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Old 06-23-2013, 09:14 PM   #16381
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Old 06-23-2013, 09:36 PM   #16382
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Hmmm. I feel a story coming. ;)

Sharp rock? Probably not good.
How about an almost three thousand meter canyon descent. Steep and rocky. We will put photos and video in the RR

SR coasted for 30 minutes with the engine shut off. (Not me, I fell back on engine braking) SR is a pro. In fact, for fun, he shut down on most descents. He would pick a line and made it Motorcycle Parkour.

I am going to post screen shots of our GPS track in Google Earth.

You will see the canyon in 3D. Hardest thing I've done on a moto. Downhill switchbacks, seemingly endless, on rocky terrain. Glad to have more than pads.
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Old 06-23-2013, 09:41 PM   #16383
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How about an almost three thousand meter canyon descent. Steep and rocky. We will put photos and video in the RR

SR coasted for 30 minutes with the engine shut off. (Not me, I fell back on engine braking) SR is a pro. In fact, for fun, he shut down on most descents. He would pick a line and made it Motorcycle Parkour.

I am going to post screen shots of our GPS track in Google Earth.

You will see the canyon in 3D. Hardest thing I've done on a moto. Downhill switchbacks, seemingly endless, on rocky terrain. Glad to have more than pads.
Yep. Uh-huh. Right. Sounds nice.


I might have stood a better chance with the 20 Narcos with AK's.
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Old 06-23-2013, 09:46 PM   #16384
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Part of the impact was distributed to my ring and pinkie finger because I had carefully positioned them between the pavement and the bone crushing bare metal hand guard.

As I lie there in the road on my back in the drizzle, a little old lady came out and asked if I had wrecked. I said " No, ma'am. It was just such a pretty spot I thought I'd just rest there a while." ;)
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Old 06-23-2013, 09:49 PM   #16385
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I might have stood a better chance with the 20 Narcos with AK's.
For the record, El Jefe had a simple .45

SR will post up about Canyon Coasting
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Old 06-23-2013, 11:32 PM   #16386
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You guys are packin'??????

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For the record, El Jefe had a simple .45

SR will post up about Canyon Coasting
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Old 06-23-2013, 11:47 PM   #16387
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lol . Nope. El jefe de los narcos ,
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Old 06-24-2013, 12:36 PM   #16388
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Good Morning all, Yes I know it's afternoon, a SNAFU had me hung up this morning, sooo try #2..
I was great to finally meet some of the fellas in person that post up here, and that feel the same way that I do about Mexico! It is just such an amazing place, full of beauty, stark contrasts, wonderful people, great food, You get the idea!!
SR, Tricepilot, Schizzman, in that order...



Oh did I mention the Sea-food??




Thank's Trice for the Great dinner!!!

I think a good time was had by all, there were no strangers here, just good friends you have not yet met...
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Old 06-24-2013, 01:49 PM   #16389
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Thanks for hanging with us Jim. And for showing us around.

Already looking forward to next time.
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Old 06-24-2013, 07:49 PM   #16390
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L to R:

SR, Alejandro, Miguel, me

Taken at 9 am this morning on The Playa @ Mazatlán

End point of the Ruta Durango - Mazatlán off-road in the Sierra Madre

You don't get to do many things in life you will be talking about 30 years from now

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Old 06-24-2013, 08:31 PM   #16391
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That pic above was taken by our newly designated "Man in Mazatlán", Jim, aka "Going South"

We really like this guy!
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:44 PM   #16392
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Nice photos above Guys. Epic adventure this weekend with great friends. One of the best rides ever! Ill get some photos up soon.
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Old 06-24-2013, 09:00 PM   #16393
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:10 PM   #16394
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Puente Baluarte, bridging the states of Sinaloa and Durango. Soon to be opened.

SR took this photo on Saturday. We had lunch on the bridge.
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:10 PM   #16395
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Puente Baluarte, bridging the states of Sinaloa and Durango

SR's photo taken Saturday
For some perspective here's a shot of the rode leading to the above pic. Was taken last January from the Puente Baluarte.



!Felicidades Trice for completing this offroad rally!
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