It can be difficult to justify the costs of keeping a car on the road. The spiralling road taxes, fuel prices, road tolls, extortionate insurance prices, servicing and maintenance charges all add up. The argument for the car is the comfort, speed, convenience and ‘status’… Read More
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
Tips and Advice for Cycle Touring. Check out my updated page on cycle touring advice. Lots of tips, including… and… Bike stands!
A cup of tea to quench your thirst!
On our way home to Ireland we cycled through 12 countries. This is a selection of some of the best moments from the journey west. Filmed on a Canon 70D using a gorilla pod. Music: “White Bones” by Waylon Thornton and the Heavy Hands (theheavyhands.bandcamp.com)
Footage of our journey across Romania. We really enjoyed Bucharest and ended up staying way longer than we had envisioned. Our planned time-frame was quickly forgotten about when we were distracted by all the cafes, bars, shops and markets. We were lucky enough to catch… Read More
An inviting gate on the way into Tosontsengel. A quadrent of hanging horse sculls. Idillic campsite, we thought we were in the middle of nowhere in this wooded hillside until an old man came rolling silently on his motorbike and offered us blueberries… Read More
Tsetserleg! A Buddhist monastery in Tsetserleg that over looked the town.
We spent a week cycling around the Japanese Alps for golden week. We left Kanazawa with each bike weighing about 10 kg lighter than what we plan to carry when we are in Mongolia. We still hadn’t gathered all the equipment we needed to assure us… Read More