But I would ride 5,000 km, and I would ride 5,000 more…..(well 5,800 at the moment actually)

Yes, this week has seen the 5,000 km  milestone reached and smashed – just as we were about to cross from Denmark to Germany on the ferry.  Blimey.  And, as fearful of saying it as I am, the bikes have not missed a beat.  Absolute stars.  Mind you, now in Germany I have to say … More But I would ride 5,000 km, and I would ride 5,000 more…..(well 5,800 at the moment actually)

Tim’s tech talk

Here is the first of Tim’s tech talks where he will tell you a bit more about all our gear.  I’ve also updated an existing post ‘Swedish highlights’ with some content so have a look.  Just click on the ‘locations’ tab in the side bar and select Sweden! MPG Having covered nearly 5000 Kms we can give … More Tim’s tech talk

Welcome to Sweden!

Well, after a lovely day off doing proper sightseeing stuff in Trondheim, it was time to hit the road again.  The boys (aka Tom and the Colonel) needed to be removed from their personal garage first though – did I mention that?  When we arrived at the hotel, the private, onsite parking turned out to … More Welcome to Sweden!

Hej fra Danmark!

Well, here we are, Stage 1 day 6 and our first rest day.  We’re in Frederikshavn and it is persisting with rain but all is well. After the excitment that started the week, the rest of the trip has been really varied and has passed without any dramas.   Quite impressive that we have done … More Hej fra Danmark!

No panniers? No problem

Well, after much debate and deliberation about having bought panniers and deciding not to use them, yesterday that decision really paid off.  More on that later, but first just to set the scene.  A very straightforward trip down to Canterbury the previous evening – well behaved traffic and even a flowing M25 – left me with only … More No panniers? No problem