Guatemala to Alaska and Back

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by GuateRider, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Hola A & E, I've been in your RR as well, great pictures :clap:clap

    Hope by now you got good news from the dealership about your bike ; back in Alaska Gary mentioned having met you guys.
    We are in the San Diego area on the beach right now, but sooner or later we have to get going further south, to Baja .
    Let me know if you are coming this way , would be great to meet you guys.

    Good luck with your bike !!!
  2. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    I remember you posted somewhere you're crossing in Tecate, is that still the case?
  3. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    That's still the plan...if I ever get to leave San Diego, I start getting used to the life on the beach :D:D:D:D
  4. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Having sushi and Sake with Crashmaster


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    Cruising on 101 looking for icecream


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    Watching other crazy people doing crazy stuff :clap:clap


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    Meditating over tough decisions : What to cook for dinner after watching an other gorgeous sunset :D


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  5. klous-1

    klous-1 Man on a bike

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    BRILLIANT!

    I see you're heading back! Do you think it might even become "Guatemale to Alaska and back and then a bit further south too to Ushuaia"???

    I hope so! Because down here is the business.

    (Also, I'm trying to be helpful not an asswipe here, but call me an asswipe if you like, only "another" is all one word. My Spanish is crap and is full of errors as peopel don't tell me when it's wrong...which is always....which is probably why they don't tell me!) Happy return trip...! :D
  6. klous-1

    klous-1 Man on a bike

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    GREAT!

    That's easy, rice and vegetables! or pasta and vegetables! Or, if you're a bit full, just vegetables! Or, if you've got a bit of cash, just biscuits!
  7. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Good to hear from you ! Let's put it this way, we are not on our way back, just on the way south for the moment :evil

    Thx for telling me about my spelling error , I appreciate it . If more people would tell me , my english would be better

    Ride safe !
  8. AnjinSan

    AnjinSan Been here awhile

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    Hey guys! We just crossed 2 days ago in your country :) So far Guatemala is great! We are in Flores and thinking to head South a little bit tomorrow! But our progress in the last part of Mexico and now in Guatemala somehow slowed down a lot (not because of bad things but because we are just doing less riding and more of non-riding stuff). I think soon we will match your speed :D

    Hope all is well!
  9. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Hola amigos, I was told yesterday already that you are in the northern part of my territory and that your spare parts are ordered :evil
    It's a small country and you can't hide there from your friends :D:D:D
    Glad you made it there and that you like it . Once you meet my friend Richard ,aka Richsuz, you will like it even more .
    Slowing down is the best you can do :clap:clap:clap:clap Ride less and see more :freaky:freaky:freaky
    If you match my speed , you will still be in Guatemala by the time we will get there. There is so much to see there
    Send me a PM if you need a place to stay in Guatemala City, I might be able to help out.

    Ride safe and post some pictures !
  10. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Yesterday finally we were able to squeeze a visit to downtown San Diego in our busy beach schedule :D


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  11. nailit2em

    nailit2em Been here awhile

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    I want one!!! Nikki and I have talked about sailing in retirement. Easier to get my bike to other countries:D:D
  12. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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  13. crashmaster

    crashmaster ow, my balls!

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    So, Im on the fat boy program and I've lost around 30 pounds.

    But........Julio is cooking. How can you turn that down? And, he is NOT happy about me trying to be healthy......:rofl:lol3

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    Probably should not have drank all that wine tonight? :lol3

    He needs to change the title of the RR to, "Cooking from Guatemala to Alaska....and back." jajaja!
  14. GuateRider

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    I'm trying to do miracles to prepare a diet dinner that still tastes OK for my all of a sudden weightconsious friend and then he has 4 bottles of wine with it :D:D:D
    Salud cabron :freaky:freaky:freaky
  15. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Today is our last day of vacation on the beach , tomorrow morning we are back on the road again .
    Time flys by when you are on vacation, it's been 2 weeks since we arrived here at Crashmasters place .
    It was a great time here , we really enjoyed being here, taking long walks on the beach,cooking our own food,just relaxing and enjoying live... Muchas gracias Vince ! We are really looking forward to your visit in Guatemala :evil:evil:evil
  16. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    We are almost ready to get back on the road again ; we definitely did not diet in San Diego , but my bike did . It lost 40 pounds :D:D:D We got rid of all our camping gear and some other stuff that we will not need anymore on our way down south . That means no more duffelbags on top of the panniers, no more dry bags attached to the crashbars!
    Unbelievable how much stuff it was


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  17. Cal

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    wow Julio esta grande caja de caca
  18. GSgal

    GSgal Been here awhile

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    Be sure you didn't accidentally misplace Luisa inside that big box... :eek1
  19. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Good to see how your Spanish is improving ;-)
  20. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Last time I checked, she was still out of the box :D