arizona .. west of phoenix

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  1. albertaduke

    albertaduke former airline pilot without the big bucks

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    Drove all the way from Canada to Yuma, Arizona . . . IMG_20190128_104319-1.jpg
    and spent a month in Yuma. Mexican border is a few miles south and that is where I had dental work done in Los Algodones. Two hundred people take that border crossing every day for the same reason - an incredible saving. So much so that I cancelled my Canadian dental plan, and if need be I can fly down from Vancouver and get dental work done quickly and right away and still save about 60% on cost including hotel. Imagine a new bridge + a crown and a root canal: all US $1,120 versus a Canadian quote of CAD $12,000.

    I took my rocket down to Yuma as well and here is a picture of the kind of curvy road one can expect within 240 miles around Yuma . I nearly fell asleep more than once.
     
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    breeze Living Legend

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    kinda looks like hwy 191,funny clicked on and read youre post now I am getting ads for adult resorts in mexico
     
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    Guess you could be in a good position to tell us about your mileage (with a reminder of the engine mods) ?

    This is a GREAT post -- what this site is all about.

    THANK YOU THANK YOU
     
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    budman Turbocharged

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    thanks for posting..looks like the roads in south Florida..looong straight and boring...dental work in Mexico huh...I should consider implants maybe..
     
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    sleeves Turbocharged

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    1olbull Riding Motor Since 1950

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    Dave,
    The AZ 191 I have ridden many times from Bozeman, MT to Morenci has no straights like this.

    Edit - WOW! 191 goes all the way up to Canada and down to Mexico!
     
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    breeze Living Legend

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    it is a long road with some good riding
     
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    1olbull Riding Motor Since 1950

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    Indeed and especially the Coronado Trail from Alpine to Morenci!
    Best 90 mile stretch I've ridden!
     
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    barbagris Mad Scientist

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