Cycle Touring

What I have learned while cycle touring.

Peliroja shows Woollypigs her lumpy bits, Part XI

 We had a sleep in and headed out for a 4 hours walk up Montagne Fleurie right behind Bareges. Though it was hot, very...

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...

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...

Here be dragons, Chapter I

Save your energy. Traveling in true Peli and woolly style we hunted for maps on the day of departure. And while doing so I had...

Anne Mustoe: a remarkable woman

I have never heard about Anne Mustoe until I was told about her untimely passing. ... what she termed her “new career”. When she resolved...

Touring with the Wows

We had a bit of unfinished business to do with touring with our friends Peter and Janet, aka the Wowbaggers. We planned to do a...

New rear wheel

Some of you know that I have been pondering what rear back wheel to build for a long time, because my old rear wheel...

Croatia day 7 : Thor rides again

Well the almighty Thor beat the dustmen to it this morning. At four we were woken up to a massive light show and thunders...

Back inland (Omarama – Lake Tekapo)

Tired legs, flat country with very hilly views and great weather. Splashing out on a helicopter ride up and over and around Mt. Cook,...

Light my fire

Last Thursday I was utterly knackered and couldn't see beyond my bed that night. But Peli managed to talk me into going camping since...
roman road

Roman Road

azub six off road

Single tracking

Greenfly

Festival

Many stop

Two stops

Sheep on the road