Review: GSI Ultralight Java Drip Coffee Maker

Review: GSI Ultralight Java Drip Coffee Maker

Review Ultralight Java Drip Coffee Maker Changing over to a lightweight bikepacking setup for South America forced us to shift a fair amount of equipment off the bike. This meant there was no room for our beloved Snow Peak, Titanium French Press (review here). Not...
Touring Report: Cycling Colombia – March 2017

Touring Report: Cycling Colombia – March 2017

TOURING REPORT: MARCH 2017 COLOMBIA 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...
The Random Way Down – VLOG 11

The Random Way Down – VLOG 11

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...
Touring Report: Cycling Colombia’s Coffee Region

Touring Report: Cycling Colombia’s Coffee Region

February 2017 CYCLING TOURING Columbia's Coffee Triangle 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...
Our Tandem Bikepacking Setup

Our Tandem Bikepacking Setup

TANDEM BIKEPACKING SETUP FOR SOUTH AMERICA 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...
Touring Report: Cycling in Colombia – JANUARY 2017

Touring Report: Cycling in Colombia – JANUARY 2017

JANUARY 2017 CYCLING TOURING PANAMA, COLUMBIA We started off the new year with a memorable voyage sin tandem. Meeting up with our friend Hannah in the steamy port town of Portobelo, we decoupled Chewbicca and boarded the sailing boat, Quest, to take us all the way to...
Bicycle Route – Touring the Tabasco Coast, Mexico

Bicycle Route – Touring the Tabasco Coast, Mexico

BICYCLE ROUTE TOURING THE TABASCO COAST ROAD The little state of Tabasco is often overlooked by travellers and is one of the least visited states in Mexico. It’s easy to see why–the majority of its coastline, jungles, and swamps has been swallowed up by...

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