The shelf road to Bucarelli drops an amazing 4000 feet over 19 kilometers and has some amazing views. No guard rails or other safety features mean that running off the road could be a very bad thing. As my friend Milton says, Mexico is the land of personal responsibility.
The nature of adventure riding usually means exploring remote, out-of-the-way areas that see few tourists. Or other motorcyclists. As such, when we all get together for a rally in a little town in Mexico it can appear to be a small invasion. We … Continue reading →
Gratuitous shot of my Husqvarna TR650 Terra locked and loaded for adventure in the mountains of Mexico.
Stuntman Jeff and I were riding our Husqvarna TR650 Terra’s on a dirt road in Mexico when things got a little dicey. I had ridden this particular road six years earlier with Trail Blazer Milton and knew it to be … Continue reading →
In 2015 five friends and I conducted a motorcycle reconnaissance of the Sierra Gorda region of Mexico, looking for good roads and adventure. During that trip I kept seeing a very distinctive red/purple bushes in full bloom all around the … Continue reading →
One of the more interesting contrasts we encounter while riding in Mexico is the relatively quick transition from forest to desert. The east side of the Sierra Madre Oriental mountains gets lots of moisture from the Gulf of Mexico and is, accordingly, … Continue reading →
My buddy Stuntman Jeff likes riding motorcycles but he doesn’t particularly like riding motorcycles long distances. Which is completely understandable – many riders prefer shorter rides. However, it’s a long way to Jalpan, Queretaro, Mexico. How long? Starting in McAllen,TX it … Continue reading →
With all the modifications and upgrades of my Husqvarna TR650 Terra completed (well…completed for now – I always think of more things that I really need to do to my bikes…) it was time for her first trip to Mexico. It … Continue reading →
I am hosting a tech day at my home on Saturday, March 19th for anyone who would like to attend. The purpose of the tech day is for rally attendees to complete any work on their bikes that needs to … Continue reading →
I am leading a shakedown / check ride on Saturday, March 5th, 2016 into the hill country. All riders are invited to attend. The purpose of this ride is for Rundown rally attendees to test their bikes and packing system … Continue reading →