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Find your zeal: Zeal Optics sponsorship

The folks over at Zeal Optics make some pretty nice shades. They’re also doing cool things with some environmentally friendly materials. They even have biodegradable models which will disintegrate if kept under dirt! 182 more words


Days 89 - 94 Suichuan to Ting Shui Wai, Hong Kong

November 21st – 26th  Suichuan to Ting Shui Wai, Hong Kong 592km

We were up early, ready for a long day, with over 110km planned from Suichan to continue our mission of getting to Hong Kong by the weekend. 1,456 more words

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Spain: Chasing Autumn

Ever since France we had been cycling just ahead of the leaves changing colour. The last few Spanish towns had only one or two trees changing, glimpses of yellow and red, but this was the first real sighting of the full Autumn spectacle. 577 more words


Arizona - The High Desert

We landed in Las Vegas late on a Saturday evening and were greeted by companions Nicholas and Lael – something more than complete strangers – outside the airport. 1,265 more words

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Pedalling Portugal - Why am I going to Portugal?

If you’re following this blog or following me on Twitter you probably know by now that I’m getting ready to cycle in Portugal for three months next year. 511 more words


Guided Tours of Portugal

Since announcing the first Pedal Portugal guided cycle tour in early October, I’ve been working hard to develop a range of tours for 2016 taking in a selection of the country’s different regions. 595 more words

Cycling Portugal

The end of Europe is in sight.

Spain has been a tale of two halves; we spent the first six days on the coast road making our way to Valencia. We were trying very hard to like the place but with busy main roads, angry truck drivers, rip off campsites trying to charge €27 a night and every town seemingly deserted it was tough to find much to write home about. 563 more words

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