Oregon to Ushuaia on an XR650L

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by Ulyses, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. alvincullumyork

    alvincullumyork I wish I was cool

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    Thanks! Good to see a kiwi on here!
  2. Mossy-Back

    Mossy-Back Brown Falcon

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    Hey, got the note you left on my bike outside Dixon the other day. I'll be helping with set-up at the visibility day and probably hanging out for a little while in the afternoon when I'm done with class. I wanna take a look at that Transalp you've got!
  3. Patrol

    Patrol VALE 46!

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    Hey I just discovered this RR and it's awesome. I'm loving the Space Gravy story. I did the exact damn thing in Amsterdam with Spice Cake aka Space Cake!
  4. billyvoo

    billyvoo n00b

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    Semper Fi Marine. Outstanding RR! Thank you for the tag along with your photo descriptions and experiences.

    Thank you for your service.

    Cheers!!
  5. Belgian Waffles

    Belgian Waffles Been here awhile

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    Saw your bike but missed you! And Ulysses, though apparently he came by and may be somewhere in the library now.

    I got a card from one of the OSU Moto Vis Day guys for the local Ride 44 Degrees forum. Y'all on there already? Ima go take a look at it.
  6. Patrol

    Patrol VALE 46!

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    I'm up to page 43. So far I wanted to say good luck, hey I've been there, there's a great chicken place right there, don't pay the ticket just scoot, feel better soon, glad you feel better, holy shit!, Merry Christmas, glad you're ok, holy shit, that's awesome, glad you're ok, feel better soon, chicken curry in South America? Yikes....all belated of course.

    Oh and thanks for your service, Memorial Day just passed.
  7. Mossy-Back

    Mossy-Back Brown Falcon

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    Yeah, I'm on the Ride44 forum (Mossy-Back). Good group of riders, and many bike/riding styles represented.
  8. DiggerD

    DiggerD Been here awhile

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    Yo Bro's...Corvallis Bike Nite this week.

    Come on down for some pizza and beer, bike and babes...:D:D:D,,,,with beavers :evil:evil:evil

    I will bring my SuperDuke this time.:wink:

    Hope to see ya guys :freaky Wen'sday 5:00 +:1drink:1drink:1drink:1drink

    American Dream Downtown Corvallis 2 Street...Where the bikes are:clap:clap
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    Need to chat about the area you......help regulate with the OHV :wink::wink: always a good thing to know....for a guy like myself.
    Cheers!
  9. Patrol

    Patrol VALE 46!

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    Still catching up. Just amazing. Since I came late to the party and didn't get to make a Paypal donation I will make a donation to the next really great RR in Bryce's name and post here.

    Thanks for this amazing RR, really enjoying it.
  10. Patrol

    Patrol VALE 46!

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    Over? This isn't over! You get back here mister. I'm not ready for this to be over. Damn
  11. beechum1

    beechum1 Grimace Soup

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    hahah perfect....
  12. JDowns

    JDowns Sounds good, let's go!

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    Got a PM from Ed Zactamundo last night and went over for a visit this evening in Portland. The last time I saw him was in the hospital in El Salvador.

    Here he is today:

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    It was great to see Justin. He's still on crutches and has had several surgeries to repair the damage to his pelvis and knee. But dayum, he's one tough mofo.

    It was really good to see him. I got to hang out in the garage while his roomates were working on their bikes.

    The best evening I've had in Portland yet.

    Anyway, just a quick update to let you know that Justin is doing well and looks great. I always like to know the rest of the story, and thought you might too.

    Kindest regards,
    John Downs
  13. Mossy-Back

    Mossy-Back Brown Falcon

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    Thanks for the update John!
  14. Kilroy_1911

    Kilroy_1911 Been here awhile

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    So glad to hear this!
  15. PDX Alamo

    PDX Alamo Been here awhile

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    Where is the Bryce now ?
  16. alvincullumyork

    alvincullumyork I wish I was cool

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    He is hanging out in our home town in eastern Oregon waiting for law school to start. I currently have el SeƱor and am shipping the motor off to get rebuilt after it finally gave up the ghost. Bryce actually was in Florida for a little while before he decided that wasn't for him and so he bought another xr650l rode it to New Mexico (I think) where he crashed and bent the the subframe pretty good. It didn't stop him from riding it all the back home where he is now in the process of fixing it up.


    I may ride a little fast and someday it may catch up and bite me in the ass but maybe not if I give it just a little more gas.
  17. Ulyses

    Ulyses Long timer

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    I actually may be moving to Portland in the next few months. Hit me up via PM!
  18. Mossy-Back

    Mossy-Back Brown Falcon

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    Eww... :huh
  19. Allucaneat

    Allucaneat Been here awhile

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    Saw this in front of the local cycle shop the other day. Got to meet Alvincullumyork (Ulyses' brother), who has it now. I feel like this XR is a celebrity in and of itself! BTW - alvincullumyork is a great guy, just like I imagine his brother is.

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  20. Ulyses

    Ulyses Long timer

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    :clap