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Forum: Americas 11-07-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,522
Posted By SR
I was on the new road down to Batopillas about a...

I was on the new road down to Batopillas about a month ago and it was fun! :D It is about 80% paved from Samachique with maybe 10% old road and 10% construction zone.

I just finished this book. ...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By SR
Subscribed!:lurk

Subscribed!:lurk
Forum: Americas 10-21-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
I've owned both in Mexico. Both are great, both...

I've owned both in Mexico. Both are great, both are bulletproof. The KLR is more utilitarian but IMO the VSTROM is sportier and more fun to ride. Maybe if I was in Southern Mexico with smaller...
Forum: Americas 10-19-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
Nice!:thumb

Nice!:thumb
Forum: Americas 10-19-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
Correcto!:D RW couldn't decide between...

Correcto!:D

RW couldn't decide between taking the KLR or the Triumph. I told him you took the Ducati, but he chose the KLR. The connection between Jesus Maria and Zacatecas still has about 20 km...
Forum: Americas 10-19-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
Thanks Amigo. RW and I had a great time! The...

Thanks Amigo. RW and I had a great time! The countryside and weather were beautiful.

I think that route is probably some of the best motorcycle riding in North America. Hundreds of kilometers...
Forum: Americas 10-18-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
That looks good! Great ride today Amigo! It...

That looks good! Great ride today Amigo! It looks like we visited the states of Durango, Nayarit, Jalisco and Zacatecas. My GPS says 820 km. I estimate about 500 were curves. You gotta knock the...
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
It's epic! Should be nice weather too!:thumb

It's epic! Should be nice weather too!:thumb
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
How can you tell? Are there still empty beer...

How can you tell? Are there still empty beer cans all over the ground?:lol3
Forum: Americas 10-12-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
Let me get this straight, you rode down the...

Let me get this straight, you rode down the Espinazo and back to the US without a clutch? Wow!:freaky.

The clutch actuator on my VSTROM is right in front of the front sprocket and I have...
Forum: Americas 10-09-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
https://scontent-b-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/v...

https://scontent-b-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/v/t1.0-9/1011732_10201242616605670_917486748_n.jpg?oh=1289cabc203f6e7a500fd34e90a9dbcb&oe=54B0F1CA
This one is kind of similar. What are the odds?
Forum: Americas 10-09-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
97% pavement. Maybe the last 5-10 km to Topia is...

97% pavement. Maybe the last 5-10 km to Topia is dirt. I have never gotten off the highway to go there but I would like to next time I am in the area.
Forum: Americas 09-27-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
Wow! I don't think I've ever been on a motorcycle...

Wow! I don't think I've ever been on a motorcycle at 4am.:eek1 You must have been halfway to the border by daylight! :lol3
Forum: Americas 09-27-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
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Forum: Americas 09-27-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Latin America 09-24-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,113
Posted By SR
Paved roads in Western Mexico: 1) The 500 km...

Paved roads in Western Mexico:

1) The 500 km very curvy, very long paved road SW from Durango city through Jesus Maria to San Blas Nayarit. I dont think it has a name but it is a lot of fun? Get...
Forum: Americas 09-23-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
Thanks Amigo. I did not stay at Juanita's. I...

Thanks Amigo. I did not stay at Juanita's. I arrived in the pouring rain and stopped at the first hotel I saw with secure parking. Camino de San Pedro, or something like that? It was just ok. Newer...
Forum: Americas 09-22-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
Thanks Amigo. Here is one looking back the other...

Thanks Amigo. Here is one looking back the other direction. I thought it was a good looking place to top of the oil and lube the chain for the day. ...
Forum: Americas 09-22-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
Thanks Guys. John G. highly recommended this...

Thanks Guys. John G. highly recommended this book to me and I just ordered my copy on Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1597405841/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Written by...
Forum: Americas 09-21-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
http://stephen1550.smugmug.com/Other/Batopilas-Sep...

http://stephen1550.smugmug.com/Other/Batopilas-Sept-2014/i-2r4jjWw/0/X2/STITCH%205b-X2.jpg
Here is a shot of the new road. Some of it is a little sketchy with loose gravel but this section has some...
Forum: Americas 09-16-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,640
Posted By SR
+1 Guanajuato. With its history and vibe/charm us...

+1 Guanajuato. With its history and vibe/charm us is probably my favorite city in Mexico to visit. I don't get San Miguel De Allende so much. The countryside around there is kind of nice and the...
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
It's hard to capture the size of these mountains...

It's hard to capture the size of these mountains in photos. This photo is taken about half way down the valley. The tops of those mountains have pine trees and get several centimeters of snow every...
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
That was at about this time last year. You and I...

That was at about this time last year. You and I were south of the highway. This area is north of the highway. It's similar awesome scenery. Where we went this weekend is only about 2 hours from a...
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
It really depends on how you plan to travel on...

It really depends on how you plan to travel on any given day.

A lot of people would be surprised that on a Mexican toll road with a reasonably fast bike you can make better time in Mexico than on...
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
Thanks Man! Thanks! I saw that...

Thanks Man!




Thanks!

I saw that photo of the KLX that you put up. If it's in good shape and the price is right I'd go for it. I think the next bike in the stable will be a KLX250s, but I...
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
A Few From This Weekend.

http://stephen1550.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/i-5tL7jg5/0/XL/DSC07379-XL.jpg
Trailering to the Espinazo del Diablo. Then heading down into the Sierra to the North of the old highway.
...
Forum: Americas 09-06-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
[QUOTE=SchizzMan;25010795] ...

[QUOTE=SchizzMan;25010795]

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/05/2e094fbf675073c7282369a312224077.jpg


Nice buy Schizzman!:clap That bike should be a blast on the Espinazo! :freaky ...
Forum: Americas 09-02-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
As I understand it, the big chasm is over whether...

As I understand it, the big chasm is over whether non-BMW riders should or should not be privileged enough to ride with the BMW purists. It is tearing the beemer community apart.:cry It becomes a...
Forum: Latin America 08-31-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,577
Posted By SR
Thanks Man! It's important to consider that...

Thanks Man!

It's important to consider that the logistics of buying a used bike in Mexico can also be a PITA too. With the limited market you may have to travel halfway across the country to look...
Forum: Latin America 08-31-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,577
Posted By SR
Tens of thousands of Mexicans ride 125cc class...

Tens of thousands of Mexicans ride 125cc class bikes and nearly every one of them would ride a bigger bike if they could afford it. 125cc beats taking the bus to work, but IMO is too slow and...
Forum: Americas 08-30-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
I have only had it for one ride but so far the...

I have only had it for one ride but so far the Nuetech system works great. It gives the tire a nice stiff sidewall while allowing me to run low pressure (15 PSI). Unlike the Moose system it doesnt...
Forum: Americas 08-29-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
+1 Neutec system! I just put them on on my...

+1 Neutec system! I just put them on on my WR450. I hate patching tires in the hot tropical sun:puke1
Forum: Americas 08-09-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
Way to get out an ride Kiko!! You have really...

Way to get out an ride Kiko!! You have really modified that VERSYs. It looks very utilitarian. It looks cool!
Forum: Americas 07-29-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
Nice photos Kiko! Where in Zac is that?

Nice photos Kiko! Where in Zac is that?
Forum: Americas 07-17-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
MR, as the other guys pointed out, there are lots...

MR, as the other guys pointed out, there are lots of nice curves southwest of Monterrey. If you get all the way to Concepcion del Oro, Zac you could go west a few kilometers and see Penasquito, the...
Forum: Latin America 07-17-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 88,279
Posted By SR
RIP Harry, Very sad story! Condolences to the...

RIP Harry, Very sad story! Condolences to the family!:cry
Forum: Americas 07-15-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
Hi RW, you expression is a little more pensive...

Hi RW, you expression is a little more pensive but you kind of look like the guy on moto who needs a dose of Triumph Explorer:lol3...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,828
Posted By SR
Great RR Ricard! I liked the last one too! This...

Great RR Ricard! I liked the last one too! This map is missing a lot of detail including the continuation of HW 23 north from Tehepuanes to south of Canutillo, which is an great curvy paved road and...
Forum: Americas 07-15-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
+1 North of the border, I can't think of any...

+1
North of the border, I can't think of any 500 Km long curvy paved mountain roads with no traffic and no speed limits! I know of a few in Western Mexico and there are probably a few more in the...
Forum: Americas 07-14-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 2,092,434
Posted By SR
Congratulations to both of you! ...

Congratulations to both of you! Glibmeister!:freaky
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