Ride Report Link Thread

Discussion in 'Latin America' started by bananaman, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. thetourist

    thetourist Just passing thru

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  2. Eduardo

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    Here's my last two years of ride reports on rides and extended stays in
    Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala. Saludos amigos!
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  3. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Accidental Tourista

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    Your link works. :super

    Is this the same blog you had before but hosted on a different site?
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  4. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Accidental Tourista

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    Looks like we have some worthy threads to add to the summary. I'm heading to Colorado for a couple of weeks and will try and get the summary updated when I get back.

    Keep 'em coming.
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  5. BeachGuy

    BeachGuy Lost in paradise!

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    I'm just a little slow, about 2 weeks ago Bananaman showed me how to link my ride report to this forum. So today I'll practice what he preached.

    Don't miss out on my ride report.

    Orange Beach, AL to Jaco Beach, Costa Rica

    OK, Bananaman now I'll go get a rum and coke for you.
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  6. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Accidental Tourista

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    I'm working on an updated summary right now. I've got everything looking OK in my HTML editor but when I put it here it all disappears.

    As soon as I figure out what's going on there will be a new summary posted here.

    Wish me luck!
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  7. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Accidental Tourista

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    Until I can figure out how to get everything in one update, I'm going to post several new replies to get the updates out there.

    Essential reading before you take ANY trip south of the border...Mexico and Central America Ride Planning and Road Wisdom

    General information:
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    Third Annual Latin American Riders' Rallye - ALARR III
    Second Annual Latin American Riders' Rally
    Prostitution's legal, ain't it?
    Shipping bike from Panama to Colombia
    A list of sailboats and captains from Panama to Colombia
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    Specific information:...
    Cruthas......Crossing of the Darien
    Boyscout... Chickens hogs and other road hazards
    Boyscout... Machu Pichu, the alternate route
    Mickycito... South America Top 10 Rides
    singaporedream... How i cross central america without paying/getting any 'helpers'
    GastonUSAChile... How to reach Cusco-Machupicchu from the back
    Tama's Tigre... Top Ten Roads in Mexico
    Secret Agent Man...Rio Sereno border crossing / Panama into Costa Rica
    crashmaster...Maps of Argentina(see next link also)
    moto-treks...GPS Maps of South America
    crashmaster...Peru Route Question
    crashmaster...Bolivia: Uyuni - Laguna Verde, exit question

    The next 2 posts relate to bandits on the road between Santiago and San Pedro on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
    daveg...Avoid the dirt road from Santiago Atilan to San Pedro in Guatemala
    gravitygreg...Guatemala, Lago Atitlan, Bandito
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  8. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Accidental Tourista

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    <i><b><font color="red"><u>The whole enchilada:</font>...</b></u></i>

    </b></i><font color="#00FF00">strikingviking</font>...<a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41699">Striking Viking bumming the world (Now sending Glen our well wishes)</a>
    <font color="#00FF00"><b>bananaman</b></font>...<b> <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=302175" target="_blank">Latin America!</a></b>
    <font color="#00FF00">Ozymandias</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=136505" target="_blank">Seattle to Argentina on a KLR650</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Funklab</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=262651" target="_blank">Charlotte to Canada to South America</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Luciousiq</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=448038" target="_blank">2 UP from 5 to 9 - from New York to Brazil</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Jean-Luc</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=260655" target="_blank">Chasing Summer</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Charles Sequin</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=377792" target="_blank">South America: Until our Luck or Money Runs Out</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Thornado</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=410639" target="_blank">Southern Exposure: Seattle to Argentina</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Hi-Jay</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=420453" target="_blank">Patagonia-Bound</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Gpothaven</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=140797" target="_blank">Americas - All the way up, all the way down...</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">sp4ce</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=404564" target="_blank">2up to TDF (San Francisco to Ushuaia)</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">AndyT</font>... <a href="http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/tstories/tiegs/" target="_blank">Cheesehead rides from Texas to Tierra del Fuego - '06-'07</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">BriKielyGSman</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=259451" target="_blank">Two up - Going down +1: South America Bound</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Salcar</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=158722" target="_blank">A Journey For Healthcare: 21 countries, 60,000 KM and 11 months on the road</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">robocop1</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=311820" target="_blank">Dave &amp; Pam's Excellent Adventure To Ushuaia</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">GatoGato</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=284127" target="_blank">GatoGato's Ride from Iowa to South America</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">2uprtw</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=333477" target="_blank">2up to India via Tierra del Fuego</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Aussie Gringo</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=186641&amp;highlight=southern+comfort" target="_blank">Southern Comfort </a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Flyingavanti</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=94531" target="_blank">South American Adventure - 2 up on a R100GS</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">stickfigure</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=305107" target="_blank">SF to Panama... eventually</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">daveg</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=361037" target="_blank">Texas to Tierra del Fuego</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">daveg</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=377026" target="_blank">Avoid the dirt road from Santiago Atilan to San Pedro in Guatemala </a>
    <font color="#00FF00">RockiesTwin</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=410657" target="_blank">Second World - For the first Time </a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Frodo</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=423206" target="_blank">There (Ushuaia) and back again</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">redwagonrider</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=422534" target="_blank">Jen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">SunnySideUp</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=435562" target="_blank">Runnin' Home - Tierra Del Fuego to Oregon!</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Tshusband</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=508006&amp;highlight=chicago" target="_blank">Chicago to Ushuaia; South America Here I Come!</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">DiabloBlanco</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=449804" target="_blank">Summer '09 - Venezuela to Minnestoa</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">thecanoeguy</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=170331" target="_blank">Alaska to Tierra del Fuego: Cheap Aussie Style!! </a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Throttlemeister</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=494866" target="_blank">33 1/3 N C S </a>
    <font color="#00FF00">moto-treks</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=517180" target="_blank">Moto Trek&#8217;n to South America </a>
    <font color="#00FF00">crashmaster</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=501881" target="_blank">No Fumar Español: South from San Diego</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">drrags</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=501315" target="_blank">Bug Murderers Assault South America! </a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Oisin</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=523408" target="_blank">The Ruta 40....</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">MotoAdventureGal</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=529505" target="_blank">My year of Motorcycle Vagabonding Part B: Mexico-Central America-South America</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Airhead Wrangler</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=530663" target="_blank">Seattle to TDF and back on an airhead</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Misery_Goat</font>...<a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=582583">Same as it ever was&#8230;heading to Latin America</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Dachary</font>...<a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=642642">Corporate Runaways - Boston to Ushuaia on 2 BMW F650GSs</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">RoadHD</font>...<a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=603979">Central and South America on a Road King</a>

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    <i><u><b><font color="red">South America:</font>...</b></u></i>
    <font color="#00FF00">AdventureGoddess</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=326895" target="_blank">Buenos Aires to Quito (via Brazil,Venezuela,and Colombia)</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">ahoraquemister</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=413392" target="_blank">Bogota to Buenos Aires and everything in between.</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">tmotten</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=406979" target="_blank">Buenos Aires to ......... Buenos Aires</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">mikepa</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=427174" target="_blank">Hacking My Way to Tierra del Fuego &amp; Ushuaia</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Flash412</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=417738" target="_blank">Touring Tierra del Fuego &amp;tc.</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Robson Jaborá/SC</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=500185" target="_blank">Argentina and Chile - December/2009 </a>
    <font color="#00FF00">candohome</font><a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=581342">Carol and Aaron's Honeymoon Adventure</a>
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    <i><u><b><font color="red">Venezuala:</font>...</b></u></i>
    <font color="#00FF00">SS in Vzla.</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=336622" target="_blank">A dozen drops in the Venezuelan Andes</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Teddy</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=445932" target="_blank">La Gran Sabana - Venezuela </a>
    <font color="#00FF00">Flash412</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=503384" target="_blank">Venezuela = "Free" Gasoline </a>
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    <i><u><b><font color="red">Bolivia:</font>...</b></u></i>
    <font color="#00FF00">Martincito</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8773313#post8773313" target="_blank">Uyuni, Laguna Colorada and Verde Mini Report</a>
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    <i><u><b><font color="red">Peru:</font>...</b></u></i>
    <font color="#00FF00">RockyRoads</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=541194" target="_blank">One Couple's Highs and Lows in Northern Peru</a>
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    <i><u><b><font color="red">Colombia:</font>...</b></u></i>
    <font color="#00FF00">Calrider</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=301156" target="_blank">OK, so we're riding Colombia 2 up on a China Bike</a>
    <font color="#00FF00">SS in Vzla.</font>... <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=412956" target="_blank">11 Days Through Colombia </a>
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    <i><u><b><font color="red">French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana</font>...</b></u></i>
    <font color="#00FF00">markharf</font>...<a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=593711">French Guiana, Suriname, Guyan</a>
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  9. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Accidental Tourista

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    Mexico/Central America:...
    bgoodsoil... Central America on a Shoestring
    Jeff Munn... Finding PANAMA
    Nata Harli... Nata Harli's Journey - Panama to the US
    Lone Rider... Lower Latitudes - Better Attitudes
    nailit2em... Kansas City to Costa Rica May 08
    Coug66... ride reports sent me to Costa Rica
    LoneRider... Nobody is Home
    Ideikis... 2 months in Mexico solo on a KLR...
    Throttlemeister... A Mute and His Trusty Mule Travel Mexico in Winter RR'08
    LaOutbackTrail... The Mexican Titty Bar Tour
    tricepilot... On Mexican Time
    tricepilot... Tricepilot's...Into the Blue at Quintana Roo
    tricepilot... Vaquero
    tricepilot... Copper Canyon and Batopilas
    tricepilot... Tricepilot's...The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
    BigDogAdventures.com... Barrancas Del Cobre--BigDog/The Breeze
    Lone Rider... Lower Latitudes - Better Attitudes
    gaspipe... San Pedro Canyon, BCS....
    gaspipe... Baja 2009: How Many Beers Did We Drink Last Night?
    gaspipe... A Few Gaspipe Days of Baja Norte....
    gaspipe... Bruce Lee Rides Again - Summit to Sea in Central Mexico...
    gaspipe... The Road Less Traveled to Copper Canyon
    gaspipe... Gaspipe's "No Te Ahuitas" Tour - Urique/Batopilas
    gaspipe... A Few Gaspipe Days of Baja Norte....
    gaspipe... Baja Asylum Run '06....Baja or Bajaj?
    gaspipe... Pandilla Terracería a Creel: Road Less Traveled Part 3
    gaspipe... The Road Less Traveled - Part Deux
    gaspipe... Baja Asylum Run 2007 - Dirt to the Tropic Of Cancer
    Pedro Navaja... I Escape to Mexico After Doing Three Sisters
    Arte... Guanajuato - Zacatecas Mexico Ride
    Arte... Mcallen TX -Reynosa -Real de 14 México and back in 4 days
    Arte... Short Trip to Sierra de Arteaga MEXICO
    Arte... We went to grill steaks 300 miles south of MEX Border
    Arte... World's Deepest Flooded Sinkhole
    Arte... 2K miles McAllen TX-Veracruz-Zacatecas-Michoacan
    neduro... Thes are the days...
    BeachBusker... Baja 1000 Race View from Mile Post 980
    BeachBusker... Park & Ride to Mike's Sky Ranch
    BeachBusker... Park & Ride to the Ship Wreck at Punta San Jacinto
    BeachBusker... FOUND: KLR in Baja
    BeachBusker... Another Reason to Ride Baja
    BeachBusker... Baja MisAdventure
    BeachBusker... Cruise Ship Port of Call in Cabo San Lucas
    BeachBusker... http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...06&postcount=5
    BeachBusker... Six Day Camping Loop of BCS from La Paz
    BeachBusker... Tragic Baja News Links
    bcostell... Baja and Beyond, once the rain stops
    NWAF... CA to Baja - going south
    Ibarra... Por La Sierra de Chihuahua...
    Gsteve... Dos Naranjas en Catorce
    rickcorwn... I Hate Mexico, I Love Mexico, I Hate Mexico, I Love Mexico
    miguelito... Mainland Mexico via Baja
    Flash412... The Wrong Stuff (Baja)
    xymotic... Baja Trip to the tip RR
    drifter dave... Temples, Tires and Tyrants: 75 days to C.A. and back.
    Rockin Rollin... Fly-Ride West Ride - Panama to Alaska & Beyond
    disbanded... Another Boring Mexico Trip
    disbanded... Misadventures in Mexico - Chapter 2, The Copper Canyon Chronicles
    crackerguy... The Wrong Tool for the Job? Mexico by Sportbike
    Antontrax... Way out West - Canada to Central America
    Mendo... California To Panama Super Adventura
    dwj - Donnie...My Wife And I Ride Mexico For A Month
    Charla...Palapa Chair
    roadracer...Baja on a Whim7
    halfthrottle...Utah To Panama And Back
    Antontrax...Way out West - Canada to Central America
    Jammin...Jammin thru the Global South
    High Side...SQUIDVENTURE Costa Rica
    igorshen...Yet another KLR succumbed to the Latin fever
    Matteo2...Incidents of Motorcycle Travel in Yucatan.....
    Baron Bolton...Bluffers guide to Baja - - Racing the San Felipe 250
    drrags...Stooges Eat Baja Surf and Turf
    JDowns...Panama and back on a 250 Super Sherpa Minimalist Adventure
    Live2Ride...Mi Vale Madre and Live2Ride's 08 Baja ADVenture. An open invitation
    Eduardo...Escape the Tundra: 10th Winter in Mexico/Guatemala
    Eduardo...The Road to Guatemala
    BeachGuy...Orange Beach, AL to Jaco Beach, Costa Rica
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    Nicaragua:...
    Salcar... Nicaragua: Riding into the unknown
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    Costa Rica:...
    Finger Mullet... Working Man's Costa Rica Ride
    DanTheMan07... Costa Rica ride with Wild-Rider
    PunkinHead... A week two up in Costa Rica - picture intensive
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    Guatemala:...
    Mr Farkle... Guatemala Lite - A Desk Monkey's adventure
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    Honduras:...
    anderzen... Riding Honduras
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  10. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Accidental Tourista

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  11. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Accidental Tourista

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    I've been perusing the Ride Reports to try and update this thread.

    I've noticed something good and bad about this. It's good that so many FFs are riding in LA and writing RRs about their experiences.

    It's bad for me trying to keep this thread updated. There are just too many new RRs to include in my updates. It's a dilemma that I don't quite know how to solve.

    If you are in this thread because you are looking for information on riding in LA, that's good. But, if you are overwhelmed by all the information, that's bad.

    So, what to do? One thing I'm certain of is that including ALL the RRs written about LA is not the solution. First of all, the summary will eventually be overwhelming.

    Next, there are good RRs and bad RRs out there. That's just a fact of life. I want to cull out the bad ones but I don't have the time to go through every RR on LA.

    My thinking is to use some sort of nomination process. Maybe PM me with your nomination and when I receive x number of nominations, I'll include that particular RR in my summary.

    This is not the process yet. I'm looking for some suggestions as to how to handle this so the summaries would have more meaning for you. If you are finding this thread and the summaries helpful please send me some suggestions as to how we should proceed with this thread.

    Thanks.
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  12. Adv Grifter

    Adv Grifter on the road o'dreams

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    I like the nomination process but ultimately an editor must make the final decision. ADV rider has had the problem of too much information for years now. Nothing new there. Too many participants ... we can't all be geniuses!

    IMHO, many RR's are dismal and boring with poor photography. I know you are old enough to remember what an editor does. Seems on the internets there are no gatekeepers ... as everyone is a fucking expert! :lol3 ... apparently! I recommend a book called The Cult Of The Amateur ... it's all about the internet and where it's leading us.

    Too much content turns into one big clusterfuck. So a talent spotter is what is needed. Someone familiar with the anthology concept. Cream of the crop and all.

    I know I tend to skip any report that spends 15 pages talking about prepping and packing for the ride while still in the US and showing stop overs at relatives houses on the way South. Only a few have done this right. Anton is one ... but his pics are world class. He has a rare thing, it's called TALENT ... and it's in extremely short supply on ADV.

    I wouldn't even try to review all reports. Let others help with that and link you to ones they feel are worth while. When you find out certain of your assoc. editors haven't a clue ... you can get recommendations from others.

    I would cull the very best parts of RR's and include them in a kind of anthology ... sort of like a book of the best short stories and pics. :deal
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  13. crashmaster

    crashmaster ow, my balls!

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    Thats a tough chore sorting through the noise to get to the good stuff since there are so many Latin America ride reports going on.

    I considered not posting a ride report of my travels for various reasons, not least of which was adding to the noise. If I were to do it all over again, I would make a fraction of the posts that I did, and only post the more interesting or unusual stuff, kind of a "best of" from my trip. 5 or 10 posts would have been worthy, but the rest of my report was mostly noise. We have all seen Mayan and Inca ruins and the Ushuaia sign, and backpacker hotels, changing a tire ad nauseum, and I posted the same mediocre crap as well. My report was probably a little better than some, and not as good as many others, but I had no illusions that my trip would be much of an adventure as it was more of a long travel experience seeing some cool stuff and meeting great people along the way. The moto was just my tool to do it and enabled me to go places that most folks never get to see. As far as being an expert or having real talent for writing and photography, I think those folks are few and far between.

    IMO riding Latin America was probably a real adventure 30 or 40 years ago, but today, not so much. Its just too easy to do these days I think. You have the internet everywhere, ATM's everywhere, bikes are reliable methods of transport, fuel, food, and hotels are available everywhere, parts and support is usually easy to come by, every place is safe enough to visit, the gringo trail is chocked full of travelers, so its just not the balls out adventure that it probably once was. There is adventure to be had out there, but you have to seek it out. Again, everyone is different in this respect as well. Of course maybe I'm a little jaded by now.

    Ride Reports that blast through all of the Americas in a couple months on the Pan Am dont interest me very much since its been done a million times before. Its seems today that many folks do it for bragging rights to say they rode a motorcycle from Alaska to Ushuaia, which is fine, to each their own, but it doesnt make for very interesting reading for the simple fact that so many people are doing it these days.

    I like the reports where folks explore places, do something a little different, and really get out there, thats the good stuff. If they are good photographers like Anton, thats a huge bonus. YMMV.


    Now this is a very good idea! Any volunteers? :lol3
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  14. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Accidental Tourista

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    Thanks for the input. I'm still not sure how to handle this but your input helps!
    #94
  15. Archimedes

    Archimedes Adventure Researcher

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    New ones or old ones, nominations sound good. Maybe just tally the nominations for each month and have that one made sticky? That way the best RRs get exposure. It might be easier to handle too? Actually all the really good reports I have to find by luck, Not that my RR is any good but if it was it would be a crap shoot to find unless I called it (hot chick on fast bike in LLama pants)
    Just a thought.
    #95
  16. JediMaster

    JediMaster Adam Lewis

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    OTR RTW since 2006 (currently in India)
    #96
  17. crashmaster

    crashmaster ow, my balls!

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    #97
  18. drifter dave

    drifter dave Been here awhile

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    Yay!
    I made a list :)

    Mine's one of those hidden little reports: Seldom read but enjoyed by those who do read it :)
    #98
  19. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Accidental Tourista

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    I've been mulling this over for months and don't think I've come up with a solution that will satisfy the masses.

    However, I'm a visual sort of guy. I like pics over verbiage. 1 pic being worth 1000 words. That's just how I am and at nearly 71 I ain't changin'.

    So, I'm going to leave all the other RRs in my last update alone and start a new one that will be photo oriented. I'll try and remember to put a link to the last updates of the previous RRs in my new posts. I'll leave them alone and venture into totally new territory with the new posts.

    I'm going to start with JediMaster's "Trails of North America...a photo journal" and "Trails of South America (PtI)... a photo journal". These are both the kind of RRs that immediately draw me in and make me want to stay up all night finishing them.

    So, I'll wait a few weeks before I dive in again and that will give everyone time to let me know yea or nay for more visually oriented RRs.

    Your input will be appreciated. :deal
    #99
  20. Two Moto Kiwis

    Two Moto Kiwis Homeless Somewhere

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    Location:
    Wanaka, New Zealand, ....What Trip!!!
    Buenos dias

    Ellen and I are crossing into Mexico today Sunday 4th November 2012, this is our ride report in the ride reports section for anyone who is interested.

    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=789269

    or our blog

    www.twomotokiwis.com

    We would welcome any input from locals for travel, rides, lodging etc, anything to make our stay from Mexico south would be cool.

    Gracias amigos