Events is a bit of a general area of the site and might including organised events I attended or just interesting things that happen here and there.

Packing for a bicycle tour Jan 11, 2013

What to take and what to leave at home? In this post I'll go over everything I've currently got packed on my bike while I'm touring around Europe.

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How I started Bicycle Touring Oct 22, 2012

I guess I started my bicycle touring adventures a bit later than most other travelers seem to, I was almost 32 when I went on my first big tour which was a few weeks in New Zealand. Grab a drink and let me tell you a brief story about how it all began

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Stolen Bicycle

Aug 18, 2012

Stolen Bicycle Aug 18, 2012

I planned to stay in Paris for 2 weeks. While there I would catch up with a friend, see the sights of Paris, do some work, and then set off for Amsterdam. I never planned on getting my bike stolen.

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Tour de France

Jul 12, 2012

Tour de France Jul 12, 2012

Even though I enjoy riding I've never been a big fan of watching the Tour de France on television. I had heard it was great to see live, so Tim and I made sure we got to see the finish of one stage and just to make it interesting we decided to climb the mountain to the finish.

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The Chambery miscalculation Jul 10, 2012

On our trip from Geneva to Lyon, Tim and I gave ourselves a couple of days off here and there so we could really enjoy the French Alps. I think we started to enjoy the Alps a bit too soon...

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Starting the European tour Jul 9, 2012

It was finally time to start my big ride through Europe and I was happy to have a friend along to join me for the first leg of the trip. Little did I know that the very first day would bring an unexpected encounter.

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