Is Mexico Safe?

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

  1. JRWooden

    JRWooden Homeless motorcycle vagabond ... and ... loving it

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  2. chilejack

    chilejack Viajero Viejo

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    I will give this a try next month after the Meet Up.
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  4. chilejack

    chilejack Viajero Viejo

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  5. SR

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    I slipped in on algae a few months ago crossing a river near an isolated place caled Los Remedios, Durango. Put my foot down to stop and cool off in the river and she went straight down for a drink of water!!:doh
  6. jonz

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  7. Turkeycreek

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  8. SR

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    Haha. What I didn't know while I was fooling around posing for pictures, is that my Giant Loop soft bag was filling up with several kilos of water!! It turns out, these bags are only water proof for water trying to drain back out. Hours later I still had a few liters of water sloshing around with my "dry clothes".:fpalm:lol3
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  9. Loadtoad101

    Loadtoad101 Been here awhile

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    That crossing looks deceptively safe. :jjen
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  10. jonz

    jonz Miles are my mantra Supporter

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    You could consider that an added feature - the KTM acting as agitator for the attached Giant Loop washing machine. Throw in a little detergent powder and nice clean clothes
  11. Gustavo

    Gustavo Motociclista Errante

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    :doh


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    I'd say you should offer that to GL as a marketing tagline, but that sounds the same as those Alpinestars "waterproof/breathable" pants I had, so I think they beat you to it... :becca

    Gustavo
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  12. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    Waterproof boots?
  13. MAXVERT

    MAXVERT O.G. on da O.C.

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    There are several , that is ' "of course" that the water is not higher then the tops of said boots.
    I'm sure you can work that out . If your laying on your side in the river they will all get wet .
    The new Sidi Adventure work out well and the newer Sidi Crossfire 2 and 3's are water resistant .
    I ride with both, no not at the same time, leaving en la manana for a ride that tests them to the extreme .
    A bit deeper then SR's crossing. :jack

    AP > Huachinera > Nacori Chico > Mesa Tres Rios > Madera > dirt to Basaseachic > Creel > the "knarl knarl" to
    Guadeloupe y Calvo > somehow to Guanacevi the back way to Durango and winding up around Tepic .
    That "knarl knarl'" section can be two to four days depending on how deep into the Golden triangle one need
    to venture.
    Kinda like back in the day when I was around the Thai , Myanmar and Laos borders . Nothing political just like good " product " :chace

    Stay dry , Max
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  14. SR

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    Sounds like a fun adventure! Give me a shout when you get near DGO :freaky
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    Is El Salvador safe?
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  16. hgulledge

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  17. micahbf

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    I’ll be checking it out tomorrow, will report back!
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  18. Tricepilot

    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    A lot can change, I hope it's still the magical place it once was. Looking forward to your report.
  19. micahbf

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    Alright, who just went past me in the opposite direction on MX16 near Basaseachi 2-up in the exact same bike as mine??
  20. micahbf

    micahbf Adventurer Supporter

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    Confirmed, still magical. Thank you for the recommendation.

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