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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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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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October 14, 2018

Perú Divide: Huancavelica – Totos

Deeper into the Cordillera Central. Our last post left off with our arrival in Huancavelica, the biggest town we'd seen since leaving Huaraz three weeks prior. It was here that we met the documentary film…
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September 28, 2018

Perú Divide: Chicla – Huancavelica

Crossing the Nor Yauyos-Cochas Landscape Reserve. Here's another update from the Peru Divide: our second leg along this amazing high-Andes traverse. As we crisscross passes – between the Pacific to the Atlantic watersheds – making…
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September 19, 2018

Perú Divide: Oyon – Chicla

Picking up the Peru Divide. We'd long anticipated joining the Peru Divide touring route, looking forward to it in the same way we had with the Great Divide, the Baja Divide and the Trans Ecuador…
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September 17, 2018

Perú: Huallanca – Oyon, Bikepacking the Cordillera Huayhuash

Bikepacking the Cordillera Huayhuash. The highlights of our, now over two-year, journey by bike have been many. But perhaps the one to trump them all has been our four and a half day ride from…
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