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fully loaded set-up

This is a picture of my bike fully loaded with gear and all! There is approximately 40-45 lbs of equipment that I will be carrying during my trip.

Under the Volcano

After celebrating my 50th birthday in La Arena and meeting our friend Frank Seier, we cycled the final bit of the Careterra Austral to Puerto Montt. 1,765 more words

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Nakhon to Bang Mun: Life's a beach

Riding from Nakhon si Thammarat I had decided to try and ride through some nicer places and move a bit more off the beaten track.  So my first destination out from Nakhon was to be Khanom which had been recommended to me as a nice quiet coastal area that wasn’t too touristy or developed. 812 more words


A load of cobbles - cycling to watch the spring classics

Readers of my last post will know that I’m a big fan of the Tour of Flanders and make the trip to Belgium to watch it live each year.  2,102 more words


Demnate and Imi-n-Ifri

Leaving Marrakech I found myself on the N9 towards the Tizi-n-Tichka pass. My intention was to take the N8 and R210 East towards Demnate but somehow was funnelled amongst the traffic onto the N9. 367 more words

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Japan Cycle Touring - Planning & Packing

It still seems crazy to me that we’re actually going cycle touring in Japan – I’ve wanted to go ever since I was a teenager. I always thought I’d end up visiting there, either when I was working as a model, or on a snowboarding trip, but somehow it never quite happened. 546 more words



I cycled over the busy A7 and thought I had entered a rather modern suburb of Marrakech. But it was the town of Tamensourt. I plodded on and finally found Marrakech. 293 more words

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