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Old 03-11-2011, 12:20 PM   #40
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Location: Kamloops, BC
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So, a bit of a brief recap: Five of us (Ross [Trail Boss a la Google Earth], Reid, Brian, Murray, Wayne, and myself) left Kamloops on Thursday, Feb 10th at noon and drove to Vancouver where we picked up Lev and Randall. We crossed into the US at about supper time and drove nonstop (aside from fuel stops and a breakfast stop in California) until we got to San Diego at about 11:30 PM Friday. Our border crossing at Tijuana was relatively smooth and we slept for three hours roadside in Ensenada. Breakfast in San Quintin and a good drive on the Highway sin Shoulders...

Murray drove the 1.5 hour whiteknuckle section from Guererro Negro to San Ignacio in the dark ...a task no one would enjoy driving.

For those of you who have never been there, the highways in Baja are greatly improving over the years, but there tends to be NO SHOULDERS as the pavement drops off dangerously an inch from the white line....leaving absolutely no room for error !!!!!

The "Penalty for Failure" is something you don't want to experience...

(Rumarosa Grade bike trail).

All the bus drivers did a heroic job despite the passenger comments throughout the trip, especially in Baja...

Passengers were occasionally reminded that they should just sit back and...

Ged Schwartz
Kamloops , BC

Baja '05 , Baja 06/07 , Baja 08/09 , BC Alpine Single Track

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