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Old 01-21-2013, 07:12 PM   #12406
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Old 01-21-2013, 07:35 PM   #12407
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is that bridge open to the public or is there a secret side door
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Old 01-21-2013, 07:46 PM   #12408
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is that bridge open to the public or is there a secret side door
The Baluarte Bridge is still not officially open yet, but a 50 peso bill placed discretely in the hand of the Security Guard working there might get him to lower the chain, or so I'm told

http://highestbridges.com/wiki/index...aluarte_Bridge
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Old 01-21-2013, 08:06 PM   #12409
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Hi Bato. Thanks, Yes I took them with the WG-1 (Pentax ruggedized point and shoot). I love that camera!

They opened up a new stretch of the Autopista. We did downtown Maz to DGO in 4 hours.
I got mine in black last week getting to know her .,bet is more fun the Espinazo but will have to check the autopista as soon the weather permits
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Old 01-21-2013, 08:13 PM   #12410
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an example of lactiferous ducts
Looks an example of a nice pair of hooters to me, eh!
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Old 01-21-2013, 08:26 PM   #12411
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I got mine in black last week getting to know her .,bet is more fun the Espinazo but will have to check the autopista as soon the weather permits
The weather is pretty nice now!

The engineering on the new highway is amazing. I knew it was the biggest road project in the history of Mexico, but I recently read that it is the biggest highway construction project ever in North America (I am not sure if that is true or not?), but $1.2 Billion USD, 63 tunnels and 14 bridges, 115 structures.

ftp://ftp.sandvik.com/SMC/Nina/TUG_S...way_Mexico.pdf

The new road is really interesting, but the tight curves on the old Espinazo are very hard to beat for riding.

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Old 01-21-2013, 08:33 PM   #12412
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The weather is pretty nice now!

The engineering on the new highway is amazing. I knew it was the biggest road project in the history of Mexico, but I recently read that it is the biggest highway construction project ever in North America (I am not sure if that is true or not?), but $1.2 Billion USD, 63 tunnels and 14 bridges 115 structures.

ftp://ftp.sandvik.com/SMC/Nina/TUG_S...way_Mexico.pdf

The new road is really interesting, but the tight curves on the old Espinazo are very hard to beat for riding.
It'll make for a nice loop for sure.
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Old 01-21-2013, 08:41 PM   #12413
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The Baluarte Bridge is still not officially open yet, but a 50 peso bill placed discretely in the hand of the Security Guard working there might get him to lower the chain, or so I'm told

http://highestbridges.com/wiki/index...aluarte_Bridge
OK 50 peso's and I"ll mention the Durango Silver King sent me Which end do you enter from south or north. I'll be coming from the south. Once on the bridge can I keep riding on riding or do I need to turn around at the end of the bridge.

This one recently opened near Vancouver BC is the second longest in NA and the widest in the world. The scenery at the Baluarte is much nicer IMO and being a Civil Engineer the Baluarte almost gives me wood.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Mann_Bridge
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Old 01-22-2013, 04:25 AM   #12414
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and being a Civil Engineer the Baluarte almost gives me wood.
You...and Godzilla! Oh no! There goes Manzanillo!
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Old 01-22-2013, 04:58 AM   #12415
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Oh for shitsake. Yesterday it was aqueducts, today its bridges.


No one, however, can swing a bridge around like us gringos.


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Old 01-22-2013, 07:05 AM   #12416
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Great ride today around Veracruz with MikeMike, Andy and Bato. Great to meet you guys, and thanks Mike!
Where is ? dcstorm now ..... I got to know .....
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:43 AM   #12417
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:02 AM   #12418
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:39 AM   #12419
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I know the feeling, the Geology there gives me wood. The road exposes a massive amount of fresh rock, including cutting through two different silver mining districts.
I've got a geo-woodie in anticipation of visiting the Naica crystal cave this spring. SR did you get signed up for that?

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Old 01-22-2013, 09:09 AM   #12420
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Oh for shitsake. Yesterday it was aqueducts, today its bridges.
Didn't know steel and cement could move like that! Crazy.
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