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So Much Has Happened, Adventure Has Really Changed Me When I set off on my first big adventure, I wanted it to be really long. I wanted it to be indefinitely long because I felt I needed that, and I wanted all the challenges, and I didn't really want to be able to see an end point. I wanted just to keep pushing myself and see what would happen. And I wanted it to be really cheap and miserable. I wanted not to be able to spend much money, and just to force myself into action in all sorts of senses. Read »
In Tandem To The Gambia – an Adventure for under £1000 Countries get big when you cross them on a bicycle. #Adventure1000 Read »
How To Plan Your First Overseas Cycle Tour In 6 Easy Steps If the busyness of modern life is stopping you from getting out there on your first overseas bicycle adventure, try following these 6 steps. It's easier than you think. Read »
La Terre à Bicyclette… I asked Alice and Andoni some questions about their epic 7-year bike ride round the world. Plenty of people do big bike rides so I wasn’t specifically interested in that aspect of their tale (sorry!). I feel that the most exciting […] Read »
An Interview with Sean Conway Being a professional adventurer, it’s almost like an oxymoron in a way, because the whole idea of being an adventurer is to go and challenge yourself and get away from it all, but to become a professional adventurer you have to be in the middle of it all. Read »
Le Tour de Yorkshire 2014 Last year I took a recce trip to ride the first stage of the 2014 Tour de France, or “Le Tour de Yorkshire” to give the race its proper name. (If anyone is considering turning this route into a microadventure then […] Read »
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