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TOURING REPORT: MARCH 2017

Rested and caffeinated up it was sadly time to leave the town of Jardin. A mammoth climb out of the valley awaited us, topping out at 9400ft, it would be the highest we've climbed so far, and to make matters more interesting it would be on loose gravel with grades...

THE RANDOM WAY DOWN – VLOG 11

Sam and Julie make it to the city of Medellin for a well deserved break. Then it's a 35 mile descent down to the Cacus River before back up to 5000ft to the coffee triangle of Colombia. Here they sample some of the finest coffee in the world. They climb to the highest...

TOURING REPORT: FEBRUARY 2017

We started off the month in the city of Medellin, we needed a rest after the first assault on the Andes, the first two passes kicked our butts. Sixteen days off in the city seemed like a great idea to us. Julie attended Spanish school for two weeks, I updated the...

TANDEM BIKEPACKING SETUP

We knew the Andes were going to be tough going on the tandem, the mountain roads are notorious for being steep dirt roads which touch the heavens. We needed a plan to drastically cut the bikes weight down as we were starting to find the roads in Central America a...

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