Mexico Motorcycling Rocky Point Rally

October 7, 2014 by
Categories: Motorcycle Insurance, Rocky Point

14th Annual Rocky Point Rally

2014 Rocky Point Rally Charitable Event

There is a $15 (U.S. Dollars) per person registration fee, with the proceeds going to a number of worthwhile charitable organizations, serving both the Puerto Peñasco and Sonoyta communities, including:

Passport Required

You’ll need to present a valid passport book, a passport card or green card to get back into the U.S. If you don’t already have a passport book, or card, the routine processing time to get one is typically 28 to 42 days, but the Department of State also offers an expedited service, which speeds the process to 3 weeks.

Getting to the Rocky Point Rally

To get to Rocky Point, the border crossing between Lukeville, Arizona, and Sonoyta, Sonora, is recommended. It is also best to stick to the main roads, and travel only during daylight hours. Last year, I was spotting plenty of rally riders heading south along Arizona State Route 85, from Gila Bend, down to Lukeville. As well as all along Mexican Federal Highway 8, which runs from the border crossing at Sonoyta, all the way down to Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point).

Stuff to Leave at Home

No Guns AllowedThere are a number of items that are prohibited from entering Mexico, and you’ll want to be sure not to bring any of them with you to the border crossing. Bringing guns, ammunition or knives into Mexico is illegal. Even a single bullet or a tiny pocket knife, can land you with mandatory jail time, so you’ll want to make sure you are not carrying any prohibited or illegal items, when you head for the border.

Motorcycle Laws in Sonora

Helmet and Eye ProtectionThe Mexican state of Sonora transit law requires all motorcycle drivers and passengers, to wear protective helmets, with either a face shield, or proper eye protection. Motorcycles are required to stay to right side of the road, unless they are passing another vehicle, and two motorcycles sharing the same lane, is not permitted.

Purchase Insurance for Mexico

Mexpro.comI personally would never take a ride into Mexico, without first purchasing Mexican Motorcycle Insurance for my bike, and Travel Medical Insurance for me and my passenger, and neither should you.