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Forum: Americas Today, 08:35 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Trice, Next time you come this way we will...

Trice,
Next time you come this way we will visit a still, working or not.

There are at least 4 commercial brands of Bacanora I have seen lately - you know, in new bottles, sealed and with a tax...
Forum: Americas Today, 07:08 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Tequila Is Getting Company: Sotol, Bacanora and...

Tequila Is Getting Company: Sotol, Bacanora and Raicilla


Sotol, bacanora and raicilla are increasingly showing up in New York bars and restaurants, and not just Mexican ones. Importers and...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Great news and incredible how good they are this...

Great news and incredible how good they are this procedure. My dad had a triple bypass in the late '60s early '70s (if I remember) when the procedure was very new. We lived near NYC but he went to...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I'm not breaking out the abacus but it could be...

I'm not breaking out the abacus but it could be you made $.33 on your refund

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Forum: Americas 04-22-2015, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Sjoerd, I do not believe that cash deposits are...

Sjoerd, I do not believe that cash deposits are handled differently than CC deposits. The US Dollars (CCs or cash) are converted into pesos when you purchase the permit and converted back to...
Forum: Americas 04-20-2015, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Is the number $90 the total you paid including...

Is the number $90 the total you paid including both the permit and the deposit?. (not the visa/tourist card) If I recall, you guys crossed while the peso was still falling. You got hit on the...
Forum: Americas 04-19-2015, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Not the worst way to spend an afternoon in Sonora

Not the worst way to spend an afternoon in Sonora
Forum: Americas 04-19-2015, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Pretty darn good. If you had some from the green...

Pretty darn good. If you had some from the green gallon jug when you were here, it was pretty close.
Forum: Americas 04-19-2015, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Bacanora

OK, I always get Bacanora comments. Took a group to a working still on Saturday afternoon. It was a sacrifice but I did help José Alfredo do a little quality control as it came out of the still on...
Forum: Americas 04-17-2015, 11:03 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
A while back I crossed into San Yisdro from TJ....

A while back I crossed into San Yisdro from TJ. Wait times must have been 4 hours so I was lane splitting. When I would get to a booth set up between lanes, the sellers would step in front of one...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2015, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Ever think that maybe it would be easier just to...

Ever think that maybe it would be easier just to move to Tucson?
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Was when I lived there for the most part. Co...

Was when I lived there for the most part. Co Spgs and Aurora were always dicey. Aurora didn't invent car jacking but they worked on perfecting it.

More worried about late season spring snow...
Forum: Latin America 04-13-2015, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Not to be too picky, (prickly?) argumentative or...

Not to be too picky, (prickly?) argumentative or didactic but here is the scoop on the cactus varieties in Baja and Sonora.

Organ pipe (pitahaya) are a very different species than Saguaro.
...
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
+1 What Trice said.

+1 What Trice said.
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Good tip on the weather. Mornings are still in...

Good tip on the weather. Mornings are still in the low 50s here in Banamichi at 2200 ft


Never heard just how the ST worked out on Mexican roads.
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Looks like I'll be riding to Denver at the end of...

Looks like I'll be riding to Denver at the end of the month for my son's wedding. Watching the long range forecast on the Accuweather.com site for Banamichi, Albuquerque and Denver. Looks like I...
Forum: Americas 04-11-2015, 11:39 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Who says romance is dead?

Who says romance is dead?
Forum: Americas 04-11-2015, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
The governor's race in Sonora is heating up. The...

The governor's race in Sonora is heating up. The PRI candidate is here in Banamichi today. Her name is Claudia Pavlovitch. Her campaign is focusing on, among other things, empowering women. So...
Forum: Americas 04-06-2015, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Not sure where in Sonora that would be. Lots of...

Not sure where in Sonora that would be. Lots of llateras all up and down the Rio Sonora.

In fact, I was just at the llantera here in Banamichi today having him mount new tires on Mrs. TC's...
Forum: Americas 04-05-2015, 07:56 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I'll take that fact that they are investigating...

I'll take that fact that they are investigating and reporting it as a good sign. I'm still wondering where the road repair money in Sonora went, it didn't go for asphalt.
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Probably not a place to spend much time in but...

Probably not a place to spend much time in but where you want to get through the border and keep going - in daylight. Like lots of border towns.

Seems from what we read here that McAllen/Reynosa...
Forum: Americas 03-31-2015, 03:07 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
potential reliability issues?

potential reliability issues?
Forum: Americas 03-31-2015, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I'm eating a Snickers bar. But you can take...

I'm eating a Snickers bar.

But you can take your blender on the road. Has a twist grip throttle so we will feel comfortable with it.

http://www.gasblender.com/gas_powered_blender.gif
Forum: Americas 03-30-2015, 08:46 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Health Care

When I had my get-off I asked to be taken to a small private hospital where my neighbor's bro-in-law is an ortho guy. Five x-rays, overnight stay (all the hotels were full for a religious...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2015, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Is this in Oklahoma and is the rider's name Joad?

Is this in Oklahoma and is the rider's name Joad?
Forum: Americas 03-30-2015, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Let me get it up on the center stand...

Let me get it up on the center stand...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Exquisite photos of the dunes. I have to get...

Exquisite photos of the dunes. I have to get there and see them for myself now.

BTW, Dromedaries have one hump. bactrian camels have 2 humps. Both are species of camel according to wikipedia. ...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2015, 08:14 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
That's why we are here. Salud!

That's why we are here.

Salud!
Forum: Americas 03-29-2015, 09:34 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
So a small army would be an ejércitocito?

So a small army would be an ejércitocito?
Forum: Americas 03-29-2015, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Our coffee is always ready by 6:15 and is far...

Our coffee is always ready by 6:15 and is far better than OXXO.

I did have a guy ask for Nescafe because our coffee was too rich.
Forum: Americas 03-29-2015, 05:39 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
thats Maralan and Juanito. Maralan is a terror...

thats Maralan and Juanito. Maralan is a terror on her F650. Few can keep up with her. She has been riding for over 50 years and used to race flat track

I can't find any good fotos of Mrs. TC...
Forum: Americas 03-29-2015, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Took a ride from Banamichi to Moctezuma yesterday...

Took a ride from Banamichi to Moctezuma yesterday with my Chain Gang friends from PHX. Son 089 south was not bad with a few pot holes and Mex14 from Mazocahui was in great shape. I rode Mrs. TC's...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 24,888
Posted By Turkeycreek
Nice table RT. I wish I had one.:rofl You...

Nice table RT. I wish I had one.:rofl

You are going to have a great trip. So much to see in the Four Corners states. google "the wave, utah" It's too late to get an advance reservation but you...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2015, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Gene - he's back and he's BAAAAD!

Gene - he's back and he's BAAAAD!
Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 28,390
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Vic, Thanks for the WOW on the hotel website. I...

Vic, Thanks for the WOW on the hotel website. I gonna say that it is even better in real life.

I have to agree with you about the beauty the Mexican people. Hope to see you here or there.
Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
BTW, the roads are mess all over Northern Mexico...

BTW, the roads are mess all over Northern Mexico but we had a guy come across Son 54 in a Prius over the weekend. He even drove it down to the hot springs against my advice. His secret (easy to...
Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I know the number of tourist deaths was very low....

I know the number of tourist deaths was very low. About 90 people die everyday in the US from traffic accidents. About the same number perish in crashes here in Mexico.

We moved here to...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2015, 10:30 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Coming to an OXXO near you. I cooked chicken...

Coming to an OXXO near you.

I cooked chicken marinated in tequila, lemon juice and cilantro then topped with a chipoltle cream sauce tonight. No bisquits, Rave reviews.
Forum: Americas 03-24-2015, 10:10 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Good one JD

Good one JD
Forum: Americas 03-24-2015, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Some one a few days ago talked about tourism...

Some one a few days ago talked about tourism being down in Mexico. I knew it was incorrect but I was too lazy to respond at the time.

Here is data that makes it pretty clear.
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