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Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 11:46 AM
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Posted By tomcat9
Laugh Six unforgettable weeks.....

Is Mexico safe? I don’t know! All I know is that we spent 6 weeks in Mexico and we had only one incident in Xochimilco (South of Mexico D.F.) Someone tried to grab the backpack of my friend on...
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 10:48 AM
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Posted By tomcat9
Laugh Cool Road....

The road is great and I personally didn't see anything what concerned me, just had fun.....that was April 6.

http://tomcat9969.smugmug.com/photos/i-bML64cK/0/O/i-bML64cK.jpg
Forum: Americas 03-16-2015, 09:03 PM
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Posted By tomcat9
Thanks for the Info. It's likely that we come...

Thanks for the Info. It's likely that we come back on the Eastside of Mexico and than we will cancel the TVIP were we cross into the US. I used Santa Teresa because in the downtown area of El Paso...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2015, 06:51 AM
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Posted By tomcat9
Sounds good to me. We have another 3+ weeks...

Sounds good to me. We have another 3+ weeks before I have to be back to El Paso, so I guess we will go the 175 :D
:rayof

We used the Santa Teresa Crossing in New Mexico. It is a really quiet one...
Forum: Americas 03-15-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 28,553
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Posted By tomcat9
Question Road safety, just to be sure

Hi Folks, we are now 17 days in Mexico and enjoying it a lot. We did this route without any problems.




http://tomcat9969.smugmug.com/photos/i-Phmr8jq/0/O/i-Phmr8jq.png

...
Forum: Americas 03-11-2015, 04:46 PM
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Posted By tomcat9
Laugh Than this should look familiar to you. We stayed...

Than this should look familiar to you. We stayed there a few days ago and can also recommend this Hotel.

http://tomcat9969.smugmug.com/photos/i-Lgpc3gK/0/L/i-Lgpc3gK-L.jpg


We took the 40...
Forum: Americas 03-07-2015, 10:54 AM
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Views: 2,489,371
Posted By tomcat9
Talking TVIP Result like promised

How did it work for our TVIP?!
I posted about two weeks ago that we need a TVIP for a second bike in my name for a friend. Since I can get only one TVIP in my name we had to be creative. We had the...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28,553
Views: 2,489,371
Posted By tomcat9
Thumb Thats why it is sometimes so hart to give...

Thats why it is sometimes so hart to give advice,even if you experienced it yourself. The next day, with another person, everything changed. :evil

In march I will post how it went....:D
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 08:23 PM
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Posted By tomcat9
Thumb Sounds great....

mmmmhhh... I was sure I read all your postings about the TVIP...I was wrong.

But great, all I want to know is if I have a chance at all. Now we will try in the morning and if it doesn't work we go...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 05:31 PM
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Posted By tomcat9
Question Another TVIP Question.....maybe a new one?

I live in El Paso and I have two Motorcycles, both registered in my name.
A friend comes from Germany and we will go to Mexico for six weeks...whoohooo:clap
Now, the TVIP. The plan was, that he...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 254,371
Posted By tomcat9
I took your advice and starting Monday with a...

I took your advice and starting Monday with a Spanish class. Only three weeks, but better than nothing. I did a Spanish class two years ago, but I would say I am kind of language challenged :D
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 05:29 PM
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Views: 254,371
Posted By tomcat9
Thumb Hallo Junyah, I love your RR. Its just...

Hallo Junyah,

I love your RR. Its just perfekt for me, to the perfekt time. I live in El Paso and planing to cross into Mexico end February.
I loved to see all the places I know already like...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 04:47 PM
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Views: 1,575,498
Posted By tomcat9
Frohe Weihnachten

Neda and Gene,

thanks for the many hours I was reeding and enjoying you RR, it's awesome.:clap:clap:clap

You are both blessed with a lot of talent for writing and taking pictures.


Ride...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-24-2014, 04:27 PM
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Posted By tomcat9
Two Years later...

I did everything like it is described in this thread.
Way to go.....it worked exactly like it should.:eek1

There is no way I could figure this out by myself :clap:clap:clap:clap

Thanks!
Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 28,553
Views: 2,489,371
Posted By tomcat9
Thumb Rent a R1200GS or similar in Mexico ?? :ear

Hi guys,

thanks to this thread and the expertise in it :clap I am planing a longer trip to Mexico in spring 2015. I am still at work and therefore it will "only" be for 8 weeks, which is still...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 04:35 PM
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Views: 319,034
Posted By tomcat9
First of all, way to go! :clap:clap:clap ...

First of all, way to go! :clap:clap:clap

Thanks for a lot of nice evenings, when I got to the laptop and read your RR. First thing I did almost every day after I got home from work.

..and I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,093
Posted By tomcat9
Subscribed! :lurk

Subscribed! :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2014, 04:19 PM
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Views: 319,034
Posted By tomcat9
Happy new year!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!:D
I'm lurking now for some days and came to the last post. I am enjoying the
RR a lot and can't wait to see your next post.
Thanks for taking us with you.
:clap

Ride safe!
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 78,870
Posted By tomcat9
In

:lurk
:clap

Nice RR. I like your writing style and I pretend I am with you on this trip. Since
I plan my own Mexicotrip for 2015 I take in as much Infos from the road as I
can get and at the...
Forum: Americas 05-05-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28,553
Views: 2,489,371
Posted By tomcat9
Pissed Incontinent GS

Don't get me wrong, I am also a BMW GS fan, but since my second BMW leaking gasoline in my garage because of an faulty quick release-plug :eek1, I am a little pi$$$$ off.
Now I learned that BMW...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28,553
Views: 2,489,371
Posted By tomcat9
Eh? At the "Gasstation"

Is Mexico safe? At least you shouldn't smoke at the Gasstation :rofl

http://tomcat9969.smugmug.com/photos/i-kZhWjVh/0/L/i-kZhWjVh-L.jpg
...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28,553
Views: 2,489,371
Posted By tomcat9
Si, a small but important detail :D Sent...

Si, a small but important detail :D

Sent from my SGH-T679 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Americas 04-29-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28,553
Views: 2,489,371
Posted By tomcat9
Yes, we did the Ziplines and the way back was...

Yes, we did the Ziplines and the way back was with the cablecar. The cablecar alone is $250 roundtrip, while the ziplines with the two bridges and the cablecar are $600. Since it is the 3rd longest...
Forum: Americas 04-28-2013, 08:20 PM
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Posted By tomcat9
Laugh My first riding experience in Mexico

OK, here a update about my very first ride into Mexico.
First of all, I never felt unsafe or experienced any negative stuff. I loved it
and I will be back for sure. Even my wife will come with me...
Forum: Americas 04-19-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28,553
Views: 2,489,371
Posted By tomcat9
The first day in Mexico was great. The people,...

The first day in Mexico was great. The people, also on the checkpoints, were very friendly and at the evening Tury took the time to meet us and we had dinner and the promised dos X.
I am not sure...
Forum: Americas 04-19-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28,553
Views: 2,489,371
Posted By tomcat9
OK, we arrived in Chihuahua and learned that they...

OK, we arrived in Chihuahua and learned that they don't just wait for me to get a room. I didn't got a room at the Maria Dolores because it was already full. But they were very nice and helped me to...
Forum: Americas 04-16-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28,553
Views: 2,489,371
Posted By tomcat9
What, it is already that hot? I guess I can leave...

What, it is already that hot? I guess I can leave my Raingear at home :rofl
I'll sent you the Message, even I am pretty sure that I don't have coverage in Mexico with my Phone.
Looking forward to...
Forum: Americas 04-16-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 28,553
Views: 2,489,371
Posted By tomcat9
looks great

Both look great,
I think we will try out both , if we find it :D

Thanks
Forum: Americas 04-16-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28,553
Views: 2,489,371
Posted By tomcat9
Hi SchizzMan, I contacted him yesterday and he...

Hi SchizzMan,
I contacted him yesterday and he also gave me a response immediately. Now I have not only a first hotel I can go, I have also options :clap

Thanks
Forum: Americas 04-15-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28,553
Views: 2,489,371
Posted By tomcat9
Mexico noob needs recommendations

Hi Guys,
I got today my TVIP and will go to Mexico this friday. The staff at the aduana was very friendly and helpful, since my spanish is way worse than my english.
I thought they will take my...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,129
Posted By tomcat9
:jkam I know, it is short, but better than...

:jkam
I know, it is short, but better than nothing. :D.
I am working also on a 2 month tour through mexico.:clap But this has to wait until next year. This in april will be the first impression...
Forum: Americas 02-17-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,129
Posted By tomcat9
I have to check on that, but I think they going...

I have to check on that, but I think they going earlier than we are.
I'm not sure how flexible my coworker with the date is:D, so we will see. Our plan was to start on the 19th of April and be back...
Forum: Americas 02-16-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,129
Posted By tomcat9
Hola Tury, thanks for the presentation. It...

Hola Tury,

thanks for the presentation. It was very informative and I looking forward to see the Copper Canyon myself. :clap

Just 7 weeks to go.....:evil
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