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August 11th, 2013 | Canada

The Cabot Trail…

The weather had improved, and after checking to see how long before the next cold front would come tearing down over Cape Breton, I saw that I had a very short window of opportunity available to me. Although the Atlantic side of the island was due to be bathed in full sunshine for most of […]

January 24th, 2012 | Argentina

To Comodoro Rivadavia…

All the people I had spoken to about Ruta 3, had but one thing to say: “It is flat, windy and boring…!! Towns and fuel stops are far apart, and when you reach them, there is no guarantee that you will find fuel anyway…!!” Armed with this knowledge, I set out from Rio Gallegos, planning […]

January 23rd, 2012 | Argentina

Ride to Rio Gallegos…

Northbound…!! I left Ushuaia early this morning, and started out on the long road to the town of Dead Horse, Prudoe Bay, Alaska….!! The route that I had planned would cover almost 40 000 km and would hopefully see me up there towards the end of July… I had packed most of my gear the […]

January 11th, 2012 | Argentina

Hard Ride to El Chalten…

Will somebody please remind me what the hell I am doing down here….!!! We took a 430 km round trip to another section of the Glacier National park today, and got hammered by winds that gusted to over 100 km/h….!! If I had a needle with me, or could find a sharp stick that had […]

January 8th, 2012 | Argentina

El Calafate at Last…!!

As usual, my eyelids opened at dawn’s crack…!! It felt as though I had fallen asleep just minutes before… My Companeros were still dead to the world, and no amount of floorboard-squeak changed their status… Making as little noise as I could, I dressed, packed my bags and carried them outside to load the bike… […]

January 7th, 2012 | Argentina

Bajo Caracoles to Governador Gregores…

I was earlier than my companions, having slept like a log after the tough day’s riding the day before… I left them snoring a medley, and went out to check that all was well with the bikes… I briefly considered pushing Pablo’s bike around the corner, and rushing back to the room to tell him […]