Is Mexico Safe?

Discussion in 'Americas' started by Arte, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Let's do some livin' :deal
  2. Lobby

    Lobby Viel Spass, Vato!

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    Yuck.

    All this lovey dovey stuff. Not me. No sir. :nono


    :smooch

    :hide


    P.S. Mexico is not safe. :deal

    :rofl
  3. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    You French Kiss the best, Leo :deal

    (or so says my Labradoodle)

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  4. WeazyBuddha

    WeazyBuddha Carbon-Based Humanoid

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    Portions of something written by a dude a long time ago..

    There is a tide in the affairs of men.
    Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
    ...
    ...
    On such a full sea are we now afloat,
    And we must take the current when it serves,
    ...

  5. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    :freaky :deal

    William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar
  6. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Brutus:

    There is a tide in the affairs of men.
    Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
    Omitted, all the voyage of their life
    Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
    On such a full sea are we now afloat,
    And we must take the current when it serves,
    Or lose our ventures
  7. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

    -- Mark Twain
  8. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Yep, and here's more Lobby showing me the love...

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  9. mexipike

    mexipike Been here awhile

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    So I made it to Mexico City safely. I left sunday morning and arrived Monday before dark. Pretty good time I'd say. Just rode 57 down the whole way with absolutely no problems. Thanks for the help and advice.
  10. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    You were just lucky. ;)

    Now go get some tacos ricos.

    What fraccionimiento are you in and wherever are you off to next?
  11. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    How do you say "go Gina!" in Spanish?
  12. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    "What, me worry?"

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  13. olegeezer

    olegeezer Adventurer

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    This Geezer/Gringo is now in Johnson City, TX (from West (by God) Vaginy) and headed for the Canyon. Any suggestions on the paper work, insurance, vehicle permit, etc. that might pose a problemo, please chime in here. I have all the docs as far as I know for getting in and I've read that Presidio should? be straight forward.
    Also hoping to saddle up with a few other riders initially for some company. I've never ridden in Mexico and I'm looking forward to it and hopefully some warmer weather as I move south.
  14. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Another friend of mine left Veracruz on Monday AM and arrived safe and sound in McAllen Tuesday PM, straight up #180 and right through the belly of the beast.
    Ask him if Mexico is dangerous. 3 months here and not a worry. There is a lesson in there for the worry warts.
  15. olegeezer

    olegeezer Adventurer

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    thanks for that Mike. I'm estimatin that 90% of the people I tell I'm going to Mexico advise me not to go. It's refreshing to hear the positive comments.
  16. McFoil

    McFoil Filthy Pig

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    Four rusty machetes crossing at Laredo on Jan 21, Matehuala, Queretaro, Puebla, Oaxaca, Puerto Esc., Acapulco, MCDF and then head back to OKC. Hope to see some of you FF on the road or in a bars.
    Safe travels.
  17. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    We'll be looking out for you :freaky
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    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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  19. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    Interesting comment about Columbia (sic) Bridge.
  20. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    I zeroed in on that one too.

    I also note his site, while interesting and with a lot of content, is plugged with "pay for my info" bits everywhere. Still, worth the while looking around in there.