A friend and I are planning a roughly three month-long tour of Mexico next spring. We've both done a few shorter tours, but this would be our first of any real (longer than a week) duration. I feel pretty good about gear, etc, but have questions about Mexico itself. What advice do you have for bike tourists going in regarding the current drug/police situation? I don't believe that, if we avoid the worst places, we'll have too much trouble in this area, but what should we know going in?
Also, any more general advice about touring in Mexico would also be greatly appreciated.