Just received an email from a chap called John Davies in Willesden. He writes: I am also planning a ride to Italy next year. I will be starting from Shropshire, where my father was born and riding to Rieti (about 50miles) from Rome where my mother was born. […]
I’ve just about finished reading Mark Beaumont’s book The Man Who Cycled The World. It’s a cracking read and doesn’t fall into the trap of being a repetitive log of getting up, cycling, eating and then sleeping which, in effect, is what he did for 195 consecutive days. […]
Running is a key bit of preparation for cycling next summer: it will build up my levels of stamina and also help me shed the pounds I need to shed. And the good news is that this morning, I got back out on my running circuit and did […]
http://www.warmshowers.org/This is a site mentioned by Mark Beaumont in his book. I am emailing this to the blog from my phone so I don't forget to investigate it when I get to a computer!
My 2010 adventure is pretty tame compared to these guys:Ken Roberts is going around the World in four years. When asked why, he says “Simple – travel solo across the principal inhabited continents – Europe, Asia, Australia, the Americas and Africa – by bicycle. Departure date from home […]
It was such a beautiful day so I thought I would have a go at videoing the journey to work (Reading to Henley). That wasn’t too successful as the camera (my mobile phone) kept bouncing up and down as I fell into the finest potholes that the combined […]