First day riding in Iceland and almost immediately I am doing river crossings
On incline starts and general climbs in the sand, it really was a great help making riding a breeze, where a normal knobby would have taken a little more concentration on my part.
Packing is a very individual thing and each person will differ greatly, but for those of you who like to read pack lists and are trying to reduce your pack size/ weight, this might be the post for you This is the gear that works for me, it may not work for you but itContinue reading “RTW packing in 40 liters, and less than 40lbs…challenge accepted”
Caraz is not a bad place to be stuck in for two weeks, even with bad food poisoning. A nice little hotel right on the main square, secure parking in the courtyard, and my buddy @mak arrived His bike is a Yamaha 250 Tenere, pretty much a perfect bike for South America, Fi, amazing mileage of over 400km toContinue reading “Peru, Ecuador and Colombia Offroad Part 5…and Leaving South America”
…we made sure we were on the west side of Huascarán National Park so we could do a two-day loop, across the park on the #106 and back on the #107, this took us 4 days to complete…
The dirt tracks we nothing short of spectacular with views across the mountains and valleys for days, we could stop for a few minutes and pick tracks that looked fun
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.
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…
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…”
Klim said – “pick any jacket you want!” My choice might surprise you…