Day 63 – Abancay to Ollantaytanbo

So we are at the foot of Machu Picchu! Tomorrow morning we take the train to go up there and back on the same day to then hop on the bikes to go to Cuzco 🙂 This morning I reajusted my chain and forgot to tighten the main rear wheel bolt!!! YIKES!! Thankfully I felt the wheel a little loose on the first few turns and I didn´t loose the bolt! I tightened it back up in a haste and didn´t look at the wheel alignment so had to stop again to realign the wheel – was feeling a little … Continue reading “Day 63 – Abancay to Ollantaytanbo”

Day 62 – Nazca to Abancay

Wow – for me it was a majestic day of riding! Finally the scenery changed into something more dramatic and interesting.At the start of the day we ran into Jessie, a New Yorker riding a KLR who told us that Peru has been great so far for him – that’s because he did the mountain route, where we did the coastal/desert route.There were a couple of points where the road was being repaved and the traffic was being held up. For some odd reason Marc asked how long it would take to let us through – odd because it was … Continue reading “Day 62 – Nazca to Abancay”