Iron Monkey Butt Tour — South America


Feature image is of my lovely bike parked on the side on an aggressive gravel road on Route 7 (Carretera Austral) in Chile, Patagonia. Riding Day:  Esquel, Argentina — Puyuhuapi, Chile (265 km) — 8 hours — Border Crossing Well, today was different and while we are nearing the end of this adventure, I feel …

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47F to 87F in One Day

Feature image is of my bike high up today at over 16,000 feet up in the Peruvian Andes — called the Pastoruri Glacial Mountain Pass.  Incredible vistas of the Andes where other glaciers are over 19,000 feet. Video: Video-2: Riding Day:  Huaraz — Barranca (255 km Plus a Bonus 60 km of Hell) — 8 …

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Hard Day

Feature image is of our back parking lot at our hotel in Banos, Ecuador.  Not fancy, but does the job.  I also love the backdrop buildings and mountain covered in clouds. Its funny to think of this adventure as hard work — its supposed to be total enjoyment.  That said, yesterday was real difficult and …

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