Guanajuato

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  1. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    I'm riding down to Guanajuato in April; probably crosssing at McAllen/Reynosa. I've looked at a couple of routing ideas. Does anyone have a preferred route ?
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  2. Lone Rider

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    Preferred for what reasons?
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  3. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Since you're blowing by Matehuala/Real 14...might as well stop in and say hello to Humberto

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  4. PARTY BOSS™

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    A great ride is down through Ciudad Valles to San Loius Potosi then to Guanajuato. The ride over the mountains and across the high plain is pretty neat . Not a lot to see but wide open wild back country. There are lots of side trips . Like Delores Hidalgo , San Miguel D'
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  5. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    This is actually a super-scenic route, if you're not looking to blast time this is the way to go - MX 120 through the Sierra Gorda after Aquismon (Xilitla, Jalpan, ... ) you could make just getting there a fun project.

    I'd almost go down one way, and come back the other...

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  6. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    Tricepilot,
    I have done that route before. It is a good scenic route.
    Im just looking at various options.

    Thanks
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  7. Misery Goat

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    I just came in from Zac via Pinos-Ocampo-SanFelipe-Silao. I was hoping to find some dirt off of 87 but everything appears to be paved. Beautiful route though, nice scenic farm land and villages.

    I wish I woulda paid more attention to the tunnel discussions, had a helluva time finding my hostel, in the pouring rain no less. :rofl
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  8. crashmaster

    crashmaster ow, my balls!

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    Hell, a few months ago I could have sent you tracks of about 60 miles of scenic dirt road on that route. :bash I had a helluva time finding it, but it was worth it.

    Yeah the tunnels. :rofl Its a little different navigating around GTO. :rofl
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  9. Lone Rider

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    Is this a route the OP might like, from Reynosa to GTO?
    Or is this something else, about a ride you did?
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  10. Kiko

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    What two months ago and no photos of the momias?? Where's the ride report?
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  11. tricepilot

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    He's in one of those glass cases with them.
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  12. Misery Goat

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    I'm heading over there today if it ever stops raining. :lol3
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  13. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    You'll last 5 minutes in there.

    Look for the sign "As you now see me, so shall you be soon" :eek1 :lol3

    No joke. It's in the museum near the entrance.
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  14. Kiko

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    If Misery Goat is looking for dirt, there's a nice loop that runs North of Santa Rosa de Lima, and that's only a few minutes East of Guanajuato.
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  15. Misery Goat

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    If it ever stops raining I may check it out. :lol3 Seriously, I'm heading to Patzcuaro in a few days, do you know of any good dirt out that way?
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  16. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    If its dirt you want, hook up with the Huicholes. They'll show you some dirt.
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  17. Kiko

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  18. Misery Goat

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    Back at ya. :D
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  19. Misery Goat

    Misery Goat Positating the negative Super Moderator

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    A friend of mine in Zac spent a week living with some of these folks. He came back early. :lol3
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  20. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Glad he lived to tell the tale :twitch
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