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Forum: Americas 06-22-2013, 06:24 PM
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Posted By troutshack
Tropical Storm Barry messed up the last few days...

Tropical Storm Barry messed up the last few days of our trip but we did make it to La Picota tequila distillery. We picked up a small bottle for tonight :freaky and a large one each to take home.
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Forum: Americas 06-21-2013, 02:50 PM
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Posted By troutshack
A few days ago in Puerto Escondito a restaurant...

A few days ago in Puerto Escondito a restaurant owner approached us and expressed that there was a fishing tournament the next day and he would like to enter it but that business was slow and he...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26,239
Views: 2,171,696
Posted By troutshack
We are drying our boots today after riding from...

We are drying our boots today after riding from DF to Xilitla yesterday! :D
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By troutshack
Day 3 (June 1<sup>st</sup>) When we got up we...

Day 3 (June 1<sup>st</sup>)
When we got up we were just a mile or less from the border. When Mark got his motorcycle license a few days ago it was just a paper copy. Texas mails the real license...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By troutshack
Schizzman, we will certainly look for Ester. I’m...

Schizzman, we will certainly look for Ester. I’m guessing she won’t be hard to spot?:D

Kedgi, Shediac is now officially on my wish list of places to visit.:deal

Thanks for following...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By troutshack
Sorry for the late update, we haven’t had...

Sorry for the late update, we haven’t had internet for the past two days.
Thanks to everyone for following along.

Diggerled I hope you do a report I would love to do a little dirt in MX...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By troutshack
How Far? We plan to go as far as tikal/ Flores...

How Far? We plan to go as far as tikal/ Flores Guatemala and then return up the Pacific coast? Spend +/- 30 days doing it. Nothing set in stone though, not even in mud. I do need to be home around...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By troutshack
Wicked So, from Mark’s post above you know we made it....

So, from Mark’s post above you know we made it. We frantically placed orders for gear and parts. Mark didn’t even have a helmet. He and my youngest son took the rider course together (Which I hope...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26,239
Views: 2,171,696
Posted By troutshack
Were taking a much needed rest day in Catamaco so...

Were taking a much needed rest day in Catamaco so I finally started a thread on our current ride for those who wish to follow along.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=892911

Now off...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By troutshack
Thirty Days in Mexico (Más o Menos)

Every since my last Mexico trip in the Fall of 2011 I have told anyone who would listen that I would love to go back including my Brother-in-Law, Mark. Although he hasn’t ridden in around thirty...
Forum: Americas 05-26-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26,239
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Posted By troutshack
I think that must be what I did last time. My gps...

I think that must be what I did last time. My gps was glitching around the border so I went straight. I came to an abandon toll booth, not knowing where else to go I just went around the lowered...
Forum: Americas 05-25-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26,239
Views: 2,171,696
Posted By troutshack
Thanks RW66, sure will.

Thanks RW66, sure will.
Forum: Americas 05-25-2013, 05:27 PM
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Posted By troutshack
Thanks Ace, it sure was easy 1 1/2 yrs ago and...

Thanks Ace, it sure was easy 1 1/2 yrs ago and that's just the way I like it.

I saw this shirt today at the Harley shop. Reminded me of Schizzman!

Why I was at the Harley shop? :rofl
...
Forum: Americas 05-25-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 26,239
Views: 2,171,696
Posted By troutshack
We sure might, I always wanted to see that part...

We sure might, I always wanted to see that part of MX.:1drink
Forum: Americas 05-25-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26,239
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Posted By troutshack
After a long year and a half I am finally...

After a long year and a half I am finally returning to Mexico next week.:clap I am going with my brother in law who hasn't ridden in 30 years :eek1 so it should be a great trip. Like last time I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,318,243
Posted By troutshack
That's what I love about ride reports, you never...

That's what I love about ride reports, you never know what your going to learn along the way. :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 91,755
Posted By troutshack
Sorry to hear about your daughter, what a crappy...

Sorry to hear about your daughter, what a crappy ending to a great trip. Keeping you both in my prayers,
bp
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 91,755
Posted By troutshack
Great start to a great trip. :clap Subscribed in...

Great start to a great trip. :clap Subscribed in Texarkana.

Safe travels!
Forum: Americas 07-05-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 26,239
Views: 2,171,696
Posted By troutshack
Belize City is one of the few places I've...

Belize City is one of the few places I've traveled to that I didn't like at all. It was a matter of hours before I headed out to Chetumal, MX. I wasn't the victim of a crime but I did witness a small...
Forum: Americas 03-13-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 26,239
Views: 2,171,696
Posted By troutshack
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Americas 02-29-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26,239
Views: 2,171,696
Posted By troutshack
I've never tried a border pharmacy but last Sept...

I've never tried a border pharmacy but last Sept I couldn't get antibiotics in Palenque without a perscription. I was surprised because I had always heard you could get whatever you needed at a...
Forum: Americas 02-27-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26,239
Views: 2,171,696
Posted By troutshack
I love the family four wheeler pics. Ride what...

I love the family four wheeler pics. Ride what you've got!
Forum: Americas 02-20-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26,239
Views: 2,171,696
Posted By troutshack
Talking I actually don't mind the topes. I would take...

I actually don't mind the topes. I would take them over a traffic ticket any day,
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 51,218
Posted By troutshack
I know the feeling with the kick stand, just got...

I know the feeling with the kick stand, just got back from a month in MX and had the same problem. The preload was set to 5 and it still went down twice. You just have to be careful about the grade...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 86,261
Posted By troutshack
Enjoying your report. Savor the journey! :lurk

Enjoying your report. Savor the journey!
:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
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Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
From Ciudad Del Carmen it was off to Lake...

From Ciudad Del Carmen it was off to Lake Catemaco. It rained the entire trip. My pants were waterproof, I had a waterproof liner for my jacket but my boots had vents and no way to close them. Some...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
This morning I awoke to thunder and lightning. I...

This morning I awoke to thunder and lightning. I actually slept in waiting for it to pass. When the storm had moved on the consensus among the employees was that I should shoot for Palenque today. ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
Gentri: keep me in mind for that trip! WGT:yes...

Gentri: keep me in mind for that trip!
WGT:yes it is, I'm not psychic but I can see a-lot more of it in my future.
Eurikapeeps: I will definately be riding you way sometime soon.
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
I went diving for the first time today. It was...

I went diving for the first time today. It was awsome once I got use to it. Just what I needed another hobby that forces me to go to far away out of the way places.:roflBack on the road in the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
In Xpujil I visited the ruins of Becan. The city...

In Xpujil I visited the ruins of Becan. The city dates back to 600 B.C. and is unique in this area because it was once surrounded by a mote 45’ wide and 15’ deep. It is now used as a very productive...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
I have felt safe the entire trip including the...

I have felt safe the entire trip including the crossing. I know feeling safe doesn't equal being safe but since nothing bad has happened it's all I have.
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii118/troutshac...

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii118/troutshack/Heading%20South%202011/DSCF0317.jpg
This town was between San Cristobal and Palenque. Evidently they built in a valley without a runoff for the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
I'm not feeling well right now so this update...

I'm not feeling well right now so this update will be short and sweet. Ive got a sinus infection but the meds are working so things are looking up!

The trip from Tuxtla to Palenque is just under...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
In Juchitan, Jorge had told me that in a month...

In Juchitan, Jorge had told me that in a month the rains would stop and the windy season would begin. On the first part of the trip from Juchitan to Tuxtla Gutierrez if felt like the winds had...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
WGTman: Thanks for tuning in. I'm glad its...

WGTman: Thanks for tuning in. I'm glad its raining in T-town, probably still need more. It is actually a little cold where I am tonight. I don't know what the temp is but it feels like a late fall...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
Thanks baby, I haven't needed the translation yet...

Thanks baby, I haven't needed the translation yet but I don't have a tire yet either. For those who don’t know me Dseiree is my wonderful wife who lets me take these trips, or just wants me out of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
Schizzman, you’re a computer guy, see if you can...

Schizzman, you’re a computer guy, see if you can answer this question. I had tried to use word for the ride report. When I tried to open it the computer told me it couldn’t open word and I should go...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
Yesterday I watched this guy dive for shellfish. ...

Yesterday I watched this guy dive for shellfish. Left of him in the picture is a line tied to three coke bottles under the bottles was a sack containing his catch and on the other end of the line...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,434
Posted By troutshack
I've seen these signs the whole ride and finally...

I've seen these signs the whole ride and finally got a pic of one. I just think they are funny. There is just one more sign I need a pic of...
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