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Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 02:40 PM
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Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Looking for some ktm 640 help in Colorado...

Hello friends!!
Names Fletch!
Long story short I have been on the road for 1.5 years making my way from CO to Ushuaia, now back in Santiago, Chile headed back to the states in a few days for 1.5...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Change of plans

I was going to be sticking around Chile for a few more weeks.. But I got terrible news last night from my sister that one of my very close close friends died in an Avalanche Yesterday.. So I am...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2013, 02:33 PM
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Views: 421
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
HI friends!! Looking for ktm 640 experts for some help in co!!

Hello friends!!
Names Fletch!
Long story short I have been on the road for 1.5 years making my way from CO to Ushuaia, now back in Santiago, Chile headed back to the states in 2 weeks for 1.5...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Thought i would pass this on to other first time travelers

I was writing an email to a good friend who is about to set off on his first trip.. Which is to Mexico with no deadline, so maybe catch the bug and head south toward Panama. It's a massive email.....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-14-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,705
Views: 361,401
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh Lake District, Chile

Puerto Varas, Chile; Sunrise
Monday the 7th or April
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd467/wheres-fletch/SOLOSHREDDINGONTHEAUSTRAL1of1-4.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-13-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 119,812
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh Northern patagonia, chile

http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd467/wheres-fletch/CHILE/e9a95555-786f-4683-8c1a-3ff7e6d7d1ec.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-13-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2,167
Views: 1,069,275
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh Bolivia

CAMPING IN NO MAN'S LAND IN BOLIVIA.... :clap:clap:clap
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd467/wheres-fletch/wall%20photos/forfrontpageadv1of3.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Thanks for following guys

Thanks brother.. I have been very impressed at how well it does run even blowing straight black out the back and burning like 150km to every liter.. wooops



Thanks for following along from the...
Forum: Latin America 04-12-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
pic

Not bent BROKE.. hahaha
Had the back heated up and beat back into shape in Colombia already.. haha

Made it to Santiago to my friends place..
"KLR CHILE, hooked me up with some friends.."
Going...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Back in santiago...

Made it back to Santiago thanks to the help from "KLR CHILE" hanging out with "Young James" Met him in Baja over 16 months ago and we just met up again... So awesome to catch up and trade tons of...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh One more latin american adventure was given to me last night

Well I guess the Latin American Adventure is not quiet done yet... Made a mad push for my last 1000km's today (600 miles) and then my Latin American part of this trip was over... Well with two small...
Forum: Latin America 04-09-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Stuck Again could use some help and whiskey..hahaha Outside of Santiago South 110km

After 40,000+ km's I am finishing up Latin America before heading to Australia.. I made it with in 110 km's south of Santiago last night when my back rim Broke.. It is not rideable as well as it...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Sadly Broken Camera

I do not have many photos for the next few post, due to my Canon breaking due to a "Lens Failure" Hopefully will get it working again, do still have my beat up old camera but still works so will...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Thumb End of the austral for this guy..... :(

DAY-510
3/29/2012
Packed up and rode through the park.
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd467/wheres-fletch/CHILE/SOLOSHREDDINGONTHEAUSTRAL121of125.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Eek Ooops got turned around a little bit.. Shit haha

DAY-509
3/28/2012
Woke up, had coffee with my new family, packed up, and paid my new friend..
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd467/wheres-fletch/CHILE/SOLOSHREDDINGONTHEAUSTRAL10of125.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Thanks Brother

Thanks alot Quinn!!! Hopefully seeing you soonish...
What city u live in again??:clap:freaky
Laters Fletch
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh Fishing in patagonia!!!!!!

Day-508
7/27/2013
Couldn’t decide if I was moving on or if I was going to take a mellow day and check things out.. Then I ran into Max and family again in town they just pulled in. They were...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3,837
Views: 1,799,963
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Congrats on the oner brotha

CONGRATS ON BREAKING THE ONE YEARER.. ENJOY THE SHIT OUT OF IT SEE YA WHEN I SEE YA.. FLETCH :freaky:freaky:freaky:freaky:freaky:freaky:1drink:1drink:1drink:1drink:puke1
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Talking Loving every second of the austral!!!

DAY-505-506
7/24-25/2013
Packed up drank my coffee and talked with Don Manuel (the owner of the house/ campspot) AWESOME DUDE GO THERE FOR SURE!!!! Ask for Dan Manual camping/house if u find...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh First day on the carretera austral

DAY-504
3/23/2013
ONE BADASS DAY!!!
Alrgith so I was having trouble with the bike all yesterday so I o me some coffee and got into it.. first checking the air filter to see if it was clogged,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Bummer news

Got news that my new friend Kevin Casey, three days after we separated and he headed to Bariloche with Bear and I went to Chile. He got a bee inside his helmet and stung him in the ear, he ended up...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh Riding the 40 north

DAY-501
3/20/2013
We made it Chalten and found a nice hostel.
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd467/wheres-fletch/Argentine/shreddingwithbearpuertonattochilechico61of87.jpg
Sitting out...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh Glacier moreno

DAY-499
3/19/2013
We rode out to the Glacier Moreno, as we entered the park we had a nice surprise. They wanted 130 Peso’s shit that’s 30 bucks or so. That’s a lot. After a little bartering we...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh Riding with bear, the famous 40, glaciers, and beer, oh boy!!!

WARNING THIS POST IS LONG.. BUT WAY TO MANY GOOD STORIES TO SKIP..

DAY-497-498
3/17-18/2012
We took a well needed rest day and worked on tons of pictures at a pizza joint and drank some beer...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Thanks for the support boys!!

Thanks for following homies, lots more to come!!!
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh No internet makes catching and keeping up hard.. sorry guys haha

Day-495
3/15/2013
This was a gnarly day.
We woke up sore from the past two days of hiking big and packed our gear and headed out. We over slept.. we wanted to be heading out by 9 and did not...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Sorry for the long pauses.

Will try and bang out alot of posts here tonight or tomorrow.. not much internet down here on the Austral and the riding is so good I have been getting me sum and then sum!!!
Fletch
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Wicked Hiking to the francis mirador

DAY-494
3/14/2013
Alright big day, we got up drank coffee and packed our crap up and was off.. the first section was pretty moderate with a few up and downs; but mainly flat hiking.. we kicked...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh W-trek.....

DAY-492-493
3/12-13/2013
Starting the “W” Hike in Torres Del Paine, Chile:

Alright.. we have to do this with what we got so using my small backpack we packed all of our gear and threw the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Thanks boys..

Been a very ,ong time since I had CB legs, but we made it.. pretty swollen knees at the end but made it with a smile on my face and super stoked... Stories to come...


There were tons of badass...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh RIDING WITH BEAR "Stovepipe" USHUAIA TO PUERTO NATALES

DAY-489-491
3/9-11/2013
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd467/wheres-fletch/Argentine/ushuaia3of14.jpg
THIS WAS THE START OF THE DAY WHILE HEADING TO THE PISSER...
We will call this...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Eek This fat kid's going to die...

Yup this FAT Kid is going to die... hahaha I have not truly exercised in 16 months and now I am leaving this morning to do a 45 mile Hike through "Torres Del Piane" Chile Patagonia... It should be...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh Last of ushuaia..

485-488
3/5-8/2013
I had also just gone ahead and got my oil changed since he was willing to give me a deal on oil if I just got him to do it.. So I picked up my bike and when I did I started it...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Laugh End of the road....

DAY-480-484
2/28-3/4/2013
Woke up today, had a great night sleep, slept in until 11am, and it was glorious and well deserved. Ben and I headed for the park to make it to the “End of the world” 15...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Thumb Ushuaia!!!!!

DAY-479
2/27/2012
YEAH… LET’S DO THIS... 600KM’S AND I WILL HAVE MADE IT…. What time is it?? Oh shit I over slept... jackass… haha grab some coffee and lets go... packed up the back and after a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Thank you... Was not trying to come off as a...

Thank you...
Was not trying to come off as a ass...If I did sorry brother...Was not my intention, was just naming the people I know along my travels, on that bike.. and was jealous of there bikes.....
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 128,334
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Heading down the 3...... Almost there...

DAY-478
2/26/2013
Got up drank some coffee, I was cold riding most of the day yesterday...well not cold but not warm... So I decided to bust out the NINJA suit. which is this amazing long...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Thanks alot!!

Thanks for the tips.. had been warned about the water pump and the cam Rollers.. Good to know about the subframe as well..

Can't wait to make it to NZ to shred in the Next year or so.. My good...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
Understandable..but.. there are ones pulling RTW's off...

Well you do have Noah doing a RTW on a 690.. and I met Sherry Jo down here she is doing a RTW on her 690.. which has over 50,000km's on it and still raging.. so it is possible.....

But thank you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By crestedbutte-rtw
I understand where ur coming from Eakins.. but..

Well I understand where you coming from and I have thought long and hard about the DR 650... For the money part the price of a used DR 650 in good shape and then adding the suspension and gas tank I...
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