With my Troll
in storage for now, I'm taking its big brother, Ogre
, to California - a bike that's turned out to be one of the most versatile rides I've enjoyed for some time. I'll be penning some more… [ Read More → ]
Even in a fully stocked kitchen, I can't claim to be the greatest chef in the world... But I do love good food and try to eat healthily on tour - and on the cheap. With this in mind,… [ Read More → ]
Whenever I visit a new city, it's become second nature that I find myself scrutinising its provision for cyclists and access to public transport - basically, its feasibility for car-free living.
In the UK I'm lucky enough to… [ Read More → ]
Just a short post to say I'm headed to the North American Handmade Bicycle Show
. This year it's being held in Sacramento, California, from March 2-4. To those who aren't familiar with this event, it's the time when custom… [ Read More → ]
As much as I try and savour each and every moment, it's inevitable that over this long journey, individual sights, sounds and experiences are sometimes lost in the blur of daily motion and change. They queue up in days so… [ Read More → ]
Returning to New Mexico has given me the chance to ride a couple of trails I heard about, but didn't have time to explore before. Numero Uno
on my wishlist was a classic local desert loop known as White Mesa
… [ Read More → ]
There's a whole load of material I need to catch up with on the blog front... so I'll start with a recent bikepacking trip to Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas.
Yes, in an apparent act of teleportation, I've… [ Read More → ]