Month: November 2019

Episode 020: Chris Bennett | Ultra-Distance Cycling + Tips on Gear and Bike Set-up

In Episode 020 of Bike Tour Adventures, I have the chance to get to know Chris Bennett, a 60 year-old Canadian who settled in New Zealand to escape the Canadian winters. After completing an Ironman race on every continent, except Antarctica, he shifted to self-supported ultra-endurance bicycle racing. Among his races are the Tour Divide from Canada to Mexico, the Transcontinental across Europe, to Istanbul, and most recently the Northcape – Tarifa from Norway to Spain.

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Episode 019: Sam Johnson | From Camper Van to Touring Bike + 18 Things He’s Learned From Life on the Road

In Episode 019 of Bike Tour Adventures, I have a chance to catch up with Sam Johnson, an English adventurer that has gone from travelling around in a camper van to pedalling the globe. Having now cycled through 32 countries and over 52,000 km, Sam has experienced civil unrest, seen the worst in people, and the good that is prevalent in the majority of the world.

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Tour Along the Saint Lawrence River: Ottawa –> Quebec City –> Ottawa

Click the speaker to play the blog post using the website voice app. When moving back to Canada at the beginning of summer 2019 I decided that a summer of unemployment was the perfect time to arrange a bike tour and re-discover some of my great country. Between all the usual things such as visiting…

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Tips for Cycling in Canada

As the second largest country in the world, Canada has a lot to offer the intrepid adventurer. Various parts of the country have their own advantages and disadvantages. It’s important to be aware of things before starting a tour.

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Tips for Cycling in Malaysia

Having spent 7 years living in Malaysia, I have travelled extensively over most of the country. Cycling is a huge sport in Malaysia with many cycling groups eager to invite tourists along on their rides and for a meal afterwards.
Having spent 7 years living in Malaysia, I have travelled extensively over most of the country. Cycling is a huge sport in Malaysia with many cycling groups eager to invite tourists along on their rides and for a meal afterwards.

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Episode 018: Arthur Desclaux | Cycling the World on a Bamboo Bike + How Not To End Up In A Myanmar Prison

In Episode 018 of Bike Tour Adventures, I have the chance to speak with Arthur Descleux, a wood engineer that built his own bamboo bicycle, has toured the world for the last 2 years, and has loved the people he met throughout the entire journey, including those he met while spending time in a Myanmar prison.

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