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...

What bike for the Silk Road Mountain Race in Kyrgyzstan?

The Silk Road Mountain Race is a unique new bikepacking challenge across Kyrgyzstan. It’s not your standard adventure race - this is a serious...

Afghanistan to Scotland – By bike, Jeep, foot and Jet Plane...

At this point in time we felt about as far away from the lush green rolling hills of Scotland however we only had a...

Bikepacking the Altai – Pt 1 Kazakhstan to China

The road we bikepacked through Kazakhstan towards China was partly constructed by Arnold Schwarzenegger's father - we had high hopes. However we had to...

It’s all downhill to Afghanistan: Cycling the Pamirs Pt3

As we left Lake Karakul in Tajikistan we learnt Panada's struggle at altitude. I'll admit it was a shock to see that a Fiat...

Uzbekistan – A hidden gem for cycling in Central Asia

Riding across Uzbekistan was more of an accident than a choice. I only rode there purely because it lay in my way as I...

A Tale of Two Kinesis Tripster ATRs – 4 years &...

Bikepacking Scotland, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Germany, Austria, Italy, Portugal, France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria x 2, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, Turkey,...

Bikepacking Kyrgyzstan in Winter the film!

Finally it is here, our edit from cycling across Kyrgyzstan in winter; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Bu0wSClGcA For more about the trip please read our blogs here; Blog Part 1 http://welovemountains.net/bikepacking-across-kyrgyzstan-in-winter-part-1/ Blog Part...

Bikepacking around the Altai – Pt 2 China to Mongolia

China was an "interesting" challenge on our Altai bikepacking trip. All adventures need these sections; those challenging, tough days that question why exactly are...

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...

Bikepacking Across Kyrgyzstan in Winter Part 1

I descended and the air was approaching -20 already; around me the valley was steep sided, dark and cold. I noticed the snow had...

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,...