Update 9/13/16: Due to a high level of interest in the Jan 2, 2017 group start on the Baja Divide, “registration” for the ride is now closed. Anyone who has e-mailed or commented on the site with the intention of the doing this ride will soon receive a message verifying participation and providing further details of the event. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Note, the Baja Divide is a free resource and the route is open to ride at any time, while this message pertains only to the event on Jan 2.
Join a group of riders on the Baja Divide Route.
Meet in San Diego on Jan. 2, 2017. Ride over Otay Mountain to the border crossing in Tecate, continue riding south at your own pace, build your own group ride. Ride as much of the route as you want; plan up to 6 weeks for the complete route. Bring a bike with at least 2.3″ tires (3.0″ recommended), up to 8L water capacity, and with the ability to carry up to 2 days of food. Tubeless tires are required, not recommended.
Three airports serve Baja California Sur, in Loreto, La Paz, and San Jose del Cabo. Daily bus service is available back north to Tijuana from most larger towns along Hwy 1. Several ferries are available from La Paz to the mainland, connecting to Topolobampo and Mazatlan.
Leave a comment below if you plan to join the ride on January 2, 2017. Include your name, hometown, and the bike you will be riding.
Contact Nicholas Carman at email@example.com for further questions.