My first, loud impressions of Peru. Cajamarca – Caraz.Read More In search of El Silencio
I left the Casa de Ciclistas in good company, in the form of the Swiss cyclist, Martin. He’s on a similar worldwide trip like mine and whose reason for riding to wild and remote places was ‘to escape humans’. Naturally, we got on well. Leaving Tumbaco we continued to follow bikepacking.com’s TEMBR route, winding our […]Read More Two out of Three Volcanoes
Tumbaco is a plain old suburb to the East of Quito, but it’s likely to be on the map of everyone travelling in South America by bike. It’s near a disused train line turned cycle path, that’s gentle gradients were a merciful change to the steep climbs of Ecuadorian roads. But the main reason for […]Read More Who do you find at La Casa De Ciclistas?
First Impressions of riding the TEMBR in Northern Ecuador.Read More Getting Away From It All
Cycling ‘el trampolin de la muerte’, Colombia’s death road: Mocoa-Pasto.Read More The other death road
Most of the joys of cycling around the world have nothing to do with cycling, but cycling acts as the means to them. My last few days in New Zealand are a case in point to this.Read More Indirect Advantages
The difficulties of getting off the beaten track, if you’re somewhat on the lazy side, are of course what you encounter while you’re having ‘type two fun’, but also are found in the process of getting off the track in the first place. Here’s me on my first time doing what my ‘bikepacking’ setup has allowed me to do: push my bike a lot and love itRead More Type Two Fun