The Adventures of LoneStar & The Iron Butterfly...

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by LoneStar, Jun 22, 2016.

  1. steved57

    steved57 Long timer Supporter

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    Yeah the guy that almost hit Lonestar was a total goob/jerk

    At least the guy that hit your buddy came back you gotta give him that - I think we've all driven sleepy (no excuse though) I'm sure glad your buddy wasn't hurt badly
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  2. LoneStar

    LoneStar WhoopDeDoofus Supporter

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    Dam man your friend was soooooooo lucky and blessed. Scares me thinking about it and I'm sure he has thought about it plenty.

    Wow that's just crazy and I'm certainly glad the guy came to his moral senses

    Thanks for posting the pics. When's the next trip planned now?
  3. Baldy

    Baldy Founder of ADV Administrator

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    Damn your photos are great.
  4. LoneStar

    LoneStar WhoopDeDoofus Supporter

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    Wow what an unexpected honor seƱor :D and much appreciate the compliment sir!

    ...and while I've got the chance want to tell you thanks for building this site and allowing us all to have an outlet for our foolishness. :photog
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  5. SinisaK

    SinisaK n00b

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    :D :D :D

    Spectacular pictures :thumbRide safe!
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  6. Zapgarou

    Zapgarou Ripper Supporter

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    Maybe next year we'll venture out again, I'd like to make a run down to the Florida Keys.
    The insurance company totaled out my buddy's bike even though it had minor damage. He is thinking about replacing it with either a Triumph 800 Adventure bike or a BMW 1200GS.

    I'll just keep riding my old R-90S..................
  7. LoneStar

    LoneStar WhoopDeDoofus Supporter

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    Nuttin' wrong with that bro :photog

    The Triumph 800 was the only other bike that got my attention aside from the 1200 Adventure. Never bonded with the F800 GS's I rode for some reason but never actually rode the Triumph either... At my size the 1200 is probly the best answer even though I have concerns about the complexitittys of the system. Still, the monster amazes me at how well it runs and handles... and after 18,000 miles at speed carrying the weight of my arse and all the gear I have less than zero complaints about the beast.

    Too bad your trip got nailed but lots of time and roads out there...
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  8. eddyturn

    eddyturn Eternal Wannabe Supporter

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    If you guys show up in Durango, CO again, send me a PM. It will be better than your last go through.
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  9. Mudclod

    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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    Outstanding image, wow!

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  10. LoneStar

    LoneStar WhoopDeDoofus Supporter

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    Will do bro - we love Durango and that area!
  11. LoneStar

    LoneStar WhoopDeDoofus Supporter

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    The light and clouds were pretty dynamic that evening... one of my college profs always said "If you can't take a good picture, at least take a picture of a beautiful woman" :D
  12. Grynch

    Grynch Long timer

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    We like Kerrville, we spent the night in Ozona ,in the morning we B-lined it to Saltillo,been here since Tuesday.

    Cheers
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  13. LoneStar

    LoneStar WhoopDeDoofus Supporter

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    Grynch, where'd you guys cross? Del Rio?
  14. Grynch

    Grynch Long timer

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    Nuevo Laredo, customs was easy. Ozona , Kerrville,Bandera, Devine, south on the 35 to Laredo. For me I think it is safer and quicker to stay on the interstate, but we are driving in the cage. Watch out for deer! We are in Saltillo, at my friend's house. If you travel south from Piedra's Negras there are a few points of interest: Quatro Ciengas, Parras de la Fuentes, To the east is Santiago and Linares all Pueblo Magico's.

    When are you crossing into Mexico?
  15. LoneStar

    LoneStar WhoopDeDoofus Supporter

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    Cool man... I typically cross at Nuevo Laredo and hit Santiago for the night then south to Linares and west through the mountains to Real de Catorce and from there to Zacatecas or down to SMA or Guanajuato.

    One reason I hit Laredo is that it's about 1.5 hrs from my friend MotoHank whose shop is in Dilley off I-35. He's a Beemer mechanic, world traveler and photographer. He's the dude with 540,000 miles on his 95 R1100GS :photogStop into his shop if you come back out from Laredo - Dilley is roughly halfway between Laredo and San Antone

    Hope to hit Mexico in 2-3 weeks after some time in Texas to get caught up on a few things
  16. Grynch

    Grynch Long timer

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    I would like to stop at Moto Hanks. I know about him through our mutual friends Michnus and Elsbie.
  17. LoneStar

    LoneStar WhoopDeDoofus Supporter

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    Lol I met Michnus and Elsibie at Hank's last year when they were setting up the DR650's.
    Hope to catch them in Mexico somewhere but he said they may hit Guatemala for a while due to visa expiring then back into Mexico
  18. Balanda

    Balanda Been here awhile

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    Can't believe that I only recently found this report. I'm catching up and along for the ride from here on. Hmmm, I wonder what it would cost me to get a GS landed in the States . . :hmmmmm
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  19. BELSTAFF

    BELSTAFF ADV NOMAD

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    Balanda:
    Private conversation for you---
  20. yamalama

    yamalama wet coaster

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    thanks again for the awesome report.
    the nasty pass thing? that's standard operating procedure in France. perhaps he was from across the pond.