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Review of Essential Gear for Adventure Cycle Touring

Review of Essential Gear for Adventure Cycle Touring

We recently got a copy of Tom Allen’s new Essential Gear for Adventure Cycle Touring and thought it was such a great guide that we should share it with you.

Spot the dead donkey: Belem to Teresina

Spot the dead donkey: Belem to Teresina

Back on the bikes after an extended break, we were anticipating an easy 900km to Teresina. But we found undulating terrain, roads in bad condition, heavy traffic and strong winds, with only assorted roadkill to take our minds of the pedalling.

Pedalling about Guyana: Information for cycle tourists

Pedalling about Guyana: Information for cycle tourists

Guyana is a great country to cycle in. We’ve put together some information about our time riding there for cyclists planning a similar trip.

Crazy drivers, strange castles and desert, desert, desert on the road from Lima to Trujillo

Crazy drivers, strange castles and desert, desert, desert on the road from Lima to Trujillo

The ride out of Lima was the most nerve-wracking of the trip so far and we were glad to get onto the quieter coastal road with French cyclist, Joel, for company.