Laguna local Hans Rey and Austrian champion trail biker Tom Oehler explored the rough and remote Guatemalan Highlands riding trails at an elevation of 10,000 feet in January.
The hut-to-hut trip took the adventurers to the homes of some previous recipients of bicycles distributed to local school kids. Thirty-one more bicycles – at a cost of $150 each — were given to students who live far from their school.
Austrian photographer Stefan Voitl organized an exhibit of his shots from the trip and donated the proceeds to Rey’s Wheels 4 Life.
The Laguna Beach-based foundation established by the former mountain bike world champion has delivered more than 7,100 bikes in 200 developing countries as of April. He’s currently fundraising to bring bikes to quake-hit Nepal.
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