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Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2013, 09:50 PM
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Posted By wanderc2c
Adios Mexico!

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Since I have not had access to my computer for a couple days, I am attempting to end...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,801
Posted By wanderc2c
To Santiago Papasquira and beyond

It took me most of the trip to remember how to say Santiago Papasquira, but it is a town I won't forget! The dramatic drop into town was a great way to end the day.


First, we say goodby to the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,801
Posted By wanderc2c
Laugh Devils backbone

Arturo was leading us up the devils backbone. I thought he was riding a little conservatively and I finally decided to pass him and take advantage of this cool road. It would be two more nights...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,801
Posted By wanderc2c
Puke The home of flying poinsettias

St. Augustine Hotel, Durango

Marlene said it was the first time she had ever seen poinsettias fly. She then double over in pain from laughing.

You could hear the sound of glass breaking from...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,801
Posted By wanderc2c
Find my Friends app on Iphone/Ipad and texting

Technology advances and we travel this year to Mexico using the Find My Friends App available on iphones and ipads.

It is by no means a substitute for Spotwalla, but a nice additional resourse. ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,801
Posted By wanderc2c
Ruiz

I cant resist but sneak this pic in of Charlie. You can get by with a little help from your friends!:D
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Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,801
Posted By wanderc2c
Mazatlan

Last year, we traveled eastern Mexico with Bob and Susan from Illinois. A commitment to their family delayed their departure to Mexico. Mazatlan would be our first connection with them. When...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,801
Posted By wanderc2c
San Blas

One of my favorite picture taking spots. I could have stayed on the square for hours. The girls tried to rally for a second night in San Blas. We lost. We will just have to go back!...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,801
Posted By wanderc2c
Back to yesterday

Charlie was too quick to post. So I degress a bit. First, I put in some new pictures and comments on my 20 de novembre post you may want to go back and check out, especially the new comment about...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,801
Posted By wanderc2c
20 de novembre

Today is 20 de Novembre, celebrated as the start of the Mexican Revolution. It isn’t listed as a holiday in my AAA directory of Mexico. Arturo’s grandchildren had Monday off of school to celebrate...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,801
Posted By wanderc2c
A little neutral never hurt anyone. Well, at least not me.

There is that moment when you realize you no longer have the momentum you were supposed to have. And it magnifies when you are pointed uphill and leaned over. I managed to get the bike stopped as I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,279
Posted By wanderc2c
Our second day in Xilitla

Susan is one tough cookie. Through her protective gear she sustains burns on her shoulder and elbow. She hasn’t complained once. You know every muscle in her body has to ache. She’s given up on the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,279
Posted By wanderc2c
our second day in Xilitla

Real life has gotten in the way of posting our second day in Xilitla. Charlie is impatiently tapping his foot. It's coming soon.......

Linda
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Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,279
Posted By wanderc2c
We finally make Xilitla!

Yesterday, we learn of the United States Presidential election results via an email from a friend. Jubilation runs through the democrats on the trip. It makes the international page in Cuidad Valles....
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,279
Posted By wanderc2c
Art! How wonderful to see your name pop up. ...

Art!
How wonderful to see your name pop up. Please see the PM I have sent you
Linda
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,279
Posted By wanderc2c
Mural El Tepeyac to Cuidad Valles

Betty departs the motel early in a pair of running shoes. She’s off to see how the town of Maiz wakes up. She returns with a runners glow.
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Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,279
Posted By wanderc2c
Trouble ahead

We left Mante with the understanding it would be a long day of mountain riding to arrive at Xilitla, but the scenic route received unanimous votes.
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Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,279
Posted By wanderc2c
A message from Techno challenged Susan

In an effort to help them catch up, we back track momentarily a couple days for a note from Susan.


"The Evening Before Day #1 of Scars are Tattoos with Better Stories
Charlie, our...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,279
Posted By wanderc2c
The Bessty group crosses over

The Beasty group departs on time, crossing the border impeded with all we deemed essential for two weeks in Mexico. The US border guards warn us of the dangers of traveling in Mexico.

We are...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,279
Posted By wanderc2c
The Beasty group departs

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The beasty group departs just after noon on Friday. Betty has prepared...
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