Archive | August, 2011

Heading to khardung la

I somehow found the only 236mm spokes in Leh for my rear wheel, and we are going to head out tomorrow for a 4 day loop of Khardung La, highest road in the world. We had a very nice 70th birthday dinner with John last night, one of our fellow travelers who left Leh this […]

Made it to Leh!

We have all made it here safe and sound! I broke 5 spokes and had to limp in after moving a couple of drive side spokes to the disc side (where they broke) in an attempt to even out the wobbles a bit. Sleeping in a tent/home stay/dhaba has been exciting and I’ll have lots […]

Made it to Manali, food poisoning and constant rain.

We have made it to Manali, the starting point on our bike journey. We had a long flight from SFO to Heathrow followed by a 8 hour layover before boarding our flight to Delhi. It was a huge culture shock first arriving in India, and our first taxi ride in a half sized minivan with […]

Here we go!

On the plane with in flight entertainment.

All packed up!

Thanks to everybody who came out on Sunday, it was a great time! Yesterday we packed up our bikes and I picked up some last minute camera gear. We are leaving for the airport this afternoon for our very long flight to Delhi. Stay tuned!

Himalayan send off tonight!

Come on out to Mojo Bicycle Cafe on Divisadero and Grove tonight to say ‘Hi’ and help send us off on our adventure with a bang! We’ll be there from around 6pm-10pm. Come get a beer and chat with Aaron, Jorge and myself and share your own bicycle touring stories with us!