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Old 01-01-2014, 08:05 PM   #1
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Back to Oaxaca

When the ride to southern Mexico was completed last winter (see this RR) http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=866523 my buddy Brent asked, "was it good, would you do it again?" Uh, yes. Yes I would. I met up with him last summer at the Indy MotoGP and asked if it was still on. Yup. It's now 9pm on 1/1/2014 and I got my stuff packed up and will be ready to go after a good nights sleep. El Brento and another rider will drive down from Louisville in the morning towing their bikes on a trailer. We'll put my 800XC in the bed of the truck and haul ass for San Antonio. We'll unload there and head for the border on Friday.

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Old 01-01-2014, 08:33 PM   #2
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I am in! Hopefully I am a month or two behind you. Good luck.
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Old 01-02-2014, 05:13 AM   #3
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Old 01-02-2014, 07:13 AM   #4
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Old 01-02-2014, 09:27 AM   #5
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Thanks. Can hardly wait to exit this icebox. Looking forward to using the mesh jacket.
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Old 01-02-2014, 10:03 AM   #6
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Our icebox is presently -39 outside!


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Old 01-02-2014, 10:28 AM   #7
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Have a good ride

I'll be on the road behind you somewhere. I'm flying out of Portland Maine on Sunday to pick up my bike in Houston and head south. Talk about an icebox, the windchill is -30 here in Shediac, NB Canada this afternoon. Serious cold!

Maybe we'll cross paths in sunny warm Mexico

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Old 01-02-2014, 10:35 AM   #8
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Old 01-02-2014, 03:29 PM   #9
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Old 01-02-2014, 09:18 PM   #10
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I believe I left in a nick of time. Weather this morning was brutal.
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Have a good ride

I'll be on the road behind you somewhere. I'm flying out of Portland Maine on Sunday to pick up my bike in Houston and head south. Talk about an icebox, the windchill is -30 here in Shediac, NB Canada this afternoon. Serious cold!

Maybe we'll cross paths in sunny warm Mexico

Ride safe

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I know what to look for. I hope you have no further trouble with your machine.
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Old 01-02-2014, 09:23 PM   #12
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Old 01-02-2014, 10:59 PM   #13
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Made it to Texarkana today. Motel 6 on the Texas State line is not bad at all. Thirty something bucks. Not sure because it's on El Brento's card. Waffle House next door in the morning, SAT mid afternoon, unload and on to Laredo. I
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Cool!

we did a Mexico ride last January and it was incredible. Oaxaca was one of the highlights
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Old 01-03-2014, 09:50 PM   #15
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El Brento, the third rider who has not yet been named (negotiations), and me are heading for Catorse tomorrow and after that...quein sabe. We're looking at the map and what looks like great weather in the east, Xilitla south to Veracruz and Puebla. Dark territory (Verizon) for at least the next few days.

Gonna be a blast getting to know rider three. So far we know he's twelve years older than Brent and I.

Wait here, I'll be back.
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