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Old 11-08-2008, 07:48 PM   #1
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12th BMW Mexico InternationalConvention

We recently celebrated our 12th BMW Mexico International Convention.
It was the best organized event ever in the BMW Mexico History. It also broke all records since we had more than 700 participants, more than 500 bikes, more than 200 ladies travelling with us (more than 10 riding their own bike), more than 100 friends from other countries, etc.
The opening ceremony (Wednesday) took place in the "Centro Cultural Cabañas", in the heart of Guadalajara. For Thursday, we took the "Tequila Express" train to the world famous town where this spirit is made. For Friday we all rode to Puerto Vallarta, with a lunch stop in Mascota, a typical Mexican village. After we got in Vallarta, we had a party in the evening where a lot of prices were raffled, including the main one : a 2008 R 1200 GS Adventure. For saturday we enjoyed the beaches and had a seafod buffette for lunch. And for Sunday just the farewell to all our friends.
Let's take a look to some images :

Centro Cultural Cabañas, in Guadalajara



The opening ceremony







The "Tequila Express" train



Mariachi in the "Tequila Express"



Guided visit of the production plant of Tequila Herradura


Mexican girls perform "Escaramuza", a Mexican Rodeo for ladies.



... if you want to be the world champion, you have to start young...



Leaving Guadalajara to Mascota and Puerto Vallarta



Some bikes in the village of Mascota



The host BMW Moto Club and Rally Comitee : The BMW Motorrad Guadalajara



A view to Mascota in our way back



The Lake of Cuitzeo, in the State of Michoacán



Our local BMW Moto Club (Oaxaca) in our way back



...and in the Zempoala Lagoons



Aurora, my wife, and I ...



Emilio and Claudia ...



and Laura ....




Hope to have you here next time.
Warm regards from Mexico !!!
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Old 11-08-2008, 08:18 PM   #2
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So close to where I live and ride,,, and didn't noticed it

Thanks for the pics,,, they're awesome.

You may wanna check this out Tortuga Voladora


http://tequiladezert.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=1856
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Old 11-08-2008, 08:21 PM   #3
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Thanks for the report and pics.. I hope you can show us more of the Mexican BMW rally!
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Old 11-09-2008, 02:43 AM   #4
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Looks like a well organised and great convention. Nice place too.
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