Archive for January, 2010

Riding Along

Following the jungle experience in which the system emergency lights went on I started a retreat back towards Santa Ana to recover at my apartment. The last of my fumes were used to ride 140 km over the 3300 m¨Cerro de Muerte¨ (mountain of death) from San Isidro to San Jose, a repeat of the […]

Mountains & Jungles

After the downtime in Jaco the initial plan of returning to Canada was overidden by a mtn called Chirripo and a Jungle called Osa. Mount Chirripo being the highest pt in the country has been on my radar since my first trip down here. I figured it would make a great start to 2010 so […]

Baked Potato

The last day of the Vuelta was a blur for me as I was out of Hempseeds and running on smoke as I barely managed to hang with the main pack for the day over the Mountain of Death to the finish line in downtown San Jose. In the end I finished 30th out of […]