Cycling in a skirt

One life, some bicycles. A million possibilities, zero clue!


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Chile Con Cycle; Bike Touring The Middle Bits

My promise to myself in 2020 was to bring the blog up to date with past adventures before revealing the exciting new ones planned for this year. A little while ago now (OK, 9 months but who’s counting) I started writing about the first part of our 2018 Chilean adventure by bike. Part one was the spectacular experience mountain biking in the Atacama Desert and a prelude to the main part of our trip, the plan to go cycle touring in the Patagonian South of the country.

Like all good plans however this one had a couple of small flaws. Continue reading


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How to write a book in just 2000 days

So, it seems that after a mere 2190-ish days (or a paltry 6 years) I have finally written and published a book.

Yes it’s about cycling.

Yes it’s about cycling in a skirt.

Cycling in a skirt, solo, across Canada to be precise. Continue reading


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There’s a stranger in my spare room

Not unreasonably my friend has just asked “But what if they steal all your stuff when you’re asleep or are just really weird?

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Notes from a Small Island (Cycle Touring in Guernsey)

I’m watching from the quayside at Guernsey as the Ferry pulls away, homeward bound for Poole, horn blaring, passengers waving from the decks .

The only problem is I should have been on it! Continue reading


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Cliff edges and cold camping: The joys of MTB touring

It’s mid-March, winter time in England and obviously the first thing that springs to mind, when the mercury finally nudges above zero, is… let’s go camping!

So, with this in mind, this weekend I packed up my tent and gamely popped my MTB cherry gaining 2 new experiences in one hit… cycle touring on a Mountain Bike and cycle touring in the UK. Continue reading