Tag Archive: cycling

Rhino Cam #06 – Romania to Istanbul

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We’ve made it to Istanbul! Our first major milestone after 3700 km and 31 days on the road. The latest update takes us from a very wet experience in Romania, to fighting men… Continue reading

Rhino Cam #05 – Budapest to Romania

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The last week has taken us from Budapest along some extremely flat Hungarian roads into Serbia, which is full of incredibly friendly people and then on to Romania where you get eye-balled by… Continue reading

Budapest to Belgrade

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We’ve reached some more milestones… over 2500 km, over 100 hours in the saddle and over 100,000 calories. More here. Over the last 3 days we’ve cycled the 400km from Budapest to Belgrade… Continue reading

On the road at last

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After months of planning and some frantic last minute preparations we have finally got underway. It wasn’t the most auspicious of starts. We departed Trafalgar Square just as the heavens opened and the… Continue reading

New route planned to avoid Ukraine

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We’ve had to make a few changes to our route. Unfortunately the Ukraine/Russia conflict doesn’t look like it’s going to resolve itself anytime soon. It’s hard to guess what’s going to happen next… Continue reading

12 man-tips for cycling around the world

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12 pieces of wisdom that have got us this far and will hopefully stand us in good stead throughout the trip… Go with the decision that will make for a good story. No… Continue reading

Where will be the toughest part of the route?

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Tricky question to answer given there are so many factors that could contribute to a part of the route being ‘tough’. But based on what we know Western China doesn’t sound like a great… Continue reading

The Bikes

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For the bike geeks here’s what we’re riding: Frame: Pearson’s  ‘I may be some time’ (Reynolds 631 steel tubing) Rims: Mavic A319, 36 spokes, re-enforced, hand built Hubs: Hope Pro III Tyres:  Schwalbe… Continue reading

Ride with us…

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We know quitting your job isn’t for everyone so we don’t expect anyone to join us for the whole trip, but it would be great to have some friendly faces to ride with… Continue reading