Let’s ride to Scotland!
With the Transatlantic Way race fast approaching I thought it wise to test the legs, body, and bike out before I pedal off. A couple of DM’s on twitter and I’d managed to round up Tim Pulleyn and Daniel Easton for a trip to Scotland. Neither were sure what lay ahead, but both were willing, … Continue reading Let’s ride to Scotland!Continue Reading
Alpe d’Huez on a Boris Bike….
With its 21 bends, Alpe d’Huez is one of the iconic climbs within the cycling world, with that in mind our small group assembled at Huez* HQ at midnight, united in one common goal – get ourselves to, up, and back from, Alpe d’Huez within 24 hours. The idea was simple, drive to and from … Continue reading Alpe d’Huez on a Boris Bike….Continue Reading
Alpe d’Huez on a Boris Bike! #Huez24hr
Fancy riding up Alpe d’Huez? For any cyclist, or indeed any viewer of Ski Sunday in the early 90’s, that’s a pretty big deal! With just one sentence Lorenzo from Huez* had me! On the 29th – 30th April a Huez team will be embarking on a near (but not completely) impossible journey – renting … Continue reading Alpe d’Huez on a Boris Bike! #Huez24hrContinue Reading
Patagonia launch their #WornWear Tour
Patagonia are one of a select group of companies that seem to truly care about the environment, and on a global scale that group is tiny. What other companies speak about, Patagonia DO! Kicking off in both Germany and the UK, April 15th sees Patagonia launch a more than 50 stop, five-country European mission to encourage … Continue reading Patagonia launch their #WornWear TourContinue Reading
Balkan Reflections. 20 years post-war.
One of the allures of the Transcontinental race is that it does cross countries, at times on a daily basis. Such travel would not have been so easy just a few decades ago with the eastern bloc countries being part of the Soviet Union. With the various activities in the middle-east having an effect on … Continue reading Balkan Reflections. 20 years post-war.Continue Reading
BAM! A bike travel little poem
Surely one of the greatest things about cycling is its ability to move the scenery around you, whether that is commuting or travelling, the world goes by at a pace thats slow enough to enjoy, yet quick enough to travel and explore. Yes you can see more by car, but you run the very real … Continue reading BAM! A bike travel little poemContinue Reading