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Tenting overnight on the beach

Fast becoming an annual destination, José, Dan and John just completed another week of motorcycling in Baja Mexico. This makes something like the 4th or 5th group visit. Once again, great riding, locations and people.

We saw whales up close and personal, once again. Went as far south as Mulege. Spent time with the Baja legend and fixture CoCo at his place CoCo's corner (now on the official AAA Baja map!). We endured a few minor get-offs in the sand, but nothing serious—except for the cactus parts that needed to get pulled out of Jose's leg.

As always, the KLR proved to be a great do-it-all mount. It carries enough gear, speeds down the pavement (especially with the new Mefo tires) and is light enough to do the dirt with minimal effort. Click the picture on the left for more photos from the trip.

Nate and John on a trail break

John and two riding partners, Dan Colson and Nader Saca, returned to Baja. On this trip we road much further down into the peninsula--about half the distance to the end. We did many miles of off-road, stopped at the most famous dirt biker spots (Mike's Sky Rancho , Coco's Corner , Alfonsina's ), and saw whales up close and personal (about 2 feet from us!). A great ride. Photos.

For reference, to contact Alfonsina's either call Joquin in Tijuana (his grandma is Alfonsina) 01152-664-64-81951 and make your reservation. He speaks perfect English. Or, call Rancho Grande (01151-555-15-14065) They are about 1/2 mile away from the hotel and have gas, store, and sat. phone. You'll need to let them know the night you want to stay at Alfonsinas, then call them back after about 20 minutes so they can radio to the hotel about availability.