Monthly Archives: May 2012

Big news

I need to get back to the Mexican 1000 story but I have 2 big news items first.  I have been considering upgrading from the DRZ400 for a while.  The DRZ has been a great bike and I will certainly … Continue reading

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Mexican 1000, Dia Tres.

Day 3, Loreto to La Paz: After my late night and with the time penalties for not finishing either stage they day before I decided to go into tourist mode on Day 3.  The bike felt harsh on the rocky … Continue reading

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Dia 2, part 2. A tribute to some great new friends

Day 2 continued. One important aspect of rally racing is overcoming obstacles and just getting to the finish.  The overall winner is not always the fastest guy but the one who dealt with problems the best.  Many of the finishing … Continue reading

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Mexican 1000 – Dia Dos, part 1

Day 2, Special Stage 1, Bay of L.A to El Arco, 125 miles: Bay of L.A. was the nicest town of the trip, I am glad I got in early enough to enjoy it for a while.  It is out … Continue reading

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Day Uno, Part Tres

Day 1, Special Stage 3, 56 miles: By the start of stage 3 I was getting a little tired out but feeling OK.  This stage took us down the east side of Baja from Purertocitos through “Coco’s Corner” toward Bahia … Continue reading

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Día Uno, part dos

Back in 1967 when the original Mexican 1000 was run there was no pavement and not much for roads.  Since then of course Baja has been much more developed, especially in the northern part.  This of course means we did … Continue reading

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Mexican 1000 – Día Uno, my intro to cross-country rally

Day 1 of the race started bright and early, we were supposed to be lined up for the start at 5:30 am and would begin the transit out of town to the first stage at 6:00.  I was up fairly … Continue reading

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Relaxing in Cabo post-race

The race is finished and I am relaxing in San Jose Del Cabo for a couple days before flying home.  I have some great stories to tell from the adventure but wanted to post to make sure everyone knows I … Continue reading

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