Argentina Starting at Mendoza and Heading East

A ride across Argentina starting at Mendoza and heading East. Josh is going to be an exchange student here for a year so we thought we’d get acquainted with the country through a bike ride. Western Argentina is very dry but rivers coming from the snow melting in the Andes have allowed irrigation to exist… Read more

A Tour of Sri Lanka

As a young family we take on the island on our custom touring bikes. I’m running a touring shop in Sydney and have access to any component made. With a 15 month old child on a Rex baby seat, we land at Negombo, follow the coast down as far as Hambamtota, then come up into… Read more

A Ride from Hyderabad Airport to Bangalore Airport

A ride from Hyderabad Airport to Bangalore Airport. We don’t go into either city. We head south west through Raichur to Hampi for the first rest day. Because of the direction of approach we stay on the north side of the river (the Tungabhadra). It is so different to the other side where I stayed… Read more

A Ride Up the East Coast of the South Island of New Zealand

We focused on some of the routes developed for cyclists including the Balclutha Gorge Trail, the Otago Rail Trail, the Maungatapu Track and some of Queen Charlotte Sound. After riding around from Invercargill we head inland from Clutha and find great cycling infrastructure. You have to hand it to the Kiwis. They do it well.… Read more
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