Mexico Beyond The Resorts

If you’re looking for a unique adventure and the thrill of discovering exciting places beyond the beaches, in a country where you already love the friendly people and great climate, let’s talk.

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Our Tours

All of our rides begin and end at John and Lynn’s home in the quaint town of Ajijic, about 45 minutes south of Guadalajara. The rides vary in difficulty and emphasis; some are better suited for couples, some for challenging routes, some for exploring the history of the heart of Mexico.

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Our Bikes

All of our bikes have BMW "GS" suspension which provides more road clearance and more suspension travel than any cruiser, sport bike, or touring bike can. It also delivers the agility and stability for carving through the turns. The result is a safer and more confident ride that leaves the rider free to enjoy the country.

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John and Lynn

Our Story

Riders of the Sierra Madre was founded in 2009 by John and Lynn Gilbank, a Canadian couple who met in Mexico nearly 30 years prior. Having spent several years working with the Canadian foreign service and as an executive in a major oilfield supply business, and once their two sons, Ben and Rich, had established careers of their own, John and Lynn returned to Mexico with an invigorated passion for the all the country had to offer, from mountain ranges and volcanoes to beaches and margaritas.

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