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Cycling East part 3 – East Germany

After more cherry poaching at our campsite we set off along the shores of the giant Edersee lake in central Germany. Whereafter we inadvertantly...

Cycling East Part 2 – Western Germany

We left Holland on the river Rhine cycle path, a flat gravel path meandering its way along the river heading into Germany. The river...

Cycling East Part 1 – Holland

So this was it, we were finally leaving on our bikes, next stop the far East! We posed for some farewell pictures by...

Our little cycle ride has started!

Departure day has arrived! It has been a frantic week and a manic Monday. Our ferry leaves at 11.15pm from Harwich and luckily it's...

The Kit for Cycling East

What are we taking for our cycling trip? 1. Camping Kit From left to right, the smallest most comfortable sleeping mat from Karrimor at 300gm: Buy...

Is this the Ultimate Touring Bike?

In about 10 days I will embark on my my Cycling East adventure and for this epic cycle ride I am lucky enough to...

Deciding on our next adventure

Life, like cycle touring is full of endless route decisions. While we might think we know the general direction, certain innocuous looking turns can...

A great road ride circuit from Chamonix

This weekend we attempted a road bike circuit that has jumped out of the maps at me for ages. It takes in the beauty...

Chamonix to Megeve by bike

Cycling from Chamonix to Megeve is about 90km for the round trip and takes in about 1500m of height gain. Nothing too epic just...

Everything you need in order to cycle to Asia

As my thoughts turn to summer, when  I will hopefully soon start off on another long distance cycle tour. This year my rough plan...

An awesome 2013 in just 12 Photos

2013 was great, we packed a lot into 12 months, visiting 16 countries across 4 continents. It started in Chamonix, France for a phenomenal...

Finishing our cycle tour to Istanbul

After 30 days of straight riding, with no lazy rest days like the Tour de France gets, we had managed to cover 3000km of...