What to Pack on a Long Distance Bicycle Trip

When going on a long distance cycling trip, it is vitally important to remember that everything you pack, is extra weight that you have to carry. I therefore advise packing very carefully. If your bike (and its luggage) are too heavy, you will no longer enjoy your trip.

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A Map-less Bike Ride Across Europe

After living in Istanbul for six months, I began to feel a bit restless.  I was in need of an adventure and was on board for whatever brilliant opportunity life was going to throw at me.

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Come to Belize - and Bring Your Bike

Whether you’re a passionate road cyclist, or just looking for an economical way to get around while visiting Belize…you might want to bring your bike when traveling to this location.  It's not a widely known fact, but cycling is considered one of the National sports in the Central American country...

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Cycling Mt Lofty

Extreme sports are a way of life for Kiwis. The land of bungee jumping, white-water rafting and zorbing also hosts a myriad of other very active activities. I've tried most of them - sometimes it's hard to avoid when you live in the country that's known as the adventure capital...

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Bicycles: A Cultural Thing?

Call it Dutch, call it environmentally friendly, call it what you like but bicycles are everywhere in Amsterdam. Hundreds of them line the streets, move faster than their counterparts, automobiles, and crowd the entrance of many eateries and shops throughout the city.

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5 Mountain Biking Destinations Not to Miss in New Zealand

Aotearoa. The Land of the Long White Cloud. NZ. Whatever you choose to call New Zealand, it's one of many things - arguably one of the most beautiful and diverse countries in the world, the home of all things adrenaline inducing, a producer of world-class wine and unbeatable lamb and...

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Cycling in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is flat and its streets are full of cyclists - more motorbikes than pedal-powered, but there are still a lot of people getting around on two wheels. So when my couchsurfing hosts suggested that we cycle through the city from their place to their favourite restaurant, Granny's, I...

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Going Dutch

"We have to go cycling, it's very Dutch." It seemed like everything we did that day was "very Dutch". Luckily, that was what I wanted, given that we were in the Netherlands, hoping to experience as much Dutch culture as possible.

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A Cycle Race in Iran - Part 2

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A Cycle Race in Iran - Part 2

Margo continues her account of participating in a team cycling event in Iran. Previously, Margo’s team had finished their race and had just been extended an offer to extend their stay in Iran to compete in another race in Azerbaijan, Irans northern-most state.

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A Cylcle Race in Iran - Part 1

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A Cylcle Race in Iran - Part 1

Kiwis Race in Iran; An account of cycle racing in Iran told through the experiences of a female athlete The Start of the Race An invite for a free trip to Iran is impossible to turn down! If it ever comes your way, jump at the chance! It did...

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