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Only one month to go ...

Only one month to go …

I am officially scared now, after I had a look at the route for my next big trip, Land’s End to John o’Groats, this time again on a singlespeed. The bike is not even ready yet, after weeks and weeks of trying to get my Torpedo hub fixed (as in…

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How far can you cycle on a single day?

How far can you cycle on a single day?

The answer from my side is short and simple: Cycling from Edinburgh to the (almost) northernmost tip of the Isle of Skye is possible, without any public or other transport in between. And I even cycled without the help of any lights, the long days are just fantastic for endurance…

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First a mouse. Then a lion.

First a mouse. Then a lion.

‘You know something is not impossible once you’ve done it – so what’s stopping you?’ Graeme Obree‘s words need no further explanation, this is one of the most motivational quotes I have ever come across. It might have been a coincidence that I watched ‘The Flying Scotsman‘ back in 2006…

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2 days - 470km - 3 countries in less than 48 hours

2 days – 470km – 3 countries in less than 48 hours

A quick update from the road, after I had no internet access on the ferry port or the boat itself. I am feeling fresh still, even after pedalling the first 470km fighting against some odds. The first big problem on both days has been a wee lack of navigational skills…

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Riding on the backwheels of unfortune

Riding on the backwheels of unfortune

I was planning to upload some text I have written on the train a while ago, but recent events need a short post first. The week that passed in a nutshell: A pretty decent on the Swobo Crosby back from Stirling to Edinburgh, pretty fast last stretch alongside the Union…

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