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We'll be there for Spring Break. Any MTB connections I should know about? I'n not hauling bikes but will bring shoes/pedals, helmet, camelback if there is something worth doing,
 

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Drink and snorkel. No cleats needed.
Exactly. If you're at spring break and are sober enough to actually ride a bike then you are doing something wrong.
 

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Isn't this sorta like going to Moab and asking about where to go snorkelling?:confused:
Have a fun trip!!!
 

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I wouldn't go there if I were U

My friend just got back from Cabo and got beat up and dragged out into the desert at gunpoint by the "police". If he wanted to live he had to buy his way out buy pulling all his money out of an ATM machine.

That place is getting worse and worse. Everywhere you go locals are constantly badgering you to buy drugs and if you don't they are in cahoots with with cops. Don't trust anyone, including the police. Spend you money in the US instead.

Good Luck
 

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Not quite the help I was hoping for.

There are mtb services down there and I was hoping someone had experience with them. I'm just looking for one ride amidst a week of sun, swimming, and tequila. Cycling is a great way to see a place.
 

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Berkeley Mike said:
We'll be there for Spring Break. Any MTB connections I should know about? I'n not hauling bikes but will bring shoes/pedals, helmet, camelback if there is something worth doing,
I don't understand. This is only 25 words. Can you please add 1,275 more?
 

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There is a small network of trails in Las Barriles an hour north of Cabo http://www.velawindsurf.com/html/pages/destinations/baja/other-activities.php
I've ridden there a few times. They have good MTB rentals. It's intended for guests but I have been able to negotiate a rental and route maps (if it's a windy day). When the wind is down, the guests are more likely to be using MTB's. The routes are enough to keep you busy for a day, maybe two and it's a tourist area and very unlikely you will get hassled on those trails. . That is what I would recommend and all you need to bring is shoes and pedals and camelback..
 

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My friend just got back from Cabo and got beat up and dragged out into the desert at gunpoint by the "police". If he wanted to live he had to buy his way out buy pulling all his money out of an ATM machine.

That place is getting worse and worse. Everywhere you go locals are constantly badgering you to buy drugs and if you don't they are in cahoots with with cops. Don't trust anyone, including the police. Spend you money in the US instead.

Good Luck
sounds like your friend got drunk and tried to haggle or scam some local drug dealers. Have YOU ever been there?

The place is safe. Don't worry, unless you plan on getting sh!tface drunk and looking to score drugs or hookers. If you do plan on that, then just be careful. :)
 

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The place is safe. Don't worry, unless you plan on getting sh!tface drunk and looking to score drugs or hookers. If you do plan on that, then just be careful. :)
What he said. I can't speak for Cabo but I've been to Cancun for spring break and it was one of the funnest weeks of my life! Got absolutey destroyed every night, MTV was there and everything, was all just awesome! In fact, I still got my nipple ring from when I got pierced there one night! It's the only souvenir I brought back. (Okay, two souvenirs...the other one was herpes, but hey I'd still do it all over again it was that much fun!)
 

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Have YOU ever been there?
Yeah, I went there bout 10 years ago and stayed at a condo. Had a good time. However, times have changed. Cant speak for what exactly happened, I do know he and some friends were out drinking when the sh!t went down. But hey, you should be able to go drinking, right?

Cabo is no Cancun. Cancun is totally safe.

Hey, I'm sure it will be fine, but thats what my buddy thought.
 

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I was down there last winter and went on a MTB tour that was supposed to be technical singeltrack. If you like the adrenaline release getting chased by bulls (and pit bulls) or bombing down sandy fire road, only to hit a sand filled arroyo and loose all of your speed, go for it.

I preferred tequila shots on the beach. Personal Preference.
 

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with Velawindsurf. They shut down in March. I'm there in April. It looks like Margueritas by the pool. The beach is all sand and stuff. Ugh!
 

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cmon4day said:
Yeah, I went there bout 10 years ago and stayed at a condo. Had a good time. However, times have changed. Cant speak for what exactly happened, I do know he and some friends were out drinking when the sh!t went down. But hey, you should be able to go drinking, right?

Cabo is no Cancun. Cancun is totally safe.

Hey, I'm sure it will be fine, but thats what my buddy thought.
Went to cabo about 3 yrs ago and Cancun/Playa this year. I felt safe at both, but a bit more in Cabo. It really depends on what you are up to. Just drinking, your fine. Any more than that and just use good judgement! We were a pretty rowdy group for a bachelor party, but knew when to tone it down. Tipping the security guard good when you get there goes a loooong way. :thumbsup:

To Mike, I'd recommend an ATV tour instead of MTB tour. I didnt get to mtb there, but the ATV thing was lots-o-fun. Only half our group made it because the rest were hung over or were ....
 
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