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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-22-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By poolman
Nice first post! Cheers, .

Nice first post!


Cheers,

.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 91,687
Posted By poolman
Nice Pics Lost Rider, it's great to see this old...

Nice Pics Lost Rider, it's great to see this old thread revived! :clap

Unfortunately I'm not a very good cockpit photographer. :deal

I shot this pic at 80 KM per hour on a dirt road in Costa...
Forum: Latin America 06-08-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 846
Posted By poolman
I rented from Wild Rider (as have many others...

I rented from Wild Rider (as have many others here on Adv.). I found Thorsten and his team to be very nice and helpful, but the particular bike I rented was kind of a POS.

The diversity of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By poolman
Glad to see the adventure continue! .

Glad to see the adventure continue!

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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-01-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By poolman
Looks like a blast! Cheers, .

Looks like a blast!

Cheers,

.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-01-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,559
Posted By poolman
MotoLara, The bikes look great as does your...

MotoLara,

The bikes look great as does your photography! I'm glad you were able to get back and see more of Peru. :clap

I had the opportunity to explore the Sacred Valley area by moto and it...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-31-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 23,542
Posted By poolman
Looking forward to this one... :lurk:lurk ...

Looking forward to this one...

:lurk:lurk

Cheers,

.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-18-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By poolman
Rurumonster, There are not a whole ot of...

Rurumonster,

There are not a whole ot of options in close proximity to the DC area. Here is a link to a pretty comprehensive list of legal riding areas in the region:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-16-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,286
Posted By poolman
Unfortunately I don't currently own a vintage...

Unfortunately I don't currently own a vintage bike, so I will ride out on my F800.

Hope to see some From Adv. :freaky

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,286
Posted By poolman
2015 Edition

Anyone planning to attend next Sunday (May 17)?


Cheers,

.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,286
Posted By poolman
Old thread, cool event. Is anyone riding out...

Old thread, cool event. Is anyone riding out this year (May 17, 2015)?

Cheers,

.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-24-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By poolman
redcostabrava, Welcome to Adv! I was...

redcostabrava,

Welcome to Adv! I was recently in Positano (Italy) and the beaches of Calella de Palafrugell (http://redcostabrava.com/ficha/calella-de-palafrugell-girona/) look remarkably...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-10-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,202
Posted By poolman
This is going to be good :clap Please, no...

This is going to be good :clap

Please, no broken bones this time :deal



Cheers,

.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-31-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,642
Posted By poolman
Love Costa Rica... Ready for more... ...

Love Costa Rica... Ready for more...


:lurk:lurk



Cheers,

.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-30-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 127,797
Posted By poolman
Great ride report and photos! :clap :clap ...

Great ride report and photos! :clap :clap

As many have commented, your writing style makes it easy to vicariously follow along. :freaky

If you have time, check out the Nicoya Peninsula. :deal...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-24-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,434
Posted By poolman
Sounds like an amazing trip, looking forward to...

Sounds like an amazing trip, looking forward to more!

I rented an NX4 Falcom in Peru and rode it to Machu Picchu. Loved the bike.


Cheers,

.
Forum: Latin America 03-13-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By poolman
Btjans, A friend and I rented from Court...

Btjans,

A friend and I rented from Court and the team at Ecuadir Freedom 1.5 years ago. I couldn't have been happier with the bikes, route and lodging suggestions, and excellent service they...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-02-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,642
Posted By poolman
Looking forward to the story... :lurk...

Looking forward to the story...


:lurk :lurk :lurk


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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-28-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,439
Posted By poolman
Great ride report and pictures! :clap Love...

Great ride report and pictures! :clap

Love the "goat tree". :eek1
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-20-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,497
Posted By poolman
A belated "thank you" for posting the great...

A belated "thank you" for posting the great pictures and ride report. It brings to mind lots of fond memories of riding in Peru.

Cheers,

.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-20-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,051
Posted By poolman
I like the way you guys travel (and eat)... :clap...

I like the way you guys travel (and eat)... :clap

Cheers,

.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-25-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,862
Posted By poolman
Sounds like an awesome trip. :clap Looking...

Sounds like an awesome trip. :clap

Looking forward to more. :lurk


Cheers,

.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-24-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 46,130
Posted By poolman
Love the pictures, especially the Cusco region...

Love the pictures, especially the Cusco region and the crazy roads to Santa Teresa! Brings back some fond memories.

All the best for an amazing trip,

Cheers,

.
Forum: Face Plant 01-15-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,849
Posted By poolman
Damn, that could have ended a whole lot worse...

Damn, that could have ended a whole lot worse :deal

I love a good fly-n-ride, but am sometimes troubled by the prospect of coming home paralyzed or dead :eek1

It looks like you had the best...
Forum: Latin America 12-22-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By poolman
GR8ADV, I have not been to Abancay, but I...

GR8ADV,

I have not been to Abancay, but I did stay in Quillabamba and really enjoyed it. The town has a nice vibe, and after a long day of riding we enjoyed a great meal and cold beers at a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-15-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 148,887
Posted By poolman
Wotnext, Nice ride report and pictures! ...

Wotnext,

Nice ride report and pictures! Sorry to hear of your crash, but it is great news you (and the bike) were not seriously hurt and you are not entangled in legal/liability controversy.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-14-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,683
Posted By poolman
Nice pictures and videos, it looks like a great...

Nice pictures and videos, it looks like a great trip. How awesome to share this with your father!

Cheers,

.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-07-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,828
Posted By poolman
The legend lives on... Looks like a great trip! ...

The legend lives on... Looks like a great trip!

:lurk:lurk:

Cheers,

.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-01-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 823,586
Posted By poolman
Wow, what an amazing journey! Thank you for...

Wow, what an amazing journey! Thank you for continuing to take the time to share your thoughts and images.

Cheers,

.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-26-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,497
Posted By poolman
+1 Really enjoyed your ride report and...

+1

Really enjoyed your ride report and pictures! Strange how the beach near Mollendo looks practically abandoned, I bet there is quite a story behind the old deserted hotel.


All the best,...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-23-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,011
Posted By poolman
Excellent, looks like a great time! ...

Excellent, looks like a great time!

:lurk:lurk:lurk
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-19-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 68,498
Posted By poolman
Evil Clown

EC and WW,

I took my daughter to the "haunted forest" for halloween and couldn't help but think about you guys...

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w68/chemauto/Ecuador/EvilClown.jpg


...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-19-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,796
Posted By poolman
lakota, Sorry to hear about all of the...

lakota,

Sorry to hear about all of the drops; hopefully you didn't jinx the trip by starting off the RR with a crash scene pic. :muutt

On the bright side: 1) you didn't wind up in the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-13-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,324
Posted By poolman
qvasic, Great ride report, you certinly...

qvasic,

Great ride report, you certinly have an eye for photography and a wonderful outlook on life in general.

Wishing you peace and safety at home,

.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-09-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,796
Posted By poolman
Lakota, Really looking forward to your ride...

Lakota,

Really looking forward to your ride report, I hope you guys have an awesome time :freaky

I used the services of Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental in 2013 and couldn't have been happier:
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-27-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,207
Posted By poolman
My condolences on the loss of your friend. :cry ...

My condolences on the loss of your friend. :cry

I can't help but notice you joined Advrider in 2009 and your second post is a ride from Colorado to Ushuaia! You are clearly a man of action. :deal...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-27-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,101
Posted By poolman
deelip, I just read your trip report on your...

deelip,

I just read your trip report on your blog, amazing stuff!:clap

I've heard there is some dispute as to which pass is actually higher, did you verify the altitude with GPS?

One of our...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-19-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,497
Posted By poolman
It's great to see a Sacred Valley ride report...

It's great to see a Sacred Valley ride report :clap:clap

The flights, time zone changes and altitude must have required some adjustment:deal

I rented from Alex Luna / Peru Moto Tours in 2012...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-16-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,619
Posted By poolman
BrianA, Great ride report, pictures and...

BrianA,

Great ride report, pictures and videos! It is awesme to see you and Mulley taking time hit the backroads and interact with the friendly locals. That is always the most memorable part of a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,858
Posted By poolman
krl, Great ride report, pictures and...

krl,

Great ride report, pictures and videos! :clap:clap

How awesome you had the opportunity to share this ride with your son. I'm sure you will both look back fondly on this trip for many...
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