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Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,177
Posted By PDX Alamo
Well well

The legend continues :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,726
Posted By PDX Alamo
I'm in

Looking pretty cool so far keep it coming. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,583
Posted By PDX Alamo
Going Living. Picking up where I left off. South America ride

I met them in Chile and Matt is always looking for "meat" and pink drinks wherever he goes


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Forum: Americas 05-02-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,685
Posted By PDX Alamo
I never wild camped except for on the road when I...

I never wild camped except for on the road when I had no choice. I had plenty of chances to but didn't although lots of folks did.
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Glad to help

My pleasure, just trying to add to the already massive wealth of info already here
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 435,215
Posted By PDX Alamo
Eek Places to stay list

Here is a list of places that i have combined with Ulyses list he made, here is the link to his original post.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1020214

Here is his ride report...
Forum: Americas 05-01-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,685
Posted By PDX Alamo
Wink Updated list

Here is a list of places that i have combined with Ulyses list he made, here is the link to his original post.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1020214

Here is his ride report...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

Here is a list of places that i have combined with Ulyses list he made, here is the link to his original post.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1020214

Here is his ride report...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 109,530
Views: 22,030,352
Posted By PDX Alamo
+1 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

+1


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Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Right here sir ...

Right here sir

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1020214
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

Yup got it last week from fellow inmate trophy hunter in San Diego, it's an awesome bike with almost every available pro cycle item on it. Even has the 40x gsxr exhaust. I had to get the gsxr after...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

The immersive water heater is a great idea, I'll add it to the list and just ordered one on Amazon. It would have come in handy a lot. I forgot to add euro plug adapters for Argentina and chile. The...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

Wrap up,

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/27/4708e74d7a24ed1d335674dca9028f6c.jpg

I am flying to Texas as I wright this in mid April 2015 which coincidentally is when I started this ride...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

Packing

This might be to much detail for some but in case you were wondering and might be handy for those who actually take the trip so here it goes. I packed all my clothes in these Eagle Creek...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,583
Posted By PDX Alamo
Hope you get sorted out sir

Hope you get sorted out sir
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By PDX Alamo
Dr650 with a 6.6 acerbis tank and redone...

Dr650 with a 6.6 acerbis tank and redone suspension


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Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,583
Posted By PDX Alamo
Those guys live right down the way from me. I...

Those guys live right down the way from me. I have two sets of wolf-man bags and always hated that strap across the seat so I may have to give em a shot.
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,583
Posted By PDX Alamo
Ahh peru

:sick:puke2 Sorry to hear about the GI problems, I had some but nothing like that. How are those side bags working out? I notice you have a ratchet strap on one, is that security or did the mount...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,583
Posted By PDX Alamo
If in Huarez try the microbrews and chile heaven...

If in Huarez try the microbrews and chile heaven cafe , nice lady runs it and she has a KTM


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Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

Riding gear

Heated gear!!!!!! Bring it, Ok now that we have that out of the way…..Get the best stuff you can afford and REALLY waterproof is what you need. Not the stuff they say is and then it...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,583
Posted By PDX Alamo
Ahhh Peru

I share your same frustrations with Peru rain and cold but when my trip was all over and people ask what my favorite part was I can say without a doubt Peru. I don't think it was in spite of the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

Camping Gear:

I was told by one buddy to not even bring camping gear as you only will use it a few times but two other guys said you will use it a lot in Argentina and Chile. I liked the idea of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,583
Posted By PDX Alamo
Awesome!!...

Awesome!! http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1025098&page=5
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,617
Posted By PDX Alamo
I'm in :freaky

I'm in :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,583
Posted By PDX Alamo
Don't forget the loop from Yungay to Chacas ...

Don't forget the loop from Yungay to Chacas


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Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

Ok folks here is the gear review of things that worked, didn't work, and things that were just awesome. Every time I take a motorcycle trip I learn something that didn't work so each trip I get...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Glad I could help, you'll be happy with the...

Glad I could help, you'll be happy with the Torque if you go that route.
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

How much does a motorcycle trip to South America cost?

Of course I'm not adding the cost of the bike, riding gear, tools, and camping stuff or that figure would make me sick. You don't go fishing...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Thanks fellas, Hope I can offer something back in...

Thanks fellas, Hope I can offer something back in exchange for all the great information and inspiration I have gotten from this site.
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

GPS , Kyocera Torque

The $50 smartphone GPS solution,


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Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Thanks for all the kind words from all the folks...

Thanks for all the kind words from all the folks above , these Ride Reports take hours of time to create and you often wonder if anyone is even reading the damn thing
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Operation S.A.-14; The deep south, as in TDF

The REAL End,

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/13/e5f186c98fcfe4896a96098924916811.jpg

Woke up and headed out side hoping the bike had fixed it self and sure enough it started right up....
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,988
Posted By PDX Alamo
Awesome !

How did you end up selling your bike? You put it up on the street with a sign or on a local website, and who was the hostel owner that got it sold. Man I really feel like I gave my bike away for...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,988
Posted By PDX Alamo
Congrats

I feel you on the wind. As many times as I've read about the wind in old ride reports I never really got it. When your down there and you've experienced it....you get it. I had a flat down in TDF but...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,583
Posted By PDX Alamo
$50 a month with unlimited free data (3G) and...

$50 a month with unlimited free data (3G) and text in every country . Service everywhere and Calls are 20 cents a minute but any wifi spot calls to USA are free. Must be activated in USA though so...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,583
Posted By PDX Alamo
Pick up some Ciprofloxacin it will shut off...

Pick up some Ciprofloxacin it will shut off stomach problems like a faucet. It has saved my ass , literally a dozen times. Trust me , you don't need to do the whole cycle usually just one knocks out...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
When I grow up I want to ride two track with Big...

When I grow up I want to ride two track with Big Wan and the big Canadian. Haha


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Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Thanks , did I meet you at the Klim rally 3 years...

Thanks , did I meet you at the Klim rally 3 years ago? I hit the cow and won the toilet seat for best wreck. How far I've come :)
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,424
Posted By PDX Alamo
Ushuaia to Cerro Sombrero ...

Ushuaia to Cerro Sombrero

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/09/cee76dbefae8b8b780c86195e6107439.jpg

After awakening from a very cold and rainy night I discovered snow covering the tops...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 79,694
Posted By PDX Alamo
Nice wrap up, I've been back two weeks from my...

Nice wrap up, I've been back two weeks from my own SA adventure. I agree with all the above and although only two weeks has passed it feels like years ago with the pace of life here.


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