There were just three kilometres left to the top. Three. Measly. Kilometres. By foot it would take just over 30 minutes, hell in a crowded mall on your hands and knees it would take under an hour. But at the rate we’d been going, pushing up 20 per cent dirt grades on one of Colombia’s […]
Colombia’s breathtakingly beautiful and breathtakingly steep coffee country takes you from quaint pueblas to rugged mountain roads while truly testing your cycling mettle! Our travels by bike from Jardin to Salento and everything in between.
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 […]