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    I have known a couple of folks that slipped and...

    I have known a couple of folks that slipped and fell at a stoplight, and got run over by the tractor trailer next to them. Can also think of more that one person who got serious injuries or killed...
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    Lyell Cook is on Facebook if anyone wants to tell...

    Lyell Cook is on Facebook if anyone wants to tell him that he's a bit off base. I think I will send him a note and direct him to this thread.
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    The liberal media? Let us guess - hard rightwing...

    The liberal media? Let us guess - hard rightwing media has more people that have actually fallen on their heads? ;)

    Seriously, it would seem that helmet issues aren't exactly a political...
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    Haven't 911's been water cooled for the last...

    Haven't 911's been water cooled for the last decade or so?
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    Thanks guys! We will see how the next few months...

    Thanks guys! We will see how the next few months go. I definitely need a new toy to take my mind off of the last year ;)
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    I am thinking that I may have a need for an...

    I am thinking that I may have a need for an Interstate cruising bike and the cost/value of the K1200GT frankly caught my attention.

    How critical is the cam chain issue and how much is the upgrade?...
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    Tell me about the 2nd generation K1200GT

    First question - is the K1300GT a significant improvement? Is there anything about the late K1200GT that keeps it from being a mileage conquering touring beast?
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    Weidemann died when the G.Heileman empire...

    Weidemann died when the G.Heileman empire collapsed. I worked for Weidemann when I was in college and that was a hoot. I think that Blatz was also part of that empire. A friend in Cincinnati sent...
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    I have wondered about this too but the reality is...

    I have wondered about this too but the reality is that roads throughout the Americas have improved dramatically since the first R1100GS came out. My part of northern Mexico has Interstate quality...
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    The new Triumph Explorer has electronic cruise...

    The new Triumph Explorer has electronic cruise and that's is, to me, a major draw of that bike.

    There is an Australian company that sells electronic cruise controls for a variety of bikes and...
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    I am a big fan of Bohemia too. Back in 1999 or...

    I am a big fan of Bohemia too. Back in 1999 or so I was riding through the Sonoran Desert and Bohemia had paid for signs at small stores and restaurants, much like Coca Cola did in much of the rural...
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    Indio is a regional Mexican beer that as far as I...

    Indio is a regional Mexican beer that as far as I know is not distributed any further than the state of Tamaulipas (Laredo, Reynosa, Monterrey, etc.). Anyway, it's dirt cheap and really tasty. Think...
  13. And here in the US a ride in the ambulance is...

    And here in the US a ride in the ambulance is what? $4,000? That's what some municipality charged a lifeguard who rode along with a person that he saved.
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    Wasserboxer. And the Wasserhead.

    Wasserboxer. And the Wasserhead.
  15. Really?!!! There used to be some "dental...

    Really?!!!

    There used to be some "dental mills" in Kentucky but that was years ago. Burgin or Burgal as I remember.

    But that was years ago Amigo.
  16. I would playfully suggest that Israel is a good...

    I would playfully suggest that Israel is a good place to keep your dancing horse but that might be political ;)

    With that said I used to be a Cat.2 cyclist with Olympic aspirations, but that was...
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    Mexico is great for riders. Who can adapt. ;)

    Mexico is great for riders. Who can adapt. ;)
  18. There is a town on the Texas border called...

    There is a town on the Texas border called Progreso that is legendary for inexpensive dental care. I have run into people who brag about going there and making long treks to do so. When I was...
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    Yeah, but while Pemex has a monopoly on gasoline...

    Yeah, but while Pemex has a monopoly on gasoline and diesel sales the outlets themselves seem to be a franchise. They vary greatly in quality and services offered. And many have other businesses...
  20. I was on a mailing list some time ago that was...

    I was on a mailing list some time ago that was composed of ex-pats living in Mazatlan, Mexico. Pretty well to do group - there were two on the list that leased or owned corporate jets. Long story...
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    Most Pemex's do not take credit cards. Some do. ...

    Most Pemex's do not take credit cards. Some do. I have always suspected that a Pemex was a franchise because while the signage is the same nationwide the services offered varies greatly.
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    Somebody must have lost a bet. In my...

    Somebody must have lost a bet.

    In my collection somewhere I have a photo of one of the members of the vintage club back when I was el Presidente riding a really classic Indian bobber while dressed...
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    On the subject of firearms, just to clarify, it...

    On the subject of firearms, just to clarify, it is a SERIOUS violation of both US and Mexican law to take illegal weapons into Mexico. There are some narrow rules for hunters but we won't go into...
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    Based on my last dealing with Tom High/Rennsport...

    Based on my last dealing with Tom High/Rennsport I would avoid him at all costs. In the spirit of not wanting to engage in personal attacks we'll leave it there, but feel free to PM me for details.
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    We moved to the McAllen, Texas area in order to...

    We moved to the McAllen, Texas area in order to get some Mexican riding in. The last few weeks have been a bit "sporty" around Reynosa and some of the other border towns as the cartel(s) and the...
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