Is Mexico Safe?

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

  1. Craneguy

    Craneguy British Hooligan

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    Oh dear...I've met MikeMike...pass the mental bleach...quick! :rofl
  2. airdale7

    airdale7 Been here awhile

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  3. Bato

    Bato Been here awhile

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    Mexadv pay back hadnt check the mail in weeks until today got the check from the F650 still got the baike and the sargent seatif anybody here interested pm me
    Saludos
  4. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Bato, are you going to part out the bike?
    If so, I am interested in a couple of pieces that survived.
    So what are you going to buy next?
    The new F700 has traction control. Sorry, couldn't resist that one!
    Good to hear you got the pay out!
  5. airdale7

    airdale7 Been here awhile

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    Someone enlighten me. What is this?

    FYYFF
  6. acejones

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  7. airdale7

    airdale7 Been here awhile

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    What I meant to say is...what is this...----->FYYFF<----- ???
    the abreviation for something...
  8. larrylarry75

    larrylarry75 Aye Chihuahua

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    Hey Guys,

    I'm back in the US after a fast ride last week to Mexico to do the "returno" paperwork thing. Once I located the place south of Nogales it was super easy in spite of my total lack of Spanish. Now that that's out of the way I think I'll sell the Garmin Data Card for Mexico (City Nav Mexico NT) as well as my 2012 Mexico Road Atlas "Por Las Carreteras Mexico". I've also got a new unused big honkin Spanish dictionary plus a Lonely Planet Mexican Spanish phrase book. There are a couple of other items that would help round out the package for anyone thinking about riding south, another book or two plus electronic money conversion calculator. I know none of you regulars would have any need for these items but maybe you know someone who might? I expect to be home in a couple of days and if I don't hear from anyone I'll post an Ad in the for-sale section.

    Thanks again to all of you who gave me good advice and directions.

    LL75
  9. BobLoblaw

    BobLoblaw Comfortably Numb

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  10. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    (Although technically it's an initialism, not an acronym)
  11. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    Glad it worked out. Come back for another visit.
  12. Bato

    Bato Been here awhile

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    Hey MikeMan ., I got an offer of 2k for the whole bike as is and Im asking 200 for the sargent seat I thought of the F700 but honestly I become easily seduced by the throttle of this bikes so Im going to stick to the R1200 gs let me know if interesed I can drop the stuff somewhrer in SA
  13. Craneguy

    Craneguy British Hooligan

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    If she's coming towards you it'd be camel-toe, right? :rofl
  14. MysteryRider

    MysteryRider Laughing at danger

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    Rain suit maybe?:clap

    Sorry, couldn´t resist.:D
  15. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Smart guy, eh?
    All that dressing in rubber is so Clinton era.:evil

    Seriously, Bato, I was looking to pick up some things like the fuel pressure controller, crank sensor, etc... That seat will be a very good bargain for someone.
    I went the Airhawk route so I am ok there. So are you going to go back to a KLR or is that MultiStrada suddenly getting a whole lot more likeable????
    Probably get a good deal on a 2012 model right now, or maybe a Stelvio? Luigi is building some very nice bikes these days.
  16. Road Dust

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    Got this from an unofficial source. Anyone else heard if this is accurate or not? Know that it has been around for a while now.

    Starting October 18 or 19 all Motorcyclists will pay 50% less than a
    regular car on ALL toll roads of the Republic
  17. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    I'll probably be heading down into the Sierra Fria on the Veracruz/Puebla border south of Cordoba/Orizaba this Sunday if the Mystery Rider decides to stop playing Bob Vila for a day or so. He's a complicated riding buddy, he gets back from a month in Africa and starts rebuilding the rebuilding. LOL!
    I'll let you know if the tolls have come down. Absolutely nobody knew anything about it at the tolls I rode through with CraneGuy just last weekend.
    Fingers crossed, this will be a big help in covering many more miles much faster to some very good riding locales in this part of Mexico.
    Pay less, ride farther, eat more home wood fire cooking, breathe more mountain air, and then get farther off the map.
    The answer to "Is Mexico Safe" is right there.:deal
  18. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    I'm trying to figure out who to call. I may see if Sonora Tourism knows anything about the tolls.
  19. Road Dust

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    This came to me from Marco of the Asphalt Rats Endurance Motorcycling in Mexico. I know that he has some fairly reliable contacts. Last July during the End of the World Ride in Chihuahua we did not have to pay any tolls during the actual ride. He has to know some of the right people to pull that off.

    I'm hoping that it is accurate as I am heading down to Mazatlan next month for the Pata Salada MC Annivesary & Endurance Ride. Half price on the tolls would save me some money.
  20. Craneguy

    Craneguy British Hooligan

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    I just checked with my local gang of biker chicks (thanks Laura) and they are saying December sometime for the change.

    I'm going to ride out tomorrow to check...