Micro-Adventures

Channeling inspiration from Alistair Humphreys’ Microadventures, and while we wait for when we are able to head off on our full-sized bicycle adventure, we have challenged ourselves to try to do something adventurous at least once each week.

Clarence Battery

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It's funny how quickly perspectives can change. Usually if we were heading out on a cold and drizzly November evening like this to...

Castle Cornet

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Laying in our sleeping bags, with the sound of waves lapping against the nearby rocks, and the occasional lights of fishing boats slowly motoring...

A Different Perspective

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What do you mean you don't want to read yet another post about how we packed our panniers, cycled down the coast, found a...

Storming the Fort

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There's a special balance, it's a mixture of excitement and apprehension, that you get from being on the road and not knowing where, or...

Sea, Stars, & Sleeping Bags

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This is a story that for us will never become boring. It does however seem like we are stuck in our own little micro-adventure...

Kayak & Camp

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Parts of our adventure this week went a little bit beyond the remit of microadventure. Although we went only for one night, and...

About the Journey

Waiting…

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Now that we've decided to postpone our trip things have become a bit more chilled. The last minute rush to tie up loose...

Departure Delay

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For more than a year we were impatiently waiting for 5th June 2020 - the circle on the calendar when we would be setting...

Where is Guernsey?

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We are asked this question almost more than any other by people that we meet on the road... by the end of most of...

Our Route Plan

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Usually, when we prepare for bicycle trips, we don't plan our route in too much detail. Plans will always change along the way...

Touring Tips

Warming Lentil and Kale Soup

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Brrrrrr, it's getting cold out there; here is a recipe to warm you up after a wet and wild day on the trails: Serves 2 Ingredients 2tbsp...

Nut Butter and Jam Porridge

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Makes 2 generous portions Judy (Simon's mum) makes great jam. It's packed full of wild blackberries, lasts forever and is the perfect balance of sweet...

Tomato and Lentil Spaghetti

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Serves 2 hungry kayakers Once again, we were leaving in a bit of a rush in order to catch the perfect weather/tide combo, so prep...

Campfire Curry

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This week's castaway adventure called for some last minute fridge-raiding to ensure we had a tasty dinner. I knew that I wanted to take...

Navigation Apps

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Finding a one-size-fits-all solution for bicycle route planning and navigation is not easy. There are so many variables involved in route planning that...

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