ECUADOR: Maintaining Rigid Flexibility

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by EvilClown, Apr 23, 2013.

  1. R-W

    R-W Been here awhile

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    Finally got one to load up. How about some cow pathing, goodol' style!

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    Thought for the day... "Hey, let's go buy 20k German motorcycles and ride em' down this... road? Hell yeah... I'm in. :freaky
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  2. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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  3. SidecarSue

    SidecarSue Adventurer

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    :raabia
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  4. NHBill

    NHBill Loosely Wrapped

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    Niiiiiiccce!

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  5. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    Holed up in Banos for the night...

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    May make our way over to Puyo (and beyond?) tomorrow.
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  6. swamp

    swamp U lie&yo'breff stank

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    now THAT is how a beer should be served!
    frosty.

    good stuff guys.
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  7. taranaki

    taranaki Mister Natural

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    Yeah, and an ambient temperature glass to pour it into!!!!



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  8. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    Glass? What glass?:dunno

    Thought the thunder was unusually loud last night..

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    Taken right outside the room this morning. Yep. Bucket list item.
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  9. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    Nice coating of ash on the bikes...

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    We've decided to stay here another day so hopefully we can get a decent night shot - if it doesn't go all Pompeii on us.:uhoh
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  10. 8lives

    8lives Dharma Bum

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    I'm in,looks like a :1drink
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  11. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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  12. swamp

    swamp U lie&yo'breff stank

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    :lol3
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  13. Trialsguy

    Trialsguy Been here awhile

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    My wife and I were in Equador in '07 to climb Cotopaxi. The trip from Quito to the lodge at the base (called Tambopaxi if I recall correctly) was one I'd love to do again on a dual sport. I'd recommend it.
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  14. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    Sitting here you can hear it rumble like thunder in the background as it churns away. Can't imagine the size of the explosions last night to be as loud as they were.
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  15. swamp

    swamp U lie&yo'breff stank

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    ya gotta be really damn drunk before that song starts sounding good.
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  16. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    Fritada for desayuno today...

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    You're right!

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  17. miguelitro

    miguelitro Chuchaqui

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    nice!

    I also like to stop for roadside Trucha (trout) when going through the highlands.

    Mike
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  18. R-W

    R-W Been here awhile

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    A rumbling volcano and do it yourself butcher shop dining sure beats sitting in traffic on a US freeway somewhere! :clap

    Yes Virginia... it IS more fun than watching Dancing with the Stars. :D
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  19. Oldwin1

    Oldwin1 Long timer

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    I did a similar ride in 2011. Tungurahua was making noise at that time as well. I actually did not notice it until I was leaving town heading back to Quito. :huh I made a fantastic friend who runs a bed and breakfast in Cuenca. If you get there and want a great person to rent a room from you can contact her at the email I PM ed to you. I also rented from Freedom.
    Another great place to visit is Canoa on the coast. There are a bunch of great hostels.
    Ron
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  20. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    Thanks for dropping in, guys!
    I thought there was only one equator, Mike. :scratch

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    Thanks for all the tips.:thumb

    Thanks for dropping in. Not knowing what the old airport was like I can't make a comparison. I do know you need to bring cash to it even though it is a modern facility. More on that later...if we do this RR thing.:D

    Somewhere in one of my GoPro videos I think I said, "The only thing that could make us any dorkier is if we were on GSs." :lol3
    Already covered that but...

    ...thanks for dropping in, guys!
    Thanks for stopping by. If you do it get off of 35.:deal

    Thanks! That may come in handy for 'ECUADOR: Unfinished Business'. No, Dave, that isn't committment.:deal :lol3

    Funny you should mention DWtS...

    SCS gave up her evening of following along with the 'stars' to pick our sorry asses up at Logan.:bow:bow:bow She's a keeper.:deal

    Yes. We're back a little earlier than planned. Fits right in with that rigid flexibility theme.

    Bottom line: had an awesome ride!

    I'll work on uploading some pics and a few vids. Might even post them up at some point.

    Perhaps whizzerwheel will have some time to post up some stuff as well.
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