Postings

October 20th, 2014 by The TDA Team

Trans-Oceania Cyclists arrive in Darwin

“It has been an extraordinary journey so far” Twenty cyclists who started the Trans-Oceania cycling tour two months ago in
October 16th, 2014 by Michael Coo

Big, bigger, biggest. Is Australia obsessed with size?

We all know Australia is a big country……from the Big Wet in Darwin… …to the Big Rock in the desert…
October 14th, 2014 by Henry Gold

The job of ‘Chief Plugger’

Flores, the 6th island we have cycled through on the Trans Oceania Cycling Expedition, is now done and over with.
October 10th, 2014 by Henry Gold

Amalfi coast go home!

There are sights and scenes on this trip (I suppose on each cycling trip) that appear all of a sudden
October 6th, 2014 by Andreas Pakenham

Mount Bromo adventure

Yesterday, I walked my bike eight kilometers, others walked even further. Sounds like the makings of an unpopular stage, but
October 3rd, 2014 by Henry Gold

Cycling in Java – Is it the most difficult multi-day ride ever?

“From now on ‘Faire La Java’ will have a different meaning for me.” – Gerald Corniel We have arrived in
October 1st, 2014 by Jude Kriwald

Through the Hills of Anatolia to Istanbul and the end of the 2014 Silk Route

The final leg of the Silk Route Expedition 2014 would be celebrated not only as marking the achievement of cycling
September 30th, 2014 by The TDA Team

Visit us on the 2014 Trans-Oceania

Always wanted to do a TDA tour but not ready to commit yet? Find us in Australia this year. Meet
September 27th, 2014 by Henry Gold

A brutiful day cycling Java

“A day that one will never forget.” –  Brett Lanham It was on the Ruta Maya – the Doomsday Ride
September 25th, 2014 by Jude Kriwald

Rider Profile: Yolande Field, 61, Inverlock near Melbourne, Australia

Jude: So Yol, what made you choose the Silk Route? YOL: Oh, I’ve told you that before! I just follow
September 24th, 2014 by Miles MacDonald

The 2014 Trans-Europa arrives in Lisbon!

14 Countries 6000+ km 80 days 25 cyclists 4 staff The 2014 Trans Europa Tour is complete. The group arrived
September 23rd, 2014 by Henry Gold

Cycling Indonesia – Toughest gradients ever

“If you want to win next year’ s Tour de France you should come here to train on these gradients.” 
September 21st, 2014 by Miles MacDonald

Iberian Crossing, er, Climbing

The Trans Europa Tour is currently enjoying a rest day in the old town of Caceres, Spain; an official UNESCO
September 20th, 2014 by Guest Author

Chinese Cooking

Ni hau tda allumni. After a 3 week nap in Cape Town I joined your friends and family in Lanzhou
September 18th, 2014 by Guest Author

A day on the bike (chef’s version)

It was a rough few days on tour: a 6 hour border crossing with scanners, sniffer dogs and searches of
September 18th, 2014 by Jude Kriwald

Silk Route Garden of Eden Section Summary

Although they all officially belong at least somewhat in Iran, North West Iran plays host to many different ethnicities, all
September 17th, 2014 by Nellie Gold-Pastor

Salam Java

“No kingdom on earth can equal this one, which is the Gate of the World. Its countless islands, from the
September 16th, 2014 by Jude Kriwald

Silk Route Magic Carpet Ride Section Summary

The gold décor of the surrounding walls of the complex was like something out of Sacha Baron Cohen’s “The Dictator”.
September 15th, 2014 by Henry Gold

An epic day on the 7Epics?

As you, dear readers, know – we are the creators of the 7Epics, which are, as we often like to
September 13th, 2014 by The TDA Team

2015 South American Epic Ready to Roll

We are pleased to announce that the 2015 South American Epic Cycling Expedition from Cartagena, Colombia to Ushuaia, Argentina –
September 10th, 2014 by Guest Author

Montpellier to Barcelona – 5 days on the Trans Europa

Back in 2010 I discovered the TDA and rode the first Indian Adventure in 2011. The experience remains up there
September 9th, 2014 by Nellie Gold-Pastor

Sumatra Sutra

Just like that, almost a month has gone by. We have finished the first of eight sections on the complete
September 8th, 2014 by Henry Gold

Don’t miss it!

“It would have been a mistake to have missed this.” – Annegrete Warrer I am not sure whether Annegrete meant
September 6th, 2014 by Henry Gold

The joys and tribulations of cycling isolated Sumatra

Such is the life of cycling where others fear to pedal. Sumatra is not one of the ‘must go’ places
September 4th, 2014 by Henry Gold

From the mountains to the sea.

What do you think you might discover when you cycle from a pleasantly cool Sumatran city – Bukitingi – situated
September 3rd, 2014 by Miles MacDonald

Time in the Saddle

It’s really been a wonderful journey through Italy and France Is there a perfect amount of time to spend on
August 31st, 2014 by Jude Kriwald

A look back at the Karakum Crossing section of the 2014 Silk Route

Looking at the different sections of the Silk Route tour, it is easy to suppose that the hottest section of
August 30th, 2014 by The TDA Team

Dutch cyclists on Koga bikes challenge Africa on the 2015 Tour d’Afrique

Two Dutch cyclists are going to ride the 2015 Tour d’Afrique. Their names are Dick Pater and Jaap Brasser. The
August 29th, 2014 by Miles MacDonald

Coastal Mecca

The late August pilgrimage of sun-worshipping Italians and French to the Riviera is in full swing and our Trans Europa
August 26th, 2014 by Henry Gold

Take your bike and cycle Sumatra

Apparently it was the one and only Marco Polo who corrupted the name of this island. Originally called Lhokseumawe, it