Transierra Norte THE RIDE
Oaxaca is now internationally recognized for its amazing world-class singletrack riding in the northern region of the state, but besides that, Oaxaca has plenty of other riding areas, cultural activities, and culinary experiences to be discovered.
Transierra Norte THE RIDE is a mountain bike travel proposal for the ones who are in search of high quality and unique riding holiday accompanied by the traditional magic that surrounds Oaxaca year around. Either join one of our group rides and meet more riders like you or decide to build your own private trip with your friends, the Transierra Norte head team will ensure you have the best time on and off the bike. From riding 400 years old Zapotec culture trails up at 3000 m/ 9000 ft over sea level along the Oaxaca´s mountain range guided by professional bilingual local and world traveler riders, to sit down on a rooftop bar in the heart of Oaxaca City and enjoy a Mezcal Margarita accompanied with some of the best food your palate has ever tasted. Visit the cultural attractions such as ancient ruins, museums, cooking classes, mezcal tasting, handcrafts workshops and more. Give yourself the opportunity to travel along the state and visit the paradise beach towns that the Pacific southwest of Mexico and why not, try riding waves with a local professional surf guide.
All of our trips are planned in order to guide and ride with intermediate to expert riders thru more than 30 km or 20 miles of singletrack with an average of 2500 m/7500 ft of elevation loss in every day making sure each of every rider gets the best riding experience, we love riding so if the group still has gas on the tank and the time allows us we are always up for a bonus lap. Learn more about riding expectations here!
Lodging, we have different lodging options for you to choose depending on what works best for you and your budget. From staying in the TSN bike lodge fully equipped for mountain bikers or book a beautiful and comfortable hotel. Learn more about lodging options!
The food, what would it be about an amazing ride without great meals and drinks? With our rides, you will have the opportunity to delight the most traditional dishes in some of the best restaurants in and out of Oaxaca city, no matter your food restrictions we have you covered with different options, the mezcal cocktail bars will introduce you to the Mexican culture of Mixology, Mezcal drinks prepared with natural and regional ingredients from Oaxaca.
Transportation, our good shuttle designed vehicles will pick you up at the airport with your arrival, then take you to your hotel and Transierra Norte HQ to build your bike with a cold beer and delicious snacks. These vehicles will be your shuttle transportation during your time in Oaxaca equipped with bike tools, spare parts, snacks, hydration, first aid kits and all needed during your time in the trails, and will also ensure to drop you off on time at the airport for your departure.
You will be guided by the Transierra Norte head team assisted with talented and English spoken local riders, you will have 1 guide for every 4 people in your group to ensure the quality and safety of your rides. The Transierra Norte mountain bike head guides are expert level riders with Mexican Federal Tourism Adventure, PMBI (Professional Mountain Bike Instructor) and WFR (Wilderness First Responder) certifications. They all we´ll make sure you have a great time riding the amazing singletrack Transierra Norte it´s been discovering and building for the past race editions and the upcoming ones. Meet the team here!
Welcome to the Transierra Norte Bike HQ, a place where you will feel like home building your bike, drinking one of our craft beers. It´s a relaxing area 1 block away from Oaxaca´s downtown, and fully equipped with bike bag and mountain bike storage, bike wash, bike tools, and a very chill area to relax after your ride or while you wait for your bike shuttle to pick you up.
What is included?
⧐ All land Transportation and MTB shuttles
⧐ 7 nights of lodging
⧐ Welcome Dinner
⧐ Goodbye Dinner
⧐ All Breakfasts and Coffee
⧐ Riding Snacks and post-ride brews
⧐ 1 MTB guide for every 4 riders
⧐ Full-time cultural guide
⧐ Dining reservations in the best spots in Oaxaca
⧐ Mezcal and tasting
⧐ Full Access to the Transierra Norte HQ
⧐ First Aid and medical assistance
⧐ Travel planning assistance
⧐ Trail fees and trail building donatives
Book your Mountain Bike Ride here or email us to organize a private trip for you and your friends, we make everything happen and please feel free to reach out if you have any further questions or ideas for your Mountain Bike Ride in Oaxaca, Mexico.