Posts Categorized: Motorcycling

Adventure Motorcycle Hangouts in Baja

Wanna be where the adventure bikers are? Sure you do! Here’s a list of frequent hangouts for motorcyclists. Baja 4x4s and dune buggies show up at these places, too. We don’t mind! From north to south: Coyote Cal’s Mike’s Sky Rancho Coco’s Corner Posada Concepcion   – Baja ADV (that’s me!)   – Black Dog Cycle… Read more »

Packing List for Your Baja Motorcycle Adventure

Carla King, KLR Motorcycle, Packing

I offer this packing list as a starting point for your own Baja moto adventure knowing that if you’re riding a BMW GS Adventure your list will be different than somebody who’s cruising on their Harley or single-tracking on a KTM 500 EXC. Likewise, if you’re sticking to the road and moteling it, your load… Read more »

Boating Gear for Your Overland Adventures

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Whenever I go to a boat show I’m reminded that a lot of marine-quality exploration gear and equipment can be used by overlanders traveling Baja in RVs, vans, 4x4s, trucks, and even motorcycles. Here are my picks for overlanders from my trip to the Newport Beach Boat Show last weekend. Mini-scuba/snorkel kit Spare air vest… Read more »

An Off-Road Exploration of San Juanico, San José Comondú, and La Purísima

Mission San Jose de Comondu, Baja, BCS, Mulege, Loreto

By Carla King Travelers who visit us in Posada Concepción study our atlas trying to find a good route across the peninsula to San Juanico, San José Comondú, and La Purísima. All the roads look a little iffy, and they are. Weather and lack of maintenance can make it slow going and practically impassable even for 4x4s… Read more »

Tis the season for motorcycling in Baja

One of the many water crossings

We had a many visitors in December and look forward to seeing more friends in the continuing cool-weather months of January and February. They came, they shared, they headed out… here are their combined experiences to entertain and aid you in planning your journey to Baja. To Panama and Ushuaia In December, David Sweezy of… Read more »

Trailering Your Motorcycles in Baja

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If you live far from the border or ride smaller dual-sport or dirt bikes, you may want to trailer your bikes to Baja. Jonathan bought his trailer about 30 years ago and has modified it to perfection for hauling bikes, an inflatable boat, outboard motor, and kayaks or paddleboards. He started with a Big Tex… Read more »

My Baja Bike Build Project

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Creating the perfect enduro for off-road exploration   My goal for 2017 is to explore the trails of Baja Sur by motorcycle, especially to scout out and map a trail from our Sea of Cortez paradise on Bahía Concepción west over the mountains to Scorpion Bay (San Juanico) on the Pacific side. Jonathan, my partner-in-crime,… Read more »

Riding Baja: Summer Motorcycling Destinations

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Temperatures in Central and Southern Baja soar to over 100 degrees in the summer so stick to the north until the mercury drops in October. Here are come cool—in both senses of the word—destinations. Guadalupe Valley Baja’s Valle de Guadalupe produces 90% of all of the wine that comes from Mexico and is growing famous… Read more »