biking in Baja Divide

Bike/La Bici – Requirements for Baja Divide Tour

A 27.5+ hardtail with tubeless wheels and durable tires is recommended for the Baja Divide. The recent proliferation of plus bikes, which feature 3.0” wide tires, are a boon to bicycle adventurers in Baja California. -Sandy tracks require 3.0” tires for flotation, while wide tires also provide natural suspension and necessary traction on rough terrain. … Read more

Baja Divide History/Historia

The Baja Divide was developed by Nicholas Carman and Lael Wilcox in the winter of 2015-2016 on two consecutive rides down the peninsula. Lael and I last rode into Mexico in 2011 when we spent six months riding from Tacoma, WA to the southern tip of Baja, where we then caught a sailboat across the Sea of Cortez to … Read more

Baja Divide Route

Baja Divide Route Overview/Informacion General

The Baja Divide is a rugged 1,700-mile off-pavement bikepacking route down the length of the Baja California peninsula, from San Diego, CA, USA to San José del Cabo, BCS, MX, researched and developed by Nicholas Carman and Lael Wilcox in the winter and spring of 2015-16. This route connects the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez, historic Spanish mission … Read more