It has been a while since I took a break to rethink about Keirinstreets, I started this as a personal project to talk about bikes, about fixed gear bikes, and soon enough it started changing from a personal blog to a collaboration platform with brands, teams, artists... For a while I got lost in the middle of all that craziness trying to find a way to make other people happy and forgot why I created Keirinstreets in the first place: to share the perspective that fixed gears h
The day started earlier for us, we wanted to start riding soon so we could take it slow, it was the last day riding and we wanted to enjoy the roads. We started our ritual, put everything to charge and meanwhile start packing the suff, by now we are pros at that. Before we go there was still time for some fun, besides, it was really cold outside. We hit the first town to get supplies. Sandwiches ready and coffee taken we started to ride on the slowest pace we probably could.
The day started super lazy after a great nigh of sleep feeling rested and fresh. We managed to find a cafe near our camp site and we were really taking it slow. It was around midday and we haven’t done 30Kms yet, once we decided to do some serious riding we finally met with a new weather condition we haven’t had until now, rain. It was more like a drizzle that sometimes would get a bit heavier now and them but it was enough to start to make us shiver and lose sensibility on t
Another day another complaint about the wind, but be rested, it’s going to be the last time I complain. We decided that there was no point on trying to fight the wind, we were never going to win. So today when ever the wind picked up, which actually today we had the strongest winds so far, we would just slow down and take our time. We started strong with a good stretch until breakfast and we found a great place with delicious cakes and coffee, too bad they didn’t have wifi, t
139Km riding by the river can be painful and beautiful. The day started really well with an amazing coffee shop that invited us from miles away, It looked like one of those places your auntie likes to talk about all the time how the furniture she bough is for this amazing place she has tee with her friends. And we fitted like a glove. Comfortable chairs, everything sparkling clean, and you could smell lavender miles away from the toilet. And of course the much needed wifi tha