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The sun was not out today and it was only 17 degrees when we left. It did warm up slowly all day to about 30 by late afternoon. We rode south and west and arrived after 304 km in Bagé…
So today its official, British Summer time although as usual nobody told the weather! A bit of a wet start to the weekend but then Saturday turned out ok, better than ok actually, sidecar maestro Kenny Mclennan put us though our paces on his sidecar. F...

Clocks forward so it must be Summer

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So today its official, British Summer time although as usual nobody told the weather! A bit of a wet start to the weekend but then Saturday turned out ok, better than ok actually, sidecar maestro Kenny Mclennan put us though…
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Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

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Los Glaciares (The Glaciers) National Park in the southern Patagonia of Argentina is one of the most unique places on earth.  Most of the worlds glaciers are formed somewhere over 8000 feet above sea level.  Normally the air is too…
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Preparing the Vespa for South America

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*you can watch the video with English subtitles  It’s time for some news! As some of you may have already guessed, we are getting ready to hit the road again. And I wrote “we” because this time I’m not refering…
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Arizona Loop Overview

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Arizona is wildly different from top to bottom, and east to west. For those who haven’t spent much time exploring the Grand Canyon State, it seems easy to sum up Arizona with the iconic canyon and a desert with Saguaro…
The LLMCC rally this weekend up in Argyll was our venue for this weekend, a half day from work on Friday and a good run up, some rain and a stop at Tarbet for tea and a roll, perfect, the usual arrive meet old friend and pitch the tent. A crowded camps...

Weather perking up!!

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The LLMCC rally this weekend up in Argyll was our venue for this weekend, a half day from work on Friday and a good run up, some rain and a stop at Tarbet for tea and a roll, perfect, the…
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Hiking in Torres del Paine

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We wake to cloudy skies, but no rain, and relatively little wind.  Debate continues about whether or not we will hike or ride to the waterfall of Salto Grande and to starting point of the Mirador de Los Cuernos trail…
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Pacific Coast Highway – Monterey to LA

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This is the west coast mother-road, the one everyone talks about. On the 10th day of our Pacific Coast Road Trip, we got to the famous California Section of the Pacific Coast Highway from Monterey through LA.After an incredible…
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Torres del Paine National Park

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Torres del Paine has been on my wish list for many years.  And to think I’m here in the midst of it is amazing to me.  The weather, and particularly the wind, are notoriously bad here, so we plan to…
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The Rio Negro & Amazon part 2

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After breakfast on our second day out we moved down river to visit an island that has an indigenous community. They were very friendly and the Chief welcomed us. His wife then showed us how they process the manioc or…
A weekend with nothing to do as far as "must do time-scales" so that meant some catching up with garage type work. First fix the pick up after I reversed it into a parking meter on Friday, luckily just the rear light cluster needed replaced, easy job a...

Productive weekend

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A weekend with nothing to do as far as “must do time-scales” so that meant some catching up with garage type work. First fix the pick up after I reversed it into a parking meter on Friday, luckily just the…
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Punta Arenas, Chile

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After floating our way back (and bobbing like a drunken cork at the part where we made a right turn) over the Strait of Magellan, to the mainland side, we arrive in Punta Arenas late in the afternoon. Home sweet…
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Backtracking across Tierra del Fuego

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After two weeks in Ushuaia, and deciding Antarctica was out of our budget, we get ready to ride back toward the mainland.  The road into Ushuaia is a one-way deal, and to get back to the mainland we have to…
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Shipping motorcycle from S.Africa to S.America

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*you can watch the video with English subtitles   After so many months and so many kilometers in Africa, it was time for me to cross the Atlantic Ocean and get to America! But how? By boat? By airplane? Swimming? Selling…
Once again I have to apologise for the lack of updates, main reason is that we have been competing in Trials the last three weekends, competing is maybe stretching it a bit, turning up and being rubbish is a better description. A event near Laurencekir...

Time flies

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Once again I have to apologise for the lack of updates, main reason is that we have been competing in Trials the last three weekends, competing is maybe stretching it a bit, turning up and being rubbish is a better…
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Waiting for Jim – Pedaling for Pennies

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Riding a motorcycle for months on end, and traveling the way we have, has its challenges.  I wouldn’t exactly call it roughing it, but there are certainly a few sacrifices you have to make to travel like this.   We are…

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