Mississippi to Panama and Back

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    I said that I was not going to do a Ride Report for this trip and I'm not, but since there were some pictures taken, i will post them. :D:deal There was no effort to document the entire trip with pictures, some days pictures were taken, some days they weren't. I will try to remember where the different pictures were taken. :rofl
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    This trip started off with a bit of an adventure. It was very cold and wet on the route Mrs Garmin took me! Me and the moto fell not once but twice! :eek1 The second time was at about 50 MPH in a curve. The moto went out from under me so fast, I went from riding to sliding in an instant. The road was so slick that as I slide on my back, I literally sat up and watched the moto slide in front of me. There was virtually no damage to my moto clothes, including the seat of the pants that I was sliding on sitting up!

    This was the first time I have ever been down on the BMW. I guess it wanted to be like the KLR.
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    Then the moto quit. Spent over a day with two idiots working on the moto, they damaged way more stuff than they fixed, but in some miracles way, they actually got it to run.

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    ELOTE!!! :clap

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    Yes, I was there! :deal

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    I have no idea what this is.

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    I love the mountains!

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    This is Guatemala. :deal
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    No it is not, it is Mexico! :eek1
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    Here is the proof! A Pemex! :deal

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    If you notice the broken windscreen in the picture above. That is from the moto falling over on a truck at a tienda! I can not believe that the tape held it together for over 90 days and 10,000 miles. And I did a lot of 75 to 80 MPH riding! The GPS says the max was 89! :eek1
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    A bout ride! :clap

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    Wild monkeys!

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    This was at Tuxtla Guiterrez, Mexico.
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    And then the camera batteries died! :cry And there was alligators! :deal
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    This is the house I stay in located in the mountains near the Mexico/Guatemala border.

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    Guatemala! :deal

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