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Forum: Americas 08-21-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
Gotta love Google... ...

Gotta love Google...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banda_(music)
Forum: Americas 08-18-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
I just got home from Banamichi after spending a...

I just got home from Banamichi after spending a weekend with Tom and Lynne. The state of the river is shameful, but I can report that Los Arcos is still providing the top notch service for which it...
Forum: Americas 06-20-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
Yet another great reason to go to Mexico. Bill...

Yet another great reason to go to Mexico. Bill O'Reilly will NOT be there!
Forum: Americas 05-02-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
Conspiracy theories like this would be a lot more...

Conspiracy theories like this would be a lot more credible if the President of the United States was able to get a blowie in the White House without the entire planet finding out.
Forum: Americas 04-25-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Blind Warrior
You will need customs bonded storage. When you...

You will need customs bonded storage. When you enter Panama you will get a temporary import permit for 30 days. This can be extended twice for a total of 90 days (maybe more?). I believe there are...
Forum: Americas 04-21-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By Blind Warrior
Plenty of bikes for sale on Craigslist. You just...

Plenty of bikes for sale on Craigslist. You just need a California address to get title on the bike. The DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) does not care if you are a foreigner. Insurance is also...
Forum: Americas 04-20-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
+1 on this. On one trip we had an aduanero find...

+1 on this. On one trip we had an aduanero find a problem with a rider's paperwork, then proceed to tell how to fix the issue. Though on another trip we had a rider fall foul of the barrier at...
Forum: Latin America 04-17-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,270
Posted By Blind Warrior
Obviously this depends upon what your definition...

Obviously this depends upon what your definition of "safe" is. If your definition of "safe" is "crime free", then Nicaragua is not safe. But if your definition of safe is that you are relatively...
Forum: Americas 04-14-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
It lasted 2 nights. We dusted it at Divisadera. ...

It lasted 2 nights. We dusted it at Divisadera. If I had known how good it was I would have procured more. Thank you and Lynne for your outstanding hospitality.

Digger rode that Tiger like a...
Forum: Americas 04-14-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
The shape was not great. It was a little better...

The shape was not great. It was a little better than Sahuaripa to MX16, but not by a great margin. Digger rode with us the whole way. We parted company yesterday morning after 3 nights in...
Forum: Americas 04-14-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
Hey TC. We ended up in Sahuaripa. Thanks for...

Hey TC. We ended up in Sahuaripa. Thanks for the route tip through Mazatan. We had a great ride and some delicious road side grilled chicken! We had great fun down in the canyons, though the...
Forum: Latin America 03-28-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By Blind Warrior
Tury, thank you for the intel. I will most...

Tury, thank you for the intel. I will most likely take your advice on taking the southern route through Tubares, as I believe it was the new northern route on which the other rider turned back. I...
Forum: Latin America 03-27-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By Blind Warrior
How was the road from Urique to Batopilas? I'm...

How was the road from Urique to Batopilas? I'm planning on taking that from Batopilas to Urique on my GS in a couple of weeks. One other report I saw in here had a rider turn around and head out to...
Forum: Americas 03-25-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
Don't miss the ocean views from the cuota (route...

Don't miss the ocean views from the cuota (route 1) from Tijuana to Ensenada. You will need to get your FMM and TVIP at Otay Mesa, but getting from there to route 1 via Tijuana's streets is not...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,385
Posted By Blind Warrior
It goes through La Bufa. Reports say that the...

It goes through La Bufa. Reports say that the construction has been temporarily suspended, so apparently the road is open.

http://www.openstreetmap.org/

The above map shows most of the roads...
Forum: Americas 03-18-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,385
Posted By Blind Warrior
From Creel you make a right at Samachique. ...

From Creel you make a right at Samachique. Batopilas is sign posted. Once you make the right you just follow the road.
Forum: Americas 03-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,385
Posted By Blind Warrior
Hey Charlie! I was planning on taking a GS on...

Hey Charlie! I was planning on taking a GS on the road from Guachochi to Batopilas next month. I did it last November and it was doable. Do you know if it has been torn up since then?
Thanks.
Forum: Americas 03-18-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
Thank you Trice. I knew that in the past they...

Thank you Trice. I knew that in the past they never looked at the motorcycle, but Mexico being Mexico, I was not sure if this was because it was not needed or because they could not be bothered.
Forum: Americas 03-18-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
Yet another TVIP question.

To get a TVIP, do I need to bring the motorcycle to the Banjercito? I don't recall the Banjercito people ever looking at the motorcycle when issuing the TVIP. I know I need it when cancelling.
Forum: Americas 03-17-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
Mike, the Cash photo is iconic. And it might...

Mike, the Cash photo is iconic. And it might have been Phil's inspiration for this shot. But a great Irishman giving the ADV salute to everyone on Paddy's day. Sure where would you get it!
Forum: Americas 03-17-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
For the day that's in it. ...

For the day that's in it.

http://blindwarrior.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/i-DWMbNRK/0/O/PhilLynott.jpg
Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
The only time I ever cast a vote was to turf out...

The only time I ever cast a vote was to turf out this guy and the other cohorts of Jimmy Callaghan. Unfortunately i had to vote for Thatcher's Tories to do it. A rock and a hard place...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
Which election race was that?

Which election race was that?
Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
Maybe hosted by Jimmie Savile?

Maybe hosted by Jimmie Savile?
Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
And if you are going to say "Thin Lizzie" on the...

And if you are going to say "Thin Lizzie" on the air, do not pronounce the 'H'. It's "Tin Lizzie"!
Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
Banana Republic by The Boomtown Rats Messin'...

Banana Republic by The Boomtown Rats

Messin' With The Kid by Rory Gallagher

And since Ireland just won the Six Nations Championship in Paris yesterday - The Fields of Athenry (there are many...
Forum: Americas 03-03-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
In my opinion TurkeyCreek is the authority when...

In my opinion TurkeyCreek is the authority when it comes to this part of Mexico. His hotel, the Los Arcos in Banamichi, is well worth a visit. Banamichi is a charming Sonoran town, clean,...
Forum: Latin America 03-03-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 82,079
Posted By Blind Warrior
I have some hope that the silence surrounding the...

I have some hope that the silence surrounding the search indicates that progress is being made but is too sensitive for public disclosure.
Forum: Americas 03-03-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
I believe the Banjercito at Naco is only open on...

I believe the Banjercito at Naco is only open on Saturday and Sunday. However, you can get a tourist visa at Naco and then go to Cananea and get a TVIP there. During the trip from Naco to Cananea...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,445
Posted By Blind Warrior
What checkpoints? This is Baja. You don't need...

What checkpoints? This is Baja. You don't need a TVIP on the peninsula. For the last five or more years the border check between Baja and Baja Sur has consisted solely of a $2 fee to have some...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,445
Posted By Blind Warrior
It used to be fairly regular a few years ago,...

It used to be fairly regular a few years ago, though they did not always check. I have purchased FMM's there in the past, but without the ridiculous fines. There are side streets that will route...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,445
Posted By Blind Warrior
I'm equally guilty on this, though I do get one...

I'm equally guilty on this, though I do get one if I'm going to drive down there with Mexican Insurance. I have not heard of anyone being asked for the FMM at Guerero Nego for several years, and I...
Forum: Americas 02-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By Blind Warrior
You should consider spending a night out in...

You should consider spending a night out in Divisadero. It's a little spendy, but a couple of the hotels are actually on a cliff overlooking Copper Canyon. There is also a cable car ride that is...
Forum: Latin America 02-25-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By Blind Warrior
As long as there will be beer involved.

As long as there will be beer involved.
Forum: Americas 02-25-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By Blind Warrior
I was in Batopilas in November. The usual road...

I was in Batopilas in November. The usual road was not open because of a landslide, but even without that it was only open in the early morning and late evening because of the construction. Mots...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
You might be surprised how many colloquialisms...

You might be surprised how many colloquialisms come from maritime sources. Try "three square meals" and "son of a gun".
Forum: Americas 02-21-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 1,910,725
Posted By Blind Warrior
The "butt" refers to the barrel that the pork was...

The "butt" refers to the barrel that the pork was packed in back in the day. I think the slang word for your arse comes from the same root.
Forum: Americas 02-20-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,040
Posted By Blind Warrior
Maybe not so much. This from the gringo Gazette:...

Maybe not so much. This from the gringo Gazette:

Hysteria over boat paperwork over
Mexican officials have released almost all the boats they never impounded for lack of proper documentation. The...
Forum: Latin America 02-19-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 82,079
Posted By Blind Warrior
CNN, et al make money by selling advertising. ...

CNN, et al make money by selling advertising. For that they need viewership. Viewers like sensationalism. You can see where this is going... the US public gets the reporting it craves.

It is a...
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