Dirt Bikes in Colombia's Coffee Belt: A Spanish Immersion Tour

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  1. liv2day

    liv2day Is Anyone Here a Marine Biologist! Supporter

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    What a fantastic trip, great job with all the images and write-up @trespalacios :thumb :thumb

    How many miles/hours each day would you say you were on the bikes and riding?

    The rest day where you guys hit the hot springs and waterfalls...incredible. There's nothing like jumping into a hot spring after a good day in the saddle (or a couple days).

    Thanks for taking the time to write that up capture all the images, Colombia looks to be a place I'd love to tackle some single track :nod :ricky
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  2. trespalacios

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    Hey man, you’ve gotta get some Colombia you’d love the gnar.

    I’d say we did days between 30 and 70 miles. Roughly 10 am to 5 pm on the bikes and maybe 5 riding hours a day
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  3. 400psi

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    Awesome report Ricardo! Thanks for putting it together. I was there in spirit for sure but looking at some of that terrain it's tiring my spirit out! What an amazing time! Go Team Chapstick!
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    Great, now you got me jonesing to make it back to Colombia (have not been since 97). Looks like evryone had a blast and not even one trip to the hospital despite the overindulgence of mangos and single tracks. Thanks for sharing with us, BRAVO!
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    Some rut riding near Salento

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    Frickin' awesome man, that's some tight stuff! I liked the kid standing next to the fence watching you guys ride by, nothing like a quick hola as you pass :thumb

    So great to hear a 2-smoker in the audio, which bike was that? I haven't been on my little Gas Gas in far too long, wish the damn coastal range wasn't buried under a bunch of snow as I need to get out in the woods for some single track.

    Thanks for posting @trespalacios - fantastic terrain you guys enjoyed :ricky :ricky
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  8. trespalacios

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    Glad you liked it. We enjoyed the terrain even if it kicked our asses at times. That ride comes courtesy of Jonathan on a Husky 250
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  9. trespalacios

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    Here's a clip of Day 1, riding in Toro, Valle

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    We continue the tour of Toro

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    Nice couple of vids @trespalacios!

    LOL...'uh oh, angry pero'.

    Great job making it up that rutted climb, looked nasty (but at least it wasn't wet...lol). Tough to build rhythm in the switch-backs. And good on you for passing the 4T - that type of terrain is where 2Ts seriously shine :thumb

    Damn, I want to go ride :lol3
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  12. trespalacios

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    Another video of Day 1 in Toro

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    simply amazing!
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    Just a little rut

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    I've really enjoyed this.
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  16. trespalacios

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    That feeling when you finally conquer the mountain :clap

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    Morning singletrack

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    That looks like an incredible trip!

    I just got back from Medellín last week after 7 weeks in Colombia and only managed a ride on my BMW f800 to the Ecuador border where I was meeting my buyer. I'd love to get back there on my Yamaha 250 and concentrate on trail riding. Maybe next year?

    Looks like a blast parceros!
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  19. steved57

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    Great ride report & pics Thanks for posting and sharing them
    Looks like it was a ton of fun
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  20. trespalacios

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    Single track as Monday Motivation

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