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Shenandoah National Park and Beyond: Roanoke, VA to Washington, DC

Spending a couple of days resting in Roanoke turned out to be a good decision, it poured it down with rain nearly the entire time. Our days off went fast though as we had a couple of great hosts to spend our time with; hanging out and eating home made[…]

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Cycling the Blue Ridge Parkway: Brevard, NC to Roanoke, VA

After our time spent riding the coastal plains from Florida through Georgia and South Carolina, arriving in North Carolina and the foothills of the Appalachian mountains felt really good, like we had arrived back in our preferred habitat. Brevard turned out to be the little haven of all things mountain[…]

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From Coast and Farmland to the Mountains: Orlando, FL to Brevard, NC

First things first, if you haven’t already seen our completed map of South America can you need to go to the ‘Ride & Stats’ page and see just how far we’ve come since the last blog. If you’ve seen our South America map, well check out our map anyway because[…]

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Cycling the Peru Divide – Huancavelica to Carretera Central

Peru’s Great Divide (The Peru Divide) cycling route was pioneered by two legends of the South American cycle touring scene, Neil and Harriet Pike. So first things first we have to give huge kudos to them for putting this route together, and making all of their information available on their[…]

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Back in the mountains. Proper mountains: Salta to San Pedro de Atacama (Paso Sico)

Getting the bus to Salta meant that we had gained a couple of weeks of riding in the mountains that we wouldn’t have had if we had ridden back across Argentina. Previously we had ruled out returning to Chile and had planned on entering Bolivia straight from Argentina. However, there[…]

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Carretera Austral North: Coyhaique to Raul Marin Balmeceda

In our last blog we wrote that we were excited to be back on the road north but things didn’t go quite to plan and we got a bit waylaid. Ben was waiting for a new debit card that was coming via Fedex and it was having all sorts of[…]

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Adventure Cycle Festival 2017 – Inspiration and expanding possibilities

Over the past few months we have been getting out into the wild, taking overnight trips with our bikes and purchasing lots of exciting new gear suited to this style of riding. Naturally the Adventure Cycle Festival piqued our interest. The Adventure cycle festival is ‘a not-for-profit festival with an[…]

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Venturing Further Afield

The Yorkshire Dales have some fantastic backroads and the scenery makes a great backdrop for adventure cycling. We cycled through quaint villages, rode alongside endless stone walls and found two great wild camping spots.  Location: Yorkshire Dales National Park, England. Time: 28th March 2017. 3 days, 2 nights. Distance: 151.49[…]

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