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Cycling Eurasia

The end

Our final week came around rather quickly. We had two more days with my dad, cycling up to Harlem for some chips and seeing Piet and Lilly, before we headed back down south to the Efterling. Two nights in a… Continue Reading →

Andy Field training camp

Our trip is nearly finished, and we are starting to get excited about seeing family and friends at home, and also sad about not being on tour anymore. But we have had a lovely week with my dad, and managed… Continue Reading →

More rainy rivers and ravels.

At the start of this week, we left the Rhine and joined the Mosel, for more easy riverside bike trail. Unfortunately the heavy rain made it quite hard going, but we were very happy to leave the river and cycle… Continue Reading →

Flat river trails

We had a lovely last day cycling with Helen and Richard along the Eurovelo 4 to Cheb. We enjoyed some sunshine and were even blessed with a tailwind, as we followed the river towards Germany. That evening I enjoyed the… Continue Reading →

The cold continued, and turned to rain, as we headed through Czechia to Prague. The countryside was still very rolling, but we saw alot of deer as we wore our legs out on the hills. We found a lovely boat… Continue Reading →

More wind, some rain and a light dusting of snow

We finished off Slovakia with headwinds everyday, some more bakery visits, a warm showers stay with the very hospitable Mark and his family, and a brief journey along the Danube on the Eurovelo 6. Mark has told us about the… Continue Reading →

Two more countries down.

This week we headed on tiny back roads into Hungary, where we immediately noticed there were plenty of cycle paths and it was very flat. Our first night in Hungary we stayed with Lukaz and Eszter (W.S) who hosted us… Continue Reading →

Viszlat Hungary, Ahoj Slovakia.

Flat. That is how we will remember Hungary. Lots of very flat days, all blurring into one. Apart from one that followed the shore of Lake Balaton. The weather was good although we met the start of our headwind stint…. Continue Reading →

Cao Montenegro, Zdravo Bosnia

Montenegro is the place we discovered that motorbikers “dangerous roads” are a cyclists greatest roads. After researching where to go and what roads to take, we found the website dangerousroads.org. A website written for motorbikers on European tours. It mainly… Continue Reading →

Brilliant Bosnian bakeries.

On our first morning in Bosnia we scoffed the most amazing chocolate croissants, sitting in the sunshine, before filling our panniers with more croissants, donuts and bread from a very lovely and very cheap bakery. This set the tone for… Continue Reading →

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