Cycle South ♾ (Denver )

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Ohio_Danimal, Apr 24, 2018.

  1. Ohio_Danimal

    Ohio_Danimal If I die trying, at least I tried Supporter

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    Looks like Management on ADV wants to move this to Inmates as they no longer consider this a ride report. whatever
  2. Cal

    Cal Long timer

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    Just close out this until you ride again and start another thread in inmates?
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  3. Geezerguy

    Geezerguy In the shadows Supporter

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    We’ll follow you anywhere, but it would be nice if your thread stays intact and continues on. Bump it back to RR when the healing is done and the riding begins again. Just my $.02 worth. I’m not sure how it has to be handled. Just so it stays out of JM!
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    GB . Administrator Super Moderator Super Supporter

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  5. Ohio_Danimal

    Ohio_Danimal If I die trying, at least I tried Supporter

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    As I’m still a long ways from walking, let alone riding again, I’m accepting suggestions for gear review videos for my YT channel. I’ve got lots of time on my hands, and this sound like something I could enjoy doing and might help others.
    Clothing? Modifications to my bike? Luggage? Camping gear? Whatever you might be able wanting more info about let me know here and I’ll do my best to oblige. Other than that, the powers that be want the rest of the “discussion” over on my “recuperation” thread they diverted you to earlier.
  6. Sunday Rider

    Sunday Rider Adventurer Wanabe

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    Would love details on the camping gear and toolkit. What made the grade and what sucked.
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  7. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    What you took and wish you hadn't and what you didn't and wish you had.
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  8. DavidM1

    DavidM1 Stir crazy

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    Preconceptions and more money.
  9. Ohio_Danimal

    Ohio_Danimal If I die trying, at least I tried Supporter

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    By the way, I most likely won’t be giving reviews of the clothing I wore, other than passing remarks, as none of the components are sold any longer. What good does it do anyone to know my thoughts on a five year old Klim Badlands Pro jacket? Unobtanium now and whatever you’ll find now is different.
    Other gear and equipment I can see the point
  10. Sunday Rider

    Sunday Rider Adventurer Wanabe

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    Some of the opinion on old gear is what I go on when looking at used gear in the Flea Market here. The new is not always an improved version of the old model. But maybe you shouldn’t as I would end up buying more stuff I don’t need. :lol3
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  11. ScotsFire

    ScotsFire And then a drifter rode into town... Supporter

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    The fact that you used that jacket for five years doing what you’ve done says lots. And while not always true, quality product from five years ago suggests that company’s products should still be good.
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  12. FinTec

    FinTec Been here awhile Supporter

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    Dan,
    Just got off the Stahlratte with JamieZ from Cuba. And we found your sticker.

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    You will be happy to know it is in good shape. Unfortunately, the new owners might be de-stickering the whole boat. Nuts.

    Good vibes towards your recovery. And will try and stop by and say howdy next time in Denver.

    Fin and MechanicO
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  13. Ohio_Danimal

    Ohio_Danimal If I die trying, at least I tried Supporter

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    True. I’ll rethink the parameters. I buy used myself.

    Agreed. And if you guys find it interesting, I’ll go ahead

    Thanks Fin. I had long discussions with Ludwig about including Cuba in my return trip north, before things went haywire two days after I entered Brazil. Most of that discussion took place while he and the Stahlratte were anchored off Cancun in quarantine. Your interview with him was awesome and he referenced how difficult that period was for him. I loved my time aboard and. really was looking forward to the return leg.
    Stay safe and enjoy every day man. Thanks for the pic of the Cycle South decal along with Kevin Costner lol. Loved it
  14. Ohio_Danimal

    Ohio_Danimal If I die trying, at least I tried Supporter

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    If any of you are familiar with Traverse Magazine, I have an article being published in the upcoming June issue.
    To those who’ve been following along all this time, probably not much in there you don’t already know about me and my journey.
    Still, it’s my first published article, and I’m honored that Leigh from Traverse asked me to contribute.

    Here is a link to their website and access to past issues!

    https://traverse-magazine.com/
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  15. Ohio_Danimal

    Ohio_Danimal If I die trying, at least I tried Supporter

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    Ohio_Danimal If I die trying, at least I tried Supporter

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    BTW, above picture was taken in Peru
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  17. Ohio_Danimal

    Ohio_Danimal If I die trying, at least I tried Supporter

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    here are some pictures from early in Cycle South part two, from an early memory card.


    Self explanatory

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    Mexico, above Copper Canyon

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    Copper Canyon view

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    Hotel Mary courtyard in Batopilas

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    In the US on Rt. 66

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    Great Smoky Mountains

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    Nice road near the BRP

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    Southern Ohio

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  18. Ohio_Danimal

    Ohio_Danimal If I die trying, at least I tried Supporter

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    A few pictures sent to me by Sergio Camacho, the member of our gang that rode from San Pedro de Atacama Chile to Ushuaia together.
    left to right:
    Kurt Carleson (Georgia USA)
    Sergio Camacho (Colombia)
    Me (Ohio USA)
    Olaf Weidemeyer (Germany)


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    Me taking a nap somewhere in Southern Argentina. Olaf’s Africa Twin Lola in the background
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    Sergio with his ankle on ice after a crash on Ruta 40

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  19. Ohio_Danimal

    Ohio_Danimal If I die trying, at least I tried Supporter

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    More found pictures.

    One of few taken in Panama other than the end at Carti when I boarded the Stahlratte.

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    and the way way back machine. Here sits Sunny, still on the showroom floor at Bedford Suzuki in Bedford PA. Only 62 miles !! So clean.

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  20. ScotsFire

    ScotsFire And then a drifter rode into town... Supporter

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    She’s way sexier after you dolled her up!
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