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Back to the coast and to the oldest ruins

Once we got out of the traffic of Huarez the ride became another highlight.

Finally the weather has cleared up and we see the full beauty of the southern part of the Cordillera Blanca. 783 more words

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A Tale of Two Gravel Centuries.

 This post is going to be a double whammy. Two race reports in one, but combined to showcase the gravel scene. The gravel community is getting big. 2,293 more words

Surgeons Remove Extinct Snail From Larynx of Creed Vocalist Scott Stapp

Well, we just heard the news today, it seems Creed’s voice is gonna change. Scott Stapp, frontman for the alternative rock band Creed has undergone corrective surgery on his vocal cords. 453 more words


Through the canyons and into thin air

Chimbote – Cañon de Pato – Caraz


We left Chimobote, a loud and chaotic city to head into the valley of the Rio Santa. The valley starts as a very green and broad oasis in between rocky, sandy and dry mountains. 1,338 more words

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I can do everything you can do, better! (Or pushing the limits of the Surly Cross Check)

Recently my bike arrived in Mendoza Argentina along with all the gear I need to embark on a tour of the Southern Cone in December. (more on this adventure to come)  Its arrival made me feel whole again and I have been riding just about nonstop since.   268 more words

Trail Logs

There is no point to making plans with preschoolers around

We are having a lazy Saturday. We had a quiet morning of puzzles and playgrounds, and a little bit of handyman work around the house. This afternoon, Hubby rested while the kids and I hung out in our awesome (and matching) deck chairs outside. 338 more words