A Cycle Touring Confluence

The Danube or the Rhine? That’s at the heart of the matter and something that needs to be agreed upon if I am going to make any real progress with my planning. You see, I’ve been wanting to undertake a cycle tour for some time and will admit, with some embarrassment, that I have been…

Bike Packing The Isle of Wight

I had been wanting to do this for exactly six years. I know that because it was in 2014 that I bought my Specialized AWOL touring bike with the specific purpose of taking up a different style of riding. Since then, my interest in road cycling took off and I found myself glued to a…

Coffee Stop Snob

We used to base our rides around the route. Now we base them around the cafe stop, the wind and then the route in that order