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Old 04-14-2017, 02:06 PM   #161
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Re: 2017 MexTrek #6, Oct 26th to 29th 2017

Not like you to be this ahead of the game Peter.
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Old 04-14-2017, 04:08 PM   #162
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195 days and counting....27 confirmed riders.

Here is a great map by JT for a back way up to Cerro Potosi (God's Golf Ball) that avoids the difficult and bumpy main route. Follow the green trail. Thanks JT. This was obviously some good work done to find the back route.

There a joke in there somewhere 😎
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Old 04-14-2017, 04:38 PM   #163
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Re: 2017 MexTrek #6, Oct 26th to 29th 2017

Sure now you post the map says the guy who's teeth were all rattled out riding up the "cobblestones" with an inadequate suspension.
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Old 04-14-2017, 08:19 PM   #164
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Ha! You prolly don't want them--they got soaked in water and filled with mud in Arkansas last weekend.

I've ordered a pair of these for dual sporting. http://www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?t=113739

Gunna clean up the G's and 'save' them for street. They are too nice to abuse off road! Thanks!
Thanks for posting the link Gina. I just ordered a pair also.
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Old 04-14-2017, 08:34 PM   #165
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Re: 2017 MexTrek #6, Oct 26th to 29th 2017

I hope we are happy with them!
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Old 04-16-2017, 05:07 PM   #166
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Re: 2017 MexTrek #6, Oct 26th to 29th 2017

It's looking good for me and the extended ride for the Day of the Dead!!!
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Old 04-18-2017, 01:00 PM   #167
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Re: 2017 MexTrek #6, Oct 26th to 29th 2017

Last time I went to Mexico on the bike (2010) I had to get a TVIP. I don't see anything about that here - no longer required?
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Old 04-18-2017, 01:05 PM   #168
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Re: 2017 MexTrek #6, Oct 26th to 29th 2017

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Last time I went to Mexico on the bike (2010) I had to get a TVIP. I don't see anything about that here - no longer required?
Tvip is still required. Bullet #3 in first post talks to this. I'll update for clarity.
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Old 04-18-2017, 02:03 PM   #169
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Re: 2017 MexTrek #6, Oct 26th to 29th 2017

Skipped right over that to the pictures.
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Old 04-20-2017, 01:16 PM   #170
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Re: 2017 MexTrek #6, Oct 26th to 29th 2017

Friendly reminders for 189 days and counting, lol.

Passport valid?

Bike registered in your name and title / registration are in known location?

Hotel in Mission for Wed night booked yet?

Time off work already booked?

All registered attendees are getting a list of all other registered attendees so planning for travel to McAllen can be easily shared!
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Old 04-20-2017, 01:48 PM   #171
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Re: 2017 MexTrek #6, Oct 26th to 29th 2017

Anyone going on the Mexico trip want to attend MotoGP Sunday, especially in the afternoon for the 2:00 PM actual MotoGP race itself?

I'm looking at sitting in some of the better seats (aka Turn 15 at the $190 ticket-level).

Thought is to ride my motorcycle and meet you at adjacent or nearby seats. Could ride together but I can't guarantee that some limited lane splitting won't happen near the event location

Reply quickly as I'm looking to buy a ticket pretty quickly; some areas already sold out.

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Re: 2017 MexTrek #6, Oct 26th to 29th 2017

Mzungu, I'll be coming in from Phoenix for the GP's on Sunday only. I hope my racer friend gets me another pit pass, but worst case I'll be doing GA ( I prefer GA cause I walk all over watching diff turns). Would love to meet up.
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Old 04-20-2017, 02:03 PM   #173
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Mzungu, I'll be coming in from Phoenix for the GP's on Sunday only. I hope my racer friend gets me another pit pass, but worst case I'll be doing GA ( I prefer GA cause I walk all over watching diff turns). Would love to meet up.
GA sounds good; I've not been before and am open to any and all suggestions. We can move this to PM if you want to coordinate further.

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Old 04-20-2017, 05:34 PM   #174
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Old 04-20-2017, 07:52 PM   #175
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Re: 2017 MexTrek #6, Oct 26th to 29th 2017

Sooooooooo, I'm giving some serious thought to putting this on my calendar, but my work schedule is a little...volatile for the rest of the year Is there a generally preferred "cut-off" point for registration and hotel reservations?
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