Go Back   Horizons Unlimited - The HUBB > Planning, Trip > Travellers Seeking Travellers

Travellers Seeking Travellers Meet up with other travellers on the road, or find someone to travel with to the ends of the earth!
Contact Overland Solutions for all your custom modifications and setup for overland travel.

Calendar Contest Voting is now CLOSED. Results to be posted shortly.


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 17 Dec 2008
Registered Users
New on the HUBB
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: portland or. usa.
Posts: 9
Austin Tx. --> Tdf ***Fall '09

Hey 'yall. I'm putting the feelers out for riding buddies to do Central and South America with.

I originally had planned to do this trip 1 year ago on a KLR650.

Shortly before departure I got hit with Testicular Cancer and had to get one lopped off.


It put me a bit behind schedule but I'm back to it now and want to start planning again.

Just wondering who else is looking at the end of '09 as a time to head south.

The stats:
I'm 28.
Will more than likely decide on the KLR again.
Shooting for tdf new years 2010.
I will ship bike from Panama to Ecuador but may fly myself sans bike to Columbia for a few days.
Or hell I may even ride Columbia if I'm with others who is willing!


But part of getting ready for me is to start talking with other people about it. So fire away!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 17 Dec 2008
JHAlaska's Avatar
Gold Member
New on the HUBB
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Posts: 7
Texas to Panama

Hi. My name is Joe and I am planning a trip from Brownsville, Texas area to at least Panama. I am going on a Bimmer and looking to go sometime around after Christmas 09 ( I promised my wife I would be home for Christmas) now I live in Alaska but am purchasing a bike a few months before and storing it at a buddies house. So when it is time to go I will fly up there and get things ready a couple of weeks before. I have two friends gearing up to go as well. We are Marine Engineers (the Sailing types) and we have two months off at a time. We would like to store our bikes in Panama and continue onwards two months later.. So if you would like the company up to Panama or however far we can get in that time frame I would be game. If not maybe we will run into each other somewhere along the way. BTW, here are my stats.

Joe
40
Salcha, Alaska
BMW
25 years of riding experience
Fluent in Spanish

the other two guys are from Maine and the other Mass but living in Philippines. and looking at riding the same KLR you are..
all three mechanically employed...



drop me a line
__________________
Iggy
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 18 Dec 2008
Registered Users
New on the HUBB
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 8
Texas to Ecuador

Hi I live in texas but I am originally from Ecuador , I am planning to take the road on May from texas to Ecuador , when are you living . I have two bikes but I am going to purchase a kawasaki dual purpose , again , hope to keep in touch I really need some advice for my trip .
Jose Villarreal
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 18 Dec 2008
JHAlaska's Avatar
Gold Member
New on the HUBB
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Posts: 7
Hi Jose,
Right now we are planning our trip to Central America and beyond on or about December 09. It is still a while away but with good planning we should be ready for anything by then. I am going with two other friends as of right now. I am too purchasing another bike in the area and we will meet up in Port Isabel, Texas where a friend of ours will let us set up. Between work and planning this trip time is going to fly. Good Luck and if you are heading there in that time frame give me shout.
__________________
Iggy
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 Registered Users and/or Members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Austin, TX to Ushuaia. Leaving in September fencermatt Welcome to HU 6 8 Apr 2007 23:41
Americas fall of 06 Forsellini Central America and Mexico 6 10 Jan 2006 05:45
No ABS after fall Heiko BMW Tech 2 14 Sep 2005 10:06
Austin To Anchorage - Best Route MOD Route Planning 5 19 Oct 2004 00:59
How to fall off? Barry Johnson Travellers' questions that don't fit anywhere else 5 4 Jul 2003 02:08

 
 



HU DVD Spring Special!

Buy the Achievable Dream Collectors Set and get Road Heroes Part 1 FREE!

Achievable Dream - The Whole Enchilada!

Cooped up indoors in crap weather? Binge watch over 20 hours of inspiring, informative and entertaining stories and tips from 150 travellers! Check it out at the HU Store! Remember to order them both and use Coupon Code 'BoxSet+' on your order when you checkout.


What others say about HU...

"I just wanted to say thanks for doing this and sharing so much with the rest of us." Dave, USA

"Your website is a mecca of valuable information and the DVD series is informative, entertaining, and inspiring! The new look of the website is very impressive, updated and catchy. Thank you so very much!" Jennifer, Canada

"...Great site. Keep up the good work." Murray and Carmen, Australia

"We just finished a 7 month 22,000+ mile scouting trip from Alaska to the bottom of Chile and I can't tell you how many times we referred to your site for help. From how to adjust your valves, to where to stay in the back country of Peru. Horizons Unlimited was a key player in our success. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world are in debt to your services." Alaska Riders


contest pic

10th Annual HU Travellers Photo Contest is on now! This is an opportunity for YOU to show us your best photos and win prizes!

NEW! HU 2014 Adventure Travel T-shirts! are now available in several colors! Be the first kid on your block to have them! New lower prices on synths!

HU 2014 T-shirts now in!

Check out the new Gildan Performance cotton-feel t-shirt - 100% poly, feels like soft cotton!


What turns you on to motorcycle travel?


Global Rescue, WORLDwide evacuation services for EVERYONE

Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!




New to Horizons Unlimited?

New to motorcycle travelling? New to the HU site? Confused? Too many options? It's really very simple - just 4 easy steps!

Horizons Unlimited was founded in 1997 by Grant and Susan Johnson following their journey around the world on a BMW R80 G/S motorcycle.

Susan and Grant Johnson Read more about Grant & Susan's story

Membership - help keep us going!

Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events (22 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.

You don't have to be a Member to come to an HU meeting, access the website, the HUBB or to receive the e-zine. What you get for your membership contribution is our sincere gratitude, good karma and knowing that you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. Contributing Members and Gold Members do get additional features on the HUBB. Here's a list of all the Member benefits on the HUBB.



Books & DVDs

amazon

All the best travel books and videos listed and often reviewed on HU's famous Books page. Check it out and get great travel books from all over the world.


Motorcycle Express for shipping and insurance!

Motorcycle Express

MC Air Shipping, (uncrated) USA / Canada / Europe and other areas. Be sure to say "Horizons Unlimited" to get your $25 discount on Shipping!
Insurance - see: For foreigners traveling in US and Canada and for Americans and Canadians traveling in other countries, then mail it to MC Express and get your HU $15 discount!






All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:22.