Is Mexico Safe?

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

  1. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Google "shooting spree". No details, just the two words. Try it.

    The results will have you wanting to flee the U.S. for Mexico
  2. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Don't read that stuff, you'll be able to actually enjoy Mexico.:deal

    Meanwhile, the lady that keeps you safe here, aka the Virgin, is celebrating her day!
  3. mundobravo

    mundobravo Long timer

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    Thanks for posting this , I'm leaving the 2ed day of the new year !
  4. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    I was waiting for the horn blast, LOL! Good one!
  5. BobLoblaw

    BobLoblaw Comfortably Numb

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    I thought he was blowing his nose:wink:
  6. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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    Feh! I'm from Ohio and I rode to Mexico. You can too.
  7. going south

    going south hero & Zero...

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    I agree with this....
  8. rockymountainoyster

    rockymountainoyster Been here awhile

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    Gallup, NM well... Well, West Gallup... the place has really sprawled. I delayed my trip enough that it was snowy at home and hazardous in a 4x4, it was 19 degees F. in Mancos this AM when I started getting the bike ready. It is 28 in Gallup and 72 in Palenque with a high tomorrow of 90. 34 in Columbus, NM with a high of 64 manana. Can deal with that. Rain Friday with a high of 55 for the border crossing. Can deal with that too. When I get it all sorted out I will start a RR and will post that link here. Thanks for listening.
  9. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Looking forward to it, RMO.
  10. terrapinneck

    terrapinneck Been here awhile

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    I'm ready for a warmer climate...someplace where Santa uses dualsports instead of reindeer....listening to Kenny Chesney's "When the Sun Goes Down".....Like another song says.....God is great, beer (or another beverage) is good, and people are crazy..... I need to fix a PIAA light problem, do an oil change, evaluate my tires and then be ready to roll. Merry Christmas ADVriders.:clap
  11. terrapinneck

    terrapinneck Been here awhile

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    Where oh where is Batopilas....:ear
    Never mind, I found it. Looks like great riding .
  12. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    I was wondering what happened to the ostion de la sierra, now, where in world is Bato? On the red revenge from Spandau?
  13. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Right here:

    Bato:

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    Pilas:

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    :rofl
  14. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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  15. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Let's see a pic of the new girlfriend :deal :freaky
  16. MysteryRider

    MysteryRider Laughing at danger

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    Installing the cup holder as we speak. (type?):rofl
  17. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Damn good thing Bato knows his right from his left LOL!
    She would be hunting him down right about now.
  18. Bato

    Bato Been here awhile

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    Mikey ., you can go back to work now :rofl
  19. LarrytheDRguy

    LarrytheDRguy Adventurer

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    My personal opinion is to each his own. Yes, it could be a adventure of a lifetime or it could end your lifetime. I have read where vacationers in Mexico have been killed because they drove a nice Yucon SUV in the outback and happened upon a drug hood with a gun that wanted it more than the owner did. But that same situation could be found in Detroit, Liberty city or Tampa Florida where I reside. And yes timing is everything. When the sun goes down evil lurks everywhere. My sister just returned from a cruise that landed in Cancun with her husband and 4 yr old son and had a blast but was told by ship personel numerous times to stay in the city and dont go anywhere without the group. She said security was thick and she never felt unsafe.
    What would worry me in Mexico would be the availibility of medical care or responce time of law enforcement there. We are spoiled with our 911 system that gets immediate responce when used. There are many places state side that mimic the beautiful surroundings of Mexico without the fear of harm for no reason. Why do you think half of Mexico's people travel to the US? For safety, security and free medical care as well as a host of other freebies. I will keep exploring the treasure we have north of the border for now and maybe one day venture south to explore once they get a handle on the drug lord issue.
    Larry the DR guy
  20. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    If you gotta time for drinking coffee,you aint riding right.:lol3