Posts Categorized: Motorcycling

Excerpts from “Journal: Motorcycle Trip – Baja Peninsula”

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Part 1: San Ysidro > Bahía de los Ángeles   By Rick Albertson October 1: San Ysidro > Eréndira Crossed border, cleared customs by 9:00am. Beautiful ride to Ensenada. Stopped in tourist area for a wonderful breakfast: omelet, beans, potatoes, tortilla, milkshake. Thirty minute ride through dusty, smoggy traffic to clear town. Pretty ride through… Read more »

Off the beaten path: Getting into trouble, getting found, and getting home

By Carla King Whether you’re staying on the well-traveled routes or wandering off onto the dirt tracks to fishing camps, missions, and oasis, here’s what you need to know about trip, vehicle,  and evacuation insurance, how it really works, gear, and costs. This post is for anybody on two or four wheels, boating, hiking, diving… Read more »

A reassuring conversation about adventuring in Baja

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By Carla King This month I thought I’d share a Facebook Messenger conversation with a Facebook follower who was spooked about traveling in Baja by friends who insist there are gangsters waiting for them around every corner. It makes me happy to be able to reassure! [Conversation spell-corrected and anonymized as well as providing links to… Read more »

Motorcyclists: Gear Up for Baja

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By Carla King If you’re riding into Baja from the cool north of the Americas, how do you prepare for the hot, dry deserts of Nevada, California, and Baja? Here are some suggestions for preparing for your trip. A lot of this gear will work nicely for bicyclists and hikers, too. Cooling vests Cooling neck… Read more »