Click here to read our previous TDA Super Alumni profile of Brett Lanham, who has ridden over 50,000 km with
It’s a place that stirs the imagination of travelers all over the world. Rugged, iconic mountain peaks. Crystal clear river water. It’s the bottom of the world — Mordor, where Frodo fatefully destroys the ring.
Before arriving in Santiago, I knew very little about the city. From friends and other travellers I had heard mostly bad reviews – “don’t bother, it’s not worth it” or “it’s just like any other city.” Regardless of the reviews, we did end up stopping along the way.
Although none of the Bamboo riders may have felt it at the time, looking back at our start in China the days actually seem cool now. As we have worked our way south through Vietnam, Lao, Cambodia and now Thailand the days have become hotter and more humid. Where up north riders often took their time during the ride, many have now adapted their strategy to push hard early in the morning in hopes of avoiding the worst of the days heat and sun.
Cycling in the Lake District on the South American Epic, Henry Gold gives us his first post. It is never
You may recall that tour medic Irin’s post from Northern Argentina. Here is tour staff Will explaining some more of
Last week we had a staff profile of Adrian on the South American Epic. Here is one from our tour
See the details of the 2016 Trans-Europa cycling tour here. Creating bicycle tours in Europe is one of the best
Following up from our last Argentina reflection, here is another from Will from the South American Epic. Bolivia was memorable
The riders and staff of the South American Epic are now on a day off in Santiago. Here is a
Arriving in La Paz (Mexico, not Bolivia!) was an important moment on the North American Epic.
Click here to read more about The Last Degree the Last Degree – the world’s first group fat bike expedition
We asked some of our club members to send us a picture of them sporting their member-only t-shirt. Here is
Do any of these strange foreign terms – Friluftsliv, Shinrin-yoku, Hygge, Wabi-sabi, Kaizen, Gemütlichkeit, Jugaad – mean anything to you?
Do you want to know what is remarkable about Tour d’Afrique community, the cyclists who ride with us on our
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.
My name is Alex Percival from Capetown, South Africa. I am on TDA 2015 as the bike mechanic and general
Edible bird’s nests are bird nests that are prepared and eaten by humans, particularly prized in Chinese culture due to
Imagine this… It’s about 2AM and you are lying in your tent trying to decide what to do; do I
I first heard about Tour D’Afrique about 5 years ago from one of the past medics. My first two thoughts
Hi, my name is Adrian Wood and I’ll be working on the 2015 Tour d’Afrique as the Assistant Tour Director.
Once a long ago time ago – before our youngest participant on the Trans-Oceania trip was even born, the idea
After cycling over 10,00kms through the rainforests of Sumatra, up and over the volcanoes of Java, amongst the Spice Islands
The Trans-Oceania cycling expedition from Medan in Sumatra to Sydney is quickly coming to a close. Today is our last
After pedaling thru all the Indonesian islands, across the Outback and along the Great Ocean Road, 35 cyclists from 12
Hello! My name is April Fairbrother and I am the 2015 Tour d’Afrique Chef. I am from the small ranching
We didn’t eliminate any climbs, nor did we guarantee tail winds or predict sunshine everyday. What we did is increase
Yesterday while cycling into our next to last rest day, I had what I call a ‘National Geographic‘ moment.
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”.
The Trans-Oceania is a long tour and it is easy to forget that what we are doing is very special.