Originally Posted by bajaboundmoto
if you have what you think is a perfect plan to stop at a certain Pemex in Felipe (the one leaving town, but who would do that?) and that station happens to be closed and you have to double back to another station and it costs you just enough time to be, say, 2 minutes late to the start of the next Special maybe that was a piss poor plan...
Yes, but also, consider the alternatives: You arrive at the closed station, and panic, thinking "Oh crap, I won't make the check in, I have to go!" instead
of thinking, "Ok, now I have a choice: full tank of gas plus a 2 minute penalty, or empty tank and no penalty."