Is Mexico Safe?

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

  1. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Thanks for the RR, David. Really enjoyed following along. Your report has become reference material for future trip planning. Hope to cross paths again with you in Mexico.
  2. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Rode it with Mark883 October of 2011. On horseback. You should find it very ridable for your little horse with DP tires. And worthwhile, too. Small communities and interesting ruins scattered throught the valley.
  3. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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  4. SR

    SR Long timer

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    I got her nearly all setup.
    -3.1 gallom IMS tank.
    -Magura Hydraulic Clutch.
    -Yamaha Programmable ECU and Fuel Injection Tuner.
    -Cycra Hand Guards.
    -Moose Racing Fender Bag
    -Moose Seat Strap.
    -Acerbis front disk guard (not installed).

    I'm getting her all uncorked with a new tailpipe insert and I removed the snorkel and ridiculous throttle stop screw. The throttle stop screw was about an inch long and took out at least half the throttle range. It's like strapping a brick to the back side of the gas pedal of a new car to reduce noise and emissions. It's in the trash can now, along with the spark arrestor. I haven't had a chance to ride it since I uncorked but it sounds amazing.

    BTW, for those who were as shocked as I was that it would barely start, although it's fuel injected, there is a cold start button on the side of the throttle body. I hate it when I have to read the manual!:rofl
  5. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Your bike is very similar to a lot of women :deal :lol3 :freaky :rofl
  6. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    I feel an epic ride coming on :rayof :gun1
  7. SR

    SR Long timer

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    +1:clap. Anyone else in?
  8. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Salma is in

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  9. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    I notice the cable lock anchor to the floor :augie :lift
  10. dwj - Donnie

    dwj - Donnie Long timer

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    I'll be waiting! :deal
  11. dwj - Donnie

    dwj - Donnie Long timer

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    I am picking up a 7' x 14' tandem axle cargo trailer next week. It will be my future garage! :roflI won't miss my house after it is sold, but I will miss the 28' x 34" garage. Anyway, I am going to mount two moto chocks in the rear of the trailer. It will need to hold a KTM 990ADV and a BMW R1100GS, both with rear trunks that are never taken off. In the future the R1100GS will probably get replaced by a R1200GSA. Obviously I can start measuring and drilling holes, but since this will be my first time at this, what are things I need to consider? BTW, the trailer, along with my truck will probably be parked in a yet to be determined storage facility in Laredo, TX. Any suggestions for a specific facility? Thanks!
  12. Joe Mc

    Joe Mc Adventurer

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    Clever.....and funny.:clap:rofl
  13. R-W

    R-W Been here awhile

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    Not if the Mrs looks like this...:evil OK... where are those little blue pills???
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  14. Pedro Navaja

    Pedro Navaja Long timer

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    One of my favorite places. Are you going to check out the old hacienda, Cienega del Carmen? And are you going to stay at El Farol? If you stay at El Farol you have got to try that special dessert they have there. You will know it when you see the menu.
  15. Pedro Navaja

    Pedro Navaja Long timer

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    Nope. The problem is not the bike and not the women.

    You see fine women are like fine motorcycles. You must ride them hard and long at least once a week in order to keep them charged and lubed.
  16. WeazyBuddha

    WeazyBuddha Carbon-Based Humanoid

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    Well, since SR showed us his, I'll show you mine. :lol3

    Had a little something in the bed of the truck all throughout MotoGP weekend :wink:

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    Finally took it out for a ride today. It's a fun little bike. I'm gonna get a set of supermottard wheels for it. :clap
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    Laguna Seca Store was apparently closed. :rofl
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  17. MikeMike

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    Live and direct from the set of "3 Mules for Pablo Perez"

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  18. SR

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    Para no cambie de dueno!!:cry
  19. SR

    SR Long timer

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    Nice bike, clean and nicely set up too. I'm very impressed with the engineering of the newer generation Yamahas. Very well built and great value too. You will have lots of fun with that!:clap
  20. pilot815

    pilot815 Long timer

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    While watching a documentary on the drug war the other day, something caught my eye. I had to go back and see if I really was looking at what I thought I was looking at.

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    Yup, that black shirt with green and white lettering is a shirt advertising the university I will be graduating from in a couple weeks, and WeazyBuddha works at. Go Broncs!

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