Hit the Road


Planning our next adventure: The Great Divide

Our next expedition will be the Great Divide cycle route from Banff, Canada to Mexico. It’s the world’s longest off road bike route and it’s mapped and maintained by the Adventure Cycling Association (ACA). We’re due to depart on 30th June and we’ll spend about three months cycling toward the Mexican border. Then we’re hoping…

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New bikes for a new adventure

The next adventure is on the horizon and this time we’re going off road! We’ve recently taken delivery of our new bikes. Ian’s gone for the Surly Ogre and I’ve got the Salsa Fargo.


From Pedals to Paddles: Canoeing the Yukon

This summer we decided to leave our bikes at home and instead take to the water on an 8 day canoe trip down the Yukon river in northern Canada. Flying into Whitehorse, we paddled the 260 miles from Carmacks to Dawson City. Why Canoe the Yukon? Several people asked us where we got the idea…

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Thirsty work in Kansas

Cycling the TransAm from Pueblo to Yorktown

Picking up the TransAm at Pueblo, CO we head Eastward toward Yorktown on the Virginia coast.

The Atlantic!

3760 Miles From Sea to Shining Sea

We’ve made it! San Francisco to Yorktown on the Western Express and Transam cycle routes from ACA

Kentucky Sunflowers. Makes a change from corn!

Mad Dogs and Englishmen: Cycling in the Kentucky Sun

Turns out the heatwave was more trouble than the renowned wild dogs of Kentucky

Illinois title

Welcome to Illinois, Another Sign for the Collection

As we enter Illinois I can check off another Welcome sign in to my growing collection. 8 down, 42 to go…

Powering past 8000 miles

Corn, Wheat & Wind: Kansas Marks our 8000th Mile

Strong sidewinds slow our progress a little, but can’t stop us powering through 8000 miles since we started in Vancouver 10 months ago

Towards Capitol Reef NP

Blazing Saddles: Cycling the Western Express

The Western Express cycling route from the Adventure Cycling Association goes from San Francisco through Nevada and Utah to Pueblo in Colorado

Riding into the sunset?

Cycling the Loneliest Road in America

Life Magazine termed highway 50 between Fallon and Ely the Loneliest Road in America. There’s certainly not a lot there, but lots of friendly faces for passing cyclists

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