We’d towed around 100km already, what the hell lets do it some more, we’d become very efficient at towing averaging around 70kph on the flat ground heading to Bayamo. I knew the road back to Santiago, I’d ridden sections of it before, maybe half was freeway so the best road surface Cuba could offer.
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Pavement or Glory? 15 river crossings and Cubas steepest dirt road
He smiled, “you probably don’t know that nobody uses that road anymore, it has river crossings and gets remote…but it’d be fun on those bikes unless it rains tonight.”
It rained all night long, torrential rain!
We got up in the morning, he asked “pavement or glory?’
Havana, lots of red dirt and life in prison
We made this hill climb that is way steeper than it looks, the locals watched amazed that we would attempt it and then informed us there’s an easier road off to the right as this has only been used for foot traffic for years, haha!
Let’s go get muddy…backroads of Cuba
There was one objective for Cuba this time around after having ridden around 4500km last time on primarily paved roads – this time find more dirt, lots more dirt…
Time to leave Mexico and head to Cuba…
Before moving on to all the Cuba stuff, sorry, it will be next month as uploads to SmugMug here aren’t happening easily even with newly found wifi, so I’ll finish Mexico… Leaving Mexico as the sunsets, not really sure when we’ll see it again so I took a quick snap of our final Mexican sunsetContinue reading “Time to leave Mexico and head to Cuba…”