A little overdue, here’s a few photos from Ushuaia – and the beginnings of a coastal trail Skyler, Panthea, Nicholas and I explored, running south east from the city. We later extended the route, turning it into an overnight bikepack… [ Read More → ]
Well, not quite all of it, as it happens… Our original intention was to close the loop around this compact but rugged Andean range – a tight knot of snow-capped mountains lying south of the Cordillera Blanca, known to climbing … [ Read More → ]
I think I’m becoming obsessed with the Cordillera Blanca’s quebradas…
Having ridden all the way up to Shirapucro to visit Ben and his bici cooperativa, it seemed to shame not to put all that effort to good use … [ Read More → ]
Judging from these last couple of days, it looks like I’ll be lingering a little longer in Peru’s Cordillera Blanca than I first thought.
Special thanks to Charlie, of the idyllic Llanganuco Lodge, for showing me both his local … [ Read More → ]
I guess I must do, as I’ve found myself back at Cotopaxi once more… And I certainly took enough photos of this beautiful, symmetrical cone of a volcano to suggest some form of obsession…
This time round, I took the … [ Read More → ]
I’m just back from the fabled Vuelta al Cotopaxi. Ok, so it wasn’t the official mountain biking race that’s encircles Ecuador’s most famous volcano, but a similar route of our own doing. Here’s a first round of photos – … [ Read More → ]
Returning to New Mexico has given me the chance to ride a couple of trails I heard about, but didn’t have time to explore before. Numero Uno on my wishlist was a classic local desert loop known as White Mesa… [ Read More → ]
As much as I love to travel the world, there are few places as beautiful as the English countryside on a fine summer’s day, and few spots as perfect as the Dorset coastline when the sun is glinting out to … [ Read More → ]
For various reasons which I’ll expand on at some point, I’ve had to put my journey on hold for a few of months.
I now find myself back in the UK, desperately missing the road and its rhythm. The bananas … [ Read More → ]
After running the gauntlet on the hectic, truck-infested highway to Bucaramanga, I was desperate to get back to the peace and quiet of the Colombian backcountry again – even if it promised an extra dose of rugged climbing, through the … [ Read More → ]