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Forum: Americas 05-31-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Animo
I used http://segurogringo.com for USA and...

I used http://segurogringo.com for USA and Canadian insurance for my Mexican plated car last November. I'm not sure what they charge for bikes, but my car was $207usd for full coverage for 6 months....
Forum: Americas 04-19-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By Animo
El Ceibo is open ...

El Ceibo is open

http://www.banjercito.com.mx/PDF/Modulos_iitv.pdf
Forum: Americas 03-18-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,520
Posted By Animo
I wouldn't hold my breath for a resolution :lol3 ...

I wouldn't hold my breath for a resolution :lol3

I talked to a few of the Zocalo "invaders" when I was last in Oaxaca, and many were not teachers, just supporters of "the cause". I asked what...
Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,520
Posted By Animo
Oaxaca is also one of my favorite States. It is...

Oaxaca is also one of my favorite States. It is simply magical. The food, the arts, the people, the riding....... Every corner you turn becomes another planet.

If you get a chance, ride on 175...
Forum: Latin America 02-25-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,716
Posted By Animo
That is one amazing place. Any ride from there...

That is one amazing place. Any ride from there to the Pacific is surreal as well.

It's "only" 2,500km from where my bike is, but, it's 2,500 amazing kilometers, I can assure you of that.

If...
Forum: Latin America 02-25-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,716
Posted By Animo
Hey Bananaman, Mexico is a little big. Where in...

Hey Bananaman, Mexico is a little big. Where in Mexico? :lol3
Forum: Americas 02-19-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,159
Posted By Animo
The answer is right there, the rest of the...

The answer is right there, the rest of the Country is pure pleasure.
Forum: Latin America 02-19-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By Animo
Definitely not in Belize.

Definitely not in Belize.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-19-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,282
Posted By Animo
If you can handle that? You can handle anything....

If you can handle that? You can handle anything. It should be a part of all licensing tests :lol3
Forum: Latin America 02-14-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Animo
You can buy and operate a Mexican plated vehicle...

You can buy and operate a Mexican plated vehicle as a foreigner, you just need a Mexican drivers/riders license to do operate the vehicle.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-14-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,282
Posted By Animo
You can't think and drive at the same time? They...

You can't think and drive at the same time? They have buses for people like you, use one.

Hands off phones still need to be dialed on the dash interface, which could also take your concentration...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-12-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,282
Posted By Animo
I'm not trolling, I truly don't understand it. ...

I'm not trolling, I truly don't understand it. People can talk to their passenger(s) in a car, but as soon as they are talking on a phone they lose their attention on the road.

What's the...
Forum: Americas 01-18-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,206
Posted By Animo
Have a great journey, you're gonna love it :lurk

Have a great journey, you're gonna love it :lurk
Forum: Americas 10-01-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,249
Posted By Animo
All my Mexican credit cards are chipped. You can...

All my Mexican credit cards are chipped. You can use either one in Mexico, chipped, or just swiped in stores, or atm's.

Most ATM's are now the swipe kind, not many eat your card anymore. If...
Forum: Americas 10-01-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By Animo
You'll find Lavanderias all over. Costs vary,...

You'll find Lavanderias all over. Costs vary, they are usually 10 to 15 pesos a kilo, a real bargain.
Forum: Americas 09-05-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29,226
Views: 2,619,810
Posted By Animo
Makes sense :lol3

Makes sense :lol3
Forum: Americas 09-02-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29,226
Views: 2,619,810
Posted By Animo
You're in mexico and that is the best tequila you...

You're in mexico and that is the best tequila you can come up with? :huh







:lol3
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-23-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,025
Posted By Animo
Great stuff :lurk

Great stuff :lurk
Forum: Americas 08-01-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By Animo
I'm in and out of Belize often, I own a business...

I'm in and out of Belize often, I own a business there.

The Subte Lopez is no more. That border has been closed to motor vehicle traffic and is now used for freight only. The new bridge...
Forum: Americas 07-31-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By Animo
I am now generally over cautious, with good...

I am now generally over cautious, with good results, for the exception of when I wasn't and paid for it.

One time I was in Belize with the intent of staying for 9 days. As usual I told them I was...
Forum: Americas 07-30-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By Animo
I would cancel my Mexican TVIP exiting Guatemala...

I would cancel my Mexican TVIP exiting Guatemala and get a new one issued re-entering Mexico from Belize.

One must always thing of the "what ifs" of life.

What if your bike breaks down in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,105
Posted By Animo
That is one awesome looking bike. I would buy it...

That is one awesome looking bike. I would buy it in those colors :thumb

http://advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=323069&stc=1&d=1406666028
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,220
Posted By Animo
I know that you know I also drank "their...

I know that you know I also drank "their cool-aid" a few years ago......... Their's is blue, ours is Purple. At the end of the day it's all cool-aid :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,220
Posted By Animo
I've owned a Super Tenere. It was a fun bike to...

I've owned a Super Tenere. It was a fun bike to ride, no doubt. It developed an un-resolvable ABS problem. 3 dealers could not figure out why it would work on and off. The ABS would work fine for...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-24-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,802
Posted By Animo
I always bring a hand towel on my travels. I soak...

I always bring a hand towel on my travels. I soak 1/2 the towel, wring it dry, fold it and place it in my top case. On every gas stop I use the wet side of the hand towel to wipe the dirt off and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,559
Posted By Animo
Super nice bike :thumb

Super nice bike :thumb
Forum: Latin America 06-07-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By Animo
Valle del Bravo as well, it's spectacular. ...

Valle del Bravo as well, it's spectacular.

http://www.visitmexico.com/en/valle-de-bravo
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,301
Posted By Animo
The part I don't understand is why the two crash...

The part I don't understand is why the two crash bar manuals and installations are different:
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,301
Posted By Animo
My BMW crash bars (2014 R1200GSW) have two...

My BMW crash bars (2014 R1200GSW) have two reinforcing plates. One on the inside and one on the outside of the main frame (top fitting)

The screws go into the crankcase, there are no spacers,...
Forum: Latin America 06-05-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By Animo
Careful, man! You will scare the locals :lol3 ...

Careful, man! You will scare the locals :lol3

Awesome :clap
Forum: Americas 06-03-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 29,226
Views: 2,619,810
Posted By Animo
I hope you are not on your way to Yucatan. I...

I hope you are not on your way to Yucatan. I would stay in Oaxaca for another week or so. The main highway from Escarcega to Chetumal is closed. A tropical depression is moving North through...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-31-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,762
Posted By Animo
Great video, thanks :thumb

Great video, thanks :thumb
Forum: Americas 05-28-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Animo
+6

+6
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 910,329
Posted By Animo
Thanks for the super fast delivery GB! You are...

Thanks for the super fast delivery GB! You are awesome :thumb
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-05-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,301
Posted By Animo
Back to square 1 :baldy

Back to square 1 :baldy
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-04-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,301
Posted By Animo
I finally figured out where to place my ADV...

I finally figured out where to place my ADV sticker. Thanks :thumb
Forum: Americas 05-03-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By Animo
Mexico 307 is the Cancun-Chetumal highway. It's...

Mexico 307 is the Cancun-Chetumal highway. It's been completely re-widened and perfectly paved.

Chetumal-Palenque is highway 186, which has also been recently repaved and widened.

Both are...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 22,703
Posted By Animo
Awesome thread :thumb :lurk

Awesome thread :thumb

:lurk
Forum: Latin America 04-26-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By Animo
Give these guys a call in DF: ...

Give these guys a call in DF:

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23934715&postcount=18
Forum: Latin America 04-14-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,732
Posted By Animo
Insuring bikes is not cheap. Qualitas: ...

Insuring bikes is not cheap.

Qualitas:

2013 R1,200gs
Material Damage: 203,200pesos, 5% deductible
Theft coverage: 203,200pesos, 10% deductible
Civil responsibility: 3,000,000p per event...
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