Kit Review – Mulebar

Go into any cycling shop and you will see an array of powders, potions, gels and bars each designed to give you a boost of energy or to help you in some way when your out on your bike. Pick one of these energy bars or gels up, flip her over, read the ingredients and...

Memorable Feasts

When i realized i would be pedaling through Iran and ‘the stans’ in the winter i made the conscious decision to pile on the pounds to create a layer of fat to help keep me warm on the bike. Now that the expedition is delayed i will be actually entering Iran at the end...

New Years Resolutions

This is probably the first year ever that i’ve made New Years resolutions. I’m not too sure why i decided to make some ths year – perhaps it’s because this year has been a year of significant change. I’ve thrown my ‘old life’ to the curb and started a multi year,...

Now and Next…

So i haven’t moved for some time and i recieved an email from someone asking if  i’d quit the expedition. The simple answer is no – I’m just taking an enforced break. But i thought i should let you know whats happening with the expedition now, and during the next...

2010: A Retrospective

It’s been a strange year for me. A year of highs and lows, A year of significant change. I took perhaps the largest, scariest leap of my life so far – the leap from certainty to uncertainty. I had a degree in Digital Animation. I could have gotten a job in...

Back to the Balkans

Staying in the hostel was killing my budget so i accepted a very kind invite to head back to Serbia to stay with friends. I threw a few things into my Duffel Bag, shoved my laptop, camera and passport into a pannier and took off for the bus station to catch my 5.30pm...