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…
CLIMBING a mountain, any mountain, is a little like giving birth. You spend a hell of a lot of time in excruciating pain, using muscles in places you didn’t even know you had places, pushing like hell to reach the summit when all of a sudden, after one last big effort, it comes. Covered […]
WARNING: This blog contains explicit content and an excessive amount of toilet humour. “I FARTED!” It’s 7am on a frosty morning near Khorog when the last words you expect to hear shouted in glee boom from the tent next to us. The shout has come from British cyclist Richard and it results in a round […]
IT’S Sunday in Tehran and heavy pollution sits like an old blanket over the city. Here air quality levels could at times put Beijing to shame while the traffic could give Rome a run for its money but for the first time in months we’re truly removed. Instead we’re watching rich Iranians swing Gucci handbags […]
SPEAK to any world cycle tourist and you’ll find a few consistencies. A feverish love of cheap kebab, a burning hatred of Turkish truck drivers and a love of Iran. Months before we’d even put foot to pedal on our global ride travellers had gushed their praise for this Middle Eastern and some cyclists had […]
MENTAL slumps strike when you least expect. One minute you’re on top of the world, feeling better than Bear Grylls on steroids as you pump the pedals to new adventures and then suddenly just getting out of bed is your new Everest. It was just a few hours after Istanbul’s sprawl disappeared from the horizon that a severe case […]
It’s only taken a couple of months but after endless hours of video editing (thanks Scott) here is our seven minute Cycling Morocco movie! Featuring: Freddie and Birte (from Germany), Franck (from France) and Paula and Gaspar (from Portugal). Oh and us of course (Sarah and Scott from Australia).