“If everything you’ve done up until now is just a warm up – then South America is the main game!” It took one day of cycling in Colombia to realise exactly what this meant…
Mexico’s very own Route 666 weaves from near Sinaloa’s coast to Durango’s alpine forests along one of the country’s most beautiful rides.
“A passenger flung his door open narrowly missing Scott but catching me front on, causing me to superman over the bike and into the gravel” … The road from Montana to Yellowstone National Park and what happened next…
WHEN it comes to China and roads you never know what you’re going to get. Cities pop up over night, super highways are being carved across the landscape at an alarming rate and if your map’s older than six months chances are it’s as useful as boobs on a bull. We’d been faffing about China’s […]
I’M hunched over my bike in Kangding, China, feeling a pedal stroke away from cardiac arrest, when it hits me – I’ve made a bloody horrible mistake. I’m unfit, I’m unprepared and I’ve picked one of the worst places on the planet to discover it. Just 10 minutes earlier we’d pedalled out of our flea […]
IT’S 11am on a snowy pass in central Kyrgyzstan and even five layers can’t keep out the claws of a bitter wind. My tyres crunch over ice, snow and frozen mud as I push the last few metres to the top and there’s barely time for happy snaps before the sheer cold forces my stinging […]
SAYING goodbye to a warm bed and a hot shower is tough. Knowing three (4000+) mountain passes and 320km lie between you and your next one is nothing short of heart-breaking. And so it was (pathetically) with a heavy heart and sluggish legs that we began the slow push uphill out of Khorog after two […]