Packing up for Ecuador

In just 3 days Grace and I are flying off to Quito. It feels a lot more real now that my bike is packed and ready to go.

I have to give a shout out to Spokesman Bicycles in Santa Cruz for all their help over the last year. They helped me spec out the bike originally and I’ve done a number of learning sessions with an awesome mechanic there, Luigi, ending up with today’s packing. I learned so much – bikes have changed a lot in the 20 years I was unicycling. I have the spares I’ll need and confidence to work on it myself. They also are ready to send any part I need to anywhere I need it! Such great service!

With Luigi, my ace mechanic, packing the Salsa

Now all I have to do is pack the small mountain of stuff I’ll need the next 6 months into my backpack and the spare spaces in the box!

2 thoughts on “Packing up for Ecuador

  1. It’s getting real now quickly 🙂 Hope you have the trip of a lifetime. I’ll be following along here.


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