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March 15th, 2017 by Shanny Hill

Cycling the Bolivian Salt Flats: Breaking it Down by the Numbers

  Salar de Uyuni – the Salt Flats of Bolivia. At 10,582 square kilometres, it is the largest Salt Flat
February 27th, 2017 by The TDA Team

Cycling the Silk Route: Part 2 of our 9-Part YouTube Series

Last Friday in our monthly newsletter we announced the release of the second in our series Cycling the Silk Route – a
February 23rd, 2017 by The TDA Team

Cycling the Surreal Bolivian Salt Flats

>>More about Cycling the Salt Flats on the 2017 South American Epic The Bolivian Salt Flats are one of the
February 10th, 2017 by Brian Hoeniger

Cycling South America: 8 Epic Climbs and Descents

Feature photo credit: Antonio Olinto Ferreira Over the past 10-20 years, as cycle touring’s popularity has taken off, so too
February 6th, 2017 by Miles MacDonald

How to Get Visas for Silk Road Countries

To travel the Silk Road has been an arduous journey since its earliest beginnings.  In distant times a few of
January 30th, 2017 by The TDA Team

Cycling the Silk Route: Part 1 of our 9-Part YouTube Series

  Last Friday in our monthly newsletter we announced the release of the first in our series Cycling the Silk Route
November 11th, 2016 by The TDA Team

5 Reasons We Are Excited about the New African Route (and Why You Should be Too)

Due to an unstable security situation in Ethiopia the last months, and with a state of emergency still in place,
October 26th, 2016 by Brian Hoeniger

Cycling Patagonia: Everything You Need to Know

Mystical Patagonia has stirred the imaginations of travellers for centuries. Its sparsely populated, wild, and beautiful lands extend down the
July 26th, 2016 by Brian Hoeniger

TDA Super Alumni Profile: Walli “the Adventurer” Pagniello

This is the fifth post in our series profiling some of our Super Alumni, riders who have cycled many expeditions
May 30th, 2016 by Brian Hoeniger

TDA Super Alumni Profile: Lloyd Strong

This is the fourth post in our series profiling some of our Super Alumni, riders who have cycled many expeditions and
May 26th, 2016 by Brian Hoeniger

TDA Super Alumni Profile: Chris Wille

This is the third post in our series profiling some of our Super Alumni, riders who have cycled many expeditions and
May 21st, 2016 by Henry Gold

7 Epics and the Greatest Walk

Three years ago I began to follow one hell of a fascinating adventure. No, this is not about unclimbed peaks
May 19th, 2016 by The TDA Team

Silk Route is Underway – Follow #TDASilkRoute

Silk Route riders are soon to cross into Mongolia as they are midway through their first week of a 4.5
April 4th, 2016 by The TDA Team

TDA Super Alumni profile: Svend Paulsen

Click here to read our previous TDA Super Alumni profile of Brett Lanham, who has ridden over 50,000 km with
November 27th, 2015 by Britten Ferguson

Eyes Ahead: Patagonia Looming

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.
November 25th, 2015 by Will Hill

Summing up Santiago

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.
November 23rd, 2015 by Conor Canaday

Coming in Hot

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.
November 20th, 2015 by Henry Gold

Just Another Day on the South American Epic

Cycling in the Lake District on the South American Epic, Henry Gold gives us his first post. It is never
November 19th, 2015 by Will Hill

Tubular Times with TDA

You may recall that tour medic Irin’s post from Northern Argentina. Here is tour staff Will explaining some more of
November 18th, 2015 by Conor Canaday

Staff Profile: Alexander Hamilton Dunbar Percival

Last week we had a staff profile of Adrian on the South American Epic. Here is one from our tour
November 17th, 2015 by Miles MacDonald

The Pope Made Me Do It: Revised Route via Košice and Budapest

See the details of the 2016 Trans-Europa cycling tour here.  Creating bicycle tours in Europe is one of the best
November 13th, 2015 by Will Hill

Wine and Dine Like an Argentine

Following up from our last Argentina reflection, here is another from Will from the South American Epic.  Bolivia was memorable
November 11th, 2015 by Irin Zschokke

Colourful Northern Argentina

The riders and staff of the South American Epic are now on a day off in Santiago. Here is a
October 16th, 2015 by Jacob Warner

Crossing the Sea of Cortez

Arriving in La Paz (Mexico, not Bolivia!) was an important moment on the North American Epic.
March 30th, 2015 by Shanny Hill

7Epics Members and Their New Tees

We asked some of our club members to send us a picture of them sporting their member-only t-shirt. Here is
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