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Old 05-08-2012, 05:28 PM   #376
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what he said.

I'm still following along, enjoying your adventure!
Hey Vixen,great to still have you along!
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Old 05-08-2012, 05:37 PM   #377
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Parral

We made it to Hidalgo de Parral today, most boring ride ever!!!
Between Torreon and Jimenez we had a 90 km long stretch without a single turn and with not more then 3 cars on the road.
Parral itself is not much better... But the ride tomorrow to Copper Canyon should more then compensate for today...
No pics today, I did not even bother to unpack my in the hotel lobby parked bike.
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Old 05-09-2012, 04:13 AM   #378
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Don't go standing next to a car owned by anyone named P. Villa while you are there. LOL!
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Old 05-09-2012, 04:53 PM   #379
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Arrived at Divisadero , Copper Canyon.
No Internet , but who cares !!
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Old 05-09-2012, 07:29 PM   #380
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We made it to Hidalgo de Parral today, most boring ride ever!!!
Between Torreon and Jimenez we had a 90 km long stretch without a single turn and with not more then 3 cars on the road.
Parral itself is not much better... But the ride tomorrow to Copper Canyon should more then compensate for today...
No pics today, I did not even bother to unpack my in the hotel lobby parked bike.
Yeah, the ride into Hidalgo del Parral is slightly more interesting if you're coming from the south. I spent one of my most interesting nights in Mexico there. Thanks for the report about Parras de la Fuente! On my list of places to go now.
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Old 05-10-2012, 12:09 PM   #381
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Wicked

Still out hiking in the Divisadero area, just once in a while a little inet connection on my phone.
Amazing what we are experiencing here...
Pics will follow as soon as we get to Creel
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Old 05-11-2012, 02:26 PM   #382
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increible!!!

que bonita experiencian felicidades, y que mejor, que acompañado, en lo personal creo que los mejores viajes los he hecho junto a mi esposa. que la sigan pasando super!!!
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Old 05-11-2012, 03:34 PM   #383
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Yeah, the ride into Hidalgo del Parral is slightly more interesting if you're coming from the south. I spent one of my most interesting nights in Mexico there. Thanks for the report about Parras de la Fuente! On my list of places to go now.
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Well , my night there was much definitely more boring then yours
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Old 05-11-2012, 03:38 PM   #384
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que bonita experiencian felicidades, y que mejor, que acompañado, en lo personal creo que los mejores viajes los he hecho junto a mi esposa. que la sigan pasando super!!!
Gracias ! Si definitivamente mejoro la calidad del viaje desde que mi esposa me alcanzo .
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Old 05-11-2012, 03:47 PM   #385
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After 2 days out in the Barrancas , this afternoon we arrived in Creel and we have wifi again. I have tons of pics from the ast days ... a few should help me sort them out and post a few of them

But first , back to our short stay in Hidalgo de Parral


After leaving Parras it got boring pretty soon , just plain,flat and boring ; after Torreon it got even worse. Since it was so boring , I rode much faster then I usually do . The bike didn’t mind , just used much more gas then it normally does . So when we fin ally reached a gas station , I had so much gas left .



Hidalgo de Parral is famous for its place in the Mexican Revoluition and for being the town , where Pancho Villa got killed.




Besides Pancho and the Mina Prieta




There is not much else to see or do






And of course we got indoor parking again

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Old 05-11-2012, 08:51 PM   #386
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Parral - Copper Canyon

The ride from Parral to Divisadero, Barrancas was a completlely different ball game then the one from the day before .
We left early in the morning







And as soon as we got out of town , the scenery changed and became really nice







Great mountain road , good pavement, no traffic at all and it got pretty cold(46°F) as we started climbing up the mountains; I loved it , but I new that my wife was not happy at all with this nice temperature .





After 2,5 hours we got to Guachochi , were we got a great breakfat and a lot of hot coffe at this place








After breakfast and being watched all the time by this friendly looking fellow , we were ready to continue






And the road and views kept on getting better and better












Then we came to the crossroad down to Batopilas ; it was kind of late to go down and back up again the same day, but being there already,I wanted to see how it was .





No traffic at all besides these fellows





After 25 km the pavement ended






We kept on going for a little while but being kind of late and getting increasing pressure from the backseat , we decided to turn around and head for our destination of this day, Divisadero , Barrancas del Cobre.











The ride to Divisadero was nice , but the turning around so close before Batopilas stuck in my head all the time…

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What kind of valve works best for that "back seat pressure" you mentioned? LOL!
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Old 05-12-2012, 05:55 AM   #388
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What kind of valve works best for that "back seat pressure" you mentioned? LOL!
No idea ,but you know I am pretty bad with engine,valves, tools etc.
Any suggestions ???
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Old 05-12-2012, 06:09 AM   #389
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The first sunrise in Copper Canyon

I got up before 6-00 am and I walked to La Meseta , the highest viewpoint in Copper Canyon . It was cold as hell, pretty close to freezing point . But the hike uphil took care of this . I got up there in time before the sun did

And then the show begun.....
























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Old 05-12-2012, 09:31 AM   #390
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No idea ,but you know I am pretty bad with engine,valves, tools etc.
Any suggestions ???
Well, you could try that spa in Catemaco again, but the last time it didn't work out so well. LOL!
I think you are going to set a record for the most times you have parked your bike in a hotel lobby!
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