•   
  •   
  •   
 

Posts Tagged ‘long distance’

Keith Hallagan

Posted June 30th, 2010

Keith Hallagan

Keith Hallagan is on the bike tour of a lifetime, which you can read about in his online journal. He didn’t discover bike touring until his 30s.

“Once on the saddle I was hooked and realised I had a lot of making up to do. So after finishing building my house – that i could at last truly call my own – having spent so much time, money and effort decorating it, I closed the door, sold it (or so I thought), quit my job and jumped on my saddle for an adventure of a lifetime through Eurasia – Europe, the middle East, Central Asia and the legendary Karakorum Highway on a journey of a lifetime that i’m in no rush to forget about,” says Keith.

Posted in

Ellen & Elmar

Posted June 7th, 2010

Ellen & Elmar

Ellen van der Zwan and Elmar van Drunen cycle together as much as they can and chronicle their trips on their Fietsjunks website (in Dutch). Ellen is the photographer – see her lovely images taken while cycling – so this photo only shows Elmar.

As a pair, they’ve visited countries such as Chile, India, Iceland, Alaska, Morocco, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and China.

“Elmar van Drunen also loves mountainbiking and road racing when he’s in Holland and he publishes technical articles all related to cycling. I am a freelance photographer and work for Dutch magazines such as Bike&trekking, Op Pad and Outdoor Magazine,” says Ellen.

“We are planning a 2-year trip starting in 2013. We would like to cycle from Alaska to Argentina. This year we’ve planned trips through Czech Republic and Canada.”

Posted in

Jon Picklesimer

Posted May 24th, 2010

finish

In 2009, Jon was cycling across the USA on the Southern Tier Route with his best friend. Their trip was cut short when Jon was clipped by a reckless driver in Texas. While recovering, his best friend passed away from an unrelated heart condition. In April of 2010, Jon completed the trip in his honor with a smile on his face and a new passion for bicycle touring. He now runs Pedal The Globe, an informative site on bicycle touring, and has plans to travel throughout the world on his bicycle.

Posted in

Gayle & John

Posted February 1st, 2010

gaylejohnGayle & John spent 3 years backpacking through Asia before they became infected by the bike touring bug. Now, they’re cycling from Thailand home to England, via China and Central Asia. If all goes well they’ll plan more two-wheeled trips in the future. Read about their travels on their blog: Sloths On The Move.

Posted in

Steven Tober

Posted January 15th, 2010

Equator, QE NP, Uganda1

Steve hasn’t spent his life sitting still. Over the last few decades, this Canadian from Calgary has cycled more than 44,000km through 38 countries and he’s still going. Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa have all been under his wheels. Check out Steve’s 22 Years of Cycling Adventures for photos and more details on where he’s been. He now lives with his family in Quito.

Posted in