Bike

Chasing the 8000m !

13th to 16th January
Monday 13 January
Today is a rest day, finally, and what’s more in all the comfort we had dreamt of. We send most of the day in the hotel, working on the computer and resting. We also take care of the bikes, they have suffered these last days in Nepal. In the evening, […]

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Tour de Gorkha with Pushkar Shah

9th to 12th January
Thursday 9 January
We had not planned it, but we will spend one more day in Kathmandu. Following Sophie’s recommendation, today, we go for a ride in the hills in the East of Kathmandu. More precisely, we will go to Nagarkot tower, where we are supposed to have a great view on all […]

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Facing the winter in Yunnan

14th to 18th December
Saturday 14 December
The alarm rings at 7. Wow it is still raining outside. And it has been raining all the night. Maybe better we wait till 8, to see how it’s going. At 8, it’s still raining the same. Finally, we get up at 9, with little motivation. We have a breakfast […]

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Cycling up to Phan Rang

2nd to 5th December
Monday 2 December
We get up at 6 and go to take breakfast nearby with our host: noodle soup with pork or fish. Then we pack our bikes, go to buy food for the day, and start biking. Today we have around 100km to do, on small roads very near the coast. As […]

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From Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City

23rd to 27th November
Saturday 23 November
We had a nice, long night, to rest from yesterday’s emotions. We go to take breakfast in the small restaurant nearby, rice with meat. Today, Phavy takes us around the city by car. We first drive around to find a place to sew the flags we bought in Bangkok on […]

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Teaming up towards Phnom Penh

20th to 22nd November
Wednesday 20 November
We get up at 6am today. We have big plates of fried rice for breakfast, the day is going to be long! We say goodbye to the restaurant we used to go, and also to the bicycle shop that helped us a lot for the reparations. Then we go to […]

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Angkor, we are coming!

Vendredi 15 Novembre

We get up at 4 am, and pack up our bikes quickly. We cross the city by night to go to the train station. We train to Aranyaprathet, Thailand’s last city before the border with Cambodia. As it is not possible to book tickets for this train in advance, and we also have […]

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In the South of Thailand

2nd to 6th November

We leave Murshed’s house around 8h30. He drives us to the police station, to recuperate our bikes. Then we go to the port of Kuala Perlis. We want to cross the border by boat. Kuala Perlis is the main port to go to the Malaysian island of Langkawi, a very touristic island. […]

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Crossing Bali

5th, 6th and 7th October

After a good sleep and a calm morning we leave Refi’s house at around 11am. Today, we are definitely leaving Denpasar, and start our travel forward. As decided a few days before, we will reach the West of Bali by following the North coast. For this, we have first to […]

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(Almost) ready for departure!

We received our bikes on 11th September.

They look wonderful, no?

So we decided to go to try them in real condition… let’s pack the bags with everything we have, and ride uphill to the plateau. The way up is in dust, quite steep, and with many stones and holes. Yes, the bikes are very comfortable, …, […]

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