Category Archives: Bike

Moto cruise valle del Elqui – pictures

Ok and here are finally some real photos of my bike trip in August… Better late then never. Here is a night shot I took after I got lost in the desert and found the two miners that shared a … Continue reading

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Cruisin Valle del Elqui

Here is a late picture from my bike trip. I just recently got it from the photographer –> click on image for larger version

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Last days of vacation

Even the nicest times have to end… I’m leaving for Puerto Montt tomorrow evening, to head off to Huinay again. Work is calling. But hey, even though it all came out totally different than planned, I had some awsome days … Continue reading

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On the road!

Wow wow wow!!! I finally am reallllllly happy, riding my motorcycle! Boy that was an amazing trip today! I left Santiago about 11 and soon left the main highway North to ride the much nicer parallel routes east from it, … Continue reading

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No pasa na’

Oh man… I don’t know what I did to deserve this little things keep coming up and are delaying me day by day. This trip has turned in to a zen school of patience. Now while putting the finished brakes … Continue reading

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The next step

Ok, here it finally is! The culprits are out After 4 days and a sick ‘tornero’ finally they managed to get the bolts out of the caliper. Now the pads can finally be replaced. Obviously the bolts/screws were damaged in … Continue reading

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Braking news part two

Ok, I feel its time to put something here. I still don’t really admit it, but the probability is rather high that my bike trip ends before it actually ever started. The problem with the rear brake hasn’t been solved … Continue reading

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The long way UP

Haha, today I was thinking about a new name for mi trip, and being a big fan of the Charly Boorman & Ewan McGregor series I thought of ‘THE LONG WAY UP’ The UP would fit perfectly because it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Braking news

Ok, I have been delayed a little bit for know. The bike shop wasn’t able to get the brake pads off the caliper. They tried in every way, but didn’t succeed. Since the pads resemble more a thin sheet of … Continue reading

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First part of my Freedom Ride to the North

Ok, I guess it’s time to put it here It’s on! For some time I was thinking about my upcoming vacations. And I didn’t really know what to do with all that free time. One of my my big dreams … Continue reading

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