Archive | May, 2011

The Ride, part 4(Toldeo Tuna)

Hey I got a good idea, lets go up a big mountain. The one with the snow on it? Yeah thats the one. Urghhh.. Ok. Did I have a choice, no. Maybe the road will scoot around the edges, roll up and down in the foothills. Well it did for a time, then before you […]

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The Ride, Part 3 (Segovian Pig)

Burgos to Segovia was a wet ride for the first two hours. The roads were small, quiet and the scenery was lush. My already fussy gears battled with my chain.  The rain ceased and they rattled for many miles until dry enough for some oil. My Soggy gloves and rain jacket tied down to the […]

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The Ride, part 2

The first day is the toughest. Worst case scenarios play themselves out in your head. The bed is that much more comfortable. The road long, fear of the unknown. Pushing yourself physically. You have to kick these negatives, get those miles under your belt. Enjoy what you see, what you experience and what you eat. […]

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The Ride starts Here, part 1.

The Mission: Six days to cycle from Bilbao in the North of Spain to Fuengirola on the South Coast. This is not a cliffhanger post, I made it. Bilbao, the bike has been put back together after being disassembled for the flight over. A few hours to walk around and get a feel for the […]

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