Cycling up Jonaskop: the hardest tarred climb in South Africa

If you are looking for a brutally challenging, yet mesmerizingly beautiful mountain climb, look no further than Jonaskop. Jonaskop is arguably the toughest tarred climb in South Africa. Today marked my 4th summit of the mountain and I figured it is high time I share this experience with you. Jonaskop Mountain Climb There is a … Continue reading Cycling up Jonaskop: the hardest tarred climb in South Africa

I thought I was going to die.

As you will know if you read yesterday's blog post, I have the Corona Virus! Fortunately, I am recovery well and I have had nothing more than a minor flu with a sore throat. While Covid-19 might not have been a big deal for me, it got me thinking about the time I was seriously … Continue reading I thought I was going to die.

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

The Siriruk Apartment | The Cheapest Accommodation In Chiang Mai

A great thing about Thailand, but also South East Asia in general, is how budget friendly you are able to live. You can find a good quality apartment, eat delicious food and travel around town without it costing you a fortune. A perfect example of this is The Siriruk Apartment in Chiang Mai. The Siriruk … Continue reading The Siriruk Apartment | The Cheapest Accommodation In Chiang Mai

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?

7 Best Road Cycling Routes in the Western Cape, South Africa

The Western Cape is home to some of the best road cycling routes in South Africa. What I like about this part of the country, is that you have access to a wide variety of different scenic cycling routes. Depending on where in the Western Cape you live, you could choose to ride next to … Continue reading 7 Best Road Cycling Routes in the Western Cape, South Africa