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Offline fudgypup

Re: XLADV Viaje Por Agua
« Reply #40 on: July 30, 2021, 04:45:36 am »
Rained today but still wanted to clean the bike from my last ride



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Offline fudgypup

Re: XLADV Viaje Por Agua
« Reply #41 on: August 31, 2021, 01:54:10 am »
Jetted back to Cali and took my boy to Hawaii


Started a new remote gig here that I can do anywhere so I fly back to Medellín Sep 9 to resume the trip

Now getting ready for my 10th annual High Sierra rally this week




Need to get back quickly!


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Offline Wolzak

Re: XLADV Viaje Por Agua
« Reply #42 on: August 31, 2021, 09:32:17 am »
Nice Sun Loungers :biggrin:
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Offline fudgypup

Re: XLADV Viaje Por Agua
« Reply #43 on: September 05, 2021, 12:02:41 am »
Great rally here this weekend.  Our tenth year and we raise money for a charity I work with called Motorrad Angels.  About 60 riders.  Harley brought their Pan America and got to try that.  Did a dirt loop at 1:16 and 73 mph average speed.  130 on the pavement and 108 in the dirt was my too speed .  Not a bad bike at all.







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Offline Tom van Brits

Re: XLADV Viaje Por Agua
« Reply #44 on: September 05, 2021, 06:35:08 am »
People who ride adventure motorcycles are a different breed.  It’s one of the things that has drawn me to it.  I meet people I’d never meet in my own neighborhood, at work, etc…. They tend to be different in many exciting and unexpected ways.  I now know doctors, lawyers, rocket scientists, Dakar rally legends and even a humble cement worker and war veteran who is probably the best wing man you’d ever want with you on a difficult adventure.

One common thread is that you all get it.  You understand the challenges, setbacks, injuries are “all part of the adventure.”

My latest…

https://youtu.be/SeSo92ldEU0


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Yes to all sir  :3some:
 

Offline Tom van Brits

Re: XLADV Viaje Por Agua
« Reply #45 on: September 05, 2021, 06:37:25 am »
Your video was however not working, said it was removed?
 

Offline fudgypup

Re: XLADV Viaje Por Agua
« Reply #46 on: September 05, 2021, 04:36:34 pm »
I took it down.  I had some thumbs down and it’s hard to put myself out there with a personal story just trying to help people avoid the same thing happening to them.

I did an article on it for an adventure magazine and then talking about it with the editor she asks if they can get more pics from Mexico.  I’m like why Mexico?  Well isn’t that where you were robbed?  Did you even read what I wrote?  So I just kind of dropped the whole thing.


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Offline Tom van Brits

Re: XLADV Viaje Por Agua
« Reply #47 on: September 05, 2021, 05:15:05 pm »
I took it down.  I had some thumbs down and it’s hard to put myself out there with a personal story just trying to help people avoid the same thing happening to them.

I did an article on it for an adventure magazine and then talking about it with the editor she asks if they can get more pics from Mexico.  I’m like why Mexico?  Well isn’t that where you were robbed?  Did you even read what I wrote?  So I just kind of dropped the whole thing.


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I understand. Sadly the reporters or some are sensation driven and could not care less.
Anyhow, still enjoying your RR  :thumleft:
 

Offline fudgypup

Re: XLADV Viaje Por Agua
« Reply #48 on: September 07, 2021, 12:59:24 am »
That HD Pan America sure can move!




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Offline fudgypup

Re: XLADV Viaje Por Agua
« Reply #49 on: September 25, 2021, 10:10:40 pm »

Good girls get Klim!

Back in Medellin again and working a remote gig.  Borders still closed but opening soon.  Chile wants a negative pcr test, 5 day quarantine, vaccination and special covid health insurance.  No thanks, I already had covid


She got to try a little crf50 at a local track


Did a help tour of Guatape last week





Life is good


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Offline fudgypup

Re: XLADV Viaje Por Agua
« Reply #50 on: October 03, 2021, 04:36:14 pm »
Did a nice little two day adventure two up to Jardín and Jericó this week.

My gf got a Klim Artemis suit which she really likes and this was her first chance to wear it outside of short city rides.  We saw a lot of rain and mud but I was the one who got the most dirty .  Must have been all the mud.

The dirt roads aren’t that bad but we came upon a truck carrying construction materials for road maintenance further up that got stuck.  I tried going around but it was a wet muddy trench and the pegs and shifter we digging into the sides of the trench so we decided to back it out.  Didn’t take too long but the video is pretty funny.

Sadly no pool this time hence no bikini shots











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Offline fudgypup

Re: XLADV Viaje Por Agua
« Reply #51 on: October 05, 2021, 06:58:45 pm »
Photos of rally when I flew home last month.  Harley sponsored it and had their new Pan America there for us to play with.  We raised $3000 usd for Motorrad Angels, a clean water charity I help out with.

The Pan America is a decent first entrant for HD.  Great power, braking, stability.  Like most bikes this size, is best for light off road and great for pavement.  Display is a bit hard to read and I’d expect a hydraulic clutch.

Had it going pretty quickly on this dirt loop










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