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Forum: Latin America Today, 07:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,253
Posted By Pedro Navaja
BTW, I know bananaman knows his shit, but Parras...

BTW, I know bananaman knows his shit, but Parras is not just a "couple of hours" from Laredo. Plan on a day's ride with an arrival of mid-afternoon. Yes, I have made the ride from Laredo.
Forum: Latin America Today, 07:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,253
Posted By Pedro Navaja
I've got a ride report in here from several years...

I've got a ride report in here from several years back about Parras. It's one of my more frequent destinations. The pictures are down, but the report is still there. Not sure, but I think I...
Forum: Americas 02-16-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Lol! That and the...

Lol! That and the "several-stashes-on-the-person/bike" argument. Generally I will have the day's cash needs at the ready.
Forum: Americas 02-16-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
These are a worthwhile investment. I had stayed...

These are a worthwhile investment. I had stayed at several before I bought the book, and can confirm his descriptions are accurate. My strategy is usually the cheaper hotels for one-night...
Forum: Americas 02-16-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
I have yet to visit a resort in Mexico. In fact,...

I have yet to visit a resort in Mexico. In fact, the only beach type resort I have ever visited in Latin America is Punta del Este in Uruguay. However, that doesn't rule out visiting locations in...
Forum: Americas 02-16-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Cash user here. Always.

Cash user here. Always.
Forum: Americas 02-15-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
You are correct. The issue for me is the ride...

You are correct. The issue for me is the ride itself. Eagle Pass to Saltillo is an easy straight shot and less traffic hassles. Plus Los Corrales in Monclova is a good way-point to grab a bite. ...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Did somebody drop the soap? :D

Did somebody drop the soap? :D
Forum: Americas 12-07-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
:thumb This is pretty much my setup except...

:thumb

This is pretty much my setup except for the hiking pants, I take chinos/khakis. The Magellans (or Columbia) I pick are dark colors and I pick the ones that are not so "fishy." No sandals,...
Forum: Americas 09-04-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Great vid!

Great vid!
Forum: Americas 08-16-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Have stayed there several times, but not aware it...

Have stayed there several times, but not aware it was popular with moto travelers. The restaurant across the street is quite good and a regular for me in NOLA, Bayona, owned by Susan Spicer, local...
Forum: Americas 08-12-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
No skid plate. I just go over the topes slow. ...

No skid plate. I just go over the topes slow. My bike does good on dirt roads, but it is limited to what Trail Boss would call a Class 1 road. For the type of riding I do, that's generally about...
Forum: Americas 08-11-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
There's something to be said for the small bikes....

There's something to be said for the small bikes. I use a Honda CB250. I've done some minor mods and have farkled it with a center stand and windshield. I also have dual-purpose tires on it. I can...
Forum: Americas 08-09-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
"Montar" is what is commonly used for "to ride,"...

"Montar" is what is commonly used for "to ride," as in ride a motorcycle. It is also what's used to "ride a horse" or any quadruped for that matter.
Forum: Americas 07-29-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Shu, Re this thread, that may also depend on...

Shu,

Re this thread, that may also depend on your timing and communications logistics.

What I can say with confidence, is that just asking a nearby local often gets you the assistance you need...
Forum: Americas 07-27-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
+1 :thumb

+1 :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,579
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Nice RR.

Nice RR.
Forum: Americas 07-26-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
+1

+1
Forum: Americas 07-26-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
I think I agree with you except his experience...

I think I agree with you except his experience seems to be that of a neophyte. In other words, he woke up one day and decided he was an adventurer and hence started as such breaking away from his...
Forum: Latin America 07-25-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,905
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Okay. Well PM when you get settled down there.

Okay. Well PM when you get settled down there.
Forum: Americas 07-25-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Yes, you probably believed he was faking for the...

Yes, you probably believed he was faking for the same reasons I came to that conclusion. Who in their right fucking mind would be posting shit like that and doing the other stuff unless it was a...
Forum: Americas 07-24-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Already answered before I saw your note Schizz. ...

Already answered before I saw your note Schizz.



Mike. Not so sure you were wrong. And my apology isn't really to anyone here, since none of you even knew this poor soul. Some of Harry's...
Forum: Americas 07-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Okay, I apologize. He'd dead. I said RIP in the...

Okay, I apologize. He'd dead. I said RIP in the other thread. You know what? I wish Harry had indeed been faking it. It was hard to believe otherwise with all the bad judgment he was using. If...
Forum: Latin America 07-18-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,905
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Gringo stay home.

Gringo stay home.
Forum: Latin America 07-18-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 93,448
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Rest in peace.

Rest in peace.
Forum: Americas 05-09-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
She brings her own matress? Yippeeee! :D

She brings her own matress? Yippeeee! :D
Forum: Americas 05-09-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Well some of you may not like EPN, but I sure...

Well some of you may not like EPN, but I sure would like to love me some of that Gaviota :evil
Forum: Americas 04-27-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
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Forum: Americas 04-27-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Cataratas

Cataratas
Forum: Americas 04-27-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
There's a few other hidden gems in the north that...

There's a few other hidden gems in the north that get bypassed frequently in the rush to get to the Bajio region and the colonial triangle. Parras de La Fuente is one of these bypassed towns and...
Forum: Americas 04-26-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Talking Breaking News from Reynosa!

Breaking News from Reynosa!

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Forum: Americas 04-26-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
In addition to what is mentioned above en route...

In addition to what is mentioned above en route to Saltillo, allow me to add that the city of Saltillo in itself is worth more than just an overnight stay. To me it is the first city in Northern...
Forum: Americas 04-25-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Try Los Corrales for breakfast in the morning. ...

Try Los Corrales for breakfast in the morning. It's just south of the main intersection of Harold Pape (hwy 57) and Francisco Madero. You can't miss that intersection if you took hwy 57 into town....
Forum: Americas 04-25-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Anybody taken the yellow ball from Charcas (south...

Anybody taken the yellow ball from Charcas (south of Matehauala) due west to Villa de Cos lately?
Forum: Latin America 04-25-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,613
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Presente y a la orden!

Presente y a la orden!
Forum: Americas 04-23-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
I was on US 57 heading west to Eagle Pass to...

I was on US 57 heading west to Eagle Pass to cross the border at Piedras Negras. Big-ass jack rabbit with big black coal eyes on the side of the road just sitting there like a dog. I swear he was...
Forum: Americas 04-23-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
Yup, I for got mention the bugs. Man I have had...

Yup, I for got mention the bugs. Man I have had some big ass bugs hit me in the face and knock my head back even when wearing a full-face helmet. I don't see how those who don't wear face shields...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-22-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,073
Posted By Pedro Navaja
I swear that gray bike on the right is Wards...

I swear that gray bike on the right is Wards Riverside 50cc. It's a Benelli bike that was marketed through Monkey Wards here in the US. I've been on that bike back in the late 60's early 70's. ...
Forum: Americas 04-22-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27,442
Views: 2,330,413
Posted By Pedro Navaja
There are some good guys in JoMomma like Lobby...

There are some good guys in JoMomma like Lobby and Misery Goat, but I am surprised at the many posers who don't do any kind of ADVrider type rides. I thought most started in the Ride Reports or Trip...
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