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Old 08-16-2014, 02:33 PM   #24331
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Right on with the rural transport recommendations in Mexico ,
Trice . Same is true in Central America , just ask around for a " fletero" and
one should quickly get offers from one or more owners of small trucks to haul you and the bike .
Nobody wishes to be inconvenienced. But Mexico might be a better place for it to happen than most. You're almost always on a route others travel by public transportation. That alone is the key.

Exceptions do apply to wild country "SR & Kiko style" dirt bike riding
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Old 08-16-2014, 03:08 PM   #24332
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Right on with the rural transport recommendations in Mexico ,





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Old 08-16-2014, 03:14 PM   #24333
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'13 GS12Adv. 6k mi. Wilbers suspension alteration, premium package. $17,900 asking. What's it worth?
Doesn't strike me as patently unreasonable but you ought to be able to negotiate at least 5% to maybe 10%. The pool of people willing to shell out that kind of dough for a used bike is limited. After all a new one isn't that much more…The Wilburs is definitely a value, even if they aren't ESA. Just make sure your weight range is similar to seller's. Bike is basically new.
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Old 08-16-2014, 03:17 PM   #24334
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Posted before, but here is the link to the live cam at El Jardin at San Miguel de Allende

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I often view this and wish I was there, with plans to walk to Tio Lucas' for dinner
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Old 08-16-2014, 03:18 PM   #24335
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Doesn't strike me as patently unreasonable but you ought to be able to negotiate at least 5% to maybe 10%. The pool of people willing to shell out that kind of dough for a used bike is limited. After all a new one isn't that much more…The Wilburs is definitely a value, even if they aren't ESA. Just make sure your weight range is similar to seller's. Bike is basically new.
Good advice
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Old 08-16-2014, 03:33 PM   #24336
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You'll get a better response in GSpot
Will do. Thnx
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Old 08-16-2014, 07:20 PM   #24337
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Posted before, but here is the link to the live cam at El Jardin at San Miguel de Allende

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I often view this and wish I was there, with plans to walk to Tio Lucas' for dinner
+1 Wait for me.
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Old 08-16-2014, 08:13 PM   #24338
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Must be something festive going on this night. Just saw two people in 10 foot tall costumes walk by.
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Old 08-17-2014, 07:46 AM   #24339
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In the past 18 months I have put over 50,000 miles on two different 990 Adventures without issues, but just like BMWs, it is always in the back of your mind, it "might be over due"!

I wish i had more time to ride. I feel like I'm ignoring my bikes after reading how many miles you ride.
All i can say is ride on!!!!
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Old 08-17-2014, 08:33 AM   #24340
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I wish i had more time to ride. I feel like I'm ignoring my bikes after reading how many miles you ride.
All i can say is ride on!!!!
Actually, while my traveling days are increasing at a rapid rate, the miles traveled are not. Ana and my recent trip of over seven weeks was only 3,500 miles or so. We will be doing another similar one in a few weeks. The big miles are packed on quickly when I return to Texas/Mississippi to visit family and friends. I just returned from a four week 6,000 mile trip doing that. Of course that includes a three day, 1,500 mile plus ride to Dallas on roads I have ridden many times, the same on the return. Not exactly laid back sight seeing miles.
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Old 08-17-2014, 09:12 AM   #24341
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I wish i had more time to ride. I feel like I'm ignoring my bikes after reading how many miles you ride.
All i can say is ride on!!!!
Check out Yahualica and the new dam under construction nearby, Presa Zapotillo for a day ride. In the Los Altos region of northern Jalisco on the border with Zacatecas. Los Altos, place of the tall white people (con ojos azules.)

http://labrecha.me/2013/07/26/las-mu...os-de-jalisco/
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Old 08-17-2014, 10:04 AM   #24342
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New Harley ADV model!

Harley has unveiled its long awaited and much anticipated ADV model bike.

I keep telling Pancho, "Yes, it's doable on your Harley". But, he doesn't always listen.

Harley, in the interest of reaffirming traditional family values, encourages riders to take their families with them.

Donnie? Well, after viewing this, I'll bet two KTMs are going to come up fast on mercadolibre punto com!

There are GSA riders that will go pale and get the shakes when they see this. This is the kind of guy the pirates need as their road captain.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kP2r9AC8C9c
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Old 08-17-2014, 10:40 AM   #24343
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Milton Otto (better known over on Two Wheeled Texans dot com) did a bunch of Mexico exploration - including off road - on a Harley back in the day.
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Old 08-17-2014, 12:12 PM   #24344
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"He just don't give a shit." Not much of a creek crossing though.
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Old 08-17-2014, 01:11 PM   #24345
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Milton Otto (better known over on Two Wheeled Texans dot com) did a bunch of Mexico exploration - including off road - on a Harley back in the day.
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Nickname of Milton's Harley>

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