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Old 10-14-2013, 12:59 PM   #17866
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I'm planning on entering Mexico at Tecate around Nov. 1st heading to San Filipe.

I'm not really sure what to expect, but something tells me I may be right in the heart of warmups for the Baja 1000 on the leg from San Filipe to Coco's Corner.

Can anyone tell me what to expect? I don't want to even bother heading that way if I'm just going to get run over by a Trophy Truck.
That's a pretty wide open section with really good visibility. You'll be on pavement until almost Gonzaga - the race course south from San Felipe sucks big time unless you're a fan of giant sandy whoops for miles on end. Also, it's 2 weeks before the race so there won't be a lot of pre runners. So it should be safe. Chatting with some of the pre runners will be fun anyway, maybe a highlight of your ride.
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Old 10-14-2013, 07:05 PM   #17867
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Is Mexico Safe?

Amén!!! 100% de acuerdo. Get rid of the topes and enforce the law!
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Old 10-14-2013, 07:38 PM   #17868
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Well, good luck with that
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Old 10-15-2013, 07:18 PM   #17869
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Tender and very poignant scene, yesterday, on the Mex #180 coast highway. I was extremely moved how one owner expressed his undying love and gratitude for his local dealer. I've never seen such an outpouring of affection! The owner remains a...mystery.

You have got to be kidding me, I have been looking at these for 6 months now, and trying to figger out how to import the Baby...12GSA... this will solve everything...

I will PM you when I hit Mazatlan...
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Old 10-15-2013, 07:26 PM   #17870
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South, she's got major pedigree, you'll seriously salivate over the specs and special parts.
I'll put you in touch.
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Old 10-15-2013, 07:46 PM   #17871
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MikeMike. Is that a 19 in front ?
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Old 10-16-2013, 07:09 AM   #17872
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Rotopax in Mexico?

Where can I get a replacement Rotopax in Mexico? Im currently in Oaxaca and the one I had on my moto was stolen off last night..
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Old 10-16-2013, 08:26 AM   #17873
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PM SR

He knows a bunch of Mexican guys with ATVs who did the Ruta to Mazatlán with us and who had Rotopax on their rigs. Should be able to find how where/how they got them.

And/or buy online and have a buddy ship to you via DHL
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Old 10-16-2013, 10:18 AM   #17874
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You can always go native with a 1.5 liter plastic coke bottle and a bungee cord. The recyclable ones are harder to find but much thicker.
Speaking of which, here's proof with this shot I took in Mexiquillo on the DGO - MAZ Ruta this summer:

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Old 10-16-2013, 10:44 AM   #17875
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Try the tianguis later today for yours.
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Old 10-16-2013, 12:41 PM   #17876
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Speaking of which, here's proof with this shot I took in Mexiquillo on the DGO - MAZ Ruta this summer:

Nice one! I was looking for that exact photo. I thought I had it but it was yours. The recyclable bottles are much thicker and better than the desechables but they are kind of hard to find when you are looking for one. Maybe at the Tianguis?

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Old 10-16-2013, 06:31 PM   #17877
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Where can I get a replacement Rotopax in Mexico? Im currently in Oaxaca and the one I had on my moto was stolen off last night..
Mike, let me know how you solve this. I can always buy one for you and ship it somewhere. The hard part is figuring out where and when to ship it to you.

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Old 10-16-2013, 09:31 PM   #17878
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Still going strong in the rotation SR
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Old 10-17-2013, 07:12 AM   #17879
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Mike, let me know how you solve this. I can always buy one for you and ship it somewhere. The hard part is figuring out where and when to ship it to you.

John
Thanks,

I'm going to try to find on down here first. I'll let ya know
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Old 10-17-2013, 07:20 AM   #17880
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Try googling Hainzer Supply in DF
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