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Old 01-31-2013, 08:55 AM   #76
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SOG, I just copied you with an email I sent to Pancho (Frank Cummings). He has extensive knowledge of Mexico, including the Biosphere area. He won't be around on Thursday when you get here but he might be able to give you some pointers via email.
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:47 AM   #77
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I appreciate it. Thanks.
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:01 AM   #78
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My reading tells me there is a toll road after the Pharr bridge I want to take to Mex 97. Clearly marked? Impossible to find? I read one report where a group missed it and ended up at the maquiladoras. I don't like cities anywhere and will be happy to avoid as much traffic filled snarl as I can.
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:36 PM   #79
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That would be about right. The Pharr bridge is specific for that purpose. Its not a big deal. Signs should be obvious. It's really convenient.
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Old 01-31-2013, 03:59 PM   #80
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Great news!! Simple works for me.
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Old 01-31-2013, 06:09 PM   #81
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Be sure to ride around very slowly in Jaumave and scan the tops
of the huge pecan trees for guacamayas. Have a camara with considerable telephoto
power to bring them in and spend an hour or two looking
The large parrots, guacamayas , can be spotted
up there , fantastic to see such beautifully coloured birds
living freely. Last week when we came through Jaumave
we counted trees with up to 16 parrots .... Splendid !
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:57 AM   #82
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Thanks, sjoerd. . I don't own a camera but I am looking for my mini binoculars. Good catch!

Update:

Nephew 2 has a real DL.

I have managed to have Cartographia E32 maps loaded on my Zumo 550.
I have managed to delete the entire North America NT from my Zumo 550.
Cannot get it to re-install as I do not have an un-lock code/whatever.
Perfect!!

I have installed mini-ape hangers (Adventurer's Workshop giantass risers).
The bars now tap my aftermarket huge windshield at full-lock and make it virtually un-rideable while seated.
Perfect!!

Things are progressing nicely.
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:28 AM   #83
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Further update. Talked to Terrapinneck. He put his quarters into the Bicimapas interweb vending machine but no candy fell down.
Perfect!!

Everything is right on schedule.
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:36 AM   #84
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Well, I got the previous version of BiciMapas on my Zumo 665 so we'll have that until I turn back. Might even download the new version before Thursday.

If one of y'all have a Zumo that's compatible (660, 665) we can simply swap units before I turn north. Pretty sure I can find my way home.
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:41 AM   #85
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JD. I bought an extra license from Cartografia for Nephew 1's 60CSX so we'll have two with Mex maps after you split off even if Rick can't get his "candy".
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Old 02-01-2013, 06:40 PM   #86
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I have managed to have Cartographia E32 maps loaded on my Zumo 550.
I have managed to delete the entire North America NT from my Zumo 550.
Cannot get it to re-install as I do not have an un-lock code/whatever.
Perfect!!
Well. That was an easy fix. Only took 5 hours of billable time , everybody in the Garmin support and software divisions, and remote operation of my ancient laptop.


Good to go.
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:51 PM   #87
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Jeez. It just dawned on me that my brand new land only passport card might not mesh that well with my desired medJETassist policy. Might shoulda seen the word "jet".

Email sent.

What a maroon.
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:02 PM   #88
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So it's all coming together nicely then?
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:29 PM   #89
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Yup. Perfect!!

I figure if I can continue to eff up two to three things a day I can stay ahead of the wave.
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:50 PM   #90
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MedJet

Well, MedJet bought. Check. Bicimapas bought. Check, uncheck. Bike insurance next...Is liability ok?
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