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Lonesome George, There is a wealth of information posted on the HUBB regarding your questions. Just look, use search etc... And be sure to check the most recent posts on my thread:
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South and Central America and Mexico
Being flexible is a characteristic that bodes well when logically applied by adventure motorcyclists. We are all a bit out of the box.
As you surf the HUBB you might find other options.
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