Robin has done a bit of bike touring with his family, including mum Erin and son Ronan. In 2010, they travelled to Iceland for 2 weeks, when Ronan was 18 months old, and they’re considering a future trip to Morocco.
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When Chris finished university, he went on a 1,500 mile summer cycle tour of the United Kingdom. On the way, he visited 3 ‘road protests’ against new road building and even had the honour of being arrested! He wrote a book about the experience, Woolly Wanderings.
Since then, Chris has participated in charity rides and used his bike for everyday things like shopping, getting to work and going to the pub.
“Until recently I had a Cycletote bicycle trailer in which I carried all sorts of things from car engines to bags of horse manure and seaweed for my garden. It was a good quality trailer from Colorado, America, and lasted a long time with frequent use.”
You can read about their trip on their bike touring blog (in Portuguese, but Google Translate can help you out), with accounts of their trip, dreams for the future and a few things they’ve learned along the way.
This photo of Mike & family was taken during a bike tour on the Kettle Valley Railroad Trail – 6 days fully loaded from Midway to Penticton in British Columbia, with their dog Sunnie in the front basket! In case you’re wondering, the basket is a Wald 957, perfect for carrying your smallish pet along (Sunnie weighs 13 pounds). As for Mike, he’s touring on a 1982 mountain bike that he got off Craig’s List for $40 – proving that you don’t need a fancy bike to join in the fun.