Not classy enough, I guess; the glasses broke in half when I tried to put them on with one hand. Fortunately Dan had an extra. Thanks you Dan! A 7000 ft day today: the entire day was pretty much uphill.
Last time I was here, this day was really hard, but I thought it was because I was sick. I’m glad to return and find out that, no, it actually is really hard. On paper, it shouldn’t be that hard,
Well, today the scale tipped back to yeah, some parts of this adventure touring business are a pain in the ass, but OMG, WTF and you can even throw in a yikes or two. Today was 20K of down, 60K
First, Something I didn’t include in yesterdays post: the names of the towns we rode through over 65 miles. There were more, but these are just the ones on the cue sheet. Ocongate-Chacchimpa-Jullicuna-Kuchuhsi-Pampacamarca-Kcauri-Ccatcca-Urcos-Huaro-Tipon-Sayllas-Manco Capac-San Sebastian-Cusco. Ccatcca. Ho do you even
A diverse day of cycling: we left Ocongate on a short descent, then had a beautiful, gentle climb through a canyon that really reminded me of California coastal mountain canyons, both vegetation and terrain . . . except at the