Sarah Williams - Cycling the Pacific Coast Highway & the Baja Divide!

December 24, 2018

My 2018 TOUGH GIRL CHALLENGE

 

Cycling the Pacific Coast Highway & the Baja Divide!

 

On the 4th September I flew out to Vancouver. On the 10th September 2018 - I started the journey to cycle over 4,000km down the Pacific Coast Highway to San Diego, before crossing the border into Mexico to cycle the Baja Divide to Cabo San Lucas.

 

Thank you to the members of the Tough Girl Tribe for their fabulous questions!

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Listen to the first episode where I share more about the planning and preparation for the Pacific Coast Highway and Baja Divide Challenge

 

Show notes

  • What this episode is about

  • Flying of to Vancouver in September 2018

  • Check out the previous episode which is all about the planning and preparation before the trip

  • Talking the talk and walking the walk

  • Stepping outside my comfort zone

  • Questions from the Tough Girl Tribe

  • Choosing my bike… 

  • Flying into Vancouver and buying a second hand bike

  • Being scared the first time I rode the bike

  • Navigation on the Pacific Coast Highway

  • Packing…. being a minimalist and being conscious of weight

  • Clothing and wanting to be warm at night

  • Taking my laptop with me….

  • Trying to do two very separate challenges

  • Borrowing an off road mountain bike

  • Riding the off-road section and breaking my chain

  • Breaking my back rack in the desert

  • FASS Bike Shop - Baja California - deciding on options

  • What would you do differently…

  • Posting the bike back from Cabo San Lucas

  • What I should have done!

  • Navigation on the Baja Divide - Garmin etrex 10

  • Where I stayed and how I organised my accommodation

  • Looking one day a head for camping

  • What I packed and what I didn’t use

  • Why I took my laptop with me

  • Swapping bikes half way through

  • Highlight from the trip

  • Meeting awesome people to cycle with

  • Biggest difficulty from the trip

  • What I loved about the trip

  • What I learned about myself

  • Food and nutrition

  • Bike repair and bike maintenance

  • Safety while travelling

  • Injuries and chafing

 

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