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February 11, 2012

The long way down

Just when you think you’ve got the hang of riding on the top of the world, it pisses down with rain. I mean rain that goes on for eight hours non-stop. My gear stood up to the elements for about four hours then it gave up the ghost. Even the waterproof boots decided to call […]

February 9, 2012

In the thick of it!

The first 48 hours have been anything but dull! Apart from the intermittent electricity shortages plaguing Kathmandu there seems to be little or petrol available. I could only buy one litre to get me started & I very soon ran out on the way from the airport. While sitting on the side of the road […]

December 13, 2011

Top of the World

From the heady heights of Nepal, the ride begins! If India is further south on the map, does that mean it’s downhill all the way?

December 13, 2011

They don’t make them like this anymore

Many years in the restoration, but a fun project & a great challenge to ride!