Motorbiking Versus Cycling: Which Fits Your Personality Best?
Officially, motorbiking is a form of motorized cycling, while regular bicycles are pedal cycling. In short, you provide the power on a bicycle, and fuel gives you power on a motorcycle.
Cycletrippin – The Lonely Cyclists Tour Scandinavia – Stage 5
I stayed in Stockholm for two weeks working remotely, I had fixed schedule where I got up at 6:00 cycled 20 km to Eriksdalsbadet, where I swam for 40 minutes and cycled back then I had my breakfast and started working. On the only weekend I had in town, I visit the graves of family […]
Cycletrippin – The Lonely Cyclists Tour Scandinavia – Stage 4 Junosuando to Turku – Stockholm
Stage 4 At this point in my journey, I’m in Junosuando Sweden heading out for Stage 4 that will take me to Stockholm Sweden, to get to Stockholm I decide to cycle through Finland and to the city of Turku Finland to take the ferry from Turku to Stockholm. To get to Turku my plan […]
Cycletrippin – The Lonely Cyclists Tour Scandinavia – Stage 3 Kirkenes to Junosuando
Stage 3 Stage 3 was the stage from Kirkenes Norway through Finnish Lapland to Junosuando Sweden. A relatively short stage of 646 km, my initial plan was to do it with 3 overnight stops, that was before my sister joined the trip. I extended it to 5 overnight stays on the route and took another […]
Cycletrippin – The Lonely Cyclists Tour Scandinavia – Stage 2
Stage 2 Stage 2 of my cycletrippin to North Cape was with a ferry from Bergen to Kirkenes, with a stop at North Cape. For this part of my journey, I took the Hurtigruten coastal ferry services, here is a map of the ports the ship stopped at on the way to Kirkenes. Stage 2 […]
Cycletrippin – The Lonely Cyclists Tour Scandinavia – Stage 1
This journey that I call going on a cycletrippin, started at my home in Amsterdam the Netherlands, the route took me all the way to Nordkap and back to Amsterdam. During the trip, I cycled through the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Sweden. For the most part of the trip I cycled, I also […]
The Lonely Cyclist heading out for a great nordic bike tour adventure
I have for the last few years spent part of my vacation bike touring, the last year 2017 was different, I was not able to get out for even a mini-tour. I spent last year with my ailing father, the family is important and they go before any bike rides. 2018 is a different story, […]
Cycling is more than just a hobby
Cycling is more than just a hobby. These days it is high on the list of popular lifestyle choices. Of course, there is no doubt that it is one of the most enjoyable leisure activities out there. However, cycling also has a great impact on the health and fitness levels of the average human being. […]
Cycletrippin – The Lonely Cyclists Tour De France
This cycling story started in Amsterdam, I cycled through the Netherlands, Belgium, France to Spain and back, the journey was similar to the one I did in 2014, Cycletrippin Amsterdam to Sant Hilari Sacalm in Spain. This time around I chooses to take a different route on my way down to Spain, my return trip […]
I added FAT WRAP bar tape to my bike
One of the biggest problems I face when I do a multi-day bike tour is that I get numbness in my hands and that is probably due to the hand position in the drops and on top of the handlebars.