What are the best cycling shoes for bicycle touring?

This is the first post in my new blog series, Q & A Friday's. Every Friday I will choose one comment I received, either in the comment section of one of my blog post or on my social media platforms. This week the question I will be answering is, "What are the best cycling shoes … Continue reading What are the best cycling shoes for bicycle touring?

Cycling Across Africa: My journey from Cairo to Cape Town (Part 2)

Yesterday I published part one of Cycling Across Africa: My journey from Cairo to Cape Town. It received a lot of positive feedback and I would like to thank everyone who read and commented on it! If you missed yesterday's blog post, I will leave a link below for you to check it out. I … Continue reading Cycling Across Africa: My journey from Cairo to Cape Town (Part 2)

Cycling Across Africa: My journey from Cairo to Cape Town (Part 1)

When I got married in 2017, I signed the marriage register with one huge caveat: I would one day be able to temporarily leave my wife, and go cycling across Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town – however long that took.  It had been a decade-long dream for me – I saw it as the … Continue reading Cycling Across Africa: My journey from Cairo to Cape Town (Part 1)

Bikepacking Bags VS Panniers: WHAT TO BUY and WHY?

The most important part of your bicycle touring equipment is your bicycle touring bags! After all, what good is the rest of your bicycle touring gear if you have no place to put it in? When choosing your bicycle touring bags, you will have to decide between bikepacking bags and panniers. Bikepacking bags vs panniers … Continue reading Bikepacking Bags VS Panniers: WHAT TO BUY and WHY?

How to take a bicycle on a bus in Europe

Traveling by bicycle is an incredible way to see the world, but sometimes it is just too slow! There might come a time when you need to get to where you want to go faster than what you can pedal. That is when a bus trip can come in handy. I took my bicycle on … Continue reading How to take a bicycle on a bus in Europe

18 Bicycle Touring MUST HAVE Items for Bikepacking

If you are reading this it probably means you are thinking about conducting your next bicycle tour. It might even be that you are planning your first ever bicycle tour! If that is the case, let me start by saying congratulations! Bicycle Touring is incredible. Wherever you may be heading, whether that be around the … Continue reading 18 Bicycle Touring MUST HAVE Items for Bikepacking

Pragma Bikes Gravel Bike Build | Building up Durianrider’s Pragma Gravel Breaker

The Pragma Gravel Breaker is one of the Pragma Bikes sold by YouTube personality Harley Johnstone aka Durianrider. Here I share details about my Pragma Gravel Breaker bike build, which came out to under 9KG! I also talk more about Pragma Bikes in general.

How safe is cycling in Thailand?

Thailand is a beautiful country with incredible people. I was fortunate enough to live there for nearly two years! During my time in Thailand I did thousands of kilometers of cycling. In fact, I could count on one hand the amount of times I used a taxi service to get around town. I even cycled … Continue reading How safe is cycling in Thailand?

Road Cycling Shoes VS MTB Shoes: What should you buy and WHY?

You may think that choosing between road shoes and mountain bike shoes, would be decided by what type of bike you ride. If you ride a road bike, you wear road shoes, and if you ride a mountain bike, well... you wear mountain bike shoes. I am here to make the case that you do … Continue reading Road Cycling Shoes VS MTB Shoes: What should you buy and WHY?