CHARAKOT and one-leg jumping March 3rd 2008 Go-get-on
Riding on asphalt has its own advantages - it´s fast, and the bike´s maintenance is far easier. But riding off-road is the real thing.
In the last few days I cycled ways which were very quite and isolated, even in my terms.
The hardest section, between San Sebastian and Belen Gualcho, involved some very steep uphills - so steep that I took off from the bike here and there; ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Honduras Once part of Spain's vast empire in the New World, Honduras became an independent nation in 1821. After two and a half decades of mostly military rule, a freely elected civilian government came to power in 1982. During the 1980s, Honduras proved a ha... ... read more
The real essence of cyclism as a way of life lies in the 10 months a year in which I merely live and work at my hometown: arriving everywhere (inc. dates, banks, work, parties and weddings) wearing strange cycling clothes; changing clothes in public toilets, behind parking cars and in the open field; asking "may I take a shower?" at the moment of arrival to a friend's house; living the full happy life of he who doesn't have a private car nor TV.
About all of this you will NOT read at this blog.
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