It's been so long since we have last written a post. So much so we almost decided not to bother anymore. Many things have happened since January which we want to share, details all in good time, here's a quick rundown: We got a place in Transcontinental No 5... Woop Woop! We bought new bikes, because … Continue reading Testing Mind, Body, and Bike
Up to this point commitment phobes have gotten a bad rap. But! I'm here to challenge that. Although, for the sake of clarity I should state that the commitment I'm referring to is to do with everything but relationships. At this point in my life I've tried my hand at a few different things, I … Continue reading The Merits of Being a Commitment-Phobe
The hype train is powering full steam ahead as the details of the fifth edition of the Transcontinental Race became public. In true, Transcontinental, style it's a cross between the stunning beauty of Europe and gruelling climbs. Maybe more intriguing, is that this edition is also the first non-coastal finish. There have been changes to … Continue reading TCRNo5 has landed
Firstly, our apologies we've been away for a while. We've been suffering the post travel blues. After leaving expecting to be on the road for months and years, coming back much sooner is a chuck-norris-roundhouse-kick in the gut that leaves you with many questions. But, we can now say what happened, happened, and there's no point dwelling. It … Continue reading Travel Light, Go Further
We've had a bit of a game-changer moment, flipped the plan on it's head, given Ellie's mum a shock, and made our adventure a bit more.... adventurey. Those with access to our tracker page may of noticed that we've been a tad inactive for some days. It all started in Nuremberg sat in a hotel … Continue reading Here’s what we think to your well laid plan!
The world is BIG! I mean really big. I know this sounds obvious but I've never really been able to comprehend that. When you can get to the other side of it in a day, the world misleadingly appears a lot smaller. However covering that distance on a touring bicycle, 50-70km a day, while everyone goes on … Continue reading Cycling in Germany – A tale of rivers
CYCLING France France is roadie heaven; beautifully smooth tarmac, quiet roads with courteous drivers (excluding the visiting Brits, cheers guys!). We thoroughly enjoyed our time in France, following initially the coast then venturing inland and across to Belgium. The main lessons we learnt in France was that decent maps are a must and stopping before … Continue reading What We’ve Learnt So Far