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Forum: Asia 01-24-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 185,201
Posted By mountaineer
Herc, I will not forget your tips, brotherly...

Herc, I will not forget your tips, brotherly advice, mentoring and your jokes. You will be sorely missed.

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Forum: Asia 01-22-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 185,201
Posted By mountaineer
My sincere condolences to the bereaved family of...

My sincere condolences to the bereaved family of my good friend and co rider, Herc. Thank you for teaching me the wonderful world of dual sport riding.

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Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,788
Views: 913,131
Posted By mountaineer
Gene and Neda, thank you for taking us along your...

Gene and Neda, thank you for taking us along your wonderful trip.
Safe travels!
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 80,431
Posted By mountaineer
One of the best ways to travel! Thank you for...

One of the best ways to travel!
Thank you for sharing.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-07-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,539,472
Posted By mountaineer
Great! +1000

Simply beautiful! +1000
Forum: Asia 08-31-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,460
Posted By mountaineer
Since I haven't read any lady driver who is a...

Since I haven't read any lady driver who is a Philippine looper, why not consider a 10-day
trip to Mindanao.
Considering that you were able to ride up to San Juanico Bridge, you can also tackle ...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 14,771
Posted By mountaineer
Thank you for sharing. Nice pictures, well...

Thank you for sharing.
Nice pictures, well written story.
Forum: Asia 02-14-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
Thanks Idol Herc! I was able to complete the...

Thanks Idol Herc!
I was able to complete the trip because I implemented all
the tips you gave us during our Matador Rides.
BTW, Mountaineer is sunsetrider at mcp.

With your wonderful bikes and...
Forum: Asia 02-13-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
This is the last leg of our trip. We left Naga...

This is the last leg of our trip.
We left Naga City before 7:00 AM.
From Sipocot, we took the Andaya Highway to Quezon Province.
...
Forum: Asia 02-11-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
There was little sun when we left Calbayog, but...

There was little sun when we left Calbayog, but along the way we were met with rainshowers which forced us to wear our raincoats while having bread and instant noodles around the halfway to Allen.
...
Forum: Asia 02-10-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
Our next stop is at San Juanico Bridge after...

Our next stop is at San Juanico Bridge after Tacloban, Leyte. It is the longest bridge in the Philippines connecting the provinces of Samar and Leyte.
...
Forum: Asia 02-10-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
The heavens continued to open up and we were...

The heavens continued to open up and we were literally drenched when we left Sogod, Southern Leyte around 8:00 AM. We were traveling a quicker pace to be able to reach Samar province which is north...
Forum: Asia 02-09-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
The port office at Lipata, Surigao ...

The port office at Lipata, Surigao
http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc219/scrambler_album/vis%20min%20dream%20ride/lipata-1.jpg

The tip of Panaon Island, Liloan Port is on the northernmost tip...
Forum: Asia 02-09-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
It was raining the whole night and we decided to...

It was raining the whole night and we decided to put on our rain gears when we left San Francisco, Agusan del Sur. A friend invited us to his
place in Cabadbaran, Surigao del Sur.

At Butuan...
Forum: Asia 02-09-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
Thank you Nandewar! Good luck on your forthcoming...

Thank you Nandewar! Good luck on your forthcoming ride.
Yes, a Honda is a reliable and economical way of visiting the islands.
I will be expecting your pictures and ride report. Best regards!
Forum: Asia 02-08-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
We stopped at Tagum, Davao del Norte for lunch at...

We stopped at Tagum, Davao del Norte for lunch at this newly opened
restaurant
http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc219/scrambler_album/vis%20min%20dream%20ride/DSCN1888.jpg

This is called...
Forum: Asia 02-08-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
From South Cotabato we moved north to Sarangani,...

From South Cotabato we moved north to Sarangani, Davao del Sur, Davao del Norte and Agusan del Sur provinces.

The welcome sign at the outskirts of Davao City with the durian fruit
occupying...
Forum: Asia 02-08-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
Then we entered Sultan kudarat ...

Then we entered Sultan kudarat

http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc219/scrambler_album/vis%20min%20dream%20ride/kudarat.jpg

Tacurong, Sultan Kudarat
...
Forum: Asia 02-08-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
We started early on our 5th day since we plan to...

We started early on our 5th day since we plan to reach South Cotabato in the afternoon. We enjoyed the cool weather and the beautiful roads from Bukidnon to Cotabato
...
Forum: Asia 02-08-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
With the good roads and fine weather, we reached...

With the good roads and fine weather, we reached Iligan and Cagayan de Oro City in a few hours

http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc219/scrambler_album/vis%20min%20dream%20ride/cagdeoro.jpg
...
Forum: Asia 02-07-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
We had breakfast before we left Calamba for...

We had breakfast before we left Calamba for Ozamis City, the provincial capital.

http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc219/scrambler_album/vis%20min%20dream%20ride/ozamis-1.jpg

Along the way, we...
Forum: Asia 02-07-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
It has been a pleasure and distinct honor...

It has been a pleasure and distinct honor retracing the roads of beautiful Mindanao. I would always visit the place whenever possible because of its
singular beauty and kind people.

By the way, I...
Forum: Asia 02-07-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
We took another ferry for Dapitan which departed...

We took another ferry for Dapitan which departed at 4:00 PM
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...
Forum: Asia 02-07-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
We had bread and coffee before we crossed the...

We had bread and coffee before we crossed the mountainous roads going to
Mabinay town then to Bais and Dumaguete cities.

We were on the road as the sun starts to shine...
Forum: Asia 02-06-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
This was our route during the first day: ...

This was our route during the first day:

http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc219/scrambler_album/vis%20min%20dream%20ride/unangaraw.jpg

Second day route:
...
Forum: Asia 02-06-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
The boat ride was a short one. After almost 2...

The boat ride was a short one. After almost 2 hours we landed at
Bacolod City, the capital of Negros Occidental. Incidentally, Negros Island is composed of 2 provinces. Negros Oriental and Negros...
Forum: Asia 02-06-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
Panay is the second island that we visited, the...

Panay is the second island that we visited, the first being Mindoro where we took a ferry to Caticlan. There are 4 provinces in Panay, namely Aklan, Capiz, Iloilo and Antique.

From Nabas, we left...
Forum: Asia 02-06-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
The strong winds and big waves delayed our trip....

The strong winds and big waves delayed our trip. Before 5:00pm we left Roxas and reached Caticlan port around 9:00 pm

Inside the ferry boat
...
Forum: Asia 02-06-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
From Manila we proceeded to Batangas City port...

From Manila we proceeded to Batangas City port for our ferry ride to Mindoro Island.

We reached Batangas Port around 3:00am...
Forum: Asia 02-06-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,535
Posted By mountaineer
A Bucket List Ride

I'm 63 years old. Ever since I started riding more than 4 decades ago, I always wanted to bring a motorcycle to Visayas and Mindanao Islands in Southern Philippines.

Last January 17, 2011 I...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 113,484
Posted By mountaineer
Yours is one of the best ride reports I've ever...

Yours is one of the best ride reports I've ever read!
Forum: Asia 05-20-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,460
Posted By mountaineer
Congrats! The beauty that is Cagbalete Island...

Congrats!
The beauty that is Cagbalete Island is really worth the trip.
And when another beauty paid a visit, it is worth remembering.
You are showing the skills that you have acquired from...
Forum: Asia 04-25-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,460
Posted By mountaineer
At your service, madam!

At your service, madam!
Forum: Asia 04-15-2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,460
Posted By mountaineer
More, more, more. I expect to see your pictures...

More, more, more.
I expect to see your pictures of
Aurora Province during your ride
there.
Also, your challenging trips to Tapulao
and Pulag.
Keep it up, my friend.
We were together on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By mountaineer
Same here, same here. Am now 62, but when I am...

Same here, same here. Am now 62, but when I am riding I feel am still 26!
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 1,933,077
Posted By mountaineer
This is one of the best RR I've read so far. My...

This is one of the best RR I've read so far.
My respects to Colebatch, Terry and most specially to Tony!
Forum: Asia 12-02-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 185,201
Posted By mountaineer
Arnold "Wildman" Aquino, an off road rider par...

Arnold "Wildman" Aquino, an off road rider par excellance!
Rest in peace, brother.
Forum: Asia 12-02-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 185,201
Posted By mountaineer
With feelings of sadness, I regret to inform...

With feelings of sadness, I regret to inform everyone that the very kind thread starter, WILDMAN, who has carved a name in the Philippine off road trails has passed away last Nov. 30, 2009, due to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,008
Posted By mountaineer
Nice ride! Thanks for sharing, Oliver. As...

Nice ride!
Thanks for sharing, Oliver.
As usual, you are a very good photojournalist!
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 36,121
Posted By mountaineer
Voodsy, Thanks for sharing the beautiful...

Voodsy,
Thanks for sharing the beautiful pictures and the awesome ride!
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