Category Archives: Mexico

Couchsurfing in Durango

After arriving in Durango, Ben and I track down Brian and meet his Couchsurfing host, Jake. He offers us a place to stay, which we gladly accept, as the accommodations provided to Jake by his school are top notch. His … Continue reading

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The scariest ride of my life, Devil’s Backbone

Ben and I leave Mazatlan in the morning, dodging buses and trucks that pull in front of us and looking forward to getting out of the city and into the Sierra Madre Mountains. The route is nicknamed “Espinazo del Diablo”, … Continue reading

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Riding the ferry across the Sea of Cortez to Mazatlan

  Boarding The Baja Ferry from Benny on Vimeo. Brian, Ben and I strapped our bikes down inside the ferry next to tour buses, jeeps, semi trucks, and passenger cars. It’s over a hundred degrees inside the ferry cargo hold, … Continue reading

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Catching up on life in La Paz, Baja, Mexico

After sleeping under the stars in Mulege, Ben and I try to beat the heat and get an early start on the day. The only problem is, it’s already 90 degrees F at 8:30 in the morning. The deep sand … Continue reading

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The desert oasis of San Ignacio and camping on the beach in Mulegé

Ben and I head out from Coco’s and get back onto some pavement, which is nice after riding in the dirt for a day. We’re looking for a place to get breakfast, as we didn’t have much food at Coco’s. … Continue reading

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Off-roading in Baja to visit Coco’s Corner

Ben and I take our time this morning, having a great workout along the beach (running, swimming, pushups, situps, pullups) and enjoying our “American Breakfast” at the hotel restaurant. We push off on the KLRs along the coast, headed to … Continue reading

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The real adventure begins – Mexico

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 – San Diego, CA to San Felipe, Baja, MX I received an email from Ben Slavin, a fellow adventure rider who I met at an ADV motorcycle rally in Minnesota a few months back. I had … Continue reading

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