Is Mexico Safe?

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

  1. airdale7

    airdale7 Been here awhile

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    Hey a little moonshine never hurt nobody :lol3
  2. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    Probably good advice.
  3. pilot815

    pilot815 Long timer

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    Is he coming back solo? I don't remember slow old guy saying anything about Saltillo.

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  4. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    JD was feeling seriously puny after our first day. Started having fever and chills so instead of riding with us day two as planned he stayed in El Naranjo to recover while we motored on south. We are now in Tolantango. Our only problem is a seeming inability to tell time. Hasn't killed us yet. But today was close. ;)
  5. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Donnie, contact Guaterider, he can probably help you.
    If you cant get hold of him, let me know.
  6. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    Starting to feel normal again. A modular helmet is so important when riding sick. Leaving Saltillo for Austin shortly. Will swing by Casa Tricepilot enroute.

    Last Friday we left Casa WeazyBuddha for El Naranjo. Took the bypasses around San Fernando and Cd. Vic. Muy tranquilo. The dirt route south from Juamave was beautiful.

    Yesterday I took 80 from El Naranjo then 57 to Saltillo. Encountered a traffic fatality on a curvy section of 80. Very sad. PFP asked me to slow down. Numerous military convoys heading south on 57. Seems like I'm seeing greater military presence since Peña Nieto took office.

    Will post pix later.
  7. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    Tequila!!

    At La Picota, just north of Cd. Vic.
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  8. WeazyBuddha

    WeazyBuddha Carbon-Based Humanoid

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    Glad you are starting to feel better, JD. If you need anything, let me know. I suspect you'll go through Laredo though.
  9. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila, Floor

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  10. PirateJohn

    PirateJohn Banned

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    The cheaper grades are close to kerosene.
  11. PirateJohn

    PirateJohn Banned

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    Gotta love the Tapatalk app and iPad. Convenient? - yes. Frustrating at times? - oh yeah! :lol3
  12. PirateJohn

    PirateJohn Banned

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    Funny that you should say that. I got some bad Church's in Bandera a few nights ago. God ... :huh
  13. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    Thanks Juan. Crossing at Puente Colombia later today.
  14. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Here's a few pics from yesterday's ride.
    SR might appreciate a few of the colors on the rock face.

    Nice drop offs on this road.

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    A different perspective.

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    SR rock porn!

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    And to think the Mystery Rider went shopping, the CraneGuy stayed home, and Flid and I had to ride this one by our lonesome.:freaky

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    Over 7,000ft and it was near 27c! Really good riding weather.
    See what happens when you get off the Mex #180 coast highway?

    Hey, Bob, when you come over, we'll ride this one, eh!
  15. MikeMike

    MikeMike Long timer

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    Like Arte and Andres always say, it is Greenland.
    The photos dont do it justice.
  16. Bato

    Bato Been here awhile

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    Let it cool off is a must, now CNN is blaming the Golf of Mexico because of a stranded ship in Progreso go figure :norton
  17. Bato

    Bato Been here awhile

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    Thought you had a job...MIKEMIKE:rofl
  18. JacqueTanis

    JacqueTanis Sassy

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    Let me introduce myself ... I AM a candyass who drives a GS and I enjoy Starbucks coffee immensely ... that said, this 59 year old granny who just started riding her BMW a year and a half ago and is a TOTALLY inexperienced cross country rider also enjoyed my 2 week trip from Yuma, AZ to the tip of the Baja Pennisula and back - I'm sure every bit as much as you enjoy your rides to where ever. There are all different types of bikes, riders and destinations and none of them disqualifies any other. To each his/her own! I drove my own speed and comfort level and stayed on road that fit my experience level - my trip took me totally out of my comfort zone and will be a treasure to remember the rest of my life:clap - one I would imagine I will repeat again in the future.

  19. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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    Good job!
    If you had fun, that's ALL that matters. You rode into Mexico and had a great time. Welcome to the club. There are roads for every desire and skill level in Mexico, and they have Starbucks too. I've been to a Starbucks in Mexico and used their WiFi. You wouldn't catch me at a Subway down there though!
  20. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    [​IMG]. Teaser pic. ;)

    You simply wouldn't believe where we have been. St least I don't believe it. RR when we get back but thought I would share a few.

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    Presa Zimapan.