Monthly archive April, 2015
Start spreading the news

Start spreading the news

Villa Laurinda, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 10am, 20 July 2013     640 days, 17 countries and 28,683km later…     Battery Park, Manhattan, New York City, USA 2pm, 21 April 2015     Made it.     from New York, NY, USA
Song of the South

Song of the South

To a European visitor, no part of the US feels more foreign than the South. This is not a matter of landscape or geography but of attitude. The South feels different because, for reasons both quantifiable and intangible, it is different, and because those who live there are happy to see those differences – their...
Month 21

Month 21

10 March – 9 April 2015 Countries USA (total 17) Distance 2,265.20km (total 27,787.47km) Climb 13,186m (total 240,157m) Longest day 132.13km, Choctaw Lake, Tombigbee National Forest to Tupelo, MS, USA (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 56.7kmh (fastest so far: 68.8kmh) Punctures 4 (total 47; Will leads 31-16) And while we’re on the subject Our...
Snaps - March 2015

Snaps – March 2015

More offcuts and scraps from our 7,000-and-counting archive of trip photos. For past editions, click here. Only one more month of this rubbish to go.     Whatever they’re paying the marketing director at Barq’s, it’s too much not enough. South Vacherie, LA, USA 4 March 2015     The last 80km of our journey...
It's too late to stop now - A week in New Orleans

It’s too late to stop now – A week in New Orleans

Crossing the border from Mexico into the US six weeks ago felt like the end of… something. Leaving the Spanish-speaking Americas didn’t signal the climax of our trip; at the time, we still had more than 4,000km to ride. Even so, more than at any other border crossing, we sensed we were leaving behind a...