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Rockerbox 2012


Rockerbox, for those of you who didn’t know, is a Milwaukee street festival and motorcycle show. Held in August in the Riverwest Neighborhood, it had grown from being so small it shared street space with other Riverwest fests to so … Continue reading

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We Can Make it Better


A bit out of order, but this post is going to be about the work done on Curiosity since I’ve been back. As you might recall, while in the Atacana Desert in Chile, Curiosity vomited out it’s oil (after I … Continue reading

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The Joys of International Air Travel


December 29th and 30th, 2011 I had only spend a few minutes looking at flights when I got to Santiago, since I was more concerned about getting Curiosity shipped and I didn’t want to leave until the bike was gone. … Continue reading

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Shipping and Santiago


December 26th through the 28th, 2011 Monday morning I had a simple plan – arrange shipping for Curiosity back to Milwaukee. Looking at Horizon’s Unlimited there was only one air shipment listed out of Santiago, from LAN Cargo back in … Continue reading

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IT’S ALIVE!!! (Sort Of)


December 23rd and 24th, 2011 I optimistically repacked the bike in the morning, figuring if it started I could go right away, and if it didn’t I had all day to unpack it again. It did fire right up, and … Continue reading

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A Little Rebuilding


December 20th through 22nd, 2011 So here’s what happened. I had topped off my oil after lunch, but hadn’t replaced the oil cap. As I was riding along, the oil was spraying out of the little hole, which I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Sand, Hand and a Little Oil


December 18th and 19th, 2011 The desert I had been riding through for what seemed like weeks is called the Atacama, the driest place in the world. Rainfall here is one millimeter a year. So, it’s a perfect place to … Continue reading

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Chile is Hot


December 14th through 16th, 2011 Southern Peru and Northern Chile is desert, one of the more arid places on earth. Hot during the day, cool at night, and with weird sculptures. The main route south runs along the coast, and … Continue reading

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Heading for Chile


December 12th and 13th, 2011 I left Puno and headed generally towards Chile. I know most Overlanders at this point head for La Paz in Bolivia, but I was feeling like some beaches. The road had lots of entertainment. That … Continue reading

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Lake Titicaca and some Floating Islands


December 10th and 11th, 2011 I left Cusco thinking it would take me two days to get to Puno, it wasn’t crazy far just further than I thought I would want to go. The sky was gray all day, and … Continue reading

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