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Forum: Americas 08-09-2014, 12:59 PM
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Posted By andyc740
I'm always surprised by how many towns in Mexico...

I'm always surprised by how many towns in Mexico are named Retorno. I see the signs everywhere.

http://www.evangelizai.com.br/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/retorno.jpg
Forum: Americas 07-20-2014, 06:32 PM
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Posted By andyc740
In January, the bypass wasn't complete all the...

In January, the bypass wasn't complete all the way to 40. Coming from Galeana, I would go Linares, Montemorelos, General Teran, China, General Bravo, then pick up the 4-lane where the libre splits...
Forum: Americas 07-19-2014, 06:59 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Buscapina!

Had a doctor in Mexico prescribe Buscapina when I had some stomach problems several years ago. Magic stuff. Take one of those little pills and you won't have to go for two days. It treats the...
Forum: Americas 07-13-2014, 05:13 AM
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Posted By andyc740
I've made a number of winter trips, usually in...

I've made a number of winter trips, usually in January, to visit friends in Huatusco, Veracruz. Huatusco is in the center of a very verdant coffee growing region. My buddy Manolo toured me through...
Forum: Americas 07-12-2014, 04:55 PM
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Posted By andyc740
Neck getting better

Mike, yes, the neck is mending. The dr. cleared me this week for driving and working, though I have to wear a soft collar for another couple months. I took that as an OK to go back to riding. ...
Forum: Americas 07-12-2014, 07:51 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Harleys in Mexico

I've ridden in Mexico with three different fellows on Harleys, all Ultra Classics!

Since, without pics, it didn't happen, here's a few pictures.

First trip with Lefty in 2007, we wound up in...
Forum: Americas 06-13-2014, 05:42 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Better not steer too many people in that...

Better not steer too many people in that direction, Mike. I don't want it overrun with gringos when I move down there.
Forum: Americas 06-09-2014, 04:29 AM
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Posted By andyc740
This should be good. :lurk

This should be good. :lurk
Forum: Americas 06-08-2014, 05:24 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Veracruz flooding

According to Adrian, this was the scene at Plaza Commercial El Dorado:

http://0.tqn.com/d/urbanlegends/1/0/Z/9/1/sharks-kuwait.jpg
Forum: Americas 06-06-2014, 09:01 AM
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Posted By andyc740
I bought my genuine NBA Spurs Championship...

I bought my genuine NBA Spurs Championship Ginobili jersey in Seoul, South Korea. :evil The label assures me it's the real deal, though I got it at a deep discount.
Forum: Americas 04-12-2014, 03:59 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Yeah, that was After her encounter with Mr. Moto.

Yeah, that was After her encounter with Mr. Moto.
Forum: Americas 04-09-2014, 08:12 PM
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Posted By andyc740
Point to point routes in Mexico, including tolls...

Point to point routes in Mexico, including tolls and fuel cost estimates:


http://aplicaciones4.sct.gob.mx/sibuac_internet/ControllerUI?action=cmdEscogeRuta&eligeIdioma=si

Be sure to select...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2014, 04:38 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Heather, I've ridden 20 from both ends. No...

Heather,

I've ridden 20 from both ends. No worries there. Friends in Santiago recommended taking the highway through China, Gral Tehran and Montemorelos, rather than taking the cutoff at...
Forum: Americas 03-08-2014, 08:15 AM
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Posted By andyc740
+1!

+1!
Forum: Americas 03-03-2014, 04:39 PM
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Posted By andyc740
I rode 101/180 in January with no problems, but...

I rode 101/180 in January with no problems, but one fellow was pulled over in the construction zone south of Soto la Marina a few weeks later. He rode on by with no ill effects other than an elevated...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2014, 06:33 AM
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Posted By andyc740
I was at a rally in Tampico several years ago,...

I was at a rally in Tampico several years ago, and a biker told me the state name was now pronounced, "Tat-tat-tat-tamaulipas." (If you you don't get the joke, just say it fast.)
Forum: Americas 02-09-2014, 02:36 PM
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Posted By andyc740
Galeana lodging

There's a hotel in Galeana right on the plaza. Riders from twtex.com based out of there a number of years on Mextrek DS rides. Search for mextrek on the twtex.com tire-kicking/ride report forum and...
Forum: Americas 02-09-2014, 12:07 PM
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Posted By andyc740
From Saltillo, take 20 from Arteaga to Santiago,...

From Saltillo, take 20 from Arteaga to Santiago, going past Cola de Caballo. Go south, turn off to Rayones, take the dirt to Galeana, then south to Doctor Arroyo. I'll let somebody else route you...
Forum: Americas 02-07-2014, 01:14 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Or just ride a Guzzi. "What kind of bike is...

Or just ride a Guzzi.

"What kind of bike is that?"

"Moto Guzzi"

"Who makes it?"
Forum: Americas 02-03-2014, 10:13 AM
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Posted By andyc740
E-book?

I wish I could buy it as an e-book from Amazon or BN. Smashwords (http://www.smashwords.com) would probably be thrilled to publish it.
Forum: Americas 02-03-2014, 10:09 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Feel better now?

In 1979, I think, I was spending my summer vacation in Honduras and saw a poster announcing the Mexico City police motorcycle team would be performing in the Estadio National, Tegucigalpa. I had to...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2014, 05:51 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Topes! Again.

Harking back to an earlier discussion on topes, I just ran across this YouTube video. It was posted just over a year ago. What happens when a presidential motorcade motorcycle cop encounters an...
Forum: Americas 01-31-2014, 06:05 PM
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Posted By andyc740
I'm glad you enjoyed the report and the pictures....

I'm glad you enjoyed the report and the pictures.



You're right, Mike, I write assuming most of the readers have never been to Mexico and I want to make it seem doable. I think you'll enjoy the...
Forum: Americas 01-31-2014, 12:21 PM
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Posted By andyc740
Late Starts, Nice Days - Huatusco, Veracruz, Mexico

I finally wrapped up my trip report for my latest ride to Mexico (including a Sunday morning ride with MikeMike. It's posted on twtex.com.

Late Starts, Nice Days - Huatusco, Veracruz, Mexico...
Forum: Americas 01-27-2014, 06:09 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Sure looks interesting. I saw this in Huichapan,...

Sure looks interesting. I saw this in Huichapan, Hidalgo several weeks ago during my annual January jaunt to Veracruz and beyond.
...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2014, 06:17 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Nice doggie!

That shot would make a great avatar!
Forum: Americas 01-14-2014, 05:01 AM
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Posted By andyc740
I did have a great ride, though not there. Manolo...

I did have a great ride, though not there. Manolo borrowed the Yamaha and we rode from Totutla, down the mountain towards Jalcomulco, but turned at the bottom and wound up in Xico,which is now a...
Forum: Americas 01-14-2014, 04:29 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Travelling in Mexico

Gentlemen, we're getting a bit off-topic here. I believe MikeMike was discussing my Travels in Mexico.



So that's how I got those ant bites all over my head!

In my own d-fence, my helmet is...
Forum: Americas 01-12-2014, 04:40 PM
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Posted By andyc740
Talking I enjoyed the outing very much. I noticed the...

I enjoyed the outing very much. I noticed the higher we climbed, the poorer the houses. Manolo says the ones living the highest have kids running around with no shoes and minimal warm clothing.
...
Forum: Americas 12-21-2013, 06:53 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Topes

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-WrqLJi6PCEQ/UrWp-tVRLUI/AAAAAAAAMww/IMJExTbSdUQ/s720/DSCN1725.JPG
Forum: Americas 10-06-2013, 06:48 PM
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Posted By andyc740
I've got a solution: the state government should...

I've got a solution: the state government should charge the municipios an annual tope license fee and require they be repainted every six months in three contrasting colors, maybe red, green and...
Forum: Americas 05-26-2013, 05:40 AM
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Posted By andyc740
If you're heading south, use the Pharr bridge....

If you're heading south, use the Pharr bridge. The bypass is open, 7 pesos will dump you out on 97, just north of the aduana checkpoint. Just cross the bridge and keep going straight south. Don't get...
Forum: Americas 04-17-2013, 07:24 AM
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Posted By andyc740
Moving Roadblock

How would you like to get behind this thing on the highway? 317 tons, 1000 km, Altamira, Tamps to Monclova, Coah. The video was posted a year ago.

http://youtu.be/F5_1hAiaFdE

I can't seem to...
Forum: Americas 04-11-2013, 04:13 PM
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Posted By andyc740
You guys are just a bunch of bottom feeders! ...

You guys are just a bunch of bottom feeders! :brow
Forum: Americas 04-10-2013, 01:23 PM
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Posted By andyc740
I've eaten at Retaurante Principal several times...

I've eaten at Retaurante Principal several times and enjoy the cabrito. There's other Restaurante Principals, one in Nuevo Laredo, one in Monterrey (I think), but the Saltillo one's my favorite.
...
Forum: Americas 03-31-2013, 06:55 AM
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Posted By andyc740
I rode that route a while ago, less the suggested...

I rode that route a while ago, less the suggested detour through Rayones, on one of my first trips to Mexico.
...
Forum: Americas 03-14-2013, 12:15 PM
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Posted By andyc740
TVIP Question

Howdy, all. Decided to stop lurking and emerge from the bushes a bit. I've done quite a few trips to Mexico over the last 5 or 6 years (latest RR is at...
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