Cycling

My first ever Saddle Life

The seed for cycle touring and Saddle Life was planted when I was invited to join Deac and Gal on their annual cycle tour. Already interested in cycling and camping it took me about three seconds to agree to the trip and few hammock test camps aside I was all set to Read more...

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Goals for 2018

It seems only logical after reflecting on last year that I look ahead to 2018. I’m not one for “new years resolutions” but I think everybody has certain goals that they would like to achieve or make some headway towards, and that’s as far as these “objectives” go for me Read more...

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Reflecting on 2017

2017 2017 has been a very interesting year to say the least for me and there was no better way to send out the year than a last minute impromptu camp with friends on New Year’s Eve Eve. Some friends of ours had to unexpectedly return home after travelling around Read more...

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Planning India with Hannah

After visiting my cousin during Saddle Life Kenya this year we are planning to do a little travelling next year to India. This has been a long time coming but each year has been postponed by one of us for one reason or another. The idea to go was Hannah’s Read more...

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Panic buying

Before all of my big cycle trips I have pretty much always entered a last minute panic mode buying a huge amount of stuff. Suddenly I find myself worrying about all the things I don’t have that I will need, things I don’t need but want and things I think I need Read more...

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Bikepacking in Kenya: Planning

This idea of cycling Kenya all started with my cousin. Having already spent some time volunteering in Kenya in 2016 my amazing cousin decided to return to volunteer again. This time from November 2016 until March 2017 when during her send-off party she invited me to come visit her. She Read more...

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Ride out of 2016

Craving to be out cycling and spending time camping in the beautiful outdoors, even if it is so dark the beauty is missed, is something I spend a lot of time doing. Leading up towards the end of this year has been no exception and I’ve been striving to get Read more...