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Forum: Ride reports Today, 07:12 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 83,279
Posted By Kiko
Text sent, you have your phone turned on vato??...

Text sent, you have your phone turned on vato?? Kiko de Jocotepec
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
When someone asks you about the value of your...

When someone asks you about the value of your moto, just tell them the truth. They already know that if you are from the North and riding a bike in Mexico then you have more than they, nothing to be...
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
Just about all of the world's currencies have...

Just about all of the world's currencies have been falling against the US dollar in the last year, so the saying is,

' The US economy is the fastest horse on the way to the glue factory.'
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,551,284
Posted By Kiko
Looks like a worn Shinko 705 size 130/80-17

Looks like a worn Shinko 705 size 130/80-17
Forum: Americas 12-12-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,085
Posted By Kiko
I'm about a hour away from Guadalajara. You can...

I'm about a hour away from Guadalajara. You can ship to me if you want. Regular mail takes about 2-3 weeks and the cost from the border to here for a pkg that size will be 100 pesos, that includes...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,085
Posted By Kiko
Try the Mail Boxes Etc store on North Lopez...

Try the Mail Boxes Etc store on North Lopez Mateos:

Av Adolfo López Mateos Norte 891, Italia Providencia, 44648 Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
+52 33 3640 2060

You could swing by there and ask...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,085
Posted By Kiko
Here is a list and definition: ...

Here is a list and definition:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newly_industrialized_country
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,085
Posted By Kiko
I pay the 17% IVA (tax) on imported motorcycle...

I pay the 17% IVA (tax) on imported motorcycle parts. That is the law.

Some mail box forwarding services do charge excessively as there are no laws that regulate this. My mail box forwarding...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12,921
Views: 662,196
Posted By Kiko
Regret buying a WR250R?, Don't tell this...

Regret buying a WR250R?,

Don't tell this guy,

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1014633

He's busy enjoying his WR, no regrets
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
Someone posted a video of being robbed on that...

Someone posted a video of being robbed on that road here on Advrider a while back. So take a Go Pro and you can post the sequel,
Forum: Americas 12-07-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
Here is the link to check if your Mexican vehicle...

Here is the link to check if your Mexican vehicle is legal or not:

http://www2.repuve.gob.mx:8080/ciudadania/

The bike I imported in May is not found on this site. I suspect the customs broker...
Forum: Americas 12-07-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
The law has always been that the vehicle had to...

The law has always been that the vehicle had to be 'exported' from the US first, and then 'imported' into Mexico. Mexico just never enforced the export part. You do not need a Mexican Customs Agent...
Forum: Americas 12-06-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
Lots of border crossings will be closed on Dec 8...

Lots of border crossings will be closed on Dec 8 due to protests about the new vehicle importation rules.
Forum: Latin America 12-05-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,470
Posted By Kiko
Mexican Imigration does not care if you have...

Mexican Imigration does not care if you have insurance. You may be asked for a letter from the lien holder if there is a lien. Pay the TVIP and the deposit on your credit card. Your registration...
Forum: Americas 12-05-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
Post up an ad at TWTEX.com, most of the members...

Post up an ad at TWTEX.com, most of the members are Texan friendly and I am sure there is someone in the area who will help you out.
Forum: Americas 12-05-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
If anyone is looking for an excuse to travel to...

If anyone is looking for an excuse to travel to Mexico, tipo de cambio (exchange rate) was 14.1 yesterday at Bancomer ATM. I've only seen it higher than that once about 5 or 6 years ago.
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,560
Posted By Kiko
I know this is an old thread but I did not see...

I know this is an old thread but I did not see any reference to this repair so I'm going to throw it out there.

My DRZ bearing is inset in the right hub about 1/2". My mechanic friend said for...
Forum: Americas 12-03-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
Congrats. Hope to visit your place someday...

Congrats. Hope to visit your place someday paisano.
Forum: Latin America 12-03-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By Kiko
Liability limits vary state by state in Mexico so...

Liability limits vary state by state in Mexico so I would read the fine print to make sure you are covered. Also read the fine print about the legal assistance/bond, some plans do not provide enough...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25,047
Views: 4,411,893
Posted By Kiko
That was a great buy, put some knobbies on and...

That was a great buy, put some knobbies on and let her rip.
Forum: Americas 12-01-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
If you don't make it to the border, you might...

If you don't make it to the border, you might want to truck it there so you can cancel the TVIP.
Forum: Americas 12-01-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
You could ship the bike to the Suzuki Dealer in...

You could ship the bike to the Suzuki Dealer in Guadalajara, Moto Chavane Suzuki Pro Shop. They are reputable and can have you back on the road, meanwhile you can hang out in the city and see the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 25,047
Views: 4,411,893
Posted By Kiko
Went to clean and repack my bearings and found...

Went to clean and repack my bearings and found that the rear right side bearing is spinning in the hub. Anyone have a suggestion for a repair method without hub replacement? I've read you can ping...
Forum: Americas 11-29-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
http://www.bike-mexico.com/home/where-we-are/ ...

http://www.bike-mexico.com/home/where-we-are/

Owner is an inmate here.
I have no first hand experience with his new business venture,
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,657
Posted By Kiko
Too lazy to google it but just curious >> ...

Too lazy to google it but just curious >>

What is the total number of KTMs sold in the USA?
What is the total number of Hondas, Suzukis, Yamahas, Kawasakis sold in the USA?
Forum: Americas 11-28-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
Your best bet in Mexico in an emergency help...

Your best bet in Mexico in an emergency help situation is a Telcel phone and a Mexican friend.

I can call all of my expat contacts on my cel and get a zillion excuses but when I call my first...
Forum: Americas 11-28-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
It is my understanding that EPN announced...

It is my understanding that EPN announced yesterday that the Feds are taking control over all of the local police, all 1800 municipios. The first four states that this process will begin are...
Forum: Americas 11-27-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
There was a Guzzi dealer in Mexico City and I...

There was a Guzzi dealer in Mexico City and I think also Tlaquepaque, Jalisco. You may want to take a look at the MGNOC members list. I'm a lifetime member, L613, there are a few of us scattered...
Forum: Americas 11-25-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
I would get the flu vaccine. Malaria? Not too...

I would get the flu vaccine.
Malaria? Not too many mosquitoes in these parts nowadays. If you are in Jalisco, drop me a line, I'll be here until April. Que te vaya bien.
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,551,284
Posted By Kiko
Do a search in the subforum 'the Garage', maybe...

Do a search in the subforum 'the Garage', maybe something will turn up there. I'm sort of curious about how to do needle bearings also.
Forum: Americas 11-15-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
Cliff's Notes Version: Salinas robbed the people...

Cliff's Notes Version: Salinas robbed the people and then moved to Ireland to live. EPN is Salinas' mascota, so deja vue all over again.
Forum: Latin America 11-12-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,604
Posted By Kiko
Not a great idea, but then it is your ride not...

Not a great idea, but then it is your ride not mine.
Forum: Americas 11-12-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
Permanent residency only cost be about 1000 MXN...

Permanent residency only cost be about 1000 MXN more and I had a lawyer do the paperwork, something like only 4800 MXN sin abogado. But then you would have to buy a MXN plated vehicle to drive down...
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,599,912
Posted By Kiko
Saw a '13 Stelvio w/1800 miles for sale on twtex...

Saw a '13 Stelvio w/1800 miles for sale on twtex today for 10500. That should sell fast. Near Waco, Texas.
Forum: Americas 11-08-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 881
Views: 141,761
Posted By Kiko
Usually it seems that the most likely stuff to be...

Usually it seems that the most likely stuff to be stolen is in the tank bag since that is a grab n run hit, so I would be careful what I've got stored there, especially docs or keys that cannot be...
Forum: Latin America 11-08-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,299
Posted By Kiko
I'm on a short trip North but will return home to...

I'm on a short trip North but will return home to the Chapala area at the end of November. If you are still in the area, I have two bikes and if it works out we can do a day ride.
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,551,284
Posted By Kiko
If you are uncomfortable with the stock gearing...

If you are uncomfortable with the stock gearing at 70-80 mph, you can swap out the stock 15t for a 16t and that should do it for you.
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,551,284
Posted By Kiko
It's more fun to ride a slow bike fast,... ......

It's more fun to ride a slow bike fast,...
... than a fast bike slow.
Forum: Americas 11-06-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
Bumped into a RTW rider a couple of days ago on a...

Bumped into a RTW rider a couple of days ago on a BMW F800GS. The rear wheel bearing on his Beemer melted down in Saltillo. He rode on to Zacatecas with the disintegrated bearing. Stopped in a...
Forum: Americas 10-29-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,159,493
Posted By Kiko
We have Halloween in Mexico too: ...

We have Halloween in Mexico too:

http://i415.photobucket.com/albums/pp231/dontiemann/Tacocat_zps9e399b1e.jpg (http://s415.photobucket.com/user/dontiemann/media/Tacocat_zps9e399b1e.jpg.html)
...
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