Blog

Various bits I want to talk about and show you, which can't be put into the other categories.

old faithful
Meet Domestique

I’m broken.

You might have noticed the lack of posts on this site since early 2013. The short story is that I’m broken and haven’t been on a bicycle since December 2012.

Blog: “Drop Hide Lose”

We knew that shipping stuff to South America was surrounded by horror stores: parcels lost, returned to sender, and the inevitable long wait. We...

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...

Buenos Aires and the curious incident of the green paint in...

We had breakfast in the hostel - some sweet little mini croissants called medialunas, tea (without milk as only hot was available - Peli...

Crunchy on the outside …

… my armadillo tires survived 7 months of riding trough one of London borough that is well known for not putting street cleaning high...

Blog: “Battling with Mother Nature, and a wheely annoying surprise”

Porvenir, Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales 30th Jan - 4th Feb 2012. 60Km (Total 690Km cycled) Highlights: Steak, wind, broken spokes, veggie curry, cake and meeting...

Biting bastards

No I'm not sorry for this swear word because I totally have reason for it and when you have read this post you will...

Better braking

So in an attempt to get better braking on Chutney, I cut down the generous Dahon cable routing. Front brake by 2.5" and the...

Blog: “Stir-idling-crazy”

Puerto Natales, 0km (Total 705Km cycled) Highlights: Sunny, no wind, steak, lentil stew, waiting, more lentil stew, more waiting, cake swapping and finding out that...

Ordnung Muss Sein

We arrived at the airport with plenty of spare time thanks to the help - in the form of a chauffeur to Gatwick -...
roman road

Roman Road

azub six off road

Single tracking

Greenfly

Festival

Many stop

Two stops

Sheep on the road