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Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
Oh its not all bad. I had fun afterwards. Took a...

Oh its not all bad. I had fun afterwards. Took a bus today in the rain and cold and just watched the bikes go by, fighting the elements. So there have been a few perks.

I did find a place to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
Thanks Elisa. The bike made it 16,117 miles on...

Thanks Elisa. The bike made it 16,117 miles on this trip. 52388 total. Smoked the piston and the connecting rod bearing. It did really suck, because i was like 600 miles or so from Ushuaia. But i...
Forum: Latin America 02-11-2015, 08:34 AM
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Views: 247
Posted By motobiko
2009 Klr 705 for parts in Gubernador Gregores, Argentina

So 16117 miles from Montana and 600 miles away from Ushuaia, my 09 Klr 705 decides to blow the connecting rod bearing. It was blowing smoke pretty bad and leaking oil from the airbox. I took both...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
I could have a motor shipped to me if i had time....

I could have a motor shipped to me if i had time. I only have 3 weeks left on this trip, so i doubt it. Im not entirely sure what they do for broken bikes. Im going to find out soon.
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
hey thanks. Im not sure about the import...

hey thanks. Im not sure about the import regulations, but whatever parts people want, im going to sell, then take the rest of the good parts with me and seel them later on. Im too far to really get...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
hey thanks. Im not sure about the import...

hey thanks. Im not sure about the import regulations, but whatever parts people want, im going to sell, then take the rest of the good parts with me and seel them later on. Im too far to really get...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
Well i am hopelessly behind on this, i apologize,...

Well i am hopelessly behind on this, i apologize, ill finish it when i get back to the states, if i get back.

I have bad news, my klr spun the rod bearing yesterday. So the motor is essentially...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 63,573
Posted By motobiko
Yeah, originally I wanted to do an Antarctica...

Yeah, originally I wanted to do an Antarctica cruise, but time doesn't allow for it now, plus thats a lot of money to drop.

Im in Coyhaique now. Heading for Argentina in the next 2-3 days, and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 63,573
Posted By motobiko
Yeah, its been a quick trip. Im over 15000...

Yeah, its been a quick trip. Im over 15000 already. Leaving Puerto montt today. Hopefully ill be in el calafate by the 9th. Maybe ill run into you there.

How's ushuaia? Cool? You doing a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
And a few more ...

And a few more

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Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

More Machu Pichu pics

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Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

Day 57 12/27/14

We got up early to go to Mahu Pichu. Bought our bus tickets the night before so we wouldnt have to wait in line. The buses start leaving at 530am and go til the evening. As soon...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
I got tired of the altitude in cusco. After being...

I got tired of the altitude in cusco. After being above 10000 for the majority of several weeks my lungs were really feeling the effects.
The bike did fine every road I rode up. Idled fine....
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

Day 56 12/26/14


I decided to ride to the Hydro electrica, which is about 140 miles northwest of Cusco, Peru. You ride 85% of the way on pavement, turning to gravel at Santa Maria, and drive...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
Heading for Patagonia next.

Heading for Patagonia next.
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

Days 54-55. 12/24-25/14





Christmas eve we hung out in Cusco. I bought my tickets for Machu pichu. They were sold out of the wayna Pichu tickets so I bought the montaña Machu Pichu...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
Ok thanks Peter. I'll keep that in mind. I want...

Ok thanks Peter. I'll keep that in mind. I want to see Fitz Roy and probably do a hike in Torres Del a Paines as well. So I'm going to be pushing my time. Might only have 18 days to do that from...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 63,573
Posted By motobiko
Hey Michelle, How did you like Mendoza? I...

Hey Michelle,

How did you like Mendoza? I just got here last night. Seems like a really good city. The people here are really friendly. The wine is spectacular as well. So cheap too! A bottle on...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 111,770
Posted By motobiko
How much oil is your bike using, Peter? Don't you...

How much oil is your bike using, Peter? Don't you have the 685 kit on it? I did the 705 kit in mine at 23k miles since it was burning a liter of oil every 300 miles due to bad rings. I just turned...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

Day 53. 12/23/14

Nico and myself decided to push through to Cusco from Ayacucho today. It took us 10.5 hours but we did the 360 miles of endless twists and turns.

In the valley Abancay was...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
Yeah Cañon del Pato was pretty cool. Lot of...

Yeah Cañon del Pato was pretty cool. Lot of gravel. Probably 30 tunnels or so. Some pretty hairy, if there was a truck coming through you had to backtrack otherwise you'd be pushed into the wall.

...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

Day 53 12/22/14



I left Huancavelica heading west on a little one lane paved road. Eventually it went south past Laguna Choclococha. But not before it got to 16000´ on pavement. There was a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

Day 51 12/21/14



I rode with Nico until about 40 miles past Huancayo, where i split and went to Huancavelica and he went to Ayacucho. Where the road split off to Huancavelica, it climbed...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

Day 50 12/20/14



Today me and Nico decided to start the road to Cusco. We rode south out of Huaraz on the 3N highway around the south end of the Cordillera Blancas and to the east through...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

Day 49 12/19/14



I left Chacas in the morning after i had some cheap egg sandwiches off the street for like 2 soles each. From the map, it looks like a sweet twisty road from Chacas to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

Day 48 12/18/14



I left Yungay midmorning with the 2 Australians(Ben and Maurice) i had met the day before on Klrs. There was a massive avalanche in 1971 caused by an earthquake that wiped...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
Only gives you all the more reason to do your own...

Only gives you all the more reason to do your own trip in the future!
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 111,770
Posted By motobiko
Well done Peter! You've certainly covered some...

Well done Peter! You've certainly covered some ground. Think, we were in huaraz at the same time about 4 weeks ago, and I'm only on San Pedro de Atacama, Chile now. Maybe we'll meet on the ride up....
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
I had a chance to catch the Dakar earlier this...

I had a chance to catch the Dakar earlier this week by Iquique, Chile. There are cars, trucks, quads, and bikes in the rally in different divisions. They were camped south of Iquique and rode...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
I got about 7000 miles out of the rear Avon...

I got about 7000 miles out of the rear Avon gripster. I have got 10000 out of them before but that's with much less weigh.

The stock Dunlop K750 only got me about 3500 miles this summer on my...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

Day 47 12/17/14



I met my friend at Hostal Nylamp the night before, we thought about riding together, but i wanted to do Canon de pato, and he wanted to go to Huaraz, so we didnt end up...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

day 46 12/16/14





The road from leimebamba to Cajamarca was one of the twistiest roads i have ever been on. One lane paved road winding around a mountain side for over 100 miles. I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
Yeah the donkey kept going for 5 miles...

Yeah the donkey kept going for 5 miles afterwards, so im sure he was fine.


Ive had my fair share of rain thats for sure. Not much in Chile so far, but Bolivia rained everyday around La Paz and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
Thanks! Its been quite the adventure! Glad you...

Thanks! Its been quite the adventure! Glad you like it.
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/13/719269b...

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Chilean sunsets are incredible! From Iquique.
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
I'm sure the donkey was fine. Low speed impact....

I'm sure the donkey was fine. Low speed impact. Under 10mph. Glad you liked it. I was ahead of Peter 3 weeks ago, now he's a week or more ahead of me. Funny how things change. I'll catch him on his...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
Thanks! Glad someone is reading it.

Thanks! Glad someone is reading it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By motobiko
I've been try to use my multimeter to resolve...

I've been try to use my multimeter to resolve this, but have yet to be successful. Most of the tine it works just fine, other times I get no spark, then other times I have no power to anything, no...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

Day 45 12/15/14



I walked around town a bit in the morning, was hoping to find a barber, but they were all super busy, so I ate breakfast at the hotel and rode out. I did stop by the same...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,188
Posted By motobiko
The Big 3

Day 44 12/14/14





I got up early all by myself now to leave before 7am. A couple of the guys were up that I had seen the night before, but most of them were still in bed. At a few rolls...
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