Marvellous Medellín

Beeeeeep. Beep. Beep. Vwwwwwmm. Toot toot. Vwwwwmm. ‘Ehhh’. Beep beep. Neeee noooor neeee noooor....Bam. And just like that, we’ve hit the city. Sounds, sirens, people, cars and motorbikes are everywhere, moving fast and for a moment it feels like we’re standing in the epicentre, paralysed and confused, senses on overdrive. And just a little bit…

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Baja Best Bits

Our time in Baja came to a close almost two weeks ago and so my last blog on Baja is a piece with some reflections from our time here as well as on my initiation to bikepacking. (more…)

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Heat and Hydration

Feeling rather smug after not only completing our tasks (washing clothes, food shopping, blog-writing and communications) but also catching up on rest and relaxation on our two days in Bahía de los Ángeles, we woke up bright and breezy ready to get back on the road. (more…)

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Drop the Pressure

It seems that my first blog post sparked sympathy tears from several of you and, whilst I can assure you that was certainly not my intention, I am so grateful for the kind and supportive messages. I was really quite taken aback. (more…)

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The ABC of Mountain Biking

"Commit to the mountain!" Lucy commanded up to me from 20m down the off-piste ledge. I’m peering down from the edge, paralysed with fear as adrenaline pumps through my body. It’s so steep, the powder is so deep and rocks are scattered everywhere. (more…)

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Two for the Price of One

Welcome to the new and improved Random Rouleurs - now two for the price of one! As some of you will already be aware, I happened to meet somebody who not only shares my love for adventuring and bicycles, but who was also crazy enough to want to accompany me on a bicycle adventure!  Introducing…

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