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Forum: Americas Today, 07:13 PM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
Yes, Hell has no fury like an opinion that is...

Yes, Hell has no fury like an opinion that is different than the one of my "wordy" friend! :evil
Forum: Americas Today, 04:49 PM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
:rofl:rofl:rofl I simply reported what I have...

:rofl:rofl:rofl I simply reported what I have seen in my riding experience in Mexico. :rofl:rofl:rofl

It may not be possible to change your mind, but it sure is easy to put a burr under your...
Forum: Americas Today, 02:03 PM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
I just remembered one exception that I need to...

I just remembered one exception that I need to include. A few weeks ago in route from Merida to Cancun, Ana and I saw close to 10 Harleys. One was a loner that is no way wanted to act friendly. ...
Forum: Americas Today, 01:54 PM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
Let me try to say this in less than 15 words....

Let me try to say this in less than 15 words. :rofl

I have put over 450,000 miles on Goldwings in the USA and Canada, much of that was pulling a trailer behind the moto. I have put around...
Forum: Americas Today, 06:17 AM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
MysteryRider Quote: ...

MysteryRider Quote:
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Forum: Americas Yesterday, 06:47 PM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
FYI, here is a bit of information I have learned...

FYI, here is a bit of information I have learned in the past few months. Maybe y’all have known it forever. :evil There a quite a few Guatemalan and Hondurans working down here, especially in the...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25,779
Views: 2,102,463
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Now, are you saying I should be reading Fox News?...

Now, are you saying I should be reading Fox News? :evil :lol3 I watch a number of channels, including CNN. We don't have Fox. ALL of the channels I watch were reporting nothing except the deaths...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 05:46 PM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
I have not kept up with Ferguson very much, but...

I have not kept up with Ferguson very much, but from what I have seen, it is business as normal. :deal A few folks mourn the passing of an individual and the situation that caused it, the Race...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 02:38 PM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
The unit is a TP-Link. It seems to work quite...

The unit is a TP-Link. It seems to work quite well! :D
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25,779
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
I finally have Wifi in the apartment! :clap I...

I finally have Wifi in the apartment! :clap I pay the lady across the street $2.25US per week to use her Wifi, plus I finally went to Tapachula and bought a thing that magnifies the Wifi signal for...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:40 AM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
I will share one of my Mexican experiences. I ...

I will share one of my Mexican experiences. I went up to the house the other day and picked up the rice I bought from Ana's nephew about six or eight months ago. It had been spread out on a tarp...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25,779
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
Boring Roads may be more about the rider than the...

Boring Roads may be more about the rider than the road. :evil I find the deserts of the Texas Panhadle beautiful at times, especially early in the morning when you are just sort of floating across...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
I could not get my Quote function to work. ...

I could not get my Quote function to work.

"And there is "some evidence" that these "arsonists" are actually working for the Government to do just that, get the attention away from the ...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2014, 03:55 PM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
Who is Tia Tucha? :huh

Who is Tia Tucha? :huh
Forum: Americas 11-24-2014, 06:59 AM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
I will share one of my Mexican experiences. I...

I will share one of my Mexican experiences. I went up to the house the other day and picked up the rice I bought from Ana's nephew about six or eight months ago. It had been spread out on a tarp...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25,779
Views: 2,102,463
Posted By dwj - Donnie
It appears that the minority of Protesters are...

It appears that the minority of Protesters are succeeding in sucking the attention away from the dead students and putting their own illegal activities in the Spot Light down here. The officials...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2014, 06:22 AM
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Views: 2,102,463
Posted By dwj - Donnie
To "The man of 1,000 words, when only 15 are...

To "The man of 1,000 words, when only 15 are needed", I will be through net Monday. if you need any wrongs, righted just let me know. :D
Forum: Americas 11-22-2014, 11:12 AM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
The uncertainty adds a touch of something that...

The uncertainty adds a touch of something that keeps the adrenalin flowing. :deal None of us want to go to a place that there is a good chance we will be harmed in some way, but there is that...
Forum: Americas 11-22-2014, 10:41 AM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
I think Socialism is a great idea! :deal The...

I think Socialism is a great idea! :deal The only problem is that it don't work! :deal

The two or three RRs from ADV that I have followed through Cuba depict a place of despair and lack of...
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 80,744
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Thanks! :clap

Thanks! :clap
Forum: Americas 11-21-2014, 08:49 AM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
When I go to the states I am looking for the...

When I go to the states I am looking for the fastest route to get there and back. For me that is MX180 much of the way. The lack of scenery or anything else during this "run" is of no importance to...
Forum: Americas 11-21-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25,779
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Americas 11-20-2014, 07:00 PM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
Now I can only wonder what you said! :huh

Now I can only wonder what you said! :huh
Forum: Americas 11-20-2014, 06:56 PM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
Hey, everything I said was directed at the folks...

Hey, everything I said was directed at the folks that live down the street from you!
Forum: Americas 11-20-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25,779
Views: 2,102,463
Posted By dwj - Donnie
:rofl:rofl:rofl I have been wondering all day...

:rofl:rofl:rofl
I have been wondering all day what kind of love mail I would receive! :rofl:rofl:rofl

I never suggested MX189 was scenic, but it does get me to and from the US quickly four times...
Forum: Americas 11-20-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25,779
Views: 2,102,463
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I will be traveling the length of MX180 in a...

I will be traveling the length of MX180 in a couple of weeks. :deal I will let y'all know if I come out alive. :huh Actually I will be riding it twice, as it will be my return route as well. :evil...
Forum: Americas 11-18-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25,779
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
I have been wondering when that would start. ...

I have been wondering when that would start. There has been a lot of vandalism going on with the Protesting. The Protester do not need to give the officials an excuse to come down on them. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,862
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I just wanted to chime in and say that after...

I just wanted to chime in and say that after 2,500 miles with the new battery, I have had the moto die 7 or 8 times on rapid throttle shut off and no clock resets. Not perfect, but close enough for...
Forum: Americas 11-16-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25,779
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
I Had A First Yesterday!!!

I took Ana's niece and her two sons home after a party yesterday. The boys are 5 years old for the oldest and nine months for the younger one. It was about 40 miles and took an hour given the route...
Forum: Americas 11-16-2014, 09:52 AM
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
Which moto will you be riding?

Which moto will you be riding?
Forum: Americas 11-16-2014, 09:45 AM
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Views: 2,102,463
Posted By dwj - Donnie
I was working for dollars. 5 or 6 of the Key...

I was working for dollars. 5 or 6 of the Key Mexican National had their salary tied directly to the dollar and their weekly salary of pesos reflected the change. Yes, it was very tough for most...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 124,807
Posted By dwj - Donnie
My thoughts as well. :deal But if the OP is...

My thoughts as well. :deal But if the OP is happy all is well! :D
Forum: Americas 11-15-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25,779
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
Donnie, you haven't even been through a massive...

Donnie, you haven't even been through a massive currency devaluation yet, and you're already complaining?:evil

When I went to work in Mexico in April 1986 the exchange rate was 640 pesos to one...
Forum: Americas 11-15-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25,779
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
No, 4.5 hours cost 80 Quetzalas. :deal

No, 4.5 hours cost 80 Quetzalas. :deal
Forum: Americas 11-14-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25,779
Views: 2,102,463
Posted By dwj - Donnie
This is about Guatemala, not Mexico, but y'all...

This is about Guatemala, not Mexico, but y'all might find it entertaining. :D

This day was certainly a bit different! Very few photos, so I guess you will have to take my word for what...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 80,744
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Nov 12

This day was certainly a bit different! Very few photos, so I guess you will have to take my word for what went on. We left Solola at 9:00, the GPS said 145 miles to the house, it was actually...
Forum: Americas 11-13-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25,779
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Posted By dwj - Donnie
Mexico is worse today than it was two years ago,...

Mexico is worse today than it was two years ago, it will be worse in two years than it is today! :deal One does not need a lot of political analysis to arrive at that conclusion and it does not make...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 80,744
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Nov 11

then they cut the cake and we eat! :D

http://dwj.smugmug.com/Other/2014/i-xVhqQB7/1/XL/035-XL.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 80,744
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Nov 11

I was not fast enough to get Ana while she was taking a bite of the cake.

http://dwj.smugmug.com/Other/2014/i-HSVZMbF/1/XL/033-XL.jpg

But I got Sammy.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 80,744
Posted By dwj - Donnie
Nov 11

Just so happens that it was the son of the owners birthday as well. So Ana shared her cake with Sammy and the head lady provided tostados and coffee.
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