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Meet Domestique

Blog: Meet Domestique

Highlights: Rain, knife making, pancake rocks, limestone arches, lakes and mountains.
New Zealand South Island Queen Charlotte Track

Blog: Queen Charlotte Track and a painful dilemma

Highlights: Ferry, warmshowers, mountain biking the Queen Charlotte Track, bays, stunning views, broken hands.

Ouch! Cycle tourer suffering from numb, painful hands, arms & shoulders

I was sure that I had the perfect bike set-up: Mary Bars from On-One, racer stem, and Ergo grips. This has worked perfectly for...
Wanganui river

Blog: New Zealand, North Island : Onwards through the centre

Hot Water Beach, Tauranga, Rotorua, Taupo, National Park, Pipiriki, Wanganui - 414km (Total 6895km cycled) Highlights: Active volcanoes, ice cream, wonderful hospitality, hot mineral...
Coromandel Peninsular

Blog: New Zealand, North Island – Coromandel Peninsular

Auckland, Thames, Coromandel, Whitianga, Cathedral Cove, Hot Water Beach - 362km (Total 6481km cycled) Highlights : Wild camping in Auckland, tailwinds, stunning views, new...
New Zealand North Island Northland

Blog: New Zealand, North Island – Northland

Auckland, Helensville, Dargaville, Whangarei, Russell, Doubtless Bay, Kaitaia - 569km (Total 6119km cycled) Highlights: Back in New Zealand, cycling with friends, Boysenberry ice cream, beautiful...
County Campground sunset

Blog: Olympic National Park, Seattle and the San Juan islands

Seattle - Aberdeen (via San Juan islands) - 1046Km (Total 5550km cycled) Highlights: Beautiful weather, beautiful views, beautiful orcas and beautiful sunsets. A reminder of...
showers pass e-vent elite 2.0 women

Review: Showers Pass Elite 2.1 – update from the road

We've had another visit to the Showers Pass offices in Portland, replacement jacket a lovely electric blue colour
old faithful

Blog: Driving Miss Peli

Santa Fe, via Yellowstone, Missoula to Portland, Or. - 0Km cycled but 2200 miles driven (Total 4570km cycled) Highlights : Endless roads, Dinosaurs, Old Faithful,...
El Rito Great Divide

Blog: Two steps forward and one step back

Santa Barbara - Santa Fe - 65Km (Total 4570km cycled) Highlights : Train ride, great warmshowers hosts, Wiggos Gold in the Olympics, New Mexico green...

Sheep on the road

Donkeys

To the beach

Bang on!