Postings

March 20th, 2015 by Henry Gold

Understanding 7EPICS

Do any of these strange foreign terms – Friluftsliv, Shinrin-yoku, Hygge, Wabi-sabi, Kaizen, Gemütlichkeit, Jugaad – mean anything to you?
January 16th, 2015 by Henry Gold

What is the secret to eternal youth?

Do you want to know what is remarkable about Tour d’Afrique community, the cyclists who ride with us on our
January 8th, 2015 by The TDA Team

2015 Tour d’Afrique is ready to go

As the start of the 2015 Tour d'Afrique rolls very near, riders are arriving from near and far (mostly far) and staff are hard at work.
January 6th, 2015 by The TDA Team

Meet the 2015 Tour d’Afrique Bike Mechanic – Alex Percival

My name is Alex Percival from Capetown, South Africa. I am on TDA 2015 as the bike mechanic and general
January 5th, 2015 by Henry Gold

Cycling and Birds Nest Soup

Edible bird’s nests are bird nests that are prepared and eaten by humans, particularly prized in Chinese culture due to
January 2nd, 2015 by Henry Gold

Its better in the Southern Hemisphere

Imagine this… It’s about 2AM and you are lying in your tent trying to decide what to do; do I
December 31st, 2014 by The TDA Team

Meet the 2015 Tour d’Afrique Medic – Jodi Scott

I first heard about Tour D’Afrique about 5 years ago from one of the past medics. My first two thoughts
December 29th, 2014 by The TDA Team

Meet the 2015 Tour d’Afrique Assistant Tour Director – Adrian Wood

Hi, my name is Adrian Wood and I’ll be working on the 2015 Tour d’Afrique as the Assistant Tour Director.
December 21st, 2014 by Henry Gold

The Trans-Oceania Cycling Expedition is over

Once a long ago time ago – before our youngest participant on the Trans-Oceania trip was even born, the idea
December 19th, 2014 by The TDA Team

The 2014 Trans-Oceania Cycling Expedition arrives in Sydney

After cycling over 10,00kms through the rainforests of Sumatra, up and over the volcanoes of Java, amongst the Spice Islands
December 17th, 2014 by Henry Gold

Canberra and the soul of a city

The Trans-Oceania cycling expedition from Medan in Sumatra to Sydney is quickly coming to a close. Today is our last
December 16th, 2014 by Shanny Hill

From Sumatra, Cyclists to Arrive in Sydney Friday

After pedaling thru all the Indonesian islands, across the Outback and along the Great Ocean Road, 35 cyclists from 12
December 15th, 2014 by The TDA Team

Meet the 2015 Tour d’Afrique staff – Chef April Fairbrother

Hello! My name is April Fairbrother and I am the 2015 Tour d’Afrique Chef. I am from the small ranching
December 12th, 2014 by The TDA Team

Trans-Europa Just Got More Comfortable

We didn’t eliminate any climbs, nor did we guarantee tail winds or predict sunshine everyday. What we did is increase
December 11th, 2014 by Henry Gold

A National Geographic Moment

Yesterday while cycling into our next to last rest day, I had what I call a ‘National Geographic‘ moment.
December 5th, 2014 by Henry Gold

Cycling the Great Ocean Road – part II

If you love cycling, you’ve probably heard the expression that “your worst day on a bike is better than your best day in the office”.
December 3rd, 2014 by Henry Gold

Cycling The Great Ocean Road

The Trans-Oceania is a long tour and it is easy to forget that what we are doing is very special.
December 2nd, 2014 by The TDA Team

Trans-Oceania Cycling to Melbourne on Friday

After pedaling thru all the Indonesian islands, across the Outback and along the Great Ocean Road, 35 cyclists from 12
December 1st, 2014 by Henry Gold

Winds in Australia

These winds are definitely not the norm, and certainly not for this time of the year.
November 24th, 2014 by Michael Coo

10 Reasons to cycle the Opals, Missiles & Vino section

My personal 10 reasons to choose this section to cycle in 2016.
November 19th, 2014 by Michael Coo

Australian time flies by

There are a million reasons to come to Australia - the sun, the food, the wine, the beaches, koala bears, kangaroos,
November 16th, 2014 by Michael Coo

Painted deserts & missing jacks

Heading into our rest day in Coober Pedy, a few of us decided that we would rent a car in
November 13th, 2014 by Michael Coo

The Stuart Highway

One of the world’s most famous roads, the Stuart Highway, crosses the continent of Australia over 3,020 km between Darwin
November 12th, 2014 by Henry Gold

‘Cycleabout’ through the Australian Outback

Click here to read Mike’s take on Alice Springs from last week. Henry is also on the Trans-Oceania cycling expedition.
November 10th, 2014 by Michael Coo

A Town Called Alice

A whole street’s belief in Sunday’s roast beef Gets dashed against the Co-op To either cut down on beer or
November 7th, 2014 by The TDA Team

Our Cyclists are Celebrities

Two of our 7 Epics events finished up recently in Lisbon and Istanbul. Upon returning home, two of the cyclists caught the
November 3rd, 2014 by Henry Gold

Cycling The Australian outback

“Our Nature lies in movement: complete calm is death” – Pascal, Pensees “He who does not travel does not know
October 30th, 2014 by Nellie Gold-Pastor

Why I am going to miss Indonesia

Finally, after two months of culture shock and exposure I had felt that I had adjusted to Indonesian-living. I’d adjusted
October 28th, 2014 by Nellie Gold-Pastor

Hello from down under!

We are half way through the tour, and just a few days ago we flew from the country of East
October 22nd, 2014 by Henry Gold

First half of the Trans-Oceania bike expedition is over.

“It has been a privilege to be part of the Trans Oceania bicycle tour through Indonesia.” – Chris Wille So