ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘adventure’

12Feb

Slowly, at our own pace, we were cycling east, through the dry state of Utah. Surrounded by a landscape that could be easily taken as the set for a science fiction movie, we started to quite  like the daily routines. The unbearable heat of the day forced us to get up early in the morning. We […]Continue Reading

02Apr

There were many moments during our journey, when some truly unexpected yet unforgettable adventures happened. After getting used to putting ourselves into troubles and miraculously sneaking out of them, we developed a kind of inner radar for searching epic locations and potential adventure-guaranteeing spots. Most of our escapades contained a rather big no-planning chunk in […]Continue Reading

07Mar

We found cycling on the roads of New Zealand to be relatively dangerous. Narrow roads with no shoulder lanes, speeding drivers and the fact, that to get a driving licence one does not need to go to a driving school, but could be taught by any experienced driver – helped us to make the decision to […]Continue Reading

02Feb

Can a piece of rubber, nylon mesh and a bit of aramid fibers bring you happiness? We did over 36000 kilometers using Schwalbe’s discontinued “XRs”, “Duremes” and “Mondials” on our rigid steel bikes. As we progressed across Asia towards Australia, we started to find more joy on all those little paths and tracks and did […]Continue Reading

25Nov

We have only spent a day in Oodnadatta – bought a large portion of potato chips, restocked on pasta and pesto, filled our bottles with rainwater we found in a tank hidden behind a former train station and went back into the desert. Our old Schwalbe Mondial tires were on their last breath in Australia […]Continue Reading