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post #1 of 12 Old 03-21-2011, 09:20 AM Thread Starter
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A Mexico Adventure

I got the opportunity to tag along, for two weeks, with a few friends, into the Copper Canyon region of Mexico.

We crossed the border, securing tourist Visa's & importation of the bikes, at Presidio, TX / Ojinaga, MX. Everything was simple & straight forward. Then off to Chihuahua City.

Copper Canyon is in the North Central, mountainous region of Mexico.

Here is a slideshow of our trip. Hope you enjoy!


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Good show!

Copper canyon and that area is on my bucket list.


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Enjoyed the slideshow Sleddog,Glad we got a chance to visit Friday,hope the next time we meet up is on the bikes,doing something fun.

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Awesome and beautiful show. Looks like it was a grand adventure. Thanks for sharing. /cheers

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post #5 of 12 Old 03-21-2011, 03:24 PM
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Often, sleddog, I see a ride report disclosing a journey I'd like to make, myself!

Much more rarely, I see one where I say, "Gee! I wish I could have ridden that route with those guys!"

Yours, sir, is the latter!

My highest compliment; thanks for sharing.
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I can't look at it at work, but I can't wait to watch it tonight!! I've seen video and photos of the area, and it sounds and looks like a fantastic area to visit!!

Thanks for sharing!!
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Thanks for the memories! I went down to Copper Canyon in '09 but the trip was rushed and the weather uncooperative But I did have some sunshine and some great times!

BTW - is there a way to sort your photos in chronological order? It would make for a better pictorial story

And I'm not trying to steal your thunder , but if you want to read about my trip, it can be found over here http://www.dantesdame.com/09mexico1.htm

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post #8 of 12 Old 03-21-2011, 10:01 PM
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Excellent photos, and I was concerned about anyone heading to Mexico, until I found out you where headed down there with John Coons.. As you know, John's been doing that trip for years, and I knew you were in for a great time!!
I watched Sideshow's video and saw his photos from last year.. Excellent trip then, too!!

One question..

How was that hotel in Chihuahua? I'm headed down to a paper mill in Anahuac and was going to stay in Cuauhtemoc while down there, and there's been some concern about the safety of the area.. The paper mill is 40 miles West of Chihuahua and I'm flying there and driving the rest of the way.. Just wondering..
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Thanks for the nice comments.

Farmer, Wecome to this site & good seeing you Friday too. Wish it could have been under better circumstances.

DantesDame, excellent site! Thanks for the tips. It was a huge leap for me to captionize the photos.

Paper, the motel was good, clean, & with hot water! Extremely, accommodating staff.

We found people very hospitable & gracious everywhere we went. All were interested in the bikes, where we've been & where we were going, & wished us an enjoyable time in their country. Federal Police smiled & waved us through checkpoints.

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Looks like a great trip! Good to hear you had no problems with the Federal Police. Now if ya had $20K BMWs...
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