Archive | July, 2012

Great Allegheny Passage

It was time to cross what would likely be the toughest terrain of the USA so far and probably the hardest days ride for about 5 weeks until we reach Glacier  National Park. We slugged up and over a few appalachian ridges climbing then descended a couple thousand feet before then reach the Allegheny mountains. [...]

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Appalachia

Jeffrey joined us on the road for the first 10 miles after dishing up a great breakfast, it was nice to have somebody navigate us out of town for a change onto the route for the day which he had helped plot the night before and a great ride it was riding along the ridgeline [...]

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Stars, Stripes and Humble Nights

Flying with a bike can be a little awkward due to the size of the box, even with the bike dissasembled. From the hotel in Lisbon we had to walk about 2 streets down to the airport shuttle bus stop. The bikes weigh a ton with all the gear on and now we had to [...]

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The Lisbon Six

From Segovia to Lisbon we had the option of a 7 or 6 day ride, we opted for the bigger mileage 6 day ride to give us extra time in Lisbon to sort out bikes and other stuff for flying to the US. Another wild camp on the cards as there were no accommodation options as we [...]

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