Tag Archives: Cycling to Beijing

China, here I come!

In my last post I wrote that I expected to update the blog next in China, but the past few days have been interesting enough to write about and, well, I expect to have plenty to say about China so … Continue reading

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Week 1: Wales & England – A Rough Start

I’ve updated Facebook and Twitter already, but wanted to do something more thorough on the blog so waited until I had enough time to write it. I’m in a hostel in London having arrived late in the afternoon yesterday. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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7 Days to go….

On the 5th of January, at 8:45am, I’m setting sail. That’s 7 days from now. One Week until I start on a 16,000km cycling journey. Alone. Jaysus. Admittedly, I’ve been a bit lethargic about the cycle lately. Part of me … Continue reading

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Getting the balance right…in my brakes!

So last week Aoibhinn had a bit of a topple on her bike – resulting in a seriously fractured and dislocated wrist on her right arm and a small fracture in her left arm. So essentially two broken arms! She … Continue reading

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Cycling in Iran

Pretty much every time I tell someone of my plans to cycle to Beijing, the first thing they say after “Are you mental?” and I tell them the route, they say “Is Iran not, eh….seriously dodgy?!!!” To be honest, I … Continue reading

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Live Journey Tracking

I read Mark Beaumont’s “The Man Who Cycled the World” last week – a great read and very inspirational in the context of what I’m planning to do. One thing I thought was very cool was the idea of tracking … Continue reading

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