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Old 10-31-2013, 09:41 PM   #18121
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Ouch Bob, you are hitting me like a pinata with that one. Surprisingly there is a lot of math in the mining business. At some point in time I should learn some
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Old 10-31-2013, 10:07 PM   #18122
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Indeed I stayed at Los Arcos. Lovely spot and great hosts. Did Tom get his guitar and fine selection of harmonicas out? Maybe after the Bacanora? I look forward to returning there on my next trip south. On another note, your bottle of wine will be leaving the Okanagan Valley on a flight to Phoenix tomorrow. A friend of ours is going to visit my wife who is at our place in Scottsdale. From there my wife will ship it to you as soon as she has the chance...unless of course she doesn't follow directions. PM me your mailing address when you have a sec.
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Jick, we are anxiously awaiting your return. You too, Trice and Jimmex. BTW, I tried throwing my leg over Bisbonian's Guzzi but it was painful. I did get on the TW200 and move it around in the garage. Won't be long I'm hoping.
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Old 11-01-2013, 12:02 AM   #18123
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Sorry about the confusion. You only need an original registration document (with the colored numbers) in your name, not the actual title document itself. But obviously to get the registration document, you need to process the title change at the DMV. But you can travel before receiving the title document as long as you have an original registration document in your name which I know AAA will give you over the counter, and maybe the DMV will do the same
Hello,

Thanks for advice. Bike was just bought in Ca. but being reg in Idaho. Idaho requires vin verification and nobody here would do that, DMV, CHP, AAA unless you reg bike here. Went to private vin verifier and paid $45.00. Papers being overnighted to idaho and plates and all paperwork will be done in time.

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Old 11-01-2013, 07:00 AM   #18124
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Happening Now in San Miguel de Allende

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Old 11-01-2013, 10:55 AM   #18125
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Went to private vin verifier and paid $45.00.
I am a private vino verifier and I only charge $30.

Plus you get your empty bottle back..
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:57 AM   #18126
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I tried throwing my leg over Bisbonian's Guzzi but it was painful.
Try it without Bisbonian on it.
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Old 11-01-2013, 11:24 AM   #18127
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I don't know if you mean you ordered a jack and it's coming here, but I have an extra cycle lift here you're welcome to take back to Durango if you wish.

I retired from doing free KLR doohickie-ectomies so I don't need two lifts anymore. I did about 30 free doohickie jobs for KLR owners across Texas. Worst example: a brand new KLR that didn't even have the factory doohickie installed

It probably was already fine grain dusthickey
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Old 11-01-2013, 07:32 PM   #18128
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Try it without Bisbonian on it.
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Old 11-01-2013, 08:39 PM   #18129
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Old 11-03-2013, 09:28 AM   #18130
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Veracruz Like You've Never Seen It

James A. Fitzpatrick. I bet RMO has heard of him or probably knew him.

Visiting Veracruz was filmed in 1946. The Hotel Mocambo resort was just finished, the Emporio was a hot spot.

This is before the Pacific coast opened up. Veracruz was a very popular tourist destination for Mexicans. Trains arrived from all over the republic.
It was the "beach" destination until Acapulco and Puerto Vallarta started up.

The Hotel Emporio was remodeled for the 3rd time a few years ago. You can see it at the 01:41 mark. That is where Trice and Schizz stayed. I can tell you that it is NOT found in Sjoerd's book! LOL! It had been remodeled in the 60's, again in the early 80's (my wife bought some used air conditioners and office furniture from the hotel when she was outfitting her first orthodontics and dentistry practice when she was graduating).

The bow tying dance that is being done was filmed at the Mocambo resort.

One year after WW2. Take a look at the beaches, the fishing, how small the port was.

Enjoy!

You can still find the old Veracruz. Simply head down to Alvarado and beyond. Montepio hasn't changed, it likely never will.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R7DRqzUlw0
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Old 11-03-2013, 12:00 PM   #18131
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Nice find Mike!

I really enjoyed that. I also like the genre of that film, the narrative style, and the priceless captures of Old Veracruz.

Going to tie Sjoerd up and make him stay at the "new" Emporio, just to torture him
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Old 11-03-2013, 04:20 PM   #18132
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BAJA RALLY: OFFICIAL HIGHLIGHTS from BAJA RALLY on Vimeo.



This looks fun!
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Old 11-03-2013, 04:30 PM   #18133
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Another nice find! Nice! Nice! Nice!
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Old 11-03-2013, 09:55 PM   #18134
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You can still find the old Veracruz. Simply head down to Alvarado and beyond. Montepio hasn't changed, it likely never will.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R7DRqzUlw0


Amazing to see the horses in the streets and the masted commercial ships. Ah ... those were the days!
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Old 11-04-2013, 05:40 AM   #18135
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Amazing to see the horses in the streets and the masted commercial ships. Ah ... those were the days!
PJ, ahhhh yessss, we've still got the horses in the streets. The "fierro viejo, viejo fierro" guy passes at least once a day, same for the "pollo" guy, but the fruit and vegetable guy pushes his cart, guess he likes the exercise.

As for the masted commercial ships, well, from time to time you can still spot them off the coast. In fact, here's a pic from a couple blocks away from my house. Days like that, you park and take a look out at the horizon, and you see exactly the same sight as more than a century before.

That's what I like about Mexico, every day you can find the "way back machine" and dial in whatever century you want!

Ahoy! These ARE the good old days!

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