!

Or down to Ushuaya.
Forum: Latin America 12-08-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By Fernando Costa
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=5841469316...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=584146931640479&set=pcb.584147461640426&type=1&theater
Forum: Latin America 12-08-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By Fernando Costa
If you like some adventure and some dirt road...

If you like some adventure and some dirt road riding, Paso Agua Negra, 545 km North of Santiago, is unmissable (is there such a word?). I´ve just done it and it was wonderful. Then you can ride up...
Forum: Latin America 11-23-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By Fernando Costa
Paso Sico - Nov. 27, 2013

Anyone heading to Paso Sico from San Pedro on November 27 wednesday?

We will be in two and will be crossing very early in the morning.

Best,

Fernando
Ilhabela, Brazil
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-07-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By Fernando Costa
https://www.dropbox.com/home/escocia

https://www.dropbox.com/home/escocia
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-07-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By Fernando Costa
Scotland, a motorcyclist´s paradise

I´m pretty sure a lot has already been written about this wonderful country.

I will only attach some pictures. Concentrated the trip on the northwestern region, fabulous. 1st class services with...
Forum: Latin America 08-01-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By Fernando Costa
Jorge Neira Hernandez, who lives in Iquique,...

Jorge Neira Hernandez, who lives in Iquique, Chile, and travels extensively in the region including Bolivia, has sent the following message (lousy translation below):

******
No he tenido ninguna...
Forum: Latin America 08-01-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,550
Posted By Fernando Costa
Jorge Neira Hernandez, who lives in Iquique,...

Jorge Neira Hernandez, who lives in Iquique, Chile, and travels extensively in the region including Bolivia, has sent the following message (lousy translation below):

******
No he tenido ninguna...
Forum: Latin America 07-28-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By Fernando Costa
Riding in Bolivia: safe or not?

Hi guys, I've heard some reports of people being robbed in Bolivia and thought it would be a good idea to start a thread on this to have all the information in one place.

I'm quoting below a post...
Forum: Latin America 07-28-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,550
Posted By Fernando Costa
Vince my friend how are you!! It's been a long...

Vince my friend how are you!! It's been a long time, I haven't been here at ADVRider for a while now, you know how lasy I am ;-)

Well, unfortunately, at least one of the reports I know for sure...
Forum: Latin America 07-27-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,550
Posted By Fernando Costa
Robbery in Bolivia?

Hi guys, I've been hearing several reports of persons attacking motorcyclists on the road, a friend of mine has just been robbed at gunpoint. I've also heard of an Argentinian who was killed (not...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-28-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 36,835
Posted By Fernando Costa
Fantastic, glad to learn that you are safely back...

Fantastic, glad to learn that you are safely back home, enjoyed very much travelling with you guys, what a trip! And the photos!:clap

Fuerte abrazo,
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-27-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 814,641
Posted By Fernando Costa
Hi mate, what a PIA!!! But, as you wisely says,...

Hi mate, what a PIA!!! But, as you wisely says, it's only a computer. And, as you know better than me, our best memories are inside our heads, even the best picture can't tell the whole story of the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-13-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 814,641
Posted By Fernando Costa
You will then come to the Brazil immigration and...

You will then come to the Brazil immigration and customs. Its straight forward as well, however they wanted copies of a bunch of stuff including the passport page with my new Brazil entry stamp and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-26-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 814,641
Posted By Fernando Costa
Hi Gerry, great to see you here. Vince was spared...

Hi Gerry, great to see you here. Vince was spared the pitanga caipirinha as it is not the season right now... but wait! the worms are precisely the thing that lends that special taste to the...
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