Dear developer, my name is Oyonde. Am pretty much sure that by the time you are reading this document you have probably read about me in three series of article that one Jack Siro 🇰🇪 had to pen down with regards to my close shave with toxic work environments. …


I am still a mechanic, what changed?

(Lesson to be learn here)

When I told Sarah my remuneration was 200k a month,
She said with that I could not sustain her needs.
A year later I came back with my salary at 420k,
She said it was good but not enough.
Another year passed…


Mt. Kenya view from Naromoru

Continued from Cycling Around Mt. Kenya in 2 Days From Nairobi and Back: PART 1 of 2

FIGHTING UPHILL HEADWINDS IN THE DARKNESS

I spent the shortest time possible fixing my puncture in the darkness and within 10 minutes I was done with fixing my puncture. I was back on…


Mt. Kenya view from Naromoru

Having done a ride to Mombasa from Nairobi a distance of 500 km and an elevation of approximately 2500 m, I was no longer weak both in body and mind to tackle other similar extreme sports. I felt my only challenge or hindrance would be a good bike and maybe…


If you didn’t read the part one of this amazing voyage please find it here: How I cycled from Nairobi to Mombasa (500 km+) in 2 days: PART 1of 2

It was 9:30 am, 142 km later, when I touched down at Emali. I did have trouble locating a food…


After my good friend Washy cycled from Nairobi to Mombasa in 2 days, I was more than convinced doing the same on my own like he did was very much possible. I needed to train as well plan for it in an adequate manner like never before. Many people had…


When Nasmae graduated from the university some two years back with a Bachelor in Commerce she didn’t take long to get an internship and eventually employment as her connections of friends propelled her faster. …


A narration by Washington who cycled from Nairobi to Mombasa alone in just 2 days.

Preparation

I have been desiring to do a ride to Mombasa for a very long time ever since I heard of a team of pro elites who did a ride to Mombasa to Nairobi in under…


The first time I ever rode my bike very far from Nairobi to the Tanzanian border town was last year December. I had already done a ride to our home in Kisii more than 300 km from Nairobi in two days about a month earlier.

Hearing my fellow cycling enthusiastic…


Two months outside employment may seem like an eternity for a developer who operated in a fixed conveyor belt of activities like Oyonde. He now could wake up at his own time and sleep at his own time without caring if he would be late for the job the next…

Jack Siro

Software Eng | Elite Cyclist

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