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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,626,223
Posted By PlasticSun
This is fantastic! Great work!

This is fantastic! Great work!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-03-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,626,223
Posted By PlasticSun
I shot that, not Brad 21, it's also been edited...

I shot that, not Brad 21, it's also been edited from the original. The original can be found here on your Sumgmug account: http://baldy.smugmug.com/popular/578334068_RiHfR#!i=578334068&k=RiHfR or...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By PlasticSun
The area around Real de Catorce is great. High...

The area around Real de Catorce is great. High desert, cobblestone roads and double track through the hills and towards 54. From Matehuala follow the signs towards Real de Catorce. From the paved...
Forum: Americas 01-19-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 134,549
Posted By PlasticSun
From Patzcuaro I'd head towards Angangueo, which...

From Patzcuaro I'd head towards Angangueo, which is great this time of year and right in the middle of the Monarch butterfly migration. There's the quota to the north of Morelia or take the libre 15...
Forum: Americas 11-10-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,823
Posted By PlasticSun
Guanajuato has some great schools that are quite...

Guanajuato has some great schools that are quite affordable as well. If you do the full trimester program (12 weeks) www.escuelamexicana.com is a nice place and the price is hard to beat (around 60...
Forum: Americas 11-10-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,412
Posted By PlasticSun
Don't know about long range but there are a lot...

Don't know about long range but there are a lot of gas stations in the area, San Juan Backcountry tours is likely your best bet if you're in the South Western part of the state. If you're closer to...
Forum: Americas 11-10-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,604
Posted By PlasticSun
Still a great crossing, they are open on...

Still a great crossing, they are open on Saturdays. We crossed back over on Sept 6 and even in the middle of the day there was next to no wait and a very smooth and easy process.
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
Nice report buddy! We just picked up a vehicross...

Nice report buddy! We just picked up a vehicross for doing some wheelin this summer/spring we should get together sometime and take the FJ and our little truck out. Always good to see you, if you...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
This is by far one of the best maps you can get...

This is by far one of the best maps you can get of Mexico. If you're looking for just baja the AAA map at any of the local AAA locations is also really good and detailed
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
From Mexico to the Moon After 6 months of...

From Mexico to the Moon

After 6 months of living in Mexico our visas were coming up for renewal. Sabrina still had about a month’s worth of classes left and we were looking into how best to stay...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
Rainy Season We’ve been enjoying Guanajuato...

Rainy Season

We’ve been enjoying Guanajuato for 4 months now and we’re right in the middle of the rainy season. We were expecting some Seattle-esque rains given how much we heard about the rainy...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 95,582
Posted By PlasticSun
We're going to go through the FM3 paperwork in...

We're going to go through the FM3 paperwork in August, We'll definitely be here until Oct then I think we'll have to go back stateside again to test the job market but should that fall through we'll...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 95,582
Posted By PlasticSun
Glad to hear you guys are having a great time! ...

Glad to hear you guys are having a great time! What are your plans for Spanish Classes? You staying in Mexico a while longer or shooting for Guatemala?
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 298,866
Posted By PlasticSun
Good to know, thanks for the info!

Good to know, thanks for the info!
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 298,866
Posted By PlasticSun
Thanks for the response, it sounds like it is not...

Thanks for the response, it sounds like it is not all that uncommon for people riding bikes from the US to Argentina to be a bit upside down value wise on the bikes at the end of the journey. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-19-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,626,223
Posted By PlasticSun
+1

+1
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 298,866
Posted By PlasticSun
Hey guys, I'm a little curious, it sounds...

Hey guys,

I'm a little curious, it sounds like the cost of getting the bikes back from Argentina was ~7000, (2 round trip flights, 2 bikes freighted home, plus some expenses for storage, lodging,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 95,582
Posted By PlasticSun
Nice! Glad you enjoyed Mexico city we're hoping...

Nice! Glad you enjoyed Mexico city we're hoping to head back there next month. Ride on!
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
Birthdays, Beaches and Breakdowns Sabrina...

Birthdays, Beaches and Breakdowns

Sabrina had her birthday last week so we headed to Sayulita for a bit of surfing and relaxing at the beach to celebrate. We were here about a month or so ago...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
That sound great we always enjoy meeting fellow...

That sound great we always enjoy meeting fellow travelers. We'll drop you a PM when we're stateside again.
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
Hey brother! How you been? Last we saw you were...

Hey brother! How you been? Last we saw you were stateside? Any plans on when you'll be back in Mexico? We'd love to see you again and the top floor is always open if you want to stay a while.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
Yep I know you're not that madman ;) I do think...

Yep I know you're not that madman ;) I do think we've met before though but I can't place the ride.
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
Hey BG! I think we've ridden a couple of times...

Hey BG! I think we've ridden a couple of times together but I can't be sure, you look familiar though, maybe it was last year at the FMF?

We found our place via the Chopper the local classified...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
Tales from the Tower So it’s been well over...

Tales from the Tower

So it’s been well over a month since our last update and we’re still doing awesome. Life has transitioned more from daily new adventures to an enjoyable routine which is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,626,223
Posted By PlasticSun
+1

+1
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
I'm missing the CO summer, I've really been...

I'm missing the CO summer, I've really been jonesing for some backpacking and beers with old friends so I'm sad I'm missing out on the FMF, but we are definitely enjoying ourselves down here, we may...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
We've been in Moralia and nearby Salamanca pretty...

We've been in Moralia and nearby Salamanca pretty recently, but the main thing to keep in mind is that most of this violence is directed from one group towards another. We really haven't seen any...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
Thanks! I'm going to see about putting together...

Thanks! I'm going to see about putting together "A Day in the Life of Guanajuato" update, we've settled into a nice routine here so day by day things have been pretty similar but still very...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
Sorry guys we're here, I've just been swamped...

Sorry guys we're here, I've just been swamped with work (got a gig working remotely for a web development company in NYC), and Sabrina's been hitting the books at school. cstustewy (Mike and Jill)...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 95,582
Posted By PlasticSun
We're experienced 2up crashers as well. ...

We're experienced 2up crashers as well. Typically when we're rolling along on rough ground Sabrina dosen't hold onto me but the grab bars on the bike. This leaves me free to stand up on the pegs...
Forum: Latin America 05-26-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,670
Posted By PlasticSun
Sabrina and I are here in Guanajuato for at least...

Sabrina and I are here in Guanajuato for at least another couple months, perhaps more if the work I have here holds out.
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
It's Los Luchadores by Moderatto. There's...

It's Los Luchadores by Moderatto.

There's also a great music video here:

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Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
Thanks! We love getting comments from those...

Thanks! We love getting comments from those following along with us. We are planning to take a ride out to the east coast when we get back to the states but we'll likely be a bit further north...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
Celebrating Jesus With Explosives We’ve been...

Celebrating Jesus With Explosives

We’ve been just chilling in Guanajuato for the past few weeks. My work has kept me pretty busy but we’ve managed to get out and go to a few parties and a Mexican...
Forum: Latin America 04-25-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By PlasticSun
We really enjoyed the route from La Flordia...

We really enjoyed the route from La Flordia (crossing near Copan) and riding down through Teguicgalpa then crossing into Nicaragua via Las Manos. No hassles and great riding.
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 39,984
Posted By PlasticSun
Really enjoying your trip, it's amazing how just...

Really enjoying your trip, it's amazing how just asking simple things of people like "can I camp in your yard?" or "could you give me a hand with this?" can turn strangers into friends and really...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 52,839
Posted By PlasticSun
Another Video

This is from our snorkeling trip long ago in Jan off the coast of Belize

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Forum: Latin America 04-08-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By PlasticSun
We do a lot of bread, oil, vinger and cheese...

We do a lot of bread, oil, vinger and cheese (usually queso de cabra) with some herbias finas as a snack. For meals we do a fair number of salads which we've had mixed luck with in resturants. We...
Forum: Latin America 04-08-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,316
Posted By PlasticSun
When you stamp out of Costa Rica you'll be given...

When you stamp out of Costa Rica you'll be given the option if you want to suspend or finalize your TVIP, you want to suspend it. The TVIP will be marked and given back to you, when you go to check...
Forum: Latin America 04-08-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,316
Posted By PlasticSun
If your insurance is still valid you don't need...

If your insurance is still valid you don't need to re-purchase it, you also don't give the Panama side your CR TVIP or leave it there at Rio Sereno you keep it with you. You can cross into Panama at...
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