Flat banana

Set out to have a banana in Ilkey and explore the lanes. Sadly, just after I overtook Otley Cycling Club*, I suffered defeat and...

Lost keys

The problem with modern technology is that they need extra bits that you are not used to at first to remember to bring. We...

Riding a recumbent

I'm not an expert, having only ridden for about nine months and got about 800 miles under my belt. But here are my early thoughts on riding a 'bent.

Owen the Omelette


MC Spin


Fun Ride

Picking up Peli

Look Ma, no pain!

A New Year’s … Solution?

I’m broken.

Blog: Walking Tasmania

Blog: Meet Domestique

Hiding works

Beer Fest Camp

wild camping

Wild camping

Hiding works

Beer Fest Camp

wild camping

Wild camping


Blog: New Zealand, North Island : Onwards through the centre

Hot Water Beach, Tauranga, Rotorua, Taupo, National Park, Pipiriki, Wanganui - 414km (Total 6895km cycled) Highlights: Active volcanoes, ice cream, wonderful hospitality, hot mineral...

Blog: New Zealand, North Island – Coromandel Peninsular

Auckland, Thames, Coromandel, Whitianga, Cathedral Cove, Hot Water Beach - 362km (Total 6481km cycled) Highlights : Wild camping in Auckland, tailwinds, stunning views, new...

Blog: New Zealand, North Island – Northland

Auckland, Helensville, Dargaville, Whangarei, Russell, Doubtless Bay, Kaitaia - 569km (Total 6119km cycled) Highlights: Back in New Zealand, cycling with friends, Boysenberry ice cream, beautiful...

Blog: Olympic National Park, Seattle and the San Juan islands

Seattle - Aberdeen (via San Juan islands) - 1046Km (Total 5550km cycled) Highlights: Beautiful weather, beautiful views, beautiful orcas and beautiful sunsets. A reminder of...

Blog: Two steps forward and one step back

Santa Barbara - Santa Fe - 65Km (Total 4570km cycled) Highlights : Train ride, great warmshowers hosts, Wiggos Gold in the Olympics, New Mexico green...

Blog: Pacific Coast of California – Part II

The Bay Area - Santa Barbara - 671Km (Total 4506km cycled) Highlights : 4 July picnic, yacf pootle, more cake, finishing our Pacific Coast adventure,...

Blog: Pacific Coast of California – Part I

Crescent City – San Francisco – 809Km (Total 3835km cycled) Highlights: Redwoods, bbq, sunshine, California Coast, Golden Gate Bridge and friends. Day 155 - June...

Blog: Pacific Coast Oregon

Portland - Astoria - Brookings - 778Km (Total 3026km cycled) Highlights: Rain, cheese, orca whales and, most importantly, being on the road again! Day 141...