Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Highlighting other MC blogs: Ride, Stop and Go

I get a lot of enjoyment from reading about motorcycle stuff on my fellow motorcycle enthusiasts' blogs. I wanted to take some time and highlight some of their sites.

Today, it's all about Angela and Troy from Alberta, Canada, who run Best Motorcycle Rides and Roads, AKA: Ride, Stop and Go.

I really like this group (RideStopGo) and their site (www.ridestopngo.com) -- made up mostly of Harleys and big cruisers -- who have fun wherever they go.

What first intrigued me about their site was a Baja motorcycle ride: Here is a recent installment titled, "Riding our motorcycles into Mexico." Knowing Baja like I do, these guys really nailed it.

Check out their informative video on the Baja peninsula road conditions: VIDEOlink. Great job, guys!

Plan on riding down into Baja? No problemo. Here’s a quick video about the roads riding down the Baja peninsula and how good they actually were. About the same or better than Canada’s back roads!

What are the Roads in Mexico like?

Who in the hell said “the Roads in Mexico are horrible” ? They must have never ridden their motorcycles across some of the depilated roads at home here in Canada. The Baja’s “Transpeninsular” Highway or Mexico Federal Highway 1 as it is more commonly known runs North and South down the Baja of Mexico. The highway starts at Tijuana and criss crosses the Baja peninsula for just over 1000 miles ending in the beautiful resort city of Cabo San Lucas.

The roads in Mexico were nothing like we were told

We entered Tijuana in late March 2013 with some trepidation on the 2000 miles of unknown roads that lay ahead of us for the next three weeks. We soon found out the roads conditions were fantastic. Besides little or no shoulders, some construction, a few wash outs in the “dips”, the odd animal close to the road; we found the route down to Cabo, no worse than highways at home. Great blacktop, twists and turns, long flat straightaway’s, ample gas, hospitable people and great friends ensured we totally enjoyed the ride down the Baja. And so should you…

What is this… New Black Top on the Roads in Mexico

You will be just as surprised about the roads in Mexico, if you haven’t already ridden down the Baja before, how a large majority of the roads are fantastic. There is no seal chip highways on this road, sections of the roads just finished being upgraded as the black top was sweet to be riding on. When we rode down March 2013, the only rough section was around Catavina, the dips in the road showed signs of a previous wash out.


  1. Always nice to hear of blogs/sites I haven'tt seen before. Thank you.

    1. Careful...you're one of my next subjects! I'd like to profile you and the hubby soon. Expect a message... ;)