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Old 13 Oct 2011
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Making my way South!!!

My name is Fletch and I am 27, I am doing a two year RTW.

I will be leaving Colorado Saturday the 5th of November, crossing into Baja @ Tecate on the 7th and will be at a wedding near Cabo through the 12th. I will catch the ferry to mainland on the 13th and be on my way taking the Pacific Coast down to Chile and then over to Argentina. Then Shipping over to South Africa sometime in April-May.
I will be taking my time Staging (cooking internships) along the way. I am very flexible with where I am going can be persuaded to leave the coast for some rad adventures. Up for anything will be camping and staying at a few hostels as well.
Would be awesome to hook up with other riders who are easy going and are down for some good times and awesome riding.

Hit me up
Would also be down for a group get together as well.
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I know there are a few other post about heading South around the same time... Just wanted to throw it out there.. thanks
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camp here in Santa Fe

shower, camp, pound a nail if you are inclined ----- and there's a great repair shop if you need any sudden things -

Marc Beyer just opened up here -
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Hey Fletch,

Have you thought about going down the east side of Baja then crossing over to the highway?

It includes a rough as hell dirt road, but you get to see more of Baja and potentially cross at a very quiet crossing.

Can be windy in the north, but it only gets better from there. Perfect pavement till it runs out though (and it does abruptly!). Try hitting that at night doing around 100. I think some of us were airborn...

Either way, if you aren't worried about some gravel, sand, and big rocks on the road you can stop at some great Baja locations like Alfonsinia's (sp), Coco's corner, etc. Might even shave some distance.
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see you on the road

Will be leaving on the 18th of october from Montreal all the way down to Ushuaia. My routing in Mexico will be different then yours but we might bump in each other after down the road.
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Sounds good, we will keep in touch .. Safe riding.. see ya'll soon....
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I'm leaving Montreal Québec tomorrow mornig (18 oct 2011) I wanna go to panama but nothing its fixe. I would like to ride with others riders atleast to cross the mexicain border.

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I will be crossing at Tecate around Monday November the 7th I hope have to be in Southern Baja by the 11th for a wedding and thats my only deadline for the next two years.. haha
If we can't meet up for that crossing would really like to meet up with others for Mexico/ Guatemala border crossing.
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meet up

You guys are going to be xing around the same time as us.
We are two up on a 1200GS.
I'm not going the Baja route though. It would be good to keep in touch and maybe join up after Mazatlan...
Mark
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Sounds rad, lets keep in touch... safe braaaaping see ya in Mexico...
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Hi all,

Me and my f650 are flying to Bogota on 1st November from London. Probably there a little earlier than all of you, but will be hanging around Columbia for 3 weeks or so while I try to learn some Spanish.

If any of you will be there around the same time, would be great to meet up for some and

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visit fastfreddy Pescadero, on the beach los ceritos in front of art and ,hwy 19 km 69
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Hi,
Im not sure I will go to Tecate its a bit to West for me. I think I will past the Laredo border in a couple of days..
Give me some news to ride in mexico.
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NINE DAYS LEFT!
I have sold/given everything I own away, 08 cbr 1000rr, 3 snowmobiles, trailer, dirtbikes, mtn. Bikes, gear, and took my dog to my friend for the next two years. All I have to my name is a 09 klr 650, clothing, gear, camera, netbook, and my chef knives.
Follow me as I ride, please join up and ride, hit me up with suggestions to make my adventure that much radder!
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Beautiful in Baja

Hi, Hopefully see ya down here.Wheres the wedding?The weathers a bit hot when your not moving or in the shade but in 9 days your going into the besttime.Waters warm .anyways see ya
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