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Old 12-13-2012, 06:29 PM   #11491
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If you were really cool, you would have a Tom Corbett, Space Cadet ring.
I never was one of the cool kids so they refused to let me have one.

I am just one of those dumb motorcyclist who is not intelligent enough to read the media. I am still under the mistaken impression that I really enjoy and actually have fun riding in Mexico. But then again, what do I know.

Sometimes really strange things do happen to me while I am in Mexico. I need to learn to be more careful.

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Old 12-13-2012, 06:32 PM   #11492
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Do your numbers also include the thousands of nameless bodies that have been dumped in the ravines in the mountains? The bodies that nobody knows about, except for the US media?
Yes they even include bodies nobody knows about that have been dumped into imaginary ravines in imaginary mountains that no body knows about. They do not, however, count Jan Brewer's headless bodies in Arizona. Our numbers are pretty exact seeing that they include an entire population save 2 expats.

And that is a frightening foto Road Dust. How much ransom did you family have to pay?
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Old 12-13-2012, 06:40 PM   #11493
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Yes they even include bodies nobody knows about that have been dumped into imaginary ravines in imaginary mountains that no body knows about. They do not, however, count Jan Brewer's headless bodies in Arizona. Our numbers are pretty exact seeing that they include an entire population save 2 expats.

And that is a frightening foto Road Dust. How much ransom did you family have to pay?
The family is still trying to raise more money, but so far I am still refusing to go back home. Don't think that the wife would let me do any more night riding.
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Old 12-13-2012, 06:43 PM   #11494
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That's it I'm convinced I'm in danger. I'm hiring this woman as my bodyguard. As she's quite tall, she might also help with the buffeting on my Vee.



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Old 12-13-2012, 06:58 PM   #11495
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Seems you are looking at more danger than you might think Craneguy.
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:08 PM   #11496
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Seems you are looking at more danger than you might think Craneguy.
Agreed. But what a way to go. I'll take death by amazon over death by narco any day! :)
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:11 PM   #11497
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Shizzman,

This is a pretty representative sample of what the road is like currently, top to bottom


dcstrom - great video!

I've only used my GoPro with helmet mount. Where do you have the camera mounted? Is it protected in case of an off?
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:12 PM   #11498
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I get my info from the internet silly. Where do you get yours?
I get my Florida facts by living for 15 years in Jacksonville and riding extensively and writing travel books and articles. I also get my Mexican facts by living on the border and riding quite a bit into Mexico.

You seem to get your "facts" by watching Faux News and listening to silly stories.

Anyway, I think we are being trolled by someone who needs to read more and commentate less because you don't have any actual experience.
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:16 PM   #11499
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It is grammatically impossible to use the following words together in a sentance stating a fact:

Florida
Fun
Motorcycle
Riding
Curves
Hills
Scenery

UNLESS

you also add the words:

"There ain't no"

Yeah, but you ride to the Keys. 150 miles of US 1 at 45 mph. But the view is great, and the history in the Keys is phenomenal.

Still ...
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:27 PM   #11500
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Ive never ridden in Florida but I've heard that it's hot, humid, flat and full of drug addicts, pedophiles, and WT. I don't want to go there. I'm not saying you shouldn't go, just saying, I wouldn't go there right now.
That, and in the Everglades the gators will get you. Seriously. I won't go back there unless I have a pistol above 9mm.

Of course, the big and exotic snakes are now taking over from the gators. Just saying.

But it's still a great place if you can avoid the rednecks, crackheads, and wild animals.

Sounds like Mexico, doesn't it? Reasonable situational awareness and you will have a good time.
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:28 PM   #11501
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Yeah, but you ride to the Keys. 150 miles of US 1 at 45 mph. But the view is great, and the history in the Keys is phenomenal.

Still ...
That sounds like one of those rides that's all about the destination...

Nothing wrong with that, but without curves I'd rather take the car.
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:36 PM   #11502
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That sounds like one of those rides that's all about the destination...

Nothing wrong with that, but without curves I'd rather take the car.


I have done it by car. I have done it by bike. Key West is the Mecca of exotic motor scooters and there is something neat about parking a towering GS with Jesse bags in the middle of a bunch of scooters.

The ride down US 1 is one of those things that people either love or hate. I guess it just depends on the level of salt water in your soul and I have to say that most of my rides en Mexico have been to beachy and tropical places like Mazatlan, and Tampico, and the Playa Bagdad.
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:41 PM   #11503
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Yeah, but you ride to the Keys. 150 miles of US 1 at 45 mph. But the view is great, and the history in the Keys is phenomenal.

Still ...
My ride to the keys was 1000 miles each way.
I have sailed across the Gulf in the winter to get there, I have flown there, and I have ridden my bike there. Next year my wife wants to drive down there (with the top down), so I'll add that to the repetoir. I like the Keys. That said, I'll be in Mexico in January and early February.
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:42 PM   #11504
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:45 PM   #11505
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The dragon' s tail? You mean the t- shirt shop along a road with some twists in it?
Want me to pick you up a shirt? What size? Small?
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