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Forum: Americas 02-20-2014, 12:13 AM
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Posted By miguelito
You guys may be covering this, but I couldn't...

You guys may be covering this, but I couldn't find a direct link after scanning back 6 pages or so of the usual chatter and whatnot. ...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24,019
Views: 1,841,720
Posted By miguelito
Jimmy. I've been in Chiang Mai , Thailand and...

Jimmy. I've been in Chiang Mai , Thailand and its environs for the past 3 months. Will likely be in SE asia/india/Nepal for a while, then Turkey/Europe. Just returned from a 3 day trip on my 125...
Forum: Americas 02-01-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24,019
Views: 1,841,720
Posted By miguelito
Mexico's Vigilante Groups Are a Force to Reckon with for Drug Cartels and Army

Something new I ran across on Michoacan, with some emphasis on Apatzingan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wmeh1umVMO4#t=529
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wmeh1umVMO4#t=529
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 28,255
Posted By miguelito
A night with the bees and socialized medicine in Durango, Mexico.

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So while riding from Zacatecas today, I had a Kamikazi abeja, (bee), slam into me at 80 mph, and lodge under my chin strap. I knew...
Forum: Americas 10-23-2013, 09:17 PM
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Posted By miguelito
Mezquital, DGO

I tried to find a new road that goes from Durango, MX to San Blas on the coast today. Headed out to the town of Mezquital where I found the local gas station closed for business. I wasn't keen...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 28,255
Posted By miguelito
Mezquital, Durango

Another add-on here to add some more depth to this report...

<style type="text/css">P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }</style> I tried to find a new road that goes from Durango, MX to San...
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2013, 07:41 AM
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Posted By miguelito
Thanks Cykel. I'm still unclear about this from...

Thanks Cykel. I'm still unclear about this from the link you provided: " If you acquire a 49-State vehicle (manufactured for all states except California) from another state or country, you may not...
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24,080
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Posted By miguelito
I could sell in TX/PM sent. Still would like to...

I could sell in TX/PM sent. Still would like to know if it's legal to sell in California, just to have easier/cheaper flights to Thailand.
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 24,080
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Posted By miguelito
Texas bike ok for CA?

I'm moving to Thailand, and am wondering if the 2012 Super Tenere I bought in Texas last March would be able to be sold in California. If so, I may ride it to SoCal, and sell it there. Any input is...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24,080
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Posted By miguelito
FI fuse trick

FYI, I called the dealer I bought the bike from, and the service guy said the only problem they've had with the super tenere has been to replace a fuel pump. A prince among mere mortals, Peter McL...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2013, 10:35 AM
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Posted By miguelito
Same response with WOT in starting => did not...

Same response with WOT in starting => did not start, but wanted to catch. I removed the FI fuse, and it started right up, then immediately stopped. Reinstalled the fuse, still won't start. I've...
Forum: Americas 09-06-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24,019
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Posted By miguelito
Other descriptors come to mind long before...

Other descriptors come to mind long before "jaded" . ;)
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2013, 05:40 PM
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Posted By miguelito
Thanks to both of you for the input. I've been...

Thanks to both of you for the input. I've been hesitant to hold it wide open, but will attempt that tomorrow, and if necessary the fuse trick.
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By miguelito
Same problem here on my 2012. Never had a...

Same problem here on my 2012. Never had a problem before, but I've been incapacitated, so I hadn't ridden my ST in about 3+ weeks which never happens. I went out and started it a week ago just to...
Forum: Americas 09-01-2013, 01:28 PM
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Posted By miguelito
FYI, I was able to pre-order the kindle edition.

FYI, I was able to pre-order the kindle edition.
Forum: Americas 09-01-2013, 11:43 AM
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Posted By miguelito
This book is being published in English on Sept....

This book is being published in English on Sept. 1o, for those interested: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/01/mexico-drugs-anabel-hernandez-narcoland
Forum: Americas 08-11-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24,019
Views: 1,841,720
Posted By miguelito
In the heart of the Michoacan cartel lands

I went for an impromptu 3 day ride last week. Left San Miguel de Allende, intending to ride the cuotas all the way to Zihuatanejo, but rain around Patzcuaro convinced me to overnight there on...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 28,255
Posted By miguelito
In the heart of the Michoacan cartel lands

I went for an impromptu 3 day ride last week. Left San Miguel de Allende, intending to ride the cuotas all the way to Zihuatanejo, but rain around Patzcuaro convinced me to overnight there on...
Forum: Americas 07-25-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24,019
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Posted By miguelito
That water feature looked and sounded even more...

That water feature looked and sounded even more significant than it appears in the photo Mark. I remember thinking that you could have probably slid down the hill in a kayak until you intersected...
Forum: Americas 07-24-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24,019
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Posted By miguelito
Had a great 3 day ride from SMA to Xilitla, then...

Had a great 3 day ride from SMA to Xilitla, then Ciudad Valles last week. We rode between the raindrops all three days, with torrential rains opening up on us each day after we arrived at our...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-01-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
Thanks RD. Yeah, thinking visually is something...

Thanks RD. Yeah, thinking visually is something that never really leaves you once you start doing it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-27-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
Thumb Thanks again all for your kind words. Roaddawg,...

Thanks again all for your kind words. Roaddawg, Just a Nikon Coolpix point and shoot. As an ex-professional photographer, I'm always amazed what a great photo you can make with these simple-to-use...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 28,255
Posted By miguelito
Durango-Santiago papasquiro-Parral

I'm gonna tack this on here. This was a nice alternative ride north to Parral. With getting lost in San Bernardo and breaks the ride took about 8 hours. Sorry, no pics, as my camera lens is...
Forum: Americas 05-21-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24,019
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Posted By miguelito
Yikes! Glad there were no serious injuries. I...

Yikes! Glad there were no serious injuries. I ran into a freshly oiled road near Zitacuaro/Los Azufres a month or so ago. Fortunately I made it around the first corner without dumping, and could...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
I will have to check those out sometime soon...

I will have to check those out sometime soon Julio! Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2013, 04:50 PM
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Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
Looking forward to the ride north amigo...

Looking forward to the ride north amigo...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2013, 04:49 PM
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Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
Yeah, no problemas, but with that stretch of road...

Yeah, no problemas, but with that stretch of road I always want to ad "YMMV" to my writing. It is really remote and who knows if I've just been lucky these past two trips down that way? I know I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
Patzcuaro to SMA via Mil Cumbres

Well, I ended up getting a late start after staying out on the town a bit longer than usual. I headed to Morelia, one of my favorite towns in Mexico and stopped for a quick lunch there.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
Day 3: Zihuatanejo to Patzcuaro

Early wake up, quick shower, and I'm off. About 25 miles north of Zihuat I pass the Fitozoosanitaria Inspection station and spy a little roadside restaurant across the street. I'm hungry, and I'll...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
Thanks Stephen!

Thanks Stephen!
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2013, 05:01 PM
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Views: 859
Posted By miguelito
Looks like a great ride through beautiful...

Looks like a great ride through beautiful country. Thanks for sharing. :clap
Forum: Americas 05-16-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24,019
Views: 1,841,720
Posted By miguelito
I really enjoyed meeting you guys and having...

I really enjoyed meeting you guys and having lunch Cory! Great discussions about motos in general, and a few of the preceding comments in this thread seem to bear out some conclusions we were...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
Day 2- In which I enter dangerous areas of Mexico

<style type="text/css">P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { }</style> There is only one fly in the ointment with my new revised itinerary.. I left home in San Miguel planning to ride roads I was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
Thanks TC!

Thanks TC!
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2013, 09:22 AM
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Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
I would be curious to hear more about your...

I would be curious to hear more about your perception of my life and perspective.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
Thanks buddy! You should come visit again soon.

Thanks buddy! You should come visit again soon.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
Thanks Jick and Trice! :freaky

Thanks Jick and Trice! :freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
Thanks amigo, and good to see you here. Stay...

Thanks amigo, and good to see you here. Stay tuned for day 2, which was my favorite day of the ride as I made my way down from Valle de Bravo, (elevation somewhere around 8000 ft.), to sea level. ...
Forum: Americas 05-14-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24,019
Views: 1,841,720
Posted By miguelito
SMA-Valle de Bravo-Zihuatanejo-Patzcuaro-SMA

Anyone interested in reading about my ride through Valle de Bravo, Altamirano/Zihuatanejo, Patzcuaro and back to San Miguel de Allende last week can do so here...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By miguelito
Central-West Mexico 4-day solo

Disclaimer: This will be a story of a 3 day ride that turned into 4 days through the central and western Mexican mainland. I can tell you straight up that I will lose some of you who prefer...
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