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Volcanus Interuptus

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A very interesting start to Stage 2. As can be seen on the route map above, we had two 50 km rides and both predominantly Downhill. Why two rides? Because the road at one point was impassable for road bikes. As one of our experienced mountain bike rider guides explained, this stretch of road would […]

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Hasta La Vista Oceano!

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  This morning we left the sounds of the crashing surf of the ocean for the last time. We were now heading into the uplands in earnest onto the southern Lake District of Chile towards Patagonia. After an unusual flat rollout of 2 km we turned right and began a 10 km, 14% climb, the […]

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Grapes,Climbs,Revolution,Wind,Sea

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This morning’s sunrise on our cabin block was a beautiful start to the day. We are quickly getting into the daily routine. Wake up and kit up, get our bags to the van, check the bikes over, fill the water bottles and go for breakfast. After that we get our daily team meeting with guide […]

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Vineyards, Hills, 37C…..what a day for a ride!

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 Our new team jerseys with black Bike Odyssey bibs and ‘pink’ socks! Can you figure what forms the Bike Odyssey logo?? Day 2 in the books, but I digress!   After a nice filling breakfast we headed from Casablanca southeast today, to the village of Cuncumen. The guides mapped out every minuscule road in the […]

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Deja Vu All Over Again

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         Dreams and aspirations, we all have them, some of us get to experience and fulfill them, others of us don’t get a chance because they get taken away from us. I am very fortunate to be in that first group, Alison Hayes sadly was in the second. The Allie Sunshine Project […]