Radioman Rides the World.......

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by Radioman, May 19, 2011.

  1. Nixels

    Nixels Face fears - live life

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    I guess you can stand around a pillar of salt and not become one - because you're in a cathedral? :dunno

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  2. BOBaloo22

    BOBaloo22 RIP Baby Girl

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    I'm really, really enjoying your RR! I have a question, Do you ever attend any of the church services during your travels and if you do what are your thoughts.
    Thanks,
    Bob
  3. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    WOW what an incredible place. I bet there was a wonderful sense of peace there.

    I like this, the swirls in the ceiling are incredible.
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  4. Drtyfun

    Drtyfun Here and There

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    Mark, I follow along as often as possible. You are enjoying a trip many of us dream of. As many have said in one way or another, "Thanks for sharing the experience!" :clap
  5. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    I have on my travels in the past, but not in the Spanish speaking countries as I cannot interact enough or understand. And most of the time I really do not know what day it is. :lol3
  6. Loud Al

    Loud Al .

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    How is your Spanish coming along? I know that you spent a couple of weeks in school and I'm wondering if you finding it any easier to communicate.
  7. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    Two weeks of spanish class does not make me fluent, but I can get a room, buy gas, order food, answer questions?, where are you from?, where are you going?, How much does the bike cost?.... So I get by. Directions are difficult or complex questions .... either end up in charades or and smiles but no understanding.

    More schooling would be really good.
  8. BobRob

    BobRob Pick one

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    What a great thread!

    This pic caught my eye. Ford Meterbox was started and is to this day operated by my extended family in Wabash.

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  9. Loud Al

    Loud Al .

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    Are you still working on it, do have a course of study? I think this would be the most frustrating part of the trip having so many questions and not being able to communicate them.
  10. Patrick46

    Patrick46 visionary

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    True.

    When my wife & I went to Mexico a few years back....that was one of the biggest hang-ups for us.

    that and the differences in currency.



    I'm reading the book by David Barr about his ride across Africa.....WOW, talk about language differences!!!! :eek1 :deal
  11. TowPro

    TowPro Lets ride

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    Have you seen that new VW (diesel jetta) commercial where they load the "how to speak Spanish" CD and drive 12 hours to Mexico?
    rip the CD to mp3's and play it in your helmet as you ride :D
  12. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    Tried that but was too hard to hear the subtle tones ..... Just did not work for me. Hoping to do some more Language school along the way.

    We are in San Augustin Looking at the Archaeological ruins. Very slow internet. Will try to post up things in a couple days.
  13. IceCreamSoldier

    IceCreamSoldier suffering somewhere

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    good thing Billy Jack wasn't in town !!!

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  14. fbritt5

    fbritt5 Been here awhile

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    Hi Mark. Smilin Jack mentioned your seat yesterday while drinking some coffee during our ride to the coast. He said you had it done by Don in Albany. Mr Eds Moto. How is it doing for you? I have one on my DR and its about the best thing I've done to my bike.

    Hope all is well. Enjoy your reports. Thanks - Be safe.

    Frank
  15. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    Hello Frank. The custom saddle from Don at Mr Ed's Moto in Albany is awesome!! I ride all day and my rear end is comfortable!! For me it is a must for long distance riding!! Worth every Penny!

    http://www.mredsmoto.com/index.htmhttp://www.mredsmoto.com/index.htm
  16. Patrick46

    Patrick46 visionary

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  17. TowPro

    TowPro Lets ride

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  18. Colombianito

    Colombianito Adventurer

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    I had the pleasure to stop by and meet Radioman and his collegue here in Popayan! Hopefully we can meet up again on way back with some advance notice and we'll do a nice dinner and maybe run a loop!:freaky
  19. oregoncoast

    oregoncoast Racing Like a Noob

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    Mark is being modest, he is quite the seat maker himself! Literally saved my ass in Baja!
  20. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    Gracias Senor for stopping to say hello !! Was great to meet you and will be in touch as I know my plans!!