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Ladies on the Loose! For the first time ever, a motorcycle travel DVD made for women, by women! These intrepid women share their tips to help you plan your own motorcycle adventure. They also answer the women-only questions, and entertain you with amazing tales from the road! Presented by Lois Pryce, veteran solo traveller through South America and Africa and author of 'Lois on the Loose', and 'Red Tape and White Knuckles.'
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Can't offer any help but can provide (virtual) tea and sympathy.
I had a breakdown today, in the Atacama desert. Miles from anywhere.
Stopped to take a few pictures and the bike wouldn't start up again. No neutral light or anything.
Eventually I took all my luggage off and started taking the bike to bits. It turned out that the positive connector to the battery had rattled loose and there was no power to anything.
It was an easy fix but it's a good reminder of just exactly how far we are from home when something goes wrong.
Good luck with the shock, can't really offer any more than that.
On the bright side Delb, at least there's a chance the Salar de Uyuni will be dry enough to ride by the time you get there. I really wanted to do that and there was just too much water and the surface too soft for me to risk it.
I'm stuck in Arica with a buggered starter clutch. Apparently 3AJ starter clutches are like hen's teeth and the newer 3TB parts won't fit although from the parts fiche, my parts look more like 3TB.
I could be here a while waiting for bits and it's likely I'll have to abandon the 'leccy boot and have a kickstart kit sent over from Blighty.
Just so you know it's not just you having a hard time.
If I'm likely to be here a while and you fancy a beverage or two somewhere between here and Santiago, drop me a PM or email.
wheal i had to whait four 10 days four a front sproket and whas just about to leave when i got rely sick had a smal stomic operation i guatemala city life one the roade ful off surprices but when yuo back one the roade its al whorth it
Still stuck Delb?
I eventually found a starter clutch and ordered it this morning. It's going to be two or three weeks before it even gets to Blighty and can be couriered over to Arica.
There's not much to do in Arica but at least it never rains here. Maybe it's time to take those Spanish lessons.
Don't avoid Santiago! It's really nice if you go yo the right places. Im from there and i realice that now when Im far from home. Im in my first long trip, with my girlfriend two up in my klr650 and we had our first "stuckment" in Brasilia: 5 days for a rear sprocket. The most common bike for long travels it doesn't being sell in Brasil but Kawasaki Brasilia found one in sao Paulo. Tomorrow we will arrive to Porto Velho and than manaus!
Duch: in Arica you can go shopping to Tacna, Peru, you can go by shared taxi.
sorry not been in posting recently but thank you for the virtual support.
I am off to collect my bike today, hopefully it is all good and I will be able to head north at last!
dunch etc - I expect it will be Peru before we are near each other again.
I plan to go via Bolivia and cross from La Paz (unless anyone tells me that is not a good idea)
all th best
Hope all is OK with the bike now mate. I also plan to cross Bol to Peru - but stopped in Antofagasta with a nasty noise. Hopefully will get it sorted tomorrow, if it is what i think it is. Will do a full service same time methinks.
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