Entirely on bicycles, this group of eccentric travelers goes as far as the roads take them, and then a little further.
I have my eyes peeled. Zambezi teak trees line either side of the road, and there is so much more life lurking behind their silhouettes..The Caution: Wild Animals road signs are a constant reminder. On this road, one truly feels as though they are deep in the interior of the African continent. Eagles are soaring [...]
"After 186 days, 11,589 kilometres and 9 vast countries, we reached land's end" The Locos recount the experience of pedaling to the Cape of Good Hope as a significant end to a 6-month transcontinental bicycle ride. Traffic was buzzing through the steep, high-rise shadowed streets. Horns orchestrated their frustration as three cyclists blocked the intersection. [...]
The last leg of the Kenyan tour, from Nairobi to Mombasa, starts in the Central Highlands and ends in a beautiful white-sanded, Indian Ocean beach. So it's all downhill, just with a couple uphills in between. Like the river that empties into the sea, this course has several bends that caress the African landscape in its path. The [...]
Every year as the calendar resets, we analyze where we are, where the last year has taken us and where we might be going in the future. And, like every beginning is another beginnings end, midnight on the 31st marks the end of an era. Especially for three drunken cyclists who cross the equator into [...]
Cars don't crowd the roads we've been riding across Africa. With one lane of pavement bending through the land's terrain, the sound of an engine is as likely as the hum of bicycle tires passing by. Even though we enter these communities as clear outsiders, the bicycle becomes a connection point. Recognizing the physical exertion [...]