Almost there.

Almost there.

It’s like Christmas already in Edinburgh for me. With Frankie Goes To Hollywood and Chris Rea delivering the soundtrack I am getting into the Christmas riding mood, slowly but surely (the picture on the left was taken in significantly warmer temperatures at Xmas 2008). I usually have a much better…

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A first draft for the route.

A first draft for the route.

Those who know me well, know that I am a rather spontaneous character. However, quite embarrassed about how little I know about my home country, I have now roughly decided on a route, which is of course subject to change. I would be more than confident to plan each stage…

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One gear. One man. One epic goal. And not much time left.

One gear. One man. One epic goal. And not much time left.

Orange rims that glide through a deep orange sky, as the mountains are painted on the river. Snow and ice crushing under the tyres, as they beat their way through the ground, through an awe inspiring afternoon along the River Forth. No, I did not intend to ride 50km on…

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Why I ride ...

Why I ride …

Sometimes I ask myself, why on earth I am doing this? Cycling at 5 degrees Celsius with a fresh north-easterly headwind and pouring rain does not appear to be fun to many people, however I truly enjoyed myself today! It was even rewarding completing the whole ride, I could have…

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