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Old 01-14-2016, 09:20 AM   #1
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Quick write up from The Adventure Portal on an Agile-led trip to the Baja 1000 that I joined for 36 hours...

Down south, Mexico Way: TAP's Baja Adventure - | TAP into Adventure!

(for the record, I intentionally buried my van in the sand.. wanted to test my winch with loaded van and trailer.. and it worked great.)
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Old 01-14-2016, 10:23 AM   #2
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Great story! It rekindled my interest in doing a similar trip, that I've been talking about for 3 years.

I've driven to Ensenada a few times, but since finding ADVrider.com, I've been Jonesin' for a trip deep into Baja, maybe to LaPaz. I have some VW Bus friends, and a retired co-worker with his band of BMW adventure bike buddies that make annual trips. Piggy backing onto a SCORE or NORRA event seems like a way to meld both my motorsports life with my nature seeking adventure side.

I keep wanting to go, but haven't made it a priority.... yet.

This story just moved that trip up the list, thank you!
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Nice read and photos. Very inspiring. I'll get down there someday.
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Quick write up from The Adventure Portal

(for the record, I intentionally buried my van in the sand.. wanted to test my winch with loaded van and trailer.. and it worked great.)
Any pics of the recovery?
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Any pics of the recovery?
Not from me.. I hooked up to arctictraveller's van and pulled myself out in seconds, then backed right back into where I came out of.. just not punching it to spin the tires the second time!
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Jeff, later stuck his van trying to climb up a little bank to camp - since it was dug in "level" he camped right there, and a quick tug the next morning pulled him right out.

As a little side note - everyone who got stuck had a "Straight Axle" up front - just sayin'.

No TTB's were stuck in the making of this adventure!
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No TTB's were stuck in the making of this adventure!
Obviously proving that people with TTBs are wimps.
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Obviously proving that people with TTBs are wimps.
but always willing to wait for the rest of the group to catch up.
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Whoo, getting a little deep around here (pun intended!), now I'm wondering if this adventure even happened
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Can't wait until I can tag along on one of these trips!
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