Tag Archive: Mexico City

Nov 20

Truck Surfing

I caught a tow on this truck a couple of times. Good boys.  This was on the road from Mexico City to Puebla.

— DISCLAIMER:  This post describes a sport that is inherently risky.  This post does not condone the practice of Truck Surfing in urban areas or in areas populated with grumpy truck drivers.  This sport should only be attempted by experienced and competent cyclists who understand the risks and the dangers involved.  Always exercise good judgement and …

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May 16

The road to Oaxaca!

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  Well, we survived the 500 or so kilometers from Mexico to Oaxaca via Puebla.  As the above video relates I didn’t stay long in Puebla, I essentially ate my mole and left.  I was eager to make some real distance and get to Oaxaca – of which I have only heard amazing things about …

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May 01

Halfway to Colombia… Maybe

Zocalo, the main square in Mexico City

When I arrived in Mexico City,  the trip odometer ticked over at 5,920.6 km.  I am now roughly halfway to Colombia. Maybe. You see, the thing is, this Tour de Zack – which I started over five months ago – has proven to rarely go as I expected in terms of time and distance.  Which, …

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Apr 18

Deep Cleansing with Temazcal

Ready for Baking

When I finally got around to hauling Tony’s fat arse out of the Casa Ciclista Guadalajara we didn’t head out on the road alone.  Jorge, Sofi, Izahk, Marcos and I headed south together to Ajijic on the shore of Laguna Chapala to partake in a Temazcal ceremony. To mix things up a bit I didn’t …

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