How much time do you need to cycle New Zealand? Seriously, a lifetime isn’t enough time to see everything. But this is what we managed to squeeze in in our 6 weeks! Our Six Week New Zealand Route We planned out a very rough schedule and route before we started […]
Our 6 week New Zealand Cycling Route – Initial Plan
It’s happening… We are finally doing it. Our flight out to Auckland from Toronto is tomorrow and we couldn’t be more excited. It has been a bucket list item for a few years now and we are finally checking it off our list. What am I talking about? Six weeks […]
Revisiting: Cycling Across Canada – “Haunted Hotel” Post #8 SATURDAY, 23 JUNE 2012
Foreword: This hotel. Was fucking. Evil. I’m surprised we didn’t die. John reminisces how the hallway to the laundry room was flooded with the lights out. He recalls thinking, “Matti’s going to get fucking murdered”. John’s whole thesis was that between the two of us, I would be the one […]
Revisiting: Cycling Across Canada – “Kamloops to Salmon Arm” Post #7 FRIDAY, 22 JUNE 2012
Foreword: I’m just gonna transcribe for John for this one: John: “I should have gone to the movie. Biggest regret of the trip” Me: “Why John, WHY!?” John: “Listening to Herman talk for another two hours. That’s what it was. Not actual conversation, just listening to him talk. He talked […]
Revisiting: Cycling Across Canada – “Hope to Merritt/Happiness to Frustration” Post #5 WEDESDAY, 20 JUNE 2012
Foreword: Looking back, this was probably the toughest day of cycling for the trip – partially because it was one of our first days. The distance was around 120km through some of the steepest roads in Canada. During the winter months, the Coquihalla Highway is one the most hazardous and […]
Revisiting: Cycling Across Canada – “Hope = Rambo” Post #4 WEDESDAY, 20 JUNE 2012
Foreword: Bwahaha as if Kailen read this update! My dear childhood friend Kailen has proudly proclaimed that he has never even read a book. Kailen: you did not read this, and you still aren’t reading this. You will probably never read this. Which is why I can shame you for […]
Why I Cycle – Why Your Next Trip Should Be A Cycling Trip
Planning a cycling trip? Learn why I chose to bike across Canada and the UK and discover some of the benefits associated with touring a country by bike.
2 days in Phnom Penh by bicycle
After traveling through Thailand much along the beaten path, we had a longing to stray off and find places less travelled. What better way to wander freely through Phnom Penh than to hop back on to bicycles, how we comfortably explore our own city.
11 Essential Bike Gear Items for Any Cycling Tour
Now having cycled across two countries, Matti has become quite an avid cycling tourist. Having passed down his wisdom to me and my first tour (his second), here is our list of must-have bike equipment that will be worth the extra weight.
Our 5 Week UK Cycling Route
Cycling the United Kingdom has definitely been our most memorable trip together yet. For anyone traveling around the UK, here are some places to check out. Better yet, for anyone planning on cycling the UK, we hope this will help you in planning your own trip.