Category: DETAILED ROUTE INFORMATION

HUARAZ TO AYACUCHO

0 commentsDETAILED ROUTE INFORMATIONFeaturedPERUCARPACYCLE TOURINGCYCLE TOURING PERUHUASCARAN NATIONAL PARKLAGO JUNINMECMOUNTAIN EQUIPMENT CO-OPPERÚPUYA RAIMONDIITHERM-A-REST

It seems like most cyclists end up staying in Huaraz for more time than they originally plan. There is a plethora of valleys and hikes to explore, the city has a certain ambiance if comfort with some great places to eat but not too touristy. We had made Huaraz a base for our short cycle ….  Read More

CYCLING THE 2ND HIGHEST MOUNTAIN RANGE IN THE WORLD: CORDILLERA BLANCA

0 commentsDETAILED ROUTE INFORMATIONFeaturedPERUUPDATESCORDILLERA BLANCAHUASCARANMECMOUNTAIN EQUIPMENT CO-OP

Having most of our gear stored in Huaraz, Mike and I headed off to tackle 263 km’s over 6 days around the beautiful Huascarán mountain (the highest mountain in Perú) for a total of 5,446 m in overall elevation gain over 3 passes with a maximum elevation of 4,982 m at the top of Punta ….  Read More

%$^& THE DEATH ROAD … WE RODE EL CHORO

0 commentsBOLIVIADETAILED ROUTE INFORMATIONFeaturedUPDATESBIKE GREASE AND COFFEEBIKING BOLIVIABIKING EL CHOROBIKING INCAN ROADSBIKING THE DEATH ROADBOLIVIACHAIROEL CHOROGPS TRACK EL CHOROLA CUMBREPARQUE NACIONAL COTAPATATRIAL BIKING BOLIVIA

Mike and I arrived at the Casa de Ciclistas in La Paz after a hairy entrance through the outskirt town of El Alto and a seamless coast down the “Autopista” (freeway) to find our friends Billy, Simon and Olivia who we met in Cusco, Dave from the UK and Kurt from the States. As one does we ….  Read More