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  #16  
Old 19 Sep 2010
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Thumbs up another rider?

I am also heading down the 1 from Redding, Ca but in November around the middle of the month, and also the same plan generally speaking, Ive been down the 1 as a boy with my father on a few camp trips, and that's partly why Im going down there to revisit some familiar spots as well as new ones everywhere else. I have a lot of interest in Ecuador as a final. But Ill get to that bridge, then cross it.
My spanish is rather weak, but I am going to start some classes online soon.

I have an old beater cx500 Ive gotten on the cheap and put some money on top of, its a nice comfy riding thing, and if it makes well great!If not then I can either sell, if legal? or fix it. Or abandon and take a plane or buses.. anyway trying to be flexible.. I'll have camping gear as well, and try other cheap places, hostels, ect.. apartment if I feel like staying longer somewhere.

anyway if I see's you cool, and if not hopefully I can read all about your journey as I head behind you and avoid all of the headaches you will undoubtably encounter, good luck and have a wonderful time!

Robert from Redding, ca

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Hello i am leaving Atlanta oct 1st I will be traveling north to quebec. Acrooss to Chicago. From Chicagoi will go to Milwake. Crossing over to South Dakota. Then down to Colorado. I also want to see The Grand Cayon. Countinuing into Vegas. From Vegas cut to San Fran. To get to the pacific coast hwy. Down into Mexico,belize, Guatemala, Honduras , nicaragua, El salvador,Coast rica, Panama. From panama we can Sail To Colombia


About me, I will be riding a Suzuki dr 650. I am Bi-lingual (spanish-English).
I am also mechanically inclline. I am also very frugal. I will find a way to do anything as cheap as possible. For every dollar i save. i go a extra mile. I will couchsurf, camp, or what i need to do to keep it on my tight budget.But also fun and adventurus.

I want to travel like a tank or so a day, maybe more if in the middle of no were!

OK so if this sounds good email me or call 813-323-0375 Darangofla@gmail.com
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Old 21 Sep 2010
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Coming along

Hey everyone, pretty sweet that I check the HUBB and I see alot of people are making some moves, thats awesome. My trip is rolling along, I just have a few things to take care of, get the last of my ducks in a row in the next month and its go time.
Im shooting to depart the first week of november, since if I stay any longer here ill freeze. As the time comes, we should definitely keep in touch.
Hope everyone is on track and the facebook idea is great, that way friends and family can also keep updated.

Peace.
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Old 25 Sep 2010
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Hi all,

I posted a few times before.....................I will be at or near TJ border on or around Nov 4.

Sooooo..............around that time anybody ready to enter Mexico with plans on traveling down Baja then to Panama and catching sailboat to Columbia let me know ! (final destination TDF)

Of course if you let me know NOW we can make plans ahead of time ! (But for some it will probably only happen near the actual time, so put my email in a safe place until then !) (onleeemeee@yahoo.com)

Glenn
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bogota-ushuaia

hi, i´m leaving bogota on december 1st. all the way to ushuaia, going to cusco, uyuni to san pedro atacama, then chile to bariloche, and then on, on ruta 40 to ushuaia.
Tonnystrulovic@hotmail.com.
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Hi, i am drive in September from Alaska to South america. I com from Germany. Now i am in Victoria B.C. Canada. In the next days i drive to California. I search a other Motobiker for the way to the south. You can me writting when you like it. We make a meetingpoint in Californien. Thank you and have a safety drive, Edmundtengai
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Mazatlan - Guatemala

Hi Im Mazatlan in the pacific coast riding a BMW 800GS, leaving the 20th of November anyone?

Daniel
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Old 14 Oct 2010
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Hey, I am leaving around nov 1 south thru Tx and down east coast of Mexico, should be at Mexico/ Guatemala border around mid to late Nov. KLR, some spanish, no set places to visit really at, would like to camp as much as possible, beaches are good. Looking to ride with other riders when it works.
I am a physician and should be able to handle most booboos.

651-248-0133, nickolastierney@yahoo.com
Are you thinking of crossing at Brownsville/Matamoros? My husband and I have been thinking of that crossing as well. We are in Arizona currently but ultimately want to end up in the Yucatan area so are thinking of blasting through Texas and heading down the east coast of Mexico. We are still a little unsure about some of our plans but would love to meet up with other riders if it works out.

cheers,
Katie
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Old 21 Oct 2010
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Hi guys,

I'm planning a trip sometime around the end of November to the beginning of December. I want to ride through the Copper Canyon and also ride the Devil's Backbone. I'm in California, so I can cross the border any where in California or Arizona.

If anyone will be crossing in that time frame, and would like to ride to the Copper Canyon let me know.

Smitty
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Whats up everyone

Have set my departure date for the 5th, everything is rolling fine, just finishing the last preparations. ATL bound, Big Easy, Austing TX. let me know if anyone will be around.
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New Orleans

Just landed in new orleans if anyone wants o hang out. Riding out tomorrow late in the day. Heading to ATX. Text 773 817 3971.
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Old 23 Nov 2010
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In October I rode out to LA from Chicago, and then down baja, DF, Oaxaca, out to Belize, and then down to Nicaragua. Mostly staying in hostels, but a bit of roadside camping along the way as well. So if you have any questions, drop me a line. I can recommend quite a few good hostels with parking for bikes.
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Old 27 Nov 2010
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Hey Karl-
Would much appreciate any advise you have on hostels etc...can you post it here so folks can access it easily?
Many thanks,
James.
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