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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...
roman road

Roman Road

azub six off road

Single tracking



Many stop

Two stops

Sheep on the road