During MexTrek 2010, Ronnie, Astor, and I came upon this view while riding one of the routes Milton had discovered years before. It does as good of a job as a single photo can of showing the beauty of the terrain we enjoy while riding in the Galena, Nuevo Leon area of Mexico.
Red dirt and mossy trees high in the mountains south of Camarones, Nuevo Leon, Mexico make for a unique and pretty view.
In 2010 Milton dragged me over some Mexico mountains from the town of General Zaragoza to the community of Santa Engracia. It took more than 6 hours to ride across and the road was rocky and rough the entire way. Of … Continue reading →
If you don’t have the right tools, you can always fix your KLR with a piece of wood.
Before the GPS, how did we find our way around Mexico? We closely studied every (inaccurate) Mexico map we could get our hands on. Then we asked the locals. Sometimes that actually worked. Sometimes.
We tend to ride in out-of-the-way places when exploring the mountains of Mexico. Most of the little villages we ride through don’t have an actual gas station. But that doesn’t mean they don’t have gas for sale. Every little pueblo … Continue reading →
I don’t know how to put this but Milton is kind of a big deal in this little Mexican village. Ten years before I took this photo Milton was on a solo exploration trip in Mexico and passed through this … Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
After the disappointment of yesterday we had high hopes for today. We were headed south to ride the Agua Blanca route, one of the prettiest rides in the area. Read the report here.
Our bike problems from day 1 didn’t just continue into day 2. Instead they got worse. We spent the entire day fighting one problem after another. Read all about it here.
Day 1 had us completing all the necessary paperwork at the border and then riding about three long, boring hours across the desert. Finally, we arrived in the mountains and made a bee-line for the fantastic road to Potrero Redondo. … Continue reading →