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Forum: Americas 04-25-2015, 11:49 AM
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Posted By SR
A few from a visit to a small Mezcal factory on...

A few from a visit to a small Mezcal factory on the outskirts of Durango city.
http://stephen1550.smugmug.com/Other/Mexican-Haciendas/i-WRFtt6t/0/L/IMG_20150418_112802730-L.jpg
The roasting process...
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
Hi AKA Digger, Hotel Playa Mazatlán if you want...

Hi AKA Digger, Hotel Playa Mazatlán if you want to be on the beach. From there you can Kayak out to Isla de Venados in the morning. The best breakfast in town is across the street at Puro Vida. As...
Forum: Americas 04-15-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,176
Posted By SR
GB, give me a shout when you get to DGO and I can...

GB, give me a shout when you get to DGO and I can point you in the right direction. Martin at the local Honda dealer usually carries a set of Shinkos or Tourances. If not, there is also a place that...
Forum: Americas 02-25-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
I'm going to go collect my free nights stay. It...

I'm going to go collect my free nights stay. It is probably worth at least 200 pesos! Who would have thought little Jesus Maria, isolated up in the middle of the Sierra would get so much attention?
Forum: Americas 02-24-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
Translation = no running water. Point well...

Translation = no running water.

Point well taken Shoerd, but it just goes to show that everyone has their own riding style. I've done the route in question several times and always in one long...
Forum: Americas 02-23-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
With all things TVIP related, it's important to...

With all things TVIP related, it's important to keep in mind the "spirit of the law", which is, don't bring anything into Mexico and sell it without paying import taxes.
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
Thanks for the offer Patched. I do like a...

Thanks for the offer Patched. I do like a Wisconsin cheese quesedilla. I haven't been to Mezquital in a few months, but as far as I know the Pemex is there and operational. If not, someone else...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
The DGO-Ruiz route completes a perfect western...

The DGO-Ruiz route completes a perfect western Mexico curvy road route, but it's too isolated to be done solo IMO. If a guy broke down or crashed it could be a couple days getting out.

HW 40 (the...
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,891
Posted By SR
I stand corrected. The longer bridge is by...

I stand corrected. The longer bridge is by Tubares. I think the smaller bridge is further north.
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,891
Posted By SR
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-Z3Stjjn/0/L/i-Z3St...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-Z3Stjjn/0/L/i-Z3Stjjn-L.jpg
There was also this other bridge. I think it is further south, but I can't really remember?
Forum: Americas 02-08-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,891
Posted By SR
It is in Western Chihuahua by the about 15 km SW...

It is in Western Chihuahua by the about 15 km SW of HW16.
Forum: Americas 02-08-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,891
Posted By SR
So it looks like they painted the Mission church...

So it looks like they painted the Mission church at Satevo since 2005. It looks a lot better painted.

I haven't pulled these ones out in a while....
Forum: Americas 02-08-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
Good news that the missing rider showed up. ...

Good news that the missing rider showed up.

One more shot of last week's show storm on the Espinazo, lifted from a friend on Facebook....
Forum: Latin America 02-06-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 26,416
Posted By SR
Voted World's most tedious thread.:cry ...

Voted World's most tedious thread.:cry Unsubscribed until the OP gets at least south of the border.
Forum: Americas 02-05-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,891
Posted By SR
Edited ...

Edited



http://www.casajonas.com.ar/images/productos/TG099400.jpg

Pimpollos are those soft little rags for cleaning and shining up your motorcycle. So El Pimpollin or Pimpollero is the guy...
Forum: Americas 02-05-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,891
Posted By SR
Ay Cabron! ...

Ay Cabron!
http://stephen1550.smugmug.com/Other/Batopilas-Sept-2014/i-TrCHDZg/0/L/DSC07483%20Joke-L.jpg
Oh yeah, here it is, I just found it.
...
Forum: Americas 02-04-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,891
Posted By SR
http://stephen1550.smugmug.com/Other/Batopilas-Sep...

http://stephen1550.smugmug.com/Other/Batopilas-Sept-2014/i-J3hrGGn/0/L/DSC07483-L.jpg
A morning chain lube in Sateveo.
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,389
Posted By SR
It's not too late for a geology class and I think...

It's not too late for a geology class and I think you have an eye for it. That green rock is propylitically altered andesite. It is formed a result of some of the black minerals in the rock altering...
Forum: Americas 02-01-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By SR
+1 Parras De La Fuente over Torreon. It's way...

+1 Parras De La Fuente over Torreon. It's way nicer and about an hour before Torreon.

+1 make a couple of extra hours to ride the Espinazo. It is much more fun than the Autopista. I don't like...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
This is a no brainer. The free road west from...

This is a no brainer. The free road west from Mazatlán to Durango is one of the best motorcycle roads in North America. 200 km of curves across the Sierra Madre, Durango, Zacatecas, Guanajuato.
Forum: Americas 01-21-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
I was thinking more along the lines of a log...

I was thinking more along the lines of a log cabin in the Sierra! This truck should get there sometime next week!...
Forum: Americas 01-19-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By SR
+1, what Sleddog said. Ay Cabron! Malaria...

+1, what Sleddog said.

Ay Cabron! Malaria everywhere in Durango:eek1
Forum: Americas 01-18-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
I rode up the Espinazo today. Beautiful weather...

I rode up the Espinazo today. Beautiful weather and very little traffic. On a Sunday afternoon I saw maybe a dozen big trucks on the whole route! I passed probably a couple dozen touring and sport...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,737
Views: 245,452
Posted By SR
Finally some photos!:clap Classic example of...

Finally some photos!:clap

Classic example of a colonial era silver milling "patio". Mina de Las Rayas, GTO.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patio_process
Forum: Americas 01-04-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
Good news and perfect timing. That will give the...

Good news and perfect timing. That will give the Espinazo a day or two to thaw out.

http://www.elsiglodedurango.com.mx/noticia/564617.se-cristalizo-la-autopista-a-mazatlan-.html

...
Forum: Americas 01-02-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
I've been through La Balleza a few times and it...

I've been through La Balleza a few times and it is a really small rancho. I would lean towards staying in Parral. There may be somewhere more interesting near the Centro of Parral, but I like to...
Forum: Americas 01-02-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
Thar route is about 500 kms of nearly solid...

Thar route is about 500 kms of nearly solid curves!

If you don't get the GPS loaded just make note of the small towns along the route. There are some long stretches with only one paved road, a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 278,568
Posted By SR
[QUOTE=AtomicGeo;25798814]Filling a request for a...

[QUOTE=AtomicGeo;25798814]Filling a request for a pic of my ride...

http://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc176/rodrigeo/2014%20WR450F/WP_20140920_006_zpsbf4044e6.jpg

Nice looking bike! Is that...
Forum: Americas 12-25-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/v/t1.0-9/10418529_756733807728690_9189381701916269531_n.jpg?oh=9d0daebcf6c706aecb8b4520437f3140&oe=553BFBDF&__gda__=1429138691_fade8e33d413c97fc6...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 278,568
Posted By SR
Thanks, that looks nice! It made me go over to...

Thanks, that looks nice! It made me go over to the Seat Concepts website, and then my credit card fell out of my wallet and landed on my desk in front of me and then................. I hate it when...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 278,568
Posted By SR
Looking good SOG! Report back on that Seat...

Looking good SOG! Report back on that Seat Concepts seat. I keep hoping my stock seat will break in some day. So far I've felt no advance.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 278,568
Posted By SR
I never could find a Magura listed for my 2012...

I never could find a Magura listed for my 2012 WR450F, so I took a chance and ordered the one listed for the YZ450 and it fits. I cant remember if I ordered directly from Magura or from Rocky...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 278,568
Posted By SR
I have a Magura on mine and I think it is totally...

I have a Magura on mine and I think it is totally worth it. :thumb After uncorking, a bigger gas tank and hand guards, I think it's one of the best mods you can make.
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 278,568
Posted By SR
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,737
Views: 245,452
Posted By SR
Playa Novillero is a very chill little beach town...

Playa Novillero is a very chill little beach town located about 35 km west of you on the coast. They have a couple of hotels and a few restaurants. A good place to relax. They will let you ride on...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,737
Views: 245,452
Posted By SR
<IFRAME height=315...

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Awesome!
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,737
Views: 245,452
Posted By SR
Come on! Tell us about your night in the...

Come on! Tell us about your night in the Sierra!:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1,737
Views: 245,452
Posted By SR
Did anyone notice from his SPOT page where Junya...

Did anyone notice from his SPOT page where Junya slept last night? Nice adventure Junya.:freaky I cant wait to hear about last night. I'm glad to see you on the move again this morning!
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 278,568
Posted By SR
Beautiful bike!:thumb

Beautiful bike!:thumb
Forum: Americas 11-30-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28,420
Views: 2,465,538
Posted By SR
:hmmmmm It is not that hard or expensive to...

:hmmmmm

It is not that hard or expensive to take the bike to a shipping company like Tres Gueras or Potesinos, have them strap it to a pallet and send it anywhere you want in Mexico, either to PV...
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