Whereas all people talks about easy methods to get extra folks onto bikes, CSC Bikes is busy doing about 75% of the issues that must be completed. CSC’s cute little RXR didn’t win final week’s 2017 Light-weight ADV Shootout, but it surely did surprisingly nicely in opposition to a few bikes that value a bunch more cash: $three,495 is sort of low-cost sufficient for even me to have the ability to afford one, however wait, there’s extra. Included within the value of this ADV bike is an precise ADV. (Really you’ll need to spend $400 extra for the RX3, which comes with locking baggage and different equipment to make it tour-worthy.)
Joe Berk isn’t simply one in all CSC Bikes’ principals, he’s additionally been using Baja for years, and even has a brand new guide out. Now whenever you purchase a CSC, they’ll throw in a free tour of all people’s favourite a part of Mexico. Nicely, not fairly free, however all you need to pay is your bills, like $100 a day; eight days ought to work out to about $800. New bike and Baja tour, nonetheless lower than most new bikes. Bingo.
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CSC Bikes introduced as we speak that its fifth Baja Journey Tour will happen from 10-17 March 2018. CSC provides this tour at no cost to riders of its iconic RX3 journey.
“We’ve been offering the Baja excursions since we launched the RX3 in 2015,” Steve Seidner, CSC Bikes President and Chief Govt Officer, mentioned. “It began as an off-the-cuff point out on our weblog that we’d be taking our RX3s by Baja once they first arrived within the US, and the overwhelming response and curiosity to that stunned us. The Baja journeys at the moment are a key a part of our advertising and marketing technique. We even have folks purchase the RX3 motorbike particularly to allow them to trip Baja with us. It’s introduced new folks and youthful folks into motorcycling, and that’s a great factor.”
The CSC Baja excursions cowl 2000 miles and lasts eight days. The tour follows Baja’s Transpeninsular Freeway all the best way to Loreto, with stops alongside the best way in Baja’s Valle de los Cirios, Scammon’s Lagoon, San Ignacio, Sierra San Francisco, Santa Rosalia, Mulege, Bahia Concepcion, and Loreto. Highlights embody visits to the 300-year previous working missions in San Ignacio, Mulege, and Loreto, whale watching in Scammon’s Lagoon, an off-road tour to the traditional cave work excessive within the Sierra San Francisco Mountains, the all-steel Gustav Eiffel Church in Santa Rosalia, and genuine Baja epicurean delights throughout all the journey.
“We don’t cost something for this tour,” mentioned Joe Berk, CSC’s trip organizer. “Individuals need to pay their very own bills straight as they’re incurred, however there’s no tour payment or something like that. We’re not within the motorbike touring enterprise. We’re within the enterprise of introducing new and not-so-new riders to inexpensive journey motorcycling. For the trip individuals, it really works out to one thing underneath 100 bucks a day for gasoline, meals, and resort bills. We expect it’s a hell of deal, and we don’t know some other importer who’s doing something like this. It’s a win-win for us and for the oldsters who purchase CSC bikes.”
Joe Berk, an skilled Baja rider, lately revealed Moto Baja! The guide describes his experiences touring Baja on quite a lot of bikes. Moto Baja! is obtainable straight from CSC Bikes or from Amazon.com.
The RX3 is a 250cc fully-equipped journey touring motorbike. Its $three,895 value contains lockable panniers and topcase, skid plate, guards, windshield, liquid cooling, a Four-valve/Four-stroke/OHC engine, a 6-speed transmission, and adjustable entrance and rear suspension. A service handbook is included with each motorbike, and CSC homeowners have entry to intensive on-line upkeep tutorials. CSC gives a 2-year, limitless mileage guarantee.
Extra data is out there at www.CSCMotorcycles.com and on the CSC weblog.