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Ever seen a snowboarder towed by a jet? Didn't think so.

Now this guy is crazy. 125 kilometers per hour on a snowboard is a bit too fast for us.


How big is the Earth?

Picture Credit: Kenneth Lehtinen

Question: How Big Is the Earth? – 5 year old in Ontario

Answer: The earth is very big! It is 12,756 kilometers in diameter. 17 more words


De burgerij wil een EU met minder mandaat en meer privacy. Brussel wil meer, meer, meer!

EU-verkeerscommissaris broedt op tolplan

Telegraaf: EU-commissaris Violeta Bulc voor Verkeer wil naar een Europees systeem voor tolheffing op personenauto’s toe. Ze zei dat in gesprek met de Duitse krant Welt am Sonntag. 140 more words


Edge of the earth

We’re starting this blog by sharing the highlights of our 1998 Seatofourpants tour.  When we began we hoped for one good year.  By the year 2000 we had ridden 29,501 kilometers, visited 24 countries, had 61 flats, wore through 16 tires, rode 33 ferries, taken 8 flights, 3 trains and… set the way back machine, took 43 rolls of film creating over 1500 slides.  91 more words

Road Rants

Today: Semi-marathon de Paris

Last year in November I signed up to the half marathon in Paris.

Not one for taking and easy option, really!

Why Paris? Well I’ve been there twice for work, I’ve admired document stir and pictures of the city, I’ve seen horrible stories about Paris and the way that it’s extremely dirty and segregated. 533 more words