Photos of November Utah

It’s not been the easiest few days getting from Ely in Nevada across to Richfield in Utah. First it was horrendous headwinds, then a cozy warm pub that beckoned us…

Review of Nemo Obi 2P Lightweight Tent

Update: Having now completed my cycle through North and Central America, I figured it’s time for an update on how the tent fared over the 8 months. Looking back at…

Beautiful Idaho

Hills of Idaho

We scrutinise the map for backroads and spend several days on gravel and tracks. Much more fun than the main road. If it wasn’t for the rain. First we ride…

Vancouver Island Ride

500km from Victoria to Port Hardy It’s been a gentle re-introduction to the life of cycle-touring. A week has passed and so have 500km. Now we’re in the north of…

The Greater Divide

The Plan Evolves When you’ve spent nearly 2 years cycling through Africa, the 4,400km Great Divide Mountain Bike Route (GDMBR) doesn’t seem that far. A relatively short cycle through the…

Review: Icebreaker Tech Top

My first impression, before I’d even got the new Icebreaker top out of the cellophane packaging was, ‘Wow! That’s bright!’. I have the cranberry colour top. Pink isn’t usually my…

Biking the South Downs Way

I had no plans for the weekend, but the forecast was for sunny skies. That idyllic English summer day that occurs so rarely! So whatever I chose to do it…

Review: MSR Pocket Rocket

Update This stove has been used extensively over the last eight months on my cycle from Canada to central America. I just wanted to say that this stove has worked…

Video of The Great Niger River Boat Trip

One of the highlights of my 20-month cycle ride through Africa, didn’t actually involve any cycling… it was in fact, the two weeks spent paddling a locally-made wooden pirogue (fisherman’s…