Cycle Touring

What I have learned while cycle touring.

Where are you …

... sleeping tonight, part II. We went to sleep and woke up again around 02:00, because the nature called. It would be pitch black if...

Over to Hautacam …

... and back from Hautacam.We set off at 9:30 with Rob (from Les Sorbiers), Richard (a guest at Les Sorbiers), Pingu, Mrs Pingu, Dave,...

Peliroja shows Woollypigs her lumpy bits, Part IIX

30" gear is dead; long live the 28" gear !!  We decided to go a have a look at Spain, so we rolled down...

Washing a down sleeping bag

Our Alpkit Skyehigh sleeping bags are getting a bit smelly even with the silk liners. We have tried a few times to organise to...

Croatia day 4 : a bit drafty

We woke up quite a few times doing the night because the wind. But still managed to get a good night sleep. Up and...

Sheldon Brown 07.14.1944 – 02.03.2008

Today is the sad anniversary of the departure of Sheldon Brown two years ago. I have never met Sheldon but I have heavily used his...

Vicycle tour of Denmark Part I

Lurgy, seasickness, the hunt for a hotdog and our first stay "i det fri" in Denmark and our first taste of the wind 25/06/2011: The last...

Thank you and good luck

Last Tuesday I went and had a little meet up with other bicycle touring mad people, some clearly madder than me, just. Alastair Humphrey's...

Cycling in Croatia and cycling around Split

This is taken from our recent week long cycling holiday in Croatia where we cycled on the Adriatic coast from Dubrovnik to Trogir just...

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...

Sheep on the road

Donkeys

To the beach

Bang on!