Gone riding for the winter. Be back in the spring.

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Quindio, Dec 7, 2019.

  1. liv2day

    liv2day Life is about how you handle Plan B Supporter

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    Nice!

    Great bunch of pictures @Quindio, do you know the backstory behind the statue and all the knives shoved into the base of it?

    All the terrain you traversed looked killer, the clouds against and above the hills is beautiful.

    Have a great time on the ride to Santa Marta, knobby side down and can't wait to see the pics from that jaunt :thumb
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  2. Quindio

    Quindio Been here awhile Supporter

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    Still trying to get caught up on the last ride that was a lot of fun with Sandra. I think the knifes were taken off the street and used to make it. My reading Spanish skills are bad and I didn't ask Sandra. The roads are just turn after turn so it's slow going but so much fun with views around ever corner.

    Looking forward to leaving in the morning, going to be passing through Manizales again but then a different route. Once you leave Manizales you start the climb to over 12,000 feet and it can get cold if the wind is blowing.
    :D
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  3. Quindio

    Quindio Been here awhile Supporter

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    Once we had our lunch we left for the ride to Medellin and I didn't stop as it was getting late until we got there. We got there at 5pm so the traffic was so bad. I stopped once to get my bearings and like I said before 2 motorcycles crashed into each other. Lots of people stopped to help so we left to get out of the city. We decided to ride to Rionegro and got there just after dark.

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    I told this man I didn't have room to carry a painting but I'll buy you a cafe.
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  4. pro69ss

    pro69ss Been here awhile Supporter

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    How’s it going down there? Always checking for photo updates !
  5. The Dude

    The Dude Just Love To Ride

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    Beautiful Pictures you do have a great talent with the camera. I was suprised to see you in the picture, as I started this report for some reason I pictured you very young. I do not mean that derogatory but as a compliment. I myself am 65 so no spring chicken! You both appear younger than me but it does me good to see people let’s just say older experience the world on two wheels. I ride every chance I get and now you have me quite interested in Columbia. As I reside in Denver CO this would be quite a change. Thanks again for an excellent report.
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  6. liv2day

    liv2day Life is about how you handle Plan B Supporter

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    Been wondering the same thing. Everything ok down south @Quindio? Hope you've been logging a ton of miles (KMs) on that Tenere and you're enjoying it :thumb
  7. liv2day

    liv2day Life is about how you handle Plan B Supporter

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    Bringing this back up, anyone heard from @Quindio?

    Don't know him personally, but given the chaos in the world right now, hoping he's simply hunkered down :uhoh :uhoh
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  8. jowul

    jowul Been here awhile

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    Por que no tomar un buen aguardiente o si no un ron de Caldas triple destilado?
  9. jowul

    jowul Been here awhile

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    If you were one of those (many) who suffered under the terror of the narco traficantes you will be happy that that part of history would be erased. I stayed at the Drake hotel in Chicago many times because it was a convenient location, not because it was Al Capone's headquarters. To say that no one travels to Chicago to follow A.C. crime spree :rilla
  10. jowul

    jowul Been here awhile

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    In February Quindio and Sandra were on their way to Santa Marta and since then silence after leaving Medellin. I don't believe Covid 19 was high on the list in Colombia then. I hope they are in good health.
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  11. Dessert Storm

    Dessert Storm Dances With Drunks

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    Not logged in since Feb 6th. Hope you're OK, guys.
  12. pro69ss

    pro69ss Been here awhile Supporter

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    Maybe Champe can check up on him when he goes back .
    Really missing the daily reports and amazing pictures!
  13. Cal

    Cal Long timer

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    I think he comes back to a forestry job in Canada in the spring?
  14. 08StangGT_CS

    08StangGT_CS Been here awhile

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    Just finished catching up. Great pictures.
    Hope everything is ok.