Cycle Touring

What I have learned while cycle touring.

There’s a hole in the pannier, dear Peli, dear Peli

Come sing along with me ... There's a hole in the pannier, dear Peli, dear Peli, There's a hole in the pannier, dear Peli, dear Peli, Then...

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...

To the centre of NZ (Makarora – Queenstown)

Avoided the rain in the rain forest and got sunny views and rolling hills. Met some great Kiwis who took us on a guided...

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...

Vicycle tour of Denmark Part IV

More wind, single track offroading, history, visit to Germany, two utterly brilliant campsites and even a song from Peli. 03/06/2011: As normal my folks' B&B trumped...

Shimano XT HollowTech II bottom bracket

When I was reading up what to get when we were building up our Surly Long Haul Truckers I came across the Hollowtech II's....

Cycling the LHT in the snow

I finally had the chance to cycle in the snow with my Surly Long Haul Trucker. What can I say, it is sooo easy. I...

Croatia day 8 : easy delayed jet

We slept well in the hotel's comfy bed and did not hear the busy road next to the hotel. And we both had a...

Croatia day 3 : border hopping

We woke up around seven and took our time getting up. But had breakfast, packed and ready to go by nine. Again we hit...

Why don’t cows …

We loaded up Rob's (from Les Sorbiers) mini bus, with our bikes plus Richard
roman road

Roman Road

azub six off road

Single tracking

Greenfly

Festival

Many stop

Two stops

Sheep on the road