riders in El Salvador

Discussion in 'Latin America' started by Saralou, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. Saralou

    Saralou Worldwide Rider

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    Anyone in El Salvador? We are here for a few days then headed to Nicaragua.

    Sara Daniel Orvar
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  2. mziegler

    mziegler ziggy

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    We will be leaving for Mexico next week. How has your ride been so far - any sage advice to share?
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  3. Saralou

    Saralou Worldwide Rider

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    We are having the time of our lives. My advice is have a great time!!!!!! You will not be killed robbed or molested in Mexico!!! Take less stuff. If you are going to be in the USA for a while and see "parks" get a National Park pass. In Mexico and the rest of Latin America drive like they do. It is sort of a agressive defensive strategy. Topes are hell get a bash plate. Connect with local riders on ADV and HU they will be what makes your trip rock. PM me for any specifics.


    Cheers


    Sara
    Currently in Leon Nicaragua
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  4. mziegler

    mziegler ziggy

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    S - thanks ...yes, plan to have as much fun as possible.
    My bike is in Vegas - so heading straight down from there - going to leave my bike in Costa Rica and fly back for work. Where are you guys bound?
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  5. Saralou

    Saralou Worldwide Rider

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    We will leave the bikes in Panama and go home to work 3 months in May. Then we will ship to Colombia in August. We head to Ushuaia for Dec 2013.

    Sara
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  6. Cal

    Cal Long timer

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    Will you be able to attend the Horizons Unlimited meeting in Nakusp? Its in August
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  7. Saralou

    Saralou Worldwide Rider

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    We have talked to Susan and Grant about that. We are just not sure where we will be yet. Sara
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  8. Hektoglider

    Hektoglider One with Life

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    We found some good roads here.
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    Around Lago Cuatepeque
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    Backroad from Metapan to El Poy
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    The twisting pavement from La Palma southbound
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    The ride from Chaletenango to the ferry[​IMG]
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    Ferry across to Suchitoto
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    Riding the cobble in Suchitoto
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    Nice road around south side of Lago Ilopango
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    Five Tunnels road on the coastline to La Libertad [​IMG]
    Puerto del Diablo
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    We popped in at liobasco for a quick look[​IMG]
    Most of the secondary roads off CA1 are in really good shape. For a small country it really delivers ! The beach areas are ok too
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    El Tunco
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