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Riding NZ's west coast: There is such a thing as a free lunch

Last time we cycled in New Zealand we didn’t make it to the west coast of the South Island. Everything you hear makes it sound a must-see – glaciers, rainforests, beaches, quiet scenic roads – apart from the one fact that it rains there. 1,852 more words


Lightweight Touring; what to pack?

After a couple of short adventures in 2016 from a ten day trip across the water to Normandy and Brittany to a three day jolly round the Isle of Wight, I’ve had a few people ask; just what did you pack in that saddlebag? 1,090 more words


Java Day 10 –Yogyakarta – Poreworejo (76km)

I was looking forward to getting back on the bike today. Was hoping that because I was south of Jogja and heading south it may not be so busy. 556 more words

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Sea Shore Foraging for Razor Clams.

A strange alien like creature lurking under the ocean sand that’s fun to hunt and yummy to eat! 463 more words

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Pedalling Portugal - Photo report

In early March 2016, I found myself in a deserted coach station in Spain. At my feet lay my bike, wrapped in industrial size bin bags.

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England by pedal bike: The trip where despite the hills and rain, nobody cried (and we considered that a success). Part Two!

A million years ago, I posted a first installment of my UK bike trip.

We left off in beautiful bath, in which as I stated before, we didn’t get too many… 693 more words


Days 437 to 458 Rhodes, Crete & Santorini

December 21st to January 11th 122km

Happy New Year! We’re back, after a long break for Christmas, we’re on the move again. We spent ten very relaxing days in Afantou, Rhodes with Clare’s family. 1,897 more words