I recently came across an article in the UK based newspaper, The Times, “Goodbye Hygge. Hello Sisu: the new Scandi
When I tell people at dinner parties that I cycle continents their usual comment is “I could never do that”.
Bike touring in Europe – What a way to explore a country or cross a continent! In 2018 we have
As you might know, we have a club on Strava open to anyone interested in global cycling routes. On any
Salar de Uyuni – the Salt Flats of Bolivia. At 10,582 square kilometres, it is the largest Salt Flat
Last Friday in our monthly newsletter we announced the release of the second in our series Cycling the Silk Route – a
>>More about Cycling the Salt Flats on the 2017 South American Epic The Bolivian Salt Flats are one of the
Feature photo credit: Antonio Olinto Ferreira Over the past 10-20 years, as cycle touring’s popularity has taken off, so too
To travel the Silk Road has been an arduous journey since its earliest beginnings. In distant times a few of
Last Friday in our monthly newsletter we announced the release of the first in our series Cycling the Silk Route
Due to an unstable security situation in Ethiopia the last months, and with a state of emergency still in place,
Mystical Patagonia has stirred the imaginations of travellers for centuries. Its sparsely populated, wild, and beautiful lands extend down the
This is the fifth post in our series profiling some of our Super Alumni, riders who have cycled many expeditions
This is the fourth post in our series profiling some of our Super Alumni, riders who have cycled many expeditions and
This is the third post in our series profiling some of our Super Alumni, riders who have cycled many expeditions and
Three years ago I began to follow one hell of a fascinating adventure. No, this is not about unclimbed peaks
Silk Route riders are soon to cross into Mongolia as they are midway through their first week of a 4.5
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.
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?