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...

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...

Bikepacking the Altai Pt3 (the best part) – Mongolia and Russia

We soon found our legs in Mongolia, they were where they've always been but they just got a bit tired with the riding in...

Cycling East Part 20 – Cycle Touring Uzbekistan Part 22

From cycle touring in Uzbekistan, Bukhara was probably my pick of the historical Uzbekistan towns, but next I was cycling to Samarkand with its...

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...

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 East Part 19 – Uzbekistan Part 12

Looking in the mirror at the Uzbekistan border I was covered in dust from the desert riding, making my hair look grey and my...

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...

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,...

Wakhi Races – Cycling the Wakhan Pt4

The next leg of our cycling trip saw us biking alongside the River Panj for several days. The Panj is a river in a...

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 16 – Azerbaijan

Cycle touring across the border from Georgia to Azerbaijan went very smoothly, this route certainly had the greatest military presence so far, guns were...