January 12, 2005 GMT - Asado Enduro
We were warned about the endless straight roads, we were told horror stories about the fierce winds but what we were not told was how many asados (bbqs) we would have to eat and how all those fantastic steaks would convert to fat so quickly.
Catching up on 22 years of vegitarianism
November 14, 2004 GMT - Bolivia El Mejor
The worlds most dangerous road!!! Naarrrr the M1 is more dangerous on friday rush hour.
We survived it but we didnít get the t-shirt, (you have to do it on mountain bike to get one of those.) There is no doubt though that itís a pretty spectacular road , 70km of single track road that hugs the mountainside from 4200m to 1200m, giving way to 200m drops to the jungle floor below.
October 13, 2004 GMT - Lima to La Paz
Easy, just dont ride off the edge!
On the bikes at 5am on a drizling Lima morning and we finally escaped the the city without drama, headed for our desert oasis 200kms down the road.
August 20, 2004 GMT - The Great Escape
I found a new friend at Machu Picchu!
It may look easy to get out of Ecuador but that just aint the case for us. Dont know who to blame it on but someone didn't want us to leave Quito, let alone Ecuador. Go on click on more to see how we did it, you know you want to.............
What you looking at you bald git!!!
July 14, 2004 GMT - Viva South America
After 7 long winter months teaching back in the UK at last I am can start the second part of the adventure. Bring it on
November 05, 2003 GMT - Turbo Tourismo in Centro America
Have the border crossing all become a living nightmare like people tell me, did Guetemala in a pre-election frenzy cause me some hairy moments
October 23, 2003 GMT - Mexico, Done & Dusty
From lots of rules and regulations and relative order to chaotic driving and congested living and people doing what seemingly doing just what they want. Yep you have just crossed the border into Mexico.
October 13, 2003 GMT - The Lower 48
I cruised the coast road, survived traffic hell in San Fransisco, modified the bike in Yosemite, survived death in Death Valley, lost no money in Las Vegas and cruised through a furnace to get to Albuquerque. Another fantastic month on...
September 13, 2003 GMT - My Boots Are Made For Walking
Three weeks on Vancouver Island, not exactly what I had planned, more like three days. I have learnt two valuable lessons from it. Foremost, european model only bikes are a pain in the ass to get bits for and there...
September 02, 2003 GMT - Bike Goes Bang
Bike Goes Bang
August 20, 2003 GMT - Two Up Cruising
Two Up Cruising
July 26, 2003 GMT - Gone bush and back, got a fish and got me a woman!
You click into first and pull away. You have 20 tunes lined up on your MP3 player. Fifty miles into the dirt road leaves you with 40 more to go to the small town and gas station. The sun is...
July 08, 2003 GMT - The Bike Arrives and I Head North
The Bike Arrives and I Head North
June 25, 2003 GMT - The Start Of The Adventure
I have run into some incredible luck in the name if Chuck Manley, a local, who has loaned me a motorcycle and given me info on all the prime off/on road routes. For the last week I have been checking...