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