Give thanks, be humble
A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. How do you explain what it feels like to wake up, through choice, on a bench or under a bush in a country you carry no currency for, don’t speak the language, and if … Continue reading Give thanks, be humbleContinue Reading
Transcontinental Video from PEdALED
Fresh from clothing firm, and new Condor-JLT team sponsor, PEdALED, this film follows their rider Jacopo on his journey across the continent. I’d come across Jacopo the previous year when he was riding in a pair, and in 2016 he headed off solo. Enjoy! In the summer of 2016, riders from 36 different nations left from the legendary … Continue reading Transcontinental Video from PEdALEDContinue Reading
Family adventures – riding across Europe!
Christopher’s both excited and nervous standing next to his Genesis bike, packed with energy and ready to roll out. I don’t think I’ve seen him this way for some time, it’s clear that we are both really looking forward to this adventure, him for the ride itself and I’m stoked to see how it’s going … Continue reading Family adventures – riding across Europe!Continue Reading
Getting ready for an adventure
To travel down to 2015’s Transcontinental race I took the ferry over to Calais, and whilst the car crowd sit patiently in long lines, the cyclists go straight to the front of the queue, and it was here that I bumped into a couple of really cool groups. Cyclists are generally a friendly bunch, and … Continue reading Getting ready for an adventureContinue 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
Not all of the @transconrace is glorious and beautiful!
from Instagram: http://ift.tt/1Q42clJ Sometimes you are just slogging through the night, so slowly that all you can see is the 6ft in front of you! But that’s half the fun of it!Continue Reading