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Forum: Touring
03-17-17, 09:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

Update: The trip has been postponed for now...

Update: The trip has been postponed for now unfortunately. I had knee surgery (meniscus and cartilage repair) in Oct-2016 and I'm still not at 100%. I'm planning to do RAGBRAI again this year so...
Forum: Touring
07-10-16, 11:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

I would prefer to make the trip longer and I'm...

I would prefer to make the trip longer and I'm trying to do 2-3 days acclimating to the altitude + 3-4 days riding/camping.

Is this the extra loop you are talking about...
Forum: Touring
07-09-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

Perdido: Any other routes in Peru that you would...

Perdido: Any other routes in Peru that you would recommend? I'm looking at this one wishing it was a bit longer (maybe another 60-80 miles) and I've having a tough time figuring out how to add more...
Forum: Touring
07-05-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

I'm very flexible on when I can make this trip...

I'm very flexible on when I can make this trip next year but I was thinking it would be better to go in May/June since those are the 2 of the driest months of the year down there. Plus I think...
Forum: Touring
07-03-16, 03:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

Thanks I see salt ponds now. I didn't understand...

Thanks I see salt ponds now. I didn't understand your comment earlier on the backtracking but I know what you're saying.

I think the ruins will be a pretty cool site to see so I'll probably add...
Forum: Touring
07-02-16, 11:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

Here we go...I basically took your route you...

Here we go...I basically took your route you recommended in a very early post on this thread and added a larger radius to it. It seems doable. Hopefully you agree. Also, I am the most...
Forum: Touring
07-02-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

I'm slightly confused now myself but I'll spend...

I'm slightly confused now myself but I'll spend some time over the next few days taking screen shots of my planned route to see what you think.

Good idea on the loop within the loop.

And...
Forum: Touring
07-02-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

Thanks man, solid list. Why no cooking supplies?

Thanks man, solid list. Why no cooking supplies?
Forum: Touring
07-02-16, 08:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

When was the last time you were in this part of...

When was the last time you were in this part of Peru? The reason I ask is because when I use google earth and turn on the STREET VIEW it shows a paved road all the way from Urubamba up to Maras and...
Forum: Touring
07-01-16, 12:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

Thanks for the heads up. It doesn't look too...

Thanks for the heads up. It doesn't look too terrible on Google Earth but to your point it might not be painting the most accurate picture. I did look up the elevations though from one town to the...
Forum: Touring
06-30-16, 08:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

I did the street view on google earth and it...

I did the street view on google earth and it looks like there's a train track and road that runs alongside of it all the way through that little valley. The road looks a little sh*tty in some spots...
Forum: Touring
06-29-16, 08:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

What are your thoughts of going through Urubamba...

What are your thoughts of going through Urubamba and into the towns/villages of Pachar, Rapchi, Haurocando to get back to Cusco? I realize that's adding quite a few miles but I was really hoping to...
Forum: Touring
06-29-16, 05:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

Also, how much climb approx was involved? Any...

Also, how much climb approx was involved? Any passes?
Forum: Touring
06-29-16, 05:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

How was the scenery on this route? And yes I...

How was the scenery on this route?

And yes I need to brush up on my spanish. I've got the foundation, I just need buckle down and get confident with it again.
Forum: Touring
06-29-16, 05:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

Good call regarding a training trip in Colorado. ...

Good call regarding a training trip in Colorado. If you were to time it right and could only get in 2 or 3 days of riding over a long weekend, how long before Peru would you do Colorado?

And...
Forum: Touring
06-29-16, 05:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

Overambitious? Yeah probably, but that doesn't...

Overambitious? Yeah probably, but that doesn't mean I can't do it and make it back in one piece. I'm driven, stubborn, and tend to always figure things out one way or another. Plus I have a lot of...
Forum: Touring
06-29-16, 05:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

First of all, thanks to everyone for all of your...

First of all, thanks to everyone for all of your feedback. Truly amazing!!!

Perdido: Based on this response and after looking at more satellite images, perhaps this is not the route I will be...
Forum: Touring
06-27-16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,739
Posted By DustyBottoms1

Peru

Hey all! First time post here, my apologies if this thread was started in the wrong area of the site!

I'm in the early stages of planning a 3 day ride in Peru in May or June of 2017. To date,...
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