The largest motorcycle rally in Central America will start on Saturday February 7, 2015. Guatemala’s own Carvana del Zorro motorcycle rally starts its 54th year, and will have over 45,000 bikes.
Over 45 000 bikes are expected to participate. In comparison to the famous Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Datoka, this event is a one day one ride event. The rally will start at 7:30 am in front of the Catedral of Guatemala at the Parque Central in Guatemala City; and will head to Esquipulas , at the Guatemala-Honduras border. The ride is about 240 kilometers. The ride will raise money and other things to be donated to the poor schools in the area or to other benefits.
It’s quiet an experience, you will see all kind of bikes and riders. Several of our friends from Lake Atitlan Guatemala will be riding.
Motorcycle pilgrimage to Esquipulas.
The Caravan of Zorro, is a motorcycle pilgrimage to Esquipulas. The name of the caravan recognizes its founder Mr. Rubén Villadeleón, nicknamed the Fox. Ruben started the caravan with a group of friends without imagining the magnitude that would become his caravan.
Participants are accompanied with technical support and transportation for motorcycles that are damaged on the way. Mechanical repairs and counseling are provided at no cost during the tour regardless of the brand of motorcycle.
This unit and services provided by importers resulted in the participation of motorcyclists were increasing every year.
Since 1961, this trip has become an adventure full of experiences and sometimes danger, but also of moments and exceptional prints hidden path along the national territory.
Speed is important for some cyclest; but for many it is just an entertaining trip to spend a weekend enjoying the journey.
Historia del evento
En el 2010 la Caravana del Zorro cumple 49 años de peregrinación en motocicleta a Esquipulas, su nombre obedece al seudónimo de su fundador el Sr. Rubén Villadeleón quien inició con un grupo de amigos sin imaginar la magnitud que iba a tener su Caravana.
• En el 2,002 Fueron más de 7,000
• En el 2,003 Fueron más de 10,000
• En el 2,004 Fueron más de 12,000
• En el 2,005 Fueron más de 13,000
• En el 2,006 Fueron más de 16,000
• En el 2,007 Fueron más de 30,000
• En el 2,008 Fueron mas de 32,000
• En el 2,009 Fueron aproximadamente 35,000
• En el 2,010 Fueron aproximadamente 40,000