There is plenty out there for people looking for bike packing bags. Information abound on websites like bikepacking.net, bearbonebikepacking, bikepacker.com, etc, where you can draw on a wealth of knowledge of people who have been doing this much longer than I have. What I can offer, if it is of any help, is a closer … Continue reading Bike Packing Bags and Kit Choices (Part One)
At some point I mentioned that I had raced the Transcontinental, a solo, unsupported bike race across Europe. I raced two editions, Number 3 (2015) and Number 4 (2016). Number 3 didn’t go according to plan and I pulled out with knee problems just before I reached Venice. Number 4 was a much better race … Continue reading French Divide 2017
I stopped last time at a theft, another new bike, and the challenge for 2017. So let’s start this one with a theft. I’m sure others are familiar with the story. Up in the morning, get ready for a ride, head out to the shed or garage, something’s not quite right but nothing’s obviously wrong … Continue reading The Bike
I wasn’t sure how to start a first post on a new blog, but I thought an introduction about who I am was a good a place as any. I started riding properly when I was 14 and my parents brought me a Kona Blast as a joint birthday/Christmas present. I had been spurred on … Continue reading How to Start?