Month: March 2020

Interview 031: Ben Davies | From Bike Tourer to Ultra-Distance Racer + Tips for Ultra-Distance Racing Success

In Episode 031 of Bike Tour Adventures, I have the opportunity to talk with Ben Davies, an ultra-distance endurance racer from England that has done some epic bike touring before getting more involved in ultra-distance racing. Starting in 2017 Ben participated in the Transcontinental race and in 2019 he came 2nd place in the TCR and 3rd in the Race Across Poland. For 2020, Ben is planning an epic fast-tour from Cairo to Cape Town while raising money for World Bicycle Relief.

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Interview 030: Ride With Dan | Cycling for Suicide Awareness – The One Pedal At A Time Movement

In Episode 030 of Bike Tour Adventures, I have the chance to talk with Dan Hurd, a Navy Veteran from the United States that is cycling 25,000 miles around the Lower 48 in the USA. Having now been on the road for 2 years and having cycled 15,000 miles, he is well on his way to achieving his goal. Dan’s story is extraordinary but it doesn’t come without a cost. For Dan, cycling was exactly the therapy he needed. Without it, he might not be here with us. He did this “One Pedal At A Time”.

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When and Where to go on a Bike Tour

Should I buy a new bike before bike touring? Should I wait until I save more money? Should I wait until my kids are just a bit older? Should I sell all my stuff and leave for good? When Should You Go On A Bike Tour? I often talk with people and they are not…

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Interview 029: Joe & Verity | From the U.K. to New Zealand + Tips on Cycling Oman

In Episode 029 of Bike Tour Adventures I have the opportunity to speak with Joe and Verity, a young British couple that decided to take follow their passion for education and gender equality by cycling to Mumbai to visit the Magic Bus charity headquarters. After reaching India they decided to continue on their journey and cycle all the way across SE Asia, before finishing up their trip in New Zealand. Now back in the U.K. I have the opportunity to chat with Joe and Verity about their adventure.

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Interview 028: Nima Khalkhali | Part 2 – Cycling in North Africa

In Episode 028 of Bike Tour Adventures, you get to hear the rest of the conversation with Nima Khalkhali, as he leaves Europe and crosses from Italy to Tunisia. Nima provides tips and advice for cycling in Tunisia and Morocco.

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What is Bike Touring?

What does it mean to go on a Bike Tour Adventure? A bike tour adventure is a pretty flexible term generally used for getting on a bike and riding somewhere, usually to new places where you might now have previously explored. Bike touring is an extremely accessible way of go on an adventure without breaking…

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Interview 027: Nima Khalkhali | Part 1 – From the Top of Europe to the Bottom

In Episode 027 of Bike Tour Adventures I connect you with Nima Khalkhali, an Iranian-Canadian from Vancouver, B.C. that recently spent 5 months travelling through Europe and north-Africa. Having previously done some bike touring and having also done some hiking excursions, Nima brings a lot of experience to this conversation. In this episode we talk about the European part of his bike tour and he shares some tips and tricks that helped him cycle all the way to the top of Norway and then to the bottom of Italy.

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