Is Mexico Safe?

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

  1. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Maybe not such a good idea. From what previous ride group members (people who were there) have told me John's two verifiable attempts to ride the interior of Mexico were abject failures. Expelled from one group over conduct issues and abandoned by another for continually failing to keep up. Try picturing John keeping up with us on one of our rides. Or us trying to keep up with him every evening in the bar.

    Both John and Bato have been trolling for me lately and I've been a bit preoccupied with life to bother, but since John can't seem to let it go I will say this: my problem with him has nothing to do with his politics but how he interacts with others and misrepresents pretty much everything to his favor. As he's done today with Trice. Now I'm no man's judge and I'm happy to leave that to a higher authority, but someone coming onto this thread and boasting about physically dominating another ride group member is pretty yucky to me. Then I learned from two others on the ride that John was drunk and the man was 74 years old, 30 years John's senior, and I just want to puke. Sending an old man to his room crying and having shit his pants, as John described in this thread, is disturbing to say the least.

    That's my issue with John Gilmer.
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    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Mayte Carranco will be along for our weather update in a moment.....
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    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    MikeMike:

    A couple of Texas riders for Veracruz's BMW rally asked me to go with them to the October event, but would it be hideous to let them have at it at the rally while we down langosta at L.M.M. and ride the wild routes in and around the Huasteca......

    Musing....
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    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Promised pix from Parras last Feb.
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    And the winery tour last year
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    jimmex Guero con moto

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    I'm in. Just like Durango: go to rally and do not attend cheesy events but opt for self-guided fun. The rally is quite a spectacle, and fun to be around before and after our own rides. Plus we can be led by MM on ten or so of his favorite rides. And I must eat some lomo Argentino at the futbol player's place.
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    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Hmmmmmmmm.......
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    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Bless her little heart.
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    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    JD's recent photos

    Another reason to love Coahuila

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    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Thanks go to SR for recommending La Casona del Banco where I made a new friend who showed me around.
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    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    SR is our man :deal :beer
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    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Big +1 on that. He's the real deal and a class act to boot.
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    PirateJohn Banned

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    Preserved for posterity Schizz. As I read this it appears that you have been drinking. Now ... All of us drink (ok, Trice may be a tea totaler ;) and I am pretty forgiving.

    But like a ton of this stuff the reality is in the details.

    May I suggest that tomorrow we all lighten up? We used to be friends. What happened?


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  14. PirateJohn

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    And may I suggest that the comment that Bato was trolling you is funny only from the standpoint that I had no clue.


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    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Praying that SR won't leave me alone at the bottom of the canyon separating the states of Durango and Sinaloa next month

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    The TVIP I got in January is good until the very beginning of July. I'll miss the expiry by about a week. :lol3

    If I tilt in the Sierra and miss the canx window, well, that's the way God wanted it :deal:freaky:lol3
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    PirateJohn Banned

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    Interesting stuff. I am not into brandy but am trying to learn. I keep running into ladies that want to do wine tours and that has my interest. Evidently northern Baja along the (cough) border has plenty of wineries.

    Anyone have recent experience with Mike's Sky Ranch?

    Trice? Wake up ... This is your opportunity.


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    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Changed my Baja plans with Tim Morton to be fly into San Diego and out of Cabo San Lucas.

    I'll leave my truck and the KTM at home.

    Tim's bike rental saves me driving out to San Diego as well as waiting/or riding up with his crew from Cabo to San Diego.

    All this is in less than 4 months

    Time flies
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    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Jealous!

    The action must be so hot down there guarding the oil fracking zone

    :lol3 :freaky
  20. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    :lol3 guess I should cut down on Mom's peach tea. It's affecting my posting. :lol3

    Here's an early offering for those of us celebrating Mother's Day Countdown:

    My favorite lady on her brother's Suzuki 750 "Water Buffalo" ca. 1975, Georgetown, Tx.

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    You'd have to know Mom to fully get just how funny this was and what my Uncle had to do to get her on that bike.