A ride on the north island of New Zealand

We’ve resolved to do four tours in New Zealand over four January’s. This is the first. From Auckland, heading generally down the east coast of the North Island. Through the Hawkes Bay region, discovering a number of bike trails and eventually arriving in Wellington. It’s summer and fresh fruit is plentiful. Kiwi fruit here. But…

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A ride through central Europe

A ride from Zurich, through Lichtenstein, across southern Bavaria to Salzburg in Austria, to Linz, over the Danube into the Czech Republic, to Pilsen and then to Prague. Heading south east out of Zurich. There are two long lakes (Zurich Obersee and Walensee) with excellent paths and classic (amazing) Swiss scenery. Crossing into Lichtenstein. I’m…

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A Tour of Los Angeles by Bike

A ride all over the LA region. I have to attend a meeting in the Midwest so I arrange to land in LAX and take several days there to tour around before locking my bike at the airport, leaving for a week, returning, finding my bike just where I left it (locked under a CCTV…

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A Ride from Hyderabad Airport to Bangalore Airport

A ride from Hyderabad Airport to Bangalore Airport. We don’t go into either city. We head south west through Raichur to Hampi for the first rest day. Because of the direction of approach we stay on the north side of the river (the Tungabhadra). It is so different to the other side where I stayed…

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