Climbing to the City :: Rain, Flats & Night Riding

Climbing toward Jalisco state line; Looking back at Ixtlan

August 11 – 15th :: Ixtlán del Río, Nayarit to Guadalajara, Jalisco Our panniers are packed and we’ve smeared ourselves with the proper amount of sunblock. We’ve been ready to ride out of Ixtlán del Río for hours now yet we’re still standing in the hotel lobby with our loaded bicycles leaning against the registration desk. We’re not [Read More…]

Nayarit :: Rain forests, Volcanoes & Lessons Learned

Riding the “mole hills” out of Tepic.

August 2 – 10th, 2012, Nayarit, Mexico We leave Tepic with our eyes set on the town of Jala, a little over 72 kilometers away (~44 miles). Now that we are 3000 feet above sea level, the weather is bearable. But it doesn’t take us long to realize that we’ve traded insufferable heat and flat roads in for some climbing and heavy [Read More…]

Sinaloa to Nayarit :: Coastal Heat, Climbing & The Dash

[Did you miss us? After a month off from blogging, we’re picking up where we left off. In case you’re wondering where we are right now, we’re currently hunkered down in a quiet little town in Jalisco, a little over 5,000 feet above sea level, hoping to finish writing our Tiny House eBook. It’s an absolutely beautiful time to be here right now [Read More…]