Podcast

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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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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Touring Talk Episode 001 | Stoves

In Episode 001 of BTA Touring Talk, Adam and I discuss the various types of cooking stoves out there, our experiences with them, and what our recommendations would be.

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Interview 026: Adam Hugill Cycles the World & Deciding When to end a Tour

In Episode 026 of Bike Tour Adventures, Adam Hugill and I record a catch-up podcast. In the 11 months since I last interviewed him a lot has changed. We are going to talk about how his tour changed his life, how he adapted his bike to the ever-changing circumstances of world-wide travel, where he is now and what’s next for him.

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Interview 025: Thibault & Khan | The Non La Project – France to Vietnam

In episode 025 of Bike Tour Adventures I have the opportunity to talk to Thibault and Khánh (Lea), a French and Vietnamese couple. They are trying to do something good for the world by raising money for the NGO Poussieres de Vie, which raises money to enable young kids from poor families to go to school. The name of the project they have created for themselves is called the Non La Project, and they are now around 11,000km into their honeymoon bike tour as they cycle from France to Vietnam.

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Interview 024: Viktor Zicho | Amazing moments in Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan + 1 Month in Pakistani Prison

In Episode 024 of Bike Tour Adventures, I have the chance to speak with Viktor Zicho, a 26 year old Hungarian citizen that is currently from Hungary to India on a recumbent bike. Not just your everyday adventurer, Viktor combines his favourite pastimes of photography, climbing and travelling in to one amazing lifestyle. Don’t miss the bonus section where we discuss his spending 4 weeks in Pakistani prison for illegally crossing the border.

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Interview 023: Jonas Deichmann | Cape-to-Cape World Record

In episode 23 of Bike Tour Adventures, I have the opportunity to catch up with Jonas Deichmann, an ultra-endurance cyclist that was previously a guest in Episode 13. Currently holding two Guinness Book records as the fastest cyclist to cross Eurasia and the fastest cyclist to ride the Pan-America. When I last spoke with Jonas, he was preparing for a monstrous 18,000km, record-setting challenge, which would take him from Northkapp, Norway, all the way down through Europe, the Middle East, and Africa until finishing in Cape Town, South Africa. In today’s episode we are going to talk about his most recent journey, the gear he used to take on this challenge, as well as his experiences and lessons learned during this newest adventure.

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Interview 022: Pablo Espitia | Cycling the Silk Road

In Episode 22 of Bike Tour Adventures, I have the chance to catch up with Pablo Espitia, a young university graduate that has spent the last year cycling from Portugal to China, combining his passions of geography, sustainability and geography with bicycle travel through various cultures. 

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Interview 021: Rob Lea | Ultimate World Triathlon

In Episode 021 of Bike Tour Adventures I have the chance to speak with Rob Lea, an adventurer that has just completed the Ultimate World Triathlon, a combination of climbing Mt. Everest, swimming the English Channel and crossing the USA on a bicycle: all in one calendar year. Learn about how he prepared for all these different challenges, what the most difficult parts were and why gender equality plays such an important part in his life.

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