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Bikepacking In Tibet – Kit Choices

As ever we tried to go even faster and lighter for our trip to Tibet. I reassessed where we could save bulk and weight...

Taking tea like the locals in Turkey, Uzbekistan and Darjeeling

Tea Tea Tea. The British normally love it but I'm indifferent, well I was until I cycled to Darjeeling in India.  Tea is not...

Japow; Snowboarding Hokkaido, Japan

Snowboarding in Japan is amazing. We visited Hokkaido which is the northern island of Japan. Hokkaido has without doubt the best snow in the...

Review of Morvelo bike clothing

At the start of cycling east I was pretty anxious about using brand new and untested clothing for such a long trip. Put simply,...

Cycling Tibet Part 2 – Wolves, Monks and Proper Bo Cha

We had just ridden into Litang in part one which turned out to be a remarkably interesting place. It had a real sense of...

Box hunting and other adventures in Delhi

The train rolled into Old Delhi station from Kolkata late at night, the city was dark but certainly not asleep. the platforms were still...

Tea Time in Darjeeling – A cycle tour in the Indian...

Cycle touring on main roads in Nepal and India was at times a tad suicidal, cyclists are an inferior beast who should just get...

Tibet, Yarchen Gar the final part – 8,000 nuns, a naked...

Yarchen Gar was such an unexpected place. We had never even heard of it only a week ago and here we were, two of...

Cycling East part 25 – Arriving in the Himalayas – Nepal

A few weeks ago I had no real idea where Almaty even was but due to the invisible wall of Chinese politics I...

Cycling the Pamirs Pt1 – The Grand Depart

In 2014 while cycling to China, I was gutted to miss one of the most beautiful and intriguing parts of central Asia. I didn't...

Cycling the Pamirs 2015 Pt2 – Crossing into Tajikistan via Mars

Sary Tash has a memorable name, but very few moustaches - in fact there's very little of interest at all other than the jaw...

Cycling East Part 15 – Tbilisi to Azerbaijan

After leaving Marion to fly home from Georgia the cycle touring trip changed a lot for me. Leaving the centre of Tbilisi alone while waving...