Repairs of body and gear, that is.
I’ve now been laid up for well over a week in Huaraz, (in)patiently awaiting my back and knee to mend. As such, there’s not much to report on the biking front. Ogre’s sitting …[ Read More → ]
Charlie recorded reams of footage on the GoPro. I haven’t got my head round iMovie yet, so this is just a couple of minutes chopped from one our favourite sections of trail – the traverse and descent from Portachuelo de …[ Read More → ]
A quick post…
At long last, I’m off to ‘ride’ the Huayhuash Circuit, an 8-10 day trekking route, that we’re hoping to condense into 5 days by bike.
Situated some ways south of the Cordillera Blanca, the loop traverses a …[ Read More → ]
A gripe – flu – has been doing the rounds of Huaraz. While I can proudly claim an iron stomach, I seem particularly prone to high altitude coughs and splutters, both of which are common in these dry and dusty …[ Read More → ]
I’m back from a hearty three and a half day, triple pass medley – via Punta Olympica (4890m), Pupash (4050m) and Portachuelo de Llanganuco (4676m).
Heading south? If there’s one biking detour to do in the Cordillera Blanca, then this …[ Read More → ]
Almost a year after I left off, I’m now back in Huaraz, the largest settlement in Peru’s Cordillera Blanca.
These last few days have afforded the chance to acclimatise, clock up some day rides and prepare for an attempt on …[ Read More → ]
As part of the new website launch, I’ll be trawling through old posts and refreshing them with larger photos and updated text. I’m starting with a one of my favourite rides in the Cordillera Blanca, a loop from Huaraz to …[ Read More → ]
It’s the eve of my departure from Peru. By tomorrow morning, I’ll be back in Los Angeles, heading for the glitzy, commercial ‘delights’ of Interbike, Las Vegas, one of the major trade shows of the biking calendar. There, I’ll be …[ Read More → ]