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Forum: Americas Yesterday, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Or something got reloaded from an old backup.

Or something got reloaded from an old backup.
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 03:49 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I was going to say the thread is not sticky like...

I was going to say the thread is not sticky like it was before but in relation to that last photo it may not be appropriate to use that term
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
because Nice, Expecting a lot of rain...

because Nice,

Expecting a lot of rain from the remnants of Hurricane Odile. They cancelled the parade tomorrow. The dance should still happen tonight since it is under cover. The fiesta was...
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Looks like a bit of rain from Odile will spill...

Looks like a bit of rain from Odile will spill over our way and up into Tucson. Be aware
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Murderin bastard that adams

Murderin bastard that adams
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I know you are upset about the passing of Ian...

I know you are upset about the passing of Ian Paisley but don't let that get in the way...
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 03:01 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
In almost 7 years in northern Sonora, I have only...

In almost 7 years in northern Sonora, I have only seen 2 hacks. A Chang Jiang and a Ural. I think they will be fine as there are paved roads everywhere along your route. You probably already have...
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Rio Sonora Ride-in

Most of you have heard about the acid and heavy metals spill in the Sonora River and several of you have donated to our effort to raise funds for the costs to create organizations on both side of the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
A very moving tribute to your mother-in-law. The...

A very moving tribute to your mother-in-law. The stories show how alike we all are and that our differences are few. That's what travel teaches us and you bring the message to the people who don't...
Forum: Americas 09-11-2014, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Curator

Trice, you are the curator of the Curated Mexico Guide. Curated indicates that you have vetted the info to a degree. You could also be the editor. "Collected" is weak considering the work you do.
Forum: Americas 09-11-2014, 08:48 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
You mention Baja. If your initial travel is only...

You mention Baja. If your initial travel is only in Baja, then you don't need a vehicle permit. This also applies to the Sonora free zone. You will need a TVIP to take the ferry from Baja to the...
Forum: Americas 09-09-2014, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Rio Bacanuchi

The gorgeous gal on the T-Dub is crossing the Rio Bacanuchi, just north of Arizpe. This is about 25 miles north of us. The Bacanuchi is where the acid and heavy metals entered the watershed. The...
Forum: Americas 09-09-2014, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
+1. I might be able to walk a half mile in a...

+1.
I might be able to walk a half mile in a day.

Thanks
Forum: Americas 09-09-2014, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
MikeMike, Don't be such a hard ass. ...

MikeMike,

Don't be such a hard ass. RenoGeorge doesn't need my help to defend himself but here is my take. He has spent time riding in Mexico and I spent some time with him here. A good guy,...
Forum: Americas 09-09-2014, 08:04 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Need Help

OK, on to a very serious issue. Many of you have ridden the Rio Sonora Route and visited us here in Banamichi. I posted about the August 6th acid spill at the copper mine in Cananea that closed...
Forum: Americas 09-08-2014, 08:08 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I might just grab one of those myself in a little...

I might just grab one of those myself in a little bit
Forum: Americas 09-08-2014, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Bacanora ain't no fancy tequila. It 100% agave...

Bacanora ain't no fancy tequila. It 100% agave home brewed in small local stills by old time mescaleros. No labels, no tax stamps just high proof. Some of it is heaven and some of it is hell. The...
Forum: Americas 09-08-2014, 05:53 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Jorge, I'm definitely not one of the cool kids....

Jorge, I'm definitely not one of the cool kids. I'm just a stressed out, put upon innkeeper living Basil Fawltey's life except that all of the staff speak Spanish not just the one guy.

Read...
Forum: Americas 09-03-2014, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Protest/Road Closed

Reports this morning that Sonora route 089 at La Estancia, about 20 miles south of Banamichi on the way to/from Hermosillo was closed this morning by people protesting the lack of water resulting...
Forum: Americas 09-03-2014, 08:00 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I always said "ecumenical" in describing my Tiger...

I always said "ecumenical" in describing my Tiger and other Triumphs. The owners of American, Asian and Euro bikes left me out of the discussions and gave their grudging approval
Forum: Americas 09-02-2014, 09:24 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I challenge the managers at Groupo Mexico's mine...

I challenge the managers at Groupo Mexico's mine in Cananea to the bucket of sulfuric acid laced with arsenic and other heavy metals. I don't expect they
will take it
Forum: Americas 09-02-2014, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
If you are in Sonora, I have you covered.

If you are in Sonora, I have you covered.
Forum: Americas 08-30-2014, 08:48 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Update on the Rio Sonora

The Sulfuric acid/copper sulfate spill from August 6th is still affecting the entire region. We have a few hours of water to our homes each day and water trucks come around and fill the large...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 08:05 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
This happens to me here in Mexico. I'm actually...

This happens to me here in Mexico. I'm actually more fluent in gibberish than Spanish.
Forum: Americas 08-27-2014, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I agree with Sjoerd. My mesh jacket with a...

I agree with Sjoerd. My mesh jacket with a wind/water proof layer fleece or wool sweater is good from over 100f down into the 30s. Heated vest is always great for my old bones.
Forum: Americas 08-23-2014, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I'm hearing that state and federal police are...

I'm hearing that state and federal police are gearing up for expected protests in Cananea, home of Groupo Mexico's copper mine. This is where the dam failed and fill the Rio Sonora with sulfuric...
Forum: Americas 08-21-2014, 10:44 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
The story goes that Polish immigrants settled in...

The story goes that Polish immigrants settled in Tejas in the 1830s while it was still Mexico. The sound spread and branched out moving south and infusing or infecting other types of Mexican music....
Forum: Americas 08-20-2014, 10:50 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
OK, Pizza it is. It is NY style pizza, not that...

OK, Pizza it is. It is NY style pizza, not that crap they call pizza in Chicago (wonder bread, oregano and ketchup) And no pineapple - Blasfemia!

Ride your pizza bike down.
Forum: Americas 08-20-2014, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Yes Trice I've had those in Tucson. The hotdogs...

Yes Trice I've had those in Tucson. The hotdogs here in Banamichi will have a lot more mayo (as in "slathered with") and slices of Jalapeno not sauce.
Forum: Americas 08-17-2014, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
That twasn't so bad. I've seen Harleys take on...

That twasn't so bad. I've seen Harleys take on worse. Their feet take a beating.
Forum: Americas 08-15-2014, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I just used the google to check out the Africa...

I just used the google to check out the Africa Twin and rumors abound about it coming back for 2015.
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Peace to you both and your family.

Peace to you both and your family.
Forum: Americas 08-15-2014, 08:14 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
My Triumphs have been rock solid. I have not...

My Triumphs have been rock solid. I have not been looking at their reliability and customer sat issues or that of the Yamaha Super T since I'm not in the market for a new bike (en este momento)
Forum: Americas 08-15-2014, 07:15 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Thanks Jick. We will get through this but...

Thanks Jick. We will get through this but sometimes I just think "If I could Fly Away." Hope to see you soon
Forum: Americas 08-15-2014, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I'm sure it will all work out fine. After all we...

I'm sure it will all work out fine. After all we have at least 6 government agencies working on the issue, all with sterling track records and a plethora of official rubber stamps for their...
Forum: Americas 08-15-2014, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Thanks. We will have the Bacanora ready to pour.

Thanks. We will have the Bacanora ready to pour.
Forum: Americas 08-14-2014, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Nogales Aduana is 21 km south of the border,...

Nogales Aduana is 21 km south of the border, hence it is called "21"

Trice is correct that Douglas/Agua Prieta is easy and right there but so is Naco, just south of Bisbee but only Thursday...
Forum: Americas 08-14-2014, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
Rio Sonora

I know this story was carried extensively in Mexico but I don't know how much exposure this incident received in the US and Canada.

Our beautiful valley was flooded last week with mining...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 02:55 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
So Gene ends the South America portion with...

So Gene ends the South America portion with typical style and grace - and Neda in a crate. Thanks for the ride guys - it was amazing. I hope to be along on the next phase
Forum: Americas 08-12-2014, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Turkeycreek
I did a test ride on a Rocket III and I laughed...

I did a test ride on a Rocket III and I laughed out loud the entire time was on the bike and smiled the next 2 days. It was years ago and I'm smiling again thinking about it
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