Alaska to ArgentinaBike PackingPeru
December 5, 2018

Perú: Desaguadero – Arequipa via Volcan Ticsani

Alone on the Altiplano Here's the story of our 570km ride from the Bolivia/Peru Border at Deasaguadero back to sunny Arequipa via some remote stretches of the departments of Puno, Tacna and Moquegua, southern Peru. This…
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December 2, 2018

Bolivia: Copacabana – Desaguadero

Bolivia, briefly. As I described in our last post, our original plan had been to enter Bolivia for just a few days and then turn north, towards Cusco, where we were going to have some extended…
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November 12, 2018

Bikepacking Basics: a Beginners Guide to Multi-day Dirt Rides

Introduction Bikepacking is a new name for an old sport: multi-day mountain biking or dirt-road touring with an emphasis on travelling light and seeking adventurous routes. Ever since the late 1800’s intrepid cyclists have strapped…
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November 11, 2018

Perú: Arequipa – Copacabana, via Volcan Ubinas

More Cones and Canyons. This post comes from just inside the Bolivia border, at Copacabana. It has been a fascinating and tough 10 day ride from Arequipa to here, once more crossing the Continental Divide…
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October 22, 2018

Perú Divide, Cones & Canyons: Cotahuasi – Arequipa

Cones & Canyons Part Two. Northern and central Peru are shaped and defined by the great mountain ranges of the Cordillera Blanca, Cordillera Huayhuash and the less-glaciated Cordillera Central, but by the time you reach the…
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Alaska to ArgentinaBike PackingPeru
October 22, 2018

Kathmandu ‘World Ready’ Mini-Doco

We're lucky to have some great sponsors on board with our Alaska to Argentina adventure – companies who have gone the extra mile to make sure we have the gear we need at the time we…
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October 16, 2018

Perú Divide, Cones & Canyons: Santa Rosa – Cotahuasi

Cones & Canyons Part One. Ever since we'd joined the Peru Divide back in Oyon, about a month ago, we'd been looking forward to riding its final 700km section, dubbed 'Cones & Canyons'. This southern-most…
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October 15, 2018

Perú Divide: Totos – Santa Rosa

Ayacucho Department. The ride through Ayacucho department has been one of the most varied on the Peru Divide route so far, from the golden heights of the pampa through to the dry and shadowy depths…
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