We arrived at Heathrow and anxiously waited for our luggage – our fingers were crossed that the $2 shop Chinese laundry bags tied up with washing line had held up to the job and that the bike boxes were in one piece and and not spewing bike parts. A big sigh of relief as they all […]

After Denver we headed over to Eugene to pick up our Bike Friday bikes and some camping bits and pieces from Backcountry Gear. Unfortunately, this meant another run through LAX airport. We thought that at least it was domestic travel and we were physically in the right time zone this time … but no better […]

As time goes by, it gets harder to sit down and edit the videos of our trip … not because I’m doing other things now and can’t be bothered, but because it gets more painful to watch what we’re NOT doing anymore 😦 I have a great new job now but as they say “a bad day […]

Another wet-ish Saturday in Auckland and another video released into the digital world 🙂

Here is the second half of our trip along the river Inn through Germany and Austria …

Since I last wrote, we’ve been to Switzerland. From Strasbourg, we carried on down the Rhine to Basel and then gathered all the pioneering spirit we could muster and set out to tackle our first Alpine pass. It was hard … bloody hard … but we made it over the top. The electric motors certainly […]

We have reached Bordeaux now and have been enjoying a couple of days ‘à pied’ rather than ‘en vélo’. Our bodies have been complaining a bit given that we have done 7 days cycling without a rest day. My knees are a bit grumbly and the Husbands back is still giving him problems … he’s […]