Lifetravelled- Aussie couple hitting the road to Argentina -in Colombia

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  1. lifetravelled

    lifetravelled Been here awhile

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    Hi all,
    Hi from Josh and Stef from Melbourne, Australia.

    We have been planning this trip for a few years but now it is real, we picked up our bike from Tuckers and are now ready to hit the road.

    Tucker arranged a super clean Vstrom for us, he did a great job and the bike is in great condition.

    So, the back story, We are both in our early 30s, married for 4 years and have worked hard since graduating university to set ourselves up and now it's time to take a year off for ourselves before life gets too serious. Well first I wanted to sell the house and go travelling for 2 years, but Stef was no where near that adventurist. So we have settled for renting the house out and travelling through North, Central and South America for as long as we can, we’re hoping for a year.

    This has been a long time dream of mine, not so much for Stef but lucky for me she has agreed to come along of the ride.

    We will be tourists as much as riders so we will have as much time off the bike as on.

    We plan on doing a loop around the USA before heading towards Baja and then work our way down to Argentina.

    Josh And Stef
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    Look out for lifetravelled, Stef and Josh E134BBAA-C56C-4CB9-A44E-43F38339A062.jpeg
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    Took them to Baldy Lodge for something to eat. F527152D-7545-407A-9478-8DE3AD00AA80.jpeg
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    Moose head in Baldy Lodge with Stef and Josh BFD7D429-2AAA-4275-8C15-753B8AD5244D.jpeg
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    Poor Josh.....he needs to fatten up. 11222114-82DB-4084-B8FF-EE4DC4A0EFB1.jpeg
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    Nice folks. You're gonna like them.
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    I'll be keeping a close eye on yall and hopefully won't be too far behind as yall start to head south. Ill is entering Baja around the middle of September with plans to reach Ushuaia in March. Good luck and have fun in the states.
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    If youkeep eating like that you will soon become american sized, haha Very nice v strom the perfect travel bike
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    In - enjoy the trip
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    They are leaving the tucker compound today (Friday) and headed for Anaheim (they think)..... Saturday is a plan to head north on PCH.....I suggested they take the freeway to Santa Monica........ at least....then fight the mess through Malibu....I wanted them to forego the pain and ride Hwy 2 around the back of LA County and sneak up on Santa Monica from 2.....but logistically it won’t work.
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    That is funny. As soon as I saw that top box, I thought "they might want to add a pad right there", and then presto...there it was!

    @TUCKERS, LOL on the photo captions.
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