40 of us are riding the southern part of the Great Divide Ride, from Silver City, NM to Steamboat Springs, CO. We started Sunday morning in Silver City, NM and made the 267 mile ride to Grants, NM. Today our goal is to make it to Espanola, NM, 217 miles away. It will take us a total of five days to reach Steamboat Springs. Viva la Divide!
This is one of my favorite photos of the dirt riding in the mountains around Galeana, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is a great example of the type of riding we enjoy in this area. This particular road is known as … Continue reading →
First, wait for a really good rain so you can bury your truck above the wheels in the Big Bend mud. When things dry out you can simply ride your bike into the bed of the truck. Big Don demonstrates in … Continue reading →
On day 5 our travels took us from Zimipan east and north, back through Agua Zarca, and on to the town of Tilaco. While the route included some fantastic riding, the dirt road from Agua Zarca to Tilaco is the most beautiful dual … Continue reading →
On day 4 of our trip we discovered one of the most scenic dirt roads I’ve ever been on. It was truly fantastic.
In the 1800s a Spanish friar travelled to Mexico to introduce local Indians to Christianity. As part of that process the Friar built five missions in the Sierra Gordas region, including this one in the city of Jalpan. The ornate design is … Continue reading →
There aren’t any trees in the Chihuahua desert of northeast Mexico. How is a fellow supposed to relax in the shade when there aren’t any trees? Easy, use your bike as shade. Uncle demonstrates.
This photo was taken by my friend Milton Otto during our exploration ride of the Sierra Gorda area of Mexico 2015. Near the end of day 2 we were behind schedule and had a decision to make – ride pavement … Continue reading →
I finished Project XR650L Adventure just in time for a 7 day, 1400 mile recon of the mountains in Mexico south of Ciudad Victoria. Here is Big Red, packed and ready to go.
On day 5 we headed back to Texas…but not before riding The Gold Standard Route. This route was discovered and named by Milton. He said this route sets the standard by which all other routes in this area are judged. … Continue reading →
Our plan today was to ride up to Cienaga Del Toro and the high plains. The views on this route are the best of them all. Read the report here.
After an easy ride to Camarones, things got serious. What we didn’t know was that the road ahead had been washed out and the only way through was on a narrow trail on the side of a cliff next to … Continue reading →