Landscape photography taken from the saddle of a bicycle!
A photo collection of our favourite and most memorable roads and tracks we’ve cycled on across the world.
New year, new adventures! Where to cycle tour for 2017!
A review of three books to encourage you to get on your bike!
Connemara Loop Map Cycle touring fully loaded and laden down with gear has it’s time and place… heading off with bike, tent and sandwiches in tow, for a light leisurely jaunt should have it’s place too! The West Coast of Ireland is a great destination for… Read More
*In the video; Crowberry rather than juniper. When I was a kid, the mere mention of ‘the bog’ brought out the best in my creative use of excuses. There are many things a 12-year-old would rather do than spend a day turning turf,… Read More
A cup of tea to quench your thirst!
The beauty of the bike is that there is no barrier between you and your surroundings. The slow pace of travel, panoramic views, and lack of metal and glass encasing you in an air-conditioned bubble allows you the opportunity to spot things you otherwise would… Read More
It’s been way too long since I last posted to the blog and equally as long since I took the bike for a long trip. A combination of laziness, a really wet Irish winter/spring and wonky knees has restricted my time on the bike . Hopefully within the next few weeks I’ll get a chance to get pedalling again.
In the mean time I hope to repair a crooked vintage New Hudson bike, complete with an old Wrights leather saddle, I bought in a junk yard in Cork city. Additionally I’d like to share some recipes myself and Laura enjoyed/endured during our cycle tour of Mongolia, Russia and Europe. It wasn’t always noodles and snickers! And maybe I can also show you how to look out for free food while out on your bike.
So now that I’ve said it, I have to go and do it!
New Hudson Bicycle with Wrights leather saddle.
We’ll be traveling through many places where we won’t have access to electricity to charge our various gadgets, as appealing as it is to be off the grid for a while, there are times when listening to your iPod or reading your kindle is welcome.… Read More