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Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By motoroberto
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/06/ja2ezy4e.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/06/ja2ezy4e.jpg

And, finally, the last of the Don Alfredo.
It's been a good year.

Good travels to you all, hopefully will return to Mexico soon.
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Forum: Americas 05-05-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24,025
Views: 1,841,989
Posted By motoroberto
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http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/06/2u3upady.jpg

Haven't been on this thread in a long time, but I'm finishing my bottle of Don Alfredo mezcal tonight, the one I picked up on my blast through the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
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http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/04/utuqusu6.jpg

Just finished off my maracuya fruit wine that I picked up at this roadside stand:

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/04/9y6ase7a.jpg

Not a bad...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Would be an absolute pleasure to meet up with you...

Would be an absolute pleasure to meet up with you in NYC. Been a long time. Manhattan or Brooklyn, no problem. I miss hanging out in North Carolina.
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Understandable. Typically, bass players are not...

Understandable. Typically, bass players are not that smart.
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
No problem at all. If anything I'm looking...

No problem at all. If anything I'm looking forward to going back someday and doing some more exploring.
Forum: Americas 11-21-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24,025
Views: 1,841,989
Posted By motoroberto
"someone has to know a key hotel that is easy to...

"someone has to know a key hotel that is easy to get to & right at the end of the subway lines? you then can stay for a day or 2 and ride the subway in to the centro. or is that insanity too?
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Definitely a lot of art for sale. "Strange" is...

Definitely a lot of art for sale. "Strange" is subjective, I see a lot of fucked up art here in NYC, nothing there seemed too crazy, but I was surprised that some of it seemed a little out of place...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Yeah Trice, I traced a thin line across a huge...

Yeah Trice, I traced a thin line across a huge country. Could spend a year there. Wanna go back to some of the places I've been and explore where I haven't.
Forum: Americas 11-20-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24,025
Views: 1,841,989
Posted By motoroberto
So after 3 weeks I have finally finished my ride...

So after 3 weeks I have finally finished my ride report.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=931315

Thanks to MikeMike, Sjoerd, SchizzMan and Tricepilot and anybody else I forgot who...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Butterflies and Mezcal Dreams to Misery

Who would've thought the last leg would be the worst.

Had a decent enough start, on the road out of Knoxville by 7am. Still dark. Had one little stupid mistake wrong exit, and had to go about 10...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Back to the Border

I woke in Ciudad Victoria with 200 miles to go to the border. Last coffee in Mexico. Last breakfast in Mexico. Last check-out in Mexico. By the way, my fly is still open. And now good fucking luck...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Thank you, my friend, a very generous offer, but...

Thank you, my friend, a very generous offer, but I am already gone. :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Tamazunchale to Xilitla to Ciudad Victoria

I enjoyed my breakfast in Tamazunchale at the sole outdoor table of the restaurant, looking out on the main drag and people doing their thing. Cars, motos, mini motos, mini buses, and quads. Gotta...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Last day in Mexico City started well enough. A...

Last day in Mexico City started well enough. A good breakfast and on the road by 9. I didn't have a rock solid goal to make it to for the end of the day, but I reckoned I would probably make Ciudad...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
A Man Alone

A quick tale of post Oaxaca misadventures.
I dropped off the missus at Oaxaca airport, sad to see her go. She would have been glad to do the whole trip with me, but she needed to get back to work....
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Would have loved to have stayed longer, but only...

Would have loved to have stayed longer, but only had 3 weeks for the entire trip. Made the best of it, actually spent 7 days between Oaxaca and Puerto Escondido. And most DEFINITELY would like to go...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Awesome that you found pictures of me upright! ...

Awesome that you found pictures of me upright!

I remember that flooded 'bridge'; it was like somebody tied a bunch of salmon together.

Good memories thanks for posting!
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Remind me... happy to give credit where it's...

Remind me... happy to give credit where it's do...vaguely remember clicking on a link, or google maps...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
I'd have to take you up on that- I've lived just...

I'd have to take you up on that- I've lived just a few blocks away from there for 11 years and still have not gone in!
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Carrizalillo/Puerto Escondido

http://i962.photobucket.com/albums/ae106/motoroberto/null_zpsb7191847.jpg (http://s962.photobucket.com/user/motoroberto/media/null_zpsb7191847.jpg.html)

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Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
South Till I Cain't Go No Mo

Last day of the great push south. Again could not ask for better weather to start. All that's standing between us and the Pacific is 300k of soaring, dropping, truck and bus menacing, mudslide and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
[QUOTE As an ex-pat New Yorker, I too miss the...

[QUOTE
As an ex-pat New Yorker, I too miss the old NYC of my youth: who knew that the same streets where I could buy a cold six pack of tall-boys, a switchblade, porn, and fireworks just before...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
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Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Wasssup, Brad! Long time no see... I hear you and...

Wasssup, Brad! Long time no see... I hear you and JJ have been doing some cool trips.
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Oaxaca Day 2

Now, with the company of me luverly wife, another day off the bike just wandering around enjoying Oaxaca. Roaming the streets, stopping in here or there, and making a trip to the market. The main...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Oaxaca!

First morning in Oaxaca. What to do, what to do. Well, I needed more cash, so off to the atm. Beautiful weather again, sunny but not too hot. On the walk back to the hotel I was trying to figure out...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Yes! Thanks AkaDigger. Telejojo, it's Molango, in...

Yes! Thanks AkaDigger. Telejojo, it's Molango, in Hidalgo, about 90k south of Huejutla de Reyes on 105.
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
DF to Oaxaca

Woke up excited about my great day in Mexico City and the reasonable day's ride ahead to Oaxaca. Another pretty good breakfast at the hotel, got all my shit together, and brought the panniers out to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Death of the San Patricios and the Beauty of Frida

Day 6, a break from riding, checking out Mexico City. Thoroughly enjoyed sleeping in and having a late breakfast. More chilaquiles, eggs, chorizo with nopales and tiny quesedillas. With coffee, of...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Wish I could tell you. I'll have to retrace my...

Wish I could tell you. I'll have to retrace my steps.
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Next Stop- Mexico City

Quite a few people tried to discourage me from going to big bad DF. Understandably so. As motorcyclists, we spend a good amount of time avoiding congested areas, I certainly do at home. Others were...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Woke in Matamoros eager to begin my first full...

Woke in Matamoros eager to begin my first full day in Mexico. With the border behind me, I only had to worry about food, fuel, and hotels. My goal for the day was to get to Ciudad Valles, taking the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
No, but mine is black, glad to know there's yet...

No, but mine is black, glad to know there's yet another one around.
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,536
Posted By motoroberto
Brooklyn NYC to Puerto Escondido, MX

To the Border

Of course, none of us ever have enough time for a trip. In my case it was 3 weeks. I have wanted to go to Oaxaca for a long time, so I decided to make it happen. While mapping it out...
Forum: Americas 10-23-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24,025
Views: 1,841,989
Posted By motoroberto
Wow I would have definitely checked his place out...

Wow I would have definitely checked his place out had I known about it.
When the wife and I were there it was off season and between events, so very quiet. We only got to visit the main drag...
Forum: Americas 10-21-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24,025
Views: 1,841,989
Posted By motoroberto
Just got back to Brooklyn from Puerto Escondido a...

Just got back to Brooklyn from Puerto Escondido a little over a week ago, unscathed and with fond memories.

I used Google maps most of the time. I like it for it's general accuracy for route...
Forum: Americas 10-01-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24,025
Views: 1,841,989
Posted By motoroberto
Rode MX 131 from Oaxaca city to Puerto Escondido...

Rode MX 131 from Oaxaca city to Puerto Escondido yesterday. Took just over 5 hours, 2 up. A few nasty snotty mud bits where they are still clearing the road and a bit of heavy rain kept us at a...
Forum: Americas 09-25-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 24,025
Views: 1,841,989
Posted By motoroberto
Anybody know the status of the 131 road from...

Anybody know the status of the 131 road from Oaxaca city to Puerto Escondido? I had heard it was closed due to the storm. I had planned to go that way on Monday, but if it's still closed will have to...
Forum: Americas 09-24-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 24,025
Views: 1,841,989
Posted By motoroberto
Made it across into Matamoros last night with no...

Made it across into Matamoros last night with no problems, thanks for all the info and replies from the 'is Mexico safe' crew.
Heading south today, and finally slowing down the pace after 2k miles...
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