Beating Nairobi’s infamous traffic while keeping dry and looking fashionable take a team effort.
You’ll notice Andy’s ensemble begins with the requisite helmet. A gift from Daniel McLaughlin and previously Max Katzer.
Next we find the mostly rainproof jacket (Craiglist, $100) complemented nicely by the Buell monostrap backpack, on loan from Jonathan Broga.
Covering Andy’s lower half we find rainproof and padded “overpants”, from New Enough apparel.
Rounding out the ensemble are Andy’s 12 year old waterproof goretex hiking boots ($120 back in 1997)
The bike? A Honda 650XL on loan from Caleb Clay, an SIM aircraft mechanic. (Please pray Andy finds his own before Caleb returns in December!)
Honorable mentions also go to Matthew and Aaron Blick, Glen Collison, and the illinois Department of Motor Vehicles for the assistance in learning to ride and getitng a license this summer. (Glen… sorry again about dropping your bike!)