Some riders may prefer a 4. He waited until nightfall to rob us, and was wearing a hoodie, mask and baseball cap, so we have no idea what he looked like other than that he was young male and skinny, riding an older mountain bike. The first Trophy Truck was just after sundown, or around 5:30-6. Posts: 55570 Registered: 8-30-2002 Location: San Diego County Member Is Offline Mood: Have Baja Fever Quote: I have never been down during any races. The ride from Ojos Negros to Ejido Uruapan is pretty straightforward, and continuing down to Colonet is also pretty simple— paper maps should suffice. One of my favorite sections by far.
The worst section for me was the section that follows horrible Baja 1000 tracks and you end up descending into the Curios trees. You can click this button if you would like to be notified if we add capacity. The first bike, who was way-way ahead of the rest passed up around noon. So then I started thinking about tire liners. It is a slowly ascending route about 1500ft in 40 miles through an arroyo with alternating segments of soft sand and rocky road, with about a dozen shallow stream crossings. The losers were the town of San Felipe and boy were they ticked off at the Ejido President.
Bags and other items can be fitted in there for extra padding. My email is ingrammp at earthlink. Some products can only be purchased through our partner. Considering that this seems premeditated, someone in Tecate has taken notice to the pattern of riders through town and into the backcountry. Costero, adjacent to the Riviera del Pacifico Cultural Center in Ensenada. Pro Moto 40 riders over 40 years old class point leader Jano Montoya is third with 208 points, fourth is Mike Johnson with 204 points second in Pro Motor 40 and fifth is Francisco Arredondowith 203 points Pro Moto Unlimited.
Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Made of a 100% polyester woven ripstop shell bonded to a water-resistant laminated film and a 100% polyester sherpa fleece lining. Why did the guy have a phone that cost so much mounted to his handle bar in such a poor neighborhood? The course will go past Rancho Grijalva to El Mezcal Rm 39. I imagine rolling up my ground cloth lengthwise and stuffing it in the tire. I always forget, do I rotate the base of my sundial clockwise, or counter? We would really appreciate any advice that you could give us. I think they were cheaper than most, although as I packed a lot of my stuff in with the bike, I had to pay a bit more than a normal bag for the flight to San Diego. This durable hooded sweatshirt has a thermal lining to help keep you warm and comfortable in all types of weather.
Probably not, but that might depend on personal strengths and preferences. I surely hope this never happens again, but to avoid risk, I think the best solution is for riders to leave Tecate during the morning and continue down the route before camping in the backcountry, farther away from town. It will take racers into a section of nasty silt and hill climbs. Johnson, now retired, had 15 class wins, amazingly in eight different classes. The race course goes along the highway from San Matias to Villa del Sol then crossing the highway at El Chinero, north to Coabuso Junction and then out to Borrego, up Highway 1 and up the goat trail to checkpoint 4 Nuevo Junction. The course will go behind Ciudad Constitution to Santa Rita where another new trail goes to Loma Amarilla where the final Checkpoint No.
But we know we must go back if we live, and we don't know why. It includes the approximate 30 mile stretch to Ojos Negros which is used in both directions. A friend and I are doing a section in November starting from osos negros by Ensenada and riding down 4 days and 2 back. Use the search features to filter the products you are looking for. Shari, Are those upset with the ejidos local Mexican residents or race enthusiasts? This is a collectors item. If you have already made plans to begin the Baja Divide on Jan 2, 2017 and have not yet contacted us, please email Nicholas at bajadivide gmail. Not a lot of surface water sources on route, a few in some of the mountain sections, but they only really help in one or two places, else where the distances are not that great.
The stone mountains pile up to the sky and there is little fresh water. Include your name, hometown, and the bike you will be riding. However, is it necessary for water sources in the small towns? The total length is 807 miles, and will cover some territory that racers are familiar with, as well as some areas that are completely new and have never been driven on before. The race will have its normal start from Ensenada to Piedras Gordas, then out to highway 3 around Rm 20. Which segments do you consider would be nice to try or avoid? In fact, I think a cold Tecate and some tacos are calling my name right now! Tyvek is surprisingly resistant to penetration despite being lightweight. Looking at google maps, 26.
He said he bought a Mexican sim card, and was robbed of his Galaxy phone less than 10 minutes later, inside the city limits of Tecate. Our unfriendly assailant was on a bike as well and we believe that we just had some bad luck and happened to pass this asshole right before we descended the canyon. From there it will be on to Catarina then back to Ojos Negros and from Ojos Negros back to the finish line. Nicholas Ton, there are many good tubeless tires. Hall will be racing this year in the Stock Full class where he will split the driving with his son Chad Hall.