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Before / Afterthoughts

Trip Preparation – Parts

In preparation for my central american cycling trip coming up this month I have upgraded a few pieces of equipment on the bike. Crankset I made the move to a compact 52/32 crankset in anticipation of the larger mountains that I expect to face in Guatemala. I debated the compact for a while, but especially now with the dyna-sis … Continue reading »

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the trip as already begun (and I haven’t left the US yet)

  This is Yan, he gave me a ride up interstate 87 yesterday from New York City on his way to Montréal. After a brief run in with the law on the Taconic Parkway “I am sorry sir I am from quebec, I do not know the speed limit sir.” And an impromptu stick up at a gas … Continue reading »

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Official Packing List Central America 2013

Although its in the teens outside (!) and very blustery this evening in New York I’m trying my best to pack up my belongings this for the flight to cancun tomorrow.- The problem when traveling with a bike trailer is it’s really easy to overpack and take advantage of  it’s large capacity. I keep on … Continue reading »

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Final Repairs in NYC (part 1)

On my last day in the united states before the big trip I searched for a bike shop to help me with a few final repairs and parts. It was a Sunday, and after hitching a ride back from VT in a blizzard all the day before I was pretty tired. I searched for a … Continue reading »

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Final Repairs in NYC (part 2)

Into the City After packing I made my way to the Fleetwood metro north station where I paused to check the schedule on my phone, looking down at the tracks below as I narrowly missed my train. I biked 2 miles to the Mt. Vernon West stop on the Hartford line in the dark and … Continue reading »

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Central America 2013 – Overview (interactive map)

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