Category Archives: europe

How did I get here?

I was on a short cycling trip from where my son Louis works in a bike shop deeper in the Pyrenees back home to the foothills of those same mountains. I kept on having these ‘Holy S#!t’ moments saying to … Continue reading

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Where’s my pump?

Hello everyone, Hope all is well. I met Joel yesterday and had to share his idea with the wider world. Bike geeks stay tuned!! Finally bringing the frame bike pump to market and his ideas on self-sufficient cycling are definitely … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of Skyscrapers!

So where do you go after a magical year of living in the shadow of castles? To live in the shadows of skyscrapers! After receiving a job offer of a three day work week, housing included, our life changed drastically … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of Castles.

In March 2000 when our first child was born, we weren’t too sure about anything, much like any new parents. To ensure we were really stepping into the unknown, we decided heading down to a small village in rural France … Continue reading

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Free Drinks (Tomorrow)!

I remember seeing this sign in a bar I used to frequent back in The Bronx of my youth. If I found myself there nearing the midnight hour I’d foolishly wait for the hour to chime in the new day … Continue reading

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Be careful, that’s life you’re living!

In 1983, 4,099 people died in motorcycle accidents in the U.S.A.  In August of that same year two young guys left the streets of The Bronx, New York to head out across America for an adventure. They were on motorcycles. … Continue reading

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I’ve quoted it before…………

“I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike. I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride it where I like……” Freddie Mercury – Queen. That’s definitely what these folks wanted to do and man … Continue reading

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Whiling away the miles!

Hello all, Want some inspiration for a bit of adventure? Well Harry surely inspired me. His story is pretty impressive. For his first extended cycle tour he definitely gave himself a challenge, and all for a good cause! How cool … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just gotta act it out!

Good day one and all. It’s always nice to meet people doing what they love, and at the same time bringing awareness to some of the social issues that we are surrounded with in modern life. Gareth Tidball, a young … Continue reading

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Transformative Economics, very cool!!!

In our world of seemingly very strange choices of our political figures, it is so nice to know that people are out there trying to transform our world into a fairer place economically. Sounds like an uphill battle, but hey … Continue reading

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