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Old 05-11-2013, 05:35 PM   #15286
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Altamirano

Thanks for the update Miguelito. jimmex had suggested a routing through there to Zihua rather than the boring hot coastal route. My leg was killing me, I was running out of time, and I opted to take the coast route. It was just easier. When I was having a beer with the former owner of Berlin in SMA (sorry his name slips my mind, nice guy from Berlin) at his hotel near Zipolite/Puerto Angel (He is partners with George) I mentioned to him that I was thinking of going through Altamirano and taking the 134 down to Zihua. He said: "oh no, don't do that, that place is very dangerous, we had to go down there to pick up my friend's body. Please ask George at the next club meeting if he knows anything about this. When I was having my great posole lunch at Any in Zihua the waiter said that the mezcal was from a small distillery in Altamirano and was made for the house... it was excellent. The waiter also told me that Altamirano was a bit lawless and potentially a little dangerous. It is amazing what you can learn when you can converse in Spanish! He did not however warn me not to go there...just to be cautious. Any more pix? It looks great. I will make it a point to go there next time, especially if I can find someone to ride with... or should I say catch up with.
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:35 PM   #15287
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Schizzman, like Jimmex, rides the tread off his bike in Mexico

Like all over

Like this year
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:37 PM   #15288
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Moreover, you hide the recency of experience angle and take stale stories and attempt to make leverage.

Leverage? On a motorcycle forum?


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Would love to see you go downrange on a motorcycle and get a fresh perspective.

When you have the depth of experience that I have riding throughout the USA, doing Iron Butt events, writing travel books and articles, then get back to me.

For that matter I am thinking about all the things that I have done career-wise and personally, when I was an athlete, and the things that interest me and which I have contrasted to the way things are done en Mexico, then as I talk to you I have to feel sorry for you because I feel that you and your "downrange" comments indicate a very shallow mind.

Do you know who Eddy Merckx is and the significance of Mexico City in 1972? Probably not something that you can relate to. But perhaps a reason why I will eventually get around to riding to the DF.
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:38 PM   #15289
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Schizzman, like Jimmex, rides the tread off his bike in Mexico

Like all over

Like this year

Like I did for over a decade. And I may do again if I want to.

I have nothing against Schizz riding. I do have irritation over you telling me how to do it.
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:39 PM   #15290
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When you have the depth of experience that I have riding throughout the USA, doing Iron Butt events, writing travel books and articles, then get back to me.

For that matter I am thinking about all the things that I have done career-wise and personally, when I was an athlete, and the things that interest me and which I have contrasted to the way things are done en Mexico, then as I talk to you I have to feel sorry for you because I feel that you and your "downrange" comments indicate a very shallow mind.

Do you know who Eddy Merckx is and the significance of Mexico City in 1972? Probably not something that you can relate to. But perhaps a reason why I will eventually get around to riding to the DF.
Thanks!

The most perfect response I could have hoped for!
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:43 PM   #15291
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Thanks!

The most perfect response I could have hoped for!

I have been in too many political discussions to take you seriously.

Anyway, whatever inferiority complex that you had that welled up needs to be brought under control for your own peace of mind. I don't - and I am sure no one else does either - care how many rugrats you have had to put through school.

The subject was Mexican electricity and you butted in.

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Old 05-11-2013, 05:46 PM   #15292
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Anyway, whatever inferiority complex that you had that welled up needs to be brought under control for your own peace of mind.
You can't buy better scripts than this!
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:51 PM   #15293
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John G, let's go to Mexico

I'll meet you at any border crossing you wish and take you to Parras d.l. Fuente.

Leaving Texas June 19 or 18

All the tequila you can slam

You may have stood me up in McAllen, but I still luv ya, bro (sort of)
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:55 PM   #15294
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Why don't you guys take this pissing match someplace else ? BTW, that was rhetorical.
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I'll accept that!

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Now I can go back to my glass of wine.
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Old 05-11-2013, 06:18 PM   #15297
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John G, let's go to Mexico

I'll meet you at any border crossing you wish and take you to Parras d.l. Fuente.

Leaving Texas June 19 or 18

All the tequila you can slam

You may have stood me up in McAllen, but I still luv ya, bro (sort of)
Pirate take him up on the offer and quit being a pendejo. But ditch the tequila idea. There is a brandy you can buy at the San Lorenzo winery (Casa Madero). They make it right there and it comes from the barrel you see below. On the tour I took of the winery I was the only one being given the tour. The guide and I talked a lot about Mexican history. Educated mofo and he let me drink as much as I wanted. Only in Mexico will the tour guide try and get you drunk Bad mistake on my part as I was on a bicycle and had to pedal back to town. I took a nap on a park bench to sleep it off and some dog woke me up later by barking at me as I was napping.



Have fun in Parras! That's me below.

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Old 05-11-2013, 06:23 PM   #15298
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The preceding debate was worth it for Mike's tip right there!

A glass from that cask coming up....
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Old 05-11-2013, 06:31 PM   #15299
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Pedro Navaja:

I've read, and re-read, your stories of your travels in and around Parras

So close and yet such a distant world to most U.S. moto travelers

Excellent historical inspiration, and the reason I'm going there
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Old 05-11-2013, 06:41 PM   #15300
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There is a brandy you can buy at the San Lorenzo winery (Casa Madero). They make it right there and it comes from the barrel you see below. On the tour I took of the winery I was the only one being given the tour. The guide and I talked a lot about Mexican history. Educated mofo and he let me drink as much as I wanted. Only in Mexico will the tour guide try and get you drunk Bad mistake on my part as I was on a bicycle and had to pedal back to town. I took a nap on a park bench to sleep it off and some dog woke me up later by barking at me as I was napping.
If this isn't a perfect story, I don't know what is
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