Cycling South AmericaHello and welcome to my blog! It will document my attempt to cycle the entire South American continent, from raising awareness and fundraising to the actual journey itself.
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Monthly Archives: October 2011
I recently received an email from Tim Moss, a freelance expedition organiser who (amongst other things) has led trips to all seven continents, made first and first-British ascents of several mountains in various parts of the globe and generally undertaken … Continue reading
Cycling South America has received its latest bit of (admittedly modest) media coverage – find a short report on the University of Sheffield’s Journalism Department website, where I was a postgraduate student a couple of years ago. It’s an excellent … Continue reading
…Specialized Water Bottles! They’ve sent me a couple of samples from their Purist range direct from California. This means they have the honour of being the first entry on the Cycling South America Hall of Fame and – perhaps more … Continue reading
Another question I’ve been asked several times is why I’m sticking to the coastline so religiously when there’s so much to see in South America’s massive interior. It’s a fair point; I’ll be missing out on the delights of the … Continue reading
As part of my homework for this trip I’ve been keeping an eye out for anything and everything connected with South America that might have some relevance, whether that be practical advice from other long-distance cyclists or by reading or … Continue reading
This is by far the most common question I’ve been asked since I started up Cycling South America. And it’s a very reasonable one, too; raising money for a good cause is a laudable component of many a challenge and … Continue reading