Is Mexico Safe?

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

  1. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Trice, the BMW agency is open and operating in Oaxaca and has been for some time now. It is owned and run by the same people that have Puebla and Veracruz.
    If you like Hank' s service, you are going to like Raphsel Lago at MotoPits, his shop here in Boca Del Rio. Ask Bato, Andy, Craneguy, the Mystery Rider, and a lot more riders. He also is always up for a ride, see if you can hang with him through Huatusco.
  2. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    The very best to you. It was great to meet you and we will be following your journey south.

    Abrazos!
  3. Bato

    Bato Been here awhile

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    MIKEMIKE : it appears that Adrian is shipping his bike to Tijuana to do Baja:huh
  4. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    You're a rich dude,
    and you've gone too far
    'Cause you know it
    don't matter anyway

    You can rely
    on the old man's money
    You can rely
    on the old man honey

    It's a bitch dude
    but it's gone too far
    'Cause you know
    it don't matter anyway

    Say money money
    won't get you too far,
    Get you too far

    And don't you know,
    don't you know
    That it's wrong to take
    what he's giving you

    So far gone, on your own
    You can get along
    if you try to be strong
    But you'll never be strong

    'Cause
    You're a rich dude,
    and you've gone too far
    'Cause you know
    it don't matter anyway

    You can rely
    on the old man's money
    You can rely
    on the old man honey

    It's a bitch dude
    and it's gone too far
    'Cause you know
    it don't matter anyway

    Say money money
    won't get you too far,
    Get you too far

    High and dry,
    and out of the rain
    It's so easy to hurt others
    when you can't feel pain

    And don't you know
    that a love can't grow
    'Cause there's too much to give,
    'cause you'd rather live
    For the thrill of it all, oh

    You're a rich dude,
    and you've gone too far
    'Cause you know
    it don't matter anyway

    You can rely
    on the old man's money
    You can rely
    on the old man's money

    It's a bitch dude
    and it's gone too far
    'Cause you know
    it don't matter anyway

    Say money
    but it won't get you too far,
    Say money
    but it won't get you too far,
    Say money
    but it won't get you too far,
    Get you too far

    And you say
    You can rely
    on the old man's money
    You can rely
    on the old man's money

    You're a rich dude,
    a rich dude
    Oh, you're a rich, rich dude, yeah
    Say money
    but it won't get you too far,
    Oh, get ya too far
  5. BobLoblaw

    BobLoblaw Comfortably Numb

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    OK if anyone cares I'm in Yuma crossing at San Luis Colorado tomorrow morning. I,m assuming the spare hall sensor is not required.

    Should anyone need one I also carry a rear drive big bearing being a typical paranoid BMW owner. Also a doable roadside fix.

    We'll see how the heavy (all the spare parts and tools) big pig handles in the sand on Monday. Hope I have better luck than Trevor
  6. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    [​IMG]

    :lol3

    just kidding have a great ride
  7. dcstrom

    dcstrom Long timer

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    I thought I heard you had a Tenere? In which case why the talk about all the spare BMW parts? Are you just taking the piss out of the BMW guys? The only spare you might need on the Tenere is a rear shock :lol3
  8. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Ah, not quite

    ooops
  9. Hektoglider

    Hektoglider One with Life

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    Mike Mike thanks for the PDF file for Veracruz riding. We are at the top end and will be leaving El Tajin area in a day or 2 or 3. We will not be able to knock out the whole route in a few days. Any suggestions for hotels along the route? We may take 3 days to go from Papalanta to Tehaucan.
  10. dcstrom

    dcstrom Long timer

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    Ahhh not quite yerself Trice. That's the baby Tenere in those links, I'm talking about the big one.
  11. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Hekto, you' ll find accomodations in Perote, Ciudad Serdan, Ciudad Mendoza, Orizaba, and Cordoba, other than that, you' ll be camping.
    I am going to head to the Serdan altiplano tomorrow and get some pics of the crater lakes. Leaving before dawn, I hope I can get some sweet natural candy color effect morning light.

    Bato, that trip was organized through the local BMW club, too rich for my blood, they are paying out 40,000 to 50,000 pesos a pop, trucking the bikes to the border. I am not much of a club guy down here, though I was in Canada, they ran things different up there, it wasn' t about restaurant riding and trucking bikes. But hey, whatever floats the boat, my opinions never matter very much anyways LOL! Are you joining them?
  12. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    Nope, thanks anyway. The RT and my Tiger are both fated to be trailer queens tomorrow. I have a write up of the whole ugly affair but it can wait another day until the bikes are back home, mine here in Banámichi and Curt's in Bisbee. Yes, my bike crapped out as well. I guess I should not have said all those very witty things about BMWs. Since I maintain Mrs. TC's F650GS I though I could get away with it. Karma is a bitch.
  13. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Hey DC, Bob changed his mind and took the other horse. Have a safe trip south, be sure to hook up with the Guaterider, you' ll have fun. Keep posting the vids, how did that bag come off the bike in that video?
  14. dcstrom

    dcstrom Long timer

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    Basically, user error, I think. Full story here.

    http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/index.php?topic=5583.msg117251#msg117251

    Yeah looking forward to meeting him. In Tikal tomorrow, if it stops raining... it's pissing down now. Every time I've tried to visit ruinas on this trip it's been a tropical downpour. Fingers crossed for tomorrow!
  15. Bato

    Bato Been here awhile

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  16. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    They all grow up, right? :rofl
  17. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    What kind of crazy person would entice you to do that? :rofl
  18. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Bato, I think the club guys are heading over there during Carnaval, probably around Feb. 9.
    Keep an eye out for Bob Loblaw, you' ll enjoy riding with him.
  19. Hektoglider

    Hektoglider One with Life

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    Ok. We were hoping to take 2 easy days to ride to Perote. We wiill bump it up a notch and get an earlier start.
    Looking forward to your photos. Here's on near Fray Francisco - San Jerome backroad from Actopan to Pachuca
    [​IMG]
    Thanks again for the routing info for Veracruz
  20. Bato

    Bato Been here awhile

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