Oman hasn’t been that long ago, but the never ending need to fullfill our bicycle touring hunger is just asking for another ride. Preferably with hills and open landscapes. We plan a trip to England, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District to be more precise.
Before the busy bicycle touring season starts we decide to take a few days off and ride through Spain. Weather forecast has been great for this region: sunny days, about…
The Avaghon X29 is our new bicycle for bicycle touring. A steel bike with Rohloff hub, Gates Belt drive and disc brakes. Check it out!
If you’d ask us what makes bicycle touring so great, our answer would be: freedom. Since we live in an overcrowded country, which can be oppressive, we constantly search for remote areas while bicycle touring. To really experience that happy shiver down our spines as we feel totally free surrounded by vast landscapes. Not another soul in sight. Does Italy have the answer to our desire?
“I’m sorry, but the City Night Line doesn’t stop in Utrecht Central Station tonight. You need to get to Arnhem quickly!”
It sounded so much more convenient: an overnight train to Vienna, Austria and no hassle with packing our bicycles safely for a flight. But our short bicycle adventure near the Alps starts with quite some stress…