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Bush bashing the backwaters of BC

  LAUGHING in the face of death is tough. Screaming, swearing, shaking and almost peeing your pants instead is much easier. Unlike the time I discovered I could burp the alphabet without vomiting, this wasn’t a fun lesson to learn. But then cycling Canada’s Yellowhead Highway was about as far from fun as you could […]

Chasing the sun on the wet cycle south

  LEAVING Whitehorse was tough. Tough because we’d enjoyed doing our best impersonations of Hobbits a little too much, tough because the road ahead featured about four towns in 1000km and tough because we’d gotten a bit too bloody fat on our three week holiday. And so it was with heavy hearts and heavy arses that […]

Alaska Part Two: 500 Miles Of Nowhere

  SUNLIGHT streamed through the wide streets of Fairbanks as we pedalled out feeling like battered war veterans. My legs still felt as though they’d gone nine rounds with a cricket bat and my backside still burned from the saddle sores that brought me to my knees days earlier. We might have survived the Dalton […]

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