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Old 06-08-2013, 10:48 PM   #16036
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When will you be in the DF?

I dont have an exact date, as its all dependent on my route (which is proving more of a question mark than I figured).

I could start the trip as early as next week, or it could be the following week.
Either way, im going to finalize this in the next couple of days. Originally, I was going to do Baja > ferry > Oaxaca, but now Im more inclined to ride down mainland.

I hope to get it figured out soon

D
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Old 06-08-2013, 11:13 PM   #16037
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Im in Mexico and I was robbed today, guess because the USA plates, they took all I had wish I had never came here. besides they scare the shit out of me.


Bato screwed with this post 06-08-2013 at 11:39 PM
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Old 06-09-2013, 02:41 AM   #16038
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Im in Mexico and I was robbed today, guess because the USA plates, they took all I had wish I had never came here. besides they scare the shit out of me.

You are lucky you weren't raped...but then you could have laid back and enjoyed it, seems to be your philosophy.
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Old 06-09-2013, 04:39 AM   #16039
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Im in Mexico and I was robbed today, guess because the USA plates, they took all I had wish I had never came here. besides they scare the shit out of me.


I was going to suggest that they also stole your acting career, but in reality a quick Google shows that Henry Darrow has been pretty busy since the days of High Chaparral.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Darrow

(And some would dare to suggest that this thread has quit being educational )
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Old 06-09-2013, 04:42 AM   #16040
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http://www.christini.com/media/videos

This is really interesting. I know this technology has been coming around but it looks like its about there. Yamaha made an AWD WR450 about 10 years ago but it never really caught on. AWD is probably very sweet in certain bad traction conditions, but cornering on dirt would be weird with the front wheel pulling. Although, it has a switch to turn it on and off. Surprisingly, the 450 only costs $7K. The website says they are working on a 950 Adventure model!


There is a thread here on ADVRider about them.

That announcement about a 950 is either fairly recent or it flew under my radar because I was chatting with them about building one of their military bikes for me as an adventure tourer.

You should get one Mon. I'd love to test one out.
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Old 06-09-2013, 07:33 AM   #16041
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Im in Mexico and I was robbed today, guess because the USA plates, they took all I had wish I had never came here. besides they scare the shit out of me.
What happened?

This could be useful information for others. Daytime? Roadblock? At the hotel?
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Old 06-09-2013, 07:38 AM   #16042
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**snippage of videos**

This is really interesting. I know this technology has been coming around but it looks like its about there. Yamaha made an AWD WR450 about 10 years ago but it never really caught on. AWD is probably very sweet in certain bad traction conditions, but cornering on dirt would be weird with the front wheel pulling. Although, it has a switch to turn it on and off. Surprisingly, the 450 only costs $7K. The website says they are working on a 950 Adventure model!
Craig (CJDesigns) was all secretive, when he was at casa WB, about a design he said he was working on. By that time Cristini already had product. I have no idea if Craig followed through.
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Old 06-09-2013, 08:02 AM   #16043
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I dont have an exact date, as its all dependent on my route (which is proving more of a question mark than I figured).

I could start the trip as early as next week, or it could be the following week.
Either way, im going to finalize this in the next couple of days. Originally, I was going to do Baja > ferry > Oaxaca, but now Im more inclined to ride down mainland.

I hope to get it figured out soon

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Question marks can be a very good thing while routing through Mexico.
From Parras to Veracruz that's about all I got right now.

I'll keep an eye out for you on this thread. Might cross paths down there.
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:54 AM   #16044
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What happened?

This could be useful information for others. Daytime? Roadblock? At the hotel?
It would be nice to have some follow up on this.
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Old 06-09-2013, 11:27 AM   #16045
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It would be nice to have some follow up on this.
I assumed that Bato was joking. Now I am having concerns.

Bato, you OK?
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Old 06-09-2013, 11:28 AM   #16046
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Im in Mexico and I was robbed today, guess because the USA plates, they took all I had wish I had never came here. besides they scare the shit out of me.

Glad you were not harmed.

Details please. Robbed on the highway? Robbed at a restaurant? Were you stalked?
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Old 06-09-2013, 04:52 PM   #16047
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If BATO is being dishonest with us, he should be banned for 90 days.

The whole point of this forum is to exchange info about safety in Mexico.
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Old 06-09-2013, 04:54 PM   #16048
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Chaly Bato, que mala onda!
Oye, the proximo vez you vengas, I'll have mis caranalitos cuidando your 6.
Hecho compadre!

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Old 06-09-2013, 05:54 PM   #16049
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Strange light fell on the old hacienda on the high plains, today.




I took this shot while thinking of Roald Dahl. Someone once said his writing was like a staircase that lures you up and has you take the last step which, deliciously, isn't there...
I've always thought that was a pretty good description of Mexico.

RMO knows the place, we all know the feeling.
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Old 06-09-2013, 06:04 PM   #16050
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