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Forum: Latin America 07-24-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By UKbri
Yeah, bought ours in Cartegena. We were on the...

Yeah, bought ours in Cartegena. We were on the bikes but they didn't need to see them
Forum: Latin America 07-23-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 17,598
Posted By UKbri
We all piled off the Stahlratte into the Amber...

We all piled off the Stahlratte into the Amber Hostal then to the Hostal Real just down the road. Both have secure parking. I think they were on CL 31 in the Getsemani area
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 541,703
Posted By UKbri
Filling up, Colombian style. ...

Filling up, Colombian style.
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/ADV/IMG_5289_zpsaad38629.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,603
Posted By UKbri
Mine has been there since early 2010 when I rode...

Mine has been there since early 2010 when I rode up from Ushuaia. It's done 49 states and 77,000 miles.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,603
Posted By UKbri
I'll butt in as SC is asleep. I'm the 'other...

I'll butt in as SC is asleep. I'm the 'other half'. SC is on a 2011 Kawasaki KLR650 and I'm on a 2009 Yamaha XT660Z Tenere.
Forum: Latin America 07-15-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,207
Posted By UKbri
Crossed into VZ on the Maicao (Colombia) crossing...

Crossed into VZ on the Maicao (Colombia) crossing last week. The guy at the Aduana told us that we HAVE to cancel our bike permits or VZ won't let us in. So we did. We wanted to leave them running as...
Forum: Latin America 07-15-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By UKbri
Cords for the 'Mirador Campsite' in Minca are N...

Cords for the 'Mirador Campsite' in Minca are
N 11' 08. 680'
W 074 ' 07. 173'
Nice and quiet. Plenty of places to camp. Shower, toilet and good food in the restaurant. Town is a 10 min walk. ...
Forum: Latin America 07-14-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By UKbri
Taganga is a nice little spot but hot. Minca in...

Taganga is a nice little spot but hot. Minca in the mountains is a good place to chill out. We stayed in a nice campsite over looking Santa Marta. I have the cords if you need them.
Forum: Latin America 07-05-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,207
Posted By UKbri
Gracias

Gracias
Forum: Latin America 07-03-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,207
Posted By UKbri
Is insurance compulsory and if so can you buy it...

Is insurance compulsory and if so can you buy it at the borders ?
Forum: Latin America 07-03-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 17,598
Posted By UKbri
Stuff to see ?

Currently in a Hammock in Minca. Heading for Riohacha and Venezuala. Then coming back into Colombia in a couple of weeks. What's not to miss ???
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 805,944
Posted By UKbri
People have different opinions on it. Mine is -...

People have different opinions on it. Mine is - Disconnect the plug, pop out the yellow retainer. You will now need a small presicion screwdriver. Insert in each terminal and gently lift the tiny tab...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 805,944
Posted By UKbri
Yeah it did get sorted but I have heard stories...

Yeah it did get sorted but I have heard stories of it still happening on later bikes. It's a 10 min job to sort out and prevent if you know what you're doing.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 805,944
Posted By UKbri
Yeah, touching 76,000 miles now. No 'major'...

Yeah, touching 76,000 miles now. No 'major' issues. Rectifier connection died twice and rear spokes came loose on the Dalton Hwy, but it just keeps goin.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 805,944
Posted By UKbri
Off to Colombia again ...

Off to Colombia again
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/ADV/IMG_6927_zps7909245e.jpg
Forum: Latin America 06-23-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 17,598
Posted By UKbri
Myself and about 10 other bikes just arrived on...

Myself and about 10 other bikes just arrived on the 'Steel Rat' so we'll be dispersing around the country soon.
Forum: Latin America 06-12-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By UKbri
bike-nicaragua

Sturgischick and I had a fantastic time at bike-nicaragua's place just outside of Leon. I contacted b-n through ADV just to see if he wanted to meet for a cerveza as we were going to be in Leon for a...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-12-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By UKbri
Haven't used WOOFing but used...

Haven't used WOOFing but used http://www.helpx.net/ a lot in USA Canada and Australia. Met nothing but great people and had a fantastic time. great way to get to know the local people, area and of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 805,944
Posted By UKbri
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/XT%2...

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/XT%20Forum/IMG_6854_zps60e4c101.jpg
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Forum: Latin America 05-26-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By UKbri
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/ADV/...

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/ADV/IMG_6415_zps6252cca9.jpg
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Forum: Latin America 05-24-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By UKbri
Lots of choice in La Libertad. Pull off the main...

Lots of choice in La Libertad. Pull off the main road onto the beach road. Lots of surfy places to stay. We stayed in Hotel Punta Roca. Bit spendy at $50 but free brekky and its a stunning spot.
Forum: Latin America 05-20-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By UKbri
Rode SE out of Metapan on the fantastic Hwy 3....

Rode SE out of Metapan on the fantastic Hwy 3. Fresh asphalt all the way with fantastic fast sweeping bends and views over the lush green mountains. Ended up in the pretty little town of La Palma.
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 358,453
Posted By UKbri
I'm just happy I now have it writing that...

I'm just happy I now have it writing that somebody out there likes me
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 358,453
Posted By UKbri
LOL, good to know I made some sort of impression...

LOL, good to know I made some sort of impression on them
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 358,453
Posted By UKbri
[QUOTE= we'd filled up at a gas station coming...

[QUOTE=
we'd filled up at a gas station coming out of Mexican Hat and bumped into two Australian riders who had been on the road for 7 years, i knew of a good spot to camp so invited them to join...
Forum: Latin America 05-18-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By UKbri
Damn it. Would have been great. Poor or lack of...

Damn it. Would have been great. Poor or lack of internet has let me down again.
We rode the East side of the country then double backed and ended up in Santa Ana.
Today we went to see Joya de...
Forum: Latin America 05-16-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By UKbri
Rode the CA 2 down to La Libertad from the...

Rode the CA 2 down to La Libertad from the border. Fantastic road ! Got picked up to 2 BMW GS owners who took us too a cliff edge restaurant and bought us beers and lunch. El Salvador is looking...
Forum: Latin America 05-15-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By UKbri
El Salvador Section

Can't find much info on El Salvador on here so I thought I'd start a thread. We are crossing in tomorrow from Guatemala on CA2 and heading for La Libertad.
Any info on border crossings, insurance,...
Forum: Latin America 05-14-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,058
Posted By UKbri
Thanks dude. Wish I knew earlier you were around...

Thanks dude. Wish I knew earlier you were around in Antigua. Would have brought you a cervaza.
Forum: Latin America 05-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,058
Posted By UKbri
Anyone know what the Border crossing is like...

Anyone know what the Border crossing is like between Cd Pedro de Alvarado (Guat) and La Hachadura (El Sal) on CA 2 ?
Forum: Latin America 05-14-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,058
Posted By UKbri
Popped into CATours for some chips and salsa in...

Popped into CATours for some chips and salsa in Antigua

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Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 805,944
Posted By UKbri
Fun, but bloody spendy !!!

Fun, but bloody spendy !!!
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 805,944
Posted By UKbri
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/XT%2...

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/XT%20Forum/IMG_6062_zps431d90e8.jpg
Forum: Latin America 04-29-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,058
Posted By UKbri
Having a great time in Jaibilito near Panajachel...

Having a great time in Jaibilito near Panajachel on Lake Atitlan. Took an amazing dirt road all the way West from Rio Dulce. Awesome mountain twisty roads with great views.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 805,944
Posted By UKbri
2010 , Started in Buenos Aires, down to Ushuaia,...

2010 , Started in Buenos Aires, down to Ushuaia, up to Alaska. 49 US states. All but 1 Canadian province. Just done 3 months in Mexico, Belize, now in Guatemala. Headin South till the land or money...
Forum: Latin America 04-17-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By UKbri
San Ignacio, Belize

We are hunkered down in a campsite for the weekend (18th- 21st) while Belize shuts down and goes nuts over easter. Anyone passing through come and say hello. We got plenty of time to kill.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 805,944
Posted By UKbri
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/XT%2...

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/UKbri/XT%20Forum/IMG_5938_zpsbeb0b2a9.jpg
Forum: Americas 04-05-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24,056
Views: 1,845,345
Posted By UKbri
After 3 months to the day, 6000 miles and 21...

After 3 months to the day, 6000 miles and 21 states we finally left Mexico into Belize. It's been a great trip seeing lots of this beautiful country and meeting some fantastic people on the way of...
Forum: Canada 03-28-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By UKbri
Only because I have a best kind exotic vehicle...

Only because I have a best kind exotic vehicle from foreign lands
Forum: Americas 03-27-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,430
Posted By UKbri
5000 miles to be exact (ish)

5000 miles to be exact (ish)
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