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Forum: Americas Today, 07:28 PM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
Duplingo.com is also very good, plus it is free.

Duplingo.com is also very good, plus it is free.
Forum: Ride reports Today, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By dwj - Donnie
After arriving at my daughter's house, I had to...

After arriving at my daughter's house, I had to get to work as soon as I had visited some with my granddaughter. :D

The major work on the moto included changing the rear header pipe. Almost...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Riding from Escuintla to Dallas, TX

I left last Saturday, Mar 21 and rode to Palma Sola, MX. It was a little over 500 miles.

The Eurus Wind Farm which is the largest wind farm in Latin America and produces 4% of Mexico's...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 08:58 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 37,306
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Hi Carl & Kathleen! Keep it coming!...

Hi Carl & Kathleen!

Keep it coming! :clap

Donnie
Forum: Americas Today, 06:18 AM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
After six months the uproar over the 43 Student...

After six months the uproar over the 43 Student killings has lost much of its attention. This seems to in part be due to the connection with a few Teacher Unions that are know to be very...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,981
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I changed out the rear header pipe with the...

I changed out the rear header pipe with the "ugly" weld. :D It had over 5,500 miles on it showed no signs of leaking! :deal I also changed out the chain and sprockets. These only last 18,000 or...
Forum: Latin America 03-26-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,318
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Since it seems the Ferry is "iffy" for the...

Since it seems the Ferry is "iffy" for the future, It might be a good idea, since there is a least one Sailboat monitoring this Thread, to let them know what we would like to purchase? I am sure it...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,668
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I am back in the USA and it is working for me...

I am back in the USA and it is working for me again. :clap
Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Riding from Escuintla to Dallas

I left last Saturday morning and rode to Palma Sola. It was a little over 500 miles.

The Eurus Wind Farm which is the largest wind farm in Latin America and produces 4% of Mexico's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-25-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Thanks for all of the help! :clap

Thanks for all of the help! :clap
Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Tourism up 20% plus in Mexico last year. :D ...

Tourism up 20% plus in Mexico last year. :D

http://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/tourism-industry-saw-record-visitors-2014/
Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I arrived to Dallas, TX a couple days ago after a...

I arrived to Dallas, TX a couple days ago after a three day ride from Escuintlla. There are a few things I will share when I get time. :deal

For now, if you use MX180 going south, for about...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Need Boken Latch on Gobi Bag

Hi!

I need the latch that holds the Gobi bag onto the rack. I am having trouble locating. Help please!

Donnie
Forum: Latin America 03-23-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,318
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Maybe a smart Boat Operator will realize there is...

Maybe a smart Boat Operator will realize there is money to be made offering what many of us want and we will see other options like the Ferry in the future. :deal

Good luck on your trip! When...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By dwj - Donnie
My Prescription Medicines are provided by my...

My Prescription Medicines are provided by my insurance as part of my retirement package from my employer. But one time I thought I was going to run out of Blood Sugar medicine and the price in...
Forum: Latin America 03-22-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,318
Posted By dwj - Donnie
What makes the sailboats economical or not...

What makes the sailboats economical or not depends on if you want the San Blas experience. :deal I do not, but I can understand why some might. :D

I follow 20 plus RRs at any given time, mostly...
Forum: Americas 03-20-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
No Bueno! :eek1 ...

No Bueno! :eek1

http://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/10-dead-police-ambushed-ocotlan/

http://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/bus-drivers-protest-freeway-security/
Forum: Americas 03-20-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Yes Greg, that one! :evil

Yes Greg, that one! :evil
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By dwj - Donnie
The remainder of the list is things that are in...

The remainder of the list is things that are in my storage trailer in Mississippi.

Fork oil; syringe for brake oil; syringe for brake grease; Sweet & Low, left over from house; various over the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I always do this, but I have never put it on a...

I always do this, but I have never put it on a RR. I keep a spread sheet in my computer named "Things to do before going to the USA or Mexico". I keep a list of the things I need to order before...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Other major trips planned for this year include a...

Other major trips planned for this year include a Northern Mexico/Baja trip. This will complete the Mexico states of which Ana has not already visited. This trip will last about two months. :D And...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Traveling Mexico 2015

I will be putting some of the Mexico rides we do here this year here and maybe a few other items. :deal

We have already done a 65 day ride to Panama and back to Mexico this year. It was actually...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
A bit of additional info:...

A bit of additional info: http://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/canadian-found-dead-los-cabos-beach/
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 209,509
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I had a Debit Card stop working in Panama during...

I had a Debit Card stop working in Panama during our recent trip. I hope you have a spare. :evil
Forum: Latin America 03-18-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,318
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I assume that you are talking about the rumor you...

I assume that you are talking about the rumor you started. :deal It seems to me that you have a good product to offer. :D It is a shame that you are so threatened by competition that you must...
Forum: Americas 03-18-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I paid 14.38 today in Tapachula. I don't know if...

I paid 14.38 today in Tapachula. I don't know if the price went up again or I mis-quoted the 13.3 I stated yesterday. :huh Anyway, it will be interesting to check the Mexico price when I pass...
Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
If you insist! :D

If you insist! :D
Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 09:28 PM
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Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Verde is regular, right? Wow, that is high! I...

Verde is regular, right? Wow, that is high! I understand why they are keeping the price high, but it sure is sad to see everyone else in the world getting a nice price break on gas, but not the...
Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I got 15.4? to 1 at the local ATM today. ...

I got 15.4? to 1 at the local ATM today.

BTW, some political groups are running ads down here now comparing the price of gas here VS the US. It is 13.3 pesos per liter for premium here, it was...
Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Quote: <table...

Quote:
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Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Then don't read them! :deal

Then don't read them! :deal
Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
The small town where you live may be the safest...

The small town where you live may be the safest place in the world, I have no idea. :deal But I have a good idea of what goes on in most of Mexico, which is where most of the travelers are going,...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
You should get all the info you can riding off...

You should get all the info you can riding off road and back country. :deal I have also ridden a lot of dirt in Mexico in years past, including coming into Batophias from the back route. We did not...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,668
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I am using Firefox 36 and I can only find things...

I am using Firefox 36 and I can only find things for Private Browsing. That won't work. Done Deal still gives me the no entry page. I am in Mexico and have viewed Done Deal several times before it...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
BTW, the News down here is saying that two bus...

BTW, the News down here is saying that two bus loads of family/representatives of the students that were killed here are coming to the US to present their story. Are y'all seeing anything there? ...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I know that our views on many things in Mexico...

I know that our views on many things in Mexico are very similar. The main reason being that we have both spent a lot of time here and have a lot of friends here. For those reasons, we have a lot of...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Given the US city I think you are talking about,...

Given the US city I think you are talking about, I am in 100% agreement. :deal I stayed about three blocks from its "main" street once and I can assure you I have never been so concerned walking back...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Speaking of news, for some reason this link...

Speaking of news, for some reason this link appeared on my Face Book pages a few times, so I finally took a look. It is current news stories translated to English. I don't know if it "tilts" to one...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I have no profit at stake in Mexico, but I do...

I have no profit at stake in Mexico, but I do live here, I know its people, I read/watch its news and I state my opinion. :deal But don't interpret my comment to be that I don't encourage people to...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28,038
Views: 2,395,594
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Yes, but you probably had your Pirate Suit on and...

Yes, but you probably had your Pirate Suit on and scared them off. :lol3

The main areas this thread talks about, I have been riding for years and will continue to do so. :deal As far as...
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