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Forum: Latin America 05-27-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By Road Dust
The next AREM Rat Ride (saddlesore) will be this...

The next AREM Rat Ride (saddlesore) will be this coming July.

The Pata Salada Anniv. Saddlesore in November, which includes the Devil's Backbone at night, is also a very challenging ride.

If...
Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,204
Posted By Road Dust
If you do the SW, be sure and takes lots of one...

If you do the SW, be sure and takes lots of one handed pictures while moving on the bike going through the Grand Canyon and Death Valley. That way you will get to see some of what you missed after...
Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By Road Dust
Try a 12 hr ride and see how you do with it. If...

Try a 12 hr ride and see how you do with it. If all goes well....

At a later date,

Start your ride at a comfortable time for you and somewhat close to your normal sleep pattern. 1,000 miles on...
Forum: Americas 12-23-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By Road Dust
If I was just wanting to get from point A to...

If I was just wanting to get from point A to point B in the minimum amount of time, I would take the toll roads. I would cross at Nuevo Laredo and head south. Mexico City is easy to avoid on toll...
Forum: Americas 11-26-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,109
Posted By Road Dust
Savannah is a great town with a lot of history...

Savannah is a great town with a lot of history and character.

Atlanta is a great town with...... a lot of traffic.

In Savannah you can ride on top of hundreds of dead people. Can't do that in...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
SR, Sorry to take so long to respond but I...

SR,

Sorry to take so long to respond but I am just now catching up on reading the message boards.

Most of our riders would have been on the DGO-MAZ highway between 8:00 pm and 4:00 am. Part of...
Forum: Americas 11-14-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
SR, I am in Mazatlan for the Pata Salada...

SR,

I am in Mazatlan for the Pata Salada ride. The certification for the ride is done by the Asphalt Rats Endurance Motorcycling. I am one of the AREM officers here to verify the ride. Finisher's...
Forum: Americas 11-13-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
SR, Thanks for the reply. I usually cross in...

SR,

Thanks for the reply. I usually cross in downtown but was wondering if there might be a better way. I will have to check out the Colombia bridge.


It was late Sat afternoon. It was...
Forum: Americas 11-12-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
Can anyone tell me if you can turn in your TVIP...

Can anyone tell me if you can turn in your TVIP at the Laredo
World Trade Bridge crossing? Or would one of the other crossing in Laredo be better?

Also a side note, the mordida was alive and...
Forum: Americas 11-03-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Road Dust
Both are good rides, but Cherohala Skyway is the...

Both are good rides, but Cherohala Skyway is the better of the two.
Forum: Americas 10-19-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Road Dust
http://www.milepost.com/highway_info/cassiar_highw...

http://www.milepost.com/highway_info/cassiar_highway
Forum: Americas 09-26-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By Road Dust
Hwy 60 (Dahlonega, GA to Blue Ridge, GA) Wolf...

Hwy 60 (Dahlonega, GA to Blue Ridge, GA)
Wolf Pen Gap (HWY 180, north of Suches on hwy 60)
Hwy 52 (Ft Mountain)
Richard B. Russell Scenic Highway (hwy 348)
Forum: Regional forums 09-08-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 809
Posted By Road Dust
Pata Salada-Saddlesore Motorcycle Rally

The following events will be held in the same city, same dates and same place:

*All events to be held in the city of Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico on November 15th, 16th & 17th.*

...
Forum: Americas 08-22-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 142,403
Posted By Road Dust
Thanks, Been trying to find something like...

Thanks,

Been trying to find something like that.
Forum: Americas 08-16-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By Road Dust
When I rode the Dalton in 2010 I was advised by...

When I rode the Dalton in 2010 I was advised by more than one person that when meeting a truck to pull to the right and STOP. We followed this advice, and almost without exception, the trucks would...
Forum: Americas 08-05-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By Road Dust
Pesos. You + bike, and cabin if you want...

Pesos.

You + bike, and cabin if you want one.

For me, I think that it would be faster and cheaper to go to Topo and then ride to Mazatlan. For a 7 hour ride I would skip the cabin.
Forum: Americas 08-05-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By Road Dust
Quick Google search will give you this site: ...

Quick Google search will give you this site:

http://en.bajaferries.com/

Click on Rates / Passengers

Chose your route

Find the picture of the motorcycle on the left and look to your right...
Forum: Americas 08-01-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
No problem. Re-post where ever you want. I...

No problem. Re-post where ever you want.

I also have an interesting story (to me anyway) on my personal website about an encounter with the Mexican Army. You can read about it here...
Forum: Americas 07-29-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
Still finishing the report. Should be complete...

Still finishing the report. Should be complete today or tomorrow.

http://www.stromtrooper.com/ride-reports-route-sheets/123833-2013-morelia-international-rat-ride-saddlesore.html
Forum: Americas 07-29-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
Just returned from three weeks in Mexico. A group...

Just returned from three weeks in Mexico. A group of us just barely escaped alive after being kidnapped.

Spent a week in Morelia. The day before we were to head back home, Juan, the owner of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,718
Posted By Road Dust
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=78...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=780701

Lot of talk about the ferry that never happened, but also a lot of talk about how to cross Panama / Columbia.

Might help you to form your...
Forum: Americas 02-16-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By Road Dust
Verizon phones do not use SIM cards. I use...

Verizon phones do not use SIM cards.

I use AT&T GoPhone when I am in Mexico. Their rates for Canada are also much better than using your US Verizon phone in Canada. You could also buy a cheap...
Forum: Americas 01-29-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By Road Dust
Natchez Trace starts out in the hills in TN and...

Natchez Trace starts out in the hills in TN and then gets flat as you get into AL. Slow speed, restricted access, nice ride when you have nothing better to do. Lot of interesting history.

BRP is...
Forum: Americas 12-26-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,591
Posted By Road Dust
This time of year you can run 10 hours of...

This time of year you can run 10 hours of daylight. 10 hours on bike running the interstate with good weather is an easy 600 mile day. Bad weather would limit you to closer to 500 miles per day.
...
Forum: Americas 12-24-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By Road Dust
Looking forward to reading a Ride Report on this...

Looking forward to reading a Ride Report on this trip. Well beyond the ability of many LD riders.
Forum: Americas 12-14-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
The only real problem is as you stated. OLD...

The only real problem is as you stated. OLD bearded guy, which means that the hot chica keeps her dress on at night. Only if I had started riding in Mexico when I was much younger.
...
Forum: Americas 12-14-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
LarrytheDRguy, We have two rides scheduled...

LarrytheDRguy,

We have two rides scheduled in Mexico for next year. July will be in Morelia and then Mazatlan again in November. Both are endurance rides. Come down and join us and test your...
Forum: Americas 12-14-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
Going to be one of the best rides that you have...

Going to be one of the best rides that you have ever done. Nothing like sitting in the hot Florida sun, unbelievable humidity making it hard to breathe, and bike over heating from all of the stop...
Forum: Americas 12-13-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
The family is still trying to raise more money,...

The family is still trying to raise more money, but so far I am still refusing to go back home. Don't think that the wife would let me do any more night riding.
Forum: Americas 12-13-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
I never was one of the cool kids so they refused...

I never was one of the cool kids so they refused to let me have one.

I am just one of those dumb motorcyclist who is not intelligent enough to read the media. I am still under the mistaken...
Forum: Americas 12-13-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
Now now. Lets don't be American bashing. Not my...

Now now. Lets don't be American bashing. Not my fault that the Mexican media is not as good at brain washing as the US media is. Spend a little more time north of the border and you just might learn...
Forum: Americas 12-13-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
I wasn't close to Belize so I guess that it...

I wasn't close to Belize so I guess that it probably was not John. First time I did not even make it 10 minutes south of the border. Second time I think that it was a group of locals. They demanded...
Forum: Americas 12-13-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
Was in Mexico for about 3 weeks last month. While...

Was in Mexico for about 3 weeks last month. While there, I was killed 2 times. Am I only counted once in the 13 million or am I counted twice?
Forum: Americas 12-13-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
I always find this mind set amusing. Same ole...

I always find this mind set amusing. Same ole same ole. I have never been there, will never go there, but I have read or heard...... therefore, I know more about Mexico than any of you who live...
Forum: Americas 12-01-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
Going back home through Durango I was thinking...

Going back home through Durango I was thinking that I should have contacted you earlier and maybe would have had time to meet you.

Maybe next year (Nov again) you can come down for a part of the...
Forum: Americas 12-01-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
Route was determined by the Pata Salada MC. ...

Route was determined by the Pata Salada MC.

Guadalajara was part of the route and we had no choice but to go through. And you are right, it was a major traffic jam. Major loss of time getting...
Forum: Americas 11-29-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
Bikes picked up by the military

Just returned from Mexico this week and had a very unusual experience with the Mexican Army.

Rather than repeat it here, if interested, you can read about it in my ride report...
Forum: Americas 11-14-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
Just crossed the border at Laredo this morning...

Just crossed the border at Laredo this morning and rode down to Torreon. Tolls were 1/2 price for bikes. Some had the new toll posted, others did not but they charged the new toll.
Forum: Americas 10-26-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
Just posting what was sent to me. Have no idea if...

Just posting what was sent to me. Have no idea if it is accurate or not. Should find out next month. I will be crossing the border on the 14th.
Forum: Americas 10-26-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 26,262
Views: 2,175,396
Posted By Road Dust
Decreto por el que se adiciona un segundo párrafo...

Decreto por el que se adiciona un segundo párrafo a la fracción VIII del artículo 5o. de la Ley de Caminos, Puentes y Autotransporte Federal

(DOF 18 de mayo de 2012)


Al margen un sello...
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