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Video: Our First Big Family Bike Tour

Posted July 31st, 2012

We just returned from our first extended bike tour as a family. 

With 5-month-old Luke in tow, we cycled 550km through the Netherlands, Belgium and France. We’ll be blogging more in the coming weeks about the lessons learnt from this tour but first, a video that we managed to shoot and assemble (in our tent at night) along the way.

Bicycle Touring In Baby Steps: The Video

Posted June 12th, 2012

When we go cycling in the Netherlands, we often go with our friend Blanche.

Lucky for us, she’s not only a cyclist and a wonderful friend – she’s also a film maker! And recently she decided to make a mini documentary with us about bicycle touring with a baby.

We hope you enjoy watching it as much as we enjoyed making it with her.

Get Out The Popcorn: Two Upcoming Bicycle Films

Posted April 5th, 2012

Here’s a quick plug for two new bicycle films that are coming out soon.

The first comes from bicycle adventurer Tom Allen. It tells the story of his solo journey into the Sahara Desert and an unexpected romantic encounter.

The next film is a trailer for a documentary that follows the adventures of Hap Cameron and Mandy Todd, as they attempt to help implement a sustainable bike workshop in rural Namiba, with a container load secondhand donated bikes from Australia. You can sign up to be alerted when the documentary is released.

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Six Aussies Cycle The Baltic (And Share Bike Touring Tips)

Posted January 22nd, 2012

Thanks to a bit of random web surfing, we stumbled on this video. Watch and learn as six Australians bike tour around the Baltic and use their good ol’ Aussie sense of humour to share some bike touring tips…

Amazing Video Of A U.S. Bike Tour

Posted January 6th, 2012

Want to be inspired? Check out this fantastic film of a 2,200km cycling tour through the Southwestern U.S. including the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas.

It’s from our bike touring friends friends Dennis & Marijcke, and they’ve also made their GPS tracks and photos available on their website. Happy viewing!

You can find translations for the brief parts of spoken Dutch on Vimeo.